Monthly Archives: October 2011

Home Offices So Chic They Make Work Fun!

October 27, 2011
Home offices are becoming an absolute must lately, as so many people are embracing the ability to work from home. In fact, a recent “Crystal Ball Survey” shows that many in the furnishings industry expect homeowners to want not one, but two home offices in the near future. Lu... READ MORE >

Spotlight On: Custom Cool’s Fab Home Décor

October 24, 2011
We LOVE Custom Cool, a home décor company out of Quogue, NY. While there over the summer, Hillary got to know Custom Cool owner Eliza Gatfield and absolutely adores her. The company may be located on the opposite side of the country, but their goods are well worth the distance!... READ MORE >

Shopping at the Round Top Antiques Show

October 21, 2011
This is Brenda Battista. I’m Hillary and Clara’s friend and tagged along for their buying trip to Round Top, Texas.  The Round Top Antiques Show is kind of a big deal.  Trust.  It’s like New York’s Fashion Week for the antiquing world.  It’s miles and miles of shopp... READ MORE >

Check Out Toujours’ Premier Issue!

October 19, 2011
Toujours, a fab new magazine in the world of online-only reads, recently launched its first issue, and we love that its pages are filled with eye candy. The mag not only centers on interior design and lifestyle, but also includes features and photos on art, travel, food and more.... READ MORE >

Hillary’s Picks for a Halloween Cocktail Party

October 12, 2011
When stars shoot and owls hoot, and bats fly in and out, When fire’s blue and candles too, then witches are about. ‘Tis the season for a Halloween party of rare sensation. Follow my tips, and it’s sure to be quite the inspiration! Set the tone (eco-style), and p... READ MORE >

Think Pink This October

October 6, 2011
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so we’re thinking pink to show our support. It’s no secret we love pink in interior design (just look at the title of our blog—Happiness is a Pink Food Dog!), and whether you want to go bold or stay subtle, we think every home can u... READ MORE >

Stylish Party Features Ferrick Mason Fabrics

October 5, 2011
Our good friends Brian Ferrick and Alex Mason recently had a Ferrick Mason Fabrics party featuring their new fall textiles, and Marisa over at Stylebeat did a great post covering the event. The soiree for these L.A. design greats actually took place in New York City, at the home ... READ MORE >

3 Fab Tips for Mixing Patterns in Design

October 3, 2011
Many people shy away from mixing patterns in home décor, but—just like putting together a stylish ensemble in the world of fashion—interior design can be fun and playful. One of our fav shelter magazines, Elle Décor, did a great piece on “How to Mix Patterns Stylishly,”... READ MORE >