Monthly Archives: August 2012

Mad for Monograms!

August 31, 2012
Looking for an easy and inexpensive way to update your space? Let us introduce you to the monogram.  A monogram adds the perfect amount of preppy flair to anything you slap it on. And there’s so many ways to personalize it with different fonts, colors, sizes, and styles to... READ MORE >

Crushing On: Sailormade (and a FAB Giveaway!)

August 29, 2012
We’re no strangers when it comes to embracing classic nautical style both in fashion and interiors. Who can resist the crisp breton stripes, rope accents, shiny brass details, and loads of navy? Not us. So you can imagine our delight when we discovered Sailormade, a chic ac... READ MORE >

Eye Candy: Barbara Cosgrove Lamps

August 28, 2012
Dubbed “Nouveau Traditional” because of their clean lines and gorgeous shapes, we have long admired the timeless appeal of Barbara Cosgrove Lamps. Barbara once said, “Lamps are like little sculptures everyone has at home.” We couldn’t have said it be... READ MORE >

If This Finial Was a Person: Part 1

August 23, 2012
Here at Hillary Thomas Designs we believe that each of our finials has it’s own unique personality.  So much so that we thought it would be fun to ask “If this finial was a person who would it be?” Take a look at some of the “finial doppelgängers” ... READ MORE >

Chic & Fabulous Sale!

August 20, 2012
Sad to see summer coming to an end?  Well we’re here to ease the pain… Chic Shop is wrapping up the season with a special gift to all our Facebook Fans – 20% off ANYTHING in Chic Shop. Had your eye on some of our finials or perhaps one of our fab vintage finds? ... READ MORE >

Getting Ready for The NY Gift Show!

August 17, 2012
After much explaining to airport security what “finials” are, Hillary Thomas Designs has officially landed in New York City!  In case you don’t already know, the New York International Gift Fair is this weekend and we are so excited to be officially debuting ou... READ MORE >

Gone to Pot

August 13, 2012
Whether you have a serious green thumb or just like to arrange flowers picked up at the farmer’s market, we think the idea of a special “potting room” is ultra chic. Not to mention a great excuse to decorate! For serious gardeners a potting room is your happy pl... READ MORE >

Owl About It

August 10, 2012
It may be cliché but we can’t help that we still have a weakness for owls. Perhaps it’s because they seem to be the perfect balance between sophisticated and whimsical that make them a favorite in the design world. Or maybe it’s those big round eyes that are ju... READ MORE >

Vintage Chic – Hitting The Road

August 3, 2012
Can you believe it’s already August?  It feels like just yesterday we were finishing up our spring cleaning and the anticipation of summer was just a twinkle in our eye.  But don’t bust out those fall clothes and cashmere sweaters just yet – there’s plen... READ MORE >