Yearly Archives: 2013

Catalog Chic: The Best for Less

July 13, 2013
The “granny” side in us can’t help but get excited every time a fresh new catalog arrives in our office. We don’t even request them (swear!) but somehow the likes of¬†Wisteria, Ballard Designs and Pottery Barn always find their way to our mail slot and we&... READ MORE >

My Go-To Hues

July 1, 2013
As a decorator, one thing I’m always getting asked is “What color is that?”. I hate to disappoint but I am not a walking paint fan (although that would be pretty snazzy!), and I don’t always have my Benjamin Moore sku numbers memorized to spew off at the d... READ MORE >

“Laundry By Design” Pinterest Contest!

June 26, 2013
I’m going to go out on a limb here and guess that doing laundry is probably not on your list of favorite things to do. Between the unsightly stains on your kids’ clothes, the toxic smell of bleach, and the constant debate of “hot” or “cold”,¬† ... READ MORE >

C’est La Vivian Ducas!

June 20, 2013
Vivian Ducas’ cheery watercolor patterns first caught our attention while perusing Spoonflower, a terribly addicting website which sells unique printed fabrics from hundreds of different artists. The colors, the patterns, the “imperfect perfection” of all her wo... READ MORE >

Design Crush: Steven Sclaroff

June 18, 2013
New York architect and interior designer, Steven Sclaroff, has been on our radar for a while but we just can’t seem to shake his effortless layered aesthetic from our brains lately. A true genius at mixing and matching, Sclaroff worked with Kate and Andy Spade (match made i... READ MORE >

You Don’t Have to Watch Dynasty to Have an Attitude

April 4, 2013
Introducing our newest “Dynasty” collection! If these finials don’t bring the drama to your lamp, we don’t know what will…... READ MORE >

Set the Table: Spring Soiree

March 28, 2013
Spring has finally sprung! The weather in LA has been breezy and sunny making us crave outdoor dinner parties and laid-back entertaining with friends, so this holiday weekend couldn’t come at a better time. We’re excitedly gearing up for Easter Sunday and getting insp... READ MORE >

Introducing: Julie Chang Photography

March 18, 2013
We are SO excited to announce the newest addition to our Art category in the shop…introducing photography by Julie Chang! While designing Julie’s apartment we were elated to find that not only is she a knock-out TV personality (she’s the new entertainment news a... READ MORE >

Napa Weekend Retreat

March 15, 2013
Here at Hillary Thomas we like to work hard, play hard. So at the beginning of the month we closed up shop for a long weekend getaway up in Napa, or as we preferred to call it “a company off-site retreat.” Napa (St. Helena specifically) seemed like the perfect locatio... READ MORE >

Viva Las Vegas Market!

February 27, 2013
Lately at Hillary Thomas HQ, among fun new design clients and the launching of our new website, we’ve also been reeling from the slew of January gift shows. A couple weeks ago while Hillary, Clara, and Kristan were braving the cold in the Big Apple for the NY International ... READ MORE >