My Colorful Napa Dinner Party

April 9, 2014
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It’s no secret I love to entertain…so I was beyond excited when my dear friends, Annie & Benton, launched Set Sip Serve – a website designed for the hostess-with-the-mostess! It offers everything from tips on arranging beautiful tablescapes to delicious recipes you can ... READ MORE >

Color of the Moment: Yellow

April 2, 2014
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We’re unabashedly obsessed with color & it seems we have a new favorite every week. Normally yellow isn’t something we gravitate to but lately we’ve been seeing it pop up in unexpected and chic ways. Like the cheery Presidio Heights breakfast nook designed b... READ MORE >

Vibrant California Cottage: Before & After

March 5, 2014
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When my dear pal Ali Pincus of One Kings Lane approached me about designing her little sister’s brand new Beverly Hills home over a year ago I naturally jumped at the opportunity. But I jumped even HIGHER after seeing the space in person! With it’s darling Nantucket s... READ MORE >

Hurry Down the Chimney Tonight!

December 20, 2013
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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Who doesn’t LOVE the holidays? Sure they can be a tad stressful but in the end it’s all about spending time with family, relaxing, and of course decking the halls with all sorts of festive decor. One of my favorite parts... READ MORE >

Pantone 2014 Color of the Year: Radiant Orchid

December 12, 2013
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Well hello there, perfect shade of pretty pastel pinky-purple. Last week Pantone announced the 2014 Color of the Year and the award goes to (drumroll) “Radiant Orchid”! We weren’t sure anything could top last years malachite-esque green but this comes dangerous... READ MORE >

Traditional Home Napa Valley Showhouse REVEAL!

October 28, 2013
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We couldn’t say “YES” fast enough when Traditional Home asked us to design a room for their Napa Valley Showhouse this year. Located at Charles Krug, which happens to be the oldest winery in the area, we took on the task of designing the front sitting room in Pe... READ MORE >

Laundry by Design: Before & After!

September 12, 2013
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Remember the “Laundry by Design” Pinterest contest we recently co-hosted with the Good Home Company? Well, the lucky winner, Stacy, turned out to be perhaps one of our favorite “clients” so far! Stacy lives in Texas and even has her very own design blog (w... READ MORE >

Back to School: Dorm Room Style & A Fab GIVEAWAY

August 14, 2013
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Who doesn’t love back to school shopping? There’s nothing like putting on that fabby new outfit that’s been waiting patiently in your closet for weeks and loading your tote with freshly sharpened pencils and untouched notebooks. It feels like just yesterday̷... READ MORE >

Playing Favorites: Our Must-Have Coffee Table Books

August 12, 2013
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A design-loving gal can never have enough coffee table books. Not only are they a necessity when creating chic vignettes around your abode but they can also be quite informative and inspiring if you actually read them. All (4) of us at Hillary Thomas are major collectors and alwa... READ MORE >

The Power of Pink

August 7, 2013
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One color we can’t seem to stop thinking about lately (or designing with) is pink. Coral, hot pink, light pink, blush, fuschia, we can’t stop! (And we won’t stop…). We love it paired with kelly green for a Palm Beach chic vibe, or navy blue for a nautical... READ MORE >