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Montage: 16 Rooms with Rope Lights

Earlier this month I started blogging for a Southern retail site with Etsy like suppliers called Bourbon & Boots. My first post was “Nine Unfinished Wood Looks That Are Anything But Raw,” inspired by a great Oak Block Lamp from Tungsten Customs that I found there (and might need to buy). I’ll be posting every two weeks. The next post, which should go live today, is inspired by another light from the site, a Rope Pendant Socket Light with an Edison bulb, made by Wildwood Design Company.

Of course, it reminded me of the very popular rope light by Toronto-based studio Atelier 688, which I also mentioned a couple of years ago when I wrote about West Bridge, the trendy Kendall Square, Cambridge restaurant. I’ve included that image here, along with 15 other spaces with rope lights.

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Farmshop

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BHG

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Photo by Laurie Black  •  BHG

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Lisa Kreiling of LTK Interiors  •  Urban Show House

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Jennifer Hagler of A Merry Mishap

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Hampton Designer Showhouse 2009
Photo by John Bessler &  Squire Fox   •  Traditional Home

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Photo by Alec Hemer for Country Living

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West Bridge  by Crème Design  •  Photo by designskool

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Kay Douglass Interiors

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Stylist Raina Kattelson  •  Photo by Emily Anderson •  Rue Magazine

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Pursley Dixon Architecture
Photo by Stacey Van Berkel for Garden & Gun

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Christopher Grubb of Arch Interiors  •  HGTV

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CCS Architecture  •  Photo by Kris Tamburello

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Photo by Elizabeth Watsky for Remodelista

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Ace Hotel Palm Springs

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Atelier 688

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Montage: Woodsy Winter Tablescapes

I don’t do Christmas, and I’m really not into the whole red, green, and gold thing. But I  pretty much love anything Scandinavian, including Scandinavian style Christmas tables. These Nordic-inspired woodsy tablescapes all incorporate natural elements, like evergreen sprigs, pinecones, and branches. Bringing a bit of the outdoors is cost effective and cozy. Here are 18 woodsy winter tablescapes. For more ideas, see my “Rustic Christmas Table Decorating Ideas” post on the Wayfair blog.

Table Setting With Pine Cones And Evergreen

 via Styling Pics

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Stylizmo

Christmas Table Setting Rue Magazine

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Winter Tablescape With Natural Elements

Nordingarden

Reindeer Sugar Cookies On Log Charger

Sweet Little Peanut

Mini Christmas Tree Nordic Tables

 The House that Lars Built • Photo by Cassidy Tuttle

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Lantliv, * Photo by Fredrikke Heiberg

Bulb Plantings on Holiday Table

Welke

Woodsy Winter Wonderland Wedding

Deborah Zoe Photography

Country Woodsy Wedding Tablescape

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Christmas Table With Linen Tablecloth Red Ribbon

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Natural Table Setting With Newspapers

Alt Summit 2012 Sunday Suppers

Natural Tablescape From FrokenKnopp Blog

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Pine Branches Under Glasses On The Table

Bo Bedre

White Candles And Moss For Xmas

Bo Bedre

Pine Tree Place Cards For Christmas Table

Martha Stewart

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Stylizmo

Place Cards In Pine Cones

Brides

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Montage: 32 Rooms with Hearts

I am totally not a believer in Valentine’s Day. Too artificial. BUT, I happen to have a bunch of photos of rooms with hearts saved on my hard drive, so I’ll share. Sorry it’s so late (again). Spent the day on an airplane. In rainy Florida now. Happy Valentine’s Day. xoxo

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Mercedes Perez de Castro – Elle Decor Espana
Photographer Pablo Zuloaga

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Ashe + Leandro

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Bibi Monahan Interior Design

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Brooke Shields’ NYC townhouse
David Flint – Architectural Digest

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Emily Henderson

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Jennifer Brouwer Interior Design

Style: "Color tone - cool"

Kelly Hoppen Interiors

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Elizabeth Bauer DesignLonny Magazine

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Lonny Magazine

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Liz Caan Interiors

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The Novogratz

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Living Etc.

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Light Locations

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Lonny Magazine

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Love Made Me Do It

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Photographer Marjon Hoogervost

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House in Australia – Apartment Therapy
Heart poster by Jason Munn

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Dutch houseboat of Natascha Klootsema from Flavourites
Bloesem Living

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Photographer Bruce Hemming

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Photographer Hans Zeegers

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Rue Magazine

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Photographer Warren Heath

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Photographer Mike Baker

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Stylist Nicola Mark

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Australian home of clothing designer Lucy Young
Photographer Lucy Feagins – The Design Files
Painting by Miranda Skoczek

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Marie Claire Maison

 

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Showler & Showler print – Chez Larsson

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Mermag

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Whiting Architects

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Rue Magazine

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Victoria Hagan Interiors

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Skona Hem

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Montage: 56 Spaces Decorated with Giraffes

I think the first time I really noticed a giraffe from a design perspective (besides when I was at the zoo), was almost three years ago when my friend’s baby was chewing on a rubber one. You know it—the ubiquitous Sophie the Giraffe Teether by Vulli. (If you’re not up on tot stuff, guarantee you’ll notice one tomorrow.) When Martha Stewart shared the cover of the September issue with a practically life sized stuffed giraffe in her grandchild’s nursery, I knew I was past due for a post. So, now six months later, I’ve finally pulled one together. My punishment for delay is your treat — I have over 50 images for you. I know a lot of other blogs have noticed the trend too, but I hope a bunch of these are new for you. There’s quite a few nurseries with giraffes, but plenty of grownup spaces too.



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Sarah Brown •  The Coveteur

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NYC home of Rachelle Hruska founder of Guest of a Guest
Photo by Kelly Stuart  • The Glow

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Incorporated Architecture & Design

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Bailey McCarthy Interiors • Design Sponge

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Holly Marder • Houzz

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 Styled Creative for Brown Betty Bakery • Photo by Alison Conklin

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Molly Sims
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A Parisian childcare center by Hondelatte Laporte Architectes

Giraffe-at-Studio-Dror

Studio Dror

Giraffe-leather-bookends-Serena-Lily

Serena + Lily

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Stylist Aurelie Lecuyer • ledansla

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Rachel Leigh • The Coveteur

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Broder Frauenglass Interiors

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Stylist Marion Alberge  • Designer Muriel Cibot  • Photographer Cyril Robin

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Tamara Kaye-Honey of House of Honey

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Madeline StuartElle Decor

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Martyn Lawrence Bullard

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Jonathan Adler

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Single Stone Studios

Giraffe-nursery-liz-carroll-interiorsLiz Carroll Interiors

giraffe-jonathan-adler-palm-beachJonathan Adler

GIRAFFE BritHouse tour on Darling Darleen

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Home of hair & makeup artist Joey Maalouf
Photo by Ben Watts for The Coveteur

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GIRAFFE ELEPHANT  Susan Currie

Susan Currie Design

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Home of Paris designer Ora Ito via Sara’s Blog

GIRAFFE kids room via casaliscious

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KLM Design
Photographer Mikkel Adsbøl, • Stylist Katrine Martensen-Larsenn

Giraffe Manor, in Nairobi.

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Erika Brechtel of Small Shop Studio

GIRAFFE orange headboard

Anne Hepfer

Giraffe DR

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Lee Radziwill’s Paris apartment • Elle Decor

GIRAFFE PENGUIN bunk beds

Hillary Littlejohn Scurtis

GIRAFFE Photograph by Mark Seelen in Australian Vogue Living

Photographer Mark Seelen for Australian Vogue Living

Designers Andrew Halliday and David Greer photo by thomas loof

Andrew Halliday and David Greer
Photographer Thomas Loof • House Beautiful

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Sissy + Marley

GIRAFFE play area

Jennifer Pebbles

GIRAFFE Poster

Pottery Barn Kids

Giraffe prints

The March Collective

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Lulu DK for Schumacher

GIRAFFE Rue Magazine (November 2012 Issue). Styling by Marysia Dobrzanska. Photography by Emily Johnston Anderson.

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Stylist Marysia Dobrzanska • Photographer Emily Johnston Anderson

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L.A. home of stylist Juliet JerniganSous Style

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Artist Janet Hill

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Nina Garcia • Architectural Digest

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Bo Bedre
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Dinder House decorated by Ilse Crawford  • T Magazine

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Darryl Carter

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Robin Pelissier

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Skona Hem
Sissy + Marley Nursery Concierge NYC Marco Ricca.

Sissy + Marley • Photographer Marco Ricca

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Rachel Leigh • The Coveteur

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Est Magazine

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Rosenberry Rooms

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 Ore Studios

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Photographer Teri Lyn Fisher

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Montage: 25 Home Bars Styled with Mirrors

A well-styled home bar is a basic must-have in well turned-out living rooms, so maybe I shouldn’t admit we don’t have one.  My husband really, really wants one. I’ve been thinking about repurposing the built-in that was once the TV cabinet into a fully-stocked booze serving station. It would make a great Chanukah present if I could get around to it next week. Not. Maybe for his birthday in March.

I have bars on the brain for two reasons: One, tomorrow we’re having friends over for the first nigh of Chanukah. While Champagne will likely be the drink of choice, it still feels like we should have a bar if we’re entertaining. Two, earlier this week LampsPlus asked me if I’d like to stay on as a regular guest blogger. I said yes. I love the challenge and fun of sourcing items from within a  single  site.  Today they published my third guest post, Decorative Mirrors to Dress Up a Bar. With all our extra art, a bar area in my house would surely have a painting anchoring the space. The ones here use mirrors.

Hallie Henley’s home – La Dolce Vita

John Loecke, MadCap Cottage

Rue Magazine
Stylist Cassandra Lavalle • Photographer Belathee

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Phoebe Howard

Apartment Therapy  

Marina’s House Tour - Apartment Therapy

Stylist Ruthie Sommers – Photographer Victoria Pearson

Citrus and Orange

Hannah’s Room

House of Fifty

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The French Inspired Home by Carolyn Westbrook
via French Laundry 

D0mino

Cat Deely’s home – The Coveteur

European Antique Market

Bohman & Sjöstrand Photography

via Glamour.Referans – Photographer Malin Cropper

Traditional Home

Urrutia Design

Society Social
( Tanzania wallpaper by Thibaut)

Country Living

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Montage: 52 DIY Headboards

As a less expensive follow up to last month’s Montage: 47 Upholstered Headboards, I want to share this collection of headboards that are re-purposed, up-cycled, and the like. There are headboards fashioned from doors, decals, mirrors, mantles, tapestries, chalkboards, room dividers, architectural elements, iron gates, pegboard, plywood, and more. DIY and v intage aren’t really my thing, but there are some good ideas here.I know this topic has been done, done, and done, but I hope a number of these images are new to you.

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Photographer Paul Whicheloe

Photographer Maree Homer for Real Living

Alexandra Angle

House and Home

a  home on Cape Cod

Tom Scheerer – House Beautiful

Antonio Martins

Home of illustrator Courtney Wotherspoon – Design Sponge

Alvhem Makleri

Montana Burnett Design

Stylist Christine Puech’s bedroom – Marie Claire Maison

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Photographer Debi Treloar

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Dreamy Whites 

French by Design

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Rue Magazine

Anthropologie

Pot and Kettle Studios

I Am Momma Hear Me Roar

Apartment Therapy – Caitlin, Beacon Hill

Interior Design Magazine

Cookie Magazine

Elle Decor

Côté Sud

Apartment Therapy

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Katrin ArensMarie Claire Maison

Design Sponge

Photographer Maree Homer for Real Living

Olivieri Mobili

Blik

The Brick House

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Photographer Douglas Friedman

Lonny Magazine

House to Home

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Solis Betancourt – Southern Accents 

T. Keller Donovan

Domino

Serena & Lily

Traditional Home

House to Home

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House Roelens

Dave Coote

Domino 

Ace Hotel, NYC

Mademoiselle Tiss

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Montage: 47 Coffee/Cocktail Tables

Now that our living room is habitable again (aside from the two extra dining tables taking up half the space), I’ve decided to try out the Heywood-Wakefield coffee table with revolving top that we salvaged from my husband’s grandparents house. I had initially been thinking of an airy brass and glass piece, to work with the pair of atomic ball and brass-plated  vintage lamps from eBay and yet to be chosen future chandelier, but this one looks pretty good.

It works nicely with our Petrie sofa, which has similar lines to the original 1960s pieces his grandparents used to furnish the house. (Too bad our sofa is uncomfortable. Actually, it’s fine for cocktails, but not conducive to lying around with a laptop. Which do you think I spend more time doing?

Here are 49 living rooms with various styles of coffee table (or cocktail table, I guess the term is interchangeable). If you’re working on figuring out what type of design will work for you, these images will provide some ideas.

Jamie Bush & Co.
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Christina Yorkston, CY Design
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Aerin Lauder’s Aspen house by Daniel Romualdez in Vogue
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Aqua Vitae Design
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Jonathan Adler
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Philip Gorrivan Design
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Shelton, Mindel, & Associates
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Tricia Guild
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Angie Hranowsky Design Studio
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Photographer Simon Watson
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Photographer John Coolidge
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Katie Lydon
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Fernlund + Logan Architects
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Photographer Simon Watson
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Muriel Brandolini
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Vita Designs
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Turnbull, Griffin, Haesloop Architects
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Dave Coote Interiors
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Photographer Jon Jensen
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Jonathan Adler
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Muriel Brandolini
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Greg Natale   |   Aerin Lauder’s NYC apartment in Elle Decor
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Amanda Nisbet Design   |   via Lilac Silhouette
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Vanessa Bruno’s apartment   |    Photographer Trevor Tondro
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Tommy Hilfiger’s apartment    |    Shelton, Mindel, & Associates

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Just In: 2012 New Trad Designers

Last month, San Francisco-based designer Palmer Weiss, whose work I adore, asked if would submit her work to Traditional Home for its Trad Home New Designers contest. (Trad Home is the magazine’s digital edition). The house we submitted is absolutely gorgeous, and I’m happy to say she won!

The May issue of the print magazine will feature an announcement with everyone’s photos, and the projects of the ten winners will be published in the spring edition of  Trad Home online. The bloggers who nominated the designers will write the accompanying stories. I’ve already did my interviews with Palmer and the homeowner, and will be working on crafting the feature all day today.

Congrats Palmer, and congratulations to the other New Trad winners. Here is a sampling of the designers’ work.

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palmer weiss interior design

Nominated by Marni Elyse Katz, StyleCarrot

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christina murphy interiors
Nominated by Marisa Marcantonio, StyleBeat

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grant k. gibson interior design
Nominated by Crystal Gentilello, Rue Magazine

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Mendelson Group
Nominated by Nicole Gibbons, SoHaute

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House of Honey
Nominated by Cassandra LaValle, Coco+Kelley

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Melanie Turner Interiors
Nominated by Patty Day, Patty’s Ephiphanies

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Tammy Connor Interior Design
Nominated by Ronda Carman, All the Best Blog

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MRB Interiors
Nominated by Naomi Stein, Design Manifest

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Allison Hennessy Interior Design
Nominated by Stacey Bewkes, Quintessence

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Nick Olsen Style
Nominated by Anne Maxwell Foster and
Suysel dePedro Cunningham, Tilton Fenwick


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Montage: 32 Rooms with Bar Carts and Bars

Somebody I know is having a birthday soon, and I know he’d really like to set up a bar. Here’s some inspiration. If he’s lucky, I may just get my act together and start the process. I know the perfect spot for it.

via Apartment Therapy

M. Design

Miles Redd

Commune Design

Architect Diego Revollo

Ron Marvin Design on Lonny

Ron Marvin Design

Grant K. Gibson

via {this is glamourous}

Rue Magazine  |  Society Social

via The Glitter Guide  |  via My Cup of Te

Society Social

Lonny

Joe Nye

via Pinterest

Photographer Magdalena Bjornsdotter   |  via Walking Around Where the Sidewalk Begins

via My Cup of Te  |  Lonny

via Everything Fabulous  |  via The Aestate

Kelly Wearstler

via Design Attractor

The Novogratz

Aerin Lauder’s NYC apartment by Jacques Grange

via Just a Modern Guy

via Belle Vivir

Domino

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