• Holiday hostess gift idea : Serving Trays Serving trays make a great, practical hostess gift for the holidays and beyond. I use them around the house to corral everything from keys to stacks of magazines and manuscript pages. When people come over, I clear them out and use them to serve drinks. Visit today’s One King’s Lane sale to see trays in […]
  • Antique stockings & vintage holiday decor Make your December merry and bright with these antique French Christmas stockings. The linen stockings date from the 19th century and are in excellent condition. A beautiful bit of holiday cheer to hand down to the next generation. Mercury glass is always beautiful, but it’s especially fitting for the holidays. This mercury bottle would look beautiful […]
  • Industrial home design: wood and steel furniture   I love the industrial look of metal, wood, and steel in the home. Like this industrial bench, a great piece for the entryway, $549 at One Kings Lane. Mix industrial furniture with more traditional pieces for an eclectic home that looks comfortable and modern, not over-designed. This industrial coffee table adds architectural interest for […]
  • Great Design for Kids – Modern Kids Bedroom One of the things I love about modern design is the sense of negative space, the clean lines and fluidity of a sparsely outfitted room. A modern design aesthetic works especially well in a kids’ room. Clutter creates chaos, while minimal design creates a sense of calm that’s good for kids’ brains, as well as […]
  • A Few of My Favorite (Vintage) Things One of the best ways to add charm and beauty to a room, as well as a sense of very personal style, is to mix new investment pieces with vintage finds. Vintage furniture  layered with well-made essentials (indestructible sofas, dressers with sturdy drawers) create a sense of history in your home. Here are a few […]
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