Dreaming of Summer: The Perfect Pool House

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Call me crazy – but the warm balmy weather we experienced in CT this past weekend had me feeling like spring is just around the corner. Spring means two things to me – lots of gorgeous greens sprouting up everywhere and time to open the pool. I recently saw this pool house in the Buckhead… read more

PSA: Snow!

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We interrupt our regular programming to bring you a public service announcement about snow removal! Here in the Northeast we were hit with another lovely storm. 3-4 inches so far and it’s still trickling down… My mother-in-law (the greenest thumb I know!) is snowed in at our place and this morning we were discussing how… read more

House Progress: Before and Afters

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It’s been so fun watching the house be transformed. It’s a slow and methodical process, but I kind of like the pace because it means we aren’t rushing and making mistakes. I honestly love every paint color, fabric, and decorative placement we’ve chosen so far. I give full credit to the talented ladies of Henry &… read more

Inspiration: From Hotel to Home

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A beautiful hotel feels clean and fresh. A prefer a simple clutter-free space that allows room for relaxation and peace. With that in mind it’s not often that I feel inspired by hotel decor when working on my own home. Hotel interior design is usually less colorful and less layered than what I envision doing in our… read more

House Update: The Playroom

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Since we moved in in July we have been chipping away at small projects. We have a few rooms that are 50% finished but nothing that is ready for a true “before and after” here on the blog. Ironically the only room that is ready for its debut is the playroom. The walls still need… read more

Interior Design: Henry & Co. Design

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When we bought our home I was giddy over her “great bones”. This was a house that (thankfully) would need no structural work. That being said we knew right away it would need a complete facelift on the interior design front. As I have mentioned before, interior design is not my passion or talent. I am… read more

Home: The Well Appointed House

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These days I have home furnishings on the brain… My talented friend Melissa Hawks has run a super successful blog and retail site called The Well Appointed House for 15 years and recently decided to open a storefront for her brand that sells beautiful baubles and the perfect gifts. I want one of every item… read more

Our New Home

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When John and I moved to Greenwich we had a 2-year-old daughter and were 6 months pregnant with our second. We moved into a rental and figured it would take us a year or so to figure out what neighborhood we wanted to live in. 5 and a half years later Emma is turning 7,… read more

Interior Design: Kips Bay Decorator Show House

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In the midst of the end-of-school-year chaos I was invited to go into New York City and see the Kips Bay Decorator Show House. I had never been so I jumped at the opportunity to see it. It did not disappoint! The Mark D. Sikes room was one of my favorites but along the way… read more

Home: Dutch Doors

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There’s something about a Dutch Door that’s very inviting. Come on in and stay awhile… images: pinterest