Monthly Archives: April 2013

Use toothpaste to help mount frames to walls!

Yep, toothpaste is my hanging buddy! Noooo, I haven’t been sniffing paint (again). I seriously use TOOTHPASTE to mark the location where the nails/screws are to be drilled/hammered. How? Simply dab a little toothpaste to your hook ….. Here’s a closer look … Continue reading

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200 sq ft Studio Apt Awesomeness

Hi everyone! Today I am featuring the design of a studio apt in the hip west village neighborhood (Manhattan). The apt is (don’t faint!) approx 200 square feet (no need to rub your eyes .. you read correctly .. approx. … Continue reading

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DIY coffee filter pendant (its so FLUFFY!!!)

It’s done!!! My venture into glam’ing up a 20″ paper lamp shade that cost $5.95 with “coffee filters” is finally completed!  Yep, you read correctly .. coffee filters (minus the coffee). These lil things:  I spotted this DIY over at at … Continue reading

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What’s New | Post-it Preview Parteeee

I had the pleasure of being invited to the 2013 Post-it 3M preview launch of their new products, and it was ….. fun, colorful, and super creative! The DJ mixes were cool, hors doeurves were YUM, and being surrounded by so much pink made … Continue reading

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studio apt peek + my day | Wednesday’s Wink

Next week I’ll show you the tiny studio apartment in West Village that I transformed. The client kept her bed and I glam’d it up with an amazing headboard; in my design I managed to squeeze in a closet system, … Continue reading

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Peek into Architectural Digest Home Design Show

There’s a yearly tradition (aka: eye candy shop) for many designers -> the Architectural Digest Home Design Show (yum!, no there isn’t any food … oh, but they did serve wine). I attended on Thursday (trade-only day) before it was … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Wink | Convenient Coolness of Office in Bedroom

Ready to see another one of my projects? My client Michael had already started working with a designer, but he soon became unhappy with her services, so he found me (Ada to the rescuuuuue, are you visualizing me with a flying cape?). … Continue reading

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Monday’s | DIY Decorating Pendant with Coffee Filters

I’ve been wanted to make this project for the longest time -> gluing coffee filters to a round paper shade lamp to place in my dining room. Say Whaaa? Ok, yes, it may sound cRaZy, but it’s looking soooooooo pretty (even hubby agrees that … Continue reading

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Parteee at a multi-functional furniture store

  I had the opportunity to spend an evening playing with furniture while munching on hors d’oeuvre. What store lured me? The fabulous Resource Funiture, with their multi-functional furniture items which I got to touch, pull, swing, sit on, drool, gasp in … Continue reading

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Friday’s | Fabrics, Floorings, Paints

What a beautiful busy week I had, with warm + fuzzy Tuesday (day of onsite consultation which I looove doing!) A few what-the-what moments yesterday … like trying to figure out how to make this animated post for today. If you … Continue reading

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