5 Top Tricks To Make a Large Room More Cozy

Want to make your large space more cozy? Look no further. Here are 5 top tricks to do it in no time:


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Christmas in July

Summer is the best time to stock up on winter items, mainly because you can find some nice pieces at seriously reduced prices. Here are some great finds:


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My Number One Styling Habit

The Merriam Webster English Dictionary defines the verb “style” as “to design something for a particular purpose”.

Since the purpose of this blog is to share with you style guidance and create value to your life , I’d like to offer my number one recommendation to design and transform you into the most amazing version of yourself.

Before we get there, I am the first one to say that I have the most work to do.  I don’t claim to have all the answers. This certainly isn’t the number one recommendation you’ve ever received – rather, it’s my opinion of what the number one recommendation is. I am sharing my thoughts from my personal experiences.

With that being said, I’d like to share with you one habit to take away from reading this blog: (more…)

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Die-Hard Tomato

Don’t know what to make for summer lunches and dinners?  Look no further!

Here are some awesome heirloom tomato recipes I’ve found for you.  They look delicious and are really simple. SO EXCITED to try these this summer. Enjoy!




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Summer Antiquing

Summer is one of the best seasons for flea markets and antiquing.  You can find gems in others’ trash. It’s all about repurposing and making it new again in otherwise un-ordinary placements. Painting or staining old wood and making new functions for items.  For example, making antlers into a chandelier, a crate into a side table, or a milk bottle into a lamp. The best part about it, is that it creates a one-of-a-kind feel in whatever room you’re decorating!

Here in Philly there is “Antique Row”.  There are also lots of spots in Boston, Connecticut and upstate New York, even in Brooklyn and California too.  Making a dime on your oldies to someone who can revitalize and repurpose it, and ultimately regenerate its value – now that’s capitalism at its finest!

The below are great Flea Markets in Paris and what you can do with some of the finds!  I’d love to know, where are your favorite spots? Have you ever repurposed something into  an amazing item?

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Photos courtesy of Antiquaires: Paris Flea Markets by Laure Verchère, Photographs by Laziz Hamani



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