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Guest Picks: Love Letters for Your Home
Take to the alphabet for rugs, tableware and accessories that bring a personalized look to gifts and home decor
I am a designer living and working in New York City. I write Fourth Floor Walk Up as a means of expression to document inspiration, projects and the design evolution of my home. I am greatly influenced by the city around me and although New York is expensive and hard on the 99%, I believe that everyone can have a great refuge to come home to – some of us just have to work a little bit harder to attain it. DECORATING I grew up within a household centered around decorating with the interest being past down through several generations. My grandmother, mother and I have all had the ability to see spaces for what they are and what they could become. I tend to focus on smaller spaces with modest budgets because I believe a little bit of blood, sweat and tears can make a sweeter home. BLOGGING I...
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Express your love this Valentine's Day with letters and notes in unconventional ways. This ideabook has a collection of goods for your home that have a common theme: the alphabet. From French poems to cheeky notes, there are so many ways to use words and letters to show love to your home. — Lauren from Fourth Floor Walk Up
Italian Love Letter Percale Sheet Set - $159
I'm absolutely loving these Italian Love Letter sheets. They're so romantic.
Monogram Decorative Plate - $38
These fun monogrammed plates have a different look for each letter. The size is perfect for holding keys, business cards or candy.
Monogram Jewelry Box, Black - $78
This chic lacquered jewelry box with a personalized monogram would be a wonderful addition to any vanity.
‘Please Don’t Leave’ Rug - $19
This is a sweet little note and possibly a way to inspire your loved ones to stay a bit longer.
Le Poeme Indoor/Outdoor Rug - $639
This rug is a combination of my two favorite things: the French language and graphic lines of letters.
Letters Oval Paperweight - $45
This perfectly cheeky paperweight makes sure your letters stay put.
Ivy Lane Designs Ceramic Love Letter E Dish, White - $9.45
Here's a letter dish for entertaining. Fill it with sweethearts for Valentine's Day.
Hand-Painted Still Life Monogram - $48
These hand-painted letters would be a darling gift for your loved ones. Each one features a different scene that is relevant to the letter it is painted on.
Antique Illustrated Alphabet Art - $179
Add a bit of glamour to your walls with these reproductions of antique illustrations.
Monogrammed Mugs - $8
These beautifully designed yet simple monogram mugs will make anyone feel a little bit more regal while they drink their coffee or tea. They're perfect for work and play.
Wine Stopper, Monogrammed - $22
Hello, chicness! This is such a great hostess gift.
Trinkets (Relationship Series) Letter Tray - $165
Random phrases and messages add a touch of fun to your desktop. This tray reads: "Sorry to appear insistent, but I must have my trinkets. This is the last chance."
Monogram Letter - $34
I'm very much in love with the idea of using one of these letters on the front door.
PB Essential 650-Gram Weight Bath Towels - $3
It's the simple things like monogrammed towels that can make your home feel a bit more luxurious.
Home Team Pennant Pillows - $75
Root for your home team with these cute pennant pillows from School House Electric. Go NYC!
Monsieur Pillow - $20
Pour mon amour, ou votre amour. Give him this pillow to place on his side of the bed.
Alphabet Hooks - $12
These letter hooks are perfect for the entry, mudroom or bathroom so that each member of the house knows whose hook is whose.
Phone Keys Wallet Rug - $19
Don't forget the necessities as you're leaving the house. Placing this rug in the your entry will be helpful.
Jonathan Adler Paris Jet Set Needlepoint Pillow - $98
Make your Francophile friend happy with this as a gift.
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