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27 Ideabooks by Jaime G.
Guest Picks: How to Bring Spring Pastels Into the Home
Pastels can be seen as too juvenile and only for little boy’s (pastel blue) or little girl’s (pastel pink) rooms. But there are ways to bring pastels into other rooms in the house (kitchen, bath, living room, bedroom) and into all types of decor (modern,...
Guest Picks: Gilded Details
I was inspired this month to gather some gilded items for holiday dinner celebrations or year-round home decoration. Golden details, whether on a rim of a stemless wineglass or in the form of a full-on gold poof, add chic pizzazz to your decor. —...
Guest Picks: 20 Items to Make Your Home Cozier
Now that fall is here, it's time to bring out the heavier quilts and cozier items. To stay warm, I like to heat up some tea or hot chocolate and huddle under a cashmere throw. Here are some items that can make your home cozier for fall and winter. —...
Guest Picks: Canning, Pickling and Preserving Essentials
With fall here, it's a great time to be thinking about preserving and canning your favorite fruits and vegetables for the colder months ahead. Pickling, preserving and canning have become trendy in the kitchen, and all kinds of new cookbooks and products...
Guest Picks: Outdoor String Lights
With summer winding down, it's time to savor those warm nights out on your patio or deck. String lights are fun to wrap around trees or railings to illuminate your space, yet they still let you enjoy the darkness of evening at the same time. There are...
Guest Picks: Fourth of July Party Essentials
With America's birthday around the corner, I always look forward to good times with friends, family, barbecue and fireworks. Here are some essentials for throwing a backyard barbecue or patio party for this year's Fourth. — Jaime from La...
Guest Picks: Do You Pouf?
I decorated my new apartment this past year and scoured many sites and stores for furniture, accessories, etc., but one piece that has eluded me is the perfect pouf. I finally found the right one —an indoor/outdoor piece — for my small deck. Here...
Guest Picks: 20 Unique Herb Markers
It's the time of year for getting your vegetable and herb seeds planted so that they'll sprout by late spring. To make sure you can quickly identify and snap off some herbs for cooking, pick up one of these fun, unique markers to add to your garden. —...
Guest Picks: Spring Dragonflies
With spring comes the chirping of birds and the melting of snow, but I look foward to decorating my house with warm colors and florals. Another option is to infuse simple dragonfly pieces both indoors and out. — Jaime from La...
Guest Picks: Heart of the Matter
With Valentine's Day around the corner, celebrate and share the love in your home with small items in each room. — Jaime from La Vie J'aime
Guest Picks: Super Bowl Party Platters
The Super Bowl is the most-watched sporting event of the year, and it's right around the corner! Send out those invitations, and get your favorite party recipes ready. Here are some great platters for serving and keeping your guests well-fed. —...
Guest Picks: Holiday Garlands
Garlands and strings of lights are traditional decor for Christmas trees and mantels around the holidays. A new trend in holiday decorating is using unique lights and nontraditional garlands around the home. — Jaime from La...
Guest Picks: Bookish
As the cool weather approaches, I cannot help but want to curl up on the couch with some hot chocolate and a good book. There are ways to use your beloved novels in home decor, and books are being used as the base for other decorations. Here are some...
Guest Picks: Take Flight
Animals can be used in a variety of ways in home decor. I like the idea of using birds that fit any style (modern, classic, traditional) and room. Here are some picks to take flight with your decor. — Jaime from La...
Guest Picks: Go Greek
The Greek key has long been used in ancient Greek and Roman design. Today the symbol is widespread in fashion and decor inspiration and design. Here are some items to add to your home. — Jaime from La Vie...