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28 Ideabooks by Noelani
Guest Picks: Mirror, Mirror on the Wall — And All Over the Home
Mirrors aren’t just for your walls anymore! They have moved to just about any and every surface you can imagine. From sea-weathered looking glasses hanging on the wall, to etched sconces and even paneled chandeliers, this look is a new neutral that...
Guest Picks: Decor to Make Your Eyes Bug Out
Insects are marching to a different tune these days, showing up on knobs, teapots and even tablecloths
Creepy and crawly? Nay, I say cool and chic! I am loving all things insect inspired, from wallpaper to art. Just as long as my real insect friends stay outside, that is. Unleash your inner entomologist and hop onboard this decor trend, creeping guests...
Guest Picks: Patriotic Pride for Barbecues and Beyond
Get into the Fourth of July spirit with decor that celebrates flag and country — and will look good year-round too
Long live the Fourth of July, and long live the barbecue! They’re as American as they come. I will be celebrating both this July with friends and family and a fresh injection of festive Fourth-themed decor. We’ll all gather around the grill, patio...
Guest Picks: Personalize It!
A monogram is simple, well stated and tells a story. It says, “Hey, that’s mine!” If combined, they also might also say that we are a couple; or yours, mine and ours. It can spell out a child’s name in a nursery, add a flourish to some cool barware...
Guest Picks: It’s a Dog’s Life
Furry family members deserve a little recognition too. Give it to them with dog-themed accessories, artwork and more
My house has officially gone to the dogs. I have a Chihuahua (7 pounds of terror) running the show and a bullmastiff lazing around, taking up most of the available floor space. The pups are valued members of the family, filling all of our lives with joy...
Guest Picks: Parisian Chic for Every Room
Springtime in Paris — my favorite season and my favorite city to visit. Warmer weather is finally gracing us with its presence, and I am ready to take a long-weekend trip to the City of Lights, looking for my fill of baguettes, fine wine, fine fashion...
Guest Picks: Inspired by Scalamandre Zebras
Remember the first time you were introduced to Scalamandre’s zebra design? I do. Margot Tenenbaum’s bedroom in The Royal Tenenbaums, of course. At the time, I knew nothing of the brand or its history, but after one scene, I knew that I loved...
Guest Picks: Obsessed With Otomi
The Otomi people, indigenous inhabitants of central Mexico, are probably best known today for their colorful embroidery and textiles. Influenced by nature and ancient cliff paintings, the pieces incorporate vibrant images of animals, flora, fauna and...
Guest Picks: Holiday Decor That Works All Year
Create a festive vibe sans Santa and the elves, with metallics, garlands and candles you can leave up after Christmas
I love the holidays as much as the next gal, but pricey themed decor? I’d rather shell out for goods that can work year-round — not just in December. It’s easy to achieve a gorgeously trimmed tree and stick to your budget; just think festive...
Guest Picks: Captivating Coffee Table Accessories
What's the well-guarded secret of a perfectly polished space? A perfectly styled coffee table. Yes, even the coffee table needs your attention these days! It's all about the details here: brassy urchins, conversation-starting books and even the odd cloche...
Guest Picks: Mastering Malachite
As decorative objects, jewelry, gemstones or a natural emerald pigment for your paint palette, malachite has many uses, all of them delightful to the eye. The crystal itself is semiprecious with a price tag to match, but with today's technology and a...
Guest Picks: It's a Mad, Plaid World
Fall's siren song is here. Cooler weather is calling. Flame-colored leaves are falling from trees. Time to pull out the L.L. Bean catalogue and layer up on some plaid, both in the home and in your wardrobe. I love everything from modern plaid throws full...
Guest Picks: Gypset Life
Gypset: (n.) an unconventional, bohemian approach to life; a portmanteau: the wiles of the gypsy mixed with the sophistication of the jet setter; (adj.) characterized by a fashionable exoticism and down-to-earth ease. Gypsetter:...
Guest Picks: Leopard Prints to Pounce On
Seeing spots is a good thing when they give furniture, rugs, bedding and accessories such wildly beautiful style
This fall leopard print will continue on as one of fashion's hottest trends — does it really ever go out of style? Whether in classic, neutral spotted tones or the new posse of vibrant and colorful prints, it looks fabulous on reupholstered vintage...