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22 Ideabooks by Gabrielle Savoie
Guest Picks: 21 Ways to Spring Clean Your Decor
Spring fever is just around the corner! Just as much as I’m itching to open the windows wide and let the fresh air in, a little refresh in my decor wouldn’t hurt either. I often want to buy forever items for my home, but I know that decorating is...
Guest Picks: California Dreamin'
“I’d be safe and warm if I was in LA; California dreamin’ on such a winter’s day.” Isn’t that how song goes? I’d be willing to bet that The Mamas and The Papas wrote this song in the dead of February winter. As I sit in my office looking...
Guest Picks: A Five-Star Guest Bedroom
Summer is just one of those seasons (like Christmas) in which family and friends always seem to drop in, especially if you have a beach or lake house. We all want to make our guests feel at ease in our homes, but we don't always know where to start. Here...
Guest Picks: Hit the Textile Refresh Button
Some homewares last a lifetime, but sadly textiles are rarely part of that category. Sometimes you just need to update your soft furnishings to make your home feel like new again. The start of a new year is the perfect time to make those small changes...
Guest Picks: Glamorous Christmas in the Country
Nothing beats a white Christmas in the country. Sure, city lights are merry and bright, but there is a certain magic in knowing that you’re actually stuck in a warm country house with nothing to do but to play board games with your family, take naps...
Guest Picks: Dreaming of a White Christmas
Red and green are the tried and trusted traditional Christmas colors, but this year I’m dreaming of a white Christmas. And I’m not just talking about snow. Try something different this holiday season by making your home a shimmery haven of whites,...
Guest Picks: Setting the Holiday Table
Christmas is barely two months away, and you're the one hosting the big dinner this year. Your menu is planned and your meat is ordered, but you have no idea how to decorate the table! Here are a few accessories and ideas to help you decorate and host...
Guest Picks: Black and White (And a Bit in Between)
The widespread return of black and white has not only had its effect on the fashion world. While Celerie Kemble may have been a few years ahead with her book Black & White (And a Bit in Between), homes around the globe are now getting the classic...
Guest Picks: Creating a Cozy Reading Nook
A few elements are essential in a reading nook: a comfortable seat, a good lamp, a side table. Then there are the little accessories that enhance the experience: a sturdy bookcase, a luxurious scented candle and a nice cup of tea. — Gabrielle...
Guest Picks: Drum Up Bohemian Chic Style
March to your own beat with rooms that celebrate casually global furnishings, fabrics and accessories
I'm in California this week, which seems like the perfect time to think about bohemian-chic decor. Infused with a little rustic, a little Spanish colonial, Moroccan, French and lots of colorful fabrics, like suzanis and paisley prints, boho-chic decor...
Guest Picks: Really Romantic Room
Just in time for Valentine's Day, here are a few colorful accents to add a touch of romance to your home. — Gabrielle from Savvy Home
Guest Picks: Showpieces for Strong Visual Impact
Sometimes you need to splurge on that one piece of furniture, artwork or wallpaper that will become the pivotal focus of your room. That piece can serve as your jumping-off point to inspire a whole room, or it can simply bring an existing space from drab...
Guest Picks: The Finishing Touches of a Summer Cottage
Summer is almost here, and for a lucky few, that means driving up to the cottage on weekends and engaging in a slower and more indulgent lifestyle — one that involves alfresco get-togethers, tennis matches, swimming in the nearby lake or ocean, walks...
Guest Picks: Chic Accents for the Executive Office
Elevate the look and feel of your office with these great accessories. You'll instantly feel more important and motivated. You can even pretend you're Anna Wintour or Aerin Lauder for a day. Why not? Your office will be fabulous enough! — Gabrielle...