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18 Ideabooks by Gabrielle Savoie
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...
Guest Picks: The Elements of Prep
When I think of preppy, I think of the quintessentially American lifestyle, from beachy Cape Cod cottages to West Palm Beach chic. When it comes to decor, the preppy style embodies these elements, the whole lifestyle and more. Here are a few must-haves...
Guest Picks: A Mix of Metals for the Home
Brass, copper, bronze and silver are just a few of the lovely metals that grace all of our homes. Matching metals is about as popular as matching purses to shoes to nail polish, but why not try them all together in the same house, and even in the same...
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: A Spirited Family Study
Part playroom, part homework station and part home office, this is a space in which the family can gather for activities other than watching TV. Sophisticated yet playful, this multipurpose room hosts finger painting sessions, puppet shows, reading time...
Guest Picks: A Midsummer Soiree
There is little I love more on a warm summer day than preparing a fresh and tasty dinner with family and friends, setting a beautiful table outside and enjoying long hours spent chatting and laughing, glass of wine in hand. If you also appreciate the...