Apartment Envy: Casual Glam by Lilly Bunn


Designer Lilly Bunn does it again–this time for a modern-day Holly Golightly in Manhattan’s Upper Eastside.  Purple grass cloth, an Arteriors starburst pendant, and zebra print rug create a glamorous statement in the entryway.

imageLacquered walls in Benjamin Moore’s Bittersweet Chocolate play up the small space, creating a cozy and sophisticated sitting area.


Bunn offsets the moody walls with white accents like floor to ceiling drapes hung by brass rods, a sleek parsons coffee table, and Jonathan Adler Chippendale armchairs.


The lucite game table by Kartell visually lightens the space while also doubling as a dining area.  Love it styled with the bamboo folding chairs–another fabulous space saver.


Black painted cabinets in the kitchen mimic a smart butler’s pantry, while a roman shade upholstered in a playful ikat keeps things casual.


A classic blue and white motif carries the youthful vibe to the bedroom where Matouk bed linens and an upholstered headboard are flanked by Bungalow 5 side tables.  Gorgeous!

Via House Beautiful | Photography by: Maura McEvoy

Apartment Envy: Nicole Cohen of Sketch42

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Nicole Cohen of Sketch42 recently did a little refresh to her gorgeous Manhattan apartment.  You may remember her 2011 renovation that received beaucoup accolades in the blogosphere (see previous post here).  Her updates lean a tad more cozy, trading hollywood regency flare for mid-century modern.  As always, she scored some amazing thrifty finds, including two Tobia Scarpa chairs previously discarded on the street (these babies sell for upwards of $8900 at Kelly Wearstler, among other sources).  For more details on the before and after, check out Rue Magazine (here).

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Lovely–don’t you think?

Images via: Rue

Decor Finds: Aelfie

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A new source for dhurries in bright colorways featuring contemporary, geometric patterns.  Aelfie‘s laid back designs are a feast for the eyes!

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Offered in a an array of sizes from $217.


The Optik, from $217

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Lilac, from $217

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L’Hicham, from $217

SONY DSC Morgan, from $217

Photo Credit: Aelfie

Decor Obsession: This Wallpaper


Geisha Collection Boracai Wallcovering by Elitis

 I’ve fallen hard for this texture rich, hand-woven wallpaper by French textile company, Elitis.  The rolled paper weave adds an organic element that balances the abstract pattern and contemporary colorways, making it incredibly versatile.  I’m loving the vibrant neon pink.  Here it is featured in the mezzanine of California Home + Design’s Big Style, Small Spaces Showcase House. So gorgeous!  It runs around $159/roll.


Photo credit: Apartment Therapy

Apartment Envy: A Feminine Modern Mix


Bright, airy, and feminine, this apartment designed by Lilly Bunn Interiors is perfection.  I’m definitely guilty of repinning the above living room a few too many times–it’s beyond fabulous.  The lush emerald sofa, brass coffee table and orangerie floral layered over a vintage beni is divine.


Lucite is always a chic option when space is limited.  It also adds an element of modernity and, as here, coordinates effortlessly with the upholstered x-benches and texture rich beni ourain.  Also loving the personal accents below, especially those leopard frames.


This powder room wallpaper, Tanzania by Thibaut, is one of my all time faves. I’ve been dying to use it somewhere, a bath just may be the perfect space.


 Small details like this wallpapered ceiling make a major impact.  That light fixture is pretty sweet as well (this etsy imposter is pretty comparable and only $95)


I’m obsessed with the Arteriors light fixture below, it’s sooo good!  The Madeleine Weinrib upholstered chair injects a vivid pop of purple to the otherwise muted palette.


A green velvet upholstered headboard, Bungalow 5 nightstands and leopard accents keep things cozy and fresh.

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1.  Lucite Console // 2. Orangerie Rose Pillow // 3. Vintage Beni Ourain // 4. Jungle Spots Wallpaper // 5. Jacqui 3-Drawer Side Table  // 6. Luce Ikat Fabric // 7.  Arteriors Zanadoo Chandelier //8. Saarinen Table

Images via Domaine & Lilly Bunn Interiors

Room of The Week: An Eclectic & Inviting Open Floor Plan


This Madrid rehab embodies the greatness of the open floor plan.  Part living room, part kitchen, this inviting space makes extraordinary use of every square foot and even features a dining area and lounging nook.  The mix of traditional and contemporary furnishings, art and decor compliment the all white interior creating an intriguingly spacious and bright space. Gorgeous!

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Photo credit: Nuevo Estilo

Apartment Envy: An Eclectic Mix

Cinda and Mark Atlanta Home Tour

This home tour recently featured on Apartment Therapy invoked some serious jaw-dropping on my part–the fearless bold color combos, patterns (hello, David Hicks geo runner below) and eclectic mix of art, furnishings and accessories…  Gorgeous!

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For sources and more details head over to Apartment Therapy.

Photo credit: Emily Jenkins Followill