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Bamboo Story

05 . 16 . 13

One of the more avant guard rooms in the Kips Bay Decorator Show House is Sara Story‘s Bamboo Story space. She provided background information on the design so I thought it would be nice to share it in its entirety.  ” Sara Story’s installation is a composition of form and color that invites viewers’ heightened […]

All About Eve

05 . 16 . 13

I always wish that readers would remember that the designers who participate in the Kips Bay Decorator Show House spend tens of thousands of dollars of their own money on their rooms. And more importantly, it’s all done for charity before they criticize a space that’s not their taste.  That said, one of my readers […]

Chic Master Suite

05 . 15 . 13

I didn’t realize until the end of my tour of the Kips Bay Decorator Show House that Kathryn Ireland designed the only bedroom in this year’s townhouse. I’m glad it was a really chic one then.  Kathryn’s style is usually very California Bohemian Chic but I thought she did a great job translating that to […]

Pretty Petite

05 . 13 . 13

Interior designer Stephen Mooney designed the smallest room in the Kips Bay Decorator Show House with the biggest impact this year.  It’s a petite space designed as ladies writing room that is a serene oasis in the chaos of the rest of the house.  It would make an excellent room for blogging too. I wonder […]

I am finally allowed to start posting my pics from the 2013 Kips Bay Decorator Show House today and I can’t wait to share these chic spaces.  The designers work so hard on them and don’t always receive much recognition so it’s always been important to me to highlight their efforts.   When I toured […]

Bon Weekend

05 . 03 . 13

The weather in New York could not be more beautiful and it will continue all weekend.  Hooray!  The Park Avenue tulips above are standing tall and proud all along the Upper East Side. While this dapper gentleman and most of the city were enjoying some time in the sun. Many interior designers like Kathryn Ireland […]

I’ve already been fielding emails from readers asking about the 2013 Kips Bay Decorator Show House and now I can give you the information so you can start planning your visit.  I personally love when the show house is in a modern high rise building since that’s how most New Yorkers live but there is […]