Mar 31, 2008

Market Profile - Z Gallerie pillows

Z Gallerie has really hit the nail on the head with their selection of throw pillows. The only thing better than these hot patterns is the fact that each pillow is only $39.95!

Z Gallerie Pillows $39.95 each - www.ZGallerie.com

Love it! - Ralph Lauren beach towels

If you're already day-dreaming about lounging on the beach this summer then you might want to stock up on these vibrant beach towels by Ralph Lauren sold on Macys.com. They are currently on sale and you won't be able to find a better deal anywhere else!

Lauren by Ralph Lauren $21.99-$36.99 each - www.Macys.com
Note: these are sale prices so act fast!

Mar 28, 2008

Love it! - Dresser

What a gorgeous dresser. Its curvy shape along with its unexpected drawer lining will bring a classical yet sensual vibe to your bedroom.

Avery Bombe Chest $799 - Crate & Barrel

Love it! - Console table

Get a classic and traditional look for a fraction of the price. JC Penney has found a way to take this console table with its hi-end design and bring it to the masses. Love the detail of the unique cross-bracing.

Collin Table $179 - www.JCpenney.com

Mar 27, 2008

Love it! - Upholstered bench

Love the graphic yet feminine pattern of this fabric - very modern and stylish for a normally traditional Pottery Barn. I can totally see this bench in the pages of Domino Magazine and if you can do that, then it must be chic!

Blanca Settee $749-$899 - Pottery Barn

Love it! - Monogrammed cutting board

These solid maple cutting boards make a perfect housewarming gift or just a wonderful way to put a stamp on your own kitchen!

Custom Cutting Boards - www.RoomServiceHome.com

Mar 26, 2008

Love it! - Yellow trays

Yellow is the hottest color right now, which is why these glossy trays from Target are such a steal. The only thing cooler than this bold banana-yellow is the amazing price!

Banana Split Serving Trays Set/2 $24.99 - www.Target.com

Love it! - Lattice arm chair

This curvy rattan arm chair with lattice siding looks both comfy and stylish. Its casual tropical appeal will no doubt create an inviting and relaxing seating arrangement.

Wayside Lounge Chair $599 - Crate & Barrel

Mar 25, 2008

Love it! - Brown stitch plates

I loved this dinnerware collection so much that I purchased a set for myself! Upon closer inspection, the neutral brown rim is enhanced by a stitch detailing reminiscent of leather! Along with the balance of the thin inner brown ring, the pattern is perfection. Classic style with unexpected detailing - you can't pass these up, or at least I couldn't!

Chesterton Dinnerware - www.RalphLauren.com
Dinner Plate $24.99 each
Salad Plate $19.99 each
Note: these are sale prices so act fast!

Love it! - Bamboo flatware

For a chic Summer table setting try this real bamboo flatware from Carolyne Roehm, style maven. They're fun, cool and will make any meal a delight to eat!

Natural Bamboo Flatware 5-piece setting $135 - www.CarolyneRoehm.com

Love it! - Outdoor rugs

Available in varying sizes, what can I say except that I love the pattern of this durable indoor/outdoor rug. Who said an outdoor rug had to be boring?!

Solara Indoor/Outdoor Rug $36.95-$499 - Crate & Barrel

Mar 24, 2008

Love it! - Cathedral arm chair

Crate & Barrel is really stepping out of its comfort zone by introducing pieces that are a little less generic and much more hi-style. The Cathedral arch detailing on the back and arms of this chair is stunning, unique and demands attention!

Victoria Arm Chair $399 - Crate & Barrel

Love it! - Woven charger

A hand-woven rattan charger is the easiest way to create a fun Spring/Summer table setting. Almost any dinnerware pattern will take on a casual yet chic look atop this tropical charger.

Tava Round Charger $18-$19 each - Pottery Barn
Note: available in two colors

Mar 21, 2008

Market Profile - Beautiful Pillows & Home

For a comprehensive selection of stylish throw pillows - beautiful patterns, bold colors and a variety of fabrics, www.BeautifulPillowsAndHome.com is your one stop shop.


Love it! - Modern Shaker chair

Take a Shaker style chair, give it a glossy black finish and what do you get? A sleek, classic, yet very modern chair that will fit in any style decor. The true appeal is that the silhouette will give you a warm sense of familiarity, but with its updated finish, it won't feel old fashioned.

Salt Chair $125 each - www.DWR.com

Mar 20, 2008

Love it! - Faux wood flatware

Tired of stainless steel and silver? Try faux-wood flatware for a real unique, all-American look. Forget classical shapes, try something a bit more rustic, yet refined.

Crosely 5-piece place setting $49.99 - www.RalphLauren.com
Note: this is a sale price so act fast!

Love it! - Herringbone highball

Love the sophistication and texture of the herringbone pattern carved into these pure crystal glasses. Usually associated with textiles and flooring, this pattern is preppy, classic and totally unexpected in a drinking glass - and the sale price doesn't hurt either!

Herringbone Highball Set/4 $39.99 - www.RalphLauren.com
Note: this is a sale price so act fast!

Mar 19, 2008

Love it! - Set of baskets

These baskets are simply gorgeous. Delicate, vintage in look - just the right touch of color, pattern, texture and flared lip. With a set of 5, there's so many possibilities - storage, potted plants, the large ones under a console table or the small ones to adorn your accent tables and book shelves.

Iringa Baskets Set/5 $175 - www.SundanceCatalog.com
Note: This is a sale price so act fast!

Love it! - Checkerboard woven rope

What a great collection, but even if you just get the tray, you're still a winner. It's perfect for outdoor entertaining or even just sitting on your coffee table propped with your favorite accessories.

Checkerboard Collection $48-$98 - www.WSHome.com

Mar 18, 2008

Love it! - Rococo bed

If this bed doesn't scream opulence, I don't know what does! Can you imagine how regal you would feel waking up in it. Classical and modern meet in this gorgeous piece of furniture - And you can't beat the price!

Rococo Bed $1,899 - www.Horchow.com

Love it! - Swing chair

If you're lucky enough to have trees in your back yard or a porch, then you'll love this rattan chair. Just throw some pillows in and I suspect once you take a swing, you won't be getting up anytime soon!

Hanging Rattan Chair $450 - www.TonicHome.com

Mar 17, 2008

Love it! - Dessert plates

Classic with a twist ... how great are these scalloped plates and pedestal servers with modern cut-outs. Considering they remind me of pie, I think anything served will look appetizing!

Pavilion Dessert Plates 8"dia. Set/4 $49.99
Pavilion Compote (S,M,L) $19.99-$34.99
Note: These are sale prices so act fast!

Love it! - White bamboo tea set

Okay, what can I say, isn't it obvious? The unique Asian-inspired handles, flared silhouettes - and how great are the square saucers?!

Blanc de Chine Bamboo Tea Service www.Gumps.com
Teapot $125
4 Tea cups and saucers $180

Mar 14, 2008

Love it! - Chain link frames

If you haven't noticed, chain link is everywhere! With timeless appeal, from its utilitarian past to its modern day use in patterns, fabrics, jewelry, bags and home accessories, its been relevant for centuries - These chain link frames won't be going out of style anytime soon.

Palatino Frames $16.95-$18.95 - www.zgallerie.com

Mar 13, 2008

Love it! - Travel jewelry box

How can you not love these travel jewelry cases covered in real embossed leather?! Forget their functionality, affordability, perfect size and design - I was sold as soon as I saw the super stylish color options! You just can't go wrong with Kelly Green!

McKenna Travel Folio $39 - Pottery Barn

Love it! - Preserve toothbrush

The Preserve toothbrush by Recycline is constructed with environmentally friendly materials to let you replace without the waste. The Preserve's materials, all of which are completely recyclable, have been selected from the highest quality post-consumer and pre-consumer recycled plastics. The handle is made of polypropylene which was chosen for its strength and flexibility. Presently their main source is from recycled Stonyfield Farm® yogurt cups. And the best part is that when you're done with it, simply return it in their postage-paid envelope assuring that your used brush will be turned into plastic lumber. No waste!

Preserve Toothbrush - www.Recycline.com
Available through their website or retailers like Wholefoods, Walmart, Trader Joe's

Mar 12, 2008

Love it!- Garden stool

How can you go wrong with a garden stool this stylish and this affordable?! It's timeless, versatile and works in a modern or traditional apartment or house. Use as a side table, plant stand, extra seating, or take it outside where garden stools thrive!

Palmer Stool $99 - www.ZGallerie.com

Love it!- Charlotte Moss dinnerware

Charlotte Moss, design visionary has assembled the most gorgeously curated retail store, actually an entire townhouse in NYC, of home accessories and furniture. This dinnerware set is just one example of what you'll find, so if you like what you see, you'll be a kid in a candy store, I mean townhouse (wink)

Nancy Dinnerware - www.CharlotteMoss.com

Mar 11, 2008

Market Profile - Paula Prass frames & cards

Paula Prass's designs are too fantastic to pass up. The patterns you see on her picture frames and note cards are in tune with what you'll see in hi-style interior design and fashion magazines. I've seen similar looks to hers in fabrics, wallpaper and accessories, so she must be doing something right!

Frames and Thank You Sets $28-$34 - www.PaulaPrass.com