Author Archives: Ivy de Leon

About Ivy de Leon

From decorating and home staging to entertaining and gardening, I enjoy bringing traditional style to each project. I love to combine new and flea market finds with antiques and vintage pieces to create inviting spaces for today's modern lifestyle. CONTACT: IVY@IVYDELEON.COM

How To Create A “Wow Factor” Room With Wallpaper

Hello again!   Happy to be back.  The first day of Autumn arrives in just two days.   If there are projects around the house you are looking to tackle, today is all about wallpaper. We’ve all been there before: … Continue reading

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5 Fun Ways To Spruce Up Your Home for Summer

Happy Friday!  OMG!  Time is flying.  Graduation is just around the corner for my daughter.  Yes, my little girl is all grown up.    While I’m visiting colleges, getting ready for her prom, the house has taken a back seat … Continue reading

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High Point Furniture Market: David Phoenix and Mark D. Sikes

Today, I am sharing two furniture collections from High Point Spring Market I enjoyed.  The designers are both on the A List of talented designers.  They have both designed rooms at Kips Bay Showhouse.  David Phoenix and Mark D. Sikes … Continue reading

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Design Jolt At High Point Market 2017

Sometimes you have to break the rules or should I say the norm.   Saturday morning, I was off to the airport to High Point Market.  I felt a little guilty leaving soon after my daughter’s junior prom the night … Continue reading

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Power Monday: Enjoy the Journey

Hope everyone had a great Easter and Passover celebration.  We had a nice celebration at home, after returning from college visits.  I’ve missed posting on my blog these past few weeks.  It has been a transition period for me.  There … Continue reading

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Five Tablescapes With March Madness Appeal

via via (via) via via While the guys are crazy for March madness basketball, I’m having fun with these 5 tablescapes that have March madness appeal.  Our dinner schedules at home have gotten crazy.  I’m looking forward to setting the … Continue reading

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Friday Funday – Kate Schelter’s Apartment

Hooray!  We made it to Friday.  Yesterday, we got 11 inches of snow.  I was happy to have the hubby and my older son to help shovel.  It was not an easy task.  They did an amazing job.  Everyone is … Continue reading

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Power Monday: Is your desk making you unhealthy?

Photo:  House Beautiful  Happy Power Monday.   I love this chic office Miles Redd  designed for his mother.  Redd moved a  table that was too large from the dining room into the back of the house to an unused library to make … Continue reading

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Spring Design Crush

Spring will soon be here, I keep telling myself.  While spring is a few months away, now is the perfect time to take notice of  the design industry’s spring introductions.  My spring design crush list is growing.    Las Vegas … Continue reading

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When Country Meets Chic

Happy hump day.  Campbell and I started the day with a big pot of coffee. I enjoyed  a cup or two while we watched the fog and drizzle outside the window.  Country life is beautiful.  It is a simple life … Continue reading

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