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 Make Your Home Smell Amazing for the Holidays

Fresh and dried spices are plentiful in my mom’s kitchen.  In my home, I carry on the tradition with the fresh natural scents of the holidays.  Are you looking to fill your home with the sweet fragrance of the holiday … Continue reading

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Three Renter Friendly Removable Wallpaper Paper Projects

Removable Peel & Stick Wallpaper is now more beautiful.  These three projects are sure to get you inspired. Framed sections of wallpaper are a great idea that is cost saving and movable when it’s time to find another apartment. Because some … Continue reading

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The Romance of the Country

Happy Monday. The Hudson Valley is beautiful! I love the romance of living in the country. Crisp air, apples orchards, pumpkin fields and corn maze are everywhere. Enjoying walks on the Appalachian trail with my husband… hand in hand. Photo: … Continue reading

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Making Memories At Home

Hello October! Fall arrived with a few changes at home.  We sent our youngest off to college.  Thankful for the pups keeping me company. My sons are spending more time at home and we are enjoying fresh cider and warm donuts … Continue reading

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Summer Refresh: Do Better

Happy Monday! Last week was busy and the weekend was crazy.  A walk in nature is always refreshing for me.  I really need to revamp my fitness routine ….. okay I don’t really have one, do you? A few miles … Continue reading

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Summer Stripes: All American Style

Summer is in full swing and the living is easy.  Summer blue and white…. stripes…. are always in style. Ralph Lauren Home makes the mix look effortless. A mix of elegance, yet simple and oh so chic.  American style….simple… comfortable.  … Continue reading

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Monday Motivation: You Are Enough

Happy Monday! Monday motivation…. reminder….you are enough!  All the little parts make us unique.   Get up and do what you do, learn, grow, share and happiness will follow. Thanks for stopping by.

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Rise Then Shine: Hello Summer!

Hello Summer! It has been a while since my last post.  At first it was just that I was feeling uninspired, then family matters took over and then I was sick.  Happy to report that I’m now feeling better and … Continue reading

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WOMEN IN BUSINESS: LIFE HAPPENS

THERE ARE ONLY TWO OPTIONS: MAKE PROGRESS OR MAKE  EXCUSES HAPPY MONDAY! Listen to: Her Money – Podcast with Jean Chatzky Ep 92: What’s The Worst That Could Happen? We Ask Sharon Epperson Thanks for coming by.

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Disco Ball Fun In Interior Design

Katie Ridder What am I crazy about this week?  This week I’m crazy for disco balls in interior design.  Honestly, I have been wanting a disco ball for a while.  Disco balls bring an element of fun into a room … Continue reading

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