Author Archives: Ivy de Leon

About Ivy de Leon

From decorating and home staging to entertaining and gardening, I enjoy bringing traditional, elegant 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

Monday Quote: 4/21/14

Happy Monday!    I’m crossing my fingers that spring is here to stay.  The trees are a blooming.  The birds are singing.  Happy to start a new week this Monday morning. Enjoy it! via etsy.com     Tweet

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Easter Centerpiece

Moss is the new glitter this spring.  My creative juices are flowing for a  centerpiece to decorate my Easter table.  Yesterday, I headed to my local florist with moss and a birdcage in tow.  A floral bouquet, rather than individual stems, saves money and … Continue reading

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Legacy Home: Make Your Bed

Legacy Home at High Point Market was a must stop.  With an impressive selection of fabrics and over 30 styling combinations, create your signature style using the headboard program. Making your bed with Legacy Home is a great way to indulge yourself. … Continue reading

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Monday Quote 4/14/14

Happy Monday!  Hope you had a lovely weekend. Happy to see daffodils in the backyard.  A burst of bright, sunny yellow makes me smile.  During the next few days, I’ll be watching the yard and enjoying the change from the flowering trees. … Continue reading

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High Point Market 2014

Spring market at High Point was amazing.  This was my second visit to High Point Market.  I went to a few of my favorite showrooms and discovered some new favorites.  There was an abundance of  chinoiserie and brass in many of the exhibits.  Bamboo was also a … Continue reading

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Out and About: High Point Market

Hello, again.  I’m back from High Point Market.  The first day at market was rainy and cool, but there were places to go and people to meet.  The great thing about market is that they have complementary shuttles to the hundreds … Continue reading

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Monday Quote: Believe

It’s High Point Market this week.  Follow me on Twitter for updates on what’s trending this spring.  Thanks for stopping by.     Tweet

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What to Wear: Spring High Point Market

Next week,  I’m heading to High Point Market,  the home furnishings capital of the world.  I’m so excited to see  friends, find new products and attend some of the design sessions.  I’ll be walking from showroom to showroom covering thousands of … Continue reading

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Country House

Over the weekend I took a ride to my previous hometown, Warwick, NY.  It’s a beautiful small town about 1 1/2 hours from New York City.  I’ve had a love affair with the Town of Warwick for over 18 years.  I … Continue reading

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InstaCraft Book Review

How do I distress from life?  I get crafty, instead of crabby.  Starting with a small project is key.  I came across a great book, InstaCraft,  by Alison Caporimo.  It has 50 fun and simple projects for adorable gifts and décor.  The … Continue reading

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