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

Christmas 2014 Window Displays

NYC in December is beautiful!  Earlier this week I drove into the city to see the holiday window displays.  Oh,  what fun we had.  I felt like a kid in the Big Apple taking it all in, the Rockefeller Christmas tree, Bergdorf Goodman, … Continue reading

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Old Spirits and Traditions

This time of year is about  family and traditions.  We will be hosting get-togethers for family and friends this holiday season. Growing up my mom made a holiday sangria for all to enjoy.   Keeping with tradition, I will be sharing my signature sangria … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Guide For Her

The holiday gift guide for her is here. Some items are under $50 and other gifts are higher in price, but all are a few of my favorite things.  A little luxury, Tom Ford clutch, pretty feminine accessories to awaken the … Continue reading

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Philip Colleck, Ltd: Harry Heissman Christmas Stand Collection

I MET PHILIP COLLECK ON ROUTE TO THE AVENUE ANTIQUES, ART AND DESIGN SHOW, LAST YEAR.   HE HAS BEAUTIUL ANTIQUES AT HIS SHOP.  I AM HAPPY TO SHARE THAT JUST IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON, PHILIP COLLECK IS PROUD TO ANNOUCE THE EXHIBITION AND … Continue reading

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Time To Deck The Halls

The start of the week is bringing  old man winter with cold and ice.  There are two ways to think about it, plan a holiday getaway or enjoy the great indoors.  The holiday getaway may come later.  Today, I’m enjoying … Continue reading

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Christmas: Make An Entrance

Hunting for traditional Christmas décor for your entrance? These natural Christmas decorating ideas are festive and easy. Find more here. Images: Courtesy of Traditional Home Happy Decorating!       Tweet

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Christmas Tree Decorating

There is nothing like seeing the family together for the holidays.  Hosting  Thanksgiving in the country was wonderful.  With snow falling, a warm fire, the turkey in the oven, and the family all home, I had so much to be thankful. Hard … Continue reading

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Pillow Love: This Week’s Quote

I loved you at your darkest.  Romans 5:8 via     Tweet

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Thanksgiving Table

It is a winter wonderland at home. Snow is falling and it sure looks beautiful. Let’s face it, it is not the best timing as thousands of people are on the road trying to get home for Thanksgiving.  I’m wising … Continue reading

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