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

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Close to Home: Five Things For The Weekend

This weekend it’s all about the simple things: watching the sunrise, enjoying a delicious summer salad, a run in the woods, Pear Martini, and a little weekend entertaining. Hope your weekend is fabulous! Photo credits: Ivy de Leon Tweet

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Kitchen Island: Have a Seat

Kitchen islands allow extra space for gathering and keeping the cook in the center of the action. The height of the island and seats make all the difference for function and comfort. Getting it right is as easy as taking a few measurements. via … Continue reading

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Out and About: Holiday House Hamptons

The 2nd Annual Holiday House Hamptons presented by HC&C (Hamptons Cottages & Garden) is open at Watchcase, Sag Harbor from June 29 – August 10, 2014. Proceeds from the event will benefit The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Holiday House Hamptons visitors … Continue reading

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Small Spaces

Happy Monday!  Sorry for the lack of posting.  I’ve been spending time with the family, catching up on task, and trying to keep things orderly around the house since we are living in the same small house through the summer. … Continue reading

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Monday Quote

Happy Monday! This weekend I enjoyed the view from the lovely Westside apartment my son just moved into. I’ve been busy packing boxes, purchasing first apartment essentials and juggling everything at home.   Sometimes it feels things are not getting accomplished fast enough.  Then I take a … Continue reading

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Eric Cohler Curates Amerock Hardware Collection

This post is sponsored via Amerock.   Earlier this month I joined a small gathering of bloggers and interior designer Eric Cohler for a fun and interactive afternoon hosted by Amerock.  Cohler’s designs have appeared regularly on the pages of  Elle Décor, House Beautiful and … Continue reading

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Happy Monday!

Monday morning has arrived with new possibilities and opportunities to make it a wonderful day… Summer is here! Enjoy the little things.   Tweet

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Five Things For The Weekend

Happy Friday!  It has been a busy week. On the home front, my son found his first apartment in NYC.  We are getting ready for his move. But for now, I’m going to enjoy the weekend. Looking for a weekend tote, … Continue reading

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Bungalow 5: Shades of Blue

Blue is the color of the sky and sea.  It is a universal favorite for men and women.  If you are looking to add shades of blue to your décor, take a  closer look at Bungalow 5′s lighting and furniture for … Continue reading

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