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

Martyn Lawrence Bullard’s Eden Chandelier For Daum

Martyn Lawrence Bullard, a Los Angeles based interior designer, is renowned for his broad range of styles and eclectic designs.  Martyn is also an award winning designer, known for creating seductive interiors.  I had a chance to visit him at the Daum … Continue reading

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Power Monday: Simple Black and White

Starting the week feeling refreshed is important. These black and white stylish pieces give you one less thing to think about heading out the door.  Basic, simple and elegant essentials that are versatile to build a wardrobe. Dress them up … Continue reading

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Caps On The Water: Get the Look

Spring has arrived; we are focusing on our backyard.  We want to head outside and enjoy the long days.  We took some inspiration while on spring break to one of our favorite places to dine,  Caps On The Water.  The food is great.  You may … Continue reading

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April Showers

I’m back from my little break. Feeling energized and ready for a new week. Hope you had a great holiday. April showers bring May flowers. Although nothing is blooming around me, I found this image of a peony in my … Continue reading

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Nourish The Body and Mind

Good morning!  Last week I met the HomeGood bloggers in NYC. It was great to see everyone and reconnect. After a full day of meetings, shopping and eating, I headed home. A change of clothes and repacking and I was … Continue reading

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In the kitchen at the Architectural Digest Home Design Show

There was no lack of kitchen appliances and ranges at the Architectural Digest Design Home Show.  One particular range stood out, the ILVE® range.  The customizable features had me hooked.  The 60” dual fuel range with up to 7 semi-sealed burners and … Continue reading

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Power Monday: Yellow

If there is color that puts a smile on my face, yellow is it.  The color yellow instills energy, open communication and creative thought.  As we go about our daily routine, add a little yellow to bring optimism and enlightenment.  Daffodils are easy to find … Continue reading

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Usher Spring At Architectural Digest Home Design Show

The official arrival of spring is here.  Today mother nature is ushering spring with snow.  Not at all surprised given this winter’s record breaking snow storms.   Enough already!  Join me for spring inspiration as I take you through my round at the Architectural … Continue reading

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Power Monday: Create Your Own Luck

Luck is being prepared and seizing the moment.  Happy St Patrick’s Day! Source Tweet

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Spring Break With Espadrilles

Happy Friday! Sorry for the radio silence this week.  I was feeling under the weather. I did manage to take on some spring cleaning and  closet organizing.  I’m ready to head outside and enjoy a little sunshine, but not in boots … Continue reading

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