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

Drummonds Bathrooms To Inspire Weekend Relaxation

Drummonds recently opened a flagship showroom in New York City called Drummonds at Lapicida which resides within the Lapicida showroom in the D&D building on 3rd Avenue and 59th Street. The showroom has fully designed vignettes of almost all of … Continue reading

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Fall Essentials For The Home

Hello again!  The past few days I  was out shopping, styling and making fall flower arrangements.  Fall arrives early when you are a blogger.  Let me take you on a little tour of what I’ve been styling in our home. … Continue reading

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Four Pinterest Pins To Inspire The Weekend

What are you doing this weekend?  While the kids are heading to the beach, it’s easy to stay home and catch up on cleaning and laundry.   Let’s enjoy the next few weeks of summer.  I’m taking day trips to … Continue reading

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First Apartment Hunting & Decorating Ideas For Him

Autumn is almost here. While most of you are preparing to send your children back to school or college, I am finding it hard to believe I have two grown young man at home who have graduated college and are … Continue reading

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Home Decor Cheat Sheets Book Review

Home Decor Cheat Sheets Need-to-Know Stuff for Stylish Living By Jessica Probus and Alice Mongkongllite   Are you looking to work on a room in your house and don’t know where to start?  Maybe you know exactly the look you … Continue reading

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Power Monday: Desk Envy, Inspiration and Lifestyle

  Hello again!  Celebrating the small victories.  Our site had a small hiccup this morning, but now it’s back up and running.  I couldn’t be happier to get back to blogging.  Starting to think layers for autumn?  Tory Burch’s Gigi … Continue reading

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Lessons From The Garden: What My Wisteria Shrub Taught Me

Good morning all! August is here! Can you believe it. Where did July go? It has been very hot here until last week when we had cooler temps.   I started attending to the flower beds. Wisteria was growing out … Continue reading

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Three Pendant Styles To Wow Guest In The Kitchen

Regina Andrews Large Globe Pendants Designing my dream kitchen is going to take dollars and time.  I’m crushing on gray cabinets.  Our kitchen has too much brown going on with the stain cherry shaker cabinets.  When a major overhaul of … Continue reading

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Make It A Positive Monday

via Happy Monday friends! New day, new week, stay positive! What to Wear:  With summer weather expected to be hot, a dress is my first choice to get ready for the work week.  One piece to pick up and go. … Continue reading

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Here Comes Fun!

Cheers to the weekend!  Cocktails and shoes and a few good friends sounds just like the weekend I want.  Nordstrom is having their Anniversary Sale!  Shoes therapy would do me good.  NYNow  is currently at the Javits Center so I’m … Continue reading

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