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

Women In Business: Monday Motivation

via  Hello, again! Hope you all had a Happy Thanksgiving!  I had a wonderful Thanksgiving dinner with family and friends.  This time of year, when everything seems to move faster, I’m making a conscious effort to slow down, taking time … Continue reading

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One Room Challenge Guest Participant Week 7 – Powder Room Reveal

This is it!  The moment has arrived for the One Room Challenge Guest Participant reveal.  I’m so excited to share with you my DIY powder room makeover.  Before you continue, let’s remember where I started. Last month I was horrified … Continue reading

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One Room Challenge Fall 2017 – Week Six Power Room Update

Hello again!  Week six of the One Room Challenge Guest Participant has arrived and brought our first frost this morning.   I am reminded that there are only 7 days remaining to complete my powder room update. There were a few challenges on … Continue reading

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One Room Challenge Fall 2017 – Week Five Power Room Update

This is week 5 of the One Room Challenge and I’m feeling under the weather.  I’m thankful for the extra week.    This week I was able to get two sconces up, however, I had to use a different pair … Continue reading

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One Room Challenge Fall 2017 – Week Four Power Room Update

Week four has arrived with some good news … we get an extra week.  Yes, that’s right.  For the first time ever, the One Room Challenge has been extended a week due to natural weather disasters and shipping delays.  I … Continue reading

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One Room Challenge Fall 2017 Week Three – Powder Room Makeover

We are at the halfway point with the One Room Challenge at hosted by Linda at  Calling it Home.   The powder room is coming along.  Decorating is a process…  It’s not easy to let someone else take control of your home.  … Continue reading

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One Room Challenge Fall 2017 Week Two Powder Room Makeover

Hello friends, welcome back to Calling It Home week two of the  One Room Challenge Guest Participant.  I’m tackling a powder room in much need of repair.   I found another image of a beautiful Imperial vessel sink.   Simple and elegant against … Continue reading

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One Room Challenge Fall 2017

Hello, October!  The One Room Challenge Guest Participant hosted by Linda at Calling It Home starts today.   Linda and the participants are a great support.   I’m joining the challenge.   We all have six weeks to complete our projects.   Come follow along, … Continue reading

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How To Create A “Wow Factor” Room With Wallpaper

Hello again!   Happy to be back.  The first day of Autumn arrives in just two days.   If there are projects around the house you are looking to tackle, today is all about wallpaper. We’ve all been there before: … Continue reading

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5 Fun Ways To Spruce Up Your Home for Summer

Happy Friday!  OMG!  Time is flying.  Graduation is just around the corner for my daughter.  Yes, my little girl is all grown up.    While I’m visiting colleges, getting ready for her prom, the house has taken a back seat … Continue reading

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