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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Inspired by Men’s Style

        Have you been following  The New York Times coverage of  Paris Men’s Fashion Week ?  I have, much to my delight.  Talk about eye candy, tweeds, color, modern and classic looks, and the shoes.  (It doesn’t … Continue reading

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Two roads diverged in a wood, and I, I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. –Robert Frost     Tweet

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Give Spring A Boost

Spring will be here in the next few months. I cannot wait until I see the tulips peeking out of the ground sometime in mid-April. Until then, a stop to the florist is the next best thing. Inspired by the … Continue reading

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Style Library: Fabric and Wallpaper

Love the look of a gallery wall?  I do, too. When I saw Sanderson’s wallpaper at Style Library, I had to share it. Getting a gallery wall could be as easy as hanging wallpaper. Inspired by nature, it has botanically … Continue reading

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Lilly Pulitzer for Target

Last week Target announced the next must-have design partner at the Four Seasons Restaurant Pool Room in New York.  Think resort chic just in time for Spring, Lilly Pulitzer for Target. Lilly Pulitzer’s wonderful color and pattern mix is chic, Palm Beach style. The … Continue reading

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Fashion: Ten Winter Must Have

We adopted a rescue pet, a sweet  Shih-Tzu mix, Wookie, over the Thanksgiving holiday.  We like to take long morning walks.  Lately, I’m finding it harder to walk her with the cold temperature.  It’s time to get serious and get warmer outerwear.  These … Continue reading

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On My Radar: Damask

HEWN Showroom   I’m happy to be feeling better after battling the flu during Christmas.  Happy to be back and getting excited for the New Year.  As I research fabrics for projects, I came across some Damask textiles.   It’s a … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Wishing you success in 2015!   Motivational Posters Tweet

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