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

Happy New Year’s Eve 2016

Happy New Year’s eve!  Are you getting ready for the countdown?  If  you are looking for some last minute New Year’s eve celebration ideas,  find it here.  Call a friend of two and celebrate. For me it will be a quiet … Continue reading

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A Home For The Holidays

Merry Christmas! “Home for the holidays” is a phrase we hear often. This year it has more significance. We are now living in our home a year. Throughout the year we worked hard to bring warmth to our home and … Continue reading

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5 Tips To Style Your Holiday Table

Happy Friday!   Have you been following our design tips to style your holiday table?  Little details are not usually planned in advance, but with a little guidance let’s make this year a bit different.  It’s not too late to use … Continue reading

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Design Bloggers Share Tips To Create Beautiful Holiday Table

Just in time for the Holiday festivities, this week  I’m collaborating with 6 fabulous design bloggers to bring you designers’ insight that will help you create beautiful table settings.   Follow this 7 days series on Instagram #iCanHelpYouStyle.  Joining are: @homeandfabulous, @oscarbravohome  @splendorstyling  @monicabenavidez, … Continue reading

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About Last Night: Hope Lodge NYC Holiday Bash

The American Cancer Society’s 8th Annual Hope Lodge NYC Holiday Bash was a great success.  Thanks to many wonderful people we enjoyed wine, dining and design to raise funds for an incredible cause, Hope Lodge NYC.   The gala at the … Continue reading

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Hope Lodge NYC 2016 Holiday Bash

Hello December!  A few months ago, I was chosen to design a table for the American Cancer Society’s 8th Annual Hope Lodge NYC Holiday Bash.  The Holiday Bash is an annual event that combines wine, dining and design to raise … Continue reading

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20 Tips and Tricks For A Harmonious Thanksgiving

Our friends at Big Chill have just made it easier to get ready for Thanksgiving with a great info-graphic.  Don’t panic, you still have two full days before Thanksgiving arrives. After 20 years of hosting Thanksgiving dinner, I still find … Continue reading

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5 Thanksgivings Dinner Settings To Love

 Country Estate Main House Dinner Plates Plymouth Turkey Dinnerware Collection lvharkness Wythe Collection – Ralph Lauren  Martha Stewart Different styles, but all gorgeous table settings for a Thanksgiving table setting to love. Start a collection or mix and match.  It’s … Continue reading

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Getting Ready For A New Year

Happy Monday!   A new year has started with the arrival of my birthday over the weekend.  I am feeling excited and optimistic.   There are many reasons to be thankful.  Here is to another year and  sharing it with … Continue reading

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Get Cozy In Grey With Scalamandre Fabrics

Grey schemes this fall season are chic, sophisticated and inviting, perfect for warming up the crisp and cool days of autumn. Layer it with  plush cut velvets, wool paisley, embroideries, soft textures and linen damasks to create your own cozy … Continue reading

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