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

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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High Point Furniture Market: David Phoenix and Mark D. Sikes

Today, I am sharing two furniture collections from High Point Spring Market I enjoyed.  The designers are both on the A List of talented designers.  They have both designed rooms at Kips Bay Showhouse.  David Phoenix and Mark D. Sikes … Continue reading

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Design Jolt At High Point Market 2017

Sometimes you have to break the rules or should I say the norm.   Saturday morning, I was off to the airport to High Point Market.  I felt a little guilty leaving soon after my daughter’s junior prom the night … Continue reading

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Power Monday: Enjoy the Journey

Hope everyone had a great Easter and Passover celebration.  We had a nice celebration at home, after returning from college visits.  I’ve missed posting on my blog these past few weeks.  It has been a transition period for me.  There … Continue reading

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Five Tablescapes With March Madness Appeal

via via (via) via via While the guys are crazy for March madness basketball, I’m having fun with these 5 tablescapes that have March madness appeal.  Our dinner schedules at home have gotten crazy.  I’m looking forward to setting the … Continue reading

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