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

Power Monday: Is your desk making you unhealthy?

Photo:  House Beautiful  Happy Power Monday.   I love this chic office Miles Redd  designed for his mother.  Redd moved a  table that was too large from the dining room into the back of the house to an unused library to make … Continue reading

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Spring Design Crush

Spring will soon be here, I keep telling myself.  While spring is a few months away, now is the perfect time to take notice of  the design industry’s spring introductions.  My spring design crush list is growing.    Las Vegas … Continue reading

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When Country Meets Chic

Happy hump day.  Campbell and I started the day with a big pot of coffee. I enjoyed  a cup or two while we watched the fog and drizzle outside the window.  Country life is beautiful.  It is a simple life … Continue reading

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Six Pieces Every Bedroom Needs and Two Things It Doesn’t

If there is one thing we all need more of this year is sleep.   Sleep deprivation can lead to serious health problems and is a public safety issue. I personally have never had a problem with sleep.  In fact, … Continue reading

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Weekend Flowers

Flowers are good for the soul.  Flowers help me get through the winter months.   A bunch of peonies gives my  living room a pop of color.  How do you get through the winter months?

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5 Ways To Refresh The Home This New Year

The New Year brings new opportunities to resolve problem areas at home.  With some planning and great product sources, we could change the mood at home.   Think quality over quantity when making your selection. Here are 5 quality furniture … Continue reading

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Getting Back On Point: Women In Business

Happy Power Monday! After struggling with the flu for 10 days, I am happy to be back on the blog. The Power Monday: Women In Business post is back.  It is a post to share Monday motivation, fashion picks, and … Continue reading

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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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