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 vintage market finds to create elevated and inviting spaces for today's modern lifestyle. CONTACT: IVY@IVYDELEON.COM

Decorating with Vintage Charm

We all need a little retail therapy, right?     Manufacturing new furniture during Covid-19 has slowed down.    However, I have been  sourcing online for some wonderful things to make home feel cozy and gathered while supporting local small business.  … Continue reading

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Design Musing: European Design

Spending more time at home is creating a to-do-list of projects to finish and start for many during Covid -19.  Thinking of designing a room, remember trends come and go.  Good design is timeless, however.    Case in point,  French … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Sunshine

There is one thing I do for myself weekly.  It’s not an expensive purchase … although it could be.   Here is a clue, I grown it at home. It needs sunshine.    Are you following?   It shifts my mindset to … Continue reading

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Walk your way to a fresh start

Happy Monday! Starting January with a New Year reset.  If you are looking for a shift in energy, you are not alone. I find walking outdoors helps me connect to nature and feel more calm.   Taking a deep breath, getting … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2021

From our home to yours, wishing you a Healthy and Happy New Year!

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Autumn At Home

Hello friends, We continue to stay home during Covid-19 and following the science.   Hope you are staying safe and finding ways to stay positive and creative during this difficult time. Autumn is in full bloom in the hudson valley.  We … Continue reading

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Summer Is Not Over Yet!

Hanging on to summer!  Hope your Labor Day was a good one. Thanks for stopping by.

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One Room Challenge Guest Participant Week 8 – Mudroom Makeover

Hello! Things are looking up!   We made it to Phase 3 of the Covid-19 opening.   There have been so many challenges during the past eight weeks.   It has been a slow process and at times I thought it would be … Continue reading

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One Room Challenge Guest Participant Week 7 – Mudroom Makeover

As we start summer and end the longest day of the year,  summer solstice,  I’m excited to provide an update for week 7 of the One Room Challenge. This week I took a drive to the marble supplier in Newburgh, … Continue reading

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Week 5 & 6 – One Room Challenge Guest Participant – Mudroom Makeover

Hello All, We took Week 5  for a time to reflection.   #Black Lives Matter One Room Challenge  Week Six has been a slow go here.   The good news is New York has moved to phase 2 during the Covid-19.  Construction businesses … Continue reading

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