{Decor} Dine In Library

Dine In Library

What this post should really be titled is Mother Knows Best. Because like most of the good ideas on this blog, this one came from my Mom. If you saw this post where we shared the floorplan of our new space, then you may have noticed that our open floorplan leaves us without many walls […]

{Holidays} The New Yorkies’ Gift Guide for the Mod Mom

{Holidays} The New Yorkies' Gift Guide for the Mod Mom

This is one you really want to get right. But you know that. (Don’t you, Gwyneth?) 1. DvF Compact Mirror from Shopbop ($45) | 2. Jeweled Fair Isle Sweater from J. Crew ($128) | 3. White Opal Soap Rock from Furbish Studio ($12) | 4. Kate Spade 2014 Desktop Calendar ($38) | 5. DvF Highline Leather […]

{Decor} Our San Francisco Bedroom

Gwyneth The New Yorkie

It’s definitely still a work in progress, but Gwyneth and I made some good headway on decorating the bedroom in our San Francisco apartment this past weekend! (If you’re catching up, here’s where you can check out the entryway, living room and kitchen.) There are so many things we love about our new space, but that […]

{Decor} First Look at Our San Francisco Apartment

Living Room

Today marks one week since Gwyneth and I arrived in San Francisco! While we’re barely scratched the surface on all the things we have planned to make our space feel like home, we can’t wait any longer to share some of it with you! What you’ll see today is very much a work-in-progress – there are […]

{DIY} Rope & Rhinestone Necklace

DIY Rope & Rhinestone Necklace

If your Mom is as fashion forward as mine is, and you want to give her a handmade gift, then this DIY’s for you! Our dear blogging friend, Kelly from Live Laugh Rowe has created a series of great handmade Mother’s Day DIY Gifts, and you’ll want to check each of them out too! (Yesterday […]

{Outfit} Modern Vintage

Oleg Cassini Vintage Colorblocked Dress

Last week’s DIY Union Jack Trunk was a colorblocked combination of modern and vintage, and today’s outfit is too. We didn’t set out to dress like our latest DIY; apparently the connection between decorating and getting dressed runs deeper and more subconsciously than we thought. Our Oleg Cassini colorblocked sundress was a Brooklyn vintage store […]

{Decor} Next Home Project Kickoff & A Personal Update

DIY Trunk Before

May 1st marks a fresh start. And for The New Yorkies, May 1st marks a fresh start with a personal update and a new design challenge! (Go straight to paragraph 4 if you’d like to skip the mushy stuff!) When Gwyneth and I moved to North Carolina from NYC a little over four months ago, […]