Unique and Fun Ways to Use Vintage Skulls as Decor

Room Designed by Jeffrey Bilhuber, Elle Decor, May 2007Room Designed by Jeffrey Bilhuber, Elle Decor, May 2007

  When decorating for your client’s we’re always on the hunt for unique, interesting items we can use as wall decor, displays or objects when working with our clients on their interior design spaces.  We recently came across these fabulous Vintage Skulls from Object Mythology and started playing with ideas on how we can put [...]

What is a Cheeky Design Kit?

Cheeky Living has launched a new way for homeowners to get a “Do It Yourself” design plan for their living space.  It’s a great way for you to have a simple, easy to understand game plan to get that designer look without incurring the costs of a full service interior designer. Anyone, anywhere can benefit [...]

8 Favorite Must Have Looks for Interiors

Hi, I’m Susi, a writer for Design Shuffle, an online community for designers around the world to share projects and find inspiration. I’m very lucky that I get to guest blog at wonderful blogs like Cheeky Living. Today I’m sharing my 8 favorite must have looks for interiors. Some of these are the hottest trends [...]

That’s One Cool Belt Buckle

RetroCard Belt BuckleRetroCard Belt Buckle

There’s something truly inspiring about the fusion of form, function, design, and fashion. Any two of these elements can come together to create a unique piece of art, furniture, clothing, or jewelry. But to combine all four? That’s when you get something really amazing. And the limited edition RetroCard Belt Buckle from the brilliant artisans at [...]

Store Profile: A + R in Venice California

Woolly Pocket's Wally One Indoor+Outdoor Living Wall from A + R in Venice, California

We’re on vacation here in LA, a great destination for wonderful design shops, eating, drinking and more.  We fell in love with A + R in Venice, California – a wonderful shop with unique, interesting design objects handpicked by British ex-pat Andy Griffith, a former film editor and self-avowed design junkie, and Rose Apodaca, a [...]

Interview: Michael Wisner, Eco-conscious Ceramicist

Newton Parterre Garden 2

1. “The Element” collection in collaboration with Newton Vineyard is not only eco-chic and beautiful but an innovative way for artists to work with other brands. How did the idea doing the collaboration come about? Newton Vineyard has a real appreciation for the arts and is always looking for a way to draw attention to [...]

Sweet Paul Mag Summer 2011 Issue Is Out!

Sweet Paul Magazine - Summer 2011

A Cheeky Living favorite – Sweet Paul Mag’s Summer 2011 issue is out and I am in love with the wonderful recipes, articles and DIY projects!  I simply can’t put it down! My favorite is a feature story about Michele Michael – creator and designer of Elephant Ceramic‘s wonderfully eclectic one of a kind pieces [...]

Cheeky Lust: Diane Von Furstenberg’s Home Tabletop Collection

DVF Home Collection Featuring Miro Flower Tabletop at Bloomingdale'sDVF Home Collection Featuring Miro Flower Tabletop at Bloomingdale

We just can’t get enough of Diane Von Furstenberg’s new hip home collection here at Cheeky Living.  In addition to the bedding collection we featured in a earlier post, DVF also launched her tabletop line which features an assortment of dinnerware, glassware, trays and more. Diane Von Furstenberg created the tabletop collection to allow individuals [...]

Cheeky Must: Diane Von Furstenberg’s Home Bedding Collection

Floral Batik Duvet mixed with Lavanda Sheets at Bloomingdale'sFloral Batik Duvet mixed with Lavanda Sheets at Bloomingdale

We’re totally Cheeky lustin’ after Diane Von Furstenberg’s new Home Collection which just debut this spring. Fashion Icon Diane Von Furstenberg states “Your home reflects who you are, and how you want to live,” and she does just that by allowing everyone the opportunity to create an expressive environment in which to entertain and live [...]

Design Lesson #1: What is Ombré?

Screen shot 2011-03-29 at 7.49.22 AMAdelphi Lounge Chair designed by Sally Sirkin Lewis for J. Robert Scott

Today’s lesson is about the classic French word – ombré which means shaded or graduation from light to dark. I love the use of ombré in my design projects because of its subtle transition from light to dark which is unique and interesting in fabrics often used to create fabulous pillows and window treatments. The [...]