Dorothy Draper Furniture Collection is Oh So Chic!

I am totally in love with the Dorothy Draper Furniture Collection made by Kindel Furniture. Dorothy Draper, an interior design icon who began her firm in 1923 is known for her careful use of bold ... [Continue Reading]

Elizabeth Taylor: Movie and Fashion Icon

Today as I look back and remember hollywood icon Elizabeth Taylor and the numerous films she has starred in since the 1940's I become inspired as I work on a color scheme for a dining room I am ... [Continue Reading]

Pantone Fall 2011 Color Report

As an interior designer, I am always turning to fashion for color inspiration.  Pantone is a good resource for knowing what color trends designers are forecasting for upcoming seasons.  For the ... [Continue Reading]

Stella Pier Show – Vintage Fashion and Home, Antiques and More!

The Stella Vintage and Antiques show at the Piers in NYC took place this weekend and I found lots of great vintage furniture and fashion.  I went home with a car packed full of goodies am already ... [Continue Reading]

How to Find a Good General Contractor

As an interior designer I often get asked by clients, friends and colleagues for good referrals for tradespeople - general contractors, floor refinishers, painters and cabinet makers to name a few.  ... [Continue Reading]

Sweet Paul Mag’s Spring 2011 Kid’s Issue Is Out!

Sweet Paul Magazine's Spring 2011 Kid's issue is out!  I'm a big fan and was so excited to check out the glossy photos, fun articles on all things KIDS!  There are so many fantastic editorial pieces ... [Continue Reading]

Chocolate Craze: I need me some Donna Toscana!

I am a chocolate lover...  Can't resist, will do anything for it.  I discovered Donna Toscana's locally made artisinal chocolates while shopping at Simply - my favorite little gift shop in Cranford, ... [Continue Reading]

Cheeky V-Day Gifts for Everyone

Valentine's Day is here and we're always looking for CHEEKY serious and not so serious gifts to give mom, dad, signficant other or friend.  Here's what I'm hoping to receive this V-Day: 1.  Bunnies ... [Continue Reading]

Cheeky Living LOVES McEvoy Ranch Hand and Body Lotion

Cheeky Living is all about self indulgence and pampering oneself.  I spend a lot of time in Northern California, particularly San Francisco and wine country for the good food, wine and great ... [Continue Reading]

New York Gift Show – Jan 2011: Pistachio Press

Just came back from the New York Gift Fair this week and I'm happy to report that there are lots of new, fresh products for all CHEEKY lifestyle lovers out there.  Be sure to check back for new ... [Continue Reading]