Wednesday, December 29, 2010

New Year's Eve Inspiration: OuTfItS

Here's a little inspiration for your New Year's ensemble ... sequins, metallics and mini's, oh my!

Who What Wear shows us how Hollywood does metallics...

BUT since I'm having a more casual celebration i'm looking more to...

For the one with deep pockets.... I love this

Try sequins AND feathers!

This is more along the lines of what I'll be wearing - minus the socks and heels and add some flats or boots

Happy Wednesday!

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

New Years Eve inspiration

While I'm out of town all week and preparing for my hostess duties this weekend (in the back of my head), I leave you with a little New Year's decorating inspiration. I'll post a little outfit and food inspiration later...

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Outfit troubles?

Need a last minute outfit for a holiday soiree? This DIY from Who What Wear & PS I Made This would be great for Christmas or New years

Friday, December 17, 2010

Houston: Paper City Pop Up Shop

If you are going to be in Houston anytime before Christmas you should head over to Tootsies in Highland Village to check out (among many other lovely things in the store) the Paper City Pop Up book store. They have so many fun design, style and art coffee table books - not to mention a table of really neat vintage and limited edition copies. 

Have a great weekend!

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

A Fuller Offering: Stocking stuffers

For our final installment in the Fuller offering gift series: Stocking Stuffers! For boys and girls young and old. Enjoy!

For the ladies....
Tory Burch travel socks, IPad Sleeve from Saks Fifth Avenue, Lavender Linen Spray from Furbish, Pens from Iomoi, Elephant and Rock soap from Furbish

For the hard-to-buy-for...
Magazine subscriptions to Elle Decor, The Week, Instyle or The Economist

For anyone....

CapLight and Bobble Water Bottles from The Container Store, Hacked! Flash Drive from World Wide Fred
For the young at heart....
Tattoo hands and mini Van Gogh paintings from The Container Store

Fuller Offering: For the fashionista

A Fuller offering for the one who loves all things style related - both interior and exterior style maven...

A new planner from Kate's Paperie

Ginger Jars from Furbish 

Style books from Amazon


Recycled Spanish glass stacking vases from West Elm
J.Crew purses
Jewelry pouches from Tory Burch and Leontine Linens

Funky new glasses from Warby Parker (looove)

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Extra 20% off!

Even though most people will tell you tis not the season to be shopping for yourself, I am going to go ahead and say that when Shopbop is having an EXTRA 20% off the 50 and 70% off sale items it's perfectly acceptable to pick up something for yourself. Especially when these duds are still available... 

Monday, December 13, 2010


While on the subject of New Years today, I thought I'd share a little inspiration from this month's Lonny.

A glassware predicament

 I am having a small New Years get together and am trying to decide in which style the bubbly will be served...


stemless and etched...




fun and spotted....

Thoughts? Opinions?

First three from Fishs Eddy, middle three from CB2 and last two from Pier 1 Imports

Friday, December 10, 2010

Love & Elephants

New earrings added to the site today! Items from last week are still under the "new" tab also. Great Christmas presents for the ladies in your life!

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Happy days

Things making me happy these days...

Beautiful out-of-season purple peonies at Central Market. So happy to see my fave flowers this time of year!

Our Noble Fir, who's had a few issues so far but is ready to be decorated today!

Thoughts of New Year's in the near future...

Aaaaand, last but certainly not least, these two silly faces.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

A Fuller Offering: For the cook

This week's gift guide is for the cook in your life. Add a little spice to their kitchen with some of these fab cooking presents!

Spice Racks from Dean & Deluca

A cookbook from their favorite restaurant, show, blog or chef! Shown here: Bobby Flay's Throwdown Cookbook, Fonda San Miguel: Thirty Years of Food and Art, The Pioneer Woman Cookbook & Giada At Home Cookbook

New kitchen tools! Shown here: The Orange Lazy Spoon and Ladle Set from Rachael Ray (I get jealous every time I see her use these on 30 Minute Meals), a Barmix Professional Immersion Blender from Williams-Sonoma, and the Rocker Garlic Crusher from Joseph Joseph

Spreads & oilsGingerbread Butter from Williams-Sonoma (YUM!) and Olivier Cruet Oil & Vinegar also from Williams-Sonoma

The mother of all cooking Christmas presents: the Kitchenaid Artisan Stand Mixer which comes in an array of colors (shown in Pistachio) this one happens to be from Sur La Table