Category Archives: Holiday

Over 50 Fabulous Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother’s Day is just over 3 weeks away and I can’t wait to celebrate with my mom and grandmother in Paris. Below I’ve rounded up my favorite Mother’s Day gifts for your loved ones. If you’re hoping to give one of the monogrammed items, keep in mind that you should order as soon as possible. Hope you find something perfect for mummy dearest! READ POST

The Best Birthday Cards on Etsy

I hope you all love stationery as much as I do because I’m having great fun compiling these greeting card posts (check out sweet cards for new babies and Valentine’s Day). Next up are my favorite Etsy birthday cards. After all, it’s always somebody’s birthday and having cards on hand makes sending thoughtful snail mail so much easier. Below are over 30 birthday greeting cards for friends and family. Enjoy! (Above, elephant birthday card) READ POST

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Her

It’s hard to believe Valentine’s Day is only two weeks away. I shared gifts for guys and cute Valentine’s cards, but what about the ladies…? Whether you’re dropping hints to your significant other or shopping for something sweet for your mom/sister/grandmother, in this post you’ll find my favorite gifts for gals. I’d gladly be the recipient of any of the goodies below (cashmere please!). First up, the letterpress flamingo art print above. 

Gold Heart Necklace, $450 (love, love, love)

Cast-Iron Heart-Shaped Dutch Oven, from $150

Let’s French Greeting Card, $5

Gingham Monogrammed Sleep Mask, $20

Wool and Cashmere Blend Heart Sweater, $450

Pink Nike Air Max Thea, $95

Pink Silk Ikat Polka Dot Pillow, $50

Gold Stackable Initial Ring, $69

Leather Pouch, $60

Mini Pom Basket, $25

Diptyque Rosa Mundi Limited Edition Candle, $68

Comme Des Garcons Low-Top Sneakers, $125

Chocolate Truffles, $40

Seersucker Jewelry Roll, $49 (more colors available)

Heart-Shaped Waffle Maker, $40

Le Labo Rose 31 Eau de Parfum, $175

Cashmere Crew Sweater, $100

Gold Heart Stud Earrings, $475

Kate Schelter for Sleepy Jones Pajama Shirt, $158

Gucci Wallet, $350

Peony Still Life Art Print, $30

Red Gucci Loafers, $595

Pink Rose Chocolate Layer Cake, $65

Red Monogrammed Canvas Weekender, $120

Comme Des Garcons Striped Heart Tee, $128 (more colors available)

Leather Travel Case Set, $110

Velvet Dot Wire Bra, $50

Cactus Greeting Card, $5

Kitty Embroidered Velvet Slippers, $515 (more colors available)

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Over 40 Fun Valentine’s Day Gifts for Guys

Trying to think of something fun for your honey this Valentine’s Day…? I’ve rounded up over forty ideas for everyone from the paddle ball champion to the maple syrup connoisseur. This year, Simon and I will be in Oxford, England for Valentine’s (can’t wait!) so I need to order his gift straight away. I hope you find something perfect for someone you love! Above, the Stud-ville Card. READ POST

Gift Guide: Stocking Stuffers for Guys

Men’s Palm Tree Socks, $8 (40% off with code HOLIDAY)

Stocking stuffers may well be my favorite of all the Christmas festivities. Simon and I have a competition of sorts to see who can fill the other’s stocking with the best goodies. We set a budget so we don’t get carried away and it guarantees Christmas morning will delight. Below are over 30 fun finds for the holiday stockings of the boys (and men) in your home. READ POST

Gift Guide: My Personal Dream Wish List

Fornasetti: The Complete Universe, $250

I thought it’d be fun to escape reality this morning and write up my personal dream wish list. These are investment pieces I’d humbly request from Santa if I had no student loans and Simon had a trust fund (wouldn’t it be lovely…?). The pieces below are “me” through and through and are timeless pieces I’d still proudly treasure 30 years down the road. Read on to see the extravagent gifts of my big, shiny dreams.

Gucci Princetown Mule Loafer, $595

Wool Shearling Hartwell Chair, $2,248

Brass and Alabaster Table Lamp, $1,747 (50% off today)

Vintage Hermes Extra Wide Enamel Bracelet, $495

The English Country House, $72

Bottega Veneta Shopper Intrecciato Leather Tote, $3,350

Abstract Brass Mobile, $160

Royal Copenhagen Blue Fluted Plain Dinnerware, from $115

Sleepy Jones Liberty Marina Pajama Top, $158 (also available here)

Juliska 5-Piece Bamboo Place Setting, $168

Custom Curved Upholstered Headboard, from $800

Vintage Cartier Tank Francaise Watch, $2,195 (what a beauty!)

Greek Key Bone Inlay Wall Mirror, $795

Ionic Column Creamware Candlestick, £75

Ann Mashburn Buckle Shoe in Leopard Pony, $295

SK-II Facial Treatment Mask, $95 for 6 (the absolute best)

“Madame Blue” Giclée Print by Wayne Pate, $150

Tortoise Acrylic Clutch, $110

The Danish Country House, $80

Ann Mashburn Orange Leather Tray, $150

Blue and White Fish Garden Stool, $165

“Large Seaweed I” by Jennifer Ament, $650

Vintage Diamond and Emerald Halo Ring, $10,500 (!!!!!!!)

Sheepskin Sheep, from $695

Tory Burch Dodie Thayer Lettuce Ware Salad Plate, $158 for 4

Mason Pearson Hairbrush, $205

Antique Porcelain Meissen Pug Dogs, $6,300

Leopard Pillow-Top Ottoman, $725

Roman Emperor Intaglio Case by Bridie Hall, £455

Gucci Horsebit-Detailed Loafer, $640

Tortoise Glass Cocktail Shaker, $39

Charlotte Olympia Kitty Velvet Embroidered Flats, $495

Aerin Sphere Match Striker, $195

Matta Dupatta Noor Scarf, $598

Limited Edition “Coral” Print by Virginia Johnson, from $100

Custom Karl Springer Style Table in Les Touches Fabric, $1,200

Cuyana Medium Croc-Embossed Leather Zipper Pouch, $195

Malachite 24K-Gold Trim Dessert Plates, $250 for 4

Pair of Mid-Century Tortoise Glass Table Lamps, $2,800

Embellished Bug Stole, $390

Golden Key Console Table, $999

Slim Aarons: Women, $52

Chloe Lauren Scalloped Leather Ballet Flats, $495

Scalamandre Tiger Lumbar Pillow Cover, $249

Gold iPad Air 2, from $399

Everlane The Cashmere Crew Sweater, $100 (navy, black, charcoal, and grey, please!)

Fornasetti Architettura Waste Basket, $1,000

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