Tour Super Model Alessandra Ambrosio’s Southern California Home

Super model Alessandra Ambrosio has been ranked as one of the highest-earning fashion models for years, and her name routinely turns up in popular media on lists of the world’s sexiest and most beautiful women. She has walked the runway and appeared in advertisements for myriad titans of couture, and she has parlayed that success into business ventures of her own, including her Ále by Alessandra fashion and lifestyle brand. She retired from the annual Victoria’s Secret fashion spectacle after lighting up the catwalk for 17 years in 2017. She would love to be at home with her kids since she has traveled so much for her work. So today we are going to tour her 1920s residence in Santa Monica. The house is a quintessentially Angeleno Spanish Colonial Revival design and can feel and smell the ocean breeze just like how she lives in Brazil. Read on for our favorite highlights of this dream home.

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6 Reasons Why We Love Pink Dining Chairs

Pink is a pale shade of red that is named after a flower of the same name. It was first used as a color name in the late 17th century. According to surveys in Europe and the United States, pink is the color most often associated with charm, politeness, sensitivity, tenderness, sweetness, childhood, femininity and romance. 

And today, pink has became a new neutral thanks to its versatility and multi-dimensional shades. Benjamin Moore’s 2020 Color of the Year, First Light 2102-70, is a soft, rosy pink hue.

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Room Design—a Chic Modern Entry Hall with Classical Elements

It is fun to mix and match different styles to create that layered timeless look on any space, particularly in an entry for the unexpected.

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Friday Vibes

We probably all have certain stay-at-home fatigue. But life is about celebrating every moment. Just In case you kind of need some fresh ideas to get motivated to plan your weekend, read on to see what inspires us.

Country Life

Having a chicken coup may help us slow down life a little bit and forget what’s going on outside of the crazy world.

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Room Design—A Timeless Chic Living Room with a Sophisticated Look

It is always a fun to create a home style that reflects who we are as a person. So we can be best ourselves by living here. To have a timeless style is to stay true to ourselves. So take time to sought out the style and pick the objects that we are in love with.

This living room we designed here is chic, glamorous and ladylike. It is for someone who appreciates art and beautiful things, who has a distinguished taste and loves the details. A touch of red on the channeled sofa, the floral print skirted chair add dose of romance.

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5 ways to Create a Resort-Feel Home

Summer is in full steam.Usually this is the season for us to plan a get-away summer vocation. We probably all have a long list for a get-away trip and dream about cozying up in our tropical island resort by the sea. Obviously, it is not possible for most of us to do so at the current pandemic situation. We might have to spend more time at home for a while. But please don’t get frustrated? How about creatively plan a stay-at-home vocation? Yes, we mean bringing some magical resort vibes to home. We just have to do what we can do best at every moment. Read on for our 5 steps on how to create a inspirational and relaxing resort decor at home.

  1. First, please schedule a day or two for deep cleaning and de-cluttering before we bring in freshness. Today is the tax day. So it will be a perfect time for home cleaning right after this daunting and overwhelming tax task. To learn how to de-clutter at home, please click here.
  2. Think about bring outdoor in by introducing natural fiber furnishings since we are always drawn to nature and nature makes us feel good.

Everything in wicker both in fashion and home is on-trend now thanks to our acknowledgement on the positive impact of a healthy living environment. Nature wicker organic furnishings represent understated graceful beauty.  They make us feel warm and relaxing.   Because of their vintage look and relaxed feel, wicker furnishings can blends well with almost every decor style, from boho to mid-century and the classic style.

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Things We Love III—3 Easy Ways to Beautify Your Home with High Style

We have started new blog series a week ago –Things We Love. Each time, we focus on several ideas and things to elevate and transform your home in a rather construction-free way. You can click here for series I and click here for series II. Read on for another 3 new ideas to beautify your home.

  1. Swapping out your old side tables, bar chairs with Lucite furniture. You are going to be amazed how these adorable Lucite furniture fresh up your space with visual interest in no time.
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Things We Love– a Splash of Bright Red at Your Entry

Today we continue Things We Love series. If you haven’t read our series 1, you can click here to learn more. At this pandemic time, it has never been so important to create a home we can truly enjoy and appreciate, a home that is calming and energizing us at the same time. The color of July is bright red. Heavy on the chroma and attitude, the color of bright red is exactly what the world needs to keep moving forward. It is the classic in fashion and definitely can add excitement to an interior space, or exterior for that matter, with the warmth of its undertone. We particularly love the idea to add a splash of bright color at an entry. A bright red decorated entry is filled with symbolism including entry to happiness and good fortune, as a portal of welcome, and signaling a place of nourishment and safe haven.

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Daily Inspiration

It seems that this week is very very long. Do you feel the same way? and need some inspiration to finish this week with a high tone? If so, we got something very special for you today. Read on to enjoy the dreamy French lavender field, beautiful summer tabletop, charming cottage garden and gourmet sweet treats …etc.

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Tour an Art-Filled West Hollywood Home

We all need a little bit inspiration with the current pandemic situation. Today we will take you to a gorgeous modernized Spanish colonial house in West Hollywood and it is filled with amazing art and color. This beautiful home is owned by music and fashion industry veteran Kent Belden and husband Dr. Louis Re and designed by AD 100 Brigette Romanek. We first met Barigette in one of the seminars she spoke on design week in PDC. She is such a warm, nice, approachable elegant lady and her design is often vibrant, fashion-forward and unexpected. Here are some of our highlights from the house.

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