8 Essentials for the Summer Hostess

8 Essentials for the Summer Hostess
As every great hostess knows, a great summer party requires an even greater collection of entertaining accoutrements! We have gathered together a list of 8 entertaining essentials that should be in every well appointed hostess’s bag of tricks this summer. Do you have everything on the list? Leave us a comment below if you have any ...
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3 Simple Tips to Spruce Up Your Home for Summer!

3 Simple Tips to Spruce Up Your Home for Summer!
In honor of the gorgeous spring weather, we are drawing interior inspiration from the outdoors! Spring is the perfect time to liven up your home and bring the warm, breezy, summertime feeling indoors. Here are some tips to give your home a much-needed summertime sprucing…  1. Lighten up! Throw open the windows, pull back the curtains, and let ...
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Grand Opening of the 43rd Annual Kips Bay Decorator Show House in NYC!

Grand Opening of the 43rd Annual Kips Bay Decorator Show House in NYC!
The 43rd Annual Kips Bay Decorator Show House opened last week at the Arthur Sachs Mansion in New York City, and we couldn’t be more excited! Each year, some of the most accomplished interior designers from around the country team up to transform a luxury Manhattan home into a beautiful exhibit displaying fine furnishings, art, and ...
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Let There Be Light – 6 Desk Lamps That Inspire!

Let There Be Light – 6 Desk Lamps That Inspire!
Every Well Appointed House (pun intended) requires an inspiring office space. Whether it is an entire room, or just a nook with a desk and chair, it is a necessary component. And what would a home office be without a chic desk lamp? Here are six lamps to suit any office style.  Each of our picks is followed by a room shot that we have selected ...
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Casual Dresses for Summer! Our 22 Top Picks!

Casual Dresses for Summer!  Our 22 Top Picks!
One of the tricky wardrobe essentials that every woman needs is the casual dress.  I am a huge fan of them!  For me, it’s hard to take time coordinating an outfit in the morning when I am getting kids off to school and trying to get myself ready to head to work at The Well Appointed House.  Casual dresses are easy to throw on when in a ...
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12 Foyers to Love!

12 Foyers to Love!
In most homes, guests arrive to the front door and love to be delighted by a gracious entry.  In my current house in Greenwich,  because our driveway stops at the front, but also extends all the way back past the rear part of our house, people often enter through our kitchen.  That is not always desirable, especially after a meal or when ...
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Did You Miss the Lilly Pulitzer for Target Sale? Relax, We’ve Got Lilly Pulitzer Stationery, Ice Buckets, Serving Trays and More!

Did You Miss the Lilly Pulitzer for Target Sale?  Relax, We’ve Got Lilly Pulitzer Stationery, Ice Buckets, Serving Trays and More!
For those of you that missed out, there was a Lilly Pulitzer for Target collection “frenzy” on Sunday — with the signature collection for Target selling out immediately in stores around the country and even crashing the Target website for those who were trying to shop the items online! The Lilly Pulitzer brand is still alive ...
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Anduze and Ceramic Garden Planters – French Garden Pots for Spring!

Anduze and Ceramic Garden Planters – French Garden Pots for Spring!
Spring has finally arrived where I am in Greenwich, CT!  I’m sure the weather has already been beautiful in the rest of the country, but for us, this past week has been our first taste of Spring for 2015!  The birds chirp outside the windows at the crack of dawn, waking up my dogs, waking up my children and hence me! I can hardly complain ...
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