Giveaways, Paint

Benjamin Moore & Traditional Home Color Sweepstakes

Benjamin Moore, Traditional Home

We were beyond thrilled when ​Traditional Home and Benjamin Moore invited ​us​ to create a custom Pinterest mood board reflecting their “traditional-with-a-twist” styles, using Benjamin Moore’s newest color palettes.

Want to join the fun? Create your own board and be entered for a chance to win a room color consultation from one of us and paint for your project from Benjamin Moore!  Check out our boards and get inspired at TraditionalHome.com/BenMoore.

Accessories, Bathrooms, Bedrooms

Nine Space | Life + Style

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I’m really loving all of the new online boutiques that keep popping up.  One in particular that caught my eye recently is Nine Space!

I was drawn to them for their overwhelming attention to detail and perfectly photographed products.  They jump off the pages and help tell a beautiful story of what they’re about – which is simply artisan decor, cozy throws and dreamy bathrobes.  They also have amazing yellow dip-died napkins that are a must for Spring.

Although small with only 8 employees, Nine Space seems to be lean and mean, selling their thoughtful items to over 400 retailers, spas and hotels.  They were named one of the top 100 private consumer product companies in 2013.

I pulled some of my favorite shots from their lookbooks and listed the products that I feel pair perfectly with the vibe.

Also, Nine Space heard we were fans over at Cecy J and offered a discount to our readers.  Between now and April 30th they are offering our readers 30% off ALL items!  Just enter CecyJLove at checkout.

Happy Nine Space hunting for Spring.

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The Nine Space Spear Tray

Giveaways, Interviews, Life + Style

SIX1FIVE | Giveaway

SIX1FIVE3As promised last Friday we’re chatting with the founders/designers of SIX1FIVE and giving away one of my favorite pieces from their collection – an edgy, cozy classic sweatshirt perfect for just about any casual, yet chic, occasion.

I was intrigued with the Cissy Jones and Emily Cook business model and their ability to spring-up a brand that has so quickly caught a cult following.  Cissy and Emily dwell in Dallas, Texas.  I hope you enjoy my chat with the girls.

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Oh and let’s not forget that fantastic sweatshirt!  Just email, tweet to us or write on our facebook page “sweatshirt” and be automatically entered to win this “must have” Fall find.

1 winner will be announced on cecyj.com next Monday, November 25th, 2013.

 

How did you dream up Shop SIX1FIVE?

SIX1FIVE WAS CONCEIVED BY EMILY OVER A CHAMPAGNE LUNCH WHILE ON VACATION WITH TWO BEST FRIENDS IN VAIL,COLORADO.  ON THE WAY BACK TO DALLAS, EMILY IMMEDIATELY CONTACTED CISSY, A GREAT FRIEND AND TALENTED DESIGNER.  CISSY RAN WITH THE IDEA AND EXPANDED IT INTO THE CREATIVE AND COHESIVE LINE IT IS TODAY.  SINCE THE PAIR WERE BOTH BORN IN NOVEMBER, THE SCORPIOS DECIDED TO HAVE FUN WITH THEIR BIRTH DATES.  NOVEMBER 6+15 TO MAKE THE LABELS NAME SIX1FIVE.

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Advice for women starting their own company?

GO FOR IT AND STICK WITH IT.  THERE ARE A LOT OF BUMPS IN THE ROAD, BUT YOU MUST PERSEVERE.  RECOGNIZE YOUR TALENTS AND USE THEM TO YOUR ADVANTAGE.  BE MORE AWARE OF YOUR WEAKNESSES AND FIND A WAY TO CONQUER THEM.

 

Where is the clothing made?  How and where do you source the materials from?

ALL PRODUCTION IS LOCAL IN DALLAS.  WE LOVE SUPPORTING OUR CITY AND BEING ABLE TO BE HANDS ON IS A HUGE ADVANTAGE.  OUR MATERIALS COME FROM  ITALY AND CALIFORNIA AND CISSY SELECTS THE VINTAGE FABRICS THAT LINE THE BAGS AND BLAZERS FROM LOCAL VINTAGE SHOPS

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Design Muse?

KELLY WEARSTLER + PHILLIP LIM

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City you visit for inspiration?

NOT NECESSARILY A CITY, BUT NATURE INSPIRES GREAT COLOR SCHEMES AND FASHION IN GENERAL.  IT IS CONSTANTLY INSPIRING.  MAGAZINES (BAZAAR, ELLE, VOGUE, W), BOUTIQUES, VINTAGE STORES

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Fashion blog we should be following?

LE CATCH, MANREPELLER, SEA OF SHOES

 

Where can we buy the SIX1FIVE line?

ON-LINE AND AT TRUNK SHOWS AROUND THE COUNTRY.  CHECK OUT SIX1FIVE.COM FOR DETAILS AND TO SHOP THE COLLECTION

 

Accessories, Art, Bathrooms

HIGH CAMP HOME | decor

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A friend of mine, who also happens to have a terrific Public Relations firm in San Francisco was filling me in on one of her new clients.  I immediately asked if I could interview the founder, Diana Vincent for a blog post about her recently launched High Camp Home.  What started as a brick and mortar boutique and premier design firm in historical downtown Truckee, California, in the Tahoe area has stretched its wings into a fabulous e-commerce site.  High Camp Home makes sprucing-up the ski cabin an incredibly easy task!

High Camp Home is cholk-full of all the chic rustic lifestyle essentials including furniture, lighting, accessories rugs and seasonal decor.  My favorite detail over at High Camp Home is the local artists work available for purchase, making it easy to find the finishing touches for decorating with a relaxed, yet polished vibe.

With the leaves starting to fall and the wind blowing outside just about every item over at High Camp Home is on my “must have” list for fall and winter

A few of my  absolute favorites…

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We are so thrilled for the month of October Cecy J readers can get 15% off on all items, just enter the code RUSTICALLY at check out.

I hope you enjoy the interview with Diana Vincent and a peek at one of her Tahoe area interior design projects that is a true inspiration for comfortable beautiful living.  Not to mention… her fantastic travel tips for your next visit to the Lake Tahoe area.

Happy fall + winter shopping and a huge thanks to High Camp Home

 

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1.) What is your signature style? 

My signature style is sophisticated rustic design.  No bears or moose allowed!  I love combining texture with natural materials to create space that is warm and inviting but rustic and rugged enough to withstand the active lifestyles of my clientele and the harsh climates that surrounds most of the homes we work with.

 

2.) The perfect carpet brand/ line for a Tahoe cabin to withstand snow & ski boots? 

In reality, the perfect carpet is really WOOD as it is durable and wears well.

 

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3.) Go to paint color/ brand?  

For a white paint that is warm and works well in most settings, Pratt and Lambert Milk White.

 

4.) Favorite, product you have in stock right now?

As it is fall, I love pulling out the blankets and throws and currently our store is filled with some wonderful throws that are not too heavy but have fabulous texture and rope like tassels.  The Europa throw in camel is my favorite, although our Halloween Ghosts are seen walking down the street with customers visiting our store everyday, this time of year!

5.) The perfect stocking stuffer for Mom?

Pairing the Chalet Stripe Scarf with the Decorated Hoop Earrings is a great combination.  Throw on a pair of Uggs, cozy sweater and jeans with this scarf and earrings and you are good to go anywhere in Tahoe!

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6.)  You are based in the in Tahoe area.  Give us the scoop… 

Where should we….

eat?

True Old Tahoe Ski Ambience – Cottonwood

Great Menu – Stella

sleep?

I like the simple European feel of the Cedar House, but if you want a resort feel the Ritz Carlton being right on the mountain is a great way to spend a weekend.

drink?

Lone Eagle Bar in Incline Village

ski?

For families – Northstar; for great skiing Squaw/Alpine always wins

snowshoe?

I love going off old fire roads and hidden spots but for easy to find snowshoeing the meadow up at Mount Rose is really pretty

relax fireside?

The Ritz Carlton Bar

 

Accessories, Decor, Gift Guides

Artsy Modern | decor

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Have you checked out Artsy Modern yet?

I’m smitten with this design savvy home goods and accessories online boutique that recently launched.
Artsy Modern aims to bring you hard-to-find international brands with a focus on British and Scandinavian indie designers.   Loving their modern, fresh, colorful and whimsical items. A few of the items I have on my wish list from Artsy Modern below.
Cecy J readers can get 15% off all Artsy Modern items from  September 18th – September 24th just use the code code SPLENDID at check out.

 

 

1. SKINNY LAMINX COLTS CUSHION/ 2. GENTLEMEN’S HARDWARE FELT I-PAD CASE / 3. TWIN TRIANGLE NECKLACE – GRAY & YELLOW / 4. POLKA DOTS & DASHES NAPKIN SET- SUNSHINE YELLOW/ 5. FLORA & FAUNA APRON/ 6. NAVY DASHES CANVAS STORAGE BIN

Accessories, Bedrooms, Domestic God(ish)

Crane & Canopy | domestic god(ish)

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Have you discovered Crane & Canopy yet?

Crane & Canopy is a boutique style bedding company with a contemporary + elegant feel and one of my new fav chic home goods stores.  The team puts high quality at the top of their priority list with price points that will make you do a double take.  Lucky for us Crane & Canopy launched an online Pop Up Shop featuring beautiful and fun finds, perfect for Mother’s Day treats.

A few of my favorites above.

The best news is cecyj.com readers will get 10% off from Friday, April 19th – Thursday, April 25th.  Just enter Giftcecyj10 for 10% off at checkout.

Thank you Crane & Canopy.  It’s a pleasure to feature you.

Giveaways

Whole Foods | Giveaway

Remember when we gave away the Whole Foods Market gift card worth $200.00 for the best “go to” kids lunch idea?

Time to do it again!  We’ve partnered with Whole Foods Market just in time to shop for Valentine’s treats and pick up some of their fresh and beautiful Whole Trade roses.  The best part about the Whole Trade program is it supports growers, farm workers and the environment by providing fair prices and a safe and healthy work environment.  Also, with each purchase, a 1% donation is made to the Whole Planet Foundation for poverty relief.

For a chance to win a Whole Foods Market gift card worth $200.00, just write “Flowers” in the comments of this post and be automatically entered.  

One winner will be chosen at random and announced this Monday, February 18th.

Special thanks to all our friends at Whole Foods Market for this wonderful GIVEAWAY.  Good Luck Everyone!