The Foraged Home with Joanna Maclennan

 
 
Joanna Maclennan is an interiors photographer and she's just come out with a new book, The Foraged Home.  And here's what I really loved about it.  She shows us, through gorgeous photos, the little treasures we find walking the beach, in the woods, even along the banks of a...
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Art & Rugs: The Missing Links with Impeccable Nest

 

Emma Carole Paradis is one half of the design power-duo, Impeccable Nest.  But her other half in the case, isn't just a business partner or a spouse, it's her mom, Kimberly Carole!  And you're about to hear their story.  You'll also hear us talking a lot about art.  And rugs.  And art.  Because it turns out, both Emm and I belive...

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The Power of Handmade with The Slower Home

 

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Today I'm talking with Melissa Parman of The Slower Home.   Her beautiful photographs of simple, every day pleasures drew me and I encourage you to follow her on Instagram and check out her website.  She and her husband live in a small home in north Texas into which, she has brought many practical things made beautiful by the hands that have...

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Using What Matters with Natalie Papier

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 My guest today is someone who I can't take my eyes off of when I'm on Instagram.  Designer Natalie Papier of Home Ec has one of the best profiles on IG because her designs are so arresting.  She really does combine things in ways you're not expecting with beautiful results.  I'll share some photos on the show notes page at...

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Slow Style Philosophy OTLYC

 

This week is an episode of On The Little Yellow Couch (OTLYC) where it's just you and me.  I'm going to share my Slow Style philosophy, which I've developed as a framework for you to create a beautiful, meaningful home.  I'll explain what Slow Style means to me, and introduce 3 Pillars of Slow Style.  They are:

1. Style Evolves

2....

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Decorating 101 with Melissa Michaels

Many of you may already be familiar with my guest this week.  Melissa Michaels is the blogger behind The Inspired Room and author of many books, my favorites being "Love The Home You Have," and "Make Room For What You Love."  She has just come out with a new book, "But Where Do I Put The Couch?  Answers to 100 Other Home Decorating Questions," which she co-authored with KariAnne...

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Living and Decorating with Books: Nina Freudenberger

Nina Freudenberger of Haus Interior joins me today to talk all about books.  Now, if you're someone who reads voraciously, you're going to love this conversation.  I, for one, literally can't fall asleep without reading and when I finish a book and don't have a new one to start right away, I go into a slight panic.  I'm sure many of you can relate!  So I was super excited to...

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How the French Live at Home with Danielle Postel-Vinay

My guest today is Danielle Postel-Vinay, author of "Home Sweet Maison: The French Art of Making a Home," which gives you a pretty good clue as to what we'll be talking about.  There's something about the French lifestyle that we Americans are enamored with.... there are a gazillion cookbooks, travel guides, and movies to devour, but there are also books about how French women stay thin and...

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Book Review: Novel Interiors

 

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Definitely in my Top 5 of all time favorite decor books is Novel Interiors: Living in Enchanted Rooms Inspired by Literature by Lisa Borgnes Giramonti.  And that's saying a lot!  

I suppose it's because she melds two of my passions, reading fiction and interior design.  That, and because there is no other book like it, period, the end.  

What Lisa...

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Book Review: Habitat

 

The Book

I interviewed Lauren Liess quite awhile ago (in fact, I still had my co-host, Karen Grant), but that episode remains one of my favorites.  And so does Lauren's book, Habitat: The Field Guide To Decorating

She breaks the book into three main parts: The Fundamental Elements of Design; The Intangible Elements of Design; and the Room-by-Room Guide.  

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