Preparing My Breezin’ Up Stores For Summer 2015

Preparing My Breezin’ Up Stores For Summer 2015

Today I went to the NY NOW Show / The Market for Home and Lifestyle /at the Jacob Javitz Center. It is three floors of so many fun and amazing things - from home furnishing, textiles, decorative items, fashion accessories, jewelry and toys. They even have a handmade section with crafts and gifts from all over the world. Here is just a selection of accessories I will be ordering for the stores.   I love this new jewelry line!      (enewtondesigns) We found some fun bracelets for teens. These are some handmade ornaments…
A Little Trip To Florida

A Little Trip To Florida

One of the shows I go to year after year to do buying for my stores is Surf Expo in Orlando. The show happens to be right after the holidays when it is getting very cold in New York City. So after the show we take a little side trip to some other nice place in Florida to take advantage of the warm weather. This year it is Delray Beach and Boca Raton. Delray Beach is very beautiful and called the "Village by The Sea" because it is right on the ocean. It…
Memories of the Hamptons Cottage

Memories of the Hamptons Cottage

Over the fireplace in the Hamptons Cottage / 2014. Now that we are starting to build pretty much a new cottage, I am just beginning to plan out "the look" we want. The mantel was a fun place to display some of the beachy things that I love. It is going to be a project to find just the right assortment to put over the new fireplace, as well as the open kitchen shelves. This is a reminder of the "look & feel" I want, once the renovation is complete. More Cottage Decor…
Hamptons Cottage Before Renovation

Hamptons Cottage Before Renovation

September 2014 This is a photo of our little cottage in the Hamptons before the renovation began. I miss it already, but I also cannot wait to see it when the renovations are finished..which unfortunately will not be finished until fall 2015 at the earliest! I want to keep the "cottage feel" even though we will have high ceilings and a nice new kitchen with a vaulted ceiling. (Plus modern closets and bathrooms!) I am thinking about adding some reclaimed wood beams. I love touches of reclaimed wood whenever possible. The part that…