Modern giftwraps for year round

modern giftwrap | Brooklyn Living

Gift wrap has gotten so good lately, it kinda makes we want to wrap everything that comes in a box!  I’ve always thought a beautifully wrapped gift makes the gift even more special!  Here are some of my favorites that are great year round.

1. The Paper Kit | 2. Mr. Boddington | 3. Mr. Boddington | 4. Fig. 2 Design | 5. Dabney Lee | 6. Kate Zaremba Company | 7. IKEA | 8. Normans Printery | 9. Eggpress

modern giftwrap | Brooklyn Living

1. Minted | 2. Kate Spade | 3. The Paper Kit | 4. Fig. 2 Design | 5. The Paper Kit | 6. INK+WIT | 7. Fig. 2 Design | 8. The Paper Kit | 9. Normans Printery

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Clare Vivier x & Other Stories

clare v x & other stories

The new Clare V. x & Other Stories collaboration is almost here, but if you can’t wait til the release on March 5, you can order early through Steven Alan for a bunch of the pieces, and almost all are under $200!  I love how many perforated pieces there are, in addition to the perfect green used throughout!

[images from Steven Alan]

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Links of note

simple cake decorating

This week has been insane at work with deadlines and more cold weather, so I’m looking forward to hunkering down to watch the 3rd season of House of Cards like everyone else…what will you be up to?  Also, some links for your weekend…

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Pairs | 08

pink pair

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The eyes have it

glittery eyes

I’m still thinking about all the glamour from the Oscars this past weekend, and it had me thinking of other places to add some glitz, so of course, the eyes have it! Whether you’re going with chunky bits or some subtle smudges, adding some glitter will liven up even the most minimal of outfits.

01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06

To get this look at home, here are some products that would work well!

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Urban Cowboy B&B

urban cowboy b&b

Thanks to the latest issue of Travel & Leisure, I just discovered this gem of a B&B right in Williamsburg Brooklyn called the Urban Cowboy B&B.  Started by Lyon Porter, the rooms range from $100 to $400 a night for the cabin out back, or rent out the whole shebang for $2000/night.  The townhouse has an industrial rustic charm that makes you think more Adirondacks than Brooklyn, but I can imagine its a great escape for a weekend without needing to rent a car.

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[images from Urban Cowboy]

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Dramatic gowns in black

black dramatic gowns from NYFW

NYFW is over, but the drama is clearly here to stay when it comes to gowns…I love everything about these dresses!  They’re not outlandish in any way, but have such a wonderful handle on texture and little details.

Jenny Packham | Zac Posen | Jason Wu | Christian Siriano

[images from Style.com]

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Links of note

2015 oscar ballot printable

Happy weekend everyone!  Hope you’re all staying warm in the colder parts of the world…its been absolutely BRUTAL here in NY.  By Sunday, I won’t want to leave and will probably just hunker down with some hot cocoa to watch the Oscars…I always love having some commentary over on Twitter with my girlfriends so if you want to follow along, I’ll be tweeting both @bklynbride and @bklynliving.  Now for some links of note!

  • This may be my favorite dress from NYFW
  • And this top is like a set of mini fireworks mid-explosion!
  • Rifle Paper Co. illustrated the 150th Anniversary of Alice in Wonderland beautifully!
  • Who knew thermoplastics could be made into such beautiful furniture?
  • Printable Oscar ballots for any upcoming parties you might be going to
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Pairs | 07

ice cream vase

1 | 2

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