HAPPY FRIDAY!

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Phoebe and I were quite delighted to see West Elm tweet and instagram a picture of her on their Chevron rug, which we have at the landing of our second floor!  You all know we love West Elm...read about them in our prior post here!User Actions Followingwest elmโ€@westelmPhoebe, @thechicfiles' yorkie, loves her new Chevron Knot Rug! Continue Reading

THE CHIC FILES HOLIDAY SNAPSHOT

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We are excited to have our home (and little Phoebe), decorated for the holidays, included in the West Elm blog Front & Main! Click the link to view the entire entry, and to check out the blog - which is fantastic! Merry Merry! Continue Reading

THE MASON SHAKER – COCKTAILS JUST GOT A LOT MORE FUN

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Possibly my new favorite addition to the world of cocktails is our newest purchase, The Mason Shaker. The idea for this charming shaker came about when two Southern friends put their heads together and created a very cool and very practical way to make drinks. Based in Brooklyn, NY, W&P Design is run by those two friends from the south, Continue Reading

A WEST ELM SHOPPING TRIP

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I can't get enough of West Elm. Every time I walk into the store, I am overwhelmed with the urge to want everything I see! think a lot has to do with the fantastic merchandise displays.  It also has to do with the fact that I love so many of their pieces and accessories. Their furniture and accessories are the perfect size and scale for the Continue Reading

BUILDING A GALLERY WALL

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Now that our walls are painted, it is time to liven them up up bit. I am currently obsessed with creating the perfect gallery wall. The frame sizes and hanging patterns are the questions out there right now.  I love the site I stumbled upon while researching, called Picturewall.com, that literally sells the frames with a hanging template! The Continue Reading