Decor

Fall Front Porch Decor

When it comes to decorating our front porch, I love to go all out for the holidays! This fall, I lined each step with colorful mums and pumpkins. I also placed these classic black planter urns by the front door, along with beautiful brass lanterns I just bought. The lanterns really add a warmth to the front door (use code HOLIDAY for $15 off!) I couldn’t resist buying 2 more for our back door. They even look great inside near the stairs and around the fireplace. Fall Front Porch Decor If you’re looking for easy ways to decorate your home for the holidays – be sure to check my Decor Favorites section which has all of my go-to holiday decor linked on the bottom of the page.
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Our Primary Bedroom

I am so excited to share our primary bedroom with you! I knew I wanted to get all new bedding and furniture for our bedroom when we moved from NYC. For this space, I really wanted to lean into the farmhouse, cozy, rustic vibe. I’ve been using warmer colors, more texture, and antique pieces to decorate. It’s been really fun and I’ve been mixing and matching pieces from all over the world! Our Primary BedroomBeddingI did an entire post on my favorite bedding here. We LOVE our Boll and Branch linen sheets, as well as their signature sheet set. Linen sheets are to die for! If you haven’t already slept in linen sheets – you must, and trust me, you won’t go back. You can use code KAT20 for 20% off all Boll and Branch sheets through August and KAT15 for the rest of the year! I ordered these cool monogram pillow shams off Etsy and was amazed at how they pull the whole room together. You can personalize the color and font – the possibilities are endless! FurnitureThis Noir Ferret wood bed took almost 6 months to arrive, but was so worth it. This is a similar bed for a fraction of the price. Our nightstands have also been backordered for months, so I pulled in our entryway table for the time being and actually love the way it looks in here. It will be temporary until these nightstands arrive. We really need drawers for functionality otherwise I would soooo keep this table. BUT this would be a great guest bedroom table option in the future if I don’t bring it back down to our entry. RugOur bedroom rug is from my favorite vintage rug store; Linda’s Barn. She has the most incredible selection. You may remember this rug from her shop which is in our dining room. If you have any questions with rugs she is SUPER helpful and engaged so don’t be shy to reach out! This month only she is doing 20% off everything – so it’s definitely the perfect time to buy! AccessoriesThe fun part of decorating is at the very end when everything comes together and you get to “play” and accessorize the room! Adding in coffee table books, candles, ring dishes… My lamp is from here – and has traveled all of the country with me (remember it from my LA house?!) This beautiful oil painting is Diana Brambila and features white peonies. I ordered her landscape painting for our kitchen too. The frame is actually a vintage mirror I found at an antique store for $6! That’s a great way to save on an intricate frame – and you can either cheat it and glue a picture onto the mirror part (hello DIY project) or bring it to a framer to professionally fit.
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Our Rehearsal Dinner Table

I had so much fun with our rehearsal dinner tablescape and really leaned into the Nantucket setting. I was inspired by the blue hydrangeas that pop up all over the island in the summer and decided on a classic blue + white color scheme. The dinner took place in the backyard of a private home – and luckily the rain held off until the very end! It was a gorgeous evening. Our Rehearsal Dinner Table Rehearsal Dinner Tablescape I worked with our event designer and wedding planner; Tracy Taylor Ward, to source the Ikat tablecloth from La Tavola. We rented simple white plates and silverware from a local rental company; Placesetters, as well as natural rattan placemats from Event Rental Co. I actually found these identical placemats right after the wedding and purchased them for future dinner parties! For the rest of the tablescape, I sourced and brought my own special pieces from home – including these custom Etsy monogrammed napkins, Ralph Lauren hurricane lamps, and hand painted custom menus I designed with Hudson Ink. It was so incredible to see all of the elements come together! Dawn from Soiree Floral nailed the flowers – and did a really elegant mix of hydrangeas and delphinium. We used a mix of tall and short vases she had to create a layered look. The table felt coastal, summery, relaxed, and classic! I linked the exact hurricane lamps as well as similar options below!
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My Bridal Shower

Last weekend, my mother-in-law, sister, and sisters-in-law hosted a beautiful bridal shower for me! It was such a gorgeous day, and so special to be able to celebrate with my closest friends. The food was delicious, the neutral decor was so elegant, and the entire event was just perfect! Bridal Shower Bridal Shower Decor For the bridal table, they rented white tables and chairs from Durants Party Rentals in Fairfield County. They ordered these white linen tablecloths and napkins (another option) from Amazon (I honestly couldn’t believe they were Amazon since they looked exactly like my Williams Sonoma ones – such a steal!) My sister-in-law actually made the flower arrangements – I was so impressed. She used these simple clear vases. The food was catered by Garlelick and Herbs and the poached salmon (my fave!) was from Fjord. The menus were created through this Etsy shop. My sister ordered the cutest custom macarons from Stache of Goods for each guest to take home and Minuty generously provided the rosé. We played a short and sweet Couple Q+A game where everyone had to guess answers about us! Bridal Shower Outfit I wore this white eyelet Monique Lhullier dress with these Stuart Weitzman white leather heels. Surprisingly the heels were fine to wear in the grass – I didn’t sink in! The dress runs a bit small, so I recommend sizing up. This is another beautiful option, and I really love this one (under $140!) I linked a ton of additional bridal shower dresses on my Bridal Favorites page and LTK. Bridal Shower Gifts And if you need any bridal gift ideas, be sure to check out my Gifts Favorites page or the bottom of the Bridal Favorites page (I added a ton of bridal lingerie!)
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