I know this series is called See This House. Technically, this blog should be titled See This Apartment. Who doesn’t love to look at Parisian apartments? Is it just me? French designer, Dorothée Meilichzon, known for her magnificent hotel designs, shared a tour of her 2,400 square foot Parisian apartment. There are so many blends of vibrant colors, textures, and furnishings that make this tour a must-see. She’s a master of combining Parisian elegance with art deco designs. This French Art Deco apartment is truly every interior design enthusiast’s dream. Meilichzon purchased this apartment back in 2020. She rearranged the sizes of rooms to design a liveable layout for her growing family. Take a look inside this uniquely beautiful Parisian apartment.
Another long holiday weekend means more opportunities to shop and save. I was actually supposed to travel this weekend but had a change of plans. The good thing is that I now have time to shop for President’s Day sales. I searched all over to find the best brands with the best savings. Some of my personal favorites include One Kings Lane. They’re having 25% off sitewide. If you’ve been eyeing a piece of furniture or home decor then this is your chance to snag it for less.
Browse my list of some of my favorite sales happening now. I even curated a few shopping boards of my favorite sale items. Also, don’t forget to online shop with Chirpyest’s browser extension to earn up to 30% cash back on President’s Day Sales!
TikTok has become one of those platforms that you think you’ll only scroll for a few minutes, but somehow end up in a rabbithole of entertaining content for hours. This happens to me quite often. However, this time I scrolled with a purpose. I’m on a mission to find the best black interior designers to follow on TikTok. Discover new home design ideas, DIY tips, and interior design advice for your next home project.
Scrolling through TikTok is one of the easiest ways to discover new home and design inspirations. It’s so easy to get lost in all of the beautiful interior projects by new and innovative creators. It almost makes me want to join TikTok. Should I? My team has been trying to get me to join for a while now. Anyhoo…take a look at my top 6 black interior designers to follow.
There’s something so refreshing about the spring season. Does anyone else agree? Maybe it’s the flowers blooming and the warmer weather. Or it’s the new wave of home trends that get me inspired. Spring trends normally include elements of nature. For this upcoming season keep your eye out for floral patterns and nature-inspired wallpapers. It’s the season to start transitioning indoor-outdoor entertaining. You can start by bringing the outdoors inside. And for those looking for modern flare, high gloss finishes are also gaining popularity. Designers are adding furniture with a luxurious and polished look to their projects. A combination of these trends will create a bright and cheerful atmosphere for the new season.
Something that we can all agree on is that furniture is expensive. Whether you’re shopping for yourself or a client, decorating an entire room, or even just upgrading one piece of furniture is pricey. After creating the shopping platform, Chirpyest, I noticed interior designers maximizing cash back with Chirpyest to earn money for their business. While developing the platform, I imagined the everyday shopper getting paid for sharing their recommendations with friends and family. While that is the case for some of the members, interior designers have benefited from the amazing cash back offerings to optimize their projects and earn money. So today’s guide is going to teach you how you can be doing the same! I’m not one who likes to gatekeep opportunities to save and earn money.
Spring will be blooming before we know it. So it’s time to find out which items are trending right now for spring. The transition from winter to spring is an exciting time for fashion, beauty, and home decor. Out with heavy outerwear and wool fabrics, and in with lighter layers and bright color palettes. There’s a lot to look forward to in terms of spring 2023 trends. The COCOCOZY team has already started investing in a few of these trends to add to their spring wardrobes. Find out what they are below.
Shopping for a Valentine’s Day gift for a wife, husband, or partner can be difficult. Everyone has their own style so trying to find that perfect gift isn’t always an easy task. So the COCOCOZY team decided to hunt down the best gifts for that special person in your life. We rounded up the best of the best from both men’s and women’s fashion at Bloomingdale’s. And if your partner isn’t into fashion then don’t worry. We also included some of our favorite home, beauty, and lifestyle gifts. Our guide will make your Valentine’s Day shopping experience a little sweeter. See our picks below.
Now your average Brooklyn home tour. Every now and then a celebrity home makes me take a second look while scrolling through Instagram. Stranger Things star David Harbour, and British singer, Lily Allen, shared a tour of their Brooklyn townhouse. It’s a combination of New York charm with Italian glamour and traditional English designs. Every room incorporates unique vintage pieces and whimsical color schemes that most celebrity homes lack. It’s the complete opposite of the usual modern minimalistic sanctuary we see all over social media. The standout of the Brooklyn home tour is the romantic kitchen design. Take a look below.
Somehow it’s February already! That means it’s officially Black History Month. This month is an amazing opportunity to recognize and support Black-owned brands. Highlighting black-owned brands is a small but impactful way to show our appreciation for their historic contributions to our society. Although, at COCOCOZY, we make sure to highlight black-owned brands every month. We’re always on the search for new and innovative brands that are inspirational. Check out 24 items by black-owned brands that you need to shop.
The key to discovering your interior design style is by exposing yourself to different environments. It’s all about figuring out what you love and don’t love. Eventually helping you discover a unique personal style that will influence your home. Some popular 2023 interior design styles include minimalism, hygge, art decor, and mid-century.
The COCOCOZY team pulled some inspiration from each category to help see which one speaks to you the most. You can also draw inspiration from places you enjoy and feel at ease in, such as your favorite coffee shop or hotel room. As you experiment with different styles, pay attention to the elements that pique your interest, such as color, texture, patterns, and shape. You may discover that you enjoy a variety of styles, which is perfectly fine too!
I think range hoods are underrated or maybe even underappreciated. People tend to focus a lot of their energy on countertops and cabinetry, but what makes a beautiful kitchen design is the details! One of the most important aspects to consider when designing your dream kitchen is the range hood. It not only serves a functional purpose by removing smoke and odors from your cooking area, but it can also be a stylish and one-of-a-kind feature that improves the overall aesthetic of your space. Instagram and Pinterest are great places to find stylish and unique range hoods. I rounded up some of my favorite unique range hood designs. Whether you want a sleek and modern one or something classic with a bold twist, see my picks below.
1. Brass Trim Range Hood
Do you want something glamorous but not too bold? Brass is a warm, classic, and elegant material, but can sometimes be too flashy for a minimal kitchen design. That’s why a range hood with brass trim is a unique technique to transform a black, white, or gray range hood. It takes it from basic to beautiful. The featured image above is a photo from my friend Linda’s first kitchen renovation.
The backbone of any stylish home regardless if it’s designed by a professional or just a home decor enthusiast is its furnishings. They have the ability to influence the atmosphere of a space and set the tone for the home. The right furniture finds will leave an impact on visitors. It’s time to enhance your furniture game if you want to impress your guests or just refresh your space. There is no shortage of furniture options to help you design a place that is both practical and stylish, from stylish console tables to gorgeous couches. The COCOCOZY team rounded up some of our favorite finds.
If you haven’t watched the most recent season of The White Lotus, then you’re really missing out. Who doesn’t want to spend their summer at a Sicilian palazzo? During one of the episodes of HBO’s drama-comedy, two characters stayed at a stunning Italian villa in the beautiful city of Noto. And guess what? Now you can rent the same villa on Trip Advisor and Airbnb. Get inspired and take a tour of the villa.
This year, everything revolves around designing elegant yet practical places, from the comeback of floral patterns to the usage of statement glass and the popularity of feminine color palettes. These interior design trends for 2023 not only look good, but they also signal a change in the way we work, live, and interact with our environment. These popular design features can help you achieve the ideal harmony of form and function to make your space seem uniquely yours, whether you’re planning to remodel your house or build a new one. Now that we know what’s hot in interior design for 2023, let’s look at how you may use these aspects in your own home.
It’s important to have the perfect winter outfit to keep you warm and stylish. And yes….I’m aware that I live in Los Angeles. So I know some of you will think I’m a bit silly. Anything under 60 degrees is cold to me. But at least it gives me a chance to bring out my winter staples including puffer jackets, scarfs, boots, and cashmere sweaters. So I’m excited to share with you some of my currently favorite winter accessories for 2022, featuring not one, but TWO cozy scarfs!
I, for one, am guilty of spending hours stalking kitchens on Instagram, searching for inspiration. And today, I want to share with you my favorite marble kitchens that I’ve found on Instagram. Is there anything better than discovering new “wow” worthy kitchens? I’m making a sequel to my popular blog post, Kitchen Stalking. This post is all about luxurious marble kitchens. The way the light hits the marble countertops and the cabinets perfectly complements the backsplash, it all comes together to create a functional and elegant space. Each one is unique and special in its own way, but they all have one thing in common – they exude elegance and sophistication. Whether you’re a fan of classic and traditional or modern and minimalist, you will find something to love in these kitchens. So, please sit back, relax and let’s dive in together and be inspired by these beautiful marble kitchens.
The kitchen above is designed by Anthology Creative Studio. The clean design feature Calacatta marble with multi-tone veining for an elegant touch. It’s the perfect harmony of bold beauty and luxurious living.