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Favorite Artists-Collage Style

In abstract expressionism, art, cy twombly, elliott puckette, joan mitchell on March 22, 2010 at 9:52 pm

I love this collage program I found-PhotoVisi. I was playing around and collaged some of my favorite artists.

Top Row: Right: Joan Mitchell Middle: Cy Twombly Left: Elliott Puckette

Middle Row: Right: Sam Francis Middle:Richard Serra Left: Franz Kline

Bottom Row: Left: Willem De Kooning Middle: Clyfford Still Right: Philip Guston

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My Hundredth Post

In boho chic, cartier, eduardo garza, elliott puckette, goyard, Neutrals on March 19, 2010 at 6:45 am

This is my hundredth post and about 3 weeks shy of my blog birthday. So I thought I would celebrate with a look back at my first post, where this blog is going, and a birthday wish list.

Below is the text from my very first post:

Recently someone pegged my style as boho chic. While it depends on the day, the term stuck and I’ve been inspired ever since. As it translates to design and decorating, Boho Chic is about starting with elements you have and then just letting things evolve. It’s about collecting furnishings rather than buying to fill a space. It’s about effortlessly mixing modern with antiques; high with low; feminine with masculine. It’s about creating a relaxed space that looks and feels undone yet pulled together at the same time.

I must say that I 100 percent still agree with this design philosophy. I’m glad some things never change.

I’m also very happy to announce that Style Curator is getting a makeover. I’ve met with a website developer and am in the process of designing a new blog template. Stay tuned for the big reveal!

And now for the fun part-a blogging birthday wish list!

Cartier Love Bracelet-I’ve already had it on 2 previous wish lists so I guess I have to keep on wishing!

Elliott Puckette Limited Edition Print

A Goyard Weekender

A Light Tan Handbag-I love this PS1 by Proenza Schouler

A Great Pair of Heels-these Christian Louboutins are classics.

A Sculptural Piece by Eduardo Garza

Blogging has been such a fun experience-thank you for all the support, comments, links, adds, etc. Please continue reading!

The Love List

In art, Barneys, elliott puckette, wishlist on February 11, 2010 at 8:00 am

In honor of Valentine’s day, here are some of my favorite things in all shades of love.

For the home:

For the most discerning sleepers-D. Porthault Heart Sheets

Love Jonathan Adler’s Heart Stash Box

A More Abstract Approach-Elliott Puckette’s Limited Edition Print available at Conde Nast

For Her:

I love Givenchy-this in Bright Red is simply spectacular. Available at Barneys.

If you need to wear hearts-at least make it Lanvin! Available at My Theresa.

The Love Bracelet from Cartier-Need I say more?

Fireplaces

In elliott puckette, fireplaces, lili diallo on January 18, 2010 at 2:19 pm

On this rainy LA day, (a vacation day, none the less!) I am dreaming about sitting by a fireplace. When  looking through my inspiration files, I noticed all  my fireplace images seem to have one thing in common-they are beautiful, ornate,old fireplaces juxtaposed with modern furnishings or lofty spaces. These are my favorites.

Can you guess who lives here?

In elliott puckette, Fashion, french, hermes, inspiration, louis vuitton, Uncategorized on January 13, 2010 at 8:00 am

If she existed, I think she would live like this-surrounded by beautiful, classic expensive things, yet always ready to disappear.

Styleguide:Layering Mirrors

In chloe sevigny, elliott puckette, mirrors on May 18, 2009 at 4:48 pm






Images Top: Todd Romano’s Apartment via Habitually Chic/ Elliott Puckette’s Apartment-Elle Decor via StyleCourt/ Next: Image Unknown Credit to Original Photographer/Next: Chloe Sevigny’s Apartment -House and Garden/Bottom: Elle Decor

One of the riskier design tricks is to layer mirrors with smaller mirrors or oil-paintings. At worst,it can look gaudy and overdone. At best it can look like the rooms above. The overall effect of the images above seems to be spaces that are perfectly layered and accessorized. I think the layered mirrors add an element of completeness and the unexpected.

Chic Life- J. Crew’s Jenna Lyons

In elliott puckette, jenna lyons on April 15, 2009 at 9:18 pm

Although I might be envious of Jenna Lyons’ job as J Crew‘s creative director, I think I’m more envious of her Park Slope, Brooklyn Town home. Her home was recently featured in Domino magazine and created quite a frenzy on numerous decor blogs as well as blogs completely dedicated to anything and all J Crew. She is also interviewed in the May issue of Vanity Fair in one of my all time favorite features-My Stuff. So below, some images of her home and her answers to the Home Section of My Stuff.


The Living Room-I love the fireplace and the architectural moldings

A sitting area near the kitchen-I love the juxtaposition between the Saarinen table and the Belgian Upholstered Chairs
The Master Bath-I am currently obsessed over the herringbone parquet floors and I love the black tub.


The Piece de Resistance-Jenna’s Closet-I’m speechless.

Images: Top Three Levinson McDavid Architects Bottom: Domino

Jenna’s Stuff-


Where do you live: Park Slope, Brooklyn and at work
Favorite Art:Cy Twombly, John Currin, and Alex Katz
Sheets: Olatz
Coffee-maker: My hubby, Vincent and the Isomac Espresso Machine
Stationery: Crane’s
Favorite Flowers: New Zealand Coral Peonies or Anemonies
Favorite Gadget: Portable Sony DVD player
Favorite Neighborhood Restaurant: Applewood, Park Slope
Favorite Drink: Pierre Gimonnet Champagne
Favorite Dessert: Vincent’s Homemade coffee ice cream or panna cotta.


All text: Vanity Fair May 2009

And…for fun…my answers


Where do you live: Santa Monica
Favorite Art:Cy Twombly, Elliott Puckette, art created by family
Sheets: Currently: Ralph Lauren. Eventually: WS Home Pure Linen Sheets
Coffee-maker: Cuisinart
Stationery: Crane’s
Favorite Flowers: Peonies, cherry blossoms
Favorite Gadget: Blackberry
Favorite Neighborhood Restaurant: R & D in Santa Monica, The Brentwood in Brentwood
Favorite Drink: Champagne or Kettle Soda
Favorite Dessert: 12 layer coconut cake from Peninsula Grill in Charleston SC