Christmas List – For The Home

Here are a few things that are on my holiday wish list.  I thought I would share since gifts for the home are always a great option (never the wrong size).   This throw – $19.  It’s available in tons of colors in case Bean Sprout doesn’t work for you (It happens to work for me perfectly!)

 I know I have featured these before, but I still haven’t managed to pick them up.

 Two of these – $79.99

 The scent of this candle is divine!

 This book sounds like a real page turner

 You can never have too many tape measures.  These are adorable stocking stuffers at $10.

At least at my house, we can also never have too many scissors.  These from Trina Turk are adorable, but..

 This $9 bulk pack from Staples is probably a more functional choice.

  Some art by 20×200.  This is one of those website where you can lose hours.  There is art there for everyone.

I will be back in the next few days with beauty products, fashion and indulgences.  I hope you found a few things to add to your list.


About sanctuaryhome

The Sanctuary Home blog was created in May 2009 to augment my interior design business, Jamie Foley Interiors. Below is the design philosophy that guides my business and this blog. A beautiful house isn’t a home unless it speaks to its occupants and fits their lifestyle in appropriate and unique ways. I believe that design can be approached in two ways. The first is from the gut, what feels right. The second is from a logical methodical perspective. I design using the second approach. I feel that having a reason why a piece is selected, having similar elements in the room or throughout the home makes it feel unified even if the similarities are not obvious to the casual observer. It makes a home feel special and contemplative. Building the interior of a home is a process. I create a plan for investment pieces that will last a lifetime, filling in with less expensive, less important pieces that can be replaced when they wear out or look dated with additional investment pieces or of the moment trendy items that update the home. Using vintage or antique pieces with new grounds a home. If everything in a home is new, it feels like a model home, it has no soul. If you use all old pieces, if feels like you live in a garage sale. The beauty is in the mix. Creating timeless interiors involves using pieces from all design styles. It gives the home a layered look and allows a home to look as if the pieces have been acquired over time. Using furniture from all one style or period makes a home look fussy and intimidating. I look forward to working with clients with all budgets and design aesthetics to create a home that special to their family. I encourage clients to express their individuality throughout the entire design process, this ensures your home fits your needs and will delight you every time you walk through the door.
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