ESCAPE TO MALIBU INN

Too chilly to swim, but perfect for strolling and taking in the California air. The outfits are flowy, comfortable and elegant - the effortless glamour of West Coast living. Light layers keep you happy all day with warmth & style. All items are in stock at Nordstrom Northpark.

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Just purchased the cleansing milk and the moisturizing cream. Will be adding the other three items nest: the "extra" serum & "extra" eye cream & "extra" milk. Reviews are stellar and this line seems to focus on deep hydration with high quality ingredients. Sophisticated packaging is a plus. Love that it is not outrageously priced!!!


LAURA'S LIVING ROOM ACCENTS

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NEXT THREE ARE NORDSTROM

LAURA'S LIVING ROOM PROJECT

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The perfect looking bar cart is on left. Iron forged frame with gold leaf finish & glass to protect shelves. LOVE the casters & very classic design. 20% off using code LOVEME at Lulu & Georgia. However, I do think the smarter investment is the Williams-Sonoma one. LARGER, so be sure to measure the space. When this isn't in the living room it could go in Josh's office OR off to the side in the dining room. Also 20% off today thanks to promo code FRIENDS. Differences: 

  • scale (WS is larger)
  • Glass vs Solid (shelves on L&G version have glass OVER brass)
  • Trolley bars on WS for easy movement from either side
  • Two locking wheels on WS (to hold it in place)
  • Three shelves vs two (WS vs L&G)
  • Price $799 (on sale at WS) versus $429.44 (on sale at L&G)

Love them both. Feel the L&G is stunning and perfect looking but perhaps a bit small in scale and less substantial. 

The perfect side tables! One for by Josh's chair (left) the other for between the two twin arm chairs. Why they work: gold & black are ideal for the room. The warm metal finish matches the traditional vibe and the black will pick up the existing black in your architecture & elements (fireplace, kitchen counters, TV and speakers). These will look GREAT in this room. I love them - and they are BOTH on sale now.

Granite Top Side Table (left)

Global Views Black & Granite Side Table (right)


 



By far my favorite floor lamp. It's from Aerin Lauder's lighting collection. To me this is elegant, simple and fabulous. I like this for near Josh's chair for light while reading, but there are many places it could go in the room. A lamp on his table will have the issue of a cord, so I don't see us placing a lamp on his table. 

My only thought is that it might be a bit too contemporary for you. Thoughts? 



Vintage inspired pet bed. Comes in a variety of colors & sizes. I like the black & ivory. I like how simple this is. The fabric also won't "hold" fur like fleece or ultrasuede would. I like the clean look of this a LOT. Don't be afraid to get a size comfortable enough for your lovely dog! I like the medium a bit more than the small - but MEASURE. Small, 24" x 30"might work perfectly. So measure! 


This is the ottoman. Lovely! We can easily grab accessories, throw blankets, pillows, lamps & the rug for far less than retail pricing via Elaine. However, this ottoman is perfect & is best purchased via Horchow. 



 

Chilewhich "Dahlia" Placemats

$10 each! 

The ONLY placemat brand I love for daily use. Washable, durable, gorgeous.