Hot off the Press

May 1, 2013

In a Practically Perfect world, design is casually effortless and entertaining is easy. The newest design series for The Design Network, Practically Perfect by Christina Lauren is all about design, lifestyle tricks and a lot of fun! Cheers to sharing the best tips for being a domestic pro with you!
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Home Colors

January 21, 2013

 Christina Lauren's designs have been featured in Home Colors Magazine January 2013 issue! You can pick up a copy at Barnes & Noble, CVS, Target and major grocery stores. Special Thanks to The Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts and Karol Franks, who captured the moments!

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Ahead of the Trend

January 6, 2013

Flipping through the newest issue of InStyle, I stumbled on the Gucci Spring ad. Late last year I finished up a living room, and it looks strikingly familiar to the ad. I guess CL is just ahead of the trends! (Next time I'll remember to photograph multiple angles and detail shots!)

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2013, Here we Go!

January 2, 2013

New Year's bring new excitement. It's like starting fresh, a chance at a fabulous beginning. I think this year I'll resolve to be healthier, blog more, and finish everything I start (or started last year). Hope  everyone had a fun NYE, cheers to a brilliant 2013!

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The Very Best Tips

October 9, 2012

The best things in life are those that save you money and time, because really, what is more valuable than that?! I've compiled my list of 10 really useful design tips that are practical and can be used by everyone. Check them out in this month's issue of Design Design Magazine. Special Thanks to Constance Mallinson for artwork and Deco Rug Imports for rugs!

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Happy Fall!

September 23, 2012

The CL website launched this time last year, and it's hard to believe everything that's happened since. I read a quote recently that said "In a year you'll be happy you started today",  and I couldn't be happier about starting a year ago! Thank you to everyone who visits the site, and here's wishing you a happy fall!

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Shops at Target Launch, Patch NYC & Curiosity Shoppe

September 6, 2012

Funny/scary owl bookends are $24.99.
Get in touch with your animal instincts-and roadside chic-this Sunday Sept. 9 when Target launches their newest Shops at Target featuring Patch NYC & Curiosity Shoppe. See part of the collection here.

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Penning a Book

August 8, 2012

 I often get questions about what makes a complete kitchen, how to dress a bed, easy entertaining ideas, how to decorate on a budget, basically the basics of being domestic. I've learned the best way along the way, now I'm ready to share my secrets with you! I'm excited to announce, I'm penning a book-stay tuned for more updates and how to order yours.

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On the Real Estate Front

June 29, 2012

I love every aspect of a home- it intrigues me to see what other people look for in a house too. Judging by the pictures, Gwenyth Paltrow and Chris Martin prefer classic with a twist in Brentwood. Asking price $10,450,000 and it's approximately 8,000 square feet, 6 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms. Thanks Realestalker.

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Little Things, Big Difference

June 4, 2012

Brighten up your space by adding small personal touches. Candles, throws, pillows, drapes, and even coffee table books add personality, color and make a space feel more polished off. These littles don't cost a fortune so you can change your look seasonally.
Items from: John Robshaw, Anthropology, WS Home, Amazon, Arteriors

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