Monthly Archives: November 2015


Decorate like a Pro: Greenwich Interior Designer Charlotte Barnes

Editor's Note: In honor of the holiday season and our love of decking the halls to the nines, we've tapped three of our favorite Fairfield County interior designers to share how they decorate and entertain for the holiday season. For our first "de ...


Shop Small: The Best Boutiques & Shops in Greenwich

It's the biggest shopping weekend of the year! And while the rest of the world may be thrilled for today's Black Friday deals, we've got our sights set on tomorrow, Small Business Saturday. Not only because we're a small business ourselves, but becau ...


Get the Look: Nate Berkus’s Fifth Avenue Manhattan Penthouse

We've always been big fans of Nate Berkus, but fell even more in love with the designer's style when we spotted his family home in the pages of Architectural Digest a couple of months ago. To be clear, this is no ordinary family home. It's a Manhatta ...


Chic and Sophisticated Holiday Decorating Ideas

It's Thanksgiving Week! Which means that, if you haven't already, it's high time to start breaking out the garland and lights and decking those halls. While we love a festive red-and-green-and-Santa-Clause-all-over look as much as the next guy, we're ...


You’re Invited: The Local Vault’s One-Year Anniversary Party

It's the holiday season, and you probably have party invitations coming at you left and right ... but we're here to invite you to a party of a totally different kind (no carols or Christmas cookies involved), and one that's not to be missed. It's The ...


Can’t-Miss Holiday Events For Design Lovers in Connecticut

Ready to get into the holiday spirit? Us, too! The season is officially in full-swing, and--besides spending time with our friends and families, of course--there are a few holiday events around Connecticut that we're especially looking forward to thi ...


Trend Watch: Mixed Metallic Decor

Silver and gold, silver and gold ... the look may be a classic for the holidays, but over the last year, mixed metallic decor has become one of the biggest trends in interior design for every season, and we can't get enough of it. For years, it was ...


Get the Look: Holiday House NYC 2015

Wednesday marked the opening of one of our favorite holiday events, Holiday House NYC. Besides being one of the largest and best-attended show houses in the New York region, it's also one of the area's biggest and most popular design events in genera ...


7 Beautiful Thanksgiving Tablescape Ideas

Forget baking pies and stuffing turkeys. Our favorite part of playing hostess on Thanksgiving is decorating the tabletop. Putting together the perfect tablescape is like decorating a mini room. There needs to be a cohesive design scheme, attention to ...


One Piece Three Ways: How to Style a Traditional Settee

Ask any interior designer for the key to getting the most for your money when it comes to furniture, and you'll likely hear this: Choose high-quality pieces in classic silhouettes. By building the foundation of your furniture collection around pieces ...

TLV is about sharing, supporting and discovering all that's great about the community we live in. We strive to inspire, enlighten and sometimes entertain. Our team of tastemakers are mothers, wives, sisters and friends, and together we share our musings about love, life and home.
I’d Pin That