Design Eye Candy: The Gallery Wall
We keep seeing the beloved gallery wall pop up every where from Elle Decor to Pinterest. From dinning rooms and bedrooms to entry ways and kitchens, gallery walls are a perfect way to display paintings and pictures you have collected throughout the years. When creating a gallery wall be sure to keep in mind the following: Keep to a general color scheme. Whether it’s gold, black, or silver, a...
Inspiring Interiors - Kyle DeWoody
If you haven’t seen the pictures of Kyle DeWoody’s home yet featured on Vogue.com, get ready to swoon. Kyle is the creative director and cofounder of the interior design store, Grey Area. Located in Greenwich Village, her apartment showcases everything from modern art to flea market finds. There’s nothing we love more than inspiring interiors. For the entire feature, be sure...
Beauty Spotlight: Laura Mercier
1 // 2 // 3 // 4 // 5 // 6 // 7 // 8 Whether you’re in the market for a new tinted moisturizer or a bold new eye shadow, Laura Mercier makes some of our favorite beauty products to note. Their lip gloss not only provides a rosy shimmer to your lips, but also smells and tastes like vanilla. Gives a whole new meaning to kissable lips! The LM loose powder is...
Kate Bosworth on Gilt.com
There are a few celebrities who can do no wrong in our style book and Kate Bosworth is one of them. Tomorrow she’ll be taking over Gilt.com with an exclusive curated sale of her picks including pieces from Derek Lam, Current Elliott, Helmut Lang, as well as a few pieces from her collection with JewelMint. One of the items from her line that will be exclusively available on Gilt is the...
As you may know… there’s nothing like summertime in Chicago! To officially help us kick start our favorite time of year in the city, we’ve teamed up with Glamour Magazine to host the 2nd annual Havaianas Beach Pop-up Shop! Modeled after a traditional Brazilian fruit stand, the pop-up shop will exclusively feature “Make Your Own Havaianas” where you’ll be able to...
Guest Post - Small Shop Studio
Today we have one of our absolute favorite bloggers, Erika, over from small shop studio! Her blog provides all sorts of inspiration from interior design to art to fashion. And just in case you missed her oh so stylish Southern California home featured on the Glitter Guide, you can see it here. Be sure to keep up with Erika on Facebook and Twitter! Happy Monday! - GOLP — Hello GOLP...
In Pursuit of...The Perfect Headboard
When it comes to headboards, there are so many styles, fabrics, and colors to choose from. Whether you want to make a bold or subtle statement, the headboard is naturally the major focal point in a bedroom. From the classic tufted look to a more DIY style, we have selected a few of our favorite styles including designs from Pottery Barn, Crate and Barrel, and Ballard Designs. Happy Thursday! -...
1. Zara Home Gold Frame // 2. Jonathan Adler Bird Bowl // 3. Gold Bar Cart // 4. LOVE Pillow // 5. Gold Athena Tray // 6. Scroll Side Table // 7. Jonathan Adler Futura Salt and Pepper Shakers
One of our most popular Pinterest boards has been our “Sail Away” board. Now that it is officially summer, we are fully embracing the summer prep. From nautical stripes to anchor embellishments, Jcrew has some of our favorite pieces in store for our various summer excursions. Happy Sailing! - GOLP 1. Pink Cafe Capri Pants // 2. Shades // 3. Sequin Anchor Tank // 4. Anchor...
Guest Post - Reverie to Reality
Hi, there! My name is Caitlin, blogger behind Reverie to Reality. A few of you m ay know that I came to Chicago a few days ago to intern for Jess Constable of Makeunder Your Life and Jess LC as well as The Everygirl. I’ve only been here a few days ,and already I can say without a doubt that Chicago is one of the most inspiring cities in the world. With so many neighborhoods to explore, shops...
Guest Post - The White Ruffle
Happy Thursday, Readers! Today we have Madison over from The White Ruffle who shares with us custom rings she made for us as well as pieces from her collection! — Hello Girls of Lincoln Park! I am so excited to be here today to share with you some of my favorite designs from my custom jewelry line, Madison Ellizabeth Designs. When GOLP asked me to design some custom rings for them, I was...
Marina Larroude on The Coveteur
Marina Larroude is the Market Director over at Style.com. She was recently featured on the Coveteur and we are swooning over her elegant, beautiful home. Recreate this vignette by blowing up travel photos you or friends have taken to help make a subtle statement. Closet crush: Organization is key when it comes to your wardrobe. We spy the Sex and the City Monolos! For more...
Make It Beautiful by Monica Pedersen
We absolutely loved meeting and working with Monica Pedersen of HGTV for our La-Z-Boy Designer Dream Room Sweepstakes here in Chicago. We are excited to have teamed up with her again and introduce you all to her newly published book, Make It Beautiful. This gorgeous, full-color coffee table book is the perfect go-to guide for elegant and approachable entertaining. The book showcases ten fabulous...
Guest Post - Live Simply
Today we have Annie from Live Simply who shares with us some great tips on how to organize our baubles! — Hi GOLP! Many of you are most likely well versed in styling your jewelry but some of you may be stumped when it comes to actually organizing it. The solution of yesteryears was to use drawer divider inserts of varying sizes to house jewelry - which in case you’re wondering,...