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Winter Design Inspiration

This time of year has me turning inward, reflecting on future projects and spending more time indoors. The cooler temperatures, stormy weather and shorter days inspire me to gather inspiration from moody spaces, where I dream of retreating for a long weekend. From grey-toned walls and printed wallpaper...
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Looking Back on 2018

With the start of a New Year, we can’t help but look back fondly on all of our favorite memories of 2018. We had some monumental moments, from the launch of our Pillow Talk series to The New York Times feature on our very own Hudson Valley farm house. We also spent time in the kitchen, played...
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Pillow Talk with Shuheng Ji of Athabold Flowers

In a world where most people are known for being either left-brained or right-brained, Shuheng Ji is an anomaly. Shuheng has a masters degree in mathematics and over 10 years of experience in floral design. Earlier this year she opened the brick and mortar Athabold Flowers, where she crafts some of...
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Pillow Talk with Jeffrey Doornbos

You might spot Jeffrey at DIANI Living hauling pieces of furniture to and from his vintage Land Cruiser. But he does so much more than the heavy lifting. Jeffrey, my partner in business and in life, splits his time as an actor, writer and photographer, as well as at the operational helm of DIANI Living.
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A Farm House Update

We spent most of last month in New York on a buying trip and I was commuting from our Farm House in the Hudson Valley into the city. As spring turns into summer in the Hudson Valley, the place has really come alive. From blossoming buds and green pastures to sweet baby goats and afternoon rain...
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A New Project in New York – The Farm

This year has a lot in store for us at DIANI Living and one of our exciting projects takes us to the Hudson Valley, NY. We have started restoration on an 18th Century Farmhouse and will be bringing it back to all it’s glory with the help of local artisans and craftspeople. Step one was to make...
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