kimberly barr interior design & urban loft window treatments

Hi…welcome to my new blog series…Interior Design Collaborations: Philadelphia and the Main Line! I will be featuring the interior designers that I collaborate with at Urban Loft Window Treatments. I meet with my own private clients but a third of my business is collaborating with designers and architects. It has[ read more ]

By, Claudia
February 19, 2017
ulrica wihlborg & urban loft wt in L.A.

I am beyond thrilled to announce my design collaboration with the amazing Ulrica Wihlborg, an award-winning journalist, magazine editor and on-air lifestyle and entertainment expert. She is also a talented and accomplished photographer, chosen as one of the top portrait photographers in the U.S. by Rangefinder magazine. During her tenure[ read more ]

By, Claudia
June 13, 2016
E-Design at Urban Loft Window Treaments Philadelphia

Urban Loft Window Treatments is now offering E-Design services. We love meeting our clients personally but it is not always possible if you are not in the Philadelphia area. We have clients contacting us for help so I figured we should make this official. Here are some examples of concept[ read more ]

By, Claudia
June 28, 2015
urban loft window treatments wins Houzz award

Hi all!  Today has been a very exciting day.  After spending this morning with an architect measuring a beautiful custom home in Chestnut Hill, I came back to my studio to find an email from saying that I won a Best of Houzz Award for Service 2015. Here is my[ read more ]

By, Claudia
January 19, 2015
modern drapes, shades, blinds in philly + the main line

Hello all!  I have been very very busy lately decorating my new studio URBAN LOFT WINDOW TREATMENTS in Bala Cynwyd.  I took over this charming little space in May and have been working on it since.  I love having an office and creative space to go to daily; it has[ read more ]

By, Claudia
August 9, 2014
urban loft window treatments + pinterest = happiness

Well hello!  Pinterest continues to gain momentum and I’m in for the ride…here are some current faves… Stonehouseloves… COLORFUL…   MERCANTILE…which is particularly alluring since I am opening a new shop and studio very soon… Have a great tuesday…off to center city to meet my installer + a long-overdue trip[ read more ]

By, Claudia
April 8, 2014
hunter douglas philadelphia

Spring is here and so are the nice savings by Hunter Douglas…beautiful new styles and colors…call today for a free consultation 610.212.9897

By, Claudia
April 2, 2014
window treatments philadelphia

I have 2 new boards on Pinterest…Window Treatments Philadelphia and Urban Loft WT Inspiration…here are some shots that I love… this style is called Stria… love sweet styles for kids’ rooms… and who doesn’t appreciate the beauty and simplicity of a roman shade… and don’t forget lovely sheers, done right…[ read more ]

By, Claudia
October 19, 2013
hunter douglas philadelphia

Have you ever had a consultation with a Hunter Douglas expert?  You will be so happy once you see what the premiere window covering co. has to offer in every category imaginable…Silhouettes are one of my faves because they can transform the harsh sun into soft filtered light.  The beauty[ read more ]

By, Claudia
October 17, 2013
urban loft window treatments philadelphia

Okay dokey…I am thrilled to introduce my latest venture…URBAN LOFT WINDOW TREATMENTS!  I am focusing on drapery design using beautiful fabrics and Hunter Douglas blinds, shades, and shutters, all at value pricing since I am doing this myself and keeping it small (except for the installation, mind you, oh and[ read more ]

By, Claudia
September 7, 2013
treasure trove

Well hello there! I have been busy doing all kinds of cool things over the past few months…i have an amazing new interior design job in Philadelphia and i am planning on moving to center city as soon as my beloved StoneHouse sells. Lots of great design projects in the[ read more ]

By, Claudia
February 19, 2013
Eden Rocks

Hello! Just got back from a wonderful long-overdue vacation with my hubs (no kids) in Miami Beach and Key West.  It was awesome and Miami Beach was more beautiful than ever. We did a lot of non-touristy stuff all over the city and discovered how much we both love the place…[ read more ]

By, Claudia
April 26, 2012
i gotta have…

this a-mazing Japanese towel…by Rikumo via Remodelista…   these luxurious {linen} bed linens by Cisco Home…   these Warby Parker sunnies…for every pair they sell, they give a pair to someone in need…my kind of company…    these beauties by OTBT via… this necklace for my cool guy…by Scosha…  [ read more ]

By, Claudia
March 7, 2012
Filed Under: Decor, Design, Handmade, Home, Indie, Lifestyle
hard graft

I am crazy for nice leather goods, just crazy…and this company exemplifies why…seriously, need I say more? Hard Graft is an old English term meaning real hard work…move over, honey, I’m in loVe! xocc ♥

By, Claudia
March 6, 2012
i gotta have…pinterest

this outfit…down to the broken-in boots… this offfice… these belts… 1. rabens solaner {via counting stone sheep} 2. Line Klein {via LUIZA} 3. rabens solaner {via stonehouselove} I’m sure you guys have heard (WSJ)…if not, block out a large chunk of time and go to town on Pinterest…simply put, i’m obsessed…have a great wednesday…nice to be back xocc ♥[ read more ]

By, Claudia
February 22, 2012
Filed Under: Decor, Design, FASHION, Interiors
happy holidays…

Hi everyone! {flickr, my little brown pen and check out Nichole’s awesome blog here} I know, I know I’ve been MIA but there are reasons!  Firstly, my son is going off to Penn State, State College, in January and I’ve been getting him outfitted which has been a lot of fun.[ read more ]

By, Claudia
December 21, 2011
Filed Under: Design, Family, Photography
i gotta have…

Anything VINCE…especially this blanket sweater coat…and these cool boots by Juicy Couture… These cosy interiors by 8MOOD, styled by the awesome Eva Lindh… One (or more) of these luxurious faux fur throws…by spot-on revamped brand, Restoration Hardware… Lovely to check in…i hope you are enjoying this beautiful fall weather…off to[ read more ]

By, Claudia
November 9, 2011
i gotta have…

1.  Annette Tatum’s new paint range… I used to carry Annette Tatum’s line of beautiful bed linens and yard goods at Hey Little Diddle and was delighted to see her doing paints…AND she has a Premier Designer Membership Program, click here… photo via Simply Grove. 2.  Restoration Hardware’s Cast-Iron Barn[ read more ]

By, Claudia
October 13, 2011
frye it up!

Well hello there! That was some fishing trip! Actually I didn’t catch any real fish, but I have been working since the summer on an awesome new professional project that is taking up a lot of my time. Everyone is doing great, thank goodness…i have missed you guys though, very[ read more ]

By, Claudia
October 11, 2011
happy tuesday with jeanette lunde!

…and welcome back from a great weekend. my hubs and i had fun sharing the holiday with family and good friends. now that my 14 year old son is off for 6 weeks of camp, i must focus on work again…lots to do in the blog world, with clients (i[ read more ]

By, Claudia
July 5, 2011
olga guanabara

Another Brooklyn gem, this company is all about the handmade, return of the craft & one-of-a-kinds.  Olga is actually a dog, the gorgeous chocolate lab that you see in the photos, and then there’s the humans behind the operation, Brazilian-born Richard and Renato. Some of their beautifully hand-crafted goods… Olga[ read more ]

By, Claudia
June 30, 2011
{primele paperlove —> fawnsberg friday}

Recently debuted at the National Stationery Show, Patricia & Rachel, the sisters of Primele, bring us their new paper line FAWNSBERG… letter sets… stamps…i love Patricia’s handwriting and have one of her stamps as well… here’s mine… accessories… You can shop either here at Fawnsberg or here at Primele on[ read more ]

By, Claudia
June 24, 2011
axel vervoordt

Today I’m loving the minimalist interiors of Belgian Interior Designer Axel Vervoordt…   {You can get the book here via remodelista & amazon; all images via company website} Happy thursday to all, xocc ♥

By, Claudia
June 23, 2011
i gotta have…

1. an EDDIE BORGO for J.Crew necklace…the fringed mesh one…     2.  SAMBAG snakeskin ballet flats, love this style shoe…comfy yet stylish…i call it the ‘you can walk all over Manhattan shoe with no pain’ which is worth every penny… {i think i first saw this brand on Melissa[ read more ]

By, Claudia
June 22, 2011
I gotta have…special guest post edition by design shuffle

Welcome back to me after a crazy week full of graduations and celebrations.  Today I am pleased to introduce Susi from the awesome Design Shuffle and also welcome YOU to StonehouseLove’s very first guest… Hi all! I’m Susi and I write as a guest blogger for, a fabulous social[ read more ]

By, Claudia
June 17, 2011