Foodie
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…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 DesignShuffle.com, a fabulous social[ read more ]

By, Claudia
June 17, 2011
i gotta have…

1.  these looks from Rabens Solaner…this brand from Copenhagen single-handedly defines my style…i’m forever committed…   2.  these clogs from Fiorentini & Baker…totally digging this color… 3.  this print by Alicia Bock via Talia Audenart’ Pinterest because love keeps me grounded (ha)…and makes me feel better when i’m in a bad[ read more ]

By, Claudia
May 4, 2011
i gotta have…

1.  These crystal bottles from Anthropologie via Rue Magazine… photography by Sarah & Chris Rhoads & prop styling by Meagan Camp. 2.  This outdoor furniture from Restoration…so i can lounge on my new PA bluestone patio…   3.  This trench from ALLSAINTS…     4.  These succulent oysters… images via[ read more ]

By, Claudia
March 24, 2011
i gotta have…

1. these beautiful rings by Satomi Jewelry via White Tapestry (isn’t that the best name for a blog?)… Satomi Kawakita is a New York City-based jewelry designer and professional diamond setter. She was born and raised in Japan, not surprising as my experience with the Japanese is that they possess[ read more ]

By, Claudia
March 16, 2011
blog watch: frl. klein

Thank goodness for the translator built into Fraeulein Klein because otherwise I’d be in the dark with the exception of the blinding loveliness that are her pictures…and i think she might have recently had a blog redesign…Yvonne is an interior decorator and a mom living in Bavaria with two kids,[ read more ]

By, Claudia
March 7, 2011
i gotta have…

1. many of these tops to get me ready for my spring uniform of jeans, tanks, sandals/ballet flats, and a cardi…   net-a-porter. 2. this lovely ring… lavender. 3.  oh and of course a great bag…loVe this one but i would look for a more affordable, yet just as nice[ read more ]

By, Claudia
March 2, 2011
courtney apple

Happy Monday to all and the last day of February! Have to admit, not sorry to see it go, so ready for spring.  Today I want to share the work of local Philadelphia editorial and lifestyle photographer Courtney Apple, who I found through twitter. Thanks to Sarah Lockard from online[ read more ]

By, Claudia
February 28, 2011
I gotta have…

this spring look from j.crew… j.crew. a vacation somewhere warm…please…someone…anyone? toast. this luxurious leather tote… clare vivier. more knowledge about shawn davis’ art form…fly tying… the anthropologist. this print…love… abby try again. some new palette inspiration for my dining room… 1.  wallcovering, elli pop 2. chandelier, anthropologie 3.  soap, brooke[ read more ]

By, Claudia
February 9, 2011
no parking in this city

Park City, Utah is…a little skiing, a little Sundance, a little Wild West, a little Alt Summit…and a whole lot of pretty… …hip boutiques, saloons & eateries, art galleries, theatres & screening rooms are everywhere…my head was literally spinning…trying to take it all in… …paparazzi trying to get a shot[ read more ]

By, Claudia
January 24, 2011
i gotta have…

…all these bracelets… via solid frog. …this jacket…and the hair wouldn’t hurt either… sea of shoes. …this light fixture in my white kitchen… impressionen via pinterest. or these in a small grouping would also do… camilla molders via pinterest. …this cosy bed…i wanna wear it… joanna rusher via pinterest. …this[ read more ]

By, Claudia
January 12, 2011
happy weekend…

signe pling. …and happy snowy Friday in philly…time to shift years and organize my office… desire to inspire. …i woke up early this a.m. to a blanket of powdery snow and to not so happy teenage boys…there was no late school opening…i had planned to drive one hour north to[ read more ]

By, Claudia
January 7, 2011
the power of shane

Happy New Year to all and welcome back to StonehouseLove! May all your 2011 dreams come true…my plan is to take baby steps towards my goals again this year…a strategy that has worked just fine so onwards i go carving out new opportunities as i navigate through 2011…so exciting is[ read more ]

By, Claudia
January 3, 2011
happy holidays & many thanks…

…we are here, the closing of the year 2010…and the best part is we have another chance to start a new year, clean & fresh and realize our goals, hopes & dreams…2010 was sweet to me and to my family…and I know 2011 will be better yet! i founded StonehouseLove[ read more ]

By, Claudia
December 22, 2010
i gotta have…

this chunky winter cap… miss pris. this linen poof…i’m mad for ticking… spool and sparrow. these spools and the patience to do stitchographie… stitchographie. this vintage blackboard in my kitchen… rue. this paper… letter C design. mixed-media artist Dolan Geiman (and Ali Marie) as my new bffs… dolan geiman. this[ read more ]

By, Claudia
November 24, 2010
i gotta have…

1. this stationery… 2. these canisters… 3. this armoire… 4. peace & tranquility; no drama… 5. everything in this image…i’m in love… 6. this store…i’m a shopgirl at heart, I think… 7. this print for my hubby for hanukkah… 8. this loft… 9. these t-straps…and the coat and scarf… 10.[ read more ]

By, Claudia
November 17, 2010
sage, style & cybelle codish

I read a lot…loVe it!  Not only does it enhance our vocabulary but i love the way words relate to one another and how the meaning can suddenly shift depending on the word you choose or how it is used.  I also cherish how we can be transported to another[ read more ]

By, Claudia
November 5, 2010
i gotta have…

these boots…and the tights while I’m at it… mrs. french pinterest via anthropologie. these luxurious bed linens…i have this throw in an ocean color, it’s heaven… bella notte linens. this hook…and the hanging jackets… convoy, tumblr. this dreamy mudroom… stonehouselove, tumblr via tinywhitedaisies. this design for a little boy’s room…[ read more ]

By, Claudia
October 26, 2010
I gotta have…

this rug..so cozy… this quilt and I don’t even have a baby anymore… these windows… this color walls in my new powder room… this yummy sweater… this cute guy as my hubby… oh wait, I do! my new hubby indeed (hee hee)… Have a great thursday, my dog Chloe got[ read more ]

By, Claudia
October 7, 2010
Frankly Fabulous: Laurie Frankel

Laurie Frankel is passionate about her photography and so am I…the story of my professional life in one image…cotton, pillow inserts, batting…loVe it… …3 of the great things in life…home… …delicious food… …beautiful children… For more of her inspiring work, visit her portfolio…have a happy tuesday, stay warm & dry…[ read more ]

By, Claudia
October 5, 2010
pia jane bijkerk

Ready? I want to be Pia pretty please…a native Aussie who lives on a houseboat in one of my favorite cities in the world, Amsterdam!  She works as a stylist & photographer and she has authored my kind of dream books, awesome guidebooks to all things handmade in which she[ read more ]

By, Claudia
October 1, 2010
idea ikea

New website IKEA LIVE shows us IKEA’s affordable functional furnishings incorporated into real homes…so interesting how people blend IKEA stuff into their spaces, making things their own…the hallmark of true style… I’m digging these digs for kids… In a couple of weeks, Scott and I have some very exciting news[ read more ]

By, Claudia
July 20, 2010
Philly Friday: lambertville loveliness

HAMILTON’S GRILL ROOM, 8 Coryell Street, Lambertville, NJ, 609.397.4343 THE BOATHOUSE 8 1/2 Coryell Street, Lambertville, NJ 609•397•2244 Tucked into a romantic alley on the banks of a Delaware river canal are these two little gems…and I mean gems.  They are located across the courtyard from one another. We literally stumbled[ read more ]

By, Claudia
June 25, 2010
Filed Under: Foodie, TRAVEL & LEISURE
Philly Friday: Tectonic Terrain

I’m gonna mix it up today.  I normally cover foodie spots but today I’m bringing you… TERRAIN at Styers 914 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills, PA, 610•459•2400 Owned by URBAN INC., the creative Einsteins responsible for Anthropologie, Free People, Urban Outfitters and most recently Leifsdottir, Terrain is their garden center/nursery gone magical[ read more ]

By, Claudia
June 18, 2010
Philly Friday

STANDARD TAP, 2nd & Poplar Streets, Northern Liberties, Philadelphia, 215•238•0630 Exclusively featuring Philadelphia-area fine craft breweries, this spot is one unique bar, with some of the best heart-warming food around and atmosphere to boot. Pub crawling in London anyone? Not a surprise that their produce is locally grown at Greensgrow[ read more ]

By, Claudia
June 11, 2010
Filed Under: Foodie