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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
Coulisse Philadelphia Previews at Urban Loft Window Treatments

I am beyond happy to introduce Coulisse (rhymes with police) my new, as they say in Europe, ‘range’ of blinds, shades and sliding panel systems straight out of The Netherlands. Yes, I said Holland, you guys! Dutch design is my absolute fave-everything they design is just too cool for words-my heart literally[ read more ]

By, Claudia
May 30, 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
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
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 endless.com… this necklace for my cool guy…by Scosha…  [ read more ]

By, Claudia
March 7, 2012
Filed Under: Decor, Design, Handmade, Home, Indie, Lifestyle
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
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
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
Flickr Friday

Farmhouse Modern Flickr. …off to Target to buy another white tissue hoodie, so soft that I decided i need a backup…funny where i find my fave tees…only problem is i won’t get out of Target spending under $200, which i’m sure is the case for most of you as well[ read more ]

By, Claudia
June 10, 2011
ikea live revisted

I need to go to Ikea for a budget-friendly window coverings solution for a client.  I also need to get some ticking fabric samples for another client for her son’s custom patchwork duvet (they have some great textiles).  I’m heading out soon but got stuck looking at the Ikea Live[ read more ]

By, Claudia
May 17, 2011
pillowtalk with Marika Giacinti

Marika Giacinti Paris is a beautiful pillow label crafted in a traditional French home linen factory… ~photography by  the talented Nastasia Dusapin~ beautiful outside…going to do a mini product photo shoot for hey little diddle while the light is good…have a great weekend…xocc ♥

By, Claudia
May 6, 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
congrats will & kate

Happy Friday…it was fun watching the royal wedding this a.m. but now it’s back to business…driving to Maryland to meet my sister Connie to pick up some items from her hand-crocheted line MochilaMia Handmade Designs for my soon-to-launch e-commerce boutique, Hey Little Diddle, and it’s a sunny beautiful day in[ read more ]

By, Claudia
April 29, 2011
decorate by holly becker

Ahhh, i finally made it out to Wayne to get my copy of Holly Becker’s Decorate at Anthropologie.  You probably already know this but Holly is the author of the beautiful & popular design blog Decor8, one of the first blogs i discovered about a year ago which got me[ read more ]

By, Claudia
April 28, 2011
Rachel Ashwell

After a break and a little company reorganization, Rachel Ashwell is back with her Couture line, exclusively available via her 3 stores in London, New York & Santa Monica. We used to be one of her stockists at Hey Little Diddle when she did wholesale, and now you can also get[ read more ]

By, Claudia
April 22, 2011
i gotta have…

one thing and one thing only this week… HeyHome …oh my, my heart is pumping really fast at the sight of these incredibly fantastic interior shots…i had seen her name numerous times as the one of the photographers on the Bolig Magasinet site but i had never clicked to see[ read more ]

By, Claudia
April 6, 2011
township tour

These houses are in my town and along with the the rainy weather this morning, i feel like i’m in the Cotswolds…the old home stock in beautiful Lower Merion Township in Pennsylvania is one of the many things i love about my community…you can’t believe your eyes…i entertain myself simply[ read more ]

By, Claudia
March 31, 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
welcome home lonny mag

Lonny Mag (and lots of other fantastic online mags) has changed me waiting in my foyer for my mailman to come. Now I wait at my MAC for the new issues to go live (i love the internet) which is very convenient since 2-3 days a week I’m there anyway[ read more ]

By, Claudia
March 15, 2011