House & Garden
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 Window Treatments Philadelphia

Networking on the web is amazing…the doors that it opens and the people that you meet!  I just joined Thumbtack and got my first lead…a client I would not have otherwise met.  One simply can’t argue with that…here’s a peak at my profile… Call me if you live in the[ read more ]

By, Claudia
January 18, 2014
Drapes Philadelphia

I want to thank all my clients for making my new company Urban Loft Window Treatments a success in such a short time.  My recipe for success is simple:  Deal only with positive people who are kind and respectful and treat everyone, rich or poor, with respect and dignity.  Yes, I[ read more ]

By, Claudia
November 11, 2013
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
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
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
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
i gotta have…

1. THE DECORATED SHED as my dreamhouse, dream job & with my dream sink! All I can say to this is OH MY G-D… Thanks to my friend Philly TV producer Aliza Rosen (also of Momguistics, check out her blog here) for thinking of me when she saw this Pennsylvania[ read more ]

By, Claudia
June 9, 2011
i gotta have…

1.  More precious time to shop the new tinekhome webshop…now your dreams can become a reality…always a good thing… images via TinekHome. 2.  This Blue Ophelia necklace by Wearable by Design, Etsy…Ophelia is my paternal grandmother’s name… 3.  This octagonal sun space in my backyard…sigh…by the talented architectural firm Bosworth[ read more ]

By, Claudia
June 2, 2011
devon horse show

Good morning! Hope you all had a wonderful holiday weekend…i did! My husband and i got some alone time without our 5 kids so we enjoyed ourselves…got pedicures, saw Water for Elephants (loved it), went shopping, had nice meals and we spent an afternoon at the Devon Horse Show, a[ read more ]

By, Claudia
May 31, 2011
Filed Under: House & Garden, Lifestyle
Andrea Willson

Interior Designer Andrea Willson’s restored home in Germany…i’ve seen this place somewhere in my dreams before…it had me at the front door… all photos via freundevonfreunden. Have a great thursday…xocc ♥

By, Claudia
May 12, 2011
feeling like the beach…

It’s May and a little warmer but still not warm enough…i’m thinking about the beach a lot lately…are you?  I guess it depends on where you live…these houses are on the coast of England (Kent)… all images via jj locations simple and lovely…have an awesome tuesday…i see the sun coming[ read more ]

By, Claudia
May 3, 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
flickr friday

Abby Powell A collaboration: Victoria Smith & Alysia Cotter Ez Pudewa     Have a great weekend, sweet readers, and thank you! xocc ♥

By, Claudia
April 8, 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 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
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
i gotta have…

1.  my Warby Parker samples in the mail stat…first saw these featured on Sweet Thing Blog (awesome blog btw) which I found through Caitlin of Sacramento Street (i love the web) and i will love my $95 glasses (including prescription) don’t know how they do it for that price but i[ read more ]

By, Claudia
March 9, 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
inspire me: welcome home

Mudrooms are my new obsession…let’s start with this one since I’ve been sporting my hunters for 3 days straight-i love them and you should invest in a pair-they will keep you warm and dry (with the cosy liners or regular socks)… left, thinkdecor.com right, shopbop stay warm and dry…♥

By, Claudia
February 3, 2011
i gotta have…

this look from ALLSAINTS… this hand-hammered pendant…with the bead detail… abc carpet & home the home of these brits in brooklyn… feature via Living etc., March 2011 these valentine cards for my honey… etsy~katrina bean, julianna this stone house in croatia…oh my gosh… desire to inspire Now you gotta have[ read more ]

By, Claudia
February 2, 2011