Stool Sample

OK, indeed that is a horrible pun, but I just couldn’t help myself.  There are so many fun options out there for seating for our little tikes. [1] Cory Grosser Turtle Turtle Stool[2] Serena and Lily Elephant Pouf[3] CB2 Poodle Pouf[4] West Elm White Wood Stool[5] Jonathan Adler Hippo[6] Bilibo toy/stool[7] Serena and Lily Havana Stool

Guest Post: Full House, Getting Organized

First off, let me introduce you to Christina from Full House .  Christina is a mother of 5, yes, I said FIVE.  She has an amazing blog about design, her family, fashion etc.  I’m not sure how she manages to be so stylish while tending to so many kiddos, but she does it all while fitting in … Read more

Guest Post: A Thanksgiving Table with Design

Hi Eagle Nesters. It’s Irene from designstILes, filling in for Jess while she’s on mommy duty. Thanksgiving is practically here and today I’m sharing an easy to create table setting fit for the food festive occasion. When deciding how to decorate my table, I look through the items I already own and then fill in the … Read more

No. 9 Thompson

Those of you who know of Jim Thompson are aware of his line of beautiful Thai silks. Mr. Thompson can be creditted with introducing Thai silks to the western world and really putting Bangkok on the map as a travel destination.  Today, his eponymous company is a fluorishing textile house, respected by designers the world over. A few years back Jim … Read more

Downstairs Progress

For those of you who have been following our rec room reno, this is what it looked like before we moved in – A long room with janky closet doors and horrible contractor tile floors.   To get ready for baby, we’ve put a wall splitting it into a family/TV room and guest room.  The wall … Read more

Ikat and Batik

Thanks to Sarah who forwarded me this awesome Etsy shop. Ikat and Batik was started by Ginette in 2009 when she moved to Bali to source fabrics, sew and start up her Etsy shop.  There are a few things that I love about Ginette’s shop. First off, the pricepoint.  You really can’t find these kind of throw … Read more

Photo Shoot

Now that I have a new camera, I was finally able to go to my friends Kellie and Adam’s house to take some photos.  I helped them with their place almost two years ago and it’s still looking great!  The Lumix (and my new tripod) did great!  And that wide angle lens proved to be incredibly … Read more

Filling Spaces

I’d like to introduce you to fellow blogger and entrepreneur Deepali Kalia of Filling Spaces, her jewel of a shop in Portland, Oregon and The Mood Board, her accompanying blog. Deepali and I had a chance to meet over the holidays and we are planning some fun collaborations for 2011.  Deepali works as a designer for local … Read more

Giveaway – Let’s Play Jacks

Yup, you heard me. This Glenna Jean Antique Jack Sculpture from All Modern can be yours to keep.  Just add the Eagle’s Nest to the blogs you follow (if you haven’t already) and leave a comment below letting us know how you’d use your extra large jack.  Perhaps you have a giant friend looking for the perfect plaything. Or … Read more


About our old place in Prospect Heights Brooklyn. BEFORE (you can understand why my parents were mortified when they saw this 600 sf coop): I loved the use of stock gutter to cover the pipe in the corner….