Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

With a new year on the horizon, and countless events and festivities in the coming weeks, I wanted to take the time now to wish you and yours a Happy Holiday season.

Looking forward to connecting with you all in the new year!

XO,
Nadia


WATTS YOUR FAVORITE… HOLIDAY DECOR


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Flash Glass Trees

 

Looking for a modern way to decorate? These fun glass trees are an excellent choice to make your holiday décor current and fresh.


Image from www.cb2.com

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Cloisonne Ornaments by Williams Sonoma

 

These beautiful and stunning cloisonné ornaments are sure to dazzle any tree.


Image from www.williams-sonoma.com

 

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Country Estate Reindeer Games “Solo Sports” Party Plates set/4

 

Looking for creative and fresh conversation starters at your holiday gatherings? Check out these fun plates by Juliska.

 
Image from www.juliska.com

 

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Gold Cheetah Accent Plates


Gold is a wonderful accent color for the holidays, and when done in a fun cheetah print your holiday dinnerware is sure to be a knockout!


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Sur la Table Cedar and Faux Berry Wreath

Elegant and cheerful, this beautiful holiday wreath will make a statement both inside and outside of your house.

 

Image from www.surlatable.com

 

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Bunny Williams Bubbly Glasses
I cannot think of a better way to ring in the new year than with these fun and stylish champagne flutes! 

Image from www.ballarddesigns.com

Happy November!

Happy November!

It’s been a busy few weeks at Nadia Watts Interior Design. We are thrilled to share several recent publications featuring NWID. Scroll down to read the full articles!

With Thanksgiving a week away, “Watts your favorite” this month is featuring our favorite platters for entertaining.

Before the month slips me by, let me take a moment to wish you and yours a Happy Thanksgiving!

XO,
Nadia

 


RECENT MENTIONS


Thank you, Colorado Homes & Lifestyles, for sharing this beautiful home!

To read the full article, click here


NWID is featured in the Fall 2018 issue of Inspired News by Kravet Inc.

To read the full article, click here.

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WATTS YOUR FAVORITE… PLATTERS


Simon Pearce Hartland Stone Oval Platter

 

Simon Pearce creates timeless classics, including this beautiful platter. With two available sizes this platter will make the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving table.


Available at The Lark Denver

 

Image from www.simonpearce.com

Uccello Oval Platter by Vietri

This platter is sure to be a stunner on your Thanksgiving table. The rich colors in this hand painted platter make this platter truly unique.

 

Available at The Lark Denver

 

Image from www.vietri.com

 

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Arte Italica’s Splendore Oval Platter

I love this beautiful blown glass platter by Arte Italica. It will make any table instantly sophisticated and elegant.


Available at The Lark Denver

 

Image from www.arteitalica.com

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Christian Lacroix Caribe Platter


Now for something different. This eye catching and one of a kind platter by Christian Lacroix Caribe is sure to make a statement.


Image from www.williams-sonoma.com

 

Happy October!

Fall is here! Is it me, or as soon as Halloween arrives everyone starts talking about Thanksgiving and Christmas? Before the rush of holiday mayhem, let’s enjoy the fall season. This month on “Watts your favorite…” I’m sharing a few of my favorite textiles that remind me of fall!

 

XO,
Nadia


RECENT MENTIONS

Thank you, 5280 Home for sharing a few of my favorite paint colors in your most recent issue! Click here to read the full article!

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WATTS YOUR FAVORITE … FALL INSPIRED FABRIC

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Ferrick Mason’s Woodford


Falling leaves? Check! Beautiful colors? Check! Ferrick Mason’s fun textiles come to life in this beautiful leafy print.


Image from www.ferrickmason.com

 


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Cowtan & Tout Somerly fabric in Coral

The beautiful coral background of this embroidered fabric is the perfect addition to add warmth and depth to a room.


Image from www.cowtan.com


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Lee Jofa’s Leyland Print in Blue/Multi


We recently used this fabric on pillows at a recent project. The vibrant colors and storyline inspired print (with numerous animals and botanical shapes) makes this one of our new favorite prints!

 

Image from www.kravet.com


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Kerry Joyce Textile’s Coptic in Sienna Rose


Kerry Joyce makes some of my favorite fabrics! This beautiful Sienna Rose color isn’t too orange, and it isn’t too pink- it is quite simply perfect.

 


Image from www.kerryjoyce.com

Happy September from NWID!

September is here! School is officially back in session, and yet summer is still happily lingering. While we prepare for the arrival of fall, we hope you’ll check out our Instagram feed (@nadia.watts) for daily updates on our recent projects. Scroll down to read this month’s “Watts your favorite…” focusing on staying organized to get you through September!

XO,

Nadia


RECENT MENTIONS


Thank you, Colorado Homes & Lifestyle, for featuring this beautiful kitchen in your September/October issue. To see more click here.

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WATTS YOUR FAVORITE... ORGANIZATION TOOL?


2019 Full Year Laminate Calendar by Paper Source


If you’re like me and prefer to see a calendar printed out in front of you instead of on your phone, then this calendar is right for you! It’s great for visualizing the entire upcoming year and it’s laminated so changes can be made.


Image from www.papersource.com


Container Store Russell + Hazel Acrylic Stapler and Tape Dispenser

Time to upgrade your desk accessories? Look no further than this sleek and modern tape and stapler dispensers from the Container Store.

 

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Container Store Russell + Hazel Acrylic Stapler and Tape Dispenser

Time to upgrade your desk accessories? Look no further than this sleek and modern tape and stapler dispensers from the Container Store.

 

Image from www.containerstore.com


Serena & Lily La Jolla Baskets

 

Baskets are a great way to organize and hide clutter. Serena & Lily has a great selection of baskets in different shapes and colors perfect for every type of room.


Image from www.serenaandlily.com

Happy August from NWID!

Happy August!

Is it me, or is the summer flying? We hope you enjoy our final installment of the summer series for “Watts your favorite…”. This month it’s all about outdoor décor!

XO,

Nadia


RECENT MENTIONS


Thank you, Kravet, for featuring NWID in your most recent “Inspired. Kravet” blog post! Click here to read more!

 

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WATTS YOUR FAVORITE... OUTDOOR DECOR


Dash & Albert's Cleo Indoor/Outdoor Rug

Love this simplistic, yet unique pattern to help give your outdoor space a lift!

Image from www.annieselke.com

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Mekong Planter by The Citizenry

These planters, handcrafted in Vietnam, bring modern simplicity and design to any outdoor space.


Image from www.the-citizenry.com


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Perennials Fabric Stitched Up Jungle Gym Pillow


Perennials, known for the outdoor fabric, has an assortment of outdoor pillows perfect to fit your patio needs!


Image from www.perennialsfabrics.com


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Serena & Lily Nicasio Pillar Hurricane


These oversized hurricane lanterns are a statement piece for your outdoor tablescape!


Image from www.serenaandlily.com


Bunny Williams Campbell Birdhouse

This statement birdhouse is one way to make sure your backyard birds are happy and stylish.

 

Image from www.ballarddesigns.com

 

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Happy July from Nadia Watts Interior Design!

Happy 4th of July! We hope you are staying cool in this heat and are enjoying everything summer has to offer! We’re continuing our summer series this month with our favorite outdoor side tables!

XO,

Nadia


RECENT MENTIONS


Click here to read the “High Point” article in the July/August Luxe Interiors + Design issue.

We are so proud to share with you this beautiful and elegant home!

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WATTS YOUR FAVORITE... OUTDOOR SIDE TABLE


Ensoleille Side Table by Frontgate


Both classic and modern, this side table by Frontgate is an excellent addition to a space that needs a simplistic look.


Image from www.frontgate.com

 

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Serena & Lily's Sachem Drink Table

Adding a little color to your outdoor space is easy with this beautiful ceramic table by Serena & Lily. With other designs and colors, these simple and versatile ceramic tables are a no-brainer decision to your outdoor space.

Image from www.serenaandlily.com

 

Sash Side Table by Janus et Cie

Adorable? I know! Never thought we’d be describing an outdoor table as cute, but the Sash Side Table by Janus et Cie fits the bill.


Image from www.janusetcie.com

 

 

 

 

Happy Summer from Nadia Watts Interior Design

June is here, and so is the official start of Summer!  In honor of the season, for the next few months, I’ll be featuring my favorite outdoor furniture and décor ideas in “Watts your favorite…”. This month it’s my favorite outdoor chairs.  Make sure to scroll down to check those out, as well as our recent feature in Dering Hall!

XO,

Nadia


RECENT MENTIONS

Thank you, Dering Hall, for featuring this stunning home in your House Tours editorial. To see more click here.


WATTS YOUR FAVORITE... OUTDOOR CHAIR?

West Elm’s Peg Woodworking Two-Tone Outdoor Lounge Chair

Looking to add a pattern to your backyard? Look no further than this fun chair from West Elm.  

Image from www.westelm.com

Gray Wood Hyacinth Adirondack Chair by World Market

The classic Adirondack chair gets reimagined by World Market.  The sleek contemporary lines and grey color adds a modern twist on the classic original chair.

Image from www.worldmarket.com

Serena & Lily’s Hanging Rattan Chair


Now for something different! This is the perfect chair to add to a covered porch for a fun addition to your outdoor space. Add a few pillows with a pop of color and pattern and you’ll be ready to lounge.


Image from www.serenaandlily.com

Bayfield Lounge Chair and Ottoman by Room&Board


The sleek contemporary lines and bright color options makes Room&Board’s version of the chair a must have for modern spaces.


Image from www.roomandboard.com

May Newsletter

Happy May! I’m back from Italy, feeling refreshed, inspired, and ready to hit the ground running on our projects at NWID. Make sure to scroll down to check out our Recent Mentions, Watts Your Favorite…Lamps, and details about the event I’m participating in at the Brass Bed in Cherry Creek North on Thursday, May 10. I hope to see you there!

 

XO,

Nadia


DEFINING DESIGN AT THE BRASS BED

 To RSVP email  rsvp@brassbedfinelinens.com

To RSVP email rsvp@brassbedfinelinens.com


RECENT MENTIONS

Thank you, Dering Hall, for featuring NWID in several of your most recent features! To view more click on the images below: 


WATTS YOUR FAVORITE... TABLE LAMP

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Pheasant Feather Lamp by Bunny Williams


Bunny Williams can do no wrong! This classic lamp, also available in brown, is a steadfast addition to a classic, traditional space.


Image from www.bunnywilliamshome.com

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Lyla Rose Table Lamp by Lulu and Georgia

 

Now for something very different! The floral design created by shells makes this lamp a standout décor item.

 

 
Image from www.luluandgeorgia.com

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Mecox Dupont Medium Table Lamp


Elegant and unique. I love how this lamp adds character to a room without overpowering the décor.


Image from www.mecox.com

April Newsletter

Happy April! This month we are busy working on great projects we can’t wait to share with you soon!

April is also the month of a trip I am taking with Kravet to have an exclusive tour of Florence, Italy. Make sure to follow the trip on Instagram (@nadia.watts)!

Until the May newsletter…Arrivederci!

Ciao!

Nadia


SAVE THE DATE


Mark your calendars and join us for Defining Design, a wonderful fundraiser to support the Global Down Syndrome Foundation at the Brass Bed in Cherry Creek on Thursday, May 10 from 5:00-8:00pm. Click here for more details of the event.

NWID has been selected as one of the six interior designers to design a bedding ensemble. The Brass Bed is extending a rare 20% discount on all sales during the three-hour event. Email rsvp@brassbedfinelinens.com to RSVP.

We hope to see you there!


WATTS YOUR FAVORITE... DECORATIVE MIRROR?


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Sapphire Mirror by Bunny Williams


Bold and with a lot of flare, this mirror is a statement piece and a great way to add color to your space!  

 
Image from www.bunnywilliamshome.com

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Clyde Mirror from Oly Studio


This mirror is definitely worth a second look! The ridges on this frame add character and drama to any space.


Image from www.olystudio.com

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Serena & Lily Mosaic Mirror


Anyone else feeling a bit beachy? The beauty of this mirror is that beach or no beach, this mirror is a fun addition to any space.


Image from www.serenaandlily.com

Happy Spring from Nadia Watts Interior Design! 🌷

Spring is here! While the weather seems unpredictable this time of year, it’s hard not to get excited for flowering trees, spring blooms, and of course warmer weather. In honor of Spring’s arrival, I’m sharing my favorite Spring inspired floral fabrics in “Watts your favorite…” this month.

 

Happy Spring!

Nadia


WATTS YOUR FAVORITE...SPRING INSPIRED FLORAL FABRIC


Ferrick Mason’s Lexington

This print compliments a room needing something a bit more contemporary. I love the movement and variation in the design especially in this ‘dogwood’ colorway.


Image from www.ferrickmason.com


Lee Jofa Magnolia in Cream/Blue


Truly a gorgeous print! With a multitude of colors, this fabric is versatile, adding a pop of color into any space.


Image from www.kravet.com/leejofa

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Dante’s Paradise Tana Lawn Cotton by Liberty London Fabric


Liberty London, known for their whimsical and bold prints, hits it out of the park with this beautiful floral. I love the variation of shapes in this print, especially the flowering buds.

 

Image from www.libertylondon.com

 


RECENT MENTIONS

Thank you, Dering Hall, for featuring NWID in "27 Charming Pink & Red Rooms” and “30 Bathrooms with Standing Showers”. Click here to read the article!

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Dering Hall also shared one of Nadia’s Spring Decorating Tips. Click here to read the article!

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February Newsletter ❤ Nadia Watts Interior Design

February is the month of many things: the Olympics, Valentine's Day, President’s Day, and weekend ski trips. At Nadia Watts Interior Design, February is all about kitchen remodels, new home layouts, and of course thoughtful decor and furniture design.

Wishing you a great month with gold medals, love, and wallpaper selections.

XOXO,

Nadia


RECENT MENTIONS


Thank you, Dering Hall, for featuring NWID in "33 Gorgeous Kitchens with Gold Accents". Click here to read the article!

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NWID won a Houzz award! Thank you, Houzz, for the award for Best Dining Rooms in Denver for 2018! Click here to see more.

 

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WATTS YOUR FAVORITE... DECOR ACCENTS

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Sandpiper Quartet by Cyan Design


In need of height? These birds help give length and scope to a space, all while adding a bit of storytelling.

Image from www.cyandesign.com

Items can be purchased locally at C.A.I. Designs


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Barbara Barry Luxe Organizers by Curated Kravet


These boxes are a perfect addition to any space. They can be arranged alone, but look great together.


Image from www.curatedkravet.com

Items can be purchased locally at Kravet

 


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Set of Three Spirits in Black and White II by John Richards


I love the whimsical, artistic application to these vases. Dramatic and thought provoking, this trio of vases is a sure standout in any space.

Image from www.johnrichards.com

Items can be purchased locally at C.A.I. Designs

 

Happy New Year from Nadia Watts Interior Design!

Happy 2018! 

I love this time of year and how it stirs up the feeling of starting something new. No matter what type of resolutions you may have for the year, we wish you every success. NWID is here to help you with any home resolutions you have for 2018!

Best wishes,

Nadia


RECENT PUBLICATIONS


NWID is thrilled to be featured in Luxe Interiors + Design in the January/February 2018 issues! We loved working on this home and hope you will enjoy the article! Click here to read!


TIME TO VOTE


NWID is excited to have submissions in this year's Luxe Red Reader's Choice Awards. Please click here and vote for NWID in four categories.

In order to vote, you will need to create an account with Luxe. It’s a simple and quick process, and your support is greatly appreciated!


WATTS YOUR FAVORITE… PENDANTS


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­­Urban Electric Harford


Don't you just love this color combo?  This sleek modern pendant comes in a variety of finishes and colors, giving any space a unique look.

Image from www.urbanelectric.com

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Circa Lighting Precision Large Pendant

What about hanging two of these over your kitchen island? Designed by Kelly Wearster, this beautiful pendant commands the space especially in this antique-burnished brass finish.

Image from www.circalighting.com

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Todi Pendant Light in Black


Looking for a little drama? I love how the detail cutouts at the edge of this pendant adds character and enough excitement to make this an eye catching work of art.  

Image from www.cocoweb.com


Happy Holidays from NWID!

As 2017 winds down, NWID is gearing up for a lot of exciting projects in the new year. We can't wait to share the progress in the upcoming months!

Since it is a busy time of the year, I promise to keep this newsletter short and sweet. I’m sharing a blast from the past article from Colorado Homes & Lifestyles, October 2009, “I’m Dreaming of a White... Tablescape”. Click here to read some of my timeless holiday decorating tips.

Scroll down for our reader's favorite section, “Nadia’s Favorite Things”. This month is my favorite fun wallpapers!

Cheers!

Nadia

 


RECENT PUBLICATIONS


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NWID was thrilled to be listed in the November/ December 2017 issue of Colorado Homes & Lifestyles on their Fabulous List for 2017. To read more, click here!


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NWID was honored to be featured in the December 2017/January 2018, 5280 Home in Denver's Top Design for the entry! To read the full article click here!


WATTS YOUR FAVORITE...FUN WALLPAPER


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Cole and Sons Acquario


Fish anyone? I love the level of detail in each fish. The design and layout of the overall wallpaper makes this one of my favorite fun papers!


Image from www.cole-and-son.com


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Jim Thompson Dragon Dance


While Jim Thompson may be known for their beautiful silks, this wallpaper is a standout all on it's own. It's a whimsical dragon scene with movement and flow. It's a great addition to any space looking for excitement and energy.

Image from www.jimthompsonfabrics.com


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Lee Jofa Antlers


It's rustic, it's modern, it's chic, it's fun! I love how this wallpaper can be used in so many different types of rooms. From an updated home in the mountains, to a fun accent wall in a study.


Image from www.leejofa.com

Happy Thanksgiving from NWID!

Hello Friends,

November has been a busy month at Nadia Watts Interior Design. With a home renovation and install behind us, and projects in the pipeline we are looking forward to the busy months ahead.

On top of all of the fun projects we are working on, the holidays are right around the corner. If you're like me you're asking- What?! Thanksgiving? This week!? Where's my pecan pie recipe?!

Before the week passes me by, I want to wish you all a Happy Thanksgiving! Whether you are a forever client who has worked with me for years and needed a few things reupholstered in their bedroom, or a new client looking for design work on a full scale home remodel, I want to say thank you. I grateful for your continued business and support. 

Happy Thanksgiving!

Nadia

PS- scroll down below for my favorite Pecan Pie Recipe!


RECENT PUBLICATIONS


Nadia Watts Interior Design is featured for the 6th year in The Scout Guide! Make sure to check out Nadia's feature in Volume 6 and other past volumes by clicking here.
Live. Love. Local.

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WATTS YOUR FAVORITE... RUG?


 Lee Jofa Havelock Carnival

Lee Jofa Havelock Carnival

This carpet defines transitional design: 50% traditional 50% modern. The bold and bright color give this rug life and excitement.

Image from Nadia Watts

Brunschwig & Fils Cobalt Pile Rug

One of my favorite rugs! It's completely unexpected but the rich colors add so much warmth! And the thick pile makes this rug super comfortable!

Image from  Kravet.com

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Tufenkian Helen Wild Berry

This bold impressionist inspired rug adds a dramatic accent to any room. Playful colors and neutral tones balance this piece making it a fun and dynamic addition. 


Image from tufenkian.com


NADIA'S FAVORTIE PECAN PIE

Ingredients
3/4 Cup of Dark Brown Sugar
1 Cup Dark Corn Syrup (Using dark corn syrup and dark brown sugar
creates a richer flavor)
3 Tbl Spoons of Butter
3 Eggs
1/2 Tsp Salt
2 Tsp Vanilla
1 Cup Pecans (I like to use whole pecans)

Instructions:
1. Preheat Oven 375 degrees.
2. Start with making a pie shell or buy one.
3. Then Mix all ingredients together, beat the eggs together before you add
them.  Pour into the shell.
4. Bake 40-50 minutes at 375

Happy Fall from Nadia Watts Interior Design!

Hello friends! It's been too long...

Fall is upon us and I wanted to share recent news with you on Nadia Watts Interior Design.  Our team has been working on wonderful projects and we are incredibly proud to share this year's publications below. For more pictures and updates on our projects, make sure to check out our recently revamped website and social media platforms!

We are starting a reoccurring feature in our newsletter called "Watts Your Favorite...". This month I'm sharing my favorite tiles...next month rugs!

Business is growing and so has our team.  Heather Jobin joined the NWID team this summer, after spending the past 10 years in New York working at Christie's auction house. 

On a personal note, I wanted to share exciting news that Jane in our office welcomed her first child, Bradford Logan Romero earlier this Spring.

We look forward to sharing more with you in our monthly newsletter!

Nadia


Recent Press:

Thank you 5280 Home for featuring Nadia Watts Interior Design in the November/December 2017 issue! We loved working on this home in Congress Park!

Click here to read more.

 Photo Credit: Emily Minton Redfield

Photo Credit: Emily Minton Redfield


Earlier this year we were featured in Luxe Interiors + Design January/February 2017 issue twice for a feature on Living Rooms and Eye for Design Kitchens. Thank you Luxe Interiors + Designs!

Check out the Press section on the NWID website by clicking here.

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WATTS YOUR FAVORITE... TILE

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Marrakech Design Dandelion

Petal/Milk

This tile is truly a FUN tile. The hexagon shape allows for multiple patterns and styles simply by arranging the lines in a different direction. And the color is beyond dreamy and perfect for a modern and creative update. 

Image from www.MarrakechDesign.se


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Sonoma Tile Maker's Euphoria

Crackle/Summer Breeze

This tile is great when you want a classic, timeless look that has a little bit of an alter ego.  The 'crackle' finish gives variation to each tiles and makes for a stunning backsplash. When laid out the look is elegant and totally unique!

Image from www.sonomatilemakers.com


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AKADO's Angle Pitch

Black (Etched) 

This tile is bold and edgy (pun intended!). The shape alone would add a dramatic element to any kitchen backsplash or bathroom tile work, but the grainy, free flowing, organic pattern make this tile a winner!

Image from www.akado.com


Make sure to follow us for our latest updates, projects, and behind the scene pictures at Nadia Watts Interior Design. 

How to Style Your Bookshelves

Bookshelves are an ideal place to show off your style, to showcase things you love and reveal your personality in subtle ways.  But lots of homeowners admit that they have a hard time figuring out how to make their bookshelves look magazine-worthy.

I have good news:  It's easier than you think!  I've gathered a few photos and my best advice to help you get started.  Have fun! 

From HGTV: For timeless style, group similar books together and add decorative objects (like those eagle bookends and the rotary phone) that feel classic.  The library ladder is a perfect touch, don't you think? 

 

From Design Lines: One simpe tip is to stack some books horizontally, and top some of these stacks with interesting objects.  Easy-peasy, right? 

 

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From Primed4Design: Small pieces of framed art on your bookshelves give your room warmth and interest.  The collection here feels so well curated: textureal, quirky, beautiful. I love it!

 

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From Primed4Design: Group your books by color and display them with colorful accessories.  So fun! 

 

From Homesick Designs: All right, I admit that this took more than simple styling.  But I love that the piece integrates bookshelves and an entertainment system- a perfect solution to the black-box-on-the-wall problem with flat-screened TVs.  You might also take a cue from this room and add round objects to your bookshelves; the curves help break up the linear look of books. 

 

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From Sawdust Girl: Who says you have to put books on your bookshelves?  There are very few tomes on this shelf, and it looks awesome with sculptural items and framed pictures. 

 

If you have bookshelves you've styled and you want to show them off, send them to me at nadia@nadiawatts.com, and I'll put them in an upcoming post- with a link to your website or blog, if you have one!  

Happy Styling! 

Sitting on a Bench Never Looked So Good

Benches, benches, benches. They're so easy and versatile--and a perfect way to add surprising style to your home. Add one to your casual dining area. Put one in a large entry. Line a wall in the living room with one, so you can pull it out when you have parties. (And while it's not in use, you can style it like a coffee table or with a slew of pretty pillows.)

Need some inspiration? Here are a few beautiful benches I'm loving right now:

From Designers Craft, this antique bench has to-die-for feet. Carved and lovely!

Antique Original Painted Hand Carved Bench from Shanxi Province, China

From Denver's own Scandinavian Antiques, this ornate piece is pure art.

BLU DOT Son of a Bench

This sculptural bench from Mod Livin' will definitely be a conversation-starter. Made of interlocking loops of hot-rolled steel, it oozes contemporary style.

VITRA Butterfly Stool

Design icon Charles Eames invented a technique that bends and shapes plywood, leading to so many of the forms we see from the middle 20th century. This butterfly stool is a perfect example. Sexy, right?

Sudbury Bench

Of course, many of us love upholstered benches for their softness and elegance, and this beauty from Denver's HW Home shows off a beautiful Moroccan print.

Wesley Leather Bench

If you're going to opt for a dining bench, like this one from Arhaus, leather or indoor-outdoor fabric are good, easy-to-clean options. (Red wine knows no bounds!)

Get Light Right

 

Oh, lamps. If there's one design mistake I see homeowners make over and over again, it's that they skimp on lighting--both on quantity and quality. If everything in your room seems right, but the overall effect is still dull, you probably need more light to see those beautiful things you love.
To inspire you, I've rounded up lamps from some of my favorite sources. Check 'em out!

BLU DOT Stilt Table LampBLU DOT Stilt Table Lamp

Stilt lamps, you're so leggy and modern! These beauties come from Mod Livin' in Denver, one of my favorite places to find mid-century lamps. (Remember you can infuse a little unexpected beauty in your home with mid-century accessories, no matter if your overall style is traditional or contemporary, or anything in between. Those modern clean lines are good matches for almost any room!)


LZF Lighting Cactus Table Lamp

Eye-catching, right? This Cactus Table Lamp is also from Mod Livin.' (They ship, friends across the country, so you can get yours, too.) Even when this lamp is turned off, it's a piece of beauty. Art meets light!

 

Kelly Table Lamp

If you're looking for something a little more traditional, but still flirty, check out these curvy lamps from Arhaus. I love the feminine shape and the neutral color!


Midcentury Danish Restored Table Lamps

If you don't know about 1stdibs, well, I'm sorry to introduce you--because you can easily lose hours of your day searching the site's fantastic inventory of things that make a design-lover swoon. Case in point: these mid-century Danish restored table lamps, which make me happy.

 

LARGE ,ELEGANT MIDCENTURY ITALIAN CERAMIC LAMPS

1stdibs strikes again! These mid-century ceramic lamps with a herringbone pattern would be excellent statement pieces in a small living room. I see them in an elegant, textural space--or in a loft with lots of exposed brick and earthy colors. Let's just agree that the possibilities are abundant.

 

 

Pair  Art Deco Art Moderne  Glazed Ceramic Skyscraper Lamps

And we can agree that mid-century modern isn't the only design era worth mentioning. These Art Deco glazed ceramic skyscraper lamps are SO good-looking, a little bit of handsome glam for your home. 

 

The French know about good things: cheese, wine, chocolate, and design. These lamps, found in France, show off ironwork that just makes me want to stare at them. It's always fun to add a surprising shape to your home, something that inverts the norm. 
So go on and add a little light--and a lot of style--to your home.