Girls Just Want to Have Fun…

Marvelous Mary

“If you don’t go, you won’t know!” has been our motto ever since we took over the helm of our mother’s business yet as busy mom-preneurs with teenage sons, getting out from behind the computer or stove is a feat.  That’s why we try to hit as many places and parties when we do get out and today we’re joining blogging buddy Sue from The Zhush for some adventures in the big city.

Cool Blues

It’s Spring Market at the D & D Building so our first stop will be Schumacher where the dynamic duo, Mary McDonald and Martyn Lawrence-Bullard of Million Dollar Decorators, will be sharing their inspirations and creative insights in a discussion moderated by Jason Chen, home furnishings editor at Departures Magazine.

Pretty Prints

Magnificent Martyn

Since we’re still shopping for furniture and light fixtures for the new living room, we’ll drag Sue to several other showrooms to get her thoughts on some of our top picks, and end up to 200 Lexington to celebrate the release of the TRADhome spring issue with Ann Maine at Desiron.

Desired Goods

Then, if we still have energy and a skip in our step, we’ll head uptown to Gracious Home to celebrate the launch of Scalamandre’s new Maison collection…  Whew – we better bring some comfy shoes!

Join the Party!

Do you pack it all in when you get a day “off” from the office?

Photos via Schumacher, Desiron and Eastern Accents

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  • Reply Meghan @ Wishful Thinking May 15, 2013 at 4:51 am

    I think it’s virtually impossible to totally separate yourself from work on your days off but I am getting better at it. This looks like a really fun event! Hope you ladies have some fun and take some pictures to share with us unfortunate souls who won’t be going! Comfy shoes sound like a must!

  • Reply pve May 15, 2013 at 5:20 am

    I seem to “pack it all in” on a daily basis and wondered if it was just me. Glad I have good company.
    Sometimes I find it’s refreshing to get out and take it all in and then come back to my studio and create.
    INspiration is getting OUT of the office! Enjoy your day and hello to ZHUSH~

  • Reply Teresa @ Splendid Sass May 15, 2013 at 7:14 am

    Looks like the both of you are packing in a huge and fun day! Can’t wait to see what you find.
    Happy Wednesday.

  • Reply Barbara@HausDesign May 15, 2013 at 9:20 am

    I am jealous!!!! As much as I love the west coast lifestyle, I would LOVE to be closer to the hub of everything happening in NYC! Enjoy your day and please share a full report when you return! 🙂

  • Reply pretty pink tulips May 15, 2013 at 9:41 am

    OK…..seriously jealous I won’t be with you today! But, with a Spring Concert tonight and being out all day yesterday, I “need” time at my desk.

    I don’t even run a real business and find it hard to fit everything in….so am doubly impressed with all you do! Have a wonderful time and I look forward to hearing all about it soon!

    xoxo Elizabeth

  • Reply Leslie May 15, 2013 at 10:58 am

    Yep, pack it all in! Women are great at multitasking and getting everything done.

    I too am feeling a bit envious .. 🙂 This looks like lots of fun and I know you will come back with lots of great things. Looking forward to seeing what you all get! xxL

  • Reply stitchfork May 15, 2013 at 1:21 pm

    So much good stuff all packed in one day — Have fun!!

  • Reply Albertina || Mimosa Lane May 15, 2013 at 2:31 pm

    Sounds like an ideal day!! I’m sure there is always something exciting going on in NYC! And how fun that you get to spend the day with Sue! Can’t wait to meet you!!xx

  • Reply Albertina || Mimosa Lane May 15, 2013 at 2:32 pm

    ooh and Gracious home is one of my all time faves!!

  • Reply The Enchanted Home May 15, 2013 at 4:09 pm

    How fun, cannot imagine a more enjoyable day then immersing yourself in beautiful showrooms and getting to hear celebrated designers off their words of wisdom. Look forward to hearing all about it!

  • Reply the zhush May 16, 2013 at 6:46 am

    Yesterday was fun! Thanks for a great day…feeling it now though, womp. womp.

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