Deborah is an Interior Designer for over 20 years and is the owner and publisher of http://www.dvdinteriordesign.com/ a portfolio collection of design ideas and inspirations.
When she is not busy with her business, you will find her cheering her kids’ at sporting events, concerts and plays, camera in hand, and trying to get to the gym. She is blessed to be the wife of one, mom of three boys, and caretaker of a dog, two fish and a bunny!

Deborah von Donop

About Deborah von Donop

Hello! Deborah is an Interior Designer for over 20 years and is the owner and publisher of Interiors Blog: dvdinteriordesign, a portfolio collection of design ideas and inspirations. You can see more here: Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

When she is not busy with her business, you will find her cheering her kids’ at sporting events, concerts and plays, camera in hand, and trying to get to the gym. She is blessed to be the wife of one, mom of three boys, and caretaker of a dog, two fish and a bunny!

For the Girls

Gifts for that special lady! Kate Spade Pen and Note card Set- Pink quotes- These are great cards to have on hand. The art of writing is not lost on these cards.  Writing a friend or a thank you, or a note of anticipation for an approaching time together, nothing beats the hand written note. Monogrammed Necklace: Have you been over to Stella and Dot lately?  They have a great collection of statement necklaces and accessories.  I love the simplicity of this necklace with your birthday stamped on it. Great for yourself or someone special. Pretty Pink crystal wine stopper - Wine bottle stoppers look absolutely stunning! Perfect for girl's night out, wedding gift or favor, or as a sparkling gift for that special woman in your heart. Pretty in pink crystal bottle stopper arrives gift … [Read more...]

Great Valentine’s Day Gifts for Him

It's a Date Valentine’s Day is where the heart is. Need gift ideas for your true love?  Do you want to give him something besides candy and a teddy bear? We've got a few options for him that are unique, fun and should fit the bill. Some of our top picks: Spy Optics Screw For the active guy, a cool pair of sunglasses that are stylish and functional. These glasses by Spy Optics Screw are impact resistant, have a signature patented scoop venting system and 100% UV protection. Fashionable and useful. {$139.50} Electronic Golf Club Cooler Caddie Does your guy golf?  He’ll love this. Let him relax on the golf course with his own cold drink using this deluxe fully automatic golf club cooler caddie.  He can simply fill the 54oz tank with his favorite cold beverage and … [Read more...]

Project Nursery Decor

Project Nursery Decor Challange with Giveaway! (sponsored) Blissfully Domestic is partnering with MomTrends to spread the word about the new Baby Monitors by VTech USA  as previewed in NYC last week . We received some cool stuff in exchange for our support but all opinions are our own, of course! Are you about to have a baby and currently designing your baby's nursery? Well, we were invited to attend the VTech Nursery Design Challenge and Luncheon hosted by MomTrends in Manhattan to celebrate and to have an exclusive peak at their totally awesome NEW baby monitors designed in the shapes of woodland animals! These monitors are so cute and a brilliant idea offered only by VTech USA and all the blogging mamas of NYC came to see what was new in person. We were divided into … [Read more...]

HGTV Blogger Block Party for the best in DIY and Home Decor

HGTV Magazine's  3rd Annual Blogger Block Party was held in Manhattan this week to coincide with the NYNOW market week at the Javits Center. We attend the super fun and star-studded #bloggerblockparty in New York last week to celebrate HGVT Magazine  and their new September and October issues in the newsstands this month.  Always inspiring us with Home Decorating Ideas, DIY projects and more. HGTV Magazine  showed us they were all about color and the modern style. Sara Peterson, Editor in Chief of HGTV Magazine. Introducing our speakers was the lovely Sara Peterson, Editor in Chief of HGTV's Magazine.   Genevieve Garder of Genevieve's Renovation Designing for Big Impact: Fall Ideas Lots of talk about trends from the perspective of what we see in fashion, Our … [Read more...]

Juliska in Stamford LuxeBloggers Event

Last week Jessica and I had the pleasure of hosting a local blogger event at Juliska, in Stamford, CT. I've been a longtime fan of Juliska since spotting them on the pages of my favorite mail order catalog many moons ago. Lucky for us they now have a beautiful 10,00 square foot retail showroom in our neighborhood, equipped with a coffee shop and lunch menu. I have a long wish list of table settings and serving pieces that I would like to add to my collection, so it was fun to preview all the new arrivals and additional products in person. This is a brand that celebrates artful and happy gatherings with unique handcrafted items to enhance any event. And their store is truly a visual delight of table settings, cookbooks, jewelry, gifts and more under one roof! L-R : Jessica and … [Read more...]

Giving back: WilsonartChallenges Student Chair Design Competition

(Sponsored) This post was sponsored on behalf of Wilsonart.  All opinions are my own. The winner is "Prelude" for the 12th Anual Wilsonart Challenges Competition.   Actually each student who participted is a winner. Each year the Wilsonart conducts the WilsonartChallange in collaboration with a design school to create a unique chair using the Wilsonart Laminate Collection.  This year Wilsonart partnered with the College for Creative Studies located in Detroit, Michigan to have students create their own one-of-a-kind chairs.  The winning submittal this year for the 2016 WisonartChallanges was was Stephen Marchio with his "Prelude Chair". Stephen along with  5 other notable design students was flown to NYC to display at the International Contemporary Furniture … [Read more...]