Well, last week was a big week for Little Crown Interiors – preparing for and then hosting the “Celebration of Hope” event on Friday night at the beautiful Newport Cottages flagship store. Together with our hosts, Newport and sponsors, we want to thank everyone who encouraged, participated and attended the evening, which helped raise money for breast cancer research.
Celebrity Mom, entrepreneur, activist and Hope Crib owner, Laila Ali – attended the event and cheered as our guests won the raffle. The talented Angela Chee of www.theZenMom.com was our emcee for the evening – check out the fantastic video she put together with the help of our media sponsor Project Nursery.
The Celebration of Hope was a time to bring together friends for an evening of fun, benefiting breast cancer research. We’re pleased to say that we’ll be making a significant donation to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, thanks to the support of contributors, sponsors, hosts and event attendees. To learn more about the Hop Crib project, please click here.
Meet celebrity mommy and Hope Crib owner, Laila Ali!!
Receive complimentary mini-portrait sessions by Full Spectrum Photography, chat with the trendsetting team of Project Nursery and experience Cameron Hughes Wine. Enjoy a live DJ, gourmet food, luxury raffle and more!
The first 50 attendees to make a donation for Breast Cancer Research will receive a glamorous gift bag.
Being a nursery designer truly is the best “job” in the world. I get to spend my days thinking up fabulous new ways to make our clients’ nurseries special. I get to work with my best friend. And, lately, we’ve been getting to do some pretty fantastic things outside of design. Take Tuesday, for example. Here’s Naomi talking about design inspiration for TV.
Filming gave us the opportunity to visit one of our favorite shops in Southern California – Newport Cottages – at their gorgeous store in the Fashion Island shopping center, in Orange County. Always a source of inspiration, we fell in love with this cute little bunny bank, among other things…
Further, our little field trip gave us the chance to talk to the owners of Newport Cottages about our “Hope” Crib collaboration. Together, we designed the Hope Crib to benefit Breast Cancer Research. The project is gaining momentum, as one of our recent celebrity nurseries – for Laila Ali’s daughter Sydney – recently included a “Hope” Crib. Check it out in this recent issue of People Magazine:
As the weekend approaches, I can’t help but wonder what fun and excitement is in store for next week… We’ll be sure to let you know!
One of our favorite nursery design clients, Laila Ali, was on the red carpet at the 2011 ESPY awards on Wednesday, and she is looking better than ever. Her black and nude lace dress by Tadashi Shoji is absolutely stunning and flatters her body perfectly, as does her handsome husband, Curtis Conway. Laila Ali had her darling baby Sydney only about 4 months ago, and she is working hard on getting back in shape – well, it’s working! Check out how she’s doing it via her video blog on People.com. Congratulations Laila!
Laila Ali and Curtis Conway at the ESPY Awards - Photo via www.theybf.com
To say this week has been a nursery design whirlwind would be a bit of an understatement! Fresh off our amazing experience at the PLUSH show last Sunday, we are thrilled to announce the completion of our latest celebrity nursery. During the month of May, Little Crown Interiors worked energetically to complete a gorgeous nursery design for celebrity mom Laila Ali, just in time for a People Magazine photo shoot, for an article which is running in this week’s print edition.
People Online also ran a great article with more beautiful photos of the new mom and her gorgeous daughter.
Laila Ali’s baby nursery was also covered by LilSugar. We’ve been readers of the Sugar Network for years, and it’s been a long time dream to be featured on LilSugar - how amazing to be covered by both People Magazine and LilSugar in one week!!
And, we were so thrilled to share a fun little video and exclusive pictures of this celebrity interior design project with our friends at Project Nursery too!
You can see more of our photos of Laila Ali’s baby nursery on our website here, and check back on the Little Crown Interiors Nursery Culture blog for more behind the scenes photos about the install and details about this fun celebrity nursery project!
Hi! We're Naomi & Gerri, owners of Little Crown Interiors. We live and breathe to design fabulous nurseries and child spaces, and we're passionate about getting creative in these special parts of the home. We love scouting the perfect decor, exploring new products and sharing our inspirations.