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For me, planning the annual holiday party is just as fun as the event itself — and to be honest, a lot less stressful, too! This year I’m dreaming up a fun fete with a chic black and white palette. Think glamorous (like a pewter champagne bucket) but with a sense of humor (like photo props). Plus, all of these picks...
Guest Picks: Standout Side Tables
I’m having a love affair with side tables at the moment. I have a new extension to furnish, and there are so many innovative and interesting designs that I wish I could make a case (and have the space) for collecting about a dozen! I can work in only...
Guest Picks: Kitchen Dreaming
It’s happening. Scott and I are about to embark on our dream kitchen renovation! Well, we have a budget to stretch, DIY arms to flex and a whole lot of decisions to make, but we couldn’t be more excited to get this proverbial ball rolling. Having...
Guest Picks: Election Season
Election Day is almost here! It’s easy to forget, amidst all the political hoopla, that November 4 is one special day to be an American. I definitely don’t take my right to vote for granted. Whenever I cast a ballot in the voting booth, I always get...
Guest Picks: Dining Chairs in Every Color of the Rainbow
We’re coming up on the biggest dining time of the year — hey, Thanksgiving! — and as much as Chris and I are looking to spice up our stuffing recipes, our dining room setting could use some spice as well. Using colorful chairs is such an easy and...
Guest Picks: Embracing the Rich Colors of Fall
The colors I am crushing on this fall are chartreuse, aubergine, gold and brown. Each brings a rich autumnal glow into the home, and together they create a stunning color palette. I hope these products will inspire you to bring these colors into your...
Guest Picks: How to Furnish a Gender-Neutral Nursery
Whether you choose to find out the gender of your baby or not, keeping the nursery on the gender-neutral side can be a nice idea. A light and airy design scheme for the major furniture pieces will allow you to add fun dashes of color with the accessories....
Guest Picks: Out-of-the-Ordinary Cabinet Pulls and Knobs
I would love to open that wardrobe door that magically leads to Narnia. Can you imagine the excitement and thrill of walking into the fairy-tale world of talking animals, a mystical lion and a treacherous witch? A wardrobe with those magical powers to...
Guest Picks: Add Pizzazz With Black and White
Black and white is one of the most classic color combinations. This bold, graphic and timeless pair adds punch to any space. In everything from elegant bedding to abstract art, black and white has the power to transform a room. — Kristy...
Guest Picks: Going for Baroque
When going for baroque, there’s only one thing you need to remember: The fancier, the more over the top, the more outlandish, the better. Chanel your inner Bernini and get going on this baroque goodness. — Lani...
Guest Picks: Fun and Practical Kid-Friendly Decor
When I had my son, I wanted to make our home safe and comfortable for him — no sharp corners or glass tables — but I also wanted to keep it looking good for the adults too. My favorite things to look for were great-looking kids’ furniture, savvy...
Guest Picks: Create a Beautiful Table for Entertaining or Eating Solo
Dining should always be a pleasing experience, even if you’re by yourself. And having the right assortment of dishes, silverware and serving pieces always adds value to the meal. I love to be the proverbial “hostess with the mostess” and frequently...
Guest Picks: Neutral Tableware Eases Us Into Autumn
There tends to be a divide this time of year: Some are holding on tightly to the longer days of summer and some are eagerly welcoming the cooler air and warmer tones. Regardless of your mood, these tabletop accessories are sure to inspire and help transition...
Guest Picks: Eerie Furnishings for Halloween and After
Halloween is my favorite holiday of the year. I’m not really into the gore, but instead the magical, spooky side of the season. So much so that I’ve compiled this ideabook based on decorating a living room for Halloween. These pieces keep my love...
Guest Picks: Fill That Corner in Style
Do you have an empty, lonely, dark corner in your room? Most designers face the same dilemma: “What on earth am I supposed to put there?” Instead of throwing in just anything, make that empty space a useful part of your home. Weather you create a...
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