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In the movies the things that always expose the nouveau riche as not being “old money” are brand-new clothing and houses full of shiny new furniture. Having things that show wear gives an air of their having been handed down over time. If everything is new, it means there was nothing of value to be inherited. So in...
Guest Picks: Soothing Nursery Decor for a Boy or Girl
When parents choose to wait until the day of delivery for the big reveal, it can take a little more time to find nursery decor that toes the gender-neutral line. The 20 items in this ideabook easily bridge the divide. Even better, they will open new parents’...
Guest Picks: Set Up a Comfy Guest Room
My guest room is a blank slate right now. It needs a fresh coat of paint and some personality to really feel welcoming. My vision for the room is a peaceful retreat where guests can unwind and relax in their own space. I want it to feel calm, so no matter...
Guest Picks: Pineapple Home Decor to Scoop Up
It’s pineapple season (in home decor, that is)! I’ve been spotting pineapples in decorating across all styles and all types of home accessories. The pineapple as a design motif is quirky and whimsical, and that’s what I love — there’s a certain...
Guest Picks: Decor to Make Your Eyes Bug Out
Creepy and crawly? Nay, I say cool and chic! I am loving all things insect inspired, from wallpaper to art. Just as long as my real insect friends stay outside, that is. Unleash your inner entomologist and hop onboard this decor trend, creeping guests...
Guest Picks: Desert Beauty for the Baby's Room
The cactus mobile in this ideabook was just too cute for me to resist, so I went and collected a roomful of items that would work with it. I especially like the thought of a white nursery with lots of green and coral accents to liven it up. —...
Guest Picks: Tactile Treasures for the Home
The Japanese philosophy of wabi-sabi centers on the belief that beauty is found in imperfection. It’s quite refreshing in this day and age, when everything seems to be about the glossy and new, don’t you think? This month I have rounded up...
Guest Picks: Escape to a Creative Retreat
Whether they’re tiny seaside cottages, sheds in the backyard or cabins in the woods, studios or workspaces in the country have let artists and writers work in quiet surroundings and draw inspiration from nature for centuries. Here are some ideas for...
Guest Picks: Industrial Chairs With Raw Appeal
Industrial furniture is great because it brings character and weight to any space. I love rounding out my home with a mix of soft fabrics and a few industrial pieces — it’s a good balance that both my husband and I can live with. And whether you choose...
Guest Picks: A Mirror for Every Wall
My family and I just moved, and I’m finally getting to start the fun part: decorating! It is far more enjoyable than unpacking boxes and organizing. My first big task is hanging mirrors, because the previous owners took most of the bathroom mirrors...
Guest Picks: Sophisticated Shades of Pink for Summer
Add a fresh element to your summer decor with shades of pink, from pale shell to rose to magenta. This ideabook is full of items that I would love to have in my own home. Many would also make thoughtful gifts. Consider adding a touch of pink to your...
Guest Picks: Beautiful Wallpaper to Grow With a Child
My family and I moved into a new home last year, and we still haven’t touched my daughter’s room. She is 4 going on 14, so while I think wallpaper is the special touch her room needs, it must be able to grow with her too. Here are 20 samples of cheery,...
Guest Picks: Keep Your Eyes Peeled for Orange
The color orange is infused with energy. I love to use it in every room of the house. It can read so many ways: happy, chic, elegant, warm, exciting. Whether you paint your walls orange or add only a few orange accents, I know you will love having this...
Guest Picks: Juice Up Your Rooms With Fruit-Inspired Designs
Citrus and fruit design motifs seem to be everywhere right now. The colors are so bright and colorful, and the imagery is fresh and energizing — perfect for summer. There are so many ways to add this trend to your home: artwork, rugs, pillows, planters,...
Guest Picks: Handy Finds for Painting Projects of All Kinds
Have you been eyeing lots of furniture makeovers that you’d love to try but don’t know how? Want to learn about a few painting supplies that will make your life easier? In this ideabook I’ve gathered 20 great home improvement products that will...
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