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23 Ideabooks by Alison
Guest Picks: 20 Ways to Cheer Up Your Bar
Get ready to toast the New Year with these fantastic bar essentials, everything from ice buckets to glassware to coasters
With New Year’s approaching, chances are high that you’ll have a few friends and family over for some fun. If you need anything from cocktail stirrers to coasters, you are sure to find something in this ideabook that will make your bar the best on...
Guest Picks: Sparkly Touches to Make Your Home Shine for the Holidays
Add a little shimmer to your home this holiday season — and beyond — for a little dose of fun and luxury
With Christmas right around the corner, it’s easy to get excited about adding a little extra sparkle. But keeping the decorations festive without going over the top is sure to extend the life of your holiday decor. Adding a little bit of silver and...
Guest Picks: 20 Statement Mirrors to Add Interest to Your Home
Mirrors offer the perfect finishing touch in any space. Finding the right one, however, is much easier said than done. Each of these 20 options can easily provide a focal point and add depth to your space, and will help take the pressure off your decision-making...
Guest Picks: Stellar Statement Pieces for Your Entry
While your front door is technically your guest's first impression of your home, your entryway is a close second. Making a bold decision in your entry can set the tone for your entire home, so stylish and functional are the names of the game for creating...
Guest Picks: Nice in Navy
Throw your ideas about the masculinity of navy blue out the window — it's fit for men and women! Weaving a new color through your decor may seem daunting, but you'll be surprised at what a few navy pieces can do to keep your space fresh and inviting....
Guest Picks: Making the Most of a Small Space
Because of the unpredictable housing market, many have found themselves renting longer than they initially expected. Few rentals are as big as single-family homes, so space is at a premium. After a recent move, I discovered I was constantly looking for...
Guest Picks: Lucite Love
Lucite is a "fancy" term bandied about for clear acrylic items. Shatterproof and resilient, Lucite goodies are popping up in every corner of home decor. Add a touch to bring some intrigue to an otherwise forgotten part of your home. From office supplies...
Guest Picks: 20 Coasters From Cool to Classic
Savvy hosts know that coasters are key to entertaining in style. While protecting your beloved furniture from any party mishaps, coasters also bring an extra special dose of personality to your coffee table. Take a peek below to see 20 examples of cool...
Guest Picks: Lovely in Lemon
Looking for a way to liven up your home? Look no further than a bright and lively shade of yellow. These 20 items will give you plenty of options for weaving the lovely lemon theme throughout your own space. However you decide to integrate it into your...
Guest Picks: Picture-Perfect Frames
Picture frames provide the ideal personal touch to any home, but finding the right frames to showcase your memories isn't always the easiest task. Creating the perfect mixture of textures and materials will make those little moments look even better....
Guest Picks: 20 Coffee Table Books for Style Lovers
The books resting on any coffee table say a great deal about the people who placed them there. Coffee table books offer a fabulous opportunity to showcase one's interests. These page turners provide plenty of character — and a happy dose of color is...
Guest Picks: Knock-Down Gorgeous Door Knockers
Let your door hardware announce your style to all and sundry — whether it's as subtle as a circle or as loud as a lion
The perfect door knocker can set the tone for an entire home. They can be easily overlooked, so picking one with an extra ounce of character is a must. They can also be the perfect conversation starters for first-time visitors to your house. Here are...
Guest Picks: Candleholders from Rustic to Resplendent
Finding the proper home for your candles is half the battle when creating the perfect ambience. Here are 20 candleholder options for you as you look to brighten up your home (literally and figuratively, of course). These candleholders will make a statement,...
Guest Picks: Bathing Beauties
When aiming to make a fantastic first impression, most homeowners wouldn't think to focus their attention on their bathroom decor. In reality, every guest will visit this little oasis during their stay. This ideabook focuses on a few items that will elevate...
Guest Picks: Stylish Throw Blankets for Snuggling
With the change of seasons, cooler temperatures are making their entrance once again. Cozying up under a blanket this time of year could truly be one of life's greatest pleasures. Maximize your cozy time with one of these 20 throws and make your cold...