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27 Ideabooks by Alison
Guest Picks: Pastel Pretties
With spring finally in bloom across the United States, the color palette of this happy season reigns supreme. Pastels are in abundance, so why not add a few pastel pretties to your decor to enjoy all year-round? After all, keeping the hope of spring...
Guest Picks: Bookshelf Beauties
Bookshelves aren’t just for books anymore. If you see a bookshelf featured in a home design magazine or on an interior design blog, it is inevitably styled to a “T.” The 20 items in this ideabook will help give your bookshelf some much-needed flair...
Guest Picks: Geometric Goodness
Geometry may have been your least favorite subject in high school, but it doesn’t mean that you have to hate it forever. This ideabook is filled to the brim with geometric goodness in all shapes and sizes. I have no doubt that this beautiful bevy of...
Guest Picks: Ottomans All Around!
Glam, rustic, modern, traditional ... there’s an ottoman here for every taste — and even some with storage
Ottomans are often one of the most overlooked pieces of furniture in the home. We spend a great deal of time finding larger items, like couches and beds, but choosing an appropriate ottoman is often an afterthought. The 20 ottomans in this ideabook will...
Guest Picks: 20 Chic Bar Essentials
Toast the new year in fabulous style with ice buckets, glasses, coasters and other barware worth showing off
With New Year’s Eve approaching, chances are 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 it in this ideabook — these picks will make your bar the best...
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...