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13 Ideabooks by Tami Hardeman
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Guest Picks: Copper in Its Element
My obsession with rose gold has now morphed into a lust for all things copper. It’s a new neutral that looks good with a variety of colors and meshes well with all sorts of decorating styles. And it fits right in with rustic decor just as easily as...
Guest Picks: Scandinavian-Chic Kitchenware
My family and I recently moved into a farmhouse with open shelving, a marble backsplash and butcher block countertops. It’s the perfect backdrop for my favorite style of kitchen and dining items: Scandinavian and midcentury. This ideabook is a collection...
Guest Picks: Take Your Lunch to Work in Style
Eat healthier, save money and look great at your desk with containers, wrappings and bottles made for meals to go
At the beginning of every year, I make a resolution to eat healthier, dine out less and pack my own lunch when I can. I usually get foiled by lack of time or by produce’s going bad before I can use it. This year I’m giving myself the same goal —...
Guest Picks: Subtle Gray Tableware Gives Food the Spotlight
Let your holiday feast stand out against understated gray and silver dishes, platters, linens and cutlery
This holiday season I’m envisioning a table made up in shades of gray. For me gray is the new neutral that really lets the food, drink and flowers pop. Here’s a collection of some coveted tableware pieces in gray, with some pewter, silver and mercury...
Guest Picks: Beautiful Bakeware and Treat Displays
Ditch that mottled and marred tin in favor of baking pieces and kitchenware as gorgeous as your creations
Those glass baking dishes and metal cookie sheets are fine and all. However, with the holidays approaching and lots of entertaining and baking to be done, you might want more beautiful bakeware that you won’t mind your friends and family seeing. —...
Guest Picks: Soup Essentials
Soup — of all kinds — is my absolute favorite food. It's also something that I write about and photograph quite often for my blog. This month's collection of items consists of things that I love for the soup-making kitchen. I've found stylish serving...
Guest Picks: Into the Woods
My current obsession is wood or teak items for the home. They work in both rustic and modern decors and are so versatile with a variety of colors. Plus, they're built to last. I also think they're the perfect items to swoon over between seasons, as they...
Guest Picks: The Great Outdoors
I am obsessed with eating and entertaining outdoors in the summer months. It keeps the heat out of the kitchen, allows for more people at my parties and gives everyone more room to mingle. This collection is full of chic and functional items for cooking...
Guest Picks: Kind of Blue
I spent several weeks this month in Miami and, between work and the weather, I didn't see much of the city. Instead, I daydreamed of the clear blue waters, sunny days and unique architectural elements that I was too busy to see. This collection is all...
Guest Picks: May Flowers
To be honest, I usually have to be dragged kicking and screaming toward flowery, girly things. This spring, however, I've warmed up to a few pieces here and there that have a feminine side. This collection of items shares small, modern ways you can introduce...
Guest Picks: A Clean Start In the Kitchen
At the beginning of every new year, I make promises to myself to get better organized in the kitchen — it helps save time and prevent waste. Here are some items that score in both form and function to help de-clutter your cooking space. — Tami...
Guest Picks: Toasting the Holidays!
Whether it's with booze, bubbles or something a little more tame, the holiday season means raising a glass and toasting the occasion. Unique glassware, retro-styled accessories or the perfect recipe can make any celebration a little more special. —...