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30 Ideabooks by Stephmodo
Guest Picks: Lip Service: Colorful Napkins to Enhance Your Summer Table
Add pizzazz to those simple white dishes of yours with beautiful napkins, both solid and patterned. Be prepared to be amazed at how these bursts of color add serious “pop” to your summer tabletop. — Stephanie from Stephmodo...
Guest Picks: More Ideas for Artful Terrariums
Stunning vessels, sea glass, sparkly sand ... find everything you need to show off your mini plants right here
Because Part 1 was so popular, I decided to tack on another ideabook about creating an artful terrarium. Here you’ll find more stunning vessels for display,...
Guest Picks: The Art of the Terrarium
One of my favorite home projects is creating terrariums that reflect the current season. I usually purchase some of the components and forage for others. Creating a miniature world of color and texture is a beautiful process, one that brings great satisfaction....
Guest Picks: Love at Home
Keep Valentine’s Day alive and kicking well past February 14th with these sophisticated, love-themed picks. — Stephanie from Stephmodo
Guest Picks: Winter Blues
So often the term “winter blues” conjures up feelings of sadness and depression. But what better way to offset this temporary condition than adding vibrant cobalt blue to your life in small bursts? Here are some of my favorite picks for the home....
Guest Picks: Holiday Decor for the Minimalist
Here’s a list of simple holiday decor for those more interested in understated looks than over-the-top statements. Whether you own a home or are renting an apartment (and maybe not allowed to have a Christmas tree), these picks will encourage holiday...
Guest Picks: A Calm, Minimal and Kid-Friendly Living Room
As a parent of four children, I firmly believe that it is possible to create a space that is both design oriented and kid friendly. In short, choose the right fabrics, keep everything precious up on the walls (and out of reach), and look for good...
Guest Picks: Make Study Time Stylish
Help boost your energy and productivity by creating an enticing home office space with these stylish picks. — Stephanie from Stephmodo
Guest Picks: Stylish Outdoor Furniture With a European Flair
The search for stylish outdoor furniture can be challenging and frustrating if you don't know where to look. Hopefully these ideas will open up a world beyond the basic wood furniture that seems to overtake the internet every spring as we all anticipate...
Guest Picks: 20 Light and Airy Wire Accents for Any Space
If your home needs a bit of weight lifted, swap out those heavy wood accessories for one of these functional, spacious options. — Stephanie from Stephmodo
Guest Picks: 20 Showstopping Fabrics for Knockout Rooms
Go wild with your upholstery, headboards and bedding — these fabrics are worthy of designing an entire room around
Small doses of stunning fabrics have the ability to make a space feel polished and complete. Here are a few favorites that are pretty enough to plan an entire room around. Also included are a few "real life" snippets of the featured fabrics — because...
Guest Picks: Stock a Playroom With Stylish Toys
Provide plenty of entertainment for kids without going garish, with these playthings that keep great design in mind
With so many beautiful, well-designed toys and amusements out there, it's difficult to justify Tickle Me Elmo. After all, if you're going to have playful objects strewn about, why not make them attractive? Here are 20 picks for a stylish playroom that...
Guest Picks: 20 Throws to Get Cozy With This Winter
It's a rite of passage to throw a small blanket over the sofa at the first hint of chill. Not only do throws make any room feel more cozy, but they also give you a reason to sit down, relax and enjoy the season. — Stephanie from Stephmodo...
Guest Picks: French-Inspired Pieces for an 'Oh La La' Home
Bring French flair to every room in the house with furniture, lighting and accessories from affordable to investment worthy
I came home from a recent trip to France feeling inspired by so many details I saw in the countryside and in Paris. Here are a few favorites that will add an authentic French flair to your own space. Some are affordable and some are investment pieces,...