Winning Color Combos for Fall

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Pairing baby pink with mocha makes for a cheerful, retro, almost-edible combo. From the sophisticated aqua and chocolate to tart lime and lemon, strong color pairings are all the rage, and one of the easiest ways to freshen and lend drama to your decor. “People are taking more risks with […]

Take Your Open House to the Next Level

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Photo by: Fuse Fuse A glass of wine, some delicious hors d’ oeuvres and live music. This sounds like a great way to spend an evening — and sell your home. With standard open houses not doing the trick in today’s sluggish market, some sellers are opting for “extreme open houses,” with […]

How to Make Herbal Sun Tea

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Photo by: DK – Ready Set Grow! © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited DK – Ready Set Grow! , 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited From: DK Books – Ready Set Grow Materials Needed: variety of herbal leaves, flowers or stems water medium glass jar 1. Choose your herbs. In the morning, pick […]

15 Must-Have Chic Dog Beds

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A stylish dog bed is truly the unicorn of the design world. You can find plenty of orthopedic dog beds, donut dog beds, and memory foam dog beds, but spoiler alert: most of them are pretty darn ugly. As a Basset Hound-obsessed dog lover, I’ve had to get creative on […]

3 Global-Inspired Outdoor Makeovers You Can Copy

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If your patio is a blank slate other than a couple of chairs and a table, turning it into an inviting outdoor room can seem daunting — but it doesn’t have to be. Starting with a few basic pieces, designer Erica Reitman gave one patio three distinctive looks inspired by three […]

Pet-Prep Tips You Need to Know For Summer

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From layering on SPF and chugging water to calling it quits and heading inside to cool off, people know their limits and the proper precautions to take when temperatures start soaring. As simple as it is for people to care for themselves, it’s not so easy for our furry friends. […]

How to Get in on the Urban Boho Trend

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Boho has taken the design world by storm over the past few years. But we’ve noticed a new trend lately as a new variation of boho is starting to emerge: Urban Boho. Urban boho is an updated version of the design style that feels a bit more fresh and modern. […]

Marble’s Not Just For Counters Anymore!

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Marble may conjure up images of sleek kitchen counters, but there’s no need to relegate the material (or prints inspired by it) to that singular design purpose. Thanks to the minimal color palette and unpredictable swirls, marble feels decidedly of-the-moment, no matter where you use it. From bed linens to […]

Things First-Time Flippers Always Say and Live to Regret

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It’s hard not to smile when DIY Network’s First Time Flippers introduce themselves at the beginning of each episode. They hold such faith in the future of an undertaking they’ve never undertaken before! We’re not knocking their optimism, mind you: we’re appreciating the purity of their visions before reality pours […]

Three Refreshing Sparkling Water Cocktails

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Is there anything more satisfying on a hot summer day than ice cold sparkling water? The delicious carbonated beverage has been popping up at outdoor gatherings for a while now but there is always one thing missing–a boozy kick! With that in mind, we set out to create three simple […]