Chic Holiday DIY: Fragrant Herb Chandelier and Custom Treat Bags

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Holiday entertaining is all about one-of-a-kind decor, and we’ve got some show-stopping looks that you can make yourself. You don’t have to be an expert crafter to accomplish these easy DIY projects. Creating a custom hanging herb chandelier and dessert takeaways will really impress your guests at this year’s seasonal get-together. Create a rustic vibe by wrapping the dining table … Read More

4 Ways to Cozy Up Your Kitchen for Fall

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The season has changed, and so follows your home decor. Decorating for the chillier fall months means incorporating warm and inviting colors and textures into your home’s interior design, specifically in the kitchen. Try these four tips to create a cozier kitchen for fall. Weave in dark textiles Fall means decorating with gorgeously textured throws, pillows and table linens. Introduce your … Read More

7 Retro Trends Making a Comeback

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Each year, fashion leaves a strong impression on the design industry and its offerings for the season. For 2020, the vibe includes handmade organic details paired with the sparkle of the ’70s disco club and the velvety softness of the ’80s. But beyond the nostalgic hints that those artistic impressions carry, what lies ahead for interiors? How will we change … Read More

Creative Ways to Add Color to Your Rental

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Living in a rental can dampen your design options. With unchangeable fixtures and cabinets, bland paint colors, and the threat of losing your security deposit if you make changes, a lot of renters suppress their personal style and settle for builder-grade basic. But it doesn’t have to be this way. By getting creative with your furniture and accessories, you can have … Read More

Boho and Minimalism Top Our List of 2019 Outdoor Living Trends

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It’s easier than ever to create an outdoor oasis that’s an extension of your home, and this summer’s biggest trend is creating a backyard space that is as comfortable as your indoor one. Design styles like bright and bold boho and Scandinavian minimalism are heading outside, according to our 2019 Outdoor Living Trends Report. “The lines have been blurred between … Read More

2019 Design Forecast: What's In, What's Out

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As we flip to the last pages of our 2018 calendar, it’s time to look at interior design trends on the rise – and say goodbye to those on their way out in 2019. Here are our predictions about what’s in and what’s out in the year to come. What’s in Warm modernism It’s official – many regions throughout the … Read More

Creating a Homework Station That Gets Top Marks

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When was the last time your study station or workspace inspired you? For most people, the answer is, “Not recently.” Whether you’re setting up a spot for young scholars to study or prepping an area for your work-from-home days, you can kick inspiration into high gear with home office solutions that will get your creative juices flowing again. Window wonder … Read More

3 Design Tricks That Will Make Your Small Space Feel Big

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Got a small space in your home that you’re not sure what to do with? Or is your cramped apartment forcing you to get creative with your furniture arrangements? You’re not alone. Make your small room or living area fit your needs with clever solutions that will streamline your life and maximize your space. 1. Thoughtful paint choices Choosing the right paint … Read More

A DIY for the Books: How to Get Custom Built-In Shelves on a Budget

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Built-in shelves can take your room from boring to bespoke in a snap. Unfortunately, they can also come with a hefty price tag. But I’m going to share the insider secrets you need to DIY your way to rich results without breaking the bank. (Hint: The secret is starting with assembled bookcases, like the IKEA BILLY!) Check out this dramatic … Read More