If you know how to keep herringbone subtle and classy, you're totally within your style rights to keep it coming!
My parents owned one good set of furniture for more than 40 years. I didn't have that same attachment to any sofa, and I've lost count of the good, bad and ugly selections that have entered and departed my living room.
Dusting and changing bed sheets are nice, but, to bring your best hostess game, you've got to go all out holiday inn, and create the perfect cozy space in your home for guests to feel welcome and comfortable.
You can tell a lot about a person by the way they style their shelves. photography by BRITTANY AMBRIDGE It's more than just a place to plop books...
Over a glass of champagne recently, I had to pick the brains of decorator extraordinaire Tricia Huntley, one of my favorite DC interior style experts.
Poor ole' plaid gets a bad wrap, i.e. slutty schoolgirls, your grandmother's ridiculously overdone curtains, and who could forget, the Burberry-wearing prepsters. But, it's making a serious come back -- more urban cool and less Hot Topic-y.
When your guests tell you that your home is beautiful, do you nod appreciatively, even though you're not quite satisfied? Do you find your heart racing every time you pass a West Elm?
When in doubt, stack frames. Head to your nearest craft store, and you'll likely find several backless frames on clearance. Grab a few different sizes with interesting details, then lean them against the wall. It'll look fabulous, and you won't even have to bother with a hammer and nail!
Traditionally speaking, green represents balance and harmony, growth and renewal. Because it's a dominant color found in nature, it's one of the easiest colors for the human eye to look upon and pairs well with nearly every color on the color wheel.
You can have your guestroom ready to go in no time and on a budget, with some quick, superficial touch-ups that will leave it pretty and pristine for incoming visitors this holiday!
Living in an itsy-bitsy space? Utilize every inch with these these style-savvy tips.
A good bathroom, for us, is an utter necessity, both at home and on the road. This considered, what does yours say about you? Is it a tranquil, organized home spa, or a chaotic scene awash with soap scum, razor blades and squeezed out tubes of toothpaste?
The fastest and (often) least expensive way to add color or personality to your walls? Hang something up! We adore changing up the walls in our homes too, too much. Here's a few of our very favorite projects.
It's impossible to resist that autumn excitement, when you see what these incredible artists can do with their unique style and an empty mantel.
As a designer, I've observed a lot of habits in the decorating and design world. Habits that I believe need to be broken. Many of these may have started with good intentions -- but we all know where that path leads!
Take that desk of yours and decorate the sh*t out of it until it magically transforms into that corner office. To create the ultimate workspace, start by making it homey and personal with a jolt of energy. Think ambient lighting, warm pops of color and personal touches like artwork.