Gift Guide for the New Homeowner

Our holiday lists are made and we’re checking them twice. If you’re like us, you want to figure out gifts that match the pastimes and personalities of your…

Gift Guide for the Crafter

Our holiday lists are made and we’re checking them twice. If you’re like us, you want to figure out gifts that match the pastimes and personalities of your…

Gift Guide for the Beer Lover

Our holiday lists are made and we’re checking them twice. If you’re like us, you want to figure out gifts that match the pastimes and personalities of your…

Gift Guides: For the Hostess

It’s that time of year and, if you’re like me, you’re scrambling to try and figure out the perfect gift for every love in your life. Today, we’ll…

Folded book shelf with steampunk bird and flowers

DIY Ideas: Make a Folded Bookshelf

Gather up old hardback textbooks or damaged novels to create page-turning decor that showcases your love of the printed word and gives the word bookshelf a whole new…

rat skeleton eating a pumpkin next to a skull with a masquerade mask

Our Favorite Halloween Decor Ideas

Halloween is our favorite holiday of the year—all the fun of decorating for Christmas without the (mostly self-imposed) stress of shopping and entertaining. We can get pretty carried…

fall themed chili party dessert platter with berries, chocolate and acorn shaped chocolate kisses

Entertaining Ideas: Fall Chili Party Dessert – Acorn Cookie Treats

You’ve been having too much fun at your chili party for a fussy dessert—and everyone’s full anyway. So keep your sweet treat—a chocolate, nut, fruit and acorn cookie…

four friends toasting an outdoor chili party

Entertaining Ideas: Fall Chili Party Recipe

Our celebration of autumn centers on a hearty bowl of delicious chili. We showed you how to set up an inviting get-together here, now for the all-important element:…

Chili_party spread with fruit, cheese, flowers and nuts

Entertaining Ideas: A Fall Chili Party Set Up

A hot bowl of chili conjures thoughts of cool weather and cozy meals. Capture those sensations at an easy-breezy autumn outdoor get-together that makes you feel warm all…

Aqua living room-1

Easy Makeovers: An Aqua Color Scheme

Blues cool rooms down instead of heating them up. Promote relaxation and bathe in the luxurious tones of this aqua living room makeover.   A sedate blank slate…

Coral living room-1

Easy Makeovers: A Coral Color Scheme

Brights light up any space that begins with a tranquil neutral foundation. With accent pieces inspired by an artwork’s vivid splashes of color, this formerly quiet living room…

Yellow living room

Easy Makeovers: A Yellow Color Scheme

Building on a neutral blank slate, the mood of your living room can be changed by adding joyous, sunny yellow and other primary colors.   A neutral base…