Halloween Throwback Style

Target, Amazon, Etsy

This Halloween is setting up to be quite different because of Covid-19 distancing protocols. So what’s a spirited soul to do without moonlit parties and haunting every house on the block for tricks-or-treats?  Summon the ghosts of Halloween past for fun at home with your small social bubble (or all on your own). Heres how to set the scene with throwback style. Continue reading

Lemon Zest

Target, Pottery Barn, West Elm, The Lamp Stand, Kotula’s

Just like bits of lemon add freshness and flavor to food, the color yellow does the same for interiors.  Uplifting, optimistic and energizing, this is a happy hue that every home needs, especially right now. Continue reading

In Stressful Times, There’s No Place Like Home

Target, Amazon, IKEA, Crayola

Right now, many of us are spending more extended time at home than ever before as we collectively hunker down to help stop the community spread of coronavirus. Staying tuned into media reports is important, but so is taking an occasional break and doing something that’ll make you feel a little better right now. Like decorating in ways that can lower your levels of stress and anxiety. Continue reading

Alfresco Fun

Target, French Bull, Pottery Barn, Williams Sonoma, James Ransom, Amazon, Outward Hound

This is the time of year when it’s hard to do anything indoors. So give yourself permission to leave the office early or set those household tasks temporarily aside. Kick back, relax, play. Summer’s here. Alfresco fun awaits. Continue reading

Home Joins the Fan Club

Better Homes & Gardens

Beat from the heat and beyond ready for relief? Steady on. Designers have flipped the switch on a classic air circulation device, making it the most stylish thing to pair with an air conditioner since the invention of iced tea. Here are five reasons why Home has joined the fan club and you should, too. Continue reading

Winning Playbook for a Great Super Bowl Party

The San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens aren’t the only ones gearing up for the big game.  So are millions of fans who’ll perch in front of TV’s to cheer–and nosh–their way through Super Bowl XLVII.  Got a gang of frenzied family and friends about to land on your doorstep?  Now’s the time to get your gameplan in motion with these touchdown-worthy party tips: Continue reading