6 Small Space Garden Must-Haves

Gardener’s Supply, Williams Sonoma, Vivaterra

Americans are gardening with gusto, with six million of us trying it for the first time in recent months, according to the National Gardening Association. If growing your own food is appealing but seems impossible because of your home’s small outdoor footprint, grab your spade and get ready to dig into the trend with help from smartly designed products like these. Continue reading

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This Spring, Home Softens Up

Jonathan Adler, West Elm, Vivaterra, Wedgwood

The harshness of winter is giving way to a Springtime scene that draws inspiration from nature in quiet, contemporary fashion.  Blues, browns and whites form a familiar, yet fresh, palette in subdued tones. Shapes are more rounded and organic with simple, clean lines. Natural materials add authenticity. Here’s how to bring this easy-does-it look home in modern style. Continue reading

Eco Style for Earth Day and Beyond


Since its debut in 1970, Earth Day has grown into an international celebration now observed in 140 nations with street fairs, exhibits and media events that focus on the environment and how to better care for it.  Always held on April 22, this is a day to take a step to make the planet better.  Continue reading

Sleeping Beauties

We spend nearly one-third of our lives sleeping so it seems to me we should snooze in style. And what could be better than to fling open the doors to your boudoir, then dive onto a bed that’s pretty, cozy and oh-so-inviting? Continue reading