Given the choice between updating a 1990s-style clean, working, functional kitchen or enhancing your own appearance to give off your best energy -- I would always recommend upgrading you first.
We're thinking beyond the fridge this year and turning those seasonal greetings into unique holiday decorations. Creating a spot in your front entry makes sorting through holiday cards as easy as open, read, and hang.
It's not really Christmas until your home is full of shiny things and smells like pine. Here are a few loosened up takes on traditional decorations to usher in that yuletide feeling.
Next to the tree, the mantel is the most important seasonal decorating piece. Prepare to greet Santa in style with these stylish tips.
Your home is temporary and there are restrictions on how much you can change it...until now! With these 13 genius renter upgrade ideas, you too, fellow renter, can totally remake your space, without breaking the bank or your walls!
For centuries, traditions have kept our spirits buoyed through the shortest, darkest days of the year with candles and strings of lights. Continue the custom with gleaming decorations that cast a serene glow on the season (and require far less effort than trimming a tree).
Replace your kitchen hardware (hello, drawer pulls) and fixtures (nice to meet you, faucet). These two simple updates can immediately make a dated kitchen look more modern.
Los Angeles-based lifestyle expert Sally Horchow learned the art of wrapping at her mother's wrap desk at age 5, wrote thank-you notes before she could tie her own shoes, and worked in packing and shipping at the Horchow Collection (the mail-order company founded by her father) soon thereafter.
You can tell a lot about a person by the way they style their shelves.
If you know how to keep herringbone subtle and classy, you're totally within your style rights to keep it coming!
Decorator Thom Filicia knew exactly how to decorate a summer cottage fit for a perfect calming vacation.
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.
We've been to enough houses to know what we do and don't like in other people's living rooms. While some have good taste, there are a few design mistakes we see folks making again and again.
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.
Whether you're lying on a beach in the Caribbean for a week, touring the country on a road trip or spending the holidays back home, the last thing you want to worry about is coming back to a ransacked apartment.
Far from shoving a computer into a cramped corner and calling it a day, these three women created comfortable and personal HQs at home.