We can't help but fall in love with that soft, rustic farmhouse look. Unfortunately, many of us simply do not have a farmhouse to head off to. Does this mean we can't experience the amazing sensation of getting cozy by a rustic fireplace? Of course not!
Have you ever looked at the home interiors inside glossy shelter magazines and wondered what secret stores those folks know about that you don't? Or why you never spotted that coffee table, console or sofa when you were on the hunt? It turns out, you're not alone.
Instead of sipping coffee in your PJs, try making a practice of getting dressed first thing. Whether or not you have kids, if you leave your own getting ready to the last minute, mornings will always feel crunched for time.
While we typically think of infusing fall-friendly spices into our culinary delights (hello, ubiquitous pumpkin spice everything!), this year we're all about adding hints of spice-hued decor throughout our homes - coupled with deep shades of saturated blue.
You're ready to buy. Whether it's your first or your fifth time, buying your own home can be a challenge, especially in terms of space, layout and finding that perfect fit. This prompts many people to factor the option of renovating into their decision-making when searching for homes.
An Industrial Chic interior doesn't require steel columns, exposed beams or brick to work. Any space can take on the Industrial Chic look with the right combination of lighting, furniture, and home décor.
My kitchen is basically Design-By-Pinterest. That's the cool thing about gutting your kitchen and starting from scratch... you can dream up anything. The process was long and pretty terrible (two little kids + a pregnant woman without a kitchen = no bueno) but it all turned out great.
When our Décor Aid designer team was tasked with creating an office space in a Hamptons vacation retreat, they wanted to make sure it still felt like a get-away from the stresses of daily life, while also incorporating all those essential office necessities.
The owners of this New York City pied a terre requested that their two-bedroom apartment be a true respite from the hustle and bustle of Midtown. They wanted their home to be a place where they could recharge after the long work day.
Nearly two-thirds of boomers plan to stay in their homes after their baby chick flies off to Wilderness University. Whether you're feeling bummed or jumping up for joy, take comfort in knowing that you have an extra room in your home to do WHATEVER YOU WANT!
A Zhang Huan portrait of Diane von Furstenberg hangs in the living room of her Manhattan penthouse. The fashion designer created the leopard-spot carpeting for the Rug Company. The armchair is by Michael Graves.
Life can be busy and downright tough at times, so it's understandable that we all seek ways to simplify everyday tasks. If you're nodding your head in agreement, try these life-enhancing ideas and see if they don't help you enjoy the simpler pleasures.
As an early description of the male species, Cro-Magnons had a strong and hardy robust build. The body was generally heavy, strong and muscular. Somehow through the changes of time, powerful thinking of the Cro-Magnon male hasn't progressed when it comes to changes in their home.
It's a known fact that buyers are attracted to pretty, de-cluttered homes when searching for their newest piece of real estate. A lesser known fact, is what truly attracts a buyer, psychologically speaking.
Not all makeovers require renovations (the dust! the commotion! the disorder!). Pretty exhausting, right? In fact, some of the most magnificent transformations don't require major disruption. And the results are significant.
The owners of this Turtle Bay co-op had an interior design request that might sound impossible - -- to transform this formerly under-lit, cramped, unusually-shaped Manhattan apartment into a spacious, airy urban retreat -- on a budget, no less!
When we heard that Katie Lee had a new house in the Hamptons, we couldn't wait to see it. We're huge fans of Lee's serene style -- and her Southern charm and humble demeanor are just icing on the cake.
Whether it's where you eat every family meal or just a room that gets used on holidays, make sure your dining room is equipped with this must-have list. (We're assuming you've got the table and chairs covered.)
So many new stores online and offline are helping to make home decorating and design easier than ever. The influx means you can create a personalized space better than ever before -- your taste, your style, your needs, your way.