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Trend to Try: Vibrant Blue

February 13, 2015 2

When top decorators predicted that vibrant blue would be a hot color this year, I was more than a little skeptical. After all, I remembered how it dominated everything in the early ’90s — my first college apartment looked like a ballpoint pen had exploded inside — and I wasn’t sure I was ready to…

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Color Your World: 6 Tips for Decorating with Color

August 08, 2014

Decorating with color can be intimidating. So much so that many nervous decorators stick to only neutral hues out of fear of making a mistake. But the right colors can do so much to make a room feel polished, pulled together–and uniquely you. Try these six tips for adding some color to your home. You’ll be glad you did. 1….

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5 Questions for B. Smith

August 06, 2014

We jumped at the chance to ask the inimitable B. Smith our fave five questions. Here’s what the multitalented tv and radio personality–not to mention designer of a hugely popular lines of bedding and servingware here at Bed Bath & Beyond–told us about her design and entertaining style. If you had to tweet your design philosophy,…

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Can You Ever Mix Woods or Metals?

July 24, 2014

Have you ever walked into a home where every single piece of furniture matches — the end tables, the dining table, the buffet, even the legs on the armchairs? I have, and let me tell you, it leaves a lot to be desired. While a matchy-matchy room may look great in a catalog, its appeal…

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Don’t Need It, But Want It — Wall Decals

July 19, 2014

Lately my walls have been giving me the blues. Since I rent, a permanent solution like painting or wallpaper isn’t an option. So naturally, I’ve fallen down the rabbit hole of decals. Do I need to invest in removable wall-wear? No, of course not. But that’s never stopped me before (insert evil laugh). Bookshelves Wall…

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Dorm Tech Tools For Grown-ups

July 15, 2014

Twin XL sheets and bean bag chairs are a definite grown-up don’t, but our roster of college dorm tech tools is chock full of plenty of adult do’s. Yes, these nifty gadgets may be geared towards students on the go, but they’re equally helpful to those whose college days were …a while… ago. You never seem…

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