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How to Design Your Dream Game Room

November 09, 2018

Game rooms aren’t just for kids! Adults can (and should) get in on the fun! Thinking about designing a game room but not sure where to start? Max Humphrey, a Portland-based designer at Decorist, taught us how to create a fun-packed, laid-back space. Let the Games Begin The most important part of the game room,…

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Help Desk: Good Guesting

November 07, 2018

If you want to be a repeat guest, impress your host with your thoughtfulness. As a houseguest, your chief objective (aside from having a fantastic time) is to be, well, the model guest. You can’t go wrong with charm, of course. And gifts are great. But if you want to be invited back, aim for…

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Wallpaper 101

October 31, 2018

You don’t have to be an expert to apply wallpaper. Tackling a wallpaper project on your own can seem daunting. But fear not! Max Humphrey—interior designer extraordinaire of Decorist—shows how to easily achieve the wallpapered room of your dreams. Peel and Stick vs. Paste Paper Consider your living situation and level of commitment when deciding…

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Recipe Roundup: Thanksgiving Sides

October 29, 2018

It’s Thanksgiving and that means lots and lots of amazing food. While turkey gets most of the attention, the side dishes are actually our favorite things on the table. Here are a few of our best recipes. And yes, for the purposes of this roundup, gravy counts as a side! Stuffing: Savory Cornbread Stuffing Recipe…

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9 Products to Help You Destress This Holiday Season

October 28, 2018

Trust us, you’re going to want all of these holiday Zen-inducing pieces. The holidays truly are the most wonderful time of the year. That said, between gifting and cooking and hosting and endless hours spent with loved ones, it’s enough stimulation and stress to send anyone into a glass case of emotion. Relaxing is much…

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Starter Pack: Kitchen Knives

October 24, 2018

With these seven essential prep tools, you’ll be all set for any dish! If you’re a beginner home cook (or even if you’re a seasoned enthusiast looking for a refresher), it’s daunting to know which knives to buy for your starter kitchen. Should you spring for that expensive set? Not necessarily! All you really need…

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So Many Minibars

October 21, 2018

Pop-up minibars make drinking at home easier, more efficient, and even more glamorous than ever. There’s a certain allure to the fully tricked out home bar—the old-school version, with all the muddlers and shakers, every conceivable liquor, and a few weird dusty Technicolor potions only master mixologists can identify. But when you’re entertaining a crowd,…

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