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Style Spotlight: Outdoor Dining Area

May 29, 2018

Summer is the best season because you get to be outside without sneezing or freezing. Eating is also the best, because it’s eating. Ergo, eating (and drinking) outside is pretty much the best way to spend your time outside during the warm months. If you’ve got the space for it, we highly recommend setting up…

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This or That? Sofa vs. Sectional

May 27, 2018

Sofas and sectionals are must-have furniture pieces in any living space. Besides providing seating, their presence is a focal point that sets the tone for the entire room. What secrets do you need to know when choosing yours? Interior designer and lifestyle expert Elaine Griffin spills the details.   The Basics    “The biggest difference…

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Expert Picks: Wine Racks

May 25, 2018

Designer and home builder Tracy Morris loves solving home storage and furnishing conundrums with her creativity. Here, she shares smart, stylish tips for storing and displaying wine and bar items in a home of any size.   Home Essentials & Beyond Pyramid 10-Bottle Wine Rack in Gold The size of this wine rack ensures its…

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Shop Like a Decorator for Your Kitchen

May 21, 2018

When a kitchen designer wants to create a chic, modern space for herself or for clients, what’s on her shopping list? Interior designer Laura Medicus shares her top picks and decorating advice for a functional but beautiful kitchen.   All-Purpose Stools: Flash Furniture Backless Indoor-Outdoor Stool Practical seating with a stylish touch? That’s a no-brainer….

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Expert Picks: Outdoor BBQ Essentials

May 20, 2018

If the beginning of Summer makes you think of grilling outdoors, we’re right there with you. Now that warm weather is here, it’s time to up your BBQ game. Here’s what you need for the ultimate backyard (or patio, deck, whatever you’re working with) cooking extravaganza.   Start with Some Spring Cleaning “Unless you’ve just…

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Last-Minute Father’s Day Gifts

May 14, 2018

No Father’s Day gift yet? No worries. Check out our list of foolproof ideas below. He’ll never know you waited until the last minute.   Panasonic’s Men’s Beard, Hair and Mustache Trimmer in Black This is a cool upgrade that your dad might not think to get himself. The 45-degree stainless steel blades allow for…

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