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3 Steps To An Elegant Christmas Table

December 01, 2017

Want a holiday setup that looks impressive (but doesn’t take a lot of time or effort)? Just stick with these three easy guidelines to pull off sophisticated place settings. 1. Amp up metallic colors Gold makes anything feel more glam, so we tied it in to the table settings with gold patterned plates, gold-flecked placemats…

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3 Steps To A Festive Christmas Table

November 19, 2017

For a dining table that draws double-takes from guests—and double taps on social—follow these easy styling guidelines. 1. Choose seasonal colors and motifs. Vibrant reds and greens and holiday motifs, like poinsettias, give a table a cheery Christmasy vibe. 2. Sprinkle in some sparkle. Table linens with a little shimmer help set a celebratory mood….

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5 Under $25 Centerpiece Vessels

October 28, 2017

A wise decorator once said that the vessel you choose for your centerpiece is just as important as what you put in it. (OK—it was us.) To that end, we found five statement-makers—for less than $25!—that’ll elevate your holiday display. 1. 10.2-Inch Half Crackle Glass Vase, $14.99  Cylindrical glass vases are one of the great…

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6 Picks To Warm Up Your Outdoor Fall Party

September 15, 2017

Although summer’s coming to an end and the weather is cooling down, you can still entertain al fresco. Use these tools to keep guests happy and warm at your outdoor party. 1. Outdoor heater This is your first line of defense against the fall chill, and free-standing models offer excellent flexibility. Propane heaters work for…

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6 Secrets For Traveling Light

August 16, 2017

Traveling is awesome. Packing? Not so much. Don’t fret—with these expert tricks you’ll be the queen of carry-on. 1. Follow the one-week packing plan It’s easy to feel overwhelmed if you’re frantically stuffing your suitcase the night before a trip, says professional organizer Donna Smallin Kuper, author of Clear the Clutter, Find Happiness. “You have…

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