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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 Tech Gadgets That Make Entertaining Easier

November 13, 2017

Tracking all the moving parts of your party (Is the ham cooked? Are the napkins out?) and actually interacting with guests can feel like a magic act…until now. With some clever voice-activated, app-enabled smart home tech, you can simplify entertaining and be the wine-sipping, guest-schmoozing, worry-free host who enjoys her own party. 1. Amazon Echo…

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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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3 Tricks to Styling A Beautiful Thanksgiving Table

October 27, 2017

Can’t choose between traditional or contemporary Thanksgiving table decor? Go with both! Here, three ideas for fusing the two styles to pull off a beautiful holiday table. 1. Try an alternative to the tablecloth. “Using a runner instead of a tablecloth gives you a cleaner, more contemporary look that’s still dressy enough for the holiday,”…

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3 Fresh Ways to Style An Inviting Thanksgiving Table

October 27, 2017

Want a classic-looking table that still feels up-to-date? Weave in some unexpected elements. “There’s plenty of room for creativity on this warm, welcoming Thanksgiving table,” says Bed Bath & Beyond divisional merchandise manager Christine Ainsworth. Try these styling tricks to top your table. 1. Add a playful element. Embellished with fall leaves and harvest pumpkin…

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8 Halloween Accents You Can Use Year-Round

October 13, 2017

Spooky décor doesn’t have to be a one-use purchase. If you choose wisely, you can find pieces that work for Halloween—and any other time, too. Here, Jessica McCarthy, design director at Decorist, shares her top eight picks. 1. Pedestal bowl “This great-looking bowl offers a striking presentation of Halloween treats,” McCarthy says. “And its craftsman-style,…

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6 Easy Ways To Make Your Bedroom Cozy

October 05, 2017

With the shorter days, longer nights, and cooler temperatures, you probably want your bedroom to feel a tad bit cozier. Try these six easy tips from design expert Megan Pflug of Megan Pflug Designs to take your bedroom to a new level of comfort. 1. Make a fluffy bed We mean so fluffy that you sink…

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