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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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7 Essentials For The Best Cup Of Tea

September 22, 2017

Where coffee is about revving you up for your day, tea is about finding time to slow down and relax. “People associate tea with comfort,” says tea blogger Lu Ann Pannunzio. “We drink it when we want to unwind,” which is all the more reason to make that moment special. Here are the tools to…

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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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5 Tips To Make Your Summer Rental Feel Homey

August 09, 2017

You’re heading to your summer rental to relax. Period. Lose yourself in a good book; play board games with family; take one well-deserved nap after another. Of course, you want the space to feel warm and personalized, but rentals can’t be personal. Or can they? With a few thoughtful choices in decor, you can turn…

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