Here Comes the Sun

In the aftermath of today’s “blizzard,” we could all use a little bit of sunshine in our lives. The bad news: the sun’s not due to shine (at least not to our standards) for another three months. Fortunately there’s plenty … Continued

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Get Cozy: Create the Ultimate Reading Nook

Freezing temperatures, blizzards, high winds, icy roads… we’re truly in the thick of winter and it’s time to hunker down inside the house. (Warm climate dwellers, don’t skip this one – it applies to you too!) These short, dark days … Continued

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Color of the Month: Decorating with Hunter Green

At this time of year, when the leaves and grass outside have been replaced by bare branches and snow-covered ground, shades of winter green can bring a bit of sorely missed greenery into your home without being seasonally inappropriate. Incorporating … Continued

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Black, White and Red in the Bathroom

For the color-challenged among us, black and white seems like the best decor combination. It matches, it’s classic, it’s sophisticated- can’t go wrong, right? While those reasons are certainly valid, black and white is not always the way to go. … Continued

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Color of the Month: Decorating with Aubergine

There’s no denying it: winter’s here. Time to hunker down inside as much as possible (unless you’re the winter sports type). A time that inspires us to think in darker colors to suit the long nights and cold days. Don’t … Continued

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Inject Your Bathroom with Color

Picture a typical modern bathroom. Lots of white (or gray), minimalist, streamlined decor, right? It may be fashionable, but it’s also sterile and almost bland. Now, that doesn’t mean that the vintage pastel-colored bathrooms are any better, but monochromatic is … Continued

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Let’s Drink to That

It’s time to commemorate an obscure holiday! Today, December 5, is the 81st anniversary of the day that Prohibition ended in the United States. It also conveniently coincides with the unveiling of Pantone’s 2015 Color of the Year: Marsala.   … Continued

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Balance Your Home with Wabi-Sabi

What’s the first thing that enters your mind when you hear the phrase “wabi-sabi”? No, not wasabi. (Wasabi!) Wabi-sabi. It’s a Japanese concept in art that encourages the acceptance of imperfection. In our society that practically worships perfection, it’s a … Continued

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