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May4

Decorating Dilemmas: Pravina’s Living Room

By |May 4, 2016|Decorating Dilemmas|0 Comments

Helping decorate a large living room with a center fireplace and entrance to master bedroom

Decorating Dilemmas is a weekly column in which our stylists answer your design questions, so you can tackle your home decorating project with complete confidence.

 
May3

Video: How to Create an Edible Centerpiece

By |May 3, 2016|Dining Rooms, Eddie Ross, Entertaining, Entertaining Experts, How To, Projects, Tabletop, Tips & Ideas|0 Comments

According to entertaining expert and style editor, Eddie Ross, creating a mouthwatering crudité platter is all in the presentation. “People eat with their eyes,” he says. “It’s about the wow factor of how it’s served.” So we challenged Eddie to make us a centerpiece-worthy vegetable tray using our Giant Clam Shell.

 
May3

Video: How to Create a Living Arrangement

By |May 3, 2016|Eddie Ross, Entertaining, Entertaining Experts, How To, Outdoor Living, Projects, Tips & Ideas|0 Comments

One of the easiest (and most affordable) ways to make a home feel more lived-in and loved is with plants. Even if you don’t exactly have a green thumb, you can create a living arrangement for instant decor anywhere in your home. Or so says author and style editor, Eddie Ross. Watch the video above to learn how, or read the step-by-step instructions below:

 
May2

Video: Create a Modern Mix with Eddie Ross

By |May 2, 2016|Decorating, Dining Rooms, Eddie Ross, Entertaining, Entertaining Experts, Tips & Ideas|0 Comments

If you think your space has been feeling a little lackluster, you are in for a treat. We asked style maker and East Coast Editor of Better Homes & Gardens, Eddie Ross, to be our guest stylist and design three rooms for our Spring catalog. He brings his eclectic sense of style, on display in his recently published book, Modern Mix, to every room. In the video above, Eddie shares his secrets to creating an exciting room bursting with personality.

 
Apr29

Entertaining with Eddie Ross

By |Apr 29, 2016|Eddie Ross, Entertaining, Entertaining Experts, Featured, Summer, Tips & Ideas|0 Comments

Colorful dining room designed by Eddie Ross for Ballard Designs Summer 2016 catalog

Eddie Ross is the East Coast Editor of Better Homes & Gardens. Recognized by design aficionados for his inventive, out-of-the-box approach to high-style decorating and entertaining on a budget, Eddie consistently re-imagines the aesthetic possibilities in secondhand finds, imbuing them with a chic and colorful sophistication. His first book, Modern Mix: Curating Personal Style with Chic & Accessible Finds, was published last fall.

If you’re a trained chef and you’ve worked for Martha (yes, that Martha), then chances are you know a thing or two about entertaining. We got a chance to ask Eddie, who also designed three beautiful rooms for our Summer catalog, for a few tips on the art of entertaining. See his answers below.

 
Apr28

3 Super Chic Summer Bedrooms

By |Apr 28, 2016|Bedding & Bath, Bedrooms, Decorating, Featured, Summer, Tips & Solutions|0 Comments

Neutral bedroom with pink accents and a beachy vibe

When we think of summer, we think of a slower pace. Enjoying the weather from your front porch, afternoon walks, sleeping in just a bit later (one can only hope!), reading in bed. We want all of those places for relaxation, especially bedroom, to feel inviting, light, open, and carefree. We thought we’d pull together 3 pretty bedroom spaces that capture that casual, chic summer vibe. Here goes:

 
Apr27

Decorating Dilemmas: Cathy’s Living Room

By |Apr 27, 2016|Decorating Dilemmas|0 Comments

Decorating a living room with teal accents

Decorating Dilemmas is a weekly column in which our stylists answer your design questions, so you can tackle your home decorating project with complete confidence.