How To

May 5

How to Add Tape Trim to Curtain Panels

2017-02-03T16:10:31+00:00 By |Decorating, Eddie Ross, How To, Projects, Tips & Solutions, Window Treatments, Window Treatments|4 Comments

Ariel red fabric on Louis dining chairs in dining room designed by Eddie Ross

In the dining room Eddie Ross designed for our Summer 2016 catalog, he combined Suzanne Kasler’s peony pink linen drapery panels with our lime green tape trim. This designer detail feels custom and elevates the entire room, and it’s such an easy change you can make to your panels. We’re showing you how!

 
May 3

Video: How to Create an Edible Centerpiece

2017-06-20T09:57:17+00:00 By |Dining Rooms, Eddie Ross, Entertaining, Entertaining Experts, How To, Projects, Tabletop, Tips & Ideas|6 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.

 
May 3

Video: How to Create a Living Arrangement

2017-03-13T11:38:30+00:00 By |Eddie Ross, Entertaining, Entertaining Experts, How To, Outdoor Living, Projects, Tips & Ideas|2 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:

 
Apr 11

How to Pick Exterior Paint Colors

2017-06-19T08:07:33+00:00 By |Catalog Paint Colors, Decorating, How To, Tips & Solutions|9 Comments

Exterior paint colors with color expert

Inevitably, when the weather warms we turn our attention to the outside of our homes, sprucing up the yard and porches and generally looking for ways to turn up the curb appeal. One of the biggest exterior changes you can make for the most impact is painting your home. It’s also one of the most daunting.

To help you choose the right palette, we got in touch with color consultant and designer, Jennifer Ott of Jennifer Ott Design. “It’s good timing,” Jennifer told us when we contacted her at her office in San Francisco. “With everyone heading outside, now is the best time to paint the exterior of your house.”

 
Feb 12

7 Decluttering Lessons We Learned from Marie Kondo

2017-02-03T16:10:40+00:00 By |Decorating, Design Books, Household Basics, How To, Storage & Organization, Tips & Solutions|1 Comment

7 lessons we learned from the Japanese decluttering guru, Marie Kondo

By now, surely you’ve heard of Marie Kondo, the Japanese decluttering guru who has transformed homes across the globe with her little turquoise book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. She’s helped millions of followers take control of clutter in their homes — once and for all — based on one simple premise: keep only the things in your home that spark joy. Discard everything else.