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Jul10

Jessica, What’s in Your Tote?

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What to take to market in your tote bag

Isn’t there something fascinating about seeing what’s inside a girl’s bag? It can reveal a lot about a person, and during the summer it seems like everyone is always on the go. And that means they’ve got their bag chock full of their can’t-live-without items. So we asked, what’s in your summer tote bag?

 
Apr27

Video: How To Use a Floral Frog for a Traditional Arrangement with a Twist

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Just in time for summer, Bunny Williams designed a variety of floral frogs to make flower arranging easier than ever. According to Bunny, anyone can create a beautiful arrangement if you’ve got the right tools. We’re not saying we didn’t take her word for it, but we did put her floral frogs to the test. We asked garden and entertaining expert, James Farmer, to help us create three unique looks using each one of Bunny’s floral frogs — and we think you’ll love the results every bit as we do.

 
Feb19

Style in Bloom: Our Spring Preview

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Courtney floral fabric in dining room

With the frigid temperatures much of the country is experiencing right now, we can hardly say spring is in the air. But that doesn’t mean it isn’t on our minds. The impending launch of our spring catalog has us dreaming in vivid color — and beckoning spring’s arrival. In the meantime, we got together with Karen Mooney, our Senior Vice President of Brand Management, to chat about the new catalog and some of our favorite looks.

 
Nov24

10 Holiday Decorating Ideas

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Organize gift wrap with this handy cupboard

The holiday season is a whirlwind. Between shopping, gift wrapping, decorating, cooking, and gathering with friends and family, there’s a lot to do and too little time to do it! We admit to needing all the help we can get, which is why we rounded up a few of our favorite tips for keeping your sanity this season!

 
Jun20

10 Tips for Backyard Entertaining

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Backyard entertaining

Sometimes when the universe blesses you with that perfect, sunny day, it’d be a crime not to invite guests over just to celebrate! Even if you don’t have anything planned in advance, we have a few ideas for throwing a last-minute party, while still impressing your guests and showing them a good time. Below are some of our favorite tips for outdoor entertaining on the fly!

 
Mar25

Recipe: New Orleans-Style Jambalaya

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jambalaya recipe

We’re delighted today to introduce one of our favorite food bloggers and a fantastic talent in the kitchen, Bree of the blog, Baked Bree. This gal knows how to pull together a delicious meal, and in honor of Mardi Gras, she’s shared with us her recipe for New Orleans-Style Jambalaya. 

 
Jan21

Tips for Decorating an Open Floor Plan

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Tips for decorating an open floor plan

As soon as we saw this space from interior designer and blogger Sita Montgomery, we couldn’t wait to share it here on How to Decorate! We love the way Sita uses a happy shades of coral as exclamation marks around this primarily neutral great room. Each space feels defined but still cohesive, which can be a tricky balance in an open floor plan. Luckily, Sita walks us through her favorite ways to bring purpose and pretty to this space.