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Nov12

Decorating Dilemma: Ann’s Dining Room

Ann's dark dining room design plan

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.

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Nov10

Make Your Holidays Glow with Candlelight

Mantel decorated for the holidays

Nothing is more festive at the holidays than the warm glow of light. From twinkling strands of tiny lights to the dancing flicker of candlelight, there’s just something magical about that wintry white glow. When we decorate for the holidays, we always find ways to amplify the light in every room. Here are a few favorite strategies for lighting up the holidays.

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Nov7

Decorating for the Holidays with Suzanne Kasler

Suzanne Kasler's holiday collection for Ballard Designs

The holidays are here and Suzanne’s at it again. Whether you’re dreaming of a white Christmas laden with silver and gold (just like Suzanne) or you’re craving the warmth of festive tartan plaid, you can make it magical with her holiday collection. From glittery branches to bronzed gift wrap and snuggly throws, there’s something for everyone. We talked with one our favorite interior designers about her new holiday collection and just what inspired her this year.

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Nov6

Fall Color Palette: Greige & Sky

Living room color palette with gray, taupe, and blue

As soon as we saw this room from our Holiday 2014 catalog, we knew we had to use it in our color palette series. What a gorgeous space, especially the blue ceiling color!

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Nov5

Decorating Dilemma: Elizabeth’s Living Room

Decorating ideas for Elizabeth's unused living room

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.

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Nov3

A Thanksgiving Table Setting from Mandy Kellogg Rye

A Thanksgiving table setting designed by Mandy Kellogg Rye
The countdown for Thanksgiving is on, so we have table settings on the brain. To get us in an inspired, festive mood, we asked Mandy Kellogg Rye of Waiting on Martha to style us up on of her gorgeous designs. We’re thrilled to share this fabulous entertaining space with you today! Let’s see how she did it:

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Oct31

10 Gift Ideas for the Hostess

Gift ideas for the hostess

With the holidays fast approaching, it won’t be long before the invitations start rolling in. Whether you’re hitting up a holiday party or spending the weekend at a friend’s home, show your appreciation with a thoughtful thank-you gift. These seasonal picks are sure to make any hostess happy. And if you plan ahead now, it will be one less to-do on your list!

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