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Apr18

Summer Must-Do: Picnic in the Park

By |Apr 18, 2016|Entertaining, Outdoor Entertaining, Summer|0 Comments

Summer To Do List: Picnic in the Park

As summer creeps closer (we can almost feel it), it’s fun to daydream about all of the wonderful adventures we can have when the weather is finally warm enough to head outside! And one of things is most surely having a picnic in the park.

 
Apr15

16 Summer-Ready Place Setting Ideas

By |Apr 15, 2016|By Season, Entertaining, Featured, Place Settings, Spring, Summer, Tips & Ideas|0 Comments

Summer just seems to be the perfect time to entertain. The flowers are in bloom, maybe your kitchen garden is overflowing, and you can send the kids out into the backyard to play. Whenever we’re entertaining, we like to add a little flourish to the table to make guests feel extra special. Even if you’re having a casual meal, a little forethought a few days in advance is all you need. Here are some of our favorite summer place setting ideas that feel bright, festive, and simple enough to pull together on busy days.

 
Apr14

10 Must-Have Pieces Every Home Needs

By |Apr 14, 2016|Decorating, Tips & Solutions|1 Comment

Must-have pieces every home needs

When you’re furnishing your home, you don’t want to just buy pieces that will fill space. Invest in items that can serve multiple purposes, work in various rooms, and can be moved as you do. We gathered together a list of the most versatile, go-anywhere pieces that every home should have.

 
Apr13

Decorating Dilemma: Serena’s “Forever” Home

By |Apr 13, 2016|Decorating Dilemmas|0 Comments

Decorating a large family room off of the kitchen

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.

 
Apr12

4 Ways to Fold Your Napkin like Bunny Williams

By |Apr 12, 2016|By Season, Entertaining, Entertaining Experts, Fall, Holiday Entertaining, Spring, Summer, Tips & Ideas, Winter|0 Comments

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Leave it to Bunny to know just how to dress up a table in a really simple, yet elegant, way. Taking those extra few minutes while you’re setting the table to creatively fold your dinner guests’ napkins pays off when you see how nicely it enhances your table setting. Below, Bunny shares four favorite napkin folds she uses when she’s playing host.

 
Apr11

How to Pick Exterior Paint Colors

By |Apr 11, 2016|Catalog Paint Colors, Decorating, Tips & Solutions|1 Comment

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.”

 
Apr8

15 Ways to Arrange Your Porch

By |Apr 8, 2016|Decorating, Featured, Outdoor Living, Outdoors, Spring, Summer, Tips & Solutions|0 Comments

How to arrange your porch for maximum comfort

Is there anything more inviting than a comfortable and inviting porch? Whether it’s a front porch that welcomes visitors or a back porch that’s private and perfect for entertaining, we love the way a porch functions as an additional living room during the summer months. That’s why it’s important to make the most of the outdoor space you have, and the biggest thing you can do to up your porch game is to arrange furniture in a way that functions for your needs. Here are 15 ideas for coming up with a layout for your porch furniture.