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Nov 18

3 Mantel Decorating Ideas for the Holidays

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One mantel styled three ways for the holidays

‘Tis the season for spreading good holiday cheer. Parties abound, and chances are you’re making your own plans for entertaining friends and family during the holidays. Make sure your home is a festive expression of the season, starting with the mantel. It’s easy to transform your fireplace into a stunning and cohesive focal point for the holidays when you decorate with a theme in mind. To get your creative juices flowing, we’ve used our three holiday themes to show you how easy it is.

Nov 14

Recipe: Annette Joseph’s Roast Chicken

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Annette Joseph's Roast Chicken recipeAs a stylist, Annette Joseph is well known for her flair with food prep and presentation. Her motto is “make it simple and make it gorgeous.” In this excerpt from her new book “Picture Perfect Parties,” Annette coaches us in preparing an elegant Sunday Night Supper centered around her Roast Chicken recipe. The theory behind this special meal – warm, comforting food that is fairly simple to make, delicious, and brings everyone to the table for an enjoyable conversation. We know you can duplicate her dishes with little effort, bringing the tradition of Sunday Night Supper to your home. 

Nov 12

Living Room Decorating Ideas

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Refresh your space with these living room decorating ideas

Your living room is often the most used room in the house, hosting a nearly constant rotation of family and friends alike. So give it a little TLC from time to time to keep it from feeling tired and dated. Here are 7 simple living room decorating ideas to help you refresh your style.

Nov 11

New Puppy Essentials

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Check out our new puppy checklist to make sure you've thought of everything

Bringing home a new puppy can be a very challenging and exciting experience, often all at once. With wet kisses and wagging tails, it’s easy to let them into our hearts and homes. Before you make the leap, be sure you’re prepared to make that transitional puppy period a comfortable—and stylish—one for all involved. Check out our new puppy checklist to make sure you’ve thought of everything.

Nov 7

Inside Look at a Kitchen Renovation

By |Design Experts, Kitchens, Kitchens, Style Tip|12 Comments|

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It all started with a pool. After Karen Mooney, VP of Creative for Ballard Designs, and her husband Joe, who entertain often, installed a pool in their backyard two years ago, they quickly realized they needed easier access to it. “We had no way to get to the pool except to go through our master bedroom and bathroom,” she says. “Needless to say, it was a little uncomfortable for our guests.”

Oct 4

Recipe: Cornbread Dressing w/ Smoked Bacon and Pecans

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Sep 26

Q&A with Suzanne: The Holiday Collection

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Green living room decorated for Christmas

It wouldn’t be Christmas without Suzanne. This year, she’s wrapped the holidays in festive tartan plaid, sprinkled them with ice white glitter and topped it all with her magical style. We sat down with our favorite interior designer to talk about her new holiday collection, her inspirations and her go-to decorating tips and tricks for a beautiful Christmas.