Bookshelves… Everyone’s got ’em, and they run the gamut from heirloom antique pieces to built-ins to DIY workhorses. Of course, you can stack every shelf with books. But this basic home furnishing component can be a little — or a lot — more than just a warehous for favorite pages. Transform those ledges into your best bookshelf, and a major décor asset.
Farmhouse decor isn’t just for the country anymore. This rustic and inviting design style surprises from behind the front doors of city condos, suburban family homes and, of course, places with acreage too. A few choice pieces can give your space a whole lot of farmhouse feeling. Here’s how to begin your rustic home makeover at any price point. It’s as easy as one-two-three.
Whether your child is learning online or in a classroom, it’s always fun to get creative with snack time. This delicious snack recipe for graham cracker rulers is quick, simple and flexible. It’s a great learning activity, too.
Ahhh, college… a young adult’s most exciting adventure and a parent’s biggest budget challenge. Whether your child’s new school is a drive or a plane ride away, it’s a huge step for everyone in the family. Offer support and encouragement — and set them up for success — with smart essentials.
Every visitor appreciates a fabulous bathroom
Whether they’re stopping by for cocktails or staying for the weekend, guests will certainly pop into your powder or bathroom. Give this essential space more than just a scrub with these simple tips and design ideas.
A night of tossing and turning feels rough, but the effects of persistent sleep deprivation go beyond grogginess. Being overtired can increase your risk of developing certain medical conditions, including high blood pressure, heart disease and diabetes. Sleep-deprived people may overeat, leading to weight gain. And observers can see the effects as clearly as you feel them; a study published in the journal SLEEP® found that fatigued people had more wrinkles, dark eye circles, drooping mouth corners and tense lips.
Make Your Space Sparkle
Sure, you’ve heard of spring cleaning — but what about winter cleaning? Or summer cleaning? The truth is, there’s no bad time to tackle dust and dirt. Here are some tidy tips and tricks for keeping your home spotless throughout the year.
From soft sage to outdoorsy olive — and from fashion runways to home reno projects — we’re seeing green this season. The color represents freshness, prosperity and natural balance. Here’s how to incorporate this healthy hue into your kitchen, closet and beyond in the months ahead.