Only two weeks left until Christmas! Whether you're still shopping or you're totally spent on holiday activities, we've got some suggestions for ways to spend your weekend.
- Check out the surprising movie hit that's generating Oscar buzz — The King's Speech. Sure, the performances are great, but if you're a design lover, you might be most impressed by the decor.
- If (like us) you're nowhere near finished with your holiday shopping, check out our national sales calendar for good deals on gifts.
- Need a few more gift ideas? Check out Maxwell's lists of Gifts for Him, Gifts for Her, and Gifts for Children.
- Stay up to date on the latest color trends by checking out Pantone's color of 2011 — a reddish pink called (strangely) Honeysuckle!
- Catch up on your design history with Apartment Therapy's Retrospect column by Anna Hoffman — this week she takes an in-depth look at the classic Cherner Chair.
- Couldn't make it to Miami for Art Basel? No problem — Annie Werbler's been posting top picks from the show, so you can stay in touch with art world trends from the comfort of your couch.
- If you're already getting organized in preparation for the New Year, pick up a 2011 calendar to reward yourself! For recommendations, click here, here, and here.
- Can you donate $5 to public schools? Help us reach our goal to raise $10,000 for classrooms through DonorsChoose.
- Feel a little spent by holiday activities? Stop worrying so much about your to-do list, and take some time to relax at home.
- If you're looking for a fun way to spend your relaxation time, catch up on Apartment Therapy's latest house tours.
Photos: The King's Speech, Sylvie Pillows Lavender Sachet Collection | Sylvie Pillows, Public J7 Bike, Pantone's Color of 2011 | Soul Pretty, Modern Design Fanatic, KNITTING IS FOR PUS**** by Olek at Art Basel Miami Beach | Annie Werbler, Calendar Wall Stickers by Ferm Living, Apartment Therapy | Donor's Choose, Eames Occasional Table LTR by Nicole Bachmann | Vitra, Ira Rakatansky's Mid-Century Modern Masterpiece | Thad Russell