If you love the romantic idea of living in the French countryside, rattling around in a creaky, rustic farmhouse, this is for you: 10 DIY projects that capture the best of this style and help you get the look you love.
There is just one week to go until Thanksgiving and Hannukah merge into Thanksgivukkah, a once in a lifetime event. The last time that these two holidays converged was 125 years ago, so a grand fete is a must for those who honor both traditions.
The Sunday Roast is a traditional British meal and get together at a local pub, but it can easily be replicated in one’s home for a more personal feel. The English Sunday Roast is a great excuse to get friends together on a Sunday afternoon and spend time with them before the holidays and family drama all arrive in a few short weeks.
Yesterday you voted on which French Country style dining room was higher end and, if you voted for this one (choice B!), then you nailed it! Survey results though were pretty close, with roughly half of you choosing A and the other half B. Click through to see the price and source for each piece, along with the cheaper alternative options.
Immediately after finishing up my mudcloth project earlier this month, I looked around the house and asked myself, "Hmmmm, now what else can I dye?" There are so many other materials out there in the world, why stop at just fabric? I just want to turn the world into a great big vat of Rit Dye or blackberries and throw everything — furniture, accessories, you name it — in and swirl it around.
Finding a stylish office chair can be a nightmare. When I transitioned into working from home, I spent weeks poring over catalogs and browsing online for an office chair that wouldn't make my bedroom/home office feel too...office-y.
Metal dining and accent chairs are an excellent alternative to conventional wood seating. In addition to offering a different texture to your space, steel and aluminum furnishings can help alleviate the pressure to match wood tones. Whether you prefer a distressed rustic finish or a shiny powdercoat, these classic metal chairs will give a warm industrial touch to your space.
I spent many years of my youth stacking and un-stacking chairs in church basements and cafeterias and have a special fondness for the ubiquitous colorful chairs found in those spots. Here are some contemporary examples with a similar vibe, perfect for small space and outdoor entertaining.
No man is an island, or so said John Donne. But if the photo above is any indication, designer Werner Aissllinger might diagree. Meet Bikini Island, his collection of furniture for Italian brand Moroso, which debuted in Milan this past month. At first glance it looks like a hodgepodge of connected or overlapping parts, or what happens when you paint the walls and push all of your furniture to the center of the room.