Holiday entertaining season has begun. Here are eight totally easy table runner DIY projects that pretty much anyone can do. From gathering family photos (recent or vintage) to laying down some burlap or canvas drop cloth, these festive runners will show your guests that you can do more than just cook.
While putting together a style collage last week, I realized that two of the components were ones I had used in a post last year about setting an organic modern tabletop. At that point I started to gather a list of 15 items that embody the look and will endure in style and quality over time.
Monday was World Vegetarian Day. Despite once going 10 years without eating meat, I've always been pretty picky when it comes to vegetables. You'll find beets, greens, and artichokes among these ten good-looking renditions of what's good for you. But no broccoli allowed!
I've mentioned before that I've only recently began to understand the appeal of marble, but it looks like my timing was perfect because marble motifs are everywhere right now. Ya gotta get yourself some marble napkins!
Today's DIY project takes on this gorgeous watercolor tablecloth, found at Anthropologie for $288 (and not available in pink anymore). While it's beautiful, not everyone can afford linens that cost more than some months' groceries. Oh Happy Day readers agreed, and begged Jordan to try her own version and then show them how. See how it turned out, after the jump. Spoiler alert: It's a dead ringer.
We often say that you should stick with neutral furniture and then drop in color with accessories. We're also fans of swapping out throw pillows and blankets to freshen up a home. If you stick with these maxims, you'll definitely want to check out Pyar & Co.'s colorful pillows and throws sourced from fair trade laborers in India.
Maureen Goldman thinks that the dining room is one of the most soulful spaces in the home. To that end, Maureen has stocked her web shop with tabletop goods that are handcrafted by American artisans. Named after a dear aunt, Catherine's Table is a curated collection of what Maureen calls "comfort goods".
Orange is a gorgeous color with different hues like tangerine, coral, terracotta and titian. It was 2012's color of the year and is still immensely popular. With its beautiful optimistic glow, it's no wonder orange continues to be a favorite.