LA Times Round-up

LA Times Round-up

Nov 11, 2005

This week's LA Times Home section is like reading a back- issue from last year. Is AT just ahead of the curve are do a lot of these stories feel dated to you, too? Here it goes:

  • High design with mass appeal - Loads of celebrity home designers are Attempting to bring their good design to the masses.

  • THE SCOUT - Mirror images: Both high end and not, Mirrored furniture is everywhere. (We've used this Z-Gallery piece as a "cheap cheat" with great results.)

  • THE SCOUT - Sparkling personality: West Elm's affordable barware with bling, just in time for holiday parties.

  • THE SCOUT A new website to get great Italian design without the long wait and high price tag: //

  • Man of the House - Where in the world is Mom?

  • Wreaths to ring in the season - Aside from the annoying premise that you can trick your wife into thinking you are helping out, here are some helpful hints on putting together a holiday wreath.

  • Frugal and fabulous - Some good (if not obvious) ways to spruce up dull decor.

  • Maybe a tweak is all you need - The Times telling us what we already know: The new (new?!) trend in having someone come in help you work with what you've got]instead of a complete interior design redo.

  • A desert home that comes first - The lovely and hysterical Beth Lapides talks about her inspiring decision to move to Palm Springs…buying the second home first.

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