It's the holiday season, and that means you're probably busy shopping for the perfect gifts for your family and friends. Why not take a moment to treat yourself? Is your sofa looking a little raggedy? Do you believe in the power of a new throw pillow? Wouldn't it be nice to curl up with a book in a custom chair this winter? We've teamed up with PureWow, HGTV and Eventful to give one lucky winner $1500 to spend on custom HGTV HOME Design Studio furniture at Bassett. Treat yourself. Click through and enter for a chance to win today!
Think of this as an Xmas present for your home. From a brand new online company, Parachute, that's bringing luxury products at far lower prices by selling direct to you, this is Parachute's signature bedding set for a bed with "chic simplicity": duvet cover, fitted sheet and 2 pillowcases, 100% Egyptian cotton and made in Italy. Comes in three colorways.
I continue to be fascinated by lighting — it's one of those areas of home design where almost endless innovation is possible. Here are 15 designs from recent years that capture the animation — and push lighting your home to new levels.
Here's a $5 solution for on-the-wall shelving for unusual spaces where your walls may not be 90 degrees perpendicular to the floor (e.g. attic home offices). These IKEA EKBY RISET brackets are designed to work with sloping walls and can be adjusted and locked in different angles (maybe even folded flat when not in use on regular walls), optimizing storage and display space above your desk.
Q: I'm looking for a reproduction Eiffel arm or side chair to use as a desk chair. I'd like a version that swivels but can't seem to find one. Is Modernica the only place that makes the swivel Eiffel base? The base alone is more expensive than I can afford to pay for the whole chair.
Every day in kindergarten, my son has calendar time. The kids talk about the days of the week, months of the year, and upcoming holidays. For children getting a grasp on these concepts, a wall calendar makes an ideal gift. Here are a few that are easy to read and beautiful.
If your dad is anything like mine, he's awesome, loves granola, art, and science, and is still introducing you to cool stuff ("Fine, I'll give Dr. Who a try I guess, dad..."). What do you give the dude who gave you life? Here are some ideas:
We've all been to the holiday party with the lackluster spread: You know, the one with the sad-looking shrimp cocktail and the flimsy plastic deli trays? We're pretty sure that science backs us up on this: food tastes better when it's served from a beautiful buffet. Right, science? This year, let's build a food table that's delicious, decked out and — dare we say — glamorous.
I tested and wrote up SOMA's first offering a few months back, and now they're here for Christmas with a limited edition BLACK version (this is sold out in all other shops), which also includes a gift of support for clean water for one person in Cambodia via Charity Water. The chic carafe is meant to look great both on table and in the fridge and is powered by their own proprietary coconut shell carbon filters. Great for the city crowd.
This awesome pic of my daughter and one of her best friends on my wall was printed via the web, sent to me in less than a week in a great wood frame and cost less than $20. Crazy. I'm giving a bunch for Xmas.