5 Reasons December is the Perfect Month for Cleaning
(Image credit: Kristin Teig) From Kitchn → 5 Reasons It’s More Fun to Clean in December
Dec 8, 2016
Here’s What People Think About Pantone’s Color of the Year
On Thursday, Pantone announced Greenery as the Color of the Year 2017, and publications, brands, and people from across the globe have since taken to the internet to share their opinions on the new reigning hue. Colors are so steeped in personal preference, that it’s no surprise that—like every year—there are the people that love it and the people that don’t.
Dec 8, 2016
The Safest Conversation Starters for Any Social Situation
Meeting new people should be a fun experience, but making small talk feels more like a chore than anything. Going to parties, seeing distant family over the holidays, talking to new people at bars—they all can become daunting and super emotionally draining after a while. Sometimes it’s so hard to know what to say, you just don’t want to say anything.
Dec 8, 2016
Before and After: A Bright & Friendly Kitchen Emerges From Two Small Rooms
When Kate and Emilio purchased their Spanish Revival house, the kitchen was small and broken up into two separate rooms — an awkwardly long mudroom/pantry and an inefficiently small and dated kitchen. The cabinets and countertops were installed right in front of the windows, and there was little workspace between the range and sink.
Dec 8, 2016
This Is Pantone’s Color of the Year 2017
It’s December, and the holiday season is officially here. But for color lovers, today is a holiday in and of itself: the day Pantone announces their Color of the Year for 2017. In 2016, they surprised us all and gave us two hues: Serenity and Rose Quartz. Is there a new pair this year? Or are we back to one color to rule them all?
Dec 8, 2016
5 Tips for Besting Red Wine Stains
(Image credit: Mariyana Misaleva/Shutterstock) From Kitchn → 5 Things to Know About Red Wine Stains
Dec 8, 2016
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Party Planning, in Black and White
You’ve sent out the Facebook invitation. You’ve come up with a theme. Now you have to actually host the holiday party. Eek! Hold on, though. You can boil any party down to three manageable ingredients. Broken down like this, good party architecture is nowhere near as overwhelming as when taken as a whole. Just scale each component according to the size, length, and vibe you’re going for. To illustrate our premise, we created an elegant, modern holiday in black-and-white.
Dec 8, 2016