Here’s Our Prediction for the 2018 Pantone Color of the Year
Every year since 2000, color giant Pantone has picked one shade (okay, in 2016 it was two shades) to be the Color of the Year. The announcement, which occurs in early December for the coming year, is a hotly anticipated event in the design world, and invariably produces a great deal of commentary and even controversy.
Dec 4, 2017
Style Icon Iris Apfel’s First Furniture Collection Is Inspired By the Circus
Even at 96 years old, Iris Apfel continues to create. Her latest project is a return to the world of home decor, with her first ever collection of furniture to be sold exclusively on HSN. Iris Apfel x HSN features is inspired by the by the playfulness and fanfare of the circus, and includes 94 pieces in total, ranging in price from $269.95 – $1,199.95. It includes headboards, settees, chairs, ottomans, and other pieces, totaling 19 different silhouettes and 15 fabric options.
Dec 4, 2017
Deal Alert: Urban Outfitters’ Sale Section Is On Sale
Just because Cyber Week is over, doesn’t mean that you’ve missed all the good deals. That’s right, we have good news: Urban Outfitters’ sale section is on sale right now—for an extra 30 percent off everything. The additional 30 percent off applies to red-line sale items ending in .99 cents. It’s an online only deal, and the discount will be reflected at checkout.
Dec 4, 2017
You Can Own In Emma Stone’s Pink “La La Land” Apartment Building
Charmed by Emma Stone’s vintage Spanish-style apartment in La La Land? We were too. And while golden age movie posters and floral wallpaper can go a long way toward bringing the look home, if you’re after some true authenticity, you can actually just buy one of the apartments in her building now. A 2-bedroom condo unit just went up for sale in this gorgeous flamingo pink courtyard-style 20-unit apartment complex in Long Beach.
Dec 4, 2017
The Deals Keep Coming: Holiday Decor Is Up to 60% Off Today on Amazon
The holidays are just a few short weeks away and the awesome online shopping deals are still coming on strong. Case in point: For today only, Amazon is offering up to 60% off some of their top-selling holiday decor items. This means that everything from faux trees to snow globes to tree ornaments and string lights are majorly marked down until midnight, so you can spread some more seasonal cheer throughout your home without breaking your holiday budget.
Dec 4, 2017
Before & After: A Half Bath Gets a Full Makeover
This bathroom was overwhelmed by giant tiles, beige, and cats, but a 4-day renovation completely transformed it. It’s a small room and a big makeover . . . The after is so elegant. Project Palermo did an incredible job on this powder room, fitting a lot of style into a tiny space. The dark vanity adds drama—the Before was literally wall-to-wall beige—and the play of the petite hexagonal tiles against the beadboard is so much more interesting than the squares+squares look was.
Dec 4, 2017
Why I Will Never Switch to an Open Kitchen
(Image credit: Jessica Isaac) From Kitchn → Why I Will Never Switch to an Open Kitchen null
Dec 4, 2017
Never (Ever!) Say This Word to Guests in Your Home
From Apartment Therapy → Never (Ever!
Dec 4, 2017
The Paper-Free Gift Wrapping Technique You Need to Try This Year
I did not grow up in a house that delicately opened gifts on Christmas morning. My mother did not collect all the intact gift wrap, fold it carefully and stash it away for another use. We were savages that ripped open presents with abandon. The more shreds I could get out of each box, the longer the unwrapping lasted, which made me a happier child. (My mother did, however, always save gift boxes—the kind you put shirts and pajama sets in—as well as gift bags because she was no fool.
Dec 4, 2017
Marie Kondo’s New Show Is Coming To Netflix
Update: We now know more about Marie Kondo’s upcoming TV show. The Hollywood Reporter announced Wednesday that the eight episode season will air globally on Netflix. The as yet untitled series “will focus on Kondo as she guides people who, as Netflix describes them, are at a crossroads to spark joy in their homes, transforming their lives in emotional and surprising ways.
Dec 4, 2017
These Ultra Trendy Tiles Have Taken Homes by Storm
There are so many beautiful flooring options out there. One that I’m particularly excited about is wood-look tiles. While still achieving the warm tone that real wood brings to a space, wood-look tiles are made from porcelain that can stand up to moisture in any room in the house. From kitchens to living rooms, bathrooms and beyond, these trendy tiles are a hardy option that will not only look fantastic, but will be able to withstand daily wear and tear for years to come.
Dec 4, 2017
This Unexpected Way to Clean a Burned Pan Is Ridiculously Simple
(Image credit: Joe Lingeman) From Kitchn → This Unexpected Way to Clean a Burned Pan Is Ridiculously Simple null
Dec 4, 2017