Cori Sears

Cori is a freelance writer who covers interior design, gardening and houseplant care, DIYs, and trending style topics. She writes for publications like Apartment Therapy, The Spruce, and Better Homes & Gardens. When she's not working on the next story, you'll find her enjoying a cup of coffee, tending to her indoor jungle, and working on at least one home DIY project.
Here’s How to Nail Boho Design Once & for All, According to Designers
Design Ideas
Check out their best styling tips and tricks.
Apr 28, 2024
The Only Advice You’ll Ever Need for Buying Furniture, According to Designers
Design Ideas
From budgeting tips to the best times of year to shop.
Apr 19, 2024
5 Kitchen Layout Mistakes You’re Probably Making, According to Designers
Design Ideas
And how to fix them.
Apr 10, 2024
6 Tiny Tweaks That’ll Make Your Living Room Instantly Cozy
Design Ideas
According to designers.
Apr 8, 2024
15 Creative Accent Walls Ideas for Every Design Style
Design Ideas
Plus, interior designers weigh in on styling tips and tricks.
Mar 31, 2024
4 Bedroom Styles on the Way Out in 2024, According to Designers
Design Ideas
And what to replace these with, instead.
Mar 26, 2024
3 Landscaping Trends That Will Dominate 2024, According to Pros
Plants & Yard
They’re all totally DIY-able.
Mar 25, 2024
10 Spring Gardening Tasks You Should Do Right Now, According to Pros
It's the perfect time to check these things off your list.
Mar 24, 2024
5 Trendy Houseplants Experts Say You’re About to See Everywhere
Plants & Yard
Get a jump on these hot houseplants before everyone else does.
Mar 21, 2024
5 Things in Your Home That Are a Waste of Money, According to Designers
Design Ideas
And three things that aren’t.
Mar 20, 2024
5 Tiny Tweaks That’ll Make Your Home Ready for Spring, According to Designers
Design Ideas
No need to splurge on all new decor!
Mar 19, 2024
This Throwback Look Is the Trendy Way to Style Florals for Spring
Design Ideas
Here’s where to shop the look.
Mar 19, 2024
15 Clever Mudroom Ideas That Are Equally Functional and Stylish
Design Ideas
Proof that this space doesn’t have to be a design afterthought.
Mar 8, 2024
This Is the Best Time to Go Thrifting, According to a Shopping Pro
Design Ideas
Plus, the best season to visit thrift stores.
Mar 2, 2024
10 Modern Farmhouse Homes That Make Barn Living Look Stylish
Design Ideas
Get a glimpse inside these rustic-chic spaces.
Feb 28, 2024
11 Clever Bookshelf Decor Ideas for Styling Your Space Like a Pro
Design Ideas
From color-coding tips to layering in art and trinkets.
Jan 25, 2024
We Gave 4 Designers $100 — Here's What They Bought at West Elm
You’ll be surprised by the amount of chic under-$100 finds!
Jan 18, 2024
9 Houseplants You’ll See Everywhere in 2024, According to Influencers
Plants & Yard
“Plantstagram” says these are the trendiest houseplants of the year.
Jan 3, 2024
13 Smart, Small-Space Coffee Bar Ideas That Don’t Sacrifice Style
Design Ideas
Yes, even small spaces can make coffee stations work!
Dec 20, 2023
4 Smart Tips for Finding Amazing Art at the Thrift Store, According to Experts
Next time you hit the thrift store, you're bound to find some great art if you follow these under-the-radar ideas.
Dec 12, 2023
The Difference Between Bath Towels and Bath Sheets: What's Best for You?
Design Ideas
Here’s everything you need to know.
Dec 12, 2023
“Dopamine Decor” Is 2023’s Happiest Decorating Trend
Design Ideas
See how to get the cheery, TikTok-inspired look.
Dec 11, 2023
“Fantasycore” Is TikTok’s New Take on Dark Academia
Design Ideas
Here’s everything you need to know about the latest viral design trend.
Nov 22, 2023
15 Stunning Walk-in Shower Ideas for Any Bathroom — Big or Small
Style
From minimalist styling to colorful tiling.
Oct 19, 2023
What Is Shabby Chic, and How Is It Different from French Country?
Style
Plus, how to style the look.
Oct 16, 2023
How to Style Your Thanksgiving Table
Put those leftover pumpkins to good use!
Sep 28, 2023
12 White Pumpkin Decor Ideas to Get Your Home in the Fall Spirit
Style
They’re festive and trendy but also neutral enough to put out early and leave up all fall long.
Jul 28, 2023
10 Ways to Bring Barbiecore into Your Home
STYLE
Decorate your home like a life-sized Dreamhouse.
Jul 21, 2023
TikTok Is Obsessed with This Budget-Friendly Trend for Small Outdoor Spaces
Style
It’s a stylish, customizable take on above-ground pools.
Jun 24, 2023
8 Smart Ways to Give an Outdated Concrete Front Porch a Facelift
Style
From little ideas to larger projects, take your pick.
Jun 22, 2023
These Are the 5 Outdoor Trends to Skip in 2023, According to Designers
Style
Hot take: Outdoor rugs topped the list.
Jun 11, 2023
5 Ways to Get the TikTok-Approved “Clean Girl” Home Decor Aesthetic
Style
It’s surprisingly easy to pull off this luxe-meets-effortless trend.
May 29, 2023
4 Things to Know Before You Plant a Dreamy Wildflower Lawn
Inspired by those dreamy, flower-filled yards you’ve been seeing on social media? Here’s what to know before you dive in.
May 25, 2023
These 5 Pro Tips Will Help Get You a High-End Design Look for Less
Style
Shopping and sourcing tips for decorating and renovating ahead!
May 18, 2023
This $0 TikTok Painter’s Tape Hack Is the Secret to Crisp, Clean Lines
Style
Say goodbye to paint bleeding and peeling with this simple trick.
Apr 5, 2023
These $59 Pottery Barn Faux Olive Stems Have Everyone Fooled
Style
You’ll never have to change the water on these babies because they’ll last forever.
Mar 29, 2023