Hannah Toles

Hannah is a self-confessed fabric hoarder and design enthusiast who can always be found with at least 10 DIY projects on her plate. She resides in South Florida with her chubby pug working as an interior design assistant and freelance writer.
Curtain Call: 10 Drapery Panel Pairs Under $100
I once heard somewhere that windows are the eyes of the house. If that’s the case, then curtains must certainly be the mascara. A pretty pair of flowy linen drapes or bohemian sheers can really become a focal point in a room and tie an entire space together. Upgrade your space from ‘meh’ to marvelous with these picks that are all less than $100 a pair.
May 3, 2019
The Discount Home Decor Retailers You’re Forgetting to Shop Online
More and more of our favorite outlets stores are doing something (amazing) many are unaware of: popping up online to sell a larger expansion of discounted items (cue the celebratory horns), and considering it’s far easier to scroll, click and buy from the comfort of your desk chair/sofa/mattress, this is really exciting news.
May 3, 2019
7 Swoon-Worthy Rooms With Chinoiserie Style
Chinoiserie is a lot of things, but one thing it isn't is subtle. Explore the granny chic style (and find out how to easily add the look to your home).
Jul 13, 2017
On the Rocks: How To Bring the Marble Look Into Every Room
The mere mention of marble conjures up the honed surfaces of luxury hotels, iconic landmarks such as the Taj Mahal, and lavish dream kitchens and bathrooms, yet the longstanding stone favorite is making a grand entrance into our homes these days in more affordable ways than just via floor or counter surfaces. Whether splurging for the natural stone itself or opting for the faux look, the trend has never been more attainable to get. Peruse our roundup of marble-ous (see what we did there?
Jul 11, 2017
Everything You Need to Dine Outside This Summer
The long, lazy nights of summer call for unfussy dinners gathered among friends, family, or just yourself and the stars and nothing brings a picnic or patio table to life quite like vividly colored dinnerware, shatter-proof glasses and delicate string lights that dangle from above. Whether it’s a cookout, picnic, or just a night dining al fresco, I’ve rounded up the prettiest crop of outdoor dining essentials for the summer season. Like little works of art (that can take a beating).
Jul 3, 2017
Lessons from Rooms that Nail the Layered Rug Look
Plus, price-conscious combos to get the layered look in your own home.
Apr 25, 2017
Look We Love: Traditional Windsor Chairs in Modern Interiors
It’s always a curious thing when a piece of furniture with a pedigree that dates back centuries manages to situate itself into contemporary design (without actually looking like an antique). Such is the case with the Windsor chair. Originating in the early 1700s and taking its name from the English town of—you guessed it—Windsor, the humble wooden chair has been an anchor of English and American interiors past and present.
Apr 14, 2017
The (Scratch-&-Sniff) Wallpaper in this Austin Home is Everything
Design by: Veronica Koltuniak of Verokolt Architect: Ben May Design Home Builder: Bryer Construction and Installation, LLC Location: Austin, Texas Scratch-n-sniff wallpaper isn’t usually the first jumping off point in a design plan, but when Veronica Koltuniak of Verokolt lucked out with such a cool client—a self-confirmed bachelor who prefers a home filled with friends, music and late night jam sessions—requesting such rarities, she couldn’t believe her luck.
Feb 26, 2017
Sleepy Beauties: The Headboards in These 9 Stylish Rooms are Everything
On average, a person sleeps a staggering 9,125 days or 25 years in their lifetime, so why not slumber in style if you’re going to be spending that much time in bed? I’ve rounded up nine dreamy rooms where the beds and headboards reign supreme, enticing sweet dreams, a little longer snooze, a Netflix-and-binge kind of day, and plenty of inspiration to transform your own restful haven.
Feb 12, 2017
Pin Now, Design Later: If We Had a Beach Condo, Here’s What It’d Look Like
Project by: Krista Watterworth Location: Jupiter, Florida Jupiter, Florida, is home to pristine beaches, year-round sunshine, tropical flora and fauna, and unfortunately, some outdated, not-so-pretty condos (trust me, I’m a nearby resident, I know.
Dec 21, 2016
I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for this Totally Glam New York Home
Project by: Sasha Bikoff of Sasha Bikoff Interior Design Location: New York, New York Few homes can perfectly pull off the coolest oversized pop art painting of ice cream next to lavish baroque furnishings, but interior designer Sasha Bikoff did just that. For the New York-born and based designer, this Upper East Side stunner provided ample opportunity to put her background in fine arts and art history to the test and boy did she not disappoint.
Nov 7, 2016
This Designer Turned a San Francisco Rental Apartment Into a Personal Family Home
Project by: Courtney Springer Interiors Location: San Francisco, California Renters can sometimes get boxed into the prefabricated design of their temporary dwelling. White walls, cheap commercial-grade flooring and a set floorplan leaves little to the imagination for curating a home that is respectively you, even if it just for the time-being. That’s the dilemma a growing young family faced as they viewed their bland San Francisco abode.
Oct 30, 2016
Ground Control: 10 Area Rugs Under $100
I recently faced the dilemma of finding a pretty rug for my living room that didn’t cost a fortune. As I scoured the web, I found many had way too many shades of brown to count or resembled something thrown over a fence at a roadside sale. But I persevered and have handpicked a selection of pretty and affordable area rugs (all around 5′ x 8′) that won’t break the bank.
Oct 17, 2016
Side Gig: 10 End Tables & Nightstands Under $100
Some things are just better as a pair, an infamous duo of sorts, whether it be person or thing: Tom and Jerry, peanut butter and jelly, door and knob, and to drive this article’s point home, end table and sofa. The yin to each other’s yangs, the end table and sofa are a complementary furnishing that go hand and hand in any home. Lucky for you, if you’re in search of the perfect mate to your sofa (or bed!
Oct 12, 2016
The Penthouse of a Converted Industrial Building in London Gets a Gorgeous Update
Project by: Callender Howorth Location: Shoreditch, London It takes a certain special someone to see the potential in an out-of-date building. In this instance, that special someone was London-based designer Callender Howorth. A former telephone exchange building in Shoreditch, London had long ago been converted into a penthouse apartment by his client.
Oct 7, 2016
This Designer’s Brooklyn Home Will Give You Major Apartment Envy
Project by: Luna Grey Interiors LLC Location: Brooklyn, New York Interior design clients come with their own wish-lists and set of challenges, but what happens when the home you’re designing is your own? That’s what interior designer Luna Grey found out when she and her partner decided to make the move to an up-and-coming neighborhood in Brooklyn.
Sep 29, 2016
Desk Envy: Lindsay Jackman of The White Buffalo Styling Co.’s Peppy Office-Meets-Playroom
Lindsay Jackman is the Southern small-town gal behind The White Buffalo Styling Co., a lifestyle and design blog dedicated to helping everyone “create a life with style and purpose.” Take a peek inside Lindsay’s joyfully eclectic office that represents all things her. Name: Lindsay Jackman of The White Buffalo Styling Co.
Aug 23, 2016
A Look Inside Waiting on Martha’s Glamorous Office
Desk. The word can incite passion, great ideas and inspiration or evoke a slight nausea at the thought of logging one more hour in that dreaded, dimly lit space. While some may be the former, I myself am the latter, working amidst an uninspiring collection of junk mail, laundry, discarded receipts and so many Post-It notes that I can’t recall which ones I’ve completed and which I haven’t. It got me thinking: Shouldn’t your desk be the yin to your productive yang?
Aug 18, 2016
Where Vintage Reigns Supreme: The Eclectic Office of Dallas’ Flea Style
New does not always trump old. In fact, at Flea Style in Dallas, Texas, it never does. Come take a peek inside owner Brittany Cobb’s warm and inviting office full of well-loved treasures. Name: Brittany Cobb of Flea Style Location: Dallas, Texas Out with the new and in with the old! The transposed popular saying is the core of Brittany Cobb’s Flea Style. Brittany’s childhood was in many ways spent as a business tutorial and foreshadowing of what was to come.
Aug 17, 2016