DIY a Simple 2X4 Shelf for Extra Decor Space

Take over that overbearing empty wall with this DIY that's super easy, customizable and cheap (it’s only costs around $18!). Follow these simple steps to build an awesome rustic shelf in your home. What You'll Need:  1-2×4 of spruce, pine, or redwood in your desired length (this one used a 10-foot beam) 5 “L” corner braces... read more

10 Rooms From Pinterest With an Elegant Equestrian Touch

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With the Kentucky Derby just around the bend, we're eyeing different decor ways to incorporate an equestrian theme into the home. It's timeless, slightly masculine and utterly chic. From stone gray walls to rich leather accents and elegant finishing touches, here are ten inspired rooms from Pinterest with an eye on the winner's circle. Nothing... read more

How Relationship Stress Can Affect Your Physical Health Over Time

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They say that stress is the root of all health evils, and a new study is showing that when it comes to marriage, your partner’s stress can affect your health. It’s been known for while now that negative marital quality can impact a person’s blood pressure and mortality, but now they’re saying that when... read more

BCBG Designer Max Azria Lists LA Mansion for a Cool $85M

You’ve seen his designs on the runways and probably own a few of his clothing items too — BCBG founder and designer, Max Azria, just listed his Los Angeles manse for a hefty price tag at $85-million. The 17-bedroom, 22-bath manor sits on 2.8 acres and includes a tennis court, greenhouse and five (yes, five) sprawling gardens. Take a peek inside:

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Beaujolais: Why It's About To Become Your New Favorite Red

Easy-to-drink and more-than-affordable, Beaujolais is the perfect wine to kickstart your entry into the world of vin rouge. What it is: Beaujolais is a light-bodied red wine hailing from the Beaujolais region (not far from Burgundy) of France. It’s made exclusively from gamay grapes, which are low in tannins (the compounds that, if present in large... read more

Happy Hour for a Healthy Relationship

One of the happiest married couples I know seems to perpetually arrive from a margarita happy hour every time I see them. After several years of living in New York, they’ve apparently sussed out every high-quality margarita establishment in the city and, more importantly, the best time of day to buy them. And while I... read more

5 Shibori Home Accents That Are Anything But (Shi)Boring

We get pretty excited about anything hand dyed, especially when it comes to Shibori, the age-old Japanese dyeing technique. Why? It's one of our favorite ways of using (indigo blue) dye to create beautiful organic patterns. Every piece has its own personality and makes a great accent to any home. Here are five variations for your home: ... read more

Three Ways to Remix Your Bathroom for Just $100

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Little known fact about redoing your bathroom? It really only comes down to one thing: the accessories. While repainting, remodeling, and replacing fixtures can change the look of a washroom, the simplest and quickest way to mix it up is to simply swap out smaller pieces with ones of a different style. Take a look at how to... read more

A Classic Banana Bread Recipe for Mother’s Day

This Mother's Day, pamper the special ladies in your life with the most decadent Banana Bread treat. Made with crunchy walnuts and a touch of cinnamon, this quick-bread comes together in under an hour, and is guaranteed to be the highlight at your family brunch. What You'll Need: (Serves 10) 1 cup all-purpose flour 2/3 cup whole wheat... read more

DIY A Stylish Mid Century Plant Stand

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Give your house plant a little boost with this sleek and stylish mid-century style plant stand. Tapered legs in a gorgeous gold or bold statement color (try neon!) paired with a lively fiddle fig or interesting rubber tree plant will brighten up a boring corner in any room of the house! See how to make... read more
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