Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

Learn how to whip up America's favorite dessert, made with fresh ruby red strawberries, fluffy whipped cream and flaky, buttery biscuits. This Strawberry Shortcake Recipe is the perfect Summertime dessert! What You'll Need: (Serves 6) For the Biscuits: 2 cups all-purpose flour 5 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1... read more

Stop Talking About Your Relationship and Just Live It

It’s no secret that communication is the cornerstone of every healthy relationship. But there is such a thing as over communicating. Sometimes talking can become the root of the problem rather than the solution to it. When this happens, it’s important to be able to take a step back and recognize that words are no... read more

A New Take On a Fourth of July Fete (With Grilled Pizza!)

Maybe it's the smell of the sun screen, the sparkle of the lightening bugs, or the lazy days spent on the lake, whatever it is, summer is here & we couldn't be happier! The quintessential summer holiday is 4th of July and we've rounded up our top entertaining tips to make sure the holiday weekend is... read more

4 Expert Ideas for Transforming a Space Through Color

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by Mark Cutler, Chief Designer at nousDECOR 

There are lots of ways to transform a room, and, sad to say, most will require a lot of time, money, and effort. But often people overlook one of the most simple things you can do—change the color of it! There are many ways... read more

Fourth of July Cupcakes in a Jar!

What better way to celebrate Independence Day than with festively layered Jar Cupcakes!? What You'll Need: (Serves 8 ) 1 box of white cake mix blue and red food dyes 2 containers of store-bought cake frosting (or homemade) 8, 8 oz. jars July 4th cake decorations (colored sprinkles, flags...) Step 1:... read more

Decorate the Backyard with DIY Oilcloth Pillows

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Oilcloth is the perfect material for outdoor summer pillows. With a waterproof exterior, they are resistant to dirt and fading and easily cleanable. Find oilcloth in a fun variety of colors and patterns sure to add a bright pop to your backyard decor! What You'll Need: 1 yard of oilcloth 1... read more

Instant Expert: Why You Need to Give Wet Rubs a Try

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Since you're now a pro at the dry rub, it's time to talk wet rubs. What it is: It's fairly straight forward. Like a dry rub, a wet rub has a mix of similar herbs and spices, but with one key difference — liquid. Oil, vinegar or even beer can form the base of a... read more

11 Summer Decor Ideas That Won’t Break the Bank

These DIY projects will refresh your space for summer without costing a fortune.

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All-White Bed

There’s something so fresh about an all-white bed for summer, and it blends in easily with any decorating scheme.


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Ellen DeGeneres Launches New Lifestyle Collection

TV maven, Ellen DeGeneres, launched a new lifestyle collection on, including apparel, accessories and, of course, home. Although a small collection, DeGeneres' home section includes pillows and throws, table linens, ceramic serving pieces and silver barware--all with a hint of country. While we love the simple blue checks and stripes, our favorite has... read more

How to Create the Most Perfect Closet Ever

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O.K., so you win a closet makeover (or just want your space to look like it’s been made over), we thought it would be best to find out what the experts at CB2 and AYR consider closet essentials. Jac Cameron, C0-Founder and Design Director, and Maggie Winter, Co-Founder and Brand Director spill on what essentials... read more
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