Laura Fenton

From: Brooklyn, New York. Favorite color palette: Crisp and classic navy and white. Sweet or savory: Savory. One thing I would never leave home without: A Moleskine notebook. Piece I look forward to doing every week: House & Home.

Decor News From Fashion Week

Mohawk Carpet at Fashion WeekPhoto: Tom Concordia
Today is the last day of Fashion Week in New York. We'll confess that The Nest team has felt a little left out of the fun, while our officemates from The Blush have been busy scoping out the latest runway trends. So, we were thrilled to discover that there was some home décor... read more

Chalkboard Paint–In Any Color

Chalkboard paint wallPhoto: Benjamin Moore
Chalkboard paint opens up a world of opportunity in the home: A wall can become a giant easy-to-change wall calendar or a source of hours of fun for your kiddos. But let’s face it, black and schoolroom green aren’t exactly in everyone’s decorating scheme. Now, you can have a chalkboard in practically any... read more

Sneak Peek: The Shops at Target Fall

Target Curiosity Shop ceramic
  Target is well-known for its collaborations with big name designers like Isaac Mizrahi and Missoni. However, the big box retailer is trying a different approach and teaming up with small shop owners to create limited edition collections, known as The Shops at Target, that express each shop's vision and personality. On September 9th, the second... read more

10 Colorful Desk Accessories

Colorful Desk Accessories
Even if you're long-finished with school, the end of summer can give you a case of the back-to-school blues. Give your desk an upbeat update with some colorful desk accessories. Here are ten of our favorite colorful office supplies that are sure to brighten your day--and keep you organized: read more

10 Camp-Inspired Home Accents

Summer Camp-Inspired Decorating
August days remind us of our summers spent at sleepaway camp and the laid-back cool of camp style. There's something about the camp aesthetic that we can't help but love. We're not alone in our camp fascination: Wes Anderson's new film Moonrise Kingdom is a celebration of summer camp style and Town & Country magazine's... read more

Celebrating Julia Child’s 100th Birthday

Julia Child 100th Birthday PBS shotPhoto: PBS
Today would be Julia Child's 100th birthday. In celebration of the centennial anniversary of her birth, we thought we'd share a Julia Child-inspired DIY project from The Nest magazine. Despite the fact that she was one of the most-celebrated chefs in her day, Julia Child's Cambridge, MA kitchen was surprisingly modest. Child famously stored her... read more

10 Things We Love From The Container Store

Photo: The Container StorePhoto: The Container Store
The Container Store is known as a go-to destination for closet organizers, kitchen canisters and office organizers, but it’s more than just a source for storage solutions. The Container Store is also the source for surprisingly chic home accessories that work hard and look great. Plus, it’s a great spot to pick up gift-wrapping supplies,... read more

Chill Out: 10 Products to Keep You Cool

Red table fan Bellacor
Are you hot enough yet? With the country suffering from the worst drought in more than half a century and temperatures in the 90s (and higher) in many places, it’s been one hot summer. To keep cool during these sweltering months, we’ve rounded up a group of clever gadgets that specialize in the art of... read more

10 Books for National Book Lovers Day

Seating Arrangements Maggie Shipstead
Calling all bookworms, today is your day! When we heard that August 9th was National Book Lovers Day, we decided we ought to celebrate this literary loving date with a post. Your faithful editors at The Nest polled our officemates (from The Knot, The Bump, The Blush and read more

We’re Dotty For Polka Dots

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11 spotted home accessories that will add some fun to your décor. Talk about trend spotting, it suddenly seems like polka dot patterns are everywhere from ballet flats to oven mitts. We simply love the graphic motif for its versatility and cheerful vibe. From basic black-and-white to a full rainbow of colors, there's sure to... read more
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