8 Unexpected Ideas for Your Next Get-Together

Whether you frequently entertain or just want to up your "gracious host" game, it's time to start thinking outside the standard dinner party box. Don't get us wrong, we're huge fans of a classic get-together, but to land yourself the title of entertaining aficionado mixing it up is key. Go Gourmet Instead of serving a full-blown... read more

These Resilient Houseplants Will Survive Your Busy Schedule

Small plants can have big effects in your home. Houseplants can beautify your indoor space by adding character, tranquility, and a host of other benefits—if you can manage to keep them alive, that is. With August signaling the start of a new school year, nurturing houseplants (or remembering to water them every now and then)... read more

Does Owning a Home Help or Hurt Your Marriage?

Buying a home with your partner can be one of the happiest days of your life. But does that equal a happy marriage? Obviously many factors can contribute to the rise or fall of your relationship through the years, but one study has found that owning a home with your S.O. can definitely maybe... read more

How to Style Your Bedroom into Your Own Personal Sanctuary

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by Mark Cutler, Chief Designer at nousDECOR

How do you go about making your bedroom feel like a sanctuary? This is a question I often get asked as a designer, and it's one with an answer that I think can have many interpretations. Like anything else, it depends on what you think a... read more

Cozy Up To The End of Summer With A Backyard Movie Night

DIY Backyard Movie Night
  No vacation yet this summer? Enjoy the late summer nights by turning your backyard into an outdoor movie theater! Kick back, relax, and enjoy a movie on this DIY big screen. Invite over a few friends and savor the last moments of summer from the comfort of your own home! What You'll Need: White... read more

Channel Fall’s Biggest Fashion Trend in Your Bedroom

Restyle your bedroom for Fall in the season's luxe, bohemian look. Blooming gardenias, stags and oversize hummingbirds are just some of the natural motifs decorating this warm duvet. SHOP NOW: Cotton duvet set, $60, A soft side chair in a corner easily becomes a dreamy spot for reading or just... read more

6 Home Improvement Projects Worth Your Time and Money

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Remodeling is a lot of work and in many cases, a lot of money — even if you're not in need of a total gut job. But home improvement is also important for improving the value and efficiency of your home, not to mention making it a little easier on the eyes. Even if you... read more

3 Ways to Style a Classy, Modern Outdoor Living Room

the nest feature outdoor living room
Don't you ever wish, in the midst of beautiful summer heat, that you could enjoy all the pleasures of the weather outside accompanied by all the pleasures you get from lazing around indoors? Let this coming season be the first time you set up the ultimate combination of that—an outdoor living room, like the... read more

9 Pieces to Complete Your Home Office

You’ve taken your last vacation days of the summer; now ease back into work mode with these chic, space-saving office accessories.

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Lean In

Propped up against a wall, this sleek desk gives you extra vertical storage space without looking bulky.

SHOP NOW: Sawyer leaning desk, $179,


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8 Feng Shui Basics for a Zen Home

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We've all joked at some point or another that the feng shui in our homes is out of whack when things start to feel a little chaotic. Well — there might be more truth to those offhanded statements than we realize. Feng shui is based on the idea that the home is an outward reflection of... read more
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