home accessories

DIY This Trendy Geometric Pendant Lamp

DIY Geometric Brass Pendant Light
Save money on those pricey high end home decor store pendant lights and make your own with this easy tutorial. With just a few simple supplies you can design and create your own for a fraction of the price of store bought. Customize your size and shape to craft this perfect illuminated accent piece for your... read more

5 Expert Ideas for Saving Water Around the House

by Mark Cutler, Chief Designer at nousDECOR Here in California, we are experiencing one of the worst droughts in years. As a result, we’re actively looking for ways to cut our water consumption. It’s probably good practice for us all anyway, as it’s a precious resource and being conscious about how we... read more

3 Ways to Style a Classy, Modern Outdoor Living Room

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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

Indulge in Summer Mornings With a Beachy DIY Tray

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Who says summer has to be all about vacation? Save the hassle of travel and enjoy yourself at home with a good old fashioned staycation! Make the most out of the mornings by lingering in bed just a little longer with coffee and a good book. With this crafty beachy tray to serve up your... read more

How to Flip Your Entire Entryway Table Look for Under $100

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To flip an entire entryway table look, it'll require a little creativity and thinking outside your comfort zone, but it most definitely won't demand more than a $100 of you. If that seems a little unbelievable, let us assuage your doubts with a major secret to pulling off this reversal: by focusing in on a few key elements present in your scene.... read more

Want a Brand New Living Room, Styled for You by a Pro? Right This Way…

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So, ultimate question: how has your summer been treating you? In this scorching weather, has your living room been looking a little more stale than usual? Like it's dying for a refresh? Consider this your lucky day. In the ultimate collaboration, The Nest,, nousDECOR and Apt2B will be giving one lucky... read more

3 Ways to Style an Outdoor Look for Those Gorgeous Summer Nights

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As summer days start drifting away into those summer nights, setting up the perfect outdoor dining arrangement is just as crucial for enjoying those sunsets as the beautiful meals you'll be cooking for them. While you may not have a gorgeous city skyline in your backyard (or maybe you do!), creating that magical twilight-in-the-city... read more

6 Seriously Stylish Ways to Give Your Balcony Some Love This Summer

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Once you finish arranging your new apartment, there might be one spot you forget about—the balcony. It's easy to put a couple of chairs and plants outside and call it a day, but we know this special spot has some great decor potential. Trust us: no matter what your color scheme, taking some extra time... read more

7 Cozy Couches So Cozy, They Demand a Netflix Marathon

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Despite naysayers who insist we should all get out from the front of the TV, there are a ton of reasons to park it for a Netflix marathon right now. For one, there's the return of all your favorite shows, including but not limited to Orange Is the New Black this weekend. For two, well, the existence of couches like... read more

Your Ideal Home Scent Based on Your Zodiac Sign

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Yes, your home should reflect your unique and ideal self. That's kind of a no duh. But in terms of sussing out those sides of your personality for your space to reflect—well, that's a bit more of a beast to tackle. As well as you may know yourself, there are some aspects to your personality that your birth month is... read more