home decor

How to Perfect the Art of the BBQ

Though the end of summer may be oh-so-sadly nearing, there's still time to get a BBQ or two in before those hot days come to a close. Not that you really need an excuse for bringing friends over for an outdoor gathering, of course, but the end of the season certainly marks a good time to haul out the grill for... read more

How to Style Your Apartment in 2015

Though trends may come and go, we at nousDECOR think we've cracked the code to getting an apartment look that's so very 2015. The secret to getting this style down pat? A combination of pieces that are alternately neutral, colorful, and patterned in modern shapes. Whether they're Mid-Century Modern reminiscent (as the era is very hot this year) or uber... read more

6 Ways to Throw a Party With Minimal Effort

So, of the "pick two" health triangle of doing well at work, having a robust social life, and sleep, you've clearly chosen social life. Of course, that means you're hosting party after party after party, which even if you're Jay Gatsby himself can start to get a little draining after a while. All the prep work involved, the decorating, the buying of the alcohol,... read more

A Custom Mid-Century-Inspired Side Table You Can DIY

DIY Mid Century Inspired Side Table
Put your DIY skills to the test with this handmade wooden side table project. A great multipurpose project with clean sleek lines that will accent any living room or bedroom. Use a fun pop of color for the legs and a rustic barn wood for a surprisingly sophisticated eclectic vibe. What You'll Need:... read more

This is How Your Future Home Looks Like, According to Target

In an experiment that'll remind you of Disneyland's Tomorrowland (and may prove as accurate a portrait of the future—we'll see), Target has created a high-tech indoor wonderland, replete with all your favorite home devices in (where else?) San Francisco. 7x7 reports that the space, called "Open House," is "equal parts retail space, lab, and meeting... read more

3 Ways to Style a Perfect Indoor Summer Party Space

feature nest inspiration
We know—a summer party indoors seems oxymoronic. But there will be times when storms, too-too hot weather and annoying amounts of bugs swooping in will turn an outdoor kickback from a relaxed event into a nightmare. Hence, why knowing how to decorate for an awesome party inside is a great skill to have, and great to prepare for.... 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

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

How to Style Your Bedroom into Your Own Personal Sanctuary

feautred sanctuary

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

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
  • Enter your email address to follow The Nest Blog and get notified of all the latest relationships, home and decor news!