house & home

DIY a Simple 2X4 Shelf for Extra Decor Space

Take over that overbearing empty wall with this DIY that's super easy, customizable and cheap (it’s only costs around $18!). Follow these simple steps to build an awesome rustic shelf in your home. What You'll Need:  1-2×4 of spruce, pine, or redwood in your desired length (this one used a 10-foot beam) 5 “L” corner braces... read more

6 Equine Derby Day Decor Finds

brass horse decor
Louisville's prime racing day is almost here and that means we're looking to spruce up our home with decor finds that neighs at high design. From brass pencil sharpeners to cocktail picks and even the perfect mint julep cup, these are six chic treats for your Kentucky Derby party. SHOP NOW: 1. Brass pencil sharpener,... read more

10 Rooms From Pinterest With an Elegant Equestrian Touch

horse decor
With the Kentucky Derby just around the bend, we're eyeing different decor ways to incorporate an equestrian theme into the home. It's timeless, slightly masculine and utterly chic. From stone gray walls to rich leather accents and elegant finishing touches, here are ten inspired rooms from Pinterest with an eye on the winner's circle. Nothing... read more

BCBG Designer Max Azria Lists LA Mansion for a Cool $85M

You've seen his designs on the runways and probably own a few of his clothing items too -- BCBG founder and designer, Max Azria, just listed his Los Angeles manse for a hefty price tag at $85-million. The 17-bedroom, 22-bath manor sits on 2.8 acres and includes a tennis court, greenhouse and five (yes, five) sprawling... read more

5 Shibori Home Accents That Are Anything But (Shi)Boring

We get pretty excited about anything hand dyed, especially when it comes to Shibori, the age-old Japanese dyeing technique. Why? It's one of our favorite ways of using (indigo blue) dye to create beautiful organic patterns. Every piece has its own personality and makes a great accent to any home. Here are five variations for your home: ... read more

Three Ways to Remix Your Bathroom for Just $100

feature bathroom remix the nest 2
Little known fact about redoing your bathroom? It really only comes down to one thing: the accessories. While repainting, remodeling, and replacing fixtures can change the look of a washroom, the simplest and quickest way to mix it up is to simply swap out smaller pieces with ones of a different style. Take a look at how to... read more

DIY A Stylish Mid Century Plant Stand

DIY midcentury style plant stand
Give your house plant a little boost with this sleek and stylish mid-century style plant stand. Tapered legs in a gorgeous gold or bold statement color (try neon!) paired with a lively fiddle fig or interesting rubber tree plant will brighten up a boring corner in any room of the house! See how to make... read more

9 Chic and Eco-Friendly Hostess Gifts

If your hostess knows the difference between “locally grown” and “organic,” you can be sure she’ll appreciate a thoughtfully chosen environmentally-friendly gift. MORE MUST-CLICKS: Vibrant Home Decor Inspired by Jackson Pollock 10 Beautiful Brass Accents for Your Home 10 Smart Dinner Saving Tricks read more

Step Inside This Homepolish Designer’s Williamsburg, Brooklyn Pad

When Homepolish interior designer, Justin DiPiero, moved from South Carolina and into his first New York apartment, he wanted to make sure his space was serene. Using space-saving ideas, neutral hues while focusing on texture, DiPiero created a calming cocoon away from the hustle and bustle of the city. ... read more

Tips + Tricks to Using Bright Paint Without Going Overboard

When looking to be a little adventurous with your home decor, we suggest using bright paint. It’s easy and an affordable option so here are tips from four experts on how to use bright hues for a little extra punch. In Small Spaces Highlight a small space for intimacy. “Using bold colors in... read more
  • Enter your email address to follow The Nest Blog and get notified of all the latest relationships, home and decor news!