house & home

10 Super Festive Holiday Wreath Front Doors

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This is the time of year when you most want your front door to say welcome. Here are 10 ways to add holiday curb appeal with a wreath.

By Meredith Swinehart for Gardenista

Two soft pine wreaths on a pair of stern wood doors.

An oversized...

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Party-Perfect Champagne Glassware You Need for Your NYE Bash

champagne glassesRiedel
The holiday parties have been put to rest, but guess what, your New Year's Eve bash is around the bend. To help you keep it chic when you ring in the new year, here are four of our favorite Champagne glasses (flutes, coupes and even a dedicated Champagne glass!) that will keep you toasting in style.... read more

Lady Gaga, Beyonce and More: 10 Celebrity Christmas Trees You Might Be Jealous Of

Sparkly cheeseburger ornaments? Top hat tree-toppers? The sky's the limit for celebrities and their amazingly-decorated Christmas trees -- even better if there's more than one in their home! Here are 10 we love: 1. Beyonce and Jay Z http://instagram.com/p/wordykPw0k/?modal=true Looks like Beyonce (or Blue Ivy!) will be the recipient of a Chanel gift already sitting... read more

Rodarte Launches Home Line with The Rug Company

rodarte leaf rugRodarte x The Rug Company
The Rodarte sisters, Kate and Laura Mulleavy, are expanding their fashion horizons with their first ever home line! A recent collaboration with The Rug Company will have our homes looking chicer than ever. Similar to their ethereal clothing creations, their rugs are interpretations of Earthly delights, heavily influenced by the duo's California upbringing. Trellis, a green... read more

Inside the Brooklyn Home of Flower-Obsessed Fashion Designer Claire McKimmie

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Claire McKimmie lives in Greenpoint, Brooklyn with her fiancee, Jonathan, in a eclectic art-filled space. Hailing from Scotland, the self-proclaimed flower-obesessed fashion designer moved to New York eight years ago to study fashion at Parsons. Now, she created yummy knits and woven pieces (you'll adore her wall hangings!) and makes gorgeous flower arrangements at... read more

Love the 'Downton Abbey' Castle? You Can Stay There During Your Next Romantic Vacation!

Overdue for a romantic vacation or honeymoon? Consider living like the Countess and Earl of Grantham for a weekend and stay at the castle that Downton Abbey's filmed at, Highclere Castle, in Hampshire, England. Even though it's open to the public for tours and available for weddings, this is the first time that it's... read more

DIY a Spiced Orange & Rosemary Name Card for Christmas Dinner

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One of my favorite things about Christmas was making hanging clove oranges with my mom. It was a super simple project for a holiday accent that made the house smell amazing. Try it out yourself and go further by turning it into a name card for your upcoming dinner party. What... read more

You've Got to See Patrick Dempsey's Minimalist Mid-Century Modern Abode

McDreamy has purchased quite the home -- an architecturally-famous pad in Venice, California, called the "One Window House," to be exact. Grey's Anatomy star Patrick Dempsey and his celebrity makeup artist wife Jillian recently purchased the two-bedroom home and stucco guest cottage connected by a redwood bridge for $1.9 million. The modern steel part of the house... read more

Tricks to Warm Up Your Home for the Holidays from Stylist Lily Hetzler

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Remember when Nativen Creative Director, Lily Hetzler, invited us into her amazing Brooklyn pad? Well, who better to share some holiday home decorating advice than the stylist herself? We caught up with Hetzler over spiced cider to chat simple tricks to transform your house into a cozy home for the holiday season.

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7 Things You Never Knew About Bedding

crane and canopy beddingCrane & Canopy
After meeting with Karin Sun and Christopher Sun, founders of bedding company, Crane & Canopy, we learned a few things about bedding’s little mysteries, like thread count and picking (they actually brought a tiny microscope so we could see it!), we had to find out more about the materials we sleep on every night. Here are seven... read more
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