house & home

10 Rooms We Love With Dreamy Sheepskin Accents

shearling rooms
What's plush, fuzzy and the coziest decor accent around? Shearling, darling! Check out these ten rooms that show how a simple touch of this natural finding can transform your home into a cozier, more intimate space that's still modern. Winter white sheepskin throws are perfect matches for modern chairs set... read more

7 Simple Tricks to Uncover Your Home’s History

brownstoneShutterstock via BobVila.com
By Donna Boyle Schwartz for BobVila.com Most owners of older homes eventually come to terms with the fact that they will never know everything about their property. If the last set of homeowners didn't share much about the origin of your house, who else is there to ask? Details like the year it... read more

Go Forth Creative Founder Opens Up Her Modern-Southwest Austin Home

blue couch and cacti
When we saw Chelsea's Austin abode, we first fell in love with its ease and simplicity. Then we realized that it was the backdrop for a creative life well lived, and one for following dreams. Take, for example, Chelsea’s beautiful wooden bed and desk—both handmade by her and her husband. Why buy it when you can do-it-yourself?... read more

Bring Sundance to You With These Cabin-esque Home Goods

sundance home
The famed Sundance Film Festival kicks off today for its thirtieth year of celebs frolicking in the snow for the sake of film (and the paparazzi). With the chilly weather abound, we can only think of cozying up next to a roaring fire (or digital version) under a crazy-warm blanket (with a hot toddy) and... read more

11 Stylish Essentials for a Well-Stocked Bar Cart

bar-car-essentials-promo
Ok, we admit it. We have a slight obsession with bar carts — Exhibit A, Exhibit B, Exhibit C. But seriously, can you blame us? They're not only the perfect place to stash all of your party essentials, they'll add a dash Old World glamour to your home: functional and... read more

Newsflash: Bikini Island is Now in Your Home!

bikini island sofa
In the dead of winter, we're craving sun, sand and a little R&R (can you blame us?). Lucky for us, Werner Aisslinger created a modular sofa concept for Moroso that's as fun-filled as its name: Bikini Island! Consisting of three different heights for seating, tables and storage, this furniture system can... read more

5 Ways to Decorate With Ceramics

ceramics

We’ve been having a love affair with handmade ceramics, so we thought, what better way than to round-up our favorite uses for them. We chatted with art director and illustrator, Leah Quinaz, a venerable cool girl in Brooklyn, for what’s tops when it comes to putting your ceramics to use around the house.

... read more

5 Expert Tips on Using Dark Paint to Transform Your Space

dark paintFarrow & Ball
The dead of winter means major hibernation mode. (Read: cozied up at home drinking red wine in bed... can you really blame us?) In an attempt to transform our space into a proverbial cave, we sought out the advice from the experts. 1. Paint All Four Walls It may not be for the faint of heart... read more

Win It! New Year New Home 

giveaway-saatchi-lw

The only thing better than a New Year is a New Home, so we teamed up with interiors experts, Laurel & Wolf and art experts, Saatchi Art to give your home a whole new look. We’re giving you a chance to win a Laurel & Wolf Classic Design Package (aka Home Makeover!),...

read more

How To: Hang Picture Frames on a Brick Wall

brick wall
From BobVila.com Although exposed brick offers a warm, appealing aesthetic, you may be puzzled by the question of how to hang pictures on such a wall. Whereas drywall or plaster yield easily to a nail, bricks and mortar obviously require a different approach. And yes, the steps involved are different, as are the necessary tools and... read more