Holiday decorating and restraint don’t always go together, but that doesn’t mean your Christmas tree can’t be as tasteful and minimal as you see fit. If you’re looking to celebrate the holidays in a streamlined, minimal way, look no further than these 10 beautifully trimmed minimalist Christmas trees, six of which showcase one of our all-time favorite tree stand alternatives.
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The battle with winter is a long one, fraught with snow and cold. If you need a couple more arrows in your quiver, check out these 25 household practices that help you keep you warm as the temperatures drop, save time in the freezing mornings before work, and hopefully conserve energy during the dark months. Individually they don’t sound like much, but collectively they help you kick winter’s butt to the curb.
When it comes to the Thanksgiving table, the food could be considered half of the experience. Other key ingredients include the table setting itself, family, and friends. On the eve of the big meal, event stylist (Jeune Amour Events) and interior designer (Twelve Chairs) Courtney Webster shows us some easy, non-traditional ways to dress the table for the event. (Next week we also took a look at the loft she shares with her husband in Providence, Rhode Island.)
The holidays are just around the corner. And there’s nothing like company coming over to inspire a long to-do list for the home.
If more than just the usual picking up and cleaning are in order in your home, you’ll want to see this. RealtyTimes put together a list of renovations that can be done in time for the holidays if you start now. Need ideas and encouragement? Check out this article!:
But remember, on top of all the planning and readying, be sure you also take some time for yourself this holiday season. You deserve it!
Do you wish you were just a little bit neater around your home on a daily basis? While you can definitely make successful, long-lasting tweaks to your weekly cleaning schedule, you can also do a little bit of cheating to make it look like you’re neater, too. Here are five favorite cheats to be a bit more neat.
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If you’re a coffee connoisseur, chances are you have a few different brewing methods at your disposal to get your caffeine fix. But if you also live in a small space, that could also be crowding your cabinets. GINA, which launches today on Kickstarter, combines three ways in one, plus has a scale, too.
Prepare. Respond. Recover. While no one wants to imagine what it would be like to have to respond or recover from a fire in their home, much can be done to prepare and prevent one from ever happening in the first place.
The second week of October is Fire Prevention Week. I hope that you’ll take some time to read the Red Cross’ important information and tips about the hazards of home fires.
Will you join me in creating a fire safety plan to keep our homes and loved ones safe?
Click here to learn more.
If you’ve ever had a room hovering at “almost there,” you know how frustrating of a situation it can be. The room doesn’t look bad, it just doesn’t quite sing. It’s missing something, and you can’t put your finger on it. You might find these six things to try helpful when a room just isn’t coming together like you thought it would!