True story: I moved from Brooklyn, NY to Kansas City, MO for an apartment. After sharing tiny spaces with roommates and (shudder) large bugs for nearly nine years, I was lured back to my hometown by real estate. Huge, cheap real estate.
On a visit to Missouri to promote my cookbook, I happened upon… READ MORE »
Those of us with a soft spot for nostalgia or a pirate’s-level enthusiasm for buried treasures know there are few greater joys than whiling away a Sunday at an overstuffed flea market. If it weren’t for these indoor and outdoor bazaars brimming with vintage finds, my sister and I would have a lot less to… READ MORE »
Looking to stage your own bedroom makeover? Take the opportunity to.create a space that’s sexy — without being cheesy. There’s no rose petals or satin sheets in this bedroom makeover but can promise that these ideas will make your master bedroom feel more like a destination rather than just another room in the house. Read… READ MORE »
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week is packed with inspirational runway shows and enviable front-row outfits. Safe to say, this is a week where everyone involved is spending a lot of time in their closets. So to celebrate the fun, we’re sharing a few of our favorite designer closets, courtesy of ELLE DECOR! Check out these closets… READ MORE »
Many women dream of owning a pair of sexy Jimmy Choo stilettos. Tamara Mellon? She has over 1,000 pairs. But it’s only fair, considering she’s the one that discovered Mr. Jimmy Choo back when he was a London cobbler and turned his name into a must-have label for glamorous ladies. Read more … … READ MORE »
IKEA has helped many young college students and families get their homes furnished on the cheap. It’s also helped us organize our offices, furnish our bedrooms, stock our kitchens and prepare for the real world. IKEA’s catalog is a wonderland of visual inspiration and, for me, little Post-it bookmarks! Oh yeah, they also make great… READ MORE »
Our motto is “Happy homes make happy people.” But do happy jail cells make happy inmates? Now, we’ve heard that Century Regional Detention Facility inmates aren’t allowed to decorate their cells — a lesson Paris Hilton learned the hard way during her stint there in 2007, when her family photos were ripped off the wall… READ MORE »
What sometimes controversial tell-it-like-it-is television talk show host owns a behemoth Beverly Hills mansion that includes this garish (or, some might say, opulent), funhouse-like breakfast room lined with dizzying, beveled mirrors? Find out … … READ MORE »
Want to see the “The Hills” star Kristin Cavallari’s new digs? See it …
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Forget those grainy scans off of Flickr and dog-eared mags stuffed on the bookcase — the blogworld’s favorite decorating magazine has finally (finally!) found a new home online thanks to the relaunch of Brides.com. Julie Raimondi, Editor-in-Chief of the site and the accompanying local magazines says … … READ MORE »
Take a look at the photo and read through the clues. Can you figure out which celebrity lives here?
What Grammy award-winning rap world royal owns this Hollywood Hills home office that includes works by art stars Russell Young and Takashi Murakami? He’s become as famous — if not more famous — for his… READ MORE »
We have a serious fixation for all-things design. Day in and day out we study the world of home decor. So, it should come as no surprise that we might get a little (read: extremely) tired of certain design fads. We’d like to highlight some trends of the recent past that seem to be holding… READ MORE »
We love Martha Stewart. We’re gaga for her Encyclopedia of Sewing and Fabric Crafts, we want a made-to-order kitchen just like hers, we even support her less domestic pursuits like pole dancing and brownie-baking with Snoop Dogg. Her latest video really got a laugh out of us editors.
Macy’s sent Our Lady of… READ MORE »
Many fashion trends step right off the runway and into your home, even if you don’t see the connection right away. Let’s take a look at what was hot on the catwalk for spring 2010 and see how those trends translate into home decor that is sure to match your spring/summer wardrobe. Read more … READ MORE »
I tried to make an upholstered headboard once. I got the idea from an episode of HGTV’s “Design on a Dime.” Armed with an oversized piece of fiberboard, soft batting, a staple gun and a bolt of fabric, I set to work measuring, cutting, padding and stapling. Hours later, I was the proud owner of… READ MORE »
I’ve been contemplating different ways to make my bedroom unique ever since I spied The Frisky’s round-up of faux headboards.
My husband and I are currently renovating our master bedroom suite, and instead of dealing with a teeny bathroom, we’ve opted to cut into the size of our bedroom to create a larger, more… READ MORE »
When the weather is chilly and my energy is down, I retreat to my bedroom much earlier than I anticipate. Yet lately, my bedroom has hardly become the haven I hoped for. Stacks of magazines, loads of laundry and dusty books are cluttering my floors, making it nearly impossible to relax. Tonight I plan to… READ MORE »