Posts tagged "home decor"

Weekend Project: Jewelry Box From A Book!

If you love jewelry and books, well, first of all we should totally be friends, and second of all, you should check out this clever DIY project to combine your two passions in a gorgeous hollowed out book-turned-jewelry box. Crafty gal Jamie walks you through the steps in her patented perky style, and there's a…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 26, 2012

It’s Raining Rings, Hallelujah!

I don't use an umbrella to shield me from the rain (it's a Portland thing), but I am definitely not averse to using an umbrella to organize my rings. Especially a cute little silver umbrella like this. Adorable and practical? Be still, my soggy heart! [$12, Modcloth]…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 16, 2012

Etsy Spotlight: Quirky Handmade Signs From Oh Dier

Oh Dier is an Etsy shop run by an adorable husband and wife team from St. Paul, Minnesota. They create handmade acrylic and wood signs with a fun, cheeky aesthetic--they have a "You're killin' me, Smalls!" sign, you guys. Click through for a few of our favorite pieces guaranteed to add some character to your…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 14, 2012

Dry Off Your Bod And Brighten Your Bathroom

In the grand scheme of home decor, the bathroom is often neglected, but if you're looking for an easy way to spruce up a humble water closet, you can't go wrong with gorgeous towels. These paisley printed beauties are plush velour on one side and soft terry on the other, which means they'll feel a…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 7, 2012

Plates By The Slice

As a New Yorker, I consider pizza one of the main staples of my diet. It helps that I can get a slice on almost every corner at any hour of the day. There's even a pizzeria in spitting distance from my front door. They know me by name. It would only make sense for…

By: Ami Angelowicz / May 4, 2012

Craft Time: A Surprising New Use For Old Suitcases

Old suitcases are great for holding your things -- in more ways than one! Blogger Korrie Bastian of Red Hen Home dressed up an empty wall in her entryway by turning vintage luggage into a sturdy set of unique shelves. Just large enough to hold a framed photo or flower vase, these clever suitcase wall shelves give…

By: StyleList Home / April 23, 2012

Home Inspiration: Bold Reds

Red always gets a lot of play around Valentine's Day and then we all get sick of it and move on to other colors until Christmas. But I think it's time to give red some year-round credit: it's a bold hue that can bring a lot of energy and life into any room of the…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 23, 2012

Cushion The Blow Of Your Little White Dating Lie

I think the person who made this pillow has been spying on me. For some reason, I seem to attract a lot of men who love the outdoors. Me? Not so much. I don't like sleeping in a tent. I don't want to spend more time with bears, bugs and snakes. I don't want to…

By: Ami Angelowicz / April 20, 2012

Shower Curtain For Hoarders

I can't be the only one whose bathroom looks like an episode of "Hoarders: Beauty Product Edition." But this stowaway shower curtain from Urban Outfitters features four mesh pockets for all my crap-hound needs: the pockets are big enough for various and sundry makeup, brushes, and hell, even a roll of toilet paper if you're…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 2, 2012

Home Inspiration: Gorgeous Greens

Sometimes I don't think green gets enough credit for being such a lovely color. Maybe because it's always busy representing eco-friendly initiatives, or we get so sick of it around St. Patrick's Day, but really, I think it's time to give green a chance. With that in mind, here are some home accents in gorgeou…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 28, 2012

For Just $82,000 You Can Live In A Missoni Condo

You've got designer jeans, a designer bag, designer shoes, designer sunglasses--a designer condo seems like the next logical step, right? Luckily this dream can become reality if you've got $82,000 to spend and would like to relocate to the Philippines. That's where a Missoni-designed condominium tower is set to open in 2015. So far 25…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 27, 2012

Etsy Spotlight: Weird Wine Glasses

When my friend Lacie posted a picture of a mason jar wine glass on Facebook, I launched a full-scale search to track it down on Etsy. I found it (a whole set of them, actually), and in the process I came across a bunch of other weird wine glasses that were just too awesome not…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 25, 2012

Weekend Project: Make A Custom Light Switch Cover

Today's weekend DIY project comes courtesy of our friends over at Gurl.com, who show us how to add some pizazz to a basic light switch cover using decorative paper or even celebrity photos. Because really, why just turn on the light when you could be turning on Ryan Gosling? Check out the step-by-step tutorial and…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 17, 2012

10 Grown-Up Things Every Woman Needs For Her Home

Earlier this week we discussed the 10 things every woman needs to throw away. Now that you've cut down on some clutter and finally parted ways with your high school boyfriend's Sugar Ray t-shirt, it's time to talk about the things that every adult woman should have in her home. We won't cover the absolute…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 9, 2012

A Lovely Loaf Of Coasters

My mother always taught me that it's good manners to put a coaster under your drink so as not to destroy furniture. So, yes, I grew up to be a coaster freak. I have them in all shapes in sizes, in every room, whether they are necessary or not. Nobody wants to risk getting a…

By: Ami Angelowicz / February 16, 2012

Etsy Spotlight: Mirror, Mirror On The Wall

Mirrors are a great way to make a room seem bigger or add visual interest to your space. Mirrors with ornate frames can hold their own next to framed art and photos, and I love how unexpected they look mixed in with non-reflective decorations. Another great way to utilize a gorgeous mirror? Lay it dow…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 12, 2012

Color You Happy: 5 Nearly-Free Ways To Spruce Up A Room With A Bit Of Color!

Re-decorating should be just as fun, cheap, and easy as changing up your nail polish. Well guess what — it can be. Try these five quick and cost-effective color-friendly tips to give your home some new life.

By: Leonora Epstein / February 2, 2012

50 Teeny Tiny Ways To Make Your House A Lot More Fabulous

January is New Year, New You month here at The Frisky, and one of our resolutions was to take some teeny tiny steps to be more fabulous. Next up? Let's give our living spaces the fabulous treatment too. Here are 50 easy, affordable ways to make your living space better reflect your fabulous self...

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 25, 2012

Home Inspiration: Lovely Lavender

I don't know about you guys, but the scent of lavender is one of the few things that can instantly calm me down and alleviate stress. The color has a similar effect, which makes it a great option for home decor. Here are some cute (and useful!) pieces to incorporate this calming color into your…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 24, 2012

A Natural Home For Your Treasures

I have so much nice jewelry and no home to keep it all in. No more searching for earring pairs and lost backings. No more tangled necklaces. No more rummaging for rings. Now I can nestle my most treasured trinkets in this found wood jewelry box. Made from bristlecone pine (among the world's oldest living…

By: Ami Angelowicz / December 9, 2011
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