A well styled bookshelf features special treasures while adding eclectic charm and cultured taste to the room.

The Curated Bookshelf: 3 Tips to Create Your Own

 Bookshelves are an opportunity to create your own art display in nearly any room of a well-styled home. Display collectibles, vintage treasures and modern finds alongside one another with effortless style by putting into practice these design tips.    Create simple groupingsThe … Continue reading

The dining room is a vision of grace and elegance, with its classic white decor and the curved lines of accesories such as a grand chandelier, large mirror and sculptures. Touches of greenery sprinkled throughout the room add natural color and softness.

House Tour: Old Charm for a New Home

Even if your home is relatively new, you can still infuse it with the charm and character of an older one. This homeowner shows you how. Loretta Kilheffer knew where she wanted to live. Being near her extended family was … Continue reading

Office Sunroom

Turn a Sunroom into an Inspired Home Office

In Maria and Max Isle’s beachside cottage, a sunroom was conveniently converted into a light, inspiring home office. Turning a sunroom or enclosed patio into an office is a great way to maximize space in a small cottage, while offering … Continue reading


Bright Ideas for Cable Clutter Control

I love my mobile devices and my family certainly loves theirs, but sometimes I look at the twisted quagmires of cords and cables in hot spots like my home office, my nightstand, and our kitchen island and my overwhelmed heart … Continue reading


Design Coach: Vintage Home Office

Creating a pretty desk nook gives you a new place to display favorite wares. An easy-to-make bulletin board provides extra space for pictures, mementos and more. Follow our lead to design a place where you can take a phone call, … Continue reading