Fill your home with the sweet scent of orange blossoms year round by growing orange jasmine (Murraya paniculata). This bloomer opens its white waxy flowers throughout the year. Bright light coaxes best flowering. Place plants near a sunny southern window.
Create warmth by spray-painting inexpensive, wood mirror frames with metallic spray paint. Hang in a grid pattern behind pumpkins and fall leaves for a contemporary-meets-traditional look. Design by Lani Ariani
Seated on the front steps of their 1920s home on a quiet street in College Park, Georgia, Whitney and Micah Stansell are artists and documentary producers. The Stansells are only the second owners of this home and share it with their three children. In the 14 years they’ve been there, Micah and Whitney have completed a number of renovations, but always with respect to the home’s original architecture. Both are inspired by the character of the older home and apply those values to a simple and happy life.
The White House is holiday ready and Genevieve Gorder goes behind the scenes for an exclusive tour of the nation's First Home at the holidays. From the months of preparation, to the First Lady's meaningful theme, the official Christmas tree in the Blue Room and the iconic Gingerbread White House, see it all on HGTV.com
No matter where you live, the right design can take you anywhere you want to be in the world. We know that it's true because that’s exactly what Brooklyn-based designer, Malene Barnett (https://www.maleneb.com/), founder of the eponymous lifestyle brand Malene Bhasdone has done. She’s taken her expansive Bedford-Stuyvesant brownstone on a journey from New York City all the way to the Caribbean Islands that her family originally hails from. It’s a trip that’s open to anyone who steps through the doors to find the symphony of colors, patterns and accessories that fill the space from top to bottom.
Traditional meets rustic in this family room. This white wooden entertainment center not only showcases additional decorative accents, but functions as a unifying design element within the entire space.
To create this look, search your favorite vintage stores for glassware and dessert plates with pink or gold detailing. Use a basic white dinner plate on the bottom of every place setting. Top it with a geometric napkin (these are made from fabric purchased from Quadrille, Inc.) and the vintage plates. Repurpose the printable invitations as menu cards to top off each place setting.
“I always love bringing seasonal nature into any table, which influenced my choice in greenery, pears and antlers,” says blogger Cassie Bustamante. Log candlestick holders were made from a found fallen limb. Thrifted amber-hued glassware adds a warm glow.