Salivating for a feast of design? The tables are set and the pillows are plumped for the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2012, opening this weekend.
More than 30 talented West Coast designers have breathtakingly transformed the historic and stately mansion at 2020 Jackson Street, for this 35th annual Showcase—a benefit for San Francisco University High School’s financial aid program.
I was privy to a peek the other [...] Read more »
Watch Sherri on The Cake Boss Baby Special!
I don’t know about yours, but our family (especially our 10-year-old daughter) is in love with The Cake Boss. Buddy and his passionate fondant-rolling, frosting-piping New Jersey clan have us riveted, hungry and chuckling every week.
So as you can imagine, we were over-the-moon excited to learn that our own Nursery and Kid’s Room Design Contributor, Sherri Blum, [...] Read more »
by Leona Gaita
Today from New York, Leona Gaita—Interior Design Expert and Contributor—visits a tradition in design and fundraising. Leona shares with us her inspiring ideas and advice, to help us enrich our homes and lives with beauty and elegance.
Kips Bay Decorator Show House 2010—a fundraiser for the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club, and this year a fall event—is chock full of original and inspiring [...] Read more »
Alright, this is officially the design with toys week. First the fabulous Barbie Room Designs, and now this:
I didn’t even know the back-story and I ordered the book. Just couldn’t get over the fact that someone had built a whole house out of Legos!!
Yup. A talented design & build team, 1,100 volunteers from the British public, and
3.3 million Lego bricks later, and voila! A [...] Read more »
You know that one friend you have that leaves a trail of merriment wherever she goes? You know the one who can somehow smile and laugh when she’s stuck for an hour on a stalled subway train?
I just met two of those people.
Seattle-area Interior Designers Piper Salooga and Sara Eizen have fun with what they do. At their latest Home Accessories Swap they scanned [...] Read more »
#IDzinechat is Born
Last night there was a bit of a party. A fascinating, chatty, colorful party. And this Design Junkie attended in her pajamas.
You may know that besides producing HomeWorkshop.com, I report on interior design and decorating on Twitter (my Twitter name is @HomeWorkshop). It’s been an incredible venue to meet other design-crazed homeowners and design professionals.
Now back to last night.
Two women planned [...] Read more »
Design Expert: Jenn Sbranti
Entertaining guru Jennifer Sbranti, Editor-in-Chief of the hip party planning resource, Hostess with the Mostess®, shares with us—in her own words—how to create memorable times with those closest to us, as we Make Time for Family and Friends in the
“The idea of “making time for family and friends” seems like something that should be a no-brainer, right? Certainly it’s a different [...] Read more »
Design Expert: Kate Smith
Color educator and trend forecaster Kate Smith’s passion is color. She blends color theory and psychology for her students and her readers, encouraging them to have fun with color.
Kate looks to the New Year as an opportunity to Learn More. Visit Living in Color With Sonu to read Kate’s tips on learning to use color with confidence, and expand your knowledge in [...] Read more »
Design Expert: Kenneth Brown
One of Los Angeles’ most sought-after interior designers, Kenneth Brown has a remarkable gift for creating sophisticated and welcoming sanctuaries. His design firm works for numerous high-profile clients, including Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens and Mia Hamm.
Believing that well-planned, beautiful spaces nourish and support us, Kenneth Brown shows us how you can use good design to Improve Your Relationship.
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Design Expert: Clay Ide
Clay Ide, Creative Director behind Pottery Barn, believes organization is a big part of
Visit Living in Color With Sonu to learn Clay’s creative ideas for Getting Organized in the New Year.
Here’s today’s bonus: Download your own copy of Clay’s Ten Tips on getting organized around your home!
(Acrobat Reader is required to view this PDF document. You can download this [...] Read more »
Design Expert: Judith Miller
One of the world’s leading experts in antiques and collectibles, Judith explains how to Learn from the Past and use these beautiful and storied objects in our interiors.
Judith Miller is surrounded by moments.
Glancing at her dining room table, she recalled the surprise in Newport Beach, California.
“I was doing a lecture at the Decorative Arts Society,” said Judith. “And I met an [...] Read more »
Need a little help with your resolutions?
What does Jamie Drake have to say about having fun? What has Judith Miller learned about the past through antiques? What does Halle Berry’s trainer, Ramona Braganza, think about fitness? What can Kenneth Brown do to help improve your relationship?
These are just a few of our design experts. Check out www.tendesigndays.com for the roster of experts ready to help [...] Read more »
Ten…nine…eight…seven…six…five…four…three…two…one…Happy New Year 2010! Read more »
Are you whirling through the holiday frenzy? Covered in cookie dough and wrapping paper yet? Do your best to enjoy it all. And when it’s done, here’s your reward.
After all the gatherings and the midnight champagne toasts, join us at a special event created just for you. You don’t have to leave your comfy chair to come, and you don’t even have to bake anything.
My [...] Read more »