Entertaining
Easy, Budget-Friendly Design Fixes to Make Your House Feel More Welcoming

Easy, Budget-Friendly Design Fixes to Make Your House Feel More Welcoming

It’s inevitable: you’re just kicking back after a long, chaotic weekend when the phone rings. It’s a classmate from years ago who is “just passing through” and wants to stop by your house to visit. Or it’s your real estate agent, asking if he can bring a couple over to

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Simple Appetizers and Snacks to Serve at Your Next Party

Simple Appetizers and Snacks to Serve at Your Next Party

These finger foods are easy to nibble and will be a delicious addition to your next party. The best snacks at a party are sometimes the simplest—but no matter what, you want to be sure that guests can easily nibble on what you’re serving, whether they’re sitting, standing or mingling. And

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How to Set a Proper Place Setting

How to Set a Proper Place Setting

Want to impress your dinner guests with class, style, and knowledge? Nothing projects simplicity and elegance better than a perfectly set dinner table. Take your entertaining skills to the next level, and learn how to set the perfect table, so you can impress every time from now on. Happy hosting!

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Your Guide to Last-Minute Party Planning

Your Guide to Last-Minute Party Planning

You can pull off a last-minute party with ease—when you keep the following in mind. There’s a special art to throwing a successful last-minute event. It requires a little planning and organization to make it happen with style and ease, but more importantly, throwing a last-second affair (without making yourself crazy!)

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How to Decorate Using Winter Whites to Brighten Up Your Home

How to Decorate Using Winter Whites to Brighten Up Your Home

Although the weather outside may be frightful, your interior doesn’t have to be. While the days certainly get darker as the winter season rolls in, there is plenty of beauty and light to be found; one of the best things about the winter season for some areas is being able

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Easy DIY Holiday Party Decorations

Easy DIY Holiday Party Decorations

Don’t spend weeks on decorations; these creative recycling ideas will lend big impact to your next holiday party for not much time or money. Planning a holiday party? Forget week-long cleaning sprees and complicated crafts. You can deck your whole house with our easy, two-step party decorations that use creative

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How to Make an Elegant Do-it-Yourself Wreath    

How to Make an Elegant Do-it-Yourself Wreath    

One of the easiest ways to add a cheery curb appeal and charm to your home—while getting festive for the fall and winter season—is by having a decorative door. You can also easily craft your décor to match your style and preferences, and with this inviting and simple DIY wreath

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Home for the Holidays: Clever Hacks with Household Items

Home for the Holidays: Clever Hacks with Household Items

Getting your home ready for the holidays goes beyond hanging a stocking or trimming a tree. With family and friends spending extra time together, why not create a feeling of coziness around the house? The Danes have a word for this warm winter mood: “hygge” (pronounced ”hooga”). This word loosely

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How to Host an Elegant Dinner Party Buffet

How to Host an Elegant Dinner Party Buffet

From easy appetizers to decadent desserts, these holiday dinner recipes will help you create a delicious and appetizing spread with something for everyone. Of course, the holidays are all about catching up with family and friends—but they’re also a great excuse to whip out your favorite recipes and throw a

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Thanksgiving Decorating that’s Inspired by Nature

Thanksgiving Decorating that’s Inspired by Nature

Celebrate Thanksgiving’s bounty with these colorful decorating touches borrowed from Mother Nature. You don’t have to spend a lot of money to get charming, attractive decorations with a harvest-season flair: simply look outside your back door! Many of these design ideas use natural materials you can pick up for free

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