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7 Easy Ways to Slash the Cost of Clothing Nov. 25, 2020

Everyday Cheapskate

Clothing is not optional, but spending a lot of money on it is, says author Gregory Karp in his book... Read More

The Color of Architecture Nov. 21, 2020

The Art of Design

Who hasn't heard the phrase "beauty is in the eye of the beholder"? The old adage is appropriate for... Read More

Hunting for a Collection Nov. 07, 2020

The Art of Design

Collections are an important component of decorating. They can give even the most bland decor a poin... Read More

Back to the Future Oct. 31, 2020

The Art of Design

It has been a long time, probably since the 1920s and 30s, since the small home has been on the mind... Read More

Bamboozled Oct. 24, 2020

The Art of Design

Bamboo, rattan, reed, cane and wicker have been around since the beginning of civilization. There is... Read More

The Luxury of Your Bedroom Oct. 17, 2020

The Art of Design

Home has never been at the forefront the way it is now. Lockdowns and quarantines have impacted youn... Read More

It's My House, and I Live Here Oct. 10, 2020

The Art of Design

The living room has historically been an overdecorated room used mainly to receive and impress visit... Read More

The Pediment Oct. 03, 2020

The Art of Design

Pediments are probably the most recognizable architectural form alongside the column. Throughout his... Read More

Cozy Corner or Decompression Room Sep. 19, 2020

The Art of Design

Today's breaking news and headlines are enough to give anyone agita. In today's hectic world, we all... Read More

Designing for the Expected Unexpected Forces of Nature Sep. 12, 2020

The Art of Design

Because our nation is made up of people who have come from all around the world, all our homes are n... Read More

Don't Fail This Fall Sep. 05, 2020

The Art of Design

As we leave behind the hotter-than-hot summer days and begin to feel the ever-so-subtle cooling bree... Read More

Get a Notebook Aug. 29, 2020

The Art of Design

Once in a while, designers emerge to challenge the ideas about how we live and how we could live. Th... Read More

Let the Dust Settle Aug. 25, 2020

Dear AnnieĀ®

DEAR ANNIE: My wife and I are a retired elderly couple living in a ranch-style home. Over the last f... Read More

Inspirational Overload Aug. 22, 2020

The Art of Design

I have always had a serious case of wanderlust. Traveling is one of those educational experiences th... Read More

Loving an Imperfect Home Aug. 08, 2020

The Art of Design

Depending on real estate market conditions, finding the perfect home may be an impossible feat. Forg... Read More

Wallpaper for Walls and More Aug. 01, 2020

The Art of Design

Wallpaper goes in and out of fashion as much as the length of women's hemlines. I happen to like wal... Read More

What Makes a Great Vacation Home? Jul. 25, 2020

The Art of Design

No matter where in the world you are or where you wish you were, the idea of a vacation is a great i... Read More

Dining in the Time of COVID-19 Jul. 18, 2020

The Art of Design

If any good has come from COVID-19, it's the fact that many homeowners have rekindled the love of be... Read More

Summertime Jul. 11, 2020

The Art of Design

There is nothing that says summer better than to be in touch with nature: going to the beach, swimmi... Read More

Good Things in Small Packages Jul. 04, 2020

The Art of Design

The saying goes that "Good things come in small packages." That is true when it comes to perfume and... Read More