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In The Home

Learn clever everyday ideas that can bring style, color and life into your home.

Mar Jennings New Home Décor Book Ranks as Best Gift for 2014

on Wed, 11/27/2013 - 15:09

Mar Jennings is the author of the best selling Life On Mar’s: A Four Season Garden, a nationally acclaimed gardening book, sold world-wide. Mar’s continues the series with Life On Mar’s: Creating Casual Luxury at the remarkable price of $19.95

How To Decorate A Rental Home

on Wed, 01/23/2013 - 00:20

A growing trend amongst frequent travelers is to pack a few staple items that help to personalize any hotel room. These might include their favorite soaps and slippers, a few small photos, or their usual end-of-day tunes. These modern day nomads spend so much time in hotel rooms that they have cleverly figured out how to personalize a space without being permanent.

Scrub The Halls Before Decking Them

on Mon, 12/17/2012 - 16:12

My entire life I’ve been in tune with my surroundings.  Whether at home or on vacation I observe the details as if I was going to be tested on it.  Even the most obsolete things I drill down on, from the carpet to the crowd moldings and everything in between.  But there is always one thing that trumps everything else and it’s more about what you don’t see rather than what you do see.

Tray Chic

on Sat, 11/30/2013 - 21:57

Have you ever picked up something and imagined its’ creative and functional possibilities beyond the obvious? Lately I had that moment when I was looking at some trays in a store. Trays have so many possible functions in so many rooms that they really are indispensible.

Scrumptious Spring Pasta

on Tue, 03/19/2013 - 17:26

Just in time for the Spring, here is a scrumptious Spring Pasta Salad--great-tasting and easy to do--that the whole family will love and want again and again.