15
Sep

Your front door is a decorating bull’s eye that snags the attention of everyone who passes by your home every day. Wow them this fall with one of these five simple but stunning front door treatments we created to inspire you: 

For those of us who live in climates where it gets beastly hot in August, September, with its cooler breezes, in an engraved invitation to venture out of the air conditioning and start enjoying your back porch again. It’s time to turn this private outdoor space into an oasis for fall. Here’s how:

01
Sep

On a chilly fall or winter night, my favorite thing to do after a long day at work is soak in a hot bath then burrow into a cozy, soft, warm bed. I’m out like a light! Since we spend so many hours of our lives ensconced in our beds, especially when the days are [...]

25
Aug

One of the best places in your home to showcase the bounty and beauty of autumn is on your dining table. I think of this wide open plane as a ready-made stage just waiting for a show-stopping presentation that celebrates the colors, textures and iconic images of fall. We had a blast at Nell Hill’s [...]

My favorite season of the year is just weeks away: Fall! I start pulling out my fall décor when it’s still beastly hot in Kansas because I just can’t wait to fill my home with all the colors, textures and aromas of autumn. If you want to celebrate this glorious season in your home décor [...]

11
Aug
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Rich, regal and oh-so-luxurious, gold is back with a vengeance in the world of home décor. I am thrilled, because my love light never dimmed for this precious metal and its ability to warm up a room and imbue it with style. Depending upon your passion for gold, you can go high lux and use [...]

I love to eat, and I love to laugh and talk with friends. So having people over to my home for meals is at the top of my fun chart. Whether you’re pulling together a last-minute luncheon with a few friends, a family birthday party or a holiday gathering for work, a great meal starts [...]

My life changed the day I visited a friend who had downsized into a charming home perched on the perimeter of a little lake on the outskirts of Kansas City. I fell in love with the quiet community of small, unassuming homes built decades ago around the sleepy lake. After commuting a few hours a [...]

21
Jul
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Sassy but soft, coral, the big-girl version of pink, is turning heads and winning hearts in the decorating world. Since the first time I saw a dining room done completely in coral, this sugar-and-spice tone has tugged at my heart. The perfect blend of pink and orange, coral is fresh and fun without being too [...]

  “There is something different about the house,” our daughter Kelly said after she and her husband, Britt, spent the day with us. “I don’t know what it is, but it feels cozier.” If I ever doubted the power of window treatments to add the perfect finish to a room, here was proof positive. I [...]