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Here's How Pantone's 2017 Color of the Year Looks in Every Room of the House

Today, Pantone announced that Greenery is their 2017 Color of the Year. While the bright, leafy hue is already incorporated into many a home via plants, you might be curious as to how it looks on walls, furniture, and decor. We used our Color Search tool to find examples of the vibrant shade in every room of the house. READ MORE »

The "Comfortable Lux" Brooklyn Pad of Two Stylish Expats — House Tour

Name: Carlos João Parreira and Greg James Location: Brooklyn, New York Size: 1500 square feet (with a whole lot of stairs) Years lived in: 2 years, owned Carlos and Greg are an incredibly talented and kind couple in Brooklyn, New York. Show More Summary

Why you can't buy 'stuff' at Joymode's holiday pop-up shop in Silver Lake

Don't expect to leave the Joymode pop-up shop in Silver Lake with bags.  The 2-month-old company believes that nobody needs more things — but everyone needs things to make memorable experiences. "A lot of things you need for a specific moment," said Joe Fernandez, chief executive and co-founder...

Pantone Just Released Its Color of 2017, and It's a Shocker

Pantone's color of the year has become a hotly anticipated event every December. Last year we were delighted to discover that it was the soft pink shade of Rose Quartz and periwinkle hue Serenity. This year we were a bit surprised by the news that the color of 2017 is the lime green Greenery. Show More Summary

The Safest Conversation Starters for Any Social Situation

Meeting new people should be a fun experience, but making small talk feels more like a chore than anything. Going to parties, seeing distant family over the holidays, talking to new people at bars—they all can become daunting and super emotionally draining after a while. Show More Summary

Tour Kenny Chesney's New $5.2M Malibu Party Pad

Country music superstar Kenny Chesney often sings about the carefree beach lifestyle, and now he gets to live it. The crooner, whose primary residence is outside Nashville in Franklin, TN, just purchased a luxe $5.2 million Malibu Beach house in the elite California oceanside community where Miley Cyrus and Chris Hemsworth also own properties. Show More Summary

Get the Look: Minimal & Organic Mediterranean Style — Shop the Style

Bring modern Mediterranean vibes into your home with Noemi and Cristian's resource lists! Their minimal and airy (but also very fun and casual) Barcelona rental is sure to inspire. READ MORE »

5 Easy Scandi-Inspired Holiday Projects for a Cozy, Happy Home

What's our formula for the coziest, happiest winter ever? Inspired by the Danish concept of hygge, we made some easy DIY decorations that embrace minimalism, natural elements and warm flickering candlelight. These five seasonal DIYs can be put together in minutes—and will make any size space feel festive. READ MORE »

Before and After: A Bright & Friendly Kitchen Emerges From Two Small Rooms

View showing the two rooms. (Image credit: Emilio Ancaya) When Kate and Emilio purchased their Spanish Revival house, the kitchen was small and broken up into two separate rooms — an awkwardly long mudroom/pantry and an inefficiently small and dated kitchen. Show More Summary

An Alternative Christmas Playlist for People who Hate Holiday Music

Maybe it's not that you hate all holiday music; it's just that you're sick of hearing the same peppy-on-the-verge-of-cheesy songs with the same message year after year. You're tired of hearing "Jingle Bell Rock" at every single Christmas...Show More Summary

Rediscovering Things That Matter

Ingeniously crafted by the team at Lang Architecture, this Hudson Woods retreat is part of a larger residential project located 100 miles away from New York and including 26 modern and energy efficient homes. This project seeks to open...Show More Summary

2 Super Simple Homes With Light Wood Panels And Matte Black Accents

These gorgeous minimalist interiors – both by Oporski Architektura – demonstrate that high contrast themes are just as good at looking soft and casual as they are creating visual drama. Both enjoy the warmth of light-colored wood cladding carefully balanced with white walls. The first home goes heavy with black details by integrating them with […]

Traditional Meets Contemporary in a Cozy, Charming Brooklyn Heights Home — House Tour

Name: Elizabeth Andersen Location: Brooklyn Heights — Brooklyn, NY Size: 500 square feet Years lived in: 8 months, renting Liz lives in a beautiful, fourth floor apartment in Brooklyn Heights, just a few blocks from the water. The apartment is a fourth floor walkup but that natural light is a worth payoff. Show More Summary

The Best Books to Read When You're Ready to Get Serious About Your Finances

With all the added expenses that come with the holiday season and the time to set your 2017 goals just around the corner, now is the perfect time to get serious about your finances. Here are five money books that are chock-full of wisdom that will help you take your finances to the next level. Show More Summary

Only the Best: Great Gifts for the Hard-to-Impress — Minimalist/Maximalist

It's all about the good life for the Bon Vivant! Always on the hunt for head-turning gadgets, decor and fashionable duds, they possess a keen eye for all things chic and current, and love the thrill of adventure. Whether they lean toward...Show More Summary

Sit Back, Relax and Enjoy a Customized 21st Century Home Cinema Experience

A home cinema set-up can be a simple case of a projector coupled with a projector screen; just fiddle around with the lighting a bit, settle down and watch. However, there’s so much artistry, gizmo wizardry and full-on 30’s style glamour you can utilize in a setting up a home-grown version of the movies in […]

Small on Space, Big On Style: 9 Ideas for Small-Scale Holiday Decorating

(Image credit: Martha Stewart) Holiday spirit comes in all shapes and sizes. Whether you live in a spacious house or a studio apartment, seasonal decorating is about spreading cheer, not having the most room to do it in. A tiny place calls for even teenier accessories. Show More Summary

This Is Pantone's Color of the Year 2017

It's December, and the holiday season is officially here. But for color lovers, today is a holiday in and of itself: the day Pantone announces their Color of the Year for 2017. In 2016, they surprised us all and gave us two hues: Serenity and Rose Quartz. Is there a new pair this year? Or are we back to one color to rule them all? Let's find out: READ MORE »

5 Tips for Besting Red Wine Stains — Kitchn

(Image credit: Mariyana Misaleva/Shutterstock) From Kitchn ? 5 Things to Know About Red Wine Stains READ MORE »

Can you find your true love on a dating app? I did - and I'm marrying her Sunday

I had tried every dating site and app out there with varying degrees of success, and I was totally over them. I was tired of the “first date” and even more tired of never going on a second date. Then a friend told me about yet another app — Bumble. This one sounded different: The girl has to message...

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