Instead of scanning the aisles for a last-minute Valentine's Day card, why not infuse a bit of creativity into your delivery by crafting your own? Regardless of what's in the card, you'll score serious points for extra effort. Whether it's clever origami folding, light scissor cutting, or easy printing, these Valentine's Day cards are sure to win hearts!
We fell in love with this romantic garden party over on Pottery Barn's blog, Inside & Out, and tapped creator Elka Karl (a former POPSUGAR Home editor!) for the skinny behind the DIY tips that took the look to the next level. From bejeweled place-card holders to a foolproof centerpiece, these eight tips can be applied to any event, big or small, romantic or otherwise. Read on for her clever repurposing and simple styling tricks, and start planning a party!
Although the pieces from Kate Spade's latest runway show won't debut until Fall, we found a way to get a similar look into your home — now! Celebrating the brand's 20th anniversary at New York Fashion Week, Kate Spade's collection filled the runway with bold, bright colors and shimmery, metallic accessories. Using the looks as inspiration, accents like metallic candlesticks and studded placemats give your space a similar contemporary, vintage vibe without having to wait for Fall!
'Tis the season for grand displays of affection, and for some, nothing says "I love you" quite like a beautiful building. Throughout history, there have been several structures built in the name of love, one of the most famous being India's Taj Majal. In honor of Valentine's Day, take a trip around the world to see some of the most stunning pieces of land and architecture, each built from the heart.
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- Northern California modern farmhouse — California Home + Design
Looking for a quick home decor upgrade? It's time to swap out your old dresser knobs for some new ones! Knobs are affordable, endlessly diverse and infuse even the most basic of dressers with new life. We've removed all the guesswork by finding you some perfect pairings to inspire you.
No matter where you are celebrating Mardi Gras this year, you can channel the feeling of New Orleans with a few home decor picks! Give new meaning to those famous beads with stunning throw pillows or use the fleur-de-lis to add a French flair to your tabletop. Golds, purples, and greens will liven up your space and help you celebrate all year long no matter how far you are from the bustle of Bourbon Street.
Even if you aren't in New Orleans for Mardi Gras this year, you can still dream or plan ahead for next year! We've found five fantastic Airbnb rentals that boast competitive pricing, prime locations, and — most importantly — style, no matter what time of year.
Before you host a soiree with your girls or enjoy a romantic dinner at home, dress up your place with accents of red and romance. Whether you love or hate it, Valentine's Day is filled with an abundance of hearts, florals, and rose-tone colors that every decor enthusiast should take advantage of — seriously! Leave the kitschy, crafty connotations of this holiday behind, and check out the pieces we're considering come Cupid's arrival.