Celebrities are notorious house flippers, changing up the places they call home as often as the rest of us change our sheets. The last six months have been particularly full of celeb real estate news — have you been paying attention? See if you can match the home to the celebrity who bought or sold it this year.
The New York Times' recent profile of Moby and his Hollywood Hills home, A Castle For the King of Techno, provided a fascinating glimpse into the musician's past, from his frequent moves as a child to his reasons for leaving New York. If you haven't checked out the article yet, do yourself a favor and read it online — it's a great piece. For now, see if you can guess (or remember, if you've read the article) some of the unusual details about Moby's real estate past.
The purple, green, and gold Mardi Gras beads are all boxed up and the verdant shamrock decor has come and gone. Now window displays are filled with sweet pastels, so you know what holiday is on its way. Take this quiz to see if you can name the soft hue of a few stylish furnishings.
When it comes to flower arrangements, I am staunchly opposed to using fake petals in my home. While I do think I have a keen eye for the silk stuff, I will admit I have been fooled by some faux fleurs before. How sharp is your petal radar? Take this quiz to find out!
Most of us don't spend much time thinking about what goes in our dishwashers. We tend to just load the dishes, squeeze a bit of detergent into its receptacle, and turn it on — maybe pressing heavy for pots and pans, normal for the usual plates and glasses. Since I've learned the hard way what can and cannot go in the dishwasher, I'm hoping to pass a bit of that know-how on to you and save you from tarnished silverware. I'm sure plenty of you know your way around the kitchen just fine, so let's test your knowledge about what can and what can't go in the dishwasher.
We're looking back at all of our Best of 2010, like the features that you couldn't get enough of. Our Ikea or Designer game tested your abilities to tell the difference between a bargain furnishing find and a designer décor item. Considering how many of you are both "Ikea hackers" and haute home décor shoppers, there were plenty of all-stars in this game! Click here or below to start — enjoy!
I may not live like the stars, but I can get a sneak peek at how they do. If you put your voyeur glasses on every now and then to peruse their celebrity homes, you're not alone. Test your Hollywood knowledge to see if you know who lives where on my fun celebrity Casa quiz!
Do you fancy yourself a furniture know-it-all? With so many fabulous stores catering to our interior desires, it's hard to keep track of who sells what. But, if you've been a devoted Casa reader, chances are you can tell the difference between an Anthropologie piece and an Ikea score. Come take my quiz to see if you know where to find these home décor items.
When it comes time to separate the trash, recyclables, and compost, I sometimes have to cheat and look at my list of acceptable items. While many people connote food with compost, there are many other items that can be tossed into the green bin for future soiled uses. Come take my quiz to see if you know your composting rules!