Today marks Oprah's 59th birthday, and although we aren't celebrating personally with the TV maven, we're honoring Oprah's special day with a few of her favorite things. As one who shares the latest and greatest, Oprah always fills her famous list with accents that incorporate the best of both function and style. We expect nothing less, Oprah, and you never disappoint. Happy birthday!
One of the season's biggest trends is chevron stripes, and now you can bring the look straight into your child's bedroom. Whether it's with a patterned clock, lamp, or full-on bedding, pick up these pieces for a fun and stylish space.
Finding a balance between style and practicality is something that every mom faces at some point, and once you've got a tiny tot on the move, babyproofing your formerly "all adult" home is an inevitable part of life. Do yourself a favor, and instead of looking at your latest design dilemma as a chore, face it head-on, as a challenge. Here, 10 stylish and chic solutions to revamp your household to be equal parts baby- and adult-friendly.
Editor's Note: While these items can certainly serve as part of your babyproofing regime, this does not cover everything that needs to be done to make your home safe for little crawlers and walkers. Do your research to ensure a comprehensive, top-to-bottom approach to babyproofing!
Sometimes all you need is the right color combination to make a space or update your digs. Mixing vibrant orange with charcoal gray combines a pop of color with a masculine hue in a sophisticated way. While doing a little holiday shopping, we couldn't help but notice this color combination in everything from textured throws to patterned pillows. Inspired by this unexpected palette, these eight pieces are ones you may just want to add to your wish list this holiday season!
Tassels, pom-poms, glitter . . . some think Vegas; we think garland! With the holiday season (and your guests) soon arriving, hang double-duty decor — perfect for dressing up your digs this Fall and enjoying well through the new year! Any one of these eight garlands will give you your money's worth, versatile enough to hang, wrap, string, and celebrate all year long. Click through to pick a favorite!
Your child will love playing at these tables as much as you love looking at them. With modern design and total functionality, this collection of play tables takes getting creative to a new level. Having a dedicated spot for your little one to use for building a tower of blocks or drawing her next masterpiece provides your tot with a sense of ownership, encouraging her to keep that special area clean. These cool tables are sure to entice the whole family to gather around for some play fun.
Create a chic and calming mood with nursery furniture sets that are hip and modern. With favorites from Babyletto and Oeuf, these cool baby-room furniture collections are ready to turn any nursery into the coolest room in the house. Going with a nursery set — rather than mixing and matching pieces — instantly transforms any room without worrying about whether the pieces go together. Pick up cool crib bedding, and you're ready for baby. Click through to find the perfect collection for your new baby.
If you're planning to decorate for Halloween and want to keep things more cute than spooky, we've found some sweet decorations that won't scare your tot. When you've got little ones at home, it's a great idea to keep holiday decorations up high and out of reach from inquisitive hands. If you're feeling crafty, we've included a few simple adornments Mom can create with her child too. Click through for a few decorating ideas that are sure to get the whole family in the Halloween spirit!
Make your little one's room really special with the addition of a handmade personalized art print from Etsy. Along with adding a pop of color to your tot's room, these prints introduce your child to the alphabet, showcase your child's favorite animal, or simply display your babe's first initial. Personalized prints also make special baby shower gifts, and because these prints are handmade, they're sure to become treasured heirlooms.
Encourage your child's budding reading skills by creating a reading nook that turns a boring corner into something really special. Cozying up in a corner next to a cool bookshelf with a good read is one way for lil ones to explore the wonders of reading on their own, and a reading nook can be designed to fit with any room's decor. If you're not ready to get out the hammer and nails, we've got a few simple suggestions that are easier to pull off than you think.