Mary Weis

26 Added | 6 Magazines | 2 Followers | @MaryWeis | Keep up with Mary Weis on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Mary Weis”

Design Dilemma: A Guide to Floor Tile Patterns

When it comes to laying tile, there are a myriad of patterns to choose from. And each different pattern can lend a dramatically different feeling to …

Interior Design

Maximize Small Spaces: Murphy Bed Design Ideas

There are several terms that refer to this type of bed. Mostly known as a Murphy bed or a wall bed, this is an awesome feature for small …

You've Never Used Fresh Herbs In These Ways...And You Won't Want To Stop

Think outside the pesto with these new ideas.<p>When summer comes, herbs start growing like weeds. Think outside the pesto with these new ideas.

The Best Markets Around The World

Anthropologie's buyer-at-large's favorites.<p>Anthropologie's buyer-at-large and former star of Man Shops Globe, Keith Johnson, shares his favorite world markets. This piece originally appeared on <i>HarpersBAZAAR.com</i>.

Time I

101 Home Makeover Ideas from 101 Designers

From a new coat of paint to better light bulbs.<p>So you want to do something different to your home right now? Here are 101 ideas from 101 designers, and there's something for every room.

Home Decorating

A Killer Mac 'N' Cheese by Jamie Oliver

What is real American food? For his book, Jamie's America, Jamie Oliver crisscrossed the country to find out. The diversity of our cooking was a revelation to him. Here, he makes a classic macaroni and cheese recipe.<p><b>Serves 8-10</b><p>Ingredients<p>Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>3 tablespoons butter<p>3 …

Jamie Oliver

10 New Tech Gadgets for Your Backyard

New ways to enjoy the great outdoors.<p>A slew of new devices, accessories, and lighting options makes it easier than ever to enjoy the great outdoors.

Color Psychology For Nursery Rooms. Learn How Color Affects Your Baby’s Behavior

When decorating a room, we base our color choices on our preferences and, while that’s ok most of the times, color selection is not exactly a simple …

No more watered-down drinks! Make these flavored ice cubes for summer parties

It's easy enough to freeze juice into ice cubes and throw them into your favorite drink. But here's how to up your game with gorgeous frozen ice creations that will add a shot of flavor and style to your summer cocktail parties, and even to your daily iced-coffee routine.<p>Double-the-flavor ice …

New York City

An Unused Room Transforms Into The Ultimate Party Prep Space

Kitchen designer Nadia Subaran crafts a butler's pantry fit for the next-level hostess and/or wine enthusiast.<p>The space <b>BEFORE</b>...<p>At this year's 7th annual DC Design House, a six-bedroom, five-full and two-half bath estate just outside of Washington D.C. was completely revamped all for a cause. …

The Dessert To Serve At Your Next Dinner Party

Impress your dinner party guests with blueberry-lavender ice cream.<p>Blueberry-lavender ice cream. <i>Getty Images.</i><p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>3 cup(s) heavy cream<br>• 1 cup(s) whole milk<br>• 1 tablespoon(s) dried lavender flowers<br>• 8 large egg yolks<br>• 1/2 cup(s) sugar<br>• 1 1/2 teaspoon(s) vanilla extract<br>• 1 cup(s) blueberries<p><b>Directions:</b><p><b>Make</b> …

Ice Cream

10 Essentials for Your First Non-Dorm Home

Bye, shower caddy! Hello, grown-up furniture.<p>No white board, no extra-long sheets and no mini-fridge: These decorating essentials (recommended by the pros!) are all you need to create an adult living space that still feels young and vibrant.

15 Genius Ways To Use Champagne

Champagne's not just for drinking anymore. This piece originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com.<p>Next time you pop open a bottle of bubbly, don't just grab a couple of flutes and chug it down. There are just too many fabulous things you can do with that champagne! From fantastic cocktails to …

Dessert

30 Cocktails Perfect For Warm Weather

The prettiest and most delicious cocktails to try this season. This piece originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com<p>Warm weather! IT'S FINALLY HERE ALL OVER THE COUNTRY! After you shove your puffy coats in suitcases and hide them away in a dark corner never to be seen until the cold returns, go sit …

Mandalay Bay

20 Impressive Home Office Ideas That Will Increase Your Productivity

These designer spaces are primed for energy and inspiration.<p>You won't mind getting work done in a hideaway like what you see here. Not only are these work-ready spaces aesthetically pleasing, but their unique designs will inspire new ideas and boost your productivity.

The Perfect Mayonnaise and Three Easy Sauces from Alex Hitz

A luscious mayo with endless variations will transform your summer favorites — and it couldn't be easier to whip up.<p>Summer is BLTs, grilled flank steak, fingerling potato salad, and coleslaw. Summer is tomatoes from the garden, crisp, cold lettuces, farm-stand corn on the cob. Summer is lobster …

How to Incorporate Feng Shui For Bedroom: Creating a Calm & Serene Space

We all want to feel restored and relaxed in our own bedrooms, don’t we? I mean, who doesn’t love entering a serene sanctuary that is their bedroom at …

Home Decorating

Decorating Hacks You Can Complete In An Hour

Feeling crafty but don't want to spend the whole weekend tethered to a hot glue gun? These wildly easy D.I.Y.s will make a major impact on your space.<p>Feeling crafty but don't want to spend the whole weekend tethered to a hot glue gun? These wildly easy D.I.Y.s will make a major impact on your …

Crafting

How to Throw the Ultimate Backyard Party With Things You Already Have

A memorable and beautiful outdoor soiree doesn't require a trip to the mall...you can pull off a clever, stylish party with pieces you already have (and a little creativity.)<p>A memorable and beautiful outdoor soiree doesn't require a trip to the mall...you can pull off a clever, stylish party with …

Organizing Hacks! 22 New Ways to Store Beauty Products

Even a small amount of makeup can make your bathroom or vanity look messy and cluttered. Here are 22 unconventional ways to organize your beauty products using things you probably already own. Who knew a mini loaf pan could be so useful?<p><b>1. Use a spice rack as a shelf for your perfume bottles.</b><p><b>2.</b> …

Rooms We Can't Believe Are Outdoors

The epitome of indoor-outdoor living.<p>These spaces are the epitome of indoor-outdoor living. If you moved them inside, you wouldn't have to change a thing.

17 Life-Changing Cooking Tricks

From the editors at Cosmo.com, these kitchen tricks will make cooking so much easier.<p><b>1. Use two plates to safely cut a lot of little tomatoes at once.</b><p>Lay the tomatoes you wish to slice in half on a small plate. Place another plate on top and then run a very sharp knife through the gap between the …

Dessert

How To Keep Your Peonies In Their Prime

It's peony season! Here, the florists from online flower market Flower Muse explain how to care for the cult-favorite flower.<p>Interior designer Amanda Nisbet arranges peonies with pink hydrangeas on the set of a House Beautiful shoot.<p><i>It's best to buy...</i><p>When they are fresh cut and still in bud stage, …