Emmy Jones

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Winter Home Accents: Instantly Cozy Up with Sheepskin

A hallmark of Danish design, the classic sheepskin rug is about as ubiquitous as tapered legs in MCM style homes. Whether draped over a chair, the …

Easy IKEA Hack: Flipped FORSÅ Lamps Become Bedroom Lights

19th century polymath John Lubbock once wrote, “What we see depends mainly on what we look for.” Although he lived far removed from the era of hex …

Build a Holiday Stain Remover Kit

A little preparation can save the day, especially when it comes to stains. With holiday meals on the horizon, the editors at Martha Stewart Living …

Organic Modern Thanksgiving Tabletop Inspiration

I'll be hosting Thanksgiving for the first time this year. When this plan came together last week, even before thinking about recipes, my mind …

Six Ways to Save Money While Fixing Up Your Home for the Holidays

(Image credit: Maxwell Ryan)<p>With the start of November the darkness is growing as the days shorten (the solstice is Dec. 21), and it's getting …

Holiday Buy or DIY: West Elm Metallic Print Glassware

Anthropologie usually gets all the love around here, but today it's West Elm's turn. Their metallic print glassware is festive and modern, and …

"All Things Apple" Brunch: Decor, Menu, and Music

When fall rolls around, and crisp, juicy apples are to be found in abundance, what better way to put them to use than to share them with friends? As …

6 Home Automation Hardware & App Solutions For Every Room of the House

(Image credit: Jason Rodway)<p>Home automation has become big business in the last few years with the advent of app-based, wireless network connected …

Find & Buy Secondhand Design from Your Neighbors!

What do these strange bedfellows have in common? Absolutely nothing, except they are all found secondhand in our Classifieds section. Which is good …

English Sunday Roast: Decor, Menu, & Music

The Sunday Roast is a traditional British meal and get together at a local pub, but it can easily be replicated in one’s home for a more personal …

Before & After: Mousy Kitchen gets an IKEA Makeover

Is this the worst kitchen you've ever seen? Well, it may not <i>look</i> like it. But behind its benign, if somewhat bland, appearance lurked a dirty …

Holiday Home Trends: Matte Black & Shiny Gold Accessories for Under $25

Matte black and gold are on opposite sides of the shiny spectrum; black absorbs light, while gold reflects it. Just black would border on the morose, …

Before & After: A Handmade TV Stand Gets Stunning

Mary's brother made this TV stand for his 8th grade shop project in 1983, and her mother's been using it ever since.<p>Looks like it's ready for the …

Before & After: IKEA Lack Coffee Table to Upholstered Ottoman

We’ve seen IKEA coffee tables customized dozens of different ways. They can be retextured, studded, and even given heavy marble tops. But this hack …

Cheap Decorating Ideas: 9 Easy-as-Pie DIY Table Runner Projects

Holiday entertaining season has begun. Here are eight totally easy table runner DIY projects that pretty much anyone can do. From gathering family …

Before & After: Claire's Childhood Dresser Grows Up

Plenty of people redo old furniture to give it a second life but most of them don't transform their former changing tables into super-chic, almost …

Take 5: Board Games to Play on the iPad

True story, I love board games. I'm not just talking about the classics like Monopoly, I'm talking about Dixit, Ingenious, and Ticket to Ride. Thanks …

17 Cheap, Fun Things to Do With Your Girlfriends

My girlfriends and I love to get together when we're all in town. We go to dinner, see movies, indulge in mani-pedis…and seriously blow our budgets. Sound familiar? Even the most fabulous ladies have to get creative with their bonding ideas—think Carrie's poker night with the girls in season one of</i> …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

Birchbox Is About to Make Your Makeup Bag a Whole Lot Cooler

If you always love to be among the first to try the newest beauty products out there (and really, who doesn't?), you are in for a treat. For the first time, Birchbox has partnered with the Cosmetic Executive Women to feature the winners from their 2013 Beauty Insiders' Choice Awards, which were …

Kate Middleton's Half-Up Hairstyle Is Perfect, Pretty, and Above All, Easy to Re-create. Here's How

How could we possibly be inspired by anyone else's hair this week than new mom Kate Middleton's gorgeous tresses?<p>Beth first spotted this look a few months ago, when Kate was photographed at the 60th anniversary of the Queen's coronation. Beth loved it. I loved it. You loved it. So here's how to …

Personalized Recipe Recommendations and Search

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espresso granita with whipped cream

One of my favorite desserts on this planet (yes, we’re going for High Melodrama today, also, it’s that wonderful) is <i>affogato</i>, which translates from …

Grilled Coq au Vin Recipe

In the spring and summertime, sitting in a kitchen watching a hot stew bubble away is unthinkable. Criminal! But that doesn't mean that classics like coq au vin are any less delicious. Here, all the flavors of coq au vin, from the bacon to the onions and mushrooms and wine, condensed into a thick, …

Must-Have Beauty Ingredients From Around the World

When it comes to beauty, we’re always waiting for the next big thing: a scientific breakthrough or new formulation that will keep our skin looking …

Skin Care

10 Dutch Oven Dinners Perfect for Spring

The weather may finally be getting warm enough to poke our noses outside, but don't pack away your Dutch oven quite yet. Everyone's favorite pot can …

Avocado Egg Salad Sandwich

Ok, I changed my mind about the “sweets all week” thing, because this sandwich that I made for dinner turned out so well.<p>And it was so pretty …

Simple Springtime Dishes

Bibimbap

Bibimbap. BiBIMbap. BibimBAP! Admittedly, I may have annoyed a few people when I batch cooked this dish. It’s SO fun to say. The correct …