Mary DeVous

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Who Wins and Who Gets Crushed by an Amazon-Owned Delivery Network

Some of the potential losers are obvious. The potential winners, not so much.<p>Retail and e-commerce industry execs have long expected Amazon to experiment with bypassing UPS and other big logistics players to deliver orders to customers’ doors itself. That time has reportedly come, according to The …

Happy Living Rooms

See fun, cheerful spaces.<p>Round shapes, pops of color, and layers of embellishments help give these living rooms their fun, cheerful style.

Interior Design

A His-and-Hers Bathroom with Dramatic Mosaic Tile

Tranquil glamour in a his-and-hers space.<p>Designer Sandra Nunnerley adds tranquil glamour to a his-and-hers bathroom in New York City, where the use of mosaic tile creates two different looks — one soft, one bold.

Interior Design

Procrastinated on Holiday Shopping? 10 Gift Ideas

Chic finds for procrastinators.<p>Looking for a chic last-minute gift? These nine pieces can be ordered online up until December 20 and still get to you by Christmas.


10 Designers Share Their Kitchen Style

Decorating tips and essentials from the pros.<p>Designers from the 2013 Kips Bay Showhouse share top kitchen decorating advice, style, and essentials.


101 Party Dos & Don'ts

How to throw a bash that guests will never forget.<p>For <i>House Beautiful</i>'s ultimate entertaining guide, we asked our favorite designers, event planners, and bloggers for advice about how to host a successful soiree. The experts share their easy tips for setting a stunning dinner table, creating an …


10 Happy Kitchens

Create a bright, cheerful, and fun kitchen.<p>It's often the center of household activity so why not make it bright, cheerful, and fun?


Charlotte Moss's Wine List

Our guest pop-up editor for the November 2013 issue shares her favorite wines. Try a few of these at your next party.<p><b>White:</b><br>2010 One Woman Wines Estate Reserve Chardonnay, $40<p>2008 Baron de Ladoucette, Pouilly-Fume, $95<p>2010 Patz & Hall Chardonnay, $21<p>2010 Hyde de Villaine Chardonnay, $60<p>2011 …


10 Tips to Make Entertaining Easy

Entertainers extraordinaire share their best advice.<p>From setting the table the night before to using black candles on the dining table, entertainers extraordinaire share their best ideas for throwing an elegant, easy bash.

Interior Design

A California Beach Cottage Makeover

An easy and casual design.<p>Designer Peter Dunham and architect Scott Laidlaw transform a Mediterranean-style stucco house in Newport Beach, California, into a cottage-style clapboard. By bringing in natural elements, skylights, and an open-space plan, Dunham creates an easy and casual home.

Interior Design

How To Choose a Sofa: 50 Designer Tips

Everything you need to know.<p>Everything you need to know about sofas in one place. Experts such as Windsor Smith, Barbara Barry, and Steven Gambrel share how deep a sofa should be, which style goes with which, how to select pattern, and more.

Home Decorating

House Beautiful on Twitter: "This space could pass for a powder room straight out of a 1920s grand hotel"

7 Secrets to the Ultimate Prime Rib for the Holidays

Overcook a chicken breast or pork chop, and you'll face few consequences. Overcook a prime rib, and your reputation as a grill master will combust faster than the Yule log.<p>Prime rib is the <i>ultimate</i> main course for a holiday dinner or New Year's Eve feast, not to mention the most majestic—and …