Author Archives: Kelly Anne Bonner

Six Festive Decorating Schemes to Transition From Fall to Winter

And How to Get Their Look We know the difficulties of the transition from gorgeous multi-colored leaves lining the streets to barren branches, from walking in chilly breezes to let’s-not-go-outside-today-I’m-shivering cold. These difficulties extend no less from the outside than to within—for example, how to transition those festive pumpkins and autumn wreaths into something a little […]

So Over String Lights? Here’s 6 Alternative Ways to Light Up Your Next Party

By Eva Recinos It’s party time! You’ve set up the snack table, busted out the martini glasses—but you, savvy design lover that you are, don’t want to hang up the same old string lights. We know—you want to distinguish yourself from the party-throwing pack with a one-of-a-kind alternative. But just because you want to ditch those plain, […]

One Room, Three Looks: A Classy, Modern Outdoor Living Room

Don’t you ever wish, in the midst of beautiful summer heat, that you could enjoy all the pleasures of the weather outside accompanied by all the pleasures you get from lazing around indoors? Let this coming season be the first time you set up the ultimate combination of that—an outdoor living room, like the one you […]

Real/Deal/Steal: A Teen Dream-Worthy Bedroom

Thanks, Katy Perry, for inspiring the exact sentiment we’re experiencing about the space you see above. To put it in the pop singer’s own words, this bedroom makes us feel like we’re living a teenage dream—as in, it’s the ideal place to call up your girlfriends, curl up with your latest issue of Seventeen magazine, and Tumblr your heart out. […]

7 Modern Desk Set-Ups and How to Get Their Look (Plus, One Great Idea for a Home Office)

There’s something compelling about a desk area that is not only well organized and clutter-free, but also impeccably designed. It makes sense that when your office space looks great, you’re drawn to work and more inspired from the get-go. Here are seven modern desk set-ups that have that je ne sais quois, with revelations of […]

6 Simple Ways to Revamp Your Space—For Under $50

You can get a lot of things for fifty bucks. A new dress, a laptop case, perhaps some high-tech cookware. But what you don’t often think of in terms of the “possible for less than $100”  category is ways to revamp your home decor  completely. For some reason, the perception reigns that if you go for even […]

One Room, Three Looks: A Fresh, Clean Dining Space

Zen experts would agree that bright, white light streaming into a space infuses it with vitality and energy. Therefore, a room blessed with access to lots of direct exposure to the sun should have a design that abides by—in reference to all that light—an if you’ve got it, flaunt it mentality. This fresh, clean dining space is a paragon […]

An Insider’s Guide to “AirBnB”-ing Your Spare Room For Summer

Looking to be the most awesome host on AirBnB this summer? We bet—with all the perks that come along with renting out your space on the site, if you’ve got a spare room ready to be fixed up for guests, there’s no reason not to take advantage of all the travelers that’ll be searching for someone to host them this summer. Plus, […]

No Bad Juju Here—Just Some Beautiful Decorative Hats

by Kelly Anne Bonner The African Juju Hat—lightweight, typically made of dyed feathers, and capable of being folded neatly into a decorative piece—has experienced a huge upswing in the style world. Everywhere we look, the gorgeous, fancy topper is prominently displayed in a range of rooms in all sorts of colors. And no wonder—their versatility, […]