INTERIOR DESIGN

You’re Doing it Wrong! How to Actually Make a Bed

Fun little fact about me: what seems like another lifetime ago, I did bedding for Macy's. I literally made hundreds of beds. Today, I'm here to tell you this: You are making your bed wrong. Thankfully, I'm also going to tell you how to actually make a bed. Do you want your bed magazine-worthy? Here's how to make a bed. The right (and gorgeous) way: Don't Skimp on the Thread Count Quality sheets make a bed. Literally. But, take note. Thread counts are deceiving. In fact, often times, the higher the thread count, the cheaper the thread. Who would have guessed?!?! I usually go with a thread...

Designer Christopher Todd shares five must-have items for your garden

5 Must-Have Items for Your Garden

Regardless of whether or not you have a green thumb, gardening helps make us feel more calm and renewed. There's something about getting into plants, digging, pruning, that research shows can have a positive effect on people. Want to create your ultimate zen garden space? These are the five must-have items for your garden. Succulents Beautiful, healing and perfect for those who aren't so good at horticulture, succulents are the ideal plant to add to your garden -- especially if you're in the desert (like me). I love aloe because it grows beautifully, but also because you can use the gel inside of...

Spruce up your patio for spring with these three tips from high-end designer Christopher Todd

3 Tips to Get Your Patio Ready for Spring

If you’re like me and live in Las Vegas, then you know we’re already well into spring (how much longer until we hit the triple digits??). For a large part of the country, spring isn’t a reality just yet. Which means now is the perfect time to start getting your patio/outdoor space ready for those gorgeous temperatures and later sunsets. What are some easy ways to get your patio space spring-y? Here are three tips to get your patio ready for spring. Freshen up your patio furniture Ditch the old pillows and give your outdoor furniture a reboot. This spring, it’s all about...

5 Easy Steps to Create A Gorgeous Thanksgiving Table

Creating a gorgeous Thanksgiving table setting doesn't have to be expensive. 5 Easy Steps to Create A Gorgeous Thanksgiving Table Let’s step back in time, shall we. A time where two brass candlesticks holding gold candles flanked a big Butterball turkey. Ah, yes. That is my memory of the Thanksgiving table. Of course, back then, when I would visit my grandmother’s house for the holiday in Arkansas, I didn’t weigh in on how to make her table a bit more festive (and spectacular). It’s safe to say that time -- and tastes -- have changed a lot since those days. Forget the two candlesticks...