KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Chalkboards may be old-school, but they're the newest accent in home decor.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Coffee tables with two levels have been popular for a while. Because people want places to set their laptops, tablet computers and smartphones, you're starting to see coffee tables designed with three levels.
Move over, large lap pools. Smaller swimming holes are making a
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It's easy to get kitchen-cabinet envy when
you see the latest models with their shiny car-lacquer exteriors
and hidden hinges. It's no wonder painting cabinets or replacing
the fronts is all the rage.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Things are finally looking up for ceilings.
As we're staying put in our homes, the fifth wall is getting
Gordon Guld and Katy Herl work at a new furniture and
accessories store, the Design Boutique, in downtown Overland Park,
Kan. In their jobs as design consultants and store managers they've
got the inside line on the latest home trends.
Present Dad with a bunch of golf-themed cupcakes, complete with
putting greens and sand traps, on his special day. The mini greens
are adorned with colored sanding sugar, a candy golf ball and a
ribbon flag; graham-cracker crumbs stand in for sand. You could
create an entire course by decora…
Aprons are suddenly back.
If these candy-colored trays don't send the message that this is
where the snail mail and keys go, nothing will. The embossed
faux-leather container is a 9-inch square, available in red, pink,
green, blue, yellow and black.
This pillow is a wiener. The front of the pooch is on one side
and the tail is on the reverse. That's why it's twice as cute when
you get two. The cotton canvas Happy Hot Dog pillow, by Naked
Decor, is 16 by 16 inches and is available in brown and orange
(shown) or black and white, $50 each,…
Let them eat cake. Perfect as a hostess gift, this New Year's
you could be sipping bubbly from Marie Antoinette champagne stems,
on sale for $12.
Celerie Kemble is quickly becoming the "it" girl of interior
decorating; fashion designers Tory Burch and Lela Rose have turned
to her for their homes. The New York designer's debut book,
"Celerie Kemble: To Your Taste" (Clarkson Potter, $45), is fun
(there's a photo series of room décor evo…
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Are we saying au revoir to the armoire?
Is it time to pitch your thyme?