By Dan Howarth
Name: Finley and Jackson
Location: Seattle, WA
Room Size: Bedroom: 10′ x13′; Playroom: 9′ x12′ feet
This darling brother and sister must have wonderful sleeps in their sweet shabby-chic and modern rooms. Cozy, light, warm, subtle pops of color and thoughtful vintage accents combined with Emily’s (Finley and Jackson’s mom) spectacular taste and creative aesthetic make this tour memorable.
Black Friday and Cyber Monday may be behind us for another year, but the deals continue to roll out, making holiday gift shopping dollars go just a little bit further! Five days worth of present-friendly deals from DwellStudio, a chance to help out pups in shelters and local handcrafted and artisan gift events in Chicago, LA and NY are the standouts this week…
One of my favorite things about gift giving is the packaging— I love a beautiful presentation. We’ve rounded up some gift wrap options in classic prints, which are great to mix and match, or to just let stand out on their own.
By Amy Frearson
Small Space, Big Style: Gifts for the Small-Space Dweller — Holiday Gift Guide + Sweepstakes from Apartment Therapy
Small space doesn’t mean small style. In fact, limited square footage often leads to more thoughful, efficient and savvy decorating. If your giftee inhabites an itty-bitty abode, consider these compact, multi-tasking treasures.
Read on for the gift ideas and to enter our Holiday Sweepstakes for a chance to win $1000 (a little help for buying your holiday gifts this year!)…
Name: Sam, Chris, Madeleine and Maggie
Location: New Town; Edinburgh, Scotland
Size: 3,000 square feet
Years lived in: 1 1/2 years; Owned
From the moment you walk through the front door into the spacious and grand, grey hall, this family home is elegant and beautiful. Chris holds up his hands and tells me firmly that it is “all down to Sam.”
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