Self-care–a focus on your mental and physical health–is everything right now but it doesn’t only apply to beauty routines, clean eating and exercise. Self-care starts at home. It’s about waking up every day in a room that makes you happy and promotes positivity. That means finally saying farewell to damaged decor that could be harmful to your health and placing a renewed focus on creating a space that puts your mind at ease. Here are five ways you can instantly spread some love to your space. Incorporate Natural Elements When

Whether you moved into a small studio close to your parents or relocated to the city of your dreams, living on your own can be intimidating. As soon as you sign your name on the dotted line of your lease or mortgage (eek!), an inescapable weight of responsibility can set it. But before you lose your cool and panic sets in, remember: a home of your own is a real moment to celebrate! So, pop the Champagne and congratulate yourself on this major accomplishment. To make this transition a little

Image via Natalie Kraiem Let’s see if you can relate to this all too familiar scene: After a long day at work, you collapse into bed, only to watch your mattress fall into the floor. Your exhaustion is immediately replaced with frustration. But it doesn’t have to be! Skip the pity party and treat yourself to a bedroom makeover that gives you the sanctuary you deserve. From investing in a quality mattress to fostering a soothing atmosphere with soft lighting, here’s how you can upgrade your bedroom into a room

Design trends (like everything else right now) are, in large part, driven by social media. Is your wall Insta-worthy? Is your living room Pinnable? What’s the new millennial pink? We needed answers, so we asked our resident design guru, Lori Evans, about what to expect going into the new year. Check out her design predictions for 2018. 1. Be Bold What’s an Instagram feed without generous splashes of color? She suggested adding bold colors and pattern-on-pattern mixing to your room, stat. “Thanks to Instagram, people want to post what they’ve done to

If your design style is constantly influx, give Pinterest a break and consider a more unlikely (but spot on) source of inspo: your horoscope. Not only does your sign spill the beans about your personality—like your tendency to get cranky at the flick of an emotional switch, or your ability to face danger without batting an eyelash—it also speaks volumes about your aesthetic. To fuel your next home project, we’ve put together some suggestions, taking our cues from the stars. Aquarius | January 20 – February 18 Don’t be fooled

There is nothing shy about Chef Kris Yenbamroong. His restaurants are a riot of color, his dishes are fiery and bold, and he met his now wife on a night that ended in a bar brawl. But, like in the Thai cuisine he’s famous for, fire and spice flame out without the balance of other flavors. In the case of his curries, that’s tangy lime, sweet coconut milk and bright aromatics. In the case of Yenbamroong, it’s wife Sarah St. Lifer. “We’re coming from completely different places, but you don’t

You might think Kelsea Ballerini is just another adorable pop-country star, but you’d be wrong. Through her music, Kelsea inspires her fans to live without fear of emotion and to grow from the challenges that they face. When she was just thirteen, Kelsea found her passion: to define her voice and encourage others to do the same. Now, nearly ten years later, Kelsea has built an amazing life and career, and wanted her “first adult, grown up, awesome place” to reflect that spirit. Laurel & Wolf, in partnership with Wayfair, curated a collection

Drew Zinn is one of our most loved Laurel & Wolf designers (it may or may not have something to do with the handmade Christmas card he made us…) Drew is based in Nebraska, and he graciously hopped on the phone with us to talk all things design, DIY, and Laurel & Wolf. Philosophy: Design is art with purpose, a construct of functional expression which seeks to improve quality of space, life, environment and personal well being and communication, bridging between physical realities and intangible ideas. ​ ​ Services Offered: Floor and Space Planning,

Tux Luxe

By: Casey Gerber

January 7, 2015

Nothing screams timeless like a black and white room. The powerful color combo of black and white not only defines the architecture in a room but provides a basis for other color palettes to build upon. Play with different stripes, patterns and textures to set the mood. And voila! You now have a classic black and white interior. Check out some of our favorite black and white pieces on the market this season! We chose an architectural bed that defined the room, velvet drapes to add a touch of elegance, a

Featured Designer: Payal Patel  Decorating for the Holidays can be daunting – especially if you don’t know where to start! I’ve put together a series of steps for decorating your home this festive season. Before we begin, one of the tips I always like to give my friends and family is to take out all of the decorative holiday items they already own and have collected over the years. Even if you have used items previously, there is always a way to reuse them in a new way and pair

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