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Editor’s Picks: Airy Summer Sheets For A Good Night’s Sleep

Senior editor Sally Armstrong shares the best light bed linens.  Now that it’s windows-open weather, and we can finally enjoy cool breezes at night, I’ve been thinking a lot about the joys of crisp sheets. There’s something so lovely about lying down on a new set of good-quality linens — and there are…

Recipes

The Classic Steak

Flank doesn’t have a lot of marbling, so a great marinade is a must if you’re going for tender perfection.

Recipes

15 Summer Cocktails Perfect For Sipping On The Patio

Why head to a bar, when you can whip up, stir up or shake up a refreshing summer cocktail right at home? Whether you’re enjoying a relaxing day at the cottage, hosting a dinner party under the stars or just craving a fruity pick-me-up after a long day at the…

Best Paint Colors

Editor’s Inspiration: Cottage Paint Ideas To Try This Summer

Design editor Morgan Michener shares the cottage paint colors and projects inspiring her now.  Cottages let us escape the hustle and bustle of city life, reconnect with nature and enjoy some truly peaceful moments. So it should come as no surprise that quiet, neutral palettes abound in the cottages we…

Recipes

Asparagus Salad With Grapefruit, Goat Cheese & Pine Nuts

To serve asparagus raw, you need spears that are very fresh. This salad is also delicious substituting two oranges for the grapefruit and shelled pistachios in place of pine nuts.

Decorating Advice

Top 5 Stylish Ways To Keep Cool This Summer

Design editor Kai Ethier shares how to beat the heat in style. The combination of the recent heatwave and my air conditioner on the fritz has me thinking about stylish ways to keep cool this summer. I’ve come across some clever products that are perfect for spaces without central…

Decorating & Design

Top Picks: Garage Storage & Organization Ideas

Interiors director Meg Crossley shares tips to a neat and tidy garage.  As someone who just stepped back from the brink of a completely disorganized garage, I can honestly say that whipping this space into shape can be a life changer. Summer is the season we use our garage the most —…

Decorating & Design

This Boat’s Interior Is Surprisingly Stylish!

Nothing says luxury quite like vacationing on a boat, especially when the interiors are designed to impress. The 106′ Leopard docked in Miami Beach, Florida is one of the most stylish we’ve seen. With prices starting at a whopping $11,000 per night, it can accommodate up to nine guests in…

Decorating & Design

30 Ways To Bring Cottage Style To Your City Home

Trick your city space into looking like a summer cottage!

Entertaining

10 Tips To Get Your Grill Ready For Summer

Food editor Kristen Eppich dishes on the summer’s hardest working appliance. With the temperatures rising and the sun shining, it’s time to use our ovens less and our barbecues more. Before we do, there are a few steps we need to take to prepare our grills for a hardworking summer. I reached out to my…

Decorating & Design

10 Nautical Finds To Get You Excited For Summer

Senior editor Sally Armstrong shares her favorite sea-swept accessories.  Glittering water, bleached sails, ocean breezes — if the warmer weather has you dreaming of setting sail, you’re not alone! But since most of us won’t be spending our days on deck (at least, not yet), here are a few pieces to…

Decorating & Design

30 Decorating Ideas To Wake Up Your Cottage

Find bright ideas from some of our favorite getaways.

Decorating Advice

Editor’s Picks: 20 Summer Style Boosters Under $75

Add easy breezy style to your home.

Makeovers

How To Prep Your Backyard For Summer

Get H&H stylist Reiko Caron’s tips on how to refresh your outdoor space for the warm weather!

Decorating Advice

Editor’s Picks: The Best White Outdoor Furniture

Senior editor Morgan Michener shares her top picks for patio furniture.  “Don’t wear white after Labor Day” — that old fashion rule is long gone! As are the rules that dictate how we “should” design our outdoor spaces. These days, we’re unafraid to set out gorgeous pieces we truly love,…