Mandatory social distancing was the nudge we needed to finally clean up and de-clutter at home. Now that the underbrush has been cleared out, we find ourselves with the insatiable desire to redecorate. Our ace correspondent Julie Chang Murphy is sharing mood boards to guide us; she previously tackled bathroom makeovers. This time, she’s got savvy advice and inspiration on how to achieve an easy do-it-yourself makeover of a luxury kitchen, with no structural change or professional contractor needed. So grab a hammer, and let’s go!
Some of us are just not ready to be plant parents. Or even to tend to fresh flowers on a regular basis. We admit it: we don’t know what we’re doing, and we don’t have time to learn. But the idea of cheesy-looking fake florals makes us cringe. Is there a solution? What are the luxury faux flower and plant brands that actually look real? Our ace correspondent Jillian Tangen is sharing her curated list of the best artificial flowers and plants to add color and texture to your luxury home or office decor.
There’s something deeply satisfying about a freshly-moved lawn. The scent of the grass, the beauty and order of an expanse of domesticated nature right outside our door. Outdoor entertaining season is here – so if you’re a DIY type, what’s the best way to get the job done right now? Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has curated a list of the best innovative “smart” luxury lawn mowers to shop for right now, whether you’re looking for a walk-behind, ride-on, or robotic model. It’s lawn mowing gone high-tech.
Luxury outdoor living. Three little words that evoke a paradise of family and friends, a pool party, ice cold drinks and something delicious to eat fresh off the grill. If this is your idea of nirvana, we’re here to help. What are the best places to find luxury outdoor furniture? Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has rounded up the best brands and online retailers for luxury patio outdoor furniture, just in time for summer entertaining.
Is there a room in your home that needs a serious new jolt of energy? Or maybe a minimalist space that needs more personality? Here’s our style inspiration on how coordinating plants, planters, prints, perfume bottles and pillows in unexpected and striking combinations can be an instant luxury update to your home decor.