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D.I.Y Side Table Adds Storage and Charm Who doesn’t need an extra side table or two? Incorporate storage into that piece and you have a winning D.I.Y. that is sure to add charm to any room in your home. The best part about this custom storage side table is that the options for styles, colors,…

Living Danishly

The cozy concept of Hygge Taking pleasure in the presence of gentle, soothing things like a freshly warmed cup of Golden Milk, putting on an exceptionally soft shearling robe to sit by the fire, or wrapping yourself in a faux fur pelt as the snow quietly falls outside your window = Hygge (pronounced hue-gah). Immersing…

Forage for this DIY Holiday Expression

Creating Your Own Rustic Wreath A wreath is such an iconic holiday statement. It oozes tradition and abundance.  With so many varieties, it is hard to pick a favorite look or feel.  While I’ve gravitated toward a classic look in the past, this holiday I searched for something different, a little simpler. Call this DIY creation,…

Hosting the Holidays

Mixed Metal accents bring on the sparkle & shine Our Christmas Decor feature is sponsored by Conlins, bringing home-style quality and value for more than 75 years. Nothing sets the mood for a party more than a visually stunning holiday table. Sitting down with family and friends over Christmas dinner or New Year’s brunch brings…

Easy Upgrades for Easy Living

There’s nothing like the soothing comforts of home sweet home. It reflects how you express your individual style and personality. Whether your taste is modern or rustic, traditional or somewhere in-between, there are times when small upgrades can deliver a big impact. Just take some of these cues from our design experts. GO GLOBAL A…

Dishing Up New Decor

When a towel becomes art When I hit the road to travel, I love shopping in the local boutiques. It’s a fun little peek into the lifestyle of the town you are visiting. You can find so many unique things that are different from our hometown shops.  Recently on a trip to Oregon, I stumbled…

Pretty Up Your Windowsill

With colorful blooms (that aren’t easy to kill) There’s something about adding a little green inside your home by way of a houseplant that just cozies up a space. “It takes us back to nature,” says Arlene Dreeszen, a 29-year expert with Gainan’s Garden Center. She adds, “They do take the toxins out of the…

Creating Curb Appeal

6 Ways to add a little exterior ‘Wow Factor’ Does your home send a positive, inviting vibe to friends and family when they stop by? Does the exterior reflect your personality? When people drive down your street or walk past your house, do they do a double-take? Then, surely, the yard looks well-groomed, the walkway…

Nice Accent!

Goodbye to boring, hello to bold wall design   Transform one wall in any space in your home and it magically adds a touch of drama and makes a statement, becoming the focal point of the room. Whether you embrace an industrial look, get a kick out of country or have a penchant for something…

Tied Up In Knots

The macrame plant hanger comeback! Love it or hate it the décor of the 1970s is sneaking its way back into our homes. Design trends these days includes neutral wood tones and plants in all shapes and sizes. Don’t forget macramé. This knotty craft is also making a comeback. Instead of shunning this 70s vibe,…

The Ultimate Bedroom

How to Sink into Slumber Whether your heart beats for a truly romantic boudoir or you simply desire a space to kick off the shoes at the end of the day, your personal space should provide comfortable, quality sleep. Your overall health depends on it. Since you spend more than one-third of your life between…

What’s Up?

How Ceilings Make Your Space The ceiling. It’s an often overlooked feature that designers are now proving, can truly take center stage in a room. “They’re a big surface area,” emphasizes Designer Jeremiah Young, owner of Kibler & Kirch, interior design studios in Billings and Red Lodge. “You need to do something with them.” Whether…

Animal Magnet-ism!

Deck your fridge out with a colorful roar When it comes to keeping those important things handy, the fridge is a go-to for many families’ “command central.” Sure, you can tack up that very important bit of information with that magnetized business card someone handed you at that trade show that you went to years…

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