5 Insta-Worthy Design Ideas I'm Stealing From My Favorite Hotels
MyDomaine | Whenever I needed a mental escape during the pandemic, I planned a virtual vacation, getting lost in the Instagram feeds of hotels I can’t wait to one day visit. Not only has it served as a temporary cure for my wanderlust, but it’s allowed me to source design inspiration from around the world. Here are a few of the places I can’t stop studying.
How You Can Help Others Who Are Quarantining Alone
O Magazine | There's plenty you can do to ease the plight of those who are social distancing solo. We’ve scoured the web for easy-to-use tools, rounded up helpful services, and asked for advice from those who are home alone to determine the best ways to deliver a little joy and solace remotely.
My Design Journey: Chrissy Hunter
MyDomaine | For Chrissy Hunter, owner of Harlowe James Design Studio in Sausalito, California, good design isn’t so much about paint colors, finishes, or even furniture. It’s about evoking a certain feeling.
The Design Show You Should Binge Based On Your Enneagram Type
MyDomaine | Whether you like your kitchen remodel with a side of empowerment, have a hankering for nostalgia, or are looking for something similar to The Great British Baking Show, there’s a design show for everyone and every type of Enneagram.
My Design Journey: Mikel Welch
MyDomaine | Mikel Welch has had a whirlwind career. The New York-based designer got his start by creating spaces at no cost for clients he met through Craigslist and has since built an impressive portfolio on camera and off, starring on shows like HGTV Design Star and Trading Spaces, working alongside Emily Henderson and Shea McGee, and designing for celebrities like Michelle Obama and Oprah.
My Design Journey: Caitlin Flemming
MyDomaine | One of the words San Francisco-based designer Caitlin Flemming uses to describe her aesthetic is “effortless,” and the same can be said of how she appears to have floated between industries—from blogging to interior design to becoming a bestselling author and, perhaps in the future, a textile designer. As part of our series, My Design Journey, we spoke with Flemming about cultivating her eye for design, pattern mixing, and stylish souvenirs.
The Best Non-Toxic Candles and Why You Should Consider Making the Switch
The Everygirl | I love a good seasonal scent, and I am a sucker for a chic container. Until recently, though, I hadn’t given much thought to what’s actually in the candle, and I certainly didn’t think the ingredients could be bad for my health.
Photograph Your Holiday Decor Like a Pro
Apartment Therapy | Many of us put a lot of effort into decking the halls. Then, you blink, and it’s time to pack everything up and say goodbye until next year. My solution? Go full on paparazzi and document every last bow, bauble, and branch.
I Never Entertain Without My Vintage Flea Market Punch Bowl
MyDomaine | You could say it was love at first sight. Perched on a table at the far end of a vendor’s booth, it was all smooth lines and crystal-clear glass. The asking price was more than I had or wanted to spend, so I took a few more laps around the pop-up flea market. But I couldn’t ignore its magnetic pull and eventually made an offer. The next thing I knew, I was cradling my purchase and practically running for the door, convinced the previous owner might change her mind at any moment.
Bloggers Love These 5 Timeless Paint Colors
MyDomaine | The lighting, angles, and a room’s décor all affect how paint appears on your walls, which is why I love seeing the same color splashed across different homes. These five paint colors are gracing the brushes of home décor bloggers everywhere.
My Latest Interior Design Obsession? Modern Dollhouses on Instagram
MyDomaine | I was mindlessly tapping my way through Instagram stories one day when something stopped me dead in my tracks: a gorgeous modern traditional entryway, complete with a Turkish rug, weathered black and white checkered wood floors and beautiful landscape paintings. Then, I looked closer and realized this wasn’t some blogger’s humble abode, it was a dollhouse and a very chic one at that.
10 Eco-Friendly Swaps to Make Your Home a Cleaner, Greener Place
MyDomaine | While major renovation projects like installing solar panels or drought-resistant landscaping can have a big impact, they’re not always landlord approved (or within budget). Still, there are little things you can do that have a positive impact on the planet and your home.
7 Painting Hacks Bloggers Swear By
MyDomaine | If you’ve ever set out to tackle a paint project, you know how quickly the process can become overwhelming. Should you use a brush or a roller? What’s the best sheen? How long should you let the paint dry between coats? Home décor bloggers have the answers to many of these questions, not because they were born with the knowledge, but because they’ve learned the hard way through trial and error.
19 Ways To Make Your Exterior Extra Festive This Holiday Season, According To Instagram
MyDomaine | This year, the holidays look different and that means you may not get to show off the inside of your home like usual. So, why not go all out on the outside? Instagram has plenty of ideas for decorating your front door and those parts of your exterior you might overlook, like the garage.
6 Witchy Ways to Make Your Home Fit for a Modern Coven
Apartment Therapy | Erica Feldmann is the owner of HausWitch Home + Healing, a mystical boutique in the heart of Witch City, otherwise known as Salem, Massachusetts. She’s the author of the book HausMagick, which she describes as “a spellbook of interior alchemy.” And she’s also a witch.