The stories our editors are reading, loving, and sharing this week.

Links We Love: Fire & Water

Autumn = foliage, apples, pumpkins, and getting cozy by the fireplace. We’ve rounded up some stylish ways to make the mantle a focal point of your home. And because the drought isn’t anywhere near improving (gulp), we’ve included some great expert tips on reducing your everyday use.

Links We Love: Decorating Dos and Don’ts

Sometimes we need to let our creative instincts run wild and free. Other times we need to color within the lines. This week, here are some fun decorating ideas—plus some no-no’s to keep us within reasonable boundaries.


Links We Love: Shoulder Season Fun

Although school is back in session, let’s not forget that it’s technically still summer. So spend these last couple pre-autumn weeks wisely! Indulge in a cool treat (from one of the quirkiest ice cream shops we’ve seen) while daydreaming about the beauty fall will bring (and maybe even start displaying some of it in a vase).

Links We Love: Whimsy All the Way

We’re loving these fun-spirited DIY projects and decorating ideas. Why not add a new dash of personality to your home?