more about: decorating

Links We Love: Little Projects, Big Payoffs

When you’re feeling too busy to keep up with the pace of life, decorating and cooking projects tend to fall squarely into the “nice to have” (rather than “must”) pile. But what if those nice-to-haves were easy enough a kid could do them, yet stylish enough for your abode? Here are but a few.

Spooky Plants

Skip the fake cobwebs this year and add some haunt to your house with these spooky specimens. Pictured above (left to right): Japanese blood grass and black mondo grass; carnivorous plants including Cobra plants, Venus flytraps, and pitcher plants; ‘Sticks on Fire’ Euphorbia; Swiss cheese vine (Monsteraobliqua).

Links We Love: Born Again

If your home is in need of some rehab, but you feel daunted by the prospect, then look no further. We’ve rounded up some easy ways to put a fresh new face on your space, from easy bathroom tweaks to a quick furniture makeover (in which paint fixes all).

Links We Love: Add a Little Haunt to Your Home

If you love Halloween as much as we do, then the countdown to the 31st is on! With three weeks to go, it’s time to get your October decor in order. Here are some of our favorite ideas, ranging from the sophisticated to the fun-loving—and all of them easy to pull off.