The world we live in today is more conscious than ever about germs, yet we aren’t washing our dish towels often enough! Buzz60’s Maria Mercede…
Renting a house for a getaway this summer? Whether you’re staying for a week or the entire summer, you want to feel at home and at ease on your vacation. Here’s some help turning that summer rental into a place you love kicking back and relaxing in.
Pups travel in comfort and style with Bark n Bag’s fashionable and eco-friendly CheckerBarc pet carrier ($80/small; $85/medium) in hand-loomed cotton canvas. Featuring locking zipperheads and ventilating mesh on two sides, the carrier has a machine-washable polar fleece liner, plus top and side entries and roomy pockets. It is a comfortable carry with padded handle wrap and shoulder strap. Bonus: it fits under most airline seats. barknbag.com
You can create your own cute customizable dog toys in any color or pattern you want by using this tutorial from @mnpetphotographer. All you need is some fleece from a craft or fabric store. Cut the fleece into strips, braid it together, knot the ends, and cut off the excess.
Using an old hand towel or scrap fabric, you can fold together a DIY snuffle toy in minutes. This tutorial from @furbabysireland shows you how to create a toy that promotes nose work and keeps your dog engaged.
What makes a hotel stay feel luxurious is often the simplest things: fluffy towels, clean sheets and mini toiletries there whenever you need them. Want to recreate that same sense of indulgence in your own space? Use these organization ideas to give your home the five-star treatment.
Abbey Clancy suffered “terrifying” hair loss with each of her pregnancies, as she said seeing “clumps of hair fall out” was “damaging” to her confidence.
Using pieces of plywood and yarn in a color of your choice, you can follow along to this DIY tutorial from Jamie Colby Hidalgo (@sofloridagirl) to create a huge statement piece on a tiny budget. It’s the perfect way to add DIY boho wall décor to your room without struggling through another macramé tutorial on YouTube.
For our second featured look, our team member Dallas was inspired to create a nursery palette in honor of her dear friend who is currently a mommy-to-be. More and more baby and kid rooms are turning to neutral wall colors that allow children to grow into their own style easily and without yearly fuss over a new favorite color of the week.
Instead of staring longingly at your fly rod, wondering if it’s worth casting when you know your eyelets will freeze in moments, consider a fly fishing-adjacent activity. Consider tying your own flies.
Prints can certainly be a part of farmhouse decor, but you must be careful which ones you choose. Any bold geometric prints or modern statement florals are out, while more traditional prints are in. Gingham, plaids and Buffalo check all work well when decorating your home in the farmhouse style, as does most other check and patchwork. You might opt for something like these Blair Farmhouse Plaid Semi-Sheer Curtain Panels in the living room or perhaps the patchwork quilt set for your bedroom.
Bloomberg Opinion columnist Virginia Postrel offers a bold retelling of history through an emphasis on cloth — cloth as decoration, cloth as currency, cloth as ritual and much more.
It's official — wearing a mask not only protects others from your expelled respiratory droplets, it protects you as well, according to new guidance from the CDC.
Maybe it’s the bronze finish, but Yoda looks extra wise on this lamp that gives off major antique vibes. The base of the lamp is a cold-cast bronze sculpture with hand-applied finishes to bring the Jedi master to life.
Turn plain drinking glasses into patriotic ones — temporarily — for the holiday. Using pinking shears, cut bands of red-and-white plaid oilcloth to fit around the glasses. Sew or glue a white oilcloth rectangle to the center of the band, then adhere the ends of the band together so it fits around a glass. (The band should easily slip over the narrower bottom of a glass and slide upward until it stays snugly in place.)