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{Entertaining} 12 out-of-the-ordinary outdoor entertaining essentials

2012 May 31

Memorial Day weekend marked the official beginning of outdoor entertaining season–are you prepared? FOF Jane Redman, founder of TwentyOne7, an online home decor and fabric boutique, and 20+ year-veteran of home design, scouts out 12 totally out-of-the-ordinary outdoor entertaining essentials to take your next gathering from bore-bbq to the best backyard bash on the block. … READ MORE »

What do FOFs save and splurge on?

2011 November 3

Some things are worth a splurge, such as cashmere sweaters, sustainable seafood and tweezers, according to our most savvy FOF experts. But other things, such as drugstore nailpolish, fashion watches and eyeshadow, are better when you buy them cheap. Intrigued? Flip through this slideshow to see the beauty, fashion, food and home items FOFs splurge … READ MORE »

{Giveaway} Shabby Chic accent table worth $180

2011 October 20

FOF Rachel Ashwell is giving away a Shabby Chic® distressed hand painted accent table from her new QVC ‘Treasures’ line launching October 26th. To enter, tell us in the comments below: What is your decorating style? Shabby Chic® Queen Rachel Ashwell is at it again! Her new line, “Treasures by Shabby Chic® for QVC” inspired … READ MORE »

{Interiors} 6 sites interior designers love that you never knew about

2011 October 20

Our brilliant FOF Interior Design gurus reveal their sources for great finds online. Gdchome.com (recommended by FOF interior design guru Helen Kenney Poore, retail store owner and home design enthusiast). This home-goods mecca is located on over 100,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space near Charleston, South Carolina. Known for their incredible fabrics and … READ MORE »

{Interiors} Your home is out-of-date if…

2011 October 20

By the time Cathy Hobbs was called in to help stage one Columbia, M.D., home, it had already been on the market for a year. The FOF owner had been looking at her surroundings for so long, she didn’t realize her home had many out-of-date elements. Cathy, a New York-based certified home stager and HGTV … READ MORE »

{Interiors} One FOF’s living room makeover on a $350 budget

2011 July 20

FOF Lauri Ward built her business, Use What You Have Interiors, on the theory that anyone, on any budget, can have a beautiful home using the furnishings they already own. A few months ago we put her theory to the test! The challenge: Help FOF Marcia Robinson by making over her entire living room in … READ MORE »

{Poll} Which FOF celeb home would you most want to move into?

2011 July 19

These five FOF celeb homes were recently listed….. If money were no object (it’s fun to play pretend!) which one would you move into? Answer our poll below. —————————————————————————————————– Remember the breathtaking Malibu beach house in Sex and the City, where Samantha Jones lived with her beau, Smith Jerrod? That was no movie set. The … READ MORE »

{Art} Gorgeous art that you can afford!

2011 March 9

A perfect storm of factors has resulted in amazing steals on top-notch art. First, there was the recession (“I had to come way down in price when the recession hit,” says FOF artist Patty A. Baker) and now, the mass-migration of artists from brick-and-mortar galleries to the web (“The galleries take up to 50%,” says … READ MORE »

{Giveaway} “Reinvent Your Room” Makeover + $250 Ikea gift card

2011 January 20

Whether you are starting a new business, sending your kids off to college or hosting an aging parent, there’s no better time than now to reinvent a room to suit your new FOF life. FOF Founder Geri Brin recently converted her bedroom into a walk-in closet/office. Now it’s your turn…. We’ve partnered with IKEA: The … READ MORE »

{Gift Guide} GIVE great design gifts, RECEIVE a gorgeous candle

2010 December 8

Bring the perfect  next holiday affair. Three FOF genius design bloggers tell us their fave pieces to GIVE this holiday season. Plus! Enter our contest, and you may RECEIVE a delightful, all-natural candle from Well Dressed Home. To enter to win a gorgeous candle in the scent of your choice, comment below and answer: Tinsel on … READ MORE »