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Posts tagged “Interior Design

{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 »

{Interiors} Pillow Talk

2012 May 24

Pillow Talk with FOF Suzanne Flenard of Square Modern By Geri Brin I adore Paris and I can never have too many decorative pillows, so when Paris-based Jeremy Schuster wrote to me about his partner Suzanne Flenard’s new pillow line, I became an instant fan. An assortment of Suzanne’s Square Modern pillows displayed on a couch. My … 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{Interiors} Your home is out-of-date if…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 The FOF owner had been looking at her surroundings for so long, she didn’t realize her home had many out-of-date elements.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 »

{Poll} Which artist’s works would you hang in your home?

2011 March 9

If money were no object, which artist’s works would you hang in your home? Legendary impressionist Mary Cassatt was born in Pennsylvania in 1844. She attended the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts against her wealthy parents’ wishes. Mary was frustrated by the school’s rules, which forbade female students from painting live models. Eventually she moved … 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 »

{Interiors} An “Empty Nest” NYC Apartment Makeover

2011 January 18

- When we put a call out this past August for an FOF in need of a home makeover, we got hundreds of responses. But the message from Sharon Nord was particularly compelling: “I recently followed my grown children to The Big Apple. I brought two end tables and some pictures with me,” wrote Sharon. … READ MORE »

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