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Oct 18

IKEA's Winter Collection Has Us SO Ready for the Holidays

IKEA is getting in the festive spirit early this year by launching its winter collection before the craziness of the holiday season really starts. The Swedish home store recently released the first images of the collection, with promises that they’ll hit stores this month, October 2018.

The collection is stocked with everything you need to get you home (and yourself) holiday-ready, from gift wrap, to wreaths, to tree decorations, and celebratory tableware. There’s also plenty of richly hued winter decor to help you really lean into the best of the season.

So get your jingle bells ready and check out a few of our most-anticipated launches below.

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Dec 17

A Chic Austin Bungalow's Decked-Out Christmas Decor — House Tour

Name: Tiffany and Alan Goldstein
Location: Austin, Texas
Size: 1064 square feet
Years lived in: Owned for 10 Months

If Tiffany and Alan’s place looks familiar, it’s because we toured their lovely home sans holiday decor a few months ago → A Chic “New Traditional” Austin Bungalow. The holiday decor they chose to add to their first home fits their personalities — and their style — perfectly. Live greenery, luxe gold touches, soft textures and cheery pops of color fold into their decor effortlessly. Their holiday-ready home shows that just a little bit of Christmas cheer can go a long way.

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Nov 17

The Best and Most Beautiful Jewelry on Etsy

Did you know that you can find incredibly stylish, modern jewelry on Etsy? You can, if you just know where to look. We’ve rounded up a few of the best pieces, to save you the trouble of hunting. Any one of these would make an excellent gift for a friend or loved one, or even for yourself — we’re not telling.

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Nov 17

This Holiday Weekend: Perhaps The Most Important Thing You'll Do This Year

Hopefully your belly is full, and perhaps the dishwasher is too, loaded with dirty plates and cups —all the markers of a good Thanksgiving holiday and leftovers. You might be a little tired today too, especially if you’re hosting a bunch of guests, cooking a huge meal, or driving a long distance to spend the day with friends and family. In the wake of so much activity, I’m here to remind you not to forget this one small, yet also big, thing.

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Nov 17

13 Ways to Use String Lights You (Maybe) Haven't Thought of Before

Twinkle lights, or string lights, or fairy lights, or Christmas lights, or whatever you like to call them, are one of the most affordable and ubiquitous of holiday decorations. Their simplicity—it’s a bunch of lights on a string, people—means they are not only useful for trimming trees, but also for a multitude of other uses. Drape these bright strands anywhere that needs a little holiday cheer, and maybe leave them up for the rest of the season to fight the winter blues. Here are 13 of our favorite ideas.

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