Jennifer Lopez House
Jenny's New Block! J.Lo's Custom California Home
By Mariela Rosario | 02/09/2011 - 09:32

Oh. Em. Geeee! Thanks to Veranda magazine, we just got a glimpse of Jennifer Lopez's new house and are suffering from some serious real estate envy.


Read more
Scented Candles for a Good Cause
By Elayne Fluker | 04/08/2010 - 15:53

"It smells like soap... it is way too strong... it's too masculine; no, too feminine..." These were the initial responses from co-workers as I passed around the new scented candle from Nest Fragrances. But something about the powerfully fragrant Blue Garden Candle ($32, neimanmarcus.com) wouldn't let me part with it. I'm a big fan of scented candles and know that unique and truly memorable ones are difficult to find.


Read more
How To Create a Picture Perfect Gallery Wall
By Martin Amado | 03/25/2010 - 11:01

I’ve walked into many homes where photographs are displayed randomly on a table or on the walls. A lot of times, the photographs are in mismatched frames or out of scale with the size of the wall they are hung on. On the flip side—and even worse—is when precious family moments or memories of special trips are hidden away in an album, where no one can see them.


Read more
Design Detail: Whimsical Knobs
By Martin Amado | 03/09/2010 - 19:00

Ahoy, mates! I recently did a nautical-themed makeover for a boy’s bedroom and as I was shopping for the decorative accessories I came across a set of starfishes. Usually, when I'm shopping, I get the inspiration for projects for my television programs since I try to come with ideas of how to use an item in a completely different manner. As I looked at the starfish, it occurred to me that they could be turned into drawer pulls!  I’ll show you how to get the same look in this month’s Design Detail, where I highlight a quick DIY project on a budget.


Read more