Picture this: A beautiful, serene meditation room that's outfitted with flickering candles and fragrant flowers and soft pillows. A place where you're instantly calmed and ready to just breathe and relax. Sound lovely but not, well, realistic? You might be surprised to learn that you don't actually need more space to create an area dedicated to meditation — you just need intention and a little creativity.
Whether you want to slice it onto your sushi or steep it into tea, this super-nutritious root veggie is an awesome thing to have on hand. And it's about time you stop buying it, and start growing it! Ginger really is the perfect indoor potted herb: It’s very low-maintenance, loves partial sunlight, and you can use parts of it at a time, leaving the rest in the soil to continue growing. Besides, it's delicious!
Nothing makes our hearts flutter like seeing our kiddos sink their teeth into a new project. But sometimes the paints, feathers, pom poms and tubes of glitter can be a little overwhelming without some proper wrangling. So we rounded up a handful of kid-friendly spaces that intrigue, inspire and — most importantly — help our littler makers' creativity blossom.
Black thumb? Think again. Edible landscape designer Lauri Kranz believes you can and should plant a veggie garden, stat. An educator and author (watch for her book, A Garden Can Be Anywhere, in the spring of 2019), Kranz knows that growing your own food is way more than a hobby. We chatted with her to learn why now is the best possible time to get your hands dirty.
Calling Simon Doonan a window dresser is like calling Beyonce is a "singer" — and understatement is definitely not this multi-talented artist's thing. He goes big, lending his flair to everything from the legendary Barney's New York window displays to the Obama holiday White House. This July, you'll see him as a judge for NBC's new creative competition show, Making It with Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman.
Succulents are beautiful, versatile and oh-so-trendy right now. They come in every shape and color and make your home or garden look straight-outta-Pinterest. The only problem? You just can't get enough! Enter the power of nature: With the know-how below, you can actually replant parts of your existing succulents to grow new ones.
Summer = abundance. Long days, bowls filled with fresh fruit, and gardens overflowing with vines, plants, and flowers. If you've got a bumper crop of the latter — or a neighbor who doesn't mind sharing — here's how to create an arrangement that will add color and fragrance to your home.