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Romantic European Garden

House Tour: The Romance of European Elegance, Part II

  Lidy Baar’s romantic European home uses the antique dealer’s own childhood memories of a life in Europe to add a touch of elegance and nostalgia to her decor. If you’re just tuning in, don’t forget to catch Part I of … Continue reading

Romantic Space Dining Room

6 Ways to Add Comfort to Any Space

  We’ve all experienced those times when a room is amazing to look at but uncomfortable to exist in. Homeowner and animal activist Yvette Dobbie has a few tips to add comfort to any space using your own decor features. … Continue reading

Romantic European Decor

House Tour: The Romance of European Elegance, Part I

  Growing up in Europe, Lidy Baars learned to appreciate the finer things in life. Born and raised in her grandparents’ lavish estate in Eindhoven, Holland, Lidy lived in beautiful world filled with exquisite French and Dutch antiques. Her grandparents’ … Continue reading

Romantic Home Office

Organizational Basics for the Romantic Office

  If you aren’t careful, your “romantic collection” could turn into “romantic clutter.” Lidy Baars, proprietress of French Garden House, offers a few tips on how to create a beautiful and organized home office.   Keep it clutter free: I … Continue reading

Romantic Modern Kitchen

5 Ways to Add Warmth to Modern Romance

  With more than 20 years of experience with interior decorating, Baroness Monica von Neumann offers tips on how to add warmth and romance to your home without breaking the bank.     1. Because I love to cook, I … Continue reading

Romantic French Authenticity

The Essential Elements of Authentic French Style

  In France, personal style is revered. Rich, textual elements abound through motley accessories, such as architetural elements, dress forms, furnishings used for generations and souvenirs with words on them. The style is not obvious, with Eiffel tower and fleur de … Continue reading

Romantic Vintage Global Staircase

House Tour: A Global Approach to Vintage Style, Part II

  Earlier this week, we showed you the living and dining room of Mark and Amanda Werts’ vintage, globally inspired home. We now take you through the rest of this beautiful romantic style home. “It had a timelessness,” Mark says … Continue reading

Romantic Crown Cupcakes

5 Decorative Desserts Fit for Royalty

  Last week, we gave you some ideas for a princess-themed party, but no party is complete without tasty treats to fill out your romantic decor. Here are 5 fairytale edibles that just may border on “too pretty to eat.” … Continue reading

Romantic Vintage Global Style

House Tour: A Global Approach to Vintage Style, Part I

  Every time you travel, you bring back a bit of your destination with you. Whether it’s a photograph or a statuette, your physical souvenirs are vessels for a stronger memory of your trip. But when you’ve lived all over … Continue reading

Romantic Modern Vintage Bedroom

How to Mix Modern and Vintage for a Unique Bedroom

  Modern decor is clean and flashy but vintage decor has that character you are looking for. Choosing one look over the other can be frustrating, but what if you didn’t have to? Juxtapose the old with the new to create … Continue reading

Romantic Princess Clock Table Decoration

3 Ideas for the Perfect Princess Party

  The renewed energy and youthful glamour that Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, have brought to the monarchy has created princess fever. Their beauty, grace and glamour served as the inspiration for this perfectly royal romantic party.   … Continue reading

Romantic American Kitchen

3 Steps to Creating a Fun and Functional American Kitchen

  How would you like to feel when you step into your kitchen in the morning? Would you like it to be bright, warm and cheerful with clean, bold colors to jump-start your day and enough storage for all your … Continue reading

French Romantic Table

The 3 Teatime Tables You Need to Try

  Whether you’re an Anglophile or just hoping to enjoy the last great afternoons of Summer, a tea party is a lovely way to entertain your guests in style. And just as your teatime wouldn’t be complete without Earl Grey … Continue reading

Marino used a black-and-white color palette in her kitchen to complement her collections, which she displays on white shelves.

House Tour: The Personality in International Fusion Decor, Part 2

  Marion Hartwich combines her favorite bits of international decor with her personal flair, such as black-and-white French style peppered with her favorite collectibles. From her kitchen to her garden, her style blends seamlessly.  This is Part 2 of a … Continue reading