AllModern’s Latest Decor Collab Throws It Back to Mid-Century Design

Attention, color lovers: If you’re in the market to add some patterned pieces to your space, you won’t want to miss out on the all-new AllModern x Jason Wu collaboration featuring a collection of rugs, pillows, and throws.

You might recognize Jason Wu…

Attention, color lovers: If you’re in the market to add some patterned pieces to your space, you won’t want to miss out on the all-new AllModern x Jason Wu collaboration featuring a collection of rugs, pillows, and throws.

You might recognize Jason Wu from the fashion world—his luxurious, sophisticated dresses are perfect for weddings, galas, and other A-list events. This isn’t the first time that Wu has dipped his toes into the world of interiors. In the past, the designer partnered with companies including 1-800-Flowers, Interior Define, and Spacejoy to create products for the home, but this AllModern collection is Wu’s first decor collaboration.

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DIYers, Grab Your Brushes—The 2023 Colors of the Years Are Here

I have come to the realization that it will never not be hot outside. Every morning, I carefully walk out onto my balcony while precariously balancing my laptop, phone, and an overflowing mug of hot coffee with the hopes that today will finally be the …

I have come to the realization that it will never not be hot outside. Every morning, I carefully walk out onto my balcony while precariously balancing my laptop, phone, and an overflowing mug of hot coffee with the hopes that today will finally be the day when it’s pleasant enough to sit outside, even for just 30 minutes. But it never is and thus, I turn on my heels, spilling coffee onto my artificial turf rug (the only green space within a 20-minute walk of my apartment), and head back inside.

Spending all my time indoors means that, yes, I’m sacrificing a bronzed complexion and fresh air in favor of a room that’s perpetually at a comfortable 72℉. But it also means that I spend a lot of time staring at the walls, daydreaming about what shade of paint would look good in the room beyond “rental white.” And now that a handful of brands have announced their picks for the 2023 Color of the Year, my mind is running wild (because Lord only knows my body certainly won’t in this heat). Overlooking the fact that the once singular “color of the year” is now a collection of at least a dozen hues from brands like Valspar and HGTV Home by Sherwin-Williams, I find myself imagining my bathroom walls painted in Blue Arrow (“a cooled-down blue with a yellow undertone that brings a modern charm to any space,” according to Valspar) or a hallway colored with the conservatively-named Restrained Gold from HGTV Home by Sherwin-Williams.

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Wayfair’s Best-Sellers Are on Major Sale Right Now

If you’ve ever shopped for furniture online, there’s a 99 percent chance you’ve come across Wayfair. The online retailer has a huge selection of furniture, decor, appliances, and more that accommodate an even wider range of styles and budgets. Looking …

If you’ve ever shopped for furniture online, there’s a 99 percent chance you’ve come across Wayfair. The online retailer has a huge selection of furniture, decor, appliances, and more that accommodate an even wider range of styles and budgets. Looking for a budget-friendly mid-century modern couch? Check Wayfair. How about a splurge-worthy farmhouse dining table? Yep, Wayfair. You get the gist.

Wayfair has been a reliable retailer for all things home goods for two decades now, so to celebrate a major milestone, in addition to its major anniversary sale, it’s also discounting 20 of its most popular items—all handpicked and beloved by customers.

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12 Uber-Organized Linen Closets That Will Inspire You to Tidy Up

I’ve always struggled to keep my linen closet organized. It always starts out with neat stacks of sheets and towels, but then I’ll pull my favorite pieces from the bottom of a pile or knock over the neatly folded linens. Within a week or two, all sembl…

I’ve always struggled to keep my linen closet organized. It always starts out with neat stacks of sheets and towels, but then I’ll pull my favorite pieces from the bottom of a pile or knock over the neatly folded linens. Within a week or two, all semblance of organization has gone out the window, and it will usually stay messy (and frustrating) for a few months until I pull everything out and start all over again.

To break the never-ending cycle, I went searching for the internet’s best organization tips, and I found lots of different ideas that will help even the messiest people (a.k.a. me) keep their linens neat and tidy. Here are some of the best linen closet organization tips that came up in my search.

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Prime Day’s Best Home Deals Are Still Up for Grabs

You can reliably find some of the year’s biggest discounts during major holidays like Memorial Day or July 4th, but the very best ones—the ones worth refreshing the page every few minutes—are arguably during the holidays created around sales and sales …

You can reliably find some of the year’s biggest discounts during major holidays like Memorial Day or July 4th, but the very best ones—the ones worth refreshing the page every few minutes—are arguably during the holidays created around sales and sales alone. Case in point: Amazon Prime Day. While not the type of holiday where you’d get the day off from work, the retailer’s major annual sale features deals on everything from decor and small kitchen appliances to TVs and luxury beauty.

This year, Amazon Prime Day started on Tuesday, July 12 and runs through Wednesday, July 13 (as in, today!), with up to 79 percent off products from brands like Casper, Christopher Knight, Zinus, and more—and that’s just in the home category. Not to be outdone, though, many brands like Brooklinen and Wayfair are hosting their own sales this week if you’re looking specifically for bedding or like to comparison-shop (we always do).

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Why Every Small Home Should Have an Empty Space

No Space Too Small is a column by Laura Fenton that celebrates the idea that you can live well in a small home. Each month, Laura will share her practical findings from years of observing how people live in tight spaces, and her own everyday experience…

No Space Too Small is a column by Laura Fenton that celebrates the idea that you can live well in a small home. Each month, Laura will share her practical findings from years of observing how people live in tight spaces, and her own everyday experiences of living small—from the hunt for the perfect tiny desk to how to manage clutter.


At just 690 square feet, my apartment is relatively small, but it dates back to the 1940s, when apartments were laid out with grander proportions. Once a one-bedroom, we converted it to what New York City real estate brokers call a “junior two-bedroom.” Even though we altered the intended floor plan, there are a few other vintage elements to our home’s design that help make our space work, including our entryway.

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The Best Types of Paint for Your Furniture (& Your Style)

Everyone from DIYers to A-list interior designers agrees that painting furniture is one of the most transformative DIY makeovers out there. And while plain wooden furniture will always be a classic choice, there’s something intrinsically palette-pleasi…

Everyone from DIYers to A-list interior designers agrees that painting furniture is one of the most transformative DIY makeovers out there. And while plain wooden furniture will always be a classic choice, there’s something intrinsically palette-pleasing about a classic silhouette in a soft neutral or a hand-me-down that’s seen better days and has been revitalized with a burst of bright color.

The only issue? Picking the right paint isn’t as straightforward as it seems (on the other hand, getting stuck with the wrong one is easier than you think). And then there’s all the sanding, multiple paint coats and finishing coats... But let’s start with selecting the right paints for the job. We reached out to a few experts to get their top picks for different styles whether that's farmhouse, classic, or bohemian. Which would you go for?

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How to Make a Small Living Room Work Extra, Extra Hard

No Space Too Small is a column by Laura Fenton that celebrates the idea that you can live well in a small home. Each month, Laura will share her practical findings from years of observing how people live in tight spaces, and her own everyday experience…

No Space Too Small is a column by Laura Fenton that celebrates the idea that you can live well in a small home. Each month, Laura will share her practical findings from years of observing how people live in tight spaces, and her own everyday experiences of living small—from the hunt for the perfect tiny desk to how to manage everyday clutter.


I’ve lived in eight different apartments since I arrived in New York City more than twenty years ago, and they’ve all been variations of small, tiny, miniscule, or petite. In one studio, my bedroom, living room, dining space, and kitchen were all crammed into less than 200 square feet. Through it all, I’ve learned how to make small living spaces serve multiple functions—without feeling cramped.

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The Classic Decorating Trick That’s Making a Comeback

When it comes to quick ways to completely make over a room—with no remodeling involved—wallpaper easily rises to the top of my list. It’s a transformation you can accomplish in a weekend, and oftentimes, it doesn’t even require professional installatio…

When it comes to quick ways to completely make over a room—with no remodeling involved—wallpaper easily rises to the top of my list. It’s a transformation you can accomplish in a weekend, and oftentimes, it doesn’t even require professional installation. With the range of colors and patterns out there, it’s a great way to bring dimension, layers, and interest to a space.

While the earliest wallpapers (or painted decorative papers) date back to China, not too long after paper itself was invented, its extension, wallpaper borders, are relatively more recent, originating in the 1700s. If you’re unfamiliar with the use of wallpaper borders, they’re essentially thin strips of wallpaper meant to be used as accents instead of complete wall applications. They are typically horizontally oriented and measure between two to eight inches high. Their popularity has ebbed and flowed over time, but they’ve made a marked comeback—and are looking fresher, more modern, and less fussy than their predecessors.

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How to Layer Rugs—Because Why Stop at One

Rugs might be one of the simplest ways to add an interesting dimension to a room. “Rugs are perfect for defining a space and pulling in texture, pattern, or color to bring everything together,” says designer Nicole Arruda.

Layering rugs, one on top of…

Rugs might be one of the simplest ways to add an interesting dimension to a room. “Rugs are perfect for defining a space and pulling in texture, pattern, or color to bring everything together,” says designer Nicole Arruda.

Layering rugs, one on top of the other, is an even more interesting decor choice, whether you’re placing an accent rug over a larger area rug or covering up that blah wall-to-wall carpeting with a piece that’s much more your style. Layered rugs evoke coziness and warmth, and it’s an especially great idea if you’re someone who likes to switch up your space frequently: “Rugs give you the flexibility to make an easy swap down the road when you're ready for a change,” adds Arruda.

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