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Table Decor Maximalists Will Love: Introducing Our Exclusive St. Frank Collection

When you think of maximalist decor, it’s easy to imagine the bright colors and bold mix of materials and patterns that’s been trending in homes and table settings in recent years. But the home decor brand St. Frank, which just launched in our Shop, bri…

When you think of maximalist decor, it’s easy to imagine the bright colors and bold mix of materials and patterns that’s been trending in homes and table settings in recent years. But the home decor brand St. Frank, which just launched in our Shop, brings even more depth to the maximalist look by working with artisans from around the world to bring one-of-a-kind pieces to your home.

“Our look is defined by a globally-inspired combination of traditional crafts, pattern-on-pattern pairing, a strong embrace of color and texture, and a high-low mix,” says St. Frank co-founder Christina Bryant Herbert, who describes St. Frank’s style as “eclectic maximalist.”

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8 Design Trends to Inspire Your Holiday Hosting

Every September, Etsy’s official trendspotter Dayna Isom Johnson digs deep into her company’s vast library of handmade and vintage goods, pinpoints the pieces shoppers are searching for, and uses this data to uncover the season’s biggest holiday trends…

Every September, Etsy’s official trendspotter Dayna Isom Johnson digs deep into her company’s vast library of handmade and vintage goods, pinpoints the pieces shoppers are searching for, and uses this data to uncover the season’s biggest holiday trends. This year’s big reveal includes trends like “Grandpa Chic” and “Gingerbread Girl”—terms that sound a little made up. But when you look closely at the materials and objects that encompass each trendline, they begin to mirror the styles that design pros are gravitating toward.

In speaking with Vogue stylist-turned-interior designer Jenna Chused (who recently opened the shop, Antik, in Brooklyn Heights) and Fawn Galli, who designs showrooms for retailers and interiors for a roster of NYC clients, the decor they’re loving for the holidays echo some of the styles that pop up in Etsy’s findings.

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9 Fall Cookware Favorites That Bring the Modern Farmhouse Look Home

As we discussed last week, there are many ways to set a farmhouse-inspired dinner table. Whether you lean traditional or modern, the underlying feel of the design aesthetic tends to encapsulate a simple, chic, and cozy feel.

Typically, the modern farm…

As we discussed last week, there are many ways to set a farmhouse-inspired dinner table. Whether you lean traditional or modern, the underlying feel of the design aesthetic tends to encapsulate a simple, chic, and cozy feel.

Typically, the modern farmhouse style is a combination of traditional farmhouse characteristics—brass accents, exposed woods, and antique pieces—with more modern touches, like glossy finishes, darker industrial metals, and soft, clean lines. From there, you can have even more fun by adding intentional pops of color, textures, or patterns—even with your cookware.

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28 Essentials to Set Your Thanksgiving Table, Modern Farmhouse-Style

As part of our 52 Days of Thanksgiving, we’re giving you all the tools and tips to pull off the best Thanksgiving ever, from setting a stylish table to curating the ultimate menu. Sign up for emails here to unlock the secrets of planning the most memor…

As part of our 52 Days of Thanksgiving, we’re giving you all the tools and tips to pull off the best Thanksgiving ever, from setting a stylish table to curating the ultimate menu. Sign up for emails here to unlock the secrets of planning the most memorable feast of the year.


When it comes to setting up your Thanksgiving dining table, it’s easy to become overwhelmed. Not only do you need to decide the place settings and which dishes will go where, but you also want to land on an overarching theme to tie everything together. Luckily, the modern farmhouse look is an easy, flexible style to achieve.

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11 Colorful New Arrivals Ideal For Your Dinner Table

Finding fresh, fun ways to incorporate color into the design of your dinner table can be an exciting challenge. If you’re someone who prefers a more subtle, minimalistic use of color, it all comes down to skillfully choosing the right hues and placemen…

Finding fresh, fun ways to incorporate color into the design of your dinner table can be an exciting challenge. If you're someone who prefers a more subtle, minimalistic use of color, it all comes down to skillfully choosing the right hues and placement to keep things calm. If you're a fan of more maximalist, bold colors, you'll need to have the right eye for bringing multiple colors and patterns to the table (bad pun not intended) without creating chaos.

Lucky for you, we have an array of vibrant new arrivals perfect for adding pops of color—however big or small—to your table design. Whether it's a turquoise salad bowl, yellow cloth napkins, or an ocean-blue carafe, we've got you covered. Keep scrolling for 11 of our favorite new arrivals that'll help bring some color to your table.

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13 Essentials For Setting a Farmhouse-Inspired Table

Simple, clean, chic, cozy, and warm are all words often used to describe farmhouse design aesthetics. Under the umbrella of this design category—which is inspired by traditional European farmhouses from as far back as the 16th and 17th centuries—are tw…

Simple, clean, chic, cozy, and warm are all words often used to describe farmhouse design aesthetics. Under the umbrella of this design category—which is inspired by traditional European farmhouses from as far back as the 16th and 17th centuries—are two distinct categories: traditional and modern.

Traditional farmhouses typically feature rustic accents like darker reclaimed wood, deep greens, blues, and browns, brass accents, and antique pieces. Modern farmhouse aesthetics, on the other hand, often showcase more subtle and neutral color palettes, softer accents, and clean lines. However, the categories aren't rigid. Under these are subcategories like coastal farmhouse (think shiplap, beige sheepskin rugs, and light wood), French farmhouse (plaster walls, wooden beams, and floral or botanical decor), and industrial farmhouse (a warm color palette mixed with black, steel accents and thick, heavy rustic woods). Like many home design styles, there's enough flexibility for everyone to blend the bits they love together to make an aesthetic they love.

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3 Tips for Setting a Bright & Bold Summer Table

This article originally appeared on Schoolhouse, a Portland-based company in the Food52 family of brands.

There’s something inherently exciting about hosting friends. And now that warmer weather is finally here, we’re celebrating by sharing our trie…

This article originally appeared on Schoolhouse, a Portland-based company in the Food52 family of brands.


There’s something inherently exciting about hosting friends. And now that warmer weather is finally here, we’re celebrating by sharing our tried-and-true tips for the season of entertaining ahead. Whether you’re hosting a backyard brunch or an at-home happy hour, we’re here to help. Below, we’ve rounded up our top three tips for setting the perfect summer table.

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7 Affordable Essentials That Make Any Summer Dinner Feel Like a Party

We’ve teamed up with Walmart to transform your summer gatherings, one affordable dinner at a time. Order online or via their app to shop your go-to groceries, reusable tableware, and other household items, then select delivery or pickup for a seamless …

We’ve teamed up with Walmart to transform your summer gatherings, one affordable dinner at a time. Order online or via their app to shop your go-to groceries, reusable tableware, and other household items, then select delivery or pickup for a seamless shopping experience.


Without a doubt, one of my favorite things to do is host family and friends. I love creating menus to make sure everyone has something they’ll like, setting the table so guests feel welcome, and adding small, special touches that require minimal effort on my part (and don’t break the bank). Especially now that summer is in full swing, we have guests filtering in and out of the apartment, so I like to keep certain items on hand to ensure we always have food to serve and accessories to make a last-minute party.

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The Tabletop Brand That Turns Scraps Into Your Favorite Napkins

For Atelier Saucier founders Nikki Reed and Staci Inspektor, their meet-cute more than a decade ago was basically the business version of love at first sight. From the first moment they met at a mutual friend’s party in Los Angeles, Reed says something…

For Atelier Saucier founders Nikki Reed and Staci Inspektor, their meet-cute more than a decade ago was basically the business version of love at first sight. From the first moment they met at a mutual friend's party in Los Angeles, Reed says something just felt different. Inspektor adds, “We just knew from the start that we wanted to build a brand together. We're both super hardworking, creative, and just see eye-to-eye on almost everything, so it was a great partnership from the beginning.”

The duo come from two different, yet complementary backgrounds. Inspektor brings with her a formal fashion education from UC Davis and a specific interest in bespoke, small-batch design. “Ever since I was a little kid, I just loved making things and sewing,” she says. For her part, Reed married her hospitality management degree from Cornell and a seven-year stint at the Hillstone Restaurant Group. By the time she and Inspektor met, she had moved on to a restaurant consulting firm where she was tasked with helping up-and-coming hospitality brands develop their perspective and mission.

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How to Set a Timeless Table—3 Different Ways

In preparation for the quickly approaching holiday entertaining season (hooray!), we’ve turned our attention to the backdrop for all your holiday feasts—the dining table. Setting a seasonally aligned table doesn’t necessarily mean you have to go out an…

In preparation for the quickly approaching holiday entertaining season (hooray!), we’ve turned our attention to the backdrop for all your holiday feasts—the dining table. Setting a seasonally aligned table doesn’t necessarily mean you have to go out and buy pumpkin-shaped plates and acorn-embellished napkin rings (although, if that’s your thing, we say go for it!).

For those who appreciate a more subtle take on autumnal themes, we’ve honed in on three design concepts that have all the warmth that you’d hope for when gathering in fall, but can easily be created using pieces that work all year round. Keep reading to identify the style that speaks most to you—as well as the five key pieces you need to get the look.

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