Create a festive atmosphere to enhance timeless family holiday traditions

Create a festive atmosphere to enhance timeless family holiday traditions

Let’s face it - life can get pretty hectic, and it’s hard to always find the time to be with family. That’s what makes the holiday season so special! During the holidays, families are brought together and crazy schedules are put aside so that holiday traditions can remain intact. This year, enjoy all of those timeless traditions spent with family even more by creating a festive atmosphere in your home. Here are some simple ways you can enhance your favorite holiday activities: Watching holiday movies Instead of watching your favorite holiday programs in the dark, string up some lights in…

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Cooking with Revol

Cooking with Revol

By Tenaya Da Silva for Bellacor.com The first time I got a Revolution casserole in my hands, I thought, this is pretty, love the design and way this is so much lighter than the cast iron pot that my mom used to cook with! In my small Brooklyn apartment, I used it in on the stove top and made one of my favorite dishes – a risotto. I used mushrooms and some mascarpone and of course parmesan cheese. For a perfect final touch, I poured a few drops of truffle oil. My entire risotto cooking experience was beyond my expectations!…

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Shop stress-free this Black Friday by going online

Shop stress-free this Black Friday by going online

After a relaxing Thanksgiving filled with food, family and long naps, it’s hard to take on the chaos that is Black Friday. Sure, many stores on Black Friday offer great deals so you can save money, but trying to shop amidst the hustle and bustle isn’t exactly stress-free. This year, save yourself the hassle and do your Black Friday shopping online! Many online retailers now offer Black Friday deals that you can take advantage of without leaving your home. Here are just five reasons why you should consider shopping online this Black Friday: 1. More family time: Wouldn’t it be…

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10 Tips to Buying Art Online

10 Tips to Buying Art Online

Are you looking to buy art? Well it’s never been easier to buy affordable art online. Amitai Sasson, VP of Marketing of overstockArt explains how to buy art online with these ten simple tips: 1. Choose art from the heart! Sometimes you find art and sometimes art finds you. If a work of art causes you to smile, linger, gasp or be inspired, then you have made a spontaneous emotional connection. If you find an artwork that you can’t stop thinking about, chances are it is meant to be in your life. 2. Be confident Buy art for yourself and…

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Give your Mailbox a Festive Look!

Give your Mailbox a Festive Look!

The holidays are nicknamed “the most wonderful time of the year” for a reason! With the music, the celebrations and of course the food, the holidays just have a way of making a person more cheerful. And if you’re like us here at Bellacor, you love decorating to celebrate this fun-filled holiday! While you might have already covered every inch of your house with holiday décor, you may have overlooked the poor, plain-looking mailbox. Whether you have a mailbox attached to a post, or a smaller mailbox just attached the side of your house, there are plenty of ways to…

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Choosing the Right Window Treatments

Choosing the Right Window Treatments

Selecting window treatments for your home seems easy enough. After all, anything that covers your window will do, right? Wrong! Every room in your house is different, with unique needs and the opportunity for its own style. The window treatments you choose, therefore, need to match the functionality and design of the room. When selecting window treatments, there are several things you should consider: Privacy Everyone likes their privacy, and certain rooms require more of it than others. You probably already know which rooms of the house you prefer private, such as the bathroom or your bedroom. In the bathroom,…

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Get A Timeless Look with Luxury Items

Get A Timeless Look with Luxury Items

Keeping up with the newest design trends every couple years is a hassle and expensive. Save yourself some money and invest in a sophisticated look that is timeless instead. Designing a look that lasts is easy with the right selection of luxury items! Although homeowners want a luxurious home, they tend to shy away from “luxury” items.  Investing in a couple quality items, however, can instantly transform a room’s look. Plus, luxury items won’t become worn or need to be replaced right away like the cheaper alternatives. Try stepping up the style in these rooms with luxury items: Living room…

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Culinary pampering with blomus

Culinary pampering with blomus

Blomus' elegant and functional stainless steel product line is bound to be a great fit for any modern kitchen and home.  Their practicality and wide range of products make them great gifts for friends and family over the holiday. The days are starting to get colder and Autumn is knocking on the door. Nothing beats a plate of fresh-made pasta after a long day at work or a  quick run in the rain. Fresh veggies, your choice of dressing, and fresh cheese on top are a must! The most suitable ones are hard cheeses such as Grana Parmegiano or Pecorino, ideally…

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The Perfect Holiday Open House: Decorating Made Easy

The Perfect Holiday Open House: Decorating Made Easy

Hosting an open house for the holidays this year? Bellacor can help you get ready! Hosting a holiday open house is a great way to celebrate the magical season with all of your friends and family. Decorating your entire home to look festive, however, can seem like a daunting task — especially if you have a big home or limited time. Lucky for you, the whole house doesn’t need to be decorated! You can lessen the workload and make decorating simple this year by focusing your attention on these three areas: Front Home Exterior Welcome guests into your home with…

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Getting Ready for Holiday Guests

Getting Ready for Holiday Guests

The holidays are almost here and you probably know what that means … it’s time to play host! Soon, loved ones will be showing up at your doorstep and your home will be filled with friends and family. Before guests arrive, prepare your home for the holidays with these five decorating tips:  Set planters by your front door This year, you don’t have to struggle with Christmas lights to create a holiday look. Show off the outside of your home with a festive display of planters instead. All you have to do is put an evergreen plant in a decorative…

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