The Perfect Gift for Your Next Party

The Perfect Gift for Your Next Party

Summer brings lots of pool parties, birthday parties and family events. If you are the one hosting, the right décor and design is often top of mind, leaving the gifts to figure out later. This year, give a gift that is one-of-a-kind. If you are in a rush or can’t find the perfect gift, we have a few suggestions for you! Consider Wall Decor Wall décor is not only for adults but is a great gift for kids as well! No matter what your style is, wall decals from RoomMates make decorating easy and fun! Featuring your favorite licensed art like...

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The Love of LEGO

The Love of LEGO

Legos - those multicolored bricks roughly the size of peanuts- for most of us bring back a flood of nostalgia.   Although the concept was simple, Legos became ubiquitous for generations of children much like iPads and Netflix have become now.  The core appeal of Legos was built upon the creativity of the ambitious, transporting young engineers and city planners to their own worlds where they played unquestioned ruler.  In the infinite space of imagination and strategy, I and countless others thrived. Although it is hard to quantify exactly what we garnered through the hours spent stacking those simple bricks, it...

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5 Pieces of Furniture Essential to a Functional Kids Room

5 Pieces of Furniture Essential to a Functional Kids Room

When my little guy was born, my wife and I spent an entire paycheck or two on a stroller, car seat, crib, and a mountain of diapers. And for a while that was the extent of our baby stuff. Over the next 10 months our mountain of diapers dwindled with amazing rapidity and our little bundle grew into a larger one that walked around picking up everything and putting it in his mouth. At the same time the amount of clothes, toys, and other assorted baby gadgetry had accumulated to such a degree that it was encroaching on the rest...

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Activities to Make Your Dinner Party a Blast

Activities to Make Your Dinner Party a Blast

Have you struggled to host dinner parties in the past? If you’re tired of throwing parties that don’t quite live up to your expectations, simply reconsider your party strategy. A dinner party often requires three things in order to be successful: delicious food and drinks; great atmosphere; and last, but certainly not least, entertaining activities! You might not have considered party activities in the past, but without them, your event might end up being a dud. So don’t let all the work you put into the menu and décor go to waste. At your next dinner party, try incorporating these...

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Décor in seconds: Peel and stick decals change the mood of a room in no time

Décor in seconds: Peel and stick decals change the mood of a room in no time

Patience is a virtue, but who hasn’t had a moment when they’ve looked at a room and thought “I want this to change … now!” That impulse can lead to some projects that are better in theory than in practice, and leave you mired in a ton of work. But, next time you feel hurried and harried to makeover a space, consider how decals can change the character of a room – and let you do it over and over again with minimal effort. Parents in particular know that kids’ tastes change and evolve, sometimes in the blink of an...

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Parents: What chair is best for a newborn’s nursery?

Parents: What chair is best for a newborn’s nursery?

When it comes to preparing the nursery for the arrival of a new baby, a good chair is an absolute must. But if you’ve hit a design wall or are simply not satisfied with the options you’ve found at local stores, it’s time to dig deeper and tap into top nursery decorating trends. Here are a few things to keep in mind when selecting a beautiful chair that’s perfect for baby... First, although a rocker isn’t a necessity, parents and caregivers often prefer one because it’s a comfortable way to lull baby to sleep. The gentle back and forth motion...

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