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THE 5 WORST PATIO DECORATING MISTAKES- AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

WSJ recently asked designers and architects for antidotes to the most common outdoor-décor gaffes. Penny …

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THE AUSTRALIAN COUNTRY WEDDING OF MELISSA’S DESIGN DEPUTY

A particularly spectacular Australian country wedding for a founding member of the Secret Garden Festival …

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HOW TO PLANT CLIMBERS: A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO PLANTING CLEMATIS, ROSES AND MORE

This is a good time to add some icing to the garden cake by planting …

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MOTHER’S DAY 2021 GIFT IDEAS: 100 STYLISH PRESENTS

Mark your calendars: Mother’s Day is on Sunday, May 9 — and after an especially …

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THE SIX SURPRISING SECRETS TO A HAPPY HOME

What makes your home a happy one? The findings of a new study might surprise …

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THESE 9 KITCHEN TRENDS ARE HERE TO STAY

Kitchens, like the rest of our homes, have been influenced by the pivots that have …

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WHAT HOME IMPROVEMENTS WILL ADD VALUE TO YOUR HOME

Go for a pool or garden office but avoid hot tubs and conservatories. Since the …

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KEY OUTDOOR TRENDS TO MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR GARDEN ALL YEAR

Overnight, outdoor space has become a commodity hotter than ever before, as—thanks to widespread stay-at-home …

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21 UPDATES FOR 2021 SHAPED BY THE PANDEMIC

Here at Melissa Penfold, many of our most-read stories over the past year sprang from …

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THESE 21 DESIGN TRENDS HAVE STOOD THE TEST OF TIME

Seasons changes, tastes evolve, but certain design themes seem to return again and again—or never …

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EASTER IS THE NEW CHRISTMAS. HOW TO HOST A HOLIDAY PARTY.

We often think Easter is an easier holiday than Christmas. Christmas is wonderful, filled with …

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21 OF THE BEST HOME DECOR SHOPS IN LOS ANGELES

Much like the city itself, design shopping resources in Los Angeles are fantastically vast and …

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AN EVOLUTION: TREND REPORT EXPLORING WHAT’S NEXT FOR DESIGN

Wherever you have spent lockdown, spending most of the year within the same set of …

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THE TOP GARDEN AND LANDSCAPING TRENDS FOR 2021

Lockdown challenged our outdoor spaces. Around the world, gardens that had previously been just fit …

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ONE OF THE BEST: AUTUMN HOUSE & GARDEN AUCTION TO SHOP NOW

If you’ve ever wished you could decorate your home just like us, you’re in luck: …

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