Month: April 2020

The Best Mother’s Day Cards 2020 For These Weird Times

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Etsy has tons of options for handmade Mother's Day Cards. Here are some of our favorites. (Photo: HuffPost)
Etsy has tons of options for handmade Mother’s Day Cards. Here are some of our favorites. (Photo: HuffPost)

In case you’ve lost track during the “quaran-time,” Mother’s Day 2020 is on May 10. While you might normally wait until the last minute for Mother’s Day gifts, it goes without saying that this year is a little different.

That’s because many people haven’t seen their moms physically in a while — and don’t know when they’ll be able to see them next.

So remembering to send a thoughtful card is more important this year than ever. 

Not sure what kind of card to send? Last year was all about watercolor and painted cards, according to Etsy trend expert Dayna Isom Johnson. This year, expect a shift toward sustainability-minded gifts for this

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Prince’s former mansion hits market for $30M

A unique resort-like Los Angeles home that has been home to celebrities including Prince and Elizabeth Taylor is up for sale.

The 18,401-square-foot estate located near the Sunset Strip is listed for $29.99 million with Jason Oppenheim of The Oppenheim Group.


The home includes 10 bedrooms and 13 bathrooms, plus amenities like a tennis court, ballroom, wine room, gym, four-car garage and a pool with a swim-up bar and grotto, according to the listing.

The property offers plenty of space for entertaining. Prince even “held numerous live performances” there, according to the listing.


Prince also reportedly lent his signature style to the home, adding his symbol to the front gate and several places inside the home and swapping in black and purple finishes, even though it was a rental, The Undefeated reported.

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The Best-Designed Office Chairs For a Stylish and Productive Home Office

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With 95% of Americans under stay-at-home orders, it’s a better time than ever to dial in your home office. Even before the Coronavirus pandemic, more and more jobs were becoming remote with 4.7 million Americans working from home, according to recent statistics. In short, setting up a solid home office is a good idea.

One of the most important aspects of a good home office is a comfortable, ergonomic office chair. Dedicated office chairs are designed for hours of use and will offer a few key upgrades over a normal chair.

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Firstly, a good office chair will make you more productive. It’s easier said than done, but getting comfortable is key to getting work completed. Also, ergonomic office chairs are designed with blood flow and correct posture in mind. This means you’ll be more alert and focused

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36 Design Shows to Watch Now

With the ever-evolving COVID-19 pandemic impacting people’s daily lives and routines across the world, folks are increasingly turning inward and hunkering down for what may be several more weeks of social distancing. What better time, then, to start watching a design-focused TV series that is informative, heartwarming, and/or aesthetically pleasing? Happily, there is no shortage of design shows to choose from during this period, whether you’re more into stories about life-changing renovations or elaborate, gravity-defying feats of architecture. Here, we’ve rounded up some of the most bingeable design-centric series on streaming services and cable now, with hopes that they will offer up a small respite from an exhausting news cycle. Beautiful imagery aside, these series will remind you of the importance of these places we call home.


<h1 class="title">Home</h1> <div class="caption"> This greenhouse in Sweden is featured in an episode of the new AppleTV+ show <em>Home.</em> </div> <cite class="credit">Courtesy of Apple</cite>

This greenhouse in Sweden is featured in an episode of the new AppleTV+ show Home.

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Home, AppleTV+’s new documentary

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Best Cocktails to Make at Home

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In one of ELLE Decor’s recent daily Instagram Live events, editor in chief Whitney Robinson caught up with celebrity event planner extraordinaire Bronson van Wyck, who shared recipes for the go-to cocktails that he’s been making while sheltering in place these days. Read below for his three-step margarita, a cucumber cooler (cucumber ice cubes included), and a French 75, plus notes on his favorite ingredients and bar essentials. And be sure to check out his book, Born to Party, Forced to Work.

Van Wyck’s glassware of choice is Moser, though he prefers a vintage Baccarat wineglass in lieu of the traditional Champagne flute for the French 75. He also swears by the tequila brand 21 Seeds, which is infused with spring water; right now all 21 Seeds purchases will benefit the New York–based River Fund (Van Wyck has also been donating masks

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Kelly Clarkson’s New Home Collection for Wayfair Has Us Ready to Stimulate the Economy

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Back in February, Wayfair revealed that they’d be debuting a Kelly Clarkson Home line come spring. And since that announcement feels as though it was made roughly forever ago thanks to recent events, you might say we’ve all been waiting a lifetime for a moment like this: the official launch of Clarkson’s home collection. It’s here and, y’all, it’s the French-country-bohemian-farmhouse-chic (if that wasn’t a thing before, it is now) line of our dreams.

Inspired by the multi-hyphenate star’s Southern roots and eclectic aesthetic, the collection features over 500 items ranging from largescale furniture to playful décor. Clarkson took to Instagram on Thursday to share the launch with fans, noting that she had worked hard to keep the price points affordable since so many of us are “ballin’ on a budget.” And in a statement, she described why the line is so personal

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