Bed Bath & Beyond intros curated holiday home collection

Union City, N.J. – Bed Bath & Beyond teamed with its Decorist division for the launch of a new holiday decor collection.

The curated Cozy Backyard Holiday collection is now live with an assortment of furnishings and décor as well as expert tips and design inspiration for families looking to safely celebrate traditions by entertaining outdoors this holiday season.

An online survey fielded by Kelton Global for BBB found that 23% of consumers plan an outdoor holiday celebration this year. In addition, Bed Bath has seen a significant rise in demand for outdoor furniture, heating and lighting, including over a 100% increase in customer searches for firepits in October from its digital store. In October, pinners searching for “outdoor Thanksgiving” increased by 139% on Pinterest compared to the same period in 2019, the retailer said.

Decorist designer Sarah Ramirez created a multi-purpose environment for the new collection with distinct zones for dining and lounging. The company’s tips for celebrating outdoors include:

  • Create distinct entertaining zones:A geometric-pattern outdoor rug can serve as the foundation for the intimate fire pit seating area. Essentials for relaxing include comfy pillows, knitted throws, hurricane lanterns and baskets filled with firewood. Beyond the pit area,

Encaustic Tile – The Home Depot Flooring A-Z

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What’s under your feet (or however you get around) is as important as anything when it comes to home. That’s why this fall, we collaborated with The Home Depot on an A to Z guide that’ll give you the confidence to make flooring choices you’ll love. Check out the A to Z handbook here.


If you’ve even glanced at social media over the past few years, you’ve seen encaustic tile. Whether in patterned backsplashes, vibrantly-hued showers, and even black-and-white hexagons forming an intricate pattern on a floor, encaustic tile is an old-school flooring darling that’s been around for centuries.

The artistry, which dates back to the Medieval period, uses at least two (and up to six) colors of clay to make up the design and body of the tile. On the flip side, ceramic tile has a pattern which sits on the surface, then is coated in a glaze.

Today, most encaustic tile—which comes in a rainbow of colors, unique shapes, and unlimited patterns that are both eye-catching and intricate—is made out of cement using a hydraulic press, and can help reshape a hum-drum bathroom or kitchen into the showstopping highlight of the house. The Home