January 2021 Home Product Recommendations from GH’s Senior Home Editor

As Good Housekeeping’s senior home editor, I come across tons of home-related products, both good and bad. But there are some special finds that are just too great to keep to myself. That’s why I’m sharing my favorite home items with you—our readers—here on our website every month in the hope that you’ll appreciate them as much as I do.

Last year presented challenges for many of us, myself included. So rather than deal with the pressure of committing to a never-ending list of resolutions, I’ve decided to keep it simple with a few manageable goals. At the top of the list are celebrating good design (it’s my job as Good Housekeeping‘s senior home editor) and valuing self-care. With these two thoughts in mind, I rounded up 11 product recommendations that will hopefully also bring you a bit of joy in the new year.


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Just because it’s functional doesn’t mean it has to be unsightly. Ditch the drab bathroom wastebasket for this eye-catching metal design with a floral pattern.


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Music lovers are reputed as innovative people world wide. There is no better time to visit a backyard centre than throughout a cloudburst. Nurseries are less crowded, strains are shorter and workers members are extra obtainable to answer your questions. Once the rain eases, exit and pull weeds—even clumps of crabgrass and deep-rooted dandelions pull easily out of wet soil. Have your heard of our BYO instrument? It’s a configuration software where you’ll be able to plan, design and build your own String® configurations. With all measurements, colors and components out there you can customise your string cabinets exactly after your wants. BYO is consumer pleasant and easy to manoeuvre. All you need is a computer and ideally some time – it is so fun to mess around with that you just tend to neglect all about time and place when creating your own designs.

An vital be aware on security: Though herbs, vegatables and fruits are grown with consumption in mind, that is not always the case with flowers. Contemporary herbs are a great way so as to add zest to your house cooking and may fill your out of doors house with wonderful fragrances. They are not as …

HEARTS Awards auction exceeds fundraising goal

Dallas Market Center and ART, the creative home furnishings network, announced that the HEARTS Awards auction exceeded its fundraising goal.

The online auction, which featured more than 70 one-of-a-kind plates creatively transformed by artists, designers, celebrities, influencers and special guests, raised more than $10,000 for No Kid Hungry, a national campaign to end child hunger.

The top-earning plates were:

  • “Piecemeal: Cotton Candy” by Alexander Julian, which raised $915;
  • “Cobalt Vase Plate” by Anna Bond, which raised $545; and
  • “Boca Grande” by Kelly O’Neal; which raised $305.

“Thank you to the organizations and individuals who worked so hard to help us raise funds and feed families,” said Sharon Davis, executive director of ART. “We look forward to hosting an in-person awards event this summer where we may gather together and celebrate leadership.”

“Generous artists and bidders helped us exceed our goal and providing relief to those in need during a challenging year,” said Cindy Morris, president and CEO of Dallas Market Center. “It is a tangible testament to the giving spirit of our industry community.”

The HEARTS Awards is a one-time special event being held in partnership and solidarity with 13 industry organizations to honor 13companies that have shown outstanding leadership,

How To Enhance Your Home With A Nautical Theme

Music lovers are reputed as progressive people world wide. Rising greens entails working with nature and in nature: The robin perching on the spade, the blackbird hopping about like outdated buddies. The worm toiling under and the bee buzzing above. At any alternative I’ll go and inspect a vegetable patch or kitchen backyard. It may be at a grand nation home like Chatsworth in Derbyshire, the allotment of an older chap who has a pint at my local, the little patch my nieces have crafted and attend to with delight, or a mate in a city with no garden who has a marvellous crop of hanging basket tomatoes.

Can’t be bothered with veggies? Rising garden herbs is straightforward – and lots of herbs, corresponding to sage and rosemary, make beautiful border plants, too, so you will be combining a kitchen backyard and a decorative backyard. One of the best ways to grow extra delicate herbs, resembling oregano, parsley and mint, is in containers, whether or not outdoors or in. Wish to develop herbs from seed? Endurance is key: parsley, sage, and thyme can all take two to three weeks to germinate, so don’t panic if you don’t see any seedlings …