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Chai Latte Cupcakes

One of our favorite drinks in the whole world is the chai latte. It packs enough pep to get you moving, with a creamy, spicy smoothness that’s absolutely refreshing. So when one of our coworkers was having a birthday, we of course noticed that is was the one thing she asks for every time the […]

More Patterns At Spoonflower

We’ve heard your requests through our Spoonflower.com account for more colors and we’re happy to comply! Head over to our page to browse new shades of “Two Chevrons Make a Right,” “No Such Thing as Too Many Diamonds,” “Fancy Lattice,” “Chevron and On,” and “A Girl’s Best Plaid.” Plus we’re offering two brand new designs, […]

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Mixing Hues

Earlier this month we talked about using bright colors with shocking whites, and the latest trend, color blocking. Mixing different hues together goes against the décor rules of the older generations where everything has to match, which instantly gives it a modern tone. Past that, it’s a great way to brighten up a room while […]

July 2012 Desktop Calendar

With summer in full swing, this month’s calendar is a reminder to have fun as we bring the hues of fresh watermelon, cool blue water, and the bright yellow sun, complete with our favorite summer pastime of riding bikes! To download, click on the link to the corresponding size you would like, then in the […]

Color Blocking

Color Blocking

Another new trend in design, color blocking pairs together solid complementary or analogous colors (opposites and neighbors, respectively, on a color wheel) for a contrasting look. It?s a quick, easy, and cheap trick for an ultra-modern look. We’ve put together some examples to show you how to do it within your wardrobe or your home. […]

Brights and Whites

Brights & Whites

All-white is a big trend this year. White walls with white main furniture pieces are everywhere. Not only can a lot of white make a space feel bigger, it adds an airy and clean look as well. Pairing it with bright colors creates a bold, modern feel and can turn small, over-looked accessories into statement […]

Summer 2012 Playlist: Time for Sun

We put together some breezy tunes to help keep the heat at bay with songs both brand new and old favorites. Beach Fossils – “Shallow” Real Estate – “Beach Comber” Tennis – “Origins” Best Coast – “Summer Mood” Swear and Shake – “Summer in a New State” Father John Misty – “Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sings” […]

June 2012 Desktop Calendar

It’s soon-to-be officially summer! Every front yard is lush with flowers bloomed and the sun never felt so good. Keep feeling golden with florals so vibrant you can almost smell them in our June desktop wallpaper. To download, click on the link to the corresponding size you would like, then in the new window, right […]

Framed To-Do List DIY

Keeping track of all of the projects I’m juggling at the same time can be hard, and I hate how cluttered dozens of sticky notes around my monitor can look. So we thought up a way to stay organized, that can be reusable to cut down on multiple copies, and only adds to the décor! […]

May 2012 Desktop Calendar

May is in full bloom, and so is your desktop with this month’s calendar! The month of May always seems to be so busy with end of the school year, Mother’s Day, graduations, and the start of wedding season. Our easily accessible and present calendar helps keep you organized and calm during this exciting time […]

Barb’s Spring Home Decor Picks

With spring here, we’ve been looking for ways to freshen up our homes and lighten things up. Our in-house interior designer Barb, was quick to come to our aid with her top budget-friendly spring home decor picks for a spring. Barb recommended going for a lot of color – whether you prefer jewel tones or […]

Meet Furniture Row Interior Designer Barbara Chandler

We’re lucky to have some professionals around the Front Door, and our main go-to lady when we need advice is Furniture Row Interior Designer Barbara Chandler. We put together a short questionnaire and Barbara was kind enough to answer with her home design insight and expertise. Barbara, meet the Front Door readers. Readers, meet Barbara. […]

Menswear Inspiration

Menswear has a classic, timeless feel that can be easily updated with a simple changing of ties. It can be the perfect starting place for home design when using real-world budgets that can’t always afford all new furniture or to rip up the carpet every two years (read: those of us who are not Martha […]

Coconut Lime Cookies

Coconut Lime Cookies

We found this recipe for coconut lime cookies on The Girl Who Ate Everything blog and just had to try them out for ourselves! They turned out fabulous, even without altering the recipe for our high altitude. They were perfect for the start of this warm spring, and were a hit everywhere from the office […]

April 2012 Desktop Calendar

If April showers truly do bring May flowers, then we are excited to welcome in the spring rains! Our April 2012 desktop calendar will help you find the sunny side of every cloud this month. To download, click on the link to the corresponding size you would like, then in the new window, right click […]

Spring 2012 Playlist: Spring Forward

Spring is finally here! Shake off the last of a long, dreary winter with a brand new playlist, full of bright, dance-worthy tunes sure to make the sun come out.   Lissie – “Record Collector” Sia – “Breathe Me (Mylo Remix)” Tennis – “It All Feels The Same” Tennis – “Marathon” Foster the People – […]

Greg’s DIY: Easy Mirror Project

[columns_row width=”half”] [column] Mirrors can help bring light into a dark space and add dimension to a small one. We tapped our Residential Interior Designer, Greg Utsinger for an easy mirror project that would mimic the starburst mirror trend for a fraction of the cost. Here’s Greg’s DIY: I’ve always loved starburst mirrors, but some […]

March 2012 Desktop Calendar

This year March is predicted to come in like a lamb, and end like one too! Even though winter was much milder than normal across the nation, we’re still eager for it to be over. Bring spring inside just a little faster with this month’s free downloadable March 2012 desktop calendar growing across your desktop. […]

Glass Etching Tutorial

Glass etching can cost a lot of money if purchased from the professionals, but it’s not as hard as it looks! Attention to detail and a steady hand are all you need to personalize wine glasses, mason jars, mirrors, or frames. Let’s begin! MATERIALS: Contact Paper Etching Cream Cheap Paint Brush Glass item that you’ll […]

Make Your Own Fabric at Spoonflower

Spoonflower.com provides a service allowing individuals to design, upload, print, and sell their own personal fabric designs. Members of the site can browse, order, comment on and even click on the small heart icon to favorite other people’s creations. Members of the site have used Spoonflower to create curtains, quilts, clothes, bags, furniture, dolls, pillows, […]

February 2012 Desktop Calendar

Welcome February in with a free downloadable desktop calendar. Valentine’s Day makes this month one of warm, fuzzy feelings despite the lingering cold outside. For those nights when the icy wind cuts right through jackets, this desktop will remind you of that romance to heat you down to your toes. Somewhere in each free desktop […]

Winter Skin DIY

Make Your Own Winter Skin Care Remedies

Winter can be the cruelest month when it comes to your skin. Harsh winds, the lack of moisture, and vents blowing out dry, hot air around the clock leaves skin dry, uneven, and prone to breakouts. So when it comes to the products we want to use on our face to fight that, we tend […]

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Easy-Peasy Chicken Pot Pie

Short on time, but have staple ingredients in your pantry and freezer? Just pick up a rotisserie chicken on your way home and dinner will be ready in under an hour with our Easy-Peasy Chicken Pot Pie Recipe! [columns_row width=”half”] [column] INGREDIENTS Pre-Made Refrigerated Pie Crust Rotisserie Chicken 1 Can of Cream of Corn Soup […]

Tangerine Tango Inspiration Board

Pantone has declared #17-1463 Tangerine Tango the color of the year. The Spring 2012 runways have already used it across the board, from its most vibrant to its palest form. As a reddish-orange, it carries more depth, and with that comes a chic sophistication. Borrowing red’s drama and sensuality, it gives off a slow-burning warmth. […]

Free Download: Thank You Notes

All the gifts have been bought, wrapped, unwrapped, hugged over, and are well into use. The Christmas tree pulled to the curb and the lights hauled to the attic. Only one task is left before you can put this year’s holiday season in storage: the thank you notes. You don’t want to seem impersonal or […]

January 2012 Desktop Calendar

January is full of new beginnings and fresh starts, and this month’s free desktop wallpaper knows it. Bright colors like turquoise, yellow, orange, and even a dab of red make a big splash against the white, black, and gray background. Perk up your winter mornings with a wallpaper to help you rally against the snowy […]

Greg’s DIY: Holiday Decorating Ideas

Our designer, Greg knows better than anyone that you don’t need to sacrifice chic in order to be festive. He put together a couple of tips to help you decorate your home for the winter holidays that capture the spirit without resorting to holiday decorating kitsch. METALLIC NATURE His first inspiration started with leaf patterns. […]

December 2011 Desktop Calendar

On the first of each month we’ll be offering an official desktop calendar free to download, with our signature chevron pattern snuck somewhere into the design. This month’s download features an appropriately winter-time color palette to help get you in the holiday spirit, without resorting to the Christmas-time clichés. Enjoy! To download, click on the link […]

 

Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

The Front Door is no stranger to cupcakes; we’ve been known to run down the famed Denver Cupcake Truck and impress coworkers with our own kitchen prowess. There’s something about fall that makes us crave tradition and turn to the tried-and-true recipes of our mothers’. By this point though, we’re kind of over the always-present […]

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

[columns_row width=”half”] [column] INGREDIENTS 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened 1 cup white sugar 1 cup dark brown sugar 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 ½ cups canned pumpkin puree 3 ¼ cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking soda ½ teaspoon salt [/column] [column] 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon ground ginger […]

Winter Playlist: For Chill Nights

We put together a short soundtrack to help keep the wind out of the cracks and your guests happy. Whether you’re in the kitchen or lounging on the couch, you can always turn this up for some extra warmth this winter.   Twin Sister – “Lady Daydream” Ben Lee – “Catch My Disease” The Civil […]

Autumn Inspired Wreath: Under $30

We’re officially in the thick of fall! That means guests are soon to be crowding around our door for Thanksgiving dinner, and we believe in the power of first impressions. However, we don’t believe in having to pay an arm and a leg for them. Using cheap materials found around the craft store, or even […]

Design*Sponge at Home by Grace Bonney

Design*Sponge at Home brings all the style and inspiration of the famous interior design website designsponge.com to the printed page. It includes “Sneak Peeks,” where creative minds are interviewed about their homes, “DIY Projects,” “DIY Basics,” modern flower arrangement tips, and their well-known “Before & After” series of reader’s solutions to their own decorating issues. […]

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Royal Blue Inspiration Board

This year royal blue is in full bloom across the fall 2011 runways and interior design is following suit. The vibrant color makes a luxurious, high fashion statement that can work in pops of accent color, or if you’re daring, painted on the walls of an entire room. Darker shades provide more drama; lighter hues […]

Renovating Radiators

As our radiators creak to life again, I’m reminded of how obtrusive they can be. You can’t really use the space, and all it seems to function as during the warm seasons is to be a spider’s paradise. I’ve been trying to think of ways to spruce up my radiators, so that even if they […]

Style File: From the Fall Runway to Home

Autumn is a nostalgic season. We want tradition and habit; to carve pumpkins the same way our fathers taught us, to teach our children the same pumpkin pie recipe our mothers have made all our lives. Fashion itself has been incredibly sentimental the last ten years, recycling and reinventing past decades for today, never is […]

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Color Theory: Fall Tones

Here at Front Door, we can’t wait for the leaves to turn. Autumn means big sweaters, warm cider, and cozy nights in. The latter means you’ll have more time for painting, sewing, crafts, or any kind of home project you’ve been putting off all summer. The good thing about designing in the fall is that […]