All posts tagged: home style

Sheets and Pillows 101

As registry experts, we’re here to answer all your burning questions about sheets and pillows (aka the unsung heroes of your bed). Check out below for bedding-related FAQs we hear from Zola couples all the time.  Q: I’m a side sleeper. What’s the best pillow for me? A: For you: a pillow that’s high and firm, so your head is supported. For back sleepers, medium-firm is ideal, and for stomach sleepers, a soft pick is easiest on the neck. Q: What about hypoallergenic pillows? A: Go for down alternative, which is feather-free, plus cheaper and a tad plusher than down. Read More

A Beautiful Pair: Zola x ABC Carpet & Home

Calling all lovers of beautiful things: your registry dreams are about to come true. We are excited to announce that Zola has exclusively partnered with ABC Carpet & Home, the global leader in sustainably sourced furniture and home décor. ABC Carpet & Home has long been an iconic New York City emporium, and now couples nationwide will have direct access to over 600 gifts from their exquisitely curated assortment online, only on Zola. And when we say exquisite, we mean ex-qui-site. From velvet pillows and organic sheets to glass candlesticks, reclaimed wood furniture, and even silk meditation cushions, the collection Read More

How to Style a Bookshelf with Homepolish’s Orlando Soria

There is an art that comes with styling a bookshelf. Gone are the days of simply dumping hoards of books on a shelf just for the sake of storage. Bookshelves can offer so much personality to a home, and it’s a wonderful way to invite creative and artful elements into your space. The books you find on a neatly-styled bookshelf may or may not ever get a page turn, but how gorgeous do they look all stacked for display?! The answer: sooo gorgeous. Last week, we met up with Homepolish’s Creative Director Orlando Soria for his expert opinion on bookshelf styling. Read on to find out his tips and tricks.

Home Decor Trends: Marble + Mid-Century Modern

When you want to make an aesthetic statement on the home decorating front, committing to a particular trend sends a bold message right away. As far as home decor trends go, whether you choose a streamlined color scheme, pattern or genre, you won’t go wrong as long as you stay true to your tastes and needs. Here’s an in-depth look at some of our favorite styles rooted in culture —  Marble à la Rome and Mid-Century Modern à la Palm Springs. Marble Luna Marble Tissue Box Have the best sick day ever with this Marble Tissue Box. Your health will be Read More

Summer Trend: Warm Rustic

Bring nature into your home with this summer trend: warm rustic. With its warm color palette, you can personalize it by interspersing small touches to make it your own. Read below to find out why our Zola couples are LOVING this trend right now. Neutral Colors  Beiges, whites and other neutral colors don’t have to be boring. Use these colors as your background and building blocks to your home and registry before adding on. We recommend using these colors in your tableware and furniture so you can accessorize with brighter pops of color and patterns. Rustic We love any way that you Read More

Minimalist Wedding Registry Picks

Obsessed with that stripped down look? Even if you are against clutter, fear useless items, and do not care much for material possessions, a wedding registry is a necessity. For those who love having a sparse home with only the bare essentials, we’ve put together a list of must-have gifts that are perfect for your taste and needs. Fortessa Dragonfly 20-Piece Flatware Set, Service for 4 Sleek and slender, these simple utensils can make a big statement. Made from polished stainless steal, they can be used for everyday meals and dinner parties with friends. Acaciaware Baguette Tray with Dipping Bowls  Read More

Style Trend: Nautical Prep

Bring the taste of New England summer into your home. Navy and white stripes, rope accents, and lots of anchors are inspiring today’s most popular looks. So if you love east coast sailing trips, lobster rolls, and fishing on the rocky shores of Maine, check out these must-have collections to embrace that nautical style trend. Michael Aram’s Rope Collection Get the rough texture of maritime ropes with sleek stainless steel materials. From an ice bucket to a jigger, equip your entire home bar with these seaside treasures. 1. Rope Cheese Board with Knife 2. Rope Ice Bucket 3. Rope Jigger Thomaspaul’s Read More

Friday Faves

It’s almost the weekend! To make this day sail by a little faster, we’re bringing you inspiration for all parts of your life. From delicious pina coladas to delicate flower crowns, we’ve rounded up our favorite things from the blogosphere this week for your viewing pleasure. Happy Friday! Outdoor Chandeliers  We loved the lighting at this outdoor summer wedding in Santa Barbara. This couple decorated a patio with string lights and added a touch of timeless elegance with these chandeliers. Frozen Pina Coladas  There’s really something special about pina coladas in the summer. The perfect island drink can be brought straight Read More

Friday Faves

Just a few hours to go before it’s the weekend! It’s Friday, which means it’s time for our roundup of the blogosphere’s best. Get inspired by this week’s wedding and lifestyle picks. Romantic Boat Houses Is there anything more romantic than a boathouse in summer? They are the best kind of shelter from the blazing sun or occasional summer shower. We loved Remodelista’s list of their favorite summer boathouses because everyone needs to get excited for those weekends on the lake. Flower Crown Wedding Veil Forgo the traditional veil and wear a beautiful flower crown on your wedding day. It’s fresh and chic look if Read More

Friday Faves

It’s almost the weekend – and it’s a long one this time. Yes, the unofficial start to summer is finally here with Memorial Day! So, to get you through those last few hours until you’re free to run to the beach, barbecue with your friends, and drink a lot of rosé, we’ve brought you our favorite posts from the blogosphere to inspire your Memorial Day celebrations. Grand Canyon Weekend Getaway For those of you that use long weekends to explore, this post is for you. Because mastering the 72 hour trip is something we all are trying to accomplish, and seeing Read More