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HGTV Stars Cortney and Robert Novogratz’ New Book Offers Insightful Home Decorating Tips

Husband and wife design duo Cortney and Robert Novogratz are best known for the bright, fresh, and fun style they infuse into their eponymous brand of furniture, textiles, and home accessories. Still, the bulk of the couple’s work is actually in interior design, with projects ranging from a 300-square-foot bungalow in San Diego to an 8,000-square-foot residence in the Hamptons.

The Nongratz family’s former Hollywood Hills home, which they renovated themselves.

Quarantine is offering many people a little extra time to work on projects around the house, including redecorating. If you’re in search of a little inspiration, there’s plenty to be mined in the way the couple blends modern and traditional styles, explores the contrasts between different materials, and mixes and matches clashing patterns. Even better, you can thumb through 11 of their favorite projects in their new book, Novogratz Design Fix: Chic and Stylish Tips for Every Decorating Scenario

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7 tips for making the most of the holiday while in quarantine

Who says the Easter bunny isn’t an essential service worker?

Though many celebrations have been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, Easter, occurring this year on April 12, doesn’t have to be one of them.

According to lifestyle experts, there are plenty of ways to make Easter special while following protocol to slow the spread of COVID-19.

“This is going to be the Easter that (our children) remember for the rest of their lives,” said Audrey McClelland, a mother of five and former cast member of TLC’s parenting show “What She Said.” “We need to make this special, because this is going to be the one that they’re telling their grandchildren about someday.”

Here are tips from McClelland and others for getting into the Easter spirit, while adhering to coronavirus precautions.

Keep grandparents involved while keeping them safe

Grandparents and older family members face a higher risk of complications

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