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We’re big on easy yet declicious recipes, and this nostalgic take on our relative’s champagne punch is the perfect sip for all of your holiday festivities. Consisting of champagne, aperol and cranberry juice; the sparkling beverage will have you feeling holly, jolly, merry & bright in no time. 😉

Grandma’s Winter Champagne Punch

December 16, 2021

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‘Tis the Season of Giving… Your inbox and social feeds have probably been flooded with emails from your favorite brands with gift guides since Halloween… However; if you’re anything like us, chances are you’re still gathering up last minute gifts. We know it can be overwhelming to check off that list, and get everyone something […]

December 13, 2021

The 2021 Smyth House Gift Guide

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Over here at Smyth House, we are all about home and creating meaningful experiences; and this year, we’re working on mastering the art of low maintenance entertaining. Let’s be honest. While we want to hang our hat on being the hostess with the mostess, life can be chaotic. And while we’ve scrolled Pinterest for fabulous […]

Less Fuss, More Fun: Effortless Entertaining

November 22, 2021

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Traveling to colder weather for the holidays? After years in the midwest and strategizing how to appropriately dress for the minute to minute weather shifts, I have perfected my go-to fall & winter midwest packing list. One carry on, five days… This line up gets us an outfit for any type of occasion, and keeps […]

November 8, 2021

Our Fall / Winter ’21 Fashion Guide

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Espresso martinis are having a moment. The iconic coffee cocktail has been around for decades, but it’s apparently made a major comeback this year. They are everywhere, and for good reason. If you’ve been out even once over the past six months or scrolled through social media, you’ve probably noticed. Bold, boozy, flirty and fab… […]

Our Signature Cocktail This Season: The Espresso Martini

November 4, 2021

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Light the fire & turn on the cozy vibes… It’s finally feeling like fall in AZ. For a desert native like myself, I’m in complete awe of fall. To me, it’s magic. The colors, the community; the complete and utter shift of clothing; the attitude and anticipation of what’s to come. It’s something we don’t […]

October 31, 2021

The Fall Edit: Moody Paint Guide

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Our beloved pets. We’re pretty big suckers and basically let our animals rule the roost. Are we the only ones? Pretty sure we’re not. As far as we’re concerned, it’s a dog’s world and we’re just living in it. Being an animal lover can come with a price, and oftentimes; it’s a high one. Good thing […]

Design Friendly Pet Products

October 8, 2021

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Watch out straight lines… There’s a new trend on the block, and she’s curvy in all the right places. These last few years it’s been all about straight lines & symmetry, modular furniture, and minimal (almost futuristic) interiors… That is, until now. Thanks to design gurus such as Kelly Wearstler and Leanne Ford, we’ve found […]

September 18, 2021

Trend Alert: Captivating Curves

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Gone are the days when a bathroom was just another functional space… It’s now a very arguable excuse to create your own personal oasis in the center of your home, a spa-like experience that exudes luxury and bliss. Have you been feeling less than inspired by your own bathroom as of lately? Consider this your […]

Our Favorite Modern Bathrooms

September 2, 2021

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Flips, flops and fails… If it wasn’t a win, we’re not featuring it here.  In our book, real marble straight from the Earth is the best, most timeless, luxurious option you could select for a kitchen, bar, bathroom, etc… However, we also know Marble requires maintenance and it’s just not for everyone. While durable and […]

August 15, 2021

What We Dig: Neolith Stone