Month: March 2015

Yours & Mine: Home Workspace

Whether you live in a teeny-tiny city apartment or a pad that’s a bit more conducive to spreading out, having a home office-type space that’s clean, clutter-free and conducive to getting some work done is key. In an effort to help make productivity as pain-free as possible, we’ve rounded up some home office inspiration and key pieces that both of you will love!  Divide and Conquer Utilize a sleek file cabinet to divvy up a desktop into two separate work spots – it’s a great space-saving solution! A wooden desk maintains its simplicity with a black and white color palette, while two distinct styles of chairs keep the set-up from becoming too Read More

New On Zola

To start off this week, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite new arrivals now available on Zola. So, take a few minutes out of your busy Monday to dream about your newlywed home and browse these gifts for your registry. Thomaspaul  Born and raised in New York City, Thomas Paul started as a colorist and designer for a silk mill specializing in neckwear and scarves for Calvin Klein and DKNY. The Thomaspaul pillow collection, launched in 2001, was originally conceived to utilize the silk printing mill’s capabilities for home accessories instead of personal accessories. “My vision for the Thomaspaul brand has Read More

Craving Copper

Copper has been around for centuries, but it’s far from old-fashioned. With its perfect combination of rustic warmth and minimalist glamor, this timeless accent is here to stay. From Modern to Country, this versatile metal can complement any living space with its unique glow and texture. Here are some easy ways you can incorporate copper’s rich pop of color into your newlywed home’s decor: Pots and Pans Hang an assortment of copper pots and pans to create a beautiful focal point in your kitchen. Not only does it give your kitchen a great rustic feel, but it’s also super functional. We’re currently loving Mauviel’s Collection, which combines two powerful metals (copper and stainless steel) for Read More

Friday Faves

TGIF. Kick off your weekend early by perusing with this week’s edition of Friday Faves. We’ve picked our favorite wedding and lifestyle posts from the blogosphere to inspire your special day and your many days of newlywed life together thereafter. Sophie Hunter’s Wedding Gown Even though Sophie Hunter & Benedict Cumberbatch got married back in February (yes, on Valentine’s Day), we’ve been waiting to catch a glimpse of her Valentino dress until now, and boy is it stunning! A Colorful Wedding Neon confetti is just one way this Green Wedding Shoes couple incorporated color into their wedding at Cleveland’s Museum of Contemporary Art. Check Read More

Cooking for Two: Mediterranean Night

The Greeks got it going on when it comes to cuisine. Abundant with fruit, veggies, healthy fats and lean protein, a Mediterranean mentality is not only great for your body, but it’s also a way of eating that nourishes the soul. For your next date night, ditch the delivery menu, pop open a bottle a great bottle of red wine (you know, for the antioxidants), and roll up your sleeves to whip up a simple meal that’s chock full of flavor. Start the Date With A Cheese PlateLet’s be real – everything is better with feta. Visit your local shop Read More

Honeymoon Destinations Off the Beaten Path

When it comes to honeymoons, one can sunbathe in Honolulu, have dinner by the Eiffel Tower, or go for a gondola ride in Venice. We can get behind all of each of those destinations, but for the couple with wanderlust, we’ve got a few other ideas. Why not start off marriage – the ultimate adventure – with an unforgettable honeymoon experience? From deserts dunes to rain forests, here are some of our favorite unconventional honeymoon destinations: 1. Go on Safari in Africa Blaze a trail together and take in the wildlife before relaxing on the beautiful Kenyan coast. 2. Tango in Buenos Aires Learn to dance the Argentine Read More

Wedding Tablescape Ideas To Inspire Your Table At Home

From the tiniest details like guest name cards to the big ones like color scheme and floral, we think wedding tablescapes are a truly stunning aspect of all the planning that goes into your big day. The only downside? You can only enjoy your wedding tablescape for one night! So, we asked the experts at Wedding Party for a few ways you can style these tabletop trends in the comfort of your newlywed home – so your big day last that much longer! Psst — we want to let you in on a little secret about weddings. Beautiful ceremonies and receptions are great for inspiring Read More

New on Zola: Mud Australia

This week, we’re thrilled to formally announce the arrival of Mud Australia to Zola. Their more modern design aesthetic – an easygoing interpretation of luxury – is one that is versatile enough to integrate seamlessly into any newlywed home. From our favorite products to the designers behind the company, get to know Mud Australia. Once you do, you won’t be able to resist adding them to your registry! About the Brand Mud Australia is a Sydney based homeware design company founded in 1994 by Shelley Simpson. All pieces are complementary and designed to emphasize natural lines and functionality. Each piece is entirely Read More

Home Bar Boot Camp: 9 Essential Techniques To Master

Now that the weekend’s in full swing, we figure it’s okay to ask a classic question: what are your plans tonight? While you two might be staying in together with a movie or on the flipside dining out (two options we can totally get behind), if you’re entertaining tonight (or just like to in general), then listen up. Master these bartending techniques from our friends at POPSUGAR Food just in time for your guests to arrive. If you’ve resolved to master your home bar in 2015, then look no further; take cocktails from basic to brilliant with indispensable bartending techniques that go beyond Read More

Friday Faves

Happy Spring! To celebrate the new (and warmer) season, we’re theming this week’s Friday Faves around spring finds. From bright home decor accents to National Proposal Day snapshots (yes, that’s today), we’ve got treats to inspire a cheery mood in everyone. Nothing can dampen our spirit – not even the snow flurries forecasted for NYC! Bright & Cheery Rooms There’s something about about merry and bright accents that instantly lifts our mood. Get inspired from these 5 colorful living rooms featured on Domaine Home, and style your registry accordingly, here. National Proposal Day There must be something about the first day of spring that stirs up a Read More