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Trend Spotting with BHG: Mint Green
This color has been hot on the runway and now it's popular in home décor as well. See how to use mint green in your decorating!of furniture because they're not as out there and overwhelming. The mint green colors that tend to be a little bit more yellow and a little bit more saturated, those work well as accent pieces, small pieces of painted furniture, accessories, maybe a throw pillow or two because you're concentrating that really saturated color into a small sphere of your room. Mint green doesn't work as well with chocolate brown because you end up getting this kind of Peppermint Patty look that just doesn't work well. Add 1 or 2 pieces and you're on trend.
Trend Spotting with BHG: White Dishes
Simple white dishes are a key ingredient to a gorgeous tablescape. Watch and learn why!you buy brand new. You can even mix in things from a tag sale . It all works. So at my house, when we accidentally break one of these, we just work in one of these. I love our brand new line of white porcelain dinnerware we have coming out at Walmart this season. It is an amazing value. My favorite piece of this whole collection is this oval serving bowl. I love its beautiful shape. It looks so high end. It has this beautiful scooped design on it and it's really to pass. That oval shape gives everybody something to grab on to as it moves around the room. And this bowl is under $10. White dinnerware is
Trend Spotting with BHG: Green Smoothies
One of the easiest ways to get your greens in is with an easy-to-make Green Smoothie. Packed with veggies and fruit this is a vitamin-packed, fiber-full energizing drink.great thing about this is that you don't have to worry about special equipment . You can use your regular blender. Start with a handful of spinach, maybe some tail or even a whole head of lettuce then you can move on to your fruit. How about an apple, add some strawberries or even a handful of blueberries. Then I'd like to add my liquids. I like coconut water, maybe some almond milk or even coconut milk . For more ideas check out bhg.com.
Trend Spotting with BHG: Growing Veggies from Seeds
Growing vegetables from seed can be a money-saver. Maybe that's why it's popular right now.start their vegetables by seed. They tell you they do this to save money , but is that really the case? Not always. If you want just a couple of seedlings of a certain variety, the cost
Trend Spotting with BHG: Quinoa
Quinoa is ruling the whole grain world right now. Find out why and how you can cook with it at home.love thanks to it's high protein content. It actually contains all the essential amino acids making it a complete protein, a rarity in the grain world. As exciting is quinoa is in the food world, it's flavor is pretty bland. Quinoa's lack of flavor is what makes it so good to add to foods to boost nutrition . Food websites are loaded with recipes using quinoa, and food manufacturers are getting in on the trend by introducing products with quinoa as
Trend Spotting with BHG: Geometry
From triangles and trapezoids to pentagons and hexagons, we're seeing new geometry in home goods all throughout the house. We're seeing it in ceramic vases and trays, we're seeing it in glass and wooden accessories, we're seeing it in fabrics-- on pillows and shower curtains, and even on walls andglass and wooden accessories, we're seeing it in fabrics-- on pillows and shower curtains , and even on walls and wallpaper and ceramic tile . So, when you're out scouting for new accessories this season, be sure to do your geometry homework. We've already given you the
Trend Spotting with BHG: Brussels Sprouts
Brussels Sprouts are making a comeback! Check out the tastiest ways to prepare this healthy vegetable.Brussels sprouts . I know what you're thinking and don't walk away because Brussels sprouts are awesome. They're healthy, versatile and super on trend right now. You've probably only tried Brussels sprouts boiled, but there are so many delicious ways to prepare them. I love them roasted. Either on your stove top or inawesome side dish that no one will ever guess is made from Brussels sprouts . The next time you hear someone bad mouthing Brussels sprouts , but they're also an unexpectedly delicious way to eat your veggies.
Trend Spotting with BHG: Painted Furniture
Remember those funky furniture shapes from the 70's? Well, check your local thrift stores for these gems because they are back. Painting retro furniture is a huge trend, but this time we're going to appreciate the shape, but we're gonna fix the finish. Look for rattan chairs. They look fantastictheir shape. This is a great solution to update those Windsor chairs. Paint can help transform these little pieces into new focal points for your décor. For more ideas, visit us at BHG.com.