Category: Ideas

Garnet Hill event inspires women to “Blaze Your Own Trail”

On a spring evening in March, more than one hundred women gathered in the art gallery of 3S Artspace in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, ready to be inspired. Sponsored by Garnet […]


Color trend: shades of Marigold, Ochre, and Gold

What’s the season’s warmest color trend? Rich, happy, and sophisticated, hues of Ochre, Marigold, and Gold are making bold statements for women, kids, and the home this spring and summer. […]


How color affects your mood

  View this post on Instagram   “How we spend our days, is, of course, how we spend our lives.” — Annie Dillard We hope you are making the most […]


Slipper Boot Design Contest: meet the winners, Peter and Eva

More than 800 entries from kids ages 4–12 were submitted for this year’s Slipper Boot Design Contest, and they were filled with so much creativity! Thanks to everyone who participated […]


7 designs for a bathroom worthy of a spa

Small or spacious, colorful or neutral, the bathroom is the space where you gear up for the day and begin to wind down at night. It has unique influence over […]


Slipper Boot Design Contest: The results are in!

This year’s Slipper Boot Design Contest was a huge hit – both with the kids who submitted their amazing works of art, and with everyone here at the Garnet Hill […]


And the award for most beautiful word in the English language goes to…

Occasionally, to expand our horizons. we stray from the topics you might expect of Garnet Hill. This article on language was written by Jeff Sawyer, Managing Editor Recently the British Council […]


How to choose a pillow that’s best for you & when should you change your pillow

How do I choose a pillow that’s best for me? When should I change my pillow? We’re frequently asked these questions and many more about pillows, because they play such […]


Need a little inspiration? Enter our slipper-boot design contest

The holidays are a time for giving, and in that spirit, you may have noticed our 2018 Slipper Boot Design Contest to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®. Through this […]


Elevate your gift wrapping with natural materials

Shimmery wrapping paper, colorful ribbon, clusters of red berries… nothing evokes instant holiday cheer quite like a beautifully-wrapped gift. However, after the hustle of holiday shopping and finally figuring out […]