All posts filed under: Nest


Crafts in Bloom: A Paper Flower How-To

Photos by Ina Jacobe Surrounded by steel and concrete, our urban dwellings could do with a little more nature. Given the fast-paced lives city folk live, however, plants may be a little difficult to maintain while filling vases with fresh flowers can be costly. For more manageable décor that can add life to a living […]

Home Maintenance Horrors

Home Maintenance Horrors

Art by Ina Jacobe You’ve heard stories—the ones that have kept you up at night. They’re from people who thought everything was okay in their households. All until the horrific started to happen: an expensive appliance went bust, maybe, or a prized room fixture began to deteriorate. These are real horrors because they hit close […]

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Wick Ed: A Candle Craft How-To

Photos by Francisco Nunez  /  Produced by Ina Jacobe From spas to houses of worship, candles have been known to welcome peace and reflection into many environments. Light a candle at home and it acts as a “Do Not Disturb” sign, the commune of which you can enjoy while listening to an old jazz playlist […]


Throw Pillow Throwdown

Photos by Ina Jacobe We all know about the comfort a pillow gives. However, some pillows go beyond just a rest for your head to become an anchor for the eyes. The Start assembled an array of throws, all to turn your sofa into a statement or soften that special seat in a very sharp […]

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Let the Right Light In

Soothing overhead and bedside light at a Rockwell Primaries unit No matter how big, small, or furnished a home, its beauty relies on how it’s seen. “Lighting makes or breaks a space,” says architect Nikki Escalona-Tayag. “If you don’t properly light a space, you highlight the flaws of the architecture—bumps in painting, improper installation of […]