Whether it’s because you’re bored, in a spending mood or just want to do a little “feng shui,” a new year is a great excuse to change up your home design. When you do, though, make sure you do it in style. Here are six design trends—some new and some returning—that you’re sure to see during this next run around the sun. Happy decorating!

Fall is in the air! And the best way to get in the spirit of the cozy season is to throw a fall dinner party and invite your favorite family and friends. Never hosted one before? Read below—we’ve rounded up some handy tips and tricks to guide you as you plan.

Want to be the hostess with the mostess? Whether you’re Gatsby’s protégé or completely new to party planning, there are few things as exciting than throwing the perfect fête. Opening your home to others can be a thrilling experience, but there are tons of moving parts to master. Set the stage for an event to remember with our five simple party planning tips.