Between raising seven kids and creating ultra-hip interiors for their hit HGTV show, Cortney and Robert Novogratz barely get a chance to kick back. Lucky for us, somehow they found the time to publish a new book, Home by Novogratz (Artisan), and partner with CB2 on a fun furnishings line. Channeling their spunky style is easy now.
By Danielle Blundell
All nine Novogratzes, camera-ready in their Big Apple digs.
Every home needs a little bling. Try a chandelier in an unexpected place, like over a bed or kitchen island.
AF Lighting Elements Mini Chandelier 4 Light in Blue, amazon.com, $129
When entertaining, think simple. Buy a bouquet of supermarket roses the day before a dinner party so they're in full bloom when guests arrive.
For the ultimate kids' hangout, start with a cozy rug and keep furniture and toys to a minimum so everyone can lounge, read and create in an open zone.
Family Color Rug, cb2.com,from $399
Damask wallpaper works in neutral tones in a dining room, or it can be kicked up with a shot of hot pink for a teen girl's bedroom.
Graham & Brown Majestic Wallpaper, grahambrown.com, $60/double roll
Paint the walls a crisp shade of white—it's a clean, fresh backdrop for furniture and collectibles. Novogratz for Stark Paint in Tudo Bem.
Originally published in the February 2013 issue of Family Circle magazine.
This piece was accurate at publication time, but all prices, offerings and styles are subject to change.