New & Notable

This collection of articles features updates from Art & Home as well as what’s new from the world of home decor & design, plus so much more. 

New and Interesting in the World

If you’re wondering what’s up at Art & Home, or unique and interesting insights from around the globe, then you’ve come to the right place.

From the social distancing trends that swept through in early 2020 to new developments in smart home technology, these articles help you navigate the newest of what’s new and the most notable of what’s notable.

Whether you need this space to work on your own small business, as a place to tackle projects while working remotely, or a quiet place to handle the monthly bills, we understand the importance of having a dedicated work space.

Grab a coffee, relax, and browse our collection of articles to find out what’s going on at Art & Home as well as some notable things in the world around us. And feel free to reach out to us if you have a particular subject that you would like to see featured.


Etsy #StandWithSmall Campaign to Support Small Businesses

Etsy Launches #StandWithSmall Campaign to Support Etsy Sellers

Etsy has launched a #StandWithSmall marketing campaign to help support the small businesses who sell their custom creations through the Etsy marketplace. The aim of the campaign is to promote the importance of supporting small businesses during this difficult time. It may seem like a small thing, but ordering a cute planter, or a decorative …

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Downton Abbey Collection

The Downton Abbey Collection | A Celebration of Style & Taste

In honor of the September 20th premiere of the Downton Abbey Movie, Cost Plus World Market invites you to experience the highbrow world of fine teas, elegant preserves, luxury treats and delicious desserts—all with the coveted Downton Abbey label. This article includes affiliate links which provide Art & Home with a small referral fee for …

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Health Alert: Your Morning Coffee Contains Dihydrogen Monoxide

Health Alert: Your Morning Coffee Contains Dihydrogen Monoxide

When you pour yourself that first cup of delicious morning coffee, you may not even be aware that it contains Dihydrogen Monoxide, a chemical compound known to cause death in both children and adults. According to DHMO.org/facts.html, the leading authority on Dihydrogen Monoxide (aka DHMO), this unique chemical compound is both colorless and odorless, making …

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About the #BeautyTuesday Hashtag

About the #BeautyTuesday Hashtag

Recently, Art & Home started publishing a regular series of articles celebrating beautiful things, including visually stunning interiors, and unique moments in nature. We nicknamed it “Beauty Tuesday” and started using the #BeautyTuesday Hashtag on Twitter and Pinterest. I didn’t invent the #BeautyTuesday Hashtag. It’s been used – here and there – for quite a …

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Bulgarian Contessa Nadia Farber’s Lavish Castle in the Virgin Islands

Bulgarian Contessa Nadia Farber’s Lavish Castle in the Virgin Islands

In the 1980s, the late Bulgarian Contessa Nadia Farber and her husband purchased this prominent property on a magnificent hill overlooking the Northern and Southern coasts of the Caribbean island of St. Croix. She was so enchanted by the 360-degree views that she wanted to build her very own lavish Caribbean Castle. And build it… …

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The Nostalgic Romance of Abandoned Homes

The Nostalgic Romance of Abandoned Homes

There’s something oddly romantic about the visual impact of abandoned homes. I suppose it’s similar, in some ways, to the fascination we have with shipwrecks. Although these homes have been left to decay for entirely different reasons than being sunk to the bottom of the ocean. Sometimes there is a history behind the abandonment, but …

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Mel Gibson’s $30 Million Costa Rica Jungle Compound

Tour Mel Gibson’s $30 Million Costa Rica Jungle Compound

Situated on 403 lush acres of Jungle property in a remote area of Costa Rica sits Mel Gibson’s jungle compound of 3 villas.  The villas on Playa Barrigona is comprised of 3 distinct vials, each built on a hilltop overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Not too shabby for a vacation property! What I find interesting about this …

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