Kari Whitman Photo

Say goodbye to 2011! Here are some of our favorite links from the past month. Happy reading!

Our very own blogger and designer-gal Kari Whitman (pictured above) was featured in this Wall Street Journal article on decor and pets. "With the right materials and the right training, you can have both beautiful furniture and also dogs in the house.." But what about dogs and cats, that's what I want to know! Click for some great tips from Kari.  

Hilary Swank Home Photo

This month's celebrity home to oogle is actress Hilary Swank's chic Manhattan apartment. See more in the Elle Decor feature.  

Black Chandelier Photo

In this Los Angeles Times feature, read how designer Lisa Adams created a light and airy dressing space from what used to be a dark walk-in closet. She used one of our black chandeliers to add a touch of Hollywood glamour. 

An Organized Home Kitchen Photo

Read home organization tips for the new year from the Lamps Plus design team in our "How Can I Get Organized for 2012?" press release.

Onward to 2012! Happy "Year of the Dragon" to you alll!

Photos thanks to The Wall Street Journal, Elle Decor, The Los Angeles Times and Lamps Plus.