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Home Sweet Home

Give your humble abode a fresh feel this fall with these decorative touches

Courtesy of LG

Here with her husband, Roger Berman, Rachel shows off her favorite kitchen appliance: the LG QuadWash Dishwasher. (From $650,

Wow your guests upon arrival with a cheeky mat and bold wallpaper (which is removable!) that instantly set the tone for your decor personality.

West Elm Hey Good Lookin’ Coir Doormat, $29,

Wallshoppe Pacifico Palm, NYC and Mama’s Favorite — all by Nathan Turner, from $58 per panel,

Gather the fam for movie night cuddled under cozy blankets, grab a book from your shelf of beloved reads or entertain visitors in a room whose scent is calm and inviting.

Jonathan Adler Nixon Baby Alpaca Throw, $295,; Kate Spade New York Zadie Drive Hand Book Ends, $50,; Henri Bendel Eucalyptus & Sea Salt Scented Candle, $45,

Upgrade your sanctuary with charming details that are anything but snoozeworthy: a handwoven laundry basket, sassy embroidered pillows and a stack of graphic, personalized trays for breakfast in bed.

The White Company Seagrass Laundry Basket, $264,; Hill House Home Your Side/My Side
Pillowcase Set, $160,; Mark & Graham Patterned Lucite Tray, $99 each,

Make your little one’s haven kid-friendly, with touches that’ll stay relevant as they grow up.

Framebridge x Penguin Corduroy Framed Print, $200,; Minted Criss-Crossed Drum Lampshade, $68,

Stylist and designer Rachel Zoe took a break from hosting guests to give Star the 411 on entertaining — and cleaning up!

If you were to host your fantasy dinner party, who would be your guests?
Oprah or Michelle Obama. And for Rodger, Jerry Garcia.
What are your tips for hosting at home?
Be present when you have guests! You don’t want to be running around when they arrive. Have as much prepared as possible and save cleanup until after they leave!
How do you split up chores at home?
Rodger and I both load the dishwasher. The LG QuadWash marries form and function: It has four spray arms instead of two and saves a lot of time. He then takes out the garbage, but I always make breakfast for our sons.
What’s your must-have hostess gift?
I love to gift something for the home — a throw blanket or a coffee-table book.