Celebrity House Calls

If it’s good enough for George Forman…



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shining jewel

Due to a last-minute injury, Jewel wasn’t able to cut a rug as scheduled on ABC’s hit, Dancing With the Stars. But in her current ad campaign for luxury carpet and rug brand Karastan, she endorses one. Following in the footsteps of actresses Kelly Preston, Mariska Hargitay, Evangeline Lilly, and Andie MacDowell, the Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter/actress appears in Karastan’s 2009 “Make A Statement” national campaign. In an interview posted on Karastan’s website (karastan.com), Jewel talks about creating a space that reflects the people who live there, a new area of expertise to add to her pile.

 

 

 gossip girl’s shining moment

Sylvania’s lighting products recently teamed up with Gossip Girl star Kelly Rutherford to introduce the company’s bright idea: Living Spaces, the brand’s next generation of compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) that feature enhanced, industry-exclusive phosphors. The Melrose Place alum also plugs Sylvania’s other new lighting products, such as PalPodzzz, a three-in-one product with a soft light for nighttime, a rechargeable flashlight, and back-up lighting during a power outage—a favorite of her son, Hermes.

 

 

 

kelly’s washed up

European appliance brand Electrolux has tapped LIVE! With Regis and Kelly co-host (and America’s favorite mom) Kelly Ripa as its spokesperson for the company’s U.S. brand launch this year. Ripa, known for her unlimited energy and mind-boggling ability to multi-task, touts Electrolux’s washer and dryer with its speedy wash-to-dry time (a scant 36 minutes) and eco-friendly capability (washers use 56 percent less water than their traditional counterparts). One more to-do on her laundry list.

 

 

emeril’s sharpest idea

Designed with Chef Emeril Lagasse’s expertise and Wüsthof’s engineering, Emeril Pro Cutlery—distinguished by a unique blade and handle design—is a gourmet cook’s dream (whether that be a seasoned chef or an Emeril wannabe). Similar in look to Wüsthof’s best-selling Classic Collection, the Emeril Pro blades undergo additional polishing and grinding to create exceptionally sharp edges, just right for perfecting those delicious po’ boys.