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Outside-the-Box Bathroom Tile Ideas

Whether you’ve decided to renovate the guest bathroom and transform it into something entirely different, or you just want a new pop in your master …

Interior Design

Your January To-Do List: 5 Ways to Get Organized

It's the New Year, that means it's time to get organized. Start with these 5 things to do at home this month.<p>We know it's the time to take down holiday decorations, but don't let that be the only thing on your "To Do" list this month. January is the perfect time to get your home organized, so …

Constructive Kitchen With Industrial And Minimalist Touches

Industrial and minimalist design can look fantastic and rather cozy – just have a look at this Constructive Kitchen by Studio Mieke Meijer. It is a …

Before & After: A Minneapolis Kitchen Gets A Fresh, Bright New Look

I am <i>beyond</i> thrilled to be able to kick off 2014’s Before & Afters with Alison Allen’s fabulous kitchen makeover. My fiancé Daniel introduced me to …

The Lazy Person's Guide to a Happy Home: Tips for People Who (Really) Hate Cleaning

(Image credit: Everett Collection/Shutterstock)<p>I'm always a little ashamed to admit this, but I hate to clean. I really hate it. I mean, there are so …

Time I

A Victorian kitchen

Jessica Helgerson is the queen of kitchens, and I had to share yet another one of her amazing kitchen renovations. The kitchen and dining room were …

How They Do Small in Sweden: Big Ideas from a Little Loft

(Image credit: Fantastic Frank)<p>Europeans are good at everything. Or at least, that's how it seems when you work for a design blog and all the homes …

Living Rooms

5 Closet Organizing Tips For A Fresh Start in 2014

Get organized for 2014 with a streamlined, hyper-organized, and great-looking closet. eDrop-Off founder Corri McFadden shares her best tips.<p><b>1. Think Outside the Closet</b><br>Shoes can be art, so don't be afraid to display them on the outside of your closet. Use your favorite shoes as display pieces on …

Personal Organizing

Design Dilemma: Vintage is In

If there’s one thing we’ve all seen too much of lately, it is that staged home, catalog look. You know the one —- neutral couch, beige shag carpet, …

Design*Sponge Yard Sale + Best of the Web

Over the past month or two, we’ve been quietly working on (much needed) a Design*Sponge office makeover. We’re going post the process and big reveal …

The Most Colorful Spot in My House: Gretchen Bellinger's Coral Closet

When it comes to incorporating pink into your space, the designer and owner of Bellinger Fabric says a touch goes a long way.<p><b>Color Palette:</b> Coral & Pink<p><b>Space:</b> Dressing room<p><b>Color Tip:</b> When selecting a pink, choose a shade that's warm with an almost orange/coral tone to it. That way you'll avoid the …

Home Decorating

Top Pin of the Day: A Kitchen With Open Shelves

Today's top pin is a white kitchen with open shelves. For more inspiring photos and ideas, follow us on Pinterest.<p>In Monica Bhargava's California house, items used every day are easily accessible on the kitchen's open shelves. Inspired by a vintage printer's desk, Bhargava had the cabinets made to …

30 Small Kitchen Ideas That Maximize Both Style and Efficiency

Sky-high cabinets and mirrored backsplashes are your friends here.<p>When your prep space is no larger than a closet, even one person can feel like too many cooks in the kitchen. Make the most of your counter space and cabinetry using the tricks within these petite rooms as a guide. And if you're …

Designers' Simplest Makeover Ideas

From adding dimmers to clearing out 'make-do' pieces.<p>From adding dimmers to finally saying goodbye to 'make-do' furniture, 6 interior designers share the secrets of their own quick-change acts.

Bunk Bed Design Ideas For Him And Her

There is something about bunk beds that makes children go crazy! Some say it is because of children’s innate energetic characteristics, but others …

10 Unique and Creative Kitchens

You've never seen a design like this before.<p>From a kitchen in a barn to one designed completely in steel, you've never seen a kitchen like this before.

Chic White Kitchens For 2014

White kitchens are trendy right now, but the great thing is: white kitchens are also classic. The idea (and reality) of a white kitchen for 2014 fits …

Apartment Therapy

Interior Design In Black & White

If you are crazy about monochrome interiors then this mammoth collection of black and white beauties from Polish firm Tamizo is going to be right up …

Weekend DIY Project: Make a Simple Nightstand from IKEA Expedit Shelving

(Image credit: Tabitha Blue)<p>Tabitha wrote in to share a quick and easy IKEA hack for the bedroom. While making over her bedroom on a budget, Tabitha …

Storage Ideas

12 Iconic Colors from Around the World

So many inspiring places, so many evocative hues.<p>So many inspiring places, so many evocative hues — and you don't even need a passport. Designers share their favorite global hues.