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BEFORE & AFTER: An LA Home Brought To Life By Color

Designer Lucie Ayres reinvents a Los Angeles home by drawing influence from all over the world<p>Designer Lucie Ayres reinvents a Los Angeles home by drawing influence from all over the world

A Scandinavian-Inspired Kitchen in New York

A fresh design that has warmth.<p>A fresh design inspired by the clean and practical warmth of Scandinavian style. Designer Susan Serra creates a peaceful space that plays with dark and light.

Checklist for What Every House Needs

The Barefoot Contessa and 15 other experts share their lists of home essentials. See more of our best kitchen tips here.<p>Kitchen Essentials<p><b>INA GARTEN</b>, cookbook author<p><b>A GOOD SET OF SHARP KNIVES</b> by Wüsthof, including a chef's knife, a paring knife, a slicing knife, and a bread knife<p><b>ALL-CLAD POTS:</b> …

Cleaning

13 Furniture Makeovers You Won't Believe Began with IKEA

These stunning makeovers all share one thing: They started with IKEA.<p><b>1. Geometric Pouf</b><p>Want a spot to rest your feet without splurging on a budget-breaking buy? This DIY pouf from Kristi Murphy upgrades an IKEA footstool to create this geometric, black-and-white pouf.<p><b>2. Modern Vanity</b><p>If you're …

The 16 Easiest Ways to Get Your House Ready for Spring

Break out of your winter rut and update your house for sunnier days.<p>Break out of your winter rut and update your house for sunnier days. We asked designers how they refresh their homes for spring — here are their quickest and best ideas.

Home Decorating

Before & After: A Builder-Grade Bathroom Gets a Rustic Makeover for $375

This blogger pulled off an expensive-looking transformation on a tiny budget.<p><i>This DIY project is courtesy of</i> <i>Hometalk</i> <i>and</i> <i>Bless'er House</i> <i>blogger, Lauren.</i><p>"This space started out with everything builder grade- white primer walls, a basic frameless mirror, plain window, simple nickel-framed shower door. …

7 Quick Ways to Organize Your Bedroom This Spring

It's time to stash the heavy bedding and space heater and get your bedroom ready for warmer months.<p><b>1. Bring in Baskets</b>You'll probably store your heavy winter bedding in closets, the garage, or the attic. But for items you need year-round, like extra pillows or throw blankets, store them in baskets …

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An extraordinary mews house, over 4 levels, beautifully refurbished by Fossey Arora. As for the location how about St Luke’s Mews in Notting Hill? …

Real Estate

Designs That Prove Staircases And Bookshelves Make A Great Duo

Ever wondered what makes staircases and bookcases such a great combo? Is it because they simply look good together or is it because of some historic …

Color Obsession of the Week: Daffodil

A pendant, an ottoman, a frame, and more.<p><b>This week's finds:</b><p>1. Feizy Elisa Yellow & White Area Rug, starts at $30. wayfair.com2. Sunflower Petite Pendant, $260. ethanallen.com3. Butter London Nail Lacquer in Cheeky Chops, $15. nordstrom.com4. Clark+Kensington Paint in Vintage Treasure, $27 per …

6 Things You Must Have in a Multipurpose Living Room

Need your small space living room to pull double duty? These 6 items will help you out.<p><b>1. A coffee table with lots of storage space</b><p>As sleek as a simple coffee table might look, if you want your living room to pull double-duty, you've gotta get some storage. Where else will you keep emergency …

Living Rooms

Stylish Children's Toys That Can Double as Decor

If you’re a parent, you know how hard it can be to find <b>toys</b> that are classic, kid-friendly and not too obvious when it comes to branding. Children …

Kids

DIY Project: Limewashed Walls for Modern Times

As a New Englander and historic house buff, I’ve spent a good deal of time in colonial-era houses that have been lovingly restored in period style. …

Home Improvement

Before & After: Dusty Old Lamps Are Transformed Into a DIY Pendant Light

A pair of outdated light fixtures are repurposed with a modern spin.<p><i>This DIY project is courtesy of Hometalk and Fresh Crush blogger, Jen.</i><p>"First, let's take a look at how my $10 score started out, way back when…"<p>"Now to deal with those dusty shades. This might just be the easiest project ever. I …

Home Depot

Basement Designs and Decor that POP!

Instead of using your basement for storage, laundry or keeping it barren, cold and, let’s face it, a bit scary, why not transform it into something …

12 Luxe Living Room Designs

Interior Design

11 Money-Saving Remodeling Strategies from a Hollywood House Flipper

“Reuse, restore, recycle” is a familiar mantra, but 25 years back, Amanda Pays was one of the early adapters. An actress turned designer (she’s …

Kitchens

10 Unique Lighting Ideas for Your Bedroom

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Landscaping

Stay Practical Using Laundry Baskets On Wheels

Call them laundry hampers, baskets or however else you want. These things are extremely practical, especially if they’re on wheels. This simple …

Home Ec: Waste Not, Want Not

No matter where you live and what your budget is, cutting down on waste and saving a buck or two is <i>always</i> a good idea. Until this year, I’ve never …

8 Fast Decorating Fixes

8 designers share easy updates.<p>Need a quick revamp? Designers share their easy home updates and decorating ideas for spicing up your rooms.

8 Luxury Bedrooms In Detail

• 1 |<br>• Designer: Mauritz Snyman<p>The first bedroom here, designed by Mauritz Snyman, uses soft and soothing grays and silvers to create a sparkling, …

Articles about high tech prefab outbuilding surprisingly peaceful retreat on Dwell.com - Dwell

From city slickers to country bumpkins, homeowners have always longed for a special place from which to escape the toils of...<p>A sci-fi-inspired prefab with an efficient edge is grounded in real-world technology.<p>The Australian maverick unifying surfing and science,...<p>A hike to the Park Butte fire …

Stasha Organizer

Come on, already. There are simply too many organizers out there for any part of your desktop to remain messy (so says the person with roughly 2′ …

Design

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While moving from gate to gate at the Puerto Vallarta airport (they are so freaking disorganized) a couple of weeks ago, I stumbled across this …

Updates Around Our House Part 2: Upstairs

Earlier this week I shared an update on all that we’ve been working on downstairs at our new (but very old) home. We’ve only been here for four …

Articles about 9 modern dwellings midwest on Dwell.com - Dwell

From small workshops to home studios, we herald a group of American makers.<p>Today is the final day to venture through this well-received survey of the phenomenon that is the prefabricated home.<p>Humble in size but big on seaside views and low-key vibes, the beach bungalow is a classic staple of …

DIY Cork Notice Strip

Having a place to store your notes, bills and little pieces of inspiration is one way of keeping yourself organised and motivated. A full sized pin …