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High/Low: Scandi-Style Bath and Wardrobe Storage Accessories

Spotted at Crate & Barrel: a new line of bathroom accessories more than a little reminiscent of a Swedish line we’ve admired for a while.<p>Annaleena …

This Fashion Designer Decorated Her Entire Home in Just 6 Weeks

The designer pulled off the quick transformation with an eye for vintage, an impressive collection of modern art, and her very first comfortable sofa.<p>The designer pulled off the quick transformation with an eye for vintage, an impressive collection of modern art, and her very first comfortable …

Your Favorite Rooms of the Week

See what's trending on Pinterest.<p>See what's popular on our Pinterest boards for the week of September 22, 2014. Follow us on Pinterest for more decor inspiration.

A Colorful Home by Susan Hable and Rinne Allen

Had Julia and I not fallen in love with a home in the Hudson Valley, it’s entirely possible that I would have made a case for packing up shop and …

Get Lost in This Magical Japanese Garden

Surround yourself with floating flowers.<p>This is the stuff that dreams are made of: In an interactive art installation by Japanese technology collective TeamLab, flowers rise and fall around you, surrounding you in an ethereal floral dome that follows wherever you move. The exhibit, <i>Flowers and I are</i> …

Home Ec: How to Save Money on Window Treatments

One of the most surprising home expenses that can build up quickly are <b>window treatments</b>. Every time I work with someone to help them find shades, …

13 Things You Should Have in Your Closet by 30

All of the touches you need to add warmth, style and creativity the most-used space in your home.<p><i>Courtesy of LA Closet Design</i><p>1. Something Cozy Underfoot<p>You know how you feel when you step into your favorite slippers?It's like that, but EVERY time you walk into your closet."I think that by the time …

Living Small With Style: 2 Beautiful Small Apartment Plans Under 500 Square Feet (50 Square Meters)

• 1 |<br>• Designer: Grits Creative Group<p>The first space is an apartment in Lviv, Ukraine from the team at Grits Creative Group. The home is only 40 square …

Interior Design

Trending on Remodelista: The Great Closet Cleanout

Nothing says spring like a shelf of beautifully folded sweaters. Julie and the Remodelista team spent the week cleaning out closets and organizing …

10 Cleaning Tasks You Can Totally Tackle in 5 Minutes

Because that's really all the extra time you have anyway, right?<p><b>1. Fill your dishwasher with everything but dishes.</b> <br>Plastic toys, soap dishes, plastic hairbrushes, and more can get clean in dishwasher — zero effort required. Take a lap around your house and gather the stuff you rarely (err, never?) …

Articles about 5 ways do living room storage on - Dwell

In light of the Eichler-inspired prefab house from our Dec/Jan Issue, we found five different ways to celebrate, purchase, or...<p>Due to its shape and size this living room presented quite a challenge in terms of creating a cohesive, organic interior design.<p>This week's top 5 homes focus on the …

Living Rooms

60 Beautiful Spring Decorating Ideas

See ya, winter. Bring on the flowers!<p>Transform your home with pastel paint, floral accents and fresh patterns inspired by our lightest and brightest designer spaces. Need a quick fix? Don't miss our favorite seasonal blooms for a fast bouquet.

Take A Peek At Zooey Deschanel's Surprising New House

The "New Girl" just bought a new home in Los Angeles, and it's not what you'd expect from the queen of quirk.<p>Zooey Deschanel has always kept the quirk factor high, whether by playing the 'adorkable' Jess on <i>New Girl</i>, starring in some of our favorite indie flicks, or rocking vintage frocks while her …

Articles about 5 tiny family homes on - Dwell

Small and cozy, these gorgeously furnished mobile homes will convince you to downsize and hit the road in minutes.<p>An architect and his wife roll up their sleeves and create an affordable family residence in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.<p>A 196-square-foot house born of architectural know-how, an …

Mad Men

A Swedish-Inspired Southampton Beach House

Tour a cozy year-round beach house.<p>Designer David Netto transforms the interior of a shingled beach cottage into a cozy Scandinavian cabin. Read the full interview with the designer.

9 of the World's Skinniest Houses

Tour a Los Angeles Cottage with "Granny-Chic" Charm

Family-friendly, cozy design in Los Angeles.<p>On a small street off Sunset Boulevard, there's a little cottage that could be on the East Coast or even in the English countryside. It's as pretty as can be, and designer Schuyler Samperton unabashedly plays up its granny-chic charm.

Color Matching: Does It Really Work?

Paint dealers now have the technology to match any color you bring to them, but we've always wondered how close they really get. HB takes an inside look to find out if the new color-matching devices really work.<p>"I want to paint my dresser Tiffany blue, but I can't find the exact color anywhere. How …

30 Ways to Decorate Your Porch This Summer

Just add a beach read and a fruity cocktail and you're set.<p>Whether the goal is to create a cozy, intimate entertaining space or open up your home to the great out outdoors, these versatile decorating ideas are a total home run.

How to Hang Pictures Like a Pro

The Best Bathrooms of 2014

The year in bathroom design.<p>This year in bathroom design, we saw spaces that were glamorous, luxurious, and all-natural.

Current Obsessions: Signs of Spring

Here’s a look at what we loved this week:<p>A room with a view.<br>• What’s your water footprint?<br>• The lowdown on Roundup.<br>• The French Laundry’s new garden.<br>• On our …

12 Colorful Home Offices

18 Ways to Add a Pop of Color to Your Furniture

Grab your paint brushes, people.<p>Top designers give tips and tricks for updating your old furniture to make it look like brand new. All it takes is (drumroll, please) a coat of paint!

Home Decorating

10 Ways to Make Your Home Happier

Create a cheery, inviting space.<p>From a fresh coat of white paint to choosing comfortable, neutral furniture, decorating experts share their advice on creating a cheery, inviting home.

9 Fabulous Bedrooms for Every Style

A space for every style.<p>From modern to traditional, we've got a space for every style. Plus, see more ideas for beautiful bedroom decorating.

This Is What Cozy Decorating Looks Like

From quirky to patterned, we've got cozy covered.<p>From a Connecticut farmhouse to a California cottage, four of the world's best designers show us what cozy looks like. Plus: 6 Designer Tricks to a More Comfortable Home

10 Cheery, Colorful Rooms

Browse the happiest rooms from our archives.<p>From the use of bold and bright pattern to walls painted in zesty colors, these joyful designs make for a happier home.

An Old-Fashioned Farmhouse Kitchen with Modern Touches

See where a professional chef cooks at home.<p>Everything a professional cook might need, plus colonial charm—that's the beauty of the design of this country kitchen. Be inspired by the innovative decorating ideas in pictures of this rustic space.


The ONE Quick Change That Will Transform Your Dining Room