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10 Faux Finishes That Totally Fooled Us

Food & Dining

12 Coffee Table Styling Ideas to Steal

A few minutes' worth of decorating makes a huge impact.<p>Yes, the power trifecta of books, flowers, and trays will forever reign. But don't miss these creative ideas for adding extra flair.

Home Decorating

13 Painting Secrets the Pros Won't Tell You

Just say "no" to plastic drop cloths.<p>Professional painters are fast, efficient, and have mastered techniques that produce top-notch results while making it all look easy. Each painter has slightly different methods and preferences, but the pros all know the trade secrets, including these 13 tips.<p>1. …

Home Improvement

Touch of New York: Loft-Style Warehouse Conversion in Melbourne

Few homes bring forth the exquisite beauty of industrial style like old factory and warehouse conversions, which elegantly blend the classic factory …

8 Creative Swaps for the Traditional Coffee Table

Living Rooms

20 Times A Pop Of Color Was Completely Necessary

Sometimes the neutral approach simply doesn't cut it.<p>While the term "pop of color" could mean any myriad of things, from a statement wall to a festive carpet, the concept at its core is genius: A room isn't complete without leaving your own colorful mark on it. It is, after all, a tried-and-true …

Interior Design

16 Calming Paint Colors That Give a Room a Relaxing Vibe

Interior Design

6 Simple Ways to Kill Fruit Flies

Take back your fruit bowl with these DIY strategies.<p>You're not alone in your love of seasonal produce: Pesky fruit flies always seem to find their way to your farmer's market haul before you even get a chance to fully enjoy it. Tired of them taking over? First toss anything overripe, and then try …

Cleaning

10 Elegant Homes You Simply Must Rent in Paris

These spaces are so lovely that you might just skip the Eiffel and stay in.<p>These spaces are so lovely that you might just skip the Eiffel and stay in.

France

34 Flea Market Finds Turned Playful Decor

One person's junk is another person's eye-catching bedside table.<p>All it takes is a little imagination to turn that budget-friendly thrift store find into an eye-catching piece.

Flea Markets