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The Freedom of Less

<i>Editor’s Note:</i> <i>This is a guest post from Francine Jay of Miss Minimalist.</i><p><i>“Freedom is the oxygen of the soul.”</i> – Moshe Dayan<p>People often ask me, …

Minimalism

Stop Accumulating Stuff And Start Accumulating Experiences

Could you spend a month and have bought nothing physical by the end of it?<p>The most important question you’ll ever ask yourself–even more important than “sneakers or shoes?”, “what’s for dinner tonight?”, or “should I stay or should I go?”–is the same one Aristotle asked about two and half thousand …

Living the Simple Life

‘A man is rich in proportion to the number of things which he can afford to let alone.’ <b>~Henry David Thoreau</b><p>For almost 9 years now, I’ve been learning …

55 Inspiring Small Kitchens You'll Absolutely Fall In Love With

Even tiny kitchens can have serious style.<p>These charming and stylish designer kitchens have the fabulous inspiration you need to spice up your tiny cooking space.

Interior Design

8 Simple Ways to Make Your Bedroom Look Expensive

Spend your nights in luxury with these easy bedroom upgrades.<p><b>Overfill your throw pillows.</b> There's something so <i>luxurious</i> about plush, overfilled throw pillows, which go a long way in transforming your bedroom from "everyday" to a bonafide retreat that emulates the most sumptuous of hotels.<p><b>Add a</b> …

Home Decorating

Before & After: An Elegant, Budget-Friendly Living Room Makeover

You don't have to scrap all your furniture to make a high-impact transformation.<p>Interested in updating your living room but a complete overhaul isn't in the budget? Dolley Levan from High Fashion Home shows how she made a dramatic transformation with just a few key changes.<p><b>ELLEDECOR.com:</b> The room …

Living Rooms

20 Of The Most Stylish Rooms In Paris

These gorgeous rooms have a certain je ne sais quoi that will leave you craving a French vacation.<p>Oh, to live in Paris. In a city with historic architecture and cute cafes around every corner, the only thing that could possibly top it all are those effortlessly elegant interiors.<p>With everything …

Interior Design

25 Spaces That Perfectly Illustrate Beautiful Kitchen Organization

Yes, storage can actually be stunning.<p>Yes, storage can actually be stunning. In these rooms, open shelving, glass cabinets and savvy kitchen islands make for orderly and tasteful kitchens.

Kitchens

11 Ways To Create A Luxurious Closet For Less

The extra touches Hollywood closets are made of, without the extra cost.<p>While most of us dream of a Carrie Bradshaw-esque closet (and her complete shoe collection) the size and accessories are not always an option. Enter master closet designer and founder of LA Closet Design, Lisa Adams. Here, she …

Small Spaces

18 Inspiring Ways To Display Bedroom Art

A well-placed piece may be the easiest way to turn your room into the stylish sanctuary.<p>Well-placed art just may be the easiest way to turn your room into the stylish sanctuary you've always dreamed of...these 18 rooms are proof.

Interior Design

What Your Shower Curtain Says About You

Let's not even get started on glass doors.<p>Your shower curtain sets the tone for your bathroom and, much like funky throw pillows, it's a no-commitment design element that you can have fun with. But what you may not realize is that it reveals more about your personality that you ever</b> …

Sex and the City

12 Bathroom Accessories That Instantly Up Your Style Quotient

These chic accessories really pack a punch.<p>These chic and modern accessories really pack a punch.

Interior Design

How Interior Designer Penny Morrison Turned An Unlivable Home Into A Colorful Masterpiece

A dilapidated 18th-century country house in Wales becomes a perfect canvas for interior designer Penny Morrison's passion for offbeat colors and fanciful patterns.<p>"I eat, sleep, and dream fabrics and surroundings," says interior designer Penny Morrison. She is sitting on a blue-striped linen chair, …

Interior Design

EXCLUSIVE: Nate Berkus On His New Target Collection, Spring Decorating Ideas, and Preparing for Fatherhood

The designer shares his inspirations for this season's new pieces and shares his best ideas for spring decorating. Plus, click here for a sneak peek at the new Spring/Summer 2015 collection, available later this month at Target stores and online.<p>For most of us who have suffered through a brutal …

Home Decorating

Exclusive: A Sneak Peek at Nate Berkus's Spring/Summer 2015 Collection for Target

Refresh your space this upcoming season with these chic and affordable finds, available at Target stores and online later this month.<p>Refresh your space this upcoming season with these chic and affordable finds, available at Target stores and online later this month. Plus: Read our interview with …

Home Decorating