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Everything Old is New Again: Pink Kitchens, Then and Now

The 50s were a very colorful time for home decor, and not just in the living room or bedroom. These days white cabinets are the norm, or maybe grey …

The Best Way to Polish & Clean Silver

The holidays are here and we're already making our to do list. If the silver is going to make an appearance, it's going to need polished. And if …

12 Signs Your Bedroom Needs a Makeover

We're all for embracing your own style, but every space needs the occasional refresh. This article originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com.<p>1. Once, you were so excited to see your furniture set on "The Price Is Right." Back when Bob Barker was hosting. A brunette Bob Barker.<p>2. There's literally …

25 Decor Ideas That Make Small Bathrooms Feel Bigger

Before you contemplate moving, you need to check out this list.<p>Whether it's a tiny powder room or a shower stall with barely enough room to scrub, a small bathroom can make mornings even worse than they already are. But you don't need to move, you just need some strategic styling. We've got 20+ …

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8 Secrets of Personal Organizers

Learn from the pros — their ingenious ideas for ditching clutter will save you time, money, and stress.<p>There's no right way to organize your home. Whatever strategy you choose just has to work with your lifestyle, habits and tastes. But there are a few tried-and-true strategies that can enhance the …

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Before & After: A Manhattan Rental’s Closet Gets Beautified

If you’re at all interested in redecorating or sprucing up your house or apartment, being a renter can throw a discouraging wrench into your plans. …

5 Tips for Settling Into a New City (Even If You Don't Know Anyone)

I love the idea of packing up and moving to a new city; I'm a freelancer so that's one of the perks of my job, right? Have laptop, will travel; I can …

A Brief History of Toilet Paper

For some people, a trip to the john can be a very contemplative experience. Perhaps you've found yourself wondering, as you sat the porcelain throne: …

7 Cleaning Myths--BUSTED!

Don't believe any of these 7 cleaning myths--they'll only slow down your routine.<p><i>Steven Lam / Getty Images</i><p><b>Myth #1: "Don't make your bed in the morning—let it air out!"</b><p>No-clean activists use this to shame bed-makers into giving up their tidy ways. And they have a point, even if they're not actually …

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11 Bathroom DIYs That Take One Hour or Less

Have a spare hour and a boring bathroom? These 11 quick DIYs will fill the time—and your space.<p>Want to spruce up your bathroom, but don't have the time for elaborate projects (or budget for the renovation you've always dreamed of?) Don't worry. Tackling a DIY project may seem like a huge endeavor, …

How To Make Dark Colors Work In ANY Room

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13 Problems Easily Solved With Tension Rods

Thanks to their skinny, adjustable shape, theyre super helpful around the house.<p>Thanks to their skinny, adjustable shape, they're super helpful around the house.

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Make These 7 Smart Choices Now To Save Yourself Cleaning Time Later

If you dream of never cleaning again (don't we all?) then sorry, you're out of luck. We're not magicians. But if you're thinking of renovating your …

7 Secret Spots to Hide Valuables at Home

A friend of mine was recently burglarized. Their place was completely ransacked in the process and several valuables were stolen. Fortunately, a few …

Sarah Jessica Parker Visits Carrie Bradshaw At Home

The style maven revisits the iconic doorstep to show off her new shoe collection.<p>With all the rumors of a third movie going around, Sex and The City fans are trying hard to contain their excitement—a feat made even harder when Sarah Jessica Parker posted her visit to Carrie Bradshaw's home on …

10 Problems Only Renters Understand (Solved!)

Annoyed with your apartment? Don't despair. We've found solutions for these 10 rental headaches.<p>Annoyed with your apartment? Don't despair. We've found solutions for these 10 rental headaches.

16 Calming Paint Colors That Give a Room a Relaxing Vibe

The Hostess Hacks You Need For Your Next Party

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10 Designer Tricks to a Perfectly-Styled Coffee Table

8 Jaw-Dropping Furniture Makeovers

Nancy Chua and Marcos Rodriguez, the duo behind family-owned Vintage Rehabs specialize in the restoration of vintage and antique furniture. Here, we take a look at some of the cherished pieces they've given new life.<p>Nancy Chua and Marcos Rodriguez, the duo behind family-owned Vintage Rehabs …

The 9 Habits of People Who Never Have to Clean Their Homes

A maid isn't needed, just some better habits.<p><b>1. They put away their clothes every night.</b>When you're changing into your pajamas, it might be tempting to just toss your clothes on a chair or even on the floor, but don't fall prey to that lazy trap. It takes a couple of seconds to put them in your …

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A Case For Painting Interior Doors A Crazy Color

If you found painting your front door a bold hue to be a thrilling step outside of your comfort zone, then, why not continue the streak inside.<p>Interior design by Miles Redd.<p>Interior design by Maureen Footer.<p>Interior design by Richard Bories & James Shearron.<p>Interior design by Miles Redd.<p>Interior …

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How to Get Rid of Stuff: 5 Tricks for Making the Task Easier

Want to do some decluttering this weekend? Or trying to get closer to a more minimal lifestyle every weekend? Many of us struggle with getting rid of …

9 Cleaners You Can Make Yourself

The key ingredients you need just might be hiding in your pantry.<p>These mix-it-yourself cleaners use environmentally friendly ingredients — like baking soda and vinegar — and are quite inexpensive. If you've run out of your favorite cleaning solution, don't run to the store; try one of these …

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Articles about renovated garage ultimate modern party space on Dwell.com - Dwell

A vacation home’s renovated garage fuses art and architecture.<p>It could have been a Sheetrock box, but as the house’s most frequently used point of entry, it deserved the same architectural...<p>A bay window build-out helps a turn-of-the-century home look forward.<p>A Bucks County, Pennsylvania, overhaul …

Seven More Uses for the Clear Shoebox

Earlier this year, we shared this one minute tip, from professional organizer Jeni Aron, about five things you can do with a clear shoebox. These …

6 Things to Try When A Room Just Isn't Coming Together

(Image credit: Julia Brenner)<p>If you've ever had a room hovering at "almost there," you know how frustrating of a situation it can be. The room …

24 Best New Color Combinations for 2018

Is dusty rose and charcoal grey not the happiest palette for spring?<p>If you mastered the blue-and-white palette long ago and are ready for the next crop of bold, fabulous, and truly inspiring color pairings, get excited: We asked our go-to designers which pairs they love the most, when someone's …