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An 8-Point Guide to a Feng Shui House

Stand inside your home with your back to the front door.* Look forward. The part of your home in the far left corner is the money sector. The far …

Houses

Key Elements in Designing a Small Modern Kitchen - KUKUN

The elegance of your kitchen is not entirely dependent on it being large. Even though most of us desire large kitchen spaces we can always make the …

Kitchens

Farmhouse Thanksgiving Table Ideas

Shares 1<p>When it comes to Thanksgiving decorations the dining room table should steal the show. After all, it is the grand event on Thanksgiving day! …

Design

The Paint Trick You Didn't Realize Your Art Needs

While most people feel finished after hanging a piece of art — others go one step farther. And it's a step that you might want to add to your home if …

Home Decorating

Thanksgiving - How to Prep Your Home for the Special Day - KUKUN

Thanksgiving is fast approaching and we all are very excited for the special day. Prepare your home for a special look this year and surprise your …

Home Decorating

This Fairytale-Like Tiny House is Completely Off the Grid

The little house that Diana and Michael Lorence built for themselves in the woods of Northern California is like something out of a fairy tale. …

Cabins

DIY: Foraged Thanksgiving Tabletop with Berries and Branches

At my house, we always have a foraged floral arrangement for Thanksgiving. Some years, we decorate with persimmons and bay boughs, and others with …

Crafting

10 Houseplants That Even You Can't Kill

Things To Do<p>Gemma from Sprout London fills you in on which plants to get and how not to kill them<p>ICYMI, using houseplants to make the inside of your …

Plants

How to Maintain—and Exhibit—Your Art At Home

Lessons from the pros<p>By Jane Lerner<p>Every art buyer experiences the thrill of acquisition: the thwack of the hammer, the signature on the dotted line, …

Long Haul

Built on a Budget, This Belgian Cabin Is Straight Out of a Fairytale

London-based practice De Rosee Sa’s self-built lakeside cabin recaptures the magic of childhood fairytales.<p>By taking construction into their own hands and using locally-sourced materials, the team kept within the relatively tight budget of £25,000 ($32,872).<p>Simple yet elegant, De Rosee Sa’s …

Cabins

Popular Kitchen Layouts and Their Pros and Cons - KUKUN

No matter if you’re building a new kitchen from scratch or remodeling your old one, the first thing you have to decide upon is the kitchen layout. …

Renovations

7 winter prep steps from 'This Old House' star

Winter is coming whether you like it not. Before the temperatures drop any further, follow these steps to keep the cold out of your house, and the heat in, while saving money on your energy bill.<p>If you’re an apartment dweller, you might be able to tackle some of the simpler projects without risking …

Home Improvement

Botanical Magic: In the Studio with Dutch Artist Anne ten Donkelaar

To see the botanical collage work of Dutch artist Anne ten Donkelaar is to marvel; to see her collages in person is to be transported to another …

Surrealism

7 Things That Make a Home Unsophisticated

The common denominator in all stylish homes? They show off your personality.<p>You Rush Decorating<p>Ignore every thing you’re ever heard about one and …

Home Decorating

Classic Kitchen Accessories That Will Look Good in Any Home

Whether your kitchen needs a total remodel or you're just completely sick of looking at yours, there are five classic details you can add — without …

Renovations

This Paint Trick Makes Rooms Look Much More Expensive

I spend a lot of time looking at pictures of kitchens, and I see some really, really expensive designs. Not everyone can afford marble countertops or …

Renovations

10 Secrets Only Professional Closet Organizers Know

Three pros share their keys to success. Implement these strategies at home to transform your closets.<p>Stephanie Sisco

Country Lifestyle

The Best Home Decor Deals to Shop This Black Friday

This year's sales are better than EVER.<p>It's the most wonderful time of the year! Yes, we're talking about Black Friday. These mega-sales are no longer confined to a single day, often offering up to a week of massive savings. We're keeping tabs on the best sales out there for home decor, so keep …

Shopping

Caring for Norfolk Island Pines

Don’t limit your holiday plants to poinsettia and holly this year. Instead, invite a Norfolk Island pine (<i>Araucaria heterophylla</i>) or two into the …

Plants

Splurging vs. Saving: Where It’s Worth Investing in Interior Design

Shop a similar look: Lamp | Serving Bowl | Wall Art<p>One of the complaints we hear most often against interior design is that it costs too much — and …

Interior Design

Top 5 Energy Efficient Home Improvements and their Costs - Green Home Ideas

Are your ready to make your home greener and more energy-efficient? If so, consider the following five home improvement upgrades that can be …

Home Improvement

The 8 Best Pieces from Target’s New Home Decor Line Under $50

Over this past summer, Target announced it would be rolling out 12 exclusive brands over the next 2 years, and so far what’s been launched has, in …

Home Decorating

DIY: An Artful Botanical Garland by Måurice in Portland, OR

Earlier this fall, when we featured Måurice, a tiny Norwegian- and French-inspired “modern pastry luncheonette” in downtown Portland, Oregon, we …

Crafting

12 Things Only Professional Cleaners Know

1 of 12<p>Drop of Olive Oil<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 12<p>White Chalk<p>3 of 12<p>Pull the Vacuum Cleaner Slowly<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 12<p>Steam Clean<p>Advertisement<p>5 of …

Country Lifestyle

Kitchen Plumbing: A Comprehensive Maintenance Guide - KUKUN

Water pipes are the veins of your household and kitchen is its beating heart. Every technical aspect in the area in which you prepare food has to be …

Home Improvement

3 Tips For Styling A Bookcase Day to Night

<i>We look forward to holiday entertaining all year long—and when the holidays roll around, we want our homes to be ready to receive guests at any time. We've partnered with Sauder to share ideas for how to make your home guest-ready at a moment's notice by using all your furniture to your</i> …

Home Decorating

10 Brilliant Storage Ideas to Steal from These Tiny, International Airbnbs

If you want to (affordably) escape to an amazing city, renting a tiny Airbnb might be your best bet to get the perfect location. And one of my …

Home Decorating

Lunch Break: Escape with us to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden

One of Brooklyn's most beloved institutions is the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Founded in 1897, the garden has served as a quiet refuge from the hustle …

Botanical Gardens

Here's a Look at Children's Bedroom Flooring Options and Ideas

The type of flooring that you choose for a child’s bedroom is going to have an effect on the entire environment. This means that you have to focus on …

Home Improvement

How to Stage Your Home For Sale With Little to No Budget

Your home is on the market, and you're gunning to sell, but you still haven't gotten any offers. Staging your home, or preparing it for resale, can …

Home Decorating