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15 divine dining rooms to make your mouth water!

Are you thinking about jumping on the current trend of more defined dining spaces within the homes? If you answered yes, but don't have the budget to …

The Best Vases for Making Bodega Flowers Look Good

In the summer of 1999, I worked for a wise and lovely lady, who taught me many things and one day said, “Always spend more on flowers than on food. …

Shopping

14 Best Pink Paint Colors, According To Interior Designers

Get on board, this millennial favorite is here to stay.<p>Color trends change often in the world of interior design and (like it or not) millennial pink is undoubtedly having a moment. While the traditionally feminine hue is considered abrasive by some, other designers find it warm, inviting and …

Home Decorating

“Carnations Are Back” and 12 More Spring Entertaining Trends

Husband-florist duo Michael and Darroch Putnam have been taking New York by storm since they opened their company Putnam & Putnam just three short years ago. In that time, Michael and Darroch have securely landed themselves among the city’s pre-eminent floral designers, with an emphasis on special …

5 Non-Boozy Ways To Use a Bar Cart

Don't drink? You still might want to get yourself a bar cart. The little guys can offer tons of storage solutions for spaces all around the house. …

Home Tours

We're obsessed with this classy trick Dita Von Teese uses to hide her TV

We are borderline obsessed with Dita Von Teese, especially when it comes to style. We’re not just talking about her beauty routines and wardrobe, …

How to Apply the Danish Hygge Concept to Cozy Up Your Workspace

If you’re seeking a calmer, happier mental state throughout the workday, start by taking a look at your workspace. Does your desk stress you out? Do …

8 Ways to Stage Your Home Without Hiring a Pro

So, you're selling your home but don't have the budget to hire a professional stager. Who does? After all, supplying and artfully arranging those …

Frugal Living

10 Kitchen Organizers to Help You Crush Spring Cleaning

Spring cleaning isn't <i>just</i> about the cleaning part of things. It's also about the organizing. Once you've gone through that junk drawer (congrats!), …

Spices

Small apartment comes packed with storage solutions

A lot of design details in 236 square feet<p>Designed by Aussie firm Architect Prineas as a short-term rental, this tiny apartment is both stylish and functional. Visitors enter into an extremely compact kitchen with black cabinets, a small sink, and two-burner stove. A mirrored backsplash adds a …

11 Ways to Upgrade Your Backyard

Getting a dream backyard—not to mention maintaining it—takes a lot of work. If your space is looking a little unloved, consider these do-it-yourself …

Statement Floors Are Having a Moment in Kitchens Across America

It's a fun alternative to hardwood flooring.<p>An increasing number of today's homeowners and designers are going against the grain, and opting for something a bit bolder when it comes to their kitchen floors.<p>Statement kitchen floors — in particular, encaustic or faux-encaustic tiles (also called …

A Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Plan for Cleaning Curtains

<b>TODAY'S 20-MINUTE TASK</b><p>Clean Your Curtains<p>Homes vary just as much as the people who live inside of them. So today, we're going to do a little …

Choose Your Own Adventure

Leather Working 101: Everything You Need to Get Started

If you've never made anything out of leather before, it can be difficult to know how to get started and where to shop for supplies. Looking at the …

Sewing

A very British home that is bloody good!

Have you ever wondered what homes look like across the pond in Blighty? Well you're about find out, as we've discovered a gem of a British home that …

Smart Ways to Give Glass Candle Holders a Second Life

After spending $60 (or more...gasp!) on a single candle, it makes sense to enjoy that luxury purchase as long as you can. Even after the candle has …

Decorations

Photo-Friendly Pilea Plants Are Cute and Easy To Care For

The Chinese money plant (or Pilea) is frequently featured in Scandinavian interiors, where its bright green pancake-shaped leaves provide an adorable …

Cute

8 unique kitchens that you'll want!

Who wants a kitchen that is exactly like everyone else's? Nobody we know, that's for sure! With that in mind, we went on a mission, to find some …

Kitchens

10 types of splashback for your kitchen

Ask any kitchen planner and they'll tell you that there are certain design choices that can either make or break a gorgeous kitchen. It's not enough …

Earth Day 2017: Top Tips For A 'Greener' Home

Earth Day has arrived, making it the perfect day to give your home and appliances a sustainable update. Whether it’s switching out light bulbs or …

Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent Play 'Design Doctors' in an Exclusive Clip of By Design: 'Is This Pattern to Bold for [Her] Brain?'

In their new TLC series, <i>Nate and Jeremiah By Design,</i> married decorators Nate Berkus, 45, and Jeremiah Brent, 32, regularly treat all sorts of …

How Green Are Electric Lawn Mowers?

Over the decade that Consumer Reports has been testing electric mowers, performance has improved dramatically. That's a big win for consumers, and …

Landscaping

The Best Home Decor Discounts to Shop This Weekend (Hint: Outdoor Furniture is Already On Sale!)

Spring is barely underway, but outdoor items are already starting to go on sale at some of our favorite stores! Shop discounted patio furniture at …

I Tried Feng Shui: Did the Mystical Principles Deliver on Their Promises?

<b></b>I work from home as a freelance writer/editor in a room that once was my formal dining room, which I transitioned into an office, as I wasn't content …

Living Rooms

The Best Gas Grills You'll Find at Lowe's

Walk into any home improvement center and you’ll see an armada of grills—a sure sign of spring. Lowe’s and Home Depot alone account for more than 40 …

Cooking

3 Easy Ways to Make a Difference on Earth Day

The daunting challenges facing the planet — from man-made climate change to rapidly declining biodiversity — may make you feel like giving up. But …

Clean Power Plan

15 Affordable Planters from Urban Outfitters to Elevate Your #PlantLady Status

Is there a better way to kick off springtime than with a fresh batch of super cute planters for your indoor garden? Of course not! Luckily, these ultra stylin’ options from Urban Outfitters come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, so no matter the vibe you’re after, there’s one (or 10) here with your …

Decorations

This retailer has the most diverse home collection

Known for its bohemian aesthetic and diverse selection of merchandise, Anthropologie is our go-to source for all things home. With everything from furniture to kitchen and dining, Anthropologie has the most unique products to spruce up every room in your home. Shop our favorite home finds from …

AOL

3 Completely Perfect Color Combinations We Don't See Nearly Enough

Black and white. Blue and yellow. Gray and...just about everything. In the world of color palettes, there exists many safe bet, go-to combinations. …

This Spring, Clean House! 4 Ways to Reboot Your Home’s Style