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Weekend Project | 10 Beautiful Lighting DIYs

7 Comments<p>TGIF we say! This weekend's cool and damp weather is rather perfect for an indoor weekend project. Darker nights also are asking for more …

14 DIY Coasters To Cheer Up Your Coffee Table

These 14 easy-to-make coasters are great for gifting (or for yourself!)<p><b>1. Geometric Clay</b><p><i>Pretty Nice</i><p>These black-and-white geometric clay coasters from Pretty Nice can be decorated however you'd like to fit into your living room decor—but we love the striking black designs she's chosen, which would …

7 Creative Ways to Transform Boring Furniture

(Image credit: Knack Studio)<p>That beat-up dresser you found at Goodwill needs a little extra something... but what? If you've graduated beyond simple …

West Elm

How To Set Up Your Dream Home Bar With Kelly Wearstler

Kelly Wearstler shares her best tips for setting up a glamorous and fun bar at home<p>Kelly Wearstler shares her best tips for setting up a glamorous and fun bar at home. Then check out the pieces she used to get the look in our behind-the-scenes video

Home Decorating

Decorating Hacks You Can Complete In An Hour

Feeling crafty but don't want to spend the whole weekend tethered to a hot glue gun? These wildly easy D.I.Y.s will make a major impact on your space.<p>Feeling crafty but don't want to spend the whole weekend tethered to a hot glue gun? These wildly easy D.I.Y.s will make a major impact on your …

Decorating on a Budget: 20 Tips from the Pros

A couple of months back, I gathered some tips from the pros for ways to round off an unfinished room. It seemed to hit a chord with our readers, …

Framing

How to Live Large in a 500 Square Foot Studio Apartment

Welcome to a special Micro Week edition of <b>House Calls</b>, a feature in which Curbed tours Chicago's lovely, offbeat, or otherwise awesome homes. Think your space should be featured next? Drop us a line.<p>[Photos by Nick Fochtman]<p>While there are certainly much smaller studio apartments in the city, …

Interior Design

Rentals Doing it Right: 7 Ideas to Steal From These Real-Life Gorgeous Homes

(Image credit: Little Green Notebook)<p><i>Pictured above:</i> Though not an actual rental home (way to lead a post with that title!), this image from the home …

Wall Art

10 Apartment Decorating Tips We Wish We'd Known Earlier

It happens with our fashion sense, our cooking skills, our finances — you name it. We all think back to our first independent experiences and wish we could do things a little differently. Same goes for our very first apartments (what were we thinking, trying to paint those walls ourselves?!). …

19 Hacks for the Most Fab One-Bedroom Ever

So you’ve upgraded from that studio apartment and you’re rockin’ a fancy shmancy one-bedroom. We’re here to help you maximize your living space, so you’ll have even more room for those impromptu Beyoncé dance parties. While your apartment may be short on space, that doesn’t mean it has to be …

Home Decorating

14 Ways to Add a Little Bit of Luxury to Your Home

(Image credit: Nancy Mitchell)<p>Every home needs a little bit of luxury, a little something special. Browsing the aisles at NY Now, New York's …

Criminology

Lee's "First Apartment with a Bedroom Door" in Brooklyn

(Image credit: Submitted by Lee)<p><b>Name:</b> Lee <b><br>Location:</b> Carroll Gardens - Brooklyn, NY<p>When I moved to Degraw Street seven years ago, it was my first time …

Living Rooms

Lucy Fenton's Colorful Modernism

I've always admired the subtle, spare work of modern masters like Tadao Ando, but when I was in architecture school, somehow every project turned …

Architecture

My Houzz: Urban Goes Exotic in a Montreal Artist's Home

Two years ago artist and designer Joel Dumas returned to his hometown of Montreal in search of a home base he could share with his daughter and son. …

Living Rooms
Interior Design

17 Iconic TV Show Apartments That Give Us Interior Inspiration

<i>This article was previously published on August 24, 2014.</i><p>Some apartments are unforgettable. The leather sofas, the velvet curtains, and the groovy …

Apartments

A Modern NYC Loft That Will Make Your Jaw Drop

Elisabeth Holder's Soho loft is a surprise. Her personal home style is a drastic departure from that of the classically French, jewel-box style tea …

New York City

New York Loft Adorned by Fascinating Art Collection Worth $20 Million

Welcome to a fascinating elite-luxury loft, where art is immersed in everyday living spaces, making them explode with personality. Discovered on …

Design Dilemma: Furnishing A Loft

Seems like everybody these days is living in (or wants to live in) a loft.<p>Lofts connote big open spaces, a sense of liberty, the unexpected. They’re …

Striking Chicago Loft Artistically Displaying the Owner’s Guitar Collection

This striking Chicago loft is located in a famous building that once housed the National Biscuit Company in the West Loop neighborhood, now known as …