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12 Tips For Creating The Ultimate Homework Station

Creating a stylish and streamlined space for your kids.<p>Help kids concentrate on their homework by creating a stylish and streamlined space for all their studying needs.

13 Spectacular Swimming Pools

The poshest spots for cooling off snapped by some of our favorite tastemakers to follow on Instagram.<p>Aerin Lauder kicks back at her family's home in Palm Beach.<p>Interior designer Alessandra Branca does island life well.<p>Interior designer James Andrew contemplates taking a dip in Lyford Cay.<p>Erica …

7 Genius Things You Can Do With Washi Tape

The colorful Japanese masking tape is having a moment — crafters, designers, and more can't get enough of it. A new book, Washi Tape: 101+ Ideas for Paper Crafts, Book Arts, Fashion, Decorating, Entertaining, and Party Fun! by Courtney Cerruti, shares even more uses for the decorative tape. Check …

My Unlovable Loveseat: A Lesson In Function Over Form

One editor shares the worst design decision she's ever made: A beautiful black velvet loveseat that no one ever (ever) wants to sit on<p>Some people pin their hopes and dreams on their children; I tried it with furniture.<p>When my husband and I moved in together, I decided our first piece of new …

Trendy Geometry: 29 Chevron Décor Ideas For Your Home

Geometric décor is extremely popular today, and classic chevron continues to grow in popularity as it’s ideal for a bold geometric statement in any …

Wall Art

Tips for Sticking to Your Budget: Getting Clothes Shopping Under Control

(Image credit: Kim Lucian)<p>Sometimes getting a bargain isn't all it's cracked up to be. There are tons of tips out there for getting a deal on your …

Minimalism

25 Decor Ideas That Make Small Bathrooms Feel Bigger

The right design choices will make extra space appear as if by magic.<p>Whether it's a teensy powder room or a shower stall with barely enough room to scrub, an awkward washroom can really cramp your style. Fly through your morning routine with these easy storage and styling solutions for tiny …

Current Obsessions: Prints and Patterns

Take a look at what’s on our radar this week:<p>The 411 on curtains and drapes.<br>• DIY cushion cover.<br>• Dalilah is looking forward to the summer launch of home …

5 Time-Saving Tips for Kitchen Appliances

Time-saving appliances are invaluable, says Johnathan Marsh, Head of Buying at John Lewis.<p><i>Keep the kitchen running smoothly with plenty of storage and space for appliances. Vermont kitchen painted in Ivory, John Lewis</i><p>1. A cooker with two ovens is a real asset. Multifunction models with heating …

Do These 3 Things the First 5 Minutes Home After a Trip

(Image credit: Design*Sponge )<p>You step off the plane or crawl out of your car after a long road trip and you just want to get inside your house or …

Curb Appeal

6 Inspiring Inspiration Boards

Pre-Pinterest, aesthetes often conceptualized by collaging clippings into masterpieces on deskside canvases. Below, we compile a few of our favorite muse boards that tastemakers posted on Instagram.<p><i>How do you compile your creative thoughts? Tell us below!</i>

7 Lost Household Arts You Should Revive

Rediscover the joys of what grandma used to do.<p>Rediscover the joys — and cheap-living benefits — of what grandma used to do.

30+ Stylish Home Bars

Cocktail hour just got way more fun.<p>Expecting guests? Shake things up with these refreshing design ideas.

Modular Wall Storage System is Totally Flapping Unique

The Fläpps Shelving System from designer Malte Grieb removes the utilitarian association from wall shelving and turns it into a functional, …

DIY Home Decor: Make These Stylish Side Tables Out of Old Paint Buckets & Plywood

(Image credit: Ama Ryllis)<p>Have some old buckets but need some side tables? You just may appreciate this simple DIY project you could make in an …

DIY

17 Beautiful Blue-and-White Rooms to Inspire You

Ahh, our all-time favorite color combo.<p>See why the classic color combination is a constant designer favorite.

The 16 Most Bizarre And Beautiful Homes We've Ever Seen

A look at one-of-a-kind homes.<p>As homeowners shift toward more sustainable, off-the-grid, DIY habitats, unique homes are inevitable. Here we look at 16 innovative, bizarre, and one-of-a-kind homes and what makes them stand out.

Seriously Sleek: 10 Stylish Home DIY Projects that Look Like Expensive Store-Bought Items!

(Image credit: A Beautiful Mess)<p>Looking to get crafty this weekend and add something stylish to your home that looks like an expensive item you could …

Wall Art

The Look for Less: Emma's Bedroom on a Budget

(Image credit: Theresa Gonzalez)<p>Paint can be one of the most budget-friendly and impactful decorating decisions. The ceiling in Emma's bedroom imbues …

IKEA

New Impossibly Tiny Landscapes Painted on Food by Hasan Kale | Colossal

<p>From onion peels to kiwi seeds or even bits of chocolate, it seems any canvas is sufficient for Turkish artist Hasan Kale (previously) as long as it …

A Colorful House That’s Built in a Backyard

After living overseas for years, this family returned to Northcote, in inner north Melbourne, Australia, to find that the housing market was too …

Embroidered Silhouettes by Nastasja Duthois | Colossal

<p>Artist Nastasja Duthois creates large installations and small-scale embroidered artworks that explore aspects of shadow and negative space. Though …

Articles about 7 open plan renovations on Dwell.com - Dwell

In this exclusive series for Dwell.com, Linda Taalman of Taalman Koch Architecture tracks the hands-on renovation of her and ...<p>Although the concept looks effortless and versatile, is open kitchen shelving really as easy as it...<p>French designer Benoit Challand designs a cubicle-based font that …

Fabrication

Daily Inspiration #1791

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Digital Art

The Classic American Vacation You Need To Take This Summer

An Airstream trailer is a vintage icon, and it's sure to set the stage for a memorable, out-of-the-box vacation<p><b>An Airstream in Andalucia, Spain from $155 per night.</b><p><b>An Airstream in Savannah, Georgia from $95 per night.</b><p><b>An Airstream in Ashland, Oregon from $100 per night.</b><p><b>An Airstream in Malibu,</b> …

RVs

Moby - Almost Home (Sound Remedy Remix)

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

The Gardening Trends You Should Know About

Our friends at Pinterest shared the season's most in-demand outdoor garden trends and the boards you should start following now. This article originally appeared on countryliving.com.<p>Here's a look at some of the gardening ideas that Pinterest says are already trending this spring:<p><b>1. Vertical Gardens</b><p>…

Gardening