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Before and After: We Can't Believe This is the Same House

As nice as it is to see Before & After projects that seem totally approachable—$15 under-cabinet lighting, a refreshed bathroom—aspirational …

18 Places to Go in 2018

Christopher William Adach/Flickr<p>Wondering where to travel in 2018? We’ve got you covered.<p>It’s never easy to decide which destinations to feature in …

Northern California

12 Once-in-a-Lifetime Camping Sites

More than 700 miles of trails wind through Montana’s crystalline lakes, jagged mountain peaks, and ancient glaciers. Go now, before they vanish …

How five great leaders dealt with crisis, and what we can learn from them

In the early 2000s, Nancy Koehn was socked with one personal blow after the next within a three-year period: Her father dropped dead suddenly. Her husband walked out and a terrible divorce ensued. And she was diagnosed with breast cancer.<p>As these “big hunky blocks” of her life were falling around …

Breast Cancer

How Organize Your Linen Closet

You've cleaned out your linen closet of all the unnecessary stuff, and it's still bulging and spilling out.<p><b>I</b> feel your pain. I have a large family …

This Rustic/Traditional Kitchen is the Best of Both Worlds

What's your style? Maybe you're someone who has trouble encapsulating that in just a few words. You know what you like when you see it, but the …

23 Kitchen Tile Backsplash Ideas, Design, and Inspiration

Find inspiration for your space with these creative kitchen backsplash ideas. You’re sure to find a backsplash that fits your kitchen and your style<p>A functional space like a kitchen doesn’t need to be left unembellished. The perfect place to add a bit of pizzazz without overwhelming the room? The …

Interior Design

Neutral Farmhouse Holiday Inspiration

Hello again! Dawn here, from AD Aesthetic, and I’m back with another mood board for your decoration inspiration. As usual, you can see all my …

34 Homes That Inspired Us in 2016 Photos

What makes a house a home? Is it a living room with an ocean view or a kitchen ideally conceived for entertaining, a modern layout that allows for an airy, open flow or discrete rooms that lend historical charm? <i>AD</i> editors have seen plenty of gorgeous, pin-worthy residences over the last year, but …

Interior Design

Get Inspired by This Colorful, Quirky and Comfy Design Style

Chrissy's cheery and colorful West Hollywood home is bursting with fun inspiration! Check out her resources lists to shop her style and bring some …

Hexagonal Tiles and Hardwood Make the Most Beautiful Flooring Combination

This trend is dominating Pinterest right now.<p>Traditionally, flooring treatments have been separated by "transition strips" — narrow boards that neatly cut off wood or carpeted sections of a room — but now, homeowners and designers are doing away with the defined separation in favor of something far …

Trends

The Best Podcasts to Listen to Now, According to 9 It Girls

If there’s any takeaway from the continuous rise of podcast culture, it’s the enduring appeal of the human voice. Sure, we date via swipe and shop with a click, but nothing can compete with the simple pleasure of a great story. But with hundreds of thousands of titles on offer, it can be …

Madeleine McCann

13 Laundry Room Makeovers That Will Actually Amaze You

The laundry room is never <i>just</i> a laundry room. It’s a place to store cleaning supplies, often doubles as a pantry, turns into a dog washing station every now and then and, oh, did we mention it’s usually the size of a small closet? Organizing your laundry room and decorating the multi-tasking space …

Laundry Rooms

10 TED Talks That Will Help You Be a Better Parent

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A 2016 TV Preview

A guide to the returning hits and new shows on network, cable, and streaming services<p>2015 may have spawned the phrase “Peak TV” thanks to an onslaught of shows in every format imaginable, but 2016 isn’t going to offer much respite. In the coming months, terrestrial networks, premium cable, and …

TV

build a lego table for your classroom!

Happy Boxing Day! I hope you and your family had an amazing holiday season! I wanted to share a little something different on PreK and K Sharing …

10 Genius Storage Ideas For Your Kid's Room

Not-so-average ways to make your life a lot easier.<p>Yes, it is possible to have kids <i>and</i> a clean house — and these clever DIYs are proof. Give your existing walls and furniture an update to help them work harder and keep clutter at bay. Plus get more designer-approved ideas for kids rooms!

Storage Ideas

Apps to download for your car

REUTERS/Desmond Boylan<p>We own cars way longer than we own cell phones, but that means most of our cars are desperately in need of an upgrade.<p>That's where these apps step in. From getting gas on-demand to knowing why your check engine light is on, the way we drive and approach owning a car is …

A Sun-Drenched Cottage That Will Have You Longing for a Lake House

This brand-new home has a been-around-forever feel thanks to timeless picks and antique finds.<p>This brand-new home has a been-around-forever feel thanks to timeless picks, antique finds, and Sarah Richardson's decorating expertise.

Interior Design

7 Exceptional Family-Friendly Vacations

Vacationing with children can seem daunting for even the most seasoned of travelers. A two-year-old isn’t going to withstand a day of quiet museum hopping in Paris, a high school sophomore doesn’t want to do <i>anything</i>, and the parents just want a break. If the idea of shipping off to an amusement …

Kids

The Best Home Security System to Protect You and Your Home

There’s no doubt that we at Freshome <i>love</i> helping you enhance your home’s aesthetics. From eye-popping wall art to dynamite floor selections, we …

Articles about 8 modern eat kitchens on Dwell.com - Dwell

In spaces small or large, an eat-in kitchen is a useful hub for singles and families alike.<p>Sweeping up is a crummy job, but someone’s got to do it. Luckily, these eight vacuum cleaners are here to help you eliminate even...<p>These modern gems are slated for demolition, in need of repair, or the …

The 10 Paint Colors Designers Always Use

There's a reason they turn to these shades over and over again.<p>Choosing a paint color can be daunting, to say the least. Just a quick glance at a wall of swatches and chips is enough to make anyone dizzy. And one ill-advised choice can leave you questioning your taste forever ("Why did I ever like …

Home Decorating

Bedtime Stories: Playful Children’s Furniture from Italy

This year in Milan, celebrated Italian furniture manufacturer Battistella debuted Nidi, a line of modern bedroom furniture engineered to engage a …

A 1907 Schoolhouse Gets a Stylish New Life

One creative couple found beauty underneath years of poor design choices.<p>One creative couple found beauty underneath years of poor design choices.

15 Boys Bedroom Ideas Packed With Playfulness And Personality

These rooms are so stylish, they may just inspire your own decor.<p>Boys' rooms don't have to be cluttered with action figures and posters to showcase your little guy's interests.

Interior Design

Lonely Planet's best places for family holidays in Europe 2015

Europe is famed for its historic sights and world-class museums, but it doesn’t want for more family-friendly attractions. Choose the right place and youngsters will fall for what the continent has to offer: storybook castles to fire an imagination of any age; forests straight out of a Brothers …