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Decoration Ideas: The power of mirrors explained in 10 pictures!

It's no secret that a gorgeous mirror in your home adds more than the opportunity to check that your outfit is on point before you leave the house, …

Interior Design

30 Years in a 100-Year-Old Home

<b>Name:</b> Anne and her husband <b><br>Location:</b> Minneapolis, Minnesota <b><br>The basics:</b> 30 years, owned — 3,500 square feet<p>Anne's home has the sort of settled into …

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Tahoe Ski Retreat in California Displaying Interesting Design Highlights

Diverse and welcoming, the contemporary <b>Tahoe Ski Retreat in Truckee</b>, California, USA captured our attention with its many appealing design …

19 Super Fun Ways to Decorate Your Porch This Fall

For when a store-bought wreath just won't cut it.<p>Summer flowers aren't going to be in bloom much longer, so it's time to think about how to revamp your porch for fall. But before you place a carved pumpkin your stoop and call it a day, we've got a few ideas for how you can up your outdoor decor …

Decorations

52 Landscaping Ideas for a Stunning Backyard

These dreamy spaces will leave you starry-eyed.<p>Tiny courtyards or sprawling lawns, these outdoor escapes make the most of their surroundings. Plus, get more amazing backyard inspiration!

Landscaping

6 Tips for Planning Ahead for an Eye-Popping Spring Bulb Garden

<i>Contributed by Longfield Gardens</i>Fall is the time to plant spring-blooming bulbs such as tulips, daffodils, crocus and alliums. Before ordering your …

8 Tricks to Improve an Open Concept Space

<i>By Hugo Tugman, Houzz Contributor</i><p>People are increasingly excited by the lifestyle possibilities offered by open-plan living, but sometimes are frightened off by the idea of rattling around in a big, soulless space. To avoid having an open-plan space that looks dull and flat, borrow ideas from the …

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7 Steps To The Perfect Dinner Table

Our step-by-step guide to the basics.<p>How many glasses do I need? Are place mats necessary? Former editor Robert Rufino takes the stress out of setting a formal table and shows us the basics that define proper etiquette.

Etiquette

Astounding Auroras, Hiding Black Holes, And More Amazing Images Of The Week

Carly's "Yellow and Gray" Room

Like this entry? Favorite it below!<p>Name:CarlyLocation:Columbus, OHDivision:LightInspiration for my palette:I have a lot of colorful art, so I wanted …

The Most Famous Houseboat in Movie History Just Sold

The house's exteriors were used in the popular romantic comedy.<p><i>Photos: Rick Miner, Coldwell Banker Danforth</i><p>The charming houseboat that Tom Hanks's character, Sam Baldwin, called home in the romantic comedy Sleepless in Seattle has a new owner. According to the Puget Sound Business Journal, a tech …

Puget Sound

A Mansion with Heart: MCC by Nico van der Meulen Architects

This stately rambling home, with its combination of sleek modern design and traditional/classic detail, comes to us from the drawing board of South …

Living Rooms

Abstract Art and Home in One: Ber Carlswald by Nico van der Muelen

This house in Midrant, South Africa is the result of a request from a client for a contemporary, “iconic” house with an open floor plan — and burglar …

Dining Rooms

Contemporary House with Green at its Core: Casa Lucke Orozco by Hernandez Silva

Designed by Guadalajara-based studio Hernandez Silva Arquitectos, this Jalisco, Mexico, contemporary two-story residence was designed in 2006 and …

Architecture

No Glitter, Just Warmth: Gold Shades Apartment by Grosu Art Studio

If you think “glitter” when you think “gold,” you might find yourself seeing things differently with one look at this definitely un-glittery …

Interior Design

Oceanside Opulence in a Vacation Villa: Villa Valentina, Miami

Pull your boat up to the dock at Villa Valentina (also known as VillaHotel Valentina) and you’ll know you’ve just arrived at a very special vacation …

Living Rooms

5-Star Retreat: Villa Kiana, Phuket, Thailand

Near the top of the exclusive area of Cape Panwa, on the southeastern tip of Phuket, the three-bedroom retreat of Villa Kiana gives you 5-star …

Dining Rooms

Tour John Denver's Aspen Home

The late country singer's Rocky Mountain mansion is on the market for $10.75 million.<p><i>Curbed</i><p>John Denver's 6,000-square-foot Aspen home is on the market for $10.75 million, up from the $3.68 million it sold for after Denver's death in 1997. The six-bedroom home has four fireplace, multiple decks and …

Swimming Pools

17 Swimming Pools That Make Us Wish Year-Round Summer Was A Thing

But like, why isn't it?<p>From a Tuscan-style retreat to a rustic farmhouse swimming pool, these pools will make you want to dive right in. If you need more inspo, try our favorite patio and landscaping ideas. Now your backyard is summer (and party!) ready.

Landscaping

Designing a 950-Square-Foot Venetian Retreat

Matthew White explains how he gave his small Venetian apartment a sense of drama.<p><b>Christine Pittel: You're living my fantasy — a pied-à-terre in Venice. How did this happen?</b><p><b>Matthew White:</b> I've always loved Venice — anybody with eyes falls in love with Venice! I enjoy the history, the art, the …

Italy

Sophisticated Residence Design Blurring the Lines Between Indoor and Outdoor

Located on a North-South oriented corner site in Brighton, Australia, this sophisticated residence was imagined for a mid-size family looking for an …

Rambling Levels of Fun: Mount Airy by Surrounds Landscape Architecture

With a cheery buttercup-yellow traditional house at its heart, this Mount Airy estate gives its owners everything they need for splendid outdoor …

Luxurious Living Room Visualized by Eduard Caliman

This living room, with its rich neutral palette and elegant contemporary styling, might be your dream room; so where does it exist? Well, that’s the …

Living Rooms

Articles about 10 impressive backyard renovations on Dwell.com - Dwell

Homeland to Gaudí, Miró, and Almodóvar—just to name a few of the country's creative pioneers—Spain hosts a lively mix of both...<p>If you're aiming to live a minimalist lifestyle, hidden storage is an absolute must.<p>Known for its art de vivre and joie de vivre, France is a country with a rich cultural …

Articles about how make your garden water free on Dwell.com - Dwell

Landscape architect Brennan Cox, principal of San Francisco–based Groundworks, explores the best approaches to drought-tolerant...<p>We can’t change the size of our backyard, but there are many simple ways to make your outdoor space feel larger than it is....<p>Stay fresh and clean with Parachute’s first …