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35 Unique Backyard Ideas to Steal for Your House

Landscaping

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 …

Crafting

The Most Popular Rooms Of The Week

See what's currently trending this weekJune 20, 2014<p>See what's currently trending this week—June 20, 2014

Interior Design

25 Decor Ideas That Make Small Bathrooms Feel Bigger

Before you contemplate moving, you need to check out this list.<p>Whether it's a tiny powder room or a shower stall with barely enough room to scrub, a small bathroom can make mornings even worse than they already are. But you don't need to move, you just need some strategic styling. We've got 20+ …

Doorhandle

Garden Visit: Tage Andersen, Renaissance Man at Gunillaberg

In the forest highlands of southern Sweden’s Smaland province, you’ll find the garden and manor house of renowned Danish florist and artist Tage …

Sculpture

Mark D. Sikes's Light and Breezy West Hollywood House

Interior Design

Is This the Best Use of Neutrals, Ever?

The soothing power of simplicity.<p>This modern and relaxing beach house decorated by Rob Southern reveals the soothing power of simplicity.

Interior Design

17 Beautiful Blue-and-White Rooms to Inspire You

Interior Design

30+ Stylish Home Bars

Interior Design

A Shower Like You've Never Seen Before

Indoor-outdoor living is taken to the next level.<p>Feel like showering indoors, or out? In this amazing Los Angeles, California, bathroom, the choice is yours anytime. John De Bastiani takes indoor-outdoor living to the next level.

Los Angeles

A Scandinavian-Inspired Kitchen in New York

A fresh design that has warmth.<p>A fresh design inspired by the clean and practical warmth of Scandinavian style. Designer Susan Serra creates a peaceful space that plays with dark and light.

Kitchens

10 Clever Ways to Conceal Clutter

Interior Design

Hemocoel Residence Charms With An Exclusive Facade And Inviting Warmth

One of the first things that instantly draws you to a house is the front façade of the structure. This is precisely why many contemporary homes and …

Black And White Bathrooms: Design Ideas, Decor And Accessories

When we plan for the design and decoration of our home, the bathroom is not something that instantly comes to mind. Often, it is one of the last …

Mediterranean Villa Incorporating Dedicated Outdoor Spaces in Spain

Discovered on Trendir, this magnificent Mediterranean villa was designed by Thomas M. von Kachel of Signature Estate in the exotic and thriving …

33 Practical Garden Shed Storage Ideas

It’s spring and it’s time to do some garden work! I’m sure that almost every garden has a garden shed where you store all the tools, seeds, buckets …

Storage Ideas

DTI Logo

Simply put… a modern extension to an historic home. In reality… delicious design. The Northcote Residence by Wolveridge Architects, shortlisted for …

Wooden Chalet Outlining the Connection with Nature by Anik Pelokuin

This wooden chalet purposely sited in the middle of the woods was designed by Anik Pelokuin for an active couple, passionate about the outdoors. …

Fabulous Stair Runners

Wooden stairs are so great, but if you have kids or dogs, or a fear of tumbling down those hard steps in the middle of the night…you might want to …

DTI Logo

Light and shadow, solid and pierced, concrete and timber, private and public, inside and out. Family home, coastal home, another home by Wolveridge …

Contemporary, Minimalist House In The Woods

Nestled at the base of the <i>Shawangunk Mountains</i> in Ulster County, New York, <b>A House in the Woods</b> brings together a dramatic façade and a minimalist …

Discreet Modern Design for Private Meditation Chapel in Mexico

If you were to design your perfect spot for relaxation, how would it look like? Mexico-based <b>BNKR Arquitectura</b> completed the development of a private …

High/Low: Cloud Pendant Lights

We love a floating sculptural pendant light, especially when hung in a serene bedroom where we go to seek comfort at the end of the day. We’ve found …

Bathroom Wall Shelves That Add Practicality And Style To Your Space

When you imagine your perfect bathroom, is it a modern space featuring a few interesting details? Or perhaps it’s a spa-like haven where you can …

This Smart Herb Garden Lets You Click & Grow

Two years ago we presented on Freshome the <b>Click and Grow Electronic Flowerpots</b> for those of you who remember this great product. Today Click and …

10 Creative Staircases

I grew up in a ranch house and always wished for a staircase. I think it had something to do with Father of the Bride and Kimberly Williams on the …

12 Square Meter Room Transformed Into A Mini Studio

When you have a clear image in mind of how you want your home to look like and what it should include you can find your way around obstacles such as …

24 Creative DIY Ideas For Pet Beds And Feeders

If you are having a pet at home with a little creativity you can provide the right place for perfect enjoyment, while it fits into your interior and …

5 Reasons Why I Waited Until 30 to Marry

When I was 23, I was in a relationship with a 36-year-old. I was madly in love with him -- until the month of my 25th birthday, when we broke up. Why?<p>Many reasons, but mostly because I was about to begin my career as an educator, a job I still hold today. My 36-year-old boyfriend lived in New York; …