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It’s been a crazy few weeks in my life. Crazy disappointing. Don’t you wish you could run away from it all? Take time out? Escape from the rat race …

A Brooklyn Brownstone

I think it’s already an established fact that when we get an email from Jessica Helgerson, we get pretty excited around here. (Proof here, here and …

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The guy above is Mark Howorth, hanging out in the kitchen of his London duplex. He is the founder of Callender Howorth and shares his time between …

Shopper’s Diary: Father Rabbit Finds a New Home

As most entrepreneurs will tell you, a small business can take over your life. For Claudia Zinzan and Nick Hutchinson, better known as Father Rabbit …

Professional Tips & Tricks for Small Spaces

House Beautiful's annual Small Spaces issue is about to hit the newsstands and they gave me a sneak peek at their big, twelve point guide to making …

Small Spaces

Home Improvement Shows: How Real is Reality TV?

By now we’re all well aware that most reality TV is anything <i>but</i> a reflection of reality (just take a look at how many writers are listed in the …

Elegant Leimu Lamps Combining Glass And Concrete

For a stylish interior with a twist you’ll need cool lights that would continue the style of the space and highlight it. The Leimu lamps by designer …

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That’s it. Put me out of my misery. Just shoot me because I fell in love with a yellow chair I found on sfgirlbybay and followed the link and lost my …

9 Favorites: Floor-to-Ceiling Sheer Summer Curtains

Scintillating and titillating—the sheer curtain is on the right side of risqué, especially when it’s full height. Here are 9 favorites.<p>N.B. This post …

Craft Room Organization: 10 Smart Ways to Store Fabric

Both professional interior designers and crafters/DIYers struggle with the same kinds of problems: how to make a small room feel larger, how to bring …

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45 Outdoor Bathroom Designs That You Gonna Love

What is an outdoor bathroom needed for? First of all, it’s a shower where you go before swimming in the pool. Second, having a bath in the open air a …

Sweet, Family Summer DIY Projects

It’s summertime and that means it’s also … family time! We all know that the holidays are meant for lots of family fun and togetherness, but why rule …

Rachel Elizabeth Seed: A Photographic Memory

Rachel Seed with her mother, Sheila Turner-Seed, 1978<p>Photographer Rachel Elizabeth Seed is the daughter of a photographer mother. Her mother, Sheila …

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June 30<p>Who doesn't love a party that revolves around melted butter?<p>June 30<p>Mom, can you send us off to camp, please?<p>June 29<p>This is for the …

A Seaside California Home Layered with Inspiration

Chris and Christy Thiessen moved to the Bluff Heights neighborhood of Long Beach, California three years ago. Coming from Atlanta, Georgia, they …

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Another amazing Derek Swalwell photo with Jacqui Stockdale's back drop - and of course our much loved Jade Slouch Couch, Kantha cushions and throws and our new Moroccan Light shade in Moss Green. Heaven!

How to Choose Paint Colors and Strategies

If you’re pondering paint possibilities for your space, look no further! Today Decoist delves into the world of color–paint color! When it comes to …

Must-See Small Cool Homes: Week Four

Small Cool 2013 is going strong as we near the judges phase. With over 180 amazing spaces to explore and all the voting still active, now is your …

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http://www.homedsgn.com/2013/05/31/apartment-with-terrace-in-kiev-by-id4u/ Apartment with Terrace in Kiev by ID4U

Ergonomic And Space-Saving Gaming Table And Nomad Closet

Brazil-based industrial designer Ricardo Freisleben Lacerda is a connoisseur of space-saving furniture and ergonomic design. Have a look at two his …

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Exquisite 18th Century Style French House

This house in France was built in 1890 and has some charm of the 18th century style in its interior. Have a look at the living room – everything from …

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67 Cool Backyard Pond Design Ideas

Zen-like Japanese garden house surrounded by peaceful greenery, big natural stones and a stick private fence.<p>It’s almost summer and in some regions …

Rustic Pop Fabric Collection By Alhambra Internacional

Alhambra Internacional Company presented its fabric collection called Rustic Pop, it’s a fusion of styles and design. Pop is a style for active …

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