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Disappearing Act: 14 Minimalist Hidden Kitchens

It makes so much sense: kitchens hidden behind accordion doors, sliding doors, cabinet doors—anything it takes to keep the clutter out of sight when …

I survived a 400-horsepower Toyota Corona wagon

Kevin Harris shoved a turbocharged 1JZ into his Corona wagon. It's fast, terrifying, and completely brilliant.<p>Kevin Harris looks over from the passenger seat of his 1979 Toyota Corona wagon and shouts.<p>"It'll rev to eight grand."<p>The words are half dare. It's not fear that keeps me from sending that …


1950s Time Capsule Home For Sale

Vintage home for sale.<p>A Toronto home maintained by the same owner for 72 years is up for sale, and the perfectly decorated, museum-like interiors are a rare tribute to decades past.

These Tiny Homes Can Be Built in a Day

Get in on the small space movement — without the wait.<p>As popular as it may seem, tiny house living is simply not for everyone. But for those who are brave enough to ditch the extra square footage and downsize, there's a new, appealing option on the market.<p>Designed by the Dutch architecture firm …

Road ragers take down suspect in high speed cop chase

One case where road rage might have actually saved lives.<p>Wanna get your adrenaline glands all hopped up on road-ragin' vigilante justice? Check out this wild footage of a high-speed cop chase in Dallas today.<p>Seems the fella in the white Dodge Challenger was on the run from the cops, leading them on …

Law Enforcement

Is the Ford Focus RS's AWD adapted from Land Rover?

Ford Performance's new all-wheel-drive system may hail from Sweden by way of the UK.<p>Ford's engineers rarely get to do things that upset the Blue Oval's all-powerful accountants. Given that, our biggest surprise at the unveiling of the new Focus RS was the car's clever torque-vectoring …

7 Lighting Mistakes You're Making

Avoid these and your future will be bright.<p><i>A perfectly-lit bedside table by Ashley Whittaker.</i><p>1. Relying on Only One Light Source<p>The key to good lighting is layering it at different heights. "Don't rely on only one kind of light source. Mix a variety of overhead and floor or table lamps," Alan …

Home Decorating

6 Mistakes You're Making When Hanging a Gallery Wall

Everyone loves a good gallery wall. But how do you get it right? Here are some common mistakes people make when hanging a gallery wall.<p><i>Photo and Interior design by Amy Neunsinger</i><p><b>1. Not Using Various Artwork Sizes</b>Use a couple of larger pieces to focus the eye. "I usually vary the sizes of the …

Home Decorating

Why Blue and White Will Never Go Out of Style

A fresh take on a classic color combo.<p>With a rich range of hues, this classic combination looks fresher than ever. In this Greenwich, Connecticut, house, Lee Ann Thornton created a coastal and classic look with blue and white.

Tag: Kitchens

Kitchen of the Week: Charlie Smallbone and deVol Team Up to Create a Conservatory Kitchen, Copper Doors Included<p>by Margot Guralnick<p>Remodeling 101: 6 …


10 Rooms You Never Knew You Needed

Peek Inside This Cheerful 260-Square-Foot Home

This house will make you believe in love at first sight.<p>If there was an award for "Happiest Tiny House," then this home might take the prize. Though it clocks in at just 260-square-feet, this cottage's bright and colorful design exudes a cheery atmosphere from all corners.<p>Designed by Richardson …

Northern California

12 Most Romantic Bedrooms

You're about to fall hard for these.<p>Soft throws, canopy beds and glam chandeliers — it doesn't get much more sexy and sophisticated than these bedrooms.

25 Rooms Transformed Beyond Belief

9 Cheap Ways to Make Your Bathroom Feel Luxurious

Create your own spa-like oasis without spending a fortune.<p><b>1. Think fluffy</b><p>If you're going to splurge <i>anywhere</i> in your bathroom, update your towels and bath rug first. A soft, fluffy, neutral-colored towel goes a long way if you're trying to turn your basic bathroom into a spa-like oasis. Not sure …

The "Almost-Unbelievable Total Kitchen Renovation for 5k" Makeover

<b>Project by:</b> Amber <b><br>Location:</b> Belton, South Carolina<p>After dreaming of this foreclosure for years, it finally became ours two years ago. But when we …

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24 Clever Ideas Inside Virgin’s New Hotel

It’s the little things.<p>It’s the little things, and anyone who’s flown Virgin America knows it: the calming purple mood lighting, the food and drink orders you can place electronically from your seats, the entertaining safety video, the ticket stubs that are 50% smaller than the obnoxious industry …

Virgin America

7 Ways Slim Storage Saves the Day

(Image credit: Jess Watson)<p>Going vertical with your storage is a great way to save space, but sometimes even that just isn't enough. When you need to …

10+ Gorgeous Green Living Rooms

In colors ranging from lime to mint, these gathering spaces are for green lovers.<p>In colors ranging from lime to mint, see pictures of 10 of our favorite green living room designs.

55 Inspiring Ideas to Update Your Kitchen

Color, cabinets, and more.<p>Remodeling your kitchen? Look no further. We've rounded up the best ideas for color, cabinets, lighting, floors, and more.


45 Insanely Chic Kitchen Backsplashes

Most colorful kitchen ever!<p>Playing around with color is daunting, but that's why a backsplash is perfect. It can create a subtle pop in a neutral kitchen, or add to an already bold room with very little work on your part. It doesn't matter if your dream kitchen is rustic and cozy, or modern and …

The 2015 Color Trends You NEED to Know Now

Design color trends<p>We asked 11 top designers to predict the design color trends of the upcoming year. From olive greens and bright patterns, to "Monet meets Molly Ringwald," these chic combinations may be the next big thing.

30 Cozy Bedrooms You'll Want to Lounge in All Day

GM Futurliner auction raises $4 million for Armed Forces Foundation

Art Deco-styled bus brings the big bucks at Barrett-Jackson.<p>Ron Pratte's 1950 General Motors Futurliner "Parade of Progress" bus just dazzled the crowd at Barrett-Jackson. Again.<p>It hammered for $4,000,000 on Saturday night, the full proceeds of which benefit the Armed Forces Foundation. A phone …

An Entire House Gets a Makeover in Just Two Weeks

A house decorated with coastal style on a quick turnaround.<p>For a client's Emerald Bay, California, house, Laurie Alter, owner of Tuvalu Home, was given free rein because there was limited time frame of just two weeks for the renovation. "I called my client to say that in order to complete this on …