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Get a Handle on Home Maintenance With This Checklist

Seasonal Home Maintenance Checklist<p>Staying on Top of Chores Saves Repairs Later<p>Updated February 26, 2018<p>A big part of the American dream is owning …

Why You Should Leave a Cup of Rice in Your Closet

Rice is a staple on dinner tables around the globe, but has many other great uses that go beyond the kitchen. Most of us have used it to save our …

Laundry Rooms

Calming colors that will perfect your home

Ask any respected interior designer and they'll tell you that color psychology is a very real thing and is being used throughout homes these days to …

The Best Interior Design Apps You Can Find On Stores Right Now

Right now chances are that whatever you decide to do there’s an app that can help with that. Basically there really is an app for everything. Over …

Apps

20 kitchen design trends for 2018 you need to know about

What's hot in the world of kitchen design?

Trends

Houseplants that clean the air of carcinogens

You know that rumor that plants can improve your air quality? Turns out it’s totally true.<p>A 1989 study by NASA tested common house plants to see if they could remove harmful chemicals from the air. Scientists put plants in sealed chambers and pumped in benzene, formaldehyde, and …

Houseplants

5 Free Online Applications to Help You Design Your Dream Room

5 Free Online Room Design Applications<p>Design a Room or an Entire Home for Free!<p>Updated December 13, 2016<p>A free online room design application is a …

Mount a TV Like a Pro: Part 1

In my last blog I listed some essential tools for tackling various DIY custom install projects around the house. This time, we’ll put that toolkit to …

11 signs you're going to be even more successful than you think

• Success isn't just about money, power, and fame. Personal fulfillment and making an impact count for something, too.<br>• We collected a series of …

21 Quotes to Carry You Through the Tough Times | Inc.com

Despite having to climb the highest mountain and cross the largest ocean, you will never hear a successful entrepreneur say the words, "good enough." A truly inspired leader does not settle for mediocre results--and they have the wisdom to separate what really matters from the minutiae of every day …

Motivation

6 Pro Tricks to Know When Arranging Your Room

One-click online shopping and free shipping has made the whole furniture buying process seem super easy and accessible. But what happens when you …

Free Shipping

22 Bad Habits to Give Up If You Want to Be Successful

What does it truly take to be successful?<p>People love to depict success as a single colossal goal; a mountain they have to surmount. But the truth is, that mountaintop doesn’t even exist if you can’t succeed at the small tasks that are right in front of you. Success isn’t the result of one home run. …

Come to the Dark Side: 14 Totally Chic Black Houses

(Image credit: Todd David Architecture)<p>Painted Ladies aside, Americans tend to play it safe with their exterior colors—and if there's one color …

San Francisco

Our Readers' Best Advice on Keeping a Clean House

In one's attempt to get their life together, so to speak, one will inevitably feel pressured to buy into gimmicks. That's how The Container Store …

Minimalism

9 plants that are perfect for the bedroom

Plants provide freshness in every room of the house but they are particularly effective and refreshing, when placed in the bedroom. They bring a …

Feng Shui: What it is, its Five Elements, and Basic Strategies for Modern Interiors

Feng shui has been around for millennia among the Chinese, although now it is becoming more and more popular in western culture. While many …

The Key to Color Confidence: The 60-30-10 Rule

If you are nervous or unsure about adding color into your home, consider using 60-30-10 color rule when planning your next room makeover. The …

Home Decorating

20 Things That Homeowners Should Do Annually, but Don't

Inspect the House After Winter<p>1/20<p>1/20<p>Canadian winters can be brutal on houses. After a long, hard winter, head outside and inspect your home. Check …

How to Design an Open Concept Space That Looks Like it Belongs on TV

Shop a similar look: Lighting | Stools | Pendants<p>Almost everyone loves open concept spaces, where a singular space has multiple uses — and why …

Build a Pergola in Your Backyard with One of These 15 Free Plans

15 Free Pergola Plans<p>Print DIY Pergola Plans for Free<p>Updated November 09, 2017<p>These free pergola plans will help you build that much needed structure …

15 secrets to a stunning back yard that you can't miss!

If you look at pictures of other people's completed back yards and wonder how you can make yours look so stylish and well put together, wonder no …

How Often Should You Clean Your Kitchen?

Cleaning your kitchen is a never-ending job — especially if you actually use it. There are your everyday messes (those breadcrumbs that got all over …

Kitchens

The secret to getting your home lighting right

If you've had trouble in the past deciding where to put the lights around your house, or are just wanting to brighten everything up, then take a look …

How to design kitchen lighting

<i>This article was first published in April, 2013. It has been updated for the current season.</i><p>From reworking your downlight strategy to learning how to light glass cabinet, design director of John Cullen, Sally Storey, reveals how to get the right light for preparing food and setting the mood in your …

Kitchens

25 Cheap Places To Shop For Home Decor Online

Because you still need leftover money for rent. The products in this post were updated in January 2018.<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</b>

These 10 Homes And Offices Have Suspended Nets To Hang Out In

Suspended nets are a fun way to make a space more comfortable, brighter, and more memorable. They provide a great nap spot, let natural light pour …

Qubino’s Tiny Z-Wave Plus RGBW Smart Home Dimmer

Qubino are smart home specialists from Slovenia and their new Z-Wave Plus RGBW Dimmer is ideal for dimming RGB/RGBW strips, LED strips and bulbs, or …

Home Automation

7 signs you're wealthier than you think

"When most think of wealth, they think about money," said Tom Corley, author of "Rich Habits" and "Change Your Habits, Change Your Life."<p>"The thinking goes, the more money you have, the wealthier you are. But wealth is about much more than money."<p>While you might want to become the next Warren …

25 Colorful Kitchens To Inspire You

More and more kitchens seem to be getting white makeovers lately, so in the interest of being unique, we thought we’d share some colorful kitchen …

7 steps to a perfectly simple home

There is something beautiful about simplicity. It is elegant, minimal, and offers an austere yet alluring aesthetic. This is particularly relevant …

Interior Design