Gavin Potenza

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10 amazing flooring materials that imitate real wood

Real wood flooring is wonderful but can be exceptionally expensive, which is why interior designers are seeing a huge rise in demand for imitation …

Home Improvement

14 Ideas to Make a Small Garden Look Bigger

Who doesn’t dream of an English estate with groves and gardens and koi ponds? Or perhaps you prefer the ultimate American playground with a pool and …

Cheap Thrills: Home Decor & Accessories Under $50 from Canopy

Amazon is like an adult playground. It's a magical land where anything is possible—or at least where (most) anything can be delivered to your …

The Home of Designer Finn Juhl Is a Study in Timelessness (& Perfectly Placed Furniture)

I've always been fascinated by the homes of the designers who created the furniture that we love, and one of the most fascinating is the home of …

10 Reasons to Love Your Vaulted Ceiling

There are two kinds of people in this world. People that love vaulted ceilings and people that don’t. The people that love them look for a house with …

Kitchen of the Week: A Cost-Conscious Kitchen in Sweden

Since Christmas 2015, Maria Förstberg, a librarian and weaver, has been living in a home tailor-made for her in Linköping, in southern Sweden. The …

Hardscaping 101: Design Guide for Patio Pavers

Are you agonizing over which patio pavers to pick? Good. You should. The hardscape material you put underfoot will set the tone for your garden …

How to Modernize Your Outdated Kitchen

Whether your kitchen is a true fixer-upper from decades ago or your once-trendy laminate countertop and linoleum flooring fell out of style fast, it …

Small Kitchen Storage Solution: Kitchen Rail Ideas & Sources

An interesting trend in kitchen design, as of late, is the movement towards kitchens with open shelving, or even little or no storage above the …

Dream attics: 9 inspiring examples

Having a room like an attic could be one of the most surprising features that a house can offer. Many times left in neglect with boxes of things we …

The Penny-Pincher's Guide to Styling Your Kitchen Like a Millionaire

If there's one thing we enjoy more than decorating, it's cooking. Leisurely sipping a glass of wine while concocting a culinary feast (or quick …

10 Modern Home Decor Stores (That Aren't IKEA)

Don't get me wrong. I love IKEA. Many of the core pieces in my home came from the Swedish retailer, and of course, the prices are hard to beat. …

Shaker Cabinet Inspiration & Resources for the Kitchen

You can't swing a stick on Pinterest these days without hitting a photo of a kitchen with Shaker cabinets. And to be more specific: painted Shaker …

Functional Ways to Decorate With Tree Branches

The air is getting crisper, the pumpkin spice latte lines are growing, and we can't deny it any longer—it's officially fall. To celebrate the autumn …

These Tiny Homes Let You Try Before You Buy

Have you been thinking about a tiny home, but not sure if you’re ready to make the leap? Now you can try your hand at living in a tiny home before …

Making This One Renovation Will Boost Your Home's Resale Value

Bathrooms can be expensive to renovate, but trying to save every penny won't get you very far. "You already know you're going to go over budget with …

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Luxurious and Playful Minimalist Home

Located in Japan, this single family home is a study in minimalism. Designed in 2016 by <b>Tukurito Architects,</b> the simple, spartan design allows small …

This Swedish Apartment Is a Lesson in Small-Space Styling

When it comes to design, there’s one country we consistently look to for inspiration: Sweden. Its residents have nailed the lived-in minimal …

Interior Design

A Barn Reborn As A Bright Beautiful Home

The idea of converting a barn to a home is a romantic one. Imagine the space, the soaring ceilings, the large beams that accentuate the interior …

Interior Design

An Old Barn Renovation in the Italian Countryside

Mantua-based studio <b>ARCHIPLAN</b> completed the renovation of an old barn in Bomporto, Italy. The building had been partially damaged by an earthquake and …

Architecture

These Cabinet Hacks Seriously Increased My Kitchen Storage

Unless you designed your kitchen from scratch, with a custom layout and cabinets, it's probably not perfect for your needs. But new cabinets can …

13 Ideas For Creating A More Manly Masculine Bathroom

Although men typically don’t spend as much time as women do in the bathroom, it doesn’t mean that the bathroom shouldn’t cater to their design needs …

Interior Design

Four Hacks to Gain The Upper Hand Over Garden Pests

Hardscaping 101: Garden Sheds

Yearning for an outdoor storage closet? A garden shed can offer that and much more. From the simple to the sublime, garden sheds serve up space, …

House Tour: An Eclectic, Rustic Mix in the Woods

<b>Name:</b> Angie Cooper and Matt Johnson <b><br>Location:</b> Midlothian, Virginia <i>(just outside Richmond)</i> <b><br>Size:</b> 1,807 square feet <b><br>Y</b><b>ears lived in:</b> 1.5 years<p>Nestled on …

Xeriscaping Plus: Drought-Proof Gardening Resources

Anyone who lives in Southern California (or anywhere near a desert, for that matter) knows the familiar struggle of trying to keep verdant, usually …

This Calculator Shows You The Right Way to Hang a Hammock

Everyone loves lounging in a hammock, but hanging one securely can be tough. This calculator will do all the math for you so you get a perfect fit …

How to Build Garage Storage Shelves on the Cheap

These storage shelves can be built from scrap 2 x 4s and plywood, and are as strong as anything you'd buy from the store, but cost a lot less money.<p>Garage storage and shelving solutions are abundant, but the prices can be shocking. You can build your own garage shelves from scrap 2 x 4s and …

Woodworking

13 Common Kitchen Renovation Mistakes to Avoid

Don't pass on seemingly small add-ons and storage features, like additional drawer dividers, or cabinet storage solutions like pantry pullouts and lazy Susans. These storage solutions will increase your kitchen storage efficiency, and are much more costly to add on if you decide you need them down …