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What No One Tells You About Those Beautiful Cement Tiles

If you've seen some drop dead gorgeous patterned tiles on Pinterest lately, there's a good chance they are made of cement. These matte-finish, often …

Home Improvement

Summer Kitchen Trends: 30 Ideas and Inspirations for a Cheerful Makeover

There are trends that fade away and reappear once in a while. Then there are those that last beyond a season or two and last for a generation. With …

The Dutch Door House From Fixer Upper Just Hit the Market

Another Waco home flip featured on Fixer Upper has just hit the market, including a guest home on the property and a solid Airbnb track record.

Amazing Little Italian Villages You Need To Visit

<b>Vernazza</b><p>Vernazza is perhaps the most beautiful of all the Cinque Terre’s villages. In Vernazza there are two beaches, about which you can read in the …

Italy

Colorful Home in Romania Revives Traditional Design

Merging rustic-inspired interiors with contemporary details, this colorful abode inspires a homey feel throughout. Located not far from Bucharest, …

Living Rooms

The One Thing I Wish I Knew Before Painting My Kitchen Cabinets

Anyone who’s drastically changed the wall color in a room knows how big of an impact paint alone can make in a space. And it’s a big impact for …

Warning: You'll Probably Quit the Gym After Doing This At-Home Workout — It's That Good

You don't need a gym membership, fancy studio, or even a lot of time to get in shape. What you do need is a solid workout and dedication. We'll provide the workout, you just need to give it your all. This short and sweet circuit targets every single muscle in the body and gets your heart rate up. …

How to Make Your Kitchen Feel Brand-New—Martha Stewart Tells All

Upgrading a kitchen can be daunting for a few reasons: It's not something most of us do often, it feels more permanent than swapping out pillows …

This Hip Maui Bungalow Is a Surfer's Paradise

1 of 14<p>Surfer’s Paradise<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 14<p>3 of 14<p>Maintain Island Simplicity<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 14<p>Invite the Ocean Inside<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 14<p>Stretch …

The best gray paints, recommended by experts

This anything-but-gloomy shade continues to dominate interiors<p>Grays are so popular, they populate interiors like so many thunderclouds in a stormy sky. The color, once considered somber and gloomy, is seemingly America’s favorite neutral and, unlike those cumulonimbus rain clouds, it shows no signs …

The world's most romantic hotels

Which cities have the most romantic hotels? Our destination experts make a case for their favourite locations and where to stay when there.<p>Venice<p>In a city so unremittingly romantic as Venice, accommodation to match the mood is essential. George Clooney opted for the opulent Aman Grand Canal – for …

5 Ideas Worth Stealing from a Bright Brooklyn Kitchen

(Image credit: Ensemble Architecture)<p>The bright, open kitchen of this Brooklyn brownstone is proof that all-white kitchens don't have to be boring. …

Vintage

14 Quick Tricks to Make Your First Apartment Feel More Grown up

The good news: You have your very first apartment. Cheers to that! Now the reality: The apartment looks nothing like the pictures you saved on Pinterest and you barely have enough in the budget to buy pizza, let alone invest in any serious home decor projects. Before you commit yourself to a life …

Interiors: a club designer’s home

Shaun Clarkson made his fortune in clubs. His home is full of showstopping touches, too, says Ellie Tennant<p>When Shaun Clarkson and his partner Paul Brewster first viewed their two-storey townhouse just off Exmouth Market in Islington, London, they had been house-hunting for five years, looking for …

East London

6 Decor Secrets To A Perfectly Styled Bookcase

Yes, there's more to it than your favorite books.<p>Open shelving is a matter of preference in the kitchen, but elsewhere around the house — like, say, your living room — it can be nearly impossible to avoid. (Everyone still owns books, right?) The catch is that if it isn't done right, your display of …

Home Decorating

Kitchen: Wonderful Kitchen Design Renovation By Using Wood Material And Parquet For Flooring Marble Tile Backsplash Completed With Light Cabinetry Drawer Jar Advanced Burner Casement Window, amazing kitchen, contemporary kitchen

Wonderful Kitchen Design Renovation By Using Wood Material And Parquet For Flooring Marble Tile Backsplash Completed With Light Cabinetry Drawer Jar …

Part 4: A Kitchen Remodel

A Colorful Park Avenue Apartment

Filled with snappy colors and unusual wallcoverings.<p>To keep this classic prewar apartment in New York from feeling old, designer Christina Murphy chose a vibrant, modern color palette. "Punches of color keep a room feeling youthful and engaging," she says. For more decorating ideas, read an …

Interior Design

Inside a Kitchen the Size of a Walk-In Closet

Tiny, yet efficient.<p>To hear about a kitchen no bigger than a walk-in closet is to expect the worst. To actually see this one is to encounter the best. Designer Stephanie Stokes found savvy ways to save space in this big-city kitchen.

New Color, Cabinets, and Tile Freshen Up a Tired-Looking Kitchen

This kitchen was in desperate need of a facelift, and the results are stunning.<p>This kitchen was in desperate need of a facelift, and the results are stunning.

Kitchens

5 Kitchen Projects You Should Leave to the Pros

Source: iStock<p>Renovating your kitchen is an exciting project, but the various tasks involved can also make it a daunting one—especially for home …

The Best Kitchens of 2014

A look back at the year in kitchen design.<p>This year in kitchen design, we saw a lot of daring colors, global influences, unique backsplashes and detailed accents, and innovative appliances.

15 Great Decor Ideas for Your Kitchen

10 Cheap Ways To Make Your Kitchen Look Expensive

Little details go a long way.<p>1. Update hardware.<p>Hardware can completely change the look of a piece of furniture and it can do the same for your cabinets. Replace drawer and cabinet pulls for an new unique look that instantly updates your entire space.<p>2. Use lighter colors.<p>A light color on the walls …

25 Light Fixtures That Will Transform Your Kitchen

Track lights and fluorescent fixtures? Please.<p>If you want to update your cooking space without shelling out serious money, you've come to the right place. Lighting is an easy way to make a big difference in your kitchen. These fixtures will make a statement, enhance your existing design, and …

Today's Design Secret

ELLE DECOR design experts reveal the tricks and tips behind the most beautiful rooms.<p>ELLE DECOR design experts reveal the tricks and tips behind the most beautiful rooms.