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Decorating Ideas, Home Improvement, Cleaning & Organization Tips

See before and after pictures of this vintage Airstream renovation.<p>We tested the veggie spiralizer with over 4,000 positive reviews on Amazon -- and …

Making A Hundred Friends Is Not A Miracle

Making a hundred friends is not a miracle. The miracle is to make a single friend who will stand by your side even when hundreds are against …

11 Designers On Their Favorite Shade of White

Designers reveal their go-to white paint.<p>Any skilled designer knows that selecting the perfect white paint is anything but simple. What's a seemingly basic element — the essence of simplicity — proves to be one of the most complex decisions with hundreds of possibilities. We asked 11 decorators to …

Tag: DIY

Pop Romance: 11 High/Low Design Ideas to Steal from Hero in Paris<p>by Annie Quigley<p>A Two-Week, $1,000, 500-Square-Foot Rental Overhaul by a Design …

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Glass Cabinets, Open Shelving Big 2014 Kitchen Trend

For years, cabinets have been a place to tuck away dishes and hide boxes of cereal out of view behind solid doors. But according to the Zillow Digs Home Design Trend Report for 2014, hiding the goods will be a bit more difficult since the latest kitchen trend is glass-front cabinets or open …

30 of the Best Quotes Ever

With so many great quotes from even greater minds at our disposal, what constitutes a quote becoming one of the best quotes ever?<p>I mean, it’s a …

The Biggest Kitchen Design Mistakes

Here's what not to do.<p>These kitchen designers have seen it all, from stainless-steel overload to poor-quality cabinetry. Here they share the dos and don'ts of kitchen design.

40 Stylish Kitchen Countertop Ideas You'll Love

A countertop is to a kitchen what a statement necklace is to an outfit — make yours speak to your home's personality.<p>These days, designers have gone way beyond Carrara and Calacatta marble — they'll use just about anything for kitchen and island countertops. With options like limestone, zinc, …

Before & After: A New Side to IKEA's Expedit

Krys saw potential in Ikea's popular Expedit shelf, and not just as vertical storage. When flipped horizontally, the unit fit perfectly in an awkward …

Dining Rooms

10 Decorating Secrets Revealed

Designers share their top dos and don'ts.<p>We asked designers to share some of their favorite tricks and ideas for putting together a beautiful space. Here, they reveal their top dos and don'ts.

An Expansive His-and-Hers Bathroom

Two bathrooms in one.<p>Architect Thomas Catalano and designer Chris Benson went beyond the usual his-and-hers towels and double sink in this Wellesley, Massachusetts, bathroom design. By adding a pass-through shower, they combined two rooms into one, but personalized each side for the husband and …

The Biggest Kitchen Design Mistakes

Here's what not to do.<p>These kitchen designers have seen it all, from stainless-steel overload to poor-quality cabinetry. Here they share the dos and don'ts of kitchen design.

10 Quick Tips to Get a Wow Factor when Decorating with All-White Color

The last time you saw an all-white room did you feel comfortable or did you feel timid and afraid to relax? White is one of those colors that many …

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A Sunny and Small Georgetown Row House

A light-filled space.<p>A small, 500-square-foot Georgetown row house built around 1900 had rooms and a ladder for a staircase. Designer Mary Douglas Drysdale used pattern and painted detail to give "a new interpretation to familiar things" to this row house design.

Best of Toronto: 14 Favorite Moments

<b>By Jason McBride</b><p>Canada's largest city has at last shed its reputation as a dull, repressed metropolis. What locals and visitors alike have discovered …

New England's "Other" Capes

For secret beaches and amazing summer deals, look beyond the better-known Cape to the glorious spits of land jutting out into the Atlantic just up …

Giant Paper Peonies

I just discovered a sweet new spot, Corner Blog. Poppytalk posted their gorgeously over-sized Giant Paper Peonies in a DIY project round-up and now am dying to have HUGE flowers hanging from my ceiling. Aren’t you?

Pallet Swing Bed | The Merry Thought

<b>Pallet Swing Bed</b> | <i>The Merry Thought</i><p>Hammocks? Uh, so hard to get into (and harder to get out of!). Swinging chairs? Not the easiest thing to lay on. Day bed? But it doesn’t swing! Pallet swing bed? Best of all worlds! It looks so comfortable too. This is more than a one day project, and you need something sturdy to hang it from, but I’m sure the idea of spending your Summers laying on this, reading a good book, drinking an iced tea and napping will keep you motivated! I’m going to show this …

12 Important Things to Know Before You Buy a Sofa

Designers reveal what you must consider before making this major purchase.<p>When it comes to furniture, a sofa is likely to be one of the biggest investments you'll make. Yet, with so many options, it's so easy to go wrong. We spoke with our favorite designers to find out the secrets to making a …

10 Smart Kitchen and Bath Updates

10 ideas to make a difference.<p>From storing your pots and pans on a wall to upholstering a bathroom chair with terry cloth, these ideas will really make a difference in your home.

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.

Bee Cottage Part 9: A Dining Room Makeover

See the before and after photos.<p>Our contributing editor redoes her dining room, a space that captures the spirit of her whole house. Watch the transformation by going back to Part One.

Dining Rooms

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An Alabama Home Gets All Dressed Up

Tour a sexy, southern house.<p>Creating a formal home with a flirtatious attitude, designers Paige Schnell and Doug Davis of Tracery Interiors punched up a neutral color palette with hot pink accents. Flip through these gorgeous room photos for glamorous decorating ideas and inspiration. See all our …

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