Leasa Simmons

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Vintage Door Knobs And How To Give Them A New Purpose

It’s been a while since I haven’t seen people who have door knobs in their homes or apartments. To be honest, I really like them and since I was a …

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A Bold, Burnt Orange Kitchen in Hillsborough, California

Color makes this kitchen special.<p>A liberal dose of spicy orange is the detail that makes this kitchen really special. Designer Melanie Coddington says it all started with the tile.

Kitchens

Match Made! The Best Shoe-Pant Combos for Your Shape

Believe it or not, the right shoe-pant pairing can work to your advantage. If you lack curves, like Allison Williams, slip on a pair of drawstring …

Manilla Mini: How to Transition Your Wardrobe Through Seasons

<i>This article was written by Brandhyze Stanley for Manilla.com.</i><p>Ready to ditch your winter wardrobe but don't have the budget for a spring makeover? Maximize your wardrobe by transitioning your winter items into the warmer months. Here are some easy ways you can do it. <b>Watch the video here</b><p><b>1. Mix and</b> …

Clothing

Why You Need To Try Rose-Gold Makeup

Chances are unless you're a total and utter makeup newbie, you've tried some version of metallic makeup at this point. However, as gorgeous as your …

Russian Designers

<b>Alexandr Kondakov</b> makes modern, clean-lined clothes that belie his traditional sensibilities. “Everything is very fast now,” complains the 28-year-old designer, who started his eponymous label in 2012 after working as a patternmaker for fellow Muscovite Vika Gazinskaya. “I like to stop, to think, …

8 Lovely Ways To Decorate With Leopard

Scrolling through Instagram has us seeing spots, quite literally. Here, we round up some of our favorite posts, from must-follow interior design influencers, that feature leopard.<p><b>Idea #1:</b> Add a dose of leopard upholstery to break-up a a color-heavy (in this case blue-on-blue) space.<p><b>Idea #2:</b> A …

10 Unique Ways to Style a Perfect Mantel

Dress up your fireplace with these unexpected ideas.<p>Dress up your living room's coziest focal point with these unexpected ideas.

10 Easy Mirror DIYs For Your Home!

Mirrors are one of the best pieces of a decor for any and every house. They’re versatile, fit into any theme or style genre and they always add a …

Rehab Diary: Finding Storage in Unexpected Places

As architects who have a penchant for being organized (are there any who don’t?), my husband and I are on a never-ending quest for more storage …

How To Choose The Lighting Fixtures For Your Home – A Room-By-Room Guide

Choosing the lighting fixtures for the house is one of the details you need to plan when decorating a new space. But the decision is not easy, not …

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Go Bold! 10 Ways To Liven Up Your Front Door

We're suckers for a door with a bit of personality.<p>Paint your front door to update your home's entire look in just an afternoon — the toughest part is choosing the color! This piece originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com

Organizing Tips For Every Room In Your House

How To Style Bookshelves, Mantels & More: 6 Quick Tips-> http://apttherapy.com/1dB497A Here are some quick tips for creating little vignettes without them looking clutter-y.

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Articles about small space living lifeedited on Dwell.com - Dwell

For aesthetically beautiful minimalist, modern, and sleek design, less really can be more.<p>In Canada's Yukon Territory, a college instructor builds a lightweight, efficient 97-square-foot mobile dwelling.<p>Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit …

Small Spaces

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Faux Plants That Will Fool Your Eyes - Faux Sure!

So March 21st was the official first day of Spring, but where I live it’s still very much Winter! I felt like I needed some brightening and cheering …

2015 Trend Preview: The Pantone Colors That Will Define The Year Ahead

Get ahead of the curve.<p>A sneak peek at the hues that will be everywhere next year—get to know them now and you'll be ahead of the curve.

Why Are Olivia Pope's Clothes Getting Darker On Scandal Season 3, Episode 12? Costume Designer, Lyn Paolo Explains!

Luck was not on Olivia Pope's (Kerry Washington) side during Thursday night’s new episode of <i>Scandal</i>. She struggles over her relationship with Fitz, …

Spring Fashions Celebrities Are Wearing Now: Shop 18 Looks!

Spring trends abound! From dressy shorts to flirty skirts, A-listers have already got a head start on the greatest and latest in fashion. Emma …

Get Carried Away by Spring's Best Bags

<i>This feature originally appeared in our March issue. For more stories like this, subscribe to</i> <i>InStyle</i> <i>now</i>.<p>Forget singing robins and budding crocuses, …

Our Best Beauty Secrets: Make Your Skin Glow With Vaseline

How do models pop up looking perfectly dewy and fresh-faced on the runways – coming off of no sleep and back-to-back shows? They get a little help …

We're Obsessed: Rebecca Taylor's Perforated Leather Top

<b>Why We Love It</b>: Leather <i>anything</i> is at the top of our shopping list—no matter what season it is. Rebecca Taylor shows us just how seasonless the …

Real Time Fashion: Lacquer Up With an Orange Lip

Need an alternative to a red-lip? For spring, designers like DKNY, Prabal Gurung, and Rag & Bone debuted a fresh orange lip on the runway where it …

Spring 2014 Trend We Love: Haute Minimalism

In a complicated world, sometimes there is nothing more refreshing and comforting than a crisp, black-and-white look. The color combo is the most …

22 Edgy, Tough-Girl Accessories Inspired by Divergent

It's time to toughen up like Tris! In the dystopian YA series <i>Divergent</i> (coming to the big screen March 21), Tris (played by Shailene Woodley) …

The Spring 2014 Trend That's In Full Bloom: Fresh Florals

Floral for spring isn't groundbreaking by any means, but this season's blooms are something else entirely—they're more sophisticated, modern, and …