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Design History: Why Did Dark, Cozy Interiors Become Eclipsed by Light, Bright Ones?

Once upon a time, having a dark room was all the rage. Or at least it was the <i>norm</i>. While dark rooms have had a recent resurgence, I've noticed that …

10 Must-See Big Reveals: Week Two

Week two of our first-ever Big Reveal contest did not disappoint! In total, 76 owners and renters from across the country (and globe!) have shared …

Easy, Fast Way to Carve a Halloween Pumpkin

After examining endless short, tall, lumpy, skinny, and funny-looking specimens, you finally picked out that perfect pumpkin and are now ready to …

The Color of the Moment is Hunter Green

(Image credit: Elle Decoration)<p>Lately, we've been seeing a shift away from white and back towards darker, richer colors for interiors — and no color …

Time Wasters to Eliminate from Your Life TODAY

Never feel like you have enough time? You can reclaim lost minutes throughout the day that could add up to a lot more "me" time in your evenings by …

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Take a 4-story Romanesque Revival multi-residence brownstone in Park Slope built in 1899. Completely gut it, and add CWB Architects and Pilaster …

Chicken and chorizo empanadas

<b>Makes</b> 12<p><b>Prep time:</b> 25 minutes<p><b>Cook time:</b> 25-30 minutes<p><b>What You’ll Need:</b><p>Pastry<p>500g plain flour<br>• 1 tsp fine salt<br>• 200g cold unsalted butter, cubed<br>• 1 egg<br>• 75ml …

17 Fall Casseroles That Are Like an Edible Hug

When the temperatures drop, let these comforting dishes warm you up.<p>When the temperatures drop, let these comforting dishes warm you up.

Study urges more intensive management of high blood pressure

<b>(CNN) —</b> There's good news in a National Institutes of Health study for Americans over 50 suffering from high blood pressure -- keep the pressure below 120 to reduce your risk of heart attack and stroke.<p>The NIH was so eager to get the news out that it decided to stop the study early, evaluate the …

House Tour: Shelley's Slice of France in Melbourne

<b>Name:</b> Shelley Collins, Mali, Emile, and Barkley the Wonder-Dog <b><br>Location:</b> Clifton Hill; Melbourne, Australia <b><br>Size:</b> 90 square meters (968.7 square feet)</b> …

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It appears that I have a serious crush on Carlos Mota (I have featured him a few times lately). The man’s styling and interior portfolio is a …

Jeanine and Bryan’s Crown Heights Home

Jeanine Hays and Bryan Mason may have only lived in their Crown Heights, Brooklyn home for nine months, but they’ve already made it feel like <b>home</b>. As …

House Tour: Jamie & Byron's Elegant Art Canvas

<b>Name:</b> Jamie and Byron with Roux, Simone and Coco <b><br>Location:</b> Cow Hollow — San Francisco, California <b><br>Size:</b> 2,300 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 1 — rented<p>We …

Industrial Ingenuity: Contemporary Auckland Home in Concrete, Steel and Glass

When it comes to providing backdrops ranging from the serene to the stunning, few cities come close to the charm of lovely <b>Auckland</b>. Located in one of …

Pale Pink Living Rooms: Ways to Make this Color Work

(Image credit: Elle Espana )<p>Pale pink walls is a hot new color trend for living rooms (okay just about any room) but while it's a versatile color, …

Can't Buy an Expensive Room-Sized Rug? Tricks to Try Instead

Huge rugs are luxurious but not always necessary. You really can get away with skimping on the size if you try these tricks. You'll still get all the …

An Airy Brownstone That Marries the Old With the New

Modern elements shine in this 150-year-old New York City home.<p>What's not to love about an old home? They have the charming detail you rarely see in new builds and, quite often, an interesting history. Design-wise, the only downside tends to be the floor plan, which can be quirky — or the result of …

Gallery Wall Art Arranging Ideas

What is a wall party? It's an arm party, but on your wall. An abundance of objects — almost too many — gathered together to flood a particular …

The quiet revolution in British housing

Photograph: Tim Crocker<p>Abode, Great Kneighton, where expensive houses and more affordable units sit side by side.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/8/12/1439389142191/7b30e4ac-2181-4056-82dc-a0480a88744f-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Tim Crocker<p>Abode, Great Kneighton, …

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How To Rock IKEA Hyllis Shelves In Your Interior: 31 Ideas

IKEA Hyllis is a cool shelving unit that can be used in many modern spaces, indoors and outdoors. It must be fastened to the wall, and the back panel …

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How about this for a summer country getaway? The original and reclaimed features in this home are just to die for. From the portfolio of interior …

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10 Tips for Decorating with Mirrors

When you think of mirrors, your mind probably goes immediately to the splattered mirror in your bathroom. Because every bathroom, big or small, has a …

Grilled Sweet Potato Baba Ghanoush

4 (makes about 2 cups) Servings<p>Active Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>There’s a method to making baba ghanoush. And it applies to way more than eggplant.<p>July 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil, plus more<p>2 pounds sweet potatoes (about 2 medium)<p>3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice<p>2 tablespoons tahini<p>½ …

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10 Colorful Couches to Help You Be Bold

You’ve heard the advice. Go for a safe color. Brown or navy or cream, something that will match. But you still love that image of that bright yellow …

50 Key Components to Decorating Your Entire Home

Are you moving into a new house? Are you looking to give a makeover to the one you already have? Then you’re in the right place. When you’re trying …

Simple And Classy Ways To Store Your Vinyl Record Collection

These days nobody really bothers to save their music on CDs when all they need is an iPod. However, vinyl records never really disappeared. In fact, …

Budget-Savvy Renovations: 22 Inspiring Drawn Interior Elements

Sometimes an interior just doesn’t seem to have that special something to make it truly special. It can be that it’s too simple or too slick in its …

Renovated 1890s Brooklyn Home with Brick Walls by Gradient Design Studio

Any home that dates back to the 1890s and sits in the heart of Brooklyn is bound to be laced with delightful industrial elements that have gone on to …

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Some of you may not believe this, but after reviewing everything I thought I had decided on for the flooring on my main floor, I made another …