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DIY Wood Candelabra: High Style at Low Cost

A stylish candelabra is a functional centerpiece that doesn’t have to cost a bundle. This DIY version in wood is an easily constructed project that …

Woodworking

DIY Plumbers Pipe Standing Desk

This Standing Desk is made from 2x12s wood board and plumbers pipe. The height of the desk can be adjusted by switching out different sections of …

The Unfitted Kitchen: 14 Deconstructed Spaces

Throw out all the rules; here are 14 examples of the next wave in kitchen design, which we pegged as an emerging trend a while back in our post 15 …

Trend Alert: 13 Kitchens with Utensil Rails

If your kitchen tools are pretty enough, why not display them?<p>For more design guides and kitchen ideas, see our posts:<p>Remodeling 101: The Ultimate …

Scrap Art: Patchwork Linens from Copenhagen

Rising Danish fashion and textile designer Line Sander Johansen emerged from graduate school in 2012 with plenty of commercial interest in her work, …

Sleek and Simple Luxury in Luxembourg

• 1 |<p>Lofted ceilings have their appeal but the long and low lines in this house are simple but not simplistic.<p>2 |<p>Cool greys that almost seem to shift …

Fontevraud Abbey in France: A Loire Valley Landmark Revived

One of the Loire Valley’s great landmarks, the 12th-century Fontevraud Abbey has played many roles over the years, from monastery to prison (not to …

Tag: Bathrooms

Vintage Luxe: New Bath Accessories from Rowen & Wren with Traditional Appeal<p>by Annie Quigley<p>Steal This Look: An All-White Scandi Bath in SoHo, New …

Artful Planters from Belgium

Planters as sculpture: handmade clay vessels from Belgian-based Atelier Vierkant function as art for the garden.<p>In the US, the planters–which …

16 Luminaries and Lanterns to Light Up Your Autumn Party

Autumn weather is just too delicious to be inside all the time. The new coolness in the air make outdoor picnics enjoyable and bonfire parties …

Remodeling 101: Limewash Paint

When it comes to paint, do the Belgians know best? Mineral-based, natural limewash is a Belgian basic with a chalky, nuanced texture that only gets …

The Psychology of Achieving Balance In Interior Design

Interior design is about so much more than sense of style. We’ve already talked about your design choices are influencing your subconscious, but …

Tag: Kitchens

Pared-Back Furniture from Stattmann Neue Moebel, a Fourth-Generation Company in Germany<p>by Margot Guralnick<p>Kitchen of the Week: A Backyard Kitchen in …

Table of Contents: Belgian Masters

Are you thinking of cloaking your rooms in austere grays paired with raw wood accents? Is a black steel range in your future? Then, like us, you’re …

The $15 DIY: The Hardware Store Clamp Light Improved

With a minor tweak, a lamp from the hardware store is personalized–by way of color choice–and elevated. Easy, quick, and useful in every rooms, it’s …

10 Design Lessons You Can Learn From Scandinavian Interiors

You may be surprised to hear that the beauty of the Scandinavian design movement wasn’t fully recognized until the 1950’s. Since then, this …

Ultimate Budget Storage: 10 Kitchens with Ikea’s Grundtal Rail System

My kitchen in Brooklyn, New York, is actually an entryway. When the apartment was remodeled, the kitchen was obviously an afterthought; it’s smashed …

Reader Rehab: Danielle’s DIY Kitchen Remodel for Under $500

New York City public relations consultant Danielle Arceneaux lived for several years with a soulless, postage-stamp-size kitchen that didn’t jibe …

Remodeling 101: Affordable and Environmentally Friendly Linoleum

Linoleum has an undeserved bad rep. Mistakenly lumped in with vinyl, it’s seen as cheap and environmentally disastrous. But, in fact, linoleum is an …

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 …

12 Breathtaking Art Projects Made From Thousands Of Unusual Pieces

The beauty of art is that there are no rules telling you what you can and cannot use or how it should look like, what it should describe, etc. …

Orange County

Exquisite Dining Room Table Centerpieces – For A Complete Experience

There’s an unwritten rule that says <b>dining room table centerpieces</b> are a must-have if you want the whole experience to be complete and beautiful. The …

An In-Depth Guide To Polished Concrete Floors

Concrete is a hot material right now in all aspects of architecture and home design. While it once was expected and appropriate to cover the concrete …

Home Improvement

Weekend Spotlight: Combining Two New York Studio Apartments

This weekend we turn the spotlight on New York architect Lauren Rubin, a member of the Remodelista Architect/Designer Directory, who recently doubled …

DIY: Ceiling Medallion from the Brick House

At the Remodelista market in Los Angeles last winter, Sarah and I finally got a chance to meet one of our blogosphere friends, Morgan Satterfield of …

Steal This Look: The Endless Summer Kitchen

Jamie Blake of Blakes London applied a high/low mix of materials—from marble to readymade beadboard—in his design for a sun-splashed kitchen. We …

12 Tables Made with Cinder Blocks, Economy Edition

Cinder blocks may bring to mind grad-student shelving, but we like them as ad hoc table bases. (If it’s good enough for Axel Vervoodt, it’s good …

Rebel Walls of Sweden: Wallpaper for Everyone

Rebel Walls is a wallpaper company with its own design studio and printing shop in Borí¥s, in western Sweden. Its companion online store offers an …

Wabi-Sabi Tiles from a Dutch Fashion Designer

Dutch designer Marianne Smink translates the welcome imperfections of hand-stamped and brush-painted designs in her screen-printed tiles.<p>Born in …

Sunny Side Up: A Victorian Makeover in Melbourne

The one-story brick Victorian in Prahran, a suburb of Melbourne, had been extensively remodeled in the 1980s and was a jumble of small spaces that …