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The Best Light Bulbs For Maximum Visibility in Your Kitchen

Shopping for light bulbs can be as simple or complex as you make it. My roommate and I, who spend an inordinate amount of money at the nearby corner store (because it's <i>right there</i>!), tend to suffer through whatever light bulbs they've got in stock—more often than not they're soft white 60-watt …

Kitchens

Half-Painted Walls That Are All-the-Way Gorgeous

It's a wall painting trend that comes and goes: The half-painted wall. (Or, like the famous "Is the glass half full or half empty?" question, you …

Before & After: A Fixer-Upper Gets a New Kitchen in Denver, CO

Anna and Austin Smith knew there would be work to do when they bought this fixer-upper, sight unseen, in Denver, CO. Anna‘s interior design career …

Home Depot

A Seattle Roost Made for Savoring Childhood

A snow cone melting down my right hand, I’d squint – my gaze set on the still water. “It’s gotta be in there,” I’d think to myself. On the hottest of …

Siblings

Before and After: Sabrina’s Open-Plan, Game-Changer Renovation

Since I bought my 1950s bungalow in Milton, Ontario two years ago, a lot has changed. As I touched on in my D*S home tour, when mine was the winning …

Fantastic Fall Scents to Make Your Home Smell Good (That Aren't Candles!)

Candles can get expensive, and there can be a somewhat disturbing synthetic aroma that lingers in the air long after the it's been blown out. If …

Home Ec: Open Storage Solutions

Recently, I went through my closet… again. No matter how diligent I am about not letting “stuff” accumulate, my apartment somehow always gets back to …

DIY Fabric Buckets

I’ve lived in my apartment for about a year and a half, and in that span of time I’ve collected a number of plants. Some are still alive but many …

Articles about inspiration-tall-bookshelves-tomes-and-trinkets on Dwell.com - Dwell

Christian Musselman has fun.<p>Writer Lisa Katayama sees innovation triumphing over tragedy in Japan in the wake of the Sendai earthquake.<p>Brooklyn's current wave of modern furniture designers is not a spanking-new phenomenon, if we stop to remember the man who...<p>For book enthusiasts who are up to …

Architecture

Before & After: A New Jersey Kitchen Gets A Touch of Glamour

Shannon Tate likes to compare the act of caring for one’s home with the act of caring for one’s self. Although the health of a home and the health of …

Style Forecast: 5 Upcoming Bathroom Wall Paint Colors

Painting your bathroom walls and hoping to look forward to a color that's not on the way <i>out</i>? Here are some bathroom color ideas to consider that …

95 Ways You Can Alter, Update & Better Your Home's Lighting

(Image credit: Bethany Nauert)<p>Is there any other design element that has a bigger effect on a room's look than the lighting? The right light can make …

Inspiration

Katie & Matt's Washington Heights Home

<b>Name:</b> Katie and Matt with their cats, Fritz & Pepper <b><br>Location:</b> Washington Heights, New York City <b><br>Size:</b> 900 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> Katie 2.5 years, …

Living Rooms

Small Kitchen Ideas: 8 Smart Storage Tricks Anyone Can Try

Storage in the kitchen: There never seems to be enough, the right kind and it always seems tough to keep it looking organized. Are you sticking with …

Pull It Off: 9 Stylish Kitchens With Rugs

(Image credit: Adrienne Breaux)<p>Whether you want to disguise flooring you don't like, need a little something softer to stand on while you're cooking …

15 Kitchen Makeover Projects

We love a good transformation, and some of the biggest happen in the kitchen. Here are 15 of our favorite kitchen makeovers sent in from our readers …

Design

Space Savers: 6 DIYs to Make the Most of Cramped Kitchen Counters

More counter space is at the top of most people's wish lists when it comes to kitchens. Here are six accessible projects and ideas for even the …

Kitchens

Let's Do This! Fill a Blank Wall in Your Home

(Image credit: Carolyn Purnell)<p>Welcome to our very first Apartment Therapy Weekend Project. This weekend, the project is to fill a blank wall in your …

10 Beautiful Book Displays to Catch Your Kid's Eye

Less than a month until we all say, "So long!" to summer and, "Hello!" to school. You're sure to get your little one ready with a backpack, notebook, …

Before & After: 8 Complete Living Room Makeover Projects from Around the Web

Unless you're moving to a new place and starting from scratch, design alterations tend to come as a series of gradual changes. But there's nothing …

Living Rooms

The Best Ice Cream (and Other Frozen Desserts) in Seattle

Seattle's ice cream scene is growing up: six years ago, only one of our eight favorite treats was around. The shops—and flavors—are new, but most of our favorites offer a spoonful of childhood-treat nostalgia, reminding us why ice cream and its relatives are so special—just <i>try</i> not to smile while …

House Tour: A Newly Renovated North Hollywood Home

<b>Name:</b> Chris and Amber Earl <b><br>Location:</b> North Hollywood, CA <b><br>Size:</b> 1,190 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 2 years<p>Amber met Chris at a mutual friend's BBQ and she …

Papua New Guinea

Viv's London Mews Apartment

<b>Name:</b> Viv <b><br>Location:</b> South East London, UK<p>We live in a 2 bed apartment in South East London, in a converted mews development (used to be a dairy mews …

Bedrooms

In the Kitchen With: Jennifer Katzinger’s Mixed Berry Crumble

Summer for many is an exciting time because of berry season. We, for example, have a horribly unkempt yard with an unnavigable thicket. I believe we …

We Eat Every Single Pastry at Crumble & Flake, Seattle's Best Pastry Shop

Neil Robertson, the fine-dining pastry chef (Canlis, Mistral Kitchen) who now owns the teeny Seattle bakery Crumble & Flake, said he was stunned when named a James Beard semi-finalist earlier this year. Anyone who has tasted his pastries is likely less surprised: Robertson's ability to marry …

Stars, Stripes & Style: 6 Fun 4th of July DIY Decor Projects

(Image credit: the House that Lars Built )<p>Looking for some easy-to-make yet classy 4th of July decoration projects you wouldn't mind putting up …

5 Unbelievable Kitchen Makeovers

Awful befores; inspiring afters<p>These complete transformations are a reminder that just about anything is possible. Check out how these five blah befores become show-stopping afters. This piece originally appeared on elledecor.com.

The Best Surfaces for Kitchen Countertops

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: Your kitchen counter gets more of a workout than any appliance or gadget --</i> …

Home Improvement

Dinner Party: Little Paris Kitchen & Cookbook Giveaway

Late February marks the time of year when winter’s charms begin to wear out. Sweaters and scarves, once donned excitedly, are now put on …