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12 things you didn't know about Levi's

If Levi Strauss were still alive, he would be 185 this week. Born to a Jewish family in Buttenheim, Germany in 1829, Löb Strauß immigrated to the …

Jeans, Jackets & Clothing

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Steal This Look: The Bath in Black

When I refinished my bathtub a few weeks ago, that wasn’t the only thing I had in mind for my tiny bathroom. I’ve had the itch for a while now to …

Tag: Bedrooms

Before & After: A French-Inflected Townhouse Renovation in Williamsburg, Brooklyn<p>by Alexa Hotz<p>Steal This Look: A Loft Bedroom with Colorful Accents …

10 Unexpected Ways to Add Color to Your Kitchen

Unique ways to give your space a bold look.<p>Switch out your sink for a colorful one, order some bold appliances, or give your backsplash a bright look.

Lemon-Vanilla Pound Cake

For a tantalizing tea-time treat, try this heavenly lemon pound cake.<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>1/4 cup(s) unsalted butter, melted1 cup(s) milk1/2 cup(s) unsalted butter, cut up2 cup(s) all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon(s) salt4 large eggs, at room temperature2 1/4 cup(s) sugar1 tablespoon(s) vanilla extract1/2 …

BEFORE & AFTER: The Looks-Larger, No-Square-Footage-Added Makeover

A kitchen and dining room get a new (and more spacious!) look without extending the actual floor plan.<p>In a stunning Los Angeles home by sfa design, we're especially struck by the transformations in the kitchen and dining room—particularly how the rooms look significantly larger...despite the fact …

A Kitchen Gets Renovated With a Classic Kid's Toy

If you thought your days of playing with Legos were over, think again.<p>You can build miniature castles, spaceships, and robots with Legos, but what about an actual working kitchen? Well thanks to , this idea is now a reality. The pair designed the Munchausen LEGO kitchen, which features an IKEA …

Lela Rose's Blueberry Mint Fizz

The fashion designer concocts a drink inspired by a print from her Spring 2014 collection.<p>Lela Rose's Blueberry Mint Fizz cocktail. <i>Photography by Kelly Stuart for Hearst Digital.</i><p>2 cups blueberries<p>4 liters seltzer<p>1 cup sugar<p>Mix sugar and seltzer water in a larger container. Stir until sugar is …

BEFORE & AFTER: From Faux Pine Disaster To Tiled Perfection

The amazing makeover of this dated kitchen.<p>Designer Shawn Henderson helms the amazing makeover of this dated kitchen. This piece originally appeared on countryliving.com.

Fluffy Carrot Cake

Whip up a delicious treat this Easter.<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>4 eggs<p>1/2 cup vegetable oil<p>1/2 cup applesauce<p>2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract<p>1 cup granulated sugar<p>1 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>1 tablespoon baking powder<p>1 teaspoon ground cinnamon<p>1/2 teaspoon salt<p>1/4 teaspoon ground …

Designing a Kitchen in Bold Orange

Melanie Coddington explains how she gave this Hillsborough, California, kitchen a bold paprika color.<p><b>Christine Pittel:</b> <i>Burnt orange is not a typical color for a kitchen. Where did it come from?</i><p><b>Melanie Coddington:</b> We started with the tile, and that launched the color scheme. It's paprika and black on …

16 Calming Paint Colors That Give a Room a Relaxing Vibe

The Most Amazing Farmhouse Renovation We've Ever Seen

One industrious couple did a top-to-bottom restoration of this 106-year-old home in just a year — prepare to be amazed.<p>In a year, Lisa and Mark Hellman did a top-to-bottom restoration of this 106-year-old home in upstate New York — and the results are breathtaking.

Dining Rooms

Color Obsession of the Week: Eggplant

A rug, a lamp, a coin purse, and more finds in eggplant.<p><b>This week's finds:</b><p>1. Nourison Joseph Abboud Hand-tufted Modelo Raised Swirl Purple Rug, $899. overstock.com.2. Benjamin Moore Paint in Grape Juice. benjaminmoore.com.3. Gavik Table Lamp, $15. ikea.com.4. Card & Coin Wallet, $25. …

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 …

Before And After: 15 Kitchen Makeover Projects

Is your old kitchen starting to look less and less appealing? Maybe it’s time for a makeover. Even a small change can make a big difference. Change …

Contemporary Lighting that Captures Nature’s Beauty

Nature is one of the most popular themes in contemporary design, and lighting fixtures are no exception. The beautiful lines and inspiring contrasts …

Golden Kitchens: Ideas & Inspiration

Golden hues and glittering accents, your kitchen could certainly have a glitzy, glamorous appeal without being overly dramatic or harsh on the eyes. …

12 Air-Purifying Houseplants To Decorate Your Home With

Plants are very often used in interior décor and we tend to think that’s only due to their beauty and to the fact that they’re green and so they make …

How To Refresh The Foot Of Your Bed With Style – 15 Inspiring Ideas

The bed and the area around it form the a high traffic space in the bedroom so it has to be organized and designed perfectly. In some parts of the …

Interior Design

Farmhouse Kitchen Sinks – For The Practical And Nostalgic Cook

The term farmhouse kitchen sink tends to be a little misleading. This type of sink is not necessarily linked to farmhouses, cottages and barns. But …

Silver Kitchens: Ideas & Inspiration

Glittering and sparkle, silver is all about the dusting of glamour. And you can certainly dress your kitchen in something with that much beauty and …

How To Creatively Use Chalkboard Paint Around The House

Blackboards or chalkboard walls are very versatile and can be used functionally but also for decorative purposes. You can integrate them in every …

DIY Typographic Pillows

Pillow cases are generally pretty boring. That’s fine sometimes, but if you’re looking to add a little bit of graphic interest to your bedding, …

Photo Editing

Easy, Kid-Friendly Springtime Home DIYs

We’re in the thick of it now. It’s springtime. Flowers are blooming, allergies are booming and we can finally wear a sundress without having …

20 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: DIY Ready!

Mother’s Day will be here before we know it, so it’s time to start thinking about what to get mom this year. And what better way to say, “I love …

Cute

35 Budget DIY Party Decorations You’ll Love This Summer

What better way to enjoy the summer and the sun than with a party? So get ready. Start working on the decorations and make sure everything is just …

Give Your Feline Friend Safe Access To The Outdoors With A Catio

My cat LOVES spending time outdoors. But when a stray climbed over our fence and engaged our Little Mister in a feline fight, we started pondering …