Carrie Sallgren

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Before & After: A Worn Buffet Gets the Love It Deserves

This little guy was too cute to not fix up. This article originally appeared on<p>When Erin, the blogger behind DIY Passion, spotted this petite midcentury modern piece at an estate sale for just 10 bucks, she knew it was coming home with her. In its first life, it may have been …

Dining Rooms

It's Sunday, how are you doing on this weekend's January Cure assignment?! A Better Kitchen By Sunday Evening -->

Triple Berry Dutch Baby

It’s all well and good until someone has to stand in front of the stove and flip the pancakes.<p>It’s a thankless job and I wouldn’t wish pancake …

21 Problems You Can Solve With Baking Soda

Seriously, store a box of this stuff in every room of your house.<p>Sure, it's a pro at making chewy chocolate chip cookies, but baking soda's real claim-to-fame is its power to freshen and clean many spots in your home. It's a super-effective (but gentle) abrasive and is a great natural deodorizer, …

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10 Reasons to Go Color-Crazy in Your Kid's Room

Make use of that paint leftover from a previous project! 10 home DIY project ideas for leftover paint -->

22 Easy Decorating Ideas to Make Over a Room in a Day

It's as easy as changing up your coffee table decor.<p>A little wallpaper, paint, or a few colorful accents can make such a big difference in your home. You can tackle each of these ideas in one day, even though the results will look like it took so much longer to pull off.

20 Impressive Home Office Ideas That Will Increase Your Productivity

These designer spaces are primed for energy and inspiration.<p>You won't mind getting work done in a hideaway like what you see here. Not only are these work-ready spaces aesthetically pleasing, but their unique designs will inspire new ideas and boost your productivity.

Quick & affordable home makeover task -->

Our favorite room shots from house tours this week -->

26 Dreamy Outdoor Bedroom Oasis Designs

Summer is the best time for sleeping outdoors, and if the weather allows, organize an adorable outdoor bedroom. There are different ways to do that: …


Can you guess what this DIY bed frame is actually made of? Hint: It's something you probably already own -->

A Paint DIY That Will Make Your Next Party Even Better

A fun and eye-catching way to take on table linens.<p>Inimitable event designer/creative genius David Stark shares his ideas for a fun and eye-catching way to take on table linens for your next event. This piece originally appeared on

30+ Stylish Home Bars

Cocktail hour just got way more fun.<p>Expecting guests? Shake things up with these refreshing design ideas.

15 Relaxed Rooms for Summer Living

"If there's one word to describe Jamie's apartment, it's fun." Jamie's Wild Blue Yonder House Tour -->

Top Pin of the Day: A Palm Beach Porch

Today's top pin is a Palm Beach porch with a colorful swinging daybed. For more inspiring photos and ideas, follow us on Pinterest.<p>Contractor Tim Givens built the swinging daybed on the back porch of Liza Pulitzer Calhoun's Palm Beach house, and she simply covered its seat with a favorite …

Small Cool Contest entry: Bill's Wonderful Sunshine -->

Advice for creating your home's story --> "Never have anything in your home that you don’t absolutely love."

Dawn's Fun Finds

Like this entry? Favorite it below!<p>Name:DawnLocation:San Diego, CASquare Feet:600Division:TinyWhat I Love About My Small Home:I love how cozy and …

Readers weigh in on their most expensive mattress purchases --> ....and share how they ended up liking their pricey beds.

10 Mod Podge Project Ideas-->

Funny Petstools: Cozy Companions And Functional Furniture

Wanna have some fun? Look for some fun in ordinary things that surround you! The desire to relax at home, to cuddle up on the couch and put your feet …

Vintage Feminine Home With Blush Pink Accents

Feminine interiors are so tender and sweet! Look at this delicate and feminine vintage Dutch home: its beautiful interiors have been decorated in a …

Interior Design

Top Ten: Best Low-Profile Desks --> In a small or open space, a low-profile desk is key to keep things visually light so you can sneak a home office area in almost anywhere. Here is our Annual Guide to our favorites...

40+ Ways to Save Money by Shopping Smart --> Whether you rarely shop, or are in stores all the time, the experience is often frustrating. Beautiful displays beckon, sales urge you to stock up, and prices vary wherever you go. If you want to stay on track, here are a bunch of ways to curb your household expenses, and keep your budget trim and healthy.

Rehab Diaries: DIY Beadboard Ceilings, Before and After

For five years Emily Wright stared up her house’s “stomped stalactite ceilings” wishing they’d disappear. Then she came up with an inexpensive …

Home Improvement

Take a tour of Victoria & Braden's Contemporary Family Home!-->

The Classic Color Combination That Saved This Bathroom

Designer T. Keller Donovan's bathroom had nothing memorable about it — until he got in there with yards and yards of indoor-outdoor fabric and some truly unique pieces of furniture.<p><b>BEFORE: The bathroom had a bland color palette.</b><p><b>Christine Pittel: What was wrong?</b> <b>T. Keller Donovan:</b> It was bland. White …