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30 Great Kitchen Design Ideas

Fabulous ideas for any kitchen.<p>If you're ready to design a kitchen but don't know where to start, we've got just the thing to help. From the simple to the sublime, our collection of 30 fabulous kitchen ideas — gathered from some of the nation's best designers — is sure to inspire. Plus: 60 …


Ask a Designer: How Often Should I Paint and Make Over My House?

Every week, we're asking designer Scot Meacham Wood, formerly of Ralph Lauren and now owner of his eponymous design firm, a question from our readers. This week's topic is how often you should refresh your house. Have a decorating dilemma? Comment below and yours might be featured in a future …

Ralph Lauren

Designing a Modern and Ethereal Bathroom

Pamela Butz and Jeffrey Klug explain how they created a soothing bathroom in Boston, Massachusetts.<p><b>Christine Pittel: This room is so vaporous, it practically disappears.</b><p><b>Pamela Butz:</b> That's exactly what we wanted.<p><b>Jeffrey Klug:</b> All of our material choices were based on water, which is, of course, the …

Interior Design

Help! How To Quickly Fit More in Any Refrigerator

With rents on the rise in major cities (ahem, San Francisco), apartments are shrinking, and appliances are becoming increasingly more compact to fit …

5 Mansions With Major Dream House Potential

They might not be the prettiest homes on the block, but they're certainly affordable.<p>For anyone who gets weak in the knees over the idea of a fixer-upper, this is for you: All these five mansions, featured on Zillow, need are a little love and care to transform them back to their former glory. With …

Real Estate

Modern Canadian Residence Infusing its Neighborhood with Elegance

Alterations and additions can bring new life to many old buildings and upgrade the neighborhood’s appeal at the same time. Having won a 2014 design …

3 Steps to a Family-Friendly and Functional Kitchen

Libby Langdon, designer and host of the TV show, Daykeover, shares an easy makeover for a kitchen.<p>""These days, staying in is the new going out, and all the action usually happens in the kitchen. Make it functional and family-friendly — but also super-stylish!" —<i>Libby Langdon</i><p><i>Photo: David A. Land</i><p><b>1.</b> …


Before & After: Breanna Spys a Garage Sale Gem --> It was pretty cute to begin with but just wait until you see how Breanna jazzed up this darling dresser.

3 Gorgeous Apartment Interiors in Rich, Warm, Tones

• 1 |<p>The first Warsaw apartment is 180 square meters (1900 square feet) and was designed in 2012.<p>2 |<p>The interior is decidedly modern and though it …

Top Pin of the Day: A Cool Gray Living Room

Today's top pin is cool gray living room with sparkle. For more inspiring photos and ideas, follow us on Pinterest.<p>A 1980s Lucite-and-glass table provides a jewellike accent to the muted tones of the living room in a Florida house designed by Marshall Watson. Asilah chandelier, Jerry Pair.<p>Pin it …

BEFORE & AFTER: From Cookie-Cutter To Personality-Packed

A peek at one of our favorite makeovers from this week's American Dream Builders.<p>On Sunday night's episode of Nate Berkus's new show, <i>American Dream Builders</i>, we were introduced to a pair of Mid-Century Modern homes in Palm Spring that got full overhauls thanks to the two competing teams. In a …

Living Rooms

Your Favorite Rooms of the Week

See what's trending on Pinterest.<p>See what's popular on our Pinterest boards for the week of October 6, 2014. Follow us on Pinterest for more decor inspiration.

Interior Design

8 DIY design details to add to your window treatments to make them look even better! -->

5 big-impact, easy-to-do ideas for a quick fireplace makeover -->

15 Cozy Fireplaces That Will Keep You Warm All Year Long

It's the heart of a room — and a savior on chilly nights.<p>The hearth is the center of the home. From detailed stonework to stunning marble, these fireplaces will turn any living space — a study, bedroom, you name it — into a relaxing oasis.

Interior Design

13 DIY Decor Solutions That Will Make Your Life Easier

Laundry Rooms

9 DIYs for Your Coziest Fall Living Room EVER

These little additions will help you make your living space an even comfier place.<p>It's time to curl up with a good book and some hot chocolate. These little additions will help you make your living space an even comfier place.

Living Rooms

Your Favorite Rooms of the Week

See what's trending on Pinterest.<p>See what's popular on our Pinterest boards for the week of October 13, 2014. Follow us on Pinterest for more decor inspiration.

Don't miss a single stylish detail! Our favorite home tours of the week -->

Before and After: A Victorian Staircase Goes Bright

From a neglected stairwell to an inviting space.<p>When Brett, the blogger behind Mister Martha, bought a 19th-century Victorian home, he steeled himself for a big restoration. In refinishing a dimly-lit and dingy staircase and hallway, we love that he exercised restraint (save those period details!), …

Interior Design

Advice to design by: "Reduce clutter as much as possible and simplify. Stick to a consistent material and color palette that you love." More -->

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I am up to my eyeballs in paint as I work on transforming my living room, and I would just like to say thank you to all those who told me to lose the …