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9 Decorating Ideas to Steal from Joanna Gaines

We've heard a lot of haters complain that Joanna Gaines (the decorator half of <i>Fixer Upper</i>, HGTV's hit home renovation show based in Waco, Texas) …

Stacked Wood Screens Are Certainly One Way to Cover Your Fireplace

Making one is easier than it looks.<p>Are you someone who would rather just turn on the heat instead of spending time and energy building a fire (or cleaning up the messy remnants the day after)? Then you're going to love this eye-catching DIY.<p>This pin on Pinterest.<p>Using wood logs and black paint, …

Fireplaces

20+ Best Kitchen Islands For Your Dream Cooking Space

We have a case of island fever.<p>Whether you're hosting a dinner party or an after-school snack extravaganza for your kids, a beautiful kitchen island provides ample space to cook and entertain all of your friends and family. Click through Dering Hall's beautiful kitchen island inspiration for a …

Kitchens

9 shrewd ways to save money (and space) in your home

Balancing the budget can be difficult, and remodelling or redecorating costly, so it’s fair to say that most us will take any opportunity to save a …

How to Modernize Your Outdated Kitchen

Whether your kitchen is a true fixer-upper from decades ago or your once-trendy laminate countertop and linoleum flooring fell out of style fast, it …

A Photographer Dives Into Norway’s Underwater Atlantis

Back in 1908, a landslide in Western Norway blocked off an entire valley, flooding the farmland and creating what’s now known as Lake …

Iconic Perspectives: Frank Lloyd Wright's Hollyhock House

At this day and age, the name Frank Lloyd Wright is virtually inseparable from the topic of American architecture.<p>However, what’s not always recognized are the unsung stories that reveal the challenges that took place behind-the-scenes of his projects. One of the homes we visited at the Iconic …

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Prospect Park South Victorian gets a stunning makeover, wants $3.25M

The home was in not-so-great shape just a few years ago<p>A lot can happen in a couple of years. Take, for example, the rambling Victorian house at 82 Stratford Road in Prospect Park South. It first hit the market back in 2014, and at the time, it was … well, a bit of a mess. It reappeared in 2015 …

Sweet potato toast: The unlikely new star of healthy breakfasts that counts towards your 5 a day

Low in fat, packed with vitamins and minerals, and the closest a vegetable will ever get to cake: sweet potatoes are amazing.<p>It’s no wonder, then, …

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Making This One Renovation Will Boost Your Home's Resale Value

Bathrooms can be expensive to renovate, but trying to save every penny won't get you very far. "You already know you're going to go over budget with …

DIY a Dog Toy Out of Empty Soda Bottles

They'll play with this for hours<p>Besides "everything," the great thing about dogs is how easily they can be entertained. A tennis ball, a frisbee, you name it. This DIY toy is a great example how you can take just a few items and make them into something your dog (and, by the transitive property, …

Pets

15 small bathrooms to inspire your next renovation

Are you undecided as to what to do with your small bathroom? Then check out our list! We’ve decided to shower you with great design ideas to help you …

10 one-storey homes you'll wish were yours

One-storey dwellings are practical, efficient, and offer a reduced building price when compared to their taller, multi-storey counterparts. Not to be …

Starbucks Doubleshot on Ice

Shaken and served with a hint of sweetness and a splash of milk<p>The Starbucks Doubleshot® on Ice combines four simple ingredients: bold espresso, ice, …

Editor's Picks: 7 Inspiring Examples of American Design

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's May 2015 issue.<p>This issue’s theme, celebrating modern design and architecture across the United States, is a favorite for the creative team because it gives us a chance to take a Janus-like editorial approach—at once we survey the past …

As Housing Costs Soar, Two Homes Multiply to Seven

In Vancouver, an innovative approach to urban infill brings new life to a community.<p>For locals, Vancouver’s picture-postcard reputation and its public-planning triumphs do little to salve the fact that it has one of the highest costs of housing per capita in the world. It also has a serious issue …

New option for building a house: A large Pre-fab house that's low budget and elegant

We all dream of having our very own home, and such dreams are invariably about far more than average buildings. As you may have discovered living in …

These Newlyweds Go Against The Grain in Their 366-Square-Foot Silo Home

It's brought them closer in every way possible, as you would imagine.<p>It's a takes a lot of patience, but not a lot of personal space to live in a 366-square-foot home, and newlyweds Christoph Kaiser and Shauna Thibault know that better than anyone.<p>Hailing from Phoenix, Arizona, the couple doesn't …

Outdoor Spaces

On a Budget? Do This One Thing to Instantly Upgrade Your Home

<b>What are your favorite destinations for hot hardware right now? Share your sources with us.</b>

How to add the shiplap look to your home (for a lot less!)

Hello all! I've gotten so many questions about the planked walls in our loft lately, I decided to give you a step-by-step process on how to do it. If …

8 clever ways to separate your kitchen and living area

In today's bustling cities, it is not uncommon for individuals to have to make the most of cramped and cloistered living conditions. Living in the …

Rubjerg Knude Lighthouse / JAJA Architects + Bessards' Studio

<i>Ferocious pounding storms constantly move and shape the fantastic dune landscape on the northwest coast of Denmark. In 1968 an enormous sand dune</i> …

Concept of the Ideal Kitchen Decorating for Minimalist House

Kitchen decor must be a slightly confusing part in deciding of how your kitchen will be. The first thing to do before starting to decorate your …

See 15 Iconic Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings

Frank Lloyd Wright's home and studio, located at 951 Chicago Avenue, Oak Park, Ill. Built circa 1889.<br>Don Kalec/Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation …

Piercy&Company Architecture Models

The idea of reducing a design to its purest, most rational form has never really appealed to <b>Piercy&Company</b>. Material imperfections, happy accidents of the design process or traces of the maker can become the real beauty of the project. As a studio they have adopted digital production and custom fabrication as a way to be more experimental and expressive with the design process that is apparent on this collection of architecture models.<p>Images and text via

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Terrific Kitchen Transformations For $2,000 to $4,000

Dream kitchen renovations are fun to see and all, but it's the DIY pull-them-up-by-their-bootstrap remodels that really hold onto our hearts. Ranging …