Uma Devi Nadarajah

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17 Swimming Pools That Make Us Wish Year-Round Summer Was A Thing

But like, why isn't it?<p>From a Tuscan-style retreat to a rustic farmhouse swimming pool, these pools will make you want to dive right in. If you need more inspo, try our favorite patio and landscaping ideas. Now your backyard is summer (and party!) ready.

Here's What $1.5 Million Could Buy You Nationwide

From an NYC duplex to a rooftop deck in Denver, here's what homes $1.5 million (or less!) can get you across the country.<p>From an NYC duplex to a rooftop deck in Denver, here's what homes $1.5 million (or less!) can get you across the country.

Real Estate

Rooms We Can't Believe Are Outdoors

The epitome of indoor-outdoor living.<p>These spaces are the epitome of indoor-outdoor living. If you moved them inside, you wouldn't have to change a thing.

Living Rooms

14 Colorful Ideas for Your Bathroom

Don't overlook this space in your house.<p>Don't overlook this space in your house — add some color, whether it's through tile, wallpaper, or even your towels.

Interior Design

25+ Front Door Colors and Ideas for the Prettiest House on the Block

It's the easiest way to add instant curb appeal.<p>Go sunny with a cheery yellow, demure with a dove gray, or bold with a true red. After all, your front door is your home's first impression. Make it a good one.

Interior Design

Before & After: A Basic Kitchen Gets a Major Personality Upgrade

This blogger didn't settle for bare bones.<p>It's easy to look at a basic kitchen and feel uninspired: The builder-grade cabinets, simple laminate countertops, harsh overhead lighting, and the total absence of color. But blogger Kaylor Little of Fisherman's Wife Furniture looked at the bare bones …

10 Things You Absolutely Need In The Bedroom

How many can you check off the list?<p>The pieces and ideas you need for your most comfortable, luxurious, and personal bedroom ever. How many can you check off the list? This piece originally appeared on elledecor.com.

30+ Stylish Home Bars

Interior Design

Cure Color Shyness: 14 Real-life Fearless Paint Colors to Push Your Style

(Image credit: Janel Laban)<p>Feeling daring? Have a paint project planned this weekend and want to find a color that will really get you out of your …

Banish Boring: 10 Unexpected & Unusual Bathroom Details to Steal

(Image credit: Adrienne Breaux)<p>Though I've managed to add a cute shower curtain, other than that, my bathroom in my apartment does not have much else …

Before & After: A Narrow Galley Kitchen Gets an Urban Update

My partner, John Paul, is a carpenter by trade and owns a business building custom furniture. However, we couldn't afford to keep him away from work …

Basics of a Household Budget that Works

(Image credit: Alexandra & Eliot's 1890's Farmhouse, photographed by Bethany Nauert for Apartment Therapy)<p>Getting a handle on your finances is …

30 Walk-in Closet Ideas for Men Who Love Their Image

Getting out of bed in the morning, opening the window to refresh your mind, body and spirit, showering and then carelessly <b>walking into your closet</b> to …

Small Kitchen Designs: 10 Organized, Efficient and Tiny Real-Life Kitchens

Every room improves with organization, but kitchens with limited space especially can benefit from the efficiency added by hooks, racks, and shelves. …

24 Awesome Spring Balcony Décor Ideas

Spring has come already, and have you prepared your balcony for this season? If you haven’t yet, then we’ve gathered several décor ideas that you may …

28 New Decorating Secrets the Pros Swear By

Throw the old rulebook out the window.<p>You know those people who seem to have great taste without even trying? You're about to be one of them. Here, top designers share the best insider tips and tricks in the business.

Interior Design

Powder Blue and Poppy Red Rooms: Ideas and Inspiration

A soft, delicate and powdery blue can accent almost any space while bringing a calm and cool amount of peace and serenity. A bright and vivacious …

Interior Design

45 Kitchen Cabinet Ideas We're Obsessed With

There's rose gold involved.<p>Spice up your kitchen storage spots with decorative colors, finishes, and hardware. Whether you prefer a traditional look or something more modern, these design ideas go far beyond plain-old cupboards. We've got inspo on inspo (on inspo) for you, so you can finally tackle …

Kitchens

The 9 Paint Color Mistakes You Should Never Make

Case in point: This bedroom — it makes four of them.<p>If you ever spent more time agonizing over the difference between "Sunshine Yellow" and "Daylight Yellow" than you have with your family in a given week, we feel your pain. Choosing a color isn't a decision to take lightly, as it sets a room's …

12 Important Things to Know Before You Buy a Sofa

Designers reveal what you must consider before making this major purchase.<p>When it comes to furniture, a sofa is likely to be one of the biggest investments you'll make. Yet, with so many options, it's so easy to go wrong. We spoke with our favorite designers to find out the secrets to making a …