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Articles about 7 affordable home transformations on Dwell.com - Dwell

In Eugene, Oregon, designer Ben Waechter turned a residential home into a tea house and sampling room by borrowing ideas from...<p>Add some glamour and warmth to any space with these small, simple touches of metallic finishes.<p>It's a dream for many to own a beach home, but an unrealistic one because of …

Prefab Homes

How to Organize a Closet

It’s a running joke that every impeccably designed home has at least one closet door that remains closed at all costs! Do you have a closet that’s …

Articles about modern bathroom design remodeling and decor ideas on Dwell.com - Dwell

Penny tile imbues a San Francisco bathroom with a sophisticated, spa-like feel.<p>You still can’t have your modern art and eat it too, but at least you can make it into dessert with Modern Art Desserts by...<p>The bathroom vanity is one of the first places most people head to before beginning the day—so, …

Home Improvement

The 10 Tiniest Rooms We've Ever Seen

Stylish and efficient spaces.<p>From a 48-square-foot kitchen to a tiny and cozy reading nook, we've rounded up beautiful small spaces that don't spare style or efficiency. Take a look a these amazing designs.

A Whole Thanksgiving Meal in Under 2 Hours (It Can Be Done)

How to make a Thanksgiving feast for six, complete with turkey and two sides, in under two hours<p>We know you've just spent days—if not months—prepping for this big day of turkey, mashed potatoes, green beans, and pumpkin pie. You've dry-brined, riced, and trimmed your way to Thanksgiving success; …

Cocktail of the week: Clove Kiss gin and tonic

The event designer Fiona Leahy adds a festive blood orange and clove twist to a classic gin and tonic recipe<p>Fiona Leahy is one of 10 designers, chefs and artists giving their take on Bombay Sapphire's classic gin and tonic as part of The Ultimate Gin & Tonic Project, a new website celebrating gin …

Gabrielle Hamilton's Braised Chicken Legs with Shallots and Vinegar

Chef Gabrielle Hamilton shares a delicious winter recipe for braised chicken legs.<p><b>The Classic Dish Coq Au Vin,</b> in which a whole tough older bird —usually a rooster — is cooked in wine, must be the ancestor to this lesser-known dish, in which just the meaty legs of a sturdy hen are cooked in <i>vinegar.</i> …

Recipes

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 …

A California Cottage That's Young, Playful, and Fresh

Perfect for entertaining inside and out.<p>This isn't your average California wine country house. By adding splashes of bright color and decorating with the spirit and energy of summer in mind, designer Stephen Shubel transformed this cottage into a place that's perfect for entertaining inside and out.

Minimalist Split Wood Lights and Sculptures by Split Grain | Colossal

<p>Paul Foeckler over at LA-based Split Grain is making some pretty stunning lights and other sculptures using pieces of California cypress trees. The …

Zemayesh: Eli Chissik Furniture Art Exhibition

As of July 4th, Periscope Gallery in Tel Aviv is hosting <i>Zemayesh</i>, an exhibition by Eli Chissik of colorful, artistic furniture from scraps which he …

15 Genius Ways To Maximize A Small Space

You don't have to feel claustrophobic ever again.<p>The struggle of finding room for all your stuff is real. Whether you live in a studio apartment or want to get more out of a small room, these small space design ideas will save your life. After all, no one ever complained about having too <i>much</i> space.

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10 Shibori Designs for the Home

I’ve been on an indigo kick for a while now, so I thought I’d check out one of the techniques that really makes that color shine: <b>Shibori</b>. Shibori is …

5 Favorites: Sculptural Wood Pendant Lights

Now that fall is here, we’re looking to wood to add warmth (and whimsy) to our interiors; these five pendant lights do the trick.<p>Above: The …

How to Create a Fall Table Arrangement with Poppies & Posies

One might think that as much time as I spend around flowers (after all, I’ve been working for design*sponge for four years now), I would know a thing …

Clean And Bright With A Touch Of Sophistication

The first thing you notice when you look at this Danish apartment is how clean and bright it is. It has white walls throughout and the windows are …

55 Inspiring Ideas to Update Your Kitchen

Color, cabinets, and more.<p>Remodeling your kitchen? Look no further. We've rounded up the best ideas for color, cabinets, lighting, floors, and more.

Sparkling Urban Apartment Design

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>The main living area is essentially one big room, divided more by furniture and feel than by walls and doors. A large and well-equipped …

Unique Prefabricated Bamboo Cafe from Vo Trong Nghia Architects

Working with local contractor Wind and Water House, the always original Vo Trong Nghia Architects have just completed an elegant cafe of bamboo in …

Architecture

Simple And Elegant Shelving Unit Inspired by Suspension Bridges

If you are into minimalism and simple decorations, this is something you’ll definitely like! <b>Bridge Shelves</b> is a simple design concept that adds a …

Make Room: Where Modern Design Meets Craft

I was pretty excited when I found out that the American Craft Council was working with interior designers on a unique project called <i>Make Room: Modern</i> …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

We're building a comprehensive, firm-wide resource for project specifications.<p>This is what great architecture looks like today.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>“I like to create environments that tantalize and excite as many of the senses as possible."<p>Natural light …

Architecture

Build Your Own DIY Tripod from Scratch

Are you the type of person who enjoys using things built using your own two hands? 20-year-old Croatian tinkerer CroBuilder is like that too. He …

Chocolate and Raspberry Mousse

<i>This recipe for chocolate and raspberry mousse puts the yum in yummy. A light dessert choice treat yourselves and the little ones with this</i> …

The ultimate choc chip cookies

These perfect chocolate chip cookies are given a wonderful crunch with added nuts<p>You will need two non-stick baking trays, ungreased<p>SERVES<p>18 large cookies<p>INGREDIENTS<p>1 x 100g bar Divine dark chocolate<br>• 100g walnut or pecan pieces<br>• 125g soft unsalted butter<br>• 100g caster sugar<br>• 100g light muscovado sugar<br>• 1 …

21 Ways to Hack Your Kitchen

5 Upgrades to Create the Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Ever

Take your go-to recipe, make one of these smart additions, and you won't believe how brilliant this basic treat can taste.<p>Know That Even Screw-Ups …

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