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15 modern entrance ideas you can copy at home

The way your home entrance looks should be given some real thought. Not only is it the first impression that your house makes on guests, it also sets …

How to transfer your Evernote notes to Apple Notes

If you ask me, there's no compelling reason for most iPhone and Mac users to pay for Evernote when Apple Notes offers a lot of the same features and costs nothing. (Apple Notes does use your iCloud account storage, but it'll take up a negligible amount of space.)<p>So, how do you make the switch if …

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Remodelista - Sourcebook for the Considered Home

Today's Design Dispatches<p>Material Interiors: A Shoppable Apartment in New York, Design Luminaries Edition<p>by Annie Quigley<p>May 24, 2018<p>Kitchen of the …

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10 Easy Pieces: Wooden Pegs and Hooks

In some families, people hang up their coats when they come indoors instead of flinging them onto the furniture (or floor). I’ve heard rumors of this …

DIY: A $15 Waxed Canvas Tote

Practical and stylish, waxed canvas totes have long been popular with both outdoor types and urban sophisticates. Making one yourself is easier (and …

10 Easy Pieces: Best Budget Kitchen Faucets

Quality counts when it comes to choosing the most in-demand fitting in the kitchen. For durability, look for faucets that are made of brass, and …

13 Italian Kitchens, Dolce Vita Edition

From the country that taught us how to make ourselves fully at home in the kitchen, 13 memorable designs—rustic, clean-lined, and effortless-looking …

10 Easy Pieces: Fabric Pendant Lamps

A fabric pendant lamp is like a sweater tied around the shoulders–cooly effortless but done with stylistic intent. Swapping a glass or metal fixture …

Remodeling 101: Everything You Need to Know About Limewash Paint

When it comes to paint, do the Belgians know best? Mineral-based, natural limewash is a Belgian basic with a chalky, nuanced texture that only gets …

Geometric Fire Pit: Do the Math

The Geometric Fire Pit, designed by architect John Paul Plauché of Houston’s Plodes Studio, gets my nomination for best portable fire pit ever.<p>A …

Hardscaping 101: Gabion Walls

From the banks of the Nile to your backyard, gabion walls are a boon to the landscape. Used for thousands of years by military and structural …

Hardscaping 101: Shou Sugi Ban, Charred Wood Siding

Repeat after us: Shou sugi ban. Devised as a way to make wood less susceptible to fire and to keep away insects and rot, this longstanding Japanese …

Tag: Landscaping 101

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Hardscaping 101: Standing Seam Metal Roofs

When we surveyed members of the Remodelista + Gardenista Architect/Designer Directory for their favored roofing material, we were surprised by the …

Hardscaping 101: Brick Patios

We learned this young: When the third little pig chose brick, he knew what he was doing. As a building material, brick has stood the test of time. …

Hardscaping 101: Sump Pumps

More than half of the houses in the US have issues with water in the basement or under the foundation. But dampness doesn’t have to be a way of life. …

Hardscaping 101: Rain Gutters

Often little noticed, rain gutters occupy a prominent place on many homes. They’re frequently perched at the edge of a slanted roof where they are …

Tag: Garden Visits

The Cult of the Courtyard: 10 Backyard Ideas for Small Spaces<p>by Meredith Swinehart<p>Landscape Revival: A Secluded, Historic 1920s Estate in Santa …

5 Quick Fixes: Garage Storage Units

Why shouldn’t storage units for the garage be among the most stylish accessories you buy for your home? Here are five of our favorite options to …

Hardscaping 101: Garage Flooring

Looked at your garage floor lately? Concrete takes a beating and might benefit from a covering to keep it looking good and help it last longer (not …

Steal This Look: English Writing Shed

Virginia Woolf did much of her writing in a converted shed, situated in her garden at Monk’s House in Rodmell, Sussex. If you want to see more of her …

Architect Visit: Finnish Sauna by a Lake

The Scandinavian devotion to the sauna is well documented: this Nordic hot house, devised by UK-based Denizen Works for a family in Finland, has the …

Architect Visit: Barn-Like Living (Only Better)

Do you dream, as I do, of living in a barn? The big caveat, of course, is that you need to have a barn to convert. Typically that involves either …