Dining Rooms

25 Fabulous Dining Rooms In Gray

01 of 25<p>Gray Dining Room with Green Curtains<p>Whether you love rustic, modern or mid-century, the dining room is one of your best opportunities for …

Interior Design

Dining Room Hutch Makeover: Painting Furniture with No Sanding, No Priming, No Sealer

<i>This post has been created in partnership with Beyond Paint. All opinions are my own.</i> When we moved into our home my very favorite thing, and the …


Recent Sales real-estate column for The Record on June 18

<b>Price:</b> $405,000<p><b>Address:</b> 61 N. Leswing Ave., Saddle Brook<p>Three-bedroom, one-bath renovated custom colonial on almost one-quarter of an acre has entry …

Real Estate

5 Ways to Celebrate Summer’s Arrival in Yellowstone

With the solstice ushering in summer the evening of June 20, celebrate summer’s official arrival by seeing the best of Yellowstone. Here are our five …

National Parks

119 Gregg St, Chesapeake, VA 23320 | Alison Creamer

Crestwood community – Chesapeake, VA<p>Looking for a great space? Stop looking at the boring formal homes with rooms you will never use and take a look …


Luxury all the Way: 15 Awesome Dining Rooms Fit for Royalty!

With changing design trends, decorating styles and constantly evolving interiors, the dining room has become a forgotten space of sorts. From being …

Interior Design

Before And After – This 1980’s House Was Given A New Interior And An Updated Backyard

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A 19th Century Old Barn Designed by Charles Picte

This building, dating from the 19th century, was an old barn that needed to be repaired and re-built in order to give new life and brightness to the …


Change up your style before making a commitment

#SPONSORED<p>My “office” has been my apartment for little over 4 months now. Becoming your own boss and working from home takes some adjustments. The …

Home Decorating

6 Reasons You'll Love Living with Less

There's nothing quite like the feeling of getting into a decluttering groove, of riding the high of letting go of things, of piling the back of the …


Wilmette Georgian near beach: $1.5M

624 Elmwood Ave. in Wilmette: $1,499,000<p>Listed on June 5, 2017<p>Premier location near Gillson Park, Sheridan Shores Marina, Plaza del Lago, downtown Wilmette, restaurants, shops, schools and train. Situated on a 75-foot lot, this light-filled home has high ceilings and gracious room sizes. Chef's …

Real Estate

Gardenista Considered Design Awards

This is it; today is the last day to enter the 2017 Remodelista Considered Design Awards. You have until midnight Pacific time on Thursday, June 22, …

United Kingdom

Tour a A Colorful, "Scandinavian Modern" Home in Michigan

<b>Name:</b> Soogee, husband Tae and their three kids <b><br>Location:</b> Okemos, Michigan <b><br>Size:</b> 2376 square feet (including the basement) <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 3 years<p>Soogee …


5 Best Cruises for Vegans and Vegetarians

Sticking to your diet at sea doesn't have to be a challenge.<p>Once ridiculed by serious foodies for all-you-can-eat buffets and ritualistic plumping up of passengers, cruise lines have come a long way in catering to all kinds of palates and dietary lifestyles. While celebrity chef-helmed eateries, …

Cruise Ships

What Is a Butler’s Pantry? The Multifunctional Space Between the Kitchen and Dining Room

realtor.comLet’s say you’re searching for a home and you see “butler’s pantry” listed under the amenities. It sounds fancy, right? Well, we’re sorry …


A Study Found Homes Painted These Colors Sell For More Money

What color to paint the different rooms in a home is always a hotly debated topic. Interior designers have their standbys, trends point towards another set of colors, and mood boosting or calming hues dictate their own palette. But Zillow found that homebuyers place a premium on certain colors — …

Home Decorating

Monochrome Elegance: 30 Black and White Striped Rugs

In a vast selection of decorative elements we consider for decorating a particular room, a rug is perhaps the most defining one of all. It can be the …

Interior Design

Upgrade Your Home Decor with Sculpture

When you think about sculpture, Michelangelo and Auguste Rodin probably come to mind. In home decor, however, sculptures are a great way to express …


The most expensive homes that just hit the St. Louis market

From modern mansions to extravagant cabins in the woods, these residences are currently the priciest on the market.


Once the home of a dairy farmer, an Uptown cottage gets an elegant makeover

Julia Terry, a New Orleans banker who has renovated four houses, has a governing principle. "I remember my dad saying, 'Listen to your house. It will …


27 Reasons Why Kids Love Cruising To Hawaii With Carnival

This was my kids 6th open-ocean cruise so they knew the drill. The buffets, the soft service ice-cream dispenser, the hot tubs and of course, kids …

Unique dining tables that serve up a lot of style

The focal point of any dining room will always be a well-chosen and beautiful dining table, but if you want to go all out, you need to be open to the …

Interior Design

The important questions: How we respond to calamity determines our character — not our capacity to avoid it

Last Friday night, my wife and I elected to take a later dinner at Montgomery’s Restaurant on Queen West in Toronto. We arrived on time for our 8:45 …

Canadian News

You Can Buy an $11.5 Million Plantation That's Older Than the U.S. - Bloomberg

In 1742, nearly two decades before the American Revolution, William Byrd II, one of the colonies’ largest landowners (and slave owners), had amassed …


SF For Sale: What Do Classic Victorians Cost?

A San Francisco Victorian may not be at the top of the list of realistic things you're looking for in a home, but I'd be willing to bet it's at the …


Echo Park Izakaya Tsubaki Plots Expansion That Will Double Their Dining Room

More Japanese food can only be a good thing<p>Despite only being open since February, things must be going rather well for <b>Tsubaki</b>. The Echo Park Japanese restaurant is plotting an expansion into some neighboring square footage, reports <i>The Eastsider</i>, and it should basically double the size of the …

Los Angeles

A Gutted Connecticut Home Gets A Fantastic Facelift

<b>Name:</b> Athena <b><br>Location:</b> Fairfield, Connecticut <b><br>The basics:</b> 6 months, owned | 1,201 square feet<p>Athena's home was the ugliest on the block (her words!) …


Dining in Disguise: Genius Hide-Away Furniture Solutions

The longer you live in a small space, the sooner you come to realize that having a dedicated dining room or eat-in kitchen truly is a luxury. But …

Home Decorating

Room Envy: This Virginia-Highland dining room will have you all atwitter

This cheerful space sets the tone for a relaxed gathering<p>Photograph by Christina Wedge<p>This cheerful—some might even say cheeky—dining room sets the …


20 Rare Photos of Princess Diana At Home

Her dining room usage proves even princesses have to multi-task.<p>Her dining room usage proves even princesses have to multi-task.

Royal Family