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The amazing ceiling fan trick you're not using

Your ceiling fan is something you generally regard as something that is either on — and set to one of the three or so speeds — or off. It moves the air around your house to keep it from feeling too stagnant or to help cool you off without running your air conditioning too much in the summer.<p>What …

Smart Homes

12 Simple Bathroom Ideas That Are So Fresh and So Clean

One doesn't need a sprawling bathroom with ornate fixtures and marble everything to have a beautiful and functional space. In fact, sometimes, the …

Interior Design

Color! Character! Charm!: See How This Florida Condo Goes from White to Wow

Designer Lindsey Coral Harper helps a blank space let loose in Vero Beach, Florida.

Living Rooms

12 Teen Bedroom Ideas So Good You'll Want to Steal Them for Yourself

Decorating a bedroom for a teenager—or with their help—can cause a lot of tension. Not only do you want to guide them to decorate a room that feels …

Home Decorating

One Sneaky Way to "Reupholster" Your Old Fabric Furniture

Reupholstering fabric furniture takes either big money, or a lot of time, and sometimes both. Send your sofa or chair out for someone else to do, and …

Sofa

keep-all-spices-organized - Home Decorating Trends - Homedit

65 Ingenious Kitchen Organization Tips And Storage Ideas ← Back to article<p>65 Ingenious Kitchen Organization Tips And Storage …

Home Decorating

Trending on The Organized Home: Tiny Kitchens

If you have a tiny kitchen (or even if you don’t), the Organized Home editors have plenty of ideas to maximize its storage and efficiency. Here’s a …

Kitchens

This Designer Turned a Rundown Garage into a Charming Guesthouse

Living on Alabama's Mobile Bay means frequent visitors are a given for this family, who converted an outbuilding into a relaxing retreat.

Farrow & Ball

This Eclectic Home Will Inspire Your Next Decor Decision (and Vacation)

See how one designer uses her travels to inspire her designs.<p>A true nomad knows that she can be happy anywhere, whether the deserts of Morocco or the …

Lifestyle

15 OF THE WORST REAL ESTATE INVESTING MISTAKES A BEGINNER CAN MAKE

Real estate investment can be a tough nut to crack. While some thrive in the industry and rise to the top, others struggle to find success. But what …

Real Estate

7 houseplants to help keep insects out of your home

From basil to a Venus fly trap…<p>Summer is a great time with plenty of sunshine, picnics and gardening. On the other hand, it’s also the season when …

Plants

Two Organization Experts On The Cleaning Tips Small Space Owners Need To Know

In theory, keeping a small space clean (and clutter-free) seems simple, right? Wrong. In reality, the tiniest of abodes can become easily congested …

Small Spaces

Vote for the Best Professional Bath in Our Design Awards

Our judges have chosen the finalists, now you choose the winners. Vote for your favorite projects in our 2018 Considered Design Awards, once per day …

Bathrooms

'We're out of a bunch of money, and the work isn't done.' Couple warns of home repair scam

When Steve and Carolyn Lazzuri purchased two homes in east central Indiana in April, they planned on fixing and flipping the properties to bolster their savings as they approached retirement.<p>It was the Washington state couple's first foray into home flipping, and they heard Indiana was a good place …

Corruption

9 Reason Why It's Time to Paint Your Kitchen

A farewell to the whitewashed scheme.<p>Raise your hand if you're tired of whitewashed kitchens.<p>Is it just us or does it seem like that as of late, …

Interior Design

Ten terrific plants to brighten late summer borders

<i>Hydrangea paniculata</i> 'Limelight' AGM<p>This late-flowering shrub bears impressive and long-lasting, cone-shaped panicles of greenish-cream blooms, up to …

English Gardens

This Historic and Impossibly Colorful Key West Mansion is Being Sold for the Second Time in 153 Years

1 of 14<p>724 Eaton Street, Key West, Florida<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 14<p>Entryway<p>3 of 14<p>Colorful Transom<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 14<p>Grand Double Parlor<p>Advertisement<p>5 of …

Key West

Small apartment remodel in Tel Aviv second bedroom brick wall - Home Decorating Trends - Homedit

Small Apartment Refreshed With Color And A New Interior Design ← Back to article<p>Small Apartment Refreshed With Color And A New Interior Design<p>Small …

Interior Design

Take a look around this colour-pop cottage in the Scottish borders

The owner turned this drab stone Victorian cottage into a bright and modern home that’s bursting with vibrant colour<p>‘Ever since I left school 
and …

Dining Rooms

Tiny one-bedroom London mews house makes clever use of small space

But the renovation had its ups and downs: 'Excavating the basement was painfully slow.'<p><b>Driving down a favourite street, Pottery Lane, one evening, Albert Minelli saw a For Sale sign outside a rundown workshop. He discovered that the owners, having been hit by the financial crisis, were selling off</b> …

Property (UK)

Ask the Expert: Catch Japanese beetles by placing trap far from rose bed

Q: Japanese beetles were eating the leaves of my rose bushes, so I hung a trap in the middle of my rose bed but I just keep finding more and more …

Gardening

Mad, Genius, or Both? Radical Living Room Interiors

Eldridge Smerin architects and designers are at once contemporary and clever, modern but playful. While their exteriors (as shown in the image above) …

Living Rooms

House CG / Adolfo Mondejar – Estudio de Arquitectos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The house is implanted in a pericentral neighborhood of the city of Cordoba, for a young family. The …

Architecture

The life-affirming joy of sweet peas | Allan Jenkins

I have finally fallen for sweet peas. I resisted them for a long time. Thought they took up valuable poles that could more usefully be packed with edible peas or French beans. Aside from companion planting, the plot is for food, not flowers (well, there are the sunflowers alongside saffron-coloured …

Gardening

A fine balance: Ottawa architect’s 1895 home is traditional outside, modern inside

Architect John Donkin’s Old Ottawa South home is full of surprises: a traditional brick-clad beauty on the outside and an ultra modern marvel on the …

Living Rooms

Insulation contractor 'deceived' clients with uncompleted jobs

Building Inspector Paul Fox checks the quality of an insulation instalation in the roof of a Weka St property in Nelson.<p>A Nelson insulation installer …

Business (New Zealand)

Chinese Company Tries a Fresh Concept to Revive a New York Mall

Owners of struggling malls have added medical clinics, offices, even amusement-park rides in an effort to resuscitate a fading retail model.<p>Now, China Lesso Group Holdings Ltd., a maker of pipes, building materials and home-furnishing products thinks it’s hit on a winning formula: Mixing …

Real Estate

Fresh Ideas for Porches and Decks

1 of 10<p>Plenty of Room<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Natural Inspiration<p>3 of 10<p>Pretty as a Picture<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Stay Cool<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 10<p>Weatherproof …

Interior Design

Sportscaster Charissa Thompson serves up Malibu beach house for nearly $3 million

Fox Sports host Charissa Thompson is looking to part with her spot in Malibu. The sportscaster’s three-story contemporary home is on the market for $2.995 million, property records show.<p>Custom decor and indoor-outdoor living spaces define the bright floor plan. Within 1,646 square feet, there are …

Living Rooms

liverwort and pearlwort: 2 weeds of my driveway and cracks-and-crevices

ONE OF “perhaps the most primitive plants still in existence” and another that is a relative of Irish moss are two tenacious and odd-looking little …

Gardening