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This $46 Wood Dresser Transformation Is Absolutely Stunning

A reader found this old dresser in an alley and knew right away that she'd hit the jackpot. And after hours of scrubbing and sprucing, this dresser …

Dining Rooms

These lounge tents are a chic way to “rough it”

Sure, ‘gramming a bioluminescent beach might be #goals this wanderlust-heady season, but honestly… is there anything better than a lazy summer’s day …

Lifestyle

Gardening 101: Olive Tree

Olive Tree, <i>Olea europaea:</i> “The Beauty of Age”<p>By planting an olive tree on top of a hill in ancient Greece, the goddess Athena got a city named after …

Houseplants

Trend Alert! Here’s a Sneak Peek of the 6 Palettes You’ll See Everywhere in 2019

Color is one of those things that makes a home feel deeply personal—everyone has a favorite, and everyone has their own interpretation as to how …

Home Decorating

Clever IKEA Hacks Personalize This Farmhouse-Style Home

<b>Name:</b> Jennifer DeBrincat, my husband, Brett, and our whippet, Jon <b><br>Location:</b> Everson, Washington <b><br>Size:</b> 1,032 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 24 years, owned<p>I …

Living Rooms

white-l-shaped-kitchen - Home Decorating Trends - Homedit

20 L-shaped kitchen design ideas to inspire you ← Back to article<p>20 L-shaped kitchen design ideas to inspire you<p>white-l-shaped-kitchenNext<p>BACK TO …

Home Decorating

The Autumn Christmas tree is the alternative Christmas 2018 decorating trend

Autumnal vibes with warm earth tones and a sprinkle of Christmas magic.<p><b>The autumn Christmas tree is the alternative Christmas decorating trend this year.</b><p>Combining the warmth and cosiness of autumn with the magic of Christmas, the autumn Christmas tree works on many levels.<p>This year, one of seven of …

Decorations

10 Edible Weeds Likely Growing in Your Yard

By Brian Barth<p>You work so hard on your vegetable garden, primping and pruning to the point of exhaustion each spring. One of the biggest chores, of …

Gardening

Hudson Eclectic: An Artist’s Circa-1830 Home in Claverack, New York

My favorite detail in Helen Dealtry and Dan Barry’s 1830 house in Claverack, New York: two delicate, oval-shaped pieces of honeycomb in small pink …

Hudson Valley

Sweet, Sweet Basil: How to Pinch Back Basil and Make Pesto

Sweet basil is a taste of summertime. Do you have some in your garden? Do you have a nice bushy plant? For years, I had tall spindly plants until my …

Food

Before & After: A Seaside English Garden by Farlam & Chandler

A garden in crisis greeted designers Harriet Farlam and Ben Chandler of Farlam & Chandler in 2016. Dingy concrete paving slabs and a completely …

Landscaping

A Fall 2018 Design Trend Preview

It’s already mid-July, but there is a lot of summer left to enjoy! One of my favorite summer pastimes is keeping one foot in the warmest season of …

Home Decorating

A Private Lagoon Retreat With Splendid Views All Around It

Situated within the Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate located South-East of Cape Town, this holiday home is the result of the close collaboration …

Architecture

The Serdar Net Zero-Net Positive Micropolis® House

Hillsborough, North Carolina<p>Architect: Arielle Condoret Schechter, AIA<br>Chapel Hill, NC<br>www.acsarchitect.com<p>This modern, Net Zero-Net Positive house is a customized version of one of architect Arielle Condoret Schechter’s Micropolis® houses -- a collection of small, modern, sustainable house plans she …

Architecture

Championing British croquet: Lawn care for a perfect lawn

A perfect lawn is a vital factor in a game of croquet, and a croquet lawn requires dedicated lawn care to achieve the perfect finish.Allett prides …

English Gardens

Everything you need to throw a next-level summer pool party

When you’re playing host, even summer fun can turn stressful. Case in point: summer pool parties. Sure, you know how to throw a great solstice soiree …

Lifestyle

5 Decorating Mistakes That Make Your Home Look Messy

1 of 5<p>Don’t Overstuff a Room<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 5<p>Do Consider Your Textiles<p>3 of 5<p>Don’t Neglect the Entry<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 5<p>Do Address TVs and Other …

Home Decorating

Best 60+ Modern Outdoor Swimming Pools, Tubs, Showers Design Photos… - Dwell

221 Outdoor Swimming Pools, Tubs, Showers Design Photos And Ideas<p>Filter<p>Whether it's a backyard patio, an infinity pool, or a rooftop terrace, these modern outdoor spaces add to the richness of daily life. Escape into nature, or get lost in city views. Wherever you are, let these outdoor photos take …

Landscaping

How to Paint Your Front Door, From Start to Finish

Maybe you want to give your home’s exterior a color makeover. Or you’re ready to paint the front door that bold color you’ve been eyeing. Perhaps …

Home Improvement

Cheerful Extension Breathes Life Into Semi-Detached Suburban Cottage

A small and traditional home in need of a modern makeover is a situation that we come across on a pretty regular basis. Nestled in <b>Enmore</b>, the suburbs …

Outdoor Spaces

Planting a “living fence”

Wildlife hedges provide birds and other animals with food, cover and places to raise young<p>Janet Marinelli<br>• Garden For Wildlife<br>• Jun 01, 2018<p>A cedar …

Gardening

Vastu for Home Interiors: 6 tips to ensure positivity in a newlyweds bedroom

A number of Indian families adhere to the tenets of Vastu Shastra to rid their homes of negativity and unhappiness—whether it’s during the …

Home (India)

Santorini’s Small Architect’s House Is Sweet, Stylish, and Gloriously Cycladic

Located in Pyrgos, the highest village of Santorini, the Small Architect’s House offers a refreshing mix of authenticity and quirkiness, along with …

Interior Design

Owl Bookends Too Awesome Not To Own

It’s true: sometimes you own too many books to even consider having a set or ten of bookends. But have you ever considered having a bookshelf …

Owls

New York City Library Cards Begin New Chapter as Free Museum Passes

Faced with challenges in an increasingly digital age, libraries expand their literacy mission to include the arts<p>A new program being launched Monday by New York City’s three major library systems will give library cardholders free admission to 33 museums and other institutions throughout the five …

Museums

This Minimal Home Proves Accessories are All You Really Need for a Makeover

As the founder of Sydney's boutique colleges, The Fashion Institute and The Makeup Institute, one thing’s for sure: Sarah Stavrow <i>knows</i> style. Whether …

Interior Design

Plumber: Living surface sinks have special finish

Q: Dear Ed: I'm planning a bathroom remodel down the road and have been looking at bathroom sinks. A term has come up a few times called "living …

Home Improvement

The Daily Bucket--Beehive under the Deck; Threat or Opportunity?

A couple of weeks go, I was walking across my outside deck in Northwest Oregon. I watch a portly bumblebee fly from our nearby ornamental garden, to …

Bumblebees

The Most Popular New Living Rooms and Family Rooms

Our Trending Now series features the most-saved photos uploaded to Houzz in the previous three months.<p>As homeowners put not-so-big-house principles …

Interior Design

Gardening: Water gardens can turn backyard into lush oasis

A big bowl of water plopped on your front porch will not impress guests or neighbors.<p>But a bowl with a few thoughtfully arranged aquatic plants — …

Gardening