Home Decorating

Everything Is Awful So Let's All Escape To This Treehouse For Grown-Ups

Can we spend the next four years here?<p>The architecture firm Snøhetta has built a cabin in the woods of Northern Sweden. The coolest part? It's built into the trees themselves, acting like a treehouse for grownups—and a getaway from the world.<p>The two-bedroom cabin is part of the renowned Treehotel, …

House Design

This Tiny House Has More Charm Than Most Mansions

Let's just say, it spares no details.<p>Tiny house dwellers usually have to make some sacrifices, like giving up a cozy Saturday morning in front of a fireplace or a Sunday night bathtub soak. But not in the "Urban Craftsman." This small abode was built by Handcrafted Movement in a craftsman style and …

Houses

14 Tips For Incorporating Shiplap Into your Home

Farmhouse style decorating has been on the rise ever since the beginning of HGTV’s show Fixer Upper. Hosts, Chip and Joanna Gaines, take houses from …

Interior Design

How To Decorate Your Space In 5 Layers

Ever wondered how to decorate your space like an interior designer would? We're lucky to work with many fabulously talented designers in our offices and we asked one of our favorites, Caitlin McBride, to give us her professional insider tips on decorating a space, using one of her recent living …

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Lima Residence

LIMA Residence - A series of connected folding roof and wall planes clad in metal were strategically positioned to accentuate views of the canyon below and mountains beyond. At points the folded walls lift up revealing poured-in-place concrete walls that enclose much of the first floor spaces. …

Architecture

Kelly Residence

Kelly Residence - Sustainable design is at the heart of this house without being overtly expressed in the external aesthetic. The house is designed with photovoltaic cells hidden on the roof, grey water reclamation, artificial lawn, and rain-screen façades to help thermal stability, as well as …

House Design

This impressive treetop hotel by Snøhetta ‘floats' above a forest floor

With a suspended net terrace for star-gazing<p>This treetop hotel is not your ordinary treehouse. Located in Harads in northern Sweden, the impressive 55-square-meter (592 square feet) space appears to float ten meters (approximately 33 feet) above the forest floor and camouflages itself within the …

Architecture

Nate Berkus Warns Parents About the Dangers of Glass Tables

He would know: His 18-month-old daughter accidentally shattered his coffee table.<p>Even though glass tables are sleek and stylish, celebrity designer Nate Berkus has banned them from his home. Why? His 18-month-old daughter, Poppy, was involved in a shocking incident where the surface on their family …

IKEA

How to Create a Cozy, Hygge-Friendly Bedroom for Winter

How to Create a Cozy, Hygge-Friendly Bedroom for WinterBaby, it's cold outside. Here's how to make sure your sleeping quarters feel warm and personal when the temperature dropsWhen the mercury begins to drop and the winter months set in, there's nothing like retreating to a cocoonlike bedroom that …

Bedrooms

Beautifully preserved midcentury home in Florida asks $1.4M

It was designed in 1952 by Jack West<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Sarasota, Florida<p><b>Price:</b> $1,395,000<p>This beautifully preserved midcentury …

House Design

Sonoma Spa Retreat

This retreat space was created as a private exercise, meditation and relaxation studio for a businessman and his family. Topography, orientation and relationship to landscape were all considered in the choreography of experience that heightens one’s sense of discovery, accentuates privacy and …

Architecture

How Much Mess Is Perfect at Home

One of this month’s Pottery Barn catalogs features a couch with a slightly saggy slipcover and a vague indent on one cushion, as if someone had sat in it and walked away. The pillows look as if they had been rearranged by the person who just left, while a pair of eyeglasses, a mug, and a slightly …

Lifestyle

Dwell - Red Cedar Is the Key Ingredient of This Wooded Cottage For Sale

Designed by architect Brad Lynch of the Chicago-based firm Brininstool + Lynch, it’s been in the care of the same family since it was built in 2008. Lynch told us that the project began when the family was lucky enough to find a piece of prime property in the middle of a private, wooded area. The …

House Design

5 Unique Flower Arrangements, No Vase Required

Floral designer Anna Potter shares her outside-the-box ideas for showcasing your blooms

Flowers

Home Decor Ideas - 6 Ways To Include Ceramic In Your Interior

Ceramic home decor is a great way to bring texture and and color into your home. It can be done in a number of ways on both large and small scales …

Interior Design

Porky Hefer creates cozy nests of your wildest dreams

For the child in all of us<p>Bulbous, dangling, and rough with texture, South African designer Porky Hefer’s works look more like giant bird nests than furniture for people. But rest assured, they’re every bit intended to be inhabited—front, back, upside down, or whatever feels right to your …

Furniture

DIY Urban Outfitters Inspired Wooden Dowel Chair

Hellooooooo!! Guys. Good news. We survived the move! Its a little overwhelming to move, travel, celebrate 2 birthdays and stay on top of life. Do you …

Woodworking

Your No.1 Source For Air Tools Reviews!

Top 100 DIY Blogs To Follow<p>Internet has been one of the best things invented by mankind. And in the age of internet it’s a lot more easier to do …

Crafting

7 Super-Impressive Home Makeovers You Need to See to Believe

We’ve all been online browsing for a new place and been discouraged—if not put off entirely—by the drab photos they show. It makes you wonder if it …

Home

Get the Look: 19th Century New Orleans Charm — Shop the Style

Timothy's 1868 house has been painstakingly restored—by Timothy himself—over the last six years, and its historical charm is accentuated by a …

Furniture

New wooden standing desk is Scandinavian-inspired and totally cute

It’s also 100% U.S.-manufactured and eco-friendly<p>Using standing desks is—in theory and in practice—a great way to incorporate a tad bit more activity into ones workaday life. Aesthetically speaking, however, the tall tables, typically clunky and industrial-looking—are less than pleasing to behold. …

Furniture

‘Craftsman’ tiny house goes big on details

Lots of ideas here<p>Since the beginning of the tiny house phenomenon, an enduring appeal has been how cleverly designers and builders stuff—or rather, painstakingly arrange—all sorts of nifty features into a few hundred square feet. Years have passed, tiny houses have matured, and we’ve come to …

Houses

A Pro Reveals the Secret to Organizing a Tiny Kitchen

Trying to organize serving ware and cooking supplies in a normal-size kitchen is challenging, but trying to do it in a tiny kitchen can seem downright impossible. How to conquer such a monumental task and bring order and calm back into the heart of your home? Amelia Meena, T.J.Maxx and Marshalls …

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Rent a daring modern cave house in Spain

The house was built right into the limestone outcropping on its site<p>The primitive appeal of cave and stone dwellings is undeniable—and they’re very on trend right now.<p>Last month, we wrote about an off-grid cliff house up for auction in southeastern Utah, and now comes word—and photos—of this …

Houses

Urban Craftsman tiny house offers luxurious living in a little package

Handcrafted Movement clearly put a lot of time and effort into trying to give the Urban Craftsman the kind of high-end feel you don't typically get …

Houses

In the kitchen: Rethinking potatoes

I don’t know about you, but I’ve really enjoyed the winter weather we’ve been experiencing in Southern California lately. It’s given me a chance to focus on the indoor projects that have been piling up: cleaning out closets, sorting through old cookbooks and replacing my faucet aerators and shower …

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17 Minimalist Scandi Rooms That Will Inspire You to Simplify Your Life

<i>For many of us, 2016 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2017! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>If you’re looking to step your game up in the new year, …

Interior Design

Itasca Modern

This modern house was designed for a young couple and their collection of modern furniture. Located in Itasca on a long wooded site that backs up to a small lake. The site while long is in close proximity to its neighbors on either side. One of the primary considerations of the design was to …

House Design

9 So-Called Home Décor Rules That You Should Break, According to These Interior Designers

For interior-design novices, it can become easy to cling to perceived décor true-isms. All woods must be the same finish! The living room furniture must match! But according to interiors designers, there are many so-called rules that you should actually break. Below, seven such experts sound off. …

Interior Design

Before & After: A Master Bedroom Goes from Blazingly Bold to Calm and Serene

<i>From Marti</i>: We've lived in our house for a little over one year now, and our bedroom has come a long way. There was certainly nowhere to go but up! …

Bedrooms