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Alice, Can I Order a Drink in Front of an Alcoholic? — Ask Alice: Advice for Life at Home

Dear Alice, I was eating out with a group of friends recently and we were all ordering cocktails when it came up that one member of our party (a friend of friend who we'd just met that night) was an alcoholic. Well, that sure put a damper on the party fast. Show More Summary

Before & After: Nashville Cottage Gets a Charming Update

This small house near Nashville had been left unloved for awhile. Claudia decided to give it the makeover it deserved, including some much-needed curb appeal: READ MORE »

France Fights Appliances That Are Built to Break — Design News

France's government has issued a decree to battle companies using planned obsolescence. The measure requires manufacturers to inform consumers how long they can expect their TV, cell phone or other appliance to last, before they buy it. Failing to do so results in fines up to €15,000. READ MORE »

Top Colorful Modern Rugs: Vivienne Westwood, Aelfie, J. Adler & 4 More — Maxwell's Daily Find 03.03.15

Cave Girl Rug by Vivienne Westwood • $138 per sq ft • The Rug Company As we tip towards spring, I wanted to recommend something practical and uplifting for your home. These rugs vary in price, but all are colorful and fresh and create a really nice juxtaposition in a more traditional setting (as you can see above). Show More Summary

The "Is This Really the Same House?" Makeover — Makeovers: Renovating and Decorating Project

Project by: Sally of Mirth Studio Location: Charleston, SC About two years ago we bought a smallish fixer upper on one of the most beautiful streets in Charleston SC. Though my first instinct was that it would never work, as it was a 1966 brick tri-level with no architectural beauty, I could not stop thinking about it. Show More Summary

BREAKING: Fountain App Debuts at LAUNCH Festival — Design News

Fountain, an iOS app that allows you to connect instantly via video chat with pre-qualified home and garden professionals, is available to download right now. We reported on Fountain's beta in October, and now we're excited to announce...Show More Summary

10 Perfect for Spring Paint Colors (& How They Look in Real Rooms!)

Matthew's Magical Woodland Wonderland Ready to shake off the wintery cobwebs and embrace a lighter, brighter, springier look? Here are ten inspirational rooms, plus the brands and color names so you can copy these looks for yourself. READ MORE »

5 Surprisingly Great Home Decor DIYs Made from Outdated Tech

Have some outdated tech hanging around taking up space? You could have some kicky new decor and a fun weekend project. We're sure you have the supplies for at least of of these lying around so read on to see what you could make. READ MORE »

Small But Revolutionary: 6 Small Ways You Can Shake Up Your Style

Cynthia's Sunny Accents Shake up. Be bold. Surprise. Delight. You ever wonder why we're always encouraging you to push your design limits? Well, it's because we believe a truly meaningful home is one that engages you daily — that excites and motivates. Show More Summary

Amazing Acronym Alert: Joy Of Missing Out (JOMO)

A Spring Vegetarian Dinner for Six from The Kitchn I rarely have FOMO (fear of missing out) because, well, I love missing stuff. Nothing makes me happier than sneaking out of a bad party early or waiting until it's easy to get a reservation...Show More Summary

Albert Frey's Tiny, Perfect Palm Springs Home — Yatzer

Of all the houses that architect Albert Frey designed in Palm Springs (and there are a lot), our favorite is the little home he designed for himself, perched in the hills overlooking the city. The house is only 800 square feet, but all...Show More Summary

Ty & Lynne's Soulful Mid-Century Chicago Studio — House Tour

Name: Ty & Lynne McDaniel, Owners and Founders of An Orange Moon Location: Humboldt Park; Chicago, Illinois Size: 1,200 square feet Years lived in: 3 Ty and Lynne McDaniel, owners and founders of the fantastic Chicago furniture store An Orange Moon have created a hip and airy crash pad in the back of their shop. Show More Summary

Beautiful Bare Windows

While we love a good window treatment, when the windows themselves are this striking they need no adornment. Reminiscent of a greenhouse, leaving windows bare brings in plenty of natural light and helps create an indoor/outdoor feeling. This look works best in remote locations, when facing private landscaping or in more public rooms of the house. READ MORE »

Tiny Houses: How Small is Too Small?

There's a skit from Portlandia (of course) poking fun at the tiny-house movement. In it, two earnest hipsters inhabit a 'microhouse' that doesn't look all that small from the outside — but inside, there are all kinds of er, unconventional solutions, from a toilet that doubles as a desk chair to a fold-away litter box. READ MORE »

Before & After: IKEA STUVA Cabinet Becomes Built-In Desk

Jill was looking for a budget-friendly option to add a modern industrial look to her home's new addition. Enter the IKEA STUVA, a smart DIY tabletop, and just check out the result: READ MORE »

The Terriffic Transforming 645 Square-Foot Russian Home — Design Milk

This small apartment feels positively cavernous thanks to its incredibly smart design. Designer Vlad Mishin really upped the ante on room dividers, that's for sure. Check it out. READ MORE »

IKEA Announces Phone Charging Furniture Line — Design News

IKEA announced yesterday that it will introduce a line of furniture that wirelessly charges some mobile devices. The collection of tables, desks and lamps with wireless charging pads will be available in Europe and North America starting April 15. The furniture giant will also sell wireless charging kits to build into existing furniture. READ MORE »

Kid- & Drought-Friendly Non-Grass Backyard Ideas? — Good Questions

Q: Like many LA families, we are finding it increasingly difficult and morally shady to keep a grass yard. Any suggestions for kid friendly, non-toxic alternatives? Would love to hear what others have done and what products and plants they have used. READ MORE »

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