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Karen's "Bright and Cheerful" Room — Room for Color Contest

Chip It! Like this entry? Favorite it below! Name: Karen Location: Providence, RI Division: Light Inspiration for my palette: I'm going through a divorce and moved into this little studio, and I knew my life was going to be a little bleak. So I decided to counteract the bleak by creating a bright vibrant space where I could start my new life. READ MORE »

7 Ways to Add DIY Style to Stock Builder Grade Kitchens

Builder basic grade kitchens are a fact of life for many of us, but often need just a little decorative nudge to make make them more special. Here are a couple of inexpensive tweaks and improvements to upgrade your space, that don’t require major renovations or time. READ MORE »

For Design & Beer Geeks, Pantone Cans — Design News

For the design and beer lovers out there, here's one for you: Spanish ad agency Txaber matched beer brews to Pantone hues, and turned them into packaging. The nine different styles of beer appear in both can and bottle varieties. READ MORE »

5 Secrets to Mixing Multiple Wood Finishes

Variation in color, pattern, texture, and style is essential to decorating — it keeps things interesting. When it comes to wood finishes, match-y match-y floors and furniture look staid and flat. It's also largely impractical for those of us who don’t buy all our decor in one fell swoop. Show More Summary

Erin's Photo-Finish Pre-War Brooklyn Apartment — House Tour

Location: Brooklyn, New York Size: Approximately 750 square feet Years lived in: 5.5 years; Rented Upon entering my pre-war Brooklyn apartment, the first things you see are the dreamy period archways and the three large black and white photographs of my daughter as a newborn, framed against grey walls. Show More Summary

Vintage Cabinets in Modern Kitchens

Here's a little micro-trend we're intrigued by: vintage cabinets as storage in modern kitchens. One (or two) vintage cabinets can provide a handy place to stash things you use often in a kitchen without a lot of upper storage... and the patina and texture of a vintage piece lends a certain depth and richness to a modern space. Show More Summary

10 Real Life Looks at IKEA’s METOD Kitchen Cabinets, SEKTION's European Twin

IKEA’s new SEKTION kitchen has yet to hit the U.S., but its European equivalent has been out for about a year. Designed for flexibility, METOD (similar to the soon-to-be SEKTION) features more sizes, shapes, drawer and facade options. Show More Summary

Warhol's Cookie Jars & Other Artist's Collections on Display — Design News

Some artists aren't just creators, they're collectors, too. "Magnificent Obsessions: The Artist as Collector" at the Barbican Gallery in London will include Andy Warhol's cookie jars, Damien Hirst's taxidermy, and elephant figurines from Sir Peter Blake. READ MORE »

Amanda's "Dramatic Slate" Bathroom — Room for Color Contest

Chip It! Like this entry? Favorite it below! Name: Amanda Location: Billings, MT Division: Dark Inspiration for my palette: Our slate tile floors inspired the dark, dramatic wall color. To brighten up the dark color, teal accents were added. READ MORE »

Before & After: Sabrina's Pretty & Professional Home Office

Sometimes working with a blank slate can be tougher than reworking a room that already exists. Four blank walls looking back at you can intimidate some people. Not for Sabrina of Pink Little Notebook. She needed a space where she could be both professional and creative and this bare room in her new home was the perfect space to transform. Show More Summary

Get the Look: Disney's Frozen

Disney's Frozen isn't going anywhere. In fact, the animated juggernaut is headed to a town near you for the next Disney on Ice extravaganza, and the boat ride at Epcot's Norway Pavilion is getting a Frozen makeover with a projected 2016 launch. Show More Summary

Suganya's "Nairobi Brights" Room — Room for Color Contest

Chip It! Like this entry? Favorite it below! Name: Suganya Location: Nairobi Kenya Division: International Inspiration for my palette: Our bright rug was the starting point for our room. The apartment came with built in couches so we decided to make the sitting area more casual. Show More Summary

Before & After: These Chair Skeletons Bulk Up Beautifully

Rachel loved the "clean lines" of these chairs. Clean lines indeed! She took these super pared-down frames and added just enough to make them sing once again. READ MORE »

Quick Tip #14: How to Keep Pets Off Furniture

Every well-run home is teeming with tricks and shortcuts to keep it humming along. We're sharing our best quick tips — for cleaning, organizing and repairing stuff at home — to save you time and money. Click through for today's helpful hint, and links to tons more... READ MORE »

5 Little Things That Will Elevate Your Baking — The Kitchn

From The Kitchn ? 5 Tiny Investments That Will Elevate Your Baking READ MORE »

How To Encourage Less Littering in My Neighborhood? — Good Questions

Q: I love my apartment, but I live in a part of town where the sidewalks and streets are always littered with trash. I have found everything from wedding cakes to dirty diapers. It's obviously not just one person, but the entire neighborhood. It's sad because it could be a beautiful residential area. What would you do? Call the city? READ MORE »

Vote: New Entries for Wednesday 9.17.14 — Room for Color Contest

Which room is coloring your world? Room for Color entries are pouring in and all those room owners want to be one of your favorites so they can move on to the finals. Remember, you can "favorite" as many rooms as you like during this...Show More Summary

Gigi's "Caribbean Warmth" Room — Room for Color 2014

Chip It! Like this entry? Favorite it below! Name: Gigi Location: Baltimore, MD Division: Warm Inspiration for my palette: I'm a Caribbean girl, and nothing makes me happier than the warm sun shining through the tree canopy or a happy glass of papaya juice or lazing on a hammock while watching the sun set over the ocean. Show More Summary

DIY Idea: Smartphone Projector Made From a Shoebox — The Meta Picture

One of my favorite parts of fall nights is hunkering down in the house with friends, hot cocoa, popcorn and a movie. Projectors are expensive, but one has long been something I wanted to own. This genius little shoebox DIY has me inspired to make my own. READ MORE »

Former Wayfair Exec Launches USA-Made Furniture Company — Design News

Joe Noonan, a former executive at Wayfair, has started an online furniture company that focuses on well-crafted, made-in-America pieces. Homespun Design covers styles including Shaker, traditional, farmhouse, mid-century modern and contemporary. READ MORE »

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