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Connect Four — Maxwell's Daily Find 10.29.14

Connect Four • $179 • Restoration Hardware Ok, I'm already in holiday mode and thinking about games to play with family and friends. I've always loved Connect Four, but the plastic versions have always left me a bit cold (even though we've had them since I was a kid). Show More Summary

Stress Busters: 5 Home Improvements That Also Make You Feel Better

Tough time at work? In a spat with your partner? The stress we feel in these times is the body's fight or flight hormones kicking in. Though you may just want to curl up in the fetal position or eat spoonfuls of ice cream from the carton, doing something physical is a better release for those stress hormones. Show More Summary

Check Out These Hollywood Horror Houses for Sale — Design News

As Halloween approaches, check out these spooky homes for sale that have been featured in some of Hollywood's biggest horror flicks. READ MORE »

A Handsome, Compact & Custom Bed Solution for 3 NYC Kids — Professional Project

Project by: urbangreen Location: Upper West Side, Manhattan, New York The challenge was to design and handcraft bedroom furniture for 3 young children with an extra guest bed. The 17'x 14' room, in the Upper West Side, had to also offer bedroom storage and two desks, thereby creating a well designed, functional, beautiful space. READ MORE »

How (and Why) To Freeze Caramelized Onions — The Kitchn

From The Kitchn ? Why You Should Freeze Caramelized Onions (and 3 Ways to Do It) READ MORE »

Take an Oculus Rift Tour of Luxury Real Estate, But It'll Cost You — Design News

Some people can visualize what a home might look like. Others could use a bit of help. ArX Solutions creates Oculus Rift simulations of custom luxury homes, so buyers can see it before they build it. It'll cost you, though; a full walk-through experience can run about $95,000. READ MORE »

Spending Disguised as Saving: Frugal Habits That Can Actually Waste Money

You know how to stretch a dollar, have a Ph.D. in comparison shopping, and certainly don't spend needlessly. Even your stern great grandmother who grew up during the Depression is tearily proud of your budgeting efforts. Yet, are there certain things that you've found that just aren't worth the little money they save? Here are a couple of practices to question... READ MORE »

Hello Outbox, Goodbye Clutter — The Style Cure: Assignment #4

The Style Cure is all about making one room in your home more beautiful, organized and healthy. The outbox concept is a bit of a magic bullet - in one fell swoop, it will help with all three missions. Even though it's a powerful tool, it will just take you a few minutes to get one in place, so let's do it today... READ MORE »

7 Things to Do with That Awkward Space Above the Cabinets

Lots of houses have it — that awkward space between the top of the kitchen cabinets and the ceiling. In my house it's a favored cat hangout (no lie, my roommate's cat is quite the climber), but in most homes it just collects dust. Here are seven ideas for what to do with that awkward gap. READ MORE »

Family Negotiations: Which Holiday Where?

I just read a long Negotiating Holiday Family Time discussion that nearly gave me hives, so I thought I'd share my distress with all of you: where are you planning on spending the holidays, and with whom, and who's unhappy about it? READ MORE »

Mystery Bidder Offers $3 Million for 6,000 of Detroit's Foreclosures — Design News

What does $3.2 million get you where you live? In Wayne County, Michigan, it's the bid for 6,000 foreclosed properties. An unidentified bidder is prepared to pay $500 (the minimum opening bid) for each of the homes in the "blight bundle." It will likely cost the winning bidder a small fortune beyond the bid to manage the homes. READ MORE »

Janice & Jacob's Home of Magical Curiosities — House Tour

Name: Janice Erlacher & Jacob Riesenburger of Bermuda Dream and Flea Market Safari + cats, Vinny & Kitty Location: Historic Howell Station in West Midtown; Atlanta, Georgia Size: 1,500 square feet Years lived in: 5 months; Renting AShow More Summary

Tamara's Before Photos: The Room with Many Lives — LiveBlogging the Style Cure

You are looking at my favorite room in the house, the sunroom. Can't you tell how loved it is? Unfortunately, it has looked like this—or variations of this—ever since we moved in two summers ago. But it hasn't always been the case... READ MORE »

The Japanese Style Formula: 5 Tips For a More Peaceful Home

Jennifer & Carl's Traditional Zen in the City Sure, you love sushi and can say sayonara but if you need a brush-up on Japanese design sensibilities then we've got you. Get your home feeling a little more calm and peaceful by taking a few tips from classic Japanese design. READ MORE »

Orla Kiely Designs Yoga Collection for Target — Design News

Orla Kiely's signature patterns are gracing yet another collaboration at the Bullseye. The latest Target collection is yoga and gym accessories, including mats, water bottles, headbands, and towels priced between $12.99 and $39.99. It's available now at Target stores and online. READ MORE »

Kim's Before Photos: Tackling a Multi-Tasking Space — Liveblogging the Style Cure

Last year I cured my sparsely furnished bedroom and loved the results. This year I decided to take on a slightly bigger project, the main living space. We live in a quintessentially petite (read: tiny) San Francisco apartment and our "living room" is also our kitchen, dining room and my home office. READ MORE »

SPONSORED POST: 4 New Furniture Fixes for Small Spaces — Sauder

It’s no secret that multifunctionality is the key to successful small-space living. But every once in awhile you come across a new small space solution that leaves you wondering, ‘Why haven’t I already thought of that?!’ Our friends at Sauder shared some of the latest they’ve come across, culled from creative bloggers across the web. READ MORE »

Rebecca's Before Photos: The Saddest Room in the House — LIVEBLOGGING THE STYLE CURE

Welcome to our guest room, the most neglected room in our house! The scuffed up carpet, fussy ceiling light and heavy velvet curtains were all there when we moved in three years ago. We've been busy putting in new bathrooms and figuring out the layout downstairs and until now this room has never felt like a priority. Show More Summary

Before & After: Dark, Unloved Room Turned Fresh Family Room

Project by: Jacqueline Wheeler Interiors Location: Charlotte, North Carolina Clients: Candice Langston and Felix Von Uklanski This family room has one big virtue: its large size, but, as you can see, not a lot of effort has gone into making it an appealing space for the family to spend time in. Show More Summary

Easing the End of Daylight Savings

On Sunday, November 2, we fall back. While many people celebrate the "bonus" hour of sleep, parents of small children often bemoan the fact that their kids did not get the memo, with early morning wake-ups going from bad to worse. With a little planning, parents can ease the time change and stay on schedule with minimal disruptions. READ MORE »

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