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Design Confession: I Hate "Spa" Bathrooms (& That's Okay)

Perhaps you've noticed an influx of a certain type of bathroom over the years; it's sleek, it's trendy and it's often — oddly — mildly Buddhist-themed for some reason. Yes, I'm describing the rise of the spa-style bath. They're not my thing and I'm cool with that. READ MORE »

Before & After: An Extra Closet Gets a Crafty Makeover

Aimee wanted a home office, but was short a spare room. So she transformed an extra master bedroom closet, small as it might be, into a super organized and fully functional area for crafting and work: READ MORE »

Alice, How Do I Keep My Relatives From Showing Up Unannounced (and Staying Forever) — Ask Alice: Advice for Life at Home

Dear Alice, My brother and sister-in-law live about 45 minutes away from my house. They often come unannounced, and stay overnight without asking if that's okay. We don't have a guest room, so they just sprawl about on the couch and all over the living room floor. Show More Summary

Best Floor Poufs: Etsy, Jonathan Adler, Donna Wilson & 7 More — Maxwell's Daily Find 03.26.15

Burlap Pouf • $145 • Etsy Sometimes you want to have seating in your living spaces and you don't have enough room OR don't want another armchair. I find that poufs or ottomans are awesome ways to mix up the seating options in a room AND add a little splash of color and dash of fun. Show More Summary

Nate Berkus & Jeremiah Brent Announce the Birth of Their Daughter — Design News

Nate Berkus and husband Jeremiah Brent publicly announced the birth of their daughter yesterday. Poppy Brent-Berkus was born on March 23 via surrogate. Congratulations to the happy family! READ MORE »

A Choose Your Brew Coffee Flowchart — The Kitchn

From The Kitchn ? A Flowchart to Help You Choose the Right Coffee Brewing Method READ MORE »

Spring Cleaning 101: How To Clean & Maintain a Gas Stove — Apartment Therapy Tutorials

The cleaning up part certainly isn't as fun (or as tasty) as the cooking part, but it's a job that must be done. Check out these handy tips for a stovetop your mother would be proud of! READ MORE »

My Top House Rules (and Tell Us, What are Yours?)

Does your home have rules? If you've got kids, I imagine that it might have— bedtimes, TV limits, that sort of thing (maybe even this sort of thing). But if you don't, or even if you live alone? Most of us have a set of guidelines or habits we try to live by, that together make our homes happier, healthier and more organized. READ MORE »

The Bright & Happy Studio of Hum Creative — Professional Project

Project by: Hum Creative Location: Their own offices in Seattle We started out of our founder Kate Harmer’s house in the University District. After a few years of building clients, and making awesome stuff for awesome people, we got our own office space in the Pioneer Square district. Show More Summary

Do You Recognize This (In)Famous Airport Carpet? — You Would If You Were From Oregon

It's the print that spawned a thousand foot selfies. The teal, geometric carpet that has graced the hallowed halls of the Portland International Airport since the 80s (probably) has long been the backdrop of a well-loved Portland tradition: take a photo of your feet while about to fly. READ MORE »

The Coolbox is Everything Your Tool-Loving Self Could Ever Want — Design News

Imagine if Tom Haverford and Ron Swanson designed a toolbox. That's pretty close to the Coolbox— you've got your classic storage, plus useful additions like a whiteboard, and magnetic strip. But there's fun, too— with Bluetooth speakers, USB chargers, a power strip, and a bottle opener (don't drink and operate power tools, kids). Show More Summary

Expensive House Porn: Impeccable "Mad Men" Pedigreed House For Sale

While you wait for the final season of Mad Men to begin, feast your eyes on this stunning California home featured on season 2. Remember when Don runs off to Palm Springs for a boozy escape with a gang of wealthy Europeans in the episode appropriately titled "Jet Set?" If you have $7.5 million on hand, you could own it. READ MORE »

Before & After: A Cabin Bathroom Gets Classy — Country Living

After spending a decade shuttling between Atlanta and Los Angeles for work, designer Brian Patrick Flynn decided that what he needed was a place to get away from it all. He found exactly what he was looking for in a 1,700 square foot cabin in the North Georgia mountains. The views were unrivaled, but the interiors, unfortunately, left a little to be desired. READ MORE »

9 Strategies For Finally Tackling Your Junk Drawer

If you see someone with a slightly obnoxious holier-than-thou glow about them, it's probably because they recently cleaned out their junk drawer. There's really nothing like the feeling of having your twine, markers, hair ties, chip clips, and so-much-more perfectly organized— and here's how you can feel it, too! READ MORE »

In Seattle, Check Out Sidewalk Art That Only Appears When it Rains — Design News

It rains an average of 150 days a year in Seattle, and one artist is making the most of it. Peregrine Church sprays an environmentally-safe hydrophobic solution over a stencil, and when the surrounding concrete darkens from the rain, his work appears. Each piece lasts 4 to 12 months, depending on foot traffic. READ MORE »

7 Things All Impossibly Chic People Have At Home

Chris and Amber's Old + New Renovated Home Some people just exude style and can be counted on to live in well put together and drool-worthy homes. Learn from them, because this ain't their first rodeo. They've cracked the design code and have a lot to teach you about what makes for sophisticated and spectacular spaces. Show More Summary

Bold Brushstrokes: The Super Easy DIY Pattern Trend to Try

We're seeing brush strokes show up everywhere lately. From textiles, to art, to accessories, this DIY pattern has the added bonus of being incredibly versatile. You can customize the idea in terms of both scale and color. But the very...Show More Summary

Alison, Trevor and a Baby in 600 Square Feet — House Tour

Name: Alison, Trevor & Theodore Location: Vancouver, BC Mount Pleasant Size: 600 square feet Years lived in: 6 years; Owned I stumbled upon Alison's Instagram not so long ago and fell in love with her blog 600SQFTANDABABY. For the past...Show More Summary

Strange Magic: This Little Japanese House Blurs the Line Between Architecture and Sculpture

If you were designing a house that was only 11 feet wide and 33 feet deep, you might not 'spend' the majority of that space on a dramatic curving staircase. But that's exactly what the designers of this Japanese house did — with strangely beautiful results. READ MORE »

Tech Addiction is Real: My "I Forgot My Phone" Timeline

We are all begrudgingly trying to be less glued to our phones, right? So what happened when I accidentally left my phone at home entire day? It was an emotional roller coaster with some pretty solid takeaways. Here's my timeline. READ MORE »

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