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Quite Possibly The Easiest DIY Decorating Idea Ever

Bridgett wrote in to share photos of her recently completed bedroom, and showed us this super simple way to tweak a space using just a tiny bit of paint. If you are looking for a decorating idea, and don't have tons of time, take a look at what she did... READ MORE »

New Book Features the Homes Built by the Saarinens — Design News

They're both known for monumental works like the Gateway Arch and the Helsinki Railway station, but Eliel and Eero Saarinen made some beautiful and intimate homes, both in the US and abroad. Their residential works are celebrated in Saarinen Houses, a new book by Princeton Architectural Press. READ MORE »

Before & After: 1940s Family Chair Gets Rescued

When Rachel found this chair in her parents' garage, she just had to save it. Once belonging to her great uncle in the 1940s, this former home for mice had such stunning arms, it needed a new lease on life. READ MORE »

How to Fake Dream-Home-Style Features in the Home You Have Now

We'd bet that everyone has a couple of design elements they fantasize about in their future dream house. Like a brick wall full of texture. Or an envious art collection that rivals a museum. A claw foot tub for sinking into every evening. If your current home doesn't have one of these dreamy design elements, here's how to go about faking the feel. READ MORE »

5 Little Painting Tricks That Are Sure to Make You Smile

Adding color to your home doesn't have to be a huge commitment. If you love color but don't feel like painting a whole room — or don't feel like doing the work of painting a whole room — you can still add just a tiny bit of a cheerful hue, just enough to make you smile whenever you see it. Here are five clever ideas. READ MORE »

Tegan & Dan's Renewed East Vancouver Gem — House Tour

Name: Dan, resident engineer at Vancouver's The Space Studios; Tegan, co-creator of Treasures and Travels Location: Mount Pleasant; Vancouver, British Columbia Size: 800 square feet Years lived in: 2 years; Rented Located in the heart...Show More Summary

Jump In: Even a Little Closet Clearing Goes a Long Way — The January Cure: Assignment #15

This year, I gave the January Cure a bit of it's own medicine and cleaned house. I rearranged and retired some of the old chores, freshened up the mix and added some new assignments, such as the one for today: some dedicated time to focus on ONE closet in your home. Show More Summary

Small Style: Tiny Heirloom, the World's Littlest Luxury Home

If you've always wanted to live in a home so tiny it feels on a trailer, but were loathe to give up your dream of a gourmet kitchen, you're in luck. Portland makers Tiny Heirloom have jumped into the tiny home business, but they're making fancy tiny homes. READ MORE »

Alice, Should I Bring a Dish PLUS a Gift To a Potluck Birthday Party? — Ask Alice: Advice for Life at Home

Dear Alice, I've been invited to a potluck/birthday party. I know I should bring a dish to share but since it's also a birthday party, should I also bring a gift for the birthday girl? Sincerely, Gift Guessing READ MORE »

Heart-Shaped Everything: 8 Obnoxious & Fabulous Valentine's Day Ideas

I'm not big on heart-shaped boxes or candy or jewelry— but towels, kitchen sponges, and cold, hard cash? Ooooh, baby... READ MORE »

JC Penney Revives Catalog — Design News

After killing off its paper catalog in 2010, J.C. Penney is bringing it back. While most people don't actually shop from catalogs anymore, the store has found that the physical catalog helped drive higher online sales. READ MORE »

Buying Barstools: A Get-the-Right-Height Guide to Measurements

Ann's East Village Aerie Not all stools are as adjustable as the beauties in Ann's kitchen above, so it's important to get the dimensions just right in order to sit comfortably. Think about these things before you go out shopping, not after you bring home the wrong size! READ MORE »

Clutter Cutter: 5 Tips for Storing Only the Linens You Need

Ann and Jack's Cozy Austin Abode Like many things that tend to come in sets, towels, bed linens, and cloths never seem to come in the right-for-me quantity. I've got stacks of washcloths that I never use, while I have to frequently wash kitchen towels since I seem to never have enough. Show More Summary

Top Side Tables: BDDW, Habitables, BluDot & 4 More — Maxwell's Daily Find 01.22.15

Lake Side Table • Call for Pricing • BDDW I'm desperately looking for a new bedside tables as the ones I've had for years are crooked and small. Things keep dropping off. I'd love the Lake (above), but it's a bit steep, so I've found a few others that I like. Show More Summary

Before & After: A First-Time Home Buyer's Living Room — Professional Project

Project by: Atelier Bea Interiors & Design Location: Chicago, Illinois My client, Andre approached me in mid August as he was closing on his new place. I said yes, almost immediately because I know the first time home buying process can be strenuous and I wanted him to have a new, beautiful space. Show More Summary

All Signs Point To Awesome: The Best Sign Art From Our Tours

Jo & Hamish's Cosy Cottage Charmer What you read every day is less about art and more like a mantra, so let's take a look at the sayings these readers have chosen to display in their homes. They're funny, sweet, poetic, quirky, encouraging, random and most of all, just fun. READ MORE »

If Your Password is "123456," You're Not Alone — Design News

The most commonly used passwords in 2014 were 123456 and "password." The two entries have occupied the top two spots for the last four years. For safety purposes, you might want to consider changing "baseball," "football," and "dragon," too. READ MORE »

5 Expert Tips for Perfect Ramen — The Kitchn

From The Kitchn ? 5 Expert Tips for Making the Perfect Bowl of Ramen READ MORE »

Leo's Sweet & Serene Nursery — My Room

Name: Leo Location: Australia I am an interior designer specialising in little ones' rooms, based in Australia. Leo is my third little boy and I knew even before I was pregnant that I wanted to create a room that was soft and calming but also masculine. READ MORE »

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