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The Made In America Project — Office Tour

Name: Micha Thomas and Jaime Lawson of The Made In America Project Location: Laurel Canyon- Los Angeles, California Size: Converted sunroom into a home office 400 Square Feet Years lived in: barely a year, rented Merging their backgrounds...Show More Summary

8 Tools That'll Change The Way You DIY

Let’s assume you have all the basics: hammer, drill, etc… But once you've DIY for awhile, there are certain tools and gadgets that make projects easier and, in some cases, more fun. Here are eight you might not know about, but after reading this, you will wish you had. In other words, check out what’s cool in tools... READ MORE »

Designer Q&A with Alison Damonte

Alison Damonte is one of six interior designers charged with creating a room inspired by, and incorporating, a craft piece or pieces for the American Craft Council Show next month. She shared how the piece she chose became the room she designed. READ MORE »

Gilt Groupe May Acquire Rue La La — Design News

Flash sale site Rue La La is reportedly putting itself up for sale, and online shopping competitor Gilt Groupe could be the buyer. According to Reuters' anonymous sources, Gilt has hired JP Morgan to advise on the potential deal. Boston-based Rue, partially owned by eBay, could sell for up to $400 million. READ MORE »

Brynlee's Dipped in Gold Abode — My Room

Name: Brynlee Location: Idaho Falls, Idaho Brynlee's room truly was a labor of love (combined with some serious nesting from baby number two). I combined modern patterns with contrasting colors to create an eye popping yet functional room. READ MORE »

Before & After: French Ruin (Bought for 1 Euro!) Turned Cozy Cave Home — Vocativ

We run a lot of Before & After stories on this site, but this might be the worst Before photo I've ever seen. (Okay, okay, this one might give it a run for its gloriously disgusting money.) This is a photo of the inside of a cave dwelling that an enterprising French couple decided to turn into a modern home. READ MORE »

Should I Keep It: Midcentury Gem or Goodwill Donation? — Good Questions

Q: When I found this chair at a flea market years ago, it was already stained, beaten up, and way past its prime, but the golden mustard color took my breath away and went so perfectly with my Indian-themed decor that I draped a colorful throw over its shoulder and loved it. READ MORE »

Game Night: The Most Beautiful Playing Cards — Apartment Therapy's Annual Guide

Style doesn't stop at wall color. If you're the type who loves to be coordinated from head to toe, you might find that you begin to wish every little thing in your home had its own matching flair. Treating yourself a beautiful deck of...Show More Summary

How To Make Fireflies That Really Light Up — DIY Fireflies

Remember when you were a kid how magical it was when the summer sun finally set at the end of the day and the fireflies came out and you never wanted to come inside even though your older sister told you your house was built on a graveyard and the zombies would come out at night? Well, here's a super quick craft to help your kids feel a little bit of that magic. READ MORE »

EU Sponsors App to Make International Travel Easier — Design News

Design agency Edenspiekermann imagines one international travel app to rule them all. Info Connectivity System would hold all your flight info, direct you around the airport, and even give you step-by-step directions on purchasing public transit tickets at your destination. Show More Summary

Fundamentals: Alphabet Prints for Kids & Grownups Alike

The ABC song may be childish, but your ABC art doesn't have to be. Here are ten fresh takes on those 26 letters we all know and use; from dinosaurs to Star Wars and more. READ MORE »

Easy DIY Upgrade: Paint a Swiss Cross on It

I have this thing for neutrals; everything I bring home is black, white or wood toned. It's a great strategy for timeless pieces, but I'm getting a little bored. Everything is just so plain. Turning to Scandinavian interiors, I see that a neutral home doesn't have to be a boring one... Show More Summary

A Mid-Century Kitchen Gets Restored — The Kitchn

From The Kitchn ? Kitchen Before & After: A Kitchen Goes Back to Its Mid-Century Roots READ MORE »

Eliza's Eclectic Glam Nursery — My Room

Name: Eliza Location: Charleston, South Carolina I was so excited when I found out I was having a little girl, but I have to admit the design junkie in me was equally as excited at the prospect of decorating her nursery. So we took to the task of cleaning out our 10’ x 10’ office-slash-junk room and making way for baby girl. READ MORE »

Cooking with Gas: Smart Rental Kitchens from Our House Tours

Because of costly finishes and appliances, kitchens are one of the most "suck-it-up-and-live-with-it" areas in a rental apartment. But even if you're shy on space, or if the fixtures are quite what you'd prefer, there are some smart ways to make your average rental kitchen work. READ MORE »

Inventor's Son Brings Inflated Concrete Homes to Developing World — Design News

The Binishell, a structure made from pouring concrete over an inflatable balloon, is making a comeback. The inventor's son, Nicoló Bini, believes the inexpensive homes can be used to shelter and serve displaced people around the world. And it could work: Over 50 years old, the original Binishell is still standing, despite the extreme conditions on Mount Etna. READ MORE »

Weird Decor: What Are Death Masks?

Picture this: nestled among the dusty dried flowers and dim Tiffany lamps decorating a Victorian library mantle is the face — peaceful in plaster — of a dead relative. It's macabre and a little bit morbid, but throughout much of history,...Show More Summary

8 Sneaky Ways to Create the Illusion of More Space

There are plenty of ways to “open up” your living spaces by fooling the eye to make others (and yourself!) think that your home is much, much larger than it actually is. It doesn't always require tearing down walls or major renovations (although sometimes those help too)! Check out this bag of tricks at your disposal, and see if any work for you. READ MORE »

Bringing Home a New Dog? The Essential Shopping List for a Damage-Free Home

If you're considering adopting a dog or a puppy, there are a few must-have items that will come in handy for keeping your home intact. All dogs need a little time to adjust, whether it's a frightened rescue or a romping pup! Consider...Show More Summary

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