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Neo-Georgian Home in London Gets a Modern Extension

England-based AR Design Studio Architects constantly surprise us with their modern extensions; you may remember The Glass House or The Runners Project, both featured on Freshome a while back. Today, we offer a glimpse of Richmond House, the architects’ latest project. Show More Summary

How To Make DIY Scented Pinecones — Apartment Therapy Tutorials

Pin it Scented pinecones might seem like a non-essential, but if you're really craving that cinnamon-y, holiday aroma at home, nothing else is quite as cozy. Sure, they sell them at the market and in craft stores, but making your own lets you put together just the right scent for your home. Show More Summary

A San Francisco Bedroom Gets an Age Appropriate Make Over — Professional Project

Teen Bedroom Before Pin it Project by: Susan Glen Location: San Francisco, California The client, Alexandra, is a busy mom of three living in San Francisco. Her daughter just turned 13 and wanted to update her bedroom as it felt dark and fussy and, quite frankly, too mature. Alexandra turned to Decorist for help. READ MORE »

A Multi-Use Space For Four — My Room

Pin it Name: Zayn, Sayf, Zoya and Soohia (12,9,6 & 18 months) Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania My husband and I still live in the same apartment we moved into after college. It's a terribly laid out 675 square feet, two bedroom apartment...Show More Summary

Sarah's Curio Filled Studio — House Tour Greatest Hits

Pin it Name: Sarah Becker, of Sarah Becker Skincare Location: Pacific Heights; San Francisco, California Size: 500 square feet Years lived in: 6 years; Rented Upon stepping into Sarah's apartment, your eye is immediately drawn around...Show More Summary

The Secret History of Thanksgiving (Or, Interesting Tidbits About the Holiday to Bring Up If You're Seated Next to Great Aunt Mary

Thanksgiving dinner at the home of Mr. Timothy Levy Crouch in Ledyard, Connecticut (1940), Library of Congress Pin it Thanksgiving: Pilgrims, Indians, harvest, yadda, yadda, right? From your tender pre-school years of handprint turkeys...Show More Summary

The Best Movies to Watch After Thanksgiving Dinner

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation Pin it Waking up to the smell of that delicious beast cooking in the kitchen, canned cranberry sauce, watching movies late into the night while grazing on leftovers, too much family time... these are all the makings of a great Thanksgiving. Show More Summary

Neryl and Tim's Modern Vintage Family Home — House Tour

Pin it Name: Neryl Walker and Tim Haynes and daughter, Ivy Lee Location: Balaclava; Victoria, Australia Size: 1,000 square feet Years lived in: 10 years; Owned Neryl and Tim’s 1950s house is the perfect backdrop for their various collections...Show More Summary

Let Yourself Off the Hook: Things You Shouldn't Feel Guilty About This Holiday Season

Brett & Betsy's West Village Ingenuity Pin it Along with lower temperatures, holiday decor showing up in stores annoyingly too early and Christmas jingles already starting to worm their way into my consciousness, the beginning of holiday season is also the start of feeling guilty about never doing enough. Show More Summary

SPONSORED POST: The Space Planning & Measuring Tips You Need — Value City Furniture

Pin it Have you ever bought a sofa, accent chair or table that looked wonderful in the store (or on Pinterest) but lost its charm once you brought it home? If the color and style were right, the problem may have been that the piece of furniture simply wasn’t the right scale for the room. Show More Summary

Before & After: An Adorable Air Conditioner (You Read That Right)

Pin it When we bought our house two years ago, I was very excited about the thought of having a windowless air conditioner in the bedroom to keep us cool throughout the summer. However, I soon realized that an in wall a/c unit was very hard to hide, especially since it's the first thing you see when you enter the room. Show More Summary

An Industrial-Inspired Apartment With Sophisticated Style

With renovated warehouses taking the world by storm in cities where housing space is at a premium, an exciting interior style trend has cemented itself into the world’s design lexicon: modern industrial. It’s a practical way to embrace the original bones and functionality of a space, and it just so happens to look fabulously sophisticated […]

Transitional Design: What It Is and How To Pull It Off

We all know that transition means moving from one place or thing to another. But what does it mean in reference to interior design? The term “transitional design” is often used by interior designers to reflect a room’s meshing of modern and traditional elements — essentially, combining two styles in one space, resulting in a cohesive design. Show More Summary

5 Stovetop Sides for Your Thanksgiving Meal — The Kitchn

Pin it From The Kitchn ? 5 Thanksgiving Side Dishes to Make on the Stovetop (Not in the Oven) READ MORE »

12 Thanksgiving Lessons From My Favorite Shows

Pin it Got a question about your Thanksgiving festivities? Wondering whether the occasion is special enough to justify using the wedding china? Concerned that even with four potato dishes on the menu, someone will be unhappy? Worried...Show More Summary

Holiday Recipe: Chocolate Babka

Would you like to learn how to make the ultimate holiday comfort food, a chocolate babka? Oh yes! Hello… The post Holiday Recipe: Chocolate Babka appeared first on decor8.

Remodel of 1980s Home in Perth Is a Study in Contrasts

The creative team at Hillam Architects took on the challenge of upgrading a 1980s-era home in Perth, Australia. Despite the array of additions and alterations, some original elements of the old house were kept intact, such as the curved element on the second floor. Show More Summary

6 snappy, statistics-based responses to those awful questions you always get at the holidays

Ah, home for the holidays. A time for fun. A time for family. A time to be interrogated about whether you've hit life's benchmarks, and if not, why, and when will you, you aren't getting any younger. Ah. Thanksgiving kicks off the five-week period during which your relatives will A) indulge in...

Pumpkin Pecan Praline Dip

I love the taste of Fall. One of my favorites is pumpkin. Pair that with pecans and I'm in heaven. Below is my recipe for Pumpkin Pecan Praline Dip. It is not too sweet but full of fall spice! It is super easy to make and great to take to a gathering of family and friends. Show More Summary

The 2015 Holiday Gift Guide: 12 Lovely DIY Picks Anyone Would Adore

Post by Caroline Olney. Nothing zaps holiday cheer faster and more efficiently than that first look into your bank account on January 2. Gift-giving is all good intentions -- you just want your partner/best friend/mother/second grade teacher to have the best out there! -- but that kind of good will can get pretty expensive pretty quickly. Show More Summary

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