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A Grey & Pink Nursery for Grace — My Room

Name: Grace (1) Location: St. Paul, Minnesota I was so excited to have a girl (after my truck-loving son, Will) and to decorate with pink and a chandelier! But I still wanted to use my son's grey glider from his nursery, so we went with a pink + grey room. I also love neutrals, Scandinavian design and dance. READ MORE »

Stylish Georgian House in London Faces Fresh Makeover

Architects from Cullinan Studio re-designed a House in Hampstead, London, that opens towards the patio via floor-to-ceiling windows. Working with a poorly planned Grade II listed Georgian house, the creative studio had to find a contemporary way of offering comfort both inside and outside in the yard and a seamless connection between the two. Show More Summary

Giveaway: Studio Haikje $100 Gift Cards

Today is our final day of giveaways on decor8 for #12daysofgiveaways. I can’t believe it! And we are going out with a bang because I have not one, not two, but THREE giveaways for you today. First up, I have some wall and window stickers from Dutch brand Studio Haikje and love them so when […]

Avant-Garde “5 MM” Tap Design Characterized by Extreme Finesse

“5 MM” is a new bath tap project envisioned by Ocostudio and ing.Castagnoli for Italian manufacturer Treemme Rubinetterie. Using a single thickness for all parts of the tap, for the control handles and also for all series applications is what makes the 5 MM design light, impalpable, almost delicate. Show More Summary

Thinking Ahead: Keep Your 2015 Photos in Order

Whether you're a resolution-maker or not, a new year is an ideal time to start doing something with your pictures since it's a nice and tidy demarcation of time. Here are some ways to set yourself up so that in a couple weeks you're ready to go. READ MORE »

5 Star Inspired Wreaths You Can Make

Branch + Flower Star By Avenue Lifestyle Have you tried tackling the homemade wreath yet? Here are 5 different takes on the classic wreath — all star inspired, all handmade. READ MORE »

Audi Tests Carsharing That You Split Amongst Friends — Design News

Audi is testing a carsharing concept in Stockholm, where three or four people share the use of one car with the help of an app. You can book the car or check the gas from your phone, and a beacon in your keychain helps split the costs proportionately amongst the group. Audi plans to launch the program in other Swedish cities before moving to other countries. READ MORE »

Giveaway: Caslon&Co $100 Gift Vouchers

Today’s last giveaway for#12daysofgiveaways is from another small biz, this time Caslon&Co in the UK with modern home accessories sporting graphic patterns created with antique wooden print blocks and a vintage printing press. I really like (and need!) door stops and it’s so hard to find good ones, but Caslon&Co just-so-happens to carry a few in […]

Giveaway: Micush $100 Gift Cards

Today and tomorrow are our final days of #12daysofgiveaways on decor8. So sad to say goodbye but SO HAPPY to soon give out all of the prizes to our lucky winners. This giveaway is for two of you to each win a $100 gift card to the Micush etsy shop. I love her patterns and […]

Before & After: Drab Student Space to a Cottage-Inspired Boy's Bunk

When Emma's family purchased this aging row house in Kingston, Ontario each of the three floors was a separate apartment. This room was occupied by a student and was filled with cheap furniture and textbooks. It needed a lot of love to match the vision she had for her 5-year-old son Angus's space. The results render the room completely unrecognizable... READ MORE »

Window Treatments for Three Awkwardly Placed Windows? — Good Questions

Q: My fiancee and I just bought our first home, a 1943 Cape Cod. We are in the throws of redecorating and making the place our own. The current debate between my mother-in-law and myself is our awkwardly placed living room window. Two of the windows in the room are large picture windows. READ MORE »

Which Cities are Most Expensive to Stay In? — Design News, a travel website based in Berlin, researched which cities have highest and lowest prices for hotels, hostels, and Airbnbs. New York tops the price list when it comes to 1-4 star hotels and hostels, though Boston's Airbnbs are the most expensive. 5-star hotels top the chart in Punta Cana at a whopping $1,323 a night. READ MORE »

Trend Thermometer: Taking the Temperature of What's In & What's Out — Apartment Therapy Survey

As the year winds down, I thought it would be fun to look back on some of the most popular design and decor trends and take your temperature on whether you think these trends are still going strong or are petering out. I know you have opinions - share them! READ MORE »

How To Prep Your Chimney For Winter

Regular readers of Freshome probably have autumn home maintenance down to a science, but winter is officially here. We don’t know about you but, to us, freezing temperatures and snow storms are synonymous with cozy nights in spent bundled up in front of a fire. Show More Summary

House with Dream 3-Story Closet on the Market — Design News

Take that, Carrie Bradshaw: this recently listed house has a 3,000 square-foot, three-story closet with its own spiral staircase, a makeup bar, and a champagne bar. The Houston-area fashionista haven (and the rest of the house) is listed for $12 million. READ MORE »

Holiday Brights: 10 Vibrant Gifts for the Color Lover in Your Life — Holiday Gift Guide From Apartment Therapy

If someone on your list is just crazy for color then they're sure to love one of these cheerful picks — they're vibrant, they're fun and they'll stand out from all the other presents under the tree. READ MORE »

Georgia's "Primitive Modern" Austin Home — House Tour

Name: Georgia Pellegrini Location: Austin, Texas Size: 1,700 square feet Years lived in: 1 year Georgia's home is truly a gem. I love her simplistic style fused with modern decor and warm textures. All of her accent pieces are a reflection of her personal style and inspiring career. Show More Summary

Before & After: The Mingo Masterpiece

Tanya did something amazing to find exactly what she was looking for: she asked. She posted a want ad to her local classifieds and lo and behold, someone was looking to unload this beauty. We bet the seller wants it back now! Check out the transformation. READ MORE »

Is the National Gallery's Da Vinci a Fake? — Design News

The proof is in the flowers: Leonardo da Vinci's Virgin of the Rocks (1483-86) at the National Gallery in London could prove that the piece is not actually the work of the meticulous, always accurate Renaissance painter. While the Louvre version features plants appropriate for a dark grotto, the other has flowers that have the wrong number of petals. READ MORE »

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