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Small Space Living: Why These Small Rooms Are Successful

Lauren's Bright & Bold Chicago Apartment Are you saddled with a small home with small rooms? Don't feel burdened by the task of designing them; it's not as hard as you think to make a great room out of small space constraints. These five small rooms all work really well...and we tell you what it is about them you can borrow for your own small rooms. READ MORE »

Perfectly Balancing A Fresh Concept With Versatility: Mondana Bag Stool

Maneuvering furniture around the house would probably be more provoking if the products in question came with… straps. Designers Alessandra Mantovani and Eleonora Barbareschi took this crazy idea to another level when planning Mondana Bag, an unconventional stool for Italian company Riva1920. Show More Summary

Mariana & Mark's Artistic Melbourne Home — House Tour

Name: Mark and Mariana of m2matiz, Josh [20], Madeleine [18], Charley [dog], Friday [cat] and six very generous chickens. Location: Thornbury, Victoria, Australia Size: 1,200 square feet Years lived in: 10 years owned I've admired Mariana's...Show More Summary

9 Important Design Truths Every Renter Should Remember

Renting can be a pleasure. No real home-owning responsibilities, you're free to put down temporary roots and not worry about the roof. Renting can also be a pain and source of frustration, though, when you don't have total control over the look of your space. Show More Summary

SPONSORED POST: Win: A Custom Reverie Sofa from EQ3! — EQ3

We're smitten with this sofa. Prize: Reverie Sofa in winner's choice of fabric From: EQ3 Value: up to $1,799 If you're a devotee of all things modern, then you probably already know, and love, EQ3. This Canadian brand just opened its second CA location this spring, and just launched eq3.com in the U.S. Show More Summary

Before & After: From Cocktail Table to Classy Ottoman

With the holidays almost on the way, you might be looking for ways to add both extra seating and storage in your small home. You'll love this DIY project that turned a plain cocktail table into a modern ottoman with concealed storage! READ MORE »

Dinner Table DIY: 40 Entertaining Items You Can Make Yourself

Are you hoping to hand-make some items to help you entertain this holiday season? Whether you're planning an intimate cocktail party with friends or a big family dinner, we've rounded up some of our favorite DIY projects for entertaining — from napkins, to tablecloths, to candle holders and more! READ MORE »

Living Room Decorating Ideas: 5 Ways Your Home Can Make Guests Feel Comfy & At Ease

Cynthia's Sunny Accents Looking for the best ways to make guests feel welcome, comfortable and totally themselves when they visit your home? With the holidays around the corner, your home might be seeing more guests than usual this time of year. Show More Summary

Dynamic, Yet Harmonious Lifestyle Inspired by Casa MM in Tapalpa, Mexico

Elías Rizo Arquitectos confronted with an unusual challenge when planning Casa MM located in Tapalpa, Mexico. This creative project is composed of two residences, serving the different living needs of two brothers, who didn’t mind their...Show More Summary

Before & After: An Artistic Family's Creative, Crafty Office — Professional Project

Project by: designHARMONY Location: Bothell, Washington From the designer: This busy family of four had a disorganized, uninspired office space. We transformed it by updating pieces the family already had, turning a former closet into a desk space and created a masterpiece with all of the kids' artwork. Show More Summary

Easy & Instant Room Interest: Add a Burst of Solo Yellow to a Room

Mi Casa Magazine via Copy Cat Chic Looking for a way to add interest to your space this weekend in an easy, cheery way? You need only add one single spot of bold and bright yellow color — in a piece of art, an accessory or even a whole furniture piece — and you'll instantly find you now have an interesting space. Show More Summary

Marie-Lyne's Style Scouting: Old Meets New — LIVE BLOGGING THE STYLE CURE

The Day 2 Assignment was so much fun. Walking around taking inspiration shots without thinking about the prices is awesome. Here is some of what I found: READ MORE »

Karen's Home Full of History — House Call

Name: Karen Goodman Location: Natick, Massachusetts (just outside Boston) My husband, two cats and I have lived in this 114+ year old home for almost four years. Records show it was first deeded in 1900 but we suspect that it was built earlier. It's small, but just the right size for our little family — just over 1100 square feet. READ MORE »

6 Simple Pieces of Home Advice to Always Remember

Chelsey & Cainan's Fresh Start The best advice in life is simple, short, sweet and easy to remember. (And if you're lucky, also welcome and solicited!). We had some beautiful homes featured as tours this week, and besides bursting with...Show More Summary

9 Rooms Mastering the Mix of Modern Design + Colorful Quilts

Via Libs Elliott Love modern design but also love the rustic charm of a colorful quilt? You don't have to choose one or the other, and you don't have to just stick to the bedroom to add a little quirky quilt love. These nine rooms have mastered the mix of modern design and colorful quilts, and they may give you inspiration for your own home this weekend! READ MORE »

Classic Art Hanging Trend: How to Hang Art Off Center

Photos by Holly Marder for Avenue Lifestyle Though centering art on a wall over an important design element is a vital device in the designer's toolbox, it's not the only way to decorate a room. There's power in being a little different, and these six rooms prove that by featuring art just a little off of center. Show More Summary

Decorating Ideas: 5 Ways Black Tiles Can Look Amazing at Home

Via Elle Decoration Norway Looking for a particularly powerful, dramatic and sophisticated design element to add to your home? Consider the design delights of the black tile. Matte, shiny, big or small, there are lots of ways that black tiles can add to the gorgeous look of your home. We're showing you five ways today. READ MORE »

Enter for a Chance to Win: A Handsome Prize Package From Dappered, Indochino and TRNK Plus the New iPhone 6! — Handsome Home Sweepstakes

Prizes: A custom suit, blazer, shirt, and tie from Indochino; $1000 to spend at TRNK; and the new iPhone 6! From: Apartment Therapy, Dappered, TRNK, and Indochino Value: $3380 Calling all stylish men (and anyone who thinks their manShow More Summary

Before & After: A Worn Wardrobe Gets a Perky Pattern for a Kid's Room

This worn, old wardrobe had seen better days, but Beau wanted to cheer it up for her daughter's bedroom. So she add some fun colors, painted on a perky pattern and completely transformed this old piece into a fun addition! READ MORE...

DIY the Trend: 8 DIY Projects With Dalmatian Dots

Dalmatian Dots in interiors has been a trend for a bit of time now — and it's easy to see why. It's much less rigid than a more strict dot look, and the dalmatian dot is also excellent in another way: its casual nature works great for folks without a lot of DIY skill or patience. Show More Summary

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