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Lauren's Before & After Photos: The Kitchen Reveal — LIVEBLOGGING THE STYLE CURE 2014

I wasn't sure if I was biting off more than I could chew when I decided to work on my kitchen again this year for the Style Cure. I mean, both my husband and I work full-time, we have preschooler and a toddler, and it's that time ofShow More Summary

Why A Mentor Will Make You A Better Architect

In a perfect world, we would all come into existence ready to leap into our purpose-driven lives and careers and make an impact solely based on instinct and raw passion. Wouldn’t it be nice if we grew up and naturally knew how to doShow More Summary

You're The Decor: Thanksgiving Fashion For The Whole Family

I thought this would be a roundup of lovely dresses and dress shirts in a tasteful autumnal palette, but then I found the majestic sweater you see before you. And it's on sale, if you can believe it! Check it out, plus more turkey day threads for the whole family: READ MORE »

10 Free Thanksgiving Printables We're Thankful For

With the rush of the holiday season, the ability to whip up a quick project at home versus running to the store again can be a real lifesaver. We've rounded up 1o of our favorite printables for Thanksgiving, from a festive banner to cute "to go" bags to remind guests to take home those leftovers. READ MORE »

Living and Sleeping Areas Exist in Harmony in these Comfortable Studio Spaces

When it comes to our concept of what constitutes a home – its living room, its bedrooms, its dining areas – it really depends on how we grow up. The suburban child may grow up with her own bedroom, canopy bed, and private en suite bath while a child in the city is used to […]

Before & After: A $60 Sofa Gets The Royal Treatment

Lauren is on a tight budget so when she found this sofa at a thrift store for $60, she knew its makeover would also have to be a thrifty affair. From the look of the final project, you'd never know just how much she saved. READ MORE...

Recommendations for Towels that Stay Soft When Line Dried? — Good Questions

Q: I need help finding towels that stay soft when line dried. The ones I have now fluff up in the dryer, which is lovely except that I don't have a dryer; when they're hung to dry, they end up being stiff and scratchy. READ MORE »

5 Ways to Turn Extra Thanksgiving Ingredients into Dinner — The Kitchn

From The Kitchn ? 5 Ways to Turn Extra Thanksgiving Ingredients into Dinner READ MORE »

DIY Book Bins: From A Little Tricky To Super Easy

Ever come home from the library and think, "If only we had a place to corral all this stuff?" Or wish upon a star for a magic helper to get the books down where little hands can reach them? Wish no longer! Here are five book bins that are low cost, and easy to DIY. READ MORE »

Creative Housing Block in One of Amsterdam’s New Residential Neighborhoods

Creative housing blocks sculpt Amsterdam’s modern residential face, sparking up new ideas of how homes look and feel like. An undulating roof shapes this creative housing block in Amsterdam’s inspiring Funenpark residential neighborhood (where the landscape and park were designed by landLAB). Show More Summary

Phone Company Learning Centre Exhibiting Vivid Colors and Urban Graphics

The Learning Centre by Pavoni Studio is a new department of an international phone company in Bucharest, Romania. A conversion of a residential area into a learning space, the project gravitates around a central pole: an orange box meeting room. Show More Summary

Hess Red Clay Pie Plates

A few weeks ago we had a pie at a friend's house and what caught our attention (before the delicious eating part) was the pie plate. Simple, smooth and noticeably attractive we had to ask, "Where did you get that pie plate?" It turned...Show More Summary

Decorating Ideas: More Affordable Materials Looking Really Rad

As we have seen time and time again, beautiful spaces aren't the spaces with the most expensive materials (though certainly, they don't hurt). Anyone can have a beautiful home on a budget if you get creative with the most affordable materials — using them in new ways, bold ways or just keeping them simple and modern. We've got more inspiration for you! READ MORE »

Daphne's Light-Flooded San Francisco Apartment — House Call

Name: Daphne Steinberg Location: San Francisco, California I had just moved to San Francisco from New York and came a couple of months before my fiancee to find a job and a home while he finished out his contract at work. Everyone had...Show More Summary

The "Never Bore a Guest Again" Guestroom Makeover — Makeovers: Decorating Project

Name: Roger + Chris Location: Sharon Springs, New York We turned a rough, boring bedroom into an unforgettable space for our guests. While a guest bedroom wasn't the most important room in our house, the odd layout of our home necessitated making changes to it early on in the renovation process. Show More Summary

Stylist Secrets: 6 Ways to Create More Visual Harmony in Your Home

Marnie & Ryan's Vintage Treasures Country House What is harmony, when it comes to one's home? Well, in general, it's a feeling of peace and cohesiveness. It's more than just feeling like everything goes together — it's the sense that the whole space is better for every element in it. Show More Summary

Spacious Home in Peru Inducing Gratitude and Admiration

Occupying a fabulous 7500 square meter lot just 46 kilometers from Lima, Peru, this property rests at the edge of an Eucalyptus forest, with desert mountains and a vision as background. Architect Jaime Ortiz de Zevallos designed a home that actually shields the property with its architecture. Show More Summary

Karen and Kevin's Traditional Victorian Apartment — House Tour

Name: Karen and Kevin Location: Guildford, Surrey, UK Size: 1,000 square feet Years lived in: 18 years; owned This Victorian apartment in central Guildford is home to Karen, a visual merchandiser who's embarking on a new career in interior design, and husband Kevin, an aircraft engineer. Show More Summary

5 Clever Ideas for Your Best (and Easiest!) Holiday Party Yet

Maybe you dream of throwing the perfect holiday party...but you dread the planning, and the preparation, and the cooking, and the cleanup. We've got some tips, from our video archives, about how to make the whole thing as simple and painless as possible. You're on your way to your best (and easiest) holiday party yet. READ MORE »

Before & After: IKEA Club Chairs Get a Black & White Look for $40

If you're interested in knowing just how you can take a pair of chairs from IKEA and make them unmistakably your own, you'll find lots of inspiration from Brynne's project with these club chairs. READ MORE »

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