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Black Ceilings: Do or Don't?

Black tends to be a bit of a polarizing color for interiors: we've written about black walls, black kitchens, black bedrooms, and each time the response is either love or hate. But what about... black on the ceiling? READ MORE »

Five-Bedroom Residence Near Toronto Unveiling Luxurious Living: 166 The Kingsway

An intriguing play of geometric shapes and exterior finishes defines 166 The Kingsway project, a modern house located near Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The five-bedroom, five-bathroom dwelling is currently on sale, listed at approximately...Show More Summary

Before & After: A Functional Update for a Cramped Kitchen

Before: The old kitchen, facing towards the utility room. This Park Avenue apartment, while blessed with features that a lot of New Yorkers would kill for, like a gorgeous roof terrace, also had a problem common to a lot of older homes: a cramped, oddly shaped kitchen that was a bit of an afterthought in the original floor plan. Show More Summary

Samsonite Brings Back Hartmann Luggage — Design News

Two years after buying the luxury luggage brand, Samsonite is reviving Hartmann. A favorite of some past presidents and pop culture icons Don Draper and James Bond, Samsonite hopes Hartmann can grab some luxury market share from Longchamps and Louis Vuitton. READ MORE »

Mind Readers? Your Dog and the Science of Understanding Emotion

Jacey & Grant's Modern Eclectic House Your dog just gets you. He celebrates with you when you're happy, he curls up in your lap when you're sad. It's like he can read your mind. Nope, not your mind. Your face. READ MORE »

SPONSORED POST: Celebrating Home: Heather Throws a "15th Anniversary in NYC" Party — Sponsored by Shutterfly

You remember moving to your city, right? Do you remember your first night there? The place you ordered in from three nights in a row because your kitchen was still in boxes? Your first apartment, which was perfect because it was yours? Heather couldn't believe it, but she was about to hit her 15th anniversary of moving to New York. Show More Summary

DIY Halloween: 10 Fall Pumpkin Planters

Succulent Pumpkin Planter by Inspired by Charm I visited our local farm earlier this week and came home with a varied collection of fun pumpkins. After spotting some pumpkin planters online, I think I have my next gardening project. Here are ten pumpkin planters for both inside and outside that will surely make your home more festive. READ MORE »

Before & After: A Table Skeleton Comes Back to Life

Karen found this table skeleton on garbage day and dragged it home. Creative soul that she is, she came up with an unexpected (and free!) solution to make it whole again. We can't believe we've never thought of this one! READ MORE »

Wanna Act Like Audrey? The Breakfast at Tiffany's Townhouse is Up For Sale

Hey Hepburn fanatics, the Upper East Side townhouse that was cast in the role of Holly Golightly's building in Breakfast at Tiffany's is on the market once again for a cool 8 mil. READ MORE »

Shay's Style Scouting: Researching the Dreamiest Bedroom

I love how pinterest allows you to pull your favorite images and I can look back to find the commonalities. I tend to just focus on 'pinning' images I like rather than picking a theme first. The 'style cure' board above showcases our bedroom vision - a light space with modern and natural finishings polished off with gold hardware. READ MORE »

What to Cook Inside a Pumpkin — The Kitchn

From The Kitchn ? 10 Things You Can Cook Inside a Pumpkin READ MORE »

Is This Little Nightlight Worth Its $100 Price Tag?

When I first saw this nightlight, which sells for $99, I was curious. Does it negotiate legal contracts, or rotate your tires? We all love to make it to the bathroom in the middle of the night, without stubbing our toes or taking a tumble in the darkness, but it would have to do something else to make it worth its MSRP. Turns out it does... READ MORE »

Rental-Friendly Ideas for 9-Year-Old Daughter's Room? — Good Questions

Q: I'm looking for rental friendly makeover solutions. This room is to be my daughter's bedroom. My daughter is 9. She is active and messy. She doesn't have any color or style preferences (although she doesn't like it to be too girly). The room is not-too-tiny (about 2.6m by 3.5m), with 1 window and built-in wardrobe. READ MORE »

The Teal Pumpkin Project: Halloween Treats for Kids with Food Allergies

When my daughter was eight months old, she had dropped from the 90th to the 9th percentile for weight and was dangerously hovering on the borderline of failure to thrive. After hospitalizations and many, many tests, it was determined that she had a severe allergy to both dairy and soy, which, unfortunately, is in virtually everything. Show More Summary

Before & After: Plain Jane IKEA Bunk Bed To Indoor Kids Cabin

IKEA's KURA loft bed usually steals the spotlight in terms of hacks and makeovers, but this transformation of the plain Jane MYDAL into a playhouse for an 8-year-old girl shows just how much potential this higher bunk has. READ MORE...

Zen-Inspired Dwelling With A Powerful Modern Architecture Geometry : 66MRN House

No matter what the standpoint, the 66MRN House in Singapore displays an intriguing architectural language, spiced up with unexpected lines and shapes. Envisioned by the creative team at ONG&ONG, the project consists of two main volumes,...Show More Summary

"That's What's Up" by Lennon & Maisie — Maxwell's Daily Find 10.27.14

"That's What's Up" by Lennon & Maisie • Priceless • You Tube To jumpstart your Monday, here's an absolute favorite find from the last few musical months. The song is by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, and performed by these two Canadian sisters, 15 and 10, with wonderful rhythm and harmony. Show More Summary

A Warm, Colorful Modern Family Apartment — Professional Project

Project by: Breeze Giannasio Location: Washington D.C. We're loving the interplay of colors, patterns, textures and styles in this warm, modern apartment designed by Breeze Giannasio. She was kind enough to share the resources for this project — a mix of high-end and affordable finds — so you can get inspiration! READ MORE »

Jana's Rental Filled With Vintage Character and Charm — House Call

Name: Jana Roach Location: Fort Collins, Colorado I moved to Fort Collins in search of a rental home with vintage character and charm, and found it in this cozy two bedroom, 1,000 square foot minimal traditional ranch style home. MyShow More Summary

Before & After: A Bland Spare Room Gets a Bold, Contrasting Makeover!

What to do when you've got a spare bedroom on the boring side and are looking for a creative place to work? You tackled it stylishly like Marie and her husband did with their extra room, creating one seriously dramatic, contrasting space to get creative in! READ MORE »

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