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Base Lamp: Turn Any Object Into Lighting With This Fixture

Turn anything translucent - from a vase of flowers to a bottle of whiskey - into a decorative lighting fixture with this 'base lamp' design.

Check Out This Sleek Boat Hotel — Design News

Pin it If your dream vacation is relaxing on the water, there's a hotel for you. Serbian design studio Salt & Water designed a boatel—a hotel comprised of boats—that seem like the perfect seaside getaway. READ MORE »

Problem Solvers: Need a Quick Fix for Dull Decor? Add This Stuff

Kay's Curated Somerville Nest Pin it Do you feel that something isn't quite right in your room? It might just be that you're missing something. Sure, you have all the right elements but if you're facing these home dilemmas, add these specific fixes to get your decor back on track. READ MORE »

800 Square Feet of Modern Beauty in Barcelona

Pin it Bright, light, open spaces and a splashes of color makes this tiny Barcelona apartment seem massive but — surprise! — it clocks in at just 75 square meters or just about 800 square feet. Look at all the ways this home made the most of its tiny square footage. READ MORE »

Temporary Outdoor Accessories & Decor All Renters Should Know About

Pin it You can still have the backyard or patio of your dreams, even if you rent. You just need to use temporary, removable accessories or decor that you can take with you at the end of your lease. Easy peasy. READ MORE »

7-Eleven to Deliver Via Postmates — Design News

Pin it You really can get anything via delivery app Postmates—even Slurpees. 7-Eleven is testing delivery in a few cities, with rollout to more coming by the end of the year. READ MORE »

Ten Things You Should Upgrade in Your Rental (and Then Take With You)

Samantha's Light, Bright Kitchen Remodel Pin it It's taken years for me to come around to the idea that a home isn't any less of a home because it's rented. Five years, actually — that's how long I've lived in my white-walled, cookie-cutter apartment. Show More Summary

6 Foolproof Steps to Flawless Flower Arrangements All Summer Long

Sarah's Curio Filled Studio Pin it Flower arranging is one of those skills that's lost on many of us. Try as we might, our floral creations wind up all wonky and off-balance, with rotting leaves in the vase, and petals that wilt before their time. Learn these basic steps and techniques for getting the best bouquets of your life. READ MORE »

Sanja's Modern Art-Filled Chicago Apartment — House Tour

Pin it Name: Sanja Kerr Location: East Lakeview, Chicago, Illinois Years lived in: 2 years; Rented Size: 550 square feet Clean lines and a feast for the eyes are what you get when you combine cool mid-century simplicity and an eclectic art collection. Show More Summary

Before & After: Bathroom Gets a Touch of Farmhouse for $109 — Hometalk

Pin it Carrie's small bathroom was lacking style, with a basic vanity and overpoweringly avocado walls. For little more than $100, she brightened the space with a farmhouse twist: READ MORE »

How to Improve "Horribly Ugly" Yard + View? — Good Questions

Pin it Q: My boyfriend and I live in an apartment building with a horribly ugly back yard complete with jagged concrete, an elevated manhole cover (read: trip hazard), dilapidated fences, and eroding pea gravel. To further compound the horror of this yard our only "view" is of the abandoned, trash-filled property next door... READ MORE »

The New Neutral is... Pink?

Pin it We all know what neutrals are: colors like black and white and grey and beige that are staid and well-behaved and play well with pretty much any other color. Sometimes they let navy blue join their club, although navy is a little wild for that crew. But there's a new neutral in town, and it's... pink? Yes, pink. READ MORE »

Creative Headboard Ideas to Steal from Seriously Stylish Hotels

Pin it I was in Portland, Oregon last week and finally wandered into an Ace hotel for the first time ever. I’ve long been a fan of their decidedly non-hotel-like hotels, along with the creative decor they choose for their properties....Show More Summary

Damien Hirst Opens His Own Gallery — Design News

Pin it British artist Damien Hirst is opening his own gallery in London. The inaugural exhibit opens in September. READ MORE »

Here's How to Get a Sunday-Style Home Every Day of the Week

Fay's Charming Grand Lake Apartment Pin it Ahhh. Who doesn't love Sundays. It's a time made for leisure, lounging and fun. But don't you want to feel that way every day in your home? Here's how. READ MORE »

L-Shaped Family Home Fascinates With Interconnected Spaces

Located in Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel, this attractive contemporary family home spreads over 450 square meters and provides luxurious settings to live a desirable lifestyle. Imagine waking up in this fascinating dream home and not knowing in which of its three Mediterranean gardens to drink your coffee and have breakfast with the family. Show More Summary

Best of: Repurposed Pallets for Your Outdoor Space

Pin it Repurposing pallets isn't exactly a brand-new idea, but their versatility means that the repurposing possibilities are endless. If you're on a super tight budget or really like the rustic look, pallets are perfect for outdoor projects because they're rugged, straightforward, and affordable (or free!). Show More Summary

Camp Crafts: Remember These Classic DIYs?

Armfuls of friendship via HonestlyWTF Pin it You might be stuck working inside this summer but you can still relive one of your favorite camp pastimes: the crafts! We're feeling pretty nostalgic about these tutorials that have us revisiting some of our favorite camp crafts. Stock up on Kool-aid and graham crackers and get ready to DIY your heart out. READ MORE »

Material Experiments: Sculptural Furniture Made of Sugar & Salt

Beautiful as they may be, the looks – and even the functionality – of these sculptural items of furniture come secondary to a playful process of experimentation with unexpected materials. Designer Fernando Mastrangelo has spent most of the last decade learning through trial and error how substances like sugar, salt, coffee, sand, ice cream sprinkles […]

7 Hilarious Ways to Hack Pink Plastic Flamingos

Pin it By now you might have heard that Donald Featherstone, creator of the pink plastic flamingo, just passed away at the age of 79. This ultimate icon of kitsch is a symbol of hot lazy summers spent outside, and easy suburban living. Turns out it's also a great base for really fun and ridiculous DIY projects. READ MORE »

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