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This Weekend: Change One Thing & Make a Better First Impression

Pin it Pin it It takes one-tenth of a second to make a snap judgement about appearances. What do you want people to think in that moment? When it comes to your home's exterior, it's neighbors, real estate agents, potential buyers, and guests who walk or stop by and notice your home's condition. Show More Summary

Mindy Kaling's Sunset Strip Home Is Back on the Market

Mindy Kaling is not having the easiest time selling her Sunset Strip home. The comedian bought the home in 2013 for $1.65 million, but since then she purchased another home in Beverly Woods. Apparently, a fixer-upper was not the project Mindy had in mind. Show More Summary

What's Black, White, Bright and Beautiful? This Loft — House Call

Pin it Name: Jil Location: Leslieville — Toronto, Ontario The loft is in the Wrigley chewing gum factory in Leslieville, Toronto. The Wrigley has the oldest windows in Toronto and is one of the only true hard lofts left in the city. We rent out our space during the day to lots of photographers - as the space is quite open and bright. READ MORE »

The Secret to Telling Property Brothers Jonathan and Drew Scott Apart

While watching an episode of Property Brothers, it's easy to distinguish clean-cut Drew in his professional button-down from hammer-swinging, stubble-covered Jonathan - but when these identical twins were kids, the differences weren't always so obvious. Show More Summary

Pretty Paper Alert: Day Designer for Blue Sky at Target — Design News

Pin it That feeling when you crack into a fresh planner, with the whole year in front of you, just full of possibilities. If you're a stationery fan, check out paper queen Whitney English's new collection, Day Designer for Blue Sky, available at Target. READ MORE »

Do Modern Tablecloths Even Exist? — Good Questions

Pin it Q: Hi! I have been searching high and low for cool, modern tablecloth options. I know tablecloths are basically just out of style right now. Many people have gorgeous dining tables and want to show them off. I have my great-aunt's teak dining table, which often doubles as a work station, and a one-year-old. Show More Summary

How Marble and Granite Countertops Compare

Giving your kitchen or bathroom countertops a makeover is a big deal. Before you dish out major bucks for a high end stone treatment, we've gathered everything you need to know about granite and marble slabs, so you can make the best choice for your family. Show More Summary

Essential Tips for Storing Tea — The Kitchn

Pin it From The Kitchn ? The Most Important Thing to Know About Storing Tea READ MORE »

Space Age Triple-Layer House Hides a Lush Courtyard & Swimming Pool

An intermediate void separates the elevated half of this futuristic house in Madrid from the subterranean half, channeling light to a secret courtyard garden below. Architecture studio Z4Z4 custom designed ‘Casa Tobogan,’ or ‘Slide House,’ for clients who wanted a highly unique modern home with a range of living spaces and a design that reflects […]

Your Daily Dose of Plant Porn: 5 Inspiring Homes that are Just Chock Full of Plants

Pin it For some people, one or two houseplants is enough. For others, nothing less than an indoor jungle will do. If you fall into the latter camp, these five tours of houses that are just chock full of plants will have you green (I am very sorry) with envy. READ MORE »

The Rainbow Decor Trend Is Surprisingly Adorable

If you associate rainbow colors exclusively with children's decor, then it's time to give the color scheme a second look. Splashed across everything from serving bowls and silverware to curtains and area rugs, this vibrant palette is bringing cheer to every element of a home. Take a look for yourself by browsing our favorite product picks ahead.

Finally, See Maxwell's New Sofa Totally Unboxed — Maxwell + Interior Define

Well that moment that I've been waiting for has finally arrived. Today is the official launch day for my new collaboration with Interior Define and it's a hot new sofa collection that's comfy, fresh and more traditional than angular modern. Show More Summary

7 Beautiful Ways to Boost a Big Bad Blank Backyard Wall

Pin it Curb appeal is a magic phrase in the spring, as is thinking up ways to make your home exterior look better to visitors and passersby. But what about the backyard — the place where you spend your time? First off, yay you. You have actual outdoor space. Now go make it pretty to enjoy all summer long, and start with any blank wall. READ MORE »

An Approachable Take On Luxury Apartment Design

Combining modern minimalist style, luxurious themes, and a hint of urban industrial influence, this handsome apartment could serve as a stunning showcase of today’s most loved interior design trends. This flexible interior is the work of Iqosa who used materials ranging from humble to opulent resulting in a delicate balance that seems simple on the […]

20 Simple Summer Hacks Every Mom Needs

Post by Kelly Ladd. Summertime! When the kids are off of school and days at the pool and weekend BBQs fill up your schedule. This year, make your summer as simple as possible. These inexpensive hacks will not only impress your friends; they will make your life a little easier. Here are 20 clever ways to make your summer as simple as possible.    Images via Kelly Ladd

Giveaway: Gingiber Barnyard Tea Towel Bundle

Post by Alaisha Key. As the old saying goes, home is where the heart is. And whether you are decorating your home solely for fashion, function, or a combination of the two, moms take pride in their households. CafeMom wants to help add a little flair to one room in your house. Show More Summary

Artist Matt Austin's Beautifully Crafted World in Brooklyn — House Tour

Pin it Name: Matt Austin, of Matt Austin Studio Location: Bushwick, Brooklyn, New York Size: 700 square feet Years lived in: 5 years Artist and designer Matt Austin's Brooklyn apartment and studio is maximalist in the best possible way:...Show More Summary

DIY Floors that Look Like a Million Bucks

Pin it Flooring is one of the things that has the biggest impact on the look of a room — but beautiful floors can also be really expensive. But the good news is that, if you don't mind putting in the extra elbow grease, there are plenty of ways you can make your own. READ MORE »

11 Daring Design Gambles that Definitely Paid Off

Pin it When it comes to design, restraint and moderation are generally considered to be good guiding principles. It's easy to get carried away and wind up with something that, in its exuberance, is completely stress-inducing and out of control. Show More Summary

Narrow Vertical Home Maximizes Light and Space in Vietnam

KIENTRUC O completed the design and development of House 304, an ingenious vertical home located in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The front facade is connected to an open street and emulates a tower — its size a tall and narrow 11.5 feet by 39 feet. Show More Summary

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