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IKEA Hack: The Best BILLY Built-Ins of All Time

(Image credit: IKEA) Transforming IKEA furniture — and especially the BILLY bookshelf — has been done before. But when I saw this hack, I was truly impressed. Prepare to have a bunch of superlatives spewed your way, because it's really that good... READ MORE »

Tips We Learned from 15 Beautifully Organized Kitchen Cabinets — Kitchn

(Image credit: A Beautiful Mess) From Kitchn ? 15 Beautifully Organized Kitchen Cabinets (and Tips We Learned from Each) READ MORE »

Beach House Progress: Walls Up, Walls Down, & New Floor Plans

We’ve shared some random details about our beach house progress here and there, but we’re waaaaay overdue for a giant picture-filled blog post about everything that has been going on over there, complete with our latest (and hopefully...Show More Summary

The New Organic Modern Style Is Moody, Cozy and Just the Look Your Living Room Needs

Organic Modern style, with its soothing mix of contemporary furniture shapes and tactile textures, has always been a contemporary look that embraces the comforts of nature. If you want a living room that's ultra comfy and welcoming, Organic Modern is for you. Show More Summary

The 3 Catch-Alls You Need to Keep the Top of Your Dresser Clutter-Free, Forever

"Everything in its place" is a great mantra, but it doesn't seem to allow for things like an errant IKEA S-hook that might be useful one day, or for the receipt you're sure you'll need if you change your mind about the shoes. But those things exist and they keep coming into our homes, filing themselves away in junk drawers and on the tops of dressers. READ MORE »

14 Fascinating Facts About HGTV's Hot New Show Home Town

As if magically responding to our insatiable desire for more Fixer Upper-like shows (think: an irresistible couple using their ingenious creative skills to fix up homes), HGTV has created a new series: Home Town. The show focuses onShow More Summary

If You Have Stairs in Your Home, This Is the 1 Secret You Need to Save Space

There's something mysterious about staircases; no matter what we do, they always seem to get so messy. Between the endless number of coats draped over the railing and the baskets of laundry at both ends of the stairs, it's just always crowded... Show More Summary

You've Never Seen Anything Like Suzanne Somers's Opulent Palm Springs Estate

Actress Suzanne Somers may have stared in the '80s sitcom Three's Company, but when it comes to having guests at her eight-bedroom, 11-bath Palm Springs compound, it's the more the merrier. The property's 8,826-square-foot living quarters span five levels sprawled across multiple villas on nearly 70 mountainside acres. Show More Summary

The 6 Biggest Online Decor Shopping Mistakes You Can Make and How to Avoid Them

The internet is a mecca for home-decor-lovers. When you're shopping online, it doesn't matter where you live, as your home store options are no longer restricted to whatever is in driving distance. And in addition to having all those...Show More Summary

This Easy DIY Will Seriously Brighten Up Your Room

Everyone has that one bookshelf that's followed you from dorm room to first apartment to next apartment. It's dutifully held your books while looking so wonderfully basic. This DIY will instantly transform it from a blah functional piece into a colorful, eye-catching addition to any room. Show More Summary

The Guinness Family Is Selling This Stunning Irish Castle — House of the Day

Just 28 miles from Dublin, there's Luggala, the 18th-century castle owned by the Guinness family. The sprawling estate recently came on the market for $30 million. READ MORE »

The Ultimate Guide to No-Sew Decorating: 50 Stylish Stitch-Free Projects

If you can thread a bobbin with ease, hand sew a perfect hem, and embroider elaborate designs, the world is your oyster and if you dream it, you can make it. However, if you are not quite as handicraftily skilled but still want to outfit your home with fabulous pillows, dramatic draperies, custom lampshades, and beautiful bedding, these 50 projects are for you. READ MORE »

A Sleek Renovation in the Watergate Complex — House Call

Name: Darren Location: Washington, D.C. After we relocated from New York City to D.C., we fell in love with the Watergate. The history, the architecture and the outdoor space is truly something that tugs at your heart. When we decided...Show More Summary

How Much Should Pet Sitting Cost?

It's almost vacation time. You've booked your tickets to paradise, set some money aside for food and shopping, and got approved for the time off from work. Now the only thing left to figure out is who is going to come over and take care of Fido while you're gone for the week. Show More Summary

The Home of Designer Finn Juhl Is a Study in Timelessness (& Perfectly Placed Furniture)

I've always been fascinated by the homes of the designers who created the furniture that we love, and one of the most fascinating is the home of Danish designer Finn Juhl. Although his designs aren't nearly as well-known as those ofShow More Summary

10 Easy Pieces: Decorating With Pink (Post-Valentines Day)

The cards are sent, the flowers have been exchanged, and all the candy's on sale. Valentine's Day may be over, but there's still a thing or two that we can carry with us throughout the year. Mainly: all things pink. READ MORE »

Rank Them: The 5 Little (But Life-Changing) Cleaning Commandments

Cleaning isn't really all that fun, especially when you have to do a total overhaul of your home all at once. To keep dirt and clutter from building up over time, it's a good idea to follow a few simple cleaning and organizing rules on a daily basis. That way, you do a little bit of picking up each day and avoid doing a whole lot of cleaning later on. READ MORE »

A Tiny Townhouse in Brooklyn for Two History Lovers — House Tour

Name: John and Wesley Yates-Parietti Location: Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn Size: 630 square feet Years lived in: 1.5 years Before John and Wesley moved into this 1890s Brooklyn townhouse, they say they were each living in separate "windowless...Show More Summary

Starbucks & Lilly Pulitzer Release Limited Edition S'well Bottles

Starting today, a limited-edition collection of Lilly Pulitzer S'well bottles are available at Starbucks. And frankly, there's never been a more colorful way to drink a cold beverage. READ MORE »

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