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A Husband & Wife Design Duo's Stunning Brooklyn Townhouse — House Tour

Name: Christine Stucker Veal and James Veal Location: Clinton Hill — Brooklyn, New York Size: 2100 square feet Years Lived In: 3 1/2 years, owned Original wood beams and brick walls mix with modern designs in this Brooklyn townhouse, built in 1890. Show More Summary

A Colorful, Cultivated and Comfortable Family Home — House Call

Name: Courtney and her family Location: Ross, California The basics: 7 years, owned (recently sold) | 2,800 square feet Courtney decorated her home with usability in mind, which you might not immediately guess given how stunning it is. Beautifully thought out, the space balances curated style with a life with children and all that entails. READ MORE »

A Study Found Homes Painted These Colors Sell For More Money

What color to paint the different rooms in a home is always a hotly debated topic. Interior designers have their standbys, trends point towards another set of colors, and mood boosting or calming hues dictate their own palette. But Zillow found that homebuyers place a premium on certain colors - primarily, neutral shades of gray and blue. Show More Summary

Why I have a fear of falling... in love

Number of days since last fall: 15. 16. 17. 18. I would casually glance at the dry-erase board hanging in the hall of the inpatient rehabilitation hospital on the way to my dad’s room. I did not think about it much. My dad was in such bad shape that we were far more concerned with him breathing...

All the Affordable Backyard Decor You Need Is on

The days are long, the weather is warm, and the backyard is begging for use. And getting your outdoor space ready for stylish Summer soirees is easier than you think. Merely log onto to browse a variety of adorable - and affordable! - patio decor. Check out our favorite pieces ahead.

Before & After: The Power of a New Color Palette

Older homes deserve to be celebrated. They usually have a bit more character, were often made with better materials and they just have that sense of history that makes you feel a part of something bigger. These qualities were especially...Show More Summary

Nothing Is Original. Uncover Your Style

Kill your idols! …Just kidding… simply recreate them! Someone once told me “nothing is original” being the argumentative person i am, we got into a very philosophical debate regarding the matter, however, after much contemplation i decided that the word choice was poor but not necessarily untrue so i will …

New Study Shows How the Wage Gap Affects Renting (and Buying) A Home

You already know that the wage gap is alive and well (but if you don't or you want to learn more about it, head on over to the National Women's Law Center for a detailed breakdown of what it's like and how it affects women—and womenShow More Summary

Amazon's New Dash Wand Is Kind of Magical (And Basically Free)

Amazon is looking to make ordering a little more magical. The online retail giant just announced the Dash Wand, a gadget that combines scanner functionality with their Alexa voice assistant to create a truly useful—and practically magical—experience. READ MORE »

5 Fashion Rules & Principles That Work at Home, According to a Wardrobe Stylist

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A Classic Brooklyn Brownstone Gets a Bold, Modern Face Lift — House Tour

Name: Nicole and Dan Lucey Location: Park Slope — Brooklyn, NY Size: 2800 square feet Years lived in: 1 year, owned Nicole, her husband Dan and their two kids moved into their Park Slope brownstone just over a year ago. After a dramatic (and much debated) paint job and face lift, this four-story home is now one everyone slows down to admire. READ MORE »

How I Taught Myself to Stop Buying Clothes I'll Never Wear

Since I was a young girl, I've always loved shopping. Back in the day, I may have had more…extravagant takes (I gravitated toward everything pink, sequined handbags, feather boas and kitten heels…topped off with plastic clip-on earrings), but the love for style was already there, albeit it a little misguided. Show More Summary

Zillow's 'Instant Offers' Promises a Quick Sell, But at What Cost?

Selling a home is, by most accounts, a costly, complex, pain in the basement. That's why a handful of companies, including real estate heavyweight Zillow, are trying to harness technology to make it quicker, easier and cheaper. READ MORE »

Before & After: A Dramatic Living Room Makeover Three Years in the Making

Lauren's living room was dark and dated, and distinctly not her style. She gave renovating the space the old college try when she first moved in, but with other spaces in the home needing her energy and attention she wasn't able to fully finish it. Enter one of the most valuable tools available to DIYers everywhere — a good friend. READ MORE »

3 Light and Bright Apartments Celebrating White Space

“Don’t be afraid of the white page” is an adage that speaks to creatives across the world. White pages represent the beginning of the thinking process, of spaces full of possibility. Don’t be afraid – white walls in interior design sing a song of their own. These three interiors lean heavily on white space to […]

An Enviable Patio Makeover — Why It Works

Have you ever looked at an image of a room and just couldn't help but smile? That's exactly the reaction I had when I saw this happy-go-lucky patio makeover. It's part of the home of Bri Emery from design blog Design Love Fest and every spot my eyed landed on was better than the next. Show More Summary

We Want to See Your Eye-Catching Exteriors!

Tour a Cozy, Charming New Orleans Shotgun (Image credit: Jacqueline Marque) Have you recently given the exterior of your home a little love? From a bold new coat of paint to some well-placed window boxes, we want to hear all about how...Show More Summary

Breathtaking Views in Budapest Remodel

This remodeled apartment sits in a prime location, right in the heart of Budapest. This vantage point offers stellar views of the city, including the historic and beautiful Parliament building, while the terrace has a calming view of the nearby river. Show More Summary

New Palestinian Museum Reaches Completion

A new museum in Palestine is finally opening its doors to the public. The Palestinian Museum is located in Birzeit, Palestine and was designed by Irish architecture firm Heneghan Peng. The museum is the flagship project of the local Taawon Welfare Association, which works to support marginalized communities in Gaza and the people living in […]

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