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10 Beautifully Bitter, Down-With-Valentine's Day Cards

Unlucky in love? Unhappily single? Madly in love but still think Valentine's Day is stupid? Mr. T, Abraham Lincoln, and Voldemort have got just the cards for you... READ MORE »

The 10 Most Common House Styles (& How To Tell the Difference) — The Huffington Post

Quick quiz: what's the difference between a Craftsman and a Country House? Are Cottages and Farmhouses synonyms or completely different styles? Who knows, right? We do. READ MORE »

2 Creative Apartments Featuring Whimsical Art

Designing a home for a creative person can be an exciting challenge. Artists, writers, and creators have their own tastes and ideas about how their homes should look and feel which can provide helpful guidance as well as welcome freedom to the designer. The two homes in this post take that creative spirit and run […]

Henriette's Artistic European Abode — House Tour

Name: Henriette van der Does Location: Guildford, Surrey, United Kingdom Size: 1,200 square feet Years lived in: 3 years 9 months; owned This bright, inviting house, filled with sculpture, paintings and books, is home to Henriette, a painter, sculptress and art psychotherapist, her two teenage children and their two (extremely fluffy) cats. Show More Summary

Classic-Style Apartment in Ospedaletti Evoking the Italian Riviera

Extending the idea of the high quality life, NG-studio envisioned the interior of this classic-style apartment by combining architecture elements and traditions from the Italian Riviera and ?ote d’Azur. This elegant home is situated in a picturesque residence in Ospedaletti, on the shores of the Ligurian Sea in Italy. Show More Summary

Set Yourself Up for Success: Create a Clutter Filter — The January Cure: Assignment #14

Wow, we're nearly 75% of the way through the Cure (yay, you!). I'm guessing that it feels good to have a cleaner, more organized home and I know you want to is keep it that way with as little fuss as possible. Well, today's assignment...Show More Summary

Dark Drama: The New Hues of 2015

If you're tired of super-bright, all white interiors, 2015 may be your year. Topping my list of 10 design predictions for 2015 was a swing back towards richer, moodier colors. Here's a collection of 12 of our favorite interiors in shades of hunter green, navy, deep plum, and charcoal. Soak it in. READ MORE »

10 Free Fonts for Making Your Own Graphic Wall Art

Nothing fills a home with personality quite like artwork, and who knows your personality better than you? Making your own typographic wall art is easy. Step 1: Start with a great font. We put together a collection of fonts with tons of natural personality; you don't need to be a designer to bring these typefaces to life— just type, print and frame. Show More Summary

House Beautiful's New EIC is Sophie Donelson — Design News

Hearst Design Group editorial director Newell Turner named Sophie Donelson as his replacement for House Beautiful's Editor in Chief. Donelson has held senior editor positions at Elle Decor and Blueprint, and was most recently brand director for Cricket’s Circle, an editorial and e-commerce site for expecting parents. READ MORE »

Before & After: Skirted Sofa Gets a Graphic Twist

Although her boyfriend was not convinced that this was the sofa for their apartment, Miranda had big plans. First to go, that dated skirt: READ MORE »

IKEA SEKTION New Kitchen Cabinet Guide: Photos, Prices, Sizes and More

IKEA's new kitchen cabinet system hits the stores on February 2nd. To help you plan your dream kitchen, as promised in our earlier inside scoop post, we've got need-to-know details ahead of time. Here's inside info on everything from price to measurements, features to finishes, along with plenty of photos. Let the new kitchen designing and dreaming begin! READ MORE »

Why I Skip the Immersion Blender & Use a Stand Blender for Soup — The Kitchn

From The Kitchn ? Why I Like My Stand Blender More Than the Hand Blender for Soup READ MORE »

Meze 11 Classics Earphones Exhibiting Stylish Handcrafted Ebony Wood

Meze’s innovative range of headphones have been causing a commotion in the audio technology world since their launch in 2010. We had a chance to try out the Meze 11 Deco earphones and their quality did not let us down. Each additionShow More Summary

Yes, You Can Fit A Home Office Into Your Tiny Home

Laura & Ray's Art-Filled Austin Home A mom friend of mine who is preparing to rejoin the workforce told me that her New Year's resolution was to set up an office for herself at home. Living in a small apartment already optimized to accommodate a family of four, she was starting to despair about how she could possibly fit a desk. Show More Summary

6 Smart Ways to Actually Use Orphan Socks

Alecia & Jon's Luminous Simplicity Don't toss those orphan socks — the singles who get mysteriously separated from their pairs between washing and drying can be helpful. Put them to use in a variety of smart ways to help keep your home a bit cleaner. READ MORE »

Joyful Attic Apartment Overlooking Colorful Roofs in Gothemburg, Sweden

Welcome to a beautiful attic apartment filled with life and color in the center of Gothenburg, Sweden! A turn of the century building where tradition meets modernity greets guests and invites them all the way up to this magical crib....Show More Summary

Top Color Cord Lighting: EarthSeaWarrior, Color Cord Co., NUD & 5 More — Maxwell's Daily Find 01.21.15

DIY Clip Clamp Light Lamp w/ Giant Silver Bowl with ANY Color Cord • $145 • Etsy I've loved colorful fabric wrapped cords for a few years now, and they've proliferated so that you can now get a wide variety of really easy stunning lighting from a number of sources at very low prices. Show More Summary

Contemporary Golf Course Home Climbs its Way Up Sloped Lot

This Japanese home rises a full six meters above street level by climbing up its sloping lot.

Word! Typography Prints to Match Every Personality

If you're a Pinterest addict, chances are you have a dedicated quotes board - a place to file all of the hilarious, heartwarming, and motivational sayings you don't want to forget. While a little quote hoarding never hurt anyone, do yourself a favor and transition your favorites from your computer to your walls. Show More Summary

H&M Partners with Coachella for Clothing Line — Design News

Both Coachella weekends sold out in 40 minutes, but even if you didn't get festival tickets, you can still look the part. H&M Loves Coachella, a boho-inspired clothing line in partnership with the festival, will be released in the weeks leading up to the event. READ MORE »

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