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These Spaces Used to Be Empty Malls — Design News

Pin it As stores shutter and malls become abandoned, communities have to figure out what to do with the massive structures. There are some inspiring spaces across the country that are being repurposed into new venues for living and working. READ MORE »

Try Your Hand at Origami Bats

Add some paper folding flair to your Halloween decorations with these origami bats. Read more on MAKE The post Try Your Hand at Origami Bats appeared first on Make: DIY Projects, How-Tos, Electronics, Crafts and Ideas for Makers.

Before & After: A Small Victorian Living Room Gets an Apartment Therapy Makeover

Pin it Ashley Poskin lives in a beautiful old Victorian house in Sterling, Illinois — a small town west of Chicago — which she is also restoring. The house is large, and Ashley and her husband are actually human, so it's taken awhile to work on each room and make it into a home. Show More Summary

Raise a Glass — #MakeoverAmerica 2015

Pin it In celebration of our new book, Complete + Happy Home, we're having the a meet-up, tweet-up at the super cool Mockingbird Domestics on Tuesday. Yes, that's tomorrow. Come out and see us, Austin! READ MORE »

Grow a Daily Harvest with the NutriTower Vertical Farm

Imagine growing enough greens and veggies for you and your family to fit your daily needs – in a corner of your apartment. All the kale and herbs and melons you need. A whole tower of kale, if you so desire! The Nutritower makes it possible. Urban and vertical farming have been gaining steam around […]

Yes, You Can Have A Lot of Stuff and Still Be Organized (Here’s How)

Kerry's Fun French Quarter Apartment Pin it There's a war on stuff lately. Minimalist manifestos abound, both inspiring decluttering and shame. If you've gotten the impression that to be an organized person you can't own more than one...Show More Summary

A Cool Grey Interior for a Free Spirit

An interior space is a reflection of the person that lives there. Even a hotel room that is inhabited for a single night takes on the tenor of the person staying there. That’s why it is so important for interior designers to be able to really understand the inner workings of their clients so that […]

Small Space Solutions: 10 Ways to Turn Your Small Kitchen into an Eat-In

Studio Oink Pin it Are you living with a tiny kitchen? And thinking that means no space to actually eat in your kitchen? Think again! Here are a handful of ideas and products that might just make an eat-in kitchen possible for you. READ MORE »

Kristen's Palm Beach-Inspired Home In Burbank — House Tour

Pin it Name: Kristen Tola Hettich Location: Burbank, CA Size: 900 square feet Years lived in: 6 years; Rented When my friend Kristen decided to redecorate her bedroom last year, she enlisted a professional interior designer to help her out. Show More Summary

Focusing on How It Feels: 4 Invisible Elements Every Home Should Have

Nancy, Ethan, & Ohle's 1903 Cabin in the Country Pin it There are a lot of elements that you can see that make up a home — from color to furniture to art and more. But there are also a handful of important elements that you can't see with your eyes, but that make a huge impact on how livable your home feels like. Make sure your home has these four elements to it. READ MORE »

Why We've All Gone Cuckoo for KonMari

Danielle & Patrick's Warm Modern Home Pin it Whether you love it or you're so sick of hearing about it, there's no denying that The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up has impacted a great many people. But the book's overall message isn't new—we all know how good it feels to shed things. Show More Summary

Would You Keep These Redwood Shower Walls? — Good Questions

Pin it Q: I'm having a remodel dilemma: keep the funky redwood walls in our shower or take them out and tile? We live in the redwoods of the Santa Cruz Mountains in CA so the redwood goes well with the boho lifestyle up here, but the house itself is contemporary in style, so there seems to be a bit of an identity issue... READ MORE »

Small Kitchen Idea: How To Quickly Fit More in a Small Refrigerator — From the Archives: Greatest Hits

Pin it With rents on the rise in major cities (ahem, San Francisco), apartments are shrinking, and appliances are becoming increasingly more compact to fit them. Trying to fit a week's worth of groceries into what can start to feel like a glorified mini fridge is a constant challenge, but here's a quick tip. READ MORE »

Double Duty: How to Use Kitchen Items Around the Rest of the House — The Kitchn

Pin it From The Kitchn ? 10 Surprising Uses for Kitchen Items Around the Rest of the House READ MORE »

Jeni's Mixed and Matched San Fran Apartment — House Call

Pin it Name: Jeni Location: San Francisco, California After years of roommates, carpeted studios, and Ikea-filled rooms, I finally got the chance to move into my own apartment and I couldn't wait to get my grubby hands all over it. Ever since I hit my 30's, I've been obsessed with interior design, mainly because it's such a fun way to express style + creativity. READ MORE »

Space-Saving Furniture for Your Small Apartment

When you walk through the door of your small apartment, do you feel that your space is as inspiring as the ones featured in our post 30 Best Small Apartment Design Ideas Ever Presented on Freshome? If not, this is the post for you. We’ve...Show More Summary

Piquer’s Creative Design for Softheads Defines Spaces Without Walls

Susana Piquer is a multidisciplinary designer from Barcelona who can imagine spaces, shapes, textures and colors and then combine them to create inspiring settings. Piquer, who focuses on interior design and ephemeral architecture, is the founder of colapso studio. Show More Summary

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