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5 Perfectly Ugly Sweater Holiday Party Ideas

It’s that time of year again and an ugly sweater holiday party is the perfect excuse to parade around in your gaudiest getup, sip spiked punch, and play games like a boss. So take a second and have a peek at some of our best ideas for your upcoming event […] The post 5 Perfectly Ugly Sweater Holiday Party Ideas appeared first on EcoSalon.

Cramped ’60s House Transforms Into Open Modern Residence

Woonhuis M, an open modern residence in North Brabant, the Netherlands, was envisioned by the creative team at WillemsenU Architecten. Exhibiting a bold character, the project is the result of an extensive transformation. ”The layout...Show More Summary

Give Thanks for Free Graphics: Holiday Menu & Label Templates

If you’re the type of Thanksgiving host who insists on a Pinterest-worthy event down to the smallest detail, having an arsenal of professional-looking graphics, typography and templates can really take it to the next level. These free holiday printables include utensil holders, banners, leftover labels and a professional-looking flyer that can be customized for other […]

Beauty on a Budget in Brazil: Low-Cost Concrete Block House

A Brazilian woman’s longtime home on the outskirts of São Paulo was on the verge of collapse, its dilapidated condition threatening the structural integrity of two neighboring structures. Since she already owned the property and didn’t want to move away from family and friends who live nearby, her son commissioned Terra e Tuma architects to […]

Salvaged Wood Finds New Life in Live/Work Row House

The Grand Trunk in Montreal, Canada, is MARK + VIVI‘s latest project. Located in the transitioning neighborhood of Pointe-Saint-Charles, the newly renovated 1,100-square-foot house serves as both residence and work studio for designers Mark Fekete and Viviana de Loera. Show More Summary

Margaux's Treasure Filled Los Angeles Home — House Call

Pin it Name: Margaux Location: Echo Park — Los Angeles, California We have a beautiful sun filled apartment in Echo Park, LA. The house itself is an Arts and Crafts/Craftsman bungalow type, originally built as a triplex in a historic neighborhood full of beautiful old Victorians and Arts and Crafts homes. READ MORE »

Anna-Kristin's Blue Velvet Living Room — Favorite Rooms

Pin it Name & Location: Anna-Kristin in Nashville, Tennessee My Favorite Room: Living Room Specs: 250 square feet I'd like to think my style is traditional with a modern twist. I love to recycle old or inherited pieces and blend them with new pieces to make them more current. Show More Summary

The Ten Commandments of a Clean & Happy Fridge

Scott's DIY Kitchen Renovation on a Budget Pin it The difference between an organized fridge and a messy, stinky, ugly one is simple: Focus, discipline and a strong foundation of good ideas. We've collected ten excellent guiding principles for keeping your refrigerator clean, healthy and happy, and they're all right here for you to implement at home. READ MORE »

The New Wreaths: 7 Totally Sophisticated & Surprising DIY Holiday Wreaths

Pin it Toss out the tinsel and the mistletoe. These are not your mother's holiday decorations. If you're looking for a wreath that's more "now" than "1994," look to these seven remarkably sophisticated DIY projects. READ MORE »

Heidi and Ben's Bohemian, Artistic Rental in Australia — House Tour

Pin it Name: Ben and Heidi Yardley and their cat, Nico Location: North Melbourne; Victoria, Australia Size: 2500 square feet Years lived in: 5 years; Rented Heidi and Ben's home is located down a quaint cobblestone lane that's slightly overgrown with trees and shrubs. Show More Summary

7 Times Subway Tile Looked Anything but Boring

Pin it Subway tile is hugely popular right now, and it's popular for a reason: it's a classic style, it looks good in all kinds of interiors, and it's cheap. But every once in a while I hear people say that they're a little bored with subway tile. Show More Summary

SPONSORED POST: Michael's Stylish Bed-Stuy Collaboration — House Tour

Pin it Name: Michael Location: Bed-Stuy; Brooklyn, NY Size: 630 square feet (1400 square feet with backyard) Years lived in: 1 years in apartment; 4 years in the same building; rented Years Hosting on Airbnb: 1 Year Michael is an architect and a designer, and you can tell the minute you walk in the door. Show More Summary

The White Paint and Wainscoting Kitchen Transformation — Makeover

Nikoletta's rental kitchen before Pin it Project by: Nikoletta Location: Beverly, Massachusetts Our rental used to have old oak cabinets and ugly tiles. Luckily, we were able to paint the cabinets and walls and cover the tiles. It was a win-win for everyone! I wanted to create a bright space and a space that looks more spacious, I think it worked. READ MORE »

Jumpstart Your Holiday Shopping with Our 2015 Gift Guides!

Pin it Whether you're looking to spend just a few dollars or splurge on something a little more pricey, or if you're shopping for your closest friend versus a colleague, we've got lots of gift ideas for every person on your holiday list. READ MORE »

Massachusetts Tudor Marries Traditional, Contemporary

The Newton Tudor home, built in 1932, was renovated by Hacin and Associates. The Tudor in Newton, Mass., encompassing 3,608 square feet, was reimagined from a traditional home into a more open, informal layout for a young family transitioning from the city to the suburbs. Show More Summary

A Bold and Textured Bachelor Pad — Professional Project

Pin it Project by: Denise Wilson Location: New York, New York Now this is how you do texture! From the walls, to the rugs, to the pillows there are so many well chosen materials that warm up the space and add interest. Let's see more... READ MORE »

Royal Caribbean Livestreams Vacations, Gives You Serious FOMO — Design News

Pin it As if the sun setting at 4:30 wasn't bad enough. Royal Caribbean is taunting New Yorkers by livestreaming real vacations via Periscope, and also directly to digital billboards around the city. READ MORE »

Lennon's Lovingly Mixed Bedroom — My Room

Pin it Name: Lennon (2) Location: Knoxville, Tennessee We live in a 3 bedroom, 1200 square foot home, so we don't have an extra room for a play room, although pretty much the whole house feels like a playroom since we dedicate a space for him to play in every corner of our home. Show More Summary

Must-Haves for the Master Bedroom of Your Dreams

Ricky & McCary's One-of-a-Kind Style Pin it Your bedroom is more than just a place to sleep — it's also a little sanctuary, a calming retreat from the cares of the world. Here are five must-have things that will make your master bedroom a space you're always happy to come home to. READ MORE »

Before & After: A Pink-Tiled Bathroom Gets a Bright White Update

Pin it Given that this was to be the main bathroom in Rebecca & Gareth's new home, updating it was definitely a priority during the house's renovation. They wanted a design that was fresh and that utilized the size of the space to maximize its functionality. READ MORE »

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