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These Wall Shelves are Dollhouses for Adults — Design News

This is the ultimate shelfie win: Wall shelves. That look like Modernist houses. Filled with tiny mid-century furniture. That also hold your phone, keys, martini, what-have-you. This genius line was created by Canadian designer Judson Beaumont for Straight Line Designs, and is the first in a series (there will be more!!). READ MORE »

Gardens full of ideas on show in Mar Vista tour

Mandatory water restrictions may be prompting gardeners to have second thoughts about their thirsty gardens and lawns, but for the homeowners included in the Mar Vista Green Garden Showcase on April 25, water conservation is a way of life.

5 Studio Secrets That Make Living in Any Size Space Better

Jacqueline's Bright & Airy West Village Studio Studio living comes with challenges and sacrifices. But done right, living in a tiny studio can be just as fulfilling (maybe even MORE so) as living anywhere else. In fact, some of the best secrets to living in a studio can actually apply to homes of any size. Show More Summary

Before & After: Free Dresser Finds New Life

Molly scored this free dresser, and gave it a mix of staining and painting in line with its mid-century roots. READ MORE »

Design Inspiration: Street Style Outfits Translated into Rooms

I was perusing The Sartorialist recently and was instantly taken with this look. Before I knew it, I was doing some offbeat style math that went like this: wow, that's a stunning pink coat + this look reminds me of 1920's Paris + sigh,...Show More Summary

Modern Home Design Reflecting the Owners’ Personalities: Golf House in Australia

Developed by Studio 15b for a retired couple, the Golf House in Brisbane, Australia is a modern residence overlooking a beautiful golf course. The project was planned on a single level, with no internal stairs. This idea was driven from...Show More Summary

Before & After: A Murray Hill Bathroom Goes Modern — Sweeten

After living in their apartment for twelve years, Carrie and Jack felt that the time had come to overhaul their bathroom. They'd tried little, inexpensive fixes over the years, like a new medicine cabinet and new lighting, but nothing...Show More Summary

Thomas & Amy's Country-Chic Home in the Highlands — House Tour

Name: Thomas and Amy Fitzpatrick, Aislinn, Sean and cairn terrier Jack Location: Highlands; North Carolina Size: 1,200 square feet Years lived in: less than a year; owned The Fitzpatricks live at 4,000 feet in the quaint mountain town of Highlands, North Carolina, a vacation respite for some 15,000 visitors each summer. Show More Summary

Chrissy Teigen Does This At Home, Do You?

Now, I'm not saying that Chrissy Teigen got this gorgeous, funny and cool JUST by doing this home habit, I'm just saying it may not be coincidence that she always does the very thing we're constantly suggesting around here. What is it? READ MORE »

5 Crazy Ideas from Hotel Bathrooms that I Would Totally Steal for My Own Bathroom (If I Could)

I see a lot of pictures of bathrooms, and I see some delightfully crazy things. Some of the craziest and most delightful things are in hotel bathrooms, where designers have a little more room to push the envelope than they might in a traditional residence. Show More Summary

3 Open Studio Apartment Designs

There is something beautiful about living in a studio apartment. It is a space you have all to yourself, everything just as you want it. There is never too much to clean and it’s nearly impossible to accumulate too much clutter since there just isn’t room for it. The three studio apartments featured in this […]

SPONSORED POST: 5 Ways to Create a Backyard Getaway — Value City Furniture

The good news: It's finally, FINALLY patio season. The only problem: Our deck chairs are draped with cobwebs, and that rickety cafe table probably won't survive the first summer thunderstorm. As much as we love being outside this time...Show More Summary

The Best Side + Accent Tables for Under $100

A few weeks ago we published a list of gorgeous side tables that are certain to steal the show in your living room. But unfortunately for those of use on a less-than-fabulous budget, a lot of these attention-getting tables also come with attention-getting prices. Show More Summary

DIY Project Test Lab Results: We Tried 3 Fabric Paints On Upholstery and Here's What Happened

Last time we tested paint on vinyl, this time we're testing it on softer upholstery fabrics. We've all seen chair makeovers on Pinterest and they look great —but just how comfortable are they? And how well does the paint hold up? Well, we've been wondering too, so we rounded up a couple pieces of furniture and put them to the test! Here are our results: READ MORE »

Amazon Offers Hotel Bookings for Local Destinations — Design News

Amazon has launched Destinations, a part of Amazon Local that lets you book hotel stays. 150 properties in the Northeast, southern California and the Pacific Northwest are currently offering rooms at their published rate or package discounts, reports the Wall Street Journal. Show More Summary

What's Your Cookbook Organization Personality Type? — The Kitchn

From The Kitchn ? The Cookbook Personality Test: What Your Cookbook Organization Style Says About You READ MORE »

Why Modern Cities Are So Ugly...and What We Can Do to Fix Them

Paris, the most beautiful city in the world. We tend to think of beauty as being mostly subjective. But if you were to ask a random sampling of 100 people what the most beautiful cities in the world are, you'd probably get a lot of very similar answers. Show More Summary

Best Window Boxes: Target, Grandin Road, Diamond Teak & 2 More — Maxwell’s Daily Find 04.22.15

Redwood Window Box Planter • from $110 • Forever Redwood It's time to get planting everyone! Looking for window planters locally can be frustrating as most stores don't carry a wide range of sizes. Looking for boxes that aren't made of ugly plastic is even harder. Show More Summary

Modern 9-Room Peninsula Home in Sweden Opening Up to the Views

Boasting a living surface of 316 square meters, this peninsula home in Sweden designed by architect Boris Culjat is surrounded by a dream landscape. The main unit accommodates nine rooms plus kitchen and is structured on two levels.Show More Summary

7 Simple DIY Projects to Celebrate Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day all year long with simple and green DIY projects. April 22nd is when we celebrate Earth Day, but don’t just stop there. Earth Day actually has a year-round mission to widen and engage the environmental movement worldwide through education and action. Show More Summary

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