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Calla: Growing Herbs in Your Window Has Never Looked More Elegant

Its seems like a new indoor gardening system debuts every week, each one promising some revolutionary step forward in growing edibles with ease. There’s no doubt that certain innovations can make a big difference in keeping indoor plants alive, especially for those of us who don’t have the greenest of thumbs, like timed grow lights […]

The Big List of Clever Ideas for Your Most Organized Kitchen Yet

(Image credit: Martha Stewart) There's a lot that goes on in your kitchen, so it's especially important that it be organized. Here are 18 ideas that will keep your cabinets and countertops clean and uncluttered, so you can focus on the important stuff, like cooking, and, of course, eating. READ MORE »

A Well-Designed Day in Downtown Los Angeles — A Local Design Lover's Neighborhood Guide

(Image credit: Jennifer Sosa) (Image credit: Courtesy of Weekday Studio) Occupied by a creative couple, this Downtown Los Angeles loft is a vibrant and textured home. Nina Hans is Creative Director of Weekday Studio, a design studio that helps brands visually express themselves. Show More Summary

Trend Alert: Global Decor Finds, No Passport Required

Some of our favorite finds from Rose & Fitzgerald, all hand-made in a fair-trade environment by artisans. (Image credit: Rose & Fitzgerald) There's no denying that it’s the time of the maker. Small-batch, hand-made, one-off: all hyphenated descriptors of today’s decor holy grails, but it’s about so much more than just the admirable adjective. READ MORE »

Meaningful Minimalism on Manhattan's Upper West Side — House Tour

(Image credit: Nancy Mitchell) Name: Michelle & Jeffrey Alves de Lima-Miller (plus Amélie & Lester, our cats) Location: New York, New York Size: 650 square feet Years lived in: 2.5 years; owned. In a beautiful old building on Manhattan's Upper West Side live Michelle, Jeffrey, and their two cats. Show More Summary

6 Ways To Use the "Little Walls" in Your Home

(Image credit: Hus & Hem) Do you have a little wall in your home? Usually two or three feet wide, they're often the transition space between two rooms and they're often not used for much of anything. Here are six examples of smart and stylish ways to use them in your home to add more function and more beauty. READ MORE »

Honey, I Tore Down The House! — Modern Barn - Chapter 1

(Image credit: Eric Striffler) Name: Maxwell & Ursula Type of Home: Single-family home built in 1967 Square Footage: 1,800 (Before) Years Lived In: 18 You see that cute house up there? The one I've repaired, maintained, painted and decorated for nearly twenty years? I just ripped it down. Show More Summary

A Southern-Inspired Chicago Apartment — House Tour

(Image credit: Kristan Lieb) Name: Travis Location: Lakeview — Chicago, Illinois Size: 1000 square feet Years lived in: 2 years, rented Travis grew up in Louisiana and Texas, but has been living in Chicago for a medical residency for the last couple years. He made sure to bring his southern roots with him in the form of decor. Open Slideshow READ MORE »

Come to the Dark Side: Dark Bottom Pools

(Image credit: Marc Merckx) Swimming pools, of course, are always lovely and inviting, but if you've ever seen a dark bottom pool you'll know that they have a little something extra, a deep and mysterious and enticing allure that other pools can't touch. Show More Summary

Graphic Designer’s House Blends With Its Natural Surroundings

Johnsen Schmaling Architects completed the design of a 1,855 square-foot modern residence located on the wooded eastern shore of Wisconsin’s Door County, USA. The project was envisioned for a graphic designer and her husband. It blends with the surrounding vegetation and offers a perfect retreat for artistic inspiration. Show More Summary

Dining Room Design Details to Steal from an Incredibly Charming English Restaurant

(Image credit: Lucas Smith ) Manchester-based Evelyn's Cafe & Bar is a cozy-looking neighborhood spot for eating and hanging out. Designed by Central Design Studio, it feels less like a restaurant and more like a stylish friend's home. And there are some design details in this space that inspire. READ MORE »

SPONSORED POST: Milestone Makeovers: Daniela's Happily Messy Kitchen — Sponsored by Advance® by Benjamin Moore®

Repainting cabinets can be a tricky, tedious task. You have to sand them and strip them. Then when you go to paint them, the application has to be consistent across the corners and ledges of their molding. Add to that the inevitable conclusion of two young kids with a bowl of spaghetti and the cleanup they imply. Show More Summary

How a group of strangers helped a former foster child create the home of her dreams

It’s the last night 24-year-old Max Plunkett will have to sleep on the floor … or so she sincerely hopes. Plunkett has lived in 20 foster homes since she was a baby. But Plunkett, 24, is one of the lucky ones. She survived the system that finds 24% of aged out foster care youth in Los Angeles County...

11 Ways To Make A Statement With Wood Walls In The Bedroom

Wood is such a classic material, it might seem like there aren’t many ways to innovate anymore – at least not without embracing something completely outside the comfort zone of most decorators. This post hopes to challenge that concept by introducing eleven bedrooms that use creative wood walls to their advantage while remaining perfectly approachable […]

Less is Still More: Strike the Perfect Balance Between Cozy & Minimal

(Image credit: Lovely Life) As a connoisseur of beautiful spaces and also as a human being who lives in spaces, I find myself drawn to super-minimal interiors, but also to ones that boast a proliferation of colors and textures. Pared-down...Show More Summary

Nobody wants your filthy house, and other tips for selling your home from the 'Property Brothers'

When it comes to getting the best price for your house, there might be no higher-profile experts than Drew and Jonathan Scott, the personable hosts of several HGTV series including the long-running “Property Brothers.” The 38-year-old twins started their real-estate ways while still in college,...

Enter to Win: Mangia on the Amalfi Coast! — Sweepstakes

(Image credit: General Assembly) Taste your way through Positano on the rustic Amalfi Coast. For 8 days and 7 nights, eat, drink, and explore hidden gems like a local - plus pick up techniques from regional chefs to bring back home.Show More Summary

Meal Minimalism: Eating The Same Thing For Lunch Everyday — The Kitchn

(Image credit: Samantha Bolton) From The Kitchn ? Why I Eat the Same Thing for Lunch Every Day: Minimalist READ MORE »

Before & After: A Side Yard Goes from Barren to Bountiful — Wild Ink Press

(Image credit: Wild Ink Press) If you live in a typical suburban house, chances are good you have a side yard — a barren little strip of land between the side of the house and the fence covered in grass or rocks and probably not much else. But one California homeowner, instead of seeing an awkward, useless space, only saw potential. READ MORE »

The Best Target Fourth of July Decor Under $25

If you're like us, you don't want to spend a fortune to get your home ready for Fourth of July - and thanks to Target, you don't have to. The retailer has a collection of superaffordable and supercute home decor that will elevate even the most casual of backyard gatherings into a stylish affair. Show More Summary

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