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Dramatic Cantilevered Home Juts Out Over Mountain Ridge

This stunning home at the foot of Japan’s Yatsugatake Mountains uses a cantilever at one end to maximize the views of its lovely natural surroundings. The one-story home is understated but also unforgettable. Branching out from a solid concrete base, the living area of the home is like a mostly-glass box sandwiched between two pieces of […]

Rediscovering Things That Matter: Charming Hudson Woods Nature Retreat

Ingeniously crafted by the team at Lang Architecture, this Hudson Woods retreat is part of a larger residential project located 100 miles away from New York and including 26 modern and energy efficient homes. This project is said toShow More Summary

Teresa Giudice Lists Her 10,000-Square-Foot Mansion Before Sentencing

If you've ever tuned in for an episode of The Real Housewives of New Jersey, you know Teresa and Joe Giudice don't own a modestly sized home, but the listing pictures for the 10,044-square-foot, 16-room residence reveal the mansion in its full, ostentatious splendor. Show More Summary

Light & Bright: A Gallery of All White Bedrooms

Last week we featured a gallery of dark bedrooms, moody, cocoonlike spaces full of fluffy blankets and somber hues. This week, we're looking at bedrooms that are just the opposite of that: light, bright spaces decorated all in white. READ MORE »

Etsy Bans Washington NFL Name & Logo — Design News

Following the decision by the US Patent Office to cancel the Washington, DC football team's trademark rights, Etsy has also banned the disparaging term and the team's logo from its listings and search. READ MORE »

10 Smart Things Moms Can Do for Their Money in Just 10 Minutes

Post by Marisa Torrieri Bloom. In busy day-to-day mom life, lots of things fall by the wayside, from healthy eating and exercising to putting off doctor appointments and, you know, showering. But when it comes to finances, the repercussions...Show More Summary

Are You the Heat Miser or the Snow Miser When It Comes to Fashion?

I'm in celebration mode today. It's the first day in a long time in Chicago where it is just chilly enough to wear opaque black tights and boots with a skirt and jacket, which is essentially my uniform. I survive the long, bleak fashion...Show More Summary

IKEA DIY Ideas: 6 Ways to Make Your Own Platform Bed (with Storage!)

Here’s an idea: turn basic IKEA storage cabinets and dressers into multi-functional lofts. It's a smart way to address the problem of small space — you get both beds and storage in the same footprint. These hacks work well for studio apartments, kids rooms, and dorms. As inspiration, here are different unique ways others made it work for them: READ MORE »

10 Eye-Catching Ways to Display Your Collectibles

Show off your fabulous finds to friends and guests - Houzz DIY home decor tricks from an interior designer - Real Simple Your first look inside these 65-story luxury condos - Curbed 6 gallery wall setups that you can easily re-create...Show More Summary

Is Reese Witherspoon Addicted to Real Estate?

Scooping up two multimillion-dollar homes within a matter of weeks certainly makes a case, but we'd hardly hold a house-hopping habit against anyone. According to Trulia, her latest acquisition, a five-bedroom, five-bathroom stunner in Pacific Palisades, CA, was a $12.7 million purchase. Show More Summary

Small Apartment Interior Design: Working With Just 40 Square Meter (431 Square Feet)

This small apartment in Budapest comes in at just 40 square meters (431 square feet). Though that’s not a lot of space to work with, the designers at Suto Interior Architects were up to the challenge. With a few clever storage spaces and some beautiful focus pieces, they were able to turn this aging apartment […]

Sruthi's "Verdant Love" Room — Room for Color 2014

Chip It! Like this entry? Favorite it below! Name: Sruthi Location: Ashburn, VA Division: Cool Inspiration for my palette: What's not to love about green? Said to have positive connotations and referred to as the color of rebirth and...Show More Summary

12 Clever & Beautiful Uses for Adhesive Strips & Hooks You Might Not Have Thought Of — Renters Solutions

I'm a renter and have some freedom to put nails and screws in the wall, but I still try to avoid it when I can. I've recently become addicted to hanging framed artwork with adhesive strips, but I've come to realize that pictures are just the tip of the adhesive decor iceberg - the gateway to full adhesive nirvana. READ MORE »

Target Announces Collaboration with TOMS — Design News

The Bullseye's latest designer collaboration is with one-for-one brand TOMS. TOMS x Target will feature the brand's signature shoes, apparel, and some home decor items. Expect to see mugs, throws, water bottles, and candles. The collection launches November 16 in stores and online. READ MORE »

Before & After: From Crumbling to Crisp Curb Appeal, All For $125

The paint on Jen's house was peeling in patches, and even non-existent in certain spots. Jen definitely felt her house looked dilapidated and unloved, and wanted to increase its curb appeal. Although she was daunted by the prospect, she and her parents stepped up one weekend, and used a little elbow grease. See what they were able to do for only $125.... READ MORE »

Why Houses Are Getting Smaller

Are you one of the millions who have down-sized in recent years? If you are, what made you decide to move into a smaller home? Was it financial motives that lead to your decision, or just the fact that you no longer required a home full of rooms that collect dust and never get used? […] The post Why Houses Are Getting Smaller appeared first on

Lauren's Bright & Bold Chicago Apartment — House Tour

Name: Lauren Svenstrup of Studio Sven Location: Andersonville; Chicago, Illinois Size: 650 square feet Years lived in: 2 years When Lauren's House Call was featured this summer, readers were intrigued by her wonderful mix of vintage and modern, so I was thrilled when Lauren gave an enthusiastic "yes" for a full tour. Show More Summary

Ashley's "Quirky Primary" Room — Room for Color 2014

Chip It! Like this entry? Favorite it below! Name: Ashley Location: Barrie Canada Division: International Inspiration for my palette: I wanted to create a space that was calm and relaxing but also able to incorporate a few elements that were fun and quirky. Show More Summary

Add Sneaky Storage to Your Kitchen with a Pot Rail

I look at a lot of kitchens (it's my job!) and there's been a definite trend in recent years, from traditional upper cabinets to open shelving to maybe a single shelf to no storage above waist height at all. There's a reason for allShow More Summary

IKEA Launches Paper Collection — Design News

IKEA wants to help you throw a party. The furniture giant just launched Paper Shop, a new collection of gift wrap, decorations, and stationery. Colorful notebooks, washi tape, patterned gift bags, and a woodland animal-adorned line of kids' party accessories are worth a look. READ MORE »

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