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A Modern, Black & White Miami Kitchen — Makeover

(Image credit: Laura Greig) Project by: Sara & Laura Location: Miami, Florida The house was built in 1948 and this was the original kitchen, complete with slanted cabinets, pink tufted leather breakfast bar and metallic butterfly wallpaper (YES, you read that right!). Show More Summary

This loft remodel in DTLA's Toy Factory building made these empty nesters go 'Wow'

When work beckoned UBS financial services executive Ronald Meraz to Los Angeles, he and wife Denise, recent empty nesters, sold their 7,000-square-foot, eight-acre Murrieta home and started searching for “something different,” Denise says — something like a downtown industrial loft. They weren’t...

Carrying patterns and colours across living spaces

How do you tie rooms in a living space together, without appearing kitsch or too-perfectly-matching? This apartment by Lugerin Igor of Lugerin Architects shows how a few well-thought-out design themes can lend balance and harmony to your room transitions. Interestingly-placed pieces, unusual materials in muted hues and stand-out details in each room lend your apartment […]

Cubetto: A Fun Way to Learn Coding

Learning to code by playing? That sounds like our kind of tech class. Although the Cubetto system is geared toward children ages 3 to 6, we suspect parents and older kids will be trying to stake a claim to the game too. (Don’t worry: when the little ones head off to bed, you’ll have your […]

A Winning Bet on Kazoo House

This home addition, a project of the Melbourne based architecture firm Architects EAT, was built in the Melbourne suburb of Caulfield. The neighborhood is famous for the local horse track, and this project honors that local history. The home, entitled “The Kazoo House,” was named after the racehorse whose winnings helped fund its transformation. Show More Summary

How Do We Make Space For Our Baby in Our One-Bedroom Apartment? — Good Questions

(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Q: My husband and I live in San Francisco and recently found out that we are expecting. Yay! But, also, oh no! We live in a 640 square foot apartment in the city and don't want to move (until the baby is 6 months or so). Our bedroom is 10x12 feet and we need to figure out a way to make it work for the two of us + the baby. READ MORE »

A messy home office gets a sleek, stunning makeover

It’s safe to say that Kris Yenbamroong is more comfortable in a kitchen than an office. And it shows – his Night + Market restaurants made Jonathan Gold’s 101 Best Restaurants last year and a new outpost is due in Venice this year. But when it came to his home office, it was a different game. A...

The Best Spice Grinding Tools — Kitchn

(Image credit: Sur La Table) From Kitchn ? 4 Tools to Grind Spices for Better Flavor READ MORE »

Work It: Classic Black & White Checkered Kitchen Floors Looking Fantastic — Rooms That Get it Right

(Image credit: Bethany Nauert) Though it may not be your dream material, black and white tiles can be a very affordable choice when you need new flooring in your kitchen. Need proof? These eight rooms look fantastic with black and white floors. Show More Summary

5 Things That Happen When You Stop Exercising to Lose Weight

(Image credit: Syda Productions/Shutterstock) You probably wouldn't know it by looking at me, but I work out all the time. Pilates classes four times a week, weightlifting another four times, and running or boxing on other days. I must be ripped with a huge following on Instagram, right? Nope. Show More Summary

A Silver Lake Pad Full of Clean Lines and Natural Light — House Call

(Image credit: Submitted by Johan) Name: Johan & Jose Location: Silver Lake —Los Angeles, California We are Jose and Johan from Los Angeles. We recently moved to a newly renovated rental in Silver Lake, one of LA's busiest and most eclectic neighborhoods. Show More Summary

A Little Goes a Long Way: Brass Details To Warm Up Your Kitchen

(Image credit: Fantastic Frank) Brass hardware? Check. Gold faucet fixtures? You've seen them. And we all know that brass lighting is a hit. We love all these gold tones in a kitchen, but occasionally we see things so special and unique, we just want to bask in their glow and dream about them for our next remodel. Show More Summary

7 Simple Daily Habits that Will Make You Less Wasteful

(Image credit: IriGri/Shutterstock) When you read about a woman who makes only a Mason Jar worth of waste per year, it's hard not to think you're doing life wrong. We all want to do right by the environment, but getting started along the path to a more sustainable lifestyle can seem daunting. READ MORE »

The 5 Essential Refrigerator Facts — Kitchn

(Image credit: Gina Eykemans) From Kitchn ? The 5 Most Important Things to Know About Your Refrigerator READ MORE »

15 Small Bathrooms that are Big on Style

(Image credit: The Pink House) Of course it's easy to create a gorgeous bathroom when you have a ton of room, but working with a smaller space can be a bit of a challenge. If you're remodeling a smaller bathroom and feel a bit hemmed in, then take a look at these blah tiny bathrooms that still manage to pack in plenty of style. READ MORE »

A 1970s Cape Town Home After a Complete Makeover — House Tour

(Image credit: Lana Kenney) Name: Rian, Zeanne and their son Christo Location: Newlands Village — Cape Town, South Africa Size: 250 square meters Years lived in: Owned almost 3 years What was once a dark house with low ceilings has been transformed into a light and airy home with an understated elegance. Show More Summary

5 Things Money-Savvy People Always Do (No Matter What)

(Image credit: Yulia Grigoryeva/Shutterstock) You know those people who never seem to struggle with their finances at the end of each month? They're the ones who'll likely cash in their stocks and savings to retire into a sea of green (dollar bills, y'all!) when the rest of us are still trying to figure out stocks and savings. READ MORE »

Color Lovers Rejoice! 4 Easy DIY Projects to Transform an All-White Room

(Image credit: Alexis Buryk) Inspired by tropical trends and natural woven decor that screams summertime, we've created some simple DIY projects that work room-altering magic. Start with a $10 IKEA lamp, a $4 pillow cover, an $8 mirror,...Show More Summary

Get the Look: Timeless Farmhouse Style — Shop the Style

(Image credit: Laura Olivia ) Christina and her family's newly updated 1902 home in Pennsylvania is filled with modern farmhouse charm from floor to ceiling. Whether or not you live in your own actual farmhouse, you can still share in the timeless and traditional charm of modern farmhouse style living using Christina's shopping resource list! READ MORE »

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