How to Create a Kid-Approved Bedroom

For a child, a bedroom is more than just a place to sleep. It’s a room to do schoolwork, listen to music, play games, sprawl on the floor, rough-house, read, build models, daydream, visit with friends, and keep innumerable possessions. You’ll need to plan carefully to create a space that serves all those functions, yet is comfortable […]

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Home Improvement Quiz: What's Your DIY IQ?

When it comes to completing projects around the house, it’s no secret that some of us have a harder time than others. Maybe you can’t tell your ratchet from your monkey wrench – or perhaps you’ve got an expert grasp on when to choose a C-clamp instead of a pipe clamp. Now’s your chance to see how […]

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Bathroom Mirrors That Make a Statement

When we wake up and rub our eyes in the morning, the first thing we do is head for the mirror to start our day. The last thing we do before bed is wash away the day in front of the mirror. Like lighting, mirrors are one of the most important elements in a bathroom […]

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Top Home Design Trends for 2017

Zillow Digs announced the top home design trends for 2017, along with the three soon-to-be forgotten fads from 2016. Results were based on a survey of leading interior design experts and trending photos on Zillow Digs. So what will be 2017’s hottest trends? Check out the full list below! Trend: Velvet Courtesy of Isola Homes. […]

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A Quick Guide to Holiday Houseplants

Don’t let a silly houseplant add even more stress to your holiday routine. From now through January, poinsettia, amaryllis, and holiday cacti only ask for three things: the right drainage, sunlight, and moisture. After the holidays you can either throw them out with the tree and buy new plants next year, or you can follow […]

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5 Trends in New Home Construction

In the world of apparel fashion, trends go in and out in a matter of months. For interior design, trends may change year to year. But home construction changes much more slowly – on the scale of decades. Home fashions take a while to build momentum, but they are happening. Here’s a look at five […]

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It's 'Greenery' for 2017! How Pantone Picks the Color of the Year

Now fashion houses can complete their 2017 collections, and designers can choose their paints. Pantone has announced the Color of the Year: Greenery, offering “the reassurance we yearn for amid a tumultuous social and political environment,” said Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute. Ahhh. Calming color, soothing words. But Eiseman is far more than a […]

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DIY: Turn a Dresser Into a Double-Duty Entertainment Center

In studio apartments, guest bedrooms, and other small spaces where storage is at a premium, we demand a little extra from our furnishings. With this easy project, you’ll turn a vintage (or just hand-me-down) dresser into an entertainment center that does double duty. In addition to providing a handy place to stash out-of-season clothes and extra […]

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