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Round Out Your Home and Garden With Spheres
From garden parties to guest rooms, sculptures to pillows, spheres are popping up in a big way. In a window seat nook, as a light fixture or even on the wall, here are a few of our favorite ways to incorporate three-dimensional rounds into any decor.
Go Bold With Gold
Gold has been making a big splash in home design, showing up in ceilings to light fixtures to wallpaper. The luxe color popped up in new, bold applications at the 2012 International Contemporary...
Get Hooked on Unusual Wall Hangers
Gone are the days of everyday hooks and hangers; designers are approaching hardware with new style, visual interest and clever practicality. See some of the latest solutions from this year's International Contemporary Furniture...
Easy Makeover: Spirited Spruce-Up for a Bar Cart
About two years ago I took you on a tour of my friend Lucas Miré's loft here in Atlanta. Since then the pictures of his bar tray have been crazy popular on Houzz. He always likes to keep it...
Grown-Up Mobiles Show Sophisticated Style
Modern mobiles have reinterpreted this classic childhood accessory into sophisticated and beautiful pieces for any part of the home. The move from nursery to varied living spaces can likely be attributed to American artist Alexander Calder, who began...
Nursery Looks Hang on Mobiles
If you’re trying to put the final touch on your child’s nursery, today's beautifully designed mobiles in a variety of styles can please both you and your baby.
Savor Natural Scents at Home
They say that scent is the sense most closely tied to memory, which explains why that whiff of lilac brings you back to your wedding day or the smell of wet dog calls up memories of childhood summers. From the moment you walk in the door, your home greets...
ICFF 2012 Report: Black+Blum for Home Plus Office
Dan Black and Martin Blum want to make life easier. At the 2012 International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) in New York, the two friends and cofounders of Black+Blum...
Easy Green: 20 Top Online Ecofriendly Shops
If you are looking to go greener at home, one of the easiest things you can do is swap out a few common purchases for ecofriendly versions. From lunchboxes and kitchen towels to furniture, paint and even building supplies, you can find just about anything...
ICFF 2012 Report: 10 Visionary Problem Solvers
A glowing broom, an ancient Japanese tea caddy and a new take on the litter box are just a taste of the smartly designed products shown at the 2012 International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF). While there...
Double Your Mirrors for Infinite Style
Mirror, mirror on the ... mirror? A wall covered with a large mirror can do wonders for increasing a light, bright feel and making a space look so much larger. But if that plain mirror seems a touch boring, layering a more detailed, artistic one on top...
Multipurpose Wonders: Mason Jars
Mason jars aren't just for canning on the farm. These affordable, classic glass jars are available brand new, and flea markets, antiques shops and even junk stores (my favorite source) are full of them. A quick Internet search yielded a dozen new Ball...
12 Amazing Reuses for Quirky Vintage Items
I started out the year as I always do, motivated to spruce things up, move things around, save some money and work up some clever repurposing projects. I created a couple of articles...
Global Textile Icons: Batik
Beloved for their bold patterns by tastemakers like Diane von Furstenberg, Jonathan Adler and Nate Berkus (and seen all over their spring decor collections), batik fabrics share the ethnic textile trifecta with
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