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Guest Picks: Colorful Patterned Area Rugs for All Tastes
"elegant, all-neutral tableau. Kelly Wearstler is the queen of pattern. I love how the... do you all think? Is it too kidcentric for a main room, even in South Florida? These..."
The Wonder of it all...ideas for kids
"idea for all of those cars that don't seem to fit into any bin or toybox neatly. Framed..."
Read All about It: Books as Design Elements
"not at all overwhelming - but it keeps books in the spotlight. These built-ins are..."
Keep 'em All Happy: Great Shared Spaces
Sometimes there just aren't enough rooms in a house for everyone in the family to have his or her own space. Sometimes there ARE enough rooms, but they just need to be allocated differently. Either way, shared spaces come with their own set of challenges....
Neat Little Project: Build an All-in-One Storage Seat
When building something for a kids' room, consider how long they might use it. You and the recipient will get a lot more enjoyment and use out of something that can withstand the transitions from one age to the next. This multipurpose wooden seat can...
Great Design Plant: Coastal Sweet Pepperbush Perfumes Gardens All Year
Put fragrant plants near a walkway or patio, and you instantly add a whole new dimension, making functional spaces feel more enticing with scent. You'll want to linger longer outdoors if you've got coastal sweet pepperbush (Clethra alnifolia) perfuming...
The Family Home: 8 DIY Projects for All Ages
I'm a sucker for a good DIY project. There's something about creating a useful, beautiful object with my own hands that invigorates me. As our family has grown, I've noticed these same feelings in my children. Nothing gets them more excited than hearing...
Scarves Have Interior Design All Wrapped Up
The fashion and home design worlds have a long tradition of overlap — if you see a trend on the runway, chances are it'll show up in interiors within six months. So it's only natural that scarves have made the leap from neckwear to wall art, window...
Helpful Catch-Alls Keep Visual Clutter at Bay
Around the corner is a time when any clearing in the day is grasped tightly and held closely, embracing the slightest wisp of calm provided by the day. As most of us are well aware, extra time is something that becomes increasingly harder to find as the...
Surprising Ways to Pare Down at Home
"All those household items you take for granted? You might not need them after all... would all be better off living in spare, minimalist homes? Of course not. Each of... guess all of that stuff we hold on to is not so important after all. Like cka1, my... thought. All in all it has been an useful period in realising what I really need and... "Sell all you have, give it to the poor and follow Me." I think the trade is worth..."
Spare Room? Lucky You. Here are 12 Fresh Ways to Use It
"agine all the things you could do in your extra space: painting, planting, playing... trim, all of the windows, the shelves across the windows, the windows that open up... floor.. all of it! It's amazing sometimes what calls to us as far as design and function... Love all of the different ideas for using a spare room. So many of them would work... converting all the rooms in my house to one of these special places, starting with the..."
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