Tour a Riverfront Home That Draws Inspiration From the Great Outdoors

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After demolishing an older home on this property along the Tennessee River, architect Josh Cooper, principal at JCC Design Studio , erected a three-story home, taking inspiration from the client’s love for Belgian-style architecture. For the home’s exterior, Cooper incorporated materials like mountain stone, durable Siberian-larch siding and LifePine roofing. “The roof is extra special, because there isn’t a single … Read More

Quiz: What Style Is Your Dream Bedroom?

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Ahh, the bedroom of your dreams. Will it include fuzzy pillows or homespun quilts? Perhaps it’s covered wall to wall in plush rugs. Or maybe it’s a clutter-free, serene space. Rest assured that this quiz will help you discover your style. What’s Your Nesting Style? Take the quiz to find out. Minimalist Clean lines, neutral colors – for you, less … Read More

These 4 Clever Hacks Give New Life to Household Junk

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We all have a junk drawer bursting with items we can’t bear to throw away. But with these simple hacks, you can turn household junk into fun and functional items for your home. Low-key wall hooks We gotta admit: There’s something charming about turning old keys into hooks for your current keys. But the real appeal? Never losing your keys … Read More

Fill Up on Oceanfront Eye-Candy With This Malibu Castle

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There are open floor plans, and then there’s 23800 Malibu Crest Drive – a sprawling mansion built on the former site of Castle Kashan, a faux-Scottish castle destroyed by a fire in 2007 . The new 5-bedroom home – measuring 10,331 square feet and listed for $85 million – lives up to the grandeur of the previous structure with panoramic ocean views, … Read More

This Enchanting Mountaintop Cottage Embodies Coziness

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Located 45 minutes outside of Chattanooga, TN, in Monteagle, a historic cottage was renovated with organic materials that echo its picturesque mountaintop setting. Situated on the brow of the mountain, the 1,800-square-foot, 2-bedroom cottage is straight out of a fairy tale – a cozy stone structure you might happen upon when meandering through an enchanted forest. Renovated last in the … Read More

8 of the Biggest Kitchen Design Trends for 2018

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Looking for a fresh start for the new year? Consider upgrading your kitchen. Those Shaker-style cabinets should be the first thing to go, and you’ll probably want to give the dramatic paint trend a try. Here are some trends professional designers say we’ll be seeing a lot of. 1. Clean lines “We aren’t seeing as many Shaker-style cabinets,” says VW … Read More

3 Ways to Get a Whole New Look With Just a Coat of Paint

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Paint is easily one of the biggest home design tools at your disposal. It has the ability to take a room from dark and dingy to light and bright – and from small and cramped to spacious and airy. To find out exactly how to change the look of a room with paint, we asked house-flipping pros and owners of … Read More

5 Home Design Trends for 2018 (and 3 Fads That Need to Go )

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Home design trends come and go – and in 2018, one look that’s on its way out could actually cause your home to sell for less. Here’s a look at five design trends you’ll be seeing more of in 2018, and three it’s time to kiss goodbye (especially if one of your New Year’s resolutions is to sell your home). Trending … Read More

Design Trend: Beige That's Anything but Bland

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Given the interest in all things natural these days, it makes sense that beige is making a comeback. Danish design brand Ferm Living’s autumn/winter collection featured caramel-coated doors framed by bubblegum-pink walls . Even New York City designers have chosen beige for its ability to warm up interiors, and many find it reads as a natural material, not unlike marble … Read More