Trending Now: 8 Popular Ideas in Home Bars

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Home bars are a popular feature in home design today and not just as a place for swilling a pint of beer. Houzzers are adding home bars that make it easy for family members and party guests to help themselves to any manner of drinks — espresso, juice boxes, fine wine and serious mixology. In designing home bars today, homeowners … Read More

10 Things Every Newlywed Couple Needs in Their Home

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Image via iStock When you get married, “my home” becomes “our home.” Marriage equals commitment, which means you need to start thinking long-term when it comes to your household purchases. Ask yourself, “Will I still be using this five years from now? Changing the way you think about your home purchases might mean spending more money up front, but some … Read More

The Future of Your City According to Sci-Fi Movies

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Have you ever wondered what your life would be like if you lived in a science fiction or futuristic fantasy movie? What would it feel like to discover that the entire human race had been replaced by intelligent apes? Or can you imagine narrowly escaping a cybernetic machine sent back in time to kill you? We spend our time wondering … Read More

7 Stylish Ways to Hide Your Trash Cans

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Combining fashion and function is not always easy, especially when it comes to home design.  And controlling the appearance and odor of your trash can is a particularly tricky and ongoing challenge. Yet, there are plenty of clever ways to hide these necessary containers while keeping them accessible for daily tasks. Whether you’re working in a larger and more versatile … Read More

5 Beautiful Ways to Incorporate Live Plants Into Your Decor

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Image via iStock Live plants can do wonders for your home. However, including flowers and trees in your interior decorating isn’t always easy. While you can put flowers in almost any room in the home, you don’t want your house to become a jungle. Keep reading to learn how to incorporate live plants into your décor while keeping a balance. … Read More

How to Throw a House-Cooling Party Before You Move

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Often, when you move, particularly from one city to another, you’ve got a looooong to-do list and not enough minutes in the day to check them all off. The two most important, and likely competing, objectives? Packing up your current home and saying goodbye to all your beloved friends. Why not combine the two? With a house-cooling party (essentially the … Read More

Spruce Up Your Entrance With These DIY Chevron Wall Hooks

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Image via Home Depot If your entryway is more cluttered than useful, it’s time to grab your tool belt and re-think your organization options. A traditional mudroom bench offers seating and storage, but they can be on the expensive side and their substantial size can eat into your living space. A functional art piece, like these chevron pattern-inspired hooks, is … Read More

Textiles, Plants and Fringe: How to Go Full-on Bohemian in Your Home

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It seems like every other magazine and catalog I’ve received is touting “new bohemian” style; I haven’t seen those words used so much since Edie Brickell & New Bohemians topped the charts with “What I Am” in 1988. Even the most buttoned-up brands like Great Britain’s Burberry and usually all-American Ralph Lauren celebrated boho-spirit throwbacks in new ways. Some hear … Read More

15 Mini Home Makeovers You Can Complete in a Weekend

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The start of a new year often comes with good intentions to declutter, reorganize or revamp your home. These goals can be overwhelming and hard to quantify if they’re left broad and vague. Instead, try some specific and achievable tasks that will help refresh your home and give you a sense of renewal. Simple things like organizing your pantry or … Read More