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Awesome E-Commerce Home Store

Awesome E-Commerce Home Store

This Dutch home store has been around for awhile and their still delivering an awesome shopping experience every time we visit. Check them out! We promise you’ll love them!!!

This Old Money Pit

This Old Money Pit

This Old House and The Money Pit have now teamed up. Looks like a match made in home improvement heaven. Kevin O’Connor, host of the Emmy-winning PBS television series This Old House, along with the show’s general contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and landscape contractor Roger […]

Best Neighborhoods in Tucson

Best Neighborhoods in Tucson

Last week we re-visited our hometown of Tucson, Arizona to join the family in celebrating Father’s Day. It’s been 12 years since we’ve lived there and my how things have changed. We checked out the resurgence downtown and hope the new movie Public Enemies shines some light on an already […]

What You Need to Know about Working with your Architect

What You Need to Know about Working with your Architect

So you’ve got ideas on designing your own home but don’t know where to start? There are some great 3D modeling and virtual room and house planners that you can fiddle with but when it’s time to really get serious you’ll probably need to start a relationship with an architect. […]

Roof Gardens Galore

Roof Gardens Galore

Chris from Apartment Therapy turned us onto a great new blog Our Brooklyn Roof Garden. The images found here make us long for New York again but we are still enjoying our outdoor space much more here in LA. Our downstairs neighbors kept a nice courtyard full of fresh flowers […]

Benjamin Moore on your iPhone

Benjamin Moore on your iPhone

Painting your home is often one of the least expensive ways to make a noticeable–even dramatic–change to an interior. And if you’d like to match a paint color you see in a picture, Benjamin Moore’s new iPhone app is ready to come to your aid. Load the picture into an […]

DIY Projects to Share with Mom

DIY Projects to Share with Mom

This Mother’s Day forget the gifts and instead pick a project that you and your mom can share in building together. We’re not talking about remodeling the kitchen or laying tile (unless you and your mom are up for it), but rather projects that are low stress and can be […]

Lowes Goes All-In on How-To Videos

After a recent site redesign it looks like Lowes has rolled out a ton of new how-to videos that are hosted on YouTube. The videos work well with no ads and detailed instructions are also available that can be printed and taken with you to your workspace. This minor detail […]

The Tiniest Kitchen Remodel Ever

The Tiniest Kitchen Remodel Ever

Katie of Making This Home houseblog has shared with us a kitchen remodel unlike any we’ve seen. She and her husband are Americans who recently moved to Berlin and are making do with a 480 sqft apartment that came with a 36 sqft kitchen. As it was the kitchen only […]

What’s Behind the Cabinets?

What’s Behind the Cabinets?

This question we sometimes ponder but in reality would not really want to know the answer if we suspect rodents or any other type of pest. Installing new cabinets allows us to answer this question and the DIYDiva has done just that and to her dismay discovered a pile of […]

Amazing Evolution of Housing

subprime from beeple on Vimeo. We suppose this animated video serves as a scary reminder of where our needs in housing consumption have led us but we like it nonetheless as a masterful technical accomplishment. Well done Beeple. [via The Daily Dish]

This Old House Project Location Map

This Old House Project Location Map

We’ve mapped out the This Old House Project locations which after almost 30 years and over 50 house projects, The This Old House television show has gone coast to coast and beyond to restore and renovate Victorians, Farmhouses, Bungalows, Brownstones and more. Inspired by the Bob Vila on location map […]

Real Simple Takes Facebook to Task

Real Simple Takes Facebook to Task

In our quest to communicate with friends and mingle (online or off) with like minded-individuals, online social networks have proliferated. Real Simple has made a case for Facebook for those of us who are time constrained and have enough with just email to worry about. We’ve long been fans of […]

Home DIY & Design Twitters You Should Follow

Home DIY & Design Twitters You Should Follow

If you’ve been reading C&H lately you’ll notice that we’ve become big advocates of Twitter which is the latest social network to gain mainstream traction. It operates like an open conversation and provides a bit of insight into friends, acquaintances, celebrities, as well as builders, designers, and house bloggers who […]

LAist Interviews Timothy Dahl

LAist Interviews Timothy Dahl

After sharing our DIY City Guide: Los Angeles with the top regional blog in LA the LAist, they decided to dig deeper and setup an interview with Timothy Dahl, the founder and editor of Charles & Hudson.

Fabulous February

Fabulous February

February has been a blast! Traffic is surging and we are receiving a lot more feedback from our readers which we love. We launched our DIY City Guides in Feb and started with Los Angeles and Chicago. Portland and New York are up next, so if you’ve got some suggestions […]

Leave Your Comments with Facebook Connect

It’s even easier to join the conversation on Charles & Hudson as we’ve added Facebook Connect to our commenting system which allows you to use your existing Facebook account to leave comments on our website. You will see your Facebook profile picture and profile name, and you’ll be able to […]

Real Simple and PointClickHome receive Facelifts

Real Simple and PointClickHome receive Facelifts

A couple of mainstays among the home design and lifestyle magazines have recently launched redesigned websites. Real Simple Real Simple remains one of the strongest titles in Time Inc’s stable and their commitment to keeping things “real simple” has literally extended to their new website. Our initial impression is one […]

Houseblogs Roundup

Houseblogs Roundup

If 1 of 3 trees falls down in your yard, this definitely is not the solution. [The Sow’s Ear] A tin roof is finished [North 54th ~ Bricklayers Folly] A craft studio project comes together. [Cottage Life] Some before shots so you can see just how far they’ve come [House […]

Home Depot to Answer Your Questions on Twitter

Home Depot to Answer Your Questions on Twitter

If you’re frustrated with the lack of customer service you’ve received at your local Home Depot or can’t reach anyone in the company directly to explain your needs, then get on Twitter and have a chat with their spokesperson. Like many companies (including us), Twitter has been a great way […]

Home Decor Trends for 2009

Home Decor Trends for 2009

We don’t often touch on the latest trends in decor but if you’ve got to be up on what’s hot for 2009 then check out the following lists from Home Accents Today. According to PointClickHome these designs will be tres chic. +Caravan The bold patterns of the former Soviet Union […]