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  • Benefits of Brick Flooring

    Brick flooring has been an appealing aesthetic for centuries, making up the roadways and walkways for cities. Modern times have brought bricks indoors, where they continue to give an appealing aesthetic…

  • Backyard Deck Swallows Tree

    This backyard deck is a bit too much for us. It’s a great concept designed by Thom Faulders and it’s obvious a lot of work was put into designing and building…

  • 500 Square Foot Oasis in a Montana Forest

    The adventure writer Tim Cahill shares his 500 square foot cabin for the world to see. It’s extremely modest and the decor is an afterthought but the location and simplicity are…

  • Paint Brushes in Lieu of Makeup Brushes?

    We typically leave the beauty tips to Dahlight but she shared one that the frugal DIY crowd may find interesting. Loew-Cornell Paint Brushes are an excellent alternative to standard makeup brushes.…

  • 5 Steps to Prep Your Wall Before You Paint

    Prepping your wall and work area before you paint is vital to your final results. Your paint surface must be clean and your work area clear. You must also tape off…

  • Metropolitan Home Magazine Closes It’s Doors

    Hachette Filipacchi will cease publication of Metropolitan Home with it’s December 2009 issue. 2 Years ago PointClickHome.com launched as a first of it’s kind online hub for ELLE DECOR, Metropolitan Home…

  • Bring Mid-Century Flair to Your Front Door

    Crestview Doors recently started following us on Twitter and we checked out their work. Very impressive. We love the concept. Take your existing door and give it a mid-century modern twist…

  • Easiest Kitchen Backsplash Install Ever

    If you’re short on time, money and effort but still need covet a new tile backsplash then it looks like SIMPLEMAT is for you. It literally adheres to your current backsplash…

  • Last Minute Halloween Decorations and one Costume

    With two-more days before Halloween we’ve gathered our favorite decoration ideas that can all be finished before the guests arrive or the kids come knocking. + Spooky Silhouette Votives from Design*Sponge…

  • Kitchen Design Help for a Blue Beauty

    We often like to help out readers with design questions and the room that seems to be everyone’s priority is the kitchen. Sarah would like some design input on this blue…

  • How To Turn Your Cabinet Faces to Glass

    If you want a dramatic change to your kitchen, consider adding a glass front to a few of your cabinet doors. Make sure the insides of the cabinet are painted properly…

  • Tips for Selecting Paint Colors

    Painting a room is a quick and easy makeover that makes a huge impact. But because it does require effort and takes time to change or can clash with furnishings or…

  • How To Hang Photos on Any Wall

    One of the easiest and cleanest ways to decorate a room is by hanging photos. Personal photos add warmth and personality to any room but are also perfect in trafficked areas…

  • Hang Holiday String Lights sans Headaches

    It’s decorating season and it starts for some by putting up amber and orange twinkle lights for Halloween then continues into late December with hanging Christmas lights. Toolmonger shares these holiday…

  • Glassybaby in New York City

    Our favorite design piece last year, Glassybaby, is now opening a second shop in New York’s West Village just down the street from our favorite old pub the White Horse. Glassybaby…

  • How To Patina a Mirror for that French Bistro Look

    We recently contributed to TimeOut New York’s Home Design 2009 issue which hit newsstands today. We’re featured in the Steal This Idea section for creating a patina mirror just like you’ve…

  • Indoor Fireplace No Chimney Required

    The Piet indoor fireplace could be the start of a whole new genre of home furnishings, the chimney-free indoor stove. This indoor fireplace burns ethanol fuel instead of wood and gives…

  • Mysterious and Stunning Russian Homes

    Stunning series of abandoned Russian homes. The interiors and exteriors are intact and a lot of the furniture has been left behind. It’s almost as if the inhabitants just slipped away…

  • Forget Gnomes, Go with Gargoyles

    Gargoyles are technically decorative water spouts that preserve stonework by diverting rainwater away from buildings but they are more known for their menacing faces seen on cathedrals across Europe. They never…