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design

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Redesigns Matter to ELLEDecor & Metropolitan Home

    It’s only been 6 months since PointClickHome refreshed/redesigned their website and now they’re at it again. The latest redesign comes on the heels of HOME Magazine folding and with it the…

  • Hawaiian Hale

    We’re in Hawai’i! Spent last week in Honolulu visiting friends and spending time with our God son who is now 9. He took me out surfing at Tongs in front of…

  • Road Kill Rug

    From the chapter of wacky home decor comes this Road Kill Rug. You won’t see this in Elle Decor anytime soon but it’s perfect for the entryway of an eccentric millionaire.…

  • IKEA Oval Office, Designed by You!

    Our country begins a new chapter today and a new family will move into the White House. The Bush’s vacated months ago so the Obama’s can start moving ASAP and have…

  • Nursery Needs: Decisions and Doing

    photo: hownowdesign Pregnancy has an interesting way of speeding things up to a rapid pace and then slowing down to a near halt. Every morning, Pregalinas awake to a new set…

  • Nursery Needs: Design Inspiration

    Once you’ve identified the space, and tucked away all of the other goods that needed a new home… the fun begins. If you are like us you probably started to think…

  • MyDeco Makes a Splash

    As the do-it-yourself design boom has proliferated on TV and in magazines, so have online virtual room planners. We reviewed the top virtual room planners from last year, many of which…

  • New Design for Decor8

    One of our favorite design blogs received a beautiful facelift today and launched under their own domain and can now be found at decor8blog.com. Holly Becker’s website is a standout among…

  • Review from Yestermorrow Design/Build School

    Last year we highlighted the Yestermorrow design/build school located in Northern Vermont. They are a non-profit educational institution and offer over 100 hands-on courses per year in design, construction, woodworking, and…

  • IKEA: The Method Behind the Madness

    IKEA, the venerable low-cost modern home furnishings store, remains unchallenged in providing smart looking furniture and home accessories for the masses at reasonable prices. But for IKEA to achieve these progressive…

  • Nailheads: Furniture’s Jewelry

    New, unique ideas for decorating or refreshing old pieces in your home are always welcome. In the February issue of House Beautiful they have just that. They suggest decorating with nailheads.…

  • Window Decals for Privacy and Pretty

    Earlier this month Real Simple launched a bunch o’ blogs including Home and Organizing which counts Erin Doland of Unclutterer and Holly Becker of Decor8 as contributors. They should both bring…

  • Choosing a Kitchen Layout

    Different websites will recommend the “best” kitchen layout for you, whether it’s the L-shaped, the U-shaped, or galley style kitchen. Yes, it’s important to keep the basic kitchen triangle in mind,…

  • Open Kitchen Shelves are Hot!

    Susan Serra of the Kitchen Designer confirms that the trend towards open kitchen shelves and cabinets is very hot right now. Not everyone requires the sleek frosted glass or oak built-ins…