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  • Create Wow-Worthy Windows With A DIY Valance

    Thoughtful window treatments are a basic way to add style and panache to a room. Consider a valance at the top of the window that will coordinate with your fabrics–and the…

  • By The Numbers: Upholstery Charts

    Whether you want to spruce up a chair or breathe new life into a couch, DIY upholstering is a great weekend project that can easily add impact to a room without…

  • Belt Tiles Make Sophisticated Flooring A Cinch

    File this one under “What will they think of next?” You’ve heard about using reclaimed wood for floors, but how about accessories? Ting London, the brainchild of designer Inghua Ting, has…

  • Giveaway: Design in a Bag

    We’ll be celebrating kitchen remodels all this month and we’re excited to kick-off this week with a Giveaway from recently profiled, Design in a Bag. Regardless of your design experience or…

  • Out-of-the-Box Furniture Finds on Etsy

    We like to say that Etsy is at the center of the handmade universe which was confirmed after getting a behind-the-scenes tour of their office in Brooklyn, NY. They truly celebrate…

  • Apartment Renovation Inspiration

    I can’t stop looking at the pictures of a full apartment renovation that recently appeared in a guest post on one of my favorite blogs, A Brooklyn Limestone In Progress. The…

  • Use Whitewash Or Pickling To Refresh Hardwood Floors

    If you’re eager to alter the color of your hardwood floors but prefer a more classic, timeless hue, consider a gentle alteration using two techniques: whitewashing and pickling. Whitewashing, an ideal…

  • Etsy: Behind the Scenes

    We just returned from a visit to the handmade center of the universe, Etsy. They recently moved to a fabulous location in the DUMBO neighborhood of Brooklyn and built out their…

  • Designer Portfolios For Room Inspiration

    A great feature has launched recently on my go-to source for everything decorating, remodeling and DIY – HGTV.com. Their new page called Designer Portfolios has just that – a slew of…

  • 3D Virtual Room Planning Tools

    As technology and software keeps advancing the sophistication in 3D virtual room planning tools continues to grow. This list will help you find an online design tool that works best for…

  • Domino Magazine is Back Online

    The shelter publishing space hasn’t been the same since Domino magazine closed last year. But the newly re-launched Brides.com (another Conde Nast publication) has resurrected some Domino content which is now…

  • Mood Boards Made Simple By OlioBoard

    Ever get stuck on a home decor project? Have problems envisioning a room finished (you know, past the bare drywall and exposed wires)? Or wondering how an out-of-this world color palette…

  • Get World Cup Ready

    The world is abuzz literally with World Cup fever. Despite the audio during the opening game that played an annoying buzzing sound emanating from the crowd, the first match started out…

  • Design Spotlight: Built-In Bleacher Seating

    On a recent trip down the California coast, we stopped at Nepenthe Restaurant, a Big Sur family-run institution since 1949. In addition to the incredible views of the Pacific Ocean and…

  • ICFF – International Contemporary Furniture Fair

    Hey design fans, ICFF just wrapped and our favorite blogs and personalities were there in force. Here’s a smattering of their latest and greatest finds. ENJOY Design-Milk full show recap Unpluggd…