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  • 25 Projects Under $50

    While perusing my usual rounds of shelter blogs, I came across this post from Apartment Therapy’s sister site Re-Nest, giving ideas for 25 DIY projects under $50 and thought I’d pass…

  • Bathroom Inspiration Ideas

    Many of us covet a new bathroom. We’ve collected some remodel and design ideas that could provide some inspiration for you to take on the job yourself or at least get…

  • Wall Doctor to the Rescue

    Living in an older home comes with many things you can see as “charm” or “obstacles” depending on the situation at hand. You have less-than-stellar plumbing and electrical, uneven floors, creepy…

  • Plan Your Dream Space Virtually

    One of the hardest parts about nearly any home renovation project is deciding what goes where. Whether you’re planning a space from the foundation up, or just trying to think of…

  • Build-It-Yourself Room Divider

    Here’s a great do-it-yourself room divider idea I spotted over at Remodelista from Australia design studio Alwill. The divider was made with rope, tied to two wooden dowels, one attached to…

  • Easy Wallpaper Removal Options

    My friend Marc (of the demolished kitchen fame) asked me one day if I knew of any “backwoods” methods of removing wallpaper from plaster walls as to prevent damage from being…

  • Train Station Transformed

    There’s a local movement in the border city of Carlisle, UK (10 miles South of Scotland) to keep a train station decorated as it was for a Homebase commercial that included…

  • Smart Shopper: Tips For Buying On Craigslist

    I’m a big fan of Craigslist. I’ve found lots of goodies like a vintage Formica kitchen table to a fabulous pine dresser that I’m hoping to pick up today. If you’re…

  • LeBron James Knows Loveseats

    Are sectionals the new sneaker when it comes to professional athletes? The King, LeBron James, may have you thinking that. As the NBA trade deadline looms today and everyone wonders if…

  • Designing an Extraordinary Bath

    Last night we attended a panel discussion at the Waterworks store in West Hollywood that was presented by Waterworks and Remodelista. The focus was Online Resources for Designing the Extraordinary Bath.…

  • Snowboard Storage Doubles as Decor

    Yesterday I contributed to a Home Hack to Apartment Therapy for hanging snowboards. It’s a simple process that requires only a couple stoppers (rubber or cork) and screws. The weight of…

  • How To Disguise a Litter Box

    If you’re a cat owner like me, then litter boxes just may be the bane of your existence. I didn’t so much mind it when I lived in a three-bedroom apartment,…

  • How to Decide on Outdoor Furniture

    One of the latest trends in outdoor decor is making the backyard feel like an extension of the home, complete with furniture. When choosing outdoor furniture, the biggest concern is making…

  • Super Bowl Party Prep

    Super Bowl 46 is upon us. Whether you’re a football fan or not, you can’t deny that it’s one of the larger events on the American social landscape. In a rematch…

  • 5 Quick Bathroom Furniture Ideas

    Many people underestimate the humble bathroom, but it is as important as any other room. To make the most out of your bathroom, here are some furniture ideas. 1. While a…

  • Wine Storage Wow!

    There was plenty of luxury on display at the 2010 Builders’ Show and it is no more apparent than in the wine storage sector. VintageView from the Wine Master Cellars is…

  • Bloomingdales Big Window Challenge:
    Vote for Max

    We pride ourselves on being a bipartisan blog but when it comes to voting in the Big Window Challenge we’ve put our support behind the meticulously appointed window of Maxwell Gillingham-Ryan…