10 Important Organizing Tips You Didn’t See in ‘Tidying Up’

Your guide to Marie Kondo’s book, “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up” Declutter like a KonMari Expert Are you ready for a bombshell? Netflix’s “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo” only scratched the surface of her genius organizing tips. If you skipped the book and went straight to the screen, these are the best nuggets of…

Charming Design Features Found in Older Homes

Design features found in older homes tell the story of the space. Here are a few ideas on how to embrace these heirloom details, so that they will stand the test of time – and set your home apart from the rest. Coffered Ceilings Coffered ceilings are an ornate detail that changes the look and…

Top Living Room Color Palettes

Want to create a show-stopping living room? Try one of these fresh color schemes. Eclectic Elegance The color palette in this living room includes shades of turquoise, jade green and charcoal gray for a cohesive and sophisticated look. Designer Caitlin Murray unifies the eclectic mix of furnishings by painting the walls a bright white and using analogous…

Disused Corner Becomes a Beautiful Blue Home Library

A once-unused corner in the great room, this area was given new life as a beautiful storage space to display the owner’s extensive book collection and attractive stringed instrument. Book-Filled Blue Dining Nook The clients needed a small dining table for special occasions. They had the brilliant idea to create a pedestal coffee table for…

Upcycled and One-of-a-Kind Bathroom Vanities

Why stick to the norm when you can put your bathroom sink on just about anything? We’ll show you a few of our favorite alternatives for a traditional vanity. Rescued Cow Trough When New York design firm Carrier and Company converted an old dairy barn into a guest cottage for a client, they saw big possibilities in…

Laundry Room and Mudroom From HGTV Dream Home

Both functional and stylish, the user-friendly mudroom and spacious laundry room are two spaces that prove a clever design and smart storage solutions make all the difference. Unexpected Elegance A long and tall hallway that leads to the garage, the well-detailed mudroom includes different storage options, curated design details and walls painted a deep slate…

Paint It Black: The Glory of Dark Interiors

As Mick Jagger first sang back in 1966, he sees a red door and he wants it … you know the rest. I believe we should ignore the metaphor and take him literally. Designers like Leanne “WEAR BLACK, PAINT WHITE” Ford remind us that “white is the color that makes everything else pop,” and I…

ReDo It: Upcycle Dressers, Headboards and Beds

Find unique ideas for reinventing old dressers and turning salvaged items into stylish headboards. Make a Statement With a lot of creativity and a little elbow grease, this old church pew was turned into a one-of-a-kind headboard. See the full tutorial here. Chevrons A thrift-store dresser was given new life with freshly painted arrow-pattern drawers and…