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Prettying Up a Builder Kitchen

If a custom kitchen is not in the budget, you're in good company. This designer went to work to add thoughtful touches that feel luxe without breaking the budget. The result is one stinkin cute kitchen and some great take-aways to work into your own space. Read on for great tips from Vanessa Francis Design and find even more captured by...

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Wrapping Paper Room

Raise your hand if you have a gift wrap room? I mean, can you imagine!? I would DIE. I have a gift wrap cart which I though was a total splurge. If I had a whole freaking room to hang all of those pretty ribbons and drape those handmade papers, umm, I would DIE! Did I say that already? Anyway, the talented team at Life.Style. did just that for one of their clients and when I say the results are flawless what I really mean is that if you...

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Classic White Kitchen

Seriously? This is definitely close to what heaven looks like. White kitchens in general make me abnormally happy, but this one is perfection designed by Studio McGee. It's a to-die-for combo of pretty patterned tile, fun lighting, and classic cabinetry. Don't miss one brilliant corner of this kitchen here.

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Amazing Closets + 10 Closet Organizing Tips

For someone who doesn't always have the funds to splurge on fashion, I spend an awful lot of time looking at pics of fabulous closets that hold fabulous clothes. So much so that I've found what I think are 24 of the best spaces for budgets large and small. And to crank that closet inspiration up a notch, I also wanted to share SMP's tips for getting that little closet that could of yours into tip top shape. Though I may not be considered an expert as far as fashion goes, if there's one...

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How to Choose Kitchen Countertops

Have you ever been to Sabine's blog? The woman is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to all things home related. From the depths of your basement to the tippy toppy of your roofline, I'm convinced she knows it all. And today she's dishing on the ins and outs of how to choose those kitchen countertops of yours. From marble to granite, read on to find out what will get you the most bang for your buck. Tips & Advice: ...

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Deco Glam West Village Apartment

This West Village apartment designed by Casey DeBois of Homepolish,  is a prime example of rockin' roll vintage glam. Throw in a bit of gold, a punch of color and a marble fireplace, and you have one ridiculously chic apartment. Not only that but an...

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Eclectic Farmhouse Tour

In my next life, I am living in a farmhouse just like this one. And it has everything to do with the reading nooks, places for boardgames, family dinners, outdoor spaces galore ... and don't forget the master bedroom retreat. Designed by Paige Snell, and styled by Lindsay Gibson, don't miss one detail of this ...

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Traditional Meets Cozy Home Tour in Long Island

Beyond being styled to perfection, a home should feel curated and collected; where cozy furniture intermingles with favorite pieces ripe with memories and family photographs are lovingly folded into the mix. Jennifer Markowitz was spot on with making this space feel warm, inviting and polished all rolled into one and through the lens of ...

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How to Decorate an Ugly Sofa

We all have one. Whether it was a $99 craigslist find, a parental hand me down or an adopted gem from a roommate past - the ugly sofa is one item that I'm betting nearly every home in America has. So today, we're working with what we've got and showing you just how easy it is to decorate around that sofa that simply needs a little love. And you can find more How-To's right here! 1. If given the option, always...

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Serene Bedrooms

For me, a serene bedroom is one that has been stripped down to its bare essentials. A space in which you walk into, and all of the days woes and qualms simply melt away. It's simple, it's elegant, it's like a breath of fresh air. Give me crisp white sheets, a lightly scented candle, and someone sweet to snuggle up next to and I am seriously good to go. We thought we'd pretend like Monday wasn't really here with this round up of some of our very favourite, picture perfect, simply serene bedrooms.

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The Novogratz’s 10 Tips for Choosing Art

If you were a 9 by design junky (raises hand), you'll probably recognize a few of these spaces from their show. This right here, is the Novoratz's beautiful New York pad and to say I'm obsessed would be a massive understatement! Not only do we get to take a closer look at each and every space, we've also asked this design duo for all of their tips and tricks on choosing art...

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How-to Decorate Around Your TV

As an interior designer myself, I'm on board with Stellar Staging & Design's issues. Though there's not much that makes me happier than a big bowl of popcorn and a really great movie on a massive TV, there's no question that said TV is the bane of a designers existence. Though they're notoriously hard to decorate around, we've rounded up a few of our favourite tips & tricks! With photos...

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20 Whimsical Nurseries

As an interior designer, one of my favourite rooms in the entire world to do is the nursery. Parents are so excited about the project. And the fact that it's only going to be in use for a handful of years means you can be a little out there when it comes to the decor! We've already covered modern nurseries...

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10 Clever Coffee Table Alternatives

Though I could kiss the inventors of Pinterest square on the lips, at times I can't help but find the selection of interior inspiration overwhelming. It's become more and more difficult to stand apart in a crowd. So with that in mind, I've pulled together a collection of 10 clever coffee table alternatives that are sure to make your living room sing!

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20 Traditional Nurseries

Last week we pored through a collection of stunning modern nurseries, and now we're doing a 180 and chatting all things traditional! Though modern is usually the name of my game, when it comes to nursery design I'm on camp traditional all the way. There's simply something magical about a quintessential nursery - overflowing with classic forms and a ton of function. So let's get lost in baby...

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25 Pink Rooms That Wow

Though we don't typically celebrate every "National this or that" day, there are two in particular that we are more than happy to nod to. National Donut Day (um, for obvious reasons) and, today's celebration, National Pink Day! One peek through our archives and you'll notice an undeniable affinity for this shade. We're not so secretly obsessed with the lovely hue, and have rounded up 25...

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3 Easy Ways to Decorate On a Budget

Designer extraordinaire, Miss Michaela Noelle, is no stranger to pretty things. In fact, she may just be the best purveyor of pretty I've ever known. And with the abundance of fancy design inspiration at our fingertips these days, infusing said pretty into our own homes on a budget can prove difficult. But not today. Because sweet...

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15 Stunning Gray Kitchens

It's been a number of years now since gray has turned its beautiful face in the world of design, and I'm here to tell you that the trend is going nowhere fast. It's classic, it's elegant, and I'm certain it will remain timeless for years to come. Not convinced? Perhaps this round-up of stunning gray kitchens will do the trick! Be forewarned: this post may make you break out in gray-envy of the best variety.  ...

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10 Ways to Springify Your Home

I'm certain I'm not alone when I say that the change in season brings about the desire for a fresh start. And this rings particularly true when it comes to Spring! New beginnings are abound and I, for one, can't wait to capitalize. With this in mind, I've rounded up a handful of my favorite ways to infuse Spring into my home; from mini-herb gardens to a total room overhaul!

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Behind the Scenes with Domino Magazine

So now that you've stepped inside our home and have done awkward but oh so necessary jump for joys with me over the fact that OMG we are in Domino magazine, we thought we'd share a few of the goodies from behind the scenes that sort of shows how a home goes from nearly there to totally print worthy in a matter...

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