Three-Panel Doors Offer a Portal into Classic Style

From Arts and Crafts homes to contemporary ones, three-panel interior doors add architectural intrigue to doors using their clean, timeless style. Their compact, classic lines add a welcome element of architectural detailing. Together with three equal-size panels, the layout can be slick and modern or reminiscent of its Victorian origins. You’ll notice there are two […]

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Landscapes Take Shape With 3-D Thinking

Inside our houses we organize our furniture to allow us to feel comfortable within our space. If the furniture is too close together it makes the room seem crowded; if it is spaced too far apart the room can feel featureless. This equilibrium between the bulky items (mass) along with the open area (the void), […]

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Fun With Scrabble Round the House

Pay attention Scrabble nerds, this ideabook is for us (yes, I am one too; while I’m not good enough to create OXYPHENBUTAZONE occur, and I haven’t been thrown off a plane for refusing to stop playing, it’s an obsession of mine). Tons of Scrabble lovers love the Scrabble aesthetic, as well as the graphics have […]

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The Single Crib Style That's Ideal for Any Nursery

After attending approximately 30 weddings in the last couple of years, I am approaching the baby-boom stage of life. And with that come toddlers asks from friends. Regardless of what anybody’s style, age or lifestyle is, I urge Jenny Lind–fashion cribs and beds. Their whimsical spool foliage can quickly work in a conventional, transitional or […]

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Cheery Paint Treatments Make for Happy Children

One of my goals when decorating our house is to make it a distance where we’re all comfortable. I want my children to feel as happy and inspired in their chambers as my husband and I feel in ours. As with most children and parents, that means two entirely different approaches. I feel inspired by […]

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Woodsy Ranch Presents Complex Comfort

“It’s a family affair” is the underlying theme behind the story of this charming home. The house had a shingled house, but it was commandeered from the owners’ children and grandchildren. So the couple decided to make a household compound. They hired Brooks Walker of Walker Warner Architects to construct them a huge ranch house […]

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Eclectic Home in Spain Lets the Light In

Interior designer Mireia Pla made this eclectic-contemporary apartment in Barcelona, Spain, with no particular style in mind. Instead she focused on evoking a sense of warmth without sacrificing the trendy sensibilities of her customer, a professional woman in the fashion industry. “We wanted a house that was classic, cozy and comfy,” states Pla. Using white […]

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City View: New Orleans Style Mixes It Up

We are continuing our suburban city exploration, this week studying all about the very rich history of design at New Orleans. Personally I can say this is the only U.S. city I’ve seen which made me feel like I was in another country because of its unique personality, culture and perspectives. I’ve asked New Orleans […]

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New Classics: The Big Bang Chandelier by Foscarini

When you are choosing a light fixture, then you have a fantastic chance to give your room a sculptural element. The scenic Big Bang Chandelier by Foscarini is much more of a cellphone, composed of intersecting planes. At once it remembers ancient origami as well as something swiped from a futuristic Sleeper set. Enrico Franzolini, […]

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20 Sublime Outdoor Havens

Having an outdoor room is like having to have your cake and eat it too. Furnishing a secure outdoor space — whether that’s a covered terrace, a pavilion, a loggia or a cabana — lets you enjoy the atmosphere with all the amenities of the home. Whether your idea of the perfect outdoor room comprises […]

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