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9 Things Designers Know To Ignore When Buying A Home

The power of good decorating is seductive, but smart homebuyers and designers know how to spot what really matters when purchasing a home. Here are nine things to gloss over the next time you visit an open house.

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These Stunning Moroccan Rugs From The Boucharouite Project Tell A Story

When Calla Haynes paused her namesake fashion line in 2014, she was left with a trove of custom-designed fabrics. Rather than sell them, the Toronto-born designer teamed up with female Moroccan artisans to launch The Boucharouite Project, which transforms her painterly prints into Berber carpets or rag rugs. “The Berber…

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Trending Now: Why Wovens Are In Summer’s Hottest Spaces

Bring nature inside with this breezy material.

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Every Coastal-Inspired Home Needs These 14 Charming Details

New York-based designer Liliane Hart specializes in a particular brand of Northeastern seaboard chic (think: Hamptons) for her clientele. We asked her how she nails that breezy coastal look that’s right in step for summer, but beloved all year long. Click through for 14 elements to help…

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4 Nature-Inspired Decorating Ideas To Bring The Outside In

What started as a culinary movement has spread organically to the world of decorating. Like chefs who scavenge the wild for locally grown ingredients, foraging for decorative elements encourages exploration of the natural world and celebrates the beauty that often gets overlooked. Find four ways to bring the wilderness into…

Outdoor

25 Covered Porches, Patios & Pavilions Perfect For Rain Or Shine

Browse stunning outdoor spaces that offer a perfect shady spot.

Kitchens

Lynda Reeves On A New Look For Kitchens

This article originally appeared in the March 2018 issue of House & Home.  My first exposure to all that a kitchen could be was in the late ’80s, in the English country kitchen of a manor house in Dorset, England. The house was Melplash Court and the kitchen…

Cottages

Find Your Cottage Style: 24 Rustic Canadiana Decorating Ideas

Explore our favorite getaways that make a rock-solid case for a more rugged style.

Cottages

Find Your Cottage Style: 25 Beachy Spaces With Coastal Charm

If nautical accents and seafaring spaces set your heart aflutter, then beachy cottage style is the look for you. The key elements of this easy, breezy look? Blond wood, woven accents, whitewashed walls and a watery palette. Click through to explore our best beachy cottages that take inspiration from their lakeside…

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Color Palette Inspiration: Olive Green, Petrol Blue & Warm Pink

There’s no need for neutrals when your colors combine for the perfect palette. See how olive green, petrol blue and warm pink create a saturated color story that would bring any space to life.

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15+ Beautiful Restaurant Patios To Inspire Your Own!

Get inspired to create a dreamy outdoor space.

Cottages

Find Your Cottage Style: 20+ Colorful Country Decorating Ideas

A classic nautical blue and white scheme for the cottage? We get it! But add a dollop of pink or hit of chartreuse, and everything gets shaken up like a summer tiki cocktail — and the results are about as hard to resist. Let’s tour some cottages that aren’t shy about…

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Floral Designer Tulipina Shares How To Make A Breathtaking Bouquet

Learn how to artfully build a magnificent magenta arrangement.

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Ask A Designer: How To Design A Bedroom With A Bold Rug

In this Ask A Designer column, Joel Bray shares his ideas for decorating a bedroom anchored by a striking rug. Question: The large Bokhara rug in our bedroom is quite overwhelming and I’m not sure how to incorporate it into the decor. What color scheme, nightstands and lighting do you…

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Tommy Smythe’s Tips On How To Buy Art

Designer Tommy Smythe shares his secrets for buying valuable and meaningful art. When it comes to art, I’m often asked, “Where do I start?” Though there’s no one answer to that question, the advice I often offer is, why not try attending a charity auction? Yes, the world of fine…