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Ask A Designer: How To Modernize A Kitchen That Is Stuck In The Past

In this Ask A Designer column, Jennifer Koper shares her tips for refreshing a kitchen with a light palette and open shelves. Question: I’d like to spray my lower cabinets white and swap out my uppers for open shelving. How do I make this look good? — K.S., Calgary Answer: Having…

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Trend Watch: Get Ready For Summer With Rattan Pendants

You don't have to wait for sunny skies and warm temperatures to embrace this trend!

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15+ Ways To Makeover Your Kitchen For Spring

Flowers are getting ready to bloom and the frigid weather is beginning to fade, which means it’s the perfect time to freshen up your kitchen! From floating shelves to colorful wallpaper and lush greenery, discover 15+ ways to bring spring into your kitchen. You’ll want to throw open the windows…

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Lynda Reeves On What You Should Include In Your Next Reno

This article originally appeared in the February 2020 issue of House & Home You can probably imagine how many scouting shots of condos and newly renovated houses arrive in our office every month. Over the 30-plus years of looking at thousands of photos, patterns emerge that can’t be ignored. Some have…

Dining Room

Ask A Designer: How To Add Interest With Built-In Bookcases

In this Ask A Designer column, Jennifer Koper shares her ideas for making an awkward living-dining room more polished. Question: The angled wall in my living room has me stumped, and I’m not sure what to put on my bare walls. Could you help me with furniture and lighting? — T.M.,…

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Learn How To Live Beautifully With This Designer’s New Book

It’s fair to say that designer Athena Calderone is winning, on every domestic front. The bestselling cookbook author is releasing her first decor book, Live Beautiful, this spring, and it includes the stunning renovation of her Cobble Hill townhouse in Brooklyn, which launched a thousand…

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Escape Winter’s Chill With H&H’s Best Vacation Homes

There may be snow outside but that doesn't mean your daydreams can't be clear-skied and sunny.

Bathrooms

9 Easy Ways To Refresh Your Bathroom In A Weekend

From ripping out the shower to installing a new vanity, the thought of a full-blown bathroom renovation can be daunting. But turns out, you don’t have to do a total gut job to see a transformation. We rounded up nine easy bathroom refresh ideas to turn your space into a…

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How To Bring Justina Blakeney’s Global Style Home

Sunset hues, lush foliage and rich texture abound!

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Bring Romance To Your Rooms With The New Book, Faded Glamour

English fashion designer — and former singer-songwriter — Pearl Lowe has a passion for vintage finds. Jewel-toned velvet sofas, hand-dyed lace curtains, gleaming lacquer cabinets ― these are the essential ingredients of her new book Faded Glamour. If you gravitate towards the decadent and…

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Ask A Designer: How To Decorate A Front Entry In A Timeless Style

In this Ask A Designer column, Jennifer Koper shares her ideas for making a welcoming first impression. Question: I’d like to decorate my hand-me-down-filled entryway in a classic look. What would you suggest? — Z.S., Vernon, B.C. Answer: Start by brightening up the space with a warm white paint. Or,…

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Here’s Why Up-And-Coming Designer Heidi Caillier Should Be On Your Radar

Seattle designer Heidi Caillier is attracting lots of attention for her heritage-style designs, but what caught our eye was how Heidi wields gorgeous color on kitchen and bathroom cabinetry so artfully. Here, she shares her rationale for creating these chromatic spaces that read as calming and classic,…

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45+ Clean Minimalist Spaces That Marie Kondo Would Approve Of

Sometimes, less is more.

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Trend Watch: This Year’s Must-Have Print Is A Throwback Floral

Nostalgic mini florals are making a comeback!

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30 Ways To Turn Your Home Into A Calming Retreat

Reduce stress with these relaxing decorating ideas!