21 of the Most Beautiful Bohemian Style Home Designs

June 20, 2018

You can find definitions of Bohemian style decor online. They’re described as spaces filled with lots of plants, colors, patterns, rattan, and stuff. You can even take online quizzes to see if “Bohemian” style is for you. But while all of these adjectives are technically true, boho decor has always been a “I know it when I see it” sort of style for me. While “boho” can certainly refer to a set of design elements mixed together, to me, it’s much more of a description of the energy that a space can exude.

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6 Things You Should Clean on the Longest Day of the Year

June 20, 2018

On June 21 this year—aka the summer solstice—the sun travels the longest path through the sky, giving us the most daylight of any day of the year. Let’s celebrate this day of maximum sunshine by using the sun’s gift of light to clean.

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This Game Will Make Your Fixer-Upper Dreams Come True

June 20, 2018

If your standard reaction to watching HGTV is, “I want to do that, too,” but renovating a fixer-upper is out of your budget (and your skill set), there’s a new virtual way you can satisfy that renovation itch—without having to take out a mortgage or hire a contractor.

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Before and After: This Bedroom Wall Has the Best Possible Paint Job

June 20, 2018

This guest room had beautiful wooden floors, a cool old radiator, and some pretty delicious blue paint, but it was gradually becoming “kind of a neglected spot.” This renovation-free redo transformed the room from an accidental storage space to basically a boutique hotel, complete with a commissioned mural.

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Dog Beds That Won’t Disrupt Your Design Scheme

June 20, 2018

While we admit the world of pet accessories has come a long way in the past few years, it takes a little more than a trip to the local Petco to find a dog bed that’s worthy of your canine companion and your home. Fortunately there is a variety of super stylish options out there that don’t look like a lumpy cushion lifted from an abandoned ’80s motorhome (you know the look). Feast your eyes on these 10 adorable dog beds that are sure to fit in to your home’s design scheme. Dogs not included.

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You Won’t Find Any IKEA in This Industrial Montreal Loft — House Tour

June 20, 2018

Name: Maggie Williams
Location: St-Henri, Montreal
Size: 1,500 square feet
Years lived in: Rented 1 year

Maggie‘s old converted Montreal loft is visually striking and incredibly spacious, but in the wrong hands, its industrial elements could dominate. Thankfully, Maggie’s always loved thrifting and finding beauty in other people’s discarded items. She hunts for unwanted furniture pieces, repairing and refinishing them. And she also loves concrete as a medium; as the co-founder of Kobo Concrete (the other co-founder is the lovely human, Marc-André Alarie), she builds concrete furniture and concrete goods in her spare time. The loft’s architecture coupled with Maggie’s simple, tasteful style mix to make a warm, modern, and industrial home.

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These Quick Dollar Store Crafts Are Shockingly Sophisticated

June 20, 2018

Although dollar stores are known for their cheap and handy things, they don’t spring to mind as a source for stylish decor. But should they? See how a quick trip, and an even quicker DIY project, can improve the look of your home.

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Before and After: This Dilapidated Church Was Transformed into an Amazing, Modern Home

June 20, 2018

Hugh Molten, a South Carolina-based real estate agent, didn’t plan for such a big project when he bought this falling-down old church. “I originally had the vision to simply clean it out and live in it basically as-is; create a small shower in the corner, stainless prep tables for the kitchen and call it done.” Today, this 1600-square-foot former house of worship is an incredible industrial modern home, and how it ended up that way was a long and interesting journey.

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The Kitchen Appliance Brand Influencers Can’t Get Enough Of

June 20, 2018

There’s something about a well-designed kitchen that makes me want to abandon my takeout-loving ways and transform into the type of person who hosts dinner parties on the regular and whips up delectable meals with ease. Or at least someone who plays the part on Instagram.

And nothing piques my interest more than a light, airy kitchen with a few pops of pastel. Coincidentally that seems to be exactly the aesthetic of most popular Instagram influencers. The secret to their style? A smattering of retro-inspired, pastel appliances from Smeg.

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The $40 Find at the Top of Every Couple’s Home Decor Registry

June 20, 2018

Getting married is a great chance to spruce up your abode with brand-new wares, so couples everywhere fill their registries with finds designed to upgrade their current inventory of dated decor.

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