Reader Redesign: A Mouthwatering Masterpiece


Kathy’s kitchen makeover is nothing short of amazing when you consider just how much she changed and how little she spent. Here’s how she painted things, rehung things, and switched out materials and finishes to update her kitch in a flash.

The Perfect Pears – Easy Art You Can Make Yourself


We’re back with another nursery update and this time we made some totally free art for the walls. Here’s how anyone can use leftover supplies to make art that’s guaranteed to match their space on the cheap!

Wedding Crashing: A Pretty Personalized Party


Casey and Kevin’s gorgeous Dallas wedding was totally worth forty hours of driving. We loved every detail from the monogrammed cups to the orchids dangling from the chandeliers. And the mexican food followed by gelato had us at hello.

Ride With Us To Texas, Won’t You?

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We documented our little (and by little, we mean 40-hour) road trip to Texas and have put together a little highlights reel for ya. Here’s what you missed while you were doing normal things like not sitting in a car for four full days.

Amy’s Design Dilemma: Solved


Amy’s new living room is almost unrecognizable since she came to us for decorating help and we whipped up a custom mood board. Hooray for amazing room makeovers and for clients who send us after photos!

Another Whirlwind Weekend

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What could top a two day trip to NYC and back? How about a six day trip through ten states in the Southeastern United States! Get a preview of what kinds of blog posts forty hours of driving has us getting ready to churn out.

A City Kitchen Goes From Small To Sleek


John’s sister Katie and her husband Martin made over their cramped metropolitan kitchen in New York City. The result? Simply stunning. Here’s how it all went down.

Ask Almost-Doctor Dan: Cleaning Rusty Tools With Coke


Almost-Doctor Dan is back to offer up an awesome tool-maintenance solution that’s easy and doesn’t break the bank. If you have rusty old wrenches and crowbars you’ll definitely want to read this!

Framing Arrangements & Art Hanging Ideas (On Video)

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When it comes to displaying your favorite prints and photos, a lot of readers have questions. So here’s a quick little how-to video full of tips and tricks for hanging art around your house.

Lee’s Design Dilemma


Lee wants to upgrade her front room to create a warm and welcoming space that works seamlessly with the rest of her home. Here’s her letter: Help save my front room! I’d say my style is modern and casual but with a warm vibe (not too stark and sleek). I’d love to see this entry space (we have no real entry hallway) involve a sitting area under the window and somehow become a casual reading room. I’ve never really paid attention to this room but it’s the first one people see! If we can keep this wall color that would be great, but I’m tired of the yellow & maroon scheme so new accessories &

Carrie’s Second Design Dilemma: Solved


Carrie’s bedroom wasn’t even a bedroom when we got there- it was an awkward glass sunroom with zero privacy. But not for long. With a $200 budget and a trip to Ikea we made it over from floor to ceiling in an afternoon. Here’s how.

Fab Freebie: You Name It

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We love a personalized prize where you name the colors, the design and the name on it. So here’s your chance to win a customized canvas from Name Your Design! Enter here through August 19th.