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Putting It All On the Table: A Guide For Finding the Perfect Dining Room Table

Putting It All On the Table: A Guide For Finding the Perfect Dining Room Table

The dining room is often times a major gathering spot in the home. Whether you eat at the dining room table every night or just for holidays and other special occasions, there’s sure to be many fond memories created around the dining room table. With Thanksgiving right around the corner we’ve had dining room tables on our mind more than usual. A dining room table is often a big investment, and a piece of furniture you’re going to have for many years. So how do you know you’re getting the right one? We’ve put together this handy guide to make sure that you get the perfect dining room table for your space.
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House Tour: Living Library in Mumbai

House Tour: Living Library in Mumbai

Today we’re bringing you a new house tour. It also happens to be our first international house tour! Located in the Sion region of Mumbai this space was designed by friends of the blog Huzefa Rangwala and Jasem Pirani of MuseLAB. The home is a large four bedroom apartment that the owners wanted reconfigured to better suit their needs. The main challenge was the large plus-shaped space that they wanted to accommodate a formal living area, a dining area, a den, and a very very large library. Let’s take a look at their approach to the design and how the space turned out.
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Get the Look For Less: Grimm Stars’ Hollywood Hills Home

Get the Look For Less: Grimm Stars’ Hollywood Hills Home

As fans of the television show Grimm, when Apartment Therapy posted a tour of David Giuntoli and Bitsie Tulloch’s home we were thrilled to see the stars again. We were even more thrilled (though not surprised!) to see that their home is stunning. Mid-century modern influences perfectly complement the Spanish architecture of the house, creating a bright, sunny oasis. Inspired by their interior design choices (and because we miss Grimm) we decided to highlight a couple of their rooms, and show how to get the look for less.
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An Open and Shut Case: The Pros and Cons of an Open Floor Plan

An Open and Shut Case: The Pros and Cons of an Open Floor Plan

Those of you who watch a lot of HGTV shows know that open floor plans are popular right now, and have been for at least the past decade. If you don’t have an open floor plan, it may have your wondering if it’s time to knock down those walls. If you already have an open floor plan, you either understand the hype, or wonder why everyone thinks it’s so great. Like most things in life, open floor plans come with both pros and cons. If you’ve been considering moving to a space with an open floor plan, or renovating your current space to create one, now is the time to look at the pros and cons this layout has to offer.
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Get the Look for Less: Mandy Moore’s Dreamy Mid-Century Home

Get the Look for Less: Mandy Moore’s Dreamy Mid-Century Home

Last month Architectural Digest gave us an inside look at Mandy Moore’s Pasadena home and we’ve been drooling over it ever since. We figured we can’t be the only ones obsessed with this beautiful mid-century modern inspired space, so we decided to put together our own takes on her home. Since we obviously don’t all have the budget of an actress on hit network television show, we tried to keep things a little more attainable. Let’s take a look at how you can recreate Mandy Moore’s mid-century style in your own home.
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Illuminating Information: A Lighting Guide for Every Room of the Home

Choosing the right lighting for a room can become an overwhelming task.  What kind of lighting does a room need?  How many lights?  Where should I position the lights?  These are all questions that need to be answered when putting together a space.  This guide will help give an idea of what kind of lighting will work best in each room.
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Al Fresco Eating - Five Tips For A Spectacular Outdoor Dining Space

Al Fresco Eating - Five Tips For A Spectacular Outdoor Dining Space

It’s officially summer everyone! That means it’s prime grilling and backyard party season. Everyone probably has fond memories of eating, drinking, and spending time with friends and family in someone’s backyard or on someone’s patio or deck. While not everyone has access to such a space, those that do should strive to be the yard that everyone remembers. To help your home become the summer hangout of the year, we’re giving you some tips to help you create an awesome outdoor dining space.
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