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Whether you moved into a small studio close to your parents or relocated to the city of your dreams, living on your own can be intimidating. As soon as you sign your name on the dotted line of your lease or mortgage (eek!), an inescapable weight of responsibility can set it. But before you lose your cool and panic sets in, remember: a home of your own is a real moment to celebrate! So, pop the Champagne and congratulate yourself on this major accomplishment. To make this transition a little

Break out your bold rugs, eclectic collectibles and ornate pillows because maximalism is back in a big way. Now is the time to take this fearless, no-rules design moment head on and add all the things you love to your space. Partial to pattern mixing? No problem. Love the drama of color clashing? Bring it on!  From embracing bold hues to adorning every inch of your home with pieces that fill you with joy, read on for five ways you can max out your space! Play with Color A true

Image via Natalie Kraiem Let’s see if you can relate to this all too familiar scene: After a long day at work, you collapse into bed, only to watch your mattress fall into the floor. Your exhaustion is immediately replaced with frustration. But it doesn’t have to be! Skip the pity party and treat yourself to a bedroom makeover that gives you the sanctuary you deserve. From investing in a quality mattress to fostering a soothing atmosphere with soft lighting, here’s how you can upgrade your bedroom into a room

Design trends (like everything else right now) are, in large part, driven by social media. Is your wall Insta-worthy? Is your living room Pinnable? What’s the new millennial pink? We needed answers, so we asked our resident design guru, Lori Evans, about what to expect going into the new year. Check out her design predictions for 2018. 1. Be Bold What’s an Instagram feed without generous splashes of color? She suggested adding bold colors and pattern-on-pattern mixing to your room, stat. “Thanks to Instagram, people want to post what they’ve done to

If your design style is constantly influx, give Pinterest a break and consider a more unlikely (but spot on) source of inspo: your horoscope. Not only does your sign spill the beans about your personality—like your tendency to get cranky at the flick of an emotional switch, or your ability to face danger without batting an eyelash—it also speaks volumes about your aesthetic. To fuel your next home project, we’ve put together some suggestions, taking our cues from the stars. Aquarius | January 20 – February 18 Don’t be fooled

So here’s what happened—you pulled off an elaborate Thanksgiving gathering, and even though your guests left wildly impressed, you were a little spent. A month later, you didn’t learn from your mistake and decided to invite everyone back to ring in the New Year. Expectations are high. Your energy, however, is low. It doesn’t have to be daunting. In fact, with a bit of smart planning—plus a hard-and-fast goal for doing things with as little effort as possible—you might get to kick back and relax the day away. Here’s your

Image via Rue Magazine Colors — vibrant, neutral, stormy, or muted — are capable of transforming a home from the inside out. With just the flick of a paintbrush (no magic wands or spells here!) a once drab apartment can turn into a luxurious suite. Add a jewel-toned sofa to a neutral room and suddenly you’ve got a visual feast of design goodness. But the truth is, choosing the right hues for your space is an art. So to save you from future design dilemmas, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite color

Image via The Plum Guide Ah trends. No matter how timeless we convince ourselves they are in the moment, we inevitably have to bid them farewell. But with every macrame plant hanger we send to Goodwill, we also open up space for new design inspiration. So, from linen bedsheets to mid-century modern sofas, we’ve gathered 10 designs we’re tired of and some appealing alternatives for fall. #1. Linen Sheets Yes linen sheets make for great year round bedding. They’re also pricey, difficult to care for and have a very specific

Image via Houzz From little ones in their terrible-twos to full grown adults in their 30s, a treehouse is a beloved playground for all. Inside the cozy wooden walls, our stress levels plummet and our imaginations run wild. We feel a sense of detachment from the rest of the busy world (goodbye morning traffic!) and enter our own realm of blissful relaxation and adventure. So, from rustic treehouses that are just a few feet above the ground to modern and remodeled ones high up in the air, we’ve rounded up 6

Image via Rue Magazine Because backyards are commonly based at the rear end of the home, it’s easy to forget about them altogether. But remember: a backyard is more than just a convenient place to store a grill. Your ordinary outdoor area has the potential to be transformed into a paradisiacal playground. So, from backyards with chic open bars to posh ones that resemble resorts, we’ve gathered 11 backyard play spaces that make us never want to leave home. Wine & Dine Fancy a drink after dinner? From sparkling wines to

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