Image via Houzz What’s hiding under your stairs? Or how about that tiny balcony you never use? It’s only natural that we focus on decorating the main spaces in our homes rather than the small nooks and crannies. But the truth is, putting a little love into little spaces can have a big impact. With a touch of design magic, a window nook or a spot under the stairs can become a new favorite hangout. Want proof? Read on for spaces that are small in size, but big in design. Bold Balconies When

The candy bar industry has expertly spun “small” into “fun-sized,” but when it comes to rooms and interiors, the rules of Hershey’s and KitKats don’t always apply. While bigger isn’t necessarily always better, more often than not we are trying to make the rooms in our homes look and feel as big as possible. With this in mind, we’ve assembled a trusty trove of tricks to help turn your claustrophobic chamber into a spacious oasis. After all, your living room might not be king-sized, but it can still have a delicious design.

Image via Homey Oh My If you have kids or a dog, then you know the truth: mudrooms are highly underrated. They provide a barrier between the rest of your home and the outside elements. They’re a functional space for shoe and jacket storage. Name aside, these areas are a lot more than spaces for tracking dirt. Mudrooms are like the opening act to an exciting band. They aren’t the main course, but they can give you a pretty good taste of what’s to come. From eclectic entryways to laundry

As a female-founded company, we’ve got nothing but love for all the working women out there. So in honor of International Women’s Day, we rounded up all of our favorite female-focused office makeovers. From a chic corner office for a media mogul to a cozy nook in the suburbs of Oakland, we believe that inspiration, efficiency (and world domination) start with a clean and comfortable canvas. Step inside the spaces of some of our most amazing female clients here. An Editor’s Cosmopolitan Office:  Cosmopolitan magazine’s recently appointed editor-in-chief, Michele Promaulayko, knows just what it takes to succeed. “Cosmo women possess the

Image via C Home You’ve scrubbed the floors so hard, they sparkle. Every nook and cranny has been swept free of dust and cobwebs. You’ve decluttered and have a giant bag of stuff ready for Goodwill. So why does your home still feel gloomy? Spring is the perfect time to start fresh by cleansing your home from top to bottom — energy included. Follow these mood-boosting tips and feng shui secrets to banish bad vibes and get those good ones flowing. Air it out. Open your doors and windows and allow

via Andrew Howard There’s no denying it: the world is a dirty, dirty place. And unfortunately, your home is no exception. Even if you consider yourself a clean freak, germs and bacteria are sneaky little pests that can weasel their way into the most intimate of spaces despite your best efforts. Don’t believe us? It’s time to check the facts. In the spirit of spring cleaning, we’ve assembled a list of gross home facts that will scare you into finally tackling the tidying, scrubbing and scouring that your home needs. Read on if you

Image via Anthropologie The birds are chirping, the bees are buzzing, and we may have even felt the warmth of the sun for a few seconds the other day. It’s finally happening — spring is plotting its long-awaited return. And after a lengthy winter in hibernation mode, we’re guessing your house (and ours) could use a little refresh. But who wants to waste those first precious moments of sunshine scrubbing and dusting? So for the lazy person in all of us, we’ve got simple room-by-room hacks to get your space spring-ready, fast. Start with

You wouldn’t park your brand-new Bentley in the middle of a bustling intersection, would you? So why would you store your designer duds in a space that’s anything less than designer-approved? From tossing out those dry cleaner wire hangers to showcasing your collection of handbags, these storage techniques will give your closet instant street (style) cred. Read on for 7 chic and simple ways to make the most of your closet. 1. Purge your dated duds: First things first, get out the trash bags. Not sure which items deserve the boot (pun intended)? Our general rule of thumb is that if

Image: oh joy! studio designed by Emily Henderson Anyone with a crafting hobby needs a space where their creative juices can flow. So conquer your to-DIY list by emptying that old storage closet or finally organizing your office to create a craft area that’s both functional and beautiful. Because how can you create pin-worthy goods if you’re not crafting in a Pinterest-worthy room? In honor of National Crafting Month, we’ve compiled tips to help you stock a space that’s as beautiful as your crafting creations. Declutter & clear space. No

via Illinois Criminal Defense Cohabitation. No one said it was easy. Even the word itself is overly complicated. But when moving in with a SO, it’s important to have some design tricks up your sleeve. With these hacks you’ll protect those nightly cuddle sessions on the couch while eliminating the screaming matches and thrown plates. From compromising to open communication, here are the design rules for living better together. Related: Adventures in Cohabitation: A Move that Made a Happy Home  Start Fresh Revamp your space together, treating each room like

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