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Before & After: Perking Up a Plain Façade
A rebuilt front porch, new siding, and a roof extension with brackets give a nondescript house a big curb-appeal boost.
Before & After: Giving a Classic Bathroom a Contemporary Turn
A bath renovation comfortably straddles the line between traditional and contemporary.
Paint it: Take a shine to the ceiling
Luscious color overhead in a light-reflecting finish can give your entry—and spirits—a lift.
Outdoor Rooms Roundup
Looking to eke a little more living out of your backyard patch of green? As the past year has made clear, outdoor spaces are vital to our well-being—and they can double our dining, entertaining, and hangout space. Here’s how three couples created a bit of paradise in their own backyards.
Low-Cost Design Ideas for Any Home
Great design doesn’t have to bust the budget. The proof: these cash-conscious ideas from designers’ own homes.
Remodeling a Tudor Revival Kitchen
One family’s goal in renovating their formerly dark, closed-off galley-style kitchen? Open up and let the sun shine in.
Before and After Basement: Loft-Like Lower Level
Removing a warren of posts and partition walls opens up a bright, fun family space downstairs.
Read This Before You Pick a Paint Color
Whether you’re looking for a soothing hue for your living space or want some drama in your dining room, don’t pick up a paintbrush until you’ve read our expert advice
Update a Mudroom Door with Bold Paint
Portals become all the more transportive in eye-catching color—especially when it’s expertly applied.
Paint Random-Width Stripes
An outdoor room’s beadboard walls become extra eye-catching when painted with random-width stripes