The Latest in Inspiration

House Tours

Tour a House That’s All
About the Details

Tour a house built and designed from scratch in just nine months. See how the homeowners improved the flow of their home and made it look more historic by focusing on small, important details.

Entertaining

The Golden Rules of Gatherings: An Interview with Erin Gleeson of The Forest Feast

We talk to photographer, educator, blogger, and author of The Forest Feast cookbooks, Erin Gleeson, about her golden rules of gatherings—those nuggets of wisdom that make hosting that much easier and that much more enjoyable.

House Tours

Tour an Historically Renovated Southern Farmhouse

A wraparound porch, a tin roof, vaulted ceilings, and lovely, thick baseboards. Tour this 100-year-old Durham, NC, farmhouse and see how its character and history have beautifully preserved.

House Tours

Three Styles in One: Tour a Charlotte House Mixed with Traditional, Industrial, and Natural Elements

Inspired by traditional and industrial-style elements, see how two Charlotte homeowners updated the interior and exterior of their home for a more natural feel.

House Tours

Tour a Style Blogger’s Fashionable New York City Apartment

Style blogger Grace Lee of Gracefullee Made gives us insight on styling an apartment and making it your own.

Inspiration

5 Principles of
Minimalist Decorating

“Good design is obvious. Great design is transparent.” Learn the five basic principles of minimalist decorating for great, transparent style.

Garden

Patience and Planning:
Tour a Lush and Thriving
Pennsylvania Garden

From designing the landscape and hardscape to selecting a variety of plants and flowers, get a home gardener's insight on completely transforming your outdoor space.

House Tours

Tour an $8 Million Tribeca Penthouse, Lower Manhattan’s Malibu in the Sky

Peek inside a gorgeous penthouse perched atop Tribeca’s historic 44 Lispenard Street, once home to A-listers John Krasinski and Emily Blunt, and neighbor to more stars.

Eugene, Oregon - May 9, 2015: Large sorority in a mansion on the University of Oregon campus in Eugene.
Inspiration

Greek Life Property Value: Fraternities and Sororities with the Largest and Most Valuable Properties

See our study of the most valuable Panhellenic properties in the United States. See which fraternities and sororities rank for the oldest, biggest, and most expensive in the country.

Bedroom

Decorating Kids’ Rooms: An Interview with Interior Designer Beth Barden

Interior designer Beth Barden of designPOST Interiors gives us her take on decorating kids’ bedrooms for their tastes now and later.

Inspiration

Pocket Neighborhoods: Fostering Community with Shared Space

Explore the idea of life in a pocket neighborhood, learning about everything involved, from the benefits of community interaction to the challenges of zoning.

Entertaining

The Best Blogs to Inspire Your Holiday Gatherings

If you want to stand out among the other hosts of the holiday dinner party season, think beyond pumpkin pies and frosted garlands. Here are seven blogs to inspire your holiday get-togethers.

Small American house with gray exterior paint and small covered porch. Green front yard with concrete walkway. Northwest, USA.
Inspiration

How to Spruce Up Your Home for $300 or Less: An Interview with Adrienne Hubbard

We sat down with Adrienne Hubbard of Crafty Little Gnome for her take on how to spruce up and even increase the resale value of your home for less than $300.

House Tours

How to Flip a House and Get Married:
One Couple’s Before and After Renovation

Tour a Charlotte, NC, home flipped while planning a wedding. Now with their first child on the way, the couple gave us a look at what they did with their fixer upper.

Bedroom

Guest Bedroom Ideas: How to Create the Perfect Retreat

Here’s how to create the perfect guest bedroom. Get ideas for lighting, décor, bedding, and those little touches that make an overnight stay especially relaxing.

House Tours

Lessons from a Tiny House Build

Tour a 160-square-foot tiny home designed and built by the homeowners. Find out how they did it, what they learned, and what they wish they knew going in.

House Tours

A Cozy Suburban Cottage
in Black and White

Tour this cozy 2,000 square foot cottage that’s modestly adorned in a black and white color palette and clean, uncluttered decor.

House Tours

A Waterfront Colonial on Cerulean Waters

Tour a 1938 Colonial with sweeping views of Lake Erie’s deep blue waters. Filled with heirlooms and personal touches, this home is warm, welcoming, and serene.

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Dining

Minimalist Dining Spaces
in Six Styles

Think again if you believe minimalist dining spaces are reserved only for trendy cafés. Minimalism isn’t limited to industrial meets monochrome. Create a minimalist dining space out of any design style—even romantic.

White and brown interior for small kitchen with green elements
Inspiration

Inspiration for Tiny Kitchens

Even if you’re working with modest space in the kitchen, you’re not limited to minimal style or drab dressings. Here are 10 inspiring kitchens that make a tiny space completely workable.

House Tours

More Is More: A Georgian-Style Family Home Come to Life

Tour a stately Georgian three-story that’s a spirited amalgam of colors and textures, old and new, profiles, layers, and weights.

House Tours

On the Art of Reinvention: An Interior Designer’s Classic and Eclectic Family Home

Interior designer Anna Applegate marries vintage, preppy, traditional, and mid-century modern in her suburban split-level home that’s anything but ordinary.

House Tours

A Lawyer’s Sleek and Colorful Brooklyn Townhouse

Vivid splashes of yellow and red, chocolatey hardwoods, and neutral anchor colors mix in this top-to-bottom-renovated Ocean Hill townhouse.

House Tours

Explore A Couple’s Porch Renovation—Just in Time for Fall

Explore a DIY porch renovation completed just in time for entertaining fall guests in cool southern weather.

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A Staycation Getaway on the Sandy Shores of Lake Erie

Meet the owners of a modern lakefront house who built the ultimate local vacation property.

House Tours

A Cape Cod Home Made for an Adventure-Seeking Family

Tour a New England home perfect for those who love backyard soccer games, outdoor showers, cross-country skiing, and strumming a ukulele on the porch.

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Downsizing with a View: 1960s Lakeside Ranch

Meet homeowners of a renovated 1960s ranch home who learned to downsize their space while upgrading their view.

Entertaining

Decorating for Fall—
Without Pumpkins

No need to default to the same autumn decorations year after year. Try these natural elements—completely pumpkin free—in your fall decor.

House Tours

A Waterfront Cottage on the Banks of Hewletts Creek

Step inside a one-bedroom waterfront cottage tucked into the Hewlett’s Creek watershed.

Entertaining

How to Host a Late-Summer Barbecue

Here’s everything you need to host a late-summer barbecue, from an herb-heavy menu to music, wine, and planning.

House Tours

The Best Things Take Time: A Bright Boston Row Home for a Family of Four

Glimpse a beautiful Boston row home completely customized inside and out—from the floor plan to the staircase, backyard, and even the sofa.

House Tours

Getting What You Want Out of a Renovation: Tour a Before and After Kitchen Remodel

From formica to Corian, brown to white, explore a before and after kitchen renovation and lessons learned from balancing price and quality.

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A Minimalist Home &
A Lesson in Enjoying the Process

Tour a home that's part an office and yoga studio—and a reflection of tastes built from travels to Morocco and lots a Instagram research.