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May 18

This is a Way Better Version of the Himalayan Salt Lamp Trend

Move over, Himalayan salt lamps. There’s a new trend in town. Himalayan salt lamps, known for their orange glow and dubious air-cleansing properties, have had their time to in the spotlight, but it looks like these accent pieces are about to be dethroned by the latest addition to the well-decor scene: selenite lamps. Bonus: These new crystal-based mood boosters are already one step ahead in the looks department.

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May 18

We Have A Couple of Questions About Black Kitchen Sinks

Here’s an exciting new kitchen trend to love, or maybe hate. Most kitchen sinks are often white or stainless, but lately I’ve seen more and more of an unusual new feature: the black kitchen sink. Yes, black. You can find black sinks in metal, or ceramic, or even marble. Whether you love this look, or hate it, you’ve got to admit that it definitely draws the eye. But we still have some questions.

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May 18

These are the Trendy Pool Floats That Will Earn You Insta-fame This Year

It is almost summer, and that means it is almost time for your friends to post pictures of themselves on Instagram, gracefully posed on top of some trendy pool float in some enviable location. Look, the rise of the statement pool float is one of the weirder things about Instagram, but I remember that, as an 8-year-old, I was once very, very excited about a pool float shaped like an alligator, so I have no room to judge. Instead, I will be presenting you with the most photogenic inflatables of the season, ones that will support you while drinking in the pool and make your friends jealous, too. And really, what more could you want?

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Apr 18

These Are The Hottest Home Colors, According to Pinterest

With the resurgence of ’80s style in the past few years, pastels have been having quite a moment at home. And while light colors will always have a place in our palettes, Pinterest is noticing that some bolder hues have been gaining in popularity recently.

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Apr 18

Love Cement Tiles But Renting? Don't Miss Chasing Paper's New Collection

Are you a serial decorator on an ever-evolving design approach but don’t want to commit to something as expensive and labor intensive as new tile? Or maybe you are a renter whose interior home style has to be temporarily shelved because you don’t have two dimes to rub together after your rent is due? One last question: do you love the look of those graphic ceramic tiles that are all the rage currently? If you answered yes to at least two of those quandries, then you’re going to love Chasing Paper‘s new Mediterranean-inspired removable wallpaper line.

With all the look of cement tiles but none of the maintenance or investment, this new collection is ideal both for those of us who are commitment-phobic (or unable to commit because of rental restrictions) and those of us who have been eating ramen for a week straight.

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Mar 18

6 Bathrooms With Gorgeous Herringbone Tile Floors

I think it’s fair to say that I think about tile a bit more than the average person. I also get very excited about tile trends, and one of my favorite recent developments in the world of tile is a new look that’s actually quite old: rectangular tiles laid in a herringbone pattern. I can’t get enough of it, especially in the bathroom.

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Feb 18

What is Shiplap, Anyway?

Shiplap is the building material everyone’s talking about, thanks to Chip and Joanna Gaines of HGTV’s Fixer Upper, who use it on pratically everything. But what, exactly, is shiplap?

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Jan 18

We're Calling It: The Top Kitchen Paint Colors for 2018

One of my favorite new trends in design is the return of color to the kitchen. For the second year running, I’m taking a look at current color trends and predicting what we’ll see in the kitchen in the year to come. Some of these colors you’ll recognize from my 2017 predictions, while others are new to the scene. If you love both color and kitchen design, you’re sure to find something to excite you here.

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Jan 18

This is How Much People Are Willing to Spend on a Remodel

Many of us dream of upgrading at least some part of our homes, to make them: a) look better b) be more functional and c) feel more like us. Most people aren’t made of money, however, and look for the best ways to get bang for the buck. So, how much are you willing to spend on a remodel, and what would you do for that amount?

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Jan 18

This Non-Traditional Hardwood Floor is On the Rise

Here’s a non-traditional hardwood floor that deserves a second look: wide planks. These beautifully crafted floors really evoke a sense of warmth and old-world charm, and make your room look larger, more open and less crowded. When the outside world feels complicated, unpredictable — and sometimes downright unsafe — creating a warm, authentic environment at home seems more important than ever. As trends go, this one has weight and longevity.

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