Twine. Yep, that's it. Here's the answer upfront, because even now that you know what the miracle material is, you'll never guess the crazy things these brave DIYers do with it.
Whether you decide to join the mainstream or keep living as a rebel is up to you -- we're just providing the facts.
Do you feel that sun? Warmer days are just around the bend (though it might be hard to believe), and boy, are we ready for them!
Open shelves aren't just for the dishes. Keep your culinary necessities at hand and display items with creative packaging.
photography by BRITTANY AMBRIDGE Is your space feeling a bit drab? We've got just what you need for an instant uplift. ...
If you know how to keep herringbone subtle and classy, you're totally within your style rights to keep it coming!
It's guitar one week, skateboarding the next. One thing you can always count on is that kids will be kids and their interest will change. Probably fast and often. Paint lets us change the look of a room instantly and in a cost-effective manner.
You can have your guestroom ready to go in no time and on a budget, with some quick, superficial touch-ups that will leave it pretty and pristine for incoming visitors this holiday!
As a designer, I've observed a lot of habits in the decorating and design world. Habits that I believe need to be broken. Many of these may have started with good intentions -- but we all know where that path leads!
Richly distressed and patinated finishes lent a rustic flea market look to European-influenced finds. However, this fall, we're seeing a fresh look for French lighting, furniture, and décor, with softer finishes and chalky pastel accents.
A creative designer can hide storage in plain sight, but a bold interior designer brings it front and center. Many of us put a lot of thought into how we display our collections and organize our countertops, but what about how we store our less decorative items? See four homes that have mastered the art of storage.
Been gazing out at your patio, wishing you could spruce up your hangout space? You don't need to spend a lot to make a big difference in the way your outdoor rooms look and feel.
Short on outdoor dining space? Hunt down a few sawhorses and top them with a length of board as big as you want your table to be. You can paint the board, cover it with a cloth or butcher paper, or leave it as is.
Though always passionate about architecture and design, it wasn't until 1993, when Colleen Locke redecorated her family's farm house, that she truly fell in love with the process.
Big cities have a lot going for them, but spacious backyards aren't one of them. Designers in high-density places like San Francisco and New York have long dealt with getting homeowners the most bang for their buck.
New York's 26th annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair delivers design's timely truths and latest trends.