A Pittsburgh Home That’s Like “Vacation Every Day”
Name: Rachel & Eric Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania My husband is an architect and designed our house from the ground up. It’s new construction, located in Pittsburgh, in the north side neighborhood of Deutschtown. Deutschtown is a city neighborhood with mostly row homes and this is our own modern interpretation of a classic north side row home. We love the neighborhood and lived here for about five years before building from scratch.
Dec 12, 2016
The Easy-to-Add Super-Stylish Storage Solution Every Kitchen Needs
An interesting trend in kitchen design, as of late, is the movement towards kitchens with open shelving, or even little or no storage above the countertop at all. It’s a lovely look, but also results in a bit of a quandary as to where to put things, especially things that you use fairly often, like pots and pans and little kitchen tools. Enter the kitchen rail. It holds all your stuff, it hardly takes up any space at all, and it can be surprisingly beautiful, in a very utilitarian way.
Dec 12, 2016
How To Pour the Right Amount of Wine in Any Glass
(Image credit: Maria Siriano) From Kitchn → The Little Secret to Pouring the Right Amount of Wine (No Matter What Glass It’s In)
Dec 12, 2016
Before & After: Redesigning a (Really, Really) Red Bathroom
When Marti set out to revamp her bathroom, she knew that a full tile update wasn’t in the cards. She didn’t let that deter her, however, and went ahead and made some really smart and stylish changes that created a less dated, more classic space. From Marti: My goal was to replace the glaring features that made the bathroom look really dated/cheap: most notably, the paint, mirror, and sink.
Dec 12, 2016
Easy Project Idea: How To Make Glass Bottle Candle Holders
Here’s a brilliant idea: invite your pals over for a wine and crafts night (we recommend starting with these simple eucalyptus wreaths), and then use the empty bottles to craft these simply stunning candle holders. Fill each bottle with pine sprigs and berries collected during winter walks, and then top them off with taper candles. These Scandinavian-inspired beauties will make any space feel merry and bright.
Dec 12, 2016
3 Reasons You Probably Should Hang On To Those Old Baking Sheets
(Image credit: Emma Christensen) From Kitchn → 3 Reasons You Probably Shouldn’t Throw Out Your Old Baking Sheets
Dec 12, 2016
Kill the Confusion: The Real Lowdown on Loans, Mortgages & Down Payments
Thinking about buying a home? If you’re not familiar with how mortgages and down payments work—and how many different types there are—you could be missing out on choosing one that works perfectly for you. Here is a breakdown of 11 different types of mortgages, from the most common to the mostly rare, and a rundown on how down payments work.
Dec 12, 2016
How To Create A Modern Holiday Tabletop
How To Create A Modern Holiday Tabletop
Dec 12, 2016