December 2023

7 Functionally Stylish Front Patio Ideas That Increase Curb Appeal

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Your front patio isn’t just an entryway to your home—it’s the first impression guests and passersby receive of your dwelling abode. A well-styled front patio can dazzle visitors, intrigue neighbors, and even entice potential buyers if you decide to sell your property. But a front patio shouldn’t just be aesthetically pleasing. It should

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10 Bathroom Wall Decor Ideas to Deck Out Your Space

Bring a dash of design to your home’s most function-first room.

<p>Photo and Design by Drew Michael Scott</p>

Photo and Design by Drew Michael Scott

When it comes to designing a bathroom, wall decor probably isn’t first on your mind. You’re probably more concerned with nailing the perfect layout, one which allows for the soaking tub of your dreams nestled right by an oversized steam shower, and supplying the space with amble cabinetry to store your skincare supplies.

Point being, we get that decor isn’t necessarily top of mind in a function-forward space like a bathroom—but that doesn’t mean it’s not important. At the end of the

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13 Modern Fireplace Ideas to Create the Upgraded Cozy Space of Your Dreams

Settle in around these contemporary fireplace designs.

<p>Photography by Mike Van Tassell</p>

Photography by Mike Van Tassell

A fireplace is a constant in many people’s dream home wishlist. It’s a timeless element that can create storybook-like living rooms and the evoke the coziest of atmospheres. However, the rustic brick fireplaces of the past aren’t a fit for everyone’s modern-day homes. So, whether you’re hoping to upgrade the existing fireplace in your home or add a new feature to your space, you may be looking for modern alternatives. Below, find 12 modern fireplaces that can serve as a sleek and comforting centerpiece to your home.


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Top 8 Work from Home Decoration Ideas for Home Offices in 2024

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A personalized work-from-home space can increase your productivity and drive your creativity. Interior design and decoration can also create better life-work balance, uplift your mood and potentially even improve your health. Let’s look at eight home office decor ideas, all available for Walmart Business members, for 2024.

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Brighton therapist designs chat-based card game with family’s help

BRIGHTON — Lindsay Gray was planning a trip with her “girl tribe” in Traverse City when an idea occurred to her; a new game, designed to get friends talking.

Gray, of Brighton, hadn’t spent much time with others during the COVID-19 pandemic, and was looking forward to reconnecting with her friends, “The Girly Pops.”

“I thought, why don’t I write different questions on cards that go a little deeper than surface level?” Gray said.

The concept “worked like magic.” The group went through the cards at their own pace, sharing things about themselves and laughing together.

“Having those little cards

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Add to your home by repurposing its unused spaces and structures

When it comes to home interior remodels, people tend to follow one of two paths: out with the old and in with the new, or out with the new and back to the old. 

Somewhere in between, however, exists a third option that incorporates both ideas: repurposing something old into something new.

As times change, so do home needs. Living rooms and formal dining rooms, for example, used to be must-haves. Now, they’re often a “no thank you.” People are increasingly converting these traditional spaces into something that blends more with their current lifestyle. The same goes for built-in bookshelves.

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These Beautiful Kitchen Cabinet Designs Are Sure to Make a Statement

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38 Brilliant Kitchen Cabinet Designs That WowAmy Neunsinger

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Nothing stands out more in kitchen design than the star of the show, the cabinetry. To inspire your selections for a renovation or new build, we rounded up 38 brilliant kitchen cabinet ideas below.

This gallery of pictures boasts designs from simple to modern kitchens in a range of colors and natural wood finishes designers all over the world. Whether you have a white kitchen design or a colorful one in mind, you’re sure to be

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21 Last-Minute Gift Ideas That Will Arrive Quicker Than You Can Say “Ho Ho Ho!”

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The only thing worse than showing up to a party empty-handed? Arriving with a gift that screams, “I bought this at the gas station on the way over.” But if you forgot to pick up a thoughtful memento before your holiday dinner or white elephant gift exchange, don’t

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2024 Interior Design Trend Predications Are Finally Here

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12 Interior Design Trends on the Rise for 202410’000 Hours/Getty Images

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And just like that, 2023 is coming to a close! Of course, we wouldn’t end the year without sharing the top interior design trends of 2024. In 2023, we’ve seen trends like quiet luxury and cottagecore come and stay, and we’ve welcomed back historical designs and principles like Japandi and feng shui. But now it’s time to look ahead, and we couldn’t predict the best interior design trends without reaching out to

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CT gallery exhibits honors Black history through home design

“Love Overflowing: Home and the Décor of Freedom,” on view through May 12 at the Amistad Center for Art & Culture in Hartford, feels like home.

The center’s mission is to document the African-American experience, and “Love Overflowing” does this in a lived-in fashion that also demonstrates how cultural circumstances can influence how homes look and function. There’s an expertly detailed doll’s house. There’s a closet. There’s a bookshelf. There’s a video about the restoration of a famous kitchen.

The center, which is housed at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art but is run separately, has transformed its small gallery

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