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Room of the Week: A Not-Too-Serious Playroom with a Seriously Amazing Accent Wall

Kids rooms can be tough. You can’t help but consider their design with a countdown clock in mind: i.e. how long until my kid grows out […]

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6 Gorgeous Philly-Area Swimming Pools

There are swimming pools, and there are swimming pools. Philly-area homes have plenty of the latter, and on gorgeous sun-soaked days like today, we wish […]

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Want a Room Makeover? Philly-Based Design Show The Weekender Is Casting

Own a home in the Philly area? Need some serious design help? The folks at Bucks County-based East Coast Creative are looking for local participants for […]

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Room of the Week: A Gorgeous Attic You’d Actually Want to Live In

I don’t know about your house, but the attic in mine is, in a word, disgusting. I guess it could have potential as usable, livable […]

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5 Need-to-Know Tips for Mastering Indoor Succulents and Cacti

I do not have the best track record with plants. I’m a serial overwater-er, and as such I’ve had many a plant wither under my […]

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7 Ways to Add Gorgeous Pops of Color to a Room

Goodbye, greige! Move beyond muted rooms with a few well-placed pops of color that instantly transform mundane spaces into cheery masterpieces. Here, we take some […]

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Room of the Week: This Is the Two-Story Indoor Fire Pit of Your Dreams

My biggest home-buying regret is that I had “fireplace” on my nice-to-have list instead of my need-to-have list. This is my way of saying that […]

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Room of the Week: A Dreamy Old City Dining Room With Ceilings for Days

Imagine with me, if you will, the amazing dinner parties you could have in this Old City dining room. I can’t help but place myself right […]

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Just Try Not to Love the Insanely Cool Wallpaper in This Society Hill Home

I’ve always been a big fan of big-impact wallpaper. It’s such an easy, bold way to add a pop to a room. (“Easy,” of course, […]

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7 Pro Tips for Creating and Styling Magazine-Worthy Open Shelves

Let’s be real: Open shelves — trendy though they may be — are fickle friends. On the one hand, they’re awesome looking in their easy, […]

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10 Philly Bathrooms You’ll Swoon Over

I’m about a third of the way through a DIY bathroom renovation at the moment, so you’ll forgive me if all I can think about […]

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5 Ways to Transform Your Living Room with Almost No Effort

If it’s on your 2017 to-do list to rethink, well, every square inch of your home’s decor, don’t panic. You don’t have to throw everything away and start […]

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This One Paint Job Could Make Your House Sell for $1,400 More

If you’re thinking of putting your house up for sale (or if it’s been sitting on the market for a hot minute), maybe it’s time to […]

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4 Home Design Trends That Are About to Be Huge

If you haven’t heard, Old City has an amazing home design studio, Millésimé. Walking into the two-story showroom is like waltzing onto the infinitely cooler, European […]

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5 Hilariously Snarky Design Blogs That Will Make You Feel Better About Your Plain, Normal House

There’s a very specific sort of hate-reading that has nothing to do with checking out your sworn enemy’s Facebook statuses or scrolling through the site of a blogger […]