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  • See Inside the Home of Wolf Circus' Founder — House Tour

    See Inside the Home of Wolf Circus' Founder — House Tour

    Name: Fiona Morrison, owner of Wolf Circus Location: Vancouver, British Columbia Size: 850 square feet Years Lived In: 1 year, owned While she was still at British Columbia's...

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  • See Why a New York Apartment Has Cheese Boards in the Bathroom — House Call

    See Why a New York Apartment Has Cheese Boards in the Bathroom — House Call

    Name: Laura MerleLocation: West Village — New York, New YorkSize: Around 500 square feetYears lived in: 3 years, renting I love my apartment. It's old. It's a bit run-down. And it has...

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  • Here's How Much It Would Realistically Cost You to Build a Home

    Here's How Much It Would Realistically Cost You to Build a Home

    When you're house shopping, it's easy to find faults with the homes you tour. Why is the master bedroom Cookie Monster blue? Whoever designed the kitchen didn't know a thing about cooking. Did...

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  • Here Are Your Best Bets for Cheap Bathroom Vanities

    Here Are Your Best Bets for Cheap Bathroom Vanities

    Bathroom vanities can take a serious chunk out of a renovation budget. Given that a mid-range bath remodel can run upwards of $19,000, according to Remodeling's 2018 Cost vs. Value report,...

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  • J.Crew Has a Home Line—And It’s as Preppy as You'd Expect

    J.Crew Has a Home Line—And It’s as Preppy as You'd Expect

    Attention shoppers: One of your favorite stores is adding home decor to its roster. From megawatt retailers like Amazon and Target, to direct-to-consumer companies, to small boutiques,...

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  • Head to Stars Hollow – You Can Now Eat Lunch at Lorelai Gilmore's House

    Head to Stars Hollow – You Can Now Eat Lunch at Lorelai Gilmore's House

    Have you ever fantasized about living in Stars Hollow, going to Luke's for a cup of coffee, and stuffing your face with pizza on Lorelai Gilmore's couch? We've all been there. For years, this...

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  • The Innovative Down Payment Saving Method You're Not Using

    The Innovative Down Payment Saving Method You're Not Using

    Thanks to social media, we can now turn to our friends (both online and IRL) for just about anything. Whether you're looking for travel recommendations or advice on your high school...

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  • This Lighting Trend is Whimsical and Just a Little Bit Wild

    This Lighting Trend is Whimsical and Just a Little Bit Wild

    Lighting doesn't have to be so serious all the time. I mean, don't get it twisted. Lamps, pendants, sconces—they all still need to be functional, but if you can find something that looks cute...

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  • The 7 Best Closet Systems You Can Easily Install Yourself

    The 7 Best Closet Systems You Can Easily Install Yourself

    When I started looking to buy an apartment on my own, one of the things I felt most excited about (besides escaping my creepy, noisy neighbors) was the prospect of having ample closets. My...

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  • Harry Potter Fans Can Buy an Elf on the Shelf for Their Little Muggles

    Harry Potter Fans Can Buy an Elf on the Shelf for Their Little Muggles

    Attention all muggles, witches, and wizards! You can finally have an elf in your house. It isn't going to be one of the house elves we all know and love. This is a little elf with a job that...

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  • Before and After: This Stylish RV Kitchen Is Now Impressively Spacious

    Before and After: This Stylish RV Kitchen Is Now Impressively Spacious

    This 2005 recreational vehicle is parked in a gorgeous spot in Oregon, but the interior wasn't quite as dreamy. As is always the case, the RV was plagued by an overabundance of beige and...

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  • 8 Clever Dining Room Design Ideas We're Stealing from IKEA

    8 Clever Dining Room Design Ideas We're Stealing from IKEA

    When you want smart space-saving strategies, you can pretty much turn to IKEA. Almost all of their interior images are built sets, so they're jam packed full of editorial ideas that someone...

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  • The 2-Cent Secret to Perfect Flower Arrangements

    The 2-Cent Secret to Perfect Flower Arrangements

    Few things brighten up a room like a gorgeous bouquet of flowers. So what to do when you have a beautiful bunch of flowers but can't seem to arrange them nicely in the vase? READ MORE »

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  • ​Your Guests Should Never Have to Ask for These 4 Things

    ​Your Guests Should Never Have to Ask for These 4 Things

    No matter who your guests are and how often they've been to your house, it's rare, probably impossible, for a guest to truly make themself at home in your home. As cliché as the phrase may...

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  • An Event Planner's Modern, Quiet Quonset Hut in Detroit — House Tour

    An Event Planner's Modern, Quiet Quonset Hut in Detroit — House Tour

    Name: Haley LertolaLocation: True North — Detroit, MichiganSize: 1,100 square feetYears lived in: 1/2 year, renting Haley Lertola owns an event planning and design company, Detroit...

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  • HGTV's Dream Home 2019 Is Its Most Expensive Ever

    HGTV's Dream Home 2019 Is Its Most Expensive Ever

    The HGTV Dream is going up—and not just in altitude. According to PEOPLE, the 2019 Dream Home is the priciest one yet—valued at over $2.3 million. READ MORE »

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  • 6 Surprising Uses for This $6 Laundry Room Essential

    6 Surprising Uses for This $6 Laundry Room Essential

    If you're a fan of fun and inexpensive home decor DIYs—and who isn't?—then we've got the hack for you. Usually reserved for hanging clothes to dry, and in my case, securing bags of...

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  • This 'Fixer Upper' House Is for Sale for Under $500K

    This 'Fixer Upper' House Is for Sale for Under $500K

    If you're a frequent "FixerUpper" viewer, then you may remember the Prickly Pear House from last year. Named for its giant, overgrown cactus in the front yard, the four-bed, three-and-a-half...

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  • 7 Inexpensive Bathroom Upgrades That Will Up Your Home's Value

    7 Inexpensive Bathroom Upgrades That Will Up Your Home's Value

    Potential buyers can be thrown off by the littlest things (just consult any episode of House Hunters). Even if you're not thinking about selling your home now, you can make small improvements...

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  • Check Out These Interiors Inspired By Classic Christmas Movies

    Check Out These Interiors Inspired By Classic Christmas Movies

    Like decorating your tree, doing a secret Santa gift exchange with loved ones, or eating your body weight in cookies, bingeing your favorite festive movies for a full month every winter has...

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