Exclusive New York City Penthouse Blends Tribeca Style With Modern Living

Stylish living room of the Tribeca Penthouse, NYC

The distinct and dashing style of apartments in the Tribeca neighborhood is as famous and easily distinguishable as their counterparts that embrace the SoHo style. Taking roots from the industrial heritage of the region and its artistic backdrop, this Tribeca Penthouse by Turett Collaborative Architecture combines classic design with contemporary decor and lifestyle choices to create a truly exceptional living space. Preserving an 1870s-era structure…

17 DIY Projects Created With Cinder Blocks

Cinder block table and sculptures

I love writing about DIY projects. It seems that almost every time I do, I come across a new project involving the use of cinder blocks. These super-affordable building materials are solid (trust me–I’ve lifted a LOT of them in my time), and they can be used to create a slew of interesting finished products, from garden walls to modern seating. Why are cinder blocks…

Tranquil Treehouse Cabin In Canada Offers A Getaway Concealed By Nature!

HemLoft Treehouse Cabin in Canada

How would you like your own treehouse in the woods that offers some of the best possible views and is hidden away from any prying eyes? Former software professional and architect Joel Allen built the Hemloft right under some of the most expensive mountain homes in all of Canada. Located in the backwoods of Whistler, British Columbia, this egg-shaped delight soon became the perfect refuge…

Smart Guide To Help Choose The Perfect Sofa

Luxurious contemporary couch in white

Sometimes we spend so much time on the little intricate details of the house that we often tend to overlook the bigger, more significant aspects. Picking the right sofa is one of those. With so many endless options on offer, choosing a couch that perfectly fits your needs can be both overwhelming and confusing. Shopping for a new sofa is more about understanding your own…

Bright And Beautiful Urban Renovation Unites Two Apartments Into One

Stylish Apartment Renovation Dining Room and Kitchen

Stylish modern renovations often result in the most ingenious design solutions, as they have to work around existing restrictions. Located in the heart of Vancouver’s Gastown district, the Abbott Street Renovation is one such project that aims to give a young family additional living space. Combining two existing apartments to create one large home, Splyce Design used elevated tile floors and a creative floor plan…

Add A Touch Of Comfort And Style To Your Interior With A DIY Stool

DIY faux fur footstool

Today’s post is inspired by a cat. A grey tabby, to be exact! Yes, my Kitty Dearest suffered a little injury to his torso last month and found himself unable to jump up onto the furniture the way he once could (shhh–don’t tell anyone we allow our cat on the furniture). What’s a kitty mama to do? I fashioned an impromptu step stool for him,…

Sensational Sheer Curtains Balance Privacy With Contemporary Panache

Bedroom with sheer curtains and dramatic Ocean Views

There are many design trends that are finding their feet once again, thanks to popularity of open floor plans and breezy modern interiors that look to combine form and function. Sheer curtains are one such trend that has once again found a new lease on life in the last few years. The reasons for the renewed fame of these classics obviously go beyond the mere…

Gorgeous Rustic Home In Romania Combines Traditional Design With Stunning Scenery

Rustic House Near Piatra Neamt, Romania

Dream homes are often about extravagant interiors, luxurious decor and expansive rooms that surround you with opulence. But that is not the only way of creating a magical setting that leaves you spellbound. Why not let Mother Nature take over and do what she does best? Located in the heart of the breathtaking Eastern Carpathian Mountains and near the city of Piatra Neamț, this picturesque…

Historic Windmill In Italy Transformed Into An Exceptionally Cool Residence!

Old windmill in Imola, Italy Turned into a single-family residence

Renovating an ’80s home into a contemporary residence that fits the specific needs of a homeowner is a task that is challenging enough. But Marco Costanzi, the founder of Marco Costanzi Architetti, was faced with a challenge that is far more unconventional and demanded greater sensitivity. The transformation of an old windmill into a lovely single-family residence and home studio is no walk in the…

Interior Design Trend: Tropical Decor

Tropical duvet cover set

It started last year with the flamingos. Yes, the pink birds that rose to fame through the likes of ’80s art and the opening credits of Miami Vice. Around the same time, pineapples made a stylish appearance on everything from glassware to tea towels. Soon after, I predicted that parrots would follow, and they have. [from Zara Home] Not to mention, fruit-themed finds are everywhere this season,…

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