Lydia Geisel

green concrete sink

Becoming the General Contractors of Our Portland Bathroom Reno Saved Us $30K

How we juggled tile choices and a baby on the way.

outdoor bench

This Yard Has Bocce Ball Out Back and Loungers Shaded by an Olive Tree in the Front

See the 2D drawing that started the dual-sided reno.

woman on blue background

Martha Stewart Told Etsy She’ll Never Have This Decor Staple in Her House

Plus how she avoids constantly cleaning her shower.

yellow front door

How Do You Design Around a Yellow Smeg Oven and Hood? Add More Yellow, of Course

Inside the happy home of an Australian designer couple.

brownish green house

The Best Green House Colors for Moody Curb Appeal

A homeowner likens one of the hues to velvet.

people on a picnic blanket

Totable Cushions and a Chic Cooler: IKEA’s New Line Is Made for Picnics

Brought to you by nine Latin American creatives.

detail of bookshelf

With a Light Push and Pull, the Built-In in This Basement Goes From Bookshelf to Bed

And you don’t even have to remove a single vase.

small brick cottage

This Pandemic-Sparked Real-Estate Trend Just Did a 180

All signs point to getting savvy with floor plans.

blue sofa

The 19-by-11-Foot Sofa in This Living Room Features the Sneakiest of Toy Storage

It triples as a dining bench.