The Latest In Core home

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Cozy Lake Cottages Are Trending, and We’re Stealing Ideas From These 3

A second-floor kitchen maximizes views.

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In This London Home’s Kitchen, the Designer Swapped Paint for Stain and Tile for Steel

Cobalt blue makes a splash in the bathroom.

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20 Ways to Hide Your TV in Plain Sight

Including two uses for a drop cloth.

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To Avoid a Kitchen Reno, This Designer Cleverly Covered Up Her Boring Cabinets

And more renter-friendly ideas.

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Outsmart Your Tiny Apartment With These 17 Clever Products

Shape-shifting furniture will make life easier.


Renovating Gets You the Biggest Home Value Boost in These 10 Cities

Time to live out your HGTV fantasies.

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This Is the Number One Thing People Are Designing Their Backyards Around in 2024

Hint: It’s not their children.

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3 No-Sew Ideas for IKEA’s Punchy New Fabrics

Dots on boxes and stripes on walls.

red painted tub

We’re Only Taking Reno Inspiration From Hotel Bathrooms From Now On

It’s where designers go all out.

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40% of First-Time Homeowners Regret Not Doing This Project Right Away

But better late than never—and we’ve got ideas.

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I’ve Been Going to Round Top Since I Was a Teen—Here’s How I Find the Best Vintage Furniture

Plus a list of my favorite vendors.

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Sprawling Kitchens Are Overrated, and These 10 Tiny Spaces Prove It

We never thought to store our flatware like this.


A Striking Jolt of Color in the Kitchen Brought This Historic Philadelphia Home Into 2024

Modernist quilts inspired the bathroom tile.


These 10 U.S. Towns Are the Best Spots to Retire (Maybe Even Early)

And we’ve got design tips for aging in place.

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Sorry, Marble, Homes With This Other Kitchen Countertop Material Sell Faster

And it’s much less expensive.

green kitchen

13 Countertop Ideas That Aren’t Marble

But you’ll love them just the same.

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10 Kitchens Where the Backsplash Is the Main Event

Subway tile isn’t your only option.


Moody Living Rooms Are Trending—Here’s How to Keep Yours From Going Gloomy

Searches for the look have doubled in the past year.