Real Talk: Starting a New Chapter is Scary

Artwork by Bekah Worley One of the things I read all the time in business or entrepreneurial publications (or even just Instagram inspirational quote land)...

This Dog Mom Taught Her Pup Harry Potter Spells & It's...

While cats are more often associated with magic, that doesn't mean you can't teach your old dog some new tricks. One woman, in fact,...

Free Desktop Wallpaper for January

A free monthly desktop wallpaper brought to you by my incredibly talented friend, Saffron Avenue. Enjoy! Hi friends, and a very HAPPY NEW YEAR! Saffron Avenue here again...

IKEA's New Smart Blinds Mean Not Having To Get Out of...

Swedish retailer IKEA has been testing the waters of smart design for several years with the subtle introduction of tech home products like wireless...

The Prettiest Home Tour, to Kick of 2019

SHOP THE LOOK: While I love posting holiday homes (which I typically do for the entire month of December each year), I’ve secretly missed posting...

An Arts & Crafts Home in Maine Full of Old &...

I love a good house story — one that runs deep with history and mixes in the right amount of charm. I also love...

Marie Kondo's ‘The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up’ Is Back on...

Legendary organizational guru Marie Kondo is back in our homes thanks to the release of the Netflix original series "Tidying Up...

2019: Our Final Year

Artwork by Nick Misani On August 30th of this year, on our 15th birthday, we will publish our very last post here at Design*Sponge. This...

A 445-Square-Foot Apartment Maximizes Every Inch — House Call

Name: Matthew Klein Location: Union City, New Jersey Size: 445 square feet Years lived in: 3.5 years, owned Located just 20 minutes...

A Simple Life in 2019: Lessons from Jack

Hey friend! I’m so glad you’re here. Yes, you came to the right post. It’s not Christmas. Even though you’ll see some Christmas decor...

Monday Musings

Oh man, after two weeks off, I have to admit, I’m pretty pumped to be back here. I’m not entirely sure if my brain...

The Incredibly Cool and Cozy Home of Fiber Artist Erin Barrett...

Name: Erin and Creighton Barrett Location: Charleston, South Carolina Size: 3,600 square feet Years Lived In: 2 years, owned "Initially the first...

You Can Spend Your Next Spa Vacation Cuddling Puppies

Think there is no perfect vacation destination? Think again! It is time to travel to Santa Fe, New Mexico. You can unwind at...

Live Out Your Wildest Treehouse Dreams in the French Countryside

For a très chic escape to the picturesque French countryside, look no further than this glamping getaway near Grenoble, France. READ MORE » Source link

This Service Allows You to Swap Homes Like in ‘The Holiday’

There's a website that allows you a temporary escape by swapping homes with a stranger—and it could be the getaway you've been looking...

How I Lost 75 Pounds in a Year by Setting My...

We typically think of home—and the living room in particular—as the place where we avoid exercise: it's the source of cozy blankets, squishy couches,...

Get the Look: A Wintry Dining Room

While more is typically more when it comes to Christmas decor, at least as far as I’m concerned, I actually showed a little restraint...

Quick Design Tip: How Do You Set a Holiday Table?

For this next post in my series of “quick design tips” I thought it’d be fun to share my simple tips and tricks on how...

Home Goals 2019 + Worksheet and IG Template

Happy almost 2019, friends! I know many of us think through and set personal goals at the start of each year, but do you make goals...

A Look Back at Our Home Improvements

Yesterday I shared a Home Goals worksheet for 2019. It’s always fun to think about what’s ahead! But I think it’s also important to...