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A DIY Kitchen Overhaul for Under $500

A few years ago, when Abbey and Phil Hendrickson and their two young children moved from Buffalo to the couple's hometown of Owego, New York, their 1881 century farmhouse came with many charms. But th…

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An Inspirational Low Cost Kitchen

Located in Hudson, NY, on Warren Street (the town's main thoroughfare, known for its antiques shops and restaurants), The Hudson Milliner is a recently opened bed & breakfast from Shannon Greer (a…

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A DIY Dining Table For Less Than $125

At Remodelista, we liked this magically reimagined dining table from Los Angeles based interior designer Faye McAuliffe of You Are the River, created from a vintage walnut table sourced from Craigslis…

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Steal This Look: Painted Drawer Sides & Interiors

Here's an idea for the color shy: Dressers painted in an array of cheery colors (or in gray, for the truly color avoidant) in stealth locations, such as drawer interiors and drawer sides. After …

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Vegetable Decor: Thanksgiving Centerpieces For Less Than $10

Ever since the Remodelista editors spotted artichokes, carrot greens, and whole beets used as tabletop flowers (see Babel Restaurant in Cape Town), they've been seeing vegetables in a new light. With…

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8 Tips for Traveling With Ease

Like many things in life, stress-free travel boils down to planning. The right travel accessories also help. Here, eight tried-and-tested tips to prepare for that forthcoming work trip or holiday vis…

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6 Lofty and Steep Staircases

Let's just say that Japanese safety codes aren't exactly the same as ours when it comes to stairs. Welcome to the land of open banisters, tall ladders, and rail-free designs. Here, a roundup of six …

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Affordable Ways to Update a Rental Kitchen

Remodelista editor Meredith wanted to perform a a miracle rental remodel on her San Francisco apartment kitchen with paint. At first, she contemplated painting the cabinets (faux- mahogony) —but backe…

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8 Rooms with Nature-Green Floors

When the Remodelista editors visited Esprit founder Susie Tompkins Buell at her SF flat (see A Home at the Top of the World, San Francisco Edition), they learned about her affinity for the col…

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Simple & Classic DIY Curtains Rods

The editors of Remodelista have featured curtains hung from plumbing pipes and painted branches, but this may be the most novel solution yet: curtain rods fashioned from leather straps. Above: De…

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about Remodelista

Remodelista is a one-stop sourcebook for the considered home, guiding readers through the design and renovation process. Founded by four friends with a shared design DNA and appreciation for intelligent design, Remodelista counts architects, design professionals, and style-conscious consumers among its daily audience. The Remodelista aesthetic favors classic and livable over trendy and transient, well-edited interiors over cluttered environments, and thoughtfully designed products over mass-market, disposable goods.

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Laura B.

Laura is a Care2 Causes Senior Editor. She graduated from Pitzer College with Honors in English and World Literature and a minor in Music. She’s... more

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