Red cedar clads extended Parisian house by CUT Architectures

By Amy Durrant

A 100-year-old house in Paris has been renovated and extended by local studio CUT Architectures to frame a garden facing the morning sun and create a shaded terrace overlooking a nearby park (+ slideshow). (more…)

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America's Oldest Residential Street & Other Cool Historic Spots — Design News

HuffPost Home has rounded up seven must-see spots for history buffs that aren’t the usual tourist attractions. Included is Elfreth’s Alley in Philadelphia, the oldest residential street in America. The houses were built between 1728 and 1836, and two are open to the public.

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Quick DIY Tip: How To Cut Linen Perfectly Straight Every Time

Cut Green Linen Fabric on Metal Table

I learned how to cut linen properly last week, when I was wrestling with a very large piece of fabric for this DIY headboard project. Linen is a wily fabric and its loose weave likes to change shape a lot when handled. No matter what I did to line it up, the linen would shift and I couldn’t cut a straight line to save my life. Thank the heavens for this amazing tip:

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Clouds by James Brown — On The Wall

Clouds by James Brown

Previous On the Wall print

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Stock Up: Essential Supplies for Easy Freezer Meals — The Kitchn

From The Kitchn ? Stock Up on Freezer Meals Week 3: Essential Freezer Equipment & Supplies

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Small Bathroom Solution: Mirrored Walls — Inspiration & Ideas

You’ve heard it time and time again – mirrors are a great way to reflect the light in a small space, thus increasing the sense of space. It’s particularly true for bathrooms, which are often among the smallest, darkest rooms in our homes.

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25 DIY Projects for Small Bedrooms

Small bedrooms can present interesting challenges. Where do I store clothes? How can I fit a lamp on a nightstand that’s the size of a postage stamp? Here’s a roundup of DIY solutions that store the necessities, get the lighting up on the walls, and add a dash of style to tiny bedrooms.

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An Old Bridge in Italy to be Converted into Condos — Design News

In Italy’s Calabria, an old bridge and its aqueducts are getting a modern makeover. The government held a competition to best reuse the structure, and the winning design is an “inverted skyscraper.” From the road, you’ll descend between the hills to retail and residences.

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Mia Cullin models wooden benches on piano stools for Orkester collection

By Ashleigh Davis

Swedish architect and designer Mia Cullin has produced a range of benches and stools with adjustable seats modelled on traditional wooden peg furniture and piano stools. (more…)

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Design Dozen: 12 Clever Space-Saving Solutions for Small Bedrooms

Small Blue Bedroom with White Exposed Brick and Window
A peaceful bedroom spotted on La Maison D’Anna G.

If you’re dealing with a common small-apartment problem — a bedroom scarcely large enough for a bed, much less anything else — look no further than this list of clever space-saving solutions. These are some of the best ideas we’re seen for tucking away all the stuff that tends to accumulate in a bedroom, and ensuring that your sleeping space will be calm and restful.

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