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Tuesday September 2nd, 2014

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The Kitchen is the Heart of this Berkeley Home

For most families, the heart of the home is the kitchen, but that is doubly true in the home of cookbook author, blogger and photographer Erin Scott. (Her gluten-free cookbook Yummy Supper just came out two weeks ago!) Thirteen years ago, Erin was living with her husband Paul in the Berkeley hills and on their drives…

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Monday June 16th, 2014

Monday February 17th, 2014

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Eclectic in New Orleans

This New Orleans home comes to us from Logan Killen Interiors, a New Orleans design firm founded in 2012 by Katie Logan and Jensen Killen. In addition to working on residential and small commercial projects, Katie also owns See Scout Sleep, a line of pet products made in Louisiana. This home belongs to Amber and Jacob…

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Monday February 3rd, 2014

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A London Home that Keeps Things Simple

Saffron Hunt and her very soon to-be husband Adam Holland (and their two year-old mini schnauzer, Hudson) have only lived in this South London home for six months. The couple moved to the neighborhood to test the waters before buying their own home in the area. Saffron has spent the last 10 years styling bands,…

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Monday January 27th, 2014

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Living with Less in Washington D.C.

When interior designer Christine Gasparich and husband John moved into this Washington D. C. home, a year and a half ago, they made a pact not to buy furniture and accessories just to fill the space. They committed to not bringing anything into the home that they didn’t really love. They both feel happier living…

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Monday November 11th, 2013

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A first apartment in Brooklyn

Although it looks like she’s been living here for years, Taylor Anne only moved into this Crown Heights, Brooklyn apartment three months ago. In fact, she moved to New York City  just four short months ago. Taylor moved to New York from Bloomington, Indiana where she worked for a trio of indie record labels, and…

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Tuesday September 3rd, 2013

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A New Jersey Home Restored to its Craftsman Glory

Rachel and Tyler Grace bought their 1920s style bungalow in Haddon Heights, NJ back in December 2010 when it was in need of some serious TLC. But the interior designer/carpenter couple the two saw the potential and history it possessed and chose to restore it to its former Craftsman glory. (Rachel spent the last year…

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Monday November 26th, 2012

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Sneak Peek: Luke Fenech and Oliver Chapman

Two years ago, Luke Fenech and Oliver Chapman made the proverbial move from the city to the country. In their case, the city was Central London and the country was Greenwich, London. Despite being just a few miles away, Luke says Greenwich has quite the village vibe. Both Luke and Oliver grew up with an…

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Monday October 29th, 2012

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Sneak Peek: Chris & Dave Plantan

Chris and Dave Plantan have lived in their Minneapolis, Minnesota, home for the past 15 years. It has survived two children, two dogs and loads of entertaining. Even with their children off in California now, it’s a place they’ll always call home and a comfortable space to recharge. Chris describes their style as whimsical traditional and…

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Monday October 15th, 2012

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Sneak Peek: Greg & Melissa Hoy

Greg Hoy is the president of Happy Cog, an award-winning boutique digital design agency with offices in New York, Philadelphia and Austin, and he loves to unplug by cooking. His wife, Melissa, is a former display coordinator and merchandiser for Anthropologie and Terrain who spends much of her spare time scavenging flea markets and antique shops for her own creations for…

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Monday October 8th, 2012

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sneak peek: caitlin wilson textiles

Caitlin Wilson is lucky enough to work on design projects all over the country, but she works out of her Philadelphia home. After her husband Brigham’s job took them overseas for a couple years, he’s now a student at the Wharton School of Business, and together they run Caitlin’s textile line and interior design business. (Having…

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Monday September 17th, 2012

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sneak peek: katherine and mac mcmillan

Growing up in Brooklyn Heights, Katherine McMillan was surrounded by a very classic East Coast decorating style. Now that she and her husband, Mac, are living with their children in this southwest Minneapolis home, they strive to achieve that old East Coast style mixed with modern functional pieces. They want a space that feels lived…

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Monday July 30th, 2012

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sneak peek: micah rich

Micah Rich, one of the original founders of A Good Company and The League of Moveable Type, considers himself somewhat nomadic, jumping from place to place every few months. But he always finds his way back to his childhood home in Camillus, New York, where his dad still lives. He’s been here for the past nine…

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Monday April 16th, 2012

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sneak peek: karen wise and chandler kauffman

Fine art wedding and food photographer Karen Wise and her husband, Chandler Kauffman, a director, writer and cinematographer, live in an 850 square-foot prewar co-op apartment in Park Slope, Brooklyn. As photographers/filmmakers, their work often takes them to LA and various locations around the world. They share a love of beautiful sunlight, rich colors, wood, high…

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Monday November 28th, 2011

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sneak peek: dana frigerio

Five years ago, garden designer Dana Frigerio, her architect husband and the family cat moved into this 1914 home located in the village of Blevio, right on the shores of Lake Como, Italy. The home is opposite the famous Grand Hotel Villa d’Este, and it had special significance for Dana, as it was once her grandmother’s…

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Monday November 21st, 2011

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sneak peek: carla & jack fahden

Carla Fahden and her husband, Jack, have lived in this Tudor-style house in St. Louis Park, MN (just outside of Minneapolis), for the past three years. Just this past year, they remodeled both the kitchen and bathroom. Carla loves an imperfect, mismatched style of decorating. Though it may look effortless, she carefully orchestrates each and…

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Monday June 20th, 2011

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sneak peek: courtney & michael adamo

Courtney, one of the founders of Babyccino Kids, and her husband, Michael Adamo, bought this Victorian home in London’s Highgate Village last August. Then they spent eight long months renovating the 120-year-old home. They kept as much of the original detailing as possible, such as the original ceiling cornices, old fireplaces and beautiful ceiling medallions, but…

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Monday May 9th, 2011

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sneak peek: cortney bishop

sneak peek: cortney bishop

This home in Sullivan’s Island, South Carolina (just outside of Charleston), is home to interior designer Cortney Bishop, husband Baker and the couple’s two young children — Ryder (5) and Lucy Kohl (18 months) — plus two dogs. That’s a lot of foot traffic, but somehow, Cortney has managed to create a serene and welcoming…

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Friday March 26th, 2010

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sneak peek: hidden kitchen

sneak peek: hidden kitchen

in new york there are sunday suppers, in baltimore it’s sometimes, and in paris you have hidden kitchen.  it’s all part of this increasing trend towards intimate dinner parties where friends and strangers converge for a memorable meal.  today’s sneak peek takes us into the parisian flat of laura adrian and braden perkins, the creators…

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