Purchasing a hoarder's house is not for everyone. If you plan on doing the Herculean task of cleaning out a "hoard," you should have a certain skill set, have cash and be physically capable of tackling a myriad of different jobs, among other things. And last but not least, you shouldn't mind getting your hands dirty.
For Patricia Altschul's 1850s Greek Revival mansion in Charleston, South Carolina's historic district, designer Mario Buatta tapped Haleh Atabeigi to paint a hexagonal motif on the floors.
When you're in the midst of a home renovation, or even a simple makeover or project, it can sometimes feel like life or death. Lesli Devito knows. She gave us the scoop on keeping your cool -- here's what we learned!
Ask anyone where Constitution Gardens is, and they're as likely to say it's in Philadelphia as in Washington, D.C.
Rules to live by so you don't hate your contractor!
Fast, savvy and (mostly) cheap fix-up.
The team at Nate Berkus Associates turns a Georgian-style home into an up-to-the-moment residence with classic appeal.
The owners of this 1920s home in Seattle's Queen Anne neighborhood love its Tudor-style architecture, but they weren't so enamored with the kitchen.
If you live in the western U.S., plan to spend an average of $692,174. And look out, San Francisco. If you live in this Northern California city, a custom home will set you back on average a whopping $1,146,000.
The concept of deconstructing for the purpose of constructing something better can be extended to our thoughts and attitudes as well. Such efforts at reconstruction will ultimately allow for a more positive impression and hopefully more rewarding relationship as well.
Life is expensive! Use your talents to help defer the cost.
When unpacking a house, chances are you're not going to be able to unpack everything in one swoop.
As part of the Cities in Focus Blog series, the National Trust's Community Outreach team wanted to highlight a local leader -- someone who is in the c...
I am embarrassed to admit I was raised by a woman who prayed to the god of plastic covers. My mom fancied, for some reason, believed that unless every cushion didn't crackle and stick to your thighs when you sat on it, it just wasn't luxe.
Planning a renovation to your home or condo? Then you have certainly run into these two seminal questions: who can I trust to do the work and how much is this going to cost?
I've found myself discussing kitchens and bathrooms a lot lately: renovations are back on the rise, and creating a sparkling new space adds dramatically to resale value (as well as your own every day decor satisfaction!).