The F-Word: Furnishings

HGTV: Life After “Fixer Upper”

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10 Soulful Homes

Take a good look at them here. [photo: KellyWearstler]

Design Tricks From The French

The French are masters of culture, beauty and design. From fashion to food to furniture, the country has a distinctly sophisticated style that many wish to emulate, especially at home. If you dream of gazing at the Eiffel Tower or sipping red wine in Bordeaux, there are a few simple design tweaks you can make to bring the spirit of France to your humble abode. Scroll through tips here to see how you can live in style like the French.

Best Architecture Of 2016

From a spiraling wedding chapel in Japan to a cattle station in Australia to a health center in Rwanda, architecture around the world is innovating some of the most unlikely of spaces. We’re used to hearing about skyscrapers needling the heavens at ever-frightening heights, but sometimes, it’s the designs looming closer to the horizon that are the real feats of imagination. Arch Daily, a trusted purveyor of architecture news, recently announced the winners of its 2016 Building of Year Awards. The honorees demonstrate both the beauty and service design drums up across the globe, chosen by a jury comprised of 55,000 of Arch Daily’s readers. They whittled down a total of 3,000 projects to just 14 winners, showcasing the best architecture of 2016 so far — sometimes in small packages.

10 Tips To Organize Your Home

Getting your home and space organized at the beginning of the year will help you move through the coming months with less stress, spend some time on your own well-being, focus on relationships, and achieve your other goals. Follow these tips to organize your whole home quickly and easily.

How To Clean Out Your Closet

Everyone accumulates more stuff over the holidays, so what better time to do a closet purge than the present? This closet clean-out we’re suggesting doesn’t need to take a long time. In fact, we aren’t suggesting that you painstakingly go through every item — we’ll gladly put that off until spring — but there are a few things you should throw away right now. Here are 9 items that every woman should purge from her closet immediately.

Keep Your Heating Bills Low

If we kept our homes as warm as we liked all winter, our energy bills would cost approximately $1 billion dollars. Although turning up the thermostat is tempting, just a few extra degrees can cripple your bank account. Luckily, there are many cheap, natural ways to heat your home that don’t involve blasting space heaters.