Stop Boring Sofa Syndrome: 62 Non-Basic Picks to Wake Up Your Living Room

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photo by sara ligorria-tramp for ehd | from: 7 fool-proof ways to design a home you truly love

Warning, hyperbole ahead: There are two types of people in this world—the kind that just resolves to buy a sofa that’s comfortable no matter how boring it looks (i.e.

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Why You Should Be Using Armoires in Every Room (+ All the Best Shopping Picks)

Photo By Amy Bartlam. Design By Jette Creative.
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photo by tessa neustadt | from: staging my dream parisian hotel suite with sotheby’s

A couple of weeks ago, as I was salivating over Corbett’s bedroom from the Brooklinen reveal, I decided to Google, once again, one of my favorite EHD blog posts of all time—the Parisian hotel suite Emily did with Sotheby’s.

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Finally A DIY Anyone With A Paint Brush Can Do: A Series Of The Best Paint Ideas On The Internet

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image via yellowtrace | design by ester bruzkus

While I am currently a white-wall loving female, there was a time long long ago where my teeny tiny, zero natural light, New York “apartment” donned a cherry red accent wall with a surrounding 5-inch bright white border (paired next to a turquoise and gold Anthropologie wallpaper…).

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This Is For Anyone Who Has Ever Suffered From “Trend” Paralysis

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Emily Henderson Moto Brady Bedroom Parachute Edited 3
photo by tessa neustadt for ehd | from: brady’s bedroom makeover with parachute

This is not the first time in my writing history where I talked about my aversion to the term “trend.” Yes, a huge part of my job as a design-focused editor and writer is to cover new things happening (or at least brewing) in the industry.

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The Link Up: Actually Flattering Shorts? + 12 Other Things We’re Into This Week

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Alex Mccabe Homes Tdf Ad 2200x1404
image via the design files | design by alex mccabe, architecture by mcmanus lew architects

Here’s a quick recap of the EHD team this week: vacations (Jess is living her dreams in Barcelona, Emily Bowser is at the beach on the east coast), HUGE photoshoot prep (shooting the mountain house for the big fall feature story all next week), actual shoots for the book (part of the production team was in New Orleans “working” between NOLA frolicking) and birthdays (happy birthday, Ryann!!).

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“Revenge Body For the Home”: The Juicy Backstory to Orlando’s Show Unspouse My House

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A question I’ve been getting quite a bit since my HGTV show Unspouse My House was announced is, “How did this come about?” So I thought I’d take a minute and write down how I got here, how the show came into being, and give you some behind-the-scenes goss on what goes into making a TV show.

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When You Need More Storage But Your Closets Aren’t Getting Any Bigger: 72 Storage Furniture Picks

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photo by sara ligorria-tramp for ehd | from: jess’ small space living room makeover

I don’t think there has ever been a time in my life where I thought to myself, “I have enough storage.” Or perhaps more accurately, I have never thought “Everything I own has place.” Ask anyone who knows me well and they will tell you my organization skills are the opposite of Marie Kondo.

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Is This the Next Big Color Trend? (+ 7 Ways to Use It at Home)

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Emily Henderson Yellow Interior Design Ideas 10
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There’s a part of my design process I left out of my MOTO introduction from a few weeks back, and that was all the variations of color combinations I played with (even if just in my head-slash-Instagram bookmarks) for specifically my living room.

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Mountain House Monday: The Last-Minute Changes I Want to Make But Won’t (or Maybe I Will)

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To make a fashion analogy, when we shoot my house, it’s typically dressed more to host an Oscar viewing party, but when being shot and featured in a professional interior design magazine, read by professional interior designers and brands (and seen for the FIRST time), it feels like it’s being photographed on the red carpet then presenting Best Picture of ALL TIME.

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The 7 Things You Need to Know Before You Try to Hang That Gallery Wall

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Right around the time that we decided to work with Pen + Napkin on a new Feel Good Flash Makeover, this time for a very deserving family of soon-to-be five transitioning out of homelessness (see yesterday’s reveal here), Artfully Walls reached out to us to partner on a post about art and it just felt like the perfect marriage for what we had going on.

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The Easiest Renter Hack: 60 (Budget-Friendly) Cabinet Hardware Picks to Instantly Refresh a Room

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photo by sara ligorria-tramp for ehd | from: velinda’s tiny kitchen reveal

Every article I’ve probably ever read or written about rental hacks to “level up” your home style—and there have been A LOT—involves swapping out hardware in one form or another.

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