My Houzz: A Home Built Around Art and Family (15 photos)

A passionate interest in art informs the decor of Karolina and Erik Modig’s stunning turn-of-the-19th-century apartment in the quaint central Södermalm district of Stockholm. The apartment extends across an entire floor of the building, and its decor developed gradually through playful experimentation...

How to Clean Your Cutting Boards (5 photos)

Cutting boards take a lot of abuse — they’re designed to handle cutting, smashing, even pulverizing. It’s important to keep them up to the task by making sure they’re properly cleaned and sanitized. Cutting boards made of wood or plastic are porous to varying degrees and require different cleaning techniques....

Turn to the Wall for Space-Saving Storage (10 photos)

Storage: You can’t live without it. But storage furniture that sits on the floor, such as chests and bookcases, has a space-stealing footprint that lessens its effectiveness. With these clever wall-focused solutions to common dilemmas, however, you can have your storage and floor space too.

8 Flowering Vines to Plant for Nonstop Summer Blooms (11 photos)

Planting a flowering vine for summer can be a great way to attract pollinators, boost curb appeal with a cascade of flowers or cast some shade over an outdoor seating area. Here are eight summer-flowering varieties to keep an eye out for. Each one packs a punch with continuous flowers all season.
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How You Can Help Volcano Victims (6 photos)

Volcanic eruptions in Hawaii and Guatemala have destroyed homes and displaced thousands of residents. About 600 homes have been destroyed by lava flows from Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island. Flows of lava and ash from an eruption of Guatemala’s Fuego volcano have killed more than 100 people, and...

Inspiration for an Eye-Catching Eid (12 photos)

When Reem Sayes was a little girl, her parents would drive her around to see the twinkling Christmas lights that set the houses in their suburban Chicago town aglow. Sayes, who is Muslim-American, remembers wishing the Islamic holidays her family celebrated had similarly visible home decor traditions....