A Buyer’s Guide to Kitchen Counter Seating (9 photos)

Counter seating is popular in modern kitchens, which inevitably raises the question of what stools to pair with your work surface. Since kitchen stools often get more use than dining chairs, they need to be sturdy, good-looking and just the right height. And although buying a few good...

My Houzz: Inviting Farmhouse Charm in Connecticut (30 photos)

Lauren and Pat McBride realized it was time to move out of their small condo when they learned that Lauren was pregnant with their second child. The home they found in Madison, Connecticut — decorated with dated wallpaper and paint in every color of the rainbow — didn’t fit their dream of an airy farmhouse-style...