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From fabric choices to pleating, interior designers break down how to select the ideal curtains—and how much you should budget.
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How to Build a Floating Shelf
So you can take the perfect shelfie.
How to Pick the Perfect Rug for Your Space
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Make Over Your Home Office With These Game-Changing Goods
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Trade in those warped doors and stained shelves for a crisp new look.
The Definitive Guide to Prefab Home Companies in Your State
Prefab builders across the USA are striving for smarter, faster ways to make homes.
Think Small With This Gigantic Guide to Tiny Homes
Downsizing your life? Big benefits await.
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Interior Designer Lauren Geremia Shares Her Tips for a Bedroom Revamp
The San Francisco–based designer explains what to invest in—and where to experiment.
The Essential Guide to Shipping Container Home Design
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How Much Should You Spend on a Wall Sconce?
Wall sconces are versatile, space-saving fixtures that can act as functional art in the home.
55 Bright Ideas for Bedroom Ceiling Lighting
Create a peaceful ambiance in your bedroom with these exemplary ceiling lighting designs.
Dwell On This: Ditch Your Extraneous Kitchen Gadgets
Be honest—are you really using that herb infuser?
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5 Vital Tips for Sticking to Your Renovation Budget
Keep things from getting out of hand with these insider tips.
How to Design a Kitchen That’s Ideal for Entertaining
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Guide to the 5 Main Window Types You Should Know
Despite its humble origin as a mere unglazed hole in a wall or ceiling, the window today has evolved to be one of the most...
The Eco-Friendly Guide to Upgrading an Existing Home
The greenest home is the one you already have.
The Ultimate Guide to Prefab: 65 Resources by Location, Construction, and Price
Prefab is part of Dwell’s DNA—build a better future with our veritable tome of all things prefab.
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These seven tips will provide you with everything you need to know for selecting a new vanity that fits your space, style, and...
The Only Guide You’ll Ever Need for Spring Cleaning
If you’ve gotten the spring cleaning fever, put that newfound energy into good use with this ultimate eight-step guide.

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