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Link Love: Cats, bathrooms and thin houses

Posted September 18, 2014

Style Forecast: 5 Upcoming Bathroom Bathroom Wall Paint Colors Apartment Therapy Hot pink and dark plum: can you picture these bold colors in your bathroom? Do Homeowners or Renters Have More Options? Trulia When it comes to financial hardship, is it better to own a home or to rent? ...

Sailing down the river of home improvement regrets

Posted August 5, 2014

It’s a tough question: how much should you invest in a house? On the one hand, improving things as much as you can makes a home comfortable and livable for you, and might command a higher selling price when the time comes. On the other hand, sinking a lot of money into a property ...

How smart is your toilet?

Posted June 3, 2014

For most of us, the toilet is a pretty humble appliance, mainly good for … well, you know (also a handy drink for the family dog when their bowl is too far away). But our phones are smart and our refrigerators are smart, so why shouldn’t our toilets be smart? MSN Money ...

Sit on it! Modern chairs

Posted May 6, 2014

We love some good modern design here at MLuxe, and the humble chair is a great way to give your home a contemporary twist. Let’s take a look at some particularly cool ones: Love the mix of glass (most likely Plexiglass) and wood. The question is, how comfortable is it to sit ...

Link Love: River pool, women and garden houses

Posted May 1, 2014

Invisible Garden House by Simon Hjermind Jensen Design Milk “How amazing would it be to extend the feeling of summer a bit with the help of a micro climate that lets you enjoy the great outdoors while also being sheltered. Simon Hjermind Jensen designed the Invisible Garden ...

Link Love: Camouflage marble, TV real estate and more

Posted April 22, 2014

Ask A Designer: How Often Should I Paint and Make Over My House? House Beautiful A designer gives some various approaches to take when you’re considering refreshing your home. 4 DIY Decorating Ideas for a Staircase Real Simple “Want a hit of playfulness without making ...

Surreal beauty: Palacio de Cristal

Posted April 15, 2014

This stunning Spanish building, originally used as a greenhouse, is the epitome of of the phrase “light-filled”.  Combine glass with just the right sort of lighting and magic can happen, as artist Kimsooja demonstrated. She “had the whole floor tiled in mirrors. ...

Which state has the most expensive dream home?

Posted April 3, 2014

For most of us, a home will be the most expensive thing we ever buy. And someone among us has to own the most expensive one, right? Business Insider profiled the most expensive homes for sale across the country. Take a look at the article and figure out which is the highest-priced ...