Prep, serve, and entertain at an island that fits stools underneath, offering seating for a gathering of friends. The homeowners added iron legs to bring this butcher block piece to the right height. Chandelier, $462, overstock.com. Island, westelm.com. Cabinetry, ikea.com. Blue-striped bowls, $18 each, canvashome.com.
This isn't just a splash of color — it's more like a total downpour and also the most creative room divider we've ever seen.
Individual blocks are the perfect size for baby succulents.
Pretty scrapbook paper (and coordinating ombre paint hues) put this group of plastic organizers in the spotlight — in a good way.
An all-over color change on a row of storage crates might be too much, but painting only the insides makes a lovely statement that doesn't feel childish.
Ah, the age old math problem: One bathroom + A big family = Someone always waiting around — even when they really need to go.
There's nothing worse than sitting down and realizing that there's just a cardboard tube where your TP should be.
If you tire of the natural brown look, coat the bottom in white paint (or add accent fabric) for a trendy upgrade.
Removable cardboard backers allow an injection of fun patterned fabric that can be changed out on a whim.
If you don't have a guest room, have no fear. There are more ways to be welcoming than you think.
When you've got a toddler, bath time should be fun.
Bathroom Makeovers, Perfect Spaces, Bath Time
When you've got a newborn on the way, invest in a fold-up infant bath.