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A Place for Everything Classic White integrated Bench with Pillows
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A Place For Everything
Our lives are filled with things. We accumulate, we collect, we purchase, and we covet. We have and we hold—literally—for years. Every so often we hit a point—too much!—and we scale back, pare down, give away, toss. What remains is what we keep, carefully selected by what we need, what our families need, what means …
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Wall of Dream Storage Close up of Cushion Seat
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Wall of Dream Storage
“I wanted a design both functional and pretty, with crystal knobs and chandeliers. This brought my dream to life.” - Southern Curls and Pearls blogger Caitlin Covington After moving into her first home in Charlotte, North Carolina, Southern Curls and Pearls blogger Caitlin Covington set her heart on transforming the poorly utilized master closet into …
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Stunning Closet with Accent Lighting in Light Brown Finish
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Streamline Storage Stunner
“I give closet tours!” - Homeowner Carolina Lewis Eager to maximize convenience, practicality, and style in their new Cincinnati home, Brian and Carolina Lewis, both retired after working in online travel, knew smart storage would make the contemporary space complete. Custom closets on both the ground floor and basement were designed with input from architectural …
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In Living Color
“I love how uniform and clean it is. It’s functional without being stuffy. It feels like me.” - Los Angeles fashion designer Clare Vivier When transforming a spare bedroom with a brand-new closet, Los Angeles–based fashion designer Clare Vivier had two goals: to create a boutique space that let her bright wardrobe take center stage …
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Camille Styles Craft Room Hero
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Craft Room
“We now have the perfect space to work on art projects of any size!” - Lifestyle blogger and entertaining expert Camille Styles Lifestyle blogger and entertaining expert Camille Styles has built a business celebrating—and elevating—everyday moments. It’s fitting, then, that she would elevate the form and function of her very own craft room, inside the …
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Organized Garage Space with Gloss Blue Inserts
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Garage
When Natalie and Serg Boytsov set out to revamp their garage, they wanted an extension of their home—a hub where the whole family could cross off chores and enjoy hobbies. Now, the space is an organized multitasker’s dream, with bold pops of color to boot. Everything from tools to gardening accessories is hidden in drawers …
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Lighted Closet Space in Black Finish with Purses and Shoes
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Simplified Abundance
Bags and shoes and jewelry. Oh my! Here’s how to tame the masses Most of us can’t claim our homes to be museums, despite the various collections they house. Filling our lives with what we love most, we often amass things in multiples: bags, books, shoes, sheets, bowls, blankets. We don’t need sneakers in spades, …
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Island on Wheels
Kimberly Lapides, Los Angeles–based fashion blogger at Eat/Sleep/Wear, wanted a clean, modern closet space that would be both functional and sanctuary-like. Her resulting 120-square-foot walk-in, a transformed spare bedroom, is a bright, well-lit oasis that organizes and showcases her carefully curated collections. “If you regularly clean out and edit your wardrobe, then you’ll be able …
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Pink Dressing Room
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Pink Dressing Room
Toronto-based Tiffany Pratt lives by a colorful aesthetic, and that includes her personal style. She needed a closet that would highlight the vibrant colors and textures of her clothing and accessories collections, but also would be functional and easily accessible. "Organization can bring not only beauty but deep peace to your life.” - Tiffany Pratt, …
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Clean Light Themed Room Stainless Steel Accents
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Custom Office in a Closet
For lifestyle blogger and actress Grasie Mercedes, her closet is her career. The Los Angeles–based Style Me Grasie founder publishes near-daily fashion posts and wanted a chic—and functional—closet space that could also serve as her office. Her approximately 100-square-foot walk-in closet, a converted spare bedroom, is now an organized spot for styling and blogging. A …
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Spacious walk in closet with center jewelry storage in light grey finish
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Jewelry-Filled Centerpiece
Linda Martinez, a Charlotte, North Carolina, stylist and founder of Styled Now, specializes in helping her clients find their signature aesthetic. So when one client needed a closet revamp, Martinez was eager to make style dreams come true for the 328-square-foot walk-in closet and adjoining 175-square-foot shoe room. The client, a frequent traveler, wanted to …
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Eighty Pair Showcase closet with brass hardware
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Eighty-Pair Shoe Showcase
Susan Ferrier, a well-known Atlanta interior designer, crafts romantic, layered spaces for her clients’ homes. For her own 227-square-foot walk-in closet, she envisioned a sophisticated and detailed personal space to store—and showcase—her carefully curated collections of clothing, jewelry, and shoes. A rich, leather-wrapped island anchors the space, while a glamorous shoe closet holds 70 to …
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Opulent closet space in grey finish with gold hardware
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Organized Accessories Wall
With credits such as Income Property and All American Handyman under his tool belt, HGTV Canada host and producer Scott McGillivray knows a thing or two about home renovations. When it came time for Toronto-based Scott and his wife, Sabrina, to create the master dressing room of their dreams, the couple knew they were looking …
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Dream Big
Homeowners are living larger than in the past. Despite stagnating wages, a disappearing middle class, and a widening equality gap, the houses Americans are building, buying, and occupying are bigger than ever. On average, today’s new houses are larger by 1,000 square feet, compared with those the former generation purchased in the 1970s. And because …
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