Preferred design

“It is ridiculous to lay down to people where a thing should stand, design everything for them from the lavatory pan to the ashtray. On the contrary, I like people to move their furniture so that it suits them (not me!), and it’s quite natural (and I approve) when they bring the old pictures and mementos they have come to love into a new interior, irrespective of whether they are good taste or bad.”

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‘Murder House Flip’ Is A Very Real Home Renovation Show

‘Murder House Flip’ Is A Very Real Home Renovation Show

If you’ve ever wanted to live in a real-life “Haunting of Hill House,” Quibi’s killer new show may be for you.

There’s no ambiguity in the title for the mobile video platform’s new home renovation show: “Murder House Flip.” In each episode, houses where grisly killings took place are renovated for new owners. 

It’s the only show where homeowners might think twice about a house with “good bones.” And the first trailer is full of one-liners to die for.

“To afford to move by the beach, we had to buy a house where a guy chopped his wife up,” says one homeowner. (Hey, story of my life, amirite?)

The show’s log line explains “Murder House Flip” is “an unconventional new home renovation show that takes on the country’s most infamous homes: the ones known for mysterious murders committed behind their walls.” In each episode, home renovation experts Mikel

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How to Avoid 7 Major Decorating Mistakes

How to Avoid 7 Major Decorating Mistakes

A huge reason many people don’t get around to tackling a decorating project is because they’re afraid to make a costly mistake. To give you the confidence to start your own dream design, and to help you get it right the first time, I’ve put together a list of seven...

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The Elements That Make Up a Good Ceiling Fan

The Elements That Make Up a Good Ceiling Fan

Living in an older home comes with its share of joys and grievances. The creaking fourth step soothes you as you head up the stairs for bed. You can catch the wave in the original glass paneling if you tilt your head just right. But be it the summer or winter, the...

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‘Murder House Flip’ Is A Very Real Home Renovation Show

If you’ve ever wanted to live in a real-life “Haunting of Hill House,” Quibi’s killer new show may be for you. There’s no ambiguity in the title for the mobile video platform’s new home renovation show: “Murder House Flip.” In each episode, houses where grisly...

How to Avoid 7 Major Decorating Mistakes

A huge reason many people don’t get around to tackling a decorating project is because they’re afraid to make a costly mistake. To give you the confidence to start your own dream design, and to help you get it right the first time, I’ve put together a list of seven...

The Elements That Make Up a Good Ceiling Fan

Living in an older home comes with its share of joys and grievances. The creaking fourth step soothes you as you head up the stairs for bed. You can catch the wave in the original glass paneling if you tilt your head just right. But be it the summer or winter, the...

8 Home Decor Tricks to Brighten a Dark Room

If you’re looking to brighten up a room that feels more like a cave (or even just a little on the dim side), try this mix of beginner tips and advanced ideas for bringing in more light and maximizing what you already have.Entrance FastighetsmakleriOriginal photo on...

Rehab Addict’s Nicole Curtis and Hackers Agree : Open Hardware Rules

They say necessity is the mother of invention and it also happens to be responsible for transforming Nicole Curtis from a waitress/real estate agent into the TV star of Rehab Addict. Much like the dozens of high-tech makers highlighted in Thomas's book Making Makers,...