We've been raised to think renting is a waste of money while buying a home is a money pit, but things aren't the same as they used to be. We dive into the surprising reasons on both sides - the good ... [more]
The five steps to the home buying process, explaining the different parties, fees, and other surprising things that pop up when trying to buy your first house.
Get a well-designed home you can be proud of – on a budget no one will believe.
As part of our brand new What We Want series, we’re bringing you regular intel on the best gear we have our eye on. It may not be cheap, but it's guaranteed to be stylish, useful, and top quality.
A stunning map of America’s 250,000+ waterways.
This free printable will add a modern touch to any room.
This is it. The Big Date. That’s right, your date’s going to see you naked. But your unclothed body won’t be the most revealing thing your date witnesses tonight. It’s your bedroom. Here's ... [more]
Turn your Dwell Magazine aspirations into reality. We give you the tools to break down a Designer Look and make it your own on any budget.
It's the first and last thing you see. Make it good.
Yes, you can get the timeless mid century modern look at the same place you get your underwear.
Making your home feel like home.
You won't believe how easy it is to make this beautiful, affordable DIY side table lamp.
No haggling. No delivery men. Super comfortable.
Completely intimidated on retrofitting your first post-Ikea home? Get the step by step from someone who does it for a living with a wide range of budgets.
We spend all of our money and energy on decorating our living rooms, by the time we get to our bedrooms there's nothing left. That's because everyone sees our common areas but only a few see our ... [more]
Outfit your place, save money, and no one will ever know you bought it from Ikea.
We've all been there: Staring into the void of our brand new, empty apartment feeling overwhelmed by the idea (and expense) of furnishing it. We sat down with Amy Wells, award winning set decorator ... [more]
Who says the government doesn't get anything right?
No budget and limited space is no excuse: Use the techniques in these inspiration photos to rebuild your amazing living room.
A beginner's DIY project that looks like it cost hundreds of dollars.
You can't dress well on a budget without first knowing "what's stylish". The same goes for your place: Use these 10 paradigms of great design to inspire your choices for outfitting your home.
Add some class to your wall.
As a Primer reader you already know the importance of controlling the image that you convey to the world. How you dress, how you...
A sharp, free printable of a symbol with a hundred different meanings.