Ask Jennifer Adams: How to make a sofa I hate work

Have an ugly leather sofa that is the wrong color, and wondering if you can re-dye the leather or get a slipcover? Here are some of Jennifer’s ideas on how to live with it.

How the fish market of her youth became the house she loves today

“This corner means a lot to the neighborhood, and I am glad that people like what we did,” says homeowner Roma Sawchyn.

How the fish market of her youth became the house she loves today

“This corner means a lot to the neighborhood, and I am glad that people like what we did,” says homeowner Roma Sawchyn.

Ask Jennifer Adams: Should your picture frames match the art or your decor?

How to create a cohesive look for your art, no matter your decor style.

Ask Jennifer Adams: Should your picture frames match the art or your decor?

How to create a cohesive look for your art, no matter your decor style.

A Kensington loft transformed into a ‘comfy art gallery’

“The building has this familial vibe, with wide hallways, floors left in their unmitigated state ... so it had an authenticity and a warmth that made me feel it was a happy place,” said Terri Currier, who moved to Kensington in 2017.

A Kensington loft transformed into a ‘comfy art gallery’

“The building has this familial vibe, with wide hallways, floors left in their unmitigated state ... so it had an authenticity and a warmth that made me feel it was a happy place,” said Terri Currier, who moved to Kensington in 2017.
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Ask Jennifer: How to keep endurance up for going 'all KonMari’

Did you try Marie Kondo’s method and got overwhelmed or are you wondering how to start?

Creating a modern lifestyle, while honoring the architecture in Philadelphia’s Spring Garden neighborhood

Contrasting old and new, James Pavlock has molded his 1859 three-story Italianate house in an individual, eclectic style.

How ‘let’s have friends over’ becomes ‘let’s paint the house’

Before our walk was over, the notion was stirring that it was party time.But party time, friends, is never as simple as it sounds.

Ask Jennifer: Black paint is back, and here’s how to use it

Gray has been capturing all the headlines and trend reports for years now, and many who are looking for a little more drama are choosing darker grays and blacks for walls and cabinets.

In Center City, ‘a lovely place, rich with sunny spots to curl up in’

When Anne Kaier bought her first house at age 50, she wanted something distinctive with space to garden.

Ask Jennifer: How to mix up an all-wood interior

Need to soften a room that’s all the same? Here's how to add interest and contrast to any style.

West Mount Airy condo allows couple to age in place in the neighborhood they love

“I knew this would be popular as there is very little available in the area of Mount Airy for people who want to age in place,” developer Scott Seibert of Bancroft Green said.

Philly thrifts see surge in donations as people go all ‘Marie Kondo’ on their homes

“People keep saying ‘Oh yeah, I’m doing the spark joy thing,’ and I’m like ‘Awesome, keep bringing your stuff to us.’ We love it.”

Ask Jennifer Adams: Turn your old living room into a place you love

Want to update your living room, or any room, and wondering where to start?

Opening up a Craftsman-style home in Wynnewood for modern living

The home, built in 1926, had a warren of small rooms — including 11 bedrooms — when Kelly Copeland and Ken Deitch bought it in 2012. They've opened up the space for their family of four.

Design trends to watch for in 2019

Before you pick up that paintbrush, take a look at the colors and styles the pros say will be big in 2019.

Ask Jennifer Adams: How better organization increases storage space

Wondering how to add more storage space when there seemingly is none?

House or museum? Decor showcases eclectic collection in Cherry Hill

Cynthia Guerra harvested items from flea markets, estate sales, and, in one case, the curbside a step ahead of the trash collectors to decorate her Cherry Hill home.

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