Fresh new backsplash options, when new developments look old-timey, and more

By Virginia K. Smith | April 1, 2015 - 11:15AM

Sleek, affordable ideas to change up your kitchen's backsplash (Apartment Therapy)

Brand new condos designed to (sort of) look like old school townhouses, if you're into that sort of thing (Curbed NY)

Here's how not to kill all your nice plants (Design*Sponge)

So how much does it actually cost to turn your rowhouse into a passive house, anyway? (Brownstoner)

Should you bother telling the board about your apartment's mold problem? (Habitat Magazine)

Some of the internet's better Ikea hacks (The Financial Diet)

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