Hadley Mendelsohn

Hadley Mendelsohn

Design Editor

Hadley Mendelsohn is House Beautiful's design editor, and when she's not busy obsessing over all things decor-related, you can find her scouring vintage stores, reading, or stumbling about because she probably lost her glasses again. Along with interior design, she writes about everything from travel to entertainment, beauty, social issues, relationships, fashion, food, and on very special occasions, witches, ghosts, and other Halloween haunts. 

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The Heartwarming Origin Story Behind the Coolest Store In the Midwest

Elevating daily living to something more beautiful.

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50 Festive Outdoor Christmas Decorations for a Chic First Impression

From understated to over-the-top.

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20 Game-Changing Laundry Organizers

These solutions ALMOST make the task pleasant.

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45 Thanksgiving Decorating Ideas for a Stylish Celebration

Plaid, pumpkins, foliage—the gang's all here!

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Visiting This Store Is Like Stepping Inside a Designer's Shopping Cart

A mix of modern pieces and down-to-earth vintage.

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25 Walk-In Closets You Might Want to Live Inside

Carrie Bradshaw would approve.

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30 Elevated DIY Christmas Decorations That'll Save Your Bank Account

Crafting them is a fun holiday activity of its own.

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15 DIY Advent Calendars That'll Get You So Amped For Christmas

Let the countdown begin.

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31 Boys Bedroom Ideas That'll Win All The Cool Points

You'll want to move in.

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32 Thanksgiving Quotes to Fill You With Gratitude

They'd also be excellent Instagram captions.

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55 Kids' Rooms So Cool You'll Wish They Were Yours

How old is too old for a slide? Asking for a friend.

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21 Organization Ideas That'll Save Your Already-Cramped Bathroom

It's all about using vertical storage solutions, people.

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18 Easy Recipes That'll Win Your Thanksgiving Potluck

Don't be that person who "forgets" to bring something.

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35 Thanksgiving Appetizers Your Guests Will Devour

And they're insannely easy to make.

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55 Dining Room Ideas So Good, You Won't Need to Hire a Designer

Bookmark this for the next time you need a refresh.

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Prediction: This Kitchen Display Cabinet Trend Is About to Take Off

Learn about the small detail that adds so much value.

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Watch This Dining Room Table Convert Into a Ping-Pong Table

This is some serious sorcery.

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24 Alternative Bedside Table Ideas That Save Space and Money

Here's how to repurpose what you already have.

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30 Home Bar Ideas to Make Yours Feel Like a Full-On Party Venue

From a simple liquor cabinet to a professional grade set-up.

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45 Library Design Ideas That'll Make You Want to Curl Up with a Book

The most stylish ways to stack treasured books.

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15 of the Freakiest, Real-Life Haunted House Stories You'll Ever Hear

Might need to sleep with the lights on tonight.

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The Ultimate Mini Road Trip Itinerary for Clueless Die-Hards

But please be a better driver than Cher.

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30 Scary Good Halloween Cocktails to Try

Whip up a hauntingly great party with these drinks.

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11 Abandoned Mansions That Will Make Your Toes Curl

Creepy doesn't begin to describe them.

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The Definitive Proof That Modern Kitchens Have Endless Versatility

From whimsical to sophisticated.

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16 Modern Ways to Decorate a Butler's Pantry

Downton Abbey, but make it 21st-century.

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30 Chic Powder Rooms You and Your Guests Will Both Love

These spaces are small but mighty.

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50 Small Kitchen Ideas to Steal So You Never Feel Claustrophobic Again

Hello, sky-high cabinets and mirrored backsplashes.