15
Dec 18

An Event Planner's Modern, Quiet Quonset Hut in Detroit — House Tour

Name: Haley Lertola
Location: True North — Detroit, Michigan
Size: 1,100 square feet
Years lived in: 1/2 year, renting

Haley Lertola owns an event planning and design company, Detroit Cultivated, where she’s “committed to disrupting the Detroit event industry by creating inspired experiences that incorporate sustainable practices. One of the goals of each event is to transport guests to a truly original setting. In late 2016 we planned a dinner party for a corporate client in the two original Quonset huts. I loved every minute of working in the Quonset hut. I felt inspired by its unique shape and the natural light that was let in on such on a cold, December day in Michigan.”

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15
Dec 18

HGTV's Dream Home 2019 Is Its Most Expensive Ever

The HGTV Dream is going up—and not just in altitude. According to PEOPLE, the 2019 Dream Home is the priciest one yet—valued at over $2.3 million.

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15
Dec 18

6 Surprising Uses for This $6 Laundry Room Essential

If you’re a fan of fun and inexpensive home decor DIYs—and who isn’t?—then we’ve got the hack for you. Usually reserved for hanging clothes to dry, and in my case, securing bags of foodstuff in the kitchen, it seems clothespins are actually awesome for organizing all sorts of things throughout your home. Don’t believe us? Read ahead for some of the savviest ways to use clothespins to streamline your space.

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15
Dec 18

This 'Fixer Upper' House Is for Sale for Under $500K

If you’re a frequent “FixerUpper” viewer, then you may remember the Prickly Pear House from last year. Named for its giant, overgrown cactus in the front yard, the four-bed, three-and-a-half bath home in Woodway, Texas was entirely overhauled thanks to Chip and Joanna Gaines. And the best part? It can now be yours if you’re willing to drop $499,000.

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15
Dec 18

7 Inexpensive Bathroom Upgrades That Will Up Your Home's Value

Potential buyers can be thrown off by the littlest things (just consult any episode of House Hunters). Even if you’re not thinking about selling your home now, you can make small improvements while you’re still living there without dedicating a lot of time or money to the cause.

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14
Dec 18

4 Reasons to Sell Your House This Winter [INFOGRAPHIC]

4 Reasons to Sell Your House This Winter [INFOGRAPHIC] | Simplifying The Market

Some Highlights:

  • Buyer demand continues to outpace the supply of homes for sale which means that buyers are often competing with one another for the few listings that are available!
  • Housing inventory is still under the 6-month supply needed to sustain a normal housing market.
  • Perhaps the time has come for you and your family to move on and start living the life you desire.

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14
Dec 18

See Inside the Home of Wolf Circus' Founder — House Tour

Name: Fiona Morrison, owner of Wolf Circus
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Size: 850 square feet
Years Lived In: 1 year, owned

While she was still at British Columbia’s University of Victoria, entrepreneur Fiona Morrison founded Wolf Circus, “a line of demi-fine jewelry thoughtfully designed and hand fabricated in Vancouver, BC.” Her home, located in the Mount Pleasant area of Vancouver, isn’t teeny at 850 square feet, and the space’s tall ceilings, ample sunshine, and minimal objects make it feel airy and bright.

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14
Dec 18

7 New Ways to Reuse Your Old Leather Belts

Here’s a friendly reminder to not throw out, or donate, your leather belts during your next closet purge. Leather is an amazingly versatile DIY material and one belt will give you plenty of usable length to repurpose. Anytime a DIY calls for a long strip or just a scrap of leather, an old belt is the perfect amount. Here are some of our favorite leather DIYs to get you started:

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14
Dec 18

6 Things Everyone Seeking a Small Apartment Should Know

If you’re in the market for a small apartment—whether it’s your choice or not!—rest easy. Small living is trending and, anyway, who needs all that extra space? More room, more collected clutter! That said, there are a few fundamental attributes of a space that, while small in size, can actually feel larger than a floor plan can make it appear. We asked the experts for what to look for when shopping small. Read on for six key apartment features to consider:

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14
Dec 18

3 Types of Meaningful Gifts That Cost Next-To-Nothing

What is a gift exactly? We say it’s selflessly giving someone something they want or need. What isn’t a gift? Something that always comes in a box. We’re quickly approaching the holiday season where the focus is all about buy buy buy but maybe you’d rather switch gears this year, maybe you’d rather give something that doesn’t come from a store. We have a few ideas to get you started.

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