Here's How IKEA Plans To Bring the Store (and Other Services) Directly To You

With the year quickly approaching its end, Entrepreneur has already predicted 2019 as revolutionary as it relates to online shopping. There’s no debate about our appreciation for buying any and everything via the internet, so it’s only natural for the services to progress in order to keep up with the growing demands. Concepts like IKEA’s self-driving autonomous vehicles prove that there are endless creative options available to ensure that we don’t have to venture any further than our computers to get the items we need and want (and fast!). READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

The Small Space Dweller's Guide to Designing a Functional Living Room

Living in a small space is never easy. Along with little to no storage space, you’re often stuck with the daunting task of figuring out how to arrange furniture in a living room that’s cramped due to the lack of square footage. Thankfully, we know a few space-savvy designer friends to call upon for help. We reached out to four different small space aficionados for advice on how to design a functional living room when you’re not working with a ton of space and here’s what they had they had to say. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

Your Future Hotel Room Might Be A Solar-Powered Vehicle

Remember when all the gadgets featured in the Back to the Future universe seemed totally far-fetched? But over 30 years later, here we are with our video calling devices and fingerprint recognition technology that defied what we thought was conceivable. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

7 Rooms That Will Make You Want to Paint Your Ceilings

Ceilings are called the fifth wall for a reason. Along with offering ample design opportunity, a fresh coat of ceiling paint can quickly transform the ambience of an entire room. So to inspire your ceiling painting endeavors, we rounded up seven rooms, all from Apartment Therapy home tours, that will make you want to paint your ceiling ASAP. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

Win: $499 from Simply Framed Toward the Gallery Wall of Your Dreams — Maxwell Ryan + Simply Framed

Win: A $499 credit toward your new Max Plexibox Gallery WallFrom: Simply FramedValue: $499 Wall art and framed prints are HUGE in Apartment Therapy homes. It’s where the personal really shines, and it instantly elevates a room to feel more sophisticated. We’ve been working with the style setters at Simply Framed for over a year now, identifying the types of frames we know our readers will love most. We wanted to go beyond the classic black-and-white frames — as much as I love them as my go-to — since we’ve been seeing more of you expressing your LOVE of bold Read More

This Cozy Renovated Cabin Will Make You Crave Fall Temps — House Tour

Name: Jenny McClary and Allie LeepsonLocation: Wardsboro, VermontSize: 1,100 square feetYears lived in: 1 year, owned We bought our three-bedroom, Adirondack-style cabin in southern Vermont (smack in between Stratton and Mount Snow). We were impulsive with the buy, but it has turned out so well. The cabin was built in ’82 and sits on about 1.5 acres of land. The interiors are covered in knotty pine and feature unfinished stone flooring in the kitchen, front entryway, around the fireplace, and the sliding door to our wrap-around deck. We did nearly all of the renovations ourselves (painting, changing light fixtures, swapping Read More

We Did the Math: Here’s When You Should Get a Storage Unit

Americans love stuff. We store it in our homes, garages, basements—and when that’s all filled, we pile it in to storage spaces across the country. But sometimes when space is hot commodity, all that stuff creates a huge problem and the idea of renting additional storage space can seem like a good answer. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

These Mesmerizing Timelapse Videos Show the Secret Life of Plants

File this under things that might bring unexpected joy to your busy, hectic day. These timelapse videos of plants, captured over the course of hours, are the most relaxing, mesmerizing things I’ve seen in ages, and I think I might just watch them forever. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

How We Can Help Those Affected by Hurricane Florence and Typhoon Mangkhut

Two extremely powerful storm systems simultaneously pummeled opposite sides of the globe last week, with Florence causing heavy flooding and damage in North and South Carolina, and Mangkhut wreaking havoc on the Philippines and parts of China, including Hong Kong. We’ve compiled a list of organizations on the front lines helping the victims of these brutal extreme weather events. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

The Bouqs Company's New Plant Collection Is Unbeleafable

Please excuse our plant puns in advance, but today calls for a few: The Bouqs Company launched their first-ever plant collection that has us prickling with excitement. As of today, customers of the online floral retailer can purchase seven different varieties of plants—ranging from orchid plants to succulents, and everything in between. Whether you’re looking to expand your collection or start one from scratch, there is most likely an option that suits your needs. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico