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Oct 17

Creative Ways to Add Plants to Even a Tiny Kitchen

Nothing adds life (literally and aesthetically) to a space quite like plants. And in a kitchen, plants can serve a double purpose, because if you choose to grow herbs, you can look at them and eat them, too. You may think that having a teeny-tiny kitchen means no room to grow things, but that’s where you’d be wrong. If you’ve got the light, we’ve got nine ideas for ways you can find the space.

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Oct 17

One Room, Many Windows? Pro Tips for Choosing Window Treatments

While having “too many” windows may sound like a good problem to have (hello, vitamin D), treating multiple windows in one space is often a task best left to the professionals. With so many variables involved, it’s hard to know what treatments will look good together until the installation is complete (aka once it’s too late). Luckily, Los Angeles-based interior designer Taylor Jacobson shared with us some insightful rays of wisdom on how to do it right the first time, so you can treat your windows with confidence.

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21
Oct 17

Take a Peek Inside Judy Garland's Former Apartment

The legendary Judy Garland once owned this apartment in the iconic New York City building, The Dakota; it recently went into contract after a significant price cut.

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Oct 17

Small Vanities & Sinks You Can Squeeze Into Even the Tiniest Bathroom

When it comes to bathrooms, there are some things that you can’t do without, you know, like a sink. If you’re trying to fit a bathroom or powder room into a (really really) tight space, take a look at this list of sinks and vanities that can squeeze into the smallest of spaces.

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21
Oct 17

Science Has Figured Out Just How Long Our Vacations Should Be

A lot goes into planning a vacation. Where should you go? When can you take time off? What gets you the most bang for your buck? Should you do a lot of long weekends or a few big trips? At times all of the run around and crazy planning can seem like it just isn’t worth it, how can you enjoy your vacation when you’re not doing it right. Luckily, science is here to remove some of the guess work.

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21
Oct 17

​How to Give New Life to Your Old Suitcases

Between spills, errant shoe bottoms, and airplane grease, inside and out, our suitcases may not be the cleanest. This year, before you pack for your holiday trips or winter getaways, give your luggage the royal treatment so you can put your carefully packed clothes somewhere they’ll stay fresh and clean.

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21
Oct 17

These Dog Houses Are Designed by Starchitects

If your dog is a design buff, then here’s a way to cater to their discerning tastes: Blue Cross for Pets teaming up with the Outdoor Arts Foundation and world-renowned photographer Drew Gardner to present a collection of pet furniture from some top architecture firms.

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20
Oct 17

12 Gray Sofas We Love Right Now Under $1,000 — Annual Guide 2017

So maybe you’re thinking about buying a sofa. Color matters. You want something that’s going to match with everything else in the room, that will look good with the things you have now and also, hopefully, weather the test of time. With this in mind, gray is an excellent neutral—quite versatile, with none of the high maintenance of white or the in-your-faceness of black. If you’re sold on gray, and you’re on a bit of a budget, we’ve got your number, because each of these ten stylish gray sofas costs less than $1,000. Take a gander at our selections. You may be pleasantly surprised by what not very much money buys.

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20
Oct 17

A Light & Bright Eclectic Modern Philadelphia Row Home — House Tour

Name: Chaney Widmer her husband Charlie
Location: Fairmount — Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Size: 1200 square feet
Years lived in: 2 years, owned

When Chaney and her husband Charlie bought their house in the Fairmount neighborhood of Philadelphia in the fall of 2015, she saw the house as a chance to experiment and flex her creative muscles. It was in need of some major updating, but she saw the potential right away. They ended up getting a great deal on it, and then spent 30 days putting in all new hardwood flooring, painting just about every surface, replacing light fixtures, and fixing a bunch of little things before they moved in. About nine months after that, they did a full kitchen renovation as well.

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Oct 17

13 Weaving Projects to Welcome Colder Temps

Though there are few things more perfect than a sunny summer beach day, we’ve long been ready for the cooler (read: less sweaty) weather. Right now, we’re in the middle of changing over our wardrobes, our decor, and even the craft projects on our want-to-try lists in anticipation of the coming winter. The one technique that’s been topping that list has been weaving, which has surprisingly risen in popularity. While we have seen handcrafted textiles and macrame wall hangings trend in the decor realm, the appeal of woven textures in the fall and winter is obvious — it’s all about getting cozy.

Whether you’re new to looms or are an experienced weaver looking for new projects (like these fringed pillows from A Beautiful Mess), here are just a few crafty ideas that will bring comfy-cozy texture into your home.

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