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Aug 17

This House Comes With Two Waterfalls (Yes, Really) — House of the Day

Are you looking for a home where you can bask in the beauty of nature? Take in the magnificence of Mother Earth? This house in upstate New York is one that comes with over 60 acres of land and a total of two (yes, two) waterfalls.

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23
Aug 17

A Finally-Feels-Like Home for a Creative Spirit — House Call

Name: Stephanie
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
The basics: 1 year, rented — 750 square feet

Stephanie is putting down roots, figuratively and literally, in her plant filled North Carolina home. She has created a space full of thrift store treasures, DIY pieces and art that helps her feel truly at home.

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23
Aug 17

An Art Lover's Sunny Garden Flat in Cape Town — House Tour

Name: Jean Mortlock
Location: Sea Point, Cape Town, South Africa
Size: 947 square feet
Years lived in: 3 years, owned

When Jean bought this apartment three years ago, not much needed to be done at all. Unfortunately, just one year later the apartment flooded — not once but twice — and all within two months! All the floors, cabinets and carpets had to be ripped out and replaced. Luckily, this meant Jean got to choose new paint colors, rugs and flooring, which made up for the inconvenience.

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23
Aug 17

Pare Down Guiltlessly with "The Home Decluttering Diet"

In need of some major decluttering (or perhaps an entire home organization makeover)? Whether you live in a tiny studio apartment or a huge house, paring down and finding a space for everything can be an overwhelming task, especially if you’re a person who forms attachments to your things.

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23
Aug 17

Diptyque Wants to Fragrance Your Ride

If you spend a lot of time in your car, it feel as though it’s an extension of your home — so why shouldn’t you have a smell to match? That’s the idea behind luxury candlemaker Diptyque’s new high-end car air freshener, debuting this September.

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22
Aug 17

Sorry, Parents: Nobody Wants the Family "Heirlooms"

In a modern world currently intrigued by minimalism, there’s something that all three adult generations can agree on: the problem of dealing with the collections curated (hoarded?) by our family members. From younger boomers and Gen X’ers sandwiched between their aging/dying parents and their own children to millennials trying to gently manage expectations (and their own limited budgets and storage space) without hurt feelings, the message is crystal clear. As Forbes said recently, “Sorry, nobody wants your stuff.”

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22
Aug 17

A Designer's Contemporary Meets Classic Cape Town Apartment — House Tour

Name: Melissa and James Lawrence
Location: Vredehoek, Cape Town, South Africa
Size: 1184 square feet
Years lived in: 2 years, renting

Cape Town-based interior designer Melissa and her husband James didn’t want to invest a ton of money in this home since they are renting it. But because Melissa is in the interior design field, they knew exactly what could to be done to enhance the space and in a cost effective way. They’ve been able to cleverly add their own touches to their rental apartment, creating a space that feels like home.

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22
Aug 17

Peek Inside a Sunny Chilled-Out Australian Abode — House Call

Name: Julia
Location: Perth, Australia
The basics: 2 years, owned — 807 square feet

Julia is taking her time settling into her apartment in a historic Art Deco building. Mixing IKEA with art, plants and a reviving coat of white paint, she has created an adorable, breezy space.

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22
Aug 17

I Stayed in Airbnbs for an Entire Year– Here's What I Learned — Kitchn

From Kitchn → I Stayed in Airbnbs for a Year and This Is What I Learned

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22
Aug 17

The Things THOSE People With Always-Uncluttered Cabinets Do

You know the types. You grab a peek inside their cabinets as they’re fishing a glass out for you and you don’t see precarious stacks of plates just waiting to fall, too many coffee mugs to count or a jumble of canned vegetables and bags of chips. You see clean, uncluttered cabinets that could totally be door-less, they’re so sleek and organized. This type of kitchen cabinet organizers have secrets to keeping them that way; we’re sharing four today.

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