Renter-Friendly Budget DIYs You Can Do This Long Weekend (That Actually Look Good)

Faced with a long weekend ahead of you, if you’ve got the itch to do a little DIY project to improve the way your rental home looks, this post’s for you. All from the same insanely stylish rental apartment in a basement, these two projects are fast, affordable and most of all… attractive enough you’d actually like to display. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

Renter-Friendly Window Treatments That Don't Damage Walls

Most of the time, I’m okay with skirting around a landlord’s rules and will happily drill holes to hang art and curtains. However, every now and then, you meet a landlord who’s such a stickler, you wouldn’t even dare bring a drill into the apartment. If you find yourself in such a situation, these damage-free ideas for hanging curtains will help you keep your privacy—and your security deposit. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

The Smart Reason You Should Put Lace (Yes, Lace) On Your Windows

Warmer weather means opening up your curtains and windows, and letting in the light and fresh air. But, with all that welcome air and sunshine sometimes comes unwelcome bugs and less privacy. Let’s welcome back a classic that can surprisingly solve both issues: lace! READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

This Affordable Purchase Can Actually Help You Sleep Better

Earlier this week, we shared a simple trick to make a dark room brighter, but today we’re talking to those who want their spaces darker. Whether you’re a sensitive sleeper and can’t handle even the slightest bit of light from a nearby street lamp, or you work the nightshift and can only catch those Zzz during the sunniest part of the day, this one relatively affordable decor addition just might up your sleep quality. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

Target’s Having a Major Two-Day Sale on Curtains and Rugs Through Saturday

Home decor resolutions like upgrading the style of your living room or bedrooms are often top of mind for people this time of year, reinvigorated after all the holiday decorations (sadly) come down. Luckily, as we reported earlier this month, January is the best time to buy some key items, including sofas, bedding and towels (hello White Sales!), and rugs. Proving that last one is most definitely true, Target is having a major two-day, online-only sale on their floorcoverings (and, to sweeten the deal even further, they’ve included curtains in the sale as well). READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

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. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico