Decorating on a Budget: 20 Tips from the Pros

A couple of months back, I gathered some tips from the pros for ways to round off an unfinished room. It seemed to hit a chord with our readers, leading to many commenters weighing in on their favorite piece of advice or offering up their own tips that have worked for them. Since we’re focusing on reining in our budgets this month, lets see what insightful pointers the masters can offer up when it comes to bargain decorating! READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

Real Homes, Real Solutions: 20 Reversible Ideas to Overhaul Your Rental Bathroom NOW

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Little Hidden Luxuries: Secret Outdoor Spaces in the City

One of the things I love most about living in New York is catching little glimpses of outdoor spaces—somebody’s patio or rooftop garden, little pockets of green within the city. Of course gardens are always lovely, but these city gardens seem especially precious because they are so rare, and especially verdant and inviting compared with the noise and bustle of the city. I’ve hunted down 10 beautiful city outdoor spaces, so whether you live in New York or not, and whether you have an outdoor space or not, you can experience this feeling, too. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

Clever Space-Saving Solutions for Small Bedrooms

If you’re dealing with a common small-apartment problem — a bedroom scarcely large enough for a bed, much less anything else — look no further than this list of clever space-saving solutions. These are some of the best ideas we’ve seen for tucking away all the stuff that tends to accumulate in a bedroom, and ensuring that your sleeping space will be calm and restful. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

Reasons to Go Rugless (And Proof Your Room Could Be Better For It)

Rugs are the textured, sometimes-patterned anchor for many rooms. They add color underfoot, as well as softness to a space. While rugs are a “must-have” for many homes (including renters with leases that require them), don’t think you have to add a rug to a room. In fact, there are a few reasons why you might want to go rug-less entirely. Don’t believe me? These dazzling real-life rooms with bare floors might turn you on to the rug-free side. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

These are the Trendy Pool Floats That Will Earn You Insta-fame This Year

It is almost summer, and that means it is almost time for your friends to post pictures of themselves on Instagram, gracefully posed on top of some trendy pool float in some enviable location. Look, the rise of the statement pool float is one of the weirder things about Instagram, but I remember that, as an 8-year-old, I was once very, very excited about a pool float shaped like an alligator, so I have no room to judge. Instead, I will be presenting you with the most photogenic inflatables of the season, ones that will support you while drinking in Read More

The Wing's New D.C. Location Is Stunning, Historical, and More Important Than Ever

Popular women’s co-working space, The Wing, has officially begun its (highly anticipated) seven-city expansion. The first stop? The historic Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico