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Homework Heroes: 7 A+ Ideas for Squeezing in a Study Space

(Image credit: El Mueble) Summer isn't officially over for another few days, but it sure does feel like it's a distant memory. The smells of sharpened pencils and waxy crayons are thick in the cool air now that school is in full swing across the country. Show More Summary

Have We Passed Peak Rent Prices? For Now, New Study Says

Paying too much for rent is something many of us take for granted as an awful but necessary indignity of modern life, like uncomfortable airplane seats or receiving work emails in bed. But rents in some of the highest-priced American cities may—mercifully—be falling. READ MORE »

Before & After: An IKEA Clearance Sofa Becomes a Millennial-Pink Dream

(Image credit: IKEA ) Krys's DIY project is almost too internet friendly too be true. An IKEA hack? That's millennial pink? All for the low cost of $300? Think of all the extra money she saved for avocado toasts and Netflix subscriptions...Show More Summary

The 5 Minute Fix: Inspiring (& Inexpensive) Ways to Freshen Up Your Bedroom Fast

(Image credit: My Domaine) Does your bedroom lack a certain something? You don't have to spend a ton of time to inject a little style into your space. Try one of these quick fixes—five things you can do to amp up your look in five minutes or less. READ MORE »

We All Need One: 6 Ways You Can Make Today a Guaranteed Good Day

Life gets crazy. With work, family, friends, and budgets to tend to everyday, it's easy to get burned out. While some of us may try to micromanage our daily lives to ensure smooth sailing, the reality is even the most thought-out schedules are subject to change, leaving us in a tailspin. READ MORE »

Some of the Most Gorgeous Tiny Kitchens with Open Shelving — Kitchn

From Kitchn ? 5 of the Most Gorgeous Tiny Kitchens with Open Shelving READ MORE »

Before and After: An Abandoned Living and Dining Room's Total Turn Around

When Fernando and Maximiliano bought a classic house in the Buenos Aires neighborhood of La Boca, the building had been abandoned for years and every room was begging to be renovated. With a very minimal budget they decided to redo every room themselves. READ MORE »

I Bet You Can Tackle Your Cluttered Living Room in Just 20 Minutes, and Here's How — September Sweep

People are surprised to know that the hardest-working weapon in my cleaning arsenal is my phone's built-in timer. It's a workhorse for two reasons: First, because I find it easier to muster up the energy to get chores done when I give myself a mental limit. "You only have to clean for 20 minutes, Taryn. You'll be done just in time for Jeopardy." READ MORE »

One Woman's "Life-sized Dollhouse" in Cincinnati — House Call

Name: Emily and Gigi the dog Location: Norwood, Ohio The basics: 5 months, owned — 1,067 square feet Emily and her adorable dog roommate Gigi settled into this cute craftsman after a decade of renting. It was love at first site for Emily and after the ink dried on her contracts she set about turning the house into her ideal first home. READ MORE »

Another Margaret Atwood Book Is Becoming a TV Series Thanks to Netflix

Fans champing at the bit for a new season of The Handmaid's Tale can take comfort in knowing that another Margaret Atwood novel is being developed into a series, too. The 1996 book, Alias Grace, takes place in the mid-1800s and centers around a woman who has been convicted of murdering a wealthy man and his housekeeper. Show More Summary

The Way to Make the Most of Your Next Vacation Actually Requires No Planning at All

It's not exactly news that Americans are workaholics and collectively terrible at taking a break. Fortune reported on a study in May that 54 percent of employees ended 2016 with unused time off, which totaled 662 million wasted vacation days (though we sure hope some rolled over!). Show More Summary

Before & After: A Bright & Modern Update for a NYC Apartment — A Bright & Modern Update for a NYC Apartment

When your work involves promoting an array of new and vintage designer furniture from showrooms, brands and private collections, it's safe to say that you're surrounded by decor inspiration every day. That's precisely the case for Tamara...Show More Summary

Rent this Ornate Octagon House on the Hudson for $40,000 a Month

North of New York City, hidden in the tony bedroom communities of Westchester County, sits this perfectly preserved portal to upper class Victorian life on the Hudson River — and now you can rent it for a mere $10,000 a week. READ MORE »

These Are the Impulse Buys You Need to Watch Out For When Stressed, Study Says

We joke about retail therapy all the time, but as it turns out, there is some merit to the idea that people spend more when they're stressed—just, maybe not in the way you'd expect. READ MORE »

Big Bang Theory's Kunal Nayya Moved Into His LA Compound with Just a Sofa (& Not Much Else) — Architectural Digest

He may play astrophysicist Rajesh Koothrappali on The Big Bang Theory, but actor Kunal Nayya quickly realized that house hunting—and decorating—was less of a science and more of an art. He and his wife, designer Neha Kapur, opened up their Los Angeles compound to Architectural Digest this month. Here's a peek inside. READ MORE »

Two Makers Create A Bright Haven in a Downtown LA Apartment — House Tour

Name: Michelle Paul Toney and James Toney III Location: Chinatown — Downtown Los Angeles Size: 1,115 square feet Years lived in: 1.5 years, renting Michelle and James' lives seem to revolve around downtown LA. After meeting in the Arts...Show More Summary

As Seen on TV Homes to Book for In Real Life Vacations

If you've ever been caught up in a home design porn TV spiral—don't worry, we've all been there—you know there are some pretty impressive properties out there. Touring everyone's pads virtually on shows like Extreme Home sand Cribs makes us basically want to retire, buy a new tool set, and get to work on our own place. Show More Summary

Rooms That Prove Moldings Can Change Everything

(Image credit: Style at Home) You've probably seen big, dramatic moldings adorning the walls of beautiful, high-ceilinged spaces in dreamy Paris apartments. Maybe you found yourself thinking: "That looks great, but it would never work in my humble, totally average-sized American home." I am here to tell you that you are wrong. Show More Summary

This Room Divider Turned Bar Is A Small Space Hero

For those of you who have a roommate who doubles as your drinking buddy, we're willing to bet that you'd get plenty of use out of this room divider that turns into a bar table. Created by Tawainese designer Laurel Hwang, the multi-purpose piece named Plier simultaneously satisfies the need for privacy and socializing. READ MORE »

These Bookcases Aren't What They Appear To Be

(Image credit: Fran Parente | Yatzer) You can perhaps blame it on having watched too much Scooby-Doo as a kid, but the idea of secret passages fascinates me. So I love it when architects incorporate a little mystery into their designs—secret rooms, hidden doors, or, in this case, a whole wall of bookcases that turns out to not be a wall at all. READ MORE »

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