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This Tool Tells You The Best Viewing Time For the Solar Eclipse In Your Area

Have you heard there's a solar eclipse happening on Monday? The "path of totality" — where the moon will completely block the sun— is cutting right across the continental US, for what will be the first time in 38 years. But even if you're not in total eclipse territory, chances are, you'll still be able to see something. Show More Summary

Nuclei: Surreal Wall-Mounted Lamps

Lighting can come in many forms, and it’s not always the light being emitted that takes center stage. In fact, it’s often the fixture itself that attracts the most attention. Feature lighting can become a major focal point in sitting rooms and dining rooms, and the new “Nuclei” series of wall-mounted lamps does exactly that. […]

First-Time Home Buyers Renovate a Philly Row Home on a Budget — House Tour

Name: John and Melissa. Kids: Elliott and Julian. Dogs: Beatrix (Boston) and Bacon (Frenchie). Location: South Kensington — Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Size: 1800 square feet Years lived in: 2.5 years, owned This 1800-square-foot Philadelphia row home was just a shell when Melissa and John bought it two and a half years ago. Show More Summary

New Yorkers, Here's How You Can Camp For Free in City Parks

Why head Upstate or elsewhere when you can get your camping fix right in the city? While pitching tents in NYC parks is usually frowned upon (read: illegal), there is a program that welcomes residents to experience the city's green spaces overnight, and for free. READ MORE »

The "I Like It" Theme at Work in a Melbourne Apartment — House Call

Name: Trish Location: Preston — Melbourne, Australia The basics: 3 weeks, owned — 50 square meters/ 538 square feet Trish knew that with her love of color and collecting she could turn her cookie cutter apartment into a bright and eclectic home, full of endlessly fascinating pieces. READ MORE »

This Scandi-Inspired Breakfast Will Change How You Start Your Morning — Kitchn

(Image credit: Kaat Zoetekouw/Stocksy) From Kitchn ? How Traveling Through Scandinavia Changed the Way I Eat Breakfast READ MORE »

Not a Drop: A Dozen Tips and Hacks that Make Painting Cleanup Easy

We all like to give a good-natured ribbing to those folks on House Hunters that see the paint color on the wall as a major obstacle on their homebuying journey. "It's so cheap and easy to paint!" we say. READ MORE »

Declare Your Beyoncé Love by Displaying Her New 600-Page Coffee-Table Book

It's been more than a year since Beyoncé's groundbreaking visual album, Lemonade, was released, but fans are still thirsty for more. And Queen Bey is eager to deliver; the mother of three just released a colossal 600-page coffee-table book titled How to Make Lemonade about, you guessed it, how she made the album Lemonade. Show More Summary

The "Oddly IKEA" ASMR Video Is Actually Relaxing

Using YouTube videos to lull yourself to sleep is one thing, but how about a visual production that simultaneously encourages you to snooze and shop for stuff to spruce up your place? Enter IKEA's ASMR video. At 25 minutes, "Oddly IKEA"...Show More Summary

This Weekend: Must-Do Maintenance To Make Your Home Feel Fresh

Although it doesn't take up space, this unwelcome guest still weighs your entire household down. Getting rid of it completely is almost impossible, but if you strap on your meditative mindset and get to work this weekend —for however long you've got — your home will truly feel, and actually be, a whole lot cleaner, without question. READ MORE »

Designer Spotlight: Large Scale 3D Printing Using Algorithms

A full-scale 3D printed grotto made of 1.3 billion surfaces and printed on 7 tons of sandstone using algorithmic generated surfaces has heads turning. These life sized art installations showcase intricate geometric patterns in a complex but organic formation. The exhibit is called “digital grotesque 11” and was created by …

Back to Cool: Society6 Launches Backpacks

Who else remembers the days of limited back to school backpack options? Sure, you had whatever Disney characters or pop stars that were popular that year, but other than that, your choices were most likely one of a few solid colors and a monogram if you were fancy. Show More Summary

NYC Neighborhoods Where Recent Grads Actually Have a Shot at Renting

Anyone who's ever lived in—or had dreams of moving to—New York City knows it to be two things: One, it's unlike anywhere else, and two, it's almost absurdly expensive. Making it work here is already difficult, but add super high rent prices (with basically little to no space) and it makes things even more challenging. READ MORE »

A Mid-Century-Inspired Amsterdam Apartment — House Tour

Name: Tolga and Tomi Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands Size: 700 square feet Years lived in: 3 years, owned Tolga and Tomi's colorful apartment is a starter home dream-come-true. Located in a fun Amsterdam neighborhood that is filled...Show More Summary

A $30 IKEA Lighting Hack You'll Want To Make Right Now

(Image credit: Brittni Mehlhoff - Paper & Stitch) I've been on a lighting kick lately. Maybe it's because I just re-read The Little Book of Hygge. To me, light — whether it's natural or created — is king when it comes to your home. Not all of us have floor-to-ceiling windows or an expansive budget for beautiful light fixtures. Show More Summary

A Mouthwatering Look That'll Make Your Home Feel Like Summer Year-Round — Currently Obsessed

(Image credit: Wall Flora Shop) As a renter who loves the look of wallpaper, I'm constantly tempted to try peel-and-stick versions, but the installation (no matter how easy the instructions claim it is) seems like such an ordeal that I've avoided temp wallpaper altogether. Show More Summary

Before & After: Building a Baby-Friendly Space, Basically From Scratch

Life comes at you fast. Lisa had been considering this room for a makeover when she found out she was pregnant and suddenly on a whole new unexpected timeline. After gutting the room they got to work adding classic elements to the structure of the room so it was more in line with the rest of the house as well as, you know, getting it ready for a baby. READ MORE »

The Tiny Houseboat That Makes Me Want to Escape Manhattan

Sure, tiny houses are great and all, but what's better than a tiny house? A tiny houseboat. Besides the upper and lower decks, this stylish, modern houseboat has a comfortable but trim indoor footprint of 30 square meters, or 322 square feet — and if you get tired of where you're docked, you can just pilot your little floating home to another shore. READ MORE »

Scandinavia Meets Japan In These Minimalist Work Spaces

Here we have the pleasure of tiptoeing around some gorgeous creative spaces from the Chinese side of the web. These work spaces appear to intertwine the clean and simple ethos of Scandinavian and Japanese minimalism, where natural material and clean lines are key. Many of us have come to accept that our own craft rooms, […]

Go Down the Rabbit Hole: 10 Vintage Newspaper & Magazine Ads

I love a good print ad. Maybe it's my magazine background shining through, but it's difficult for me to see the interplay of typeface and imagery on paper as anything but artful, even though I know I'm being marketed to. Sorry if that...Show More Summary

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