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New York City: Where Moving a Half-Mile Can Save You $1,000 on Rent

Living close to certain major subway stations almost always means paying more in rent—that's a fact that will surprise approximately zero New Yorkers. That kind of convenience doesn't come cheap, and everyone knows it. But if you'reShow More Summary

Are You Shopping Amazon's "Secret" Brands?

It's almost back to school season, and for those of us who like to be informed consumers, Quartz has done some serious retail thesis work this summer — and we need to hit the books. Because it turns out that one of the world's largest...Show More Summary

How to Design an Open Concept Space That Looks Like it Belongs on TV

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.  Shop a similar look: Lighting | Stools | Pendants Almost everyone loves open concept spaces, where...Show More Summary

Your Hearts Can't Handle These Succulents That Look Like Bunnies

Owning a succulent is almost a rite of passage for any home dweller, but how you display your succulents and the type of succulents you own, says a lot about your personality. So what screams "I'm playful AF" more than an adorable succulent that resembles bunny ears? We can't think of anything. Show More Summary

8 Fascinating Facts About Bryan and Maira of HGTV's New Show Chi-Town Flip

HGTV fans have a new reason to celebrate: Chi-Town Flip. The hotly anticipated new show features Bryan and Maira Segal, a husband a wife who had a meteoric rise from being total real estate novices to one of the top home flippers in Chicago. We were so intrigued by the just-debuted pilot that we had to know more about the couple behind the show. Get to know Bryan and Mai ahead.

Get Excited! The Real-Life Resort That Inspired Dirty Dancing Wants to Reopen

In addition to ABC's Dirty Dancing reboot earlier this year, fans will be excited to learn that the original resort that inspired the iconic film may be reopening. Louis R. Cappelli, the current owner of Grossinger's Catskill ResortShow More Summary

How Cupcakes and Cashmere Blogger Emily Schuman Keeps Her Cool When Entertaining

When you're a top blogger known for your fabulous taste like Cupcakes and Cashmere's Emily Schuman, there are certain expectations when you throw a party – even a simple Summer get-together. A lesser woman might crumble under the pressure of having every detail perfect, but not Emily. Show More Summary

Get Your Closet Organized With These 10 Genius Products From Ikea

If you have heaps of clothes and random items piled up in you closet, it's time to get your life together! There's nothing more stressful than searching through a sea of stuff to find just one shirt. Thankfully, Ikea has some organizational products that are useful and affordable. Show More Summary

Portugal Winery Transformed Into Private Residence

It’s easy to lose track of the history behind old buildings when they aren’t considered culturally significant. Over the decades, inhabitants come and go, and the most recent ones may never learn that their home was once a butcher shop, boarding house, school, or another unexpected establishment. Sometimes, however, the threads of these memories are […]

Our 6 Picks Under $100 From Wayfair's 6th Birthday Sale

Inspired to squeeze the most life (and al fresco living) out of what's left of summer — or, in my case in Texas, planning for when it's actually cool enough to hang outdoors while the sun is up again — I popped over to Wayfair's birthday sale this week to see what kind of end-of-season steals they might have in store. READ MORE »

Prepare to Swoon Over These 13 Throw Pillows From Joanna Gaines's Pier 1 Collection

As if you needed another reason to love Joanna Gaines, the HGTV star has a decor collection at Pier 1 Imports that's to die for. We are loving the Magnolia Home pillows in particular - they come in durable fabrics, yet they're full of character, in rich taupe, rust, navy, and gray shades. Show More Summary

If You Think Microwaving Your Sponge Keeps it Clean, You're Dead Wrong

Post by Kathleen Wong. Is part of your cleaning routine nuking your smelly sponge in the microwave in attempts to give it a new life? Sorry for this, but your efforts are fruitless.  According to a recent study by German researchers,...Show More Summary

The House Where Voldemort Killed Harry Potter's Parents Is Up For Sale!

If you've ever wanted to live in the iconic home where Harry Potter grew up, now's your chance. The De Vere House, first introduced in The Deathly Hallows Part One, has been listed on the market. The property, represented by British realtor Carter Jonas, is currently valued at 1.3 million. Show More Summary

Is That Open House Worth It? How To Decode Listings Like a Pro

One of the first steps to house hunting is sifting through a pile of listings and finding which ones are worth your time, in terms of going to take a look. Your real estate agent will likely set you up on a search tailored to properties that will meet your needs. Show More Summary

7 Home Improvement Shows You Can Stream on Netflix Right Now

It's the weekend, and that means it is finally time to relax! Sure, you could go on a hike, enjoy a nice boozy brunch, or you could even catch up on the latest novel that's been sitting on your nightstand. But, if you're in the mood for some more low-key plans (aka you just want to Netflix and chill), we totally have you covered. Show More Summary

Change Your Shape, Change Your Room: 9 Patterned Round Rugs — Annual Guide 2017

(Image credit: Arlyn Hernandez) We've said it before and we'll say it again: Rugs are one of the easiest ways to transform your space, and you can do it within a fairly reasonable budget. With the amount of outlets available, online especially, there's a huge world of every kind of rug imaginable at your fingertips. Show More Summary

Clean IQ: 7 Things to Know About Cleaning with Baking Soda

You probably have at least one box of baking soda hanging around at home, right? Whether you keep it in your fridge as a deodorizer, or you use it to cook with, clean with or even to brush your teeth, you know that baking soda is smart to have on hand. Show More Summary

The Unstoppable 2017 Textile Trends...and What's Next

(Image credit: Elle Decor) Textiles can really make a room, but they can also be pretty polarizing once you're talking patterns beyond a simple stripe or classic dot. Right now, there seems to be room for a little bit of everything in...Show More Summary

A Beautiful Vintage-Filled Studio Apartment in a Former Church — House Tour

Name: Deanna Leone, Jessie Mademann (and Thurston & Shermie the cats) Location: Fishtown, Philadelphia Size: Large Loft Studio (don't know the square foot) Years Lived In: 2.5 years, renting Fishtown is one of Philadelphia's many booming neighborhoods, and it's becoming increasingly difficult to find a unique (and affordable!) home in the area. Show More Summary

Schoolhouse Eclectic: 14 Design Ideas Using Vintage School Suppliesntage School Supplies in Your Decor

(Image credit: via Wit & Delight) In case you missed it, school's almost back in session, and I'm feeling all sorts of nostalgia. Whether your school days were spent learning writing and arithmetic, or typing inappropriate words into...Show More Summary

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