With their rapidly changing inventory and uber affordability, it's no surprise that people tend to think of IKEA as a place for stopgap buys and not "buy it for life" quality home goods. That's why it may come as a bit of a shock that...Show More Summary
You double tap her Instas, now you can grab her furniture line. Bri Emery of Designlovefest is the newest lady of the blogosphere to snag her own furniture and decor collection at Target—and it's available as of right now. READ MORE...
Let's face it – there's only so much you can cram underneath your bed. In the case of books and tchotchkes, you'd like a place to actually display them but in a tiny bedroom, they're often relegated to being stacked hastily on the nightstand,...Show More Summary
Name: Jennifer Li Location: Lakeside — Oakland, California Size: 440 square feet Years lived in: 6 months, rented When I asked Jennifer about the inspiration behind her Oakland apartment, she turned on her TV and played the music video...Show More Summary
Frank Lloyd Wright fanatics everywhere are undoubtedly hoping a buyer who has an appreciation for the famed architect's expansive legacy – along with a cool nest egg stashed away – will step in and save one of just three FLW structures in Montana from demolition. READ MORE »
Those Swedes are pretty clever with their stylish designs and flat-pack furniture, but we U.S. residents have a few tricks up our sleeves as well. We can take IKEA products, mess with them a bit, and come up with something new that solves multiple problems at the same time. Check out these smart projects that meet at least two needs with one single hack. READ MORE »
The amazing crystal salt sculptures designed by Israeli artist, sigalit landau, encrusts everyday objects in salt by emerging them into the hypersaline body of water that is the Dead Sea. The sculptures are like a nostalgic science experiment with an artistic twist. Landau has monitored the items placed below the surface …
If you're anything like me, you travel by the "better to overpack than to forget something" code. Well, author and photographer Jill Paider has a PSA for us in her newest visual storybook, Carry-On Only: Confessions from 100 Countries. Show More Summary
Heather and her husband recently converted the attic in their home in the U.K. It was a complicated project, and took between 3-4 months to complete, leaving them without a roof for one of those months (and yes, before you ask, it rained apparently — a lot). Show More Summary
Although they’re still TBP (to be painted), I’m sharing how we made the built-in pantry shelves for our beach house since there were a bunch of requests for a tutorial when we shared some sneak peeks on Instagram. They’re surprisingly...Show More Summary
Every table needs a lamp – but where do you find the best of the best? Forget night-time jaunts to IKEA – we’ve uncovered some of the lighting world’s best-kept secrets in our top 50 list. Enjoy an intelligent table lamp on your late night in, with a rounded wooden plinth clamped to your desk. […]
Dining rooms are a luxury many of us don't have, but we all need spots to sit and eat—and extra spots for our guests to sit and eat! This super-clever and equally approachable DIY will allow you to create a whole new "room" in the very smallest of spaces. READ MORE »
Hanging around the house has never been cooler. Suspended chairs and swings are coming inside to play and adding a sense of recess to grown-up rooms and interior spaces. Justina Blakeney, a Los Angeles-based designer, blogger and author of the recently released book “The New Bohemians,” said she...
Great news! Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson—hosts of beloved WNYC podcast 2 Dope Queens—are bringing their comedic stylings to HBO. Directed by Tig Notaro, the duo will release four hour-long specials starting Friday, February 2nd, and we'll definitely be glued to our TVs. READ MORE »
I love finding ways to use things I already have in new life-hack-y ways, like removing labels on jars with coconut oil and baking soda. Like toothpaste: It's something we all have in our bathrooms. But here are a few reasons to keep a tube in the kitchen. READ MORE »
Spotted a cloud the other day. It was a diaphanous thing — grayish-white with poorly defined edges. But it was definitely a cloud. I appreciate the soft cadence of a cloudy day, so I was glad to see it back. “Cheers, you stupid cloud. Where you been keeping yourself?” Even the wind chimes sang...
There's is a quote by professional organizer Kristen Ziegler, of the company Minima, that really resonates with me: "I think a lot of people view organizing as arranging things and purchasing containers." As she exemplifies in her home tour and describes in a post about staying tidy all year long — true and long-lasting organization isn't just about containers. READ MORE »
Part of the reason that the Cure works so well for so many people is its adaptability. By month's end, you'll start taking your own track with the assignments we send every day, and your home will be looking and working better than it ever has before. For today's task, though, we're targeting what seems like everyone's worst home enemy: paper clutter. READ MORE »
Never let the modest size of your home restrict your sense of style–someone somewhere must once have said. If they didn’t, then we’ve just said it, right then. So let’s get serious. Serious about the brave punch of style that each of these four little interior designs have whacked into their truly restricted dimensions. From […]
Ah, first day of school pics. It's both a childhood rite of passage, and a parental one. Today, Kate Middleton was a typical mom and snapped a few photos of her daughter, Princess Charlotte, before she headed off to nursery school for the first time. READ MORE »