When SkyMall filed for bankruptcy in January, tchotchke lovers and unitasker enthusiasts the world over united in sadness. Yet after months of increasingly positive hashtag campaigns, SkyMall this week confirmed via Twitter that they're back. C&A Marketing, a firm that revamps brands, bought the company at auction, and plans a greater digital presence (prepare to buy cow benches via app).
When Jelena wanted to create a place to work from home, she turned to the garden shed. Using colorful and fun coworking spaces as her inspiration, she transformed this storage space into an energizing place to get stuff done.
Chances are, you've heard of Marie Kondo by now. Her bookThe Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, seems to be everywhere these days. If you haven't heard of Kondo's philosophy, in a nutshell, it promotes cleansing your life of all the things that don't give you joy. In the spirit of spring cleaning, my friends and I recently had a Marie Kondo party to collectively motivate ourselves to clean out, tidy up, and share some joy.
Meeting deadlines, going to yoga, cheering at the kids' soccer games, finishing that craft project, catching up with friends, answering that last email: We do a ton before it's even time to think about getting a good night's sleep — and our sleep usually suffers for it. But May is Better Sleep Month, so we're finally giving our shut-eye the respect it deserves for fueling our crazy lives. These 7 tips are a great start:
1. Set your thermostat to 65-68 degrees to prevent overheating. Waking up sweaty at 2 a.m. is no one's idea of restful. Hit this temperate sweet spot and you'll be dreaming comfortably.
It's a pretty safe guess that Apartment Therapy readers enjoy looking at beautiful, compelling, and sometimes unusual things. We love visual stimulation, whether the design is purely aesthetic or solution-based for our homes and lives. Checking out blogs from around the world expands our horizons by giving us a look at the artistic produce of people imbued with and expressing a culture and environment different than the one we're steeped in. Today, let's visit Canada.