It's the last weekend of May — a perfect time to settle down and get the apartment whipped into shape for the coming season. We've collected 20 useful posts, from room to room, to instruct and inspire. Dive into the summer clutter-free and ready to go!
Pharrell just bought this steel and glass mansion in the Hollywood Hills for $7.14 million. The eagle-eyes over at Lonny are pretty convinced the Laurel Canyon abode is the same one from 2011 film Crazy Stupid Love, in which Ryan Gosling and his gorgeous abs did the Dirty Dancing lift with Emma Stone.
One can never really have too many containers around the house. Perfect for corralling our stuff, big and small, it helps when the containers we keep are nice to look at. And while there are lots of containers you can buy these days, why not make your own? These five containers are cute and can be made by you from scratch.
Love the outdoors? Wish it was represented just a bit more strongly in your space? Looking for an idea that isn't just bring more plants in? These four small but easily doable ideas should help you celebrate nature in your decor a bit more.
It's that time of year when a lot of people are graduating, and striking out on their own, and moving into their first real 'adult' home or apartment. It's an exciting, and maybe also a little intimidating, time, full of possibilities and pitfalls. Here are a few of the things that I wish I had known when I was a fledgling decorator, all those years ago.
Anything we buy comes with a built-in carbon footprint. Sustain:Green is a new credit card that forgoes traditional perks and instead offsets your environmental impact. For every dollar spent, Sustain:Green buys 2 pounds of carbon through a Brazilian rainforest conservation project.
Name: Ed and Maggie Williams (of MVW Architect) Type of Project: Kitchen/dining/music room renovation Location: Freret, New Orleans, LA Type of building: Craftsman-style shotgun double
The Renovation Diaries are a collaboration with our community in which we feature your step by step renovation progress and provide monetary support towards getting it done in style. See all of our Reno Diaries here.
How much does it cost to convert a kitchen and dining room into a kitchen, dining room, laundry room, and music room? Let's explore the figures...
MUJI, or what I like to call the Japanese Giant (in reference to the Swedish Giant. Do you know that in Japan they also sell furniture, food and entire homes??) has for a long time had a quiet presence in this country, but that's about to change.