Name: Zoie Kingsbery Coe, founder of Kid & Coe Location: Marylebone, London Size: 1000 square feet Years lived in: 6 years; owned
The location of Zoie Kingsbery Coe’s central London home is hard to beat. Situated in a tranquil and beautiful old mansion block, the apartment is tucked away, yet right in the heart of Marylebone with all the buzz of the city just moments away. The flat is the London home of Zoie, her husband and their two kids. The family lived here full time before moving to New York a few years ago and they now use the flat as their London base.
Today, we here at Apartment Therapy are offering you some therapy of a different kind — retail! We've gathered the 101 best Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales so you can pounce. From big-name, designer furniture to small, indie shops; from tech deals to pet purchases to great gifts, you're sure to find something (and most likely many things) you simply have to score. And it's all on sale! So scan the list, make a plan and get your bod (or your fingers) in gear. Ready, set go!
Kristen of Storefront Life recently wrote to us and shared photos of the new custom DIY counters that she and her husband made for their converted storefront's kitchen. While researching possible options, they fell hard and fast for concrete but didn't have exactly have the budget to hire someone. Being DIY type of people, they decided instead to take on the task themselves. They knew it was a big project, but a do-able one.
There are so many beautiful ornaments for sale out there, but the ones I love best are the ones we've made ourselves, from my kids' cobbled together crafts to my own hot glue gun creations. I love them because they're inexpensive, because they're unique, and because they have a story to tell. And just because they're handmade doesn't mean they can't be just as lovely as the store-bought kind. Here are eighteen of my favorite DIY handmade holiday ornaments that prove just that:
Retailers are jumping the gun this year with Black Friday deals already started before the Thanksgiving turkey has even been fully digested! Now's the time to grab a new HDTV on discount and stream video to the big screen with a Google Chromecast streaming media player. Upgrade your Apple iPad or snag the original Microsoft Surface RT for half off! Headphones, speakers, vacuums, cameras, and more in this week's Black Friday tech deals!
If you know someone who comes alive in a hobby or craft store, then pay close attention to this gift guide. I can think of at least one person (ahem - me!) who'd love to get their hands on a Silhouette Cameo, for example. Although $299 is at the upper end of the scale for some folks, there are lots of other fun, colorful and creative things that make for perfect presents or stocking stuffers.
If you're anticipating a blue Christmas, what better way to avoid the sadness than by hosting a feast with friends? Let the decor be blue instead of your mood! And while the ostensible occasion is Christmas, I've made sure to choose items that will allow you to carry the "blue" festivities over to the rest of the year.