Prize: Saatva Luxury Firm Mattress Set (including foundation and frame) Value: $1,400 From:Saatva
In an ideal world, you and your mattress would never have to part— you could work hard, play hard and Netflix hard all from the confines of your bed (I know, I know: some of us lucky ones already do). Being a social butterfly is nice and all, but lying around in bed all day is priceless.
Name: Rebecca Rosenfelt & Michael Yamartino Location: Bernal Heights, San Francisco, CA Size: 1,200 square feet Years lived in: 3 years; rented Years hosting on Airbnb: 6 years
When Rebecca and Michael were apartment hunting, they never saw themselves in a big modern lofty space. So when they first saw this light-flooded Bernal Heights home, they couldn't picture themselves living there. But then they fell in love with the bright and airy space, and they realized they could personalize the apartment to suit them. Sure enough, their mix of traditional and eclectic furnishings are a surprisingly perfect fit for the contemporary space. Their home is clean and simple, but also cozy and welcoming, for the couple and for their many Airbnb guests.
Kelly's new home was trapped in the 80s; In the family room, the fireplace stuck out— literally. As you can see, there were two protruding brick supports that perhaps once held a mantel. When Kelly decided to get rid of them and update its look, she made it worse before it got better. But get better it did—much better.
When it comes to outdoor space in the city, you often take what you can get. That was Julia & Bruno's thinking when they purchased their Montreal home and inherited this dumpy backyard. If you remember their House Tour from last year, you've already seen part of the colorful transformation!
Erica inherited a living room with a sponge-painted fireplace and an olive paint job. She had planned a pallet wall, but realized the time (and tools) it would take was not realistic. Until she found a quicker solution:
Forgotten photos, doodles, blueprints, love letters – it's quite possible that you've dug up plenty of frame-worthy candidates during your recent Spring Cleaning. We think that now is the time to pull these markers of your life out of the shoebox and off of your camera, and into a beautiful custom-made frame. Not sure which frame goes with which mat for that funky piece of art? Consider this your friendly custom framing manual.