Scandinavian magazine Allt I Hemmet recently featured this laundry room, submitted by one of their readers. Far from exciting, Anna-Lena's space was devoid of color and personality, not to mention cramped. With Allt I Hemmet's help, the laundry room got a good cleaning itself, and came out on the other side with a sparkling new personality.
Look at this! It's an idea so clever I'm sure you wish you had thought of it yourself. Area rugs, especially large ones, can get awfully pricey, but if you're looking to cozify a big swath of floor on the cheap, all you need to do is stitch together some cheap round rugs.
There is just one week to go until Thanksgiving and Hannukah merge into Thanksgivukkah, a once in a lifetime event. The last time that these two holidays converged was 125 years ago, so a grand fete is a must for those who honor both traditions.
Children who leave their shoes out for Saint Nick on the eve of Saint Nicholas' Day (December 5) will find candy in them in the morning. But although finding candy in your shoe and eating it is appealing when you're six, it might not have the same draw when you're all grown up. Here's a fun and equally sweet way to celebrate: throw a cookie exchange party!
Name: Greer Location: Los Angeles, CA Your Pet's Name: Fig (full name: The Notorious F.I.G.)
When did he/she come into your life? Fig came into my life in 2010, when she just about a year old. She was rescued from the desert north of Los Angeles, had been struck by a car, and subsequently suffered some physical abuse. When I got her she had a broken leg and hip, but was otherwise in remarkable shape, all things considered.
Do you or your child wear eyeglasses? Or are you just a hipster? Whatever the case, you might enjoy some room decor featuring glasses. It's a fun departure from some of the more common and traditional room motifs, and if your child does wear glasses, it can be a celebration of their individuality.