Whether you're a renter, a non-committal type of person, or have growing kids that like to change their minds often, there are plenty of reasons to explore the option of temporary wall decor. It can also be very affordable, depending on which route you go and how creative you get. Here are ten examples of how you can use decals, removable wallpaper, washi tape, or contact paper in your space.
I moved five times in the past nine years: for college (twice), graduate school, and also for work. I once even moved out of a place I loved because my landlord needed to move back in. Among other things, all this moving has taught me that no two homes' windows are alike, and a new space (or the urge to freshen a current one) can mean a costly adventure in window treatment world. (It's putting it mildly to say I was sticker shocked when I discovered the price of 118" drapes.) With a little DIY spirit, and a free weekend, there are tons of ways to create your own, cost-effective window treatments. Here are ten tutorials to get you started!
We fill our rooms with furniture, throw pillows, blankets, books, art, light fixtures, hardware, and miscellaneous decorative objects. That's a whole lot of look, but the perfect rug can bring it all together...
Infant care classes routinely cover feeding, diapering, and bathing, but parents are left to their own devices when it comes to finding safe and effective solutions for cleaning kids and their belongings. Thankfully there are many great choices, whether you opt to buy or DIY.
Brand new from massive furniture retailer Wayfair (and their recently appointed executive creative director, Christiane Lemieux) is Birch Lane, an online and catalog shopping resource for lovers of classic, traditional design. Take a peek...
Pet Madness is halfway through its second round: The Sweet Sixteen! But none of these cute cats and dogs can rest on their (adorable) laurels, as there is still plenty of voting to be done to decide who will advance to the next round until there are only two left: one can and one dog in the final battle. Polls close at 9 PM ET tonight, so make your vote count!
Upholstery is one of the those projects you start with really good intentions, but they often peter out before the piece is totally done. Sibylle knew that recovering her newfound loveseat would be a pain in the ass, and decided to go a totally different route.
Usually, when our puzzles are outgrown or missing too many pieces to count, they either go in the trash or go to Goodwill. But what if there were something else you could do with those old puzzles, something that yields a fantastic piece of abstract kids' art in the process? There is.
Living in a small space with a pet is definitely doable, and judging from the responses to our recent post, it's even doable with a big dog! One thing mentioned by a few readers, however, was the space taken up by the pet bed and its impact on the decor. When you're working with less than 800 square feet, there just isn't room to hide the pet bed, and making it work with your style becomes much more of a necessity. With that in mind, here are 10 stylish pet beds you won't need to hide.