Easily found on Craigslist or at thrift shops, these storage tables are great for hiding magazines or media. But Merrill had another idea. Check out how she transformed this side table into a stowaway pet bed.
And you thought your commute was bad. If you've long suspected that your dog was qualified for more than simply fetching the paper and rolling over on command, then here's your proof: in an effort to raise awareness about the plight of shelter dogs, the Auckland SPCA (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) taught three of them — Porter (seen above), Monty, and Ginny — to drive. Want to see them do it?
When Matt and Jacque were given a set of four old school chairs, they immediately realized two were not fit for sitting because of a cracked seat and a missing support rail. These two broken chairs were almost out the door when inspiration struck — they would make the perfect elevated feeding station for Jacque's sister's collie. After languishing in the garage for a few months, these chairs are now ready for center stage.
I've mentioned before that we have a year-old kitten at my house. And unlike his much older feline housemate, the kitten seems occasionally interested in the TV. He also has a lot of energy, and is very attentive to any wildlife he encounters on the patio (squirrels, birds, bugs, etc.). Which has led me to wonder: would a DVD for cats entertain him, as well?
In 2012, we introduced you to hundreds of beautiful homes, and the lovely, stylish, and warm people who inhabit them. But sometimes, it was the non-human occupants who really stole the show. From puppies to kitties to some more unusual companions, here are some of our favorite pets of 2012.
Pets are some of the most joyful roommates to have — but their gear can be overwhelming and lacking in style. Ah, but stylish pet products do exist! Over the past year we saw some fantastically styled and space saving pet products. These are 10 of our favorite posts…
The internet is a revolutionary and powerful tool, and never is that more evident than when we use it to ogle puppies! If you've had a long week, then check out these five sites for a quick laugh. Don't overthink it, just enjoy the simple pleasures of cute critters.
Name: Jules Escalona, Co-owner of Citizen Space, and Henry Deleon, Concept Designer for Elastic.tv Location: Downtown Los Angeles, California Size: 1,400 square feet Years lived in: 9 months
Who knew just how much cats would like living in a loft? Jules and Henry turned their cool urban loft into a family home with pets to warm up the space. Henry is a graphic artist and Jules has a passion for interior design, having previously worked at a furniture rental company, so mixing their two strengths resulted in a very fun and functional aesthetic.
Were you a little jealous when you read about the Siegels' Versailles-inspired home? Well, if you have chickens, the Versailles lifestyle can be yours (and theirs)! Retailer Neiman Marcus is now offering the Beau Coop, a Petit Trianon for your chickens, all for $100,000.
Q: I have two cats and a lot of decorating ideas I can't really use, because they will inevitably knock things over or claw at them. At the very least most things will wind up covered in fur. Any tips or advice for keeping a pretty house while taking care of friendly beasts?