If you're lucky enough to have an extra bedroom in your home, you might be getting some familial pressure to have a guest room always at the ready for out-of-towners. An extra bed is never a bad idea, but letting an empty room go to waste the other 51 weeks of the year seems like a shame. Maximize your space by turning that room into one of these things that you can appreciate all the time. Your guests will understand!
Distressing is an easy way to add character and depth to furniture both new and old. The process is simple but can take a fair amount time, depending on the complexity of your piece of furniture and the amount of distressing you actually want to achieve.
Have a small (or small-ish) apartment? Want to create a big visual impact without taking up a lot of room (or spending a lot of money)? These decor tricks will make a big statement without needing too much square footage. (And they'll actually look great in homes of any size!)
This is a golden age, my friends. In the history of the world, it's never been easier to be so gosh darn lazy. Technology startups are allowing us to automate everything, from how you save money to when you want to have fresh flowers delivered to your door. What a time to be alive!
Think you need an expensive bespoke solution to organize your closet? Think again. These five household objects can pull double-duty and wrangle tough-to-store jewelry and purses (at least while you save up for that Kardashian-style closet of your dreams).
Decluttering maven Marie Kondo has inspired us all to live, not only with less, but with only the things that spark joy. Her book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing is full of inspiration and instructions about how to make your home the streamlined, joy machine it can be and, notably, warns against one specific thing (that we do all the time!). We wouldn't have thought of this one but it's so true.
Lets get real here: Anything you can do with a small piece of wood, you can do with a wooden cutting board. It's a pretty versatile thing in the realm of re-purposing. In case you need a little jump start on some ideas, here are 10 examples and projects to inspire you.