What's better than a bunk bed in your room? A bunk bed with a pirate mast, of course! This clever DIY is simple to complete and turns your child's bunk bed into a pirate ship and fort, all rolled up into one.
If you're preparing to host Thanksgiving dinner this year, you may be feeling like this week is the silence before the storm. Rather than let nerves build to a day-of crescendo, here are some things you can check off of that Thanksgiving to-do list a full week in advance, freeing up time on the holiday itself:
This space-starved NYC couple is practical about their design choices so when the time came to furnish their first nursery (congrats!), they were horrified at the choice in baby furniture — most of it was insanely expensive and huge.
Ssh! We're putting together a dress up box for my kids this year for Christmas! To aid in my quest for putting together the best dress up box ever, I have made this handy "Ultimate Dress Up Box Checklist". How many of these do you have in yours? Or, even better, waiting to add to yours, currently lying around your house?
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.
On a recent trip to Vancouver, I paid a visit to the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden. It's situated in the heart of Chinatown, with views of the city's skyline peeking above the garden's walls and structures. This garden was built to represent the 15th century garden home of a scholar-official's family, and is the first of its kind to be built outside of China.
Chalkboards are extremely handy for both organizing your home and hosting a party. For organizing, chalkboards are great for things like supply lists, important reminders for the household, and labeling baskets and bins for storage. When entertaining, write a menu, label individual dishes for picky eaters, display seating or table numbers, or use the speech bubbles for a fun photobooth.
Ikea stylists are at it again, showing us common folk how to style our homes in inspirational ways for the holidays. You don’t need to shop at the Swedish giant in order to have a festive and fun household this season. Follow these tips, tricks, and suggestions to do it yourself.