The quickest and easiest way to change the look of a dresser or cabinet is to swap in new knobs or pulls. It's also affordable - usually a few dollars per knob. Go from something traditional to something modern and edgy or vice versa, just by changing our the hardware.
Gardening season is here, which means planting, weeding, watering, and bidding a fond farewell to free time— I'm so glad I watched all that television during the winter! Gardening is a lot of work, so here are 25 tools to help you get the job done quickly so you can get back to watching Peaky Blinders...
Now is the time to think about getting yourself some shade in your outdoor space, and a complete outdoor seating arrangement NEEDS a table, chairs and an umbrella for sun or light rain. Here are my top picks for the season in three price bands.
I found Dayva a few years back after buying one - at a steep price - at a shop out in the Hamptons for my new gardenproject. I looked all over for the brand and found it: Dayva. Going online I found them for far less. Not a fancy name, Dayva umbrellas are really well made for the price and come with Sunbrella tops. You can find Dayva umbrellas at a number of sources: Amazon, Patio Living, and Market-Umbrellas.com. More choices below!!
Meeting deadlines, going to yoga, cheering at the kids' soccer games, finishing that craft project, catching up with friends, answering that last email: We do a ton before it's even time to think about getting a good night's sleep — and our sleep usually suffers for it. But May is Better Sleep Month, so we're finally giving our shut-eye the respect it deserves for fueling our crazy lives. These 7 tips are a great start:
1. Set your thermostat to 65-68 degrees to prevent overheating. Waking up sweaty at 2 a.m. is no one's idea of restful. Hit this temperate sweet spot and you'll be dreaming comfortably.
Lately, we've been browsing photos of impeccably organized closets with the same dreamy eyes usually reserved for tropical beaches. (Hmm, maybe we need an organization overhaul and a vacation?) Yep, we're jonesing for containers, cubbies and closet space so we can stay organized all the time, not just after we clean. We took the top storage tips that we've learned from all our daydreams – and put them into action.
So you've just graduated from college and you have your own apartment, for the first time, or at least the first time on an adult budget, and it's super exciting and you can't wait to spend your first paycheck on all the things you've admired from design blogs for all these years but never been able to buy. Except that your first paycheck, which seemed so juicy and fat when you first got it, was barely enough to cover the rent, and now you're starting to realize that maybe you won't be buying a whole house full of furniture in one fell swoop (and really, where's the fun in that anyway?). Take a gander at this list of things you can take your time buying — and other things you probably shouldn't wait on.
As far as domestic chores go, moving is like deep-cleaning the refrigerator, organizing the closets and clearing out the garage in one fell swoop — not a simple task. But that doesn't mean it can't be easier.
We're here to help. We've acquired our moving expertise the hard way – by doing, again and again and again – and have compiled our best tips for making it easier, as well as the tried-and-true methods for how to pack so both you and your belongings will get to your destination in one piece.
Lately I've seen linen bedding popping up on design blogs all over, and for good reason: there's no denying that it looks really, really, great. And so cool and inviting. And you don't have to worry about it wrinkling, either, because it's supposed to be wrinkled! Are you convinced yet? If so, check out this list of sources for linen bedding.
Redecorating is a big task, but all the painting and measuring isn't the hard part: It's running to store after store to gather the perfect pieces to remake your space. Well, we have a stylish secret weapon in the fight against wasted time: Quartier DIX30™.