Name: Joey, aka "Joey the Cat" Location: Mission District of San Francisco, CA Size: 747 square feet Years lived in: 4 years; owned Years hosting on Airbnb: Over 5 years
The moment you walk into "Joey the Cat's" Mission District loft, you feel like you were just granted access to a secret world where you're allowed to have fun, even though you are a fully grown adult. It's sophisticated, it's modern, it's bold, and right in front of the big beautiful front windows is a giant skeeball machine right out of your childhood.
We all take a ton of photos on our phones, but aside from posting a select few to Instagram, do we really enjoy them? Recently is a service that curates your camera roll each month and prints 100 of your images into a gorgeous magazine.
We've been waiting for a new Adele album for years, and today, the soulful songstress is back in our unworthy ears and hitting us right in the feels. We've rounded up some of the coziest spots from real life homes, nooks where we'd let the tears flow while listening to 25 on repeat... at least a thousand times.
A truly bittersweet tour for me - walking around Megan and Mike's lovely home knowing that boxes waited in the other room ready to pack up everything and officially close their Amsterdam chapter - made this a sad day, but a happy one knowing we shared some nice memories in this canal-side flat. I couldn't let them leave Amsterdam with out doing a final walk through and capturing some lovely images - showing their ability to make it look so effortless, while knowing that a lot of thoughtful work went into this home.
If you're building from scratch or about to embark on a reno, you know that the kitchen is kinda a big deal. There are a million decisions to make—including choosing the perfect lighting. Kitchen lighting has to be practical, but you want it to look good so you can show off the rest of your fab kitchen. And if you're in a rental or just looking to freshen up your current kitchen, changing the lights can have a big impact. Here are 6 super stylish lighting ideas to get things cooking.
Name: Megan and Jason Clark and their 7-month-old son, Ever Clark Location: West Seattle, Washington Size: 2,300 square feet Years lived in: 5 years; Rented
Though they each hail from other places in the Northwest, Jason and Megan have made a beautiful home together near Alki Beach in Seattle. She is a VP at the non-profit LifeCenter Northwest, and he works for Groupon and writes the blog THE BLACK CANOE. Ever spends most of his time smiling, rolling on the floor, and doing other completely adorable baby things.
Name: Alex Location: Noe Valley, San Francisco Size: 1,738 square feet Years lived in: 17 years; owned Years hosting on Airbnb: 2 1/2 years
Alex's two-story home is situated on a quiet, tree-lined street in Noe Valley. From his upper balcony you can see a stunning view of the city, and on a clear day you can spy both the Bay Bridge and Twin Peaks. With a hot tub on the lower deck off the master bedroom, and a hammock off the upper deck opening off of the dining area, it's an ideal spot and an oasis for any traveler looking to retreat from the bustle of the city.
Hey commitment-phobes, now you can get inked with the best of them. Temporary tattoo company Tattly has opened a pop up parlor in Brooklyn that's all tattoo ambiance, minus the needles (and the permanence).
Bohemian decor evokes travel, poetry, books, eclecticism, art, and wanderlust. It's forgiving, warm, and always inviting—qualities that are especially welcome in the bedroom. Here are some ideas to steal if you want to create a boho retreat of your own.
Do you have trouble pinning down your style profile into "organic modern" or "classic glam"? Maybe you need to re-frame your forays into style introspection and start to think about it the Harry Potter way: What's your Patronus?