Laura’s Lovely Apartment in a Banker’s Mansion
Name: Laura Location: London, Ontario – Canada Our apartment is in an old bankers mansion that was built in the late 1800’s. The house is split into 7 units. The main living space of our unit used to be the formal dining room of the home and has very unique and beautiful hardwood floors that were installed at the beginning of the twentieth century (which are still in amazing shape for their age).
Jun 22, 2015
Grow Your Own Asparagus
Having a bounty of asparagus each spring allows for other spending in your grocery budget during peak season. Invest just a short amount of time now to enjoy delicious asparagus for years to come.
Jun 22, 2015
How To Get Your Rental Back to Move-In Ready (After You’ve Customized Your Heart Out)
Who likes getting their security deposit back? We do! If you’ve gone crazy with color or went ahead with a full-blown gallery wall (and have the holes to prove it), then you’ll need to take a few steps to make sure you save your security. After all the boxes are packed, don’t forget to address this stuff. So you went nuts with the shelving or you got fanatic about frames. No biggie. It’s time to patch away.
Jun 22, 2015
10 Kitchen Tools & Gadgets We Wish We Still Had
(Image credit: Emma Christensen) We talk a lot about essential gadgets that we can’t live without and useless gadgets to toss in the Goodwill bin, but we rarely talk about the ones that got away. Those gadgets that we purged from our kitchens in fits of “tidying” and then almost immediately regretted. Deep, everlasting regret.
Jun 22, 2015
5 Ways to Make Your Dining Room More Inviting
From Apartment Therapy → Don’t Use Your Dining Room Enough?
Jun 22, 2015
Tiffany’s Modern Meets Sentimental in New Orleans
Name: Tiffany Napper Location: Uptown; New Orleans, Louisiana Size: 1,400 square feet Years lived in: 5 years; Owned When Tiffany Napper was house hunting in New Orleans five years ago, she couldn’t get her mind off the first place she saw. The little white shotgun, located near the Mississippi River, was previously owned by a 93-year-old woman who had been born in the house and lived there until she died. It had drop ceilings, faux wood paneling, and dirty wall-to-wall carpeting.
Jun 22, 2015
Before & After: Overhead Light Gets Luxe Starburst Treatment for $13
In terms of basic overhead lighting, Alison’s fixtures were unoffensive and unobtrusive. But that didn’t mean she didn’t want more style from them.
Jun 22, 2015
Use This Grocery Store Trick to Perk Up Salad Greens
(Image credit: Christine Gallary) From The Kitchn → Borrow This Grocery Store Trick to Revive Salad Greens
Jun 22, 2015