Lauren and Shawn’s “Beautiful and Bright Retreat”
Name: Lauren and Shawn Location: Toronto, Ontario Lovers, builders, crafters and believers that a Shared Life is truly a beautiful thing, our latest home renovation was a basement conversions from a dark uninviting space to a beautiful and bright retreat that we are renting as a B&B. Each detail was daydreamed about, hunted for and brought together to create a space for our guests to truly unwind and indulge in.
Sep 24, 2015
Use Your Lifelines: Shopping Helpers Inspired By Who Wants to Be a Millionaire
It was a game show in the ’90’s, but these lifelines can really work anytime. After a recent re-watch of Slumdog Millionaire (holds up!), I started remembering a few of the ins and outs of this gameshow. Turns out, all the lifelines they offered contestants to help them field trivia questions work in real-life situations too, especially when it comes to the one major area where we face tough choices every day: shopping.
Sep 24, 2015
The Best Furniture to Buy When You’re a Renter
Why do you need to think about furniture characteristics when you’re a renter? Well, if you’re the kind of renter who moves around a lot or could potentially move around a lot in the future, you might want to consider your furniture’s characteristics so they last through moves as well as are flexible enough to fit into a lot of different types, sizes and styles of future homes. So what kind of furniture characteristics should you look out for?
Sep 24, 2015
3 Renegade Ways to Shake Up Your Home and Hone Your True Style (Without Spending a Dime)
You’re sick and tired of looking at the same old, same old, but it’s all you can seem to see. You’ve surfed and pinned until your fingers bled, but you can never seem to translate those ideas into real-life change. Never fear. These three steps require you to get off the couch and take some action. Doing this stuff will get you going, we promise.
Sep 24, 2015
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Simple Solutions: Painted Headboard
If you think the secret to a making a grand statement in your bedroom is buying an expensive, clunky headboard that takes up too much space and time to assemble, we have good news for you. There’s a seriously easy and chic way to transform your bedroom in a single weekend. The simple solution? Paint your headboard.
Sep 24, 2015
The Kitchn Taste Test: Instant Oatmeal
(Image credit: Kelli Foster) From The Kitchn → The Instant Oatmeal Taste Test: We Tried 6 Brands and Here’s Our Favorite
Sep 24, 2015