Bigger’s Not Always Better: 10 Reasons to Love (Cleaning) Your Small Home
When it comes to cleaning house, bigger definitely isn’t always better. Ask anyone with a giant place if they’d rather be responsible for looking after a studio-sized apartment—and suddenly your humble abode won’t seem so bad after all. In fact, preserving your neat and orderly small-ish home can feel relatively painless when you compare it to cleaning ones with more square-footage—consider it the silver lining of small housekeeping.
Dec 13, 2016
Before & After: A Library Goes from Pale Peach to Dark and Dreamy
Natalie’s home was originally divided into apartments, so she had the not-so-small challenge of turning it back into a cohesive space. After experimenting with new paint colors, and switching up the floor, she finally found herself with a moody library full of quirky, personal charm. From Natalie: This room has changed over time as my husband and I have lived in the house. We bought our circa 1870s Pittsburgh home nearly three years ago.
Dec 13, 2016
Get 2017 Off to An Organized Start: Your $50 Bullet Journal Starter Kit
So you’ve decided to start bullet journaling. Welcome to the BuJo club! To get you started, we put together a little starter kit for you with all the goodies you need to kick off your bullet journaling adventure. The best part: It’s pretty wallet-friendly totaling just under $50. → BuJo Curious? The Things to Know About Bullet Journaling Before You Get Started First things first: you need a nice notebook. There’s really no right or wrong notebook for bullet journaling.
Dec 13, 2016
10 Ways to Make Your Home Smell Christmas-y
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) From Kitchn → 10 Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Christmas
Dec 13, 2016
10 Inspirational Movie, TV and Book Quotes to Help You Be Your Best Self
Inspiration can come from all sorts of places. Friends and family members give us advice when we struggle, celebrities and other iconic figures give us something to aspire to, and romantic relationships teach us a lot about ourselves and what we want out of life. But, suprisingly, sometimes the ideas that stick with us—the ones that light fires under us and inspire us to keep going and do our best—come from our favorite movies, shows and novels.
Dec 13, 2016
16 Totally Relatable Tweets About Cleaning
Dec 13, 2016
A Brief History of Brutalism, the Architectural Movement Loved by Critics and Hated by (Almost) Everyone Else
From the BBC and CNN and now the New York Times, the word has come: Brutalism, perhaps the most reviled of all architectural styles, is back. Here’s what you need to know about the movement associated with hulking concrete masses and Soviet apartment buildings, beloved of critics and the architectural elite but despised by pretty much everyone else. I first became aware of Brutalism in the way that many architecture students do: through the structures on their own college campus.
Dec 13, 2016
3 Easy Holiday Garlands You Can Make With Pantry Supplies
(Image credit: Lauren Volo and Susanna Hopler) From Kitchn → 3 Easy DIY Garlands for Your Food-Lover’s Christmas Tree
Dec 13, 2016
Sarah's Stylish Brooklyn Apartment | House Tours
Sarah's Stylish Brooklyn Apartment | House Tours
Dec 13, 2016