A Beautiful, Fixer-Upper Bungalow
Name: Brett Location: Oakland, California My home is a 1900 Craftsman that has been a true labor of love. The house was a complete fixer upper when my husband and I bought it earlier this year and we’ve spent nearly half the year completely renovating the entire thing. My husband and I had been talking about moving from San Francisco to Oakland for a few months and just so happened to stumble upon our house at the right place and the right time.
Dec 15, 2016
5 Adorable Ways to Package Cookies for Gift Giving
(Image credit: Heidi Murphy of White Loft Studio) From Kitchn → 5 Cute & Easy Ways to Package Cookies for Gifting
Dec 15, 2016
The Ultimate Nap: Now You Can Pop a Tent Over Your Bed
Could you use a little more coziness when curling up for a nap? Privacy Pop has come up with the Bed Tent, a portable enclosure that works with your current mattress and bed frame to give you better rest. Much like its camping counterpart, the Bed Tent has two doors that roll up or zip closed, and two mesh windows on either end that can be opened or closed based on how much light you want inside.
Dec 15, 2016
The Dane Bringing Authentic Modern Design to NYC
Lars Noah Balderskilde has plenty to celebrate this month. It’s the six month anniversary of opening Lanoba, his successful shop specializing in Danish Mid-Century Modern furniture. The recent New York transplant had been living abroad but moved to the city to start a new adventure. Lars followed his passion for design by bringing authentic Danish goods—particularly Mid-Century style to America. After all, Denmark is one of the spots where the movement really hit its peak.
Dec 15, 2016
Who Not to Tip this Holiday Season (And How to Thank Them Instead)
‘Tis the season for cheer and goodwill to all, but the social rules for tipping get confusing. Many people like to give freely with the thought that tips should represent an entire year’s worth of gratitude for great service, but sometimes, giving a cash tip is ill-advised or problematic for the recipient. When it comes to certain professional or public service officials, ethics and legal restrictions can get in the way of your kind gift.
Dec 15, 2016
10 Easy Holiday Window Decorations
From Apartment Therapy → So Easy!
Dec 15, 2016
Living in a Grown Up Home: 5 Designers Reveal Their “I’ve Arrived” Decorating Moment
As lovers of home design, most of us can probably relate to the feeling of that “I’ve arrived” decorating moment; when you feel like you’ve made it, that you might just (despite all odds) be living in a grown-up home. Designer Anne Sage describes it best when she says it’s tiny splurges that, “signal your heart that you’re home at last.
Dec 15, 2016
Everything You Need to Know (Like Shipping Deadlines) to Get Your Gifts Where They’re Going
We all have holiday shipping horror stories of broken gifts and delayed presents. Getting your packages to your far-away loved ones this time of year doesn’t just depend on luck and good weather—there’s a lot within your control, even if it doesn’t always feel that way. The first thing you can do to make sure packages arrive on time is to get familiar with holiday shipping deadlines.
Dec 15, 2016
How To Knit A Giant Yarn Blanket With Your Arms
How To Knit A Giant Yarn Blanket With Your Arms
Dec 15, 2016