Huge News: You Might Be Able to Amazon Your IKEA Starting in 2018
That Amazon Prime membership may become even more valuable soon: IKEA just announced that it’s going to start selling its products on websites other than its own beginning in 2018.
Jun 11, 2017
Before & After: An Old Shed is Totally Transformed Into a Chic Blogging Studio
When Charlotte first bought her home it came with a shed that she wasn’t quite sure what to do with. After landing on turning it into a workspace rather than a catch-all, she set about giving the space a major facelift while making sure it could serve as a workable space year-round. From Charlotte: Our historic home in Southport, Connecticut was built in the mid 1800s and has two exterior buildings. One is a large old barn and then this second space was a bit more of a head scratcher.
Jun 11, 2017
Before & After: A Fantastic IKEA Hack in a Cozy, Cocoon-Like Bedroom
Malcolm’s bedroom had seen better days. He decided to strip away all of the ’80s chintz and adopt a look more in keeping with the home’s Victorian roots. After putting in the work on a super impressive IKEA hack, going with a dark wall color and uncovering one gorgeous detail, he has a dramatic yet cozy bedroom.
Jun 11, 2017
Trendspotting: Medallion Tiles
Though white subway tile still reigns supreme in kitchens and baths, but on the floor, it’s another story. If you can’t help but notice that your Pinterest and Instagram feeds have a lot of medallion-style floor tiles lately, we’re here to tell you that you’re not alone. Studio McGee‘s take on the trend (above) is the focal point of a seriously impressive kitchen makeover (the counters were originally black and very glossy).
Jun 11, 2017
The Shift in Thrift: Goodwill Steps Up to Compete with For-Profit Resale Shops
Good news, tag-popping shoppers: the thrill of the bargain hunt has officially become a massive moneymaker in the post-post-recession era, with e-commerce websites, peer-to-peer apps, and for-profit brick and mortar retailers all competing with charity shops to innovate resale shopping.
Jun 11, 2017
Travel the Globe on Foot with Denmark’s Walkable World Map
Exploring the entire world on foot sounds like an impossible feat, especially considering the fact that water covers nearly 71 percent of the Earth’s surface. Even for a mermaid, we’d venture to say that making a trip around the globe without the assistance of modern transportation is asking for a bit much. Luckily though, morphing into a half-human, half-sea creature isn’t necessary to get the exploratory deed done, thanks to this spectacular walkable world map in Denmark.
Jun 11, 2017
A Smart & Stylish New Bedroom for “Black-ish” Star Yara Shahidi
Yara Shahidi, who stars on ABC’s Black-ish (and an upcoming spin-off called College-ish) is living the dream—but she is also living at home, so she wanted her bedroom to reflect her personal style and to work as a functional place to study, conduct business and unwind. Because of her busy schedule, Yara turned to the online design service, Laurel & Wolf, to help make her goal of an organized and stylish bedroom a reality. Yara opened up her new bedroom for a room tour. Check it out.
Jun 11, 2017