This Brooklyn Apartment is the Best Craigslist Find, Ever
Name: Melissa, Chad and Bleau the Great Dane Location: Brooklyn, New York The basics: 1 year, rented | 1,800 square feet Melissa’s Brooklyn apartment has soaring ceilings, modern industrial vibes and an enviable outdoor space. They’ve created a space that is perfect for hosting all manner of shindigs, relaxing after work, or relaxing all day (if you happen to be a Great Dane).
Jun 13, 2017
3 Easy Ways to DIY Your Own Backyard Fire Pit
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Jun 13, 2017
Audrey Hepburn’s Personal Belongings Hit The Auction Block
If you have a few extra thousand dollars lying around and an Audrey Hepburn-sized hole in your celebrity memorabilia collection, you’ll want to get your paddle ready, because some of the beloved actor’s personal belongings are hitting the auction block this fall.
Jun 13, 2017
Before & After: New Life for a Grim Brooklyn Bathroom
Some renovations are a long time in coming. In 2005, Felix got the opportunity to buy an apartment in the Williamsburg building where she’d been living for the past three years. She jumped on the chance, choosing an apartment with the exact same layout as the one she’d been living in on the fifth floor, just two floors down. The third-floor apartment came with a location that was much more convenient, and a bathroom that, while spacious, was also, in Felix’s words, a bit grim.
Jun 13, 2017
I Tried This Innovative Silicone Sponge & Here’s How It Went
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Jun 13, 2017
Interior Decorator Natasha Habermann Picks Her Marketplace Favorites
When it comes to home decor, I have no problem gathering general inspiration (“warm minimalism seems good”), but getting to step two and creating a cohesive look (“how did I end up with so much black?”) is a whole different story. That’s why I’m grateful that interior decorators like Natasha Habermann exist.
Jun 13, 2017
PSA: Your Old VHS Tapes Are Degrading Right Now
While the nostalgic look of vintage videotapes is turning up on everything from Instagram filters to entire digital video apps providing clips with the “camcorder treatment,” experts warn the reel deal is disintegrating forever in basements and attics everywhere, and right now. Because my dad was always a bleeding-edge adopter of technology, we were one of the first families on our block to own a VCR and camcorder back in the early 1980s.
Jun 13, 2017
Brilliant IKEA Hacks for Big Blank Walls
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Finding affordable art that you actually like is one of the hardest parts of furnishing a home. And once you finally find the pieces, you realize that frames cost even more than the art itself (yikes!). As per usual, IKEA (combined with brilliant bloggers around the web) saves the day with wall decor DIYs and art-hanging hacks that are totally within budget. You can kiss those blank walls buh-bye.
Jun 13, 2017
Before & After: A DIY Home Upgrade Under a Time Crunch
Tyler and his family were about to make the move into a house built in the 1950s when they realized that it would need some upgrades in order to be suitable for their young daughter. Two weeks of intense DIY fixes later, they’re home was not only livable, but totally adorable! From Tyler: Our boss’s father recently passed away.
Jun 13, 2017
This $2 Lunch Idea Is Perfect for Bringing Lunch to the Office
(Image credit: good vibrations images/stocksy) From Kitchn → This $2 Lunch Idea Is Perfect for the Office null
Jun 13, 2017
Organizing Zen: Under-Sink Cabinet
Organizing Zen: Under-Sink Cabinet
Jun 13, 2017