An Evolving Home for a Family of Five in Indiana
Name: Susan Yeley, her husband, 3 kids and 1 dog Location: Bloomington, Indiana The basics: 12 years, owned |3,000 square feet Susan, an interior designer, has slowly and lovingly renovated her home to meet the needs of her family of five. Taking their time with updates and expansions has helped the house truly make the lives of its inhabitants happier and healthier. Tell us a little (or a lot) about your home and the people who live there: In 2005, I was 37 weeks pregnant with our first child.
Jun 22, 2017
6 Ways to Beat the Heat in Your Kitchen This Summer
(Image credit: Federico Paul) From Kitchn → 6 Ways to Beat the Heat in the Kitchen This Summer null
Jun 22, 2017
Urban Outfitters Has a Big Home Sale Going On Right Now
If you’ve had your eye on something at Urban Outfitters recently, today’s the day to add to cart. The retailer is having a huge home sale, with all furniture, lighting, and more on sale for an additional 15% off. Check out more details (and our picks for best deals) below. While we’re still waiting for there to be a dedicated Urban Outfitters home store, we’ll have to get our decor on through the website.
Jun 22, 2017
Before & After: A Dated Bathroom Gets a Modern Renovation (& More Storage)
Jill and Aaron hunted for six months for their dream home in Brooklyn — during which time they realized their dream home was probably a bit out of reach. After being outbid on two different apartments, they finally landed a contract on a promising one-bedroom that was in need of just a little work. One problem spot? The apartment’s bathroom, which dated back to 1960 and had fifty years of wear to show for it. Another issue?
Jun 22, 2017
This Minimalist Japanese Home-Organization Brand Is Now Available on Amazon
From Apartment Therapy → Yamazaki: The Stylish Japanese Home Organization Brand (Available on Amazon!
Jun 22, 2017
Where to Get the Best Bang for Your Real Estate Bucks in America Right Now
You might think we’ve become slightly obsessed with the affordability of living in America right now — and you would be right. When the top three most expensive cities in the world for renters are all in the U.S., well… Houston, we have a problem (because even Houston has its pricey listings).
Jun 22, 2017
Ladies & Gentleman, Anthropologie is Having a Huge Sale
Oh the majesty that is Anthropologie. The second you walk through the doors of that magical retail land, it is like the intoxicating scent of the 27 candles they have burning at any given moment puts you under a spell. It makes you think “sure, I should totally spend $98.50 on this artisanal mug, because it was made by a real person…with their hands. I’m supporting the arts!” Oh…that’s just me? Well, either way, guess what?
Jun 22, 2017
Smart Renovations Transform This Small Brooklyn Apartment into a Functional (and Beautiful) Home
Designer Linda Cava's 525-square-foot Brooklyn apartment is sleek, simple and has just the right amount of Savannah-inspired Southern quirkiness.
Jun 22, 2017
Before & After: A Flea Market Find Loses Some Paint & Finds Some Character
John spotted this coffee table at a flea market, and knew that even though it had seen better days, it was still a solid piece of furniture. Without a particular plan in mind, he decided to sand down the top and was handsomely rewarded for his curiousity! From John: I purchased this coffee table at a flea market about a year ago for $100. It came in this rustic, dry-brushed grey color. The hardware was outdated and dull. But the piece itself was solid and the drawers were pristine.
Jun 22, 2017
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Weekend Upgrade: Jenna’s Blah-to-Spa Shower Upgrade
With a full-time job, two kids, two huge dogs and a baby on the way, it’s an understatement to say that Jenna’s got a lot going on. She and her husband have renovated their home a little at a time. Their combination guest/kids’ bathroom isn’t bad, but it’s “tired,” to use Jenna’s words. As they prep for one more family member, the gray shower could use a colorful update, and a little tidying.
Jun 22, 2017
This Is Your Best Defense Against Fruit Flies
(Image credit: Nancy Mitchell) From Kitchn → This Is the Best Defense Against Fruit Flies null
Jun 22, 2017
6 Badass Creatives On How to Get Past Being Told “No”
“Whenever one door closes I hope one more opens,” croons Lee Ann Womack in 2000’s pop-country tune “I Hope You Dance.” But sometimes you can’t wait for a door (or window) to open. Sometimes you just have to open your own damn door. All people in creative fields get their ideas rejected at one point. (Yes, even Don Draper.
Jun 22, 2017
Daily Marketplace Deals: West Elm Lighting, Anthropologie and Pottery Barn Decor
We spend our days scouring the Marketplace for gems you can’t find anywhere else. Buy and sell with over 200,000 neighbors that love quality home furnishings and good design. Lighting isn’t just lighting. It sets the mood for good or bad. And when it’s done right, lighting can take your breath away when you walk into the room. The Rosie Li brass wall sconce from West Elm (featured above) isn’t traditional in nature but it sure is beautiful.
Jun 22, 2017