Before & After: A Bland, Blank Space Gets Texture & Character
Hope Veloclette was tasked with creating a custom space for a discerning client while keeping to a budget. She wanted to create a space full of curated items full of history, and set about sourcing those items locally. The result is a space that feels both contemporary and authentic simultaneously.
Jun 23, 2017
Own a Piece of Camelot: Jackie O’s Childhood Home is Now For Sale
Paging America’s one percent: If you’ve ever wanted to own a piece of Camelot, now is your chance. Jackie Kennedy Onassis’ childhood home is currently selling for a cool $49.5 million. Merrywood, a 23,000-square-foot Georgian-style estate sitting on the Potomac River in McLean, Virginia (a suburb of Washington, D.C.
Jun 23, 2017
5 Vacation Homes on the East Coast That Cost Less Than You Think
Thinking about investing in a vacation home, but don’t want to totally break the bank? There are plenty of homes up and down the East Coast—close to beaches and local attractions—that would make a great second home to escape to that may be within your means. And here’s the thing: Your “second” home doesn’t have to be the second home you own. Forever renters might like to make an affordable getaway like these their very first home purchase.
Jun 23, 2017
People Are Obsessed With These (Bargain!) Velvet Dining Chairs
Whether you have a separate dining room or not, finding the perfect chairs to enjoy a meal on is not an easy feat for the budget minded design lover. When you’re on the hunt to find two to eight (or more!) comfortable and attractive seats, that quickly adds up. That’s why we were excited when we came across this chic bargain that’s almost too good to be true.
Jun 23, 2017
The Home of Tomorrow: Is This the Future of Furniture?
Compared to some, there’s no denying that the furniture industry seems to be one of the most stagnant. While styles have subtly shifted over time in tune with the gentle ebb and flow of fashion, in many ways our furniture hasn’t changed much at all for centuries.
Jun 23, 2017
Before and After: An ’80s Bathroom Gets a Classic Update
Tasha’s twins were using a dark and outdated bathroom, complete with carpet (why was that ever considered a good idea?) and some very ’80s materials. Calling in the professionals for the major plumbing and drywall work, but doing the rest herself, Tasha created a space that can grow with her girls and remain visually appealing for years to come. From Tasha: Our second full bathroom, which is mostly used by our twin girls, was horribly outdated — circa 1980.
Jun 23, 2017
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Weekend Upgrade: Jenna’s Practical-to-Personal Bathroom Style
Jenna is a mother to two kids — soon to be three — and two dogs. Her kids’ bathroom doubles as the guest bath, which means it has to work extra hard, but it’s also got to look good. Jenna describes her style as “on the modern side, but accessible. I don’t want to have rooms my kids aren’t allowed in and stuff they can’t touch.
Jun 23, 2017
Outrageously Gorgeous Wallpapered Rooms On Instagram This Week
I have a nightly routine of sitting on the sofa after dinner (before I carry on with tidying up, reading, or whatnot) and catching up on my Instagram feed from the day. Likely I’m not alone here, nor am I alone, surely, when it comes to oohing and ahhing over gorgeous interiors, bookmarking as I go, but then quickly forgetting what I saved.
Jun 23, 2017
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Before & After: A Beautiful Bathroom Makeover in Just 1 Weekend
It’s easy to overlook the bathroom. Renovations are expensive, and most of us will put up with a less-than-ideal space until we have the money for a makeover. Still, the lack of a renovation budget didn’t stop Jenna. With a full-time job, two dogs, two kids, and another on the way, she’s got more than enough to handle, but she and her husband knew they wanted a better bathroom before the baby arrived. Rather than remodel, Jenna decided to work with what she had.
Jun 23, 2017
5 Things to Know About Cleaning with Bleach in the Kitchen
(Image credit: kazoka) shutterstock From Kitchn → 5 Things to Know About Bleach in the Kitchen null
Jun 23, 2017
Daily Marketplace Deals: Raw, Industrial Vintage Style
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. While some vintage collectors may stumble across a random assortment of goodies, you’ve got to appreciate someone who can consistently stick to a solid theme.
Jun 23, 2017
Stylish and Clever Recycling Solutions That’ll Up Your Cleaning Game
Trash cans and recycling bins can take up a lot of space, especially if you have to sort your recyclables into different containers. All those bins definitely add up. Whether you’ve been recycling and you’re just tired of your old system or you want to start so you can be more mindful, there are plenty of solutions that will allow you to recycle without taking up too much space in your home, or at least that won’t detract from your decor.
Jun 23, 2017
Adorable Welcome Mat
Adorable Welcome Mat
Jun 23, 2017
Brass Planter Hanger
Brass Planter Hanger
Jun 23, 2017
DIY Backyard Bubble Solution
DIY Backyard Bubble Solution
Jun 23, 2017
Magnetic Spice Rack
Magnetic Spice Rack
Jun 23, 2017