A Bright and Beautiful Spanish Tile Home for $700K in L.A.
Oh boy, this home is a real diamond. I love everything about it. Elegant simplicity, an abundance of natural light, gorgeous vintage details, large private outdoor living area, and a beautiful Spanish tile exterior to boot. This home is going to make someone very happy indeed. This gorgeous Spanish tile home is a fantastic mix of vintage and modern, with a a feeling of spaciousness and privacy.
Jun 27, 2017
Sonoma Tiny House with Pirate Treehouse Listed for $300K
Ahoy there, ya land lubbers. If you yearn for the excitement of the open seas but are partial to living on solid ground, we’ve got great news. There’s a tiny house in Sonoma County, California that comes with its very own pirate treehouse. It’s arrrrguably the cutest home for sale we’ve seen in quite awhile.
Jun 27, 2017
Two Global Travelers Set Down Roots in Saudi Arabia
Name: Tracy and Ian Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia The basics: 4 years, school staff housing — 1,500 square feet Tracy and Ian, two International School employees, have filled their home with colorful and just plain cool finds. Tell us a little (or a lot) about your home and the people who live there: We, Tracy Hill and Ian Hogg, have lived in Riyadh for four years, both work at an International School, I’m a teacher coach and Ian works in Facilities and Security Management.
Jun 27, 2017
5 Weird Foods That Taste Way Better than They Sound
(Image credit: Natalie B. Compton) From Kitchn → 5 Weird Foods That Taste Better than They Sound null
Jun 27, 2017
Cause & Effect: Clean This Today to Save Major Money Tomorrow
If you pride yourself on keeping a tidy home, there’s stuff around the house you want to do. Like buying an organizer for the junk drawer. That right there is like a drug to Monica Geller types. But no matter how much you enjoy cleaning up, there are still some chores that are, well, chores. Cleaning the fridge coils is one of those things.
Jun 27, 2017
Join the Movement for a Plastic-Free July: 12 Ways to Reduce Your Dependency
Is it just me or does it seem like there’s been a marked increase in the number of themed “days” in the last few years. I’d like to know: how long has National Donut Day really existed? I’m all for free donuts and can endure a glut of pictures of other people’s fried confections no problem.
Jun 27, 2017
Small Space Swimming: Lap Pools Reloaded
Here's a roundup of beautiful pools, because you deserve a break, even if it's only in your eyes and in your imagination.
Jun 27, 2017
Zillow Threatens to Sue Satirical Blog McMansion Hell
McMansion Hell, a Tumblr blog that calls out bad architecture in the form of over the top suburban sprawl, has been sent a cease and desist letter from Zillow. The real estate aggregate says that the blog violates their terms of service by editing listing photos by adding commentary.
Jun 27, 2017
Before & After: An Entrancing New Entryway
Ahh the joys of homeownership. You can paint whatever you want, whenever you want. You don’t have to negotiate around any unexpected rent hikes. But, in exchange, you have to deal with your rotting floors. Jolie had to bid farewell to her hardwood floors and decided to use it as an opportunity to give the entryway a visual boost. From Jolie: This is the main entrance into our home. The space is about 4×6 feet and previously had hardwood floors.
Jun 27, 2017
When Two Trends Collide: 9 Beautiful Pink Velvet Sofas
Whether you see it as a throwback to the ’80s or a reflection of changing attitudes about femininity, there’s a particular shade of light, slightly-muted pink whose ubiquitousness is as complete as it was sudden. Call it millennial pink, or dusty pink, or rose quartz—it’s everywhere, and it’s the color that every eye seems drawn to. So we’ve created this roundup of sofas where pink, the color of the moment, meets velvet, the fabric of the moment.
Jun 27, 2017
ThredUP Wants to Be the Amazon of Thrift, Announces Its First Brick and Mortar Store Today
The shift in thrift took a massive leap today as sleek online secondhand brand thredUP unveiled details about its first brick-and-mortar store, slated to open on July 20th in a Texas outlet mall. They say everything’s bigger in Texas, and apparently that goes for the density of tech-enabled thrifters, too.
Jun 27, 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
Jun 27, 2017
Do You Share This Totally Ridiculous Cleaning Habit?
(Image credit: Cathy Pyle) From Kitchn → Do You Share This Ridiculous Cleaning Habit? null
Jun 27, 2017
Daily Marketplace Deals: Outdoor Entertaining Essentials
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. No one likes sudden panic of realizing you’re less than prepared to entertain. Didn’t it seem like that event was just weeks away?!
Jun 27, 2017
Before & After: An Old Kitchen Gets a Bright Update
From Apartment Therapy → Before & After: What it Lacked in Drawers, it Made Up for in Rodents null
Jun 27, 2017
10 Plant Stands For Your Home
10 Plant Stands For Your Home
Jun 27, 2017