A Kid-Friendly, Textile-Filled Portland Home
Name: Deepali, her husband and their 2 kids Location: Portland, Oregon The basics: 12 years, owned — 1,800 square feet Deepali’s home balances striking textiles with, well, kids. Creating a home that is as visually interesting as it is welcoming to all ages, she has created rooms that look lovingly lived in. Tell us a little (or a lot) about your home and the people who live there: This was the first home my husband and I purchased 12 years back.
Jun 30, 2017
How to Remove Labels From Jars (and Turn Them Into Glassware)
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Jun 30, 2017
Pier 1 Could Be Launching a New, Urban-Focused Store
If you haven’t been in a Pier 1 Imports store recently, the company has some news that will hopefully lure you back. The retailer is reportedly considering launching a second brand. The Texas based wicker wonderland recently brought on former Kmart CEO Alistair James as their new chief executive on May 1, and he told analysts on Wednesday that the company may need to open a new concept to appeal to younger customers, reports the Star-Telegram.
Jun 30, 2017
Looking To Sell Your Home Faster? 5 Expert Staging Tips
Prepping your home for sale can feel completely overwhelming. It’s like magnifying the stress of tidying up and making your house “guest ready,” tenfold. Because you’ve got to make it look good, really, really good, for guests you don’t even know. They’re not your family or your friends. They are prospective buyers, and they are coming to examine your most intimate quarters and decide if they can see themselves living there, too.
Jun 30, 2017
Before & After: A Brand New Look for a Beige Bath
Tara’s bathroom had the sort of tan look that was popular during the heyday of Friends. Deciding enough was enough, she set out to create a bathroom with more storage, more space and more style. From Tara: We knew we needed to re-do this bathroom from the moment we bought this house. This is the main bathroom in our three bedroom, to bathroom, 1950s ranch. I have been dreaming of the day this project would be finished.
Jun 30, 2017
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Milestone Makeover: Laura and Brandon’s Inviting Back Yard
Homeowners: Laura and Brandon Piety, Los Angeles Milestone: Bought their first home and launched a new business Makeover: Make the backyard more inviting for entertaining It’s been a big couple years for Laura and Brandon Piety. Last year, they checked a huge dream off their life list: buying a home in Los Angeles, where they’ve lived for the past six years. This is in addition to having recently completed another huge life list item, launching their new media business, Noble.
Jun 30, 2017
I Tried the Click and Grow Herb Garden — and Here’s How It Went
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Jun 30, 2017
In the Words of Wise Women: How to Ask for a Raise & Get Paid What You’re Worth
Most people — particularly those who are just starting out in their careers — find the prospect of asking for a raise daunting. Talking about money is often uncomfortable, and having to talk about yourself and why you’re worth a certain amount of moola can push the awkwardness factor off the charts. But, as one of the badass creative women we spoke to for this story pointed out, “If you don’t ask for yourself, who will?
Jun 30, 2017
Daily Marketplace Deals: Stylish Desk Chairs, Vintage & New
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. A hard days’ work requires support, particularly for your lower back. It seems that standing desks are all the rage nowadays but a good desk chair is forever. Similar to a mattress, this isn’t a furniture choice where you’ll want to compromise comfort for price.
Jun 30, 2017
Here’s What $500k Buys in San Francisco Right Now
San Francisco is one of the most expensive cities in the country—both in terms of renting and buying —so finding a place there to call your home, especially one that’s affordable, isn’t exactly an easy feat. In order to buy a home in SF, you’re normally going to need an XL budget. But not always. To get an idea of what’s out there in the under-500k bracket, we searched through listings with that cut off in mind.
Jun 30, 2017