The Best Flight Deals Right Now Start at $8
If you’re more of an “experiences” person rather than a “stuff” person, Black Friday/Cyber Week can still be for you. Namely, airlines are offering sweet deals on flights to scratch your travel itch. Here are some great sales if you’re looking to get away for a little (or a lot) less. Southwest’s Cyber Week deals include both domestic and international options.
Nov 25, 2017
Rent Bethenny Frankel’s Soho Condo for $13,500 per Month
Ever wanted to live like a Real Housewife? Well, RHONY star and entrepreneur Bethenny Frankel is renting out her Soho pad for a cool $13,500 per month. The Skinny Girl founder actually listed the 2,392 square foot two bed, two and a half bath place for sale back in February for $5.25 million, according to 6sqft. It’s technically still for sale, at the reduced price of $4.495 million.
Nov 25, 2017
Space-Saving Alternatives to a Real Christmas Tree
We don’t all have the luxury of housing an eight-foot Christmas fir in our homes, and even if you do have room, you may not want to deal with the hassle. Regardless, there are so many options out there that won’t leave you feeling cramped in your small space. And need I mention, they won’t leave you with pine needles and sap all over your carpet. If you can forgo the scent of a real tree for something a little more apartment-friendly, these are the projects for you.
Nov 25, 2017
These New Designer Collaborations Will Have You Craving a New Kitchen
Los Angeles-based designer Sarah Sherman Samuel— famous for her airy, California-cool style—has announced two brand new exciting collaborations for the kitchen. Add these to Joy Cho’s recent collaborative creation of playful pastel cement tiles with clé and you’ll want to renovate your kitchen… well, basically yesterday. First up, Samuel has teamed with popular cabinet door maker Semihandmade.
Nov 25, 2017
Twitter Has A Lot of Feelings About This New Holiday Trend
If 2017 left you feeling like your life got flipped turned upside down, then you wouldn’t be the only one. And there’s a new (whimsical?) holiday trend to support the state of affairs, and we have Karl Lagerfeld to thank/blame. On Wednesday, Claridge’s unveiled their annual Christmas tree, a tradition which hospitality site The Caterer calls “one of the highlights of the London hotel festive season”, and this year, it’s… upside down.
Nov 25, 2017
IKEA’s Cyber Monday Sale: Our Picks For the Best Deals
IKEA released their holiday shopping deals well before Black Friday, and so here we present to you the ones that are still going strong, from now all the way to Christmas Eve. We already let you know that the Swedish retailer has a coupon for its IKEA Family members (the company’s free loyalty program); You can get $25 off a purchase of $150 or more in store now through December 24.
Nov 25, 2017
H&M Home’s Black Friday Sale: Our Picks For the Best Deals
Update: Check out our updated Cyber Monday post! Welcome to the unofficial-official start to holiday shopping. Whether you decide to brave the stores in person or stick to deal hunting online, Black Friday through Cyber Monday are prime days for savings. If you’re looking to find a great gift or are just shopping for a gift for your home (or yourself!), H&M has some serious deals going on. Happy shopping! everything Here are a few of our favorites: Faux Fur Throw, $49.99 (reg. $79.
Nov 24, 2017
Anthropologie’s Black Friday Sale: Our Picks For the Best Deals
Update: Check out our updated Cyber Monday post! Welcome to the unofficial-official start to holiday shopping. Whether you decide to brave the stores in person or stick to deal hunting online, Black Friday through Cyber Monday are prime days for savings. If you’re looking to find a great gift or are just shopping for a gift for your home (or yourself!), Anthropologie has some serious deals going on.
Nov 24, 2017
8 of the Weirdest and Wackiest Things for Sale on Black Friday
It’s the time of year where basically everything is on sale, and that includes stuff you want, and stuff you didn’t know existed. While everyone else is out busting doors for TVs today, here are some hilarious items you can shop from the comfort of your own home. And bonus, you won’t have to hit up the drug store on the way to your office holiday party because you’ll already have the perfect White Elephant gift. Marble car phone, sale $24.99 (reg.
Nov 24, 2017
The Newly Named Quirkiest US City Might Possibly Have the Most Colorful Homes, Too
Travel+Leisure just put this city on the top of their list: The 20 Quirkiest Cities in America. It’s a city known for colorful, unusual and inspiring home, too!
Nov 24, 2017
Amazon’s Black Friday Sale: Our Picks For the Best Deals
Welcome to the unofficial-official start to holiday shopping. Whether you decide to brave the stores in person or stick to deal hunting online, Black Friday through Cyber Monday are prime days for savings. Whether you’re looking to find a great gift or are just shopping for a gift for your home (or yourself!), Amazon has some serious deals going on.
Nov 24, 2017
Here’s How to Become an HGTV Star
Nov 24, 2017
This Waste-Free, Self-Cleaning Lint Remover Might Just Change Your Life
It's no-waste AND self-cleaning.
Nov 24, 2017
14 Dogs Whose Thanksgiving Posts Are Better Than Your Holiday Card
At a time of year when family tensions run high, and travel stress and politics can make you lose your faith in humanity, we’re grateful for these Instagram dogs whose Thanksgiving posts are just too pure for this world. Yes, I am one of those “dog moms” who created an entire Instagram account for her pups and their rescue (@KeepAustinWhippet, if you’re so inclined).
Nov 23, 2017
Where to Stack Coats and Bags When You’re Having a Big Party in a Small Space
Nothing is more fun during the holiday season than hosting friends and family for a gathering. But what happens when you love to entertain but don’t actually have a ton of room or even a proper coat closet to store everyone’s stuff? Fret not, friends—a cramped living space doesn’t have to be a problem. Here are five options to consider when deciding where to stow your guests’ things during your holiday festivities this season.
Nov 22, 2017
West Elm’s Black Friday Sale: Our Picks For the Best Deals
Update: Check out our updated Cyber Monday post! Welcome to the unofficial-official start to holiday shopping. Whether you decide to brave the stores in person or stick to deal hunting online, Black Friday through Cyber Monday are prime days for savings. If you’re looking to find a great gift or are just shopping for a gift for your home (or yourself!), West Elm has some serious deals going on.
Nov 22, 2017
It’s Etsy’s Cyber Week & All These (& More) Are on Sale
I know, I know. Black Friday used to be a day. And then Cyber Monday came along. Now the two have stretched themselves into a mini shopping season. Not to let the big box stores have all the fun (and dollars), Etsy announced its own Cyber Week — perfect for people who prefer to give their money to the little guy (and gal). There are plenty of sellers participating and offering at least 10% off their usual prices (some much more).
Nov 22, 2017
Urban Outfitters’ Black Friday Sale: Our Picks For the Best Deals
Update: Check out our updated Cyber Monday post! Welcome to the unofficial-official start to holiday shopping. If you decide to brave the stores in person or stick to deal hunting online, Black Friday through Cyber Monday are prime days for savings. Whether you’re looking to find a great gift or are just shopping for a gift for your home (or yourself!), Urban Outfitters has some serious deals going on. This year, Urban Outfitters has a Buy One, Get One 50 percent off storewide.
Nov 22, 2017
An Off the Grid Fairytale-Like House (For When You Want to Run Away)
The little house that Diana and Michael Lorence built for themselves in the woods of Northern California is like something out of a fairy tale. Unlike many tiny houses you see, it’s not built on a trailer base, since minimum square footage requirements don’t apply in the middle of the woods. But there’s another thing that sets this little house apart: it’s completely off the grid.
Nov 22, 2017
Our Editors’ Picks for Black Friday Deals for the Bedroom
It’s almost winter and time to make your bedroom the most cozy and comfortable it can be. And you may as well take advantage of Black Friday to gussy it up for less. Here are our editors’ top 5 picks for the bedroom. Anthropologie’s Black Friday Sale: 30% off Storewide Our Top Pick from Anthropologie: Anthro has gorgeous bedding and today’s a great day to scoop up this editors’ favorite Luxe Velvet Quilt. Not into blush? No problem it also comes in grey.
Nov 22, 2017
#Catsgiving Is a Twitter Trending Topic We Can Get Behind
Do you love cats? Do you love museums? Do you love jokes? Well today is your day, because it is #catsgiving over on Twitter. From what I can tell, it started as museums tweeting out art and images from their collections that contain cats and snowballed from there. Great! Every day should be #catsgiving! Here’s a cat in a boot. How seasonal! Not to get political or anything, but look at this cat at the White House!
Nov 22, 2017
7 Reasons You Should Hang On To Those Paper Grocery Bags
Here are some fun ways to reuse them.
Nov 22, 2017
These Are the Most Popular Holiday Gifts In Each State
Gearing up for the Shopping Olympics (aka Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Week)? You might want to check your gift list against what other shoppers might try to fight you for. Here are the most-wanted holiday gifts, by state.
Nov 22, 2017
Here’s How to Give Your Christmas Tree a Modern Twist
Say goodbye to the tree skirt and hello to this unexpected accessory.
Nov 22, 2017
Science Pawsitively Confirms The Secret To Living Longer, Happier Lives
It’s been well documented that the Swedish may just hold all the secrets to living a happier and healthier life. And according to a new study from Uppsala University (the oldest college in Sweden), one of those secrets is really simple: Adopt a dog.
Nov 22, 2017
Wayfair Released Their Black Friday Deals, And Here Are Our Picks
Update: Check out our updated Cyber Monday post! If you’re looking to get a jump on your holiday shopping (or just looking to take advantage of the sales for yourself), some retailers have been dropping their Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals early—Wayfair included. If you’ve had your eye on anything at the online home retailer, now would be a good time to hop on over and see what’s on deep discount.
Nov 22, 2017
The Paint Trick You Didn’t Realize Your Art Needs
While most people feel finished after hanging a piece of art — others go one step farther. And it’s a step that you might want to add to your home if you have art that needs enhancing or enlarging. It involves a little paint and time, but the end result is a one-of-a-kind look that will add a ton of personality to your home!
Nov 22, 2017
IKEA Reissues MALM Recall After Another Tipping Fatality
Do you have small children at home? IKEA wants to remind you that its dressers—including the popular MALM series—pose a tipping hazard when they’re not securely fastened to the wall. The original voluntary recall was first announced in June 2016 following several reports of deaths and injuries caused by the units tipping over. The company was (and still is) offering free anchoring kits to repair the current pieces, or a full or partial refund for recalled models.
Nov 21, 2017
Why You Should Keep a Cutting Board in Your Small Bathroom
You think New York City real estate is bad? You should see my bathroom counter. The door to the bathroom opens up right into the only natural place to put the vanity, which means there’s only one shallow, narrow space for the vanity to go — and one shallow, narrow space to work with when I’m getting ready in the morning. I used to drop my makeup bag and hair straightener right into the sink, but that got old fast every time I needed to rinse extra cheek tint off my hand.
Nov 21, 2017
Our Under $100 Picks From Target’s Cyber Monday Sale
The Bullseye is making it easy to plan your holiday shopping this year. Target released their Black Friday ad last week, and now they just shared their plans for Cyber Monday and beyond. Here’s what we know so far. In 2016, Target’s Cyber Monday deal was an additional 15 percent off your order, and good news, that blanket discount coming back for 2017, no code needed.
Nov 21, 2017
Classic Kitchen Accessories That Will Look Good in Any Home
Whether your kitchen needs a total remodel or you’re just completely sick of looking at yours, there are five classic details you can add — without breaking the bank or breaking down a wall. These simple elements will elevate the elegance of your kitchen, just in time for all of your holiday hosting gigs (everyone knows that guests tend to congregate around the cooking).
Nov 21, 2017
The 10 Commandments of a Clean & Happy Junk Drawer
The junk drawer is a tricky little monster. Even its name makes you think it’s okay to let it get, well, junky. But a junk drawer without parameters means that every few months you’ll have to tackle a small mountain of those suuuuuper annoying little things you’ve basically just put off dealing with. For a “junk” drawer that’s really more of a useful spot for miscellaneous items in the kitchen, follow these ten commandments.
Nov 21, 2017
The Totally Dreamy & Magical Look that Evokes Pure Christmas
Inspired by the idea of a traditional European Christmas, we've rounded up a few ideas for getting the look in your own home.
Nov 21, 2017
Do You Really Know What’s In Your Sheets? Here’s How To Spot Fake Labels
A lot of attention has been paid lately to the increasingly competitive mattress industry, and the growing lack of transparency for consumers, but it turns out that we should be just as concerned about what covers our mattresses. Two recent studies show that an overwhelming majority of fabric labels on our sheet sets have been faked.
Nov 21, 2017
This Paint Trick Makes Rooms Look Much More Expensive
A small investment that will make a big impact.
Nov 21, 2017
5 Tiny (Yet Inspiring) Bedrooms With Plenty of Lessons to Share
One of the challenges of living in a small apartment is trying to figure out how to fit everything you need into a small bedroom. Fitting everything in, plus the bed (which is pretty essential) can feel nearly impossible, so we’ve rounded up five small bedrooms that make very efficient use of their small footprints—plus ideas you can steal from each one. The bedroom above, from Hemnet via Apartment Therapy, is a perfect example of small-space efficiency.
Nov 21, 2017
The $1 Storage Solution You Won’t Know How You Lived Without
I’ve picked up the odd Dollar Tree clear plastic bin here and there for, well, I can’t remember what for now that I use them for everything. Seriously, since discovering and drooling over The Home Edit‘s Instagram feed (I even rainbowtized my apps, but that’s a story for another day), I’m clear-binning all the things. Here’s why I wish I’d started organizing with them years ago.
Nov 21, 2017
8 Great-Looking Furniture Finds for $50 or Less
If you’re itching to update your living space but don’t have much wiggle room in your budget at the moment, don’t worry. There are plenty of accent pieces and small updates that clock in around the $50 mark, keeping you from eating ramen and beans for the rest of the month because of an interior design craving.
Nov 20, 2017
Here’s How Much People Really Pay In Rent
Did you know that most studies of average rents pull their data from apartment listings? That can provide a pretty accurate snapshot of the prices a newcomer can expect to encounter on their apartment search—but it’s not always reflective of real-life rental situations. Asking rents generally skew higher, since there are plenty of listings for brand-new luxury units, but you’re not likely to find a rent-controlled apartment or a word-of-mouth hand-me-down deal listed online.
Nov 20, 2017
Could Italian Modernism Be the New Look of Now?
Is this the look that's destined to be all over design blogs in two to five years? Or just a flash in the pan?
Nov 20, 2017
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Nov 20, 2017
Shop Like a Decorator: A Designer’s Favorite 6 Things From Costco
While you’re probably already privy to Costco’s awesome deals on home essentials like dish soap, socks, food, etc. you might be surprised to learn they have some pretty stellar deals on furniture and decor items, too. In fact, the superstore is brimming with so many stylish and affordable home finds that it can be tricky to figure out what not to buy. So, who better than a cool designer to guide us along on our next Costco shopping spree?
Nov 20, 2017
Everything Is On Sale At Urban Outfitters Today
Stores aren’t even waiting for Black Friday to start offering great deals, and Urban Outfitters isn’t any different. Today, the retailer is offering 20 percent off your entire purchase (in store or online) to its UO Rewards members. To get the discount, you have to be a UO Rewards member (it’s a free loyalty program—you can sign up here) and signed in to your UO account. The 20 percent off will be reflected in your shopping cart.
Nov 20, 2017
Real People, Real Advice: Hosting Overnight Guests in a Small Home
Last week I asked a number of stylish, smart people who happen to live in teeny tiny homes to share their advice for hosting holiday dinners and gatherings. Their tip and lessons were enormously helpful! In this post, I asked them to tackle the subject of overnight guests — something I struggle to deal with in my small-ish one-bedroom apartment.
Nov 20, 2017