Katherine & Jem’s Humboldt Park Bazaar Apartment
Name: Katherine Raz and Jem HiltonLocation: Humboldt Park — Chicago, IllinoisSize: 750 square feetYears lived in: 6 months — rentedThe last time we took a tour of Katherine and Jem’s home they were in a 900 square foot three bedroom apartment in the Albany Park neighborhood. The couple has since downsized to a smaller two bedroom and shifted to the Humboldt Park neighborhood and I followed right behind to get an updated house tour.
Jun 15, 2019
Cat Lovers Share a “Garage Sale” Comfy Chic Portland Home
These self-proclaimed "crazy cat people" joke that their biggest home challenge is "remembering that we don't actually own it." Click for the DIY kitty porch.
Jun 15, 2019
You Can Buy a Miniature Succulent Planter in the Shape of a Toilet on Etsy
We love how quirky it is.
Jun 15, 2019
The 5 Most Important Home Maintenance Tasks You’re Forgetting to Do, According to Home Inspectors
Professional home inspectors see what goes wrong in maintaining a home. Here, the half-dozen tasks and missteps they say homeowners often make when it comes to home maintenance 101.
Jun 15, 2019
Etsy’s Harry Potter Mandrakes Will Make You Feel Like a Herbology Wizard
Do you know what a mandrake is? If you’re a botany enthusiast, you probably do. However, if your plant knowledge ends right around “dandelion” and “ivy,” you may not know. It’s a hearty root, but it’s also different from other growing thingamajigs in that it…kind of looks like a human. And if you’re a fan of Harry Potter franchise, you know this more than anyone as to how alive they can seem.
Jun 14, 2019
Here’s How to Get Rid of Termites (Hint: You’re Probably Not DIY-ing This Gross Job)
If you think you have termites, don’t skip straight to burning down your house for the insurance money. Take these steps before resorting to fire.
Jun 15, 2019
You Can Tour Princess Diana’s Childhood Home This Summer
See where the people’s princess grew up.
Jun 15, 2019
Why Real Estate Experts Will Always Recommend Painting Your Home Off-White
It might seem like those House Hunters are being willfully obtuse for refusing to see beyond paint color. But in the real world, paint color does have an effect on homebuyers, albeit a more subtle one.
Jun 15, 2019
IKEA’s Summer Sale Has Discounts Up to 50% Off
Cookouts and summertime go hand in hand, and with a very short window of time left before the arrival of the steamiest season of the year, party hosts and backyard chefs everywhere need to have their aprons and ample kitchenware on deck before sending out the invites. Here to help you prepare are two huge happenings: IKEA’s kitchen event and summer sale.
Jun 15, 2019
A Reverse To-Do List Is the Smartest Way to Reach Your Big Decluttering Goals
Reverse to-do lists begin at the end of the day. Here are three rules to keep in mind as you're writing one.
Jun 15, 2019
How, Exactly, Do You Get In This Skyscraper Infinity Pool?
‘Tis the season to take a dip in cool water or lay out with a drink in hand if only for the sole purpose of putting your super cute swimsuit on display. Yes, we’re talking about pool season, which for many, is one of the most anticipated activities during this sweltering time of year.  One place steel-nerved people will be clamoring to go for a swim in the future is this mind-boggling 360-degree pool infinity pool that’s set to be constructed on top of a London skyscraper.
Jun 15, 2019
Time to Revamp Your Living Room Courtesy of Wayfair’s Major 72-Hour Sale
This weekend just got so much better.
Jun 15, 2019
A 208-Square-Foot Brooklyn Studio Apartment Feels Much Bigger
Alyssa Greenberg lives in this teeny 208-square-foot Crown Heights studio apartment.
Jun 15, 2019