The 7 Landscaping Mistakes That Real Estate Agents See All the Time
You may not have a green thumb, but that’s no reason to let your yard become an eyesore. Not only will maintaining your lot keep your neighbors happy, landscaping can actually also help boost your home's value.
Jun 23, 2019
The 6 Budget Choices That Actually Helped Me Buy a House
To keep on track with my savings goals, here are six budgeting strategies I enacted (with insight from a personal finance expert)
Jun 23, 2019
Live Out Your Tiny House Dreams In Australian Wine Country
Less than 130 square feet of space lends itself nicely to this tiny house in the Yarra Valley of southeast Australia. Yarra is known for its incredible wine industry—thanks to its cool climate—and has been serving up delicious pours of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and bubbly since the 1800s.
Jun 23, 2019
This California Home Is Eclectic Preppy Style Epitomized
Nicole Balin's home is a collection of art and collectables that she's found over her lifetime.
Jun 23, 2019
I’m Changing the Way I Think About Dining Out—And It’s Helping More Than Just My Budget
Even though our family of seven rarely eats out without a Kids Eat Free promo, eating meals out at restaurants is expensive.
Jun 23, 2019
3 Tips from a Microbiologist That Will Change the Way You Think About “Clean”
A surface that appears “clean” (your toilet is the perfect example!) isn’t necessarily free from bacteria.
Jun 23, 2019
6 DIYs for Cramped Counters
More counter space is at the top of most people’s wish lists when it comes to kitchens. Here are six accessible projects and ideas for how to eke out even a few more feet of precious prep space — no major renovations needed.
Jun 22, 2019
4 Things We Should Talk About More
Jun 22, 2019
You Could Win a “Vacation Do-Over” for Sharing Your Worst Travel Story
Something good may finally come of that awful trip.
Jun 22, 2019
This Alcohol Brand Will Pay You $10k to Give Up Drinking Frosé This Summer
Decisions, decisions.
Jun 22, 2019
If You Constantly Feel Like You’re Digging for Sheets, It’s Time to Organize Your Linen Closet
If you’re lucky enough to have a linen closet, you know how quickly they can become disorganized and messy. In my experience, a disorganized linen closet often leads to buying double (and sometimes triple) the amount of personal care items—only because you don’t realize you already have them. The trick to a clean, well-organized linen closet is creating an intentional space for everything. Here’s how.
Jun 22, 2019
What Real Estate Marketing Terms Actually Mean
Allow me to decode some common jargon found in real estate listings so you can focus on the fun tasks, like raising your credit score and figuring out how you're going to pay for those closing costs. Okay, I have a twisted idea of "fun."
Jun 22, 2019
Last Call! These Are the Best July 4th Mattress Deals You Can Score This Holiday
If your bed isn't quite as comfy as it used to be, now's your chance to get a dreamy new one, because a slew of retailers are marking Independence Day by offering deep discounts on mattresses.
Jun 22, 2019
Sam’s Club Is Selling a Floating Picnic Table That Puts Pool Floats to Shame
It's the ultimate lake house accessory.
Jun 22, 2019
You Can Buy This DIY Bar on Amazon For Under $4,000
Warmer months are a good excuse to be outside. (I’ll have my meal al fresco, my toes without socks, and my car windows down, please and thank you.) I’ll also eagerly have my drink beneath the sky if the situation facilitates that—which this DIY bar totally allows you to do. This small kiosk kit on Amazon is perhaps the perfect tiny bar for your backyard. With a simple design that can blend well into essentially any outdoor aesthetic, the looks of this structure are great.
Jun 22, 2019
10 Affordable Organizing Classics That Will Never Go Out of Style
If you're searching for storage solutions and organization tools, look no further than these affordable organizing classics so versatile and functional they'll work in any apartment—and any decade.
Jun 22, 2019
This Frank Lloyd Wright House Near New York City Is on the Market for $1.2M
Have you always wanted to live in a Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece? Maybe a better question is: who hasn’t? The iconic and artistic architect’s work have had people in awe when he was alive and at his career’s peak, but the adoration hasn’t stopped. If anything, his cultish following is becoming more pronounced over time. So if you’re in the Tri-State area and don’t balk at a $1.
Jun 21, 2019
Before and After: A $180 Feature Wall Transforms a Master Bedroom
The dark blue accent wall cost $180 total, including trim, caulk, and paint.
Jun 21, 2019
Upgrade to Soft and Sustainable Organic Bedding Courtesy of Coyuchi’s Summer Clearance Sale
Score an extra 20% off clearance goods for a limited time.
Jun 21, 2019
Hear Us Out: Scented Drawer Liners Deserve a Comeback
These vintage fragrance-filled pops of color and pattern seriously deserve a comeback.
Jun 21, 2019
Amazon’s Summer Renovation Event Is Here for All Your DIY Project Needs
Time to tackle everything on your home reno to-do list.
Jun 21, 2019
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Jun 21, 2019
This Hidden Section of Bed Bath and Beyond Is a Haven for Small Space Dwellers
So we’ve got a tiny secret to spill—the kind of secret that isn’t monumentally huge, but one that you could tuck it away into a square-foot-limited apartment. We’re just going to get right to the point: Bed Bath & Beyond has a little-known section of their website that is exclusively devoted to small spaces. Folks with less square footage generally learn to view everything with an eagle eye toward function.
Jun 21, 2019
It’s Cancer Season, And We Found the Best Gifts to Make Your Crab Feel Loved
Thoughtful gifts for the sign that's always in their feelings.
Jun 21, 2019
This Artist Created Music Specifically For Watering Your Plants
Most plant parents know that a regular watering schedule is key to keeping your leaf babies thriving. Perhaps you already pump the jams while tackling this important task, but now there’s a soundtrack made specifically for giving your thirsty stems a drink.Created by artist Past Palms, the eponymous EP “is a sonic reflection of yearning for nature in a nature-less place.
Jun 21, 2019
The 5 Most Popular Home Styles of 2019, According to Google
Now that McMansions have come and gone, tastes are swinging back toward a more modern, minimal approach and Americans are exploring different home styles across the country.
Jun 21, 2019
The Design Projects That First Made Designers Feel Like Experts
You never forget your first time.
Jun 21, 2019
HGTV’s ’Extreme Makeover’ Reboot Will Be Hosted By Jesse Tyler Ferguson from ‘Modern Family’
You may have heard earlier this year that HGTV’s ”Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” reboot was underway for a 2020 premiere. In the original series, host Ty Pennington was the one who proclaimed “Move that bus!” as various homeowners wept with joy at the sight of their new abode. But there’s going to be a new voice saying those three words (or perhaps a new slogan all together)—and that person is Jesse Tyler Ferguson.
Jun 21, 2019
An ER Doctor’s Calming Houston Oasis
ER doctor Pam is a NYC native and when she moved to Houston, Texas, she found this spacious, modern townhouse and turned it into a welcoming, personal space.
Jun 21, 2019
These Are The Most Pet-Friendly Workplaces in America
If you’re searching for ways to increase the laughter and minimize the stress in your office, I’m almost certain bringing in a furry companion would do the trick. It’s been proven that pets make the office a happier place, so much so, they’ve got their own day to show how much of an asset they can be for the overall decorum of the workplace.
Jun 21, 2019
Why People in Sweden Put Flowers Under Their Pillow for Midsummer
There are so many different types of summer solstice traditions around the globe that we could never possibly list them all, but this flower-focused one from Sweden is especially lovely for the occasion. On the night of Friday, June 21, Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) is gifting travelers flying from the US to Scandinavia a bouquet of seven gorgeous fresh flowers, which they are to put underneath their pillows.
Jun 21, 2019
8 Interior Designers Share Their Parents' Biggest Design Mistakes—And How to Avo
Parents don't always know best... at least, not when it comes to design.
Jun 21, 2019
The Best Pool Floats to Up Your Instagram Game
These pool floats will definitely add some pizzaz to your next pool party.
Jun 21, 2019
The Notorious B.I.G.’s Childhood Apartment in Brooklyn Is Renting for $4,000/Month
Since many landlords require that a tenant's income is 40 times the monthly rent, prospective residents will need to earn an annual salary of $160K to comfortably afford these digs.
Jun 21, 2019
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Use This Weekend to Set Up a Work Station for All Your Outdoor Projects
If your garden to-do list is overgrown, you’re not alone — but you needn’t worry. There’s an easy way to get yourself ready to tackle all your yard projects without spending too much time or money. A gardening station will organize your outdoor storage, contain muddy messes, and save your back and knees from squatting and kneeling. And it’s affordable to stock up on all the supplies you’ll need for it when you know exactly which Walmart basics to buy.
Jun 21, 2019
7 Gorgeous Mirrors Available on Bazaar
Vintage Midcentury Modern Mirror – $75 – 1970s Vintage French Gilded Framed Mirror. Will make a chic wall accent! 22ʺW × 2ʺD × 28ʺH. – PARK RIDGE, NJ From Maxwell:Dear Readers, What are you looking for? We’ve just cleaned out and relaunched our marketplace as Bazaar – the best place on the web for vintage designer furnishings and accessories directly from others in our community.
Jun 20, 2019
A Designer’s Australian Home Is an Explosion of Pink, Plants, and Quirky Decor
And her home studio is like an explosion of pink and sparkles at the end of the dark hallway.
Jun 20, 2019
This 119-Year-Old Denver Home Is a Plant- and Animal-Filled Miniature Zoo
This rental home houses two humans, 70+ houseplants, one bearded dragon, two geckos, two snakes, two cats, two hermit crabs, and two fish.
Jun 20, 2019
Chip & Joanna Gaines Are Moving a Vacant Church to Make it Part of Their Magnolia Market Expansion
In a move that will surprise no one, Chip and Joanna Gaines are expanding their Magnolia empire. The Waco Tribune-Herald reports that the “Fixer-Upper” alums plan to make $10.4 million in renovations to the the Magnolia Market at the Silos by the end of the year. Anchored by their downtown silos, the renovations will bring new shops, public spaces, a whiffle ball field with tiered seating, gardens, and even a relocated historic church to be used for events at the 4.
Jun 20, 2019
Reese Witherspoon’s Daughter Just Shared Her Amazon Dorm Essentials—And She’s Got Equally Great Taste
Spring semester may have ended, but Amazon is already prepping for the back-to-school flood with their Off-to-College Store launch. Described as a one-stop shop for college students, the inventory covers virtually all of the yay-i’m-finally-in-college essentials; textbooks, electronics, home decor, apparel, and plenty more.
Jun 20, 2019
The 7 Best Decluttering Lessons to Learn from People Who Are Moving
You don’t have to wait until the stressful days before a big move to feel that freedom. Here's how to declutter like you're moving without actually doing it.
Jun 20, 2019
IKEA Is Selling Hats Made From Their Iconic Shopping Bags
We typically look to our favorite Swedish furniture retailer for all of our home accessorizing needs, but there’s a fashion item IKEA is selling that could help some do the same for their wardrobes. The IKEA bucket hat is officially for sale, proving that there’s a market for consumers looking to inject a shot of Swedish retailer blue into their wardrobe all while making it clear where their furniture-buying allegiances lie.
Jun 20, 2019
Prince Harry’s Palace-Like Villa In Barbados Is For Sale
When you’re a prince, a subpar villa in Barbados doesn’t quite do the trick, does it? Granted, we’d take any kind of villa in Barbados or anywhere else—hands-down, yesterday, no complaints. But we don’t expect our budget or the perimeters it sets to be exactly the same as Prince Harry’s. Yes, the Duke of Sussex, husband to Her Universal Majesty, Meghan Markle, and father to the newly born Archie has a vacation villa in Barbados.
Jun 20, 2019
The 5 Components That Make Up The Platonic Ideal of a Kitchen
But what separates the "meh" kitchens from the ones you'll actually enjoy cooking dinner in? I tapped real estate experts for their advice.
Jun 20, 2019
A Storied San Francisco Home That Inspires Style and Spirit
You can Instagram every corner of this San Francisco rental apartment, where every element inspires and tantalizes your senses.
Jun 20, 2019
How to Create a Kokedama to Hang in Your Bathroom
With the rising population of plant parents, it’s no surprise we’re finding Kokedama decorating on porches, chilling on coffee tables, and hanging in showers. Kokedama, roughly translated as “moss ball,” is a minimal form of Japanese gardening that perfectly balances the odd and the beautiful, elevating hanging plants into an art form. That art form happens to be perfect for your bathroom—in the shower, to be specific.
Jun 20, 2019