Kenya Foy's Recent Articles
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Grab Your Friends and Rent This Private Island For Less Than $200/Person
It sounds exclusive and super posh, but believe it or not, it is totally possible to rent a private island without breaking the bank. The mere thought of this luxe getaway instantly conjures up fuzzy paparazzi photos of celebrities soaking up plenty of sun, sipping fancy drinks and living it up on gorgeous island to which only they have access.
Sep 20, 2019
The Home Projects You Should Never DIY, According to Homeowners
Aside from the embarrassment of a disastrous attempt at fixing stuff around the house, performing your own fixes could very well wind up costing your more money than you’d planned on spending.
Sep 19, 2019
Peek Inside Bette Midler’s $50 Million NYC Penthouse For Sale
A palatial residence belonging to an entertainment legend recently hit the market. The Fifth Avenue penthouse belonging to Bette Midler is now up for sale, and much like its owner, the home’s asking price commands center stage.  Listed at $50 million with Brown Harris Stevens, the 7,000-square-foot dwelling atop the Emery Roth-designed building has been home for the performer and her family for the past 20 years.
Sep 19, 2019
Target is Making More of an Effort to Support Ethical Shopping—Here’s How
If a big box store is the last place you'd think to look for such a thing, Target might surprise you, as the retailer is making them really simple to identify.
Sep 18, 2019
Glidden Is Not Naming a 2020 Color of the Year…For Good Reason
Don’t hold your breath for Glidden’s color of the year: The popular paint brand has announced its decision to opt out of choosing a 2020 hue. While many consumers look to the annual practice for design inspiration (choosing a paint color can get pretty stressful), folks shouldn’t to worry because Glidden’s decision stems from a desire to better prioritize the decorative needs of DIYers who are anxious to get going on their last home makeover projects.
Sep 18, 2019
Betsey Johnson’s Malibu Mobile Home Is Just As Wild and Colorful As Her Fashion
A designer known for creating funky fashions and cartwheeling down the catwalk now has all eyes on her for yet another colorful reason.
Sep 13, 2019
Can’t Choose Between Minimalism and Maximalism? This Hotel Room Says You Don’t Have To
This hotel suite splits the difference.
Sep 12, 2019
This New ‘Harry Potter’ Book Series Reveals All the Magic Behind the Films
True Potterheads know that there’s never an inappropriate time to buy wizard-themed merch. Whether you’re shopping for the perfect wand to complement your Halloween costume or simply adding to your growing collection of all things Harry Potter, the time to shop HP is always now. That said, prepare to yell Accio! while simultaneously pointing your wand in the direction of this super cool behind the scenes series of the Harry Potter films.
Sep 11, 2019
Here’s When Fall Foliage Will Look Its Best Near You, So You Can Plan Your Leaf Peeping
Fall lovers are undoubtedly looking forward to the usual changes (and an excuse to break those cozy sweaters out of storage), namely when the first huge cool snap will occur and when to expect the fall foliage to transform from lush green into beautiful shades of orange, red and yellow.
Sep 6, 2019
Stay In This ‘Wizard of Oz’-Themed Cabin for $35/Night—No Flying Monkeys Required
There’s probably no chance that a tornado will magically (and safely) transport you to this whimsical “Wizard of Oz”-inspired cottage, but it’s certainly alluring enough to encourage you to travel there by traditional means.Located in West Jefferson, North Carolina, the cabin accommodates two guests and is currently listed on Airbnb for the extremely reasonable rate of $35/night.
Sep 6, 2019
Liv Tyler Revived Her NYC Townhouse to Its Original Late-1800s Glory and We’re in Awe
It took some time and the assistance of a team of architects, but the vision that actress Liv Tyler had for her West Village townhouse in NYC has finally come to fruition.
Aug 29, 2019
Williams-Sonoma’s New Kitchenware Collection Features Artwork From Kristen Bell
Get excited over the new Williams-Sonoma kitchenware collection by Kristen Bell, Ina Garten and Antoni Porowski.
Aug 28, 2019
These Sustainable Tiny Campers in Washington State Are the Perfect Eco-Friendly Getaway
The Pacific Northwest lodging rests comfortably in a forested area that offers plenty of privacy and peace.
Aug 28, 2019
This Former Firehouse Is Now a Colorful Boutique Hotel
Visitors exploring Los Angeles’ burgeoning Arts District have plenty of places for dining, museum-hopping and retail therapy, and now the entertainment options have expanded in a unique way. With the recent opening of the Arts District Firehouse Hotel, the area is a whole lot more colorful. Ranked on CN Traveler’s list of 12 Best Things to Do in Downtown L.A’s Art District, the independently owned establishment located at 7th St. and S.
Aug 28, 2019
This ‘Self-Cleaning’ Pillow Is Great If You Don’t Wash Your Pillows Often Enough
For a while now, wellness experts have been encouraging the masses to practice clean sleeping, which essentially means taking healthy measures to ensure that you receive quality rest on a regular basis. Obviously, the type of pillow you use play a large role in whether you wake up feeling refreshed and ready to take on the day, or like you need to hit the snooze button five (hundred) times before finally wrestling yourself out of bed.
Aug 26, 2019
Spoil Your Pup on National Dog Day with Walks and Treats (Of Course)
Canine lovers don’t need an excuse to smother their animal besties in affection, belly rubs and doggie treats. That’s pretty much done on a daily basis due to dogs’ tendency to be irresistible and all-around awesome creatures. However, since it’s officially National Dog Day, more doggo spoiling activities are in order so humans listen up and brace yourselves for endless hours of fetch and more.
Aug 26, 2019
This Beagle-Shaped Airbnb Is Puptastic
Doggone it, why didn't we think of it?
Aug 21, 2019
This Florida Home Has a Dragon Ceiling, Perfect for House Targaryen
“Game of Thrones” may be over, but unlike many of its fallen characters, the show’s imprint is unlikely to meet a gruesome demise anytime soon; it lives on in the imaginations of all its loyal viewers. Due to the series’ undeniable impact, it’s kind of impossible to not spot something that reminds you of GoT at every turn, whether it’s a waiter who resembles Tyrion Lannister or a bird that strangely looks like the Iron Throne.
Aug 23, 2019
Pottery Barn Just Released its Halloween Decor, So Get Pump(kin)ed
Let’s take a look at some of PB’s most splendidly ghoulish goods.
Aug 23, 2019
Peek Inside This Minimal 194 Square-Foot Shipping Container House
It is intended to serve as an example of the complementary union of sustainability and contemporary design.
Aug 21, 2019
This LEGO Installation Invites People to Build a Futuristic City
A collaborative installation created by Danish-Icelandic conceptual artist Olafur Eliasson invites people from all over the world to indulge their creativity in a unique way.
Aug 20, 2019
LEGO Just Announced a Disney Train and Station Set, So All Aboard
The minifigs are the cutest!
Aug 19, 2019
This California Company Is Offering Discounts on Prefab Housing for Wildfire Victims
For individuals affected by a natural disaster, the recovery period can quickly become overwhelming and stressful specifically due to concerns about rebuilding. Fortunately, in times like these, private citizens and organizations tend to come together to help victims begin to regain a sense of normalcy.
Aug 19, 2019
JOANN’s Halloween Decor Is Under $30, So Trick or Treat Yo’ Self
These prices are scary good.
Aug 19, 2019
Trader Joe’s Is Officially Fixing Your Number One Gripe About It—Here’s How
One of your favorite grocery store chains recently made a huge commitment to a more environmentally conscious way of doing business.
Aug 14, 2019
This Portable Bidet Means You’ll Never Fear the Empty Toilet Paper Roll Again
The portable tool is perfect for the eco-conscious individual in search of a more hygienic bathroom experience.
Aug 13, 2019
The Easy Way to Get Free Books (That’s Not the Library)
Your TBR list is about to get longer.
Aug 12, 2019
This Beer Brand Will Pay Your Rent for a Year
Here's how to enter.
Aug 12, 2019
The Minimal Japanese Kitchen Brand on Amazon That Reddit Is Obsessed With
No need to pore over endless reviews for a solid co-sign on home goods companies that have been hiding in plain sight: the people of Reddit have already done the legwork.
Aug 8, 2019
This 334-Square-Foot Treehouse Hotel in Denmark Is Hygge Heaven
If an excursion to Denmark isn’t on your travel bucket list, we’ve discovered a reason to make that vacay a priority.
Aug 7, 2019
This Tiny House Meets Coffee Shop Is Cool Beans
What happens when a tiny home company and a coffee shop owner join forces? It results in some caffeine-infused, architectural magic. Greenville, South Carolina design company Olive Nest Tiny Homes decided to link up with a local coffee shop owner Andrew Carter of Barista Alley to create a 500-square-foot coffee shop named Barista Tiny.
Aug 5, 2019
You Can Wear Your Love of Tiny Architecture Around Your Neck, Thanks to This Etsy Shop
Whether you’re a first-time homeowner or you’re just really into different residential architectural styles, there’s a cool way to show your love for all things home on display. No, it doesn’t involve inviting your friends over to show off all the steals from your latest IKEA haul, but it’s still pretty cool: wearing handcrafted house-shaped jewelry.
Aug 4, 2019
This Flat-Pack Table Assembles in Seconds, No Tools Needed
The Fink side table quickly assembles and disassembles, allowing it to withstand moving time and time again.
Aug 3, 2019
Target Released New ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’ Home Items
What's this? What's THIS?
Aug 2, 2019
This Charming 323 Square-Foot Tiny House Has Its Own Greenhouse Attached
If this was our place, you could find us on the porch swing more often than not.
Aug 2, 2019
Check Out These Famous Paintings Recreated with Pasta
The author of "Pasta, Pretty Please," and curator of the @saltyseattle Instagram account is known for creative carb-based works of art.
Jul 31, 2019
This Connecticut House from Season 10 of ‘Property Brothers’ Is for Sale
During the show’s 10th season, twin renovators extraordinaire Drew and Jonathan Scott worked their magic on Dave and Lizzy Jensen’s Connecticut ranch-style house, and now the revamped residence is on the market with a $1,039,000 million asking price.
Jul 30, 2019
This Tie Dye Removable Wallpaper Is Groovy in the Best Way
The tie dye murals are more watercolor-inspired than Grateful Dead concert tee, so they'll fit in with your decor, even if you haven't seen a jam band in a decade or four.
Jul 30, 2019
Let This Ruined Wedding Photo Remind You to Keep Your Phone in Your Pocket
As useful as it is to have a camera in your pocket at all times, there are moments when it gets in the way—literally. Case in point? This ruined wedding photo. Unlike your favorite televised court debates, this crappy image had nothing to do with an incapable photographer. Instead, all the blame goes to an eager guest whose hand and iPhone photobombed the bride walking down the aisle, and ugh, it’s such a facepalm-inducing moment that you have to see to truly understand.
Jul 29, 2019
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Medals Are Made From Recycled Cell Phones
The public dropped more than 6 million cell phones at collection centers, and authorities collected more than 87,000 tons of used electronic devices.
Jul 29, 2019
We Have Nothing But Respect For Aretha Franklin’s Former Home for Sale
The singer’s iconic red piano is the centerpiece of the great room.
Jul 26, 2019
This Genius Table Also Functions as a Succulent Garden
This has both form and function.
Jul 25, 2019
This Smart Planter Will Make a Face When Your Plant Isn’t Happy
Aside from obvious signs like yellowing leaves, it’s difficult to determine your plant’s “mood,” but the Lua makes greenery-to-human communication pretty clear cut.
Jul 24, 2019
You Can Glamp at Yosemite in This Gorgeous Airstream
Glamping #goals is reserved for this awesomeness.
Jul 23, 2019
Here’s Why You Should Give Your Plants Coffee
There are proven benefits to hydrating your beloved plants with coffee.
Jul 23, 2019