Lauren Wicks is a freelance writer and editor based in Birmingham, Alabama. She writes for brands such as VERANDA, Well + Good, Southern Living, and EatingWell, covering all things lifestyle from interior design to food to travel.
When you don’t have a dedicated coat closet or efficient hallway storage solution, your entryway can quickly devolve into a jumble of coats, hats, and shoes that you’re tripping over. If you’re working with an especially cramped corner or narrow hall instead of a proper entryway, then it can be especially difficult to squeeze in some coat storage. That’s why it pays to explore other storage options to make the most of your limited square footage.
Is your bedroom in need of a major refresh? Instead of following the latest trend that will be here today and gone tomorrow, consider taking notes from timeless sleep spaces that are still plenty Instagram-worthy. Whether you’re working with a narrow bedroom or the confines of a studio apartment, these cool bedroom ideas are sure to inspire.While this 750-square foot New York City apartment is short on space, it maximizes style and storage at every corner.
Trundle beds are a must-have for making the most of a small bedroom, or creating the ultimate bunk space for epic sleepovers. The term originates from the British phase “truckle bed,” which has been traced back as far as the Elizabethan Age where Shakespeare himself uses it in his 1602 play, “The Merry Wives of Windsor.
Yellow has long been a popular choice for designing a gender-neutral nursery or kid’s room, but this versatile color is sophisticated enough to use at any age. Whether you’re looking to give your small bedroom a sunny, energizing refresh or are jonesing to create a more sophisticated and soothing retreat, there are plenty of shades to choose from to provide just the feel you’re looking for.
There’s small and then there is narrow. A narrow bedroom can be difficult to work with as this space traditionally calls for multiple pieces of furniture, such as nightstands on both sides of a bed and a dresser or armoire that may be difficult to squeeze in comfortably. This shape of room can also be difficult to work with design-wise as extra-long walls on two sides can feel endless and may lack visual interest.
Winter is the perfect season for a rejuvenating getaway, as the colder weather makes everyone want to stay in and hibernate. People love to use this quieter time of the year to take a warm-weather getaway, whether that’s a Caribbean island, bustling city, or off-the-beaten path destination. That’s why I’m sharing eight distinct destinations around the world for every budget that will offer more than just a sunny escape.
You might be familiar with using “colored noises” such as white, pink, and green noise to aid with sleep. Brown noise, a deeper, lower-frequency sound (think the sound of an airplane in mid-flight), is one of the latest mental health trends to take over TikTok — the hashtag #brownnoise currently has over 107 million views and counting.
While front door decorations may be a top priority for exterior decorating, the balcony is a perfect place to transform into a cozy winter wonderland for the season, especially if you're short on space.
Whether you prefer a farmhouse look or you are all about sleek, modern style, these festive Christmas door decorations will inspire every type of design style to help you create the ultimate holiday welcome for family and friends.