3 Designer-Approved Tricks for Decorating with Knickknacks
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There’s an art to arranging trinkets, and these designers have the secret.
Sep 22, 2022
Here's How to Create Division in My Open Plan Apartment, According to Experts
If you’re struggling to separate your open sunroom from the rest of the apartment or living room, here are some tips on how to carve it out.
Sep 21, 2022
How to Never Feel Lonely When You’re Alone at Home
When you find yourself with zero plans and just stretched out on the couch, it can feel super easy to slip into a rut of boredom. To side-step that scenario, we created a list of 11 super fun and pro-active things you can do with your free evening. If you don’t want to spend your time getting lost in a Netflix black hole, some of these suggestions might help you embrace your time alone and love the next couple of hours with your own company.
Sep 19, 2022
This Useful but Trendy Item Might Be Just What Your Living Room Is Missing
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For less than $150, too!
Sep 12, 2022
These are the Best Containers for Decanting Pantry Items
Say goodbye to half-empty bags.
Sep 7, 2022
This Old-School Furniture Trend Is Back Big Time
Move over, mid-century tapered legs!
Aug 29, 2022
An Indecisive Person’s Trick for Creating a Gallery Wall
And no, it doesn’t include Command strips.
Aug 25, 2022
This is the Key to Staying Organized Before You Make the Big Move
It'll help make the move go a lot smoother.
Aug 25, 2022
3 Window Cleaning Tips I Learned From My Polish Grandmother
They keep them streak-free and spotless.
Aug 22, 2022
Do This One Thing to Transform the Way You Clean When You’re Super Busy
It's super helpful when your schedule's packed!
Aug 21, 2022
3 Organizing Tips I Learned from Summer Backpacking Trips
I still carry them with me today.
Aug 20, 2022
This Money-Saving Hack Will Make Your Planters Look More Expensive
Love your new plant but hate the plastic saucer? You may want to hit the thrift store to level things up.
Aug 19, 2022
This Smart, Cordless Fan Is Keeping Me Nice and Cool Through a Chicago Summer
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If you’re looking for a stylish and effective swap to your more utilitarian AC units, I suggest throwing the Smartmi standing fan onto the shortlist.
Aug 8, 2022
How to Wash Dishes When There's No Running Water
Perfect for camping, summer houses, van life, and more.
Aug 4, 2022
This Game-Changing Litter Box is Actually Stylish
It blends right into my entryway — and my cats love it too.
Aug 1, 2022
How to Get Rid of the Chlorine Smell
Stop the pool from following you home.
Jul 23, 2022
How to Wash a Backpack
Get it cleaned before the school year starts!
Jul 15, 2022
28 Ways to Use Those Magical String Lights
They are not just for your outdoor patio (though they are beautiful there too).
Jul 11, 2022
My Mom’s Sweet and Small Trick Helps Me Enjoy Cleaning
My mom shared this sweet idea a few years ago, and it has changed my whole relationship with cleaning.
Jul 11, 2022
The Organizing Method That Helped Me Finally Conquer Clutter
My secret system helps me control messes and stop overbuying.
Jul 9, 2022
It Took Me Two Years to Decorate My One-Bedroom Apartment
Here's how I furnished before I found my forever pieces.
Jul 4, 2022
This (Extremely!) Simple Rule Completely Changed the Way I Clean
New rule, new outlook.
Jun 23, 2022
Storage Bins Made Me Face My Overshopping Problem — Here's How I Overcame It
I’m a more intentional shopper now.
Jun 21, 2022
If You Live In a Chicago Apartment, You Probably Have This Bathroom Feature
Here's how to clean or fix it.
Jun 15, 2022
Is Your New Apartment Suffering from a 'Landlord Special'?
Here's a definition and a solution to this common renter dilemma.
Jun 10, 2022
The ‘Limbo Box’ Method Helped Me Get Rid of Stuff Without Regrets
Letting go is hard. Doing this one thing first really helps.
Jun 9, 2022
Want to Keep Indoor Furniture Safe and Clean Outside?
Try these expert-approved weatherproofing tricks.
May 29, 2022
How to Keep White Patio Furniture White In a City
Here's how to keep yours fresh and clean all season long.
May 26, 2022
8 Tools You Need If You're Apartment Gardening
Plus, easy, low-key ways to store them.
May 19, 2022
4 Ways to Protect Your Outdoor Furniture from Annoying Falling Debris
Because outside is officially open.
May 18, 2022
I Finally Found a Vacuum That Actually Makes Me Want to Use One Way More
I used to struggle with vacuuming consistently, until this guy came along.
May 10, 2022
What is a Pony Wall? Here's Why You Might Want One
This old-school architectural feature is ready for a comeback.
May 9, 2022
I Tried My Mom's Technique for Keeping Baseboards Clean and I'm Never Going Back
She's a professional housekeeper.
May 8, 2022
Stinky Smells and 3 Other Gross Compost Problems — and How to Fix Them
It takes no money (and just a little time) to fix these four common compost issues.
May 6, 2022
Ready to Get Super Organized? Avoid These 5 Common Beginner Mistakes
For starters, those beautiful wicker baskets might not be for you.
Apr 30, 2022
This Small Swap Will Instantly Make Your Cleaning Routine Less Wasteful
Spoiler alert: You don't have to buy a thing.
Apr 19, 2022
The Best Time to Clean Your Shower, According to a Cleaning Pro
Now this is how you get ahead of the curve.
Apr 13, 2022
6 Things You Should Never (Ever) Put Down Your Kitchen Drain
Here's what to do with them instead.
Apr 11, 2022
Here’s Why You Might Want to Try This Controversial Layout Move
Four design pros explain when and how to use an unconventional furniture arrangement.
Apr 10, 2022
7 Super Easy Ways to Fight Off Pests This Spring (Before They Take Over)
Stop them in their tracks with these common hacks.
Apr 9, 2022
A Brief History of the Living Room Sofa
Here’s how your favorite piece of furniture got so comfortable.
Apr 5, 2022
This Cleaning Technique Has Kept My Grandma's Coffee Pot Spotless for Decades
ORGANIZE & CLEAN
Talk about a "cool" trick.
Apr 5, 2022
Open Shelving Is Moving onto This Unexpected Kitchen Feature
More and more people are embracing shelves on their work and prep stations, adding an unexpected element to a classic kitchen staple.
Mar 29, 2022
This Is the “It” Throw Blanket You’ve Been Seeing Everywhere
These blankets will add instant cheer and charm to your space.
Mar 23, 2022
This Steam Mop Finally Got Me Excited to Clean My Floors
It’s worth the small investment.
Mar 23, 2022
This Traditional Material Is Making a Major Comeback in Home Decor
If you want to embrace the wrought iron trend, here are seven accents to work into your home.
Mar 22, 2022
9 Ridiculously Oversized Lamps and Pendants to Up the Drama in Your Living Room
If you have a sense of humor when it comes to decor, this might just be the trend for you.
Mar 16, 2022
This Kitchen Staple Is Back Big Time as Wall Decor
A popular vintage decor trend is having a moment.
Mar 15, 2022