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These GIFs Take You Through the History of Furniture
Kids are back at school, so how about a history lesson for the rest of us? Don’t worry, this class is all interior decorating and GIFs and there will be no homework. I mean, unless you’re into that sort of thing and you know what? You do you.
Sep 11, 2018
Harrison Ford’s Childhood Home Is Listed for $400K
Before fame came knocking on Harrison Ford’s front door, this brick Tudor dating back to 1922 was where the future actor spent much of his upbringing. And now, diehard fans can rejoice: the home is up for sale and totally not out of budget. Located at 109 N Washington Ave in Park Ridge, Illinois—about 17 miles from Chicago—this property is currently on the market for $400,000.
Sep 10, 2018
Starbucks Opened a Location in Milan, and It Embraces Italian Design
There is undeniable mixed feelings about Starbucks opening its first store in Italy, where cafes serve their espresso much differently than the American coffee company. But it is obvious that the new Roastery in Milan—which opened last week—is different from its sibling stores in the U.S. All you have to do is look at the design.
Sep 10, 2018
Calling All Book Lovers: This Backyard Reading Retreat Is Library Goals
Backyard sheds are all the rage right now. They provide convenience for homeowners who have hobbies, but don’t have the square footage to bring their vision to life indoors. For avid readers, the image of a perfect home includes an elaborate library; fully stocked with first edition novels and a rolling ladder for easy access.
Sep 10, 2018
Your Feelings Toward Gym Class Probably Match Your Feelings About Exercising
In grade school, everyone had a least favorite subject. Maybe you really didn’t like reading, so English was boring for you. Or maybe you struggled with math and science and felt left behind during those classes. Honestly, did anyone enjoy running the mile in gym class? Sure, sometimes gym gave us an excuse to stand around and talk to our friends, but more often than not, it was awful.
Sep 9, 2018
Disney Princess Sheet Masks Exist & They’re As Magical As You Think
Becoming a Disney princess just got a whole lot easier. Rather than fly to Orlando, Florida or Anaheim, California, for a Disney makeover, you can do everything right from your own bedroom or bathroom with a little less makeup and hairspray, and more face masks and hair masks. No matter how old you are, it is always cool to embrace what you love and if you want to be a Disney princess, you should have every chance you can possibly get.
Sep 9, 2018
There’s a ‘Stranger Things’ Haunted House and Here’s How You Can Visit
Grab some Eggo waffles, Christmas lights, and put on a “Ghostbusters” costume, it is time to head to the Upside Down. For Halloween this year, you can get the pants scared right off of you at a “Stranger Things” haunted house. You might want to be careful, not everyone is ready to face the Demogorgon alone. “Stranger Things” became one of the most popular TV shows shortly after it debuted on Netflix in 2016.
Sep 9, 2018
KitchenAid Just Released a Gorgeous Retro-Inspired Mixer Color for Their 100th Anniversary
Every kitchen needs a KitchenAid mixer. Yes, they are a bit pricey and take up a decent amount of space, but they are so versatile. You can make cakes, cookies, pies, dough, and so much more using your mixer, especially if you get the KitchenAid attachments. Not only can you get a lot done with this mixer, it really stands the test of time. People can have their mixers for decades, as long as they take good care of them. KitchenAid is celebrating a big anniversary in 2019.
Sep 8, 2018
You’re Going to Want to Try Trader Joe’s Blood Orange Rosé ASAP
You might think that blood orange is a thing only meant for summer, but when it is still 90 degrees in New York in September, we’re not saying goodbye just yet. This first day of fall isn’t until September 22, anyhow. Thankfully, we don’t have to leave summer behind quite yet and we can praise Trader Joe’s for that. An eagle-eyed Bustle editor spotted something spectacular on a trip to a Manhattan Trader Joe’s–blood orange rosé.
Sep 8, 2018
Nostalgia Lovers Rejoice—You Can Now Sip Cocktails at This Hello Kitty Cafe
This place is a dreamland for Instagram and ‘90s lovers!
Sep 8, 2018
5 Dorm Room Transformations You Need to See to Believe
Plus, smart tips for making the most of these often sterile spaces.
Sep 7, 2018
Society6’s New Customizable Furniture Is a Work of Art
Society6 is the marketplace where you can get art from photographers and designers printed on everything from mugs to wall clocks. While the platform started off with prints and t-shirts, they have recently been slaying with unique ways to update your home, expanding into categories like wallpaper, rugs, and bedding. This week, they’ve gone step further and added furniture to the mix.
Sep 7, 2018
Feeling Overworked? United Wants To Send You On A Free Trip To Tahiti
If there was an award for “Most Stressed-Out Employee”, think you would be the winner by a landslide? Well, United Airlines is finally giving you the reward that you deserve. The airline is holding a contest to find the hardest working person in America and give them a free week-long vacation in Tahiti. 705 million vacation days go unused annually, and 212 million of those are forfeited, according to Project: Time Off.
Sep 7, 2018
This Company Wants to Pay Someone to Watch TV (Seriously!)
With all the expert opinions and scientific evidence outlining the hazards of routinely camping out in front of the television, we have a little extra incentive to press pause on our favorite shows and give our peepers a break from time to time. With that said, now might not be the best time to encourage folks to give up their binge-watching habits, not when there’s a company willing to pay you to stay home and watch TV.
Sep 6, 2018
Cosmopolitan Just Launched a Home Decor Line for Small Spaces
If you’re searching for a collection that has “Instagrammable” written all over it, you’ve found your photogenic soulmate. CosmoLiving is Cosmopolitan Magazine’s new line of branded furniture and rugs that draws “inspirational from the latest runway styles and on-trend designs,” according to a press release.
Sep 6, 2018
Elvis Presley’s Former Mobile Home Sells At Auction For Under $68K
Just ten miles south of his historic Graceland mansion, Elvis’ honeymoon hideout at the Circle G Ranch was a respite from super stardom. The 60s mobile home on the property was a serene getaway for “The King of Rock and Roll,” even if it was a modest trailer. It’s the magic that Elvis and Pricilla Presley brought to it that turned it into the treasure it is now—a treasure that just sold at GWS Auctions for $67,650.
Sep 5, 2018
This Spiraling Frank Lloyd Wright House Is For Sale
The David and Gladys Wright House is the latest property designed by Frank Llyoyd Wright to hit the real estate market. Located in Phoenix, Arizona, this 5,072-square-foot property is currently listed at $12.95 million, notably due to its beautiful architecture and historic value. Wright originally built the home for his son, David, and his wife, Gladys, according to Curbed.
Sep 5, 2018
Sip Your PSL In Style with Ban.do’s Fall-Themed Starbucks Collection
It may still feel like summer in many parts of North America, but Starbucks is already ready for fall. The (in)famous Pumpkin Spice Latte made its return last week, and now the coffee retailer’s latest collaboration with ban.do hits stores today. The collection is covered in charming autumnal imagery, including scarves, boots, leaves, and sweaters on a selection of drinkware and accessories: two 24 oz.
Sep 5, 2018
Sleep In These Covered Wagons For An Old West Glamping Experience
Glamping is taking a page from the Oregon Trail. Yosemite Pines RV Resort and Family Lodging is offering a one-of-a-kind experience inside their new ( but old-looking) Conestoga Wagons. Located in the Northern California town of Groveland, the covered wagons allow locals and guests alike to feel like they’ve traveled back in time to the Old West, minus the lack of electricity. The four-person or six-person wagon are furnished with king-size and twin-size beds.
Sep 4, 2018
This Stylish Dog House Is Bark-itecture That’s Sustainable, Too
If dogs could talk, they might surprise us with their home improvement requests, like a space that reduces their carbon footprint and ultimately helps save the planet. Or…they might ask for more treats or a comfier bed. (That probably sounds more realistic, yes?) Either way, pet owners can now make a positive environmental impact while also making their dog comfortable and happy.
Sep 4, 2018
This 350 Square Foot NYC Apartment for Sale Can Host Dinner for 10
When it comes to maximizing small spaces, both designers and apartment dwellers alike have become increasingly creative out of necessity. Graham Hill—founder of Treehugger and LifeEdited—has applied this specific expertise to a 355-square-feet New York City apartment, which is now up for sale for $750,000.
Sep 3, 2018
This Tiny Tent Is for Cats
You can buy clothing for your cat, fancy beds for your cat, and even a little gem to cover up their private bits. But did you know you can also buy a tent for your cat? Though, be advised, you should probably never take your cat camping with you. Australian company Cat Camp has created the first specialized cat tent. Because why should humans be the only ones who can have all the fun going camping?
Sep 2, 2018
This Collection Turns Your Existing Furniture Into a Cat Tree
Living with a cat can be very beneficial to your health. It has been proven that cats can reduce your stress and anxiety, lower your blood pressure, and decrease your risk of heart disease. But it isn’t always easy living with cats. We have to clean up after them, we find their toys all over, and often times their stuff takes up too much space in our homes. If you live in an apartment, you know that there is a limited amount of space you have for furniture.
Sep 2, 2018
Disney Now Sells the Cutest Hocus Pocus Gear In Honor of the 25th Anniversary
Now that September has rolled around, people can officially begin to prepare for Halloween. And any Disney lover knows that means that Halloween has already hit the parks! Every year, Disney parks hold the highly popular Mickey’s Not-so-Scary Halloween party. This year, Disney released a ton of Hocus Pocus gear in celebration of the party and the film’s 25th anniversary. Can you believe it has already been 25 years since Hocus Pocus was released in theaters?
Sep 2, 2018
This Study Explains Why People Procrastinate
Have you ever had a huge project to get done by midnight but you found yourself rushing to get it started at 11:15? You don’t need to be a college student to push off your work. People of all ages procrastinate. It isn’t being lazy or unmotivated to procrastinate (at least, not all the time) – it is because of your brain. According to a BBC report, a study published in Psychological Science revealed the reason we procrastinate is all in our head. Literally.
Sep 1, 2018
Yankee Candle’s Advent Calendars Are Lit
September 1st means one thing and one thing only: summer is over. Sure, Labor Day hasn’t officially happened yet, but the weekend before Labor Day feels like the worst Sunday of the year. You spend the whole weekend knowing that summer is over and it is time for fall. But, for those of us who love fall and winter, this is a time to celebrate. Some people are already buying their Halloween decorations and candy even though the holiday is about 60 days away.
Sep 1, 2018
This Is How You Can Adopt Puppies That Failed TSA Training
The “Adopt Don’t Shop” movement is in full effect, as there are many good puppies and dogs in shelters and rescues that need loving homes. According to the ASPCA, over 1.6 million dogs enter the shelter system every year. If you’ve been looking to add a furry new friend to your family, there’s one other place you can look into for adopting your pet. The Transportation Security Administration – yes, the TSA!
Sep 1, 2018
Magnolia Market’s Fall Displays Are Even Better Than Anthropologie’s
Autumn is a time for earthy hues, rustic touches, and an overall calming feel—three elements that Magnolia Market brought into their space for the upcoming fall season. Earlier this week, Joanna Gaines revealed details of Magnolia’s new displays inspired by the fall issue of their magazine. Fans can now get an inside look at the design process and witness magic unfold at the shop, one decorative statement at a time.
Aug 31, 2018
Peek Inside Prince Harry’s Dorm Room In These Throwback Pics
There are many remnants of the early aughts.
Aug 31, 2018
Labor Day Sales: Our Picks For The Best Deals
While autumn doesn’t officially start until the equinox, Labor Day is often the last hurrah of summer, one more long weekend before school, work, and life resume their hectic pace. It’s also a chance to indulge in some retail therapy before heading back to said responsibilities. If you’re looking for a deal, we rounded up the best on the internet for your home and beyond.
Aug 31, 2018
Chip Gaines Wants To Fund Your Business—Again
Chip Gaines is looking to make your dreams come true… again. You may recall that last October, the “Fixer Upper” alum/home renovation king launched a new platform called Chipstarter (you know, like Kickstarter) to help a few lucky folks achieve their wildest dreams. “There’s no dream or goal too big.
Aug 30, 2018
Book Your European Winter Getaway For As Cheap As $89
At this very moment, the sky really is the limit. Now until Wednesday, September 5, Norwegian Air is having a sale on flights to several European destinations from U.S. cities all around the country. (So no matter where you live, you can reap the benefits on these deals.
Aug 30, 2018
Work for Williams-Sonoma from the Comfort of Your Home
This is what culinary dreams are made of. From now until mid-November, Williams-Sonoma is going on a hiring spree to bring on thousands of seasonal customer service associates who will be working remotely. Although the process started in the beginning of the summer, roughly 200 workers are expected to be brought on every week starting in October, according to Flexjobs.
Aug 29, 2018
Here’s How to Get Paid $120,000 to Live in a Luxury Hotel for a Year
Have you ever stumbled across an Instagram influencer who seems to constantly travel the world in luxury? Now, have ever dreamed about doing it? (We know the answer is yes.) Well, now might be your chance. Vidanta, a collection of luxury resorts across Mexico, just launched their “World’s Best Job” campaign—and the name says it all.
Aug 28, 2018
Sleep In This Vintage Red Double Decker For The Ultimate U.K. Experience
Turns out that red double decker buses aren’t all hop on, hop off. Located in the village of Hartland, Devon—about a four-hour drive from London—is the Bertram’s Hotel, a bright red converted bus that provides a one-of-a-kind overnight stay.
Aug 28, 2018
Attention Leaf Peepers: Here’s When Foliage Will Peak Near You
Yes, it might technically still be summer, but Starbuck’s PSL announcement does not lie: fall is upon us. With autumn comes the thought of foliage—the crisp, vibrant swirl of colors that are short but sweet. And while we have a while longer before the hues actually shift, Smoky Mountains National Park is giving leaf peepers a head start to plan their fall adventures accordingly. The team just released their annual interactive foliage map, updated for 2018.
Aug 28, 2018
Wayfair’s Rug Sale Has Plenty of Options Under $100
If your floor is looking a little bare, we have some great news. Wayfair is having a big rug sale, with a ton of options under $100. The bigger the rug, the bigger the price tag, but the online retailer has a bunch of attractive styles in a serviceable 5-by-7 size for less than a Benjamin. We rounded up a few of our favorites. If you see one you like, grab it now—the prices go up on Thursday. Wayfair Bungalow Rose Montana Pink Area Rug 61.
Aug 27, 2018
IKEA Is Going To Release a $10 Smart Plug This Year
Honestly, what doesn’t IKEA sell at this point? They have the best cinnamon buns, tasty hot dogs, furniture, the Frakta storage bag, and so much more. When home shopping, IKEA is basically the only place you’ll actually need to visit to get everything you could possibly need. IKEA is widely known for their affordable and easy to put together furniture. Essentially, most of their products can be put together with minimal effort and you can do most of it on your own!
Aug 26, 2018
This 300-Year-Old Charleston Plantation Is for Sale for $8.8 Million
Fenwick Hall Plantation just outside of historic Charleston is on the market. The 5, 672 square foot property sits on 52 acres and clocks in at $8,875,00. The home has a wealth of history. It dates back to 1730, which is decades before the U.S. was officially the U.S. The plantation has been home to some of the most prominent families in Charleston and is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Aug 26, 2018
These Are the Dreamiest and Most Popular Vacation Homes, According to Airbnb
Summer might be coming to a close, but that doesn’t mean that vacation season is actually over. You can travel any time of year. If you dislike temperatures over 100 degrees, it is probably even better for you to travel in the fall or spring to get optimal weather for your trip. One of the best places to get a good deal on travel is Airbnb. Hotels can be very costly with their high nightly rates and limited space.
Aug 26, 2018
Your Guests Will Never Know This Stylish Nightstand Is Actually a Cat Litter Box
When it comes to styling your home, you want everything to be functional, yet also fit into your aesthetic, right? Obviously! For cat owners, this can often be a struggle. There’s one item that cats need to use every single day that will not fit any aesthetic there is out there. The litter box. We understand that our furry, four-legged friends can’t help that they need to use a litter box to go to the bathroom, but that doesn’t mean we have to like it.
Aug 25, 2018
If You Pick This Seat On An Airplane, You Might Be a Selfish Person
We’re sorry to start things off with name calling, but we promise we’re not the ones pointing any fingers. That would be two psychologists throwing around some hurtful words. And the reason you might be considered selfish? It all comes down to the seat you pick on an airplane. Everyone’s had to choose – do you want the window or the aisle seat? This is something that plagues people who fly Economy or Basic Economy.
Aug 25, 2018
You Can Now Book An Adult Princess Makeover at Disney World
Many little girls grew up pretending to be a princess and dressing up in fancy little dresses. If you grew up watching The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Mulan, and more, chances are you wanted to be just like them. Maybe you pretended to be Belle because you’re a brunette. Or maybe you wanted to be Mulan, so you could prove to all the boys at school you could kick their butt.
Aug 25, 2018
This Cabin for Sale Used to Be a Rollercoaster
Since everyone loves a home with a good backstory, here’s one that will take you for a heck of a ride. This charming cabin in Stevensville, Michigan might be planted on solid ground, but its ties to the amusement park industry prove that what goes up can actually come down and fall nicely into place. The two-bedroom, one-bathroom home was built in 1974 by a local glass artist who repurposed wood from the Silver Beach Amusement Park roller coaster, which ceased operating three years prior.
Aug 24, 2018
Dreaming About A Euro Trip? Primera Air Has Flights As Cheap As $149
You know that European getaway you’ve been fantasizing about for, you know, ever? Well, now might be your chance to start planning: Budget airline Primera Air just announced new U.S. routes to Europe flying out of Boston, Newark Liberty, and Washington Dulles. One-way trips to Brussels, Belgium, start at just $149 from Boston and Newark and $199 from Washington Dulles.
Aug 23, 2018
This Stylish Tiny House Sleeps Six People Comfortably
Tiny house enthusiasts should be more than willing to take a gander at Tiny Heirloom’s latest compact custom home. The stylish dwelling known as the Goose is the latest in the brand’s non-custom Signature Series. Constructed on a gooseneck trailer, the Goose comes equipped with off-the-grid technology and is available in three different versions that range from 31 feet to 37 feet long and measure 8 feet wide and 13.6 feet in height.
Aug 23, 2018
9 Camper Van Instagrams That Will Make You Want to Hit the Road Permanently
The call of the open road and cross-country adventuring are more attractive when you have a place to sleep, a place to cook, a place for all your gear, even a place for your pups, right there in the back seat. And more attractive still when it’s in a vehicle that’s easy to drive and easy to park anywhere (even stealthily on city streets), that doesn’t require towing, and that doesn’t require a trip to the DMV for a special license.
Aug 22, 2018
These Top 10 Travel Experiences Are All Under $200
Vacation prep is always a hassle; booking flights, hotels, and other boring but necessary details that play a part in successful travel planning. The fun part, however, is arranging the activity calendar. TripAdvisor, recently unveiled their top experiences around the globe as part of their Travelers’ Choice Awards for Experiences, and luckily, eight of them are under $100.
Aug 22, 2018
Stay At This Tiny Hobbit House in Colorado (Second Breakfast Not Included)
For quite some time now, The Shire has maintained its rightful spot on our list of imaginary places we’d totally visit if they were real, so it’s no surprise that we’re beyond enthused at the possibility of spending a night (or several) in this delightfully whimsical village full of tiny houses.
Aug 22, 2018
Dating in NYC? We Want to Hear From You!
Picture this: You’ve met someone you like and it’s time for the big moment—it’s time to see where they live. But when you get back to their place… it’s not quite what you expected.
Aug 20, 2018
This Furniture Is Meant To Make Hallways More Functional (& Social)
Is there anything more annoying than decorating your home and realizing there are some areas that aren’t functional? Why are hallways and entryways built so small in some apartment and houses? It is like you cannot put any furniture there without it being totally in the way. If you’re trying to use every single square foot of your space, this can be extremely frustrating. Royal College of Art graduate Seray Ozdemir has come up with a solution for this.
Aug 19, 2018
There’s a Reason You Spend More Than You Mean to At Target
You know that feeling you get when you walk inside of Target? You are just going on a Target run to get toilet paper and milk. Yet, 45 minutes later you’re at the check out with items from the $1 section, a new shower curtain, rug, and a pair of workout pants from Champion. You never mean to spend $300 at Target… it just happens! Well, the feeling you get when you’re shopping there has a name – it is the “Target Effect.
Aug 19, 2018
Amazon Is Having an “Off to College” Sale On Most Of Their Devices
How is it already the middle of August? It feels like just yesterday we were planning our first beach day and now everyone is preparing for the fall. Every major retailer has already released their Halloween line. Dunkin Donuts and Starbucks are releasing all of their pumpkin-flavored drinks in just days. As summer comes to a close, that means kids and young adults are heading back to school.
Aug 19, 2018
How Green Space Can Help Your Mental Health, According to Science
Have you been collecting succulents or other small plants recently? If you don’t have a garden of your own, chances are you’ve got a plethora of plants adorning your apartment. There is actually a reason you might love to have green little plants around your place. Green space is good for your mental health. According to a recent study, symptoms of depression can be reduced when people in urban areas have access to green space.
Aug 18, 2018
This KitchenAid Mixer Is Currently $100 Off at Bed Bath & Beyond
Summer might be almost over, but wedding season is still currently in full swing. If you’re in your late 20s or early 30s, chances are you have a bridal shower one weekend, a wedding the next, and then a baby shower the following weekend. You have been scouring through registry after registry this summer and you will continue to through the fall. Lucky for you, if you have anyone you’re buying a big gift for this year, you can now get a hot-ticket item for $100 off.
Aug 18, 2018
These Designer Doghouses are Bark-itectural Marvels
Does anyone actually use a doghouse for their pet anymore? Most doghouses for sale are boring and lack any enrichment for pets. But not anymore! Architect Luke Louchheim just combined his love of animals and architecture for an incredible feat. He teamed up with 9 other architects to create doghouses that dogs would actually want to hang out in and owners would actually want to buy. And the best part? The bidding for these dog houses will benefit Animal Rescue Fund’s Bow Wow Meow Ball.
Aug 18, 2018
Joanna Gaines’ New Wall Treatment Is a Huge Departure from Shiplap
Joanna Gaines is continuing her takeover of all things home decor. The “Fixer Upper” star and Magnolia magnate just released four new patterns of wall coverings, and we’re guessing you’ll be slapping them up on your walls before you can say “shiplap.” In collaboration with YorkWallcoverings, Gaines has added four more fun patterns to her hefty collection of 17 wallpaper options.
Aug 17, 2018
One Arizona Town Is Building Tiny Houses for Its Teachers
As the war wages on to figure out how to compensate our teachers properly for the priceless work they provide by educating future generations of Americans, some school districts are tackling one aspect—providing affordable teacher housing. And they’re doing it with tiny houses.
Aug 16, 2018
Drew Barrymore Sells in Hollywood, House Hunts in New York
After years of living in the Hollywood Hills, actress Drew Barrymore has sold her Los Angeles estate to a mystery buyer represented by Swedish firm Hillcrest AB, the LA Times reports. The 8,000 square foot home features 18 rooms, four bedrooms, a separate guesthouse, a pool, and four fireplaces. The property was sold off-market (therefore no listing photos) for $16.5 million—just over $11 million more than she paid for it in 2002.
Aug 14, 2018
This Greek Cat Sanctuary Needs Someone To Care For 55 Felines
If Mamma Mia 2 had you looking up one-way flights to the Greek isles and you love felines, you’re in luck. A cat rescue in Greece is looking for someone to care for 55 furry friends in an island paradise. God’s Little People Cat Rescue is located on the island of Syros, and the sanctuary has a stunning view of the Aegean Sea.
Aug 13, 2018
Target’s New Glitter Inflatable Chair Will Take You Straight Back to the ‘90s
Inflatable chairs did not die in the ’90s. Unless you count that one time your cat popped your chair with its nails. In 2018, inflatable chairs are back and even better than before. Sure, you might not be 10 anymore, but no one is ever too old for an inflatable chair. Picture, this, is it 1999, you’re watching Space Jam for the 30th time on VHS tape while you listen to your Spice Girls and *NSYNC CDs. All of your best friends are at your house for a sleepover for the weekend.
Aug 12, 2018
There’s a French Bulldog Cafe Popping Up in London
Time to head to London! French bulldog lovers are going to want to get in on this ASAP. You can still snag a plane ticket to the UK with plenty of time left before this incredible Frenchie pop up cafe opens in London. For once, we’re finding out about a pop up with a month’s notice, rather than the day before the pop up is set to take over. Pug Cafe is a pop up event that is dedicated to pugs for pugs.
Aug 12, 2018
Home Depot Has Halloween Home Decor and It’s so Underrated
Yes, we know it is only August. It is still blisteringly hot outside. You’re still working on your tan and potentially enjoying your vacation at this very moment. But it is never too early to think about Halloween! Some big holidays are approaching fast. It seems like if you blink for a little too long, August will morph into September and that means October is right around the corner.
Aug 11, 2018
Don’t Panic, But You Can Actually Get Lice On a Plane
We hate to ruin any holiday travel plans you might have, but the next time you sit in an airplane seat, you might want to think twice before leaning your head back. First, it was reported that bed bugs can be transported on their human hosts to airplanes. Now, it only makes sense that lice can be transported too. Who knew these infestations of bugs enjoyed traveling so much? A few weeks ago, it was reported that a case of bed bugs had been found on an Air India flight.
Aug 11, 2018
Stop Everything – Wayfair Is Having a Huge Clearout Sale This Weekend
Is there anything worse than seeing an incredible sale, but you missed it by just an hour? It seems like every time a retailer has a major sale, it is only for a few hours. Thankfully, you can jump on Wayfair’s sale early. This weekend only, Wayfair is having a 48-hour clearout sale, with some items up to 70% off. Wayfair already has incredibly low prices for beautiful home decor and furniture.
Aug 11, 2018
You Can Shop T.J. Maxx’s Clearance Sale Online—Here Are Our Top Picks
The Maxxinistas among us probably already know, but T.J. Maxx is having a huge clearance sale right now. And while it is happening in stores, they’re also offering big savings online—and you don’t even have to leave the house. Fact: I enjoy shopping at off-price retailers like T.J. Maxx. Sure, they can be chaos, but I’m in it for the thrill of the hunt (and a good deal).
Aug 10, 2018
This Furniture Line Is the Most Versatile One We’ve Seen
If you’re hoping to save some coins, maximize space, or simply want more function from your furniture, this inventive startup named VARIA Collective, which makes modular pieces, is a great place to start. VARIA Collective founders Jamie Saunders and Laura Wake-Ramos recently launched their Kickstarter campaign, which highlights the collection of six furniture pieces that can be transformed to serve multiple purposes in the home–more than 25, in fact.
Aug 10, 2018
Anthropologie’s Latest Collab Brings Back a Cult Fashion Brand
Anthropologie is no doubt a go-to store for people who love pattern, and its newest collaboration is no different. The boho retailer partnered with cult fashion brand Suno on a collection that includes more than 40 styles and 20 different prints. SUNO is the brainchild of Max Osterweis, who created the company in 2008 using vintage textiles from Kenya. While the CFDA Award-winning fashion brand shuttered in 2016, fans will be excited to see the original inspiration present in this collaboration.
Aug 9, 2018
West Elm Is Having a Huge Upholstery Sale and Tons of Sofas Are Under $1,000
Buying a sofa is no small feat; it’s the major focus of a living space, it gets a ton of use, and it often isn’t cheap. If you have your heart set on some sweet new seating, we have great news: West Elm’s upholstery sale means sofas are 40% off, and there are a whole bunch of them available for under $1,000. Granted, sofa shopping on the internet isn’t easy, since you can’t sit on it.
Aug 8, 2018
Busy Philipps May Use Her Old Couch on Her New Talk Show
Busy Philipps has a lot going on: a brand-new book coming out this fall, a late-night talk show in the works, a recent magazine cover, a TV (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”) and movie (“I Feel Pretty”) role so far this year, a popular podcast, and a hilariously no-filter approach to Instagram stories, to name a few. And, she quips, “I don’t ever cancel plans. I, like, show up for everything.” But how?
Aug 8, 2018
This Digital Museum in Tokyo Is Instagram Heaven
For the ultimate sensory experience, look no further than the Mori Building Digital Art Museum in Tokyo. Touted as the world’s first digital art museum, the massive, seamless demonstration referred to as teamLab Borderless covers 107,000 square feet and features 50 examples of moving artwork that is designed to respond to and stimulate each of the senses—and inspire so many Instagrams.
Aug 7, 2018
Mamma Mia! Cher Lists Beverly Hills Home
Here we go again! Another celebrity has put one of their homes on the market and this time, it is the iconic Cher. The superstar singer/actress recently was promoting her role in the new film, Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again, but in classic Cher fashion, she’s been busy multitasking. She is now selling her Beverly Hills compound for a cool $2.499 million. Compared to some celebrities, this is a steal in terms of price. The 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom home is 3,089 square feet.
Aug 5, 2018