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These Teeny Tiny Shipping Container Homes Just Might Solve Student Housing in Copenhagen
These “truly lovely” yet teeny tiny modular units made from shipping containers, currently sitting on Copenhagen’s harbor front, just might be what the future of sustainable, affordable housing looks like — for students and other young people.
Mar 25, 2018
Hallmark to Debut More Christmas Movies Than Ever Before
Hey, do you love Hallmark movies? It’s ok if you do, that’s why we’re all here, right? Well have we got good, if a little off season, news for you! Entertainment Weekly broke the news that this year Hallmark will debut an impressive and record breaking 34 new Christmas movies this year. That’s one for every day of December and then a few extra to get you through those really tough days.
Mar 24, 2018
This New Women Designed Wallpaper Collection Explores The Idea Of What It Means To Be Female
The wallpaper revival isn’t going away anytime soon. This brand new collection from Flavor Paper adds some fresh new looks to the wide world of wall covering. Fempower! is a new collection designed exclusively by women, that celebrates womanhood. Five different artists created unique designs that explore the shared theme with strikingly different results.
Mar 24, 2018
This Artist Created a Gorgeous Larger Than Life Tree
New York-based design studio THEVERYMANY has made its second public pavilion design contribution to Canada in the form of the elaborate arboreal vision known as the Pine Sanctuary. The striking sculpture sits at the entrance of Mississauga’s Riverwood Conservancy, a charitable organization whose mission revolves around educating the community on nature and the environment.
Mar 24, 2018
These Tiny Apartments Could Be an Affordable Way to Fight Homelessness
With homelessness on the rise in New York City due to government funding cuts, rising rents and stagnating wages, the overburdened shelter system is failing those who need it most. As the government works to figure out how to support the cities homeless, many of whom are working but simply can’t afford the city, individual architecture and design firms are also considering new and inventive ways to provide low-cost or free housing.
Mar 23, 2018
This Tiny Vacation Home Packs a lot of Luxury Into a Small Amount of Space
Today’s #cabinporn alert comes courtesy of Mandalaki Design Studio‘s stunning seaside micro dwelling, the Monocabin. The sleek tiny home is basically the Greek getaway of every minimalist wanderluster’s dreams. For starters, the 270 square-foot-space sits near the Aegean Sea on Rhodes Island, but believe it or not, the prime location isn’t the only blissful architectural selling point.
Mar 23, 2018
The Hunter x Target Collection Is Available Now
Today is the day: Target and classic British boot brand Hunter announced their exciting new collaboration back in March, and now, it’s officially available in stores and online. The collection includes more than 300 items ranging in price from $5-$80, with most items under $30. It spans apparel and accessories for women, men, girls, boys and toddlers, as well as products for the home and outdoors – several of which are a first for Hunter.
Mar 23, 2018
This Stylish Mini Camper Takes the Rough Out of Roughing It
So you’ve finally booked that trip to the ethereal island of Iceland. A quick perusal of a “things to do” list lets you know that the otherworldly Nordic country is jam-packed with geological wonders that you certainly don’t want to miss.
Mar 22, 2018
IKEA’s Newest Collaboration Is Perfectly Imperfect
IKEA is one of the world’s largest makers of furniture, so we forgive you if it’s not the first place you think of for that handmade vibe. But for their latest limited edition collection, the Swedish retailer collaborated with Dutch designer Piet Hein Eek to bring that imperfect human feel to mass produced pieces.
Mar 21, 2018
Chip & Joanna Gaines Have Exciting Plans For The Original Magnolia Store
Joanna Gaines loves a bargain, and the Fixer Upper star is about to sell a few of her own. Gaines announced she and husband Chip will reopen the original Waco location of the Magnolia Store as a “warehouse shop” this Thursday, PEOPLE reports. In a tweet on the main Magnolia account, they wrote “We’re re-opening our tried & true Little Shop on Bosque as a #MagnoliaWarehouseShop! It will be open Thursdays-Saturdays from 10am to 5p.m. starting Thurs., March 22nd.
Mar 19, 2018
Zayn Picks Up a New SoHo Penthouse Bachelor Pad for $10.7 Million
Fresh off his breakup with model Gigi Hadid, pop star Zayn Malik has scooped up a sweet bachelor pad in SoHo. The 3,597 square foot 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom penthouse loft is located at 63 Greene Street in a former silk warehouse that was built in 1877 and recently converted to condos by AEON Partners.
Mar 19, 2018
This Bizarro New York Apartment Is Actually a Work of Art
Thanks to shows like Sex and the City, the world has been routinely inundated with various fictional and extremely unrealistic accounts of what living in New York City is actually like. Now American designer Sam Stewart has come up with a unique set of furniture for the would-be occupant of a conceptual NYC apartment.
Mar 19, 2018
Location, Location, Location: New Search Tool Highlights The Importance of Neighborhoods
There’s a reason for that tired saying about real estate: It’s all about “location, location, location.” The quality of a neighborhood was a top concern for 60% of recent homebuyers, according to a 2017 report by the National Association of Realtors. And real estate website Trulia found that 85% of its users who plan to buy a home in the next year and a half said that the neighborhood was equally or more important than the house itself.
Mar 19, 2018
Mindy Kaling Sells Her Beverly Grove Home For Under $2 Million
Mindy Kaling has already moved on to her new home, but she recently just sold her old one for just under $2 million. Peek insde the Beverly Grove Spanish inpsired property that just found a new owner. Built in 1929, the four bedroom, three bathroom home stretches over 2,674 square feet and retains some of its original charm. The vintage vibes are brought by those lovely timber ceiling beams, arched doorways, multiple fireplaces, built-in niches, and wrought iron details.
Mar 19, 2018
13 Tweets About HomeGoods That Are Extremely Relatable
If your love for HomeGoods knows no bounds, then you’re in great company, both here and on Twitter. We rounded up 13 too true tweets about one of our favorite bargain decor stores. Everyone wants to go out and drink and I just want someone who will come to Target & Homegoods with me and drink wine and is okay with being home in bed by 9 ???? — Erin (@ErinYzquierdo) March 16, 2018 You know you’re adulting when you’re psyched to browse HomeGoods in the middle of a weekday.
Mar 18, 2018
Pantone Just Announced What Colors We’ll Crave For Interiors in 2019
The color experts at Pantone are always looking ahead to what will be on trend in the future. While 2018’s Color of the Year, Ultra Violet, still holds its reign, that hasn’t stopped the institute from predicting what we’ll see more of in 2019 already. Check out what’s on the horizon for next year, according to Pantone.
Mar 18, 2018
These Geometric Rugs Are a Gorgeous Optical Illusion
Every so often, you come across a majorly specific design conundrum like, how to accentuate your floors in style while simultaneously deceiving your eyes. Well, prepare to check off both of those decorative boxes with these color-blocked rugs from Spanish architect and designer Patricia Urquiola.
Mar 18, 2018
Is Your State More Renter or Landlord Friendly?
If you’re a renter who has at one point found yourself without hot water or battling a million mice in your apartment, you’ve probably furiously googled something like “can I sue my landlord for being a negligent jerk” at least once or twice. Tenant/Landlord rights can be incredibly confusing for those of us without a law degree, and in some places those laws are designed to favor one party over the over.
Mar 17, 2018
A Scandi Design Inspired Keyboard That’s Music to Your Eyes and Ears
The gulf in sound and aesthetics between an electric keyboard and a grand (or even upright) piano can seem wide and insurmountable to many a piano enthusiast. This new collaboration between Roland and Karimoku offers up not only an upgrade in keyboard technology, but a sleek new look minimalist look. The Roland Kiyola electric piano is available stateside for the first time at the MoMA Design store.
Mar 17, 2018
You Have to See Inside This Over the Top Detroit House For Sale
Every now and again, we come across a real estate listing so pure and so unbelievable, that we have to share it with you in its entirety. This Detroit home for sale is one such property. Let’s go on this journey together, shall we? Some might call it Buffalo Bill’s tribute to Liberace, but we think the decorators of this fine Highland Park home are just misunderstood.
Mar 16, 2018
Reese Witherspoon Shares Her Favorite Multipurpose Decor Piece (And We Have to Agree)
Is there anything Reese Witherspoon can’t do? The Draper James founder and mystical Mrs. Whatsit is back with a series of decorating tips as Crate & Barrel’s latest ambassador. In the fall, Reese was helping us all with holiday decorating and entertaining, with her signature chipper brand of Southern hospitality with a dash of real life. Now, she’s back with a series of helpful tips for any season, expounding evergreen advice that’s Apartment Therapy approved.
Mar 16, 2018
You Should Be Rockin Around The Christmas Sale at Home Depot Right Now
With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, it makes total sense that you should be shopping for Christmas decorations right now. Actually it doesn’t, but when does a deal have to be seasonally logical in order to save you money? Right now, The Home Depot is having a big ole sale on its holiday decor, some of the items are up to half off!
Mar 15, 2018
Sad News: Toys ‘R’ Us Is Reportedly Closing All Its U.S. Stores
Sad news for our collective childhoods: Toys ‘R’ Us will reportedly be closing all 800 of its U.S. locations. The news came Wednesday evening that all stores, including Babies ‘R’ Us, will be sold or shuttered, a source told The Washington Post. The retailer filed for bankruptcy back in September 2017, and publicly announced this week that all 100 stores in the UK would be closing.
Mar 15, 2018
Lowe’s Is Having a Spring Flash Sale and Here Are The Biggest Deals
The days are getting longer and the weather is getting warmer, so it must be spring. It’ll be time to lounge outside, garden, grill, and relax outside sooner than you think. So thankfully, Lowe’s is having a huge flash sale right now so you can get a head start on your spring projects. “Lowe’s experts report that consumers often wait too long to start upgrading their outdoor spaces, meaning less time to enjoy the good weather.
Mar 15, 2018
Drop the Allen Wrenches, IKEA Rolls Out TaskRabbit Assembly Nationwide
No more trying to interpret the hieroglyphic instructions: IKEA is expanding TaskRabbit assembly to additional stores and flat fee pricing for furniture and other items. The Swedish retailer announced that it acquired the gig economy platform back in September, and started an in-store pilot program in a handful of California stores in January.
Mar 14, 2018
Peek Inside Jennifer Garner’s Cozy Library While She Reads To Her Dog
It’s been a minute since Jennifer Garner’s Alias and 13 Going On 30 days, but the star is hardly finding it tough to stay relevant. Her amazing response to the GIF of her realization at the Oscars notwithstanding, the actress has a truly wonderful Instagram series where she reads children’s books to her golden retriever, Birdie.
Mar 13, 2018
This Tiny House Looks Like It Was Beamed Down from Space
Basically the Tesla of tiny houses, the Ecocapsule is a super futuristic, earth friendly tiny home that looks like it was beamed down from space. The Ecocapsule is fully self-sufficient, relying only on wind and solar power, making it the perfect choice for going off the grid. It can even serve as a charging station for electric cars — so maybe it’s not the Tesla of tiny houses, but the most Tesla compatible of tiny houses.
Mar 12, 2018
This Is When DC Will Reach Peak Cherry Blossom Season
Now that Daylight Saving Time is upon us, we’re fast approaching a bunch of other indicators that spring has officially sprung. One of the loveliest is the blooming of the cherry blossoms in and around Washington, DC. Here’s when you can expect the trees to reach peak pink. The National Park Service is predicting that peak bloom dates for 2018 will be March 17th through the 20th.
Mar 12, 2018
A Granny Flat That Doubles as an Architect’s Office
In need of an extra space for work and hosting family, architect Ulrika Saar designed this 312 square foot granny flat on her property. Built with Russ Davis of Avalon Constructions, the house is nestled into Saar’s backyard in Sydney, Australia. The team managed to pack a ton of stuff into a small amount of space. There’s a home office for Saar, bathroom, kitchenette, laundry, living room with a wall bed and some storage space.
Mar 11, 2018
This Ever-Changing Map of a Made-Up Place Is Possibly Crazy, Definitely Beautiful
I love maps. Our walls are littered with them; even our shower curtain was a world map for awhile. And one of my favorite pastimes as a kid was dreaming up and then mapping imaginary countries, inspired by the fictitious atlases in books like The Phantom Tollbooth and The Hobbit. So when my wife and I discovered “Jerry’s Map” at the American Folk Art Museum in New York City last month, I was giddy.
Mar 11, 2018
The ‘Slip Chair’ That Tricks You Into Thinking Its Unstable (Even Though it Totally is)
Who doesn’t want to be comfortable when sitting? Well, that’s kind of the entire point of plopping your weary bones down on the nearest piece of cushy furniture, no? Sure, but after laying eyes on this Slip Chair that Snarkitecture crafted for Portugal-based design firm UVA, one might begin to question whether sitting comfortably is even an option at all. (Hint: It totally is).
Mar 11, 2018
This Tiny House Builds Up Instead of Out
As small space living gets more and more popular, the tiny houses and micro homes have become sleeker, smarter and well, taller. This skinny micro home was designed by Dutch firm Ana Rocha Architecture and was given the extra appropriate name, The Slim Fit. It looks sort of like a sexy Lincoln Log and offers 538 square feet of living space, spread out across three floors. The exterior is covered Ayous hardwood, which was laid out vertically emphasizing the length of the building.
Mar 11, 2018
This 549 Square Foot Apartment Is Home to 51 Cats (And Two People)
Before you begin to clutch your pearls, let me just say that this is an actual, literal cat house. A house full of cats. 51 of them to be precise. With two humans. Architecture firm FANAF was charged with renovating this 549 square foot home to make it a healthier and happier home for the humans and cats alike. As part of the reality TV show, Change Your Life, the designers lived with the pair and their cats for a full day to get a sense of their lifestyle and needs.
Mar 10, 2018
LEGO Goes Green With Sustainable Bricks Made From Sugar
In an effort to help sort out the world’s overwhelming plastic waste issue, LEGO has announced plans to launch a new set of sustainable elements made from a plant-based plastic produced using sustainably sourced ethanol from sugar cane. The set is made from polyethylene plastic and carries a botanical theme that is reflected in its tree, bush and leaf-shaped pieces.
Mar 10, 2018
This ‘Invisible’ Tiny House Blends Into Its Surroundings
Becoming one with nature is the supporting theme behind COULSON’s “Disappear Retreat,” a sustainable structure that completely blends in with its surrounding environment. Constructed to withstand extremely cold climate locations like Chicago, Seattle, Buffalo and Calgary, the tiny structure’s harmonious design is highlighted by various eco-friendly elements that ensure its living footprint remains at “zero energy, zero waste, zero water.
Mar 10, 2018
These May or May Not Be the Best Cities for First-Time Homebuyers
Mortgage marketplace Lending Tree recently ranked its best cities for first-time homebuyers, and the results are, well… let’s just say it’s great news if you’d like to live in Little Rock, Ark., which Lending Tree found to be the most hospitable U.S. city to first-time home buyers. Birmingham, Ala., Grand Rapids, Mich., Youngstown, Ohio, and Winston, N.C. rounded out the top five.
Mar 9, 2018
KitchenAid Announced Their Color of the Year, And It’s Tropical AF
This weekend I’m heading to Chicago for the annual International Home + Housewares Show, where I will get to see all sorts of new blenders, coffee makers, kitchen tools, cleaning supplies, and more. (I’ll be writing about the best of what I see, so be sure to check back early next week!) Like clockwork, this show is also when KitchenAid typically reveals their newest colors for stand mixers. This year, however, the company gave us all little preview.
Mar 9, 2018
This Is a Baby Name Expert’s Top Guess For Chip & Jo’s Fifth Child
It’s not just the sex of Chip and Joanna Gaines’s new baby that’s causing quite the discussion. Now that the Waco duo has revealed their baby’s gender, the world is plotting away trying to determine what the little boy’s name will be. As any Fixer Upper superfan would know, the Gaines family already has two boys: Drake, 12, and Duke, 9. (There are also two little girls, Ella, 11, and Emmie Kay, 7.
Mar 9, 2018
How Your Library Card Can Get You Into Costco Without a Membership
Wondering whether a Costco membership is worth the annual fee? Good news, the bulk retailer has been partnering with local libraries to offer free entry with a library card. From March 12 through March 18, metro Detroit library cardholders get to see, sample and shop at the warehouse store with a free one-day pass.
Mar 9, 2018
New Video Series Bonkers Closets Peeks Inside Some Truly Wild Wardrobes
If MTV’s Cribs were made for the Fashion Week set, that show would be Insider’s new web series Bonkers Closets — where viewers literally get the inside scoop on the wildly luxurious wardrobes and dressing lifestyles of the rich and famous. Just two webisodes in with a third on the way, Bonkers Closets truly lives up to its name.
Mar 8, 2018
Anthropologie Is Collaborating with Nordstrom On a Home Collection
Big news, boho babes: Nordstrom is teaming up with Anthropologie for an exciting collaboration. Over 200 home items will be debuting at the department store later this month. The Anthropologie Home collection at Nordstrom will include items for the kitchen, dining and entertaining, bed and bath textiles, decor, stationery and hardware.
Mar 8, 2018
7 Women-Owned Etsy Shops to Celebrate Girl Power Every Day
International Women’s Day was Thursday, March 8, and there were many ways to celebrate, from commemoration to education to activism. One idea we really like is supporting women-owned businesses. And there’s one way to do that year-round. According to Etsy, 87% of shop owners identify as female. That means you have a pretty good chance of shopping a female-owned business at any given point.
Mar 8, 2018
Mattel Releases New Role Model Dolls for Women’s History Month
In honor of International Women’s Day, Mattel just announced that they will be releasing a run of new Barbie dolls modeled after inspiring women. Along with adding dolls to their Shero collection, Amelia Earhart, Frida Kahlo and Katherine Johnson have all been given the Barbie treatment for the new Inspiring Women series. I am truly honoured to be part of the Barbie family, celebrating International Women’s Day.
Mar 8, 2018
This Compact Yin & Yang House Was Designed for Maximum Plants
Generally speaking, when building in a small space, something always has to give — and in an populated area, most often the “give” is in sacrificing outdoor spaces, especially gardens. But one Beijing- and Austria-based design duo has found a genius solution in the plans for this “Yin & Yang House” currently being built in central Germany.
Mar 7, 2018
Live The Modernism Week Life at West Elm’s Palm Springs Rental
So you might have already heard that West Elm is getting into the hospitality business. That the furniture and home decor store plans to open a slate of boutique hotels starting later this year. But in case you can’t wait for that, you now have the chance to rent West Elm’s recently-unveiled show home from 2018 Palm Springs Modernism Week.
Mar 6, 2018
The Property Brothers Debut Custom Frame Collection at Michaels
As if we needed further proof that HGTV’s Property Brothers are a fixer upper force to be reckoned with, the trailblazing twins have found yet another way to put their signature design skills to use. Recently, Jonathan and Drew Scott added a custom frame program at Michaels to their growing list of business ventures, which includes a furniture line with Lowe’s and a collection of fabrics.
Mar 6, 2018
Are Standing Desks Actually Bad For Your Health, Too?
There’s been so much back and forth (or up and down, if you will) over the years about the healthiest, most ergonomic of workplace options — from swapping out your desk chair for an exercise ball to getting rid of seating altogether, a la the latest office craze: The standing desk. But is standing all day actually better for us? One new study says maybe not.
Mar 6, 2018
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Mar 6, 2018
Peek Inside This Tiny Treehouse For Sale Nestled In the Smoky Mountains
If there’s one thing better than a tiny house, it’s a tiny treehouse. Luckily for you, we’ve found a particularly charming example that even comes with six picturesque acres in the Smoky Mountains for $239,900. Once part of the Butterfly Gap retreat, this 600 square foot one bedroom one bath treehouse is located in Maryville, Tennessee, a mere 30 minutes outside of Knoxville.
Mar 5, 2018
This Hollywood Hills Mansion Has a ‘Human Aquarium’
When it comes to incredibly expensive and extremely luxe Los Angeles real estate, a pool is pretty standard. At this point, two pools are pretty standard. But this $28 million dollar spec house has raised the aquatic stakes with its in-living room pool— aka a human aquarium. The infinity pool is glass on three sides, so that people can look into the pool (and out into the LA skyline) from the living room or movie theater.
Mar 5, 2018
It’s Pisces Season: Here’s Your March Home Horoscope
Slip into some sweet silk sheets and get ready to drift away, mystic mermies. For most of this month, the Sun is in touchy-feely Pisces, and the prescription is pure surrender and shell-colored shades of allowing. Think of the possibility of simply “melting” into every area of your life. No hard focuses. No musts or shoulds. Just a sense of moving with and alongside the tidal shifts exactly as they are.
Mar 5, 2018
Ranches Are No Longer the Most Popular Home Style in America, New Data Says
Your typical ranch home is no longer the most popular style of architecture in America, thanks again (groan, boo, hiss, yawn) to the changing tastes of millennials — the majority of whom have now entered their prime settle-down-and-start-a-family (or just build equity) years.
Mar 4, 2018
This Cardboard Cat Tower Is Inspired By LEGO and Prefab
Wherever a cat decides to lay its head is its home. Seriously — just try convincing your kitty to move off your laptop keyboard (while you’re typing) and watch how quickly you fail. Fortunately for cats and their humans, there are designers in the world who understand how important it is for felines to have their own designated rest and play areas.
Mar 4, 2018
Peek Inside Jimmy Kimmel’s Hollywood Hills Home, Courtesy of Rihanna and Britney Spears
Late night fixture Jimmy Kimmel will be coming into our homes tonight as the host of the 90th Academy Awards. So it’s only fair that we get to go into his. Let’s take a look at Jimmy’s style throughout the years, courtesy of real estate listings and a little help from two very big pop stars. Jimmy bought this house in the Hollywood Hills in 2002 for $925,000 and completely remodeled it, adding the gourmet kitchen and that bar with a view.
Mar 4, 2018
This Whimsical Boho Caravan Is a Wes Anderson Meets Oregon Trail Fantasy
A little bit Wes Anderson, a little bit California Boho and a little bit traveling fortune teller, this caravan is wholly unique. Musician/photographer/designer Steve Areen built the Unity Wagon by hand and by using almost all recycled materials. Two of Steve’s friends own a farm outside of Melbourne and invited him to hang out as their “artist in residence.
Mar 4, 2018
This DIY Home Distiller Proves Our Water Habits Have Hit Peak Saturation
First there was beer, then there was coffee, now purified and sparkling water are the latest beverages to reach high-end status — along with throngs of advocates ready to fiercely debate minerality, detoxifying properties, notes, flavors, bubble size (for seltzer), health & wellness features, and more. And one IndieGoGo campaign wants to help you ditch all that single-use plastic from the bottles, cans, and pods that go along with fancy water by helping you better DIY your habit at home.
Mar 3, 2018
This Santa Monica Beachfront Home Was Owned By Cary Grant
A luxurious Santa Monica vacation home that once belonged to Hollywood royalty is up for sale for the first time in 40 years. Built in 1929, the home was previously owned by Cary Grant and Western star Randolph Scott. Over the years, the spiffy digs were frequented by stars like Grace Kelly, Howard Hughes, Sharon Tate and George Gershwin. Buyers tempted to follow in those fancy footsteps can do so for $11.995 million.
Mar 3, 2018
This Underwater Hiking Trail Is Otherworldly
When it comes to the average hiking enthusiast, not even unfavorable weather conditions could keep the intentional wanderers from setting out on foot for a mind-clearing, calorie-burning jaunt. However, a park guide in Brazil recently captured footage of an underwater hiking trail that would stop even the most persistent walker in their tracks.
Mar 3, 2018
The Teeny Tiny House That Packs a Ton of Style Into a Small Space
If you love the woods and solitude but aren’t totally sold on the idea of roughing it, or are looking for an unconventional guest room option, this gorgeous little tiny house from Cubist Engineering might be to your liking. The Adirondack is a 12.5’x8.5′ house of woodsy-modern style. A wall of windows lets in plenty of natural light and acacia wood floors keep things warm. There’s an optional deck attachment for more space and outdoor chill time.
Mar 3, 2018
Mindy Kaling Received The Most Extravagant Baby Gift — From Oprah
Writer, actress and endlessly gif-able human, Mindy Kaling, gave birth to her daughter Katherine back in December. After the internet rejoiced at the good news, things calmed down for a bit for the new mom and her daughter. Well thanks to the A Wrinkle in Time press tour, we’ve learned that Mindy and Katherine received perhaps the best gift of all time from none other than Oprah Winfrey.
Mar 1, 2018
Good News: A Lot More Homesense Stores Are On The Way
Last year, HomeGoods’ parent company birthed a new home decor destination. The first Homesense location opened in August 2017, but according to TJX, there are plenty more where that came from. This week, TJX CEO Ernie Hermann announced expansion plans during the company’s fourth quarter earnings call, and the goal to turn Homesense into a full-fledged chain. (TJX already has a brand called Homesense in Canada and Europe, though it’s more on par with U.S. HomeGoods.
Mar 1, 2018
EBay Challenges Dollar Stores With Its New Under $10 Section
Want to do a little guilt free shopping? Try heading over to eBay. The retailer is taking a cue from dollar stores for its latest department. On Thursday, the online marketplace announced Under $10, a new destination offering a wide variety of $10 and under items in hundreds of categories with free shipping, no bidding required. Fun finds at the right prices, all with free shipping. ? ? Link in bio. A post shared by ebay.
Mar 1, 2018
Make a Splash: Target Just Announced A Collaboration with Hunter Boots
While blue skies are beautiful, we’re almost looking forward to the rain—for good reason. Target announced that it is partnering with Hunter on a limited edition collection—just in time for April showers. That’s right, the 160-plus year old British heritage brand is creating a line of boots, coats, and yes, even some home goods for the bullseye, Target announced today. The collection includes more than 300 items ranging in price from $5-$80, with most items under $30.
Mar 1, 2018
Ina Garten’s New Wall Hanging is Causing a Stir on Instagram
This week, domestic doyenne and Hamptons entertaining heroine Ina Garten shared her latest home decor acquisition on Instagram, but the reception wasn’t nearly as warm and inviting as her famous kitchen. The contemporary art piece from a French antiques dealer is getting seriously mixed reviews — including from many who wondered: Where was Geoffrey on this?
Feb 28, 2018
This Sleek Modern Tiny House Comes In Three Sizes
The bathroom in this tiny house is 10x nicer than the one in my apartment.
Feb 28, 2018
You Have to See the Winners of This International Tiny House Competition
Designers continue to push the creative parameters of tiny houses. The most recent examples of their ingenuity come courtesy of the winners of Ryterna Modul’s Architectural Challenge 2018. The competition invited the participants to create a tiny house no bigger than 269 square feet, complete with a kitchen, sleeping and living areas and a bathroom. The other rule is that designs must have zero impact on the environment.
Feb 27, 2018
This Campground Turned Tiny House Resort Is Coming to Pennsylvania
Tiny house, big vacation? That’s what’s on tap at Tiny Estates, a former campground in Elizabethtown, Penn. that’s opening this spring as a Tiny House resort, the Daily Herald reports. Previously known as the Ridge Run Campground, the property was recently purchased by the Hobson family, who plan to build dozens of tiny homes for vacation-goers looking to get away. Each house will be unique, with its own design.
Feb 27, 2018
Great News: IKEA Just Lowered Their Delivery Fees
Good news, IKEA fans. One of the most annoying things about shopping at the Swedish retailer online has just gotten way better. No more adding furniture to your cart, just to abandon ship because of those exorbitant shipping costs. On its US homepage, IKEA is currently touting a new delivery fee policy, where large items like sofas will ship for as low as $29.
Feb 26, 2018
Oh Joy’s Latest Target Collection Is All Spring-Ready Paper Goods
For anyone who was sad to see the final Oh Joy for Target decor collection released this past fall, we have some good news. As it turns out, the whimsical patterns and colors aren’t totally gone from Target stores, they’re just in a new (disposable) form. On Sunday, Oh Joy! For Cheeky launched online and in select Target stores. The line of disposable plates, bowls, and cups come in a variety of prints perfect for spring, summer, and beyond. “I love celebrations.
Feb 26, 2018
This Upside-Down Tiny House Is Turning the Playground On Its Head
Forget the splinter-prone two-by-fours and rusty nail playgrounds of your elementary school years. The children of tomorrow are getting something a little bit more colorful. British architectural office Alma-nac is set to create The Upside Down House in Green Park Village, located in the city of Reading, England.
Feb 26, 2018
Chip & Joanna Gaines’ New Restaurant Is Open — Here’s Your First Look Inside
Chip and Jo have a new addition—and no, we’re not talking about the baby. The Fixer Upper stars’ restaurant, Magnolia Table, opened Monday in Waco, and we’ve got a peek inside. One of the perks of living in Waco is getting to sneak into @MagnoliaTable for their soft opening. And oh my goodness, it’s utter perfection. Truly heavenly food, and every single detail was on point. The tile floors, menus, all the lettering – my typography loving heart be still.
Feb 26, 2018
Starbucks Embraces Tiny Houses With Shipping Container Stores
Care for a venti latte in a tiny house? Well, Starbucks is about to make your dream come true. The coffee mega-chain is embracing the tiny house trend by establishing shipping container coffee shops, Delish reports. The ‘bux actually created their first shipping container store, a 450-square-foot space, back in 2012.
Feb 26, 2018