Posts tagged "home decorating"

Home Improvement: 7 Ways To Cute-ify Your Place For Under $50

Whether “home” to you means a room, an apartment, or an entire house, you deserve to love the place you live. But it can be overwhelming to find cute updates…

Jessica Wakeman | August 30, 2014 - 11:00 am

Cute! Engraved Rolling Pins Will Make Your Baked Goods So Much Prettier

Zuzia Kozerska, a Polish designer, makes kitschy rolling pins engraved with just about every design under the sun. Guess what’s on my wish list now? You can use them to…

Claire Hannum | July 5, 2014 - 10:00 am

6 Tips For A Simple Seasonal Purge-Fest

After a long and seemingly endless winter, the time has finally come to turn off that dry heat, shed your woolies and start spending time outside the confines of your…

Amelia Meena | March 31, 2014 - 1:00 pm

How To Put A Duvet On A Comforter: 8 Possible Tips & Tricks

Whatever day during childhood my parents taught me how to put a duvet on a comforter, I must have been off picking my nose. Or they never taught me at…

Jessica Wakeman | February 17, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Frisky Q&A: Emily Matchar, Author of Homeward Bound: Why Women Are Embracing The New Domesticity

One upon a time, the phrase “domestic diva” referred to Martha Stewart and stereotypes of 1950’s housewives. But you may have noticed recently that all your friends are knitting and

Jessica Wakeman | November 30, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Thanks, I Made It Myself: DIY “Wallpapered” Kitchen Shelves

When you are a renter and also kinda lazy, your humble abode can feel like it’s not really your home.  That’s how I feel, at least. My tea towels hang…

Jessica Wakeman | October 30, 2013 - 10:40 am

New App From IKEA Puts Furniture Directly In Your Home

IKEA is one of my favorite places in this world. Everything is colorful and beautiful, the prices are good, and HELLO,  Swedish meatballs. However, if you don’t feel quite so…

Mary Odell | August 11, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Beware The Attack Cat

Beware the angry beast! He crouches, ready to pound on bare ankles and dangly shoelaces. Just, you know, not when he’s busy wedged inside a box, licking his bum.

Jessica Wakeman | March 27, 2013 - 11:40 am

Ooh La La, Your Pillows Are Trés Chic

It’s not every morning a girl is lucky enough to wake up next to a Frenchman waiting with a cafe au lait and a warm croissant. But I can dream,…

Jessica Wakeman | January 29, 2013 - 11:40 am

Gnome Sweet Gnome

Lawn gnomes are so 2011. This portly porcelain pal is an indoor gnome; he sits atop a pile of books as as reads and glows. He’ll make his home anyplace…

Jessica Wakeman | August 16, 2012 - 11:40 am

Thirsty, Thirsty Hippos

If you’re anything like me, you need a jolt to get you through the morning. Usually I favor caffeine but this mug with a hippo at the bottom will work, too.

Jessica Wakeman | July 25, 2012 - 11:40 am


Kitchen sink looking kind of fugly? Pretty up your dish-washing routine with this super cute geranium-inspired scrub brush that comes in its very own leaf soap dish. It’s dishwasher safe,…

Jessica Wakeman | May 15, 2012 - 11:40 am

Shower Curtain For Hoarders

I can’t be the only one whose bathroom looks like an episode of “Hoarders: Beauty Product Edition.” But this stowaway shower curtain from Urban Outfitters features four mesh pockets for…

Jessica Wakeman | April 2, 2012 - 11:40 am

On The Rocks

As springtime comes, it’s time to start thinking about all the parties you’ll be throwing and the booze you’ll be consuming. We’re thinking frozen margaritas with no salt, please.  Grab…

Jessica Wakeman | March 15, 2012 - 11:40 am

Sweets For The Sweet

If you’re lucky enough to live near a patisserie that makes macarons, then what are you doing at your computer reading this?! For the rest of you: feast your eyes…

Jessica Wakeman | March 8, 2012 - 11:40 am

Home Inspiration: Lovely Lavender

I don’t know about you guys, but the scent of lavender is one of the few things that can instantly calm me down and alleviate stress. The color has a…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 24, 2012 - 4:00 pm

6 Cheap, Easy Ways To Spruce Up Your Office Space

As a freelance writer, I’ve worked in offices, cubicles, coffeeshops, and everywhere in between. Starting this week I’ll be writing full-time for The Frisky (yay!) [Double yay! — Editor], which…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 18, 2012 - 9:00 am

A Lazy Susan For Makeup

I have a lot of makeup, and it is one hell of a mess. I can never seem to keep track of anything, even in my delegated makeup bag, which…

Rachel Krause | January 12, 2012 - 11:40 am

We Don’t “Like” This Facebook Bed

Too far, furniture designer. A Facebook bed goes too far. Facebook already dominates our life in making it all-too-easy to stalk our crush and our ex. It’s not something that…

Jessica Wakeman | January 1, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Domestic Inspiration: French Kitchen

Growing up, my mother always decorated our home in a Provençal fashion, so I have an inborn love of the elegant style. I’m also infatuated with the idea of a…

Rachel Krause | November 9, 2011 - 3:20 pm
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