Posts tagged "home inspiration"

Home Inspiration: 12 Ways To Make The Most Of Your Tiny Bathroom

My fellow city dwellers (and surely many of you in spacious suburban houses too) know the pain of a finding what seems like a dream home until you discover its teeny, tiny bathroom. What’s a woman to do? Click through for a few storage tips and visual tricks to make the room appear larger, more airy, and…

By: Claire Hannum / May 12, 2015

Home Inspiration: 9 DIY Indoor Gardening Tutorials

Being short on outdoor space doesn’t mean you’re doomed to a treeless life of concrete and stuffy air. Try out some of these indoor gardening techniques to turn your home into your very own mini-jungle!

By: Claire Hannum / May 5, 2015

Home Inspiration: 21 Ways To Display Travel Keepsakes, Old Photos & Other Clutter-Causing Treasures

One of the hardest parts of decorating or spring cleaning is finding a place for the precious mementos we’d never dream of getting rid of but rarely display or even look at. Most of my ticket stubs, old family photos, greeting cards from loved ones, artifacts of my grandparents’ and random souvenirs I’ve picked up on vacations sit…

By: Claire Hannum / April 22, 2015

Home Inspiration: Decorating Tiny Spaces

New York is known for its shoebox apartments, but since living here I’ve been lucky enough to wind up in housing with giant bedrooms more often than not. Of the many apartments I’ve inhabited in this city over the past few years, only one of them involved a stereotypically small bedroom, but I’ve just moved again, and now I have a large…

By: Claire Hannum / April 14, 2015

Happy National Desk Organization Day, Here’s Some Workspace Decor!

National Desk Organization Day falling this week is as good an excuse as any to do some online window shopping and rejuvenate your workspace. Click through for 15 desk organizers and decorations that are as aesthetically pleasing as they are functional. For more desk vibe inspiration, check out some beautiful workspaces here.

By: Claire Hannum / March 10, 2015

Home Inspiration: 19 Wonderful Workspaces

Nothing improves my productivity game like bright, tidy desk decor. This weekend I finally cleaned off the surface of my desk after weeks of letting it drown under clutter, and I feel like a new woman! Click through for some inspiration for your own dreamy at-home workspace…

By: Claire Hannum / January 21, 2015

Home Inspiration: 27 Dreamy Nooks, Perfect For Curling Up With A Good Book

I just moved in to a new apartment a few weeks ago and am so jazzzzzed about it. Being a bit OCD, I was unpacked and set up within 24 hours (seriously), but there’s still one area of my new digs that still needs a little decorating: my reading/weaving nook. Really, this nook is just…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 17, 2014

Home Inspiration: Styled With Studs!

There’s something about studs that bring a wee bit of badass to whatever they adorn. While recently shopping around TJ Maxx for a loveseat, I stumbled upon some furniture and home accessories that I loved, and they all had one thing in common— studs. Whether they’re muted metallic or shiny and bright, studs are the…

By: Katie Oldenburg / September 16, 2014

Home Inspiration: Shark Week Finds

As Shark Week comes to a close, I would like to remind everyone that sharks can be enjoyed year round. Learning about the attack style and swim patterns of great whites like Colossus is captivating, but the fun doesn’t have to end. Incorporate a reminder of just how scary-cool sharks can be into your home — if…

By: Sophie Leon / August 16, 2014

One Home Storage Unit, Three Ways To Use It

Remember those wire storage cubes with the plastic corner connectors? I purchased bright orange ones in college and used them to store DVDs, toiletries, makeup, even my bulky home printer. One day, someone (who shall remain nameless) bumped into it and my world came crashing down. My shit went everywhere. Luckily my printer survived, but…

By: Sophie Leon / June 23, 2014

Home Inspiration: Petite Succulent Pots From Etsy

Succulents are low maintenance plants that provide owners the illusion of a green thumb. Unlike more temperamental plants, succulents simply need a few hours of sunlight and a bit of water. Because these plants have shallow roots, the planter possibilities are endless! The hardest part is picking which pot to plant yours in…

By: Sophie Leon / June 18, 2014

Home Inspiration: 10 Bar Carts For Under $150

“I’m outdoorsy in that I like getting drunk on patios,” pretty much sums me up to a T. I think we can all agree that one of the best things about the warm weather is the ability to throw back cocktails in the sunshine, am I right? So when the people move from indoors to…

By: Katie Oldenburg / May 25, 2014

Thanks, I Made It Myself: DIY Wall Art For Non-Artists

As much as my inner Montessori teacher wants to be like, “We are all artists!”, I know that many people feel much more comfortable around an angry skunk than a paintbrush. But! Lack of artistic experience or natural aptitude shouldn’t keep you from creating some fabulous DIY art for your home. Click through for some seriously easy…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 19, 2014

Home Inspiration: 10 Tempting Ottomans

Ottomans aren’t getting the attention they deserve for being, um, brilliant. They provide extra seating, act as a footrest, and add interest to a room, plus, some even have storage options! Need a convenient place to put a drink? Top it with a tray. Unlike a couch, beautiful ottomans can be found for as little…

By: Sophie Leon / May 18, 2014

Home Inspiration: 11 Colorful End Tables

I don’t know about you, but my bedside tables are boring.  Theose cheap Ikea tables were a great find six years ago, but after updating my bedside lamps, I find them depressing. These colorful beside tables put a much-needed smile on my face. Who knows, maybe all my end tables need is a fresh coat…

By: Sophie Leon / May 15, 2014

Etsy Spotlight: 10 Doormats That Make A Statement

I was so taken with this brilliant curling iron reminder doormat (which is unfortunately sold out currently) that I decided to track down some other Etsy offerings for clever doormats. Because after all, your doormat can do much more than just keep mud out of your house. It can greet your guests! Scare off unwanted visitors!

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 13, 2014

Home Inspiration: Trays For $40 Or Less!

Jessica and I have a shared passion for trays, which probably stems from our shared phobia of germs. Trays are basically a cute way of telling others to CONTAIN THEIR MESS. These easy to clean trays can be used to serve food, organize makeup, collect papers, and protect furniture.  I have four: a small tray…

By: Sophie Leon / May 10, 2014

Home Inspiration: Wine Racks For $50 Or Less

The “proper way” to store wine — butt up — originated out of a need to keep natural corks moist. Natural corks can dry and shrink over time allowing air into the bottle, oxidizing and spoiling the wine. Many wineries use screw tops and synthetic corks to minimize the risk, and let’s be honest, wine…

By: Sophie Leon / May 8, 2014

Home Inspiration: 15 Perfect Porch Situations

One of my favorite things about living in the south is the way people here take porches (and sitting on them) REALLY seriously. I have become something of a porch sitting evangelist since moving here, spending every free minute in my wicker chair and telling anyone who is stressed out, “Sounds like you could use a few…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 1, 2014

10 Very Basic Tips For First Time Homebuyers

As of about a week ago, Nick and I are officially homeowners. Yay! Buying our own place was cool and exciting and also possibly the most stressful thing I’ve ever done. Here are 10 things I learned along the way, that I wish someone had told me before we even started…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 18, 2014
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