Mon.Sep 18, 2017

5 Back to School Organization Ideas for Your Home

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

It’s back to school time and life gets hectic again. Want to do things differently this year to cut out some of the time wasters and stress? Here are five back to school organization ideas that will help you keep your home organized and running smoothly.

10 Creative Ways to Upgrade Your Staircase

Trendir Magazine

Even though it is one of the most used areas of the home it is many times not taken into consideration when it comes to home décor. Although it is sleek and narrow your staircase can still get the same decorative treatment as the rest of your home.

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ARDEX Americas Matches Employee Donations for Hurricane Relief Efforts

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Aliquippa, PA, September 18, 2017 – ARDEX Americas is committed to aiding recovery and rebuilding efforts by all those affected by the recent hurricanes and announced that it will be matching employee donations collected through the end of September. The contributions, as well as an additional corporate donation, will be made to the Red Cross.

The Best Ways to Achieve a Quick Home Sale

Stagetecture

Are you trying to achieve a quick home sale ? Whether you are upgrading to a larger home or downsizing and moving for retirement, selling your home and getting the best price for it is important.

8 Best Landscaping Ideas for Small Front Yard Townhouse

Deepnot

Landscaping for small front yard in townhouse can be challenging because it’s totally different from single home which usually has large space in their front yard. Therefore, you need to find practical and innovative way to complement with the small space.

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Homework Heroes: 7 A+ Ideas for Squeezing in a Study Space

Apartment Therapy

(Image credit: El Mueble ). Summer isn't officially over for another few days, but it sure does feel like it's a distant memory. The smells of sharpened pencils and waxy crayons are thick in the cool air now that school is in full swing across the country.

More Beautiful in Blue: 14 Colorful DIY Project Ideas

Apartment Therapy

(Image credit: IKEA ). Want to bring a spot of brightness to your home? Here's a roundup of furniture tutorials and hacks that all have one thing in common: the ever-trending color, blue.

Transparent Is Back For Its 4th Season This Week

Apartment Therapy

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Small Space Solution: The Best Air Mattresses for an Instant Guest Bed — Annual Guide 2017

Apartment Therapy

Look, we get it—not everybody has room for a guest bed. But living in a small space doesn't have to mean that overnight guests are uncomfortable.

What to Snag From Urban Outfitters' Big Home Sale This Week

Apartment Therapy

(Image credit: Urban Outfitters). If your bedroom is feeling a bit blah, UO has a bunch of cool bedding on sale in fun patterns, from floral to rainbow to marble to even avocados. And for plant parents (current or would be) we spotted several stylish planters to keep your green thumb going.

This Humane Spider Catcher is Perfect for Arachnophobic Pacifists

Apartment Therapy

I don't need a Buzzfeed quiz to tell me that the Mean Girls character I most identify with is the "she doesn't even go here"-girl. I just have a lot of feelings , OK? I talk to my plants like they're people. They're named after people , for goodness sake.

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The 5 Minute Fix: Inspiring (& Inexpensive) Ways to Freshen Up Your Bedroom Fast

Apartment Therapy

(Image credit: My Domaine ). Does your bedroom lack a certain something? You don't have to spend a ton of time to inject a little style into your space. Try one of these quick fixes—five things you can do to amp up your look in five minutes or less. READ MORE ». Bedroom

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Before & After: An IKEA Clearance Sofa Becomes a Millennial-Pink Dream

Apartment Therapy

(Image credit: IKEA ). Krys's DIY project is almost too internet friendly too be true. An IKEA hack? That's millennial pink? All for the low cost of $300? Think of all the extra money she saved for avocado toasts and Netflix subscriptions and other things millennials enjoy!

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Have We Passed Peak Rent Prices? For Now, New Study Says

Apartment Therapy

Paying too much for rent is something many of us take for granted as an awful but necessary indignity of modern life, like uncomfortable airplane seats or receiving work emails in bed. But rents in some of the highest-priced American cities may—mercifully—be falling. READ MORE ». Renting. Real Estate.

A Ceramicist & Furniture Designer's California Cabin — House Tour

Apartment Therapy

Name: Ben Tetro and Kenesha Sneed. Location: Altadena, California. Years lived in: 1.7 years, renting. Ben and Kenesha's Altadena cottage is a dream oasis for any design lover looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. With exposed wood ceilings, an original brick fireplace, and a backyard full of fruit trees, their home offers a welcoming environment and plenty of charm. READ MORE ». House. Artful Bohemian. Tours

The Key to a Lower Electric Bill This Winter? These Majorly Discounted Curtains — Amazon Deal of the Day

Apartment Therapy

In some parts of the country, there's a noticeable shift in seasons happening right now, which means it's officially time to start thinking about prepping your place for the cold weather ahead. Along with swapping out summer linens for thicker bedding, thermal-insulated window treatments (aka blackout curtains) are an effective way to warm up your home—and lower your heating bill.

Our Decision to Sell Our House, Hit the Road and Live in an RV

Apartment Therapy

If you had told me a year ago that, today, I'd be smack dab in the middle of selling my home, I would never have believed you. If you'd told me I was selling my home to uproot my family, buy an RV, and roam the country for an indefinite amount of time, I may very well have asked you if you'd recently suffered a hard knock to the head. READ MORE ». Real Estate

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Before & After: A Tiny, Crumbling New York Kitchen Goes Classic — Sweeten

Apartment Therapy

When Emily went looking for an apartment in New York, she wanted a place with vintage charm, like the beautifully detailed old buildings she had seen while living and studying in Normandy. Instead, she found the next best thing, a fixer-upper apartment in a 1940s building, whose tiny kitchen and bathroom were badly in need of updating (and a little classic character). READ MORE ». Kitchen Projects. Before & After. Small Spaces

T.J. Maxx Launches a Wedding Shop

Apartment Therapy

Great news for brides (and grooms) on a budget: Off price retailer T.J. Maxx recently launched an online wedding shop to help you save big on everything for the big day. READ MORE ». Weddings. Shopping Guides.

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You're Not The Only One Thinking It: Hilariously Relatable Tweets About Minimalism

Apartment Therapy

Paring down and living a more minimalist life sounds amazing in theory, but when you're a "stuff" person—someone who owns a lot of things and tends to form emotional attachments to them—it can be a serious challenge to downsize.

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Arnold's Antique-Filled, Incredibly Quirky, Nautical-Themed NYC Apartment — House Tour

Apartment Therapy

Name: Arnold Baumheiser. Location: New York City. Size: 1,328 square feet. Earlier this year we got to see an in-depth look at Dev Shah's New York apartment — he's the main character of Netflix's hit show Master of None. What a unique, comfortable, accessible space the apartment's set design portrays. It doesn't really matter if the apartment is "real" or not; Dev's home is filled with inspiration anyone could use.

A Photographer's Home and Studio in a Hudson Valley Barn — House Call

Apartment Therapy

Name: Mark. Location: Hudson Valley, New York. The basics: 6 months, owned — 440 square feet. Mark was looking for studio space and in order to get more bang for his buck he decide to look outside of New York City. He found a barn with a long artistic history and new it was the place for him. He renovated a studio apartment underneath the barn, creating a bright and warm home base while tackling larger renovations on the property. READ MORE ». Reader Submissions. House Call

Check Out Cindy Crawford's New $11.6M Beverly Hills Home

Apartment Therapy

When you're an original supermodel married to one of the top hospitality entrepreneurs in the country, and you own a tequila brand that just sold for $1 billion, of course you're going to need an LA party pad to match your lifestyle. READ MORE ». Real Estate. Los Angeles

I Bet You Can Tackle Your Cluttered Living Room in Just 20 Minutes, and Here's How — September Sweep

Apartment Therapy

People are surprised to know that the hardest-working weapon in my cleaning arsenal is my phone's built-in timer. It's a workhorse for two reasons: First, because I find it easier to muster up the energy to get chores done when I give myself a mental limit. You only have to clean for 20 minutes, Taryn. You'll be done just in time for Jeopardy." READ MORE ». Living Room. Organizing. Decluttering

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Before and After: An Abandoned Living and Dining Room's Total Turn Around

Apartment Therapy

When Fernando and Maximiliano bought a classic house in the Buenos Aires neighborhood of La Boca, the building had been abandoned for years and every room was begging to be renovated. With a very minimal budget they decided to redo every room themselves. READ MORE ». Remodeling Ideas. Project Ideas. Tour Feature. Before & After

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Some of the Most Gorgeous Tiny Kitchens with Open Shelving — Kitchn

Apartment Therapy

From Kitchn → 5 of the Most Gorgeous Tiny Kitchens with Open Shelving. READ MORE

We All Need One: 6 Ways You Can Make Today a Guaranteed Good Day

Apartment Therapy

Life gets crazy. With work, family, friends, and budgets to tend to everyday, it's easy to get burned out. While some of us may try to micromanage our daily lives to ensure smooth sailing, the reality is even the most thought-out schedules are subject to change, leaving us in a tailspin. READ MORE ». Mindful Living

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