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Your Organized Gameplan for Successfully Sharing a Closet

Keeping your closet organized is hard enough when it’s just your clothes in there, but what happens when it’s shared by two people? When you have to divvy up precious wardrobe room with someone else, things can get a little stressy, fast. So rather than turn your bedroom into a battleground, try these tips for splitting the storage so everything stays fair and tidy. From assessing who needs more space to jumping into DIY solutions, it can be done, read on to learn how… (далее…)

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10 Bookmark-Worthy Etsy Stores for Vintage Art Lovers

Vintage art always feels unique, personal and it carries a lot of history and whimsy — which is what makes it so fun to hunt down. One of our go-to sources? Etsy, though it takes a lot of sifting. To get you started on where to look, we gathered some great sellers of vintage art; they carry everything from maps and oils to old-school movie posters. Prepare your walls, because it’s going to be hard to say no to what you’ll find when you start looking through their selections… (далее…)

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Secrets of Stylish People Who Always Have Something to Wear

Sometimes putting together a nice looking outfit can feel like calculus. What do you have to mix and match, layer together, or accessorize in order to come up with something chic? While some days it seems like outfits come together flawlessly, others you’re left with a bedroom floor cluttered with discarded clothes and a «meh» outfit you’re not all that excited about. In order to help you avoid the latter as much as possible, ahead are seven styling secrets from people who always have something to wear. Learn from them, and you’ll never have a bad outfit day again. (далее…)

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Grab Your Headphones: Guided Meditations for Every Part of Your Day

If you feel like you can stand to become more centered and relaxed throughout your day, then take a look at the guided meditations free on YouTube – there are hundreds of videos to choose from that take you from a stressed, anxious state, and back down to a zen attitude. No one’s weekday is an absolute breeze, and it’s easy to get caught up in stress when your responsibilities and to-do lists pile up mile high. In order to chip away at that, this article will lead you through meditations that are designed to fit into specific parts of your day: From when you wake up, to your morning commute, to your lunch break at work, up to the moment you’re back home and unwinding on your couch. (далее…)

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Pattern Power Up: 5 Rug Styles That’ill Bring on the Wow Factor

From dinged up and well-worn hardwood floors to peeling linoleum, area rugs help us hide problem areas in a room without having to invest an arm and a leg to fix them up. But beyond their practicality, they can really make a huge design impact in a space. The only problem is, picking out a rug is a delicate art, anyone who stood in a rug aisle with their arms crossed and squinting helplessly at a particular option will know that. The following questions run through your mind: Is it worth the investment? Will the colors match my knick-knacks? Will it completely transform the room or is it just an unnecessary splurge? Well, we’re here to help. If you’re stuck on how to bring some major wow-factor to your room, read on for five types of rugs to try (and where to turn to get the look). (далее…)

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Pattern Power Up: 5 Rug Styles That’ill Bring on the Wow Factor

From dinged up and well-worn hardwood floors to peeling linoleum, area rugs help us hide problem areas in a room without having to invest an arm and a leg to fix them up. But beyond their practicality, they can really make a huge design impact in a space. The only problem is, picking out a rug is a delicate art, anyone who stood in a rug aisle with their arms crossed and squinting helplessly at a particular option will know that. The following questions run through your mind: Is it worth the investment? Will the colors match my knick-knacks? Will it completely transform the room or is it just an unnecessary splurge? Well, we’re here to help. If you’re stuck on how to bring some major wow-factor to your room, read on for five types of rugs to try (and where to turn to get the look). (далее…)

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The 10 Best Etsy Shops for Vintage Lighting

There’s a certain character that vintage lighting can add to a room; a certain something that’s just hard to buy new. But if you’re not one to dig through flea markets and estate sales, then Etsy, which offers up a great selection of lighting that can herald back to anywhere from the 1950s to the ’80s, is a solid bet for you. To get you started on your quest, ahead are some of the best Etsy stores for lighting. (далее…)

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Food & Nutrition Podcasts to Fuel Your Mind & Body

Podcasts are a great way to fill those in-between moments in your day when your mind tends to wander. You know the time: Walking to your bus stop from your apartment, taking a run in the evening, commuting to work, driving to the grocery store, or tidying the kitchen. They’re those moments that don’t require a lot of focus, so you can split your attention. Rather than just blasting your usual playlist, why not fill your earbuds with an interesting talk show that will teach you something new about a topic you like? (далее…)

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No More Unused Space: How To Fit More Storage into a Small Bathroom

When it comes to small space living, making the most of all of your available space is everything. Not everyone has sprawling bathrooms with expansive storage closets, but no matter the square footage you have available, we promise, you can make it work. All you need to do is zero in on the often underused spaces that you might be overlooking. There are opportunities to maximize areas that, at first, might seem unusable, but with a little bit of imagination you’ll quickly realize they carry some potential. To get your storage expansion going, here are some ways we found that take advantage of unused space in bathrooms – take a look — some might just fit the bill for you… (далее…)

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How I Taught Myself to Stop Buying Clothes I’ll Never Wear

Since I was a young girl, I’ve always loved shopping. Back in the day, I may have had more…extravagant takes (I gravitated toward everything pink, sequined handbags, feather boas and kitten heels…topped off with plastic clip-on earrings), but the love for style was already there, albeit it a little misguided. Nowadays I’ve updated a few things here and there, but I can’t say the road to the aesthetic I have now has always been smooth. (далее…)

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How I Taught Myself to Stop Buying Clothes I’ll Never Wear

Since I was a young girl, I’ve always loved shopping. Back in the day, I may have had more…extravagant takes (I gravitated toward everything pink, sequined handbags, feather boas and kitten heels…topped off with plastic clip-on earrings), but the love for style was already there, albeit it a little misguided. Nowadays I’ve updated a few things here and there, but I can’t say the road to the aesthetic I have now has always been smooth. (далее…)

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8 of the Best Etsy Shops For Antique & Vintage Rugs

It’s amazing just how much a new rug could transform a room — you don’t need to trouble yourself spending hours repainting the walls or splurging on new furniture piece when just a new floor accent will do the trick just as well. But rather than going to your local big box store and getting something possibly 10,000 other people in your zip code already have themselves, why not get a vintage rug instead? From boho accents and vintage Turkish kilims to hallway runners with electric colors, Etsy has a plethora of different styles to choose from. Ahead are some of the best Etsy rug stores to shop from. (далее…)

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