Архив автора: Amelia Lawrence

Get Your Entryway Guest-Ready with these Stylish Ideas

When your guests walk in the door, what do they see? A hallway lined with shoes? A cluttered table with all of last month’s mail? Or maybe it’s an empty space with nowhere to hang your scarf or store your keys. Don’t be underprepared and overly cluttered this season. Give your guests a place to drop a load off before enjoying your hospitality and home. (далее…)

10 DIYs to Make Your Living Room The Coziest Place in the House

A strange phenomenon occurs when temps drop below 50º. It’s like all of a sudden we need all the blankets, all the boots, all the knitted sweaters, all the fall things, right now. We put away our summer clothes in exchange for things a little more comfortable and cozy. So why not carry the trend on over into your home – starting with the living room – with fuzzy rugs, woven blankets, warm lighting, and sweet scents? Embrace the change of the season with these totally homey DIYs. (далее…)

Yes Your Home Can Smell Like SoulCycle, Here’s How

If you’ve ever stepped foot into a SouCycle studio (it’s okay to admit it, this is a safe place…), you’ve been hit with the alluring, invigorating, and obviously soulful scent of Jonathan Adler’s citrusy grapefruit candle. If you’re more like me and consider your daily exercise doing lunges with bags of groceries up 6 flights of stairs at the end of each day, then maybe you haven’t experienced this tantalizing scent…at least not yet. (далее…)

Stylish DIY Projects To Make Your Dog Feel Right At Home

If you’re one of the many who adopted a shelter animal this month (or even if you’ve had your trusty pal for way longer), it’s important to make sure your new family member feels at home. If you’ve got a crafty bent, you don’t have to rely on what the pet store has to offer — take a look at these diy projects which add style to your home and bring comfort and fun to your pooch. (далее…)

The Beautiful Upgrades Your IKEA MALM Bed Deserves

There seems to be a clear divide between those pro-headboard and those pro-blank space, to which I say, you do you. Whether you’re a fan of something more alternative, something more boho, or something that really makes a statement, your bedroom needs a focal point. And that focal point is often more times than not, a headboard. So let’s start with the basics – the IKEA MALM. It’s affordable, simple, and unassuming. It’s also very hackable. See what I mean… (далее…)

What Hacking Teaches IKEAHackers’ Jules Yap About Life

These days, I prefer weekdays to weekends when it comes to my IKEA trips. Why, you ask? Well, as if it isn’t obvious, it means less crowds and more leisurely wandering the aisles, sans pressure. What am I looking for exactly? Maybe I have a simple list of items I need for a closet makeover, but then I spot a serving bowl that would make a perfect pendant light. Or I go in for some picture frames then can’t help but notice a kitchen cart that would be the perfect bar cart. Either way, I go in seeking to check things off my list – end up spending a little extra time on each aisle – and leave feeling more inspired. (далее…)

Clever Ways to Reuse Clothes Hangers Around the House

With the changing of the seasons underway, it’s time to swap out all those summer frocks with chunky sweaters and denim. It’s also probably time to donate a few things, which means you may have a few spare hangers leftover. Before you throw them out with your summer sandals that finally reached their demise, check out these clever ways to reuse and repurpose your wooden and wire hangers in other areas of the home. (далее…)

13 Ideas for the Best Grown-Up Halloween

Just because Halloween is focused on candy-crazed kids and kooky decor doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy it, too. There’s still time to trade in your Jack O’ Lanterns, candy corn, and cobwebs for something a little more grown-up, so check out these 13 ideas and make the most of this fun holiday season! (далее…)

A Simple IKEA Hack for Comfy (& Temporary) Guest Seating

With the launch of their latest Winter Collection of textured throws, warm candles and confectionery goodies, IKEA aims to help add a little magic to the holiday season. But the company hasn’t forgotten the most important part of gatherings — comfortable seating. If spare chairs don’t have a place in your small space, consider another option: temporarily transform your stools or side-tables into the perfect perch for your guests. (далее…)