Those windows! That view!
I don’t need to ask you if you’ve heard of Martha Stewart, because if you read this blog, you’ve definitely heard of Martha Stewart. You could argue that she’s the OG do-it-yourself design maven — I mean, this woman was making centerpieces out of gourds when Joanna Gaines was (probably) gluing macaroni to construction paper. (далее…)
Arranging your furniture is hard enough when all the furniture you own isn’t jammed into a single room. But here you are, in your itty bitty one room apartment, generously called a «studio», and all that stuff has to go somewhere. Take heart! And take a few lessons from these real-life studio apartment layouts, created by real-life studio apartment dwellers like yourself. (далее…)
Ok, so maybe this isn’t the world’s tiniest bathroom, but it’s close. When Lara of The Unprofessional set out to renovate her tiny attic bathroom, her issues with the space weren’t just cosmetic. Thanks to its small size, the bathroom had lots of unusual quirks: the vanity door wouldn’t open all the way, the bathroom door swung out and blocked the hallway, and the toilet was so close to the door that doing your business was a bit uncomfortable. Time for a few creative solutions. (далее…)
Of course we all love IKEA, but sometimes you want something just a little different (or something that all your neighbors don’t already have). The trick, of course, is that finding beautiful, modern furniture at inexpensive price points is a little like finding a needle in a haystack. If you’ve got champagne taste and a beer budget, take a look at this list of eight retailers where you can satisfy your design craving — while still being able to pay the rent. (далее…)
Margaret lives in a condo in Atlanta’s Garden Hills neighborhood, in a 12-unit building that dates back to 1919. Old buildings sometimes come with unpleasant surprises, like when Margaret learned that the outside wall of her breakfast nook would have to be completely replaced due to water damage. But instead of seeing inconvenience, Margaret saw an opportunity to make her charming old home even more charming. (далее…)
Every year, the folks at HGTV create an HGTV Dream Home, which is more than just a typical show house—it’s also a giveaway. That’s right: You could win a fully furnished 3,650-square-foot home in Whitefish, Montana, right on the edge of Glacier National Park. (The prize package also includes a 2019 Honda Pilot Elite and $250,000.) But even if you don’t win, there’s plenty to see here—and lots of ideas worth stealing for your own home. (далее…)