Архив за месяц: Октябрь 2017

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…)

One Room, Many Windows? Pro Tips for Choosing Window Treatments

While having «too many» windows may sound like a good problem to have (hello, vitamin D), treating multiple windows in one space is often a task best left to the professionals. With so many variables involved, it’s hard to know what treatments will look good together until the installation is complete (aka once it’s too late). Luckily, Los Angeles-based interior designer Taylor Jacobson shared with us some insightful rays of wisdom on how to do it right the first time, so you can treat your windows with confidence. (далее…)

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Creative Ways to Add Plants to Even a Tiny Kitchen

Nothing adds life (literally and aesthetically) to a space quite like plants. And in a kitchen, plants can serve a double purpose, because if you choose to grow herbs, you can look at them and eat them, too. You may think that having a teeny-tiny kitchen means no room to grow things, but that’s where you’d be wrong. If you’ve got the light, we’ve got nine ideas for ways you can find the space. (далее…)

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One Thing Not To Skimp On When Trying to Sell Your Home

This is not your typical «Before & After» post in that nothing in this home was upgraded, updated, reworked, revamped, or otherwise changed… except the photography. Real estate photographer Harry Lim featured a series of photos he took of a home side-by-side with the original real estate listing images to illustrate the value of hiring a professional photographer as part of your selling strategy. You be the judge: Would you be more interested in this house with Lim’s photos? (далее…)

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Easy & Beautiful: 9 DIY Projects to DYE For

See what I did there?? Dye, while a little scary (it’s permanent! it stains things!) can also be a great way to get big results from your DIY projects with a minimum of effort. Here are nine DIYs perfect for transforming your favorite textiles with a little color. (далее…)

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