Decorating

A spacious apartment unit with high ceilings.

Making the Most of High Ceilings

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Almost every home comes with a set of design challenges. Sparse kitchen cabinets, tiny windows, creaky steps — unless you design it yourself, creativity is key to making it all work. While low ceilings are typically only a problem in basement or attic rooms, high ceilings are more prominent in converted warehouse/industrial spaces and houses […] read more

A simple, cozy, white coffee table display.

Creating the Perfect Coffee Table Display

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When you live in a small apartment, your decorating abilities can be limited because you simply don’t have a lot of room for bookshelves or end tables to put your picture frames and tchotchkes on. Luckily, you can use your coffee table to show off your style and create an elegant, magazine-worthy display. read more

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10 Ways to Add Color to Your Apartment Without Painting

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I love bold, bright colors when it comes to home decor. From my lime green couch to my teal dining table, I find ways to blend colors and patterns all throughout my home. Unfortunately my last two landlords didn’t allow bright paint on the walls. read more

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8 Hacks That Will Transform Your Rental Bathroom

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When you toured your rental home for the first time, it’s likely that you braced yourself when you looked at the bathroom. Ranging from the “eh, it’s okay” to wondering if you’ll just skip showers for a year, rental bathrooms are often the most polarizing room of the house. That doesn’t mean that they are […] read more

modern waterbed

Waterbeds: Should You Get Rid of Yours Before Moving into Your New Apartment?

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  Remember waterbeds? Developed in the 1960s, they rose in popularity quickly and remained a desired item throughout the 70s and 80s. Eventually people fell out of love with them and sales eventually dwindled into the 90s and early 2000s. Now, they’re mostly a thing of the past. Still, there continues to be a surprising […] read more

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6 Sure-Fire Ways to Make Your Home Look More Luxurious

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You’ve probably seen pictures of an elegant celebrity home in a magazine or caught a glance of a posh room in a movie and thought, “I wish I could make my home look like that.” read more

Vertical Blinds

Replacing Vertical Blinds: 6 Chic Alternatives to Dress Up Your Rooms

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Architects seem to love big windows more and more with each passing year. Compare today’s structures with a few from the 60s, and you’ll notice that the windows have significantly increased in size, even in buildings with relatively small floor plans. read more

Cooking in a Sublet

How to Make a Sublet Feel Like Home

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Whether you just moved to a new city and you’re trying to get a better feel for it or you’re just in town for a few months and don’t need a longer lease, a sublet is a great option for those who are in between living arrangements. read more

Spring Decorations

Simple Ways to Decorate for Spring

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When it finally starts to feel like spring, we can’t help but smile and take advantage of the warmer weather. This is especially true for those of us who live in parts of the world that experience four distinct seasons. But digging out your dresses, capris, and light jackets isn’t the only way to bring […] read more