I am always looking for affordable rugs that don’t break the bank (especially in my house, with a toddler and sometimes-destructive labrador running around). That is why I love this list put together by our friends at ApartmentTherapy.com. It offers 10 giant, affordable rugs for under $300. What a deal! To see the full list, click here. More from RealSimple.com: […]
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If choosing a cohesive color scheme for your next decorating project seems like a daunting task, get guidance by following this simple equation: First, pick a dominant color for 60 percent of the room, then select two accent hues (15 percent each), and, finally, spice things up with a bold accent color that’s brighter than all of the others (10 […]
When I clicked on this post from our friends at Remodelista.com, I suddenly wished that I could teleport myself to Sonoma and spend the weekend (heck…a week) in this serene guest house. From the decor to the open, clean feeling, this house screams relaxation. I love everything about it. To see the full post, click here. More from RealSimple.com: Transform […]
I am constantly amazed by friends of mine that complete home renovations without it dragging on for months and months or breaking the bank. I am starting to learn that you can update the look and feel of a room with a simple can of paint, new hardware–even an updated light fixture or two. That is why I especially love […]
It’s amazing what new tile can do to a bathroom. It can completely change the look and feel of any space. Not that I am planning to re-tile my bathroom any time soon, but I’d love to add some of these ideas from our colleagues at Sunset.com to my “forever home” idea box. I especially like the hexagon mosaic tile […]
If you’ve ever tried to recreate a gorgeous DIY project you saw on Pinterest only to have said project turn out more like your four-year-old’s latest arts and crafts endeavor, this new product is for you.
From cowhide rugs to reproductions of famous art work, our friends at apartmenttherapy.com have pulled together a list of five infamous decorating items that have attracted mixed reviews in the past.
My tiny New York apartment could benefit from some pretty plants, but one thing always stops me from going green: bugs. I’m (maybe irrationally) afraid any houseplants will increase my chances of spotting an unwanted critter. That’s why this article on eco-friendly bug spray for indoor and outdoor plants from our friends at Savvy Sugar immediately caught my attention.
Whether you’re painting an entire room or a piece of furniture that needs freshening up, a new color can make a dramatic difference. If you’re headed out to buy a new can of paint, keep this tip in mind to save some cash.