After graduating from college in 2009, I packed up my belongings and left my small and tight-knit hometown behind for a move to the big bad city-NYC. It was my first foray into the somewhat scary and complicated process of renting my own apartment, and it's a drastic understatement to say I knew very little about the protocol.
The most-well designed living rooms make the task of redecorating look easy. Isn't it funny how the furniture pieces are always perfectly balanced in the space, seemingly to frame the perfect spot to gather? Art pieces and paint colors intertwine on the walls to make the room feel either airier or cozier.
Whether you're a die-hard Chip and Joanna Gaines fan or have recently discovered the designing couple's perfectly imperfect farmhouse-chic style and products, you'll want to shop their latest collection drop. The couple's home dГ©cor line, Magnolia, recently launched a summer line and needless to say we want just about all of the new items.
If there's one houseplant that can thrive with neglect, it's the ZZ plant. This lush tropical perennial-also known as aroid palm or by its mouthful of a botanical name, Zamioculcas zamiifolia -is adaptable to infrequent waterings and all kinds of light conditions. That means you can incorporate ZZ plants' shiny, deep green leaves into many different spaces, from fluorescent-lit offices to a spacious open-plan living room with lots of light.
If you've ever gone looking for a wandering Jew plant for your home, you probably realized pretty quickly that there are several plants we refer to with this name. The guidelines in this post are applicable to the many species of Tradescantia and Zebrina plants in the spiderwort family referred to as "wandering Jew.
Burrow, the innovative furniture company that's trying to make couches easier to buy, just debuted its new line-the culmination of two years of customer feedback on the company's direct-to-consumer, easy-to-build sofa. The Nomad Collection features thoughtful changes to the brand's hero product in form and comfort-pieces in the range are even easier to assemble than before, and feature softer cushions (with more crowing added on top) and an even lower low-arm option, which was specifically re-designed to be easier to sleep on.
Selling your home and trying to get it off the market can seem like a daunting task. First you have to hire a real estate professional, then figure out a listing price, and finally you have to make it to look lived-in but not too lived-in (no more stashing everything in that one closet)-in short, it's a lot.
Pothos, also known as devil's ivy, is one of the easiest houseplants to grow. Thanks to their trailing, vine-like growth habit and aerial roots sprouting from the stem, you can train pothos plants to climb a small indoor trellis, a post or pole, or a door frame or window with a few small nails or tacks for support.
There's something undeniably dreamy about outdoor dining. The words themselves conjure up images of European sidewalk cafГ©s, rooftop bars in major cities, and boardwalk restaurants overlooking the ocean. But if you're lucky enough to have outdoor space of your own, you don't have to head out on vacation to enjoy a delicious meal al fresco.
We've been longtime admirers of Cassandra LaValle's effortlessly sophisticated style, so when we heard that the creative mind behind one of our favorite lifestyle and design blogs,В Coco Kelley, was remodeling her Seattle kitchen, we jumped at the chance to get a sneak peek. "Our home was built in the 1920s," she told MyDomaine.
If an entryway is a home's first impression, then it should get its fair amount of consideration. And yet, it's so easy to bungle this space. It often gets completely lost in piles of coats, umbrellas, and scarves, which is kind of like meeting someone new and then talking at them for minutes on end.
There's no plant that has come to symbolize today's houseplant craze as much as the monstera. Its big green leaves, which feature characteristic deep splits and perforations, have been printed on everything from cell phone cases to clothing. And while it's not quite a beginner-level plant, anyone can beautify their space with this striking, iconic tropical.
Although the bathroom may not seem like the most exciting room to decorate, it's an essential space that deserves as much attention as the bedroom and living areas in your home. It's where you prep for the day and unwind for the evening and whether you have an expansive space or tight quarters, there are plenty of ways to make it feel like a luxurious retreat.
Though simply being horizontal after a long day is enough to beget a sigh of relief, a luxurious bed can elevate that moment to pure bliss. There's nothing quite as satisfying as climbing into a fluffy, freshly laundered bedвЂ¦except maybe hitting the snooze button on a Saturday morning. Sounds nice right about now, doesn't it?
Earlier this year Marie Kondo's Netflix show, Tidying Up With Marie Kondo , sparked some serious joy amongst viewers, providing binge-watching entertainment for millions and serving as a serious win for the streaming service. While there's still no word on when we can expect season 2 of the show, Netflix announced this week that they are bringing another influential home organization force to television.
The season of picnics, beach days, vacations, weekend getaways, and Friday half days is almost here. That means it's time to deck your home out in all of the summer essentials you'll need to host and enjoy your own space during the hot, lazy months ahead. If you're not sure where to turn, you may consider starting your summer home dГ©cor shopping at Zara Home.
In this modern time of overnight shipping and voice-messaging, I find myself less compelled to dip into a newly opened shop, or sift through flea market booths for that on hidden gem amongst the rubble-I guess I'm a product of my generation. instead, I turn to my Instagram app to get the job done. As someone who is always on the hunt for a collectible piece to complete my ever-evolving space, I have become quite fond of seeing the local ceramicists blow up globally, or the small-town thrifter turned heavy-hitter all because the masses gathered (virtually of course) to cheer them on.
When Ginger Curtis of Urbanology Designs got to work on designing Ashley Robertson's Texas home, she knew the project would be uniquely different from the other homes she's worked on. As an influencer and blogger Robertson, aka The Teacher Diva, needed a home that was not only functional, but beautiful enough to be incorporated into her content in a thoughtful way.
You don't need to be a career coach to know the workforce is changing faster than you can say, вЂњCorner office.вЂќ Job candidates are trading in traditional resumes and cover letters for viral tweets and a strong Instagram presence. Forget having a side hustle: More and more people are ditching the traditional nine-to-five jobs in favor of freelancing.
Jade plants ( Crassula ovata or C. argentea ), also known as lucky plant or money plant, are a favorite houseplant thanks to their adaptability and attractive, gem-like green leaves. With a bonsai tree-like growth habit, these charming and easy-to-propagate plants can beautify your space for years with the right conditions and a little routine care.
The color red is often used to express love, symbolize sexuality, and evoke energy. In Eastern cultures, such as China, red is the color for good luck. In Indian culture, it symbolizes purity and is often used in wedding gowns. But regardless of the history, there's no denying the hue is a versatile addition to any home decor project.