This nearly-neon wall is in a home that is otherwise composed mostly of neutral and muted colors. The bold color in this doorway adds an unexpected element of fun to the space.
Look how much function this family squeezed out of this small wall. They hung horizontal racks (this looks like GRUNDTAL rails and hooks from IKEA) to hold herbs, utensils and towels.
Groceries lists, the week’s menu, reminders and save-the-dates can all be writ large on a chalkboard paint wall for everyone in the house to see.
Send your art to this digital frame shop, and they’ll have the framed piece back to you within a week. Once you choose the size, style, and mat, they’ll even send you a tube or mailer for shipping your selection.
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Tips real estate agents might not have always been able (or willing) to share with their clients.
Normally, Ikea’s kitchen cabinets are made from man-made wooden planks, but the new line, Kungsbacka, is made from reclaimed wood with a veneer made from recycled plastic bottles.
This magnetic strip clips onto the top of any door—no hardware required. Perfect for displaying all sorts of mementos, including photos, notes, or even a set of keys.
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A classic curve shape with a drum shade in a neutral tone will bring a simple and stylish touch to any room.
Sleek-looking and handsome, this compact bookcase offers a modern take on distressed furniture. It works as a functional nightstand or side table thanks to the open shelves.
Not just for mint juleps on the porch. Super stylish and versatile, these metallic vessels can be used for anything from fresh flower arrangements on your table, makeup brushes on your vanity, or (le) pens on your desk.
Home Staging Tip: “Take out personal photographs and everyone’s clutter,” says interior designer Marc Thee. “You want the potential buyer to be able to envision their lives inside the house.”
“Buy rugs that actually fit your rooms and your furniture,” says interior designer Christina Salaway. For a living room rug, avoid one that’s too small; make sure at least the front legs of your couch or chairs are touching the rug. The right-sized rug in a complementary style to the room will make the space look larger and feel more “pulled together.”
Home Staging Tip: “Remove 25 percent of your books entirely, and then rearrange what’s left so that some books are vertical and some are stacked horizontally,” says interior designer Christina Salaway.
“Put all-white towels in your bathrooms,” says Marc Thee of Marc-Michaels Interiors. “Colored towels don’t feel spa-like and they can seem dingy and add heaviness to a space. White towels feel fresh and clean.”
f you have old and heavy drapes, toss them for something more modern and breezy. “Simple, functional window coverings on opened windows allow a space to breathe and appear visually larger and more open,” says interior designer Kerrie Kelly.
How to Make Candles | Making your own candles sounds much more complicated than it really is. With just a few supplies (available at craft stores or through online retailers, like Amazon) and a little patience, it’s easy to master the craft of candle making. Recycled glass jars are a suitable choice for your own home, but terracotta pots, teacups, or mini mason jars make great gifts.