Being a renter means that you will have to deal with your fair share of household annoyances. Whether it's a broken doorknob, a cluttered closet, a never-ending stream of dirty dishes, or those extra-stubborn stains in the shower, there are numerous household issues that tend to irk residents of all stripes, but some are worse than others.
Forget nails (and chipped plaster), and cue wall-friendly ways to hang artwork and more!
A small kitchen means limited space to cook, eat and entertain. While it can be easy to bombard your countertops with jars, baskets and containers, this is also quick to make your kitchen look messy and unorganized.
The use of sconces is especially useful in small spaces, as it moves lighting onto the walls as opposed to standing lamps that take up extra floor space.
If you've got an afternoon, a power drill, and a resilient spirit that's not afraid of gluing your fingers together, you can tackle these 10 projects and start boozing like a pro.
Will you reach for the daiquiri glasses or break out the china tea set? Here are some inspirations to help you choose the perfect theme!
Sure, you're not really in love with all this clutter in your home. Having stuff all over the place isn't something we like because not only does it clutter our physical space, but it also clutters our mind and our emotional state. In fact, it can even affect our ability to focus and process information.
Wooden spoons are the way to go when cooking. They will not scratch metal pans, clean up is easy and there is no scraping. Save the metal spoons for serving.
What is surely the oldest habitable house in Alaska, a two-and-a-half-story wood-frame structure on Campbell Lake, built around 1680, is for sale. To be clear, it hasn't always been in Alaska. For its first 300 years it stood on farmland near Plymouth, Massachusetts.
There are a great many people who would love to own a home still hesitating and staying on the sidelines. Some don't have the down payment, or they may have credit problems. However, credit is loosening up; down payment requirements are coming down as well. Many are more able to buy than they think.
Former fashion designer turned interior designer, Brett Beldock is one of those women you want to be friends with or be mentored by.
Grandparents have the sweetest gig. They just get to spoil their grandchildren, right? Well, grandparents in the 21st century also have a completely different perspective on grandchildren than those of previous generations. Many think that kids are losing their ability to communicate with and respect their elders.
These bar carts can make even your Bud Light look classy.
The subtle metallic finishes of Ann Sacks's Lux travertine tile collection strike a perfect note of subdued glamour. Shown in pewter, the tiles are also offered in silver or gold.
"I always hope to achieve balance between the light and the heavy, the feminine and the masculine. I like the way my dining room's blue duchesse satin curtains soften its macassar ebony buffet."
Turns out, a lot of your store-bought cleaners are actually pretty harmful and--quite frankly--not nearly as effective as stuff you already have lying around your home.
It's important to remember Mom's favorite flowers when selecting a Mother's Day arrangement. If you don't know it, phone your Dad or sibling. Mothers do so much for us year-round; paying attention to the small details will go the extra mile in showing your appreciation.