Tips for Pet-Proofing Your Furniture

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There’s nothing quite like the unconditional love from your furry (or feathered) friend. In fact, sharing your home with an animal companion is one of the most fulfilling choices you can make in life. However, living with an animal does have its drawbacks – especially when it comes to keeping your beloved furniture pristine. Here are a few helpful tips designed to keep your furniture…

10 Things You’ll Love About Your Laundry Room

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I gather my week’s worth of laundry and try futilely to catch the stray pieces. It’s something I’ve been doing since I was three and my mom and I would sit with our legs crossed on the carpeted floor folding my baby brothers little onesies and my elder brothers’ ripped jeans. I look back on that time with fondness for the joy of familial chores…

Aristocratic Living: Grand Hotel Villa Cora in Florence

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The Grand Hotel Villa Cora has nothing if not history. Constructed at the end of the 19th century, this aristocratic abode combines classic elegance and centuries-old architectural concepts with modern design and eclectic décor. However, even though the villa has been restored to include many more modern conveniences, upon stepping inside this villa you are immediately transported back in time. The extravagant styles and lush…

Stockholm Attic Apartment Charms with Its Steep Ceilings

Attic apartments can often go in one of two directions – nightmarishly dark and claustrophobia-inducting or sleek, open and beautiful. Luckily, this little gem in Stockholm succeeds in being the latter. In fact, upon entering this beautifully decorated space, it’s easy to feel as though you’re in a penthouse suite rather than the attic of a building. The stark white walls, recessed lighting and light…

A Penny for Your Thoughts … and Feet: Copper Penny Flooring Made Easy

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Candy never tastes so good as when you can pay for it with a mere stack of pennies. Which is why dollar menus taste so delicious. They’re comprised and based on the one hundred penny statute. Whatever delectable entrees or snacks you are purchasing, it is a patriotic privilege to use this copper currency as we pay homage and tribute to our beloved sixteenth president….

Decorating With Houseplants


So you want to bring some greenery indoors…and why wouldn’t you? Indoor plants purify the air and beautify a room with a touch of nature. Popular houseplants include Dracaena, spider plant, snake plant, succulents, golden pothos vine, and ferns. Some are sturdier than others, but each has a distinct look that can enhance your space. From large potted plants to the increasingly popular air plants, our…

4 Tips for Kid-Proofing Your Home

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Whether you’re looking to start a family or simply hosting friends with children at your humble abode, it can be extremely helpful to child proof your living space. Childless adults often forget how many places tiny fingers can get into – and often small children find their way to the most dangerous spaces in your house. An accident can happen in the blink of an…

Ideas for an Impressive Powder Room


Your powder room – also called a guest bathroom – is one space in your home that might not be used very often until you have a friend over, or hold a party. Due to its limited daily usage, a powder room can often be either grossly under decorated or cheesily overdone. If you cringe a little every time one of your guests asks to…

Bistro Kitchen Decor: How to Design a Bistro Kitchen

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While bistro kitchens often revel in 19th century French charm, an increasing number of these spaces introduce more modern elements, such as contemporary tile and industrial lighting fixtures. Even though no strict set of rules apply when designing a bistro kitchen, certain qualities regularly appear, such as vintage-style seating and marble accents. Today we take a look at bistro kitchen decor and discover ways to…

Curvy Cherner Chair: A Design That Transcends Time

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Norman Cherner was the man who designed the iconic Cherner Chair for Plycraft in 1958. In subsequent years the design became incredibly popular with many living rooms across the globe trying to incorporate its unmistakable design into their own décor style and design pattern. Now, Cherner Chair Company apparently has the exclusive rights to the making of this renowned chair and they are offering this…

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