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Is your fridge all wrong? The secrets of food organisation

Why you should banish tomatoes, onions and eggs from your fridge - and store champagne there instead<p>Did you know peaches, plums, and pears, emit a gas that makes vegetables go rotten? And that eggs can absorb odours?<p>If you're finding your grocery haul isn't stretching quite as far as it should, …

The Essential Tools for a Thriving Indoor Garden

So you want to start a garden—a windowsill garden! You've started to think about what you're going to plant (herbs galore!), and located the sunniest windowsill at your disposal. But you're going to need a little more than a sunny windowsill: Luckily, the good folks over at The Sill, an …

Home & Design Links We Love This Week

From smart storage solutions to dreamy Parisian design hotels, here's what we loved in design links this week.<p>January be damned, it's going to be in the 50s next week in Paris, so what better time for a spontaneous getaway from stateside snow flurries? And if your sensible side is kicking in, …

We head back to Jaclyn's LA home after her fiancé David moves in to see how it's changed → http://trib.al/S8BXMdW

Before & After: A $9 Thrift Store Upcycle

My daughter picked up this sad little dresser at a thrift store thinking I might have some fun with it. It had suffered an unfortunate paint job and …

Thrifting

Decorating Small Spaces: Inspiration from Nine Tiny Houses

Who doesn't love small homes and their high level of efficiency? Perfect for daydreaming about, these photos from nine very tiny but stylish homes …

Small Spaces

Your Coffee Grounds Have a Much Better Fate Than the Compost

It's true: My coffee grounds—and your coffee grounds—are very happy in the compost, which is where I dump them every day, brown paper filter and all. (And then, thanks to the New York City greenmarket compost system, they go on to fertilize green spaces all over the city. It's a pretty good life …

Hubert — septembre

HUBERT, REHABILITATION D’UN APPARTEMENT<br>Paris, France<p><b>Programme</b> : réhabilitation lourde d’un appartement <b><br>Maîtrise d’ouvrage</b> : privée <b><br>Mission</b> : complète</b> …

France

The Best IKEA Products for Small Spaces

(Image credit: IKEA)<p>In Europe there's a long and proud tradition of tiny apartment living, so it's no surprise that the folks at IKEA have a few …

Small Spaces

How to Decorate Your Way to a Cleaner Looking Home

Homes are messy enough, without us doing things to make them look and feel even messier. This isn't about practical storage or clutter, but the …

Home Decorating

You Can Use a Flat Screen TV as a Cheap and Simple Backdrop for Product Photos

As my startup gear brand Eupidere grows, we face more and more photographic challenges in shooting thrifty product photos. Recently, I had just …

26 Ideas to Steal for Your Apartment

1 of 28<p>Gallery Display<p>Use floating shelves to show off a collection of decorative objects and mementos. Stagger the shelves for a unique look. Basic …

Home Decorating

Mini Kitchen Makeover | Centsational Style

So we took a little vacation last week up and down the California coast and we were gone for six days. Apparently, the moment we locked the front …

Apartments Design Ideas, Remodel and Decor Pictures

3 Simple Decorating Ideas that Can Instantly Transform Your Kitchen

In lieu of totally gutting our kitchen and entering into a renovation that would have cost tens of thousands of dollars, we did three small projects that made a big impact! Sometimes, a good decorating idea is all you need.<p>This is the very unlikely, albeit true, story of how we saw our house the …

Get the Look: Parisian Apartment

<i>It’s been said before that Parisians possess a deeper understanding of good style than most mortals. The French even have a word, chic, to define</i> …

Interior Design

11 Living Room Decorating Ideas Every Homeowner Should Know

<b>Lost when it comes to creating a visually cohesive, lived-in space? Learn how to decorate like an interior designer.</b><p>Decorate for Your Lifestyle<p>Interior designer Gillian Segal truly believes that "living in an environment you respond positively to will improve your quality of life." For her, that …

17 Impossibly Easy Kitchen DIYs That Only Look Expensive

Cheap never looked this good.

Storage Ideas

A Beautiful Bathroom Makeover for $200

1 of 8<p>Before: Drab and Lifeless<p>Instead of completely gutting this dreary bathroom, the homeowner decided to repurpose and salvage all that she could …

Home Ownership

4 Steps to a Clean, Organized Kitchen That Stays That Way

The kitchen is your laboratory. There are appliances, chemicals, and reactions waiting to happen. If all goes well, your hypotheses, tested by experimentation, will turn out to be correct: cream-colored orbs puffing into steaming, golden dinner rolls; vegetables becoming more saturated in color …

11 Sneaky Storage Spots You've Probably Overlooked

There is a way to make every unused inch work harder.<p>There is a way to make every unused inch work harder.

Minimal Float Wall Desk

Are floating wall desks still a thing? If you think so, then this one will suit you just fine. Mount it to any wall for a multi-purpose workspace or …

Furniture

Small Industrial Loft Apartment in Moscow by Au Room

When the authorities in the city of Moscow wanted to provide additional housing options for an expanding urban population, they turned to the old</i> …

DTI Logo

What a fun apartment this is! It is a 2 bedroom show apartment that was designed by London interior design and architecture firm Honky. It is quite …

Interior Design

Ice-Dyeing: The Hands-Off Way to Doll Up Your White Linens

How many pillows are just enough? It's an important thing to ask yourself in your 20s. I personally find comfort in a surplus—all over the couch, the bed, and on every chair, in heaps so towering you have to wiggle between them to recline. For the less excessive, just a few will do the trick.<p>A …

Herschel Nelson Laptop Backpack - Cadet Blue/carrot

Shopping

5 Easy Furniture Makeovers That Skip the Paint

Give a plain Jane piece a new look — with minimal mess.<p>Give a plain Jane piece a new look — with minimal mess.

High/Low: Color-Blocked Shelving

Two options for adding color to your space via color-blocked storage units.<p>Above: The Rack + Table in brass with polyethylene shelves by Belgian …

6 Home & Design Links We Love This Week

<i>Inspired by our food-focused Links We Love, today's roundup is a selection of fascinating home, art, design, and DIY posts from around the internet this week.</i><p><i>Today: An industrial kitchen, a no-brainer storage solution, and bug art.</i><p>So easy you almost miss the genius of it, this minimalist bookshelf …

10 Space-Saving Tricks for Small Kitchens

You can do a lot with just a little space.<p>A well-designed kitchen has minimal clutter and maximum efficiency. Whether you're redecorating or totally remodeling, here are the best ideas for small spaces.