Shin Lee

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Inside Ikea’s Innovation Lab For The Future Of Better Living

The open-source lab in Copenhagen will help Ikea come up with the catalog of 2026, not 2016.<p>Ikea usually keeps a close lid on what it is working on next. But with Space10, an innovation lab recently opened in Copenhagen’s hip meatpacking district, Ikea is looking to change all that. The Swedish …

23 DIYs to Get Your Space Ready for Holiday Guests

There is something about a perfectly prepped guest room that screams “mature adult.” Just because you haven’t made your own bed all week doesn’t mean you can’t rock a guest room that will even impress your in-laws. As families and friends start making travel plans for the holidays, keep your stress …

Bal House / Terry & Terry Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This project consists of a single-story addition and renovation to an existing mid-century ranch house …

Kotatsu is a Japanese Table That Offers the Comfort of a Giant Warm Bed

The kotatsu is an ingenious invention that traces back to 14th century Japan, serving as a space heater when the weather gets colder. It's fairly simplistic in design, consisting of a heat source underneath a table with a skirt wrapped around it, capturing the heat during the cold season. The end …

3 Beautiful “Apartments” That Are Actually Stores (And We Want to Buy Everything in Them)

In the age of e-commerce proliferation, when online shopping has never been more prevalent or embraced, a new brick-and-mortar buying venture is beginning to trend: the apartment-style store. This concept, in which a lifestyle shop is disguised as an actual home (albeit your coolest friend’s …

Interior Design

11 Things You Need to Ban From Your Kitchen

It might be hard (R.I.P. cookie jar), but you'll thank us later.<p>Kitchens are the heart of the home, and just like with your blood-pumping organ, it's important to keep it clean and healthy. These sneaky things may be spreading germs, adding stress, or causing you to overeat. Ditch 'em today.<p>1. …


Articles about tiny warsaw studio instantly changes office playroom on - Dwell

Using multifunctional furniture, an apartment in Warsaw rearranges at a moment's notice.<p>It doesn't get much more idyllic than this: An illustrator of children's books who lives on the Sunshine Coast of British...<p>In coastal Massachusetts, a resourceful couple and their equally enterprising children …

This Tiny Finnish Cabin Appeared as if by Magic

Relying on a sleek, minimalist design made this the easiest build ever.<p>Sometimes the red tape involved with building your dream home makes it more work than it's worth. But Robin Falck found a loophole that allowed him to build this lakeside cabin without annoying regulations or permits: He made it …

Small Spaces

Ana White | Barn Greenhouse - DIY Projects

HANDMADE FROM THIS PLAN >><p>Projects built from this plan. Thank you for submitting brag posts, it's appreciated by all!<p>Handmade by: …

13 Curiosities I Photographed On A Two-week Trip To Japan

Our trip stretched from Tokyo to Yamaguchi with a dozen stops in between, each featuring its own brand of oddity.<p>From weed-stranded jellyfish in …


John Muir Trail


The world’s most unique underwater adventures

For most, the depths of the ocean are shrouded in mystery.<p>Few often venture below the surface of the deep blue sea, and even fewer have explored its far-reaching corners.<br>Slideshow: 11 Totally Unique Underwater Adventures Around the World<p>Heck, according to the National Ocean Service, in all of the …

The Ikea Dresser Hack You've Been Looking For

Custom furnishings are perfect (obviously) but pricey and unless you're a buzz saw pro, they don't exactly fit into the DIY category. Fortunately Homepolish designers are clever, innovative and really good at using power tools. For this project, our designer Casey DeBois transformed her regular ol' …

DIY Mini Paper Envelopes

DIY: Paper Flowers

Cement Bud Vases

Shares 0<p>It’s hard to tell at a glance, but these lovely bud vases are made of cement! Make some for yourself and others to give as gifts.<p>Shares 0<p>Get …


Accordion Book Travel Postcard


Wire Wrapped Nature Pendants

Belt key chain


Barefoot Summer Herbal Foot Soak

Transform Beach Stone to Jewelry

Vintage Vinyl Folding Chair

Make gift packages rustic

Make gift packages rustic, using recycled materials! Require: tubes toilet paper, dried flowers, cloth surplus of clothes! (Italian blog)<p>152<p>666

Best Of 10 Years | 101+ IKEA Hacks

We've done heaps of posts on IKEA hacks throughout our ten years of blogging; a few we've created ourselves and others, round-ups of favorites we've …

8 Summery DIYs to Try This Weekend!

It's a long weekend here in B.C. and what a beautiful one it looks like it's going to be! Perfect for making something outside on the deck! Here's a …

Thrifted Bookshelf Rescue

A sweet little pine bookshelf is rescued with paint, stain, stencils and brass tacks to give it a modern-industrial vibe.<p>252<p>1015

101 Awesome Weekend DIY Projects to Bookmark!

We've collected literally hundreds of weekend project ideas over the years. The talent is endless, and we think we've found the cream of the crop in …