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Go Deeper, Not Wider

I keep imagining a tradition I’d like to invent. After you’re established in your career, and you have some neat stuff in your house, you take a …

Moby Dick

Death Cleaning to Hygge: These Books Want to Be the Next Marie Kondo

If you haven’t yet learned the definition of hygge, don’t sweat–the world will have moved on twice before you do. Thanks to concepts like hygge, …

Marie Kondo

A Guide to Moving Courageously Into a New Uncertain Space

“We become brave by doing brave acts.” <b>~Aristotle</b><p>I remember walking into my boss’ office at my day job to turn in my resignation, almost exactly 10 …

Ray Bradbury

Just 75 Powerhouse Tiny Homes for You to Daydream About

Tiny houses! All the squeal-inducing adorableness of dollhouses, the childhood joy of playhouses and treehouses, and the satisfyingly clever storage …

Eschew

​Why You Should Keep Your Used Dryer Sheets

If you use dryer sheets to keep your clothes lovely-smelling and static-free, don't throw them away. Put a basket in the laundry room to hold your …

Wiping

Time to Declutter: 43 Things to Get Rid of in the Next 43 Days

Extra cooking utensilsEven if your drawer of cooking utensils is overflowing, it’s hard to keep track of which pieces you actually use regularly. …

Hacking

Decluttering for Beginners: 5 Rules to Encourage You to Let Go (Guest Post by Courtney Carver)

Decluttering sounds easy enough. We know <i>how</i> to declutter although deciding where to start, what to do with the clutter, and thinking about how long …

Minimalism

12 Quotes on the Meaning of Minimalism and Why It Can Help You Live a Simpler, Happier Life

A New Year brings new hopes and goals. Most of us are ready to make lifestyle changes for the better. It’s time for fresh starts. While I’m not one …

Minimalism

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: Mind-Hacking Advice for Living Clutter Free

Japanese organizing consultant Marie Kondo set off a decluttering craze across the world with her pocket-sized book, <i>The Life-Changing Magic of</i> …

Minimalism

10 Clutter-Busting Strategies for the Kids' Room

We all face the same post-holiday predicament. What are we going to do with those heaping piles of new stuff? The answer is in a New Year refresh …

Kids

Viaggio alla scoperta della Recycled fashion

Riduci, riusa, indossa: è l’imperativo del momento.<p>La moda usa e getta ha un costo, soprattutto ambientale. Non possiamo più pensare a una maglia …

We Just Found the Tiny House of Your Dreams

Who knew it was possible to fit this much charm in 396 square feet?<p>To all those tiny houses outside of the South, we don’t want to say we told you …

Houses

Oh My Pod: Check Out These Tiny Homes in Tubes

We've seen our fair share of eclectic living spaces, but Hong Kong is home to perhaps one of the most non-traditional dwellings ever, which prove …

Storage Ideas

Small Booths Inside a Canadian Snowy Forest

Designed by the Atelier Urban Face, these kiosks surround Lac-aux-Castors in Montreal and contribute to the poetic dimension of the place. These …

Design

The Best Decluttering Advice We've Heard

This is your year to finally get—and stay—organized. Here, experts reveal their best tips, tricks and strategies for keeping a clutter-proof home.<p><b>1. Know Your Clutter Personality</b><p>In order to maintain a clutter-free home, you need to get to the root of why things pile up in the first place. The NEAT …

Hacking

Here's the Secret Weapon for Decluttering Your Space

Sometimes the biggest obstacle standing between you and a cleaner, clutter-free home is an unwillingness to just let go of unneeded stuff. When faced …

Hacking

4 Simple Steps for Ruthlessly Clearing the Clutter in 2018

Emily Ley is a mama of three, a designer, author, and the creator of the wildly popular Simplified Planner. She lives in a perfectly imperfect …

Minimalism

This genius hack will change the way you organise your sheets drawer

Smart storage hacks are always welcome, particularly when it comes to preventing bed sheets from becoming a heaping mess. And let's face it, you bed sheets are always a heaping mess. You probably have a drawer just dedicated to stuffing your sheets into. You call it your sheet drawer and you hate …

Hacking

Ways to Save in 2018

Last year may have been a disappointing Dumpster fire in countless ways, but it was a great year for travel deals — saving money has never been easier or more accessible to more people. Looking forward to 2018, there’s no reason to think it should be any different. Here are eight tips to help keep …

Travel

Minimal Rooms So Appealing You'll Want to Declutter in 2018

While maximalist, Bohemian, "Jungalow-inspired" spaces were all the rage in 2017, there was another design style that gained in popularity: …

Interior Design

This Fairytale-Like Tiny House is Completely Off the Grid

The little house that Diana and Michael Lorence built for themselves in the woods of Northern California is like something out of a fairy tale. …

The etiquette of re-gifting. Do it right or don't do it at all.

You spent all month and most of your money buying a bunch of presents for people you love. And all you got was this lousy t-shirt.<p>Still, before you toss that t-shirt back at your totally annoying aunt who does not have a clue what you want, or wrap it up for your friend with no taste, consider …

Etiquette

Minimalism: Folks ditching their possessions for tiny houses and the simple life

Tiny Homes<p>American homes are growing ever bigger, but a separate mindset is causing some to leave their possessions behind and embrace much smaller …

Housing

Landfill becomes the latest fashion victim in Australia's throwaway clothes culture

Four out of 10 people in YouGov survey say they bin unwanted clothes rather than repairing or recycling them<p>Fashion is becoming increasingly disposable for Australians, with almost a quarter of people admitting to throwing out clothes after just one wear, a study has found. And four out of 10 …

20 Awesome Minimalist DIY Home Decor Project Ideas

Minimalist home decor is a safe way to increase your interior appeal. Using neutral color and small accents gives you a unique way to experiment …

I’m Drowning In Toy Clutter, And This Is How I’m Fighting Back

No one told me that becoming a parent would mean that I’d be literally drowning in stuff.<p>I have no idea where my kids acquire half the crap that they …

Holidays, happiness, and the post-consumerist gospel of KonMari

For two weeks, an empty Zappos box with two shopping bags from Nordstrom and Sur La Table tucked into it has presided over my living room. It’s just …

6 Tricks to Declutter Your Books

If you’re a book lover, chances are your home is filled to the brim with books. While there’s nothing wrong with this, there comes a time when you …

Frugal Living

We’re Buying More Stuff We Don’t Need

The budget share of nonessential items has hit a 17-year high.<p>Here’s a Grinchian question for the holidays: How much do Americans spend on stuff they don’t really need? A very rough analysis suggests they’re blowing more money on nonessential items than they have in more than 17 years.<p>Back in the …