Home Offices

3 Things I Do to Avoid Distractions When Working From Home

Working from home is a privilege many folks enjoy these days. And while it's nice to have the flexibility to work from the comfort of home, the one major drawback involved is the distraction factor.<p>Think about it: It's hard to get your job done when the couch beckons, there's bad TV to watch, and …

Social Media

Bryce Visits Doug at his Off-Grid Tiny Home

Bryce Langston visits with Doug, an architect in Wanaka, New Zealand, designed and built his own tiny home. Wanaka is a popular ski and summer resort …

Off-grid

15 FREESTANDING SHELVING SYSTEMS THAT DOUBLE AS ROOM IDERS

Shelving systems that double as beautiful room iders increase your home’s interior design possibilities. Situated tight against a wall, placed …

Interior Design

7 Ways to Always Leave Work Happy

Whether you work in a corporate building or your home office, ending your workday on a positive note is key to avoiding burnout. Here are a few tips on how to do just that.<p>You dread going to work. Maybe you feel like it's a continuous cycle of bad days that never seem to end. Perhaps you work in a …

Money

5 Indoor DIY Projects to Instantly Boost Your Home’s Value

Looking to immediately boost the value of your home? No need to hire a contractor! You can increase your home’s value <i>this weekend</i> with any of these …

Home Improvement

Keep Tabs On Your Living Space from Any Power Outlet with this Covert Camera

It can record audio and video to a Micro SD card, capture footage with motion detection, and record at night with low-light performance.<p>Most in-home …

News (U.S.)

Japanese Home Fusing Modern & Traditional Ideas

• 1 |<p>When the lights go on at night, the modern home interior is softly revealed from behind the black facade of glass. In the darkness with the eaves …

Living Rooms

No Hyperbole Here: Hanover House in Beverly Hills Is the Week's Most Expensive New Listing

The tony town of Beverly Hills regularly features some of the priciest properties in the country. The iconic 90210 ZIP code has yet another …

Business

Here’s how you can make better use of your time

<b>How can I make better use of my time?</b><p>There are only two ways to make better use of your time.<p>To create and follow a clear plan of action for each …

Time Management

15 Binder Clip Hacks You Have to Try

Binder clips are a common item in the household. But when you are not using them to hold stacks of paper, there is nothing else you can use them for, …

DIY

25 Awesome Ideas To Use Neon Lights For Home Decor

Neon lights are traditional for parties but what if we use some for home decor? Neon adds fun to plain interiors, it brings a party feel, a fun and …

Interior Design

20 Stylish DIY Home Office Furniture And Decor Projects

Do you work from home, or maybe you just spend enough time in your home office that you might as well work from home? Well, if you find yourself in …

Office Furniture

How to Work From Home Without Getting Saddled With All of the Housework

<i>This article originally appeared on InHerSight.com, a website where women rate the female friendliness of their employers and get matched to</i> …

Work from Home

Frederick Tang Architecture Have Designed The Renovation Of A Home In Brooklyn

Frederick Tang Architecture have designed the renovation and interiors of a townhouse in Brooklyn, New York, for a family with young children.<p>In the …

Interior Design

Housekeeping is good for you - here's why

We know it’s a necessity to keep yourself and your family safe and healthy in the home. What you may not know however, is that engaging in …

Self-improvement

How I planned and put together the Styling You home office makeover

Looking for tips on tricks for a home office makeover? Here’s how I took existing furniture to create a new and fresh space for my style blog …

Home Decorating

Least Expensive House On Wayland Market Is $479,000

This home is located in the Dudley Pond area.<p>WAYLAND, MA—This home is located in the Dudley Pond area.<p>Address: 15 Crest Rd, Wayland, …

Living Rooms

10 of Our Favorite Lamps to Shop on Prime Day

In the immortal words of Brick Tamland from <i>Anchorman</i>, "I love lamp." I just don't always love the price tags that accompany most of the lamps I fall …

Living Rooms

Claim tax deductions without a receipt in eight steps

Many Australians miss out on hundreds of dollars each year because they’ve lost the receipt for work-related deductions they can claim back.

Personal Finance

What Is a Secretary Desk? Why This Antique Is Made for Modern Homes

What is a secretary desk? This piece furniture may seem old fashioned—with its fold-down writing surface and numerous cubbies—but it's making a …

Dining Rooms

Modern Home Office Furniture Design Ideas on a Budget – Desks, Chairs, Storage & Shelving

With an estimated 4.34 million people working from home full time in the U.S., and an additional 11.33 million doing so part time, it’s not …

Office Furniture

Trend Alert: Sculptural Magazine Racks

I’ve always used a basket to hold magazines (yep, a proud supporter of print here), but lately I’ve been itching to upgrade to something more …

Personal Organizing

SOS: We Want All the Furniture on Sale From Amazon Prime Day Now!

We rarely turn down a good sale, especially one as insane as Amazon Prime Day. The mega retailer slashes the prices on hundreds of superpopular items for a limited time only. It starts on July 16 at 3 p.m. ET and lasts for only 36 hours. It's time to grab your wallet and prepare to shop.<p>The sale is …

Sofa

Curse Of The Vestigial Dining Room

What’s the point? (YaromirM/Shutterstock)Kate Wagner states an obvious truth:For a recent study, UCLA-affiliated researchers in fields ranging from …

Dining Rooms

What A Basement Renovation Actually Costs

Home theater? Gym? Game room? The only limit is ... your wallet.<p>First Things First:<p>Turning an unfinished basement into livable space is the most cheapest way to boost your home’s usable square footage — and your overall home's value. A low-end redo starts at about $6,500 (if you're upgrading an …

Home Improvement

5 Ways to Optimize Your Office

The key to a productive workday is to 1) fuel yourself with coffee and 2) work in a bright and clean environment. Whether you work from a small …

Recruitment

9 Most Popular New Spaces for Getting Your Work Done

Our Trending Now series features the most-saved photos uploaded to Houzz in the previous three months.<p>Whether you work from home or just end up …

Interior Design

6 Home Office Organization Ideas

If there’s one room in the house that can get messy fast, it’s the home office. It’s a magnet for all sorts of papers, even in the digital age. …

Storage Ideas

10 Easy Pieces: Modern Metal File Cabinets on Wheels

The secret to a tidy home office is a mobile file cabinet. One on wheels allows you to roll it under the desk, into a closet, and to other rooms in …

Personal Organizing

12 finds to instantly spruce up your workspace

Working from home is a blessing. If you’re lucky enough to have flexible workplace arrangements in place or run your own business from home, you have …

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