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Is Your Landlord Overcharging You? Legal Limits on Security Deposits

by Brittney Morgan from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — May 30, 2017 01:05 AM
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As a renter, you know what your price range is and what you're looking for in an apartment, but do you know your rights? Last year when I was apartment hunting in Brooklyn, I was shocked to learn that it was possible that a potential new landlord might ask for 6 months' rent up front for my security deposit (luckily that didn't end up being the case, but still!). I'd always just assumed security deposits were always an additional month or two months' rent, sometimes a little more if you had pets. As it turns out, many states have different legal limits for security deposits, so if you aren't familiar with yours, you might want to read up. READ MORE »

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Before & After: IKEA Hack Makes the BESTA Even Better

by Dabney Frake from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — May 30, 2017 01:05 AM
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(Image credit: Suzanne Dingley ) Suzanne saw potential in IKEA's popular BESTA shelf, and not just as vertical storage. When flipped and tweaked, she was able to make it into something else entirely. Keep on reading to see the pretty remarkable transformation... READ MORE »

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The First House That Gaudí Built Will Open to the Public This Fall

by Tara Bellucci from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — May 30, 2017 01:05 AM
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(Image credit: valeryegorov/Getty Images ) Great news, Gaudí fans: Starting this fall, there will be a new way to experience one of the famed architect's works. Casa Vicens, formerly a private residence, will open to the public as a museum. READ MORE »

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Why It Works: A Killer Combo Kitchen-Dining Room in Australia — Why It Works

by Cara Gibbs from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — May 30, 2017 01:05 AM
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I think you might be hard-pressed to find a fellow design lover who isn't smitten with this enchanting home. (I know I oo'ed and awed over practically every space!) Dreamed up by its owner, Aussie designer Margaret Scholley of Alida & Miller , this home epitomizes playfulness, whimsy and downright fearless design. Let's turn our attention toward that unbelievable kitchen and dining room to break down all the reasons it's worthy of our further praise… READ MORE »

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This Couple Dramatically DIY'd Their Tiny Rental Kitchen & Now It's Awesome

by Dabney Frake from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — May 30, 2017 01:05 AM
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Courtney Duffey has lived in her micro New York apartment for a couple of years now. Together with her carpenter boyfriend, she's DIY'd much of 225-square-foot space to make it more livable and homey. The kitchen is teeny tiny, but some of the most mighty changes happened in that one small area. READ MORE »

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Peek Inside a Tiny House Turned Bookstore That Is Traveling Across France

by Tara Bellucci from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — May 30, 2017 01:05 AM
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Is there anything cuter than a tiny house? The answer is yes, and it's a tiny bookstore. One pair of teeny home builders just made a structure that's booking it across France—as a traveling book shop. How novel! READ MORE »

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Before & After: A Loving Kitchen Update That Would Make Grandma Proud

by Apartment Therapy Submissions from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — May 30, 2017 01:05 AM
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Tarah lovingly updated the kitchen in her family home, holding onto history while creating a space that meets her needs and matches her style. She's kept pieces of the old kitchen throughout the new one, lending a true vintage charm to the room. READ MORE »

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The Million Dollar Question: Which of These Homes Would You Choose?

by Taryn Williford from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — May 30, 2017 01:05 AM
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Let's pretend for a moment that we all live in the same world as those couples on HGTV's House Hunters. The ones where the husband is a part-time web designer and the wife is a stay at home mom and somehow they have a budget for their new home around a million dollars. That's your life now! You can take on any job, from any place in the country, and you have a cool million to find yourself the home of your dreams. Where would you live? READ MORE »

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Before & After: A Colorful Update for a Cluttered Kitchen — Sweeten

by Nancy Mitchell from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — May 30, 2017 01:05 AM
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Prior to the renovation, Cybele described the kitchen in her Park Slope apartment as "Functional, but...a little worn". It was still getting the job done, but the kitchen had seen better days. There were giant holes in the walls behind the cabinets, the electrical was outdated, and a dark countertop and backsplash sucked the light out of the room. The mosaic tile floor, with its miles and miles of grout, was a nightmare to clean. READ MORE »

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Feel Better: 7 All-Natural Headache Home Remedies

by Anne Momber from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — May 30, 2017 01:05 AM
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While the underlying causes of headaches can be pretty widespread (dehydration, lack of sleep and magnesium deficiency are just a few of the many options), it's nice to have a remedy or two tucked away in your back pocket for times of need. And a natural remedy you can find in your own home? Even better. Here are seven options to help you cope the next time you find yourself dealing with a pounding head. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 11.0px Helvetica; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} span.s2 {text-decoration: underline ; font-kerning: none} READ MORE »

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