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We Found the One Bright Spot in an Otherwise Dark World of Mattress Reviews

by Taryn Williford from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Oct 21, 2017 01:05 AM
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If the recent Fast Company article about the burgeoning e-commerce mattress industry has you feeling like you don't know who to trust anymore, you're not alone. (TL;DR: Some, er... many mattress review sites are more than a little biased based on which mattress brands are willing to give them the biggest cut of their sales.) With all that Fast Company has brought to light, you're right to feel a little skeptical of online reviews. READ MORE »

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Want to Escape to the Wilderness? This Job Comes With a Colorado Cabin

by Nora Taylor from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Oct 21, 2017 01:05 AM
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Are you ready to just run away from it all? Willing to trade your office job for some rugged, outdoor labor? The US Forest Service may have an opportunity for you, but you have to act fast the deadline is quickly approaching. READ MORE »

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Design Doctor: Two Designers Write a Prescription for a "Slightly Sad" Kitchen

by Tess Wilson from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Oct 21, 2017 01:05 AM
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Welcome to Design Doctors, a new series in which designers offer expert prescriptions to readers who need help with a room in their home. These are not full renovations being suggested, but rather approachable, generally affordable changes that can be made by laypeople. Up first, we have this sweet cottage-like kitchen that the owner describes as, "slightly sad and currently depressing." Check out the super smart suggestions, as well as the gorgeous renderings of the designers' visions for this kitchen. The design doctors are in! READ MORE »

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Before & After: A Bay Area Kitchen Gets a Boost on a $5K Budget

by Dabney Frake from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Oct 21, 2017 01:05 AM
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Musician and producer Tim Ouyang knows that just living in the Bay area is a financial feat, let alone owning a home there. When he moved into his new place, Tim was determined not to overspend on a renovation, despite his kitchen's need for some TLC. He made some smart, safe decisions that completely overhauled the space, without blowing his budget. READ MORE »

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The War to Woo Amazon's HQ2 is Going to Result in a Ridiculous Rise in Rents

by Melissa Massello from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Oct 21, 2017 01:05 AM
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Yesterday was the last day for cities across the country to submit their bids to woo Amazon to build its second world headquarters, dubbed HQ2 , in their region — a heated battle for the $5 billion investment and 50,000 new jobs promised by the e-commerce retail giant. READ MORE »

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The Ultimate Fall Decorating Guide: 30 Ideas to Try This Weekend

by Marlen Komar from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Oct 21, 2017 01:05 AM
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Move over, summer. Your sunny, popsicle-like colors and cheerful patterns are no longer needed. Now that the weather is forcing us to happily take out our chunky knits and massive blanket scarves, most of us are in the mood for deep hues, rich textures and classic fall elements like gourds and leaves spilling out of every corner of the house. But buying a few pumpkins is one thing—what to actually do with them is a completely other matter. If you're stuck on how to bring the cozy, hygge vibes into your living space, scroll on for a wealth of inspiration. From kitchen table centerpieces, to fireplace mantel ideas , to bar cart DIY decor, ahead is your ultimate fall decorating guide chock full of ideas to try this weekend. READ MORE »

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16 Vibrant Homes That Perfectly Showcase Brooklyn's Expressive Design Style

by Adrienne Breaux from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Oct 21, 2017 01:05 AM
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Make This Blanket Ladder In 3 Easy Steps (No Tools Required!) — Apartment Therapy Tutorials

by Cat Meschia from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Oct 21, 2017 01:05 AM
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When I was little, I always imagined building forts out of sticks or rafts with ropes to float down the river like the Boxcar Children or Huck Finn – completely not realizing that probably wouldn't happen in suburban Florida. But I was always drawn to how people could create things with minimal supplies and loads of inventiveness. When it came time for this tutorial I remembered using Japanese square lashing for a no-weave wall hanging and realized, hey, lashings are used all the time to build simple structures! Surely it can support a few blankets. And guess what, friends, it totally can. READ MORE »

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Google Launches a Pilot Smart Neighborhood in Toronto — And Wants to Even Change the Weather

by Melissa Massello from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Oct 21, 2017 01:05 AM
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As the old adage goes: If you don't like the weather just wait five minutes. Well now, if you don't like the weather in the city where you live, you can just wait for Google's new futuristic neighborhood plans to come to your neck of the woods. READ MORE »

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A "Vintage Minimalist" Apartment in Barcelona — House Tour

by Lula Poggi from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Oct 21, 2017 01:05 AM
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Name: Gloria, her husband and two children Location: Sabadell — Barcelona, Spain Size: 1,615 square feet Years lived in: 5 years, owned Being a fashion designer gave Gloria the opportunity to travel and find trends and styles from all over the world. A lover of color and texture — her passion is mixing them with the minimal and white design sensibilities of Scandinavia. READ MORE »

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