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​7 Things to Declutter from Your Dining Area This Week

by Shifrah Combiths from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Nov 20, 2018 01:08 AM
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When I told my husband that I was going to write an article about what to get rid of in the dining room, he said without out a breath of hesitation, "How about the dining room?" It's a bit of "A Subject" at our house because I inherited my grandparents' entire dining room (the only thing I didn't keep is the chandelier), and we've been shipping it from home to home for a decade. And yet, the kids call our beautiful dining room "the Thanksgiving room." I'll let you deduce from that exactly how much we use it. READ MORE »

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15 Great Gift Ideas for the Hard-to-Buy-For Person — 2018 Gift Guides

by Adrienne Breaux from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Nov 20, 2018 01:08 AM
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Not knowing what to get everyone on your holiday shopping list can be anxiety-inducing... and take away from the spirit of the season. Gift giving isn't necessarily so much about the importance of giving away stuff, as it is giving a token of appreciation to someone you care about or respect. It's a task made all the more difficult when you don't know them very well. Whether you have a boss, a coworker, new in-laws, or some enigmatic friends on your list this year, this gift guide will help you figure out what to buy. These 15 items come in a range of prices for any budget, are flexible enough to work for just about anyone on your list, but personal and thoughtful enough to be meaningful when you share. Many of these recommendations center around function or personal care, the kind of items that can be appreciated by a wide range of people. READ MORE »

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7 Upgrades Under $40 That Make Your Kitchen a More Comfortable Place to Hang Out

by Shifrah Combiths from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Nov 20, 2018 01:08 AM
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If you're anything like me, you may be about to spend hours upon hours in the kitchen this coming holiday season. Between hosting get-togethers and making contributions to bring to others' events, not to mention kitchen-centric traditions like icing cookies and decorating gingerbread houses, your kitchen is about to be used a lot this season. If you make your space work hard, you can work a little bit easier—and help ensure that any hours spent in the kitchen are pleasant for you and yours. READ MORE »

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Target’s New Luggage Line Only Looks Expensive But Starts at $5

by Nicoletta Richardson from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Nov 20, 2018 01:08 AM
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Earlier this year, Target revealed its new line Made By Design that is all about getting back to basics, selling everything from coffeemakers to closet organizers. But the brand's latest addition supports endeavors of trekking outside the home: with its new luggage. READ MORE »

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Before and After: This $35K Vintage Airstream Got a Very Modern Update

by Tess Wilson from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Nov 20, 2018 01:08 AM
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This vintage Airstream had a whole lot of faux paneling and bulk built-ins, but was recently given a breath of fresh air thanks to an enthusiastic couple who "loves to bring Airstreams back to life with a modern update." READ MORE »

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The Big Color Trend That’s Officially Replacing White Bathrooms

by Jessica Dodell-Feder from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Nov 20, 2018 01:08 AM
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The proliferation of all-white bathrooms may make you think that chalky, snowy hues are the only way to go if you're redoing your space, but a new trends study by Houzz says something quite different. It turns out that this decade's go-to neutral, gray, has become just as popular for bathrooms as it has for the rest of the house. READ MORE »

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These Are the Best Picks of Reese Witherspoon's Book Club This Year

by Samantha Zabell from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Nov 20, 2018 01:08 AM
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My unscientific rule is that a worthwhile novel will have more than 3.5 stars on Goodreads. Of course, Reese Witherspoon's reads all check that box. Here are my favorites from her club this year—along with the Goodreads' rating. READ MORE »

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An Interior Designer's Eclectic Coastal Mid-Mod Reno — House Tour

by Jessica Isaac from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Nov 20, 2018 01:08 AM
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Name: Malik and Abbie Naber Location: Cardiff by the Sea, California Size: 1,800 square feet Rent or Own: Own When Abbie Naber and her husband Malik moved into their home just two short years ago, it was a forgotten stucco'd-over mid-century ranch home in need of some love. With a budding career in interior design (and a baby on the way), Abbie took on their new home renovation as a design challenge and the surprisingly speedy process resulted in a stunning, airy, coastal beauty that has helped catapult her internet presence and establish her now successful design business. READ MORE »

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We've Featured This Eclectic Portland House—​and Now You Can Own It for $670K

by Anne Roderique-Jones from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Nov 20, 2018 01:08 AM
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A remodeled house with loads of space and charm. READ MORE »

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5 Common Kitchen Cleaning Habits You Need to Break ASAP

by Ayn-Monique Klahre from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Nov 20, 2018 01:08 AM
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You know how to clean a kitchen. So do I. But there are things we learned from our parents, shortcuts we developed ourselves, and just straight-up habits that may make our cleaning, well, less than optimal. Heck, half the time I research a story, I learn I've been doing something wrong my whole adult life! And while some of these habits could just be optimized better—making sure you're really cleaning the most effective, efficient way—others are actually adding undue risk to your family through cross-contamination. Think you're doing it all right? See if you have any of these bad kitchen cleaning habits you should break ASAP. READ MORE »

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