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Try the "Complete the Cycle" Cleaning Method for Instant Results

by Shifrah Combiths from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Jul 24, 2017 01:06 AM
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Having a home that's generally in order pretty consistently— not to be confused with "perfect all the time"— is in large part a matter of habit. One such habit which has tremendous impact is one I call "completing the cycle." Here's how you can practice it at home. READ MORE »

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The No-Soil, Zero-Maintenance Method for Growing Houseplants

by Katie Holdefehr from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Jul 24, 2017 01:06 AM
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We've finally found a solution for people who love houseplants, but don't love when their feline roommates treat the fiddle leaf fig like their own personal litter box. Here are 15 herbs and houseplants that can grow hydroponically, meaning they can survive without potting soil, in just a vase full of water. Not only is this dirt-free method pet-friendly and low-maintenance, but it also happens to produce some stunning arrangements. READ MORE »

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Clever Ways to Use those Small, Awkward Spaces in Your Kitchen

by Nancy Mitchell from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Jul 24, 2017 01:06 AM
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(Image credit: Alvhem ) If you've ever priced a kitchen renovation, you probably know that custom cabinets are very, very expensive. Which leaves most people working with cabinets in standard sizes, which can be a bit of a problem because kitchen sizes are not standardized at all. So what do you do when you have just a few inches at the end of a cabinet run? The traditional approach to these little gaps that are too small for the smallest cabinet is just to block them out, but if you hate the idea of letting that space go to waste, there are options. Here are a few ways you can make those tiny slivers of kitchen space work for you. READ MORE »

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Totally Floored: The Best Rugs We Found This Week Under $100 — Cheap Thrills

by Arlyn Hernandez from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Jul 24, 2017 01:06 AM
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It's a wide world of shopping out there on the web, filled with a lot of great and not-so-great rugs but things can get pricey fast. If you're on the market for a new floor covering to jazz up your bedroom, entry way, living room and beyond, here are 12 of those great options...for under $100. READ MORE »

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Iconic Mid Century

Iconic Mid Century In Houston

by Tyler  (modern blog) — Jul 24, 2017 01:01 AM
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This iconic mid century home is currently on the market and has one of the most amazing layouts I have ever seen. The listing doesn’t have a... The post Iconic Mid Century In Houston appeared first on .

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How To Get The Best From Your Builder

by admin from My Green Home Blog  (green blog) — Jul 24, 2017 01:06 AM
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  How to get the best from your builder to ensure a smooth running construction project. Good communication, planning, firm decision making and budgeting discussed.... The post How To Get The Best From Your Builder appeared first on My Green Home Blog .

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Seven Habits To Learn From Ridiculously Creative Renters

by Dabney Frake from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Jul 23, 2017 01:06 AM
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Gifted renters understand how to make wonderful homes in temporary dwellings, and squeeze seriously stylish and functional spaces out of nothing special. They make it look easy, but exactly how do they do it, you ask? Here are the habits of some seriously creative renters. READ MORE »

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Take Another Look at Gravel: Chic Ways to Use It Outdoors — Take Another Look at...Gravel: Chic Ways to Use

by Brie Dyas from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Jul 23, 2017 01:06 AM
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(Image credit: Giannetti Home ) A manicured lawn is a beautiful sight to behold, but it's a feature that isn't without its own problems. There's the cost and time investment for maintenance, plus the staggering amount of water needed to keep a lawn looking fresh in the summer. And really, does anyone truly love mowing the lawn? (Aside from my father, who likely enjoyed the peace of a weedwacker or lawnmower compared to the general chaos produced by me and my brother growing up.) READ MORE »

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The Weird Trick That'll Help You Fall Asleep — The Science of Us

by Nancy Mitchell from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Jul 23, 2017 01:06 AM
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Fay's Charming Grand Lake Apartment (Image credit: Sarah Gerber ) Having trouble sleeping? Here's a really simple — and scientifically supported — trick that can help with that. READ MORE »

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A Professional Organizer's Fun & Functional Silver Lake Apartment — Video House Tour

by Jessica Isaac from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Jul 23, 2017 01:06 AM
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Name: Fay Wolf Location: Silver Lake — Los Angeles, California Size: 660 square feet Years lived in: 4 years; Rented Apartment Therapy's resident organizational expert Fay Wolf is living proof that being highly organized doesn't have to mean being sterile and rigid. Her modest one-bedroom apartment is filled with colorful mementos and multiple instruments for her busy life as a musician , organizational consultant , and, most recently, author —yet it doesn't feel overly cluttered (or empty). By keeping her valuables organized, easily accessible, and attractively displayed, Fay has achieved the perfect balance of an organized, functional home that also feels personal and inspiring. READ MORE »

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