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87 percent of Dutch cyclists killed while on e-bikes were over 60 years old by LiveModern Webmaster — last modified Sep 23, 2017 01:06 AM
<img src="https://media.treehugger.com/assets/images/2015/09/me-on-boar.jpg.400x300_q70_crop-smart.jpg" /> Are e-bikes inherently more dangerous? Or are their older riders inherently more fragile?
Sunlight Solutions – The Economic Benefits of Installing Solar Panels by LiveModern Webmaster — last modified Sep 23, 2017 01:06 AM
    Does it seem like the cost of everything is going up nowadays? Groceries are expensive, gasoline is overpriced, and the electric bill is... The post Sunlight Solutions – The Economic Benefits of Installing Solar Panels appeared first on My Green Home Blog .
How We Can Help Those Affected By Hurricane Maria by LiveModern Webmaster — last modified Sep 23, 2017 01:05 AM
Puerto Rico, Domenica, and other islands in the Caribbean took a hit from another big hurricane this week. On Wednesday, Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico as the most powerful hurricane (a category 4) to rock the US territory since 1932. And this comes just two weeks after Hurricane Irma ripped through the area. We've compiled a list of organizations on the front lines helping the victims of this severe storm. READ MORE »
What To Do With All Those Throw Pillows When It's Time for Bed by LiveModern Webmaster — last modified Sep 23, 2017 01:05 AM
I love the look of a layered bed, which means I've been known to pile on the pillows. This is all well and good for Instagram photos, but when you're ready to hit the hay, it's kind of a liability. I want to be that chill person who just throws 'em all on the floor, but I'm not. I'm more of a "I got this John Robshaw pillow at a sample sale for $40, but I still can't bear the thought of it getting dirty!" type of gal. But when you're tired, you're tired. So that's why it's great to have a solution at the ready when the clock is against you. These ideas will help you take care of business when it comes to your pillow situation. All you have to do is pick one. READ MORE »
Before &amp; After: Turning a Basic IKEA Headboard into a Chic, West Elm-Inspired DIY Masterpiece by LiveModern Webmaster — last modified Sep 23, 2017 01:05 AM
Robin found herself dreaming West Elm dreams while on an IKEA budget. Luckily, she's an intrepid DIYer so she set out to turn her standard headboard into an upholstered leather masterpiece. All it took was one weekend and a little inspiration to create a chic new look for her bedroom without breaking the bank. READ MORE »
This Fairytale Cottage in Washington Is a Replica of Snow White's House by LiveModern Webmaster — last modified Sep 23, 2017 01:05 AM
It took 12 years and two successive, fantasy-loving owners to complete, but this charming little cottage in Ollala, Washington is now an exact replica of Snow White's House — and it's for sale. READ MORE »
How To Take Plain Store-Bought Curtains to the Next Level by LiveModern Webmaster — last modified Sep 23, 2017 01:05 AM
I'm a firm believer that a window without draperies is a missed decorating opportunity (that is, unless you have beautiful windows that would be criminal to cover up!). I like the privacy they offer, but mostly, I'll take any opportunity I can get to add some texture, color and pattern to a room. Hey, as a renter, you have to optimize those moments to personalize your home, right? And while store-bought curtains are perfectly wonderful out of the package, I have a few tricks up my sleeve to make them a little bit more special. READ MORE »
Not Just for Walls: 10 Affordable &amp; Renter-Friendly Ways To Use Wallpaper by LiveModern Webmaster — last modified Sep 23, 2017 01:05 AM
(Image credit: Julia Hoersch ) Maybe you've been eyeballing a roll of Pottok Prints wallpaper but can't fathom spending hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars covering the walls of your living room. Or maybe you've recently wallpapered your bathroom and have a few extra feet left over. Regardless, if you love wallpaper, and have the urge to add texture and pattern to your space, you'll love these DIY ideas using wallpaper samples, leftovers, and single rolls. READ MORE »
This Real Life Weasley Clock Will Tell You Where Your Family Is by LiveModern Webmaster — last modified Sep 23, 2017 01:05 AM
(Image credit: Eta Clock) You're not a true Potterhead until you've purchased at least one home décor item that reflects your obsession with the fantasy world of wizardry. Here to help you take your interior design tastes from meh to magical is this delightfully odd Weasley-inspired family clock, which is thisclose to hanging on your living room wall thanks to a Kickstarter campaign that seeks to recreate the wonky timepieces for the masses. READ MORE »
An Eclectic 1910 Portland Home Decorated From Scratch — House Tour by LiveModern Webmaster — last modified Sep 23, 2017 01:05 AM
Name: Lisa Zigarmi and Paul Del Vecchio , and French Bulldogs Luna and Boom Location: Hollywood District — Portland, Oregon Size: 3,290 square feet Years lived in: 3 years, owned Lisa and Paul met and fell in love in New York City, and when they made the decision to relocate to Portland three years ago, their biggest challenge was starting from scratch. The couple brought hardly more than their bed and a sofa from their previous home to their new Portland digs. "We wanted our new home to feel layered from multiple sources," Lisa says. "It was hard to get settled, while not buying furniture from one store." p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 11.0px 'Times New Roman'} p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 11.0px 'Times New Roman'} READ MORE »
This Retailer Wants to Deliver Your Groceries Directly To Your Fridge by LiveModern Webmaster — last modified Sep 23, 2017 01:05 AM
It's pretty easy to outsource your grocery shopping these days, with everyone from Instacart to AmazonFresh to plenty of supermarket chains offering delivery of your pantry staples and perishables. Though one major retailer wants to take it a step further. Several steps, actually—directly to your kitchen where they'll put everything away for you. READ MORE »
"Pittsburgh Potties" Aren't The Only Weird Bathroom Setups Out There by LiveModern Webmaster — last modified Sep 23, 2017 01:05 AM
We learned a lot from reading all your comments about Pittsburgh potties —namely that pre-war Western Pennsylvanian homes aren't the only ones with thought-provoking toilets. Turns out that people put bathrooms in all sorts of places. READ MORE »
This Wireless Speaker Is on Sale for Less than $10 — But It’s a Petite Powerhouse — Amazon Deal of the Day by LiveModern Webmaster — last modified Sep 23, 2017 01:05 AM
Long gone are the days of bulky boom boxes and home stereo systems, having been replaced by wireless speakers. These petite powerhouses reign supreme for a lot of reasons, the most notable being that they're, well, actually portable. By wirelessly connecting to your smart phone or car, these mini mobile wonders allow you stream music just about anywhere you can pump the jamz without getting strange looks from passersby. And despite being small, most wireless speakers are built-to-last, which is why scoring one for less 10 bucks is the stuff of myth and legend. READ MORE »
IKEA Wants You To Taste Test Its Hydroponic Salad at London Design Week by LiveModern Webmaster — last modified Sep 23, 2017 01:05 AM
(Image credit: Space10) We've seen purveyors of art and clothing successfully attract customers to temporary storefronts, and now farmers are set to enter the pop-up shop arena, courtesy of IKEA's SPACE10Lab which houses a pop-up vertical farm in Shoreditch, London. READ MORE »
Next-Level Tips for Serious Buyers to Get the Most Out of Open Houses by LiveModern Webmaster — last modified Sep 23, 2017 01:05 AM
Open houses are kind of fun, aren't they? There's something interesting about walking through a home and trying to picture yourself living there. However, when you're serious about getting into the real estate market, it's time to take this experience to the next level. READ MORE »
Check Out Beyoncé and Jay Z's $26 Million House in the Hamptons by LiveModern Webmaster — last modified Sep 23, 2017 01:05 AM
Seems like Bey and Jay are crazy in love with a new house. The mega stars closed on a property last month in Bel Air , but they've got their East coast pad on lock now, too. The music moguls also spent $25.925 million in July for this sprawling East Hampton manse, as spotted on 6sqft. READ MORE »
The Family Matters House Will Be Demolished by LiveModern Webmaster — last modified Sep 23, 2017 01:05 AM
Sad news for TGIF fans: The house that was featured in the opening credits of sitcom Family Matters will be demolished to make way for condos. READ MORE »
Unusual Kitchen Cabinet Colors That Just Work by LiveModern Webmaster — last modified Sep 23, 2017 01:05 AM
I'm beginning to think that Americans are a little too afraid of color. Basic white, black and blue predominate today's kitchens, and it's downright shocking and refreshing to find some rule breakers out there — people who aren't afraid to grab a unique color with two hands and not let go. From purple (gasp!) to puce (gasp! gasp!), these cabinets run a gorgeous gamut. And it wasn't until I assembled them all here in one place that I realized they are all international: there's not one American kitchen in the entire bunch. READ MORE »
Bloggers' Secrets for Avoiding Shipping Fees, Snagging Amazing Deals &amp; Becoming a Pro at Online Shopping by LiveModern Webmaster — last modified Sep 23, 2017 01:05 AM
Earthy Textures & Cali Vibes in an Inspiring Interior Design Studio & Showroom (Image credit: Kim Marcelo ) Online shopping can sometimes be a science when it comes to saving money. With all the coupon codes, social media campaigns, free shipping hacks, and surprise sales, a person needs to be savvy in order to tap into all of the available resources. In order to help you get the cheapest possible price the next time you go shopping, here are online shopping tips from real thrifty and money-minded people. Buy more for less from now on! READ MORE »
Before &amp; After: A Drab Lanai Gets a Colorful Update — Professional Project by LiveModern Webmaster — last modified Sep 23, 2017 01:05 AM
(Image credit: Ashlee Hamon ) Project by: Becky Daly of Daly Digs Location: Tampa, Florida Becky's client wanted to add some oomph to her outdoor space, so she designed a lanai that reflected her passions, style and personality. The space went from standard to stunning with bold and bright furniture, plenty of greenery and surprising accents sprinkled throughout. READ MORE »
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