Small-Space Hosting Tips for an Unforgettable Thanksgiving

Are you thinking about volunteering to host Thanksgiving in your apartment, but a little worried about being able to accommodate all your friends and family? Here are some tips and tricks to make your home more comfortable for the holiday gathering. Declutter your space. Minimalism is key when you’re hosting a large group in a relatively […]

The Best Houseplants for People Who Don’t Have Green Thumbs

Houseplants are more than just decor. They can boost your mood, filter your air, and even flavor your food. That being said, not everyone is a naturally gifted gardener. The good news is you don’t need a green thumb in order to keep these houseplants happy. Aloe. Aloe isn’t just beautiful, it’s also practical. Snap […]

Pumpkin Decorating DIYs That Are Anything but Basic

If the classic jack-o-lantern just doesn’t have enough flair for you, it’s not your only option. These DIY projects put a fresh spin on decorating Halloween pumpkins. Paint-Dipped Pumpkin: This one really couldn’t be easier. Scour the pumpkin patch for your favorite, and then bring it home and clean it with hot, soapy water and […]

Sip on These Equally Autumn-y Alternatives to the Pumpkin Spice Latte

Pumpkin spice latte (PSL) season began long before autumn actually arrived, so you might already be getting bored of the classic fall beverage. Instead of sipping on the same old drink all season long, try one of these alternatives—which are all just as festive! Golden Pumpkin Latte [Aaptiv]You might have noticed that turmeric is having […]

The Best Home Decor Colors for Fall

It’s finally the time of year when you can cozy up indoors with your pumpkin spice latte and watch the vibrant autumn leaves drift slowly to the ground. After the constant heat of summer, fall is a welcome reprieve for many—especially those who love sweater weather. Embrace the arrival of the season by revamping your […]

4 Ways to Anchor an Apartment Using Area Rugs

If you feel like your current decor is lacking a little something, maybe it’s one unifying element, something that ties everything else together. An area rug might be the perfect option for that anchor. Create a cohesive look by following these tips for decorating with area rugs. Pair bold with basic. If you can’t decide […]

5 Can’t-Fail Tricks to Make a Small Space Look Bigger

Square footage isn’t the only way to measure space. Two rooms with exactly the same footprint can look totally different to the eye depending on how they’re furnished. When your goal is to make a small space appear larger, enlist these expert tips. Amplify natural light. The sunnier a room, the more spacious it will […]

How to Stay Focused When Working From Home

Working from home certainly comes with its perks—you can’t beat that zero-minute commute time. But it also presents challenges you wouldn’t encounter in a traditional office. First and foremost, it can be difficult to focus on your work with the distractions of home surrounding you. Here are a few tips to boost your productivity when […]

How to Live in Harmony With Your Roommate

It really doesn’t matter if you’re longtime BFFs or random roomies, living in close quarters with someone else is always challenging. And chances are, at some point, you’re going to have a disagreement. But you can make sure those disagreements are less frequent (and less intense) if you follow these guidelines. Agree on basic house […]

Gourmet Ice Pops to Sweeten Up Your Summer

It may be hard to believe, but the end of summer is already approaching. With Labor Day on the horizon, and the official beginning of fall just a few short weeks later, it’s impossible to deny. But instead of mourning the impending close of the season, why not celebrate the warm weeks you have left? […]