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How to Dual-Purpose a Desk as a Vanity

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How to Dual-Purpose a Desk as a Vanity

Waking up in the morning can be a struggle! With a little help from a personalized and organized vanity, you’ll get the right start to every day, whether headed to work or just relaxing on a Saturday morning. Here are some tips for your own makeup station.  Find the Perfect Piece Sure, you could choose an elegant vanity, but a secretary or writing desk could work just as well! In fact, they often feature drawers for easy organization of your supplies. And they come in a variety of styles so you can really embrace your boho or mid-century dreams.  ...

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Winter Porch Decorating Ideas

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Winter Porch Decorating Ideas

The festive holiday season may have come to a close, but there are still ways to scratch that itch to deck the halls. As you welcome the new year, welcome your friends and family home with these seven ways to adorn your front porch in winter finery. You may even have certain elements that can be transitioned from one season to the other, so don’t retire all your holiday décor just yet! 1. Cool and Neutral Color Palette Emulating chilly temperatures is guaranteed to transform your porch into a winter wonderland. Sprinkles of blue and green accent an array of...

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I’ll Have a Green Christmas: 7 Holiday Sustainability Tips

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I’ll Have a Green Christmas: 7 Holiday Sustainability Tips

Every year between Thanksgiving and New Year’s, Americans throw away one million extra tons of trash every week. As we become more mindful of our impact on the environment, here are seven ways you can play a part in preserving our winter wonderlands.  1. Eco-friendly gifts  Items that are responsibly sourced, packaged, and can be reused over and over are the gifts that keep on giving. Gifts like cork yoga mats, post-consumer waste notebooks, bar soaps, or reusable produce bags all contribute toward renewability and waste reduction. Buying your gifts from businesses that aim to make their packaging paper-based or fully recyclable is another way to support sustainability efforts. ...

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Rental-Friendly Holiday Décor

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Rental-Friendly Holiday Décor

Decorating in a rental space can take some creative work-arounds. Non-destructive and small-space friendly approaches are the key to packing your home with the festive displays that the season demands. With these 10 tips, you can decorate your apartment without sacrificing space or your security deposit. 1. Paper or felt décor Save yourself from putting nails in the walls with lightweight paper decorations. They also look great on walls or hung from the ceiling, so you can preserve valuable floor space. Simply hang them with string or stick them to surfaces with paint-friendly tape or mounting putty. Pre-made paper or...

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Holiday Centerpiece Ideas

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Holiday Centerpiece Ideas

 ‘Tis the season for beautiful tablescapes and family joined at everyone’s favorite place – next to the food! It’s finally time for the tastiest seasonal spreads, and we want to lend a hand with the next most-important thing to grace your tabletop during the holidays: the centerpiece. Whether you prefer a minimalist take on your dining table’s crowning glory, or you take a “the more the merrier” approach when decorating for the holidays, these simple tips will help you showcase the expanse of your tabletop and festi-fy your home for the most wonderful time of the year. Tall Candles Set...

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