We’ve all been there. It’s the middle of the night, we’re up with a sick kid or animal, or maybe we’re the ones running the fever. For whatever reason, we can’t sleep. We turn on the television, flip through the channels, and out of the 50 or 100 we have, the only thing that catches our attention is an infomercial selling some revolutionary pasta cooker or some make-up that claims to airbrush away all our facial… Continue Reading
Every four months or so, modern classic purveyors Design Within Reach offer DWR Warehouse and Sample Sales at their four warehouse locations across the country. (San Francisco; Secaucus, New Jersey; Estero, Florida; and Cincinnati/No. Kentucky)
The DWR storage facilities are filled with overstocked and discontinued items, customer returns, and damaged pieces and opened to the public. My mom recently moved to Northern Kentucky, and as… Continue Reading
It's a love/hate sorta thing: I've enamored with the look of these Bonnie and Clyde nesting tables, but bumming cause I know I can never make them on my own. "BONNIE AND CLYDE nesting tables transform themselves in new surroundings and situations, from tabletop to table base, from basket to shelving." Made from cold-formed mahogany, rubber, plywood, and designed by Anna Thomas.
New from The Spoon Sisters is this clever little charging holder shelf thing. The Drinn hangs between the battery charger of your mobile device and the electric outlet. Excess cord is wrapped around the holder to keep it neat and out of the way. At 10 bucks a pop, it might be a good thing to keep in mind for holiday gift giving. Available in black, lime green and red orange.
Of course, some of these are obvious, but it's important to note exactly what's safe and useful to throw in your compost bin or pile. If you haven't started, now its the perfect time, as the falling leaves and dying summer plants (tomato vines, corn stalks, etc) are the perfect compost fodder.
Compiled by Marion Owen, from HGTV.com
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"These days, you can outsource almost any job—but some things you need to know how to do yourself. Study [this] master list with step-by-step tips from the experts, and test your DIY aptitude each step of the way."