40 Mini Living Spaces We're Crushing On

by Lexy Ward
40 Mini Living Spaces We're Crushing On
Photo: Ellie Koleen

Tiny living is having a moment. And while I'd love to throw out all my belongings and start fresh, I just don't see that happening anytime soon. There are so many ways to maximize the style in the home you already have, and whether you're living in 200 square feet or a 1000, you can still live large in a small space! Check out all the inspiration to be had in any of these 40 spaces! 

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IKEA Hack: A Utilitarian Shelf Goes Rustic Glam

by Faith Towers
IKEA Hack: A Utilitarian Shelf Goes Rustic Glam
Photo: Faith Towers

The moment I ran across the Hyllis shelf on IKEA's website, I knew I had to hack it. My dining room was crying out for a shelf upgrade, so I drove down to IKEA immediately and bought three of them. You guys... they're only $15 apiece! My resulting hack has a glamorous vibe with a bit of rustic appeal, and it's super simple to do. Click through to check it out.   

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DIY Valentine Bouquet Wraps + Printable Love Quotes

by Alicia Lacy

DIY quotable bouquets

Even if Valentine's Day isn't your thing, flowers should be. And if Valentine's Day is your thing (it's definitely mine), then you're going to love this DIY project. We put together a simple way to present your blossoms to your boo, your bestie, or your bae. And, we've added a few free! printable! adornments you can add to your bouquet. Read on to find out how.

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Bloggers: You Need a Contract. Here's How To Make One

by Bruno Bornsztein
Why contracts are essential for bloggers
Me speaking at Altitude Summit 2017. Photo: Justin Hackworth

If you're a blogger doing sponsored content, it's important to remember that what you provide to brands is not a product, but a service. That's what they're paying you for, and unless you go into each project with a very clear understanding of what they expect in return, you could have some problems.

This can be a little scary if you're new to doing it...

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Seriously Effective DIY Apartment Upgrades That Won't Tick Off Your Landlord

by M.E. Russell

Upgrade your rental apartment without ticking off your landlord!

Apartment-living, like anything in life, comes with its own set of pros and cons. Con: the walls are so thin you can hear your next door neighbors breathing. Pro: when the 20-year-old fridge in your kitchen inevitably breaks, you're not the one who has to replace it! I've been living in rentals for about eight years now, and while one day I'd like to buy a little fixer-upper of my own, for now I'm figuring out how to enjoy the temporary spaces I inhabit. Here are a few tricks I've learned that can help you put your own mark on your apartment. Bonus - everything is reversible, so you don't have to worry about a disgruntled landlord!     

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10 Clever Small-Space Storage Ideas You Can Steal from the Tiny House Movement

by Faith Towers
10 Clever Small-Space Storage Ideas You Can Steal from the Tiny House Movement
Photo:  The Everygirl

The tiny house movement is still going strong, and people are getting more and more creative with the design of these micro homes. Which is good news for all of us, because many of these small-space storage ideas can be applied to larger homes as well. Keep reading to check out ten tiny house storage ideas that you can use in your own house.   

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Wallpaper Wannabe: Options For Getting That Wallpapered Look In A Rental

by Lexy Ward
Wallpaper Wannabe: Options For Getting That Wallpapered Look In A Rental
Photo: Chasing Paper

As much as I'd love to own a home and change up every little thing I want, our circumstances cause us to rent at the moment. But just because we're renting, doesn't mean we have to sacrifice style! There are tons of ways to customize a rental and make bigger changes than just switching out decor. Add some color and pattern with temporary wallpaper! I've rounded up a few faves that could work with any budget! 

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