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  • This Harry Potter Advent Calendar Will Make Your Holidays Magical

    This Harry Potter Advent Calendar Will Make Your Holidays Magical

    Potterheads all over the globe have a reason to wield their holiday shopping power well before the end of November. Funko Pop! is selling a Harry Potter advent calendar, which is already...

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  • An IKEA Product Developer's Light and Airy Home — House Tour

    An IKEA Product Developer's Light and Airy Home — House Tour

    Name: Adam WihlborgLocation: Former French Concession — Shanghai, ChinaSize: 950 square feetYears lived in: 4 years, renting When Adam Wihlborg tells the story, it's hard to believe that...

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  • How I Decided Between an FHA and Conventional Mortgage

    How I Decided Between an FHA and Conventional Mortgage

    When my husband and I decided to move from Denver to Indianapolis to buy a house, we knew the process would be humbling. The only things we knew about the home-buying process came from...

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  • Peperomia Is One of the Easiest-to-Grow Plants Out There

    Peperomia Is One of the Easiest-to-Grow Plants Out There

    If you live in a small-efficiency apartment, you probably don't have the space for a showy, sprawling monstera or a towering ficus. You need something petite that can comfortably sit on an...

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  • You'll love all the designer details at Modera Lofts.

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  • These 3D Printed Tiny Houses Are Made of Mud and Compost — And They Cost $1,000

    These 3D Printed Tiny Houses Are Made of Mud and Compost — And They Cost $1,000

    Going directly head to head with low-cost, eco-friendly temporary housing from the likes of IKEA, Italian production company WASP (World's Advanced Saving Project) has just debuted a $1,000 3D...

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  • The 9 Best Sources for Outfitting Your Small Space

    The 9 Best Sources for Outfitting Your Small Space

    Furnishing a shoebox of an apartment or a tiny home can be quite the challenge, especially if custom goods are beyond your budget. But it's possible to be strategic about how you source...

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  • An Interior Designer's Minimal Home Is an Oasis in a Busy City — House Tour

    An Interior Designer's Minimal Home Is an Oasis in a Busy City — House Tour

    Name: Blanca (Toco) Goñi, Fernando Oliver, little Clara, and dog Tigro Location: Palermo — Buenos Aires, ArgentinaSize: 1,077 square feetYears lived in: 3 years, owned A neutral...

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  • What Nobody Tells You About Trendy Sliding Barn Doors

    What Nobody Tells You About Trendy Sliding Barn Doors

    I'll leave it to anthropologists of the future to figure out why we all became so enamored of sliding barn doors in this decade. Though most of us do not, in fact, own barns, there's not a...

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  • Before and After: A Surprising (and Very Sweet) Use For A Dysfunctional Closet

    Before and After: A Surprising (and Very Sweet) Use For A Dysfunctional Closet

    Whether you're a pet owner looking for some inspiration, a design enthusiast who loves a good transformation, someone stressed out by this photo who needs to know that this closet is nice and...

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  • Amazon's Deal of the Day Is A Purrfectly Bewitching Candle (with a Macabre Twist)

    Amazon's Deal of the Day Is A Purrfectly Bewitching Candle (with a Macabre Twist)

    Want to decorate for Halloween in a lazy, but high-impact way? Look no further than this Amazon deal, which gets you 27 percent off a cute cat candle–that reveals a skeleton as the candle...

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  • I Saved $7K Living with My Parents—Here's How We Managed

    I Saved $7K Living with My Parents—Here's How We Managed

    When I was a kid, I used to dream of busting out of my hometown. I'd pine for shows in the mid-2000s that featured gorgeous locales like cities in California, or chic ones like New York...

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  • Holy Homes: Inside Houses That Used to Be Churches

    Holy Homes: Inside Houses That Used to Be Churches

    No matter how large the structure, there's something powerful about the architecture of a building that was once a church. And I think there's nothing quite as lovely as saving an old building...

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  • 20 Doable Ways to Deep Clean Your Home This Weekend — ​Weekend Projects

    20 Doable Ways to Deep Clean Your Home This Weekend — ​Weekend Projects

    My personal cleaning schedule builds in one day a week to do a deep cleaning task that needs to be done monthly. Honestly, though, I'm rarely on-schedule enough that these monthly...

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  • The Total-Body Workout You Can Do at Home (in Your Living Room)

    The Total-Body Workout You Can Do at Home (in Your Living Room)

    No space to work out? Been there, tried that excuse. I lived in a 300-square foot studio in Manhattan for five years and meticulously planned out where my queen-size bed...

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  • Hocus Pocus, Beetlejuice and Other Spooky Spaces, Reimagined for 2018

    Hocus Pocus, Beetlejuice and Other Spooky Spaces, Reimagined for 2018

    With Halloween on the horizon, you'll be sitting down to watch all of your favorite spooky movies and TV shows—but Halloween movies and shows aren't just fun for a good scare, believe it or...

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  • A Traditional Wooden House in The Netherlands Was Built by Windmill Restorers — House Tour

    A Traditional Wooden House in The Netherlands Was Built by Windmill Restorers — House Tour

    Name: Wendy van Wilgenburg and two sons Willem (10), and Adam (12)Location: Zaandam, The NetherlandsSize: 500 square feet (the house), 1500 square feet (garden)Years lived in: 6.5 years,...

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  • You Can Fly Roundtrip to Paris This Winter for $329

    You Can Fly Roundtrip to Paris This Winter for $329

    For those who like to jet off when the weather gets cold, we have got fantastic news for you via Icelandair. The flagship carrier of Iceland is holding a flash sale over the course of...

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  • You'll love all the designer details at Modera Lofts.

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  • The Frightening Reason You Shouldn't Use Contact Paper in Your Kitchen Cabinets

    The Frightening Reason You Shouldn't Use Contact Paper in Your Kitchen Cabinets

    An $8 roll of contact paper can do wonders for your home. You can use it to upgrade old furniture, modernize shelves, elevate countertops, or even forge a backsplash. For the...

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  • Turns Out, Your Cat Thinks You're a Large, Clumsy Cat

    Turns Out, Your Cat Thinks You're a Large, Clumsy Cat

    Ever wonder what your furry friend really thinks of you? Well, you're in luck: new study says that cats basically treat us like other cats. Before you curtly dismiss this information, this...

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  • 20 Smart and Beautiful Ways to Organize Your Kitchen Shelves & Cabinets

    20 Smart and Beautiful Ways to Organize Your Kitchen Shelves & Cabinets

    Okay, we admit it: We're obsessed with organizing. So naturally, we thought it would be fun to round up some of the sharpest ideas from our home tours for arranging kitchen cabinets and...

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