• Kitchen Decoration

    5 Kitchen Decor Ideas To Give You the Cozy Cook Space of Your Dreams

    Sure, our kitchens are there first and foremost for their utilitarian purpose: making meals for the family. But the fact is, our kitchens are so much more than just functional cook spaces. They’re the hub of our homes. We gather in the kitchen with our family and friends during holidays and celebrations. We bake cookies with our kids, mix drinks with our partners, and even craft on our countertops. So shouldn’t this space reflect all the warm and wonderful things going on inside? If your kitchen has been feeling more utilitarian than cozy lately, keep reading. We dug up five trending decor looks on Instagram to help you bring some…

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  • Bedroom Decoration

    15 teenage bedroom ideas to make decorating a teen’s space simple

    Coming up with stylish teenage bedroom ideas and designing a room that they love and you approve of can be… tricky. Anything to do with teenagers can be tricky. You want to create a space that reflects their tastes and interests, still is slightly in keeping with the rest of the house, and has longevity so you won’t find yourself redecorating every year until they (hopefully) move out. It’s a lot to ask of a room, and it’s a lot to ask of you and your teen to make these design decisions without inspiration or guidance. But luckily, we have you covered with loads of cool spaces that can help…

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  • Real Estate

    GSA offers HQ as telework space for other feds to reduce real estate footprint

    As agencies consider plans for employees to reenter the office, the General Services Administration is looking at ways it can support telework across the federal workforce and drive down demand for government office space. Andrew Heller, GSA’s assistant commissioner for facilities management, said the agency plans to roll out at least some of these support services later this year as part of a “Workplace 2030” initiative. GSA, through its Public Buildings Services, manages about 371 million square feet of real estate across almost 9,000 workspaces. The agency owns about 1,700 of those properties and leases the rest on behalf of tenant agencies. But Heller, speaking at a virtual conference hosted…

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  • Garden Design

    Upgrade your patio space with sparkling string lights | Home and Garden

    Fairy lights are thinly wired strands of tiny light bulbs that add a sense of magic to your patio and can be draped over bushes, trees or fence lines. Lantern lights are globe lights that are designed to be covered with a thin paper or canvas lantern to add some softness and style. Energy-saving features‌ LED bulbs use less electricity than incandescent bulbs, which both saves you money and lowers your carbon footprint. Solar-powered lights can function solely by the light of the sun, meaning they don’t require a plug and won’t add money to your electricity bill. These lights come with an included solar panel to charge during the…

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  • Home Improvement News

    Home Improvement Products To Make Your Space Feel New

    The kit comes with two cans cabinet paint, a roller arm, two roller covers, and an angled paint brush; it requires no stripping, priming, or top coat or sealer, and there’s no need to remove your cabinet doors. Promising review: “Amazing! Amazing! Amazing. Did take more than one coat though. My cabinets were bare wood and I still needed a couple of coats. (Five to be exact, but that was just me being extra.) My kitchen is medium-sized, not too big, and it only took up one can. But I still went over a couple more times just to get a nice coating. I also let it sit for some…

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  • Kitchen Decoration

    An interior designer living in a tiny NYC apartment showed us how she maximizes her space with storage hacks and DIY decor

    Chelsey Brown shared her design hacks and DIY projects that help her maximize space in her NYC studio apartment. Citychicdecor/Instagram Chelsey Brown turned a 520-square-foot studio apartment in NYC into a Parisian-inspired oasis. Brown used renter-friendly hacks, like removable wallpaper, to decorate her studio apartment. Brown shared with Insider her best tips for storing items and arranging furniture to maximize space. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Chelsey Brown is an interior decorator who lives in a 520-square-foot studio apartment in New York City, and she uses renter-friendly hacks to make her space feel larger. Brown helps people design small rental spaces. Brown, the author of “Rental Style” and founder…

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