10 Affordable Finds From IKEA You Didn’t Know You Needed


We all know IKEA is basically a magical Scandinavian wonderland full of entertainingly-named, reasonably-priced stuff to spruce up your house, and if you don’t find what you’re looking for you can always find solace in a cinnamon roll on your way out the door. But IKEA can be overwhelming just because of the sheer amount […]

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DIY Leopard Print Gold Leaf Tray by A Creative Day

DIY leopard print gold leaf tray

Beautiful do-it-yourself projects that are so simple I wonder why I never thought of them always catch my eye. This DIY Leopard Print Gold Leaf Tray by A Creative Day is one such DIY. All you need to make this project at home is a gold leaf pen, a little creative flair and a tray that is […]

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DIY Confetti Tumblers by Radical Possibility

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Stores like Anthropologie make me wish I had an unlimited home decor budget (as opposed to the reality that buying even one item there could break my budget). Lots of DIY’s claim to replicate items from the store, but leave me wondering who do you really think you’re fooling? Either the look of the final […]

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How to Iron Like a Pro!

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Depending on your personality, ironing is either a relaxing task or annoying chore. I’m the kind of person who thinks that if you’re going to do something you might as well do it right, so even though I tend to feel like it’s an annoying chore, I’ve taken the time to learn some of the […]

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What We’re Loving Right Now: Constellation Glassware by The UncommonGreen

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I wouldn’t really call myself an avid lover of astrology, but there is just something about space and astrology themed home goods that really gets me excited. Perhaps it’s because I think it’ll make me seem fancier than I am, or just a degree smarter than the average person. Whatever the reason behind it, when […]

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DIY Crepe Paper Flowers by Let’s Do Something Crafty

DIY Crepe Paper Flowers by Let's Do Something Crafty

Spring is in full bloom, but for those of us with allergies it can be hard to enjoy the beauty of flowers when it means sneezing, wheezing and itchy eyes are an added bonus. But rejoice, my flora deprived friends, we found a DIY that will let you add a touch of color to your […]

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TDQ’s Guide to Easy Spring Cleaning

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It’s almost time to put away your long underwear, ladies and gents. In just a few short weeks, spring will have sprung! Bring in the warm weather the right way and give yourself a fresh start to the new season by doing some spring cleaning. Trust me, I know, cleaning is just not all that […]

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An Open Letter to Homegoods

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Dear Homegoods, I hate you. I’m kidding; I can’t hate you. I love you. I love you almost as much as I love Target. You’re a really close second. You might even jump into first soon because every time I visit you, I find something else that I just NEED to own. Browsing your aisles […]

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How to Deal with Difficult Roommates

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Roommates are always a kind of scary prospect most of us face in life. Maybe you’ve never had roommates or have had bad experiences in the past, but moving into a new place is a fresh start with different people. Here are a few pieces of advice to follow when you begin your new journey […]

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My First Time Moving to a New City (and Then Moving Back Home)

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Out of excitement and the need to ensure that it was actually happening, I packed my bags a month early. I was moving to Oxford, England after a lifetime of he-said-she-said over frozen yogurt in sunny, suburban California. Steeped in four generations of local history, my big dreams transcended the railroad town limits. Don’t get […]

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Quirky Item of the Week: Shark Sleeping Bag by Chumbuddy

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You’re never too old for sleepovers, you guys. Whoever said you are is a big fat liar or has never experienced a good sleepover. When I was a kid, my favorite part of a sleepover was snuggling up in my little cocoon (AKA sleeping bag) as my friends and I were laid out in almost […]

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Featured DIY: Marbled Mugs with Nail Polish by DIY Candy

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Alright ladies and gents. Marbled-anything is a popular trend right now; who’s with me? I’ve seen marbled shoe prints, marbled phone cases and marbled laptop cases! Now what if you could bring the marbled look to an item that holds one of our favorite things…COFFEE! Best thing about it? It’ll cost you less than $5.

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Quirky Item of the Week: ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ Cuckoo Clock

Quirky Item of the Week: 'The Nightmare Before Christmas' Cuckoo Clock

When I first saw The Nightmare Before Christmas as a kid, it terrified me. Thankfully, I’ve gotten over that fear, and now, the movie is one of my favorites. I’m sure all you fellow The Nightmare Before Christmas fans have heard about the new memorabilia at Hot Topic, but Bradford Exchange has something unique you […]

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Quirky Item of the Week: RoboMustache

Quirky Item of the Week: RoboMustache

If you are easily derailed and excited by cuteness, this warning is for you. Proceed with caution, because what you are about to witness is by far the cutest thing in the world.

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