By Terri Williams, Tue, March 21, 2023
Photo by Karolina Grabowska on Pexels
Spring is the perfect time to thoroughly clean all of those areas you’ve neglected during the winter. There are plenty of great tools that can make this chore a lot easier. However, New Yorkers tend not to have a lot of space for storing cleaning tools. But no worries: we found some cool items that don’t take up a lot of space and can be easily stored.
By Lidia Ryan, Mon, February 27, 2023
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Living in the Big Apple often means living in a small apartment. Even the grandest townhomes and penthouses tend to be storage-challenged, and this inevitably leads to clutter, disorganization, and even some outside-the-box “hacks.” From turning a stack of suitcases into a nightstand to storing clothes in an oven, New Yorkers have to be creative when it comes to staying organized. We asked professional organizers about the best ways to tackle small spaces, the importance of decluttering, and practical renter-friendly tips.
Tips and tricks this way
By Terri Williams, Thu, February 23, 2023
Photo by Gaelle Marcel on Unsplash
Winters in New York City can be brutal, with even our notoriously hot, steam-heated apartments feeling uncomfortable during a cold snap. Thankfully, there are several ways to stay warm in your home, and we’ve researched the best products to keep you toasty during this frigid season. From thick throw blankets and cozy rugs to a towel warmer, these are the best items to keep you warm all winter long.
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By Terri Williams, Fri, February 3, 2023
Photo courtesy of Casper
Sleeping 7 to 8 hours each night can positively impact your mood, focus, and concentration levels, and also decrease the chances of developing high blood pressure, heart disease, and other health problems. The key to getting a good night’s sleep is creating the right environment to sleep comfortably and soundly. We rounded up the best bedding items of 2023 to help you get quality sleep and wake up refreshed each morning.
Sleep better, feel better
By Lidia Ryan, Tue, December 20, 2022
Photo by Chad Madden on Unsplash
Decorating your home is one of the joys of the holidays. But in New York City, most people don’t have room for a 10-foot Christmas tree or an elaborate display of lights. But that shouldn’t stop even studio dwellers from getting into the spirit! We spoke to interior designers to get some expert tips on how to decorate small spaces for the holidays.
Tips this way
By Lizzy Briskin, Mon, May 16, 2022
Photo courtesy of Thuma
If you’re outfitting a new bedroom or looking to upgrade your current set-up to something better for the environment, that’s also built to last, we’ve found the best products and companies for a sustainable–and chic–bedroom. Of course, when it comes to furniture, the most eco-friendly choice is to thrift or look for gently used pieces, rather than buying something brand-new. Check out Facebook Marketplace, a local antique shop, or even Craigslist for some great finds. And for everything else, including a stylish robe and comfortable bedding, these companies are committed to helping you do a little better for the planet while you catch some Zs.
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By Terri Williams, Tue, April 12, 2022
Photo by Kari Shea on Unsplash
A side table adds functionality and convenience, providing a great place to set drinks and food, eyeglasses, the remote, and other items. Some people use them for lamps, floral arrangements, photos, and other decor items. Others use a stylish side table as a design element, either as a cohesive piece that brings the other furniture in the room together or for a unique pop of color. If you have a small space, you may be limited in size. However, these 12 side tables ensure that you won’t be limited in style and function, while also not breaking the bank, with selected pieces ranging in price from $100 to $450.
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By Lizzy Briskin, Tue, March 15, 2022
Photo by Andrea Davis on Unsplash
If you’re outfitting a new kitchen in New York City, chances are you don’t have endless cubic feet of storage space or a Kardashian-style pantry to fill with every snack you crave. If you’re working with limited space but want to have the necessities to whip up an impressive meal for date night, we’ve rounded up the must-have kitchen products. Ahead, find the easy-to-store essentials that every NYC apartment kitchen needs, regardless of culinary skills or kitchen space.
All of the easy-to-store essentials this way
By Terri Williams, Mon, March 7, 2022
Photo by Grovemade on Unsplash
Whether you’re working from home a couple of days a week or spending the entirety of each workweek at home, you need to create the right environment to work efficiently. And since you’re at home, there’s no reason why you can’t also be comfortable – and choose items that you’d actually like to use. Ahead, find some of the WFH essentials you’ll need to create the perfect workspace.
Here’s what you need
By Terri Williams, Wed, February 23, 2022
The Harper Burrow Nomad Leather Ottoman from Burrow; Photo courtesy of Burrow
I love poufs and ottomans because they’re so versatile that they can be used for seating, serve as a footrest, and some can even provide storage. Poufs and ottomans are available in a variety of sizes and materials, making them ideal for living rooms, bedrooms, kids’ rooms, and nurseries–as well as on the patio. Below, find some of our favorite poufs and ottomans you can buy online.
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