7 Scary Cleaning Tasks You Always Avoid (and How to Take Them On) — Apartment Therapy Reader Month

November 1st, 2017

These cleaning tasks appear daunting to some people but you’ll feel good once you tackle them. This gives you tips for doing this with less stress and trepidation. You’ll enjoy having a cleaner environment once they’re done. Some areas just get dirtier than others and everyone seems to want to avoid those even though that just makes the problem worse.

7 Scary Cleaning Tasks You Always Avoid (and How to Take Them On) — Apartment Therapy Reader Month

Drafts No More: How To Add Weatherstripping to Your Doors — Apartment Therapy Tutorials

November 1st, 2017

When the weather turns to winter, weather can take away the warmth of your otherwise cozy home. Foam stripping added to doors can keep wind and weather at bay, and isn’t hard to install. For many with drafty older homes, this addition can be the make or break change that keeps the cold outside and the warmth in.

Drafts No More: How To Add Weatherstripping to Your Doors — Apartment Therapy Tutorials

From Hand-Me-Down Decor to Sophisticated, Family-Friendly Style (12 photos)

October 27th, 2017

Learn how a couple took their living quarters from drab to fab. Fresh wallcolor helps to add cleanliness to the room. Large artwork gives a focal point and gray furniture helps round out the room. Of course no room is complete without accessories. It all ties together for a cohesive pleasant design you will love.

From Hand-Me-Down Decor to Sophisticated, Family-Friendly Style (12 photos)

You Have to See This Minimalist Cat Furniture Right Meow

October 27th, 2017

Did you know your feline is a minimalist? Well evidently the fine people at Hiramatsu Woodwork did. See how happy your kitty will be reclining on posh couches and beds made just for them. Of course the items are designed for both the cat and the family that adores them. You can have you cat and style too.

You Have to See This Minimalist Cat Furniture Right Meow

10 Edible Greens to Plant Now (13 photos)

September 26th, 2017

Lettuce and chard are two veggies that you can plant in your garden and enjoy any time of the year. You can plant them inside or out and enjoy tastiness in the kitchen fresh from your garden. But, those are only two of many awesome greens you should grow. This articles offers 10 great edible greens to plant.

10 Edible Greens to Plant Now (13 photos)

Is Fungus the Building Material of the Future? This Pavilion Says Yes

September 26th, 2017

There’s a fungus amongus. It may sound crazy but yes these bricks formed of 100% organic fungi may be the next step in sustainable Construction. These brakes are affordable and durable they will be the future in developing nations. The science behind these brick shows that they simply just get stronger with time and will bring safety and shelter too many families in the future.

Key Takeaways:

  • Mycologists have transformed fungi into 100-percent organic and compostable bricks, and a company called Ecovative Design has mixed mycelium with agricultural waste to create a natural alternative to polystyrene and plastic packaging
  • Now, a group of Indian and Italian architects is demonstrating how mycelium can quickly fill in substrate within a wooden framework to create lightweight, recyclable structures perfect for short-term use as disaster shelters and temporary venues for public events.
  • Indian architecture studio Beetles 3.3 has collaborated with Yassin Arredia Design to create “Shell Mycelium,” an installation in a Fort Kochi courtyard in the Indian state of Kerala

“A company called Ecovative Design has mixed mycelium with agricultural waste to create a natural alternative to polystyrene and plastic packaging.”

https://dornob.com/is-fungus-the-building-material-of-the-future-this-pavilion-says-yes/

Key Trends We Spotted at Salone del Mobile 2017 in Milan (22 photos)

July 14th, 2017

When you are looking for the latest styles that are trending, you have to keep an open eye. See the amazing modern styles that we saw in Salone del Mobile in Milan. These styles are stylish with modern flair and are sure to be trending all around the world very soon!

Key Trends We Spotted at Salone del Mobile 2017 in Milan (22 photos)

New This Week: 3 Casual and Calm Modern Bedrooms (4 photos)

June 25th, 2017

Most people want their bedroom to be calm and relaxing. In those cases, decor that’s too precious or done-up doesn’t quite work. A more casual approach is a better fit. But that doesn’t mean you have to skimp on style. The following bedrooms show how a laid-back vibe can work with style.

New This Week: 3 Casual and Calm Modern Bedrooms (4 photos)

Shop Houzz: Reclaimed Wall Decor Under $75 (130 photos)

June 24th, 2017

Accenting your home with reclaimed wood can be intimidating at first. But when done right, it brings a feeling of warmth to rooms in a range of styles, from cottage to industrial. Shop this collection to bring the timeworn character of reclaimed wood to every room. Pieces of wood that are beautiful and very elegant.

Shop Houzz: Reclaimed Wall Decor Under $75 (130 photos)

Lush gardens hang from dramatic student housing proposed for Birmingham

June 24th, 2017

This student housing has something a lot don’t. It has gardens. They are hanging so it doesn’t use a lot of ground space. Gardening can teach students responsibility so is a very good thing for them to have. More places should try something like this. It would also provide fresh produce for the students to eat.

Lush gardens hang from dramatic student housing proposed for Birmingham