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Weekend DIY: chic upcycled storage

Take a time out this weekend to create additional storage for your rental that’s chic and eco-friendly. If there is one thing urban apartment renters could use more of, it’s storage space. And we don’t mean a plethora of cardboard

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Holiday décor for the space challenged

Christmas is a time of presents, lovely decorations and joyous atmosphere. Don’t let the fact that you’re not living in a fancy mansion drag you down. You can still have your merry little Christmas in your small apartment, without spending

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To DIY or not to DIY? Know when to call a pro

Not all projects are for amateurs. Avoid unnecessary risks to yourself and the property by knowing when to call a professional. DIY channels and websites are hot right now. With materials and resources widely available, many renters are rolling up

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Get your Los apartment ready for Christmas

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in L.A. We may not get real snow but we surely know how to make up for it with tons of lights and glittering decorations. Wonderful events take over the city: glamorous

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5 Creative holiday card displays

Show off how much you’re loved with these creative holiday card holders. In the digital age, there is something special about getting holiday cards in the mail. That old school process of selecting (or making) a card, writing a cute

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Best snowman ever, snow or no snow

Okay, so we’ve been blessed with some great weather and terrific cityscape but snow is obviously a rarity around here. Unless you’re headed for Lake Tahoe, the chances of seeing giant snowflakes falling from the San Francisco sky are extremely

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How to avoid getting lost in clutter

There are some days when I’d sure love some extra help around the house. How’s a girl supposed to deal with all that cleaning, doing dishes and vacuuming when there’s so much fun beyond those apartment doors? Most of the

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DIY pillows add comfort to every space

Homemade decorative pillows bring a personalized, warm cozy feeling to every room in your home. Not to mention that these projects are fun to do on a lazy evening or weekend. Pillows: fluffy, stylish, cuddly, textured, warming. They do so

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