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Make Your Home Smell Squeaky Clean

June 30, 2014

I love the smell of my apartment on Monday afternoons, after my cleaning lady has worked her magic. Gone is the scent of broccoli I cooked for last night’s dinner and the salmon dog treats that I regretted buying the moment their stench filled my kitchen. Until next Monday, I’m on my own. So I’ve decided…

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Lighting for Beginners

March 19, 2014

Putting the final touches on your home renovation? Set the proper tone for the big reveal. Here are some tips on how to design lighting to complement the mood and location of each room in your house. New York designer Billy Cotton describes his lighting style as practical, sculptural, and atmospheric. The décor master has…

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Make Your Home a Stress-Free Zone

March 08, 2014

Your home isn’t just a place to unwind at the end of a long day. It’s your sanctuary. “Home is what feeds us. It should be a place that promotes the best we can be,” says Christine Eisner, an Atlanta-based interior designer and author of “Comfort Living.” “Yet because we’re so focused on our jobs,…

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Styled Small: Organizing Chic Apartment Spaces

March 03, 2014

Micro living, a trend in which people are choosing compact residences over larger homes, is increasing nationwide. With micro-unit developments popping up in cities like New York, Boston and San Francisco, tiny living is abuzz. Many small-space dwellers credit downsizing with enhancing their lifestyles by allowing them to live closer to the places they love. Interior designer…

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