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Four Favorite Clothing Retailers that Sell Housewares

We all know the usual places to buy our housewares—from the large domestic merchandise retail stores to department stores to smaller kitchenware and home furnishing stores.  What many don’t know is some of your favorite trendy clothing stores also sell furniture and decorative and kitchen items. Not only are they as stylish as the clothes [...]

By | 2017-05-10T14:00:16+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Decorating Tips|Comments Off on Four Favorite Clothing Retailers that Sell Housewares

Get Your Apartment Valentines Day Ready

Valentines day is around the corner and love is in the air. Even if you’re not a big fan of the Hallmark holiday nor do you have a special someone in your life, it’s always nice to use an occasion to make your home extra lovely. You don’t have to go crazy with decorations that [...]

By | 2017-05-10T14:01:16+00:00 January 25th, 2016|Decorating Tips|Comments Off on Get Your Apartment Valentines Day Ready

Electronic Disposal Guide

Maybe you just moved in and decided you no longer need three televisions for your one-bedroom apartment or you’re upgrading your sound system and need to get rid of your old one. Either way, disposing of electronic waste isn’t as easy as putting it on the curbside. In fact, items such as laptops, fax machines, [...]

By | 2017-05-10T14:08:56+00:00 January 18th, 2016|Decorating Tips|Comments Off on Electronic Disposal Guide

Cookbooks Everyone Should Have

The aroma, the act and the result of cooking give us a sense of home and one that’s lived in. But not everyone knows how to go about preparing a meal and many feel as though their repertoire is limited or repetitive and thus become bored with the act. In come cookbooks, which inspire and [...]

By | 2017-05-10T14:09:41+00:00 January 11th, 2016|Decorating Tips|2 Comments

Post-holiday R&R

The holidays have been wonderful. Many of us saw family, friends, partied and rushed around to fulfill many duties. It’s a satisfying time for many but it could also be tiring. So now that it’s the calm after the storm, it’s time to recoup and catch up on some rest, giving us the energy we [...]

By | 2018-02-26T16:09:49+00:00 January 4th, 2016|Decorating Tips|Comments Off on Post-holiday R&R

New Year’s Home Resolution

With a new year comes fresh beginnings and a chance to redo it all over again.  Hopefully, we all have more insight, energy and excitement to make our apartments more comfortable, inviting and pretty. If you’re looking for inspiration, take a look at some of our home resolutions for 2016: De clutter De cluttering is [...]

By | 2018-02-28T10:57:30+00:00 December 28th, 2015|Decorating Tips|Comments Off on New Year’s Home Resolution

How to Throw a Kicking Housewarming Party

You have moved in and your new apartment’s views of the Manhattan skyline are nothing short of incredible. Now, you want to share it with your friends and loved ones and show them that you finally have a grown-up apartment. What’s the best way to do that? Put together a housewarming party. As daunting as [...]

By | 2018-02-26T14:57:39+00:00 December 21st, 2015|Decorating Tips|Comments Off on How to Throw a Kicking Housewarming Party

Air Purifying House Plants: A Guide

If you’ve just moved into your New York City apartment and are looking to add some greenery, consider ones houseplants purify your home’s air. That’s right, some plants filter air—NASA’s even conducted a study on various plants to see which ones are a good bet. Here’s a list of some of the heavy lifters:   [...]

By | 2018-02-26T15:30:01+00:00 December 14th, 2015|Decorating Tips|Comments Off on Air Purifying House Plants: A Guide

Christmas Decorations for the Smaller Space

“It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas”—well, not really. We haven’t had any snow and luckily it’s been a pretty mild autumn. But all the same one of our favorite holidays is on a not too distant horizon and many of us are excited to deck the hallways and get jolly. For countless urbanites [...]

By | 2018-02-26T15:23:46+00:00 December 10th, 2015|Decorating Tips|Comments Off on Christmas Decorations for the Smaller Space

Tips for Hosting Thanksgiving Dinner in an Apartment

Just because you moved to a small space in the city, doesn’t mean you can’t host Thanksgiving dinner at your place. If you’re staying around New York and want to have some people over in your new home fear not, we have some suggestions that should make your turkey holiday a special and a relatively [...]

By | 2018-02-26T15:48:41+00:00 November 9th, 2015|Decorating Tips|Comments Off on Tips for Hosting Thanksgiving Dinner in an Apartment