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No More Boring Flatware

By | 2017-05-10T13:48:42+00:00 May 23rd, 2016|Decorating Tips|

Gone are the times of boring flatware. Gold, black, enamel and other interesting combinations have hit the market and we’re not talking the old-fashioned kind. These unique forks and knives are contemporary and cool—the perfect style to adorn your New York City apartment and make your friends ooh and aah. Here are four we like [...]

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Six Ways to Keep a Clean Kitchen

By | 2017-05-10T13:49:39+00:00 May 16th, 2016|Decorating Tips|

Kitchens are messy places. Not only do we constantly use these rooms but the substances we’re dealing with can easily cause a mess—think of the last time you baked a cake or made spaghetti sauce. But it’s not too hard to keep that kitchen looking clean and lucky for you we have some simple rules [...]

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Cozying up the Bedroom

By | 2017-05-10T13:50:38+00:00 May 9th, 2016|Decorating Tips|

When we move into a new home, we often neglect the bedroom. While we’ll spend countless days decorating and styling the living quarters, our sleeping quarters stay stark and unadorned—sometimes for months and even years. But it’s so easy to make a bedroom cozy and here are some ways you can do so without investing [...]

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Day Trip: Dia Beacon

By | 2017-05-10T13:51:05+00:00 May 2nd, 2016|NYC Tips|

Among the things we love are art and getting out of New York City. What better way to do both these things than to visit Dia: Beacon, a mostly naturally lit museum on the banks of the Hudson River? The lovely space—once a Nabisco factory—houses art from the 1960’s onward with special exhibits. But a [...]

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Five New York Things to Do This Spring

By | 2017-05-10T13:53:03+00:00 April 18th, 2016|NYC Tips|

Spring is here and you’re in one of the greatest cities in the world. There are things you’ve been meaning to do but just never got around to them. It’s time to make a list and check those items off. As a starting point, here are five activities we recommend to New Yorkers, especially when [...]

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Spring Gardening Calendar

By | 2017-05-10T13:54:11+00:00 April 18th, 2016|Decorating Tips|

If you’re lucky enough to have a small balcony or outdoor space in New York, you’re probably planning to plant a few things this spring. But being that this is your first time with such a luxury or have previously not had the best luck, you’re slightly confused about how to approach this hobby. Here’s [...]

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Four Quirky New York City Museums to Visit

By | 2017-05-10T13:54:39+00:00 April 11th, 2016|NYC Tips|

There are more than 80 museums in our great city of New York and whether you just moved here or have been a resident for a while, you know the popular ones to visit—The Museum of Modern Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Natural History and The Whitney Museum of American Art. [...]

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Five New York Springtime Activities

By | 2017-05-10T13:55:13+00:00 April 4th, 2016|NYC Tips|

It’s finally happened, spring is here and if you just moved to New York, you’re in luck because it’s our city’s loveliest season, at least to us.  From dining alfresco to sitting on rooftops, there are tons of ways to enjoy the sunshine and hints of warmth in the light breeze. But there are also [...]

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Five Stylish Black and White Rugs

By | 2017-05-10T13:55:41+00:00 March 28th, 2016|Decorating Tips|

There’s something about black and white pattered rugs that’s classic and contemporary at the same time. You can use them with pretty much any style of furniture and color palette—they are the ultimate of versatility. There are so many choices and price points available that it’s dizzying. If you just moved into a new home [...]

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Five Shade-happy Houseplants

By | 2017-05-10T13:56:07+00:00 March 21st, 2016|Decorating Tips|

You finally moved into an apartment you love. It’s close to the subway, a block from several eating establishments that you adore and boasts the kind of square footage that makes your friends envious. But (and there’s always a but) it doesn’t face south or west—meaning you don’t get a lot of direct sunlight and [...]

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