Unexpected Objects that Actually Became Awesome Tables

When you think about it, the idea of a table is really very simple. It’s a platform that you put things on. The only true requirement of a table is that it be a level surface that’s elevated at least a little ways off the floor. You can make a table out of practically anything — which is exactly what these creative folks did.


from http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/9-odd-things-you-really-didnt-think-could-become-tables-241131
from waaaay over here —> Unexpected Objects that Actually Became Awesome Tables
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Why You Should Invest in Vintage Art (On Any Budget) — Apartment Therapy Marketplace

Few things are more personal than art preference. Minimalists may be drawn to clean lines and graphic prints, while traditionalists will turn oil paintings into ornately framed masterpieces. But one thing that most people can probably agree on: no one wants to turn their walls into a cookie-cutter copycat of someone else’s.


from http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/why-you-should-be-investing-in-vintage-art-for-every-budget-243088
from waaaay over here —> Why You Should Invest in Vintage Art (On Any Budget) — Apartment Therapy Marketplace
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45 Minutes Well Spent If You Can’t Decide to Rent or Buy

If you lustfully dream about getting out of the rental game—to have creative control over your space or just to stop “throwing away money” every month—you’ve no doubt given some thought to whether it’s cheaper to rent or to buy where you live. It’s easy enough to search out a couple of listings on Zillow to give yourself a quick answer, but the truth is there are lots of unexpected financial effects to weigh—on both sides.


from http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/is-it-cheaper-to-rent-or-buy-these-videos-will-help-you-find-the-answer-242653
from waaaay over here —> 45 Minutes Well Spent If You Can’t Decide to Rent or Buy
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Today Only: Amazon Smile Purchases Give 5% to Charity

Giving back gets a boost today. Amazon announced that all Amazon Smile purchases will give a full 5% (that’s ten times more than average) to the charity of your choice.


from http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/today-only-amazon-smile-purchases-give-5-to-charity-243156
from waaaay over here —> Today Only: Amazon Smile Purchases Give 5% to Charity
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A Designer’s “Antique Modern” NYC Studio — House Tour

Name: Daniel Lubrano
Location: Gramercy Park — New York, NY
Size: Approx. 425 square feet
Years lived in: Owned 4 years

Daniel moved into this stylish New York apartment about four years ago. The studio is tiny — just shy of 430 square feet. But he makes his small home work by being purposeful with what he brings into his home. His stylish, space-saving DIY murphy bed helps, too!

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from http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/house-tour-a-designers-tiny-nyc-studio-with-the-best-murphy-bed-241459
from waaaay over here —> A Designer’s “Antique Modern” NYC Studio — House Tour
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Rachel’s Inspiration for a Bohemain Dream Backyard on a Budget — Renovation Diary

Name: Rachel Andersen
Type of Project: Backyard Patio Renovation
Location: Tulsa, OK
Type of building: Single-Family Ranch

The Renovation Diaries are a collaboration with our community in which we feature your step by step renovation progress and provide monetary support towards getting it done in style. See all of our Reno Diaries here.

Rachel bought her first house at the young age of 21, and works hard to make it a welcoming place for family and friends. Key to her dream is a stylish and functional backyard, filled with interesting textures, comfortable furniture, and multiple places to gather and lounge. Rachel shares her major inspiration for the outdoor space, and what she expects to spend on the project.


from http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/rachels-turning-her-backyard-into-a-bohemian-dream-on-a-budget-242637
from waaaay over here —> Rachel’s Inspiration for a Bohemain Dream Backyard on a Budget — Renovation Diary
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High & Low: An “Old Hollywood Meets Contemporary” Dining Room

(Image credit: Emily Henderson Design)

If you’re lucky enough to have the space for a formal dining area then we’ll all just be patiently waiting for our dinner party invite. Really though, if you have the space, large or small, it’s great to put the effort into making your dining area memorable because let’s face it, it’s not common these days that we have the time to stop and enjoy a meal together.


from http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/old-hollywood-meets-contemporary-dining-room-241423
from waaaay over here —> High & Low: An “Old Hollywood Meets Contemporary” Dining Room
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