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The Best Things To Buy At The Dollar Store

You may be wasting money on the things you’ve bought at the department stores, or name-brand stores on many of the same things you can buy at the dollar store. Many of the items found at the dollar store are often overlooked, mistaken for being cheap, and not well made. This may be true for […]

Greenpoint Fish & Lobster Co.

Greenpoint Fish & Lobster Co.

I’ve called Greenpoint, Brooklyn home for the better part of a decade. This is the neighborhood that welcomed me into Brooklyn 11 years ago and continues to be the only place I feel truly at home in this big, bustling city. For all the wonderful parts of Greenpoint (trees, parks, amazing Polish food and great […]

3 Awesome Ways To Makeover 1 Cabinet

3 Awesome Ways To Makeover 1 Cabinet

Keeping up with the latest trends in design can often be overwhelming, especially when you’re pinching pennies, your budget too tight for the occasional furniture splurge. Working on a budget, however, doesn’t mean you have to forgo style — especially if you’re feeling crafty. To prove our point, we teamed up with our pals over at […]

12 Tips For Having House Guests

12 Tips For Having House Guests

Sure, having friends and family come to visit from out of town can be a treat, but it can also be incredibly stressful if you aren’t fully prepared for house guests. Whether you are fortunate enough to have a vacant room dedicated to out-of-towners or are only able to offer an air mattress in a common area of your home, check […]

Biz Ladies Profile: Nicole Shariat Farb of Darby Smart

Biz Ladies Profile: Nicole Shariat Farb of Darby Smart

When she noticed a gap in the DIY market, Nicole Shariat Farb decided to take matters into her own hands. Nicole was tired of trying to piece together all of the tools and resources needed for a single DIY project. She thought that there was an opportunity to create  DIY kits that come straight to […]

NEW: San Francisco Social Media Workshop July 31st!

NEW: San Francisco Social Media Workshop July 31st!

After last week’s Social Media Workshop in Brooklyn sold out, I got some very sweet requests for classes on the West Coast. My goal has always been to turn this into part of a larger online curriculum series (which will happen this fall!), but all of the sudden it dawned on me- I’m going to […]

10 Beautiful Homes in France

10 Beautiful Homes in France

Since our resident ex-pat, Anne Ditmeyer, gave us her insider tour of Paris today, I decided it would be the perfect time to look over some of my favorite French homes, from Paris to the countryside. Whether it’s the beautiful views, gorgeous detailing or their effortlessly chic minimalism, French homes je ne sais quoi. Click […]

24 Hours in Paris with Anne Ditmeyer of Pret a Voyager

24 Hours in Paris with Anne Ditmeyer of Pret a Voyager

My head starts to spin when thinking about how I would spend a single day in one of the dreamiest cities in the world, but when we posed the task to DS contributor and five year Parisian resident, Anne S. Ditmeyer, she managed to outline  a lovely day indeed. Anne founded her blog, Prêt à Voyager, in 2007 to explore […]

A Summer Sandbox for Arden

A Summer Sandbox for Arden

We’ve had this sandbox for Arden for a little while and we’ve finally set it up. I love this sandbox for a few reasons. One: I love that it’s made from wood. The finish on our’s is different than pictured below, it actually matches our patio furniture almost perfectly. Second, the cover folds up and […]

15 Flora & Fauna Wallpapers

15 Flora & Fauna Wallpapers

I was so inspired by the Auduban Society app I downloaded last week that I decided to connect my life of the great outdoors with my love of design. All of the gorgeous wildflowers and birds that surround our homes can serve as decoration (in print form of course) inside, too. So if you can’t […]