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Natural Egg Dye

Natural Easter Egg Dye

This time of year the grocery and department stores are awash with pungent chemical Easter Egg dyes that are bright, uniform, and prepare quickly; but it’s important to know that those dyes are not the only way the gave a pastel embellished holiday to your little-ones.   Natural Easter Egg Dyes are easy to prepare, […]

By  John Brown
| Filed Under: Apartment DIY,Easter,Holidays
Featured Terrarium

5 Ideas For Home Terrariums

If you haven’t noticed, I love gardens… and home terrariums, and planter boxes, wall gardens, flower bouquets… really anything that has to do with plants. I’ve been wanting to put together a nice indoor terrarium in my bathroom for awhile which is what prompted this article on ideas for home terrariums. I will be sure to […]

By  John Brown
| Filed Under: Apartment Interiors,Bathroom,Indoor Garden
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How I saved $6000 on rent in San Francisco

Having a roommate in San Francisco is hardly news worthy; even multiple people living in one room isn’t that out of the ordinary for what’s considered the most expensive city in America.   But my troubles weren’t about money, and I wasn’t searching for the elusive cheap-near-MUNI-good-neighborhood-rent-controlled-unicorn apartment – in fact I had my own studio and […]

By  John Brown
| Filed Under: Apartment DIY,Apartment Interiors,Tips & Tricks
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MIT and Form Changing Furniture

The implications of shape shifting furniture is so immense I can hardly contain my excitement. MIT has taken dual purpose furniture to the next level with their Transform concept, i’m really excited to see this idea come to fruition. Besides tables that can form into a bowl, if this tech. was built into couches, chairs, and […]

By  John Brown
| Filed Under: Apartment Interiors,News,Technology
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Damn Sexy Apartments You Will Fall In Love With

  Let’s face it, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and love is on your mind. You’re in the mood for something that will make your heart palpitate. Well, we’ve lined up the hottest Apartments in Chicago that you can actually afford to get into; ones you can really fall in love with. Our […]

By  John Brown
| Filed Under: Apartment Spotlight
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How to Make a Small Apartment SEEM Bigger

Sometimes you don’t need much space. Other times you can’t afford much space. And then there are times you’ve outgrown your current space, and you still have to live there. Whatever your reasons for a small apartment, you may be feeling claustrophobic. No worries! You can make a small space feel bigger with some tips […]

By  John Brown
| Filed Under: Decorating

Synchronicity on Moving Day: A Labor of Love

  Are you planning to relocate from one living space to another sometime soon? Moving can be a daunting task for anyone—there are mountains of matters to mull over, and tons of tasks to tackle in order to ensure an organized, efficient transition. With so many details to consider—location, size, cost, schools, and neighborhood conveniences, […]

By  John Brown
| Filed Under: Moving