NYC apartment decorating ideas
29Sep

When I first started looking for apartments in Brooklyn I had a wildly unrealistic wish list that I countered with low expectations. Everyone wants a completely updated apartment, with some history or interesting features and plenty of space. That is what I wanted. What I expected was an apartment…

Some Tips that Should Help You Understand How to Live Like a King
24Sep

Our economy may be trending upwards (depending on who you talk to) but people are still enduring some very hard times. And when money is tight people end up making sacrifices that they may not have otherwise made. Going through these times where a family member has been laid…

22Sep

Searching for a new apartment in New York that fits all of your criteria and is within your budget can feel a bit like you are trying to hunt down the Holy Grail. It is a nearly impossible quest that may feel as though it will inevitably end up…

An Intro to Organization: Organization 101
20Sep

To be completely honest, nothing drives me crazier (not-in-a-good-way) than messy and cluttered countertops. The only exceptions being when books are not organized alphabetically by author or when pictures are off kilter. I may have a bit of a problem… But, the good part about being an extremely organized…

19Sep

If you have ever lived in New York you probably understand the issues associated with an extremely small living space; cluttered living conditions, not enough places to put your belongings, no access to natural light, the list is pretty much endless. And as more and more people plan to…

17Sep

A majority of our recent interior design blogs have focused mainly on those people who are currently buying, or are in the market for a home. Which, we realized, left out any of our readers who may not own their homes. Home ownership in New York is fairly rare…

15Sep

Congratulations! You have just made one of the biggest (and most stressful) moves of your life. The boxes are all in your new home, the keys are in your hand and now you have a home that is a blank state. One that you can make entirely your own…

unused space
13Sep

Awkward layouts and a small budget can leave your home feeling a little empty. All of that unused space could become a storage area for those unpacked boxes (from the move that happened over a year ago) or a space where the new puppy decides to leave you ‘presents.’…

decorating your home
12Sep

Whether you are looking to sell your home, entertain or just keep your home organized, no one should underestimate the importance of a well-designed and well organized entryway. Not only is it the first impression potential buyers and guests will have of your home it will also serve as…

window treatment
10Sep

Transforming your home into a place that feels like ‘home’ can be an expensive undertaking. With kitchen remodels, a new couch and maybe installing built ins you are looking at a couple thousand dollars in renovations (which can take years). There are quicker fixes, like repainting and using mirrors…