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How I’m Adding A Little Hygge At Home

Hygge: Jenny

Hygge (pronounced “Hue-gah”) is a Danish term that describes a imbuing your home— and life— with a warm, cozy feeling. Hygge was born out of a dire need to survive the boredom, darkness and chill of long winters, but it’s principles can help you keep your spirits up and survive the gloom of winter. Hygge has taken the internet by storm, and books like The Little Book of Hygge: Danish secrets to Happy Living are a guidebook for finding happiness in…

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7 Pretty Weather Apps To Make Winter More Tolerable

Beautiful Weather Apps

What is it about weather apps that inspires people, especially designers? It could be monsooning outside with a side of sleet and hail, but inside, I find myself gazing warmly at a beautifully considered weather display, and everything’s somehow better.  Weather apps are deceptively simple, but hard to master. You want to get in, find out how hot or cold it’s going to be, and get out. But how they display the information, along with humidity, forecasting, as well as multiple cities…

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My Favorite Apartment Therapy Posts That I Wrote In 2016

Smart Vacuums

Earlier this year, I started writing for one of my favorite online magazines, Apartment Therapy. Actually, “magazine” is a bit of an understatement— the site has become a behemoth destination for people in search of “real” home tours and practical guides to designing a home with style (and without fancy decorators and fancy budgets). I wanted to make sure you saw some of these posts because they’re helpful and full of good information (if I do say so myself). So…

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Carley’s 2016 Holiday Gift Picks: For Home

Pie:

It’s gift guide hump day… we’re almost through the week! (Did you see the gifts for her and gifts for dudes we put up on Monday and Tuesday?) Today, I’ve picked out some gifts that will fill your home with holiday cheer— the kind that comes from feeling like your systems work, you’re organized, and you’re ready to entertain (and cozy up with a Netflix movie). I SALIVATE over the Beoplay speaker below… it’s larger than it looks and makes…

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Cyber Monday Giveaway! Starry Station Touchscreen WiFi router

Starry Station Giveaway

As you gear up for Cyber Monday, I’m going throw one more incredible deal your way: $75 off Starry Station from November 24 through 29 (regularly priced at $299.99). You can get the deal at Starry.com, as well as Amazon, BestBuy.com (and in Best Buy stores) and B&H.com. Hailed as the “Rolls-Royce of routers” by Fast Company, Starry Station cuts through the insanity of trying to manage finicky WiFi at home. In addition to providing immediate access to a dual-band…

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Finally, 3D printing makes beautiful things

Othr: 3d printing

These may be the coolest sugar bowls I’ve ever seen. If you’re the kind of person who always needs to give the most unique wedding gift or outfit your workspace with design-forward decor not seen anywhere else (guilty!), you’re probably going to like this a lot. Launched in May of this year, during New York Design Week, OTHR is an online shop that uses new 3D printing technology in really beautiful, innovative ways, creating products made of steel, precious metals, and…

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