It’s always such a thrill when a package arrives at your front door, even if you know what’s inside. So, what if you and your partner sent your faves a basket filled with goodies for Halloween? Of course, you may not have any boo basket ideas for couples right now, and that’s where we come in.
After scouring the Internet for the best products, we came up with a ton of boo basket ideas — each of which comes with its own theme. Some of these baskets will treat your friend and their partner to an at-home date night. Others will get their beloved pet involved in the holiday festivities.
Be warned: Once you put the basket together, you may want to just keep it for yourselves and enjoy the bags of peanut butter cups and matching sweaters in the comfort of your own home. But, it’ll be so much
Your Home magazine presents some of the latest trends, ideas, and projects, to help stretch your ideas on what’s possible around your own home. As if getting your head around the trendiest colours and design ideas isn’t enough to spark your interest, you can also get out the hammer and make a hen house out of old pallets, or a glider box for those friendly possums that visit now and again. We take a look at architect Michael Moloney’s take on his Kyneton house build, and give you an insider’s view of what the clients asked for and how the innovative design answered their brief. You can also learn how to make a brew for the garden bugs – earwigs we’re on to you lot – and how to recognise the difference between a crane fly and a mosquito and act accordingly. Then after all that activity,
The kitchen’s reign as the heart of the home has gone on long enough. This year, it’s time to reclaim your family room—or living room, den or whatever you call the space where your sofa and coziest armchair reside—as the ultimate hangout. Whether you’re looking for a quick refresh or a total overhaul, we’ve got the inspo you need. These family room decorating ideas run the gamut, with options for every skill level and style.
You should feel totally comfortable living in your living room, which is why Maydan Architects did some strategic splurging when designing this San Francisco home. “We selected a fabric for the sofa that can be cleaned easily. The floors are porcelain ceramic, which is almost indestructible and looks particularly elegant,” says founder and principal Mary Maydan. “By using high-end materials that are easy to clean and have excellent durability, we created a home with an … Read More
Looking for minimalist bathroom ideas? Are you yearning for a clutter free, sleek lined bathroom that sparks joy? Aren’t we all. To successfully create it though, you need to be happy to have less (or to hide your clutter), as bits and bobs lying about does not make for a pared-back modern bathroom. So first things first, it’s time for a clear-out and let these five fabulous looks be your motivation. You’ve got this, we believe you can achieve the minimalist bathroom of your dreams…
How gorgeous is this bathroom? Not only is it minimal, but it shows you how to create this look when space is tight. The mini bath is a great shape and it looks perfect sitting on the large marble floor tiles
Participating in community service is one of the most rewarding things you can do. No matter your age, giving back can help you build friendships, develop new skills, and increase life satisfaction — all while making the world a better place. It’s no wonder that in a Good Housekeeping poll of over 4,000 people, 19% of respondents said they typically volunteer once a month and another 19% said they volunteer even more than that.
Ahead, we’ve found the most impactful community service ideas for volunteers of all ages. Remember: these ideas are meant to be general. If one speaks to you, think of ways you can personalize it toward your interests and expertise. Don’t be afraid to think big either. While you could totally pick up litter at the beach by yourself, you’d cover a lot more land if you
The world of kitchens seems to produce ceaseless innovation. Amelia Thorpe picks out some of the latest looks and cleverest new ideas.
Elk Kitchens doing it differently
Architects George Gardner and Peter Foulk have set up ELK, producing bespoke kitchens that feature their own patent-pending storage solutions, which are designed to ensure that all cupboard and shelf space is used to the maximum. These include their striking, triangular-shaped V-drawers, intended as ‘function centres’, with contents visible and accessible.
‘Unlike most kitchens, which are built from boxes, ELK’s designs are based on a framework, which frees the designers from standard restrictions and uses less than 50% of the material of a conventional kitchen,’ explains Mr Gardner. Each kitchen is constructed at ELK’s workshop in Hampshire, using responsibly sourced timber engineered to produce a stable framework, often using light and dark woods for contrast and to highlight the unusual shape of the
There’s more to kitchen organization than stowing items away behind closed cabinet doors, clearing the countertop of bulky appliances, or divvying up your utensils into little dividers. As much as we love magnetic knife racks, labeled spice jars, and lazy Susans, these products aren’t necessarily a guarantee that your kitchen will be hardworking.
If you really want to set your space up for success, you’ll have to look beyond the cupboards into all the nooks and crannies where clutter tends to gather: the pantry shelves, the back of the sink base cabinet, the corner of the island. Keeping this holistic view in mind, we gathered 12 ideas that make for a truly clutter-free kitchen.
There is a designated spot for every single item in Sarah Sherman Samuel’s walk-in pantry. The designer set the dimensions of the shelves
There are many ways to enhance your walls and give it a character instead of keeping it plain and boring. Wall stickers are one of the easiest ways to spruce up your room. Not only are there numerous designs options when it comes to wall stickers, they are also easy to put on and take off, perfect if you live in a rental apartment.
Here are some fun ways to add a unique touch to your walls.
For your work station: Your work station and your desk is where you spend most part of your day. Hence, it is important that you feel motivated and inspired to bring out your best efforts.
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