This Video Explains What Your Upstairs Neighbors Are Actually Doing

Ever wonder what the heck is going on in the apartment above you? We now have a hilarious confirmation that it’s exactly what we assumed! In a new parody video that’s gone viral, a couple explains what being an upstairs neighbor means to them. “It means we make sound,” the man says. (Truer words have... read more

Celebs Give Us a Peek of Their Closets!

Celebrity closets are often envy inducing, and we’re not just talking about the amazing wardrobes inside of them. We’re constantly Insta-browsing our favorite stars’ accounts, and compiled some of our favorite pics that show off the luxury spaces they keep their clothes, accessories, and shoes! (What we wouldn’t give to be even one pair of... read more

Target’s Home Style Expert Emily Henderson Talks Marriage, Fun & Family

A Day in the Life of Target Home Style Expert Emily Henderson with Her FamilyPhoto: Image courtesy of Stephanie Todaro
We asked interior designer Emily Henderson to share what matters most to her in life, and she welcomed us into her home. You've now been married for 8 years. What have you learned about maintaining a strong relationship? Do you have any advice for newlyweds? EH: There are the usuals: honesty, communications, respect,... read more

Should You Start Saving Now to Buy a Home?

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A place to live doesn’t come cheap, especially if you want to set yourself up in or near a popular urban area. (Translation: You'll spend some serious dollar bills.) It can be one of the biggest expenses in your life. Go after what you want, but think ahead about how much you’ll need to... read more

Cool Couple: Going Yard’s Chris & Peyton Lambton on Love, Life and Home

Chris and Peyton LambtonPhoto: Courtesy of Chris and Peyton Lambton
You've seen him on Yard Crashers, and have watched both of them on Going Yard, turning challenged outdoor spaces into entertaining oases. And you probably remember when Chris Lambton and Peyton Wright were on The Bachelor and The Bachelorette. But this now-married pair met in a sweet old-fashioned way through a mutual friend. It's... read more

15 Minutes with the Founders of Décor Aid (Plus, an Office Tour!)

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When two finance guys decided that interior design should be accessible (and affordable) to everyone, no matter the budget, they dreamed up Décor Aid. Using technology to bring interior designers to the people, Sean Juneja and Markus Weber, created a platform that eliminates the middleman and mark ups, meaning quality design at a... read more

The Easiest Way to Clean a Sooty Fireplace With Household Items

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It’s time to make your fireplace pretty for your fall decorations and since oily soot can build up over time, your brick will start to look dingy. We sought out the expert advice from Porch.com’s editor, Anne Reagan, for her tips on how to use household items to clean up that mess—not to...

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Personalize This Simple Clamp Lamp for a Homey Bright Spot

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Lighten up! Your home that is. Dreary weather means less sunlight but with this simple tweak to an inexpensive clamp lamp (Read: make it any color you like!), you'll have a personalized lighting addition to your home office or favorite reading nook.

What You'll Need:

One Incandescent Clamp Light with an aluminum shade... read more

Basic Training: Ridiculously Easy (and Natural!) Ways to Deodorize Your Home


I’m going to take a wild guess and say that you want don’t want to live in a home that’s anything less than fresh. Since I’m always on the hunt for new and natural ways to treat my space, here are my five super simple tricks to get your place smelling fresher than your neighbor’s.

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Trend Alert: Stunning 2015 Bedroom Paint Projections

Everyone should sleep in style, so I sought out some paint experts for their 2015 bedroom color projections. Hint: There's a lot of gray involved! Here are your best bets for the upcoming year. The Calm Look: "It's important to create a peaceful space for the bedroom. I like Don't Touch My Tutu! (it's from... read more