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An old friend is back in town and her name is Agony…Design Agony

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This time, we are planning for her to embark on a more permanent residency both on Instagram and here on the blog. If you follow Emily on Instagram, she started answering followers’ design agony questions on stories. It’s been awesome and so far you guys are really into which we love. One of the aspects all of you responded to was getting real product resources. I mean, who doesn’t love that?! So for today’s post, we thought we would recap some of the more product-focused agonies that Em has already tackled but with even more resources. PLUS, so there is...

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An old friend is back in town and her name is Agony…Design Agony

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This time, we are planning for her to embark on a more permanent residency both on Instagram and here on the blog. If you follow Emily on Instagram, she started answering followers’ design agony questions on stories. It’s been awesome and so far you guys are really into which we love. One of the aspects all of you responded to was getting real product resources. I mean, who doesn’t love that?! So for today’s post, we thought we would recap some of the more product-focused agonies that Em has already tackled but with even more resources. PLUS, so there is...

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20 Hardworking Storage Essentials for Every Room in Your Tiny Apartment

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You don’t have to get rid of a bunch of stuff in order to squeeze all the things you love into your studio apartment (although a thorough deep-clean never hurt anyone). Living small is all about scale—picking items that are proportional to your home and making sure each one is working overtime. Think: coffee tables with concealed storage, invisible floating bookshelves, and under-the-sink racks. Not sure where to start? Here, we break down the best organization solutions for every room.  For the Bathroom Porcelain Toothbrush Stand, Muji ($4.30) InterDesign Med+ Bathroom Medicine Cabinet Organizer, Amazon ($8.49) Wire Fixed Shower Caddy,...

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How to Put a Cool Spin on This Hardware Store Classic

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photography by studio home Look past the pile of bikes, bins overflowing with soccer balls, and dusty moving boxes in your garage and you’ll find that the thing holding all your tools is brimming with design opportunities. That diamond in the rough is also called a pegboard.  This handy hardware store classic where hammers and screwdrivers usually hang can work storage wonders elsewhere in your home. Don’t be stumped by its simplicity: The system of pegs and holes is a blank canvas for your creativity. Plop a shelf between two dowels and suddenly you’ve got a spot for a plant...

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