a desk with some ‘giddy up’!

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design*sponge. hey there, just a heads up on a diy desk trend that’s affordable, and really functional. these sawhorse bases are an easy do it yo’ self, even for the crafty faint of heart — just add a table top surface like wood, or even glass and you’re good to go. if you need a place to start (or don’t trust your skills to carry that at home... 
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unexpected space saving spots.

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alvhem. i think i’m diving in and going to remodel my bathroom & back bedroom. eeek! yikes! it’s kind of a two-step process that i’ll be explaining more about later, but essentially we’ll be knocking out the wall between the tiny bathroom and the back bedroom to make a much larger bathroom — and the back bedroom will become a walk-in closet... 
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stairway to book heaven.

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my domaine. one of the things that makes me happiest about my new (well, now a year old!) house is the built-in bookcases we installed. i love books and i love displaying them for other people to enjoy. the only drawback is how tall my bookcases are since they reach my ceiling which at the highest pitch is about 13 feet tall. so i’m considering installing a library ladder... 
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zen and the art of cooking.

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remodelista. i’m working on some ideas to update my kitchen and i keep coming back to these very peaceful, zen-like spaces. there’s just something so soothing about the thought of cooking in a space like these — bringing in fresh herbs and produce from my garden (food is growing out there!), putting on some chill music and cooking great meals. i like the... 
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bohemian minimalist in madrid.

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this tranquil but very bohemian-feeling loft apartment is right up my alley. featured in architectural digest españa and designed by studio nimú it’s got a fresh, modern and minimalist look but certainly an artsy vibe, too. located in the Malasaña neighborhood of Madrid, Spain its exposed beamed ceilings paired with all those sunkissed whitewashed walls and pale pastels... 
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