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This Perfectly Mismatched IKEA Dining Set Is Our Holiday Everything

It’s no secret that we’re kinda-sorta-majorly obsessed with IKEA. And who can blame us? That furniture, that flatware, those meatballs… (*wipes drool off face*). This holiday season, why not celebrate by giving your dining experience a fun and festive refresh? ODGER The ODGER chair has everything we love rolled into one piece of furniture. A classic, mid-century modern design with a contemporary twist. If you want to make a statement without trying too hard, then this chair will do it.  EKEDALEN There’s a reason why the EKEDALEN table is a top-seller: it’s sleek, functional, and easy. With a simple adjustment, a single person can extend the table and seat eight people – perfect for your holiday brunch or dinner. FÄRGKLAR Pale pink is having a moment and we hope it never ends. So what could be better than a 24-piece dinnerware set in soft, matte pink? Dinner just got way prettier.   TILLAGD Is it possible to drool over flatware? This 20-piece flatware set will make any table setting look über sophisticated.  TILLSTÄLLNING Metallic gold isn’t just …

Dramatic Christmas Decoration

Christmas Tree Decoration Inspo For Every Personality

It’s officially December, which means it’s time to start decorating your Christmas tree. Just like snowflakes, every tree is unique – why not make yours a reflection of your personality?  Dramatic Do you love watching soap operas and slamming doors? How about tossing a martini in an ex’s face? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then a dramatically decorated tree might be right for you.  Understated If you’re a believer that less is more, then an understated Christmas tree might be the decorating route for you. Pick a beautiful pine, fir, or spruce tree and add strategically selected decorations to enhance your tree’s natural beauty. Pretty in Pink If you like making a singular, soft statement, then pastel pink is a winner. It’s a delicate yet bold color that’s sure to have a “wow” factor. Heavy Metal Are you a rock n’ roller who also loves snuggling on the couch with a cuddly blanket? Then gold and silver metallic tones are the way to go. Extravagant Do you think bigger and bolder …

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Treat Yo’ Home

Like most relationships, it’s easy to take your home for granted, which is precisely why it deserves some good, ol’ fashioned TLC this fall.  We thought it’d be fun to take some of the best love advice and apply it to your home upkeep. After all, houses have feelings too, right?  1.  Make time to talk… about yard work.  Fall brings so much to discuss: snuggly sweater weather, delicious pumpkin lattes and uber pretty foliage. Foliage is beautiful while it lasts, but once the leaves start falling (it’s called fall for a reason), they need to be removed. Ugh. Clearing leaves can be pretty time consuming, but it’s a super important part of maintaining a healthy yard (consider outsourcing if you literally can’t even). A buildup of leaves can block all the things your grass needs to grow: sunlight, airflow, water and nutrients. Kind of like a facial for your yard. 2. Share gratitude and appreciation… for organization.  Staying organized gives much to appreciate, including a decluttered home, increased productivity and reduced stress. The incomparable …

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Keeping Cool While Staying Green

Summer has always been synonymous with fun – and what’s not to love? Beaches? Fun. Popsicles? Mega fun. Scorching heat and high electric bills? Um… not so much.  If you’re in need of some respite from the heat, check out these tips to help you keep cool, while also lowering your carbon footprint.  Blackout Curtains The genius who invented blackout curtains probably deserves a Nobel prize. Or, at the very least, a high five. Not only do blackout curtains improve your sleep by reducing sunlight, they also do what regular curtains can’t: keep heat out during the summer and trap heat in during the winter. Better yet, they can even reduce your electric footprint significantly – some reports say up to 25% – which makes this tip a no-brainer. If you don’t feel like installing curtains (because let’s face it, who does?), a Tasker can do the job for you, while you sip a deliciously refreshing summer beverage.  Insulation When the Little Prince wisely said, “what is essential is invisible to the eye,” I’m pretty …

12 Spring Cleaning Tasks For Your Outdoor Space

Spring is in the air, which means it’s time to brush the literal cobwebs off your outdoor spaces. If you need help, you’ve come to the right place! Here are the top 12 spring cleaning tasks to get your outdoor space ready for max chillaxing.  For ongoing tasks like yard or garden maintenance, have your Tasker leave the task open so you can chat with them whenever you’re ready for them to come back–or set the task to repeat when you book.  Don’t see the task you need done on the list? Search now for what you need done!

Tips To Make Your Yard More “Green”

Most homeowners are surprised to learn that the products and practices they use to maintain their yards can negatively impact the health of the soil, surrounding plants, animals, and people nearby. The same way using non-toxic cleaning products in your home can make a difference, there are steps you can take outside your home to “go green”. Here are a few tips to make your yard more sustainable.  Use Water Responsibly We’re lucky: we turn on a hose or sprinklers, and water comes out. But becoming conscious of how much water it takes to maintain your yard is a major step toward more sustainable gardening. Here are some ways to reduce your water usage: Reduce frequency of watering: Whenever you do decide to water your grass or garden, make sure the water goes deep into the soil. Shallow watering leads to shallow root growth. This makes your lawn susceptible to drought and insect problems.  Xeriscape: This is the process of gardening or landscaping that uses minimal water. You can xeriscape by using rocks where possible …

New year, new home: simple organization tips for your playroom

If you’re a parent then you know that keeping a kids playroom clean, let alone organized, is a tall order. In fact, this might be the one room in your home that you find yourself constantly cleaning or just closing the door when you can’t face the mess. That’s why we pulled together four quick and easy steps to help you get this room organized and help keep it that way.  See part 4 of our new year, new home organization guide, home office, here. If one thing is true about kids and toys, it’s that kids get bored and grow out of their toys as quickly as they do their clothes. So before doing anything, go through toys and other items to see what’s broken, no longer age appropriate, or just collecting dust. Once you’ve gone through everything it’s time to decide what is staying and what can either be donated or thrown away. Separate the items into piles and be sure to put all the toys that will be donated into bags or …