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The Living Staff’s New Year’s Resolutions

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We are midway through January, are your New Year’s resolutions still in place? We’re all in this together—check out some of the Living editors’ resolutions below… Many of us want to stay organized in 2014—including finding a space for all those shoes! Another mess to tackle: the dreaded junk mail pile. (Photo: Ryan Liebe) Living‘s [...]

Our Finds: Cool Calendars

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Staying on top of constantly evolving commitments can be tough, but the unusual formats of these over-the-top calendars make it hard to forget your schedule. Here’s to staying organized in 2014! A big monthly planner has more than enough room to fit your to-do lists. This luggage tag wall calendar will keep you on track. After each [...]

The Best Holiday Scents

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The sugary scent of grandma’s cookies, the brisk pine needles of evergreens, the toasty scent of crackling wood in the fire—they all make up our favorites. Nothing says Christmas quite like those iconic holiday smells. Being in the city this holiday season has presented some olfactory problems for me. My apartment doesn’t have a fireplace, [...]

6 Wine Night Accessories Under $50

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With the holidays fast approaching, my search for the perfect gifts has begun. I started looking for fun, inexpensive presents for all of my wine night accomplices. Although, to be honest, I might be buying doubles and keeping one for myself! Check out these wine night accessories that won’t break your bank. These Camille Wine [...]

An “Extraordinary Ordinary” Holiday Exhibit

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Looking for home goods with a little extra flair? Divine Details is a shop and exhibit of the “extraordinary ordinary.” With creative twists on everyday household items, this compilation highlights products that are as beautiful as they are functional. I want so many of these objects for my own apartment, but with the holidays right [...]

American Made Series: Live-Edge Wood Tables

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We can’t take our eyes off this handmade live-edge table by John Rush, an artisan in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. (He also happens to be an exotic mushroom farmer!) Each table is made from a single slab of wood found nearby, sometimes on the very land where John grows his crops. For this table, John used a 24-foot [...]

Everything You Need to Know About Haunted Houses (Plus Decoration Ideas!)

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Remember the cool renovation review site Porch? In honor of Halloween, the Porch team compiled an infographic about haunted houses across the country with a bunch of fun facts. Check it out here. We learned that twice as many people decorate their homes for Halloween than visit a haunted house! If you’re feeling crafty, we have tons [...]

Shop at the Martha Stewart American Made Market

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For more than 20 years, Martha and the editors of Living have supported and celebrated American makers from across the country. Last week, Martha hosted our second annual American Made event in New York City, but we didn’t stop there! With the help of eBay, we’ve launched the Martha Stewart American Made Market, which features [...]

American Made Series: Pillbug Designs

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About five years ago, Michigan girl Missy Orge observed a flock of birds standing in the snow. “It struck me how cold their legs must get,” she says. “Tiny, bony legs and those fat, little bodies.” When she couldn’t stop thinking about it, Orge hit the sewing machine and produced a pair of green flowered [...]

Our Find: Porch.com

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Have you heard about Porch? We recently discovered this new combination home project review site-inspiration board, and had to share. Porch helps connect you, the home owner, with top notch home improvement professionals. You start by entering your location… The map that pops up unlocks a treasure trove of information: Check out the before’s and [...]