Living Room Posts

Start to finish step-by-step tutorials: 10 IKEA Hacks to makeover your home

Any fellow IKEA lovers out there? If I'm stuck trying to find a solution for a particular problem I'm trying to solve for a room or an apartment I'm "engineering",  a stroll through IKEA always spark some ideas, including some creative IKEA hacks. Over the years, I've...

DIY Faux Fireplace with mantel

You might have asked yourself, how do you make a fake fireplace? Is it hard to do? Well, this modern DIY faux fireplace that I designed is easy to build and something you can customize to your taste with any electric fireplace insert and with any type of tile...

Home color inspiration from my Chicago, LA and NYC studio apartments

Looking for ways to add color or personality to your home but can’t or don’t want to paint the walls?

DIY Furry Ottoman and more IKEA Hacks

I needed a new coffee table/Ottoman for my living room after redecorating it and I saw a cute furry pouf I really liked but couldn’t afford ($350!!) so my solution? An IKEA hack involving the ubiquitous