Lifestyle Trends to Look for in 2017

Lifestyle Trends to Look for in 2017

Wondering what’s in store for 2017? Check out this short video from Trend Hunter that showcases some future trends we may see a lot of in the new year. It should come as no surprise that fitness, wellness, and food culture are taking the forefront in some of these new innovations and there are certainly some pretty cool trends emerging. From shop-able media to Instagram-able fitness to Snapchat-able travel, this list will keep you in the know. Give it a look!

Kid Friendly Seattle Renovation

Fixer Upper Friday—Kid Friendly Seattle Renovation

So I’m in the middle of binge watching Six Feet Under…again. If you haven’t seen it, I highly recommend that you take this weekend to veg out and remedy that (also, no worries, this post doesn’t have any spoilers).

***I don’t know how long this link will be active, but you can watch the pilot episode on HBO’s site right now without a subscription.

If you have seen it then the next thing I’m about to say will totally make sense to you: I absolutely LOVE Brenda’s apartment. It’s such a beautiful space that I always search around for similar design styles. Brenda’s apartment is kinda like my litmus test for decor. Simple and sleek but at the same time full of character and awesome architectural features. ***Which TV/Movie homes would you just love to live in? Comment below!***

Brenda's Apartment

So in my constant quest for Brenda-esque apartments, I found this really awesome space featured on Design Sponge. While it’s definitely more colorful, the space boasts the same kind of serenity and function that makes Brenda’s place so amazing. And the floors! OMG, wait until you see the floors!

This is a renovated, 100 year old home located in Seattle. Sarah and Daniel Dupuis‘ design aesthetic is swoon worthy and their cost effective DIY projects are off the charts cool. They’re even listed on Airbnb, so we might have to pack our bags! We can even watch Six Feet Under when we get there! Check out this beautiful space…
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Don’t forget to comment!—Which TV/Movie homes (past or present) would you just love to live in?

Image Credit (Six Feet Under): HBO.com

Image Credit: Rafael Soldi

 

Fixer Upper Friday: Easy DIYs To Enhance Your Home’s Curb Appeal

I just got back from a pretty relaxing trip to Rochester and Ithaca, NY. The houses and landscaping were so beautiful up there that I got super inspired to make some changes when I got back to our fixer uppers. It’s always important for me to keep things budget friendly. While curb appeal can really break the bank, I found some super simple upgrades that I think give a lot of bang for your buck! Simple things like house numbers, pretty flowers, and painted front doors can make a world of difference. Here are some upstate homes that I thought were awesome. I hope they inspire you too!

Rochester Home

Landscaping

Rochester Facade

Curb appeal is about your home’s first impression — the face it presents to the world (and to you, when you come home every day). And while you may think of your home’s exterior as something that’s difficult to change without investing a lot of money and time, there are actually quite a few (really simple, DIY) things you can do to enhance your home’s curb appeal — many of them without even picking up a hammer.

For more inspiration follow the link below!

Source: 10 Easy DIY Ways To Power Up Your Home’s Curb Appeal | Apartment Therapy