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Boston, MA, United States

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Recent articles by Tara:

IKEA’s New BORSTAD Collection Has Eco-Friendly Cleaning Tools Starting at $3

Whether you’re in the middle of our January Cure program, or you’re just looking ahead to spring cleaning, IKEA’s new collection is meant to tidy up your home in no time. Called BORSTAD—which means “brushed” in Swedish—the limited line features functional cleaning tools made from materials such as hardwood, cedar, rattan, metal, and canvas. → Read More

5 Things I Missed the First Time I Watched ‘Tidying Up with Marie Kondo’

I rewatched Marie Kondo's Netflix show one year later—here's what I learned about KonMari, decluttering, and life the second time around. → Read More

This 2020 Color of the Year Is Making Us Blush

If the latter half of the 2010s can be defined by one color, it’s millennial pink. The less sweet version of the rosy hue has dominated headlines, ad campaigns, products, and everything in between for years. And while millennial pink mania has died down in some respects, we’re all a bit more open to exploring our softer sides. → Read More

Here Are the Trader Joe’s New Fall Products Worth Buying Under $5

Fall is in the air, and nowhere is that more true than at Trader Joe’s. The grocery chain is famous for its seasonal products, and luckily for us, they are already popping up in stores. I went to my nearest TJ’s this weekend and got a good look for myself at all the autumnal items for home and body (we’ll leave the ghost-shaped tortilla chips and fall harvest salsa reviews to Kitchn). Here’s… → Read More

The $26 Amazon Find That Doubled My Bathroom Storage

Show me a person with enough bathroom storage, and I’ll show you a liar. Perhaps that’s a bit harsh but the point is, many people are dealing with tiny bathrooms and limited storage and could use some smart solutions. My Boston apartment—and therefore, my bathroom—is small, about 520ish square feet. As the only human resident, all the existing storage is mine all mine, but it’s still not enough… → Read More

IKEA’s New Holiday Collection is Cute, Cozy, and Yes, Very Hygge

Are you feeling the pull to stay home and get cozy yet? We may be months away from the holiday season, but that doesn’t mean we can’t get our homes prepared for lowkey hangs and cuddling up with loved ones. And that’s just what IKEA’s new holiday collection is meant for. → Read More

What to Grab from Target’s 20th Anniversary Collection Out Today—Before Everything’s Gone

After talking about it for over a month, it’s finally here: Target’s 20th Anniversary collection, including items from 20 past sold-out collaborations, is available to shop today, September 14. That’s right, today you can peruse and purchase apparel, decor, accessories, and more from some of the retailer’s most loved (and quickest to sell out) collabs from the past two decades, including Lilly… → Read More

This New Furniture Collection is Inspired by Menswear, Just in Time for Fashion Week

It’s New York Fashion Week, and while clothes aren’t something we write about very often, it’s undeniable that what we wear and how we decorate draw from the the same trends and inspiration. Plus, when home furnishings startup The Inside announces a new collection inspired by menswear, we take notice. → Read More

Here’s How To Decorate for Halloween Like a Grown Up, Thanks to Emily Henderson

Labor Day weekend has come and gone, and while the official start of fall is still weeks away, autumn lovers like me are eagerly awaiting the first crisp morning breeze and the return of long sleeves, all while sipping on something pumpkin spice flavored. If your mind is already wandering to fall decor and even Halloween, well, who’s to blame you?Definitely not Emily Henderson, Target’s Home… → Read More

8 Home and Kitchen Trends That Will Be Huge in 2020, According to the IKEA Catalog

The IKEA catalog gives us more than a just peek into what new products the retailer is adding to shelves; it's also a window into what will be big in interiors in the next 12 months. → Read More

How We Can Help Those Affected by Hurricane Dorian

As the east coast of the United States prepares for Hurricane Dorian, the powerful storm has already torn through parts of the Bahamas. It’s estimated that over 10,000 homes on the islands have been destroyed and the full impact is just beginning to be understood. We’ve compiled a list of organizations on the front lines helping the victims of this brutal extreme weather event.In disaster… → Read More

Netflix Is Releasing More Shows on a Weekly Basis, and It Makes Sense

“Great British Baking Show” fans are thrilled the competition series is back on Netflix, but something’s a little different this year. Instead of dropping all at once after the season has fully aired on the UK’s Channel Four, amateur baking fans can watch the latest episode just days after it premieres across the pond. For those who just can’t wait to see what happens each week, this is great… → Read More

With This New Company, a Custom Kitchen That Costs Less Is Possible

When it comes to kitchen design, there have really only been two options: cookie cutter IKEA or cost prohibitive custom—and not much in between. While the former is getting a lot nicer with the recent crop of third-party sellers creating design-forward cabinet fronts and various other elevated touches, the latter hasn’t seen much in the way of innovation or accessibility. → Read More

The $11 Space Saver That Keeps Clutter Off My Bathroom Floor

When you live in a small space, every inch counts. My Boston apartment is 520ish square feet, and I try to make the most of every one of them—especially in my less-than-spacious bathroom.What is it with bathrooms that don’t have toilet paper holders already attached to the wall? I get wanting to avoid additional holes in questionable drywall, but this seems like a basic thing an apartment should… → Read More

Sherwin-Williams On What Color Palettes Will Take Us Into 2020 and Beyond

It’s still August, but you can bet 2020 will be here before you know it. With the new decade comes a new batch of colors of the year, and by the looks of it, we’ll be starting off on a well-hued foot. Paint companies will often release a color trend forecast before their official pick of Color of the Year—usually with the new COTY hidden in plain sight amongst its palettes. → Read More

The Statement Sofa of Your Dreams Is Now Available In Over 100 Fabrics, Starting at $1,600

Neutrals are nice and practical, but sometimes you just want something that screams, “this is me in sofa form.” That is now a real option, thanks to home furnishings startup The Inside, which announced today that it will start producing the seating staple in its range of over 100 fabrics.The company is launching with six silhouettes, including sleepers and sectionals. → Read More

9 Clever Painting Ideas to Steal from the 2020 IKEA Catalog

Paint is one of the easiest ways to transform your home. And while simply picking a new color and rolling it onto your walls will do the trick, sometimes you’re looking for something a little more exciting. Thankfully, the 2020 IKEA catalog dropped this week, and it’s full of great ideas for your next home project. → Read More

Not Your Grandma’s Murphy Beds: IKEA’s Latest Line Is the Future of Small Space Furniture

IKEA announced a partnership with robotic furniture company Ori to create customizable automated furniture units for small spaces. → Read More

Here’s What’s Coming and Going From Netflix in June 2019

It’s the most bittersweet time of the month: finding out what’s about to hit our Netflix queues, and at the same time, saying goodbye to some old favorites. → Read More

The Best Large Area Rugs On Sale for Under $200

Retailers are rolling out their Memorial Day sales, and there are plenty of ways to save on one of our favorite big ticket decor items. → Read More