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Past articles by Melanie:

Command’s Adhesive Wall Shelves Are Must-Own for Renters

For longtime renters who don't want to put any more holes in the walls than absolutely necessary, these adhesive floating shelves are a little lifesaver. Read our full review. → Read More

These 6 Sofa-in-a-Box Brands Are Changing the Way We Shop for Couches

If you don't want your furniture to feel like an enormous investment or deal with hassle of shopping in a store, then these sofa-in-a-box brands are for you. → Read More

Parachute and Casper Just Launched Brand-New Down Pillows, and I Tried Both

We've been longtime fan of Casper and Parachute's bedding, and coincidentally, both brands launched new down pillows around the same time this summer. We tested both pillows to see how they measured up side by side. → Read More

8 Best Halloween Window Decorations for 2019

Ready to turn your home into a house of horrors? These scare-inducing Halloween window decorations are exactly what you need. → Read More

9 Best Halloween Door Decorations for 2019

These Halloween door decorations will give your front entry a freaky facade ... even if you're being a lazybones about the rest of your decorating this year. → Read More

The Mellanni Bedsheets Have Over 57,000 Reviews on Amazon — Are They Really That Good?

Cheap, cozy, and impressibly durable, it's no wonder the Mellani bed sheets have nearly 57,000 reviews on Amazon. We tested the sheets out for ourselves to see if they live up to the hype. → Read More

Pure Beech Jersey-Knit Sheets Review 2019: Best Sheets for College

These Pure Beech jersey-knit sheets feels as cozy and comforting as an old T-shirt, which is why we've been buying them for years. Read on for our full review. → Read More

Brooklinen Bath Towel Review: We Tested the Plush Towels for 1 Month — Here's How They Held Up

When Brooklinen's bath towel collection launched in May, it marked the first new major shopping vertical for the direct-to-consumer bedding brand in its now-four years of existence. We user-tested these new plush, luxury towels for a month — here's how they stacked up. → Read More

I've Slept on Brooklinen's Luxe Sateen Sheets for 3 Years — Here's How They've Held Up Over Time

Our home editor has slept on Brooklinen's flagship Luxe Sateen sheets for a little more than 3 years, and she can firmly say all the praise is well-deserved. Read her full review now. → Read More

Purple Bamboo Sheets Review 2019: The Coziest Sheets Out There

Purple's bamboo sheets are the coziest thing we've ever slept on, and we know you're going to want to give them a try after reading our full review. → Read More

All of the Best 4th of July Sales You Don't Want to Miss

Wherever your summertime adventures take you this 4th of July, you must partake in these seriously awesome sales. We've found the best deals happening across the internet, and will keep updating this page as we learn more. → Read More

Buffy Breeze Comforter Review 2019

Can cool and cuddly coexist in a bedding product? Buffy's new Breeze Comforter is the only layer of its kind that proves it possible. Check out our full review. → Read More

7 Best Bath Towels to Buy in 2019

Towels are everyday necessities that you're likely to have in your bathroom rotation for years to come, so why skimp on quality? We tested the most talked about bath towels and determined which are the best to buy. → Read More

7 Best Bath Towels to Buy in 2019

Towels are everyday necessities that you're likely to have in your bathroom rotation for years to come, so why skimp on quality? We tested the most talked about bath towels and determined which are the best to buy. → Read More

20 Best Cheap Gifts for 2019

Curtail the gift-splurging this year and consider one of these cheap gift options for $5 and under. Your wallet will seriously thank you, and so will the recipient. → Read More

11 Best Bed Pillows for Every Type of Sleeper

We spent a month testing the top pillows on the market to see if they're really worth the hype. Read on for the very best pillows for overall bedtime comfort, picked to suit every type of sleeper. → Read More

10 Best Burlap Christmas Tree Skirts for 2019

For this year's Christmas tree skirt, opt for the rugged look. We love these burlap picks that go with any decor style in your home. → Read More

8 Best Chesterfield Sofas to Buy in 2018

The chesterfield sofa may have roots in 18th-century design, but when situated amongst the gallery walls and arched floor lamps in a contemporary space, this dignified design still looks as fresh and intriguing as ever. → Read More

12 Best Halloween Animatronics for 2018

If you're ready to take the scare factor of your haunted house up a few notches, peep these indoor and outdoor Halloween animatronics for putting together your most nightmarish display yet. → Read More

12 Best Halloween Wreaths for 2018

Round out your Halloween decor with a Halloween wreath, which is an essential accessory in our book. These Halloween wreaths spread the spirit of Allhallows Eve to all who dare enter. → Read More