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The height of summer inspires many of us to take advantage of our outdoor spaces and optimize them to their full potential. But for those of us that are working with a small balcony rather than an expansive backyard, it can be tough to create a calming retreat that doesn’t feel cluttered and chaotic—but it doesn’t have to be. 

It’s no secret that Instagram offers endless inspiration for virtually anything under the sun, and that most definitely holds true for balcony inspo. The following Instaspaces completely nail balcony oasis vibes while providing plenty of tips and tricks that you can apply to create one for yourself. 

 

Use Your Walls

If your balcony is like most, then it’s probably lacking in the square footage department. Fortunately,

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Source: vogue.co.uk

Born in Chicago, Brigette Romanek made her way to Los Angeles after realizing her passion for interior design. The former singer and handbag designer's first interior design project was a collaboration with her friend and cofounder of nonprofit Baby2Baby, Kelly Sawyer Patricof. She helped Patricof outfit her Malibu home and has worked as a designer ever since. She now runs a highly successful design company in L.A. - Hancock Design - with her business partner Estee Stanley. 

Romanek’s inventive work has led her to become among L.A.’s most sought-after interior designers. Romanek is entirely self-taught, which may contribute to why her designs are particularly imaginative and compelling. Rather than stick to rigid design rules and

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It’s no secret that lighting can contribute to everything from how a room makes you feel to how your overall design looks, but did you know that it can also make the world a better place? 

Lighting solutions like lamps, pendants, and sconces are all great for enhancing a space, but they’re often comprised of materials that aren’t so great for Mother Earth. Fortunately, direct-to-consumer company Gantri is changing that. Launched in 2017, Gantri creates all of its lamps using 3D printing of sustainable, corn-based plastics. 

The company is headquartered in the Bay Area and its CEO and founder Ian Yang told Hunker, “Our process eliminates the vast majority of industrial inefficiencies, which allows us to offer our products for a

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Log cabins have been an American staple for centuries, and given their straightforward construction and unparalleled cozy feel, it’s easy to see why. No matter where they’re located, log cabins instantly provide a refuge from the crazy world outside, and entering them can feel like you’re being wrapped in a big, warm hug. 

But developing a warm and inviting interior aesthetic that aligns with the cozy vibe of this architecture takes a little bit of thought and consideration. If you’re the proud owner of a log cabin (or you hope to be one in the future), then check out the following tips to maximize this charming architecture’s interior style. 

 

Add Artisan Accents

Hand Carved Giraffe Artisan Accent
Hand-Carved Giraffe, $99+

Log cabins have a

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Featured: Enchanted Home Pet Sofa

If you’ve worked hard to cultivate a beautiful, thoughtful aesthetic that’s reflective of your personality and style sensibility, the last thing you want to do is tarnish it with a dingy dog bed or ugly cat tree. Fortunately, there are quite a few brands that are dedicated to creating pet accessories that are just as beautiful and well-designed as they are comfy and accessible for your furry loved one. 

Whether you’re a cat lover, a dog enthusiast, or all of the above, the following accessories will elevate your aesthetic while making your furbaby feel like the royalty that they are. 

 

Nordic Pet Bowl, $29.99

Mid Century Modern Pet Bowl

These Scandi-inspired pet bowls are the perfect complement to a mid-century aesthetic

 

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John Lautner is widely considered to be among the most important 20th-century architects in the United States. Lautner was born and raised in Marquette, Michigan, the natural surroundings of which greatly influenced his distinct architectural style. The future architect became immersed in architecture from a young age, helping his father build a chalet at just 12 years old. 

Despite his early interest in architecture, Lautner earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Northern Michigan University. However, after reading the autobiography of Frank Lloyd Wright, Lautner decided to pursue an architecture education, applying to Wright’s Taliesin Fellowship in Wisconsin. 

Lautner was one of Wright’s first Taliesin

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The simple elegance of mid-century modern design has most definitely withstood the test of time, making mid-century homes appear just as fresh now as they did when they were first constructed after WWII. If you’re as obsessed with mid-century homes as we are and you’re lucky enough to live in one, then you might be considering decorating the interior to pay homage to this classic architectural style. 

Fortunately, mid-century interior design is just as fresh and timeless as the architecture. In fact, mid-century furniture and decor are super trendy right now, so it’s a cinch to find perfect pieces for your home. To make it even easier, we rounded up some of our favorite mid-century-inspired pieces that are sure to elevate the

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Featured: Healdsburg Bath Mat

With daily bills to pay, kids to watch, and work to do, life can feel pretty stressful and overwhelming. Fortunately, there are endless ways to relax and unwind after a chaotic day, and luxuriating in the bathtub is topmost among them. Not only does the warm water help your muscles relax, but it also brings your mind into the present moment, providing a mini mental vacay right in the comfort of your home.  

That said, not all baths are created equal. If you’re soaking in a tub surrounded by clutter and outdated decor, then it can feel mighty tough to relax. On the other hand, if your bathroom is full of items that make you feel good and promote relaxation, then a bath can be the antidote to even the worst of days. 

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This month, Wayfair launched a brand new furniture collection called Hashtag Home that was specifically developed with millennials (and their budgets) in mind. The collection caters to the fast-fashion shoppers who love the trendy and affordable offerings from the likes of H&M and Zara and features over 2,000 vibrant pieces for every room in the home. 

The collection will refresh with the seasons as new trends arise, so shoppers can be sure that whatever they purchase will be totally on trend and of-the-moment. Wayfair’s Chief Merchandising Officer Steve Oblak said of the collection, “We created Hashtag Home to help shoppers express their unique style and personality with furniture and decor that’s both on trend and affordable."

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For most of us, there comes a time in our lives when we’re ready to shed the dorm style vibes for a more sophisticated, adult-looking aesthetic. But an adult aesthetic doesn’t have to mean ultra-formal dining rooms and fancy furniture that you’re afraid to sit on; it just means a thoughtful, cohesive space that looks like you put some time and effort into it. 

No matter your style sensibilities, there are a number of common tricks and tips that you can apply to make your home look like an adult lives there without sacrificing your unique personal style and aesthetic preferences. So, if you’re ready to go full-on interior grown-up, then apply one (or all) of the following tips to your home this weekend. 

 

Up Your Storage Game

Floating Shelves Space Saving Storage
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