Entries by Abra Landau

Tips for Hosting Thanksgiving Dinner in a Small Space

Any holiday gathering can be a challenge if you’re hosting in a small space, but Thanksgiving has got to be the biggest logistical puzzle to solve. How will you cook all that food, and once you do, where will everyone sit to eat it? Will everyone feel at home and cozy rather than cramped? Do […]

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Decorating Hacks for Renters

A living space that feels generic and cold is no fun. How can you dress up a rented apartment and decorate without risking your security deposit? It’s easier than you think with these decorating hacks for renters. Decorating Hacks for Renters by ignitevisibility   Decorate with Plants in Interesting Ways Plants give your place a […]

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Space Saving Tips for Your New Apartment

No matter how small the space, it feels wonderful to live in your own home. That said, moving into that new studio apartment can be a challenge, especially once you realize just how much you need to cram into that space. Here are some great space-saving tips that don’t involve blasting into your walls or […]

Resources for When a Natural Disaster Hits

In times of trouble, it’s important to know what resources are available to you. When “trouble” comes in the form of a natural disaster, that’s a much harder challenge; even experts may be displaced and depending on how serious the damage to an area is, there may be few people around who can answer questions. […]

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Essential Items for Your New Home

When you’ve made the move into your first home or apartment, and you’re ready to get comfortable and nest a little, you’ll probably remember to get the major items like a bed or a sofa. But where do you start with the rest of it? There are so many little things that might not come […]

Eco-Friendly Moving Tips

By making a few basic changes and planning ahead, you can make your upcoming move green and eco-friendly. Recycle Before you pack, recycle, sell, donate, or throw away everything you don’t need. You’ll use less packing material and save money on your move.   Pack in your containers Before you opt for boxes, pack in […]

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How to Create the Ultimate Study Zone

It’s back to school time once again, and that means it’s time to hit the books and make time for studying. Creating the ultimate study zone will help you reach maximum productivity and stay accountable all year long. You don’t need a huge space to make your optimal study zone work. All you need are […]

Home Accessories to Make Your House More Cozy

This winter, don’t just settle in for a long winter’s nap. Instead, celebrate one of the latest international trends: the Danish concept of hygge. “Hygge,” pronounced “hugga,” is like a hug for your whole body and soul; a movement toward a cozier life. Here are some great home accessories to make your house cozier so […]

5 Ways to Decorate Your Home for Fall

Looking for some autumn inspiration? Check out these 5 ways to decorate your home for fall: Homey harvest Dress up an accent table or create a centerpiece for dinner using gourds, squash, pumpkins, and other durable fall produce. You’ll get natural autumnal color and countrified flair.   Blanket statements Adding a cozy blanket or throw […]