HOLY MOLY am I in love with this: the Rambler Socket from designer Meysam Movahedi has 1.5 meters (almost 5 feet) of extension cord that can be stored inside your wall. When you need to use it for something like drying your hair or vacuuming across the room, you just open it up and plug in — and when you're finished, back in the wall the cord goes!
Last winter, I re-organized my husband's closet, and moved many of the storage systems I had in my closet over to his. Surely I could make do without them, right? Wrong. A year later, and my closet had reached epic fail mode. Time to make some changes. Here's how I used a closet organizing tool, plus IKEA to re-organize my closet.
I have several piles of branches that have fallen out of the trees in my back yard and I was looking for a way to use up some of them before my landlords come and clean them up. what do I need to do to them to make them safe for indoors? To make sure there are no bugs or fungi or anything else growing on/in them. And what would be the best way to seal them, or make them last a long time?
I've moved house eight times, twice with cats in tow. Learn from my various mistakes that I've culled down to a well-oiled moving machine. Wondering where to start? What you'll need first? Why you should never forget to plug in your fridge?
Here's how to take your entire life, put it into many boxes and successfully move the whole lot somewhere else.
I live in California, so I'm basically just waiting for the next large earthquake that's going to really fuck shit up. Ever since Hurricane Sandy, I've been worrying about losing power for long periods of time. That's why I've been lusting after this solar power generator from the Hammacher Schlemmer catalog. But I have questions…