Dr. Sofa can re-invent or re-design your favorite furniture pieces

Nicknamed the "Furniture Surgeon" by his first customers, our sponsor Dr. Sofa is known for finding furniture solutions to the space limitations of New York apartments. In the last year alone, Dr. Sofa has disassembled over 1000 sofas stuck in elevators, hallways, stairwells, doorways, streets, and living rooms across New York City and the Tri-State area. Don't let the name fool you, Dr. Sofa also offers more than just sofa help. Here are som of the ways Dr. Sofa can revolutionize your space…


How can we mosquito-proof our windows on a budget?

We have cats, which means our window screens have little tears here and there. Whenever we open the windows at night to cool the house down, we get eaten alive with mosquitoes slipping inside! Short of buying new window screens, how can we mosquito-proof our windows on a budget?


Heal jeans with a monster mouth patch

How about turning a hole in the knee into a monster mouth? I decided to patch my partner's jeans this way after spying this great idea on a social networking site. Here's my version of the monster-mouth knee-patch.


How to hang a picture without losing your deposit

Let's Learn a Thing today! I hear a lot of comments on Offbeat Home about the difficulty people have with hanging things, so i'mma put on my Housewife hat and lay it all out for you: how to hang art on notoriously-difficult plaster walls OR! how to break the rules of your lease the smart way. (If you do it right, no one will know!)