These vintage-style home finds are nostalgic gold for our #aesthetic
If your hashtag aesthetic includes retro and vintage-style home finds that hark back to the ’40s, ’60s, ’80s, then you’re on the right post. From mid-century modern furniture to retro ’80s geeks chic to old skool patches to cat eye sunnies, there’s a throwback decade in here for you.
Let’s go shopping to fill our homes and hearts with nostalgic stuff for gifts or for us…
No drama with this llama: alpaca & llama home gifts for the camelid fan in your life
In what HAS to be in the running for cutest roundup of home stuff ever, get ready to find the best alpaca and llama home gifts ever. Your camelid-loving pals (or you!) will go totally apeshit for these wild and (very) woolly finds. From llama tea strainers and lunch totes to cookie cutters and desktop dusters, there’s an alpaca or llama item for every flavor of friend.
Get your epic cuteness on…
Why you should do a home photoshoot before you move out
I knew it was time to move out of our apartment. However, it felt wrong to just depend on my own memory and a few Facebook pictures to document such an important space in our life. When a friend offered to do a lifestyle shoot to add to her photography portfolio I leapt at the opportunity.
Here are the reasons why you should do a home photoshoot before you move…
The idea of “home” in my head looks nothing like where I actually live
When I picture a “home” I imagine a 2000 square foot cookie cutter suburban house, with builder beige walls, that is neat as a pin and sparsely decorated.
But I’ve never lived in a house that’s been decorated like this. If you gave me a million dollar budget and an entire Pottery Barn catalog to choose from I would never, ever come out of the other side with rooms decorated like this.
So why is this somehow the gold standard for me? How in the world does this read as “home” when I’ve never had a home that looks anything like it?
Living in the home your partner owns: “Welcome to the secret society of imposter syndrome ‘housewives'”
I’m definitely beyond excited and happy to be living with with my partner. But, I find that I’m struggling with living with someone who owns their own house for a lot of reasons…
Home tour: A retro 1950s Pennsylvania home with some punk rock thrown in
Check out Offbeat Homie Ang’s retro 1950s home in Sunbury, Pennsylvania. It’s full of awesome ’50s details (the kitchen and the front door are to die for), funky decor, and kitties!
What is “home” to you?
I’m in my 50s, and getting ready to move, again. As I look at new apartments, etc, I realized I am really looking for a place that feels like “home.” But… I am having trouble visualizing what I’m actually looking for. Do you know what “home” is for you?
Making the walls speak: Tracking down your house’s hidden offbeat history
Have you always wondered who built your house, or heard anecdotes from neighbors about past owners that intrigued you? Regardless of whether your house is a midcentury ranch or a two-hundred-year-old relic, your house has a story waiting to be discovered. Here are some tips and tricks to get your search for your home’s history started!