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From adding warmth and vitality to your aesthetic to boosting your mood and purifying your air, houseplants bring big benefits to every space they live in. But as any plant owner knows, loving botanicals doesn’t necessarily mean you know how to keep them alive. In fact, even seasoned plant parents can struggle to keep their houseplants thriving, especially during the summer. 

If you noticed that your plants are struggling more than usual right now, then you’re definitely not alone. Many people don’t realize that even plants that live inside are affected by seasonal changes outside. 

Fortunately, it’s pretty

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Looking for your next adventure or a reason to plan one? Well, Airbnb recently highlighted its most-wished-for rentals from the past decade and they’re guaranteed to make any architecture, design, and/or adventure enthusiast swoon.

From a stunning vacation home carved directly into Santorini's caldera cliffs to a hand-carved (!) home sculpted entirely from sustainable materials, the following highly-coveted Airbnbs will most definitely inspire you to book your next getaway. 

 

Hector Cave House

One look at the Hector Cave House makes it obvious why the rental is so popular. Carved directly into the caldera cliffs of

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Staying home more than usual means that many of us are taking a closer look at our interiors than we have in years, leading us to wonder if now might be the time to finally update it. Of course, knowing you want to update your interior and actually executing it are two very different things. 

Figuring out where to start, choosing the right colors, and deciding on furniture and decor can all feel pretty overwhelming for the average dweller. Fortunately, online interior design service, Modsy, is making it way easier with a new app the company launched this past week. 

The app, aptly named Modsy Interior Design, can

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Whether you’re working from home permanently or because COVID-19 temporarily necessitates it, finding the motivation to be productive while in the comfort (and amidst the distractions) of your own home can be challenging. Fortunately, technology has made it much easier to find motivation, get organized, and simply enjoy your work-from-home space a little bit more.

From self-warming coffee mugs to feature-packed organizational hubs, these are our favorite gadgets for optimizing any home office (even if said office is just a corner of the living room). 

 

Google Nest Hub, $89.99

The Google Nest Hub is

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There are a million and one ways that anyone can support the Black community, and purchasing items from Black-owned shops is one of the simplest and easiest ways to do it. And it’s especially easy when said shops sell home decor items as beautiful as those listed below. 

From stunning, candy-coated glassware to beautiful, handmade ceramics, the following retailers are full of gorgeous items that will enhance any and every aesthetic. 

 

Ceramic Meltdown

Helmed by Brooklyn-based ceramic artist, Kyle Scott Lee, Ceramic Meltdown is your one-stop-shop for unique, handmade (and often hand-painted) vases. In addition to being

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Just like pretty much everything else in 2020, this year’s Pride celebrations look a little different than they usually do thanks to the pandemic, but that definitely doesn’t mean you can’t support the LGBTQ+ community in all sorts of creative ways. 

Given that we’re major interior design enthusiasts over here, one of our favorite ways to safely show solidarity and support is by investing in home decor products that are not only Pride-themed but also donate portions of the proceeds to The Trevor Project, the largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ+ youth. 

From gorgeous, sweet-smelling candles from

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While it goes without saying that having a baby is very exciting, it’s also quite overwhelming for most, particularly for new parents. Given that there are boundless logistics and costs to consider, it can be tough to find enough time to contemplate the style and design of the nursery, even for the most design-savvy parents. 

You can always keep things simple and lean on the traditional hues associated with boys and girls to inform your nursery design, but maybe you want to think outside of the pink-and-blue box to create a more gender-neutral space for your little. If so, then the following tips will make it a

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The warm weather of summer brings many of us out to our patios to enjoy al fresco dinners, barbecue lunches, and other fun in the sun. But due to the patio being a largely seasonal space, it tends to get neglected during the rainy and cool months, which can result in a not-so-inviting atmosphere once the good weather hits. 

If your patio could use a little TLC, but you’re not quite sure where to start, then find all the inspiration you need from these stunning patio designs on Instagram. 

 

Rattan furniture is great for outdoor spaces because it can withstand the elements while its organic style

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Given that many of us are spending more time at home lately, it’s the perfect opportunity to invest in gadgets that are specially designed to make our home lives simpler, easier, and more organized. And thanks to technology, gadgets are getting smarter and more innovative everyday, helping with everything from working out to mopping our floors and sanitizing our phones. 

If you want to make your daily life a little bit easier, add one (or all) of the following home gadgets to your online cart. 

 

Lexon Oblio Wireless Sanitizing Charging Station, $80

Given that we’re in the midst of a pandemic, it’s more important than ever

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Most minimalism enthusiasts are probably already familiar with Marie Kondo, the minimalist maven responsible for writing the hit book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, and hosting the Netflix Show “Tidying Up With Marie Kondo.” 

For those not familiar with Kondo, she’s an avid promoter of reducing the number of miscellaneous things that take up space in our homes and our brains. Thanks to her thoughtful philosophies and techniques, people far and wide have become inspired to cut the clutter in their lives and only keep items that “spark joy.” 

Given that so many people have found success using Kondo’s

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