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Modern Favorites|YLiving

Modern Favorites: Workspace + Kids

Well, it’s the end of the week. So to help send you off into the weekend, here are some workspaces that I’m just drooling over and few fun DIY crafts that you can totally do with your kids (or just for you)! Oh, and I guess I should mention we’re having a giveaway too… 

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Gender-Neutral Modern Nursery|YLiving

How to Create a Gender-Neutral Modern Nursery

A growing trend this season is the gender-neutral modern nursery. If you’re ready to ditch the pink and blue for a nursery, we’ve got some ideas for creating a gender-neutral modern nursery. A palette of neutral colors of white and cream, grey and stone, with pops of yellow and green are key to creating the perfect unisex space.

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How to Organize Your Kids’ Stuff

I love my girls, I really do, but how do they accumulate so much stuff? If you’re up to your eyeballs in the total house explosion that is your kids’ toys, books, and clothes; here’s a little helpful how-to full of modern storage and ideas for organizing your kid’s stuff: 

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Modern House Tour|YLiving

House Tour: Luxurious Loft

Come with me on a modern house tour as we step foot into a Luxurious Loft, where a monochromatic color palette of black and white is warmed by crumbling brick and muted purple accents. Modern furniture is offset by quirky pieces for a blend of eclectic design that is perfect for a loft setting. 

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Modern Icons|YLiving

Iconic Designs for the Modern Kid

Kid furniture has been taken to a whole new level. Your modern kid will love these pint-sized versions of iconic designs from Knoll, Vitra, Kartell, and more. Here are our favorite modern icons just for kids: 

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A Game Plan for the Perfect Super Bowl Party

Huddle up folks! It’s almost time for the Super Bowl, and whether you’re counting the days to see your team win it all, or you’re just in it for the commercials, it’s always a fun time. Luckily, if you’re hosting a Super Bowl party, it doesn’t require hard work and skill to make it a success, unlike our players on the field. Thanks to these play-by-plays from our friends at BDI, some smart planning and simple strategies can help you have a touchdown of a  party on your hands. 

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House Tour: The Coach House

Designer Stephane Chamard occupied The Old Coach House with his husband for only a short while, but the remodel he completed turns this old gem into a modern show stopper. Full of white walls and bright pops of orange and red, come take a modern house tour of The Coach House, Designed by Stephane Chamard with photography by Lisa Petrole:

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Wassily Chair By Marcel Breuer, from Knoll|YLiving

Nothing Beats a Classic

These modern classics from Knoll are design staples. Knoll has been producing mid-century modern classics from renowned designers like Eero Saarinen, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, and Harry Bertoia. From modern lounge chairs, to iconic tables, this is Knoll Classics 101.  

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Organizational Finds to Start the New Year with a Clean Slate

We’re well into January of a new year, which means a fresh, new start. One of the goals people typically make as a resolution is to get more organized. Sometimes we don’t know where to start as the challenge seems too overwhelming. Luckily, there are so many modern storage and organization solutions these days that make getting organized not only easy, but fun. Take a look:

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How to Remove Vinyl and Linoleum Flooring

What can we say? We think vinyl and linoleum flooring is just a little outdated. If you do happen to have a kitchen full of dingy linoleum from the 70’s, don’t hide your face in shame. Here’s a how-to for removing vinyl and linoleum flooring: 

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