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This Dad Made a Super Cool Playhouse for His Kids Using Home Depot Moving Boxes

Photo credit: The Real American Dadass / Facebook
Photo credit: The Real American Dadass / Facebook

From House Beautiful

Usually our cardboard boxes go straight to recycling, but one quick-thinking dad constructed the ultimate playhouse for his kids using boxes he purchased from the Home Depot.

Chicago dad-of-four, Rob Hagerman, recently shared a photo of his cardboard creation to his Facebook page, The Real American Dadass, where he creates humorous parenting memes. But this wasn’t any ordinary box home he constructed—this home was lightly illuminated with string lights, and was complete with windows, curtains, and a planter box filled with flowers.

“The sink is full of

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These Color-Coded Lockers Are a Genius Addition to a Family Home

Photo credit: Carmel Brantley
Photo credit: Carmel Brantley

From House Beautiful

Anyone who sees the Wentz family at home would have no trouble believing their space was designed specifically for them. Betsy Wentz, founder of Studio B design, has an office/command center at one of three kitchen islands (more on those later) while her husband, a doctor, can hole away in a study. The couple’s three boys and youngest girl bounce between sports in the backyard to movies on a sectional large enough to fit the whole gang (plus frequent friends) and the entire family spends most summer nights around the fire pit on

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This Floyd Home Sofa Made My Tiny Apartment Feel Grand

Photo credit: Courtesy of Floyd
Photo credit: Courtesy of Floyd

From ELLE Decor

This year, I made the “brave” decision to jump out of the nest—I moved out of my family’s suburban home and into a tiny apartment in Manhattan. Square footage was small, but my dreams for the space were grand. Before sorting out my Con Edison account or scoping out the area for a supermarket or hardware store, I, like many 20something millennials with a Pinterest account and a dream, was mood boarding into delusion. It goes without saying that I had already sorted out which coffee table books to proudly put on

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Amazon selling coronavirus face shields it helped design

Amazon’s coronavirus face shields are now available to purchase on its website, Amazon robotics engineer Brad Porter announced Tuesday.

Porter wrote in a blog post that the shields, which Amazon has been donating to front-line workers, are now available for purchase at cost. The shields, manufactured by Boyd Corporation in the U.S., come in packs of 25 for $2.65 per shield, or $66.25 total — a third less than what other retailers charge for reusable face shields available to front-line workers, he wrote.

Porter had said in a May 14 blog post that Amazon had already donated 10,000 face shields

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Using This Polygel Kit at Home is Making it Easier to Live Without a Nail Salon

Even though many of us aren’t getting the chance to be seen by anyone outside of your household due to lockdown measures, we still want to look good. It’s only human. Getting my nails done with Japanese gel at one of the few New York salons that specialize in the technique was part of my monthly beauty ritual. But now, as nail salons are still shut down in many states, and those that are open probably aren’t with the risk, I mostly accepted my hands would look like that of a 16-year-old boy for the foreseeable future. 

But a few

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