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Home Décor


Market Report: The 10 Home Decor Trends That Are Completely, Hopelessly Over

Happy Monday! Let’s start with some home stuff: Here are 10 decor trends that are totally over, including—le sigh—those Lucite Ghost chairs, sheepskin throw rugs and […]


Philly Mag Shops Sneak Peek: What The Atelier Has In Store

If you went to Philly Mag Shops last year—and if you’ve checked out our jam-packed list of shops coming this year—then you know we pack clothing, […]


Sale Alert: Maggpie Vintage Rentals To Hold Secret Furniture Flash Sales

The massive Kensington warehouse of Maggpie Vintage Rentals is a vintage furniture lover’s Mecca. There are vintage sofas and chairs, all manner of tables (gilded, wicker, weathered […]


Monday Obsession: Groundwork’s Root Base Table

Before you know it, Shoppists, we’ll be in the throes of fall and winter (or, the more aptly titled “human hibernation season”). And those hermit-like habits that come […]


5 Hilariously Snarky Design Blogs That Will Make You Feel Better About Your Plain, Normal House

There’s a very specific sort of hate-reading that has nothing to do with checking out your sworn enemy’s Facebook statuses or scrolling through the site of a blogger […]


Studio 882’s Ridiculously Fun New Way to Shop for Furniture

I bought a sofa at a vintage shop once. It was very long and very low-slung, with mid-century modern lines and awesome upholstery. The price was something ridiculous, […]


Steal This Look: Bohemian Backyard Paradise

See that photo up there? I’ve been staring at it all summer. I don’t even remember stumbling across it, but at some point I did, […]


Market Report: 15 Steps to Decorating Like a Fashion Editor

How to live like a true fashion girl, in 15 easy (and not-so-easy) steps. Step 1: It’s all in the coffee table books. (Though I […]

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Kitchen Hack: The Super-Simple Way to Pit Cherries (Using Office Supplies)

As we mentioned the other day, the internet has been churning out killer kitchen hacks like they’re going out of style—from cutting a watermelon in two minutes […]

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The Ingenious Way to Cube and Store a Watermelon in Less than 2 Minutes

Man, y’all, the Internet is killing it this week with useful kitchen hacks. First we learned how to keep an avocado from turning brown—this, on top […]


Best of Philly Snapshot: Brian Lawlor, Best Scavenger

There are two dozen people standing outside a nondescript Kensington warehouse at Cecil B. Moore and North 2nd Street, sweating it out in the sun. […]

City Life

Local Designers Named Finalists in Martha Stewart Design Competition

You’ve probably seen Eric Fausnacht and Christopher Kline around town at a street fair or weekend arts market. The duo have made a business—called Eric & Christopher—out of […]

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Kitchen Hack: The Foolproof Way to Keep Your Avocados from Turning Brown

Wait, am I the only one who didn’t know this smart trick for keeping avocados from turning brown? Considering my obsession with avocados, I’m thinking […]


Gear Guide: The Urbanite’s Guide to Throwing a Chic City BBQ

With low-profile, compact gear, even city-dwellers short on outdoor space can get their grill on. Here are our top picks for city barbecuing, whether you’ve got […]


Covet: Wild Chairy’s Amazing Custom Chairs

Though summer’s best seats are arguably those that can be pulled up to the ocean’s edge, the pieces coming out of Andrea Mihalik’s Port Richmond […]