Kristina Grosspietsch

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Kristina is a writer living in NYC. Check her out on Google+!

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APRIL 27, 2015 | MONDAY
Meet the Women Who Are Changing the Face of Fine Furniture

Stephanie Beamer, Crystal Ellis, and Hillary Petrie are the founders of Egg Collective, a furniture design firm that's been making waves since it launched four years ago. Though based...

APRIL 13, 2015 | MONDAY
This Company Delivers Houseplants Straight to Your Door

When Eliza Banks lived in student housing as a freshman at NYU, the window in her room looked upon an all-too-familiar urban vista—the brick exterior of the building next door. Having spe...

MARCH 12, 2015 | THURSDAY
The All-Time Best Kickstarter Inventions for the Home

So, it’s the 21st century and we’re not living like the Jetsons. Fine. But we can get as close as possible to total home automation with these incredible new inventions debuted on the num...

FEBRUARY 26, 2015 | THURSDAY
8 Low-Cost Upgrades for a Hassle-Free Laundry Room

It’s OK if your laundry room isn’t your favorite room in the house—it’s a chore room. It’s got less appeal than, say, that comfortable family room with its couch and television and midday...

DECEMBER 8, 2014 | MONDAY
Double-Duty Furniture: 9 Affordable Favorites That Save Space

The world of furniture is getting pretty cutthroat. A simple ottoman with a dream can’t make it anymore. Now, if a piece of furniture wants a starring role in your home, it has to be a li...

SEPTEMBER 10, 2014 | WEDNESDAY
How To: Get Your Security Deposit Back

Oh, wait. . . you WANTED your security deposit back?!Well, buckle your seat belt, responsible former tenant: You are entitled to that money, not the man who avoided your calls about a clo...

JANUARY 10, 2014 | FRIDAY
The Do's and Don'ts of Choosing a New House Color

When it comes to picking exterior paint colors, there are a number of things to consider before making a final decision. Here are some basic do’s and don’ts to help you choose the perfect...

JANUARY 10, 2014 | FRIDAY
Believe It or Not: 9 Incredible Faux Finishes You Can Do Yourself

If you're overcome by ennui at the sight of your space, a simple faux finish on a surface or accent piece might be just the touch to perk you right up! Here are 9 extraordinary finishes t...

DECEMBER 24, 2013 | TUESDAY
SEASON'S GREETINGS FROM BOBVILA.COM

 After serving up nearly 25 days of great tips, creative ideas, and how-to projects to make your holidays merry and bright, our Countdown to Christmas is almost complete. Time to wrap the...

NOVEMBER 27, 2013 | WEDNESDAY
Bob Vila's Holiday Gift Guide: For the Gadget-Loving DIYer

We hear Santa's got some pretty sophisticated workshops up north, so if you're unsure what to get the tech-loving, tool-obsessed DIYer in your family, our guide to the season’s best DIY g...