Kristina Grosspietsch

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

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OCTOBER 11, 2018 | THURSDAY
30 Easy Painted Pumpkins to Perk Up Your Halloween

Feeling festive but don't want to deal with the mess of carving pumpkins? Then these painted pumpkins, from striped to marbled, will help you get in the Halloween mood.

AUGUST 21, 2018 | TUESDAY
12 Wow-Worthy Woods for Kitchen Countertops

We've narrowed down the options to include some of the very best wood types for a kitchen countertop, whether you're interested in a functional butcher block or a gorgeous accent finish.

AUGUST 10, 2018 | FRIDAY
9 Ways to Lower Cooling Costs in Rising Heat

Check out these energy-saving tips that will help your air conditioner do its job without breaking a sweat—or the bank.

JULY 26, 2018 | THURSDAY
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...

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...