Kristina Grosspietsch

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

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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...

APRIL 24, 2014 | THURSDAY
5 Things to Do with... Old Toys

Up in the attic, down in the basement, or out in the garage, chances are that you've got a chest full of old toys. If you're not saving those playthings for the grandchildren, then perhap...

MARCH 27, 2014 | THURSDAY
5 Things to Do with... Cassette Tapes

Chances are good that in some remote corner of your home there lies a box full of dusty cassette tapes. Be honest: When's the last time you listened to one? Now that digital music is the ...

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...

JANUARY 2, 2014 | THURSDAY
5 Things to Do with... Wine Corks

In the wake of holiday office functions, neighborhood tree lightings, and, of course, New Year's Eve parties, wine corks are sure to be littering bar areas, kitchen countertops, and fille...

DECEMBER 19, 2013 | THURSDAY
5 Things to Do with... Pens

The pen is mightier than the sword, everyone knows that. But when a pen runs out of ink, its power diminishes—or does it? The rigid, cylindrical shape of these writing instruments, not to...