I Want This — Mid-Century Mustard Yellow Sofa by Flexsteel

You know when it’s love? When you can not stop dreaming of lounging on a sofa. I’m absolutely smitten by the golden hue of this Mid-Century beauty. Built in the late 1960’s, the dark walnut base really grounds this piece in any home.

I’m still trying to convince my boyfriend that we should visit Chicago and pick up this sofa. If you’re also in awe of the vibrant upholstery and the overall amazing original condition, find it on Dial M for Modern’s Krrb corner, available for $1,700.

Peer to Peer — 3 Apps We’re Using Lately

Peer to Peer — 3 Apps We’re Using Lately

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It’s never been easier to connect with others locally and around the world! From Krrb to AirBnB and Lyft, peer to peer communities are popping up everywhere and for everything. This time around we’re looking at Impossible, Closet Collective and Wunwun as ways to share kindness, fashion and even errands. Read on to find out more

A Comfortable Couch or Snug Sofa for Every Occasion

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Whether you live alone or you have a house full of roommates, a sofa is an essential part of any living situation. No one wants to sit on the floor of your apartment bro, that’s disgusting! Sofas are each their own unique piece of furniture though. You can’t just close your eyes, point blindly and find the perfect sofa! That’s just not how it works.

Will it fit in my apartment properly? Is it comfortable? Will it hold all of my friends? It takes a lot of delicate thought and consideration. But never fear, I am here to guide you in the right direction

DIY Roundup — Boston

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Here at Krrb we love doing it ourselves. Whether it’s a nice chair or lamp, there’s nothing quite like the feeling you get after building something yourself. That’s why it’s so great to know that if you go looking in any city you can find a nice, little DIY shop that might just have everything you need.

This week, we’re exploring a few DIY Shops in Boston. If you’re a native or just visiting the area, these are the go-to shops for your DIY needs.

Member Spotlight — Leslie Tilley of 4f Lighting

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Leslie Tilley is the fairy godmother that all secondhand items wish they had. Working her magic at 4f Lighting, Leslie elevates standard objects to an artistic status. From cigar boxes to garden rakes, she helps vintage and secondhand goods gain a new visual and functional purpose. The process is deliberate and very planned out, and the end results are amazing art installations that are truly one-of-a-kind. Check out what Leslie had to say about her creative process, and be sure to look at her Krrb corner (trust me, you’ve never seen a colander look this cool).

Get the Look — Weekend Getaway

Photo: Landingnewjersey.com

Photo: Landingnewjersey.com

Well, Niagra Falls has frozen over and its negative degrees right now in New York City. I’ve never been more ready to flee the Northeast. After weeks of wearing layers upon layers in hopes of staying warm, I’m taking a weekend trip to the Caribbean. When you only have 72 hours of fun in the sun, you don’t take much. After all, it’s a getaway not a take-it-all-with you. See what to bring and where to go

How to Make a Bed (Like Your Mama Taught You!)

Photo: Llewellyn.com

Photo: Llewellyn.com

Mattress pads, 400-thread count sheets and shams…the intricacies of bedding can be overwhelming. But considering how many hours we spend in bed, we need it to be just right. Individual needs vary but when we crawl into bed at the end of the day, we all want an inviting, comfortable and relaxing night of sleep. With the proper guidance (ours!), you’ll be able to learn all the ins and outs, tucks and folds, needed to make the bed of your dreams. Your mama would be so proud

Krrb Launches Beta Access for Payment Platform

After launching our new payment platform last week to a select group of sellers, we were thrilled by the incredible response. We’re excited to let you in on the action too! Selling on Krrb has always been super simple but now you can collect online payment for your listings with the ease of one click

Collector’s Corner — Kristopher Knight and His Board Games

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Here at Krrb Classifieds we love a good collection, especially one that’s unique. From where the collection began to the most significant item, we want to know the story behind it all. So we’re reaching out to collectors everywhere to find out what they collect and why!

Today, Kristopher Knight joins us to discuss his collection of Board Games, how his love evolved and his criteria for buying a good game.

Stay Home — 10 Tips to Prep for Hibernation

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As the winter season grows cold, it’s time to head indoors. In the spring, it’s all about the garden, cleaning and getting reacquainted with nature. In the summer we dine al fresco, swim and sun, and find many a garage, yard and stoop sale from neighbors near and far. Come fall, we take in the changing of the leaves, hike through the hills, drive for the views, grill into the night.

But winter is really when we stay at home, inside, all cozy-like. Similar to our primitive ancestors, we hibernate, so to speak. Now is a time to bunker down, bundle up and appreciate how we are compelled to stay home

How To Make Simple Garlic Miso Soup

Winter is a tough season on our bodies. Our daily lives barely have time for self-care, add harsh weather and grueling commutes, and we find our bodies running on fumes. This broth has saved me time and time again from the bounty of germs winter tends to throw at us.

What’s Cooking — Sweet and Savory Breads

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Photo: Dinnerwithjulie.com

With cold weather in full swing, it’s often necessary to fill up on carbs while you’re cozy under a blanket away from the harsh winter elements. How do you warm up your home while simultaneously making it smell amazing? By making homemade bread! While traditional loaves are perfect just how they are, it’s always fun to try new concoctions and experiment with new flavors and textures. Whether you’re looking to put together something savory or sweet, we’ve got some suggestions for you!

Upcycled Clothes Turn into Globally Responsible Textiles Thanks to Carpet of Life

All photos provided by carpetoflife.com

All photos provided by Carpetoflife.com

Here at Krrb Classifieds there’s nothing we love more than a good cause! When we came across Carpet of Life we absolutely knew that we needed to learn more about them and teach all of you about them as well. You simply send in old articles of clothing and they are transformed into beautiful Moroccan rugs made by women in M’hamid El Ghizlane. The act of making these rugs provides financial independence to women who have long depended on their husbands and families; as well as maintains cultural structure and pride in the community.

Krrb Cribs — Painting

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Krrb Classifieds is all about redesigning, recycling and reusing. Living in an apartment full of dudes in their mid-twenties is a lot like still being in college. My bedroom definitely still gives off that vibe anyway. So I’ve decided to start redecorating.

As the years go on and I mature, my taste in home decor and the way I present myself does as well. I would like to bring guests back to my apartment and bedroom without it feeling like we’re hanging out in a storage space. So slowly but surely I will turn my room into the comfortable and cozy room it is meant to be.

The Nostalgia Machine — Songs From the Age of 13

Krrb founder, George Eid, bustin' a move!

Krrb founder, George Eid, bustin’ a move!

Music is such an integral part of our society. Whether or not you choose to, we hear music every day. Sitting in the office, grocery shopping or driving around, there’s constantly music playing. It’s no wonder that it can be so intertwined with specific memories from our life. So when we discovered The Nostalgia Machine we were pretty excited.

We decided to take a step back into our awkward teenage years and pick our favorite songs from when we were thirteen. See what special meaning these songs have to us!

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