In Search Of — Festive Fall Home Goods

In Search Of — Festive Fall Home Goods

Photo: Moyuc.com

Welcome to the daily series In Search Of, where we look high and low on Krrb for one-of-a-kind items that we must have now! Today it’s all about fall home goods and we’ve got loads of them.

Warmth, coziness, rich colors. Fall decorating is all about coppers, golds and warm hues. A few of our favorite pieces from Krrb highlight those distinctly autumnal finds

5 Vegan Pumpkin Spice Recipes with a Spooky Twist

5 Vegan Pumpkin Spice Recipes with a Spooky Twist

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Tis the season for all things pumpkin flavored! For Krrbies who are fully savoring the season’s influx of pumpkin-spiced options out there, here is a list of five delightfully vegan recipes to keep you going through autumn. And in the spirit of Halloween, why not add a fright factor? It might just scare off lingering hands long enough to enjoy these goodies yourself

In Search Of — Club Chairs

In Search Of — Club Chairs

Photo: Dorelasia.com

Welcome to the daily series In Search Of, where we look high and low on Krrb for one-of-a-kind items that we must have now! Today it’s all about club chairs and we’ve got loads of them.

Add that swanky, exclusive feeling to any seating area, be it your living room or your office’s lounge area with club seats. Here are a few cushy picks

Critical Decor — The Cozy Abode of Eastbound and Down’s Kenny Powers

Critical Decor — The Cozy Abode of Eastbound and Downs Kenny Powers

Kenny and April Powers take their living room seriously.

We love television as much as the next guy. But we get particularly giddy when we get to pick apart the decor in search of deeper truths. Join us as we investigate the who, what, when and especially the why of interior design drama.

If you’ve kept up with HBO’s comedic masterpiece, Eastbound and Down, you’ll know that appearance is everything to the tragic protagonist, Kenny Powers. Of course, “appearance” is completely subjective and Kenny’s sense of style is always a bit suspect. Witness last night’s episode (Season Four, Episode Five) in which we find Kenny succumbing to his lust for watercraft at the risk of losing his apparently great paying gig as a co-host on Sports Sesh

I Want This — Grey and White Chevron Chair

I Want This — Grey and White Chevron Chair

Photo: Krrb.com/Jamesandfrankie

I know they say chevron is a trend of the past already, but I’m still loving the vibrant pattern. This barrel chair with reupholstered grey and white zig zags sits at the intersection of old and new. I love the caning and dark walnut wood makes the fresh pattern pop. This piece works well with modern, traditional or Mid-Century decor, and most importantly, in my living room. This coordinates perfectly with my grey and white Dwell window shades and I must have it now. More importantly, it ships from LA! I can breathe a heavy sigh of relief knowing I don’t have to cary this chair up 5 flights of steep NYC stairs, but instead, sit pretty and wait for its delivery.

Find it on James and Frankie‘s corner. $300.

Pinterest Picks — Budget-Friendly Halloween Decorating Ideas

Pinterest Picks — Budget Friendly Halloween Decorating Ideas

Photo: Life Magazine via Latco.com

Halloween is the gateway for holiday decorating. From October through January, we’ll happily set out themed trinkets around the home and indulge in kitchy decorations. Our popular Pinterest board “Every Day is a Holiday!” is always chocked full of entertaining ideas, recipes and decorating inspiration around the latest holiday. Here are a few that won’t break the bank

In Search Of — Art Prints

In Search Of — Art Prints

Photo: Michelkeck.com

Welcome to the daily series In Search Of, where we look high and low on Krrb for one-of-a-kind items that we must have now! Today it’s all about prints and we’ve got loads of them.

Frame ‘em up, hang ‘em up. Low-cost and no-fuss, art prints are an easy way to decorate your living space

A Match Made in Paris — Social Media and Vintage Bikes

A Match Made in Paris — Social Media and Vintage Bikes

The story goes like this. A couple lives in Paris. Their rad, retro bike sits in a corridor for a few months. It’s too small for him, and she rarely rides. One day, she decides it’s time for the wheels to find another home.

She takes photos of the bike with her iPhone and writes the text on the subway while going to work:

“De marque “Lejeune”, ce vélo pour femme n’est pourtant pas tout jeune ! Mais il roule très bien et la selle est super confortable. Ill a eu une petite révision il y’a 2 ans et aurait éventuellement besoin de nouvelles chambres à air.”

The bike is listed for just 25 €.

Emerging from the underground, she emails her boyfriend Antoine Doury, who tweets a URL to the Krrb listing:

A Match Made in Paris — Social Media and Vintage Bikes

“Immediately some friends retweeted and in few minutes four people were interested — even a guy in Belgium,” Antoine says. “Vintage bike are quite rare in Paris so I guess that was a very good deal!”

And that’s how Krrb, Twitter and a low price on a sweet item got the job done in an hour.

In Search Of — Gothic Furniture

In Search Of — Gothic Furniture

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Welcome to the daily series In Search Of, where we look high and low on Krrb for one-of-a-kind items that we must have now! Today it’s all about “gothic” goods and we’ve got loads of them.

Just in time for a spooky Halloween, we’re rounding up the best in gothic furniture. From iron candelabras to brutalist chandeliers, see what our Krrb sellers have in store

Shop Local, Everywhere!

Shop Local, Everywhere!

Photo: Fernandoexperiences.blogspot.com

Do what the locals do, buy what the locals buy – that’s my motto whenever I travel. I have nothing against doing touristy things, but when I think back to all my travels, the memories that stand out the most are the moments that I found myself having tea in a remote Bedouin camp in the desert of Jordan or having a family-style dinner with strangers in Amsterdam.

The same goes for shopping. My job often takes me away from home and I love bringing back a little something for my wife and daughter. Of course I want to buy something local… and what’s more local than someone’s living room

In Search Of — Mod and Fabulous Home Accessories

In Search Of — Mod and Fabulous Home Accessories

Photo: Themodcast.co.uk

Welcome to the daily series In Search Of, where we look high and low on Krrb for one-of-a-kind items that we must have now! Today it’s all about “mod” goods and we’ve got loads of them.

The best definition of “mod” found online is “(esp. in the early 1960s) a young person of a subculture characterized by stylish dress, the riding of motor scooters, and a liking for soul music.” Now, that might be a bit too specific for Krrbie’s tastes, but here are a few mod and mod-inspired pieces we’re loving

8 Non-Traditional Beds to Take Your Un-Bedroom to the Next Level

8 Non Traditional Beds to Take Your Un Bedroom to the Next Level

These beds aren’t snooze-ville!

Known for her perfectly unperfect and wonderful style, Cece Kellie also known as The Unperfectionist has got a great eye. Check out her round up of non-traditional beds that won’t put you to sleep!

They say that using the principles of Feng Shui in the bedroom will help attract love and romance into your life. Accessorize in pairs. Use soft colors. Position the bed just so. While this might work for other people, I have Feng Shui’d my brains out and still no dude in sight… alas! What I really want to do is just throw a mattress down in the middle of the floor, toss a heap of blankets and pillows on top and call it a night – literally. A cozy Un-bedroom nest for me, the cats and my would-be-where-is-he-lover. Whether you want to spice things up, try something different or just take a nap, check out these “unbeds” that I found on Krrb Classifieds

In Search Of — Affordable Appliances

In Search Of — Affordable Appliances

Photo: Barbarareaume.com

Welcome to the daily series In Search Of, where we look high and low on Krrb for one-of-a-kind items that we must have now! Today it’s all about appliances and we’ve got loads of them.

The world would be just a bit greener if we passed around our still-working appliances when we moved on to newer models. Krrb sellers around the world re-sell their gently used microwaves, coffee makers, fans and vacuums. It’s like the best parts of a garage sale without any frustrating digging

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

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

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

In Search Of — Matching Sets

In Search Of — Matching Sets

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Welcome to the daily series In Search Of, where we look high and low on Krrb for one-of-a-kind items that we must have now! Today it’s all about “sets” and we’ve got loads of them.

Matching chairs, framed portraits and dishes — everything is better as a set. Whether it’s furniture or accessories, sets make mixing and matching more fun. Here are a few of our favorite furniture pieces, homegoods and even light boxes that work better as a set

4 Easy Hacks to Make Your Bedroom Bigger

4 Easy Hacks to Make Your Bedroom Bigger

Photo: Vice President George Bush knew the secret of light colors to make a space feel bigger. He and his wife Barbara relax in their bedroom with their daughter and her children. Photo: Huffington Post

Living in a teeny place in a big city? Or cohabitating with family and friends? While it’s better for the environment to have less stuff and more communal spaces, it can certainly feel a bit cramped at times when you want to spread out. On the plus side, it doesn’t take much to make your bedroom feel bigger. First things first: Tidy up. Then consider a few of these designer tricks to make your personal space feel bigger and better

In Search Of — Tufted Chairs

In Search Of — Tufted Chairs

Photo: Brigetteliliana.blogspot.com

Welcome to the daily series In Search Of, where we look high and low on Krrb for one-of-a-kind items that we must have now! Today it’s all about tufted chairs and we’ve got loads of them.

A little bit of pulled-in, tufted fabric can turn a chair into a regal throne. Here is a roundup of our favorite tufted seating on Krrb

Chicago Mag Launches Local Classifieds

Chicago Mag Launches Local Classifieds

Since the birth of Krrb, we’ve strived to make classifieds as local as possible. Sure, the internet is full of great secondhand gems, but there’s nothing quite like discovering treasures in your own neighborhood.

We’ve joined forces with Chicago Magazine to bring that experience to one of our top cities. The Chicago Magazine Classifieds will redefine what it means to buy and sell locally in Chicago to support the local economy. The classifieds will be a place for Chicago Magazine readers, fans, brick-and-mortar stores, prop stylists and home decorators to buy, sell and trade with each other

I Want This — Antique Sewing Table

I Want This — Antique Sewing Table

Photo: Krrb.com/33907

I adore the cast-iron scrollwork on the base of this sewing table. I’m inspired by the women in my life who have been crafters and makers, and a piece like this reminds me of their legacies. From my great-grandmother all the way to my own mother, women in my life have been sewers and makers of all sorts. I’d use this table as a place to craft, write letters and flip through design books with a warm cup of tea this fall

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