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How to make a room do double duty: tips for making a room multifunctional 

For a lot of us, the best kind of home decor is the kind that is both functional and fabulous. From a home office that doubles as a playroom to a living room that doubles as a bedroom, there is no reason a room can’t meet two of your needs, instead of just one. Whether you have a spare room or a small apartment, these tips will help you create a room that works for you and is capable of doing double duty. 1. Combine ideas that work best together in your space When thinking through which types of ideas you want to merge together consider the space you are working with and whether or not the ideas are compatible. A bedroom/kitchen? Probably not the best idea, unless you want your sheets smelling like your dinner. Some classic examples of ideas that work together include: bedroom/living room dining room/home office guest bedroom/playroom bedroom/gym The goal is to combine ideas that function well together in terms of aesthetics, space, and functionality. 2. Prioritize the main function …

Fall Decor Trends We’re Loving

Ah, fall. What’s not to love about it? The changing colors of the leaves, pumpkin pie, scarves, Halloween, not to mention the crisp air. You’ve swapped out your summer dresses and shorts for cardigans and jeans, but what about the house? As summer ends and the weather cools, we’re sharing fall decor trends we’re loving for the season ahead. Try them out and tag us @taskrabbit on social media to show us how you’ve refreshed your home for fall.  For a classic rustic look, go for wood furniture and wooden accents. You don’t have to be limited to just wood! Marble, granite, and copper can give your living space an organic atmosphere. In addition to the essential pumpkin, use wheat for a naturally textured wreath or decorations for your porch, fireplace, and mantel. Aside from warm, earthy tones, don’t be afraid to incorporate a flair of deep purple and blush pink. Rather than sticking to minimalist design, embrace bold splashes of color in your decor choices. Display objects and decorations with a handcrafted aesthetic, like …