UPDATE: We're still poring over this impressive collection of home tips. Use the rest of the weekend to get crafty! This article was originally published on Jun 17 2013.
Decorating in New York is quite the feat. On top of dealing with crazy layouts (hello, showers in the kitchen), furnishing a minuscule space can be utterly confusing. What pieces will really showcase your aesthetic? That's where the Hovey sisters, Hollister and Porter, come in. Fresh off publishing their book Heirloom Modern, which highlights heritage-style interiors, the design-duo gave us the inside scoop on nesting and how to make your pad feel truly, well, you. Click on for their amazing decor tips and you'll be investing in that gorgeous sofa faster than you can say, "Home, sweet home."
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