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The Best Gifts for Minimalists, According to Minimalists

What to get the person who wants for nothing … literally.
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  3. The Giant Rug My Instagram Followers Always Ask Me About Only Costs $80 I spent weeks frustratedly hunting through $1,000 pieces the size of a bath mat before I found it.
  4. How to Hang Pictures, Mirrors, and Plates, According to an Expert “If you follow those steps, you’ll have a straight painting, picture, photograph, anything.”
  5. How to Iron a Sheet, According to Maira Kalman “Getting into bed is one of the great moments of life.”
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  7. The Best Refrigerators, According to People Who Sell and Repair Them Top freezers, side-by-sides, and some that have little bonus drawers you can access without wasting energy.
  8. How to Protect Fabric Furniture From Stains and Dirt So you can sit on your couch stress free.
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  14. 25 Desks, Vetted 25 Ways Including the desk used by a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist, a bunch of Strategist picks, and some of the best-rated desks on Wayfair and Amazon.
  15. The Best Desk Lamps, According to Architects and Interior Designers From tried-and-true classic task lamps to contemporary light sculptures.
  16. The Best Duvet Covers, According to Interior Designers From luxurious hotel-style duvet covers to relaxed linen options and more.
  17. We Slept on Lots of Linen Sheets and Found Ones for Every Type of Sleeper They range from favorite-chambray-shirt-soft to hefty as burlap.
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