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Chinese Money Plants Are Fairly Hard to Find But Pretty Easy to Grow

The Chinese money plant is frequently featured in Scandinavian interiors, where its bright green pancake-shaped leaves provide an adorable and welcome burst of color against white walls. They're said to be easy to grow, but if you've ever tried to find one of your own in a plant shop, you likely came home empty-handed. Show More Summary

Get Your Hands on Stunning National Geographic Prints During Their Earth Day Flash Sale

Here's how you can get your hands on some stunning artwork to put your love for the planet on display in your home or office for all to see: In honor of Earth Day, National Geographic is holding a flash print sale on signed prints taken by 22 of the publication's world-renowned photographers. READ MORE »

Leather-Working 101: The Best Tools and Sources for Real and Faux Leather

If you've never made anything out of leather before, it can be difficult to know how to get started and where to shop for supplies. Looking at the prices, it's no wonder sticker shock can turn many would-be leather workers away from the craft. Show More Summary

A Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Plan for Tackling an Annual Chore — Spring Cleaning in 20 Minutes a Day

Hopefully you're not too bitter with me about making you clean again this weekend. But we're starting the home stretch of spring cleaning! One week from today is the official last day of the program—so I think it's just best if we buckle down and get going... READ MORE »

A Former Castle in Malibu Gets Rebuilt (With a New $80 Million Price Tag) — House of the Day

Even if the prospect of owning an exceptionally extravagant abode is far from your reality, it's still fun to peek inside the homes of the extremely rich, particularly if it's the most expensive property in Malibu's history. READ MO...

A Whimsical West Hollywood Home — House Call

Name: Will, Florent and Dolly, a Mini Holland Lop bunny Location: West Hollywood, California The basics: 10 months renting Will and Florent's Hollywood abode is full of small, unexpected moments of delight (spot the bunny!) and fantastic found pieces that give the space a welcoming feel. READ MORE »

7 Things You Should Always Pay for With a Credit Card (and a Few Things You Should Never)

Credit can be a great tool, if used wisely—and that means avoiding sticking yourself with debt that will take decades to pay off. Follow these guidelines for what to charge and you can make your credit cards work for you, not against you. READ MORE »

This Weekend: 20-Minute Household Tasks to Do Before Monday Morning

The idea of spring cleaning is daunting — a whole season devoted to ambitious housework. So this week we're breaking up home maintenance into a bunch of workable parts. Try combining everyday chores with these 20-minute tasks: things you only have to deal with occasionally. Show More Summary

Two New Air Purifiers for Allergy Season (Plus a Super Cute Humidifier for Good Measure!) — Maxwell's Fantastic Find

Today certainly is not the first time I've talked about air purifiers on Apartment Therapy but it felt appropriate, as allergy season ramps up, to show you two newer versions of purifiers that I reviewed last year — along with a humidifier that I just couldn't help but include. Check out these three, watch the video, and let us know what you think in the comments. READ MORE »

Splurge, Save, Steal: Chic and Charming Brass Finds — Apartment Therapy Marketplace

Brass accents in home decor is a trend that never ends. I have to wonder if it's even a trend at all. The metallic element adds a bit of sparkle and history to its surroundings. Whether it's polished for a high-glam effect or left tarnished for an aged patina, vintage brass is popular on Apartment Therapy Marketplace at all price points. Show More Summary

Channel Your Energy: The Very Best Things To Clean When You're Angry

When you're angry—or even just a little peeved about something beyond your control—how do you deal in a healthy way? Some people exercise, and others go out with friends to blow off some steam and have some fun, for example. But there's another way to deal that can also help you be productive at home, too: angry cleaning. READ MORE »

?How Long Should You Keep a Pillow?

A few weeks ago, after waking up with neck pain for the third day in a row, I realized it might finally be time for a new pillow. I wasn't happy about it — I loved my pillow dearly. But it was lumpy, and it leaked feathers every time I leaned against it, and under its case it was the mottled yellow color of a mummy's wrappings. Show More Summary

A Fun, Playful, Mix & Matched Oakland Apartment — House Tour

Name: Meg Woodcheke and Conor Acomb Location: Oakland, California Size: 1,000 square feet Years lived in: Rented 8 years by Conor (Meg moved in 2 years ago) Meg doesn't find much fun in buying furniture sets for her apartment, which she shares with her boyfriend Conor. Show More Summary

You Can Share This E-Book, But You Have to Rewrite It First

Well, here's a tale that's bound to get your book club buzzing. Thanks to Google staffer TL ("Tea") Uglow, eager bibliophiles are now imagining what it would be like to read A Universe Explodes, an experimental, limited-edition digital book that requires each of its readers to make changes to the text before sharing it. READ MORE »

10 Beautiful, Durable Leather DIY Projects To Match Your Skill Level (Even for Total Newbies)

Leather, whether real or faux, is the ideal material for projects you plan to live with and use every day. Durable and beautiful, leather drawer pulls can be tugged at thousands of times without breaking, while a leather sunglasses case can be toted on trips for years without falling apart. Show More Summary

Can Custom Made-for-You Shampoo Really Give You the Best Hair Day Ever?

My hair has a life of its own. Along with being oily, limp, and color-treated, the texture is super fine—meaning it's prone to tangling, frizzing, and generally being all over the place. I've rocked the bedhead look for the better part of the past decade because of this unruliness. Show More Summary

You Can Now Stream Britain's Most Popular Home Design Show on Netflix — Stream Team

(Image credit: Channel 4) First there was Downown Abbey. Then there was Sherlock. Now you can add another British television import to your list, America. Rejoice, design lovers! Britain's favorite home design show is on Netflix. Grand...Show More Summary

Before & After: A Blend of New and Old Style in a California Bungalow — Professional Project

Project by: Karen Nepacena of Destination Eichler Location: San Leandro, California Karen was tasked with opening up the kitchen and dining area of a 1940s bungalow. The space had a ton of natural light that was going to waste in the current layout, so she tore down some walls and gave the space a whole new look that still honored the character of the home. READ MORE »

Is "Goodbye, Things" the New "Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up"?

(Image credit: Goodbye, Things / Fumio Sasaki) Marie Kondo is more than a household name. She's crossed over to the next level and has become a verb for those of us who write, think and obsess about all things home. Yes, "KonMari-ing" and "Kondoizing" are things now. Show More Summary

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