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Focus on a Floor Plan — The Style Cure: Assignment #5

Ok, here we go, getting down to business. Today's assignment will take a little time but it DOES help move you forward in several areas. One, it's easier to be objective about problems and issues in your room when you go through the process of simply reducing the space and items in it to a 2d plan - it gives you some emotional distance. Show More Summary

From Beginner to Advanced: 10 Steps to a Better Bedroom

Jacqueline's Bright & Airy West Village Studio Bored with your bedroom? We've got plenty of ideas for what to do about that. You can make your bedroom into a dreamy space without moving, or spending a ton of money, or even a lot of time. Show More Summary

How To Clean Hardwood Floors with Black Tea — Apartment Therapy Tutorials

It's warm and soothing for your body, but did you know you can also use black tea on your wood floors? Tannins in the tea add a light, warm "stain" and help to bring out the wood's natural warm tones. READ MORE »

Secrets to Home Staging: 8 Mistakes That Turn Off Potential Buyers

Erin's Modern Loft Home staging is a tricky thing. It's not just about making a good impression. It's about helping people visualize themselves happily living in what is currently your own home. Do it well and you facilitate the sale of your property. Show More Summary

You Can Stay in a Harry Potter Hogwarts-Style Hotel Room in London — Design News

The Georgian House hotel has remade a selection of rooms to resemble the chambers at Hogwarts. The 163-year-old property is offering the full experience when staying in a room, including a walking tour of central London landmarks from the films and a trip to the Warner Bros Studio for The Making of Harry Potter Tour. READ MORE »

Casalino Chairs: The New Old Classic

Pink Casalino chairs in a home from Inside Out, via SF Girl by Bay. Some classic furniture pieces get a lot of press, and others fly under the radar a little. I will admit that until recently, I wouldn't have been able to identify these groovy, swoopy 70s chairs. Show More Summary

Esther & Brendan's Personality-Filled Home — House Tour

Name: Esther Hahn, Brendan Cooney, and Timothy Hahn Location: Pacifica, California Size: 1,610 square feet Years lived in: 1 years; Owned The home that Esther and Brendan share (along with her brother Timothy) is colorful, vibrant and full of energy. Show More Summary

The Anou: Moroccan Rugs, Straight from the Source — Best Shops

While searching the internet for sources for Beni Ourain rugs, I came across The Anou, an entirely different kind of web shop. While other sources for Moroccan rugs — even fair trade ones — involve buying from middlemen, The Anou enables you to purchase rugs directly from the Moroccan artisans who make them. READ MORE »

A Lot of Living in a Little Space: How We Make It Work — IKEA Family Live

This Brooklyn apartment is only 645 square feet (60 square meters), but somehow its inhabitants manage to squeeze in everything you would expect from a much larger home: a kitchen, a dining area for friends and family, a separate 'bedroom', workspaces for two, and a spacious living room. Here's how they make it work. READ MORE »

Love Denim? TorZo Lets You Panel Your Walls In It — Design News

Denim is always in fashion. TorZo Surfaces has created a resin panel with recycled denim scraps that can be used on walls, tabletops, or furniture. The surface is hard, durable, and scratch-resistant. READ MORE »

The Art of Entertaining: Dazzling Your (Holiday) Guests — Maker Talk: November 5

Join us November 5 as we dive into how to enhance our hosting skills and talk all things entertaining. We are pleased to announce Jung Lee of Jung Lee NY who has traveled the world over, creating beautiful events of all scales for a coveted clientele. Show More Summary

20 Interesting Household Uses for Old Pantyhose & Stockings

If you wear stockings or pantyhose, don't let runs and snags ruin your day. And definitely don't throw old nylons away. Because, while they might have fallen short in their promise to keep your legs looking smooth, they have a whole other future existence as versatile household helpers. Show More Summary

SPONSORED POST: ?8 Insane Kitchen Hacks That Are Completely Normal in NYC — Seamless

Oh, New Yorkers. We tend to only notice our kitchens when we're starved... for space. I may or may not have once dated a guy whose fridge contained just three items: Coronas, ketchup, and his entire sweater collection. (See #3 to find out what was in his freezer.) And the worst part is... Show More Summary

Lauren's Before Photos: & After, & After, &... After — LIVEBLOGGING THE STYLE CURE

I'm fairly certain that I'm going to go ahead with my plan to finish the kitchen for this year's Style Cure, but I'm still not guaranteeing anything! I have a bunch of "before" photos to share with you all, as if you'll remember I "Style Cured" my kitchen last year. Show More Summary

New Feature! Daily Comment Reply Notifications

We want to make your experience here as part of the Apartment Therapy community as productive and enjoyable as possible. We've got a long wishlist of goodies we're working on to improve reader communication with each other and the editors...Show More Summary

Marie-Lyne's Before Photos: Basic Bedroom — LIVEBLOGGING THE STYLE CURE

I'm going to style cure the bedroom as I feel like it is lacks a bit in personality. It's kinda plain and boring. Definitely not the wow factor in our home. I want to change just about everything in this room, except for the bed (I guess that guy has to stay). READ MORE »

Soundproof Your Rental Bedroom in Under 10 Minutes for $40 — Apartment Therapy Reader Submissions

If you're in a rental apartment, the last thing you want to do is pay a lot of money to make it livable. Perhaps the only thing worse is pissing off your roommate(s) while you're having loud — ahem — relations, or blasting Gregorian chants from your bedroom on Sunday mornings. Show More Summary

What Can I Do About Faux Flagstone Bathroom Tile? — Good Questions

Q: This textured tile is driving me insane. What can we do to fix it? We are renters, so a DIY and cheaper option is our best bet. Cover it up? Work with it? READ MORE »

Why to Preheat Your Baking Sheet — The Kitchn

From The Kitchn ? Here Are 3 Reasons Why You Should Preheat Your Baking Sheet READ MORE »

Before & After: This DOA Desk Gets Some CPR

Beth says, "I love a good challenge." She would have to! She bought this mess of a desk from Craigslist for only 15 bucks. It had been sitting out on a balcony and the wood was in shambles. READ MORE »

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