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A Colorful Maximalist Home in Australia — House Tour

Name: Kit Alida Bettison with husband and kids Location: Bangalow, Australia Size: 2368 square feet Years lived in: Owned 3 years Inspired by expansive, light-filled industrial-style New York lofts and the free-wheeling bohemian vibes of the 1970s, this house in Australia is a maximalist's dream. Show More Summary

The 6 Things You Absolutely Need to Know Before Buying a TV...When They All Look the Same to You — The Ultimate Guide to Buying a TV

So you're shopping for a new television. You enter a big box store and find yourself standing in front of a synchronized wall of flashing monitors, a dizzying world of sensory overload that gives you everything except answers to your...Show More Summary

Attack These Clutter Magnets: Medicine Cabinet & Bathroom Storage — The January Cure Assignment #12

(Image credit: Jacqueline Marque) I'm interrupting our regularly scheduled January Cure programming for an important announcement: WE ARE PAST THE HALFWAY POINT! Know that there is a big cheer and round of applause going out to all of you from me, as I sit here at my computer. Show More Summary

This High-Tech Canopy Bed Is Straight Out Of The Jetsons — Design News

Canopy beds aren't exactly a new concept. Back in the days of drafty castles, they provided extra warmth when heavy curtains were hung on them (which also added some privacy since there were always other people around). But iNyx, complete with 21st century bells and whistles, is not your monarch's canopy bed. READ MORE »

Before & After: A Master Bedroom Goes from Blazingly Bold to Calm and Serene

(Image credit: Marti of Project Palermo) Marti's master bedroom makeover was a slow and steady labor of love. Her first move was to tackle the too-bright purple paint and choose a color that was a little more serene. After that, she mixed DIY projects with budget finds for a chic and calm bedroom. READ MORE »

Why is Mid-Century Modern Furniture So Damn Popular?

When I graduated from college in 2005, and began furnishing my first apartment, mid-century modern design was just beginning to capture the popular imagination. Twelve years later, the trend shows no signs of slowing down, and the very designers and tastemakers once responsible for its popularity are baffled. Show More Summary

Before and After: An 1860s New Orleans Double Parlor Is Brought Back to Life

When Tim purchased his house in 2010, it had been abandoned since 2004, a year before Hurricane Katrina. The windows were left open and the walls were covered with mold. The property was what Tim describes as "marginally livable," and didn't even meet the requirements for financing. Show More Summary

Creating a New Healthy Habit: Reading Nutrition Labels — Kitchn

(Image credit: Christophe Testi/Shutterstock) From Kitchn ? My Healthy Habit Challenge: I'm Gonna Start Reading Nutrition Labels READ MORE »

A Design Deal Hunter's Secrets to Finding Good "Junk"

Christa doesn't head out on a hunt with a particular purpose. What would the thrill in that be? In her apartment in Boston, she's assembled a beautiful array of furniture, art and accessories — and thanks to her deal-hunting skills, she's barely spent a thing. I asked her to share secrets to finding good "junk" and how to get the price down when you do. READ MORE »

10 Roommate Dealbreakers to Discuss Before You Sign Anything

Moving in with strangers can be a nerve-wracking experience, but sometimes a necessary one; you need people to split the rent with, after all, and you might not know anyone in town or have local friends who are also looking for a new place to live. Show More Summary

A Colorful and Thrifted London Victorian — House Call

Name: Ruth Location: London, United Kingdom We absolutely love our new family home, having always lived in apartments it's so lovely to have our own front door, garden and space to fill out. Our style is pretty colorful and eclectic, maybe bohemian modern. Show More Summary

Fashion Hacks: 9 Simple Ways to Customize Your Clothing

(Image credit: Rosa Gold) The new year is finally here and so are the latest trends. And while it's fun to embrace all of the new cold-weather clothes, it can still be tough to set yourself apart from the rest of the fashion-savvy pack. Show More Summary

Is There a Temporary Solution for Covering Up My Ugly Floor? — Good Questions

(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Q: I'm moving into a new, beautiful rental apartment soon. It's got great light and views...and ugly "finger mosaic" wood flooring. What temporary options are there for recovering a floor that wouldShow More Summary

Meet Your New Favorite Kitchen Organizers — Kitchn

From Kitchn ? These Are the Most Stylish Kitchen Organizers We've Ever Seen READ MORE »

Small Space Solutions: 9 Perfect Places to Squeeze in Shelves

Storage is always at a premium, especially in a small space. And while you can't add closets, what you can add are shelves. If a little extra storage is just the finishing touch your small space needs, consider adding shelves in one of these unexpected places. READ MORE »

How to Not Go Broke Next Christmas (and Yes, You Need to Start Now)

I've definitely been here before: A new year, another January, wondering exactly how I managed to come out of the holidays with a painfully thin wallet and an overspent budget. It's like clockwork. Somewhere in between the end of November...Show More Summary

Here’s What Happens the First Two Weeks After Giving Up Coffee — Real-Life Resolutions

Candace Bryan is one of six people tracking their resolutions with Apartment Therapy in real time. You can read her first installment here. Quitting coffee cold turkey after a decade of high-quantity consumption was a bold, perhaps foolish, decision on my part. Show More Summary

Monday on Marketplace: 5 Great Finds — Apartment Therapy Marketplace

Well into the thick of January, it's time to reward yourself for working on resolutions past the first week of the month. Treat yourself by shopping Apartment Therapy Marketplace, including the interesting, funky fresh finds newly listed finds below. Go ahead, you deserve it. READ MORE »

Get the Look: Neat "Literary Nouveau" Style — Shop the Style

Book designers and Kevin and Emma are fascinated by clean lines, bold colors and "organized clutter." Their Kansas City apartment showcases all of these things, from the DIY shelving that holds their impressive book collection, to the black and white stripes on their IKEA rug. Check out the links below to get this style they call "Literary Nouveau" in your own home. READ MORE »

Unexpected & Utterly Gorgeous Tile & Grout Combos

Grout lines aren't exactly known for being fun and beautiful—mostly, they just inspire dread when you pull out an old toothbrush to scrub them clean. But the invention of colored grout is revamping grout's bad reputation. Let these neon yellow, whimsical pink and glitzy gold grids take over your bathroom walls and backsplashes. Show More Summary

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