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I Tried a Vanilla Scented Paint Additive: Yum or Yuck? — Apartment Therapy Test Lab

During one of my many trips to the paint counter at the hardware store this week I spied a very curious item from Glade. Since I'm a sucker for scents and it was under $5, I just had to try it and see if it was as exciting/exotic as it seemed. READ MORE »

Before & After: An Office Bathroom Gets A Bright Update

Amber recently moved into a new office and she had 1 month to pull it all together. Deemed "the dungeon," the bathroom was particularly dark and unattractive. Amber quickly livened it up by choosing items that had no lead times and that were budget-friendly: READ MORE »

Top of The Heap: Trash Day in NYC

When 1.6 million people cram themselves onto a tiny island like Manhattan, things are bound to get intimate. Unlike other, roomier cities, New Yorkers are, simply by circumstance, privy to each others' business like nowhere else and never is that more evident than on trash day. READ MORE »

Kingston's Car Lover Room — My Room

Name: Kingston Rock (3) Location: North Florida When we decided it was time for Kingston to get a big boy bed I thought that was also the perfect time to redecorate his room. The first step was negotiating with a 3-year-old about the...Show More Summary

Basic Kitchen Gets Beautified — The Kitchn

From The Kitchn ? Before & After: A Basic Kitchen Gets a Luxe Upgrade READ MORE »

SWASH Express Clothing Care System — Maxwell's Daily Find 10.14.14

SWASH Express Clothing Care System • $499.99 • Bloomingdales Home I received and early test SWASH this summer and have been using it now for over two months. It's been a bit slow to test as I've had to find new ways of working it into my life. Show More Summary

How to Modernize Dining Area & Keep Gothic Dining Chairs? — Good Questions

Q: Hi! I recently bought these awesome medieval, ornately carved, dark brown wood dining chairs off of Craigslist for a total deal. I love their character (they are very Game of Thrones) but don't want the dark design elements of the chairs to bring down the entire mood of my living room, which has a lot of dark wood. READ MORE »

Clooney & Alamuddin Buy an Island in the Thames — Design News

Newlyweds George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin reportedly just bought the largest residential island in the Thames River. The 5.5-acre private island in the village of Sonning-on-Thames features a 17th-century Georgian manor. READ MORE...

Trick Or... Toy? Non-Candy Treat Ideas For Halloween

It's no secret that kids love getting candy on Halloween. But the truth is, they also love getting other kinds of treats in that orange plastic pumpkin. Treats that last. Treats made to be played with. Treats that are, in some way, "different"...Show More Summary

Ikea's New Mirror Will Compliment You Every Morning — The Gloss

A well-timed compliment can make a person's morning and set them up with a positive outlook for the whole day. Now Ikea has taken the randomness out of the equation and created a mirror that delivers personalized compliments just when you need them most. READ MORE »

How To Make Your Pumpkin Last Longer This Halloween — The Kitchn

From The Kitchn ? 5 Ways to Make Your Halloween Pumpkin Last Longer READ MORE »

We're Hiring: Digital Account Executive — Job Listing

Apartment Therapy Media ( & is actively looking for an account executive to join our sales team. The account executive will be responsible for calling on three to five large media agencies, serving national retailers, CPG, spirits or fashion accounts. A passion for interior design, cooking and our website is a big bonus! READ MORE »

The Simple Secret to Cultivating Creative Thinking

How many good ideas have you had today? Probably more than you think. There's something creative people instinctively do that helps them develop and utilize their flashes of genius. What do they know that you don't? READ MORE »

Herman Miller Restores Noguchi Playground — Design News

This is art for the touching, jumping, and playing: Isamu Noguchi's 1976 playground in Atlanta was recently restored by furniture company Herman Miller. While the modernist sculptures got a fresh coat of paint, the area benefited from additional signage and an extensive cleanup. READ MORE »

You Can Do It: 10 Not-Too-Tough Industrial Pipe Projects

If you love the industrial look of a loft but don't live in one, you can add some rugged style to your current place with a quick trip to the hardware store. Ready to get inspired? Read on. READ MORE »

Deans Court: William & Ali's Ancestral Home — House Tour

Note: I've redone this great tour from last year to put all the text into the slideshow so that you can cruise through it in one go. I've added pics too. Let me know what you think. :) This is the main part of the current kitchen, where...Show More Summary

Renters Solution: How To Make a Loft Bed Work for You

Think about it — the single most floor-hogging piece of furniture in a small apartment is the bed. The good news is that you can free up a ton of space for daytime activities by raising up your bed and making room for other stuff underneath it. Show More Summary

On Becoming An Accidental Housewife

I suppose I'm not technically a housewife, since I'm not married and I work 30-36 hours/week, but compared to working 40-70 hours/week at well-paying jobs that I was passionate about, it certainly feels that way. READ MORE »

Kmart Reports Security Breach — Design News

Kmart is the latest retailer to report a data breach of customers' payment information. Security officials discovered the breach last Thursday, and believe it began in early September. Parent company Sears has yet to comment on how many customers could be affected. READ MORE »

Tabletop Inspiration: Jessica's Beautiful Blues

One of my favorite parts of hosting a dinner party is setting the table, so I'm always looking for a little tabletop inspiration. Jessica Graves, the Atlanta-based writer whose living room we featured Friday, also sent us these photos of her dining room, staged for an intimate dinner party. READ MORE »

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