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How Can I Hide Old Mantelpiece Mirror? — Good Questions

Q: My new apartment is a wonderful former-flophouse in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood. Almost all of it has been renovated and the building managers decided to leave in the antique fireplace to add to the charm of the apartment. While I love the fireplace, I absolutely hate the old built-in mirror... READ MORE »

The Enchanting Story of the Little Red Lighthouse

If you happen to look down at just the right moment while speeding across the George Washington Bridge, you may spy a flash of red, a plucky little structure that pre-dates even the bridge itself. You, my friend, have spotted the Little Red Lighthouse. So just what is this super-cute, colorful lighthouse all about? We investigate. READ MORE »

Make Your Own (Better!) Pumpkin Spice Latte — The Kitchn

From The Kitchn ? How To Make Pumpkin Spice Lattes (Even Better Than Starbucks!) READ MORE »

Quick Tip #41: How to Clean & Polish Stainless Steel

Every well-run home is teeming with tricks and shortcuts to keep it humming along. We're sharing our best quick tips — for cleaning, organizing and repairing stuff at home — to save you time and money. Click through for today's helpful hint, and links to tons more... READ MORE »

There's an Ocean in This Kitchen Island — Design News

Here's one way to make a statement in the kitchen: turn your island into a giant saltwater aquarium. Designed by Robert Kolenik, the aquarium is L-shaped, and hides storage, plumbing, and a mechanism that lifts the counter for easy aquarium maintenance. READ MORE »

Setting Up Home: 5 Ways to Make a Lovely Bathroom from our House Tours

The bathroom is, rather unfortunately, one of the last rooms we think of when it comes to style and decorating. Perhaps it's because we probably spend the least amount of time here, or maybe it's that it seems so functional— but it doesn't have to be this way. Show More Summary

10 Clever Ways to Use Stock Kitchen Cabinets (Throughout the House)

Turns out that stock cabinets are good for something beyond the kitchen. By modifying unfinished, or white, cabinets you can create pseudo-custom pieces designed specifically for your space— without the need to hire someone to build something especially for you. Show More Summary

10 Perfect Canisters for Kitchens, Bathrooms & Laundry Rooms — Apartment Therapy's Annual Guide

You may not notice it on a daily basis, but the labels all over your shelves and counters could be contributing to visual clutter around your home. It's time to get rid of labels once and for all and replace temporary bottles and boxes with these elegant and sturdy jars and canisters. READ MORE »

Mix Up Your Look with Black Subway Tile

Subway tile is everywhere. I would say it's having a moment, except that subway tile never really went away. It's a classic. Of coure, most of the subway tile you see in kitchens and in bathrooms is white — like the tile you see on, well, the subway. But lately I've spotted a few instances of black subway tile, and I'm intrigued and I want to know more. READ MORE »

Check Out This 3D Printed Concrete Castle — Design News

A Minnesota man has entered a whole new world of 3D printing—designing and printing a concrete castle. The Disney-worthy dream is 161.5 square feet, yet his next goal is to print a full livable home in one piece. READ MORE »

Messy Cool: 15 Bohemian Kitchens

Most kitchens are very utlitarian space, all efficiency and shiny surfaces. But these kitchens have a little something extra, a certain je ne sais quoi. Open shelving, plants, interesting textures, vintage appliances — all these things help to give these kitchens a nonchalant, bohemian vibe. Open Slideshow READ MORE »

Darlene's Art-Filled Riverside Ranch — House Tour

Name: Darlene Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan Size: 1,200 square feet Years lived in: 23 years; owned Darlene lives in a ranch on the north side of Grand Rapids, within walking distance of Riverside Park. The neighborhood’s wide, winding...Show More Summary

Weekend Project Assignment: Organize Your Medicine Cabinet

There are few things as satisfying as needing something, going to where you think it should be, and finding what you needed right where it belonged. The Apartment Therapy Weekend Project is all about tiny, bite-sized tasks you can tackle on the weekends that will make your life better. Show More Summary

The World's Most Beautiful Shower Enclosures

Unless your bathroom is big enough to have a completely open shower, with water spraying gloriously all over the place, having some kind of enclosure is sort of a necessary evil. A lot of modern bathrooms solve this problem with frameless shower doors, which are so lovely and minimal that it's almost like they're not there at all. Show More Summary

This Water Bottle Squishes to Fit in Your Pocket — Design News

Despite being 300 to 10,000 times more expensive than tap, Americans buy 1,600 bottles of water every second. A UK entrepreneur started Ohyo, a company that makes a bottle that holds 500 mL and when empty, collapses, accordion-style, to fit in a pocket or small bag. READ MORE »

Global Design: How Leaders and Newcomers are Crushing It by Spanning the Earth — September 17 Maker Talk with Farooq Kathwari of Ethan Allen

September 17, come hear Farooq Kathwari, CEO of furniture giant Ethan Allen speak on Global Design: How Leaders and Newcomers are Crushing It by Spanning the Earth. Come hear all about his life and business journey, and how a man from India came to run one of the largest American furniture companies, that now exports in huge quantities to Asia. Show More Summary

SPONSORED POST: Creating a Room For All 5 Senses: Cashmere Woods — Sponsored by Glade®

As the seasons change, we like to play with the decor in our homes. Nothing major, but a few small changes that help our home transition to the colder months. At the same time, we like to change the olfactory way we experience our home, moving away from lavender or honeysuckle and toward vanilla bean, woodsmoke, and bergamot. Show More Summary

On Sale Right Now: Furniture Deals at Big Box Stores

I live in Brooklyn so trips to "Big Box" stores are few and far between and when I do go my shopping list is something like this: shampoo, paper towels, cereal bars, socks. Exciting stuff. Known for passing on big discounts through high volume sales, you may not consider this type of store when furniture shopping. Show More Summary

Before & After: A Leather Top Table Goes Sleek and Chic

Kathy got this leather-top table for free from her employer and we can see why! The leather top was stained and discolored like crazy. Kathy almost didn't take it home, then she thought of one last-ditch DIY thing to try and that made all the difference. READ MORE »

Little Red's Modern Fairytale Room — My Room

Name: "Tiny" (8 months) Location: Melbourne, Australia It started with a book. A classic from my childhood turned inspiration for hers. Plus the desire for colour. Just a hint. Red. And from there, this space was born. A Little Red Riding Hood nursery. READ MORE »

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