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HGTV's "Rehab Crazy" Stars On What It Takes to Turn An Old House Around — HGTV's "Rehab Crazy" Stars On Turning an Old House Around

Cathy, and her husband Garrett, are just two design lovers living a "quiet, country life" (her words) in Washington state. Here are a few things that that quiet country life entails: rehabbing a 105-year-old farmhouse into their family home, flipping a 117-year-old house, and working on an HGTV pilot. Show More Summary

Lloyd Wright's Infamous Sowden House Is On the Market

In 1926, architect Lloyd Wright (yep, son of Frank) built this "neo Mayan" home in Los Feliz for friend and artist John Sowden. The property is currently for sale for $4.7 million. READ MORE »

5 Creative Holiday Cards that Won't End Up in the Landfill

Do you cringe at the thought of how many holiday cards are tossed in the recycling (or worse, the trash bin) come January 1st? If you're trying to be more waste-conscious, or have friends and family who are, you might want to consider alternatives to traditional greeting cards. Show More Summary

Hair Nah! The Cathartic Travel Game for Black Women

I'm not going home for Thanksgiving, but if I were, there are a few things I would do to prepare myself for traveling back to the Midwest during one of the craziest times of the year: Force myself to pack light, download a meditation app, and mentally prepare to have my hair touched. READ MORE »

An Artist's Sophisticated Chicago Home — House Tour

Name: Josh Young and Ignacio Martinez Location: Gold Coast — Chicago, Illinois Size: 1,000 square feet Years lived in: 7 months, renting Josh and Ignacio have spent the last eight years living all over the world in cities like Milan (where the couple met while studying), Santiago, and New York. Show More Summary

Mies Made Minimalist: The Barcelona Pavilion Gets a Temporary Facelift

For years, visitors who have frequented Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's Barcelona Pavilion have marveled over the structure's abundance of natural color, but the iconic building has recently undergone a major transformation to strip away the various hues and leave it with a more modern appearance. Show More Summary

The Easiest & Cheapest DIY Art Project (Using Your Phone)

When it comes to making your own art, there is no shortage of project ideas. If you have artistic tendencies, you can likely take any idea or inspiration (online or IRL) and turn it into something worthy of that much-coveted spot on your gallery wall. Show More Summary

Before & After: A Family Home Goes from Cavernous to Cozy — Professional Project

It's not a problem that many people have in New York, but this Tribeca apartment was almost too big. Sans furniture, the side-by-side living rooms seemed intimidating and cavernous. Plus, the unusual proportions of the space, with windows sitting almost on the floor, made furnishing it tricky. Show More Summary

This Kickstarter Converts Kitchen Scraps Into Cooking Fuel

If you love to cook, no doubt a gas range is a must-have in any home or apartment. But if you're an environmentalist, you know that natural gas is not sustainable or a renewable resource. One Israeli company could have the Goldilocks of answers. READ MORE »

Stop Overpacking Once And For All With These 3 Questions

I'm currently reporting to you from the middle of my bedroom, surrounded by garment bags and flung open suitcases, tossed around shoes and a hodge-podge of pants, tops and torn-from-their-hangers sweaters. And in the center of this chaotic mess is me, sitting cross legged on the carpet with my head in my hands trying to hack the Rubik's Cube that is not overpacking. READ MORE »

9 Things You'll Want To Buy for Fixer Upper's Final Season Premiere on Tuesday

If you're equal parts sad and excited for the final season of Fixer Upper to start on Tuesday, you're not alone. To help ease the pain and fuel the passion, we've rounded up nine items you might want to have if you're a true Chip & Jo fan (read: it's all about shiplap). READ MORE »

This Weekend: The Secret to Making Thanksgiving Go A Whole Lot Smoother

Thanksgiving is next week and the whole holiday will happily hum along if you do a few things in advance: 1) Let the seams out of your favorite pants; 2) fill some index cards of questions to ask distant cousins at the dinner table; and 3) do this one other very important thing before next Thursday. READ MORE »

This Earthy, Ethereal Echo Park Cabin Is What Dreams Are Made Of — House Call

Name: Shawn Location: Echo Park — Los Angeles, California The basics: 4 months, owned — 1,111 square feet Shawn's funky cabin is full of warm wood, natural light and a ton of texture. From the wood floors to the planked ceiling the home has tons of laid-back California cool that makes you want to take off your shoes and relax. READ MORE »

A Lifestyle Store Owner's Minimal, Timeless Home — House Tour

Name: Audrey Morissette her husband Francois and baby William Location: Blainville, Quebec Size: 2,380 square feet Years lived in: 4 years, owned Audrey Morissette established her store Boutique Vestibule in 2014 in the Mile End of Montreal. Show More Summary

Make This DIY Toilet Spray for the Stinkiest Seat in the House — Apartment Therapy Tutorials

Walking out of a stinky bathroom has got to be on everyone's top 5 list of cringe-worthy moments. Lighting matches or using spray aerosol are common remedies to mask the smell. Matches are great, but you can't use them in airplane bathrooms. Show More Summary

10 Affordable Hostess Gifts (That Aren't Just a Bottle of Wine)

When it comes to host and hostess gifts, you don't want to go too flashy—simple, inexpensive, practical, and thoughtful (and preferably edible, drinkable, or used in tandem with food or beverages alcoholic or otherwise) is the way to go. Show More Summary

How Normal Are Your Podcast Habits?

What was your introduction to podcasts? When I was in undergrad, a friend of mine told us we could download This American Life episodes to our phones so we could listen to David Sedaris' Billie Holiday impression on demand, and our lives were changed. Show More Summary

Crotons Are The Flamboyant Yet Finicky Plant You've Never Heard Of

People love the dramatic yellow, orange, silver, red, white —or even black — multi-colored leaves of croton plants, but don't know they can also be quite challenging to grow. When I asked about them at a local plant shop, they said that...Show More Summary

IKEA Just Released Deals for Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Beyond

Good news, IKEA fans: The Swedish retailer just released its deals for prime holiday shopping (and apparently prime home refreshing) season. Check them out below, and if anything changes, we'll be updating this post throughout the coming days with our picks for the best deals for your gift list and your home, so you won't have to look far to snag a steal. READ MORE »

Hey Cowboy, This Wild West Tiny Home Is For Sale

The stars have aligned for those in search of putting down roots tiny house that's situated in an equally tiny town. As long as you're cool with having tumbleweeds as your nearest neighbor, this Old West-inspired tiny home located in Pioneertown, California will make for a suitable desert escape. READ MORE »

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