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Before & After: From TV Armoire to Built-in Banquette Bench

Christina's TV cabinet wasn't looking so hot anymore. Ten years old, she had tried to sell it on Craigslist twice, without even one bite. She had even considered dragging it to the curb to give away for free, but it was too heavy to move! Christina felt stuck with a piece of furniture she didn't love anymore. Show More Summary

10 Smart Kitchen Storage Solutions for Renters

One of the most frequently lamented problems in a kitchen is a lack of storage, an issue that can be compounded when it's a rental kitchen and you don't have as many possibilities to customize it to your needs. Even when you can't renovate,...Show More Summary

Weekend Wisdom: Ideas for Maximizing Your Free Time

Free time is vital. You might think always doing something — working, working around the house — is the quickest way to living your most productive life, but you'd be wrong. The only thing being a 24/7 productivity machine will give you is a shortcut to burnout. Show More Summary

Why Erin & Jeff's Living Room Works: 6 Easy Ideas to Steal for Your Home

There's a rhythm to a room that really works. There are layers. Different heights. A cohesion between every element so that your eye smoothly moves around the room. But a few stand out items that give the room a zing of personality.Show More Summary

An Empty Nester's Well-Deserved Renovation — Professional Project

Project by: Michael Jerome Location: Woodland Hills, California From designer Michael: After 40 years, an empty nester's 1950s rancher gets a well-deserved renovation. The kitchen was completely gutted and walls removed to expand the galley kitchen. Warm, cherry wood cabinetry was mixed with high-end appliances and fixtures. READ MORE »

Kelly's Darling Dutch Colonial — House Call

Name: Kelly Millspaugh Thompson Location: Falls Church, Virginia (right outside of Washington DC) Our dutch colonial is located in Falls Church Virginia which is about 10 miles outside of Washington DC. We are located in a little area called Sleepy Hollow, an older mature neighborhood with big lots and lots of trees. Show More Summary

Get Out & Explore! 24 Hours in Your City — Apartment Therapy's Guide to the Perfect Summer

For those who have recently moved to a new city or for those who are looking to spice up a long-term relationship with their town, there's an adventurous way to see your city in a whole new light: Spend time exploring your city's best offerings at different hours of the day (and night). READ MORE »

Before & After: A Dark Eat-in Kitchen Gets Brightened!

While dark wood walls certainly have their place in the homes of certain styles, in this dutch colonial Kelly's renovating, it wasn't quite the desired look. Though cozy, the eat-in corner of this kitchen did have ample natural light and opened out onto the deck, so it had a lot of potential. READ MORE »

Stately Summer: How to Explore Your State's Travel Treasures — Apartment Therapy's Guide to the Perfect Summer

Feeling like your neighborhood and city are a bit picked-over but don't have the time or funds to go very far this summer? Keep in your backyard by exploring your state. Here are some ideas to spark summer state exploring fun! READ MORE »

How to Keep Your Cool, Relax and Have a Blast at Your Next Party — Apartment Therapy's Guide to the Perfect Summer

You've picked out invitations, told all your friends and figured out how to decorate your place for your next party. You've chosen drink and food recipe you can make and share. You've even figured out the most efficient way to clean your home so that when party day arrives things are in top shape. Show More Summary

Before & After: A Vintage Dresser Goes From White to Wow!

Dena loved this vintage dresser from the moment she saw it, specifically the sleek hardware that gave the whole piece a modern look. She took it home and made two simple but bold changes that transformed the entire look — and turned it into a show-stopping piece! READ MORE »

13 DIY Project Ideas to Revitalize Old, Tired & Boring Items Around Your Home

Sometimes you don't want to make something new for your home; you want to make something you already have better. We've got a collection of DIY ideas that might improve something you've already got in your home, whether it be old, worn or just plain boring. Get creative and try out one of these ideas on something you've got in your home today! READ MORE »

Pull It Off: 5 Ways to Create Calming Rooms Full of Personality

Do you want to create calming, relaxing rooms but don't want them to turn out bland? Bold colors aren't the only answer to a boring room. You can create a soothing room with soft, muted colors that's every bit as beautiful and interesting as one with wall-to-wall color. Here are five ways you can make sure your calming spaces don't make you yawn too much. READ MORE »

John's Third Floor Flat in Ft. Greene — House Call

Name: John of Coil & Drift Location: Fort Greene, Brooklyn, NY My partner and I moved into this one bedroom with a separate den in the heart of Fort Greene, Brooklyn three years ago. We fell in love with Fort Greene because of the diversity and green spaces it offered and with our apartment because of it's simple, clean layout and pre-war character and charm. READ MORE »

Berg Design Architecture Gets Geodesic in Bklyn for Kinfolk — Metropolis

One of our friends and house tour contributors, John Berg, just unveiled a super cool new collaboration with Kinfolk in Williamsburg, that is covered this month by Metropolis. Part geodesic dome and all event space and bar, this kicks off the cool architecture battle on the Brooklyn side of the river. ? Check out the article, Creative Geometry, right here. READ MORE »

Sun by Erin Flett — On The Wall

Sun by Erin Flett Previous On the Wall print READ MORE »

Jackie O's Childhood Home Listed for $44 Million — Design News

The childhood home of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, a duplex in 745 Park Avenue, is on the market for $44 million. The address was developed by her grandfather, and the First Lady-to-be lived there until she was seven years old. It is currently being sold by hedge fund manager David Ganek. READ MORE »

Stream These Foodie Movies on Neflix Tonight — The Kitchn

From The Kitchn ? 10 Great Food Movies to Stream on Netflix Instant Tonight READ MORE »

6 Steps To Safer Windows In Your Family's Rental

A study run from 1990 to 2008 discovered that 98,415 were injured through falling from windows over that time. That equates to around 5,000 children per year. 1 per cent of these falls resulted in death. No question about it: if you have a small child in your home then window safety is essential. Show More Summary

DIY Glamping: Shelter Co.'s New Tents

Bay area company Shelter Co. is known for creating a "luxury camping" experience for events like weddings and retreats, bringing their set-up to just about any place you might be able to pitch a tent. READ MORE »

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