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A First-Time Home Buyer On: Deciding to Buy a House in Your Twenties

Anastassia Nelson recently purchased a 925 square foot 1920s bungalow in Tacoma, Washington, and spent a year renovating the house into a stylish cottage full of vintage finds. And Ana was only 25 when she became a homeowner. Are you impressed? I'm 33 (not a homeowner) and very impressed. Show More Summary

45 Ways to Make Your Home the Cleanest It's Ever Been

A truly clean home is hard to come by. Sure you can remember to dust your bookshelves and wipe down your countertops, but when's the last time you polished your cooktop or brightened your bathroom grout? No matter how housekeeping you feel you may be, there are tons of surprisingly dirty spots sprinkled throughout your space that are super easy to miss. READ MORE »

Will Knobs Ruin the Clean Look of My Kitchen? — Good Questions

(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Q: I just bought a new spec house with many kitchen cabinets, all white, with no handles or knobs. As a member of the no-clutter crowd, I like the plain white look, but it's difficult to open them, especially when I'm cooking. And since I do a lot of cooking, I'm always cleaning that white. READ MORE »

Before & After: A Modern Update for a Galley Kitchen — Sweeten

(Image credit: Sweeten) This galley kitchen in a Brooklyn one-bedroom wasn't quite the nightmare that some of our 'before' kitchens present — but as soon as they closed on the apartment, homeowners Hari and Kaity knew they wanted to do something about the kitchen's dark, cramped layout. Show More Summary

6 Hobbies You Can Pick Up in Just 30 Days (and Kick Butt at Them)

You know that feeling when you're on a first date or you're meeting someone new and they ask you what your hobbies are? Unless you're proudly dedicated to something like painting or playing a sport or an instrument, there's this moment where you wonder "What are my hobbies?" as if you've suddenly forgotten all the things you like to do in your spare time. READ MORE »

Cleaning Secret Weapon: 6 Ways to Use Hydrogen Peroxide

You already know hydrogen peroxide comes in handy for cleaning up cuts and scrapes and even for whitening your teeth, but there's a lot more to it than that—it's also great to have on hand for cleaning your home. It's inexpensive, you can find it at just about any pharmacy and grocery store, and it can do just about anything. Show More Summary

Get the Look: Cozy Industrial Glam Style — Shop the Style

Amelia's tiny 490 square feet in New York City are well managed and perfectly styled. Amelia's taste has evolved into a cozy urban cottage feel with just the right amounts of modern, industrial and glam. With easy-to-source decor, you can shop her style and make an urban cottage of your own! READ MORE »

Blu Dot Debuts a Minimalist Bike Of Its Own — Design News

It's a big week for modern furniture brands and bikes. Minneapolis-based Blu Dot debuted an exciting collaboration with Minnesotan-made Handsome Cycles for a bike that gives back. READ MORE »

A "Just-Moved-In" Tour of a Chicago Bungalow — House Tour

Name: Amy Location: Irving Park — Chicago, Illinois Size: 1,600 square feet Years lived in: Owned 5 Months Amy's arts and crafts Chicago bungalow is filled with unique furniture and accessories from antique stores, estate sales, and her travels. Show More Summary

Inside the Designer's Mind: Hand Drawn Insights from a Graphic Artist — Meet the Maker

Getting a peek into the creative surroundings of one of your favorite artists is a special treat. Here, we were lucky enough to get a glimpse into the world of Renee Griffith of the naturally thoughtful paper goods brand Heartswell. READ MORE »

Here is Your State's Favorite Netflix Show

Remember back when Netflix announced it was going to create content, instead of just stream it? Ever since that first season of its first show (House of Cards), it's been snagging awards and taking our binge watching sessions to new heights. Which of its 20-plus series can't your state get enough of? READ MORE »

Secrets to Style Success: "High & Low" Decorating Examples from a Real Home — Video from Apartment Therapy

Design doesn't have to be all or nothing. In fact, a room tells a far more interesting narrative when it's a healthy mix of both splurge pieces and more affordable finds, which is why we're jiving with this couple's high/low decorating approach. Show More Summary

Buying These Photos Funds Charitable Projects Where They Were Taken — Design News

These days, there are plenty of places to buy art online. Gallery site Photocircle stands out from the rest by funding educational, environmental, and development projects in the regions where the photos were taken, effectively allowing the subjects of the work to benefit. READ MORE »

Lots Of Clothes But Nothing To Wear? 9 Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Buy Something New

It's a common plight of the clothes lover: You open your closet to see rows and rows of garments, but you still feel like you have nothing to wear (or at least nothing you want to wear.) This dismal feeling usually leads down one road…straight...Show More Summary

What Can I Do About the Noisy Water Pipes in My Bedroom Wall? — Good Questions

(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Q: I live on the sixth floor of an eight floor apartment building. My bedroom is sandwiched between two pipe locations - on one wall, the bathroom pipes for the two units directly above mine. On the other wall, the pipes for the neighboring unit, and their two upstairs neighbors. Show More Summary

Get the Look: Masculine & Modern, Black & White — Shop the Style

The palette of Lauryn and Michael's LA home is so limited that when I first saw their gallery, I thought the photos were in black and white! With a combination of design classics (Kartell Ghost chairs) and surprising elements (a wall-mounted vintage motorcycle), their home is fascinating, inviting, and totally shoppable. READ MORE »

We Can't Get Enough: A Big Gallery of Beautiful Scandinavian Style Living Rooms

It's no secret that we love the minimal elegance of Scandinavian style. The hallmarks of the look—white painted walls, pale woods, black accents, cozy textiles and tons of gray—are solid basics to admire (or build off of for something a little funkier). Show More Summary

Bye Bye Bachelor Pad: A Couple's Cozy Apartment in Oakland — House Tour

Name: Christine Martin, David Marino Location: Rockridge area — Oakland, California Size: 650 square feet Years lived in: Renting 3 years Christine and David love their home in the heart of Oakland's Rockridge neighborhood for a lot of reasons. Show More Summary

This Data Visualization of Sleep is Surprisingly Artistic

With the exception of insomniacs, most people already know how sleeping like a baby feels, and now there's a data visualization for sleep that shows us exactly how it looks. Using the Baby Connect iPhone app, Redditor Andrew Elliott and his wife diligently tracked the time their newborn daughter spent awake and sleep for the first six months of her life. READ MORE »

Have a Beautiful Year: Easy-to-Keep Beauty Resolutions

Fashionable People: Ali's Real-Life Style (Image credit: Jacqueline Marque) Whether you're opting to work out more regularly or make time to unplug for a set number of hours a day, the best New Year's resolutions are a combination of self-care and self-improvement. Show More Summary

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