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Jesa's Bay Ridge Cool — House Tour

Name: Jesa Location: Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, New York Size: 2,000 square feet Years lived in: 7 years; Owned Jesa and her husband moved to Bay Ridge, a family oriented neighborhood in southern Brooklyn not necessarily known for high style. Show More Summary

Living Small in the City: Tips for Coping Without Outdoor Space

Living without outdoor space is the tough trade-off so many of us make in exchange for urban dwelling. Lack of outdoor space isn't always a bad thing: if you're unable to care for a yard, are made nervous by the combination of small children and balconies, or generally dislike fresh air and sunshine, you're in luck. Show More Summary

Small Space Solution: Convert Your Closet into a Bedroom

Over the years, we've seen homes make the most of their limited space with lots of clever conversions, including the closet-turned-bedroom. It's a great way to eke out some more room, and create cozy sleeping nooks in the process. Take a look at some of the most successful spaces: READ MORE »

SmartWalk Projects Transit Info Onto Any Surface — Design News

TransitScreen compiles real time information on any form of public transit—from subway to busses to bike sharing—to make choosing the best option easier. Their new product, SmartWalk, projects that data and turns any surface into a transit tracker. READ MORE »

Small Space Lessons: Floorplan & Solutions from Daniel's NYC Home

When I look at images of Daniel's one-bedroom Brooklyn abode from the 2012 Small Cool contest, I can't help but think it feels like a much larger home. There are lots of characteristics that contribute to that, which we'll take a look at here: READ MORE »

Before & After: A Vintage Bathroom Gets a Charming New Look

When Joanna moved into her 1927 Spanish Revival a few years ago, the bathroom had a lot of original character and some...ahem...colorful extras that needed immediate attention. READ MORE »

Best Plants for the Bathroom

Do you have plants in the bathroom? There are actually a number of houseplants that thrive in this room's typically tropical conditions of low light, warmth, and humidity—not to mention that they help freshen the air and your spirit! See our list, along with a few that thrive in bright and sunny bathrooms. READ MORE »

DIY Project Ideas: 10 Bird Feeders for Kids to Make

My birds are back! Last year, I got all up in nature's business and bought a bunch of bird feeders. I have a Nyjer feeder for my goldfinch flock, several standard mixed feeders and, of course, a hummingbird feeder. It's incredibly relaxing to sit in the yard and watch the birds go about their daily routines. Show More Summary

Better Living Layout Ideas? — Good Questions

Q: My boyfriend and I are moving into our first apartment together. The apartment is absolutely perfect, but we can't quite agree on a layout. His current apartment is configured similarly, and he's adamant about laying out the furniture so that the couch is against the wall, and the TV is angled out from the perpendicular wall. READ MORE »

Adele's Octopus Garden — My Room

Name: Adele (10 months) Location: United States For Adele's room, Greg and I wanted something fun, bright, and cheerful, and a little bit geeky/steampunk without taking over the room with nerdiness (we'd considered, and dismissed, Portal, Mario, and pirate-ninja). Show More Summary

What Color Would You Paint This Kitchen? — Good Questions

Q: My fiance and I are under contract on our first home, and we are having a difficult time deciding on a paint color for the kitchen and living space. (The electric turquoise has got to go. It's even brighter in real life.) It is an open floor plan, and the kitchen and living space are basically one room. READ MORE »

A Beach-Side Home With a Hip & Fun Vibe — Professional Project

Project by: Sarah Stacey Location: South Padre Island, Texas From Sarah: The client lives in Monterrey Mexico; this is their beach house in South Padre Island. They are a family of four with two sons that are teenagers. Because of the...Show More Summary

Jill's Cool & Cozy California Cottage — House Call

Name: Jill Smith Location: Silverlake, California I bought my Silverlake, California cottage almost two years ago. At a little over 800 square feet it was perfect for me, my dog and my cat. Cut to a few months after moving in when I acquired one large boyfriend and his small dog...and shortly thereafter another cat and another dog. READ MORE »

Arflex's Structured, Slouchy Sofas — I Saloni 2014

Looks like Arflex has struck the perfect balance between feminine and masculine with their seating, featuring structured slouchiness in buttoned up menswear fabrics. READ MORE »

Before & After: A Bold But Budget-Friendly Bathroom Makeover

Sometimes older bathrooms are full of charming and quirky details that are totally worth keeping as-is. And other times older bathrooms are just dull and outdated. Can you guess which one Tanya's was? Waiting on when the budget will allow for a full renovation, she tackled a few DIY, tried-and-true tricks to change the look of this space to be more livable now. READ MORE »

What's Your Home's Golden Hour?

In photography we call the time just after sunrise and just before sunset the "golden hour" (also sometimes "magic hour") because the light is softer, more flattering. I think homes have a special time of the day when not only the light...Show More Summary

Small Bathroom Ideas: 5 Effective Decluttering Tips for a Tidier Space

If you always feel like your small bathroom is drowning in toiletries, cleaning supplies and hair products, it's time to get serious about creating a bathroom that works. Why? Because it's the spot in your home you probably spend time...Show More Summary

4 Ways to Prepare Your Containers For the Spring Season — The Gardenist

April is such a busy time for a gardener no matter where you live — and it is easy to feel overwhelmed. To prevent myself from entering into a catatonic state where I just stand and stare at the garden unable to move my feet for lack of a logical place to start, I have created some gardening to-do lists to keep me focused this year. Show More Summary

Small Space Solutions: The Smartest Ways to Stash Your Stuff — Apartment Therapy Video Roundup

If you're short on square footage but not quite a minimalist, one solution is to get rid of everything you own. Another solution is to get smarter about the ways you store things. While we certainly don't discourage carefully considering...Show More Summary

Tasha's Colorful & Comfy Austin Home (& Backyard "Beach Lodge" Studio) — House Tour

Name: Tasha Petty, Founder of Essential Oliver clothing company & Strategist at Sprinklr (plus Mya the dog and Winston the cat) Location: East Austin, Texas Size: 900 square feet (main house), 300 square feet (backyard studio) YearsShow More Summary

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