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Before & After: A Breakfast Nook Gets a Bold Blue Look Under $600 — Professional Project

Project by: Lauren N. Sellers Location: Yardley, Pennsylvania You know those beige breakfast nooks that sometimes show up in the corners of otherwise lovely homes? Don't start your day off boring when you can surround yourself with bold. Show More Summary

Aileen's Light & Bright DIY Decor — House Call

Name: Aileen Allen Location: Edmonds, Washington My husband and I rent a 1200 square foot apartment in Edmonds, Washington — a little beach town about half an hour north of Seattle. Our decorating budget is pretty small, so our home is mostly filled with DIY projects that we’ve done and pieces from thrift stores and antique malls. READ MORE »

Your Best Garage Sale Advice: How to Make the Most Money, Not Annoy Neighbors & Get Rid of All Your Stuff — Apartment Therapy's Guide to the Perfect Summer

These past couple of months with our Guide to the Perfect Summer, we've tried to bring you the step-by-step information you'd need to organize and throw a lucrative garage sale. And along the way you've dispensed your own great advice, tips, warnings and ideas. READ MORE »

10 Questions to Ask Your Next Roommate Before Moving In

They often call getting married and moving into together as “taking the plunge,” but if you ask us, moving in with someone you know and love is a lot less scary than moving in with a stranger. Don’t go into the roommate interview unprepared; we’ve got the questions to consider before you both sign the lease. READ MORE »

What's Been Your Biggest Rental Regret?

From missing out on a great deal to signing a lease when your gut told you not to, to thinking that temporary wallpaper would in fact be temporary, renting a home can be full of pitfalls. Let's commiserate together, share our rental horror stories and make sure we learn as many lessons from each other as we can! READ MORE »

Equal Cleaning For All: Tips For Splitting Chores With Roommates — Renters Solutions

In my last apartment, cleaning became a big issue. I lived with three other people, and it took us almost two years to actually sit down and determine how to keep our apartment clean. Here are some things I learned from that experience: READ MORE »

Large Scale Art: 4 Budget-Friendly Ways to Fill the Whole Wall — Apartment Therapy Video Roundup

Large scale art can have a big impact on a room... but it can also come with a big price tag. So if you're looking for something that will fill up a whole wall (like this piece from Alison's Collected and Curated Apartment), take a look at this roundup of big art (and art installations) that you can make on a small budget. READ MORE »

Erin's Warm & Wood-Wrapped Austin Bungalow on a Budget — House Tour

Name: Erin Curtis and Aaron Dubrow (and 4 part-time, indoor/outdoor kitties) Location: East Side — Austin, Texas Size: 1400 square feet Years lived in: Owned 1 year What would you get if you mixed a 1920s bungalow, the inside of a vintage boat and a lofty barn with clean lines? The unique look of an East Austin house that has completely won us over. Show More Summary

No More Excuses! Answers to What's Keeping You From Enjoying Your Outdoor Space to Its Fullest — Apartment Therapy's Guide to the Perfect Summer

Have you been enthusiastically reading all of our posts about whipping your outdoor area into shape but have yet to actually enjoy even a minute in yours? Whether it's because of the weather, the size, your expectations or the bugs, we've got some answers that will bust excuses so you can finally start enjoying your outdoor space! READ MORE »

7 Ways You’re Making House Cleaning Harder Than It Has To Be

Cleaning the house not on your list of favorite ways to spend your time? You might want to check and see if you're unintentionally making things worse on yourself. From spending more time on cleaning tasks than you need to, to just not...Show More Summary

Before & After: A Simple Side Table Goes Gold & Bold!

You know we've got bar cart fever over here at Apartment Therapy these days, but not everyone gets lucky and comes across bar carts that can be revamped. So you just might love this DIY project that turns a simple side table into a bar cart — and uses an unexpected material you might have around the house! READ MORE »

8 DIY Decor Projects That Will Make Your Life a Little Easier

A title with a bold claim and a lot to ask from these simple DIY projects, but it's true. In their own small way, each of these eight DIY projects will make life just a little bit easier for you. From chasing bugs away, to keeping kitties...Show More Summary

4 Reasons Why Moving is Actually Pretty Awesome

Yes there are the boxes. And the lifting and hauling of things. There are the extra expenses, the hassle and the dread of anticipation knowing a move's coming. But moving doesn't have to be the worst thing ever. Look on the bright side with these four reasons that are always my favorite thing about moving. Show More Summary

A Small Parisian Studio — Professional Project

Project by: Fanny Abbes Location: Le Marais, Paris, France Wishing you were in Paris this summer? If you can't take a flight there, you can at least look at subtly styled Parisian studios to quench your thirst for travel. And though there isn't a lot of room in this small space, there sure are some envy-inducing design details. READ MORE »

Charlote's Budget Beauty — House Call

Name: Charlote Ickes Location: Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, Pennslyvania We live in a one bedroom apartment in a 16-story building (older but well maintained) just a block and a half from Rittenhouse Square and catty-corner from the most wonderful Philly bakery, Metropolitan. Show More Summary

Your Must-Read Advice for Throwing the Best Party Ever — Apartment Therapy's Guide to the Perfect Summer

We've had so much fun bringing you all the tips and inspiration we think you'll need to host a summer gathering, whether you choose to host a backyard barbecue or movie night, a brunch, a cocktail party or some other kind of gathering that brings together your favorite friends. Show More Summary

Stylish Clutter Taming Trend: Corral Collectibles in Glass Boxes

Just can't stop yourself from collecting items that catch your eye for your home, but fear your table tops can't handle any more clutter? Instead of clearing them off, coral them into stylish glass boxes, instead. It's not a new trend; it's a classic look that can go with many different home styles. READ MORE »

What Are Your Home's Most Unusual Quirks?

After living in the same home after awhile, you begin to get to know its personality. You pick up on whether you've got to wiggle a knob just the right way to get a door to open, you learn which cabinets never stay closed. Homes have quirks, and we're curious about yours. READ MORE »

Ambitious & Awesome: 6 Fun DIY Projects for Outdoor Spaces

Have a whole weekend to really delve into DIY and try something ambitious? These six projects are for those who like adventure, a lot of work and a great reward. You'll have a DIY object for your outdoor space that will be fun to use, nice to look at and proof you can really DIY! READ MORE »

Jesse & Leia's Inspired Americana Bungalow

Name: Jesse Keenan, Leia Everett, and our two kitties Libby and Nola Location: Santa Barbara, California Size: 585 Square Feet Years lived in: 4 years After a relaxing drive up to Santa Barbara, I visited the home of an endearing young couple living in a bungalow community. Show More Summary

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