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Temporary Decorating Ideas Every Renter Should Know

Pin it Just because you're only in your place for a year or two doesn't mean you can't make it a home. Because nothing is worse than feeling like a space isn’t really yours until you put your own personal spin on things. Put these temporary ideas to work in your current rental. READ MORE »

F.A.O. Schwarz to Close Its Famous Doors — Design News

Pin it The latest victim of rising rents, famed toy store F.A.O. Schwarz will close its doors on 5th Avenue this year. Owned by Toys "R" Us, the New York staple is looking for a new location, but it's unlikely it will reopen before fall 2016. Show More Summary

John's Built-from-Scratch Home — Small Cool

Like this entry? Favorite it below! Name: John Location: New York, NY Square Feet: 350 Division: Teeny-Tiny What I Love About My Small Home: When I bought the apartment, I gutted it, broke down walls and exposed brick, and then rebuilt every part of the apartment from scratch with my boyfriend (well, we hired people to do the hard work). Show More Summary

Sneaky Solutions When You Don’t Have Outdoor Space

Pin it While everyone is readying their gardens and backyards this season, you have your face pressed against the glass of your 5th floor city apartment. Le sigh. Instead of cursing others’ courtyards, and pining over patios that aren't meant to be, do the next best thing and make the most of your own space — whatever it might be. READ MORE »

8 Tips for Dealing with Life in a Small Apartment — Apartment Therapy Video Roundup

Jacqueline's Bright & Airy West Village Studio Pin it If you, like a lot of recently minted college grads, are looking at furnishing your very first 'adult' apartment, you may be feeling excited and also a little overwhelmed. Maybe you...Show More Summary

10 Hand-Painted DIY Projects

Pin it While hand painting details can seem like an overwhelming undertaking at first blush, armed with some inspiration and a few supplies it can be easier than you think (and doesn't require a degree in fine art). Little imperfections are part of the charm of anything handmade—just remember to keep you brushstrokes loose and relaxed for the most natural effect. READ MORE »

Jennifer & Family's Art-Filled San Francisco Home — House Tour

Pin it Name: Jennifer Cerchiai & family Location: Presidio Heights; San Francisco, California Size: 3,700 square feet Years lived in: 11 The kitchen is the heart of interior designer Jennifer Cerchiai’s home and the place where her family catches up between work and school. Show More Summary

Melissa's Railroad Apartment — Small Cool

Like this entry? Favorite it below! Name: Melissa Location: New York, NY Square Feet: 900 Division: Small What I Love About My Small Home: I love how our railroad apartment creates the feeling of one long open space, while still giving us the opportunity to have separate "rooms" for our bedroom, office, etc. READ MORE »

Before & After: A Revamped Vanity (Without Using Paint!)

Pin it Fran over at Fall for DIY had this old-school vanity table and wanted to make it over. Although you'd think she's reach right for the paint can, you'd also be wrong. She came up with an alternative method to give it a new look.... READ MORE »

Jose's Full of Character Apartment — Small Cool

Like this entry? Favorite it below! Name: Jose Location: Los Angeles, CA Square Feet: 750 Division: Little What I Love About My Small Home: This place has got a lot of "character". Its old and bright, and shows its age, but its comfortable. Show More Summary

SPONSORED POST: Selling in Seattle: An Insider's Look at Cool Homes in a Hot Market — Coldwell Banker Real Estate

This post is the first of a series exploring stories of success selling homes in Seattle. Pin it We’re avowed real estate voyeurs at Apartment Therapy. Is there anything more delicious than gawking at beautiful, real-life homes? While...Show More Summary

Get Rid of These 5 Things That are Keeping Your Home from Looking Its Best

Design & Chemistry in Seattle Part 1: Brooke Pin it If the look of your home isn't quite where you want it to be, it could be because you're holding on to things that are dragging your decor down. Does anything on this list sound familiar? If so, consider whether passing it along would give you the freedom you need to take your space to the next level. READ MORE »

Emily & Jessie's Rental Renovation — Small Cool

Like this entry? Favorite it below! Name: Emily and Jesse Location: Saint Petersburg, FL Square Feet: 493 Division: Tiny What I Love About My Small Home: The entire bedroom is a DIY project, but no one can ever tell. Because of it'sShow More Summary

A Gallery of Gorgeous Attic Bedrooms

Pin it I'm willing to bet that most people, no matter where they live, if asked to draw a house will draw something with a pitched roof, a little bit like this. I think there's something about a steeply pitched roof that feels deeply comforting to us, so much so that it has become part of our very idea of home. Show More Summary

Chairish is Hosting a Live Brimfield Instagram Sale Today — Design News

Pin it Didn't make it to Brimfield this week? Good news, you can still shop the famed antiques market today. Online reselling platform Chairish is hosting a live Instagram sale where they'll do the haggling for you. Follow along using #ShopChairishLive starting at 12pm ET. • Busy Girls, Rejoice! We're Bringing The Best Flea Market Finds To YOU | Refinery29 READ MORE »

How To Make a Stencil For a Paint Pattern — Apartment Therapy Tutorials

Pin it Stencils are a fun and economic way to create a pattern or duplicate an image over and over again. They can be used on a vast array of items from rugs, and garden containers, to walls and ceilings. You can purchase them pre-made, but if you're looking for something one-of-a-kind your best bet is to make it yourself. READ MORE »

The #1 Most Repeated Piece of Advice From Our House Tours

Violaine & Gaetan's DIY Design in Montreal Pin it Time and time again we hear our House Tour subjects tell us the same piece of "best advice" when they fill out our style survey. So what do these decor savvy folks do that they think you should do, too? We might as well let them tell you. READ MORE »

Vote Now: Today's Contest Entries — Entries from Saturday May 16

Pin it Check out today's new Small Cool Contest entries and be sure to add a "favorite" vote to any and all that you'd like to help send on to the next round. Remember, you can vote once each for as many entries as you'd like throughout...Show More Summary

Macy's 150 Best Stores to Get a Makeover — Design News

Pin it Even as the retailer is planning an outlet brand, Macy's is also giving its best stores a premium facelift. Fortune reports that the top 150 locations will see refreshed decor, more high-end goods, more staff, and more technology. Show More Summary

Jennifer's Shoebox Home — Small Cool

Like this entry? Favorite it below! Name: Jennifer Location: New York, NY Square Feet: 215 Division: Teeny-Tiny What I Love About My Small Home: I love how intimate and functional my shoebox home is. The size limitations forced me to be very intentional in selecting what I would fill it with. As a result everything serves a purpose and reflects what I love. READ MORE »

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