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7 Ways to Add Art to Your Kitchen

If you like to cook, you probably spend quite a bit of time in your kitchen. So why shouldn't it have a little art to liven it up, just like any other space? We've rounded up all kinds of examples of art in the kitchen. Maybe they will inspire you to add something that will glam up your space — or just a little piece that will make you smile. READ MORE »

The Possibilities of Open Space: Loving the Stuff That's Not There

I love art, textiles, accessories, and yes, even tchotchkes. My love of shiny things runs so deep that I've been called a raccoon on more than one occasion, and let's not even begin to talk about how many books I own or my constant obsession with throw pillows. That said, I'm still a firm believer that your home always needs some intentionally empty space. READ MORE »

A Summer Bonfire Feast: The Wine Companion — Apartment Therapy Gatherings

My friend Jenny is a wine consultant and together we threw an outdoor dinner highlighting the wines of Napa Valley, along with hearty, easy, grilled food and bonfires on either side of the dinner table. I wrote about our joint Summer Bonfire Feast last month, and today Jenny's back to share more about the wines she paired with the meal. READ MORE »

Falling Leaves by Taeeun Yoo — On The Wall

Falling Leaves by Taeeun Yoo Previous On the Wall print READ MORE »

Historic Paris Home Gets Comic Book Burst — Design News

Pow! Artist and architect Didier Faustino installed a comic-style orange starburst at La Maison Bloc in Paris. Continuing the 26-year tradition of creating installations at the concrete and stone home, Faustino also has a lighting installation set up inside. READ MORE »

Alison's Style Scouting: In Which My Dad Sits In A Womb Chair For The Very First Time — Liveblogging the Style Cure

"It's not comfortable." "It's famous Dad, it's called the Womb Chair." "Oh... wait... am I sitting in it upside down?" Welcome back to the great Dad and Daughter Style Cure for 2014. This week, I went on a treasure hunting expedition...Show More Summary

The Ultimate Guide to Halloween: Decorations, Costumes, Party & Craft Ideas

Here's everything, and we mean EVERYTHING you need to get inspired for Halloween. It's a collection of some of our greatest holiday ideas and finds for decorations, costumes, parties and crafts — all in one place. Check it out and make this October 31st your best one yet! ? Our Best Halloween Decorations, Costumes, Party & Craft Ideas! READ MORE »

10 Things Every Buyer Should Know About Home Inspections

Congratulations, your offer was accepted and you’re going to be a homeowner! After you’ve made all your phone calls to share the big news and sipped on a glass or two of celebratory campaign, it’s time to move on to the next step in the home buying process: the home inspection. Show More Summary

Apartment Therapy's Halloween Party Mixtape

Before the airwaves are flooded with that other holiday music, get into a festive spirit with this mixtape of moody music perfect for a gathering of Halloween revelers. The music ranges from somber and atmospheric to bone-shakin' dance tunes—all enjoyable with or without a costume. READ MORE »

Alison's Interview: Dad Meets Design — Liveblogging the Style Cure

This year's Cure isn't for me, it's for my Dad. Recently retired, not quite sure what to do with himself, and kicked out of his bedroom because he snores too much — it's time Dad gets a little space for himself. But how do you get a straight answer about style out of someone who, in his own words, defines his own look as "embarrassing?" READ MORE »

George's Magical Woodland Nursery — Nursery Tour

Name: George (1) Location: Los Angeles, California Room Size: 11' x 12' There's really nothing more magical than childhood, so it seems quite fitting when I come across a child's room that feels more like a wonderland than a simple spot to sleep. Show More Summary

The Queen Sends Her First Tweet... Sort Of — Design News

At the opening of the "Information Age" exhibit at London's Science Museum, Queen Elizabeth II sent her first tweet. Well, she approved the text, and may or may not have actually hit send, since she's standing at a tablet and the tweet came from an iPhone. READ MORE »

Your Weekend Homework: Go On a Style Scouting Outing — The Style Cure: Assignment #2

When was the last time your homework was to hit your favorite spots around town (or the web) for some professional-level inspiration scouting? Well, it is now! It should definitely be a good time, but don't underestimate its importance. Show More Summary

Rebecca's Style Scouting: A Riot of Color and Pattern — LIVEBLOGGING THE STYLE CURE

I always had myself pegged as a clean lines, simple shapes, less-is-more kind of person, but inspiration shopping for my daughter’s room unleashed an exuberant pattern-mixing, color-clashing side of me that I didn’t know existed. Maybe...Show More Summary

"California Confused," "Bougie Boho," "Golden Girl on Acid" & Other Decor Styles You Didn't Know Existed

"Rosé Equestrian" Kelly's Cozy Chic Studio It can be hard to put a label on your home's style - sometimes categories like "modern" "vintage" or even "eclectic" fall far short of conveying your home's essence and personality. But that shouldn't keep you from trying. Show More Summary

Aerial Travel Memories Translated into Comfortable Rugs: LANDCARPET by Florian Pucher

There are a lot of creative ways one can bring traveling inside a home. Designer Florian Pucher took memories of his journeys and transferred them into the design of these comfortable rugs. LANDCARPET is the name of a project consisting of 88 different carpet models, each inspired by an aerial view of a landscape. Show More Summary

Tamara's Style Scouting: Subtle Intricacies and Modern Lines — LiveBlogging the Style Cure

To find some inspiration for my space, I went to some shops in my wonderful city of Asheville—known for its antiques and artist crafts. Here are some of my favorite finds of the day. READ MORE »

KIOSK Opens New Location, Launches 'Stone Show' — Design News

Travel-inspired shop of cool things KIOSK has a new location at 540 LaGuardia Place. On October 30, the shop launches "Stone Show," a collaboration with LA-based I'm Revolting that will display rocks from 40 contributors in KIOSK's window. READ MORE »

Shay & Jason's Interview: Natural Meets Mid Century — Liveblogging the Style Cure

A year ago, my boyfriend and I moved in together. Our Austin home is an eclectic mix of my home goods textile samples and a manly collection of mismatched vintage finds. We've both put off redoing our bedroom with our busy schedulesShow More Summary

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