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5 Lamp Shade DIYs for Kids' Rooms

If you've got an old lamp that needs some sprucing up, changing the lamp shade can often do the trick. We found five fantastic DIY ideas that you can do easily to make your own, custom lamp shade for a child's room. Check out our inspiration! More Read More...

DIY Doily Pendant Lamp Calinas

Here's a sentence I never thought I'd write: doilies are so hot right now. We've seen some crafty repurposing of these lovely laces recently and this charming pendant lamp is no exception.

Cute Pouf You Can Mistake for a Half-Shorn Sheep: Cora by Manrico Freda

We love the creativity and the subtle humor behind Cora, a furniture piece that you can mistake for a half-shorn sheep. Italy-based designer Manrico Freda came up with this charming pouf concept, further produced by Formabilio. Extremely...Show More Summary

Brilliant Boys' Rooms: The Most Popular Boys' Rooms of the Year — Best of 2014

Last week we rounded up the most popular girls' bedrooms of the year and now it's time to check out which boys' rooms caught readers' fancy the most. The top ten range from modern to traditional to un-categorizable. READ MORE »

The Best 2014 Room For Color Entries You Might Have Missed — Best of 2014

We know all you crazy color lovers followed along with our annual Room for Color contest, celebrating the best, the brightest and the most vibrant rooms around. Well, we think these great entries deserve a second look. READ MORE »

On Staying Sane: Advice from Our Renovation Diaries — Best of 2014

When you're in the middle of a renovation, it's sometimes hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel (especially if things aren't going according to plan!). Here's some great advice from our Renovation Diary homeowners on how they stayed sane during the process: READ MORE »

Beautiful Blooms, Bouquets & More: Our Best Plant Advice of the Year — Best of 2014

Plants are a vital part of any beautiful home. They bring cheery green color to blah corners, they cheer us up by being lovely and they even make our air a little fresher, too. We've rounded up the best tips and ideas of the year for indoor plants, flowers and more — ideas even black thumbs can use! READ MORE »

Modern Tigertail Residence Parading a Spectacular Diagonal Cantilevered Roof

Literally stepping out-of-the-box, Patrick Tighe Architecture completed the design of Tigertail Residence, a modern private home in Brentwood, California, USA. The unconventional shape of the project is both a creative twist and a result...Show More Summary

Don't Miss: July's Top 5 Posts — Best of 2014

1. Don't Fall for It: 5 Things You Really DON'T Need At Home 2. 15+ Uses for Tension Rods You've Never Thought Of 3. IKEA 2015 Catalog Sneak Peek: Stylists' Ideas Worth Stealing 4. 5 Things Not to Say (or Do) at the Flea Market 5. Found It? Buy It: ALWAYS Snap Up These 8 No-Regret Items At Garage Sales, Flea Markets and Thrift Stores READ MORE »

The Very Best DIY Resources, Tips & Supplies — Best of 2014

Want insight on where you can find the best materials, most useful tools and great DIY deals when planning projects around the house? Or maybe you just need some moral support and/or a swift kick in the booty for motivation? Here's a quick roundup of our very best DIY resources, tips, pep talks, and supplies from this year! READ MORE »

Our Favorite Kitchens — Best of 2014

The kitchen, moreso than any other space in the house, needs to be clean and functional... but that doesn't mean it has to be boring. These kitchens are some of our favorites of 2014, not least because they managed to pack a whole lot of personality into a very utilitarian space. Take a look. READ MORE »

House Tours for the Holidays: 10 Favorites from July

Scott & Kristan's Inspiring Arts District Loft Chris and Amber's Old + New Renovated Home Jocelyn Scrapes Back Her Loft Ali & Dustin's "Beach House Getaway" in Downtown Denver Bridget & Robert's "Collected Treasures" Budget FriendlyShow More Summary

Top 10 Contemporary Artists for 2014 Announced by Artist Become

Curious about who ranks the highest in the world of contemporary art? Artist Become, the online artist community that showcases art of both established and emerging artists from around the world (owned and managed by overstockArt), has just released it’s Top 10 Contemporary Artists List for 2014. Show More Summary

Skull Ice Mold — Maxwell's Daily Find 12.26.14

Skull Ice Mold • $14.95 • Williams-Sonoma Get yourself ready for New Year's.... READ MORE »

Shopping Shortcut: Apartment Therapy Annual Shopping Guides — Best of 2014

Top Ten: Best Sleeper Sofas & Sofa Beds Some people love to shop and will happily spend hours and hours trekking around to stores or doing online comparison shopping. But some people are thrilled for a shortcut. If you're one of those people, take a look at these ten annual guides which round up what we consider to be the best in a many home categories. READ MORE »

The Best 2014 Small Cool Entries You Might Have Missed — Best of 2014

If you love all things small and cool then you no doubt tuned into our annual contest celebrating the small, little, tiny and teeny-tiny and international homes our readers inhabit. Sure, you saw the finalists and the winners but here are 10 more super-cool entries to inspire your own small space. READ MORE »

Before & After: Kids' Furniture Refreshers — Best of 2014

Parents are proven problem-solvers and potential-seers. That's why some of our most amazing Before & After furniture transformations are for nursery and kids' rooms. Let's look back at some of 2014's best rescues and restorations: READ MORE »

The Most Inspiring Professional Projects of 2014 — Best of 2014

Not every home needs a professional touch, but the ones that are designed by professionals do tend to be quite beautiful. We showcased a number of homes this year with styles helped by designers in the profession; we've gathered a grouping of particularly inspiring ones full of ideas to steal! Open Slideshow READ MORE »

Don't Miss: June's Top 5 Posts — Best of 2014

1. 6 Common Design Mistakes You Can Fix Today 2. Bathroom Makeovers: 20+ Great Before & After Transformations for Every Budget 3. 6 Dumb Household Rules You Hated Growing Up, but Now Totally Understand 4. Dirty Little Secrets of Tidy Families 5. 12 Things You Only Do at Home When Alone READ MORE »

Creative Renovation Gives Modern Life to an Existing Frame

While many architects may find it preferable to start every new home from scratch, building each new corner, wall, and roof from a completely blank slate, that’s not always possible or even desirable. This home, named House Sar and located outside of Johannesburg in South Africa, started with an entirely different look and feel. It […]

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