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How Make It Work When You Have No Room for a Home Office: A Round-Up of Ideas & Inspirations

Jessica's Super Small NoLita Apartment (Image credit: Nancy Mitchell) We know that it's not always easy to visualize the possibilities of adding more into a small home, so here are some of our favorite posts—from roundups to Maxwell's...Show More Summary

Bust Out Your Trapper Keepers, A Lisa Frank Movie Is Happening — Design News

Your middle school dreams have come true—the intensely rainbow universe of Lisa Frank will be coming to a theater near you. READ MORE »

The Simple Formula For Choosing the Right Size Art for Your Wall — Video from Apartment Therapy

So you want to make a statement with your art — something framed or even a wall hanging — but you don't know the right size for your space. Something too big will dwarf your furnishings, but something too small will get lost on the wall and not provide the impact you're going for. You're in luck: there's a simple formula to help you get it right every time. READ MORE »

40 Unique Desk Organizers & Pen Holders

Tired of a desk that always seems a scatter of pens? Need to charge your phone, without five cords? Have a number of notepads you’d like to converge? Tidy up your office space with our top forty desk organisers and pen holders. Clad in a variety of different materials, these units have nooks and crannies […]

A Fanciful, Fairytale First Birthday Party — Kitchn

From Kitchn ? Check Out This Fairytale-Inspired First Birthday Fête READ MORE »

A DIY Blogger's Best Tips for Adding Color When You Rent

Maggie is a writer — she covers interior design, antiques, shopping and travel. She's also a mom of two kiddos and a DIYer with serious skills when it comes to decorating rentals. She's had plenty of experience; her husband is active duty in the army, and they've moved a lot — 10 times in the last 15 years. Show More Summary

10 Small Changes that Will Ease You Into a Healthier Day — Fine Tuning

Getting fit and sloughing off unwanted habits isn't exactly a one stop shop—at least, not in my experience. Instead, I've learned improving your health is a lot more effective (and easier) when you're looking at the big picture and taking things one step at a time. Show More Summary

A Philly Apartment Full of Plants, Lights and Color — House Call

Name: Breanne Location: South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania I live on the first floor of a two home building in the South Philadelphia Pennsport neighborhood. The front and back rooms of my home get hit with nice light, but that disappears in the center as the ceilings drop. Show More Summary

Help! How Do We Update These Shallow Cabinets? — Good Questions

(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Q: My husband I are buying our first home in New Jersey. The kitchen needs some work, but obviously we don't want to spend a ton of money doing it. The biggest obstacle we face is this weird wall of cabinets. It's 10 feet wide but only 12 inches deep. READ MORE »

The Best Touchscreen Gloves to Keep Your Digits Warm This Winter — Annual Guide 2017

The Moshi Digits are The Wirecutter's favorite tech-friendly gloves, but they are currently sold out ($29.95.) (Image credit: Moshi) The plights of the winter warrior are plenty, but one in particular is figuring out how to keep your hands from turning blue and numb in freezing temps while still staying connected. Show More Summary

A Just Getting Started Guide for Wannabe Knitters

Knitting is an incredibly useful skill. Not only can you make garments, accessories, and even home decor, with just a few sticks and some string, but the actual act of knitting is also amazingly meditative. So if you're ready to pick up this ancient skill, here is some advice on where to start. READ MORE »

Down With Car Payments! What You Can Do Now to Pay for Your Next Car in Cash

I will never understand the folks who jump from financed car to financed car. As soon as they've paid off their humble wheels, they'll use the extra cash to upgrade to a nicer ride—sometimes with an even bigger car payment than before. Show More Summary

How I’m Feeling After Two Weeks of Daily Meditation — Real-Life Resolutions

Jessica Estrada is one of six people tracking their resolutions with Apartment Therapy in real time. You can read her first installment here. My main intention for these past two weeks was simple: Try to have one mindful moment every single day, flirting with different types of mediations to see what feels right. Show More Summary

10 Easy Pieces: Show Off Your Plants Like a Pro — Apartment Therapy Marketplace

With winter weather creeping in and bare branches out in full force, it's no wonder we're starting to dream of all things green. Rather than spend the next few months anxious for a seasonal change, why not bring the best of the outdoors into your home? That's where the perfect plant platform comes in. READ MORE »

Get the Look: 19th Century New Orleans Charm — Shop the Style

Timothy's 1868 house has been painstakingly restored—by Timothy himself—over the last six years, and its historical charm is accentuated by a selection of furniture and art inspired by both the home's original ornate details and the Industrial Revolution. Show More Summary

Trend Alert: Kitchen Appliances of the Future Are Headed Back in Time — The 2017 Kitchen

As part of our series of posts predicting the direction kitchen design will take in 2017, we're taking a close look at appliances in particular. As part of a general trend towards kitchens with a more storied, old-world look, we're seeing...Show More Summary

"Everything Has Its Place" in this Black & Brass Chicago Rental — House Tour

Name: Matthew Location: Avondale — Chicago, Illinois Size: 900 square feet Years lived in: Renting 2 months p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 11.0px Helvetica} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} When I walked into Matthew's one-bedroom apartment, I was shocked that he's only been living there for two months. Show More Summary

Snag These Picks From Urban Outfitters' Huge Home Sale

Attention, shoppers: Urban Outfitters is having a big home sale right now. Over 1,000 items are discounted, and we waded through all of them to bring you our top picks. READ MORE »

Built from a Kit: A Brief History of Sears Catalog Homes

The front cover of the 1922 Modern Homes catalog, via Wikimedia Commons. (Image credit: Wikimedia Commons) Once, I bought a bag of dirt on the internet. I continue to be amazed by the variety of things you can buy on Amazon, but long ago, in the pages of the Sears Catalog, Amazon's predecessor, you could even buy a house. Show More Summary

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