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Small Style: Small Space Advice Room by Room — Best of 2014

Alison, Liz & Nicole's Shared Space Small Cool Contest Entry Guidance about using small spaces smartly is at the core of what we do at Apartment Therapy. It's where we started and is never far from our hearts. Here are our best posts of the year, grouped by room, aimed at helping small space dwellers live well and love their homes. READ MORE »

Petite and Perfect: Our Best 'Under 1000 Square Foot' House Calls of the Year — Best of 2014

You know we love to celebrate small abodes, and we especially love it when our readers show us just how much style they can cram into a home under 1000 square feet. These petite House Calls prove once and for all just how much large living you can do in a small space. READ MORE »

Got a Minute? Our Favorite One Minute Tip Videos — Best of 2014

Jacey & Grant's Modern Eclectic House We're all busy, especially this time of year. That's why we love our One Minute Tip videos — they pack a lot of knowledge into a mere 60 seconds, so you can get more done and get on with your day. Here are some of our favorite nuggets of advice from 2014: READ MORE »

Style Sneak Peeks: Our Favorite House Calls of the Year — Best of 2014

Do you enjoy getting small peeks into the gorgeous and inspiring homes of folks around the world? So do we! Which is why we always appreciate so many of you generously inviting us into your homes for sneak peeks of your home's style. It was hard to choose, but we rounded up our favorite house calls of the year that left us wanting a better look! Open Slideshow READ MORE »

Worth a Second Look: April's Top 5 Posts — Best of 2014

1. Design Dozen: 12 Clever Space-Saving Solutions for Small Bedrooms 2. IKEA Hacks: 10 DIY Ways to Make Cheap Wardrobes Look More Expensive 3. 8 Super Small Spaces (Under 400 Sq Ft!) with Big Design Ideas 4. 10 Clever DIY Projects to Hide Household Eyesores 5. 5 Tiny Kitchens with Style READ MORE »

Break Bread in Beauty: 20 Modern Dining Rooms for Inspiration

The dining room is one of the most public areas of a house. It is not just where you may eat dinner with your immediate family, but also where you bring friends, loved ones, and long lost relatives to reconnect over food. With the dining room holding such importance, it is no surprise that many […]

The DIY Decor Trends That Dominated — Best of 2014

Trends. They often start on the fashion runways, then trickle down to home decor stores, and finally come to rest…on DIY projects. For this Best of 2014 roundup, we're showing you craft ideas that make use of trends and themes you've seen this past year. We're talking copper, dalmation spots, and pineapples! We call the trends, and then you create them. READ MORE »

World's Fair Swing Carousel Music Box — Maxwell’s Daily Find 12.24.14

World's Fair Swing Carousel Music Box • $156.44 • Ursula's grandfather collects these little moving dioramas and they are mesmerizing - particularly for children. Collectible and often hard to find, he brings them out of their boxes once a year and sets them up in his living room. Show More Summary

House Tours for the Holidays: 10 Favorites from April — Best of 2014

Jackie's Colorful Upper East Side Home Hope and Pete's Bohemian Modern Abode Karen & Deborah's Cherrywood Renovation Mandy and Matt's Lovely Canalside Home Isaac and Florence's Eclectic Zen-Inspired Apartment Isabelle's Top Floor Flat...Show More Summary

Before & After: A Year of IKEA Hacks — Best of 2014

Nothing stirs the DIY spirit like a good IKEA hack. IKEA is so accessible — anybody could stroll in there and buy a BEKVAM or two — but its Scandinavian design is deceptively simple. With a little ingenuity a box, or a table, or a stool from IKEA could become pretty much anything. Here's proof. READ MORE »

Crushing On Inaluxe

Have you heard of Inaluxe? Fine artists Kristina Sostarko and Jason Odd formed this design studio in Australia and have collaborated with some very impressive brands including Kate Spade, Bloom Cosmetics, Land of Nod, IKEA and Urban Outfitters. Kristina launched the brand in 2006 online to share her projects but later, Jason joined in to […]

Fun & Games: Apartment Therapy Quizzes — Best of 2014

? Take the Quiz: IKEA Spotting for Experts "Design" needn't be serious. This year we created a number of (hopefully) fun quizzes related to design. Did you miss one? Take it now and challenge a friend to beat your score. Or take one again and see if you can improve your score. READ MORE »

Worldy Abodes: Our Best International House Calls of the Year — Best of 2014

Time to say bonjour, cheers and hola to all of our friends around the world and gawk at this gorgeous variety of international House Calls we featured this year. READ MORE »

Money Talks: Real Budget Breakdowns from Renovation Diaries — Best of 2014

Renovating wisdom states that everything will take twice as long and cost twice as much. Is that always the case? Let's look back on this year's Renovation Diary entries and see what they really spent on those spiffy new spaces: READ MORE »

10 Ways To Create Your Own Meditation Room

Imagine having a room in your home that heals your mind, body and soul?  Wouldn’t it be amazing to have a special room inside (or outside) of your home that’s devoted to peace, tranquility and your emotional well-being? A room that allows...Show More Summary

Blog Trends: Earn Money Without Guilt

Let’s talk about another trend in blogging – or at least a trend I want to see very soon – Earn Money Without Guilt! Oh and remember, if you’ve missed the first two posts in this series, you can catch up by reading them here: Slow Blogging and Become Your Own Blog Star. And if you’d like […]

In Your Words: Our Favorite Inspiring Comments from Readers — Best of 2014

We're not the only ones slinging slick design advice and providing motivational words — Apartment Therapy readers are generous with their experience, inspiration and ideas. We've rounded up some of the smartest and cleverest comments we spotted this year in posts ranging from house tours to how-tos. Open Slideshow READ MORE »

25 Two Bedroom House/Apartment Floor Plans

A two-bedroom home may not have the dimensions of a mansion, but it can offer plenty of room for a couple, or even a small but growing family. A few months ago, we posted 50 two bedroom layouts that were sure to give you inspiration for your own home. Today we’re back with 25 more […]

Paper Mill Converted Into Contemporary Loft in Anduze, France

French architectural firm Planet Studio sent us photos and information of the Labahou project, a paper mill the architects converted into a contemporary loft on a budget of €100,000. The 1,830 square foot residence is located in Anduze,...Show More Summary

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

1. The One Thing Almost Everyone Gets Wrong When Moving Into a New Home 2. Pro Organizer Tips: What NOT To Do When Decluttering Your Home 3. First Look: 12 Favorites from IKEA's New PS 2014 Collection 4. Weekend Projects: 10 DIY Ideas That Will Make a Big Impact in a Room 5. Cheap, Yet Chic: 8 Living Room Ideas for Little to No Money READ MORE »

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