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Bathroom Inspiration: 10 Colorful Clawfoot Tubs

I don't know about you, but my dream home definitely has a clawfoot tub in it. Perfect for the long baths I will take one day, and they just look so elegant. Mostly I pine after the crisp white ones, but lately I've been lusting over the colorful ones. Here are some inspiring tubs in a rainbow of hues: READ MORE »

Before & After: A Clinton Hill Kitchen Lightens Up — Sweeten

Before her renovation, the kitchen in Sanaya's Clinton Hill co-op wasn't much to look at. But the issues with the kitchen went far beyond appearances: the cabinets were falling apart, and cans of food were holding up shelves in some places. Show More Summary

Need to Borrow a Lawn Mower? Check Your Neighbors' Mailboxes — Design News

Harkening back to a time where we could go to our neighbors to borrow a cup of sugar or a power tool, a Switzerland-based project hopes to revive the OG sharing economy. Pumpipumpe is a set of stickers you can place on your mailbox, alerting passersby that you have anything from a bike pump to a kitchen scale to lend. Show More Summary

This is Real: Spray-On Solar Power — Co.Exist

Ladies and gentlemen, the future is now. Solar power, which has long been an expensive and bulky, if well-intentioned, concept, is steps away from getting a pretty exciting new identity. According to Co.Exist, Scientists at the University...Show More Summary

SPONSORED POST: Creating a Room For All 5 Senses: Lavender and Peach Blossom — Sponsored by Glade®

Scent is a powerful emotional trigger – but most of us don't think of smell when designing our interiors. Do you remember the particular scent of your grandmother's house? (My Nana's powder blue bathroom somehow smelled of lipstick,Show More Summary

Apartment Therapy Contributor Style: Regina's Own Bathroom

Remember how I told you that my kitchen renovation is on hold until we have a better idea of how long we'll be living in our home? Well, the same thing goes for the bathroom—more-so, even: READ MORE »

Before & After: Sketchy Shed Converted to Stellar Study

Caitlin over at The Shingled House has some mean DIY skills and recently took on a shed in her backyard. The 10 x 10 room had concrete floors, wood paneling, and a lot of stuff, but she wanted to turn it into a cozy and functional office space for her family. See how the conversion went, after the jump. READ MORE »

Sales Alert: Bathroom Lighting on Sale Now

When we renovated our bathroom, the lighting was one of the few things we didn't have to replace. Thank goodness and all that, but some of these are so cute and so on sale - is it too late to install a giant capiz shell chandelier? READ MORE »

The Student Strategy for Eating Well on a Small Budget — The Kitchn

From The Kitchn ? My Strategy for Eating Well on a Small (Student) Budget READ MORE »

How Can I Refurbish These Old Barrels? — Good Questions

Q: Hey! So I came across two old barrels at my lake house, and would like to refurbish them for my apartment. I'm looking to make them more rustic looking. As you can see, they are painted white and are cheaply made. Does anyone know how I could go about fixing these up? READ MORE »

6 Colorful & Graphic Lunch Boxes — Back to School 2014

Back to school crunch time is on! Do you have everything you need? These are my picks for the cutest, most graphic lunch boxes this year. Hopefully, the kids will agree... READ MORE »

How To Make This Temporary, Furnished Rental Bedroom "Mine"? — Good Questions

Q: I will be living in an apartment temporarily for about 5 months, and this is the headboard I am stuck with for the time: a black wrought iron headboard that is way off my personal style. I prefer a more mid-century modern look or a clean contemporary feel. Show More Summary

Visual Tricks Enhancing Original Yogurt Bar Design in Israel

In a dark small space in Ashdod, Israel (previously an AC store with plaster niches), Dana Shaked has designed a white magical yogurt bar. The first step in the conversion process was to remove all niches and wall covers and to divide the space according to a yogurt bar program. Show More Summary

Boring Bathroom? 6 Ways to Add Drama Without Spending a Ton of Dough

Looking for ideas to add to your small, dark or boring bathroom space to make it feel fresh and like new? Consider one of these six ideas that could be bought or DIYed to add some spice to your space. Drop some drama into your bathroom decor this weekend! READ MORE »

Lauren's 500 Square Foot, 5th Floor West Village Walk-Up Studio — House Call

Name: Lauren Crabbe Location: West Village, New York City I've been living in my 500 square foot, 5th floor walk-up studio in the West Village for about a year now. I moved approximately seven blocks south from another West Village place. Show More Summary

Before & After: A Spare Bedroom Becomes a Spot of One's Own

What do you do when you move into your boyfriend's house full of his stylish things? You work on carving out a space for you. That's what Chris did with this tiny spare bedroom that had been rented out to a tenant before. He wanted to turn the dark room into a more welcoming guest bedroom but also create a spot he could get work done while at home, too. READ MORE »

A Healthier & Happier Home Checklist: Ideas Worth Including in Every Home

Our surroundings have a huge effect on our thoughts, emotions and attitudes. It's not just about what a home looks like...it's about how a home feels. And how your home feels can have an impact on your overall state of happiness. SoShow More Summary

Well Defined London Penthouse Evoking a Strong Metropolitan Feel

Appointed by Ballymore to redesign the interior layout of a London Penthouse, the designers at Amos and Amos came up with a well defined space inspiring opulence: “Our design approach for Wapping Lane was to create a penthouse interior that represents a true departure from the norm. Show More Summary

DIY Shelves: 5 Sleek DIY Shelf Storage Projects Under $50

Shelves are a wonderful thing. When you need extra storage, their loving, open surfaces provide you that extra space you're looking for. When you need a place on a wall to display your favorite things? They embrace your constant rearranging of knick-knacks and art. Show More Summary

Bedroom Decorating Ideas: 10 Bold Design Elements to Steal for Your Own Space

Tired of a boring bedroom? We scoured the web for some of our favorite and fresh bold design element ideas for the bedroom. Borrow these for your own sleep space this weekend! READ MORE »

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