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You Can Live in a Giant Cowboy Boot for $1,200 a Month — House of the Day

They say everything is bigger in Texas, even—nay especially—the boots. Case in point: There's a cowboy boot so large you can live in it. And it's available for rent. READ MORE »

The Romantic Yet Practical Feature We All Secretly Want In Our Homes

Perhaps because I have never actually had one, window seats are an architectural feature I find especially compelling. They're both romantic and deeply practical, a place to sit and curl up but also a place to stare dreamily out the window while dappled sunlight caresses your features. Show More Summary

Where Do You Fall on the Odor Wheel?

(Image credit: Heritage Science) Forget the Wheel of Life (and our home-oriented Life Balance Wheel) — or, don't forget them, but after you maximize those wheels' utility, there's a new wheel in town: the Historic Paper Odor Wheel, developed by a team out of the University of London to more precisely describe and categorize the smell of old books. READ MORE »

Splurge, Save, Steal: Must Have Patterns & Prints Under $300 — Apartment Therapy Marketplace

My name is Vanessa and I can't get enough of prints and patterns. I blame the fact that I'm moving into a new apartment in a few weeks, something about it feels like a clean slate. Instead of packing and downsizing my closet, I'm pouring over the possibilities available on Apartment Therapy Marketplace. Show More Summary

Look We Love: Traditional Windsor Chairs in Modern Interiors

(Image credit: Courtesy Studio Revolution) It's always a curious thing when a piece of furniture with a pedigree that dates back centuries manages to situate itself into contemporary design (without actually looking like an antique)....Show More Summary

IKEA's Got Something For You When You Donate Old Furniture

Are you doing some redecorating? IKEA is hoping you'll bring your old stuff to them instead of leaving it on the curb. To encourage you to donate instead of ditch, they're offering you an incentive. READ MORE »

The Hippie Toothbrush Experiment — Adventures With Natural Alternatives

If you, like me, have ever been curious about the wide, weird world of alternative tooth care, please join me for what I thought would be a deep dive but which instead turns out to have only just skimmed the surface. But since I don't think Apartment Therapy is looking for a weekly alternative dental care column (yet), this will likely be my only exploration. READ MORE »

Family Heirlooms, Modern Art and a Little Glam in Barcelona — House Tour

Name: Anne, Christian and dog Watson Location: Sant Gervasi – Barcelona, Spain Size: 1,500 square feet Years lived in: 2 years, rented Anne was studying in Amsterdam when she fell in love with her now husband Christian. When he asked her to move to Barcelona, she didn't hesitate. Show More Summary

13 Things You Probably Haven't Considered Spray-Painting (But Should)

When you want to change the color of a wooden chair, you automatically reach for a can of spray paint. But when you have some monstera leaves, a KitchenAid mixer or a fridge in need of a makeover? Spray paint isn't the first thing that comes to mind. Show More Summary

How to Fit a Guest Bedroom, Office & Dining Room for 10 in a 350-Square-Foot Apartment — Dwell

Graham Hill, the founder of, has always been an advocate for small and sustainable living. In 2012, he moved into a 420 square foot apartment in SoHo, outfitted with all kinds of clever, customized solutions that gave the apartment the functionality of a much larger space. Show More Summary

Before & After: Forgotten IKEA Drawers Get a Vintage-Inspired Makeover

Our good pal Claire took an old IKEA standby, unfinished drawers, and turned them into a bright and charming accent piece. Drawing inspiration from her love of travel, she gave the piece an antique-inspired, worldly makeover. READ MORE »

Sitting Pretty: 10 Timeless Chairs Your Dining Room Needs Right Now — Annual Guide 2017

When you're on the hunt for perfect seating, the ideal piece can feel elusive, but if "timeless and sturdy" are words on your checklist, consider the classic Windsor chair. We've put together this shopping guide with 10 of our favorites, all with a modern slant. Read on to see the shapely seats we're eyeing lately. READ MORE »

This UFO-Shaped Rocking Chair Is Out of This World

(Image credit: IT One Off) The last thing we tend to think of when we see furniture is an extraterrestrial entity, but this UFO-shaped rocking chair has us seriously reconsidering the way we view seating options. READ MORE »

?Prediction: You're Going to Buy Pillow Covers Before You're Done Reading This

Is there anyone not embarrassed by yellow pillows? Because those stale drool marks and vaguely head-shaped grease shadows gross me out. I've done the whole whiten-your-pillows schtick and it was super satisfying. But when we recently replaced our master bedroom pillows, I was determined to keep them snowy white from the start. Show More Summary

Take 20 Minutes Today and Focus on Erasing Home Blemishes — Spring Cleaning in 20 Minutes a Day

There is a reason great artists spend so much time preparing their canvases: a clean, smooth slate allows all their creativity to shine. It's true, also, for you and your home. You care for your space and take pride in decorating it, so why let tiny blemishes scar the surface? READ MORE »

An Untouched Frank Lloyd Wright House Is For Sale — House of the Day

It's been almost 60 years since Paul and Helen Olfelt hired iconic American architect Frank Lloyd Wright to build their Minnesota house. Now the couple are in their 90s, and are selling the—totally untouched!—place for $1.395 million. READ MORE »

A Globe-Trotting Couple Settles Down in Singapore — House Call

Name: Sara Location: Singapore The basics: Rented for 2 years We got a glimpse of Sara and Nick three years ago when they were in Cambridge and now the globe-trotting couple has landed in Singapore. Two years in they are focused on creating a home that feels like them. READ MORE »

The Easiest Way to Add Personality to Your Kitchen — Kitchn

(Image credit: Leela Cyd) From Kitchn ? The Easiest Way to Add Art to Your Kitchen READ MORE »

Making a Case for Taking an Extra Day Off at The End of a Vacation

Taking a vacation is a surefire way to get in some serious relaxation time, but what about when you come back from your trip? If your return consists of meandering home from the airport, lugging in your suitcases and trying to get yourself...Show More Summary

This Stunning Small Swedish Kitchen Can Totally Hang With the Big Kids

One of the most frustrating things about living in a small apartment is dealing with a small kitchen. But every once in a while you run across a kitchen that makes the very most of its tiny footprint, and packs in all of the functionality of a much larger space. Show More Summary

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