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A Bright & Charming Condo in San Francisco — Property Crush

I set out to find a two-bedroom condo for sale in the heart of San Francisco (that wasn't a total fixer-upper) for under a million dollars, thinking it wasn't possible—because the city is just that expensive. But then I found this gem, and got completely lost in San Francisco day dreams for a good while. Check it out... READ MORE »

10 DIY Hacks to Know When Buying Secondhand Finds — Apartment Therapy Marketplace

It's not easy nowadays to find vintage goods in great condition and at a bargain price. Dealers and flea market sellers are savvy to the demand for well-made, one-of-a-kind furniture and home goods. But that's not to say you can't score a deal on an almost-good castoff and improve upon it with a little elbow grease. Show More Summary

3 Simple Things Happy Travelers Do Before They Leave for a Trip

Nothing beats the relaxation that comes with taking a much-needed vacation. A trip away from it all—whether you're headed somewhere warm and beachy or ready to bundle up somewhere colder—can be just the thing you need to help you unwind and de-stress. But there's one thing that can drag you right back to reality when you return: a messy home. READ MORE »

A Costume Designer's Colorful Paris Apartment Is Inspired by Vintage Fashion — House Tour

Name: Anne-Aurelie (Lili) and Dwayne Location: Paris, 19th arrondissement Size: 430 square feet Years lived in: Rented almost 2 years Lili and Dwayne's vibrant apartment is located in the gorgeous 19th arrondissement of Paris. Decorated...Show More Summary

5 Breakfast Machines for the Most Important Meal of the Day

Do you love breakfast? If you're looking for ways to get creative with the most important meal of the day, here are five appliances that rank from cool and useful to niche and wacky that you can actually buy to build a better (or more complicated) breakfast. READ MORE »

30 Need-Them-Now Home Finds Under $30 From H&M Home — Cheap Thrills

We all love H&M for their affordable threads, super-cute jewelry and all around budget-conscious styles, but did you know they also have incredibly gorgeous home décor? This was a recent revelation to me, one that was incredibly welcomed in my life. Show More Summary

Small Space Luxury: Three Modern Apartments Under 40 Square Metres That Ooze Class

Many people view small apartments with apprehension, thinking that they won’t have enough space to fully unleash their design aspirations. But small doesn’t have to mean cramped or limited. Small apartments are especially ideal for young couples who are just starting out in the world. These are people who don’t need a lot of space, […]

Before and After: A Stylish Desk Rescued for the "Price of Two Coffees"

Ilsa spotted this mid-century modern beauty in a charity shop and knew she could make it sing. After some initial fear that she couldn't push through all of the wear and tear that poor Bruno the desk had suffered through over the years, she was able to sand and strip away the grime and stains and reveal a glowing and beautiful piece of furniture. Show More Summary

Perhaps the Most Popular Chair Ever Made — Trend-Proof Decorating

House Tour: A "Little Bit Bohemian, Little Bit Scandinavian, Little Bit Rock & Roll" Home in Norway (Image credit: Submitted by Julianne Rydberg) It may be hard to believe, but the design for the bentwood chair — that staple of restaurants and cafes everywhere — is 158 years old. Show More Summary

Amazon's Next Brick & Mortar Bet? Furniture

Gather 'round, all of you dedicated Amazon shoppers: We know many of you are among the crowd of people who would rather do housework than shop in person, but you might be tempted to change your stance if the company moves forward with its plans to create physical stores to sell furniture and home appliances. READ MORE »

A Plant Pro Demystifies the 3 Most Important Things a Plant Needs

What could you grow when you were a kid? Summer Rayne Oakes discovered her love of — and knack for keeping alive — plants and nature while she was young: "When I was still in grade school, I built an indoor waterfall in my bedroom so...Show More Summary

5 Cleaning Products that Make Me Feel Like a Fancy Lady When I Buy Them

(Image credit: Caldrea) At the grocery store, I'm the queen of store brands. I don't have such discerning taste that the Publix-brand paprika or yogurt seems any lesser-tasting than the name brand on the shelf with a higher price on the label. Show More Summary

Survey Says: This is the #1 Design Trend of 2017

(Image credit: Cambria USA) In a survey of over 1,000 Americans, the team at Next Day Blinds found that the #1 home trend of 2017 was "Modern Farmhouse" with one-third of respondents listing this as their favorite style. So what exactly is this style? Short answer: think Fixer Upper. Show More Summary

30 Black & White Living Rooms That Work Their Monochrome Magic

Do you look at the world in black and white? Usually that can be a bad thing, but in interior design, it is a very good thing. Monochrome doesn’t mean boring, when expertly applied, this design concept can be executed in a manner that brings a living room to life. There are countless ways to […]

How a Tiny London Loft Fits a Lot of Living Into 500 Square Feet — Food52

What happens when an architect and a stylist meet, fall in love, and tackle the renovation of a 500-square-foot London apartment together? Some really beautiful details—and some really clever small space solutions. READ MORE »

8 IKEA Finds That Double Duty as Travel Essentials — Kitchn

From Kitchn ? 8 IKEA Finds That Do Double Duty as Travel Essentials READ MORE »

The Metal of the Moment: The Best Brass Floor Lamps for Stylish Modern Interiors — Annual Guide 2017

(Image credit: West Elm) Lamps aren't just a convenient way to ensure that your living room isn't engulfed in darkness — they're also a great way to add a little extra style. This is especially true with floor lamps, which draw the eye upward and make a big statement without taking up a ton of space. Show More Summary

9 Truths About Making a Home That Are Worth Remembering

From fretting over which wall color to choose to wondering if you made the right decision on that couch, there are a lot of physical elements that go into making a home. It's absolutely worth the time learning about design principles, storage ideas and decor tricks — all things that can make your space so much more livable and enjoyable. Show More Summary

The Ultimate in Emergency Prep: How to Put Your Life in a Backpack

If you had to leave home—right now—because of an emergency, what would you grab? Once people and pets were out of harm's way, what else would you want and need to gather and take with you? If your mind bounced around from the file cabinet to the vintage photo album, you might want to consider consolidating your emergency prep. Show More Summary

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