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Why Italian Household Goods Are The Best Choice

Amazing craftsmanship does not happen overnight. Rather, it evolves throughout decades. Skills are honed, practiced and developed to perfection, and mistakes are omitted through trial and error. Once  these skills are perfected, they...Show More Summary

Minimalist “Catch the Views House” Frames Nature’s Perfection with Charming Design Lines

When your home is known as the “Catch The Views House “, the sheer joy of living each day overlooking unique panoramic landscapes can be enough to motivate you in the morning. And when your home is located in Chile’s Valparaíso Region, Zapallar to be specific, the place itself presents a paradise-like facet to the blessed owners. Show More Summary

Pull It Off: 9 Stylish Kitchens With Rugs

Whether you want to disguise flooring you don't like, need a little something softer to stand on while you're cooking or just need a boost of style, rugs in the kitchen are a fun way to do accomplish all of those. But with no furniture...Show More Summary

Susan's Soft & Pretty Shared Space — House Call

Name: Susan Snow Location: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island This house is a two-story traditional style. My boyfriend lived in it previously, so it had a real bachelor pad feel to it, which was terribly dated. READ MORE »

Before & After: A Living Room Gets Lighter, Brighter (& Now Looks) Bigger!

Anna and her fiancé were like many couples who are just starting out: their first home was full of mismatched hand-me-downs. Even though there's a big front window, the room never felt like it got a lot of natural light. And it was just small and cramped. Their goal: Make their living room lighter, brighter and look bigger! Here's how they did it. READ MORE »

Dorm Style: Minimal & Modern for Under $175

The latest addition to our Dorm Style series is this room, which combines DIYs and budget finds to create a look that's streamlined and modern but definitely not boring. Check below for prices and sources, or browse our full series of inspiration boards for your dorm room here. READ MORE »

Small Kitchen Designs: 10 Organized, Efficient and Tiny Real-Life Kitchens

Every room improves with organization, but kitchens with limited space especially can benefit from the efficiency added by hooks, racks, and shelves. Here are 10 examples that make each inch count. READ MORE »

10 Easy & Adorable DIY Magnets to Add a Little Fun to Your Kitchen

If you rent, you might have a kitchen you just don't love. You might have cabinets you hate that you can't change or paint. You might not the like the layout. Your appliances might be old. You might not even be able to paint the walls. Show More Summary

Small Kitchen Ideas: 8 Smart Storage Tricks Anyone Can Try

Storage in the kitchen: There never seems to be enough, the right kind and it always seems tough to keep it looking organized. Are you sticking with the standard storage that your home came with when you moved in? Consider instead upping your storage game with the favorite, affordable, make-life-way-better ideas like the eight tips we've got in this post today. READ MORE »

Smart Solutions for Small Spaces — Apartment Therapy Video Roundup

At Apartment Therapy, we're firm believers that living in a small space doesn't have to mean living in a place that's cluttered and cramped. Here are some of our best tips for keeping clutter at bay, and making your small space a place you're happy to come home to every day. READ MORE »

Katie & Matt's Washington Heights Home — House Tour

Name: Katie and Matt with their cats, Fritz & Pepper Location: Washington Heights, New York City Size: 900 square feet Years lived in: Katie 2.5 years, Matt 6 years; Rented When Katie moved into her two bedroom home in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, she had her work cut out for her. Show More Summary

Before & After: Christine's Fabulous Finished Fridge — Apartment Therapy Weekend Project

Remember this? I was embarrassed when I posted this photo for the progress post (still am), but I feel comforted by the fact that it doesn't look like that anymore! It now looks like.... READ MORE »

95 Ways You Can Alter, Update & Better Your Home's Lighting

Is there any other design element that has a bigger effect on a room's look than the lighting? The right light can make a room, while the wrong lighting can break one. How do you know if yours is good? Want to know how to dim a lamp?...Show More Summary

Before & After: A TV Tray Gets a Fresh New Life for Only $21

Dark and old, this TV tray was less than inspiring, but DeaAnna saw potential in it, and bought it for only $8. It was a small afternoon project with only a few materials, but the result is impressive and affordable! READ MORE »

Mental Declutter: 8 Misguided Ideas to Give Up to Be Happier at Home

We always encourage the decluttering of physical things from the home. It's just not useful to hold on to "stuff" — old magazines, clothes that no longer fit, stuff you bought impulsively — you don't need. This weekend, as you relax,...Show More Summary

White Loft Apartment With Lovely Views Near Stockholm’s Hammarby Lake

Lumafabriken is an old lamp and light bulb factory from the 1920 that was completely redesigned in 2010 by Oscar Properties into an  apartment building near Stockholm’s Hammarby Lake. This loft apartment is one of a kind in the building...Show More Summary

Planes, Trains and Lots of Style — Professional Project

Project by: Rebecca Zajac Location: Las Vegas, Nevada From the designer: This is one of our favorite "Virtual Room Makeovers." our company created. Inspiration for this nursery was a vintage travel theme. Although nothing in the nursery is truly vintage, every piece gives a vintage nod. READ MORE »

Noah's 350 Square Foot Brooklyn Brownstone Studio — House Call

Name: Noah Allison Location: Brooklyn, New York Six months ago, I finally made the move to New York from Los Angeles. As a result that I became car-free over two years ago, assimilating to public transit was much easier than adapting to the realization that I was going to be living in a much smaller space that I was use to. READ MORE »

Before & After: A Bedroom Gets a Subtle, Fresh Update

You might remember Ferren from her living room before and after we've posted about before. She took a living room that didn't look like her personality and flipped it to match her style just perfectly. Well she's back with a subtle bedroom...Show More Summary

Clean Your Fridge This Weekend: Christine's Progress — Apartment Therapy Weekend Project

I'm doing it, I'm baring it all. Taking the before photos of my messy fridge was pretty embarrassing, but realizing that I didn't notice how messy it was on a day-to-day basis is worse. For the sake of motivation, posterity, and that satisfying "after" photo, here it is anyway (and yes, I plan to be satisfied). READ MORE »

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