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Before & After: The Happy Accident Bathroom Makeover — Renovation Project

Project by: Sarah & Chad Location: Montreal, Canada We thought we were going to take a break from renovating our 1950s attached house in Montreal after completely gutting the kitchen and updating the whole main level but a leaky toilet derailed our plans. READ MORE »

Top 20: Toddler Quilts, Comforters & Duvet Covers — Apartment Therapy Annual Guide 2014

Nights are getting chilly all over the country and parents are starting to think about warm-weather bedding for their kids. If your toddler has outgrown the sleepsack (or just doesn't like it), now's the perfect time to take a look at the prettiest and most interesting comforters, quilts and duvets for the toddler set. READ MORE »

Leah's "Truly Teal" Bedroom — Room for Color 2014

Chip It! Like this entry? Favorite it below! Name: Leah Location: Eureka, CA Division: Cool Inspiration for my palette: I desperately wanted to get away from the boring white walls in my bedroom for the longest time, but was afraid of color. Show More Summary

Before & After: From Boring Beige to Packed With Personality

Shehzeen tells us, "I love a home with personality. If I had all the time in the world, I'd probably even make all the furniture for my house (I could be in need of therapy)." We feel you, Shehzeen. Just look at what this crafty lady did with these blank walls. READ MORE »

The Sentimentalist's Guide to Dealing with Children's School Papers: Going (Mostly) Digital

I recently wrote about my system for dealing with children's papers, from the mundane to the beautiful and precious. Today, I'm going to go more in-depth (warning: very in-depth) regarding what I do once I've sorted what's important. READ MORE »

Chef Jeffrey Saad's 5 Easy Weeknight Meal Tips — The Kitchn

From The Kitchn ? 5 Tips for Easy Weeknight Meals from Chef Jeffrey Saad READ MORE »

Modern Two-Level Pool House in Los Angeles With a Cheerful Vibe

Riggs Place Residence is a 6500 square-foot pool house designed by Soler Architecture in the Westchester section of Los Angeles. What we like about this place is its high level of openness, mixed with a vibrant mix of materials and colors. Show More Summary

How To Protect Built-In Wooden Desk in a Rental? — Good Questions

Q: I am an artist and I use the office in my rental apartment as my studio. It has a large built-in wooden desk that I would like to use to paint on. I need to somehow protect this desk from paint drips and spills. I've been using a drop cloth to cover the area, but I would like something that is more permanent but removable. READ MORE »

Wine Store Design in Portugal Stylishly Exhibiting Over A Thousand Different Beverages

The Bottles’ Congress project by Tiago do Vale Arquitectos came as an answer to the very particular challenges presented by a wine and spirits store in unique circumstances. Located in the outskirts of the city of Braga, in northernShow More Summary

Room to Color: Creating A Dedicated Art Space For Kids

If you have a budding artist in your house, have you considered piecing together a dedicated art and craft space? It might be just the thing to capture and nurture your child's artistic whims. If this sounds like something that would get regular use at your place, here's what you'll need to set it up: READ MORE »

Q&A with Coryander Friend & Bianca Chen of Parachute Market

With the preponderance of design fairs, flea markets and furniture shows, it can be challenging to separate the wheat from the chaff. One that's been causing a lot of buzz is the newly-minted Parachute Market which takes place this year over the weekend of September 20-21 in the new JF Chen space just north of the corner of Melrose and Highland in Los Angeles. READ MORE »

Annie's "Patchwork Quilt" Room — Room for Color Contest

Chip It! Like this entry? Favorite it below! Name: Annie Location: Los Angeles, CA Division: Cool Inspiration for my palette: This room is challenging because it is small and dark. When my daughter was born, this room had been painted recently for its previous use as a guest room/office. Show More Summary

Inspiring Design Scheme Showcased by 285 Chaplin Crescent Residence in Canada

On a snowy backdrop, 285 Chaplin Crescent residence developed by Zeca Homes Inc. in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, looks like a cozy refuge. A mix of materials (stone, wood, glass and zinc) and an irregular geometry make the building visually stand out. Show More Summary

Is Color Perception a Sixth Sense?: A Victorian Psychologist Tells All

According to the psychologist Grant Allen in his 1879 book, The Colour-Sense: Its Origin and Development, "There is no element of our sensuous nature which yields us greater or more varied pleasure than the perception of colour" (1)....Show More Summary

Check Out the Proposed East River Gondola — Design News

This commute would save time and give you a gorgeous view: Real estate exec Dan Levy has proposed the East River Skyway, a gondola based on those in London, Buenos Aires, and other cities that would connect Manhattan to Brooklyn and Queens. Traveling from Williamsburg to Delancey in 3.5 minutes?? We're in. READ MORE »

Joseph's 'Champagne' Toddler Room on a 'Beer' Budget — My Room

Name: Joseph (2.5) Location: Ottawa, Canada When we bought our new family home in March of this year, I knew I wanted to make the transition from ‘baby’ room to ‘big boy room’ for my two-year-old son Joseph. After scouring Pinterest, Houzz, and every major retailer - I knew exactly what I wanted. Show More Summary

Smart Decorating Idea: Add Color with Light

When you think about adding color to a room, paint is often the first thing that springs to mind, or buying a gaggle of throw pillows for your tan sofa. Here's something new to consider: add colored light instead. It's another decorating tool in your toolbox to pull out and alter the look and feel of a room. Show More Summary

Is Saffron Worth It? — The Kitchn

From The Kitchn ? Is Saffron Worth Its High Price Tag? READ MORE »

Jerome's "Indigo Blue" Room — Room for Color Contest

Chip It! Like this entry? Favorite it below! Name: Jerome Location: Amsterdam Netherlands Division: International Inspiration for my palette: I wanted to experiment with a bold color. It was my first time to paint other than white. So I guess I just took the plunge... READ MORE »

MICHI's Sassy Fashion Studio — Workspace Tour

Name: MICHI Atelier Location: Liberty Village, Toronto Size: 825 square feet Years occupied: 1 year Cutting-edge fashion designer Michelle Watson’s MICHI athletic wear is probably the most fashionable fitness apparel you’ve ever laid eyes on. Show More Summary

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