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Mismatched Waiting Room Furniture Brings Quirk to the Wait

13 hours agoLifestyle / House & Home : Dornob

This adorably mismatched waiting room furniture brings a sense of equality to the diverse people using it.

What DIY Lessons Have You Learned the Hard Way This Year?

I learned a small but hard DIY lesson when I moved into my apartment earlier this year. On a budget right after moving, I needed a quick curtain solution for privacy in my bedroom and grabbed a couple of packages of IKEA's popular DIGNITET hardware, which I had actually never used before, but that I'd seen hanging everything from curtains to art. READ MORE »

Purposeful Prints: 20 Reminders to Move Mountains

Life rarely disappoints: In a year you're bound to run into any number of road blocks that need to be overcome. Goals to be met. Dreams to be reached. Where do you go for inspiration when the going gets tough? When you need a reminder to climb every mountain? What if you could assemble a mountainous wall of art prints to inspire all year long next year? READ MORE »

Jeremy and Douglas' 750 Square Feet Modern Minneapolis Home — House Call

Name: Jeremy Stadelman Gauthier and Douglas Gauthier Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota I take up residence in the Soo Line Building in Downtown Minneapolis with my husband, Douglas, and our chorgi, Ms. Nola. We arrived here in August from Northern California and, well, we haven’t looked back. Show More Summary

5 Extremely Last-Minute DIY Holiday Decor Projects

Still feeling like there's a corner of your home that's missing a bit of holiday cheer? Need something else to add to your home but don't want to spend a lot of time, money or energy doing it? Consider one of these five easy decor details you could whip up in minutes and end up with a last-minute but lovely bit of holiday cheer to add to home. READ MORE »

Before & After: A Former Dumping Ground Turned Inviting Guest Room

Amanda had a tiny extra room that wasn't much more than a dumping ground for "old clothes, holiday decorations, paperwork, and hockey gear," becoming pretty unusable. But with a guest visit on the horizon, she gave herself the challenge of transforming it into a room a guest could enjoy staying in! READ MORE »

4 Places In Your Home to Pause (& Improve) Each Day

Melissa's Eclectic Austin Bungalow Wondering how to fit into your busy life some of that mindfulness we're always talking about? Or how you can fit more time to quickly improve your life at home in super small but powerful ways? YouShow More Summary

Sculptural Showhome Pierced By A Central Courtyard

A sculptural home in Taipei presents its facade with a play of light and geometry that mesmerizes passers-by. Spreading over 635 square meters, the surprising showcase house in Taiwan is known as Casa De Flore. Defined by the carefully...Show More Summary

11 Very Last-Minute Gift Ideas They'll Love (PHOTOS)

Post by Maressa Brown. With less than a week until Christmas, and Hanukkah in full swing, now is just about that time when those of us who are procrastinators start pulling out all the stops. Have no shame! PLENTY of us are last-minute shoppers. Show More Summary

We Understand Why Ellen Bought Back the House She Sold in 2007

Comedian and real estate mover and shaker Ellen DeGeneres just repurchased the midcentury house she sold in 2007 from the very person she sold it to! The $2.75 million post and beam ranch, built in 1956, features four bedrooms, fourShow More Summary

Welcoming Ranch-Style Residence in Colorado Delivering Perfect Mountain Views

This 9,245 sq.ft. contemporary ranch-style residence, designed by architect Joe Robbins, has many custom features that make it a dream mountain retreat. Located only minutes from downtown Steamboat Spring, Colorado, the dwelling comes with views from the Flat Top Mountains to the Ski Area and beyond. Show More Summary

Give Yourself an Early Christmas Present: Merry Magazine

A clever wreath made from gold thumbtacks! Melissa, one of the uber-talented bloggers that we get to work with here at Apartment Therapy, is the creative mastermind behind Merry, a free, BIG (100 page!) online guide to all sorts of stylish holiday goodness. READ MORE »

Urban Jungle: 10 Rooms with Lots and Lots of Plants

Houseplants are currently enjoying a bit of a moment, with fiddle leaf figs and succulents and mother-in-law's tongues turning up in rooms all over. But these spaces take it to the next level with a veritable jungle of greenery. Read on for nine more examples of beautiful rooms so chock full of plants, you might almost feel like you're outside. READ MORE »

City Plans to Publicly Shame Landlords Who Don't Shovel — Design News

Somerville, Massachusetts property owners are about to get The Scarlet Letter treatment. The city plans to call out those who don't shovel their sidewalks in a timely manner by "hanging large, strikingly-colored door knockers on theShow More Summary

Make Your Christmas Cocktails Extraspecial With DIY Drink Stirrers

The following post was originally featured on Inspired by This and written by blogger Leila Lewis, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Living. Looking to add a special touch to your Christmas party cocktails? These DIY drink stirrers areShow More Summary

How To Make a Custom Baby Gate — Apartment Therapy Reader Tutorials

Chris and Julia's daughter was growing up fast, and they needed a baby gate for their soon-to-be-mobile child. Not thrilled with the readymade options they saw in stores, they devised this custom option for the top of their stairs. The...Show More Summary

Which Kitchen Layout Is Right For You?

Open vs. closed kitchens - which is right for you? - Houzz This celebrity's former Aspen home is listed for a steal! - Curbed You'll be willing to brave the cold once you see these stylish fire pits - Sunset Peek inside the winner of...Show More Summary

Nextdoor Plots Holiday Festivities with Cheer Map — Design News

Neighborhood social network Nextdoor is spreading holiday cheer with the aptly named Cheer Map. Users can plot light displays, tree lots, holiday events, and charitable giving locations and drop-offs. READ MORE »

Minecraft's Creator Outbid Jay Z and Beyoncé For This $70 Million Mansion

Jay Z and Beyoncé might dominate the music industry, but Minecraft creator Markus Persson is dominating California real estate. Persson reportedly scooped up the home Jay Z and Beyoncé were eyeing, paying a whopping $70 million. Yep,...Show More Summary

Perfect Camo: Boulder House Blends Into Swiss Mountainside

This subversive wooden cabin is hidden inside an artificial boulder to blend seamlessly into its mountainside environment in the Swiss Alps.

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