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How to Deal With Wanderlust (When You’re Stuck at Home)

Kristin & Derek's Musical Laurel Canyon Lodge Pin it Extreme wanderlust — the kind of acute pain in your chest that makes you fantasize about selling everything you own and caravan-ing across the Australian desert — is unfortunately an increasing problem in our modern world. Show More Summary

Crafty Ladies: 86% of Etsy Sellers are Female — Design News

Pin it Who run the world-slash-Etsy shop? Overwhelmingly, girls. Etsy reports that 86% of its sellers are female. READ MORE »

How To Crochet a Foundation Chain — Apartment Therapy Tutorials

Pin it The ability to crochet is a skill set that comes in handy more than often than you might imagine. It's an inexpensive hobby that helps pass the time, is great for handmade gifts, and the repetition can be quite relaxing. The foundation...Show More Summary

Here's What Your Real Estate Broker Won't Tell You

Tiffany's Charming New Orleans Sanctuary Pin it House hunting? You probably need a broker to help with your search. A great broker can find you a place to live but also sometimes winds up acting as your best friend, your mom and you therapist all in one. Show More Summary

13 Best Places to Meet Disney Princesses (PHOTOS)

Post by Lee Allport. Walt Disney World is full of beloved characters, but there's something special about Disney princesses. Tales as old as time ring true in the hearts of girls young and old. Whether you and your kids love classicShow More Summary

The Other Vignette: A Guide to Styling Stuff Under Surfaces

Susan's Colorful Cabinet of Curiosities Pin it If your furniture is leggy — the great weight of it lifted high off the floor — you may have found yourself wondering if maybe you should put something under it? Like a basket? Or maybeShow More Summary

Brandon's Bold and Bright Bachelor Pad — House Tour

Pin it Name: Brandon Kleinman Location: West Hollywood; Los Angeles, CA Years lived in: 4 years; Rented Bachelors may have a reputation for maintaining less-than-desirable living quarters, but as the founder and CMO of online interior design firm Laurel & Wolf, Brandon Kleinman refused to fall victim to such stereotypes. Show More Summary

Muji Debuts Small Kitchen Appliances — Design News

Pin it Minimalists, rejoice: Japanese retailer Muji brings their pared-down aesthetic to small kitchen appliances. READ MORE »

Imperfect Perfection: Why the Little Things Gone Wrong Can Be Oh So Right

Pin it In this world of Pinterest-ready interiors, get-your-home-spotless products, and a love of everything new, the quest for perfection can seem like the thing to do. But in fact, it's the imperfections in our homes that make them into livable, lovable spaces. Here are some reasons that it's okay- even preferable!- to embrace those imperfections. READ MORE »

Wouter's Happy Home in Haarlem — House Call

Pin it Name: Wouter Location: Haarlem, Netherlands I own a small apartment in a 1931 building. It's close to the beach with lots of original elements such as original glass in leaded windows and Berker switches. READ MORE »

Get Out and Get Loud with the Bad Boy of Speakers: The Fugoo Tough

Do you like to play rough? Then you need a bestie that can hang with your rugged lifestyle. The Fugoo Tough is one tough Bluetooth travel speaker that does not mess around. It’s waterproof for 30 minutes, which is very nifty, but its claim to speaker fame is that it is loud with speakers in […]

Green Walls Embellish Dramatic Luxury Home Overlooking the Pacific

Aiming to connect living spaces with the dramatic ocean vistas surrounding the property, Ezequiel Farca Architects envisioned a luxury home with green walls and floor-to-ceiling-windows. The private residence in the photos below is located in the marina of Puerto Vallarta in Mexico and overlooks the Pacific Bay. Show More Summary

This Designer's Hardworking Little Living Room is an Inspiration to Apartment Dwellers Everywhere — My Domaine

Pin it I love seeing how stylish folks pack a lot of charm into a little space. Designer Gabrielle Savoie recently downsized from 1400 square feet to 515 square feet, but she still managed to fit a plethora of functions — a lounge, workspace, dining room, and even breakfast bar — into her new, much smaller living room. Show More Summary

Giverny & Mara's Color and Creativity in Brooklyn — House Tour

Pin it Name: Giverny Petitmermet and Mara Gannon (plus Eloise the cat) Location: Carroll Gardens/Gowanus, Brooklyn, New York Size: 800 square feet Years lived in: 3.5 years (as of house tour photo shoot)/1.5 years (at time of A-LineShow More Summary

Before & After: Making a More Modern Dining Room

Pin it When Clare and Mike bought this 1950s house in Toronto's Leaside area, they had just five weeks to transform it into the ideal home for their family of seven. This crowded dining room was too busy for their modern taste so they got to work re-designing the space, starting with the walls. Goodbye wainscoting and French doors, hello clean, modern white! READ MORE »

An Eclectic Loft Designed for Cats (and their humans)

For many of us, our pets are much more than just pets. They are really members of our family, no matter what species they are. That is certainly how one couple in Taiwan felt when they had HAO Design create a perfect loft space to accommodate not just them – but their cats. While the […]

8 Steps to Color Confidence: #6 Learn This Modern Twist on Classic Paint Color Combinations

Pin it Pin it You know your color wheel. And you probably have your own favorite color combinations —the ones that make your heart race and the world click and slide into place. Even so, it's nice to switch it up a bit, and try something new, even if it's just a variation on the theme. Here are some stunning rooms that give fresh direction for choosing paint. READ MORE »

Alice, Do I Have to Stock the Fridge for My House Sitter? — Ask Alice: Advice for Life at Home

Pin it Hi Alice, I was hoping you could answer a question for me. We are going to need a house sitter for two weeks over the summer. Along with a very fair pay, do we have to have food stocked for two weeks for the house/pet sitter as well? Thanks,Vacation time READ MORE »

Coverings For Oddly-Shaped Windows? — Good Questions

Pin it Q: I am excited to have secured my first apartment in a lovely converted Victorian home, which is lucky enough to still have original stained-glass windows. I'm hunting for solutions that will cover up the odd shape of the windows, but allow me to see the beautiful details during the day... READ MORE »

Revolutionary Alternative to Parking Your Car: The Multifunctional Gazebox

Delivering a new concept for accommodating cars, the Gazebox is a carport, garage and gazebo, all in one. The revolutionary foldable system allows auto enthusiasts to put their favorite car or motorcycle on display, thanks to a high level of transparency. Show More Summary

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