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Jana's Rental Filled With Vintage Character and Charm — House Call

Name: Jana Roach Location: Fort Collins, Colorado I moved to Fort Collins in search of a rental home with vintage character and charm, and found it in this cozy two bedroom, 1,000 square foot minimal traditional ranch style home. MyShow More Summary

Before & After: A Bland Spare Room Gets a Bold, Contrasting Makeover!

What to do when you've got a spare bedroom on the boring side and are looking for a creative place to work? You tackled it stylishly like Marie and her husband did with their extra room, creating one seriously dramatic, contrasting space to get creative in! READ MORE »

Kim's Style Scouting: Texture, Vignettes and an Abundance of Plants — Liveblogging the Style Cure

Window shopping is a regular activity for me; I live in a bustling part of the city and there are endless shops, cafes and public spaces to explore that are filled to the brim with inspiration. I made my treasure hunt both a physical and virtual one, snapping shots of some of my favorite local spots and curating images on Pinterest. READ MORE »

How to Get Rid of Pet Odors, How to Clean Your Windows with Newspaper, and Other Simple Solutions to Everyday Problems — Apartment Therapy Video Roundup

Brother Bear, from Erin & Rob's Stylish & Glam Family Pad Our furry friends sure are adorable... but sometimes, they leave behind smells that are less than cute. Here's a simple, green solution for getting rid of pet odors, plus a few other solutions for everyday household problems. READ MORE »

Small Space Living: Why These Small Rooms Are Successful

Lauren's Bright & Bold Chicago Apartment Are you saddled with a small home with small rooms? Don't feel burdened by the task of designing them; it's not as hard as you think to make a great room out of small space constraints. These five small rooms all work really well...and we tell you what it is about them you can borrow for your own small rooms. READ MORE »

Perfectly Balancing A Fresh Concept With Versatility: Mondana Bag Stool

Maneuvering furniture around the house would probably be more provoking if the products in question came with… straps. Designers Alessandra Mantovani and Eleonora Barbareschi took this crazy idea to another level when planning Mondana Bag, an unconventional stool for Italian company Riva1920. Show More Summary

Mariana & Mark's Artistic Melbourne Home — House Tour

Name: Mark and Mariana of m2matiz, Josh [20], Madeleine [18], Charley [dog], Friday [cat] and six very generous chickens. Location: Thornbury, Victoria, Australia Size: 1,200 square feet Years lived in: 10 years owned I've admired Mariana's...Show More Summary

9 Important Design Truths Every Renter Should Remember

Renting can be a pleasure. No real home-owning responsibilities, you're free to put down temporary roots and not worry about the roof. Renting can also be a pain and source of frustration, though, when you don't have total control over the look of your space. Show More Summary

How to Style Your Bed in a Small Space

If you've ever lived in a studio, you know exactly how tough it can be to figure out your furniture. Do you need a kitchen table? Can you fit a couch? And, perhaps the most difficult small-space-living challenge of all, where do youShow More Summary

SPONSORED POST: Win: A Custom Reverie Sofa from EQ3! — EQ3

We're smitten with this sofa. Prize: Reverie Sofa in winner's choice of fabric From: EQ3 Value: up to $1,799 If you're a devotee of all things modern, then you probably already know, and love, EQ3. This Canadian brand just opened its second CA location this spring, and just launched in the U.S. Show More Summary

Before & After: From Cocktail Table to Classy Ottoman

With the holidays almost on the way, you might be looking for ways to add both extra seating and storage in your small home. You'll love this DIY project that turned a plain cocktail table into a modern ottoman with concealed storage! READ MORE »

Dinner Table DIY: 40 Entertaining Items You Can Make Yourself

Are you hoping to hand-make some items to help you entertain this holiday season? Whether you're planning an intimate cocktail party with friends or a big family dinner, we've rounded up some of our favorite DIY projects for entertaining — from napkins, to tablecloths, to candle holders and more! READ MORE »

Living Room Decorating Ideas: 5 Ways Your Home Can Make Guests Feel Comfy & At Ease

Cynthia's Sunny Accents Looking for the best ways to make guests feel welcome, comfortable and totally themselves when they visit your home? With the holidays around the corner, your home might be seeing more guests than usual this time of year. Show More Summary

Dynamic, Yet Harmonious Lifestyle Inspired by Casa MM in Tapalpa, Mexico

Elías Rizo Arquitectos confronted with an unusual challenge when planning Casa MM located in Tapalpa, Mexico. This creative project is composed of two residences, serving the different living needs of two brothers, who didn’t mind their...Show More Summary

Desktop Lamp and Planter are Like Your Own Miniature Yard

The Mökki planter combines a soothing soft light with a customizable miniature landscape that you can arrange to your pleasing.

Before & After: An Artistic Family's Creative, Crafty Office — Professional Project

Project by: designHARMONY Location: Bothell, Washington From the designer: This busy family of four had a disorganized, uninspired office space. We transformed it by updating pieces the family already had, turning a former closet into a desk space and created a masterpiece with all of the kids' artwork. Show More Summary

Easy & Instant Room Interest: Add a Burst of Solo Yellow to a Room

Mi Casa Magazine via Copy Cat Chic Looking for a way to add interest to your space this weekend in an easy, cheery way? You need only add one single spot of bold and bright yellow color — in a piece of art, an accessory or even a whole furniture piece — and you'll instantly find you now have an interesting space. Show More Summary

Marie-Lyne's Style Scouting: Old Meets New — LIVE BLOGGING THE STYLE CURE

The Day 2 Assignment was so much fun. Walking around taking inspiration shots without thinking about the prices is awesome. Here is some of what I found: READ MORE »

Karen's Home Full of History — House Call

Name: Karen Goodman Location: Natick, Massachusetts (just outside Boston) My husband, two cats and I have lived in this 114+ year old home for almost four years. Records show it was first deeded in 1900 but we suspect that it was built earlier. It's small, but just the right size for our little family — just over 1100 square feet. READ MORE »

6 Simple Pieces of Home Advice to Always Remember

Chelsey & Cainan's Fresh Start The best advice in life is simple, short, sweet and easy to remember. (And if you're lucky, also welcome and solicited!). We had some beautiful homes featured as tours this week, and besides bursting with...Show More Summary

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