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Channel Your Energy: The Very Best Things To Clean When You're Angry

When you're angry—or even just a little peeved about something beyond your control—how do you deal in a healthy way? Some people exercise, and others go out with friends to blow off some steam and have some fun, for example. But there's another way to deal that can also help you be productive at home, too: angry cleaning. READ MORE »

?How Long Should You Keep a Pillow?

A few weeks ago, after waking up with neck pain for the third day in a row, I realized it might finally be time for a new pillow. I wasn't happy about it — I loved my pillow dearly. But it was lumpy, and it leaked feathers every time I leaned against it, and under its case it was the mottled yellow color of a mummy's wrappings. Show More Summary

A Fun, Playful, Mix & Matched Oakland Apartment — House Tour

Name: Meg Woodcheke and Conor Acomb Location: Oakland, California Size: 1,000 square feet Years lived in: Rented 8 years by Conor (Meg moved in 2 years ago) Meg doesn't find much fun in buying furniture sets for her apartment, which she shares with her boyfriend Conor. Show More Summary

You Can Share This E-Book, But You Have to Rewrite It First

Well, here's a tale that's bound to get your book club buzzing. Thanks to Google staffer TL ("Tea") Uglow, eager bibliophiles are now imagining what it would be like to read A Universe Explodes, an experimental, limited-edition digital book that requires each of its readers to make changes to the text before sharing it. READ MORE »

10 Beautiful, Durable Leather DIY Projects To Match Your Skill Level (Even for Total Newbies)

Leather, whether real or faux, is the ideal material for projects you plan to live with and use every day. Durable and beautiful, leather drawer pulls can be tugged at thousands of times without breaking, while a leather sunglasses case can be toted on trips for years without falling apart. Show More Summary

Can Custom Made-for-You Shampoo Really Give You the Best Hair Day Ever?

My hair has a life of its own. Along with being oily, limp, and color-treated, the texture is super fine—meaning it's prone to tangling, frizzing, and generally being all over the place. I've rocked the bedhead look for the better part of the past decade because of this unruliness. Show More Summary

You Can Now Stream Britain's Most Popular Home Design Show on Netflix — Stream Team

(Image credit: Channel 4) First there was Downown Abbey. Then there was Sherlock. Now you can add another British television import to your list, America. Rejoice, design lovers! Britain's favorite home design show is on Netflix. Grand...Show More Summary

Before & After: A Blend of New and Old Style in a California Bungalow — Professional Project

Project by: Karen Nepacena of Destination Eichler Location: San Leandro, California Karen was tasked with opening up the kitchen and dining area of a 1940s bungalow. The space had a ton of natural light that was going to waste in the current layout, so she tore down some walls and gave the space a whole new look that still honored the character of the home. READ MORE »

3 Luxurious Single Bedroom Apartments That Are Perfect For The Single Life [Includes Floor Plans]

The single life is one of the best ways to live. You’re the only person you have to take care of, and your space is all your own. You don’t need a huge home, and the way you decorate it is all your own. The problem with that is that sometimes the apartment is too […]

Is "Goodbye, Things" the New "Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up"?

(Image credit: Goodbye, Things / Fumio Sasaki) Marie Kondo is more than a household name. She's crossed over to the next level and has become a verb for those of us who write, think and obsess about all things home. Yes, "KonMari-ing" and "Kondoizing" are things now. Show More Summary

The Scary Consequences of Old Electronics (& How To Prevent Them)

Have you ever thought about what happens when you get rid of your old phone? Electronic waste may not be a splashy cause, but it's a necessary one. Let's take a look at how old tech is impacting people and the planet, and what you can do about it. READ MORE »

25 Small-Space Game Changers Your Storage-Deficient Home Needs Now

Living in a small space can be tough. But finding affordable, storage-savvy furnishings for your petite place is maybe even harder. Sure, the web is brimming with attractive options, but to make the most of your tiny abode, it's important to seek out purposeful pieces of furniture and accessories—i.e. items that are both space efficient and multi-functional. READ MORE »

Ten Things You Should Never Say to Someone Who Doesn't Drink — Kitchn

From Kitchn ? 10 Things You Should Never Say to Someone Who Doesn't Drink READ MORE »

I Asked People What They Regret Not Doing More, and This Is What They Said

I'm a huge fan of interviewing people with admirable lives for their secrets to being even keeping their homes clean. Good wisdom from smart people is invaluable. I want to take advice from people in hopes that I can skip over more of the "making mistakes" part of life. READ MORE »

Try an Old School Remedy for a Universal Cleaning Problem — Spring Cleaning in 20 Minutes a Day

It's better not to reinvent the wheel, sometimes. As much as modern conveniences are revitalizing our home lives, there are moments when, frankly, grandma just got it right. Today's task in our spring cleaning plan is one of those moments. I'm thinking your rugs could use a little retro refreshing. READ MORE »

23 Pictures of Olivia Wilde's Brooklyn Home That Show Off Her Hip Interior Design

Anyone with eyes can see that Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis have an adorable family – but what's less apparent is just how fabulous their family home is. In 2015, the couple sold their modern two-bedroom Manhattan condo and purchased a spectacular – and sprawling – 19th century Brooklyn house. Show More Summary

How to Turn the IKEA EKET into a Rolling Bar Cart or Bedside Table — Video from Apartment Therapy

The cube-shaped EKET cabinet has us thinking outside the box, to all the stackable, modular options this simple design presents. By adding wheels to the bottom and stacking one on top of another using Velcro, you can easily switch out the cabinets or roll them from room-to-room—proving that this little storage unit has big potential. READ MORE »

A Dark, Moody, Vintage-Filled Victorian in the UK — House Tour

Name: Nicola Broughton Location: Leeds, UK Size: 3000 square feet Years lived in: 13 years, owned Dark charcoal grays, velvety emerald greens and rich, earthy browns enliven the walls and furnishings of the big Victorian just north of Leeds that Nicola Broughton shares with her husband and kids. Show More Summary

16 Memes That Will Make Any House Hunters Fan Roll Over Laughing

House Hunters is definitely one of our go-to guilty pleasures when we need a good ol' dose of HGTV, but there's one tiny premise of the show that's always secretly irked us. Have you ever noticed that many of the guests have ZERO clue...Show More Summary

A '50s Ranch Home That Battles the Seattle Weather with Pops of Color and Warm Touches — House Call

Name: Robert and Bobby, their son Cole and beta fish Riley Location: Beacon Hill/Georgetown — Seattle, Washington The basics: 7 years owned | 1,200 square feet and 800 square feet Airbnb Robert and Bobby's home is designed to beat the Seattle winter blahs while making the most of the city's gorgeous summer. Show More Summary

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