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What Is the Best Way to Remove Odors from a Dresser? — Good Questions

Q: So for a wedding gift to myself and my wife last year, my mother gave us some old furniture, including a corner curio cabinet and a very large dresser, formerly used by my grandmother, that we've been using in our living room to hold our TV and multiple game systems. READ MORE »

Muddy Puddles and Dinosaurs? A Real Life Peppa Pig Bedroom

If your family hasn't been inducted to the world of Peppa Pig, then you are in for a treat! Puddle-jumping Peppa and her little brother George have taken the world by storm. And after hours of Peppa Pig on repeat, if you find yourself wondering "what would it take to make Peppa Pig's room in real life?", then here's everything you need to do exactly that! READ MORE »

Food In Motion: Red Cabbage Smoothie

Are you guys brave foodies? Me, not so much. But sometimes I have my moments. Hello everyone, this is Jewels again from Liz & Jewels with another episode for Food in Motion. Here in New York, I see people on the streets all the time with smoothies in unexpected colors – mostly green. So they […]

How To Dry Lettuce With a Pillowcase — The Kitchn

From The Kitchn ? Can You Really Use a Pillowcase to Dry Lettuce? READ MORE »

Transforming Clocks: Two Designs Geeks Can Love

So the new Transformers movie just came out, and while the film version isn't really my style, I do get excited about home objects that can be used multiple ways. Enter the GEMSTONE, a transforming clock. READ MORE »

Does Anyone Make a Double-Size Vanity for Only One Sink? — Good Questions

Q: My husband and I are starting to research the cost of adding a master bathroom off our bedroom. We have a 100 year old craftsman(-ish) house and are very interested in doing something that will fit with that style (hex tile on the floors, subway tile on the walls). Show More Summary

14 Signs You're Addicted to Decorating

Oh, just admit it already: you have an addiction to decorating. Well, so do we, which is why we know exactly what you go through every time you try to pick a shade of paint or open up a lifestyle magazine. Consider this a safe space (no judgement!) where you can be yourself and embrace the obsession. Source: Domino

Vision of a Perfect Modern Country House in Moravia

Juraj Vanca of Brno based DESIGN ATAK sent us 3D renderings of a modern country house the studio envisioned for a young family in Moravia, the Czech Republic. The brief of the project requested a modern and fresh interior approach, in accordance with the rural surroundings. Show More Summary

Century-Old Beach House Gets Cozy Modern Renovation

Three rectilinear glass-and-steel boxes update an unconventional 100-year-old beach house in Toronto, adding extra space and a sense of modern flair without compromising the structure’s historic character. Drew Mandel Architects sought to uphold the house’s “elusive quality of heart and soul” while giving the interior a total refresh. Show More Summary

Rich Textiles in Russian Hill — Professional Project

Project by: Nina Jizhar Location: San Francisco, California Designer Nina says: This San Francisco Apartment is in a beautiful 1929 building in Russian Hill with amazing views of the Bay and Golden Gate bridge. Since the homeowner moved to San Francisco with virtually nothing, it's just a shell of what it could become. Show More Summary

Jenny and Chris Merge Styles in Williamsburg — House Call

Name: Jenny Kaplan and Chris Corrado Location: Brooklyn, New York Chris and I have been living together for about a year. I moved into his apartment, where he has been living for the past six years. Chris already had a lot of the "bones" in place, but was looking for a touch of feminine to soften the space space up. READ MORE »

Before & After: A Dated Kitchen's Fresh Face-lift on a Budget

Compared to their last kitchen, the kitchen in Anna's new home was amazing. Two people could cook at the same time, the appliances were made in her lifetime and it was bug-free. Once with newness wore off though, it was time to tackle all that wood that did not fit their style. Show More Summary

After the Garage Sale: What to Do With What Didn't Sell — Apartment Therapy's Guide to the Perfect Summer

So you hold your garage sale! You market it like a marketing genius. You've had a killer location. You displayed your wares thoughtfully and you had fun stuff to entice people to your place. But even the most successful — and lucrative — garage sales don't sell every item. Here's what to do to make sure the items you uncluttered stay out of your home for good! READ MORE »

3 Ways to Spruce Up a Boring Rental — Apartment Therapy Video Roundup

In a perfect world, everyone who rents would be living in a charming pre-war apartment with original vintage detailing... but in the real world, sometimes you have to settle for a place that meets your needs but is a little bit blah....Show More Summary

Working With White Walls: 6 Ideas From Bold Bedrooms of Real-Life Rentals

You don't need a bold wall paint color to turn the tide on a bland bedroom. These six bedrooms — despite their white walls — are real-life examples from our house tours of rooms that wow. And they are full of bold ideas to borrow for your own bedroom (in case it's feeling a little too white and boring). READ MORE »

Balancing Act: Elegant Water Jug Tilts to Serve

Part sculpture, part functional object, this water jug could stand as the centerpiece of your dining table in place of a vase of flowers. CAWA is an elegant twist on the standard means of serving water at the table, fitting a test-tube-like vessel into a curving wooden stand that can fill glasses with one simple […]

Jim & Laura's Light-Filled Providence Colonial — House Tour

Name: Jim and Laura Nelson Location: College Hill, Providence, Rhode Island Size: 3,400 square feet Years lived in: 4 1/2 years; owned There had been no talk of moving in the Nelson family when a house in Providence caught Laura’s eye in the newspaper one Saturday in 2009. Show More Summary

No Yard, Balcony or Porch? How to Enjoy the Outdoors at Home Anyway — Apartment Therapy's Guide to the Perfect Summer

If you've been looking through our outdoor area-maximizing guides this summer and feeling bummed because you don't have a big area to yourself to clean or decorate, fear not! There are still plenty of ways to enjoy the outdoors in whatever home you've got. Here are some ideas. READ MORE »

DIY Wall Art: 10 Fun & Affordable Ideas to Add Personality to a Rental

One of the biggest bummers about renting is the (oftentimes) boring beige walls that threaten to make your rental feel bland. The remedy? A fresh batch of DIY wall art that is both affordable to make, fun to look at and sure to banish...Show More Summary

Before & After: From TV Armoire to Built-in Banquette Bench

Christina's TV cabinet wasn't looking so hot anymore. Ten years old, she had tried to sell it on Craigslist twice, without even one bite. She had even considered dragging it to the curb to give away for free, but it was too heavy to move! Christina felt stuck with a piece of furniture she didn't love anymore. Show More Summary

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