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Dorm Style: A Bohemian Look for Under $200

If you're decorating a dorm room and crave a bohemian look (on a bohemian budget), look no further than this inspiration board full of interesting, textured finds at reasonable prices. Read on for prices and sources, or click here to see our entire Dorm Style series. READ MORE »

Builder-Grade Kitchen Converted Into Top-Of-The-Line Cooking Venue

When the homeowners began this kitchen remodel process, they were looking to redesign and completely reinvent their “builder grade” kitchen. Nothing was broken necessarily, but they never liked the design and the materials were lackluster. Case Design/Remodeling, Inc. was enlisted to transform the kitchen into the owners’ dream cooking center. Show More Summary

Kura For Two? Using IKEA's Low Loft As A Bunk Bed

See more: Alex & Debra's Modernized 1850's Greek Revival Reversible and versatile, the IKEA Kura bed is shaping up to be a firm favorite of Scandi-style and budget-loving parents the world over. Its low profile means its perfect for small spaces and younger kids. Show More Summary

Design A Cool Graphic Textile with This App — Design News

Do you have Project Runway dreams but kindergarten skills? Generative Scarves is an iOS app that uses algorithms to let you create a gorgeous abstract image that you can get printed onto a silk scarf, no fashion degree necessary. READ MORE »

Steal These Traditional Japanese Architecture Tricks

An indoor-outdoor house inspired by Japanese design - Remodelista 12 fun fabrics for your home when wallpaper is not an option - Domaine Home Upgrade your office with these comfy yet stylish chairs - Houzz Easy ways to give your home...Show More Summary

Fantastic DIY Facelifts & Refinishes for Formica Laminate Countertops

So you have some formica laminate countertops, do you? And something tells me that you’re just not happy with them at this stage of your life. You don’t want to do a full-scale renovation until the time is right, and therefore don't want to spend a lot of money on a temporary solution. Show More Summary

The 6 Best Water Filter Solutions I've Tested

Current and past water filter history: Soma, AquaOvo (current) & Japanese Pitcher Since starting Apartment Therapy, I've always felt it's good to do everything you can to make your home comfortable and clean (in as little time as possible), and that air and water quality were fundamental. Show More Summary

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin Are Neighbors?

Source: Getty / Kevin Mazur This Summer, Chris rented a home in the Hamptons that's just one door over from the mansion he once occupied with Gwyneth. Luxe interiors aside, this vacation home also includes an ample backyard and a picture-perfect...Show More Summary

10 Smart (Temporary!) Solutions for More Kitchen Storage & Counter Space

As a renter, there usually isn't much that can be done to improve a kitchen, but for those of us who amass more cookware than necessary, adding a bit of temporary storage can help give your kitchen a custom feel. READ MORE »

5 Places Where It's Okay (or Better!) to Skimp at Home

So you spent a lot on some big-ticket items (way to invest!), but now you're left with a slim budget to round out the rest of what you need at home. Not to fear! You can easily get away with spending less on these five things, you savvy shopper, you. READ MORE »

Amazon Launches Mobile Payment System, Local Register — Design News

Amazon has entered the mobile payment market with Local Register, a plug-in card reader that is set to compete with Square and Paypal Here. The shopping giant is offering an introductory transaction fee of 1.75% until 2016, a full percentage point lower than Square's. READ MORE »

Pretty & Practical: The History of "Haint Blue" Porch Ceilings

Looking for a quick project to liven up the front porch? How about a little something blue? Frequently considered just a Southern superstition, blue porch ceilings have actually been a long-standing tradition in many parts of the country for centuries. Show More Summary

Melissa's Eclectic Austin Bungalow — House Tour

Name: Melissa Reese Location: Terrytown; Austin, Texas Size: 800 square feet Years lived in: 2 years; Rented Melissa Reese is a Creative Director and Illustrator. Her work is whimsical and soft, much like her eclectic two bedroom home and office located a few minutes from downtown Austin. Open House Tour READ MORE »

This Colorful DIY Will Brighten Your Walls

The following post was originally featured on My Fabuless Life and written by blogger Jen Menteer who is part of POPSUGAR Select Home. Have I mentioned once or a hundred times that I love having pictures around? I know technology has...Show More Summary

Dorm Style: Moody Modern Luxe for Under $300

There's no rule that a dorm room has to look grungy. Case in point: this inspiration board we've created with budget-priced pieces that impart a luxe feel. The look is modern and stylish, with just enough of an edge to keep things interesting. Check below for prices and sources, or click here to see our entire series of inspiration boards for your dorm room. READ MORE »

Stylish Family Home Features Bright Tropical Colors

While many contemporary designers use neutrals, particularly blacks and whites, to great effect, family homes can feel a bit sterile without some color. This design from the team at Pavel Voytov utilizes some simple neutral elements but is not afraid to take on bright colors like lime green, purple, and sky blue. For more regular […]

Minimal Auto-Feeder Keeps Your Pet Full + Your Home Lovely

Your pets – all pets, really – love to eat. Next to cuddles, it’s probably their very favorite thing in the world. It’s easy to give in to those big doe eyes and dish out an extra portion of kibble when Whiskers or Barkley look particularly hungry, so the Petly automatic pet feeder does the hard […]

The Things We Can't Help Hanging On To

I happened to come across the Japanese word "tsundoku" - accumulating piles of unread books - on the same day a friend was bemoaning the task of packing up his hundreds and hundreds of books for a cross-country move. (Update: his final tally was 1,301). Show More Summary

This Tiny A-Frame Can Be Yours for $1,200 — Design News

We love a good tiny house, but this one's a standout on affordability, too. Relax Shacks offers this adorable A-frame for just $1,200. The translucent polycarbonate roofing attaches with hinges and props up on stakes to expand the space from 80 square feet to 110. READ MORE »

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