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A Travel-Inspired Brooklyn Apartment — House Call

(Image credit: Submitted by Tara) Name: Tara Location: Park Slope — Brooklyn, New York I moved into this charming pre-war Park Slope apartment less than a year ago and had to have it when I discovered the outdoor space. It's the first...Show More Summary

This Weekend: Prepare For A Big Seasonal Shift

(Image credit: Cathy Pyle) With every season comes a different set of clothing, accessories, and gear that's front and center in your home for a couple of months. For summer, it's light weight clothing, open toe shoes, and umbrellas....Show More Summary

Birthday Gifts You Can Give to Absolutely Anyone on Your List

(Image credit: Natalie Board/Shutterstock) Nobody wants to show up empty handed when they're invited to celebrate a birthday, but if you don't know the person all too well, buying a gift can be sort of a minefield. READ MORE »

10 Unique (and Affordable!) Wall Hangings That Will Show Off Your Style

Post by Michele Zipp. If you don't want to dabble in paint or wallpaper, sometimes all a bare wall needs is a cool wall hanging to change the whole feel of a room. And if you're not into finding a framed painting or picture to hang,Show More Summary

Flip Card Finds: Flip Each School Supply Staple for the Gorgeously Grown Up Version

Tucker & Adam's Industrial-Modern Apartment in Brooklyn (Image credit: Lauren Kolyn) School supply shopping was the highlight of my childhood year, second, of course, to Christmas. Fast forward a few decades, and it's like those classroom staples have grown up. Show More Summary

IKEA Hacks to Rescue Cluttered Entryways

(Image credit: Homebook) No matter if you have a non-existent entryway or a spacious foyer, this is one of those spots where clutter seems to pile up without anyone even noticing. Lucky for us, we can always count on IKEA as an endless source of inspiration for team clutter control. Show More Summary

The Best Deals from Best Buy's 50-Hour Sale & More — This Week in Shopping

(Image credit: MaLija/Shutterstock) This week, Best Buy turns 50 (and gives you the presents), Soma launches a water bottle, Casper goes to the dogs, and more. READ MORE »

Get the Look: Simple, Traditional & Functional Country Style — Shop the Style

(Image credit: Sarah Cramer Shields Photography) It can take time to settle in and create your perfect family home. Lesli has spent the last 12 years pouring herself into her 140-year-old Virginia home. With a little help from her shopping resources you can get to work today on a classic and colorful space of your own! READ MORE »

Graeme and Rebekah Share All Their Kitchen Budget Hopes & Dreams — Renovation Diary

(Image credit: Rebekah & Graeme) Name: Graeme & Rebekah Molloy Type of Project: Kitchen Remodel Location: Chautauqua Park, Des Moines, Iowa Type of building: 1920 Tudor The Renovation Diaries are a collaboration with our community in which we feature your step by step renovation progress and provide monetary support towards getting it done in style. Show More Summary

Yay! Basement to Barn In Sixty Days — Stacked Barn - Chapter 4

Standing at a vantage point that I've never had before, I snapped this pic looking back down at the foundation hole, not yet complete. As you can see, the soil out on Long Island is nearly ALL sand, with a tiny bit of top soil. (Image...Show More Summary

Black & White Mix in an Airy West Village Apartment — House Tour

(Image credit: Glen Allsop) Name: Stephanie Michaan Location: West Village NYC Size: 1,495 square feet Years lived in: Owned 6 years Though Stephanie has owned this apartment in New York's West Village for six years, she says it feels brand new thanks to a recent redesign she gave the home. Show More Summary

Top Ten: Best Shelving Units & Bookcases — Apartment Therapy's Annual Guide 2016

(Image credit: CB2) Here's our highly subjective list of some really great shelving units and bookcases for 2016. Color features prominently on the list, along with clean lines, plenty of powder-coated metal, and options that double as room dividers. READ MORE »

Luxurious LA Residence Boasts Sustainable Features

Prime Five Homes sent us photos and information about 432 S. Citrus Ave, a modern sustainable residence in Los Angeles, California, USA. With 5 spacious bedrooms and 5.5 designer bathrooms, smart systems and a nearly 300-square-foot covered patio with fireplace, this retreat meets the demanding needs of a luxurious lifestyle. Show More Summary

Updated Up-Chair Invites to Creativity and Comfort

Designed by Martin Ballendat for Italian manufacturers Tonon, the Up-Chair was updated to a sleeker, more attractive version. This is how design evolves. One chair at a time. Besides offering a comfortable physical touch, its shape and manufacturing story inspires anyone to improve on what exists. Show More Summary

How to Make Your Home Look Well-Travelled (Without Ever Booking a Plane Ticket)

(Image credit: One Kings Lane) There are a rare few in this world who are unaffected by wanderlust, but we do not consider ourselves amongst them. Traveling to faraway lands offers not only a break from the doldrums of daily life, but also an intimate peek at another culture's aesthetic. Show More Summary

Before & After: A $5 Light Freshens Up

(Image credit: Ashley from Bigger Than the Three of Us) Ashley made some small but seriously impactful changes to this old light. By saying goodbye to a few details and adding a new bulb, she made a stylish and subtle update. READ MORE »

Easy (& Cheap!) Fixes to Help You Survive the Suckier Side of Summer

A Well-Designed Day in Los Angeles (Image credit: Jaclyn Johnson ) There are a lot of things to love about summertime—vacations, movies, warm weather and that DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince song, chief among them. But we all know how those other summer staples—sweat, stink and sunburns—are the enemy of a good time. READ MORE »

Designers give Lloyd Wright's Dorland house in Altadena a colorful, personal spin

Miao Miao and Scott Franklin are the kind of couple who relish childlike beauty.  They like to watch cartoons. Their home is decorated with mouse and squirrel artifacts they have made, including a mouse door stop and miniature paintings. And in a romantic take on texting, they have compiled a journal...

A Modern Take On Soviet Minimalism In 3 Stylish Apartments

Iya Turabelidze of interior design company Concretica describes the styles depicted here as Soviet Minimalism. While many Westerners might be more familiar with the bold patterned wallpaper, ornamental rugs, and eclectic curio that decorated...Show More Summary

Why you need to stop everything and prune your tomato plants right now

So, it’s late summer and your tomato plants are a bulky mass of tangled vines, taking lots of room but providing little — if any — fruit. Time to yank your plants? Not at all, says certified organic grower Tom Yost of Carol Gardens in Riverside.  Southern California gardeners, who enjoy late frost...

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