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Calling all Neatniks: IKEA's Pegboard System Finally Hits US

Pegboard and IKEA seem like a match made in heaven and now we can enjoy this marriage here on earth. Released in Europe and other parts of the world last spring under the name SKADIS, the line just landed here in the U.S. and neatniks everywhere can rejoice. READ MORE »

Two Studios, Two Cities, Same Stuff: A Chicagoan Comes Home — House Call

Name: Adrianne Hawthorne and two cats Location: Chicago, Illinois Size: 400 square feet Years lived in: 4 months, renting This apartment is my "welcome home." I recently moved back to my home, Chicago, after living in San Francisco for the past two and a half years. Show More Summary

?Should You Keep Photos of Your Ex After a Divorce?

Breakups are hard. Scratch that. Breakups are awful. Not only are you faced with the grief of the loss of a partner, you're left with all the mementos of the relationship—photos and other visual reminders—to figure out what to do with. READ MORE »

Office Design Envy: Awesome Office Spaces at 10 Brands You Love

There are certain brands we can’t live without – they’re part of our every day lives in so many ways! Do you ever wonder where all the magic happens? Well, we can tell you that amazing things happen in amazing office spaces – and we’ve got proof. Show More Summary

Barack and Michelle Obama's Official Portraits are Stunning

Kehinde Wiley's work is instantly recognizable, with its vibrant patterns and evocative use of color. Known for "picturing young black people in stylized portraits that are deliberate throwbacks to earlier traditions of painting," Wiley's most recent portrait featured that of a particularly notable face: Barack Obama. Show More Summary

Kristen Bell Relaxes With Organization Photos And We So Relate

Stress can kill you, so it's important to indulge in self care and relax on a regular basis. For some, that means meditating or taking a bath, but for relatable human Kristen Bell, it means scrolling through images of organized spaces. READ MORE »

Nordstrom's New Home Collection Gives Back to Good Causes

Shopping really can do some good. Nordstrom announced Monday that its in house charitable brand, Treasure & Bond, is branching out into the home category. READ MORE »

A "Wishfully Minimalist, Hopelessly Maximalist" Catskills Cabin — House Tour

Name: Danielle and Ely Franko Location: Tannersville, New York Size: 1,529 square feet Years Lived In: Every weekend for the past two years, owned "We purchased our home two years ago, somewhat on a whim," begins Ely Franko. He and his...Show More Summary

10 Life Commandments, Courtesy of Olympic Skater Adam Rippon

U.S. Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon is one of the 2018 games' breakout stars, loved for his unwavering integrity, unmatched wit and, of course, his athleticism and artistry on the ice. Needless to say, we could all learn a thing or two from Adam on how to live well. READ MORE »

These Are The Hottest Neighborhoods In Each City, According To a New Real Estate Study

Real estate brokerage Redfin this month announced its hottest neighborhoods in the U.S. — and an astounding nine of the top 10 are in the San Jose, Calif., metro area. The only outlier is just up the road in San Francisco, and every last one had a median sale price of over $1 million in December. READ MORE »

6 Essential IKEA Pieces That’ll Help You Take Control of Your Shoepocalypse

One of the most common questions we see around Apartment Therapy from readers revolves around shoe storage. No matter if they have a small space or a sprawling home, there never seem to be enough space for shoes (at least in a way that looks good and is easy to maneuver). Show More Summary

Polly Pocket Is Staging a Tiny-Sized Comeback

You've got to love a comeback. After making a splash this summer for being a cash queen, Polly Pocket is officially back in business. BuzzFeed reports that the compact toys will once again be available to own, love and cherish—starting this very summer. READ MORE »

10 Kitchens That Are a Beautiful Mix of High and Low

So you're designing a kitchen. Unless you're a magician, or you are independently wealthy, you probably have a budget, which means you'll need to compromise on a few things — save on some elements, splurge on some others. The good news...Show More Summary

A (Seemingly) Counterintuitive Trick That's a Must for Small Spaces

A common mistake when decorating a small space is to assume that everything in it should be equally tiny. But when the furniture, the wall art and even the throw pillows are little, the whole room risks feeling itsy-bitsy. Time to think...Show More Summary

Our Favorite Sweater-Saver Is Currently On Sale — Amazon Deal of the Day

If surviving January taught us anything, it's that we're more than ready for spring. And, according to the forecasting of at least one famous rodent last week, we may be in for at least six more weeks of winter. The charm of bracing the cold has begun to fade, and not just for us. Show More Summary

Check Out This Sleek One-Bedroom Retreat in South Park Slope — Property Crush

The thing about turn-of-the-century, pre-war apartments? Along with their vintage architectural details, they have turn-of-the-century, pre-war floor plans, finishes and decay. So instead, for those whose idea of charm includes fresh materials and modern conveniences, this new Brooklyn building could be for you. READ MORE »

Working from Home: 3 Healthy Truths No One Tells You

I received some excellent pieces of advice when I started my freelance writing business. "Maybe line up some actual work before you quit your day job!" was one. "Hire a certified tax accountant to mock your income!" was another. Wise words all. But three years later, I realize there were some crucial health-related insights I didn't hear—and wish I had. READ MORE »

Jewelry Designer Pippa Small's Colorful London Home — House Tour

Name: Pippa Small Location: North Kensington, London Size: 1076 square feet Years Lived In: 7 years, owned As a successful jewelry designer and business owner, Pippa Small travels a lot. To exotic places like India, Bolivia, Nairobi, and in fact, was just about to dash to New York with her four-year-old twins the day after our shoot. Show More Summary

The 5 All-Time Best Kitchen Redos on Fixer Upper

Four seasons into Fixer Upper (with Season Five coming soon!), Chip and Joanna Gaines are a force in the home-renovation industry, responsible for introducing the word "shiplap" to even the least handy among us. The lovable banter between the two is infectious — not to mention the wow-worthy makeovers they pull off every episode. Show More Summary

Everyone Can Relate to (& Remedy) These 7 Common Rental Woes

Every rental has at least one major quirk, or blinding eyesore that makes you blanch and, perhaps even worse, the general blah-ness of a home you can't personalize. There's a good solution to most, if not all, of these common rental woes, and those fixes are usually easy, cheap and quick to turn around. Show More Summary

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