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A Summer Bonfire Feast: The Wine Companion — Apartment Therapy Gatherings

My friend Jenny is a wine consultant and together we threw an outdoor dinner highlighting the wines of Napa Valley, along with hearty, easy, grilled food and bonfires on either side of the dinner table. I wrote about our joint Summer Bonfire Feast last month, and today Jenny's back to share more about the wines she paired with the meal. READ MORE »

Retractable Legs Let This 5-Gallon Cooler Go Anywhere

This 5-gallon beverage cooler has integrated telescoping legs to let it stand upright anywhere, even when a table isn't available.

Historic Paris Home Gets Comic Book Burst — Design News

Pow! Artist and architect Didier Faustino installed a comic-style orange starburst at La Maison Bloc in Paris. Continuing the 26-year tradition of creating installations at the concrete and stone home, Faustino also has a lighting installation set up inside. READ MORE »

12 Vital Trick-or-Treating Safety Tips for Every Mom (PHOTOS)

Post by Liz Alterman. Halloween is fun for the whole family but it can also be nerve-wracking (and even a little bit scary!) for parents. Making sure your children are safe is a top priority but sometimes gets overlooked amid the excitement...Show More Summary

A Lesson in Small-Space Decorating

A studio that makes the most of every inch - Houzz You'll never believe what this home used to be - Curbed 13 noirish black and white bathrooms - Remodelista 4 easy tricks for a prettier home - PureWow 11 hacks to achieving a beautiful flower arrangement - House Beautiful Ghoulishly gothic Halloween party ideas - Sunset

The Ultimate Guide to Halloween: Decorations, Costumes, Party & Craft Ideas

Here's everything, and we mean EVERYTHING you need to get inspired for Halloween. It's a collection of some of our greatest holiday ideas and finds for decorations, costumes, parties and crafts — all in one place. Check it out and make this October 31st your best one yet! ? Our Best Halloween Decorations, Costumes, Party & Craft Ideas! READ MORE »

Christmas Just Came Early . . . in the Form of Target's 2014 Holiday Catalog!

It's a widely known fact that human beings simply can't walk into Target without buying something... and thanks to the store's gorgeous new holiday offerings, the problem is getting a whole lot worse. From inexpensive dishes to cozyShow More Summary

Apartment Therapy's Halloween Party Mixtape

Before the airwaves are flooded with that other holiday music, get into a festive spirit with this mixtape of moody music perfect for a gathering of Halloween revelers. The music ranges from somber and atmospheric to bone-shakin' dance tunes—all enjoyable with or without a costume. READ MORE »

Alison's Interview: Dad Meets Design — Liveblogging the Style Cure

This year's Cure isn't for me, it's for my Dad. Recently retired, not quite sure what to do with himself, and kicked out of his bedroom because he snores too much — it's time Dad gets a little space for himself. But how do you get a straight answer about style out of someone who, in his own words, defines his own look as "embarrassing?" READ MORE »

Work Healthier: Mobile Standing Desk with Monitor Stand

This highly portable, adjustable standing desk comes with its own monitor platform and can be used with nearly any existing tabletop surface.

A Single Light Bulb Adorns an Entire Room with Lacy Shadows

This large laser-cut sculpture uses a single light bulb to cast intricate shadows on every interior surface of a room.

George's Magical Woodland Nursery — Nursery Tour

Name: George (1) Location: Los Angeles, California Room Size: 11' x 12' There's really nothing more magical than childhood, so it seems quite fitting when I come across a child's room that feels more like a wonderland than a simple spot to sleep. Show More Summary

Beautifully Clean Water: Stylish Countertop Water Filter

Ditch the plastic water filter with this stylish modern countertop filter.

The Queen Sends Her First Tweet... Sort Of — Design News

At the opening of the "Information Age" exhibit at London's Science Museum, Queen Elizabeth II sent her first tweet. Well, she approved the text, and may or may not have actually hit send, since she's standing at a tablet and the tweet came from an iPhone. READ MORE »

Sleek Glass Containers Push Out the Air, Seal in the Fresh

Food storage options abound, but this system is a true standout.

Your Weekend Homework: Go On a Style Scouting Outing — The Style Cure: Assignment #2

When was the last time your homework was to hit your favorite spots around town (or the web) for some professional-level inspiration scouting? Well, it is now! It should definitely be a good time, but don't underestimate its importance. Show More Summary

Creepy Mansion Perfect for Halloween Sells for a SHOCKING Price

Post by Liz Alterman. A dilapidated mansion that has the makings of the perfect setting for a haunted house recently sold for $1! Built in the 1860s, the Romanesque-style estate, one of the last of its kind, is located in Louisville,...Show More Summary

Rebecca's Style Scouting: A Riot of Color and Pattern — LIVEBLOGGING THE STYLE CURE

I always had myself pegged as a clean lines, simple shapes, less-is-more kind of person, but inspiration shopping for my daughter’s room unleashed an exuberant pattern-mixing, color-clashing side of me that I didn’t know existed. Maybe...Show More Summary

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