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Alternative Living: Water Conservation

  In a previous installment of Alternative Living, we discussed the conservation of electricity and ways to cut the electric bill to add a little more spending money to your pocket. In this edition, we will touch base on methods of water conservation in your household, again, conserving to not …

Before & After: A Renovation Makes the Most of a Small Kitchen — Sweeten

House-hunting in New York is a notoriously harrowing process. After months of searching, Nikki and Chris thought they had found the perfect apartment in Astoria. It was beautiful, had all the features they wanted, and was within their budget. Show More Summary

This Weekend: Start Saving Major Money With This Easy Home Habit

This was the most popular weekend project last year, and with good reason! Start using this system for your household stuff and you'll get more life out of everything you own, and save money in the process. It also has the added bonus of making your home look and feel brand new again. Ready to go? READ MORE »

This Device Makes Any Beer a Draft Beer — Maxwell's Fantastic Find

There is nothing quite like the taste of beer on tap, but with more and more microbreweries popping up all over the country, craft beers are so much more easily available in cans, bottles, and growlers. So how to achieve that draft beer...Show More Summary

Pet Puppers with Your Cuppa: NYC Gets Its First Dog Cafe

Champaw wishes and catviar dreams, baby: New York is finally getting its first dog cafe. READ MORE »

A 1951 Vagabond Trailer in Joshua Tree — House Tour

Name: Alison and Jay Carroll Location: Joshua Tree, California Size: Roughly 275 square feet Years Lived in: 1 year, owned It started out as a hunt for a weekend spot. But when Alison and Jay Carroll saw property in Wonder Valley, California...Show More Summary

From Über-Ambitious to Super-Simple: Privacy Fences & Screens You Can Make Yourself

Got some outdoor space — a teeny balcony, deluxe patio, humble patch of grass, or minimalist concrete pad? Congratulations! Now that you're part of the landed gentry, you'll want some privacy. Block prying eyes, wind, and sun with these...Show More Summary

You Can Now Rent Pablo Escobar’s Beachside Villa In Tulum

An escape to Mexico can take many different shapes. Of course, you may think of a criminal absconding across the border never to be heard from again, but you don’t have to be a wanted man (or woman) to want a little escape. In the spirit of luxury, relaxation, and culture, hotelier Lio Malca has […]

Stylish Remodeling Ideas for Small (even Tiny) Bathrooms — Dwell

When you're remodeling a teeny bathroom, you often don't have the choice to move the walls. So even though you can change pretty much everything else, the tininess stays. With that in mind, I've rounded up a few clever ideas worth considering for your tiny bathroom renovation, ways to squeeze a lot of style into a very small footprint. READ MORE »

Before & After: A Coffee Lover Orders Up a Fresh IKEA Hack

(Image credit: Submitted by Stephanie ) After a move that left her with more square footage, but less counter space, Stephanie was on the hunt for something to house her all important espresso machine in a stylish and functional way....Show More Summary

Cowhide Rugs: 9 Rooms That'll Turn Any Skeptic Into a Believer — Currently Obsessed

Cowhide rugs tend to be a bit of a polarizing home design item. People either love them or hate them, but regardless of how you feel about them stylistically, you can't deny that they are incredibly versatile decor. For one, they are nearly indestructible and can take a serious beating. Show More Summary

Product Review: Dog & Bone LockSmart Tech

Smart devices are everywhere nowadays, but when it comes to security, many still prefer the simple reliability of a mechanical device that can’t be tinkered with. However, Dog & Bone has decided to tackle an old staple: the common padlock. It’s a straightforward design that hasn’t been significantly altered since the 1800s, and while Dog […]

Tree House in Cape Town Makes for Peaceful Hideaway

The creative team at Malan Vorster Architecture Interior Design was challenged to design a nature hideaway in Cape Town, South Africa. This modern tree house with glass and western red cedar finishes has an iconic shape that maximizes views of the site. Show More Summary

Get the Look: Design Recipe for a Luxe "Modern Farmhouse" Kitchen

The "modern farmhouse" look is the most popular design trend of the moment. One of the draws is that its most common elements evoke a warm, simpler lifestyle, which is lovely. But, if you fear that too many rustic details will make for an overly casual, leaning toward cliche look, you might want to take notes from this kitchen's design. Show More Summary

Our Favorite Marketplace Moving Sale Deals — Apartment Therapy Marketplace

We spend our days scouring the Marketplace for gems you can't find anywhere else. Buy and sell with over 200,000 neighbors who love quality home furnishings and good design. When it comes to finding affordable decor and home goods, we all have our favorite shopping sources. Show More Summary

8 Genius Ways to Stow Your Rolls (of Foil, Parchment and Plastic Wrap)

You probably use aluminum foil, parchment paper and plastic wrap on a pretty regular basis, but do you have a dedicated storage system for them? Whether you want to stow them away inside your pantry or kitchen cabinets, or you need a...Show More Summary

College Students, These 10 Comforters Will Transform Your Dorm

Turning a drab dorm room into a stylish haven is quite the challenge. Fortunately there are many tricks that can take the space to the next level. The easiest way to set the tone for the area is by adding a cool comforter. College students,...Show More Summary

Artist Uses Beaches Pebbles to Craft Refugee-Inspired Sculptures

Shortly after he decided to tell the story of the refugees fleeing Syria by creating sculptures out of pebbles from his local beach, Nizar Ali Badr started sharing photos of his art online. His posts attracted the attention of Latvian violinist Gidon Kremer, who in turn reached out to Georgian animator Sandro Kancheli to turn […]

This Tiny Houseboat Packs A Lot Into 360 Square Feet — House of the Day

Houseboats definitely float our boat around here. This one in Boston packs a ton of amenities into a tiny space, and it costs less than $50,000. READ MORE »

A Dark & Decadent UK Rental Home — House Tour

Name: Kerry Lockwood, her husband Justin, kids Alfie and Jersey, and Chester the dog. Location: Northumberland, UK Size: 2000 square feet Years lived in: 3 years, renting While some renters might shy away from making any dramatic changes to their home, interior stylist and lifestyle blogger Kerry Lockwood jumped right in. Show More Summary

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