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C Tables We're Loving Right Now

Holly and Martin citrine Bocks C table, $79.99 from Overstock Admit it: Sometimes you just want to eat dinner on the couch while binge-watching House of Cards. We get it, which is why we love C tables: They look as nice as coffee tables, but their shape lets you snuggle them right up to the sofa so that everything is in reach. Show More Summary

Style Spotted: Sandstone, Geodes & Minerals in Our House Tours

Say you're a geologist (or, anyone), and you come across a perfectly ordinary-looking large rock until — lo and behold — you break it open to reveal a beautiful, cavernous geode. What do you do? Decorate your house with it, of course! Look at all these real readers who did just that. READ MORE »

Clara & Sam's Warm & Inviting Rockridge Home — House Tour

Name: Clara of Banner Day & Sam (and their dog Morgan) Location: Rockridge; Oakland, California Size: 1,600 square feet Years lived in: 2.5 years; Owned Clara and Sam live in a 1930s cottage just a short walk from Oakland’s charming Rockridge neighborhood. Show More Summary

Why It Works: Halle & Jeff's Bold Kitchen

Time to take a spotlight look at a really, really amazing room from our collection of house tours last week. Halle & Jeff outdid themselves with their NYC apartment kitchen. Let's talk about why it works. READ MORE »

How To Hang Fabric as Wallpaper — Apartment Therapy Tutorials

Applying fabric to a wall with liquid starch is a great solution for renters and commitment-phobes alike. A bit time intensive, yes, but the results are just about as good as it gets. And unlike wallpaper, you can take it with you when you move! READ MORE »

Two Taiwan Homes Take Beautiful Inspiration from Nature

Taiwan-based designers Snuper Design find inspiration everywhere, from the extensive cultural history that surrounds them to the beautifully imperfect grain of a recently fallen tree, all of it is fair game. The two homes in this post use carefully chosen natural materials along with beautiful details and plenty of clean, open spaces to create a […]

Design a Better Bedroom: Sidestep These Easy-to-Make Mistakes

The Beautifully Strange World of Miranda Lake The bedroom isn't just a key part of expressing your home's style — it's the room that can set the tone for how you feel the rest of the day. So work a little harder on how you arrange and decorate this area; we've got six key decorating and arranging mistakes to avoid. READ MORE »

Design Confession: I Hate "Spa" Bathrooms (& That's Okay)

Perhaps you've noticed an influx of a certain type of bathroom over the years; it's sleek, it's trendy and it's often — oddly — mildly Buddhist-themed for some reason. Yes, I'm describing the rise of the spa-style bath. They're not my thing and I'm cool with that. READ MORE »

Impressive Loft Design in Sofia Adapted to a Bohemian Character

This impressive loft designed by Sofia Petrova of Sof Arch Art is located on the 12th floor in the building “Red Apple” in Sofia and has a total surface 96 square meters. This is a building distinguished by its design typical of Soho...Show More Summary

Before & After: An Extra Closet Gets a Crafty Makeover

Aimee wanted a home office, but was short a spare room. So she transformed an extra master bedroom closet, small as it might be, into a super organized and fully functional area for crafting and work: READ MORE »

Alice, How Do I Keep My Relatives From Showing Up Unannounced (and Staying Forever) — Ask Alice: Advice for Life at Home

Dear Alice, My brother and sister-in-law live about 45 minutes away from my house. They often come unannounced, and stay overnight without asking if that's okay. We don't have a guest room, so they just sprawl about on the couch and all over the living room floor. Show More Summary

Best Floor Poufs: Etsy, Jonathan Adler, Donna Wilson & 7 More — Maxwell's Daily Find 03.26.15

Burlap Pouf • $145 • Etsy Sometimes you want to have seating in your living spaces and you don't have enough room OR don't want another armchair. I find that poufs or ottomans are awesome ways to mix up the seating options in a room AND add a little splash of color and dash of fun. Show More Summary

Nate Berkus & Jeremiah Brent Announce the Birth of Their Daughter — Design News

Nate Berkus and husband Jeremiah Brent publicly announced the birth of their daughter yesterday. Poppy Brent-Berkus was born on March 23 via surrogate. Congratulations to the happy family! READ MORE »

A Choose Your Brew Coffee Flowchart — The Kitchn

From The Kitchn ? A Flowchart to Help You Choose the Right Coffee Brewing Method READ MORE »

Spring Cleaning 101: How To Clean & Maintain a Gas Stove — Apartment Therapy Tutorials

The cleaning up part certainly isn't as fun (or as tasty) as the cooking part, but it's a job that must be done. Check out these handy tips for a stovetop your mother would be proud of! READ MORE »

My Top House Rules (and Tell Us, What are Yours?)

Does your home have rules? If you've got kids, I imagine that it might have— bedtimes, TV limits, that sort of thing (maybe even this sort of thing). But if you don't, or even if you live alone? Most of us have a set of guidelines or habits we try to live by, that together make our homes happier, healthier and more organized. READ MORE »

Sassy Kitchen

I was just dropping some cash at H&M on boyfriend jeans and tunics when I clicked over to their blog and found yummy food recipes by New York-based blogger Julia Gartland, who is the photographer and food stylist behind the Sassy Kitchen blog. I’d not heard of her until now but was excited when I […]

Elegant Villa Tastefully Integrating a Fusion of Styles: “Modern Palace” in Warsaw

Located in the vibrant capital of Warsaw, this contemporary home entitled “Modern Palace” by Mood Works inspires elegance throughout. According to the designers, the idea was to integrate traditional furniture within a modern setting,...Show More Summary

8 Tips for Sharing a Bathroom With Your Husband and Staying Sane

Post by Lisa Fogarty. When, a couple of days ago, Eva Mendes joked that sweatpants are a leading cause of divorce, most people rolled their eyes. But Madonna offered a different theory on why couples call it quits and it's one you might relate to on a whole other level: they share the same bathroom. Show More Summary

The Bright & Happy Studio of Hum Creative — Professional Project

Project by: Hum Creative Location: Their own offices in Seattle We started out of our founder Kate Harmer’s house in the University District. After a few years of building clients, and making awesome stuff for awesome people, we got our own office space in the Pioneer Square district. Show More Summary

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