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Rocker Gavin Rossdale Just Splurged on the Most Expensive Home in Studio City

Gavin Rossdale, lead singer of rock band Bush and ex-husband of Gwen Stefani, just splurged on a $7.6 million newly built home in Studio City. He's definitely the coolest kid on the block seeing that the property is the most expensive...Show More Summary

4 Ways to Get an Authentic Fixer Upper Experience, Even If You Don't Live in Waco

One of the biggest questions Fixer Upper fans have is how to get Chip and Joanna Gaines to remodel their house if they live outside Waco, TX. Sadly, the answer is they can't. The in-demand HGTV couple only works within 30 minutes ofShow More Summary

An Easy Way to Spruce Up Your Garbage Can — Apartment Therapy Reader Submission Tutorials

Pin it I have to admit, I've never once looked at my trashcan as a design opportunity. Now, thanks to Claire, I'm so ready to bring some pattern to my kitchen. Take it away Claire! From Claire: Over the last few years wallpaper has come back in fashion and there are tons of fantastic designs out there. Show More Summary

Rosie & Torry's Serene Portland Oasis — House Tour

Pin it Name: Rosie Acosta and Torry Pendergrass Location: Portland, Oregon Size: 2,300 square feet Years lived in: 1 year; owned Rosie and Torry found their 1946 Cape Cod style home during a very arduous search for a home to buy. Everything...Show More Summary

5 Stylish Layer Cakes That Steal The Show — The Kitchn

Pin it From The Kitchn ? These 5 Stylish Layer Cakes Will Make Any Party More Magical READ MORE »

Hanging Out in Style: The Best Hanging Chairs

Ella's Playful Paradise Pin it I'll say it upfront: this is not a look for everyone. However, if you're willing to take a chance on something that's a little over the top, using a hanging chair indoors is fun, fun, fun! We've rounded up 10 hanging chairs to get the look in your own home. Show More Summary

Spend a Little to Make More: Inexpensive Curb Appeal Upgrades to Improve Home Value

Pin it Planning on selling soon? I'm sure you know that kitchens and bathrooms are a great target for your makeover dollars, but they also are the most expensive places to renovate. If you have just a little cash but want to make a major impact, step outside and check out the view from the curb. READ MORE »

Design Decisions: The Pros and Cons of Built-In Versus Freestanding Bathtubs

Steph & Phil's Reimagined Victorian Pin it All this week we're talking about bathroom renovations, starting with Ashley's recent remodel, and following up with tons of helpful posts about the process! There’s just something about soaking in a huge, luxurious tub to melt away all the stress of the day. Show More Summary

The 4-Step Guide to Renewing Grout (In Order of Increasing Grossness)

Nicole & Ben's Eclectic Family Pad in Western Australia Pin it Stick a light-colored, porous material between tiles—where spills are likely to settle and mildew is undoubtedly going to grow—and you can bet it’s not going to be a pretty situation. Show More Summary

Buy or DIY: The Coolest Geometric Shelves Under $100

Pin it A home really starts to take shape the moment shelves are hung on the walls, and these stand-out geometric gems pack enough personality to set the tone of the entire room. Whether you choose a market pick or decide to make it yourself, these statement shelves look like modernist works of art—even before you fill them with your most marvelous collectibles. READ MORE »

Before & After: The World's Narrowest Kitchen Opens Up — Sweeten

Pin it I can't even look at a picture of this kitchen without feeling claustrophobic, so I can't imagine how Anne lived with it (and cooked in it, even) for almost a decade. I think it goes without saying that after cooking for ten years in a kitchen that measured only 27 square feet (no, really) she was ready for a change. READ MORE »

Alice, When Guests Bring Wine, Should I Open It or Save It? — Ask Alice: Advice for Life at Home

Pin it Dear Alice, When someone brings wine to a dinner party do you offer to open it up right away or is it considered a gift? I have some close friends that come over and we usually open it because they know we don't know much about wine. Show More Summary

Emmanuelle & Jean Baptiste's Converted Taxi Garage in Paris — International Video House Tour

Pin it Name: Emmanuelle Messean and Jean Baptiste Mariou Location: Saint-Denis — Paris, France Size: 85 square meters (915 square feet) Years lived in: 5 years Traveling to the North of Paris is filled with architectural delights (like...Show More Summary

Home Renovation in Texas Unveils Bold and Playful Interiors

Dillon Kyle Architects completed the renovation of Bolsover Residence, an eclectic home located in Houston, Texas. To achieve a better layout, a portion of the initial first level was removed and replaced with a “buffer” structure that connects the kitchen and den to the the backyard. Show More Summary

4 Homes That Celebrate Modern Minimalism

Modern minimalism is loosely defined by paired down design elements, clean lines, and open spaces. But that doesn’t mean each space has to be black and white, infact we’ve gathered four very different spaces that celebrate modern minimalism with their own unique twist. From white open spaces to pops of color and eclectic art, these […]

Barbecoa: Jamie Oliver’s London Restaurant – Interior by Tom Dixon

This is all about dining out as concept – how do you reflect the manly pursuit of incinerating big hunks of meat on a barbecue, in a high-end designer restaurant? Barbecoa in the City of London (with an inspiring view of St Paul’s Cathedral through the wall-to-ceiling windows) is the creation of UK chef Jamie […]

The Closet Cure: Finding Your True Love(s!) — The Closet Cure Assignment #2

Pin it Ah, true love. It often strikes at first sight (across a crowded boutique, a dress, sweater, or pair of jeans, catches your eye, calls your name and you just have to give in and try it on). Before you know it, you simply can't...Show More Summary

Working from Home: 3 Healthy Truths No One Tells You

Pin it 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 »

Before & After: A Mid Century Swivel Table Saga

Pin it Astral's antique market find was almost perfect, save for one thing. After some deconstruction and reconstruction she has a stylish and gold pattern free swivel table. READ MORE »

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