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The Art of Entertaining: Dazzling Your (Holiday) Guests — Maker Talk: November 5

Join us November 5 as we dive into how to enhance our hosting skills and talk all things entertaining. We are pleased to announce Jung Lee of Jung Lee NY who has traveled the world over, creating beautiful events of all scales for a coveted clientele. Show More Summary

20 Interesting Household Uses for Old Pantyhose & Stockings

If you wear stockings or pantyhose, don't let runs and snags ruin your day. And definitely don't throw old nylons away. Because, while they might have fallen short in their promise to keep your legs looking smooth, they have a whole other future existence as versatile household helpers. Show More Summary

SPONSORED POST: ?8 Insane Kitchen Hacks That Are Completely Normal in NYC — Seamless

Oh, New Yorkers. We tend to only notice our kitchens when we're starved... for space. I may or may not have once dated a guy whose fridge contained just three items: Coronas, ketchup, and his entire sweater collection. (See #3 to find out what was in his freezer.) And the worst part is... Show More Summary

Lauren's Before Photos: & After, & After, &... After — LIVEBLOGGING THE STYLE CURE

I'm fairly certain that I'm going to go ahead with my plan to finish the kitchen for this year's Style Cure, but I'm still not guaranteeing anything! I have a bunch of "before" photos to share with you all, as if you'll remember I "Style Cured" my kitchen last year. Show More Summary

New Feature! Daily Comment Reply Notifications

We want to make your experience here as part of the Apartment Therapy community as productive and enjoyable as possible. We've got a long wishlist of goodies we're working on to improve reader communication with each other and the editors...Show More Summary

Marie-Lyne's Before Photos: Basic Bedroom — LIVEBLOGGING THE STYLE CURE

I'm going to style cure the bedroom as I feel like it is lacks a bit in personality. It's kinda plain and boring. Definitely not the wow factor in our home. I want to change just about everything in this room, except for the bed (I guess that guy has to stay). READ MORE »

Soundproof Your Rental Bedroom in Under 10 Minutes for $40 — Apartment Therapy Reader Submissions

If you're in a rental apartment, the last thing you want to do is pay a lot of money to make it livable. Perhaps the only thing worse is pissing off your roommate(s) while you're having loud — ahem — relations, or blasting Gregorian chants from your bedroom on Sunday mornings. Show More Summary

Charming Details Exhibited by Original Fairytale Sauna in Russia

Building separate little houses for bath procedures is very common in Russia. However, architectural studio Artecology (led by Russian architect Andrey Bugaev) created a fairytale sauna on a seemingly fairytale land. According to the designers, the walls of this unusual dwelling are made of larch logs which are 280 mm in diameter. Show More Summary

What Can I Do About Faux Flagstone Bathroom Tile? — Good Questions

Q: This textured tile is driving me insane. What can we do to fix it? We are renters, so a DIY and cheaper option is our best bet. Cover it up? Work with it? READ MORE »

Why to Preheat Your Baking Sheet — The Kitchn

From The Kitchn ? Here Are 3 Reasons Why You Should Preheat Your Baking Sheet READ MORE »

Before & After: This DOA Desk Gets Some CPR

Beth says, "I love a good challenge." She would have to! She bought this mess of a desk from Craigslist for only 15 bucks. It had been sitting out on a balcony and the wood was in shambles. READ MORE »

How To Arrange Big Furniture in Tiny New Living Room? — Good Questions

Q: Hi! I just leased a new one bedroom apartment that is considerably smaller than my last. Upon moving in my furniture, I realized that it is just so huge in this tiny living room of mine. I would really hate to have to sell my sofa and loveseat but I just can't think of any way to make this work. READ MORE »

Small-Space Living Tricks That Make a Big Difference

The smaller your apartment, the more daunting the decorating process. Sure, people with large homes may have difficulty filling every room, but they'll never understand small-space struggles like determining the necessity of a kitchen table. Show More Summary

Connect Four — Maxwell's Daily Find 10.29.14

Connect Four • $179 • Restoration Hardware Ok, I'm already in holiday mode and thinking about games to play with family and friends. I've always loved Connect Four, but the plastic versions have always left me a bit cold (even though we've had them since I was a kid). Show More Summary

Stress Busters: 5 Home Improvements That Also Make You Feel Better

Tough time at work? In a spat with your partner? The stress we feel in these times is the body's fight or flight hormones kicking in. Though you may just want to curl up in the fetal position or eat spoonfuls of ice cream from the carton, doing something physical is a better release for those stress hormones. Show More Summary

Minimalist Staircase Design Enriching Century-Old House in Milan

What can you add to a simple home to make it unique? Italian architects Francesco Librizzi and Matilde Cassani came up with a minimalist staircase design to enrich the overall look of an old dwelling: “An original 1900 house where windows, doors and tiled floors survived to modernity. Show More Summary

Condensation Lamp Uses Blue Water as a Calming Element

The Atmos lamp uses condensation to create a lovely, dewy atmosphere in any room.

9 Ideas to Steal From Whitney Port's Office Makeover

If you've been dreaming about revamping your office, let Whitney Port's dreamy workplace makeover inspire your project. One Kings Lane interviewed Whitney to get her advice about a chic office overhaul, and the tips are enlightening....Show More Summary

Shabby Hunting Cabin Turned Into Impressive L-Shaped Contemporary Residence

Shands Studio Architects converted a shabby hunting cabin and summer guest house in San Anselmo, CA, USA into an impressive contemporary residence. The main purpose of the planning stage was to connect the project to its rich landscape. Show More Summary

Check Out These Hollywood Horror Houses for Sale — Design News

As Halloween approaches, check out these spooky homes for sale that have been featured in some of Hollywood's biggest horror flicks. READ MORE »

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