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Welcoming Ranch-Style Residence in Colorado Delivering Perfect Mountain Views

This 9,245 sq.ft. contemporary ranch-style residence, designed by architect Joe Robbins, has many custom features that make it a dream mountain retreat. Located only minutes from downtown Steamboat Spring, Colorado, the dwelling comes with views from the Flat Top Mountains to the Ski Area and beyond. Show More Summary

Give Yourself an Early Christmas Present: Merry Magazine

A clever wreath made from gold thumbtacks! Melissa, one of the uber-talented bloggers that we get to work with here at Apartment Therapy, is the creative mastermind behind Merry, a free, BIG (100 page!) online guide to all sorts of stylish holiday goodness. READ MORE »

Urban Jungle: 10 Rooms with Lots and Lots of Plants

Houseplants are currently enjoying a bit of a moment, with fiddle leaf figs and succulents and mother-in-law's tongues turning up in rooms all over. But these spaces take it to the next level with a veritable jungle of greenery. Read on for nine more examples of beautiful rooms so chock full of plants, you might almost feel like you're outside. READ MORE »

City Plans to Publicly Shame Landlords Who Don't Shovel — Design News

Somerville, Massachusetts property owners are about to get The Scarlet Letter treatment. The city plans to call out those who don't shovel their sidewalks in a timely manner by "hanging large, strikingly-colored door knockers on theShow More Summary

Make Your Christmas Cocktails Extraspecial With DIY Drink Stirrers

The following post was originally featured on Inspired by This and written by blogger Leila Lewis, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Living. Looking to add a special touch to your Christmas party cocktails? These DIY drink stirrers areShow More Summary

How To Make a Custom Baby Gate — Apartment Therapy Reader Tutorials

Chris and Julia's daughter was growing up fast, and they needed a baby gate for their soon-to-be-mobile child. Not thrilled with the readymade options they saw in stores, they devised this custom option for the top of their stairs. The...Show More Summary

Which Kitchen Layout Is Right For You?

Open vs. closed kitchens - which is right for you? - Houzz This celebrity's former Aspen home is listed for a steal! - Curbed You'll be willing to brave the cold once you see these stylish fire pits - Sunset Peek inside the winner of...Show More Summary

Nextdoor Plots Holiday Festivities with Cheer Map — Design News

Neighborhood social network Nextdoor is spreading holiday cheer with the aptly named Cheer Map. Users can plot light displays, tree lots, holiday events, and charitable giving locations and drop-offs. READ MORE »

Minecraft's Creator Outbid Jay Z and Beyoncé For This $70 Million Mansion

Jay Z and Beyoncé might dominate the music industry, but Minecraft creator Markus Persson is dominating California real estate. Persson reportedly scooped up the home Jay Z and Beyoncé were eyeing, paying a whopping $70 million. Yep,...Show More Summary

Perfect Camo: Boulder House Blends Into Swiss Mountainside

This subversive wooden cabin is hidden inside an artificial boulder to blend seamlessly into its mountainside environment in the Swiss Alps.

5 Ways to Get the Look of Exposed Brick at Home

Exposed brick walls can read as either rustic charm, storied industrial decay, or effortless warehouse cool. They supply endless character, warmth and texture — no matter what the context. If the look has been on your interior bucket list for eons, but you don’t have the actual digs to back it up, you can still pull off the look. Here are five DIY ways... READ MORE »

10 Easy Ways to Green Up at the Most Wasteful Time of Year (PHOTOS)

Post by Kimberly Dawn Neumann. It's that season again... time for the holiday trash to arrive! No, we're not talking about your second cousin twice removed on your father's side (though everybody seems to have one of those in the family, right?). We're speaking literally here, and the stats are sobering. Show More Summary

Minecraft's Creator Outbid Jay Z and Beyoncé For This $70 Million Mansion

Beyoncé and Jay Z may have rented this opulent Beverly Hills mansion during their US tour, but it looks like Minecraft creator Markus Persson will be hanging his hat there for good. Persson reportedly outbid Jay Z for the 23,000-square-foot-mansion, paying a whopping $70 million for the home. Show More Summary

A Gallery of Bohemian Living Rooms

If you love piled-up pillows and Moroccan lanterns and kilim rugs, have we got a show for you. Here are ten living spaces bursting with boho goodness — come on in and get inspired. READ MORE »

This iPad App Sends Your Kid's Artwork to Grandma on a Greeting Card — Design News

Creatacard is a new iPad app from American Greetings that lets your kids design their own card and have it printed and mailed for you. You can customize an existing card, or upload photos, artwork, and add stickers and text to create a mini masterpiece. READ MORE »

Tiny Apartment + Guests + Maxwell = These Tips — As Seen In

Not quite sure how you to fit guests in your apartment AND have them feel at home? Maxwell was interviewed by DNA Info about several ways to make visitors feel comfortable in the most cramped of spaces. It's not as hard to be hospitable as you may think! Check out the article here. READ MORE »

Frances & Dom's Handcrafted Home — House Tour

Name: Frances and Dom Rogers Location: Abingdon, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom Size: 1,300 square feet Years lived in: 8 years; Owned Everywhere you look inside this family home are delightful details that have been created by homeowner...Show More Summary

25 Three Bedroom House/Apartment Floor Plans

Three bedroom homes can take on many different configurations. While it might be a lot of space for just one person, it can be just the right amount for a growing family, or even a couple who needs space for an office. Of course, any home is only as comfortable as the occupants – and […]

Help's on the Way: Surviving the Family Meltdown — The Wall Street Journal

"I don't know what to say, but it's Christmas and we're all in misery." If this Christmas Vacation quote sums up how you feel about spending the holidays with family, then this article from the Wall Street Journal is a must-read. Even...Show More Summary

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