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Finish Off Your Room With One Final Layer

<b>Today's topic</b>: Add the finishing touches to your space to make it feel unique, full, and complete.<p><b>See all the assignments!</b> Apartment Therapy's Design …

The Things Living Alone Will Teach You About Yourself

I'm a firm believer in the idea of everyone living alone at least once in their life. In fact, I'm in the solo-living-forever-if-I-can camp. Not only …

Let There Be Lots of Lighting

<b>Today's topic</b>: Learn the basics of lighting up a room.<p><b>See all the lessons!</b> Apartment Therapy's Design School<p>Lighting is not just about function. It's …

Before & After: Meghan's Affordable Rental Kitchen Makeover

My room makeover::Our rental kitchen is partially open to the living area, which is nice in a small space, but is also visible from the entryway. My …

The Modern Kitchen: 5 Countertops to Consider

(Image credit: The Morrisons for Dwell)<p>Countertops can make or break a kitchen, not only in terms of their use and durability, but in how they look, …

How to Style Bookshelves

Adding that last layer to a room means arranging and styling surfaces like windowsills, tabletops, and especially empty bookshelves. You can leave …

Master Bedroom Decorating Trends: Fall 2015

(Image credit: La Maison Champs Elysees)<p>Bedrooms have always been about sleeping, but they are a personal retreat, where worries recede and serenity …

IKEA Hackers Launches App

Good news, Swedish furniture fans, now you can hack on the go. IKEA Hackers launched their mobile app last week.<p>The app lets you scroll through new …

What Do You Own, Need to Buy, or Want To DIY?: Research What's Within Reach

(Image credit: Ashley Poskin)<p><b>Today's topic</b>: Familiarize yourself with all the resources available to you during this design process.<p><b>See all the</b> …

Easy, Fast Way to Carve a Halloween Pumpkin

After examining endless short, tall, lumpy, skinny, and funny-looking specimens, you finally picked out that perfect pumpkin and are now ready to …

Kitchen Design Idea: Open Shelving in Front of Windows

(Image credit: Stephani Buchman)<p>"I wish I didn't have all these windows," said nobody ever. But the truth is a sunny room that's lousy with windows …

Could Orange Actually Be The New Black? If So, How Do We Use It at Home?

I still remember the day my 13-year-old brother wanted to wear all orange to school: orange from head to toe. I thought he was crazy, but what if he …

10 DIY Halloween Wreath Ideas: Stylish and Scary

I like Halloween decorations that are elegant, silly, and/or just a bit macabre, and these 10 wreaths each embody one (or more) of those …

A Smart Remodel for a Small Space in Paris

Paris is a bit like New York in that it's a highly sought after, densely packed city where some of the most desirable real estate is in older …

Style Recipe: Mix IKEA & Vintage for the Perfect Dining Room

There's no one-size fits all recipe for a room, of course. But if you're stuck trying to get that luxe-y, lived-in look in your dining room on an …

Quick Guide to Every Herb and Spice in the Cupboard

Ever get coriander confused with cumin? Or wonder just what exactly curry powder is made out of? As much for our benefit as for yours, we've put …

High & Low: One Casual Dining Look, Two Budgets

No matter the size of your home, I think it's really important to create a casual, comfortable, welcoming space in which to sit down and enjoy a …

Don't Sabotage Your Day Before It Even Begins

Are you doing things that unintentionally make yourself have a bad day...<i>before</i> the day even really starts? Cut out these four things from your life …

The Modern Kitchen: Clean, Contemporary Backsplash Tile Choices

A modern kitchen celebrates clean lines and utility in a room that should never sacrifice function for form. These backsplash tile choices are …

10 Ideas for Decorating Your Porch this Halloween

Writing this post made me realize that after over a decade in studio apartments, I actually <i>have</i> a porch that I could actually decorate for Halloween! …

Take Your Shelves to the Next Level with Some of the World's Most Beautiful Books

(Image credit: Rifle Paper Co.)<p>Books have been around for a long time, but the introduction of the printing press in the 15th century transformed …

Before & After: Louise's Fresh and Functional Kitchen

My room makeover::When I bought this house the entire contents of the kitchen were a sink-and-drainer unit and a single wall cabinet, so clearly I …

6 Money-Saving Grocery Myths (and How They Really Stack Up)

I come from a long line of people who are always right. It's true — just ask my parents. With 24 aunts and uncles and more cousins than I can count, …

Small Space Solutions: 11 Space-Saving Nightstand Ideas

If you have a small bedroom, you may have to make compromises when it comes to furniture. No matter how tight the fit, though, one thing you need to …

Before & After: Kari's Mix and Match Kitchen

My room makeover::Our house is 125 years old and the kitchen is pretty small. But one whole wall is windows with a door out to the deck - a huge …

Vote Now: Today's Big Reveal Entries

Check out today's new Big Reveal Contest entries and be sure to add a "favorite" vote to any and all that you'd like to see win!<p>And, there are lots …

9 Budget-Minded Bedroom Upgrades

(Image credit: Style Me Pretty)<p>Updates to your bedroom can have a big impact — it's the first thing you see when you wake up in the morning and the …

Before & After: Sara's Dual Shower Bathroom

My room makeover::We wanted to renovate the bathroom because it was stylistically very outdated (1990’s), and we wanted the space to be more …

Tips and Tricks for Hosting a Memorable Small Space Dinner Party

When I was invited to attend an intimate dinner party at Thelma on Clinton, I jumped at the opportunity to see how chef Melissa O’Donnell entertains …

Before & After: Wendy's Family Dining Room

My room makeover::My duplex apartment was in very poor condition when I viewed it for the first time, but I knew after taking one look at the built …