Muhammad 'Izz Afiq

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20 Uses for Baking Soda in Your Home, From Cleaning to Firefighting

A little box of baking soda goes a long way toward making your house look and smell fresh. While other multipurpose grime-fighters cost a pretty …

5 Ways To Add Masculinity With Polished Concrete Floors

There’s a lot to love about concrete floors. Minimalist, masculine and sleek, they aren’t just for the construction site anymore.<p>Who would have …

​How to Organize a Small Apartment Kitchen: A 7-Step Plan

Kitchen set-ups often dictate the tone of the moments that make up our home lives—from the kinds of breakfasts grabbed during the morning rush to how …

Real Estate

Exterior Paint Colors We're Head Over Heels in Love With

Most of what we write about on Apartment Therapy has to do with what's inside your home, but today we're taking a look at your home's exterior, which …

Quartz Countertops a Durable, Easy Care Alternative

If you’re looking for beautiful, durable countertops, Quartz might be a good choice. In fact, it is becoming the hot choice to add style to a …

Home Improvement

See what this shack looks like after Chip and Joanna Gaines had their way with it

'Fixer Upper' recently aired its Season 4 finale, and it did not disappoint.<p>Chip and Joanna Gaines helped give the show’s producer Michael Matsumoto and his family a stunning home in Crawford, Texas, but the dramatic makeover required a little bit more than some elbow grease.<p>Dubbed “The Little …

Living Rooms

6 Ways to Add Depth and Dimension to Your Photographs

6 Ways to Add Depth and Dimension to Your Photos<p>Rating:<p>5.00 based on 3 Ratings<p>March 26, 2017 By Jennifer Berube<p>6 Ways to Add Depth and Dimension to …

How to Get a Designer Bathroom on a Home Depot Budget

When Caitlin Kruse of The Mama Notes and her husband purchased their first home, their dark, windowless bathroom in the hallway was at the top of their renovation list. With some savvy shopping and design tricks, Caitlin was able to recreate the light and airy, Pinterest-perfect bathroom she …

26 of the best (ever) DIY tips!

DIY home improvement is fantastic because anybody, with any skill set, can have a go and there will be one or two projects that work wonderfully …

How to Install Tile Like a Professional

If you've ever wondered how to install tile without calling a professional, you've come to the right place. Maybe you're a "Fixer Upper" devotee, and …

Home Improvement

Soda Bottles Used as Heat-Shrink for Wood Joinery

Nobody is likely to confuse it with the beautiful joinery that makes fine furniture so desirable. But as a practical technique, using plastic bottles …

25 Ways to Add Farmhouse Style to Any Home

Even if you live in the suburbs, you can create the country house of your dreams with these rustic decorating ideas.<p>Yes, it's possible to have the country house of your dreams. From easy rustic touches to larger architectural projects, here are some of our favorite ways to give any kind of home a …

These Majestic Photos Capture a Disappearing Way of Life

In 2001, California-based photographer Oliver Klink embarked on a project to document the disappearing traditions and customs across Asia as …

What’s the Story? 5 Ways to Make Better Street Photos

Street photography is an addictive calling—the more you do it, the more you want to do it. You crave more people, more places, more action. Plus, …

8 Storage Solutions to Maximize Your Hidden Bedroom Space

Stuck in a small bedroom? If it feels like you don't have room for extra storage, look again—there's plenty of space in the spots you're not paying …

Model Painter Truly Re-Thinks the LED Task Lamp

A perfect example of Form Follows Function, with a dash of St. Louis thrown in<p>The design of LED desk lamps all have a disappointing sameness to them; …

Before & After: 'Fixer Upper' Totally Transformed a Rundown Houseboat

Chip and Joanna Gaines have spent four seasons helping Waco residents realize their shiplap-filled dreams, and you'd think by now they'd seen it all. …

Bedrooms

5 Indispensable Shop Tools You Can Make Yourself

On Jeremy Fielding’s YouTube channel, he runs through five work-a-day shop tools that he made himself. These stands, filters, jigs and guides save time, space, and make the work go easier and safer. Here is the video tour of the tools followed by each of them broken out and explained.<p>5-in-1 …

Portrait Photography Tips You Need to Start Using Today

Portrait photography is perhaps one of the most rewarding types of photography.It’s fun, too. Certainly more fun than reading the camera’s owner’s …

The 1 Houseplant You Need to Make Your House Look Magazine-Ready

From improving air quality to repelling mosquitoes, houseplants offer a lot for a space, including great style. And the hottest trend in houseplants is one of the prettiest yet, both aesthetically and symbolically: olive trees. Even <b>Fixer Upper</b> star and style maker Joanna Gaines can't get enough of …

Houseplants

10 Open Kitchen Solutions That Will Get Things Cooking

In some sense, the kitchen is the center of the home—a warm, cozy spot where everyone tends to gather.<p>Today, modern living frequently calls for an open plan, where the kitchen, living, and dining rooms merge into one great room. Though this is the perfect solution for hosts who like to entertain …

Kitchens

Hand Tool School #18: Wood Strength 101

I will explain using spaghetti, tortillas and credit cards<p>Last night my Maple 18" bowsaw broke. It's a relatively well-made tool that I've maintained …

The art of Zen and how to reorganise your bedroom to get more sleep

If 2016 was the year of decluttering, then 2017 is shaping up to be the year we prioritise a return to Zen living.<p>Having learnt to “let it go” and live a simpler, more functional life, it’s time to focus on <i>how</i> we make better use of the new spaces we’ve created – and no more so than in the …

How to DIY When You Live in an Apartment (Without a Garage or Workshop)

Being a DIY weekend warrior is a bit easier when you have fresh ventilation, room to spread out, and a place to put all that sawdust. But if you …

The Imperfect Beauty of Concrete Countertops

Unique styling and durability are just a couple of the reasons that concrete countertops have become so popular. A far cry from the early versions, …

How to Make PVC Look Like Wood

Jason Poplinski's method is inexpensive and effective<p>If you're building a set, an installation or props, it might be helpful to have a ready source …

Build a Huge Floating Shelf With a Hidden Storage Compartment

Floating shelves are a great way to mount a huge shelf to the wall so it looks natural, but YouTuber DIY Creators took that to the next level with an …

This DIY Platform Bed Saves Space, Has Tons of Storage

Arranging a decent-sized bed and other furniture in a small living space can feel like Tetris on hard mode, but if you’re up for a weekend project, …

Framing

10 Super Cozy Examples Of How To Achieve Warm Room Design

Watch the cold weather melt away in these beautifully styled rooms.<p>In these spaces, style takes a perfectly toasty turn.