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Why It’s Important to Appreciate the Small Things

We all have goals and ambitions we want to cross off of our bucket list, but happiness doesn’t just come from groundbreaking, life-changing events. …

Grown Up Gift Ideas for the Home Decor Lover

Adulting is hard work. Cleaning, entertaining, packing a week's wardrobe into a carry-on...it's not for the faint of heart. Make it easier for your …

A New Way To Read Apartment Therapy! Check Out Our Flipboard Magazines

We hope you'll flip over this: we're using Flipboard to put some of your favorite Apartment Therapy content all together in one place! It's like …

10 Ways to Turn Your Closet into an Office

If you’re currently rocking a one-bedroom apartment or other small-space home, then you know that having your own home office can seem like a luxury. Whether you’re looking for the perfect office to DIY all your projects or you need a quiet space to write, we can all agree that treating the kitchen …

DIY- Ingenious Corner Shelves Ideas

The corners in our home are usually left empty, when the fact is that you can use them really wisely and create super clever up-cycled shelves in …

Schedule Mental Tasks First, Mechanical Tasks Later for Better Focus

Most tasks at your job fall into one of two categories: mental and mechanical. Mental tasks require focus and cognitive thought, while mechanical …

Time Management

10 Corner Storage Solutions to Rule Your Small Space

When you’re living in a small space every square inch counts. Unless you’re willing to live like a nomad, getting crafty with storage solutions is a must. One area of spaces small and big that is all too often neglected: corners! Before you write off that 45-degree angled section as dead space, …

10 Companies That Hack IKEA for You

Oh, IKEA. You’re a renter’s best friend, a DIYer’s dream and a first home fixture. Because of that, you’re also a bit ubiquitous. Everyone loves a good storage footstool or contemporary sofa, but when all of your friends have the same one, it’s probably time for a change. Fortunately, you don’t …

13 Productivity Tips to Make 2015 Your Best Year Yet

With the New Year right around the corner, it’s a good time to evaluate your work habits (yes, in addition to your fitness routine and maybe even your haircut). Especially for you creative freelancers out there, productivity often equals money, happiness and general well-being. We found 13 tips …

To: Low Rolled Updo Hair Tutorial

Need to get party-ready in a pinch? Or maybe you’re in need of a new look for Thanksgiving dinner? Our Low Rolled Updo is just the thing! We are …

27 Simple Things to Start Doing for Your Happiness

<i>It only takes one person to make you happy and change your life: YOU.</i><p>I am endlessly fascinated by the link between the way we choose to live our …

Got a Minute? Our Favorite One Minute Tip Videos

<b>→ Welcome to Apartment Therapy's Best of 2014 roundup!</b><br>From December 21 through January 1 we are rounding up our favorite (and your favorite) posts …

12 Problems That Can Be Solved With Baby Powder

This medicine cabinet staple is handier than you think. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p>If you believe baby powder is only for keeping skin smooth and fresh, you're really underestimating its power. Try sprinkling it some on these household woes to unleash its full …

Cleaning

Before & After: A Year of IKEA Hacks

Nothing stirs the DIY spirit like a good IKEA hack. IKEA is so accessible — anybody could stroll in there and buy a BEKVAM or two — but its …

Small Style: Small Space Advice Room by Room

Guidance about using small spaces smartly is at the core of what we do at Apartment Therapy. It's where we started and is never far from our hearts. …

Winning at IKEA: A Year of Using IKEA All Over the House

Shopping at IKEA, especially on a busy weekend, can feel like a sport, but using IKEA in your home is a true art. Some of our most popular posts this …

12 2015 Calendars to DIY Just in Time

In between ordering cases of bubbly for our NYE bash and wrapping up those last-minute gifts, we’re swapping out our old calendars for some crisp and clean ones just in time for the new year. Sure, you can purchase a 2015 calendar, but if you want to ring in the new year in true DIY fashion, make …

11 Super Simple DIYs You Can Make in Your Crock Pot?!

Nothing beats coming home to a bubbling Crock Pot full of good smells. But besides the standard chili, barbecue and oatmeal, your trusty kitchen tool can also be used to DIY an incredible array of crafts. We did a little sleuthing, and here are 11 simple projects to get you started. By the time …

Use Slow Cookers to Dull the Urge to Dine Out

Stopping for fast food on the way home is an easy option, but an awful habit. Instead, use your slow cooker to avoid the temptation to hit the …

Slow Cookers

Most Popular Chrome Extensions and Posts of 2014

Chrome quickly skyrocketed from a Google pet project to the most popular browser in the world. Here are some of our most popular Chrome extensions …

Software

Quickly Preserve Fresh Herbs in the Microwave

If you like having fresh herbs around, but can't use them up before they wilt, use your microwave to quickly dry them.<p>Lay the fresh herbs on a dry …

Use this Cheat Sheet to Cut Perfect Baseboard Corners

Installing baseboards is an easy do-it-yourself project, but cutting them can be tricky. Here's a cheat sheet to help you miter cut your baseboards …

Treat Yourself Like Software and Add Features to Improve Your Life

Self-improvement is tricky, but there's one way of thinking that keeps it simple: Think of yourself as software, and focus on what "features" you can …

Self-improvement

How to Better Retain Information from Books, Articles, and More

Although we can learn a lot of great information from books, articles, interviews, and conversations, we naturally forget a lot of it. Create a …

History Lesson: Posts About the Past

While we're all about what's new and trending, it's great to look back and learn a little from the past. From love letters to little red lighthouses, …

The Best Biographies, Memoirs, and History Books of 2014

After the year’s best reads in science, children’s books, psychology and philosophy, and art, design, and photography, here come the finest memoirs, biographies, and history books of the year — our most inviting bridge between past and present, personal and universal.<p>1. A LIFE WORTH LIVING<p><i>“To</i> …

MIPS Creator Ci20 Review!

Give the Gift of Creativity with These DIY Tools and Maker Kits

Maker kits and DIY tools are perfect for that crafty person in your life—supporting hobbies and also perhaps presenting new experiences. Here are …

Find Work You Love by Identifying Your Unique Angle

There are things you love to do, and there are things people pay you to do. In the perfect world those are the same thing, but realistically you need …

Calligraphy