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Is This Modular Sofa the Answer to Modern Nomadism?

How many different places have you lived in the last five years? It's not at all that uncommon for people to swap apartments with the changing of the …

Furniture

A 60s Style Sideboard Gets a A Spiffy Scandi Makeover

Ajda's sideboard find had fantastic mid-century lines and solid sturdiness, but it needed a little more style. She opted to go the soothing …

Minimalism

Art in an Instant: 12 Quick Ideas Using Floating Glass Frame

Forget about matting, cutting wood and finding acid-free painter's tape — the floating glass frame is here to make framing art remarkably easy. If …

Framing

Anthropologie Inspired Bedroom DIY Ideas And Hacks

Flipping through the Anthropologie catalog is a transportive experience that feels like stepping into a modern Bohemian dreamland. Inspired by the …

Crafting

Before & After: A Super Cheap IKEA Shelf Goes Incognito

(Image credit: IKEA)<p>Soffia took a look at the $14.99 HYLLIS shelf at IKEA and thought she could give it an upgrade. A MAJOR upgrade. Check it …

Living Rooms

Painting Ideas: One Gallon Home Decorating Projects

For something that costs, on average, about $30, a single gallon of paint holds an astonishing amount of potential. Just one can is enough to …

Dining Rooms

Dark & Dramatic Rooms Where White is the Pop of Color

(Image credit: Dulux)<p>You've no doubt seen rooms employ a "pop of color" to add interest to a neutral space. There's an endless rainbow of hues that …

Architecture

The "New" Classic Bathroom: 3 Key Features to Get Right to Complete the Look

(Image credit: Casework)<p>Everyone loves a twist. There's a new take on the classic bathroom that we're seeing over and over, and it's easy to get the …

Mid-Century modern

How to Build a House for Only $20,000 (Spoiler: It's Not Easy)

(Image credit: Co.Exist)<p>For many years, architecture students at Auburn University's Rural School have been working to create a home that can be …

Savemoney

How To Set Up an Annual Home Maintenance Calendar

Whether you own or rent your home, whether it's an apartment or a house, it'll need maintenance this year. Make your life easier and a little less …

Home Improvement

New Year, New Habits: 4 Tips for Checking Off To-Do Lists

(Image credit: Apartment Therapy)<p>It's human nature to want to take advantage of the fresh start that a new year brings and really feel some forward …

Time Management

Using Your Phone to Stay Clutter-Free

(Image credit: Nobuhiro Asada/Shutterstock)<p>For better or worse, one thing the digital revolution has done is enable us to have fewer <i>things</i>. Of …

Productivity

Before & After: A Billy Bookshelf Revolution

(Image credit: Little Green Notebook)<p>I recently told you about my quest to class up my Billy bookcases (and find someone online who'd already done …

Home Depot

IKEA Hack: The Best BILLY Built-Ins of All Time

(Image credit: IKEA)<p>Transforming IKEA furniture — and especially the BILLY bookshelf — has been done before. But when I saw this hack, I was truly …

Living Rooms

Ideas to Steal from 10 Clever Small Space Entryways

Living in a little space, without a dedicated entryway (or even a coat closet) doesn't have to mean having purses and keys and boots and coats strewn …

San Francisco

A Dozen Beautiful Living Rooms with Dark Walls

(Image credit: Felix Forest)<p>In a fascinating article she wrote for Apartment Therapy, Carolyn explains why dark interiors, which used to be the norm, …

Living Rooms

7 Creative Ways to Give New Life to Old Furniture

(Image credit: Scandinavian Chic)<p>I'm continually amazed by the things resourceful DIYers can do with old, down-on-their-luck pieces of furniture. If …

Living Rooms

World's Most Beautiful TV Stands & Media Consoles

(Image credit: Wit & Delight)<p>A TV stand is quite a utilitarian piece of furniture — it's, well, a place to put your TV. (And all the other stuff that …

Furniture

5 Decorating "Trends" That Just Keep Going and Going

(Image credit: SF Girl by Bay)<p>I grew up surrounded by design magazines, old standards like Southern Living and Architectural Digest, but I think the …

Home Decorating

Low/Mid/High: The Best Daybeds and Chaises

(Image credit: Elle Decor)<p>We recently posted an article praising the daybed, a wonderfully versatile and woefully underused piece of furniture that, …

Furniture

Make Your Home a Masterpiece with Moldings

Why do Paris apartments always look so great? It's all those beautiful moldings. (Well, the gorgeous floors and french windows don't hurt either, but …

Home Improvement

11 Beautiful Dark Kitchens

Bright white kitchens are quite popular right now — but today we're going over to the dark side. These 11 kitchens have dark cabinets, or dark walls, …

Kitchens

5 Things You Can Do to Make Your Day Better Before You Even Leave Your Bedroom

Before you even leave your bedroom in the morning, there are a few things you can do to make your day a little better. So tomorrow morning, before …

Bedrooms

10 Ways to Squeeze Extra Storage Out of a Small Bathroom

Storage is always at a premium in a small space, but nowhere is that more true than in the bathroom. There are so many little odds and ends — makeup, …

Small Spaces

Before & After: Old Bench Preps for Outdoors

I bought this piece on Craigslist for 45 bucks. I ripped off all the old naugahyde upholstery and found sub-grade wood underneath. I filled all the …

Coats

Lee's "First Apartment with a Bedroom Door" in Brooklyn

(Image credit: Submitted by Lee)<p><b>Name:</b> Lee <b><br>Location:</b> Carroll Gardens - Brooklyn, NY<p>When I moved to Degraw Street seven years ago, it was my first time …

Living Rooms

14 Ways to Add a Little Bit of Luxury to Your Home

(Image credit: Nancy Mitchell)<p>Every home needs a little bit of luxury, a little something special. Browsing the aisles at NY Now, New York's …

Criminology

Look We Love: Industrial Bohemian

(Image credit: Kim Ficaro)<p>Industrial spaces don't have to be sleek and minimal and cold. One of our favorite new looks is one we're calling …

World War II