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Make It Welcoming: 7 Easy Ways to Add Extra Softness to a Room

(Image credit: Homedit )<p>Your furnishings, style and tastes have a lot to do with making a home that feels cozy. But sometimes a room just needs an …

25 Easy Tips, Strategies, and Ideas for Small Space Living

• Install wall-mounted shelves above other furniture, and shelves above doorways.<br>• If you don't love it or need it, get rid of it.<br>• Remove doors for an …

What To Do With Bare Wall Next to TV?

<b>Q:</b> We recently moved into our new home, and I am still working on decorating my living room/family room. We have placed our TV over the fireplace, …

How To Make an IKEA Hack "Fauxdenza"

I had a growing pile of paper work on my desk, and shoe boxes full of more paper work on the floor. I needed a quick and affordable closed storage …

The Amazing One-Day Bedroom Makeover

One designer, one bedroom, nine hours...<p>New York designer Amanda Nisbet accepts a challenge to complete a bedroom makeover for Jacqueline Blandi in one day. See the pictures and get ideas from our dreamy before and after. The clock starts ticking at 8:30 A.M....

Interior Design

13 Gray Bedrooms You'll Want to Steal for Your Own Home

Meet the it-neutral of the season.<p>From silvery shades to cooler blue tones, this hue is a go-to color for designers. And since it also has a calming effect, it's the ideal hue for a serene sleeping space. Take a look at these gorgeous bedrooms and feel free to copy.

Interior Design

Small Space Decorating Dos and Don'ts

Fix your decorating mistakes.<p>What's the biggest mistake people make with a small space? Six designers share their decorating tips and design ideas.

10 Big Solutions for Small Spaces

Designer tricks for tiny rooms.<p>From striped floors in the living room to open shelves in the kitchen, designers share their best tricks for tiny rooms.

100+ Best Room Decorating Ideas - Home Design Pictures

Your roommates would hate you for your skillz if you weren't so fabulous.<p>Warning: Redo your room like this, and you'll never leave the house again.<p>Before you hit "add to cart" on that overpriced canvas, you need to check this list.<p>For when a store-bought wreath just won't cut it.<p>Bonus: Some styles …

Interior Design

22 Easy Decorating Ideas to Make Over a Room in a Day

It's as easy as changing up your coffee table decor.<p>A little wallpaper, paint, or a few colorful accents can make such a big difference in your home. You can tackle each of these ideas in one day, even though the results will look like it took so much longer to pull off.

Ask a Designer: How Do I Decorate My Studio Apartment?

Every week, we're asking designer Scot Meacham Wood, formerly of Ralph Lauren and now owner of his eponymous design firm, a question from our readers. This week's topic is about decorating a small space. Have a decorating dilemma? Comment below and yours might be featured in a future installment.<p><b>Q:</b> …

Small Spaces

The Katikies Hotels in Santorini – A Place Of Divide Beauty And Magnificent Views

Nestled on the rocky peaks of the Santorini island, the Katikies Hotels form a beautiful collection of some of the most stunning luxury boutique …

35 Light And Stylish Scandinavian Living Room Designs

It’s very easy to recognize a Scandinavian interior design. But there isn’t just one Scandinavian style but several and they all have certain …

Dipped in Chocolate: Monochromatic Rooms

Smooth and dreamy, chocolate brown works just like a stark black in the world of interior design, but it’s much softer and more versatile in the …

How to Decorate Slanted Ceilings

Slanted ceilings, like those in an attic or bungalow, can be tricky to decorate. You can’t really treat them like walls because hanging artwork and …

DIY Shoe Organizer Designs – A Must-Have Piece In Any Home

If there’s one thing every entryway has that would be a shoe organizer. It’s a crucial piece because it allows you to have a well-organized, clean …

Storage Ideas

What Do You Love About Your Home?

(Image credit: Apartment Therapy )<p>When my husband and I first walked through our home, we loved all the light. It was a gray day, but a wall of …

10 Ways to Customize a Rental

You don't have to own a condo or a house to make your home <i>yours</i>. Rentals can be challenging (unattractive flooring, standard white walls, outdated …

Before & After: 3 Easy & Inexpensive Ideas for Making Rooms Look Larger

(Image credit: Andie Powers)<p>Every once in a while, we need a change. My husband and I loved our bedroom before: clean, cozy and colorful, it made us …

How Can I Give My Rental Some Character?

<b>Q:</b> I have just moved into a new rental and unlike my other places is has loads of character on the outside but none on the inside. It is very very …

10 Inexpensive Ways to Add Life to Any Space

Sometimes you feel like your home needs a refresh, but you aren't looking to spend a lot of money. These are my 10 go-to tricks, whether I'm …

House Tour: A Comfy and Colorful Chicago Home

<b>Name:</b> Taryn & Sanford Parker (and their dog Iris and cat Tron) <b><br>Location:</b> Logan Square; Chicago, Illinois <b><br>Size:</b> 2,000 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 3.5 …

Color in Every Room: 9 Quick & Colorful DIY Projects

(Image credit: tuts+ )<p>Is there a room in your home feeling a bit blah? Maybe not even a whole room — perhaps just a corner? The easiest remedy is a …

Organization Motivation: 6 Easy Ways to Save Money by Getting Organized

Whether you love organizing or you hate it, we can all agree that the end result is nice. But organizing a space, small or large, doesn't just make …

Keep It Simple, Be Patient: Advice For Creating a Warm & Livable Home

(Image credit: Jacqueline Marque)<p>What are the secrets behind the homes of the folks featured in Apartment Therapy Tours — homes that are always …

How to Decorate So the Landlord Never Knew You Existed

<i>Welcome to Rental How-Tos, a Renters Week 2013 mini-series wherein journalist Bridget Moriarity (whose work has been published on Curbed and in</i> Travel + Leisure, Art + Auction, <i>and</i> Time Out New York, <i>among others) explores various practical considerations of living in a space you don't actually own.</i> …

An Ingenious Sofa Bed Alternative: Upcycled Foldaway Bed

(Image credit: Josh Whelan/ AO at Home)<p>Alex bought a sofa bed from the Salvation Army ten years ago, and while it had had a good run, it was looking …

10 DIY Ways to Rescue a Rental Living Room

(Image credit: Dabble Magazine)<p>Beige walls, bare windows—- all hallmarks of a rental apartment. Some things you have to live with, but that doesn't …

At-Home Adventures for When You're Broke

We've just had 74 consecutive days of below-freezing weather. There have been 24 less-than-0ºF days so far this winter. Any funds left after the …

The Best Sleeper Sofas & Sofa Beds

A sleeper sofa is one of the trickiest furniture purchases you can make because you want it to be comfortable to sit on, but also to sleep on. …