Tara Lawson

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10 Room-Sized Rugs for Under $200

(Image credit: Enter My Attic)<p>The right rug really ties the room together, and if your floors are especially ugly, it can also cover over a multitude …

A Gallery of Inspiring Small Bedrooms

(Image credit: La Maison d'Anna G)<p>Just because your bedroom is itty-bitty doesn't mean it can't be beautiful. We've searched the web for the most …

9 Places to Add Color Where You Least Expect It

(Image credit: A Beautiful Mess)<p>Nothing perks up a home faster than a little color — and some of the most fun spots to add color are the ones you'd …

How To Make Candles Using a Microwave

Homemade candles are fun to make and are great gifts that can be personalized by picking out specific containers and scents. Don't want to fuss with …

26 IKEA Hacks to Freshen Up Your Bedroom

New home, new season, new family member… whatever the reason, it’s time for a bedroom update. Instead of spending a small fortune for a more polished look, you can just head to IKEA or recycle the pieces you already have. That’s right, we’re bringing you IKEA hacks: bedroom edition. We’ve got …

Small Spaces

The Broke Girl's Guide To Spring Beauty

Here we are again, readers! Under-$25 time! We've already shown you a few times what our favorite drugstore and other affordable products are, but …

Beauty

Ditch the Paper and Increase Productivity With These Six Apps!

<i>This is part of the "Increased Productivity" series where experts in productivity, brain training, and business success share the techniques and tools they couldn't live without.</i><p>Going paperless has probably been an agenda item in most offices for several years now, but somehow it never quite seems …

Apps

24 Drugstore Products Hollywood's Top Makeup Artists Swear By

Never before has the gap between drugstore and prestige products been so small. Which, to anyone on a budget, is some <i>really</i> good news. In fact, many …

Red Carpet

10 New Trends You Probably Haven't Tried Yet

Trends

17 Key Pieces You Can Wear in ANY Season (Really)

If you live anywhere east of California, then you don't need a fashion editor telling you how <i>abysmal</i> this winter has been. The endless onslaught of …

Clothing

How To Banish Winter Hat Hair, For Good

Like the last hint of your summer tan and that succulent you accidentally left on the windowsill, a few things just weren’t meant to last the winter. …

7 Surprising Ways To Use Coffee In Your Beauty Routine

<i>By Colleen Williams</i><p>Over the years, coffee has received a lot of good publicity, whether for its antioxidant properties or brain-boosting ability, …

Practical Solutions to 4 Common Apartment Problems

Sure, I can hear you thinking, as you flip through beautiful spaces on Apartment Therapy, my home could look that great too, if I had beautiful …

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 …

Dark and Bright: Play Up Contrast for the Best of Both Worlds

(Image credit: Allie NYC)<p>A love of dark, moody hues and a love of bright colors don't have to be mutually exclusive. As these pictures prove, dark …

9 Pillows That'll Be The Life Of The Couch

Throw pillows are a bit confusing. They're the stars of the couch — until you sit down. Then, on the floor they go once you settle down with that …

Baubles for Your Beloved: Edgy Valentine's Day Jewelry

There's a ton of pretty jewelry out there, but perhaps you're looking for something that's beautiful yet edgy, just like your beloved. These pieces …

13 Alarm Clocks You’ll Actually Want to Wake Up to

After taking alarm clocks for granted for decades, we’ve mostly replaced them with apps. But unlike the feature on your phone, alarm clocks have a certain charm that just can’t be denied. They’re dependable (read: they don’t run out of batteries as easily as your phone) and they look absolutely …

35 Unique Valentine's Day Gifts On Etsy

Unless you want to be <i>that</i> person who shows up to dinner with carnations and a heart-shaped box of chocolate, you need a thoughtful, one-of-a-kind …

The 25 Best Valentine’s Day Gifts for the Ladies in Your Life

1/25<p>Lulu & Georgia One-of-a-Kind Whitney Pillow ($98)<br>“Opt for acid pink as an alternative to traditional rosy hues with these pillows from Lulu and …

Oscar de la Renta

10 Free Printable Calendars for 2015

We're into the new year and if you haven't yet found time to pick up a new calendar, you are in luck. You can still get the year started off on a …

How To Clean the Grout In Your Bathroom

Grout is no fun. The word even sounds unhappy. And the bright white stuff shows Every. Little. Blemish. It's porous, hard to get to, easily …

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 …

DIY Decor Trend: 7 Celestial Phases of the Moon Projects

(Image credit: Almost Makes Perfect)<p>DIYers are clearly loving the moon these days, as projects pop up that celebrate our lunar neighbor. Here are …

This Subscription Service Teaches Kids How to Code

Technology has taken over playtime. According to Common Sense Media, the number of kids who’ve used mobile devices has nearly doubled since 2011. Wondering what kids are actually doing on their tablets, laptops and smartphones? Well, they are most likely playing games (63 percent) or using apps (50 …

Kids

9 Ways To Make Your Storage Cabinets More Space Efficient

If you can't add more actual storage cabinets to your living space, you can always increase the capacity of what's already there. This includes …

Worth the Effort: 10 DIY Skills to Finally Master This Year

To truly master all the skills of maintaining a home is an exhaustive list and frankly, out of reach for many people. But even if knowing everything …

The Antidote to Pinterest Stress: 6 Sites that Don't Take Pinning Too Seriously

Pinterest can be a lot to take sometimes. Don’t get me wrong — I love Pinterest. It is an excellent source of inspiration, and I honestly don’t …

17 Easy Copper Projects For Every Room Of Your House

Copper is this season's superstar metal--here are 17 super-simple ways to incorporate it into your decor.<p>Copper is this season's superstar metal--here are 17 super-simple ways to incorporate it into your decor.

Living Rooms

5 Must-Haves for Neat & Organized Small Spaces

Living in a small space can be wonderfully rewarding: Fewer possessions to weigh you down, carefully-chosen items that you love by necessity, and …