It's particularly cold today out here in Ottawa and getting out of bed this morning proved to be a serious chore. I really just wanted to stay wrapped up in my comforter, but immediately when I woke up I knew I had work to do…
We can get the time from our computers, iPods, iPads, and cell phones, yet I still find myself running into the kitchen to check the time on our trusty wall clock. Maybe I'm a dinosaur, but I believe a well-designed clock will always be a useful tool in a home. But I also still enjoy these devices called watches (have you heard of them?), and I sometimes make calls on this contraption called a landline, while writing with this thing called a pencil. I kid, I kid.
The idea of back to school can evoke so many emotions ranging from fright to excitement. Depending on your feelings towards school, you may want to bring some of these memories back to life with modern interpretations on classic furniture from primary school. Here is a roundup of a few home furnishings and accessories for a workspace that feels fresh and nostalgic at the same time.
A wall clock is one decor element just about every home (or room) should have. With so many varieties available it's easy to find one that can add color and personal expression to your space. But, did you know how (relatively) easy it is to make your own? I've rounded up some of my favorite DIY clocks in every style. Guess who just got a weekend project?
Here at Apartment Therapy, we're huge fans of the vintage look. Our latest obsession? Vintage alarm clocks. They're small, stylish, and a charming throwback to the days of being woken up by the obnoxious ringing of your alarm clock, rather than the obnoxious ringing of your phone.
In it's two dimensional form the hexagon can be used to create lovely patterns in fabric, tile and more. Taking this shape a step further, to it's three dimensional form, adds an element of sculpture to everyday items that's both eye catching and unique.
Danielle Reid and her husband Rob are going to prove that better living is possible through design. Their online shop stocks carefully crafted goods that are strong enough for everyday use but so handsome you'll want them on display.