One of my favorite things about gift giving is the packaging— I love a beautiful presentation. We've rounded up some gift wrap options in classic prints, which are great to mix and match, or to just let stand out on their own.
I'll never forget when my then two-year-old burst out with the words "I want some handsome prince." WHAT??!@?#? From whence did this concept even arise, and at such an early age? Do you have a super girly girl despite your most fervent efforts to create a well balanced environment? Well I have the perfect library list for you.
Hold steady! The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says that 15,000 people visited emergency services last November and December due to decorating-related injuries. Falls accounted for 34% of the visits, followed by lacerations and back strains at 11% and 10%.
In other news, an interactive report ranks the quality of life in various countries, and the world's largest edible house is in Texas. See the headlines after the jump.
Meet Flo and Wendell. They're puppies, they're sister and brother and they get along...sometimes. William Wegman's first children's book in a decade adds a painterly twist to his trademark dog photographs and stars two of his own, lovable pups.
By now you’ve heard the news: Pantone chose Radiant Orchid as its 2014 color of the year. In the wake of the announcement, we rounded up a gallery of interiors that put this purple-y, pinkish color to use. What your take on it? Are you looking forward to seeing more of this color over the course of the next twelve months? Here are some rooms to help you decide:
There is something so wholesome, tangible and satisfying about felt. Not only is it warm and comforting, it’s also majorly colorful and energizing as well. Which might just make it the world’s perfect fabric for wintertime. Projects and ideas abound, and this is your guide.
Name: Jesica Ryzenberg Location: Alamo Square, San Francisco, California Size: Studio, 450 square feet Years lived in: 1.5 years; Rented
When the door to Jesica's apartment swings open, you are greeted enthusiastically and welcomed in wholeheartedly (even when you happen to show up on the wrong day). The home of the spirited personality behind the fashion blog Ryzenberg On is the perfect example of what happens when you apply an eye for fashion and a knack for bargain shopping to interior design.
The holidays are a time for personal, heartfelt gifts, and for Apartment Therapy readers, what's more personal and heartfelt than the home? Here are ten handmade gifts designed for that special homebody in your life.
Oh, fudge: A new survey ranks states via their courtesy (or lack thereof) on the phone. Most likely to curse are the residents of Ohio, and the least likely are the those in Washington State. The most pleases and thank yous come from those in the Carolinas, while Wisconsonites don't bother with these courtesies.
In other news, Michelle Obama reveals the White House Christmas trees, and finding a famous painting at a flea market isn't all it's cracked up to be. See the headlines after the jump.