Any artist will tell you that you can't just snap your fingers and be inspired. And that goes for painting your home, too. But inspiration is all around us, whether it's in nature, your favorite artwork, or a fashionista passing you on the sidewalk. The trick is translating that inspiration into reality. What if there were a way to match paint colors to an inspirational photo and then visualize how those colors would look on your walls? Well guess what...now there is!
When it comes to spring style updates, we're all about celebrating better weather and bringing the outdoors in! Bright sunny accents, cheery florals, and lots of light refresh a room to make it worthy of the season. Your living room is a great place to start making changes for spring.
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Creating a spa-like sanctuary at home is a simple way to instill quiet and calm in your day. Any bathroom - big or small - can become an instant relaxation zone. To help you get started, Waterpik® is giving away five gift baskets, including a Waterpik RainFall+ showerhead (easily installed in 5 minutes!), gift card, and bath accessories. Simply enter below for your chance to win.
Surya, one of our favorite sources for high-quality, fashion-forward rugs and home accessories, is hosting the Inspired Home Sweepstakes on Pinterest. The creative inspiration behind many of Surya's products comes from the local and global influences of fashion, travel and nature, and they want you to channel the inspiration to your home. The prize: one of their fabulous accessory packages, containing a combination of their famous colorful handmade rugs, along with coordinated accent pillows, poufs and artwork. And the best part? You get to select your favorite from 3 of their featured packages! Visit Surya's Inspired Home Sweepstakes Board on Pinterest to get started.
Nothing beats a perfectly brewed cup of coffee or tea. But don't you just wish you had your own at-home barista to prepare it for you? The folks at Keurig do, which is why they've become the leaders in single-cup brewing systems. And now, one lucky Apartment Therapy reader is going to be brewing in style, as Keurig is giving away one new Vue® V700 Brewer! Customization is even easier with the new Vue® V700 - it allows you to completely control the strength, size, and temperature of your beverage, with dozens of choices from your favorite coffee and tea purveyors. Brew the perfect beverage in the comfort of your own kitchen.
Apartment Therapy contributor Joelle Alcaidinho loves and lives by Evernote (and she's not the only one), the Swiss Army note-taking and archiving software. She's incorporated into every aspect her life, using it across seven devices and its productive virtual fingerprints all over her personal and professional life. Check out her interview with Evernote about using her favorite application as a freelancer at the Evernote Blog...
When Cristin and her husband found this dresser on the curb in their neighborhood, it quickly became apparent why no one had grabbed it first: it's huge, heavy, and covered in dated white veneer. But with a little vision and a ton of Mod Podge, this beast became a buffet.
The iconic Batik, Ikat, and Paisley motifs that pop up in the Threshold Collection from Target create an eclectic and energetic table setting ideal for spontaneous warmer weather get-togethers. We were so inspired by the use of these classic designs that we decided to take a closer look at their origins.
One of the key components of style success is knowing where to source the latest and greatest innovative design. If you haven't already added them to your arsenal of great sources, Surya is one of our faves for on-trend rugs, poufs, pillows, throws and art. Releasing brand new designs each season and sticking to quality craftsmanship keeps Surya at the top of our list for colorful, fashion-forward home accessories. Surya products can be purchased at leading furniture and interior design stores nationwide.
If you're a savvy shopper, you already know about all the great prices on designer decor HomeGoods has to offer—but did you know they also dispense great home style advice and inspiration on their blog Design Happy? And it's just gotten better! The blog, formerly known as Openhouse, is relaunching with a new name, new design, and five talented new contributors from around the blogosphere!