Cedrick and Sunny's Toronto home is a fascinating blend of traditional architectural history and detail, combined with loads of found objects and mid-century furnishings. Check out these three ways to make similar modern lighting, a texture rug, and colorful artwork to get their look in your own home.
Nearly three years ago, my cheapie handheld kitchen beaters ground to a halt right in the middle of making a cake. Suddenly they started making a terrifying death knell, emitting puffs of acrid smoke and pouf, their day was done. So I pulled out a wooden spoon and finished stirring batter the old fashioned way and never looked back.
Is it possible to fall in love with a house without ever going inside? I've fallen hard for many houses in my time, some just from a momentary glimpse from a car window. My first was a little white cottage by a stream in my hometown that had a crisp red door. More recently, a glossy eggplant door on a brick townhouse had my heart aching. The common thread between all these love affairs? A colorful front door.
Have you painted your front door? It's a surprisingly manageable DIY project. Here's our three-step how-to that just might inspire you to Color Cure your front door.
Q: I see faux sheepskin rugs accenting so many rooms featured on Apartment Therapy! They're draped over chairs, on beds, and so often casually tossed around or layered on the floor as rugs. I'd love to know how people keep them clean, fluffy, and photo-ready, especially as rugs in high-traffic areas like next to the bed or in the living room. Thanks! -Sent by Jenny
Maggie's 880 square foot Hudson River home only has one bathroom and this was it. The layout was outdated and cramped, there was no storage and the pink tile drew attention to how small the room was. Wait until you see this bath today.
This sad-looking border in front of my house is the first proper gardening project I ever tackled. My previous experience of growing things was limited to a couple of window boxes and some short-lived herbs in pots, so when I put a few plants in the ground last spring, I wasn’t sure how they would turn out...
You've finally mastered a cleaning routine that fits in with your lifestyle and keeps your home in tip-top shape. You've even jumped on the decluttering bandwagon, shucking off things you don't need around your home on the regular. Your home should look its cleanest ever. But did you know there could be some things you've done with your decor that are making it seem messier than it is? Peruse this list to see if any decor adjustments need to be made so all your cleaning hard work doesn't go to waste!
Plants add color, shape and life to a room and for that alone we love them. But they are also surprisingly versatile and — like artwork, furniture, and other decor — are a powerful tool in your design arsenal. Use them as a major feature of the room, a last minute styling detail, and so much more.
Acrylic has been a popular material in the last few years (after enjoying recurring popularity in previous decades), and it seems like it's here to stay. Luckily, basic acrylic sheets are cheap and available at any home improvement store, which makes acrylic's DIY value quite clear. Here are 5 great projects that make use of this simple material to great, stylish effect.
Name: Karin and Jeff Type of Project: Main Bathroom Remodel Type of Home: Single-family home built in 1967 Square Footage: 1,800 Years Lived In: 2.5
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I solemnly swear that I will lead off Renovation Diary entries with adorable puppy pictures whenever possible. In other news, Karin and Jeff's bathroom renovation is proceeding swimmingly!