Living Solo: Advice, Ideas & Inspiration for Singles

Living Solo: Advice, Ideas & Inspiration for Singles

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Eleanor Büsing
Dec 25, 2015

Single-person households are on the rise in much of the developed world, and we are all over it: over the past 12 months, our content has included loads of tips, inspiration, and ideas for solo living. Check out our top 10 posts on the subject, including three fabulous singletons' House Tours.

Single and Loving It: 7 Ways to Embrace Living Alone (above)

Living alone is often stigmatized as sad and lonely, but those who love it seem pretty darn happy. Here are seven reasons to love living alone.

(Image credit: Carolyn Purnell)

Michelle's Traditional + Fashion Forward Chicago Home

9 of the Very Best Things About Living Alone

Seven reasons not enough for you? Here, have some more!

(Image credit: Leanne Bertram)

Kimberlee's Sweet Petite in Adelaide

How To Live Alone Without Feeling Lonely

Here are half a dozen ways to revel in living alone—and deal with the times when it's less-than-ideal.

Jeremy & David's Design Lovers' Den

"Must Have Bed Frame" and Other Dating Dealbreakers

How much does interior design influence your dating decisions? Vote for your most-hated dating dealbreakers here.

(Image credit: Emily Billings)

Kate & Nick's Back-to-the-Land Vermont Home (and Yurt!)

The Single Person's Guide to Surviving Thanksgiving

The holiday itself may have just passed, but you can use this advice for the rest of the winter holidays, too.

(Image credit: D Squared Photo & Video)

A DIY Wedding Reception for 200

The Single Folks' Guide to Surviving Another Wedding Season

Another survival guide for another season.

(Image credit: Heijmans)

Heijmans ONE

Young, Single and Broke? An Alternative to Moving Back in with Your Parents

A Dutch construction company tries to solve the housing problems of the country's single population and the issue of "derelict land" in one go. Hmm...

(Image credit: Nancy Mitchell)

Nancy's Farewell to Houston House Tour

House Tour → Nancy Mitchell

Finally, here are a few single-person House Tours to round things off. Before moving to NYC, Apartment Therapy's very own Nancy Mitchell invited us into her chic, colorful Texas home.

(Image credit: Andrea Sparacio)

Sofia's DIY Garden Apartment In Brooklyn

House Tour → Sofia Berger

Sofia's gorgeous apartment is filled with her impressive DIY projects and boasts perhaps the coolest outdoor space in all of New York.

(Image credit: Natalie Grasso)

Coffee with Carl in His Carriage House

House Tour → Carl Seeno

And in Washington, DC, Carl does simple bachelor style in his minimal, modern carriage house.

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