A Sunny California Home for a Family of Seattle Transplants
Name: Jennifer Location: Temecula, California I just recently relocated to Southern Cali from the Seattle area. I moved here with my husband and two youngest kids (12 and 5). With three kids already out of the house, we decided to finish raising our brood in a drastically different way. From a 2,500 square foot custom farm house in the great NW, to a 1,600 square foot stucco in a neighborhood that we transformed from a cloned tract house to a mock Palm Springs Spanish Modern.
Dec 20, 2016
19 Kid-Friendly Holiday Recipes
(Image credit: Emma Christensen) From Kitchn → 19 Holiday Recipes to Make with Your Kids
Dec 20, 2016
We Bet You Don’t Know: Origins of 5 Classic Christmas Traditions
It’s the most wonderful time of the year: Colorful lights on every street corner, the scent of pine filling the air, all kinds of holiday cheer being passed around. But do you ever find yourself wondering why we do the things we do in the holiday season? Where did all of these traditions come from? Well, pull up a chair and grab a mug of spiced cider (or, you know, mulled wine). We have five classic Christmas traditions to share—and how they got started.
Dec 20, 2016
A Credenza for Every Budget
Loyalists to the Apartment Therapy Marketplace know that tons of great new stuff is added every day. But since we live in a busy world, you might not get the chance to check for new listings as much as you’d like. That’s where I come in. I spend a good amount of time digging through the latest uploads each day, and am more than happy to spread the love when it comes to great deals.
Dec 20, 2016
Tom Dixon Reveals New Info About His Top Secret IKEA Collection
British designer Tom Dixon just revealed new details about his 2017 collection for IKEA. Here’s what we know: Back in June, IKEA announced that they’d be launching collaborations with Hay and Tom Dixon in 2017. While we actually got to see some of the Hay designs—including their take on the classic FRAKTA bag—all we learned about the Dixon collection was that it included an aluminum-framed sofa and that the collaboration was focusing on the “ever-changing home.
Dec 20, 2016
10 Thoughts on a Happy Home Life, Scandi-Style (As Told By a Londoner Living in Malmö)
As we head into the scary winter months, our admiration for everything Scandinavian seems to grow exponentially with each degree the temperature drops. How does Sweden rank among the happiest countries when it has such dark, cold winters? In search of some answers, we turned to Niki Brantmark, the blogger behind My Scandinavian Home, who lives in a townhouse by the sea in southern Sweden.
Dec 20, 2016
Everything You Need to Know About Not Going Broke When Using an Apartment Broker
If you’re new to the apartment hunt, the idea of using a broker might be a very confusing concept—especially so if you’re moving from a lower-demand rental market to a bustling (and crowded) one like those in NYC or San Francisco.
Dec 20, 2016
Want to Decorate…as a Career? Things to Consider from a Pro
You’ve decorated your own home. You’ve helped friends and family decorate their homes. Is 2017 the year you finally take some steps toward decorating as a career? There’s a ton to learn about the field of interior design and decorating (much more than can fit in a single post), but while you might be mulling over whether you should go back to school or take out a business loan, consider a few things first.
Dec 20, 2016
These 5 Affordable Kitchen Transformations Will Amaze You
From Apartment Therapy → 5 Breathtaking Affordable Kitchen Transformations
Dec 20, 2016
5 Ways to Add the Color of he Year to Your Kitchen
(Image credit: Susanna Hopler) From Kitchn → 5 Ways to Green Up Your Kitchen
Dec 20, 2016
Holiday Traditions from Around the World to Try at Home
We all have our holiday traditions—from special recipes to fun activities, everyone has an interesting take on celebrating, and that’s not just limited to differences between families. Around the world, different countries and cultures have unique and beautiful holiday traditions to learn about.
Dec 20, 2016
An Uplifting Holiday Makeover For A Non-Profit
An Uplifting Holiday Makeover For A Non-Profit
Dec 20, 2016