A Small Southwestern Modern Studio in Downtown Oklahoma City
“I’ve been into interior design for awhile and living in a studio has been a fun challenge,” writes Lyndsey, who shares this small studio apartment with her rescue dog Tux. “A lot of people couldn’t handle living in one large room, but Tux and I seem to make it work! Leaving out room dividers makes the space more open and bright but I have to be mindful about anything I bring in the space. If it isn’t useful or beautiful, its got to go!
Dec 15, 2017
100+ Years of Tradition: Vintage Retail Holiday Window Displays Through the Years
Long ago, before anybody had even dreamed of the internet, people did their holiday shopping in a charmingly analog way: by scoping out gifts in store windows. Then, in 1883, the smart folks at the Macy’s department store in New York City realized that they could draw even more people to their store windows by putting on a show.
Dec 15, 2017
7 Things You Need to Know About the 2018 Housing Market
It’s that time of year when we reflect on the last 12 months, look dreamily out the coffee shop window, and think… “To hell with you, 2017! You were the [bleeping] worst. Let’s hope 2018 isn’t such a slimy armpit stain of a year.” Ahem, er… right. It was a tough year for homebuyers, and lots of other people, too. Is there any relief in store? It looks that way.
Dec 15, 2017
5 Awesome Things on Sale Today (That Also Make Awesome Gifts)
It’s only 10 days until Christmas, but don’t panic: there’s still plenty of time to get a few quality gifts wrapped and ready under the tree. However, if you’re struggling to find the right presents for everyone (i.e. ones that are affordable and ship fast), then this list is for you. Read ahead for five Prime-eligible gifts on sale today at Amazon that will never look like they were last-minute purchases.
Dec 15, 2017
Today Is Free Shipping Day —These Are the Retailers Participating
Still have some holiday shopping to do? We have good news: today is Free Shipping Day, a shopping holiday where many retailers offer free shipping that’s guaranteed to arrive by Christmas Eve. Here are the stores that are participating. This is the tenth year running for Free Shipping Day, and over 950 retailers are joining in. Some require a promo code, while others discount shipping automatically.
Dec 15, 2017
Easy Gifts to Make That Your Furry Friend Will Flip Out Over
Because face it: when they're happy, you're happy.
Dec 15, 2017
Buckingham Palace Revealed This Year’s Christmas Decorations
Check out the festive royal decor.
Dec 15, 2017
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How I Found the Window Treatments for Apartment Therapy’s HQ
This year at Apartment Therapy, we expanded our growing offices into a new space. As project manager for the job, I oversaw everything from getting the lease signed to getting the gas turned on in our new studio kitchen. My very last step was to find and order the window treatments. A minor detail, I thought, until we started working in shadeless offices. Turns out, it’s anything but.
Dec 15, 2017
A Trend Forecaster On What You’ll Be Buying For Your Home in 2018
With the new year looming, we couldn’t help but take a sneak peek to see what we might be purchasing, making, loving, and coveting in 2018. We turned to Nancy Fire, the design powerhouse behind Design Works International, HGTV Home, Studio Design NYC, and Kelly Ripa Home to help us navigate what’s new and what’s next.
Dec 15, 2017
Check Out These Amazing Ocean Sculptures Made From Glass and Concrete
The ocean has a well-deserved reputation as an instant mood calmer, so it’s no surprise that these ethereal glass and concrete sea sculptures by artist Ben Young have us feeling especially centered and relaxed. Young used bronze, concrete and laminated float glass to create the hand-cut pieces, which look like super realistic three-dimensional ocean topography diagrams. Each sculpture offers a unique perspective of the water’s surface as well as features of the ocean floor.
Dec 15, 2017
6 Things You Can (and Should) Clean in Somebody Else’s Home
No matter how familiar you are with your hosts, staying over makes you — by definition — a guest in someone else’s home. An extra person in someone else’s space. A gracious host will tell you to “make yourself at home,” but no matter how you choose to live at your own place, there are certain things you must do to be a good houseguest in somebody else’s. Specifically good guests always, always clean up after themselves.
Dec 15, 2017
This Country’s Homes Master Effortlessly Cool, Casual Vibes
Nothing is really worse than a too stiff and stuffy home. When a home feels more like a museum and less like a place you doing your living in, it’s hard for you — or your guests — to relax. But these homes below are the very opposite of stiff; they’re beautiful spaces that are also casual and comfy, with an energy that feels vibrant and motivating.
Dec 15, 2017
5 Things You Can Clean With Denture Tablets
5 Things You Can Clean With Denture Tablets
Dec 15, 2017
DIY The Perfect Ribbon Bow
DIY The Perfect Ribbon Bow
Dec 15, 2017