A Former Commercial Building Turned Minimal Modern Home
Name: Hilary Padget and Anthony Harrington Location: The Heights — Jersey City, New Jersey Size: 1050 square feet interior (plus 230 square foot garage) Years lived in: 2 years, owned This isn’t the first time Hilary and Anthony’s home has appeared on Apartment Therapy. Way back in 2008, they were the winners of our fourth Small Cool Contest, with this 460 square foot Brooklyn studio featuring a very stylish and smart lofted bed.
May 6, 2018
These are the Trendy Pool Floats That Will Earn You Insta-fame This Year
It is almost summer, and that means it is almost time for your friends to post pictures of themselves on Instagram, gracefully posed on top of some trendy pool float in some enviable location. Look, the rise of the statement pool float is one of the weirder things about Instagram, but I remember that, as an 8-year-old, I was once very, very excited about a pool float shaped like an alligator, so I have no room to judge.
May 6, 2018
This 130-Year-Old Dutch Church Gets a New Life as a Library
Renovations came come in all shapes and sizes. Most often, we see homes transformed. But sometimes, very unique renos happen, where a building that formerly hosted one activity becomes something entirely different. Just look at this former Dutch church that was made into a library and museum. Have you ever traveled to a major city, like New York or Paris, and noticed beautiful 19th-century architecture?
May 6, 2018
9 Money-Saving Secrets for Shopping at CVS
What’s not to love about CVS? Not only is it brimming with affordable beauty products and home essentials, it’s by far one of the easiest drug stores to save money at while shopping. Don’t believe us? We did our research and dug up nine awesome money-saving secrets for shopping at CVS that you probably didn’t know about. Read ahead to find out how to score even better deals next time you raid the local drugstore.
May 6, 2018
The One $7 IKEA Storage Item I’ve Kept After Multiple Moves
I’ve had my fair share of IKEA items over the years. There was a KARLSTAD sofa in my first apartment (which I sold to a friend), a BESTA wall cabinet that got left behind when I moved from Boston, and countless little items I’ve bought then used up or purged along the way. Few things, however, have stuck around over time and made it through multiple moves over the years. But there’s one thing that I bought perhaps 15 years ago (maybe?
May 6, 2018
110-Year-Old Victorian Mansion in Mississippi is the Ultimate Fixer Upper
Channel your inner Chip and Joanna Gaines. This Mississippi Victorian mansion truly needs every ounce of Fixer Upper spirit that there is in the world. If you love historic homes and big renovation projects, you’re going to want to pull out your checkbook and buy this house ASAP. From a first look, this crumbling Mississippi mansion might be off-putting. Who wants to spend thousands of their hard-earned money on something that is falling apart?
May 6, 2018
Live Like Marilyn Monroe – Rent the Hamptons Windmill Home She Stayed in 60 Years Ago
Marilyn Monroe lived a very glamorous life as a blonde bombshell. If you’ve ever tried to get her iconic curls or tried to wear a white dress like the one she wore in The Seven Year Itch, you definitely are a Marilyn Monroe fan. You can actually live like her this summer – if you have $55,000 to spare. This summer, the windmill Hamptons home that Marilyn leased with her then-husband Arthur Miller in 1957 is available for rent. It’ll only set you back several thousand dollars!
May 6, 2018
Small Space Storage Tips—From People Who Live in Tiny Homes
In any home, large or small, storage tends to be one of the top gripes. There’s a good chance that your basement — if you even have a basement — is filled with needless items that you’ve collected over the years. You’ve probably lived through the experience of donating several coats in your closet, so you can, um… make room for new coats. And let’s not even discuss that clutter that currently resides under your bed.
May 6, 2018