Glenn Close’s Bedford Hills Estate Is Country House Perfection
Emmy Award-winning actress Glenn Close recently listed her longtime New York residence for $3.6 million. After spending 30 years at the Bedford Hills estate known as Beanfield, Close is looking to sell the property, which served as the backdrop of her daughter’s wedding ceremony just last year. Located just an hour outside of Manhattan, the farmhouse sits on 10.8 acres of tree and meadow-filled space.
Jun 20, 2019
How to Decorate Your Home So Everyone Knows You're a Plant Parent
You're totally embracing the plant parent life and don't care who knows it.
Jun 20, 2019
Misty’s Bright and Colorful Cottage!
Name: Misty Adair, husband John, two young sons and dog, LucyLocation: Allandale, Austin, TXSize: 1375 square feetYears lived in: 6 yearsWhen we spotted some photos of Misty’s home in a few of her previous posts here on Apartment Therapy, we knew we needed to get in there for a house tour! A visit to Misty’s house in the Allandale neighborhood doesn’t disappoint.
Jun 20, 2019
H&M's Home Sale Is Now Up to 70% Off! Here's What We're Buying
Save big on basics and accent pieces to refresh your space.
Jun 20, 2019
5 Surprising Places to Live in the U.S. If You Love National Parks
People living near protected areas like national parks tend to be healthier and wealthier, according to a 2019 Oregon State University study.
Jun 20, 2019
5 Wedding Favors Your Guests Will Actually Want to Keep—And They’re All on Etsy
Don't let the last part of your wedding be the last thing you think about.
Jun 20, 2019
Wayfair’s New Hashtag Home Collection Is Affordable, Trendy, and Hashtag Goals
Leave it to Wayfair, one of our faves for affordable finds, to come up with a new collection full of colorful, on trend pieces that are perfect for small spaces. Called Hashtag Home, the retailer has gathered more than 1,300 items to give your home a refresh with a rainbow twist.
Jun 20, 2019
Is Terrazzo Officially Over?
Design experts weigh in on the rise (and fall) of the terrazzo trend.
Jun 20, 2019
A Small London Flat’s Garden and Backyard Studio Are So Dreamy
The flat's style is "Eclectic London meets American West."
Jun 20, 2019
If You’re Going to Wear Your Shoes In People’s Homes, At Least Follow These 5 Rules
I don't ask guests to remove their shoes. But!—yes, here's the big but—there are some golden rules.
Jun 20, 2019
Get the Look in 4 Pieces: Small Space Style in Manhattan
This San Francisco space is bright, breezy, and cozy--three of our favorite things. The modern decor provides a calm, laid back vibe, and plants help brighten up a space rooted in neutrals. Follow along to see how to replicate this beautiful look!
Jun 19, 2019
House Call: Peggy’s White and Light
Name: Peggy Wong of Blue Pool RoadLocation: Downtown Los Angeles, CASize: 800 square feetI met Peggy a couple of months ago at a blogger meet up in Venice. She was introduced to me as a former art director at Martha Stewart and she gave me her card for the company she’s started on her own, Blue Pool Road. When I got home and looked up her work, I was amazed: Light, simple, graphically subdued but in no way boring. Then I saw her house.
Jun 19, 2019
9 Smart Things to Clean on the Longest Day of the Year, Using the Extra Sun to Your Advantage
Use the super sunny day to your advantage and tackle these tasks around the house.
Jun 19, 2019
Before and After: A Whiteboard Mural Makes This Creative Office an Organized Dream
Brianna printed her custom, watercolor-inspired artwork at Society6 and covered it with three "generous" coats of clear whiteboard paint. After five days of curing, she had her end result—"a giant surface for impromptu brainstorming, writing down weekly and monthly goals, taking notes while pacing on conference calls, or sketching website wireframes."
Jun 19, 2019
A Firefighter Calls This Converted Schoolbus Home
A firefighter from Toronto now calls a school bus his home. Dubbed The Doghouse, the 38′ Thomas Built conversion is one of the coolest homes on wheels. Van and “skoolie” conversion company Paved to Pines performed the spectacular upgrade from vintage vehicle to chic, tiny home, outfitting the interior with all of the amenities required to suit their client’s desire to have a combined travel/living space that can be used for wine tours and mobile dog rescue efforts.
Jun 19, 2019
The Little Shack on the Prairie from ‘Fixer Upper’ Could Be Yours
Out of Chip and Joanna Gaines’s massive home overhauls, the “Little Shack on the Prairie” certainly takes the cake for a memorable makeover. The Matsumoto family got the grand “Fixer Upper” treatment in season 4 of the show, transforming an actual wooden shack into a sprawling renovated farmhouse with an industrial flair. And now, the four-bed, two-bath home is on the market for $400,000, realtor.com reports.
Jun 19, 2019
This Highly-Rated Mattress is 20% Off on Amazon—Today Only
Mattresses in a box are here to stay, but the market for them can feel overly saturated with options—many of which cost well over $1,000. If you want to refresh your bedroom for summer but don’t want to splurge, Amazon’s current deal of the day could be the answer you’ve been waiting for. For today only, Amazon is offering 20 percent off Sweetnight mattresses and pillows, bringing prices under $300 for some models.The most popular option is the 10-in.
Jun 19, 2019
Spending Just Two Hours Per Week in Nature Can Improve Your Well-Being, a New Study Says
While technology certainly does its part in making life easier, existing in the modern world also means coping with unique sources of stress and anxiety. From feeling the constant need to stay connected to our devices for fear of missing out (or being missed) to the desire to keep track of every trending topic on social media, it becomes more and more challenging to prioritize one’s well-being.
Jun 19, 2019
How To: Organize A Bulletin Board
Right now, we’re looking at our blank bulletin board. It has one final step (a coat of white spray paint) before its ready to go back in our office. It used to be covered in fabric from IKEA (a busy pattern) but we wanted to go with simpler look for 2009. The previous bits of information on the bulletin board happened to be quite cluttered as well. Everything from inspirational tear-out pages from design magazines to a spare set of car keys were scattered about on our bulletin board.
Jun 19, 2019
9 Colors That Complement Green
It's time to go green, in a different way.
Jun 19, 2019
5 Things You Should Avoid Buying for Your New Home, According to Real Estate Agents
Real estate experts say these five purchases are the ones first-time homebuyers often regret after move-in day.
Jun 19, 2019
A Design Editor’s Apartment for Her Family of Four Has a Surprising Amount of Affordable Ideas
You bet former House Beautiful magazine editor Sophie Donelson's home is full of clever and affordable design ideas collected from her many years at the helm of top design publications.
Jun 19, 2019
8 Accent Pieces That Will Zhuzh Up Your Built-Ins
Built-ins aren't just for books.
Jun 19, 2019
House Tour: Jennifer’s Cool and Kitschy Austin Home!
Name: Jennifer Perkins, owner of the Naughty Secretary Club, and her husband Chris Boehk (also Ella the English Mastiff, Georgie the black cat and Lucy the older pup)Location: Austin, Texas Years lived in: 6 years>> When Jennifer Perkins and her husband Chris moved into this South Austin home six years ago, it was clear it had previously been a rental home for college students, featuring bad paint jobs, gross surfaces and evidence of neon signs.
Jun 19, 2019
We’re a Little Obsessed With Andrea Bocelli’s Dreamy Tuscan Villa
Sometimes, buying a home is a little bit like falling in love. Sometimes, when you know, you know. It was like that for world-renowned opera singer Andrew Bocelli, who settled on this 8,000 square foot Tuscan villa “rather quickly.” “For a choice as important as buying your home, I think we have to call on not only our rationality but also our instinct,” he told Architectural Digest. It’s hard to blame him.
Jun 19, 2019
The No-Freak Out Guide for How to Handle a Wild Animal in Your Home
Wildlife management experts say, for the most part, you can evict unwanted tenants (also known as "nuisance animals") fairly easily. But don't try to take care of everything yourself (and don't ignore what's happening). Call on the experts for guidance as soon as possible.
Jun 19, 2019
8 Stylish Windowsill Displays That'll Inspire More Than Just a Green Thumb
These windowsills use more than just flowers to decorate.
Jun 19, 2019
The Truth About White Floors
Anna of Door Sixteen‘s beautiful white floors When we were researching the idea of installing white floors as part of our kitchen renovation, we couldn’t find an honest report on what it was like living with them. Are they a nightmare to keep clean or is it much the same as a darker coloured floor? Are damages more noticeable? Someone please just give us an opinion other than “they’re pretty!”.
Jun 19, 2019
Who Needs a Gym? Try One of The 9 Best Workout Apps Instead
They will help you reach your goals, no matter how big or small.
Jun 19, 2019
7 Storage Benches Under $200 That Will Instantly Elevate Your Bedroom
Your bed is never fully dressed without a bench.
Jun 19, 2019
This Stylish Site Is Having a Huge Sale on Space-Saving Furniture
Get ready to save money AND space.
Jun 19, 2019
5 Strategies You Can Use (Later) to Finally Overcome Your Procrastination
We've all been there. It's pushing dinnertime and you've barely touched the work assignment that's due by end-of-day. Fret not, my fellow procrastinators, there's hope to be had.
Jun 19, 2019
A Minimal and Modern Amsterdam Houseboat Is Dreamy
High ceilings and large windows will make you fall for this floating home hook, line and sinker.
Jun 18, 2019
What the Internet is Saying About…Turkish Towels
All good things, all good things.
Jun 18, 2019
7 Hidden Costs and Complications of Tiny Houses
Sometimes living small means paying up.
Jun 18, 2019
Here’s How to Remove Something from Your Amazon History
In case you're trying to outsmart a nosy partner, or just want to make sure Amazon understands that cat lady tote was a one-time gag gift.
Jun 18, 2019
Shop What’s New in Bazaar
Mid Century Modern Nightstands (Delivered) – $250 – United Furniture nightstands. Awesome set in great shape. Only wear on top (see pics). Two drawer units. – BROOKLYNFrom Maxwell:Dear Readers, What are you looking for? We’ve just cleaned out and relaunched our marketplace as Bazaar – the best place on the web for vintage designer furnishings and accessories directly from others in our community.
Jun 18, 2019
Inspiration: Windowsill Garden
We’ve been enviously reading posts from the Northern Hemisphere about the lead up to summer and meanwhile down here in Australia, we’ve just entered winter. It’s getting really cold and frosty so not much is happening in our garden at the moment.
Jun 18, 2019
Before and After: A Dated RV is Now a Bright 320-Square-Foot Home to a Family of Four
Once dark and dated, after a modern renovation this home-on-wheels is now light and bright!
Jun 18, 2019
Millennials Didn’t Invent Houseplants
Indoor plants have seen their fair share of sunken living rooms, mall food courts, and midcentury modern. Let’s take a tour through the houseplant bubbles of yore.
Jun 18, 2019
Trying to Sleep on a Plane Is Hard, But This Tiny Packable Travel Blanket Will Make It More Comfortable
At some point, we’ve all tried to make a comfortable resting spot out a tiny airplane seat—a place that simply couldn’t measure up to the coziness of a bed. From using a rolled up jacket as a pillow to turning a long sweater into makeshift comforter, none of these temporary fixes quite compare to this multi-functional travel blanket known as The Layover, a new product currently funding on Kickstarter.
Jun 18, 2019
Anna Spiro’s Brisbane Abode
Name: Anna SpiroLocation: Brisbane, AustraliaSize: 2,370 square feetYears lived in: 1 year, ownedOver the past few weeks we’ve been getting a glimpse into some of Australia’s most exciting interior designers’ homes. This week we take a look at Brisbane based interior designer and blogger Anna Spiro’s home.
Jun 18, 2019
Netflix Just Announced the ‘Queer Eye’ Season 4 Premiere Date and It Comes Out So Soon
All things just keep getting better, because our favorite Fab Five are returning to Netflix with an all new season of “Queer Eye.” Fresh off a cameo in Taylor Swift’s new music video for You Need to Calm Down, Bobby Berk, Jonathan Van Ness, Tan France, Karamo Brown, and Antoni Porowski will be making a return to your TVs sooner than you might think.
Jun 18, 2019
The One Question All The Smartest Renters Ask Before Moving In
Here's how experts say you can avoid dorm-life flashbacks.
Jun 18, 2019
Soothe Your Soul with These 9 Self-Care Products, Because Burnout is Real
Time to schedule a cozy night in! (As if you needed an excuse.)
Jun 18, 2019
Apple’s New Mac Looks Like a Cheese Grater and IKEA’s Got Jokes
Highly specialized computer or… cheese grater? That’s the joke that IKEA Bulgaria made recently upon the unveiling of Apple’s new $6000 Mac Pro. The luxe electronic, which debuted at the 2019 Apple Worldwide Developers Conference last week, has prompted jokes galore due to its unique design, especially from the folks at IKEA, who noticed that it kind of resembles a cheese grater.
Jun 18, 2019