These Memory Foam, Faux Fur Dog Beds Are Both Luxurious and Easy to Clean
We can't help treating our dogs like royalty.
Feb 24, 2020
The World’s Biggest Bounce House Is Touring America Right Now
And even adults are allowed to bounce.
Feb 24, 2020
Lidl’s Popular $25 Dutch Oven Is Coming Back This Week
Dutch ovens don't have to cost $400.
Feb 24, 2020
Why Do Dogs Stare? Here Are a Few of the Reasons
Is it about love or just food?
Feb 24, 2020
5 Steps to Take When You’re Leaving Roommates to Live on Your Own
Know thy budget.
Feb 23, 2020
4 Reasons Basements Are Actually Beautiful, According to a Basement Expert
Whether they're finished or unfinished.
Feb 21, 2020
Looking to Pamper Your Pet? Nordstrom Has the Paw-fect Pop-Up
Items range from comfy beds, novelty toys, and outfits so adorable we want a matching set.
Feb 23, 2020
This Prefab House is Completely Self-Powered
The homes start at just 430 square feet.
Feb 23, 2020
This Colorful San Francisco House Is Like a "Victorian on Acid"
It’s like a Wes Anderson movie that hasn’t been filmed yet or like a little Madonna Inn.
Feb 21, 2020
Before and After: This Funky $100 Bathroom Redo Uses Paint in Surprising Ways
You won't see the after coming!
Feb 23, 2020
These Attic Bedrooms Are So Instagram-Worthy, You Might Just Want to Move Up
The oft-overlooked space could be a stunning place to rest your head.
Feb 21, 2020
17 Groceries Chefs Always Buy at Trader Joe’s
Ted Allen loves the mini ice cream cones!
Feb 23, 2020
This Bungalow Shows the Power of Paint and Good Furniture Finds
This house has good bones, and its owners have created a warm, cozy home thanks to fresh paint and fun vintage furniture and decor finds.
Feb 23, 2020
Use the “Outside-In” Trick to Quickly Clean All Your Biggest Messes, From Now Until Forever
This cleaning technique harnesses the power of "small wins" in a very visual way.
Feb 23, 2020
Style on a Budget: 10 Sources for Good, Cheap Lighting
Bad lighting can date a house. Fortunately, lighting is something that can be updated with a quick weekend project, and you don’t have to spend a lot of money to do it. Lighting can also be the item that comes at the end of a remodel when money is tight and you need some less expensive, stylish options. Here are 10 companies providing bright and functional lighting at reasonable prices. 1.
Feb 22, 2020
Best Lighting Stores 2010
Painting is the first “low expense, high impact” project most decorators recommend for home improvement, but lighting can make just as big a difference. It’s all too common to live with one ugly overhead fixture for years without realizing that a few well-placed lamps can make a home SO much more livable. If lighting is on your home’s shopping list, here are 20 places to look — from high-end stores to budget sources.
Feb 22, 2020
Before and After: A $150, 3-Day Project Gives a Plain Living Room Some Wow
"It's a low-cost project that can change the look and vibe of a room completely," says the homeowner.
Feb 22, 2020
How to Start an Art Collection, According to an Industry Expert
Splurging not necessary!
Feb 21, 2020
Swedish Design Museum’s Latest Exhibit Fits in a Backpack—and You Can Rent It for Free
Each one contains well-designed and useful items, carefully selected by local curators.
Feb 22, 2020
You Can Light This Candle With Your Phone, and It’s Officially the Future
Your phone can now create fire by activating a Bluetooth-enabled scented candle.
Feb 22, 2020
The 10 Essential Pantry Ingredients to Get at Costco in 2020
Now that we’re safely into 2020, it’s time to revisit your pantry staples.
Feb 21, 2020
A Compact 560-Square-Foot Condo Is a Cool Mix of Vintage Pieces
This is Ariane's very first own home, so she decided to make it a reflection of who she is, what she's into, and of her favorite memories.
Feb 22, 2020
10 Must-See Small Cool Homes: Week Three
The 10th Annual Small Cool contest has entered the free-for-all voting stage – every single one of our 189 entries are live and accepting thumbs up votes. Here’s a look at 10 fun-to-see homes from the past week to get you started but be sure to check out all the wonderful homes on our “All Entries” page to help send ALL of your favorites on to the next round!
Feb 21, 2020
10 Must-See Small Cool Spaces: Week Three
Here we are, rounding the corner just before the home stretch. We’ve shared over 130 small cool homes with you so far and still have a few more days of new entries to come. Here are 10 entries that caught the eye of voters this past week; check them (and ALL of the competitors who are looking for votes) out and enjoy the supersized dose of small space inspiration and ideas.
Feb 21, 2020
It’s a Wrap: Here Are Your Favorite Small, Cool Homes of 2016!
Twelve years after our very first Small Cool contest and readers are still impressing us with sumptuous style, creative solutions and sage wisdom for living life to the fullest in a small home. Every year we are wowed with the display of small coolness and we are excited to host all this small space inspiration. Thank you to everyone who participated in the contest by sharing your home with our community, by commenting and voting for your favorites. And now, to congratulate our winners!
Feb 21, 2020
12 Must-See Small Cool Homes: Week One
We’ve seen 25 homes so far in our 11th Annual (!) Small Cool contest and it’s already a memorable year. These homes all have square footage under 1000 square feet but miles of style to spare. Today, we’ve got a look back at some standouts from Week One, along with a link to ALL the entries so far. Dive in, peek inside these stylish small, cool homes and give all your favorites a vote to help them move on to the next round. (And if you haven’t entered yet, do that too!).
Feb 21, 2020
Standout “Small Cool” Homes
Kyle’s Teeny-Tiny City Home Every year, the Small Cool Contest gets cooler and cooler, and this year, we saw some really stellar entries. The competition was steep, and the judges had their work cut out for them, but in the end, it’s like Highlander—there can be only one. (Well, technically, two, since we have an international division as well.
Feb 21, 2020
Before and After: A Cheery Nursery Filled with IKEA Hacks
Honestly? I'd live in this nursery.
Feb 21, 2020
The ‘Friends’ Cast is Officially Returning for a Reunion Special
“Guess you could call this the one where they all got back together."
Feb 21, 2020
1-800-Flowers Has a 2020 Plant of the Year, and You’re In Luck (Literally)
Legend says it’ll bring good fortune to its owner, so here's to a good year (and hopefully decade) ahead!
Feb 21, 2020
This Affordable Art Trend is Becoming a New Classic
Maybe it has something to do with what crazy plant ladies and gents we've become these days.
Feb 21, 2020
Kate Upton Confessed That She Returned Wedding Gifts to Get a Second (!) Roomba, and We Don’t Blame Her One Bit
It checks off a major chore without you having to lift a finger, and by having two, you can cover more ground in a smaller period of time. Makes sense to us!
Feb 21, 2020
This Under-Sink Organizer Is New on Amazon—and Already Has Over 100 5-Star Reviews
The perfect tool to tame the wild area under your sink.
Feb 21, 2020
4 Bedding Mistakes You Need to Stop Making ASAP
Your bed is an incredibly personal part of your home, but that doesn't mean it's free of the occasional mistake or two.
Feb 21, 2020
One of Brad Goreski’s Favorite Cozy Products Is a Robe From Target—And His Dogs Love It, Too
We were wondering how the fashion expert unwinds in the comfort of his own pajamas.
Feb 21, 2020
Before & After: 10 Dramatic Fireplace Makeovers
It’s about that time of the year when we’re craving coziness, so let’s chat about fireplaces. What seems like a luxury to some may actually be a design burden or eyesore for others—there are a lot of dated and dreary old fireplaces floating around out there. The good news is that there are also a lot of ways to make them modern. Whether with a simple coat of paint or a total overhaul, yours can definitely be saved to look chic in your space.
Feb 21, 2020
A New Tiny House Village Just Opened in the Florida Keys, So It’s Time to Book a Vacation
Experience tiny house living without committing to the lifestyle.
Feb 21, 2020
Small Cool: The Finalists!
The ballots are in! Our talented (and lovely!) judges, Amy Preiser (Senior Digital Editor at Hearst Design Group for Elle Decor, House Beautiful and Veranda), and Patrick J. Hamilton (Designer, and our first ever Small Cool contest winner), voted on your choices for the top 5 homes in each of our divisions. After counting their votes and (triple!) checking my tallies, I’m excited to share the division winners and finalists for the smallest coolest home of 2014.
Feb 21, 2020
18 Tweets Only True Maxxinistas Will Understand
Whether you love a bargain or you just happen to find yourself sniffing around in the candle aisle on the reg, here are a collection of funny tweets that describes your shopping experience.
Feb 21, 2020
Watch 5 Famous Paintings Come to Life in These Real-Life Renderings
Inspiration for your home can be found anywhere—and that includes classic paintings that showcase both real and imaginary architecture.
Feb 21, 2020
This Modern Australian House Will Give You a New Appreciation for Concrete Blocks
Originally built in the late 1970s, this house features a design with an open kitchen, huge walls of glass, and concrete block walls.
Feb 21, 2020
15 Small Bathrooms that are Big on Style
Of course it’s easy to create a gorgeous bathroom when you have a ton of room, but working with a smaller space can be a bit of a challenge. If you’re remodeling a smaller bathroom and feel a bit hemmed in, then take a look at these phenomenal tiny bathrooms that still manage to pack in plenty of style. Blogger Emily from The Pink House didn’t let the small size of her upstairs bathroom keep her from pulling off a gorgeous remodel.
Feb 21, 2020
This Retro Pattern is Making a Big Comeback—Here’s How to Use it in a More Modern Way
If your style leans more grandmillennial than mid-century modern, you'll probably be happy to know that toile, the textile and wall covering pattern know for its depiction of pastoral life, is also enjoying a comeback 2020.
Feb 21, 2020
10 Clever Real-Life Organizing Ideas You're Going to Wish You Used Earlier
Apartment Therapy's organizing expert Taryn Williford shares her favorite organizing ideas from recent house tours.
Feb 21, 2020
The One Item You Already Own That'll Make Laundromat Trips Easier
And other renter-friendly laundry tips.
Feb 21, 2020
This Old School Design Trick Will Make Your Living Room So Much Brighter
Through the looking glass we go.
Feb 21, 2020