Apartment Therapy Archive - May 2023
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How This TikToker Created Storage in Her Less-than-11-Square-Foot Entryway
Organize & Clean
It took three space-saving finds for under $100 to get it so functional.
May 22, 2023
I Found Something Even Better Than Hooks to Store My Reusable Bags
Finally, a way to reach exactly the bag you want in an instant, with zero shuffling or grumbling.
May 21, 2023
How the 20/20 Rule Helped Me Declutter My Messy Life
When my family bought our new home a few years ago, I spent days packing up cluttered closets, disorganized drawers, messy shelves, and overflowing toy bins. I promised myself the new house would be different.
May 21, 2023
Does Putting Aluminum Foil in Your Dishwasher Really Remove Water Stains?
I asked a chemist, just to be sure.
May 21, 2023
Stop Microwaving Your Sponges, Immediately
Here's why.
May 21, 2023
I Just Found a $16 Solution to Your Annoying 'Clothes Chair' Problem
Finally, a home for clothes too clean to wash and too dirty to put away.
May 21, 2023
3 Kitchen Reno Lessons I Learned the Hard Way, So You Don’t Have To
Home Projects
Learn from my mistakes to save yourself a headache.
May 21, 2023
Costco Is Selling a 20-Jar Spice Rack with Free Refills — for 5 Years
Organize & Clean
The 20-jar spice rack is flying off the shelves.
May 21, 2023
B&A: A Luxe $540 IKEA BILLY Redo Uses Serving Bowls in a Surprising Way
Home Projects
Wooden serving bowls? As furniture feet? Groundbreaking (really!).
May 21, 2023
This TikToker DIYed a Whimsical Solution for Harsh Overhead Lighting
People are coming up with new and innovative ways to set a mood and eschew harsh overhead lighting.
May 21, 2023
A Mom Transformed a Nursery into a Wednesday Addams-Themed Big Kid Bedroom
It’s an incredibly chic homage to everyone’s favorite fictional goth girl.
May 21, 2023
See How a Home Stager Transformed a Primary Bedroom Without Using Paint
BEFORE & AFTER
She swapped in some new furniture to create a luxe retreat.
May 21, 2023
Costco Has Cooling Pet Cots on Sale Right Now
The dog days of summer will be here sooner than you think.
May 21, 2023
10 Small Bedroom Office Ideas to Make Your Sleep Space Work Harder
Style
You’ll rest easy in these workspace-bedroom hybrids — I promise!
May 21, 2023
The Last Thing You Should Always Do After Unpacking Groceries
Living
It makes the next grocery shopping trip a breeze.
May 21, 2023
This Stunning Wildflower Front Lawn Is Beautiful and Functional
It’s providing food for bees.
May 21, 2023
The Entryway Layout on Its Way Out, According to Real Estate Pros
Real Estate
The pros say it feels dated.
May 21, 2023
5 Common Travel Habits I Never Do as a Former Flight Attendant
Organize & Clean
It’s how I keep organized and ready for takeoff at a moment’s notice.
May 21, 2023
The 4-Step Guide to Renewing Grout (In Order of Increasing Grossness)
Stick a light-colored, porous material between tiles—where spills are likely to settle and mildew is undoubtedly going to grow—and you can bet it’s not going to be a pretty situation. And once stains set in, scrubbing them clean is no one’s idea of a fun afternoon. But the promise of fresh, gleaming grout? It keeps us fighting the good fight.
May 20, 2023
How Bad Is It Really to Wear New Clothes Before You Wash Them?
You can't un-know what you're about to read.
May 20, 2023
My Mom Finally Shared Her Secret Miracle Spray Recipe With Me
The hero ingredient was such a surprise.
May 20, 2023
The 20-Minute Daily Clean Routine That’ll Give You Your Weekends Back
Welcome freedom — and a tidy home — when Friday night comes around.
May 20, 2023
5 Steps You Can Take to Get a "Crumbless" Laptop Keyboard
Achieving a spotless (or crumbless) laptop isn’t as easy as sucking it all out with a vacuum like you would beneath your dining room table.
May 20, 2023
How To Green Clean the Grout In Your Shower & Bathroom
Is your bathroom guest-ready?
May 20, 2023
B&A: This Blank Apartment Entryway Is Unrecognizable After a Daring Redo
Home Projects
Are entryways the new powder rooms? (Which is to say, the new secret spots to go bold and create a jewel box within your home?) This entryway redo suggests yes!
May 20, 2023
My Childhood Taught Me to Strategize When Buying Travel Souvenirs
Style
Shop with a purpose so your purchases don’t collect dust.
May 20, 2023
10 Things I Wish Somebody Told Me Before I Bought an Airbnb Property
Real Estate
It’s certainly not “passive” income.
May 20, 2023
I Took a "Cleaning Vacation" for a Week
Organize & Clean
Here's how it went.
May 20, 2023
B&A: A $72 One-Wall Project Makes a Whole Living Room Feel Larger
Home Projects
A low-budget IKEA product, plus a little bit of paint, were the perfect sleek solutions for an awkward spot in this house.
May 19, 2023
How To Deep Green Clean Your Carpets
Over time spot cleaning just doesn’t do it. You turn around one day, and your carpets are a shade darker than when you had them installed. Or, you do a great job spot cleaning only to reveal how dirty the rest of the carpeting really is. Here’s a way to give your carpets a deep clean using a few household ingredients, a vacuum, and a steam cleaner. Ingredients: Salt, borax, and white vinegar.
May 19, 2023
How To Whiten Laundry Without Chlorine Bleach
Many of us have banished chlorine bleach from our homes, as it can irritate the skin, eyes, and lungs, poison fish and insects, and release carcinogenic dioxins during production. Fortunately, there are still plenty of ways keep white linens, socks, and other fabrics sparkling, and you probably already have the necessary ingredients around the house. Ready to get started? Here are some bleach-free ways to get your whites whiter!
May 19, 2023
How I Finally Got My 100-Year-Old Bathroom Floor Clean
My go-to cleaner for tile and grout.
May 19, 2023
The Best Memorial Day TV Deals to Shop Now
Shop LG, Samsung, and more top brands.
May 19, 2023
I Was Skeptical of This Paint Touch-Up Hack — But the Results Surprised Me
Home Projects
I’ve always used rollers for the job, but I’m a convert now.
May 19, 2023
How to Make Your Kitchen Look Expensive Like Jeremiah Brent’s
With a floral arrangement and framed photos, your kitchen can look as dazzling as Jeremiah Brent’s studio.
May 19, 2023
Tries, Buys, and DIYs: 8 Things Apartment Therapy Editors Are Loving This Week
Style
From our editors' radars straight to your own home.
May 19, 2023
This NYC Apartment Listing Offers a Discount If You Don’t Cook
The internet has thoughts.
May 19, 2023
B&A: You Haven’t Seen an Oak Dining Table Redo Like This Before
Home Projects
“I've been wanting a new table for the dining room for a while, and this was the perfect opportunity to go a bit ‘extra’ on it,” this DIYer says.
May 19, 2023
The Best Editor-Tested Electric Kettles That You Can Buy Now
Meet your new best friend.
May 19, 2023
12 Household Cleaner Combinations You Should Never, Ever Mix
Organize & Clean
When you have a big mess, it's tempting to want to bring out all of the big guns and throw at it every cleaning product you've got. But don't!
May 17, 2023
IKEA Is Hosting Raves Now?
But do they serve meatballs?
May 19, 2023
This London Two-Bedroom Victorian Was Renovated on a Budget, Bit by Bit
Tours
Nadine Bacchus and partner, Juls, didn’t have a ton of money in the bank after buying this Victorian two-bedroom house, built in 1901. But, they saved money, then “completed a room, lived in chaos, saved a bit more, did another room. It was wild!”
May 19, 2023
This Dollar Tree Summer Collection Goes Full Coastal Grandma
You can get the look without spending tons of money.
May 19, 2023
This $40 IKEA KALLAX Bookshelf Belongs in Your Bedroom and Here’s Why
Style
See the KALLAX as you haven’t seen it before.
May 19, 2023
Jennifer Aniston’s Kitchen Cabinets Bring Back This Classic Style
Aniston’s chic, light wooden cabinets really steal the show.
May 19, 2023
What You Might Not Realize About Buying the Newest House on the Block
Real Estate
People often equate “new” with “best.”
May 19, 2023