Apartment Therapy Archive - October 2023
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Your Backyard Needs a Fire Pit — And These 8 DIY Ideas Show Why
HOME PROJECTS
Want to extend your outdoor entertaining season? Fire pits are the answer.
Oct 17, 2023
The Renter-Friendly Hack That Turns Everyday Kitchen Appliances Into Works of Art
It's an easy (and renter-friendly) way to liven up your kitchen.
Oct 17, 2023
This Unexpected $10 Amazon Find Solves My Biggest Problem with My Bed
Style
Sweet dreams are made of this game-changing accessory.
Oct 17, 2023
Trader Joe’s $5 “Kitty Boo” Planters Are Back — Grab Them Right Meow
A little bit spooky and a lot adorable.
Oct 17, 2023
The $22 Amazon Find That Makes It a Breeze to Dust Under Every Hard-to-Reach Space in Your Home
With this ingenious find, dust stands no chance.
Oct 17, 2023
Here's When a Sears Kit House Is (and Isn't) Worth Saving
REAL ESTATE
Many architectural historians call for preserving mail-order houses.
Oct 17, 2023
Target’s $5 Glass Gingerbread Jar Is Already a 2023 Holiday Favorite
People are scooping them up.
Oct 17, 2023
An "Ancient" Garage Was Transformed into a Tiny but Beautiful Cottage
Tours
Kate transformed an absolutely ancient garage at her dad’s house into a light and bright 520-square-foot, one-bedroom, full-time home.
Oct 17, 2023
Dolly Parton Has a Space-Saving Hack for Storing Her Wigs on Tour
In this interview, the singer-songwriter shares a glimpse of the stories from her new book.
Oct 17, 2023
5 Mistakes That Make Your Shelves Look Cluttered, Not Curated
Style
It’s an easy fix once you spot it.
Oct 17, 2023
What Colors Go With Orange? Try These 10 Combinations
It's a delicate balance between having it come off interesting and sophisticated in a room rather than over-the-top and shocking.
Oct 17, 2023
Aldi Is Selling the Cutest Celestial-Themed Cat Tree for Just $20
“I wasn’t passing up this deal.”
Oct 17, 2023
What Is Wordle? A Quick Explainer, If You're Still Wondering
Living
Plus, five spin-off games to try if you're already a Wordle pro.
Oct 17, 2023
I'm a Realtor — I Always Want My Clients to Ace This Quiz
REAL ESTATE
See how many you can guess correctly.
Oct 17, 2023
An Eclectic Colombian Home Has the Cutest Painted Details in Its Rooms
Tours
Tour a colorful, eclectic, vintage-filled rental home in Bogota that features lots of adorable paint and pattern details.
Oct 17, 2023
The Last Thing You Should Do with a Garlic Mesh Bag
Organize & Clean
This hack also works with the bags for shallots and ginger.
Oct 17, 2023
A Tiny Gray Balcony Becomes a Go-To Cozy Spot After a $50 Makeover
HOME PROJECTS
The apartment owners had a little over 16 square feet to work with.
Oct 16, 2023
This Is the One Carry-On That Flight Attendants Swear By (It’s So Affordable!)
It's also an editor-favorite travel find.
Oct 16, 2023
10 Mattresses in Boxes That Take the Stress Out of Mattress Delivery
Ten boxed mattresses to make moving easy.
Oct 16, 2023
See How a Stager Brightened Up a Dark, Empty Parlor — Without Any Paint
REAL ESTATE
This Craftsman bungalow became so much airier.
Oct 16, 2023
This One-Step Daily TV Cleaning Routine Couldn't Be Easier
Protect your investment!
Oct 16, 2023
What Is Shabby Chic, and How Is It Different from French Country?
Style
Plus, how to style the look.
Oct 16, 2023
You’ll Want to Put These $1 Halloween Decor Gems All Over Your Home
Living
I’m obsessed.
Oct 16, 2023
The Psychological Reason Why You Think “I Could Live Here” While Traveling
Real Estate
Ah, romanticizing the tourist-to-resident conversion.
Oct 16, 2023
This Easy DIY Repurposes Old Dartboards into Functional Furniture
A handful of thrifted materials are now a low-cost, retro-inspired table.
Oct 16, 2023
A 1920s Sydney House Is Getting Updated One DIY Project at a Time
Tours
See how the kitchen, dining room nook, bookshelf, and more have been beautifully updated in this colorful 1920s cottage in Sydney.
Oct 16, 2023
This Whimsical Mushroom Decor Is Made from Thrift Store Staples
Get ready to turn your garden into a whimsical fairyland for just a few dollars.
Oct 16, 2023
10 Colors That Work Seamlessly with Light Blue
Style
You can make this color even more calming or amp up the glam.
Oct 16, 2023
This $22 Product Magically Gets Rid of Litter Box Odors
Cleaning
It's a must-have for apartment-dwellers.
Oct 16, 2023
This “Standing” Nap Pod Lets You Rest Without Lying Down
You’ll want one at your office immediately.
Oct 16, 2023
How to Design Kitchens with Marble, Stone, and Granite Like a Pro
Style
It’s easier than you think.
Oct 16, 2023
What to Know About the Halloween Porch Light Code
Living
It’s a time-honored tradition.
Oct 16, 2023
2 Ways to Avoid Getting Spammed While Shopping for Mortgage Rates Online
Real Estate
You can steer clear of those calls and emails.
Oct 16, 2023
A Modern Australian House Has the Most Perfect Color-Blocked Curtains
Tours
Explore colorful curtains, cool artwork, and modern accessories in this Australian home tour.
Oct 16, 2023
We Asked 3 Pro Cleaners to Name the Best Sponge
Cleaning
There was a clear winner.
Oct 16, 2023
Don’t Fall for These 8 Common Castile Soap Cleaning Mistakes
Just because something is "natural" doesn't mean it's effective (or safe) to use on everything under the sun.
Oct 15, 2023
A “Beige on Beige Mess” Kitchen Gets a $225 Renter-Friendly Redo
HOME PROJECTS
The landlord actually reimbursed the renters for the new hardware they picked — it looked THAT good.
Oct 15, 2023
The Surprising Place You Can Enroll in TSA PreCheck
Make your holiday travel run smoother.
Oct 15, 2023
This Facebook Marketplace Find Became a DIY “Zoo” for Stuffed Animals
It’s right at home in a child’s bedroom.
Oct 15, 2023
The 18 Best Decorating Ideas from Apartment Therapy’s Small/Cool NYC
STYLE
From our designers’ vignettes to your own homes!
Oct 15, 2023
This Easy, Renter-Friendly Halloween Hack Makes Your Kitchen Glow
One TikToker’s holiday light hack is low-key ingenious.
Oct 15, 2023
9 Ways to Deal with Loud Neighbors — And 5 Ways Not To
Living
Put down the passive-aggressive sticky note.
Oct 15, 2023
I Asked a Pest Expert If TikTok’s "Vase Trick" Really Keeps Cockroaches Away
Real Estate
You’re not going to like the answer.
Oct 15, 2023
This $7 Aldi Seasonal Find Is a Storage Gem
Organize & Clean
And it's flying off the shelves!
Oct 15, 2023
Dark Paint Lets a Dining Room’s Historic Details Sing in This Redo
Home Projects
“I’m proud that we were brave with our color choice despite some initial apprehensions,” the homeowner says.
Oct 14, 2023