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Add Instant Charm to Your Table with this Bow Napkin
Ready for the most elegant party trick we’ve seen in a long time? Take just one cloth napkin and a pretty napkin ring and turn them into a beautiful bow to top off your table. If you’re hosting a holiday party or a casual get-together, use this bow-shaped accent to dress up each place setting. We’re willing to bet your guests will be begging to know how you made them.
Jul 17, 2020
An Engineer With a Creative Streak: How Satoe Kawashima Developed a Colorful, Structured Style
What’s your style story? Where did it come from, how did it evolve, and what does it mean to you now? Whether we’re talking about your favorite armchair or your favorite pair of jeans, great style reveals and can help express who you are. Today we ask one of our favorites from the closet tour video series, Satoe Kawashima, where her style inspiration started, and how she uses it in her life now. SK: I love fashion—but growing up, I wasn’t part of it.
May 3, 2019
How To Look Like an Adult (Who Has a Good Time): Rory Rockmore’s Style Story
Rory Rockmore draws his style influence from many sources—everything from Lil’ Kim to Janet Jackson’s background dancers. He might be the coolest person we’ve met, so we wanted to ask him a few questions about how he developed his sense of style over time. RR: I think I came out of the womb flavorful. But my style definitely started developing as a kid—let’s say around the time of Zoobilee Zoo—and then continued to evolve from there.
May 3, 2019
An Uplifting Makeover for the Holidays
Apartment Therapy just wrapped up a makeover of a non-profit café called First Slice in Chicago, giving it its first facelift since opening in 2009. We are so happy that that we were able to give a little design boost to such a hardworking organization – they run the café to help support their outreach programs which feed 600 homeless and hungry Chicagoans each week.
May 3, 2019
3 Gorgeous Statement Wall Art Ideas to Adorn Those Empty Walls
One of the most difficult (not to mention, most expensive) decorating tasks you have to face when designing a new apartment is how to fill those big, blank walls. While store-bought statement pieces can work room-altering magic, they also come at a cost. To decorate that spot over the couch or dining room table on the cheap, turn to supplies you may already have lying around: fabric, wrapping paper and wallpaper.
May 3, 2019
1 Sofa, 4 Ways: Transform Your Living Room Style
It’s easy to get stuck on the style trappings of your existing furniture. Say you purchased an ultra modern sectional back when you were in a hardcore minimalist/Marie Kondo phase, where way less was more, but now you’ve grown tired of the streamlined look, or perhaps you love the look of a Chesterfield sofa, but it doesn’t play nice with your bohemian decor leanings…how do you make it work without sacrificing what you already have (or just plain want)?
May 3, 2019
Take Back Your Space: Conquering a Monster of a Messy Closet
See it "magically" transform from chaos to order.
May 3, 2019
Our First 360 House Tour: Modern Boho Style in Venice
Have you ever wanted to step inside one of our house tours and take an actual look around the room? Well, now you can in our very first 360 video House Tour! (You’ll need the latest version of Chrome, Firefox or Edge to view.) We visited the home of of Marisa and Peter Vitale (and their super cute kiddos!) in Venice, California.
Feb 19, 2019
Junk Drawer No More: How To Tame a Tangle of Cooking Tools
It’s natural to focus your attention on the parts of your home that other people see, but we’d like to advocate today that you turn your focus to a small spot that easily becomes messy, cluttered and frustrating — your kitchen utensil drawer. Go open yours right now; what do you see? A streamlined monument to organization and efficiency? No? Ok, it’s time to straighten it up. It will look better and, more importantly, work better for you.
Sep 7, 2017
Small Space IKEA Hack: Turn the BEKVAM Spice Rack into a Bedside Shelf
When your bedroom is too small to even fit a nightstand, this homemade ledge for your bedside wall is the next best alternative. Constructed from the parts of two $4 BEKVAM spice racks, this little shelf is perfectly sized for holding a glass of water, your phone and a pendant lamp—so everything you need is right within reach.
May 19, 2017
We Hacked the $35 RAST Dresser Two Ways: Happy Modern and Bone Inlay
The $35 unfinished pine dresser from IKEA is a blank slate for your creativity. To show how it can be customized to match any decor style—no matter if your signature look is understated or over-the-top—we hacked this dresser two ways. Keep it simple with some paint and a bit of patterned gift wrap, or embrace elaborate bohemian details with bone-inlay stenciling. Either way, you’re going to get extra storage with serious style.
Apr 28, 2017
How to Turn the IKEA EKET into a Rolling Bar Cart or Bedside Table
The cube-shaped EKET cabinet has us thinking outside the box, to all the stackable, modular options this simple design presents. By adding wheels to the bottom and stacking one on top of another using Velcro, you can easily switch out the cabinets or roll them from room-to-room—proving that this little storage unit has big potential.
Apr 21, 2017
Clever (& Cheap!) Ways To Organize With Wooden Dowels
Walk into almost any hardware or craft supplies store and you’ll find a bin full of inexpensive wooden dowels. Buy one of these 48-inch-long wooden wands for under $5, and magically transform it into a useful organizing tool — everything from a DIY pegboard to a simple coat rack, like the one in the entryway above. If your home’s in need of some serious organizing help (whose isn’t?), let these hardware store hacks put things in their place.
Mar 14, 2017
Instant Art: 3 Easy Ideas for Floating Glass Frames
Floating frames are having a moment. There’s something so eye-catching about seeing a photograph, feather or message suspended in midair—and the fact that it’s one of the simplest framing techniques (no matting necessary) makes it even more popular. If you want to add more art to your home, but don’t have time for yet another project to procrastinate on completing, turn to these three ideas that take less than 5 minutes to make.
Feb 26, 2017
How to Turn Ordinary Items into Art: Mastering the Shadowbox Frame
Think you don’t have frame-worthy wall art? Time to pull out that box of memorabilia and travel souvenirs stashed in the back of your closet. Even menus, paper coasters and postcards you’ve collected over the years can be turned into eye-catching art with the help of colorful paper matting, foam dots and some magical shadowbox frames. By lifting up paper items and giving them depth, shadowboxes turn the most ordinary mementos into masterpieces.
Feb 16, 2017
The Only Napkin Fold You’ll Ever Need to Know
This 3-fold method is the hands-down chicest way to showcase your silverware and elevate your table setting. All you need is one cloth napkin per setting and a couple minutes of prep time before your guests arrive. Our main tip is to iron the napkins before you fold, which will make the process easier and the final product much crisper. Choose any color napkin that works with your table setting, or mix and match colors for a playful design. Cloth napkins Instructions 1.
Feb 10, 2017
360 House Tour: Walk Around in a Sunny Venice Beach Cottage
Come inside and take a look around this LA home. Seriously! In this 360 video you can check out every detail in each room. Homeowners Marisa and Peter Vitale invite us into their home again to see how they really live. This time, you’ll get the 360 experience of their living room, outdoor space and playroom/office in the videos below. (You’ll need the latest version of Chrome, Firefox or Edge to view.
Feb 6, 2017
The Modern Holiday Tabletop That Looks Good Any Time of Year
As the holidays quickly approach, getting your dinner table set (and styled) will certainly be on your to-do list. If you’re looking for a fresh twist on a time-old tradition, look no further. Sarah Ashley Schiear, of Salt House, shares her simple tips on decorating your tabletop from fork to plate — and more. And best of all? It’s affordable…sleek…and can be used any time and any season. (So no need to buy all new things you’ll only use once or twice a year).
Dec 17, 2016
Easy Project Idea: How To Make Glass Bottle Candle Holders
Here’s a brilliant idea: invite your pals over for a wine and crafts night (we recommend starting with these simple eucalyptus wreaths), and then use the empty bottles to craft these simply stunning candle holders. Fill each bottle with pine sprigs and berries collected during winter walks, and then top them off with taper candles. These Scandinavian-inspired beauties will make any space feel merry and bright.
Dec 12, 2016
Before & Afters on a Budget: Under $1000 Kitchen Renovations
Are you looking to update your kitchen on a budget? This round up will provide you with the motivation and inspiration to make your dream a reality, without breaking the bank. These $1000 (or less) makeovers prove that a little can go a long way to make a space feel new.
Oct 30, 2016