Cullen Ormond

Home Associate Editor

Cullen Ormond is a writer based in New York City. When she’s not writing, you can find her curled up with a book (always open for recommendations, too!) or pushing her rescue pug, Peanut, in a stroller. In her dream apartment, there’ll be a conversation pit and lots of framed, vintage band posters.
Small-Space Hacks Make This 376-Square-Foot Apartment Feel Larger
Plants, a neutral color palette, and multi-functional furniture help this Jakarta apartment feel roomier.
Sep 28, 2023
A Home That Needed an "Awful Lot of Work" Got Stunning DIY Updates
“We have spent the last year-and-a-half working on it completely by ourselves, one DIY challenge at a time,” homeowner Hayley Blythe says. “I love the bright, airy, calming spaces we have created over time.”
Sep 27, 2023
This Brooklyn Home’s Sunroom Sports "Floridian Mid-Century Modern" Style
Justine Requa and Alex Moy’s Brooklyn apartment has a ton of windows, a gorgeous sunroom, lots of plants, and actually used to be a daycare.
Sep 26, 2023
The Owner of a Sydney Apartment Brilliantly Overcame Bad Natural Light
Bertie Ocampo pulls inspiration and ideas from favorite movies, books, YouTube videos, and Pinterest pins to design her cute Sydney apartment.
Sep 21, 2023
This Ontario Home Is So Aesthetically Pleasing It’s Basically a Photo Backdrop
Nine different wallpapers make this home pop!
Sep 19, 2023
Professional Stager Jason Saft Transformed His 475-Square-Foot Studio
See how professional stager Jason Saft reimagined his 475-square-foot studio apartment without fully renovating it.
Sep 18, 2023
How This Renter Turned a “Repurposed Classroom” into a Stunning Home
The original brick wall is the star of the show.
Sep 15, 2023
These 8 Shipping Container Homes Reimagine Traditional Housing
You’ll never be able to look at the metal, dark containers the same again.
Sep 14, 2023
Step Inside a 300-Year-Old Cottage That’s Been Completely Transformed
Even though most of the home has been updated, the original architectural details are still on full display.
Sep 14, 2023
Before & After: This Under-$200 Kitchen Cabinet Makeover Brings the Drama
All it took was a can of paint and some elevated hardware.
Sep 7, 2023
This Renovated Swedish Home Is Full of “a Lot of Everything”
See how Emy Stenudd and her partner transformed their home in Sweden to be the ultimate place to make family memories.
Sep 6, 2023
Before & After: These Glam Peel-and-Stick Floor Tiles Refreshed a Bland Kitchen
Plus, a can’t-miss step if you want your tiles to last.
Sep 4, 2023
Three People (and a Husky!) Live Comfortably in This 84-Square-Foot Home
Their DIY seating area even converts into a bedroom.
Sep 1, 2023
Before & After: This Dark Kitchen Got a Happy, Cost-Efficient “Facelift”
It took these homeowners nine months to decide on the wallpaper — and the final result was definitely worth the wait.
Sep 1, 2023
A $13 Renter-Friendly Hack Added Regal Vibes to This Kitchen’s Floors
Transform your floors in just three simple steps!
Aug 30, 2023
This $115 Ingenious Hack Creates Stunning Faux Stained Glass
It’s an ombre work of art!
Aug 29, 2023
These 14 Homes Show Off How "Big" 1,000 Square Feet Can Really Be
It all boils down to what you do with the space.
Aug 28, 2023
How Big Is 100 Square Feet? 14 Real Homes Illustrate What It’s Like
These small spaces pack a lot of personality and functionality.
Aug 22, 2023
B&A: How a Renter Brightened Bland Kitchen Cabinets (Without Paint) for $35
Update your kitchen cabinets without spending a fortune — or losing your security deposit.
Aug 14, 2023
A Legit Wine Fridge Is Hiding in This 100-Square-Foot Kitchen
It's the perfect appliance for wine nights!
Aug 10, 2023
A London Townhouse Is Like a Cozy Cottage Because of Clever Updates
You can expect a lot of interior inspiration from this clever content creator.
Aug 9, 2023
A Sunny Brooklyn Loft Is Home to a Magnificent Indoor Plant Wall
The moment Chyelle Milgrom walked into the apartment her eyes watered because of the smell of “rotting cat piss, frat-house boys, trash, and food so moldy it burned your eyes.” She signed that day.
Aug 8, 2023
A Couple Looked to Tim Burton When Designing Their Eclectic Texas Home
“When you walk into historic buildings, they feel like they have a soul, and ultimately, that's what I want for our home,” homeowner Amber Northcutt says.
Aug 4, 2023
A Real Estate Treasure Hunt Led This D.C. Renter to a 403-Square-Foot Studio
And it checked all the boxes.
Aug 3, 2023
These 12 Homes Reveal the Secret to Styling Budget IKEA Pieces
The stylish renters and homeowners use styling abilities to elevate humble IKEA pieces in their home and make them look more expensive than they are. And all without having to lift a paint brush!
Aug 3, 2023
95 Percent of the Items in This Small Singapore Apartment Are Secondhand
Adriano Tawin and Angelin Chua combine their tastes to bring texture and color to their Singapore apartment.
Aug 2, 2023
This Unexpected Spot Makes Grabbing Measuring Spoons and Cups So Easy
You won't have to rummage through your drawers again!
Jul 27, 2023
This $17 Light Is Shaped Like a Croissant. Yes, You Read That Right.
The lamp looks so realistic your guests might actually try to eat it.
Jul 26, 2023
A Colorful North Carolina Home Is an Homage to Jamaican Roots
A 10-year-old fiddle leaf fig named Glory takes center stage among the many plants.
Jul 25, 2023
It Cost $400 to Transform an NYC Rental Apartment’s Uninspired Kitchen
The tiny kitchen feels instantly bigger because of these clever DIY projects.
Jul 25, 2023
A Vintage Furniture Seller’s Home Is the Ultimate “Barbie Dream Ranch”
Vintage furniture finder, Jonny Carmack of Show Pony, decorated his Danbury, Connecticut, home to be “very Barbie meets Miami meets The Golden Girls with a touch of Space Age and Postmodern.”
Jul 24, 2023
Every Day Feels Like Spring in This Colorful, Hygge-Inspired Norwegian Home
If you want to add vibrancy to your space, homeowner and ceramic artist Anette Colbjørnsen suggests grabbing a color wheel.
Jul 21, 2023
A Wallpaper Designer’s Dream Home Reflects Her Pastel-Positive Attitude
Color Month House Tour
Not even the United Kingdom’s grey weather can dim the light of this pastel-colored home.
Jul 19, 2023
Brightly Painted Murals, Scallops, and Stripes Cover This U.K. Home
Color Month House Tour
Painted murals, scallops, and stripes ... oh yes!
Jul 18, 2023
This Colorful 450-Square-Foot Hollywood Studio Is Magical
It’s a maximalist space with a “generous sprinkling of bohemian influences.”
Jul 17, 2023
The Inside of This Stunning Stone House’s Exterior Is a Maximalist Space
Color Month House Tour
Homeowner Helen Sellwood urges people to be brave when it comes to brightly coloring their homes.
Jul 14, 2023