Megan O'Brien

8 Things You Should Never Worry About Cleaning Before You Host
Happy Hosting!
Doors were invented for a reason.
Nov 6, 2023
9 Insider Road Trip Tips VanTokers Can’t Live Without
For starters, downloading your maps is key.
Jul 13, 2023
This Unexpected Sofa Color Dominated 2022
In 2022, a colorful couch is nothing new. But recently, a new color of the rainbow has seemingly surged in popularity.
Dec 31, 2022
The 10 Best Style Tips from Apartment Therapy Comments in 2022
Sometimes great advice hides in plain sight: right in the comments section!
Dec 29, 2022
This Christmas Tree Color Is on the Rise
If you’re looking to shake things up this holiday season, consider setting your sights on something a little more fiery in color.
Nov 28, 2022
8 Unexpected Spots to Put Candles for Maximum Coziness
Ditch the tried-and-true coffee table and nightstand placements in favor of some more inventive arrangements, recommended by interior designers.
Nov 25, 2022
13 of the Most Stunning Fireplaces We’ve Ever Seen in House Tours
As you appreciate the year-round benefits of fireplaces, peruse these 13 home tours to see just how stylish this practical feature can be.
Sep 13, 2022
11 of the Most Inspiring Wallpaper Ideas Found in AT's House Tours
To give you examples of just how transformative wallpaper can be, here are 11 home tours that creatively covered up entire rooms, small nooks, and even a ceiling. 
Aug 23, 2022
86 Pieces of DIY Makeover Inspiration for Every Decor Style
Whether you’re a maximalist to your core or you’re looking to dip your toe in the coastal grandmother trend, you can find DIYs here to suit your style.
Jul 12, 2022
12 Brilliant Pet-Friendly Tips from Apartment Therapy House Tours
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Check out some favorite decor hacks and pointers for living with your cutest roommates. 
May 24, 2022
9 Life Lessons You Learn When You DIY Your Home Repairs
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Rolling up your sleeves and fixing something yourself isn’t easy. But, with that extra elbow grease, you can learn more than how to patch up a piece of drywall or unclog a drain.
Apr 4, 2022
6 Questions You Should Always Ask Your Home Inspector
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Because a few months after handling your closing costs is not the moment you want to incur a four- or five-figure surprise.
Mar 29, 2022
11 of the Best Kid-Friendly House Tours We've Ever Seen
Find inspiration for creative kids’ rooms, playrooms, and generally child-friendly living spaces. 
Nov 1, 2021
13 of the Best Vintage-Filled House Tours We’ve Ever Seen
Finding the perfect home decor piece comes with a little thrill, and that’s only amplified when said item is a one-of-a-kind family heirloom, estate sale discovery, or thrifted gem. These 13 house tours are filled with unique items big and small.
Oct 29, 2021
The 15 Best Bookshelf Makeovers We've Ever Seen
We’ve rounded up 15 of the best bookcase makeovers we’ve spotted on Apartment Therapy, from painted Facebook Marketplace finds to newly-crafted built-ins and more.
Oct 18, 2021
14 of the Best Peel-and-Stick Makeovers We've Ever Seen
Each of these makeovers used adhesive elements to add some pizzazz to a wall, upgrade countertops, give bathrooms a pop of color, or achieve something equally transformative.
Oct 11, 2021
The 10 Worst Stains, Ranked — and How to Get Them Out
From chocolate to red wine to paint to makeup, a lot of substances can become a headache once they come into contact with clothing. But how do they stack up against each other? 
Sep 6, 2021
6 Ways to Make Changing Your Bed Linens a Little Less Painful
Why is it that getting into a freshly made bed is one of life’s simple pleasures, but the process of removing and putting on new bed linens feels like such a laborious chore?
Aug 16, 2021
7 Ways to Store More in Really Small Closets
While you can’t simply increase your place’s square footage to ensure that all of your things have a home, you can get creative.
Aug 16, 2021
This Is the Most Surprising Backyard Trend for 2021, According to Yelp
Before you zip off to a big-box store to create an in-vogue patio, you may want to reroute to your local vintage spot. Here's why.
Jul 1, 2021
Is It Okay to Keep Moving Around Your Houseplants?
The short answer, according to plant experts? Yep, you can. The longer answer? We’ve got some caveats and tips, so you're going to want to read this.
May 24, 2021
11 Genius Plant Styling Tips from Apartment Therapy House Tours
This assortment of house tours is filled with greenery and can provide you with a jolt or two of decorating inspiration.
May 24, 2021
5 Unexpected Places to Add a Plant to Your Home, According to Experts
To help you incorporate plant life into every inch of your home, we asked four interior plant designers for the unusual places they like to add some greens.
May 10, 2021
7 Ways to Upgrade Your House’s Outdoor Holiday Decor, According to Pros
It’s the ideal time to step up your house’s holiday curb appeal!
Dec 3, 2020
How to Say No to Anything That Makes You Uncomfortable This Holiday Season
If you’re heading into this season knowing you and some (or all) of your loved ones have different perspectives on the pandemic, uncomfortable situations may arise.
Nov 19, 2020
Wedding Etiquette Question: When Is It OK to Skip the Registry?
It’s expected that you’ll select something off of the couple’s registry, but is it ever fair game to do your own thing?
Oct 1, 2020