Sofia Rivera

Associate Lifestyle Editor

Sofia Rivera is Apartment Therapy's Associate Lifestyle Editor. When she's not editing stories about how to live your best life at home, you can find rearranging her furniture, returning overdue library books, watching reality TV, or taking a veryyy long walk around the city.
See How a 1,100-Square-Foot Layout Looks in a Brownstone vs. a Bungalow
Real Estate
Who knew the same size could look so different?
The Must-Have Backyard Accessory I Never Pay Full Price For
It’s essential to my deck decor.
This Time Capsule House Has a Rotunda Living Room — Peek Inside
It’s a vintage-lover's dream come true.
May 25, 2023
Peek Inside the Sweetest 811-Square-Foot Victorian Cottage
Real Estate
Hello, bay window and butler’s pantry.
May 18, 2023
This 311-Year-Old New York Home Has Been Beautifully Updated
Real Estate
It has not one, but three fireplaces.
May 12, 2023
The Reason I’m Buying 2 of the Same Cookbooks for Mother’s Day
It’s the perfect long-distance present.
May 7, 2023
Behold This Unbelievable “Mirror House” for Sale in Pittsburgh
Real Estate
It’s a mirrorball.
May 4, 2023
Peek Inside This Mid-Century Modern Dream of a Home
Real Estate
It’s on the market for just under $450,000.
Apr 29, 2023
50 Ways to Have 50 Little Wins This Month
Appreciating the little things never felt so good.
Apr 26, 2023
This Character-Filled Craftsman Home Has the Most Amazing Retro Kitchen
Real Estate
Plus, it comes with a standalone artist studio.
Apr 20, 2023
This Dazzling Top-Floor Gem in Brooklyn Comes with “Witches Stairs”
And gorgeous rooftop views.
Apr 13, 2023
This Stunning New Mexico Home Comes with the Conversation Pit of Your Dreams
Plus, wood-burning fireplaces, massive windows, and cool concrete floors galore.
Apr 6, 2023
The Enchanting Dollar-Store Figurines That’ll Complete Your Spring Decor
I can’t believe these cost just a dollar.
Apr 4, 2023
This Industrial Loft in Minneapolis Makes Cinder Block Look So Darn Cool
Concrete floors and blue cabinetry have never looked so chic.
Mar 30, 2023
A “Magic Bag” Turned My Spring Cleaning Clutter into a Little Treat
It costs nothing and it's a perfect boost of joy.
Mar 24, 2023
This Adorable Converted Schoolhouse Is on the Market for Less Than $300,000
It’s all about playful pops of pink.
Mar 23, 2023
This Townhome's Zen Garden Is the Most Relaxing Thing I've Seen This Week
It feels like a breath of fresh air.
Mar 16, 2023
See How 2 Friends Living in Identical Brooklyn Condos Decorated Their Spaces
They have the same floor plans, but different aesthetics.
Mar 13, 2023
Peek Inside the Coziest California A-Frame You’ve Ever Seen
Peep the spiral staircase.
Mar 9, 2023
This Sunny Joshua Tree Home Will Make You Want a Bathtub in Your Backyard
Peek inside the “Funky Cactus House.”
Mar 2, 2023
People Love to Hate Navy Blue Sheets — It’s Time to Change That
Dudes seem to love navy sheets. And now, so do I.
Feb 23, 2023
You Need to Peek Inside This Retro-Mod A-Frame in California
I'm in love with this wallpaper.
Feb 23, 2023
This Playful Home Comes with Disco Balls, a Painted Fridge, and a Tiki Bar
It makes a strong case for painting your fridge (and your shower door!).
Feb 9, 2023
Peek Inside the Colorful NYC Loft That’s Home to the Owner of Cubbyhole
Its design shares the color and coolness of Cubbyhole, one of New York City's only lesbian bars.
Feb 2, 2023
I Tried The Rock-Paper-Scissors Trader Joe's Date Night
It's the fun, cheap, and surprisingly romantic date you've been looking for.
Feb 2, 2023
6 Wine Terms to Know If You Want to Sound Like You Know About Wine
The only wine cheat sheet you'll ever need.
Jan 29, 2023
If You Don’t Know What to Get for a Housewarming Gift, Try This 5-Minute DIY
It's inexpensive and very cute.
Jan 28, 2023
See How Real Estate Pros Transformed This Dated Upstate NY Home
It's unrecognizable.
Jan 26, 2023
The Elaborate Playmobil Dollhouse That Taught Me to Love Victorian Homes
The perfect house doesn't exi— oh, wait.
Jan 23, 2023
I Started Using the "Timer Method" to Clean My Apartment and It's Actually...Fun
This TikTok tip cured my relationship with tidying up.
Jan 20, 2023
This Bewitching California Home Is Brimming with Beautiful Tudor Details
Check out the primary bedroom.
Jan 12, 2023
Peek Inside This Sunshine-Filled Philly Townhouse — On the Market for $300k
Wait until you see the skylit attic.
Jan 6, 2023
Peek Inside This Enchanting Texas Home with Its Own Casita
You'd never guess it was built this year.
Dec 21, 2022
7 of the Prettiest Houses Under $500,000 to Hit the Market in 2022
From a floating home in Portland to an antique schoolhouse in Connecticut.
Dec 19, 2022
This Amazing Off-the-Grid Home for Sale Has a Greenhouse and 7 Gardens
Plus, a root cellar, barn, and eight glorious acres.
Dec 15, 2022