Taryn Williford

Atlanta, GA

Taryn is a writer, editor, content strategist, and homebody from Atlanta. I might have helped you declutter your apartment through the magic of a well-paced email newsletter. Or maybe you know me from The Pickle Factory Loft on Instagram.
126 Ideas for Creative & Thoughtful Housewarming Gifts
So for that new neighbor upstairs or your favorite couple who just bought their first place, here are 120+ creative ideas for new-home gifts they’ll actually love.
Sep 13, 2023
10 Famous Phrases That Don’t Mean What You Think They Do
Want some good fodder for your next night of pub trivia? Impress your friends with this.
Aug 13, 2023
The Best Stores for Big (Really Big!) Artwork and Prints
Some art just deserves an entire wall.
Aug 8, 2023
How to Replace Your Oven Light
If you’re an avid baker, then you probably rely on that little light in the back of your oven. The oven light helps you make sure everything is rising and browning like it should, whether you’re baking a batch of blueberry muffins or loaf of banana bread.While you may have a tried-and-true method for cleaning your oven, what about changing the oven light? Needless to say, if you’re absolutely lost when that little bulb burns out, you’re in the right place.
May 24, 2023
The Best Bluetooth Headphones, No Matter Your Budget
For fitness or commuting, for playlists or podcasts, these are our picks for the best (and most stylish!) Bluetooth headphones you can buy.
Nov 1, 2022
6 Easy Renters Fixes for Ugly Ceiling Lights
For many renters, it isn’t the blank walls or the basic carpets, or even the neighbors that can disrupt that feeling of home sweet home. Instead, it’s the lighting. Whether your rental sports flourescent light bars that cast a jarring light, or those much-hated flush mount lights that seem dated and unoriginal, ceiling lights in rental units aren’t exactly envious. But there’s a rental hack for just about anything.
Apr 4, 2022
Is Harry Styles Ushering in a New Homebody Era with “Harry’s House”?
Hunkering down at home and still grappling with it two years later: Celebs, they’re just like us!ICYMI on Wednesday, former boy-bander and watermelon enthusiast Harry Styles announced the title of his third album as a solo artist: Harry’s House. The album artwork features Harry standing puzzled in a sparsely decorated living room — turned upside down.
Mar 24, 2022
The Final Step of Your January Home Cure Is the Very Best (and Easiest) One
January Cure
Whether you joined the Cure on Jan. 3 or just yesterday, you’ve done amazing work this month.
Jan 28, 2022
If Your Living Room Feels “Naked” Right Now, It’s Time to Dress it Up
January Cure
It's also time to empty your outbox.
Jan 27, 2022
One Last Thing You Need to Declutter to Kick Off Your Home’s Best Year Yet
January Cure
Spoiler: It's your linens.
Jan 26, 2022
Try This Inside-and-Out Bathroom Cleanup Routine to Make Your Mornings Better
January Cure
First, do a quick sweep of the storage areas; then clean up the bathroom surfaces and fixtures.
Jan 25, 2022
Your Home Needs a Clutter Gatekeeper, and Here’s How to Build One
January Cure
First, build a landing strip. Then, make using it a habit.
Jan 24, 2022
10 Short, Simple Steps to Having a Cleaner Bedroom
January Cure
And don't forget to treat yourself to flowers!
Jan 21, 2022
This Is the Best Habit to Start if You Want a Perpetually Tidier Home
January Cure
Do this and you're on your way to become a "clean person."
Jan 20, 2022
You Can Make Your Sofa Feel Brand New in About 30 Minutes
January Cure
Spend a little time loving on your favorite seat at home.
Jan 19, 2022
Any Home Project Can Be Finished With Baby Steps
January Cure
You don't need to finish your project today; just do what you can.
Jan 18, 2022
Make Your Bare Walls Disappear with This 20-Minute Exercise
January Cure
This is one of the best ways to add a bit of you to your home.
Jan 17, 2022
Does Your Kitchen Need “Inside” Help or “Outside” Help? Here’s How to Tell
January Cure
And, since it's Friday, don't forget to treat yourself to flowers.
Jan 14, 2022
If You Only Clean for Guests, You’re Not Alone — And You Can Totally Trick Yourself Into Cleaning
January Cure
This trick will keep you accountable in the second half of the Cure.
Jan 13, 2022
You Can “Reset” Your Living Room — Here’s How to Do It
January Cure
You can do this anytime, at any pace.
Jan 12, 2022
Decluttering Your Closet? Here’s One Thing You Have to Remember
January Cure
Sadly, "decluttering" isn't a project that you can check off your list forever.
Jan 11, 2022
Try This Mini-Meditation to Reflect on Your Home (And What It Needs)
January Cure
Choose your favorite room, or the one you spend the most time in, and sit in a place in that room you don’t usually sit.
Jan 10, 2022
This Two-Step Routine Will Make You Feel Great About Your Space Again
January Cure
A clean and a treat is a time-honored Cure tradition.
Jan 7, 2022
This 15-Minute Project Helps You Get Your Home Ready for the Year Ahead
January Cure
Go ahead and get rid of anything that has literally gone bad.
Jan 6, 2022
One Box is All You Need to Get Started on Your New, Uncluttered Lifestyle
January Cure
It doesn't even need to be a box. It could be an IKEA bag!
Jan 5, 2022
One Small Thing You Can Do Today to Ensure a Better Home All Year Long
January Cure
Focus on what’s doable and realistic.
Jan 4, 2022
The January Cure Starts Today With One Super-Easy Decluttering Project — Sign Up Now!
January Cure
Whether this is your first "drawer day" or not, today is the beginning of a 20-day journey that will get your home feeling refreshed and renewed.
Jan 3, 2022
20 Days to a Better Home — Sign Up Now for Apartment Therapy’s January Cure!
If you think clearing a bit of clutter, hanging some artwork, and cleaning up around the house might help you feel a bit more in control of things right now — we can help!
Dec 1, 2021
Here’s What to Do With the Stuff You Decluttered (And Maybe Make Some Money)
Decluttering Cure
How you do this can be as quick and simple as a drop-off at a charity shop, or as detailed and fruitful as making for-sale listings for all of your stuff in good shape.
Oct 3, 2021
One Way You Can Trick Your Brain To Make Decluttering Easier
Decluttering Cure
You have to rely on your brain to make good choices. But brains can't be trusted. Your brain is going to try to convince you that you need things you don't need.
Oct 2, 2021
This 20-Minute Bathroom Decluttering Checklist Makes All Your Mornings Better
Decluttering Cure
Whatever time you have to dedicate to decluttering, there might not be a better target with a higher return on investment than the bathroom.
Oct 1, 2021
There's Only One Way to Declutter Your Home's "Black Hole" of Storage
Decluttering Cure
It’s like chipping away at marble to reveal a statue.
Sep 30, 2021
There Are Only 5 Types of Sentimental Clutter Worth Keeping
Decluttering Cure
Sentimental clutter is anything you’re hanging onto not for its usefulness or even its beauty, but just because of what it represents to you.
Sep 29, 2021
A Cleaner, More Peaceful Bedroom is Just 20 Minutes Away
Decluttering Cure
The environment you fall asleep in certainly has an impact on the quality of the rest you get. And who couldn't use a better night's sleep?
Sep 28, 2021
This 5-Step Framework Can Tackle Your Biggest Paper Piles
Decluttering Cure
This five-step method is the framework I use to get a bunch of large, neglected paper piles down to something much more manageable — or even gone completely.
Sep 27, 2021
8 Guiding Principles that Tidy, Clutter-Free People Swear By
Decluttering Cure
Chances are, to really commit to a clutter-free life, you need to re-frame your relationship to things in general.
Sep 26, 2021