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This Muralist Doesn't Let Renting Get in the Way of Having a Colorful HomeTours
Mural artist and content creator Champagne shares this large rental home with two roommates, a cat named Pony, and a dog named Ted. She loves mixing modern pieces with vintage elements. "I’d call it a colorful eclectic mix of happiness."
Jul 20, 2022
A Whimsical Chicago Bungalow Is Bursting With Color and Pattern
Becky Bloom's historic 1924 Chicago bungalow has a purple living room, orange fireplace, green kitchen, floral bedroom, and a lot more color and DIY pattern!
Jul 19, 2022
The Color Palettes that Have Defined the Past 100 Years, from 1920 to TodayStyle
Earthy green, mustard, pink, and all-gray everything and more!
Jul 19, 2022
This Gorgeous Victorian Home Has a Teal Fireplace and Lavender WallsTours
Bethanne updated her Victorian Home by painting the walls and fireplaces to add cheer to her house. She believes in only holding onto items that bring you joy and has surrounded herself with items that tell the story of her life.
Jul 19, 2022
An Artist's 'Rainbow Eclectic' Rental Is a Physical Manifestation of Happiness
As an artist, Jessica has transformed her apartment into a colorful paradise. She fills the walls with her own art and works by other artists to make her home into a bright, DIYed space.
Jul 18, 2022
A Designer's Adding Color to a 100-Year-Old Cottage While Honoring Its HistoryTours
"Your home is for you, and if you’re into kitsch or kooky or kinda out-there aesthetics, embrace it. A home filled with personality is easy to love," advises Australia-based graphic designer and typographer Sophie Elinor.
Jul 18, 2022
10 Tiny Touches To Dip Your Toes into the World of ColorStyle
Think pretty bud vases, mini candles, and tiny table lamps that even the most hardcore neutral enthusiasts will love.
Jul 16, 2022
A Builder-Grade House Was Transformed Into a Colorful "Spaceship Chic" HomeTours
Ashley Maeda lives with her husband and two daughters in the Southern California desert. "I look at my home as my canvas," she says. "There is always a half-finished mural somewhere because I am constantly painting something new."
Jul 15, 2022
A Northern Ireland Home Has an Ombre Bedroom, Pastel Outdoor Kitchen, & MoreTours
Self-proclaimed color lover, thrifting fan, and DIYer Joanne McCauley, who runs the Instagram account @ouremporium, says for the first eight years of living in this Northern Ireland house, it was pretty beige. But not anymore!
Jul 14, 2022
A Family of 4's Colorful 450-Square-Foot Home Has Brilliant Small-Space IdeasTours
There's an incredibly brilliant Murphy bed design, adjustable and extendable furniture, furniture on wheels, and a dreamy outdoor bathtub.
Jul 13, 2022
This Bold Brooklyn Rental Is Colorful Eclectic Maximalism Done Right
Video House Tour
Textile designer and freelance interior stylist Anna Brettschneider shares this 800-square-foot Park Slope rental apartment with her fiancé, Garrett Albury. Together they co-author the weekly newsletter,
Jul 12, 2022
Color Is the Biggest Inspiration in This Cheery 450-Square-Foot StudioTours
Maitri Mody (@honeyidressedthepug on Instagram) grew up in Mumbai surrounded by colors and says she can't live in a minimal white box. "I moved into this apartment after separating from a 10-year marriage and starting off on my own. So, I wanted it to be happy, cheerful, and positive," she writes.
Jul 11, 2022
These Are the 6 Categories of Favorite Colors Everyone Should HaveLiving
While color therapy is an actual science, you don’t need to have a doctorate or degree in color psychology to identify which colors ring true for you in various stages and emotions in your life. Here are the six color categories everyone should have and lean on as needed.
Jul 11, 2022
A Brooklyn Set Designer's Apartment Style Is 'Box of Crayola Crayons'Tours
Tay is a set designer, builder, and DJ, and describes herself as an “audacious welder of dreamscapes,” like the colorful apartment she rents in Brooklyn.
Jul 8, 2022
Mix Up Your Usual Happy Hour by Having Friends Over for a Rainbow-Hued Party Living
Taste the rainbow with this easy at-home social.
Jul 7, 2022
The Most Colorful Books of 2022 (So Far) to Add to Your BookshelfStyle
Add some vibrancy to your book shelf.
Jul 7, 2022
This Vibrant Florida House Has Two of the Coolest Vintage Colored Bathrooms EverTours
"The overall vibe I’m going for, for the house is a bit of a hodge podge: an artist’s 1970s beachside pad mixed with pared-down Parisian glamour and of course lots of lighthearted elements..." says creative director and commercial photographer Lizzie Darden.
Jul 7, 2022
You Know Your Zodiac Sign — But Do You Know Your Planetary Color?Living
Read up on the hue associated with your sign and its ruling planet.
Jul 7, 2022
This Polychromatic Loft Is Proof You Can Have a Colorful Home on a BudgetTours
Lots of IKEA, a sprinkling of handmade furniture, a dose of DIY, and PLENTY of paint have all been used brilliantly by clothing designer Haley Boyko in her Long Beach rental loft apartment.
Jul 6, 2022
An 'Eclectic Tropical' Connecticut Home Has Gorgeous Yellow CouchesTours
As a Latina artist who's traveled the world, Olga Fermin says her home is a reflection of her roots, culture, and travels. "You can see my colorful paintings all throughout the house," she writes. "I love mixing patterns, colors, and styles."
Jul 6, 2022
This San Diego Rental Loft Is Funky, Eclectic, Maximal, and Incredibly ColorfulTours
When Bridgette and her boyfriend, Blue, moved into their loft apartment, they committed to making the space their own while not breaking the bank. They used Facebook Marketplace to find staple pieces that they DIYed to fit their style.
Jul 5, 2022
How to Organize Your Home by Color, According to a Pro OrganizerOrganize & Clean
Coordinate a new hue for each room.
Jul 5, 2022
A Technicolor Tennessee House Has a Round Red Bed, a Hot Pink Kitchen, and MoreTours
The moment you walk in this home's door, you’re greeted by a giant gold cage, setting the tone for a glamorous, luxurious, comfortable, Hollywood regency-meets-1970s opulence style space!
Jul 4, 2022
A Couple's Transforming a Fixer Upper into a Dream Home 1 Colorful DIY at a TimeTours
Kathleen Kowalski's best advice for creating a home you love? "If it's ugly, paint it! Paint is the most powerful DIY tool we have."
Jul 4, 2022
A Colorful Copenhagen Apartment Has Rainbow Curtains & Papier-Mâché Fruit
Lærke Victoria, a creative living in the Danish capital, has thrown caution to the wind in her colorful, kaleidoscopic apartment, complete with a plethora of adorable DIY papier-mâché fruits.
Jul 1, 2022
This Maximalist's House Is a 'Thrifted Rainbow Fun Time'Tours
Originally from Ireland, Sara and Peter have decorated their colorful home with finds from local Swap Meet pages, estate sales, online auctions, and vintage stores.
Jun 20, 2022
A Small 1930s Art Deco Oakland Apartment Is Colorful and Vibrant Tours
Designer Rebecca Summer and her husband, Sam, have lived in this 1930s building on Lake Merritt in Oakland for 10 years. "I was drawn to this building for all its architectural and ornate details like the arched doorways, 10-foot-high ceilings, and original crystal chandeliers," she writes.
Jun 14, 2022
This Small Chicago Condo Is Absolutely BURSTING With Color and PatternTours
Tiffany Gholar's home is a space where she experiments "with ideas that I might end up using in projects for clients one day."
Jun 10, 2022
A Family of 5's Small NYC Home Is Full of Smart Renter-Friendly & Storage IdeasTours
Megan Zietz is a content creator and designer, and shares this small NYC rental apartment with her husband, three kids, and two cats.
Jun 9, 2022
This Writer's Brooklyn Rental Is Full of Bright Colors and Hundreds of BooksTours
"It’s both chic and punk — a technicolor euphoria impossible not to feel at home at," describes writer, comedian, and award-winning screenwriter Greg Mania of this small rental apartment.
Jun 7, 2022
These Are 2022's Most Popular Sofa Colors
U.K.-based furniture retailer Swyft Home shared a study on the most-searched sofa colors of 2022.
May 13, 2022
This Family’s Florida Home is Drenched in Bright Colors, Murals, and Disco BallsTours
Designer Kelly Bach is the owner of RetroBabeCo, and found her current home in 2018. She shares the Florida house with husband, Nate, sons, Kalani and Keanu, and three chihuahuas: Lola, Hobie, and Mookie.
May 13, 2022
3 Unique Color Combo Ideas to Steal from Small/CoolTours
Whether through paint or decor, color adds a ton of inspiration to one's home, and the rooms in this year's Small/Cool event space had a few surprising applications worthy of a decor deep dive.
May 4, 2022
This Is the Surprising "It" Color of Small/Cool NYCStyle
It might not be what you expect!
May 2, 2022
This Stylish Swedish Home's Interior Is Inspired by the 1970sTours
Emma and Henrik's home style is heavily influenced by the patterns and colors of the 1970s — particularly orange and brown, hence the name of Emma’s Instagram, Home of Orange Brown.
Apr 29, 2022
Mosquitoes Swarm Around These Four Colors the MostLiving
Avoid these hues.
Apr 21, 2022
A Berlin House Is Bold, Colorful, Avant-Garde, and Full of Fun MuralsTours
Murals and custom furniture have become a central aspect of all Megan's designs. "I’m always planning projects that require furniture or lighting that either don’t exist or I am unwilling to buy; building my own customizations (furniture, lighting, etc.) has helped me put a home together that really isn’t like any other."
Apr 20, 2022
This Small Dutch Rental Apartment Embraces Mid-Century Modern Colors and Shapes Tours
Hester Vogelzang's retro interior-themed Instagram tagline is “Born in the nineties, living in the seventies,” and that applies to the home shared with boyfriend, Jens, and newborn son, Wobbe.
Apr 15, 2022
Retro Colors and Patterns Beautify a Formerly Beige 525-Square-Foot London FlatTours
Emily Brinkley is an illustrator/designer working for a small company that designs games, toys, books, greeting cards, stationery, and gift wrap. She describes her London flat as being a totally beige, blank canvas when she first moved in.
Apr 4, 2022
This Colorful Miami Apartment Takes Design Cues from the 1960s, 1990s & Art DecoTours
Interior decorator Dani Klarić lives in this large, loft-like apartment in Miami with her boyfriend, Bello. Dani pulls a lot of her home's interior inspiration from the Art Deco era, but you'll also find nods to the 1960s, 1990s, and even some mid-century modern vibes, too.
Apr 1, 2022
Staub Just Dropped a New Color That’s the Perfect Pick for SummerNews
Bonus: Loads of pieces are on major sale!
Mar 30, 2022
A 800-Square-Foot Colorful Home Has a Treehouse-Inspired Attic With Bookcase BedTours
Charlotte Violet turned an attic space with gorgeous original Victorian cedar beams in her small UK home into a dreamy bedroom, sunset-watching spot, and home cinema.
Mar 28, 2022
This Singer and Songwriter's Colorful House Is the Perfect Place to Make MusicTours
Raquel Lily is a singer, songwriter, guitarist, and online content creator, and she released her debut full-length album, "Fixations," in early March. She lives in this colorful, musical house in Atlanta.
Mar 23, 2022
This Home Stager's Hip House Is Packed with Pattern, Color & Lots of Decor IdeasTours
Francesca owns Francesca Grace Home, a home staging and interior designer company, and her California Craftsman in Los Angeles’ Silver Lake neighborhood is full of vintage furnishings, modern lines, bold colors, and energetic patterns.
Mar 22, 2022
A Joyful, Colorful Miami House Was Decorated on a Budget With Stencils and PaintTours
Sarah Coleman and her partner had to decorate their Miami house on a very small budget. "Everything we did was stencils and paint because it was the most affordable option. I wanted the gorgeous wallpapers and new shiny fixtures, but we had to do everything little by little and do it creatively, so we weren’t broke all of the time!"
Mar 18, 2022
Le Creuset’s Newest Color Is a Lovely Shade for SpringNews
It's gorgeous.
Mar 13, 2022
A Creative Director's Colonial House Has Playful Pops of Color in Every RoomTours
Caley Adams is the founder and creative director of Wildes District, an NYC-based design studio that specializes in design for emerging women's and e-commerce brands. She shares a beautiful house on a small cul-de-sac with her husband, Max, and their 1.5-year-old son.
Mar 11, 2022
A Colorful UK Home Has DIY Stenciled Floors That Look JUST Like Expensive Tiles
Carla and Fraser hand painted the tile pattern on their kitchen floor using stencils to mimic some expensive tiles they found online... and that's just ONE of the many DIY projects they've tackled in their UK home.
Mar 9, 2022
The Most Popular Paint Colors for 2022, According to Farrow & Ball
“They are an eclectic mix of the pure and the humble that evokes the warmth and harmony of a more innocent age while celebrating life today.”
Mar 2, 2022
A Blogger's Charleston Rental Is Bright, Colorful, and Filled With Cool Art
Grace Atwood has written the lifestyle blog, The Stripe, for twelve years now, and is also active on Instagram and has a weekly newsletter. She worked with designer and Elements of Style blogger Erin Gates on decorating this Charleston, South Carolina rental apartment.
Mar 2, 2022
HGTV Expert Breegan Jane Uses These 3 Hues to Create Instant Serenity at Home
Create a calming oasis with these three colors.
Feb 17, 2022
A Magazine Editor's Maximalist Rental Is Exploding With Colorful DIYs
Sensi editor-in-chief Stephanie Wilson's apartment is "maximalism to the max" and FULL of wild decor ideas — like contact-paper-covered doors, neon-painted door jambs, and a carefully curated bar-cart-turned-bong-cart.
Feb 11, 2022
Erin Napier Just Gave This Helpful Tip For Picking The Right Pink
Pink doesn’t have to be scary.
Feb 9, 2022
10 Colorful Rugs That Will Instantly Brighten Up Your Space This Winter (and They’re Up to 75% Off)
Add some cheer with these affordable pieces.
Feb 4, 2022
Christina Hendricks Added These Colors to Make Her Space More “Playful”
Hendrick's shared a glimpse of her dressing room that puts these hues on display.
Feb 2, 2022
Here’s Why One HGTV Star Swears By a Teal and White Color Combination
HGTV star Breegan Jane has good reason.
Feb 2, 2022
A Gorgeous Rental's Colorful Bold Bathroom Ceiling Is a Must-See
Andrea rents this hospital-adjacent apartment out to medical students and traveling nurses, and she wanted it to feel like home for them, "with an atmosphere more eccentric than the typical rental," she says. Because she sourced the furniture secondhand, she could splurge on special finishes.
Jan 31, 2022
Pantone’s New Limited Edition Color Will Warm Up Your Winter
Grab a can of the sunny hue to warm up your mid-winter blues.
Jan 27, 2022
Minwax’s Color of the Year Is Like a Spa in a Can
Pantone went periwinkle for its Color of the Year, but wood stain brand Minwax is going green. Minwax announced this month that “Gentle Olive” is its 2022 hue, which reflects “the search for serenity in our changing routines.”“Gentle Olive” is a soothing mix of sage green and gray that embraces natural wood tones while adding a subtle pop of timeless color. It’s grounded, calming, and is symbolic of healing and renewal.
Jan 26, 2022
A Candle Maker's Toronto Rental's Been Lovingly Transformed into a Pastel Palace
Content creator Luna Lindsay has DIYed and painted her rental apartment into a pastel palace... and recently launched a hand-poured pastel candle business called Moonwix.
Jan 26, 2022
This "Mid-Century, Afrocentric" House Has Cool Artwork & Vibrant Patterns
"If I love it, I include it in my home," says homeowner Joy Angela Russell. "I love earthy colors: cognac, cream, olive, mustard, turquoise, and black. I collect art and love a hand-painted wall or two or three."
Jan 21, 2022
This Is Why HGTV Designer Mina Starsiak Hawk Defends All-White Kitchens
Buh-bye, words like "sterile" and "boring."
Jan 14, 2022
These are the Hottest Colors for 2022, According to Interior Designers
These are the beautiful, calming shades 2022 will bring.
Jan 3, 2022
The Coolest Ceilings From Apartment Therapy House Tours We Saw This Year
Don't forget to look up.
Dec 30, 2021
11 of the Coolest Ways People Used Color in Their Homes This Year
From the intentional and subtle to the big, bright, and bold, these spaces all use color in jaw-dropping ways.
Dec 26, 2021
The Ultimate Guide to the New Green Trending for 2022
You've seen it before, but it's about to be EVERYWHERE next year.
Dec 9, 2021
This Is Pantone’s 2022 Color of the Year
This is the first time in Pantone history that a new color was created for Color of the Year.
Dec 8, 2021
Emerald Green Is Going to Be Big in 2022, According to Etsy
Let the soothing begin.
Dec 8, 2021
A Rental Has Tips for Low Ceilings, Small Spaces, and Faking a Conversation Pit
"My style is modern vintage, eclectic, maximalist, seriously whimsical, adventurous, nostalgic, queer, unapologetically colorful and femme, bold, energetic, cozy, life affirming, unconventional, and wholeheartedly personal," explains Sarah Hartley.
Dec 7, 2021
A Vintage Seller's Dallas Home Is a '70s and '80's-Inspired Maximalist Showcase
Aarica Nichole draws inspiration for her home from the '70s and '80s, Hollywood regency, mid-century, Scandinavian, and maximalism styles.
Dec 2, 2021
Mindy Kaling’s Teal Front Door Is the Star of Her Entryway
Kaling told Architectural Digest in 2017 that her home is “a little Wes Anderson.”
Dec 1, 2021