King Charles Addressed the United Kingdom in His First Christmas SpeechLife
The heartfelt speech included a tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth II.
Dec 26, 2022
Will the Real Jenny Lind Please Stand Up?Design Ideas
Jenny Lind cribs and beds are a classic in children’s rooms (even modern ones) and we’ve seen a host of them on Apartment Therapy. Jenny Lind is often mistaken to be a company or a brand, but it’s neither. It’s simply a style of furniture distinguished by turned posts or what we call spindles. So, just who was Jenny Lind and why is our furniture still named after her?
Oct 14, 2022
The Best Before & Afters on CleanTok Come From This Volunteer Grave CleanerCleaning
Caitlin Abrams regularly cleans graves and shares her process on TikTok, where she’s accumulated 1.6 million followers. 
Oct 25, 2021
Before & After: Emily Henderson’s Kitchen Changed How I Store My Pot HoldersOrganizing
I love storing something without taking up any space.
Jun 9, 2021
Ina Garten’s Been Breaking this Major Dishwasher-Loading Rule for YearsCleaning
Ina Garten showed us a peek at the her clean dishwasher load, revealing a few "forbidden" items that just took a spin through the machine.
Oct 5, 2020
How the Property Brothers Spend Their Perfect Night InLife
Perfect Night In is a series where we ask actors, artists, entrepreneurs, and beyond how they’d spend the ultimate luxury—a blissful evening at home. Ah, the brothers that need no introduction (but we’re going to give you one anyway). Ever since the first episode of HGTV’s “Property Brothers” aired in 2011, Drew and Jonathan Scott have made viewers around the globe fall in love with their impressive renovating skills complimented by witty sibling banter.
Jul 30, 2020
Ellen’s Design Challenge: Meet BradleyLife
Name: Bradley L Bowers City: Miami, FL Style: I use the term “future-monk” to describe my style. I avoid decoration and I love to let the purity of materials merge with really funky and exciting shapes & forms. Carpenter paired with: Matt Muenster What are your design strengths? Follow-through; I think it is an underrated quality and one of my greatest assets and strengths. What are your design weaknesses? I am insistent.
Jul 17, 2020
Ellen’s Design Challenge: Meet MelissaLife
Name: Melissa Rivera-Torres City: Pleasant Hill, CA Style: Modern, functional, industrial with a pop of color and a twist of fun. Carpenter paired with: Stephen Zimpel When did you realize you had potential in furniture design? I always loved furniture design, and making things that had a purpose.
Jul 17, 2020
Ellen’s Design Challenge: Meet VivianLife
Name: Vivian Beer City: Manchester, NH Style: Sexy industrial. Carpenter paired with: Matt Blashaw When did you realize you had potential in furniture design? I really fell in love with furniture design in graduate school. I had studied as a sculptor at Maine College of Art and worked in architectural iron before studying in the Metals program at Cranbrook Academy of Art. My research was divided between contemporary design and decorative arts history.
Jul 17, 2020
Christian Siriano Launches Bedding Collection at Bed Bath & BeyondDesign Ideas
Christian Siriano is the latest fashion designer to get into the home biz. The Project Runway winner’s bedding collection launches at Bed Bath & Beyond tomorrow. Is it fierce? You tell us. You can never have enough pillows!! Details to love with our new bedding collection launching this Friday at @bedbathandbeyond .com! Check out the bold prints and tropical inspired linens.
Jul 16, 2020
6 Picks From Lennon & Maisy for PBteen That Will Work in an Adult SpaceDesign Ideas
Singing sisters & Nashville stars Lennon & Maisy designed a 50-piece capsule collection for PBteen that just launched this month. Now that it’s all here, we’re back with our top picks from the colorful, pattern-filled, boho-inspired collaboration that’ll work in your adult pad. Maxwell is heading to Nashville to interview Lennon & Maisy! Tune in today—Thursday, July 28 at 3pm ET on Facebook Live.
Jul 16, 2020
You Can Sleep In These Famous Peoples’ Childhood HomesReal Estate
We routinely keep an out of for celebrity real estate listings so we can fawn over the glamorous digs and get into a glimpse into their typically fab lifestyles. But there’s also a fair bit of collective curiosity over how famous people lived before the spotlight, which could explain the presence of these famous childhood residences on Airbnb. [Editor’s note: We’ve reached out to these estates for confirmation and will update if we hear back.
Jul 16, 2020
Was Patrick Nagel’s Artwork the “Keep Calm” Poster of the 1980s?Design Ideas
A few things you should know about my childhood: I was born in 1986 to parents who were (and still are) pretty major fans of Duran Duran. I knew all the words to both “Hungry Like the Wolf” and “Mmmbop,” and I had opened the “Rio” CD jewel case enough to recognize the framed print on our living room wall was a dead ringer for Duran Duran’s album cover.
Mar 11, 2020
I Stole a Storage Idea From Emily Henderson and My Kitchen Has Never Looked BetterOrganizing
Emily's kitchen provided an "Aha!" moment for how I could get my kitchen counters looking cleaner.
Mar 3, 2020
What’s On Harry Styles’ Reading List? Marie Kondo, ApparentlyLife
It’s been a wild week for singer/songwriter Harry Styles, and he must be looking to find some joy at home.Styles co-chaired the Met Gala alongside Lady Gaga and Serena Williams on Monday, May 6, and he apparently took his duties very seriously. Even as far back as October, he was reading up on Susan Sontag’s “Notes on Camp” to get familiar with this year’s theme. But now that the whirlwind event is over, what’s an international pop star to do?
Jan 9, 2020
Ellen’s Design Challenge: Meet SefLife
Name: Sef Thomas Pinney City: Los Angeles and New York City Style: Contemporary, organic, boundary pushing. Thoughtful and not faddish. Accessible and not precious. Carpenter paired with: Chip Wade When did you realize you had potential in furniture design? When I realized how little research and design was put into many designs that are nevertheless successful on the market. Style lacking substance. What is your design philosophy?
Dec 19, 2019
Ellen’s Design Challenge: Meet McKenzieLife
Name: McKenzie Gibson City: Providence, RI Style: My style is signified by both process and product. Carpenter paired with: Brooks Utley When did you realize you had potential in furniture design? While completing my BA in Drawing, I grew into sculpture as a medium. I found it to be a much more effective representation of my ideas. After about two years’ worth of work, I realized that I was blending genres – between fine art and design, specifically furniture.
Dec 19, 2019
Ellen’s Design Challenge: Meet KyleLife
Name: Kyle Huntoon City: Deetroit, MI Style: I design and build furniture that combines elements of mid-century modern design with traditional joinery techniques. I strive to create designs that are understated, and carefully considered in their construction and functionality. As far as my personal style goes, I am a simple guy; Detroit Denim jeans, a t-shirt and my Danner work boots. Carpenter paired with: Ali Azhar & Matt Muenster When did you realize you had potential in furniture design?
Dec 19, 2019
Ellen’s Design Challenge: Meet MilesLife
Name: Miles Endo City: Providence, RI Style: Contemporary, clean, and functional. I love clean, tapering lines and architectural inspirations. Carpenter paired with: Karl Champley When did you realize you had potential in furniture design? About ten years ago, when I got to college, I was so far away from home that I tried making furniture for myself. Much of those early pieces were quite experimental but they pointed me down a path that I have come to love.
Dec 19, 2019
We Tested 3 Popular Red Wine Stain Removal Methods and Found a Proven Winner
Cleaning Showdown
Happy to report: It IS possible to remove a red wine stain, at home, without paying a pro to do it for you.
Dec 18, 2019
I Tried “Home Comforts”ʼ Popular Red Wine Stain Removal Method to See If It’s Worth the Hype
Cleaning Showdown
It involved hardly any hands-on time at all, and that is the way I like to work: set it and forget it.
Dec 18, 2019
Martha Stewart’s Elaborate 6-Step Method Is the Best for Removing Red Wine Stains
Cleaning Showdown
This test was intense and will henceforth be known by me as “The Kitchen Sink Method.”
Dec 18, 2019
The “Good Housekeeping” Method You Can Use To Treat Red Wine Stains at a Party
Cleaning Showdown
The steps involved in this method are surprisingly simple—and here's how it works.
Dec 18, 2019
Literary Style: 15 Writers’ BedroomsDesign Ideas
It’s true; we find the secret lives of others fascinating. Especially if those others are writers. We get to know them through their work, and we yearn to learn more about them as people… We feel a kinship, with their experiences or with their characters, and we begin to imagine what their lives must be like. We read biographies about them, tour their homes and visit their graves, all in an effort to gain insight into their own particular genius.
Aug 21, 2019
Organizers to the Stars The Home Edit ‘Master the Mess’ On Their New TV ShowCleaning
Joanna and Clea talk about their new show, Master the Mess, share clips, and how anyone can get organized.
Aug 10, 2019
Cindy Crawford’s Malibu Home Has Dreamy Ocean ViewsReal Estate
Barbie may have had her Malibu Dream House first, but supermodel Cindy Crawford’s draws a close second. Now, the sprawling four-bed, three-bath beach home Crawford shared with her husband Rande Gerber is on the market for $7.495 million, and it’s officially giving us a fresh dose of summer inspiration.“International supermodel Cindy Crawford has called it quits on Malibu. Well, sorta,” Erik Gunther, realtor.
Jun 4, 2019
Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt’s Former House Is for Sale for $49 MillionReal Estate
While they’ve both moved on to greener pastures, their exquisite taste in real estate still holds strong.
Jun 3, 2019
‘Pitch Perfect’ stars Anna Camp and Skylar Astin Are Selling Their Former Love NestReal Estate
Aca-scuse us while we shed a few tears. “Pitch Perfect” stars Skyler Astin and Anna Camp, who announced their divorce earlier this year, are selling their former home in the stylish Los Angeles enclave of Los Feliz. Listed at $2.45 million, the four-bed, three-and-a-half bath property served as the couple’s home since they were living in newlywed harmony, just over three years ago.
May 28, 2019
Jeff Bridges Is Selling His Montecito Home, and the Rugs Really Tie the Rooms TogetherReal Estate
If there ever was a home that was filled with good vibes, we’re guessing it’s one that belongs to Oscar-winner Jeff Bridges. The beloved actor, known for films like “Crazy Heart” and “The Big Lebowski,” just listed his sprawling Montecito compound for $7.995 million, realtor.com reports.
May 22, 2019
Michael Strahan Lists His Luxe Beverly Hills Condo for $4.4 MillionReal Estate
Michael Strahan is most often associated with New York, thanks to his years on the field with the Giants and several turns on ABC morning shows like his current gig, “Strahan and Sara.” But when the football-star-turned-morning-TV-titan heads west, he rests his head at this luxe Beverly Hills condo, which just hit the market for $4.4 million, realtor.com reports. Measuring 2,670 square feet, the sprawling condo has a prime location smack-dab in the middle of 90210.
May 20, 2019
The Queen Is Hiring Someone to Do Her Social Media and It Could Be YouLife
There’s social media royalty, and then there’s social media for actual royalty… and here’s your chance to do the latter. Fire up those resumes, because Queen Elizabeth is hiring a Digital Communications Officer.  That’s right: You could run the Queen’s social media!
May 17, 2019
Kaley Cuoco Has a Swing in Her Living Room and It’s So CharmingReal Estate
Kaley Cuoco is saying goodbye to the sprawling Mediterranean estate she bought with ex-husband, Ryan Sweeting. “The Big Bang Theory” star, who is now married to equestrian Karl Cook, just listed her six-bed, eight-and-a-half bath Tarzana estate for $6.9 million. But if you’re thinking this luxe property looks familiar, you aren’t wrong. Back in 2014, Cuoco purchased it for $5.
May 16, 2019
Before & After: Taraji P. Henson Surprises Stepmom with a Brand-New KitchenProjects & Improvements
Sunday was Mother’s Day and hopefully, you remembered to call your mom. Film and television actress Taraji P. Henson took things one step further and treated her stepmom Angie to a complete renovation of her Washington D.C.-area home. With a little help from the folks at Houzz, she transformed Angie’s old, crumbling kitchen, and opened up her cramped living room, which is now airy and full of light. Taraji was 16 when she met Angie for the first time.
May 15, 2019
A Visit to Mrs. Meyer’s Headquarters in MinneapolisLife
As I shared yesterday, last week I got on a plane and flew to Minneapolis to tour the Mrs. Meyer’s headquarters and meet the fabulous 79-year-old Mrs. Meyer in person.
May 7, 2019
Baby Sussex Has Arrived, & Here’s What We Know About the Nursery So FarLife
The newest royal has officially arrived! The Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced the happy news via their social channels this morning. While we don’t have many details so far, here’s what we do know. Baby Sussex’s name has yet to be announced, but the newborn arrived in the early morning on May 6. The child, a boy, weighs 7 lbs, 3 oz.
May 6, 2019
Kristen Bell Went from Feuding Over Recliners to Doing La-Z-Boy CommercialsLife
Holy forking shirt! Kristen Bell, star of “The Good Place,” the “Frozen” franchise, and the upcoming “Veronica Mars” reboot, has a new bullet point to add to her resume: La-Z-Boy brand ambassador. Wait, huh? Yup, La-Z-Boy, synonymous with old school recliners… that one. But if anyone knows about the hardship of working with a piece of furniture that’s less than ideal, it’s Kristen.
May 6, 2019
How Kristen Bell Spends Her Perfect Night InLife
Perfect Night In is a series where we ask actors, artists, entrepreneurs, and beyond how they’d spend the ultimate luxury—a blissful evening at home.Whether you know her best as shrimp-loving Eleanor on “The Good Place,” spirited younger sister Anna in “Frozen,” or from her total Mom status on Instagram, one thing is for certain: We love Kristen Bell almost as much as she loves sloths.
May 6, 2019
Ellen’s Design Challenge: Goodbye, McKenzieLife
Last week on Ellen’s Design Challenge, we said goodbye to Our Lady of Amazing Faces, McKenzie. Her lotus bed went up in flames, but being the first sent home couldn’t dull her sparkle. We chatted with the RISD student about how what she’d do differently, how the show changed her, and just how many people are placing orders for fire beds. What were you feeling in that moment? Don’t cry, don’t cry, don’t cry… No, I knew I was going that night.
May 3, 2019
Meet the Carpenters: Chip WadeLife
Name: Chip Wade City: Atlanta HGTV/DIY show: Elbow Room Contestant partnered with: Sef Pinney What’s one word that describes your partnership with your contestant? Ambitious How would you describe your style? My style is centered around classic material selection paired with striking form. Innovative function and detailed craftsmanship mark all my favorite pieces. Favorite power tool? Oscillating tool What was the first project you ever built?
May 3, 2019
The Property Brothers’ Real Estate Secrets (and the Strangest Thing You’ll Find in Their Toolbelts)Projects & Improvements
Twin brothers Drew and Jonathan Scott—also known as HGTV’s Property Brothers to anyone with a cable subscription—make a great team. As a realtor and a licensed contractor, respectively, they’ve been buying and flipping houses on and off camera for more than a decade. But their latest project, “Brother vs.
May 3, 2019
How to Live Like an Artist, According to Ceramicist Helen Levi (Hint: You’re Gonna Need Snacks)Design Ideas
If you fantasize about trading in your cubicle for a former-warehouse artist’s studio flooded with light, filled with plants, where snacks flow freely—then you’ll probably think Brooklyn-based ceramicist Helen Levi‘s life is pretty dreamy. We asked Helen to walk us through her daily routine and tell us about her beautiful studio. It didn’t disappoint. Don’t think you’ll get to live that artist life?
May 3, 2019
Ike & Tina Turner’s Former Home Is Close To How They Left It In 1977Real Estate
Ike and Tina Turner may have sold this View Park, California house in 1977, but their legacy (and some of their furniture) remains. Many of the furniture pieces in the four bedroom home were made custom for the space, and the Turners included them in the sale. Though not everything is in its original condition; the sofa was covered in red velvet, and they reupholstered it in a neutral beige. The round bed, however, is just as they left it.
May 3, 2019
Commute with Celebrities: 10 Audiobooks Read by Famous VoicesLife
Audiobooks are having a moment. Sure, bookworms and scholars have long cherished them, but with the recent resurgence of celebrity narrators, book recordings have taken on new levels of popularity. And we’re not surprised. Filled with knowledge and star power, audiobooks are an easy way to enjoy the latest literature without having to actually read it. So to celebrate the beauty of book recordings, we’ve rounded up our favorite celeb-read classics for your consideration.
May 3, 2019
The Mary Tyler Moore Show Apartment Was the Epitome of Single Girl CoolLife
Mary Tyler Moore just passed away at the age of 80. While she accomplished much in her decades-long career, many will remember her best as Mary Richards, the single, never-married career woman that was the center of Moore’s eponymous show. We’ll also never forget that sweet, sweet apartment.
May 3, 2019
Before & After: Watch Kristen Bell Give Her Sister’s Basement a Total MakeoverProjects & Improvements
If there’s anything we love more than a great before and after, it’s a great before and after with Kristen Bell. The Good Place star surprised her sister and her family with a totally new basement for their Detroit home. In an episode of MyHouzz, the home renovation platform’s web series, the Frozen and Veronica Mars actor set out to do something huge for her big sister: totally renovate her basement.
May 3, 2019
The Art of Living: Lessons on Hustling and Giving Back from a Very Cool WomanLife
Tanya Sheikh is inspiring on many levels. Driven by her own love of art and fashion and fueled by a desire to promote diversity and broader opportunity, Tanya and her business partner Ivan Gilkes opened In Support Of—one of the most well-regarded boutiques in NYC—a clothing showroom and retail concept that carries innovative indie designers and donates a portion of its profits to charity. Check out Tanya’s life as a business owner and take a look at her Park Slope studio.
May 3, 2019
#WCW: If You Love Laidback California Style, You’ll Love Sarah Sherman SamuelDesign Ideas
If you’re a fan of laid back California style, then chances are you’ve pinned, liked or at least scrolled through images of LA-based designer Sarah Sherman Samuel’s interiors. Though she grew up on the water in Michigan, Sarah could write the book on the bright, boho West Coasty thing that’s happening in the design world right now. But she’s not just a one-trick pony.
May 3, 2019
10 Life Commandments, Courtesy of Olympic Skater Adam RipponLife
U.S. Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon is one of the 2018 games’ breakout stars, loved for his unwavering integrity, unmatched wit and, of course, his athleticism and artistry on the ice. Needless to say, we could all learn a thing or two from Adam on how to live well.
May 3, 2019
This is When We Think Fixer Upper’s Joanna Gaines is DueLife
Ever since news broke that the husband-wife hosting duo of HGTV’s Fixer Upper would be welcoming another little farm hand into their impeccably shiplapped home, one pressing curiosity has intrigued fans: when is Joanna Gaines’ due date? Aside from the official announcement, she and Chip haven’t offered up any more intel on their fifth child. So, naturally, that leaves one option — playing the ol’ due date guessing game.
May 3, 2019
How A Bestselling Author Transformed A Winery Into The Work Space Of Our DreamsLife
Author Rachel Khong saw a need for a collaborative gathering space for women… so she opened one herself. Rachel Khong, bestselling author of Goodbye, Vitamin, did most of her writing in coffee shops (writing at home, she says, was difficult because she was constantly distracted by chores and home projects that needed to be completed. We can relate!). While she loved cafés or writing at her rustic A-frame cabin in Russian River, they weren’t quite what she needed.
May 3, 2019
Chloe Benjamin, Author of ‘The Immortalists,’ Has an Enviable Number of BookshelvesLife
Chloe Benjamin, who lives in Madison, Wisconsin, spent years writing her epic novel The Immortalists, an emotional story about four siblings who learn the exact dates of their deaths from a mysterious fortuneteller. As Varya, Daniel, Klara, and Simon grow up and grow apart, this knowledge drives distinctly different journeys and forces each to question whether we control fate—or fate controls us.
May 3, 2019
Leni Zumas, Author of ‘Red Clocks,’ Offers a Peek Into Her Writing SpaceLife
Leni Zumas’ novel Red Clocks is one of the most talked-about of 2018, celebrated for telling a complex, thoughtful story about five strong women grappling with motherhood in vastly different ways. Her central characters—a biographer, a daughter, a wife, an explorer, and a witch-like mender—find their paths intersect as reproductive rights undergo major governmental regulation.
May 3, 2019
Apartment Therapy’s Top 10 Instagrammers to Jumpstart Your Spring GoalsOrganizing
Tuesday, March 20, marks the first official day of Spring! Depending on where you are in the country, it might still feel very much like Winter outside, but the equinox is, indeed, upon us, which means warmer weather can’t be too far behind (…right?). In the meantime, you can use that fresh start on the calendar to get going on some of your goals for the new season.
May 3, 2019
10 Architects You Should be Following on InstagramLife
There’s no shortage of awesome architects to follow on Instagram. The hashtag #architectureporn alone produces more than 5 million posts, many of which come straight from the hands of innovative architects across the globe. And if you’re anything like us, you depend on daydream-inducing Instagram posts to help get you through the day. So to ensure that your feed is always filled with design inspo, we rounded up ten awe-inspiring architects to follow on IG.
May 3, 2019
10 Plant Paradises You Should be Following on InstagramPlants & Yard
There’s no shortage of plant-obsessed accounts to follow on Instagram. The hashtag #plantsofinstagram alone produces more than 1 million posts, most of which come straight from the hands of plant parents across the globe. And if you’re anything like us, you depend on Instagram posts to help inspire and inform all of your gardening endeavors. So to ensure that your feed is always filled with helpful plant info, we rounded up 10 of the coolest plant accounts to follow on IG.
May 3, 2019
Sir James Dyson Thinks This Common Feature Is Going to Disappear from HomesLife
Sir James Dyson, the ingenious inventor who gave us both the indispensable Dyson vacuums (I have two!) and those intense Dyson hand dryers, is gracing us with some new wisdom. The forward-thinker spoke to Recode about his ideas on design, devices, and which uber-common home feature will soon be a thing of the past. Speaking about the home of the future, Dyson waxed poetic when explaining how and why our houses are going to become much more than simple shelters.
May 3, 2019
We Interviewed the Winner of NBC’s Making ItLife
Years before all of America fell in love with Making It‘s romantic, sensitive, and highly skilled quiet man Khiem Nguyen, the master craftsman who captivated judges and fans alike on Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman’s new TV competition for creatives on NBC, I was lucky enough to get to know Khiem and his now-wife Amanda McKeever as fellow DIYers, dog parents, and Boston to Austin expats.
May 3, 2019
Your Favorite Women Are Publishing Memoirs This FallLife
The biggest memoirs this fall are all by women. From Busy Philipps to Michelle Obama, here are the must-haves to snag for your home library. Amazon This Will Only Hurt a Little by Busy Philipps 17.70 Buy now One of Instagram’s realest, funniest moms-slash-humans brings that humor and honesty to a memoir that anyone will love, regardless of whether or not you were obsessed with Freaks and Geeks.
May 3, 2019
Here’s How Whitney Port Spends a Perfect Night at HomeLife
Perfect Night In is a series where we ask actors, artists, entrepreneurs, and beyond how they’d spend the ultimate luxury—a blissful evening at home. Since The Hills premiered 12 years ago, TV personality (and new mom to 1-year-old Sonny) has kept busy with a range of projects—from taking on a fixer upper and transforming it into her dream home, to teaching kids empathy through gardening with Mrs. Meyer’s Compassion Flower Project.
May 3, 2019
Busy Philipps’ Pantry Transformation Is Majorly TherapeuticCleaning
There are few things more inspirational than seeing an impressive before-and-after that takes place in the home. From the smaller spaces like this shoe storage area to the larger projects like this incredible kitchen reno (for under $400!), these jaw-dropping transformations can get you vamped up and ready to organize. To put it plainly, we just can’t get enough of these refreshes—part of the reason why we’re currently swooning over Busy Philipps’ pantry.
May 3, 2019
Author Kelsey Miller On Her Home Office Splurge and What She Learned While Writing a Book about ‘Friends’Life
Kelsey Miller never expected to have room for a home office in New York City—at least until she was “rich and famous.” However, she and her husband lucked out on the apartment front, and now she has a small writer’s retreat all to herself. The author of the forthcoming book “I’ll Be There For You” takes us on a mini tour of her workspace, and shares what it’s really like writing a book about everyone’s favorite TV show, “Friends.
May 3, 2019