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A Quick DIY Turned These Chairs from “Worn Out and Dated” to Sleek and ModernSponsored
An easy DIY that you can start on Friday and enjoy just a few days later? That’s our idea of a great weekend.Ace carpenter and DIYer Ashley Quintero has been steadily transforming her family’s 1950s Texas house into their dream home. When she turned her attention to the backyard, she realized their outdoor oasis-in-progress was just the place for a furniture upcycle.“I loved my farmhouse dining chairs when I bought them seven years ago.
Jul 19, 2024
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Megan’s Mystery Makeover: This Upcycled Stool Goes from “Meh” to “Ridiculously Charming” with a Simple Pop of ColorSponsored
With the right prompting, we can see something we’ve looked at a million times in a brand new way. That’s the spirit behind Megan’s Mystery Makeover: Megan Baker Detloff, Apartment Therapy’s Home Projects Director, mails a surprise to one of her favorite DIYers and challenges them to create a project with it.
Jul 17, 2024
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Megan’s Mystery Makeover: A “Lackluster” Mirror Gets a Whimsical Transformation Using Spray Paint and Old Toys — for Under $10!Sponsored
Sometimes our favorite projects come from surprising places. That’s the spirit behind Megan’s Mystery Makeover: Megan Baker Detloff, Apartment Therapy’s Home Projects Director, mails a surprise to one of her favorite DIYers and challenges them to create a project with it. This time, Megan is encouraging makers to dial up their style using a makeover essential — Stops Rust with Custom Spray 5-in-1 by Rust-Oleum — in a color of her choosing.
Jul 10, 2024
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A Quick DIY Turned These Chairs from “Worn Out and Dated” to Sleek and ModernSponsored
An easy DIY that you can start on Friday and enjoy just a few days later? That’s our idea of a great weekend.Ace carpenter and DIYer Ashley Quintero has been steadily transforming her family’s 1950s Texas house into their dream home. When she turned her attention to the backyard, she realized their outdoor oasis-in-progress was just the place for a furniture upcycle.“I loved my farmhouse dining chairs when I bought them seven years ago.
Jul 19, 2024
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Megan’s Mystery Makeover: This Upcycled Stool Goes from “Meh” to “Ridiculously Charming” with a Simple Pop of ColorSponsored
With the right prompting, we can see something we’ve looked at a million times in a brand new way. That’s the spirit behind Megan’s Mystery Makeover: Megan Baker Detloff, Apartment Therapy’s Home Projects Director, mails a surprise to one of her favorite DIYers and challenges them to create a project with it.
Jul 17, 2024
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Megan’s Mystery Makeover: A “Lackluster” Mirror Gets a Whimsical Transformation Using Spray Paint and Old Toys — for Under $10!Sponsored
Sometimes our favorite projects come from surprising places. That’s the spirit behind Megan’s Mystery Makeover: Megan Baker Detloff, Apartment Therapy’s Home Projects Director, mails a surprise to one of her favorite DIYers and challenges them to create a project with it. This time, Megan is encouraging makers to dial up their style using a makeover essential — Stops Rust with Custom Spray 5-in-1 by Rust-Oleum — in a color of her choosing.
Jul 10, 2024
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Our Home Director’s “Color Crush” Adds a Touch of Nature Anywhere You Put ItSponsored
From the scent of freshly picked flowers to the colors of a landscape in bloom, outdoor-inspired style touches are both energizing and grounding — reinvigorating our spaces and senses along the way.This unique effect is exactly what inspired Apartment Therapy’s home director Danielle Blundell’s 2024 Color Crush: Halcyon Green SW 6213 by Sherwin-Williams. It’s a peaceful, pleasing green that calls to mind herb gardens and quiet walks in the woods.
Jul 8, 2024
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Megan’s Mystery Makeover: See This “Boring” Cabinet Transform into a Cute, Colorful Garden EssentialSponsored
Creativity is endless, but sometimes constraints make for extra exciting results. That’s the spirit behind Megan’s Mystery Makeover: Megan Baker Detloff, Apartment Therapy’s Home Projects Director, mails a surprise to one of her favorite DIYers and challenges them to create a project with it. This time, Megan is encouraging makers to dial up their style using a makeover essential — Stops Rust with Custom Spray 5-in-1 by Rust-Oleum — in a color of her choosing.
Jul 3, 2024
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We Gave This Living Room 3 Distinct Makeovers to Show How to Swap Styles. Which Do You Prefer?Sponsored
The details are what make your style come to life. They’re also the easiest way to change things up! Use your larger pieces — like sofas, beds, and dining furniture — to make a more subtle style statement with neutral colors and classic silhouettes. These are items you’ll want to keep over the years, even as your style evolves. Then, you can layer on different looks as the mood strikes.
Jul 1, 2024
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We Helped a Reader Turn Her Underused Backyard into a Patio, and Now Her Family Uses It All the TimeSponsored
Outdoor space adds a whole host of possibilities to your home — and sometimes, those possibilities can be a little overwhelming! When Deena, her husband, and their two children relocated from New York City to New Jersey, they got more space inside and out. The new backyard was a big style question mark for Deena, so she decided to start small by focusing on a small and manageable section of it: the patio.
Jun 28, 2024
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This Roof Deck Is a Master Class in Using Whatever Outdoor Space You Have — and It Includes an Easy Fix for a Common Design ChallengeSponsored
City living has so much to offer — convenience! amenities! walkability! But outdoor space is often not on the list. So Victoria was determined to make the most of what she had: a small private terrace off her Jersey City one-bedroom apartment.This little nook was a dreamy oasis waiting to happen. It just needed some creative thinking, especially when it came to a rather bulky design challenge: three unsightly HVAC units around the perimeter.
Jun 28, 2024
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Our House Tour Director’s 2024 “Color Crush” Was Inspired by a Trip to Mexico and Feels Like a Warm HugSponsored
Nothing opens your eyes quite like travel. In new surroundings, we see everything afresh, from architecture and nature to food and fashion. If you’re lucky, a good vacation will leave you feeling energized and inspired. If you’re really lucky, it will show you something that sticks with you once you’ve returned home. As AT’s House Tours Director, Adrienne Breaux’s whole job is finding inspiration everywhere.
Jun 12, 2024
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Our Founder and CEO’s “Color Crush” Is a Rich Throwback to Old World CharmSponsored
Sometimes color can sneak up on you. A certain hue catches your eye once or twice, maybe at a friend’s house or your favorite coffee shop. Then, suddenly, it seems to be everywhere you look: a sure sign that your new favorite color has arrived!We have a feeling that’s exactly what’s about to happen with Apartment Therapy founder and CEO Maxwell Ryan’s 2024 Color Crush: Burgundy SW 6300 by Sherwin-Williams.
May 1, 2024
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We Made Over the Same Bedroom in 3 Distinctive Styles. Which Would You Choose?Sponsored
Finding your style is really an accumulation of design choices over time. And while some of those choices will be big, many are small! The details, from wall art to accent furniture, are what cohere into a style that feels your own — and they’re also the items that are nimble enough to swap out when you want a change.Whether you’re searching for your style, refining it, or trying something new, it only takes a few touches to bring it all together.
Apr 29, 2024
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These “Flower-Inspired” Percale Sheets Are Ridiculously Comfortable (and You Can Mix and Match Them!)Sponsored
Spring is all about renewal, and fresh bedding is such a simple way to take your bedroom from winter hibernation to spring rejuvenation. Which is why we’re excited to share our bedding collection with Cammie! Cammie’s core bedding collection boasts over 40 colors to choose from already, perfect for mixing and matching.
Apr 25, 2024
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Casting Call! Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, LA, NYC, & Philadelphia: Do You Have an Outdoor Space That Needs a Makeover? Let Our Design Expert Help!Uncategorized
We’re looking for a trendy design enthusiast like yourself who is in need of an outdoor living space makeover! We are partnering with a major retailer to give a couple lucky readers a small-space, outdoor refresh — whether it’s a starter home front yard or a compact city terrace.Apartment Therapy’s design experts will select the decor for your space, documenting it all in a before-and-after photo and video shoot. (You will be on camera.
Apr 18, 2024
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How We’d Make Over a Patio with 14 Items — and a Budget of Only $500Sponsored
We get it: You have big dreams for a picture-perfect outdoor setup, but you also have a small space (and a budget to match). Consider us your fair-weather fairy godmothers, sprinkling pixie dust on your tiny terrace or balcony to bring those design dreams to life. But our magic is no secret — it’s IKEA! The store famous for combining style with affordability takes that same energy outside, too.
Apr 18, 2024
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Tell Us How You Use Your Outdoor Space and We’ll Tell You How to Make It Better at IKEASponsored
Your outdoor space is really another room of your home — and just like the rooms inside your home, you’ll enjoy your patio or backyard most if it’s designed thoughtfully. That means taking a moment to think about your summertime personality. Pop quiz: What’s the one thing you’re most excited to do outside when the weather gets warm?
Apr 16, 2024
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Our Lifestyle Expert’s “Color Crush” Delivers on Romance and DramaSponsored
Color is one of the most powerful changes you can make to a space, and one big reason is how specific it can get. Within each color family is an endless number of variations: cheerful to serene, energetic to calm, contemporary to classic. Whatever your vibe, there’s a precise shade to match.For Apartment Therapy Lifestyle Director Charli Penn, that shade is Fading Rose SW 6296 by Sherwin-Williams. The warm, sophisticated pink is her 2024 Color Crush for the elevated mood it evokes.
Apr 5, 2024
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A Gorgeous Bed Frame from Kohl’s Makes This Spare Room Feel Like a Boutique Hotel SuiteSponsored
When Molly and her husband bought their first home — a charming brick bungalow in Chicago — they were excited to infuse it with their warm, eclectic style. And now that they had a guest room, they were also excited to start hosting out-of-town friends and family.“A few of my closest friends live in other cities, so I’m looking forward to them coming to visit us in our new house and having a spot to make their own during their stay,” Molly says.
Mar 21, 2024
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See How This “Eclectic” Bungalow Entryway Makes Brilliant Use of a Dresser from Kohl’sSponsored
Molly and her husband recently bought their first home: a classic Chicago brick bungalow that’s been lovingly renovated to retain gorgeous details like trim and hardwood floors. When it was time to start making the space their own, they began at the entryway.As the welcome into your home, the entryway sets the tone for the rest of your space’s style. For Molly, that means an eclectic mix of colors, vintage and new furniture, and a hodgepodge of art from different eras.
Mar 19, 2024
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Our Dorm Therapy Student Editor Added an Easy Color Moment to Her “Too-Neutral” WorkspaceSponsored
A style refresh doesn’t have to be big to have big personality — or big impact! In fact, micro-makeovers are some of our favorite ways to make a bold statement. They don’t cost a lot of time, money, or effort, yet the results are inspiring enough to give your space a chic breath of fresh air.They’re also ideal when you can’t make big changes, such as a rental with strict rules or a dorm room.
Mar 11, 2024
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See How Our Social Editor Gave Her Living Room a “Traditional with a Twist” MakeoverSponsored
Scent is the sense that’s most closely tied to memory, yet so often it’s the one most likely to be overlooked. If you want to spruce up a space this spring, try using this olfactory power to lean into nostalgia. You may find that with little more than a few items you already own and a couple of small purchases, you can channel familiar and soothing vibes to freshen up your space!
Mar 11, 2024
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How Our Home Design Director Reenergized Her Space for Spring with an Easy “Micro-Makeover”Sponsored
Spring may be all about the excitement of a refresh, but it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by thoughts of rearranged living rooms, clean garages, and fresh coats of paint; where does one even begin? We say, start with the little things: Choose one small area of your home that you can update in an afternoon or so, and enjoy the easy win. With attention to detail beyond just the visual, even the smallest changes can give your space new life.
Mar 7, 2024
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How Our Lifestyle Expert Created a “Micro-Moment” with One of This Year’s Biggest Design TrendsSponsored
Style isn’t always about the big reveal. Sometimes, you just want a little refresh. That’s when we like to create a micro-moment — a small area of your home that you can update in an afternoon, quite possibly with decor you already have. The trick is to think about not just how a space looks, but also how it feels, sounds, and smells. That’s what turns an aesthetic into something that you can cozy up and live inside.
Feb 29, 2024
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Casting Call! Chicago, Dallas, LA, & NYC: Do You Have a Room in Your Home That Needs a Makeover? Let Our Design Expert Help!Sponsored
We’re looking for a trendy design enthusiast who needs a home makeover! We are partnering with a major home brand to give a few lucky readers a full-room refresh. If you live in Chicago, Dallas, LA, or NYC and have a space in mind, read on. Apartment Therapy’s design experts will makeover one room in your home, selecting furniture and decor, and documenting it all in a before-and-after photo shoot. (You will not be on camera.
Feb 21, 2024
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3 Interior Design Classes That Will Make You Want to Go Back to SchoolSponsored
One of the things we love most about interior design (and there are many) is how much there is to learn. Whether you want to geek out on artisan textiles, historical wallpapers, or landmark architecture, you can always dig a little deeper. And sometimes, if you keep digging, you might find that your curiosity is actually your calling.
Jan 31, 2024
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Casting Call! Chicago, Dallas, LA, & NYC: Do Multiple Areas of Your Home Need Mini Makeovers? Let a Design Expert Help!Sponsored
We’re looking to feature a trendy design enthusiast like yourself in a partnership with a major home brand. We will work with you to make over two small areas in your home that need a little design love. These mini makeovers will be style moments that make a big impact without taking up much space. Apartment Therapy’s design experts will select furniture and decor for your home, documenting it all in a before-and-after photo shoot (you will not be on camera).
Jan 30, 2024
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This Is the Iconic IKEA Product That Never Fails to Bring Order to Small SpacesSponsored
Do you ever look at photos of a beautiful home and think, “But where’s all their stuff?” The miscellany of everyday life — mittens, dog leashes, those packages you need to mail — can make even the most stylish space feel cluttered. That goes double for small spaces, where every square foot has to count.
Jan 29, 2024
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Everything You Might Want to Know About Molekule’s Air PurifiersSponsored
Fresh air is the difference between a room that looks clean and a room that feels clean. From pet dander to cooking smells, stale air can creep up on you in all kinds of ways. And Molekule air purifiers take care of pretty much all of them.Chances are you’ve admired the statement style of Molekule air purifiers, with their sleek modern designs and tasteful vegan leather handles.
Jan 25, 2024
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Learn All About Bed Bath & Beyond’s New Program for Small Business Owners and Design ProsSponsored
Bed Bath & Beyond has always been in the business of making home decorating easier, with a great selection, quality options, and affordable prices. And now, Bed Bath & Beyond is making it even easier for design professionals to create beautiful spaces (and get a little more attention while doing it).Bed Bath & Beyond Trade is a program tailored to the unique needs of interior designers and anyone else who helps people’s homes look great.
Jan 24, 2024