This Fun, Colorful Home Is Completely Unique, Thanks to Clever DIYsTours
Tour Charlotte's large house she shares with her five kids, which feels completely colorful and one-of-a-kind, thanks to incredible DIY projects.
May 23, 2023
How To Clean Your MattressOrganize & Clean
Rest easy on your clean mattress.
May 20, 2023
This Surprising (Super Cheap) Drug Store Product Can Clean Just About AnythingOrganize & Clean
Get rid of everything from coffee stains to clogged drains.
May 20, 2023
The 20-Minute Daily Clean Routine That’ll Give You Your Weekends BackOrganize & Clean
Welcome freedom — and a tidy home — when Friday night comes around.
May 20, 2023
How To Spot Clean Old or Set-In Upholstery StainsOrganize & Clean
Good news: You're not utterly doomed if you didn't clean a stain right away.
May 19, 2023
The IKEA Hack That Tripled My Closet Space
A few strategic products can turn a tiny closet space into plenty of storage.
May 18, 2023
20 Online Sources Perfect for the Art Lover on a BudgetStyle
Build your collection without breaking the bank.
May 12, 2023
5 Hard-to-Kill Houseplants for Apartments with Low LightLiving
Don't have plant FOMO just because your place doesn't get a lot of light.
May 9, 2023
The 59 Best Kitchen Cabinet Organization Ideas of All TimeOrganize & Clean
You need to tailor your storage decisions to the ways that will best serve you and how you work in the kitchen. So here are over 50 real photos for inspiration.
May 5, 2023
33 Small Bedroom Ideas for Maximizing Space and StyleStyle
These clever ideas are all designed to maximize a storage-deprived space — no matter how little square footage you're working with.
May 5, 2023
This Rental's Got Gorgeous Glam Details, Including an Affordable Cabinet HackTours
Interior designer Alvin Wayne has lived in this gorgeous 800-square-foot rental apartment for three years.
Mar 8, 2023
This Family of Five Lives Large in a 650-Square-Foot One-Bedroom Rental Tours
Jenny Davis and her husband, Cory, have rented this one-bedroom, 650-square-foot apartment for 15 years. They share the home with their three kids, their cat Leo, and their bearded dragon, Rexy.
Feb 28, 2023
A Small Rental's DIYs Include a Brilliant Stand-Up Desk/Kitchen Counter
Gretchen's superpower is finding amazing pieces for her home on a budget. Through thrifting and DIY, she's been able to find stylish items AND make incredible additions to complete her trendy Portland one-bedroom apartment.
Jan 9, 2023
The Best Dog Beds That You Can Buy Right Now
You *and* your dog will be able to tell the difference...
Dec 14, 2022
The Best Space Heaters for Every Type of Home (and Budget)Living
Cozy times await!
Oct 25, 2022
A 650-Square-Foot Brooklyn Rental Skips the TV Focal Point in Favor of BookcasesTours
Jenn and her partner are both artists who wanted to turn their home into a funky combination of their two aesthetics. Through pops of color, gorgeous floating shelves, and tons of house plants, they have achieved their dream home.
Oct 25, 2022
Hilton Carter’s Sunny Baltimore Home Has Nearly 300 Houseplants — Including One Growing Out of the FloorSponsored
Name: Hilton CarterLocation: Baltimore, MDSize: 3,200 square feetType of home: American ColonialYears lived in: 1, ownedAs Apartment Therapy’s Plant Therapist, Hilton Carter is the first person we turn to when our snake plants are looking sad or our pothos needs propagating. His deep knowledge about all things green, his fresh sense of style, and his warm, you-can-do-this attitude have helped many a plant-filled home flourish. Including his own.
Sep 12, 2022
The Best Pillows for Side SleepersStyle
Sweet dreams are made of this.
Sep 9, 2022
Kate Arends Filled Her St. Paul Home with Playful Twists on Traditional DecorSponsored
Name: Kate ArendsLocation: St. Paul, MinnesotaSize: 5,500 square feetType of home: Colonial ramblerYears lived in: 2, ownedWhether she’s transforming her kitchen, styling effortlessly chic outfits, or fielding questions about relationships and parenting, Kate Arends lives up to the name of her popular design and lifestyle company: Wit & Delight. Like your friend who always thrifts the coolest finds, Kate adds her relaxed and irreverent style to everything she touches.
Sep 9, 2022
This Cozy 200-Square-Foot NYC Apartment Is Inspired by English Country DecorTours
When Bailey moved into an Upper West Side studio, she had to make purposeful purchases and decor decisions to fit all her favorite items in this very small space.
Sep 5, 2022
10 Full Size Modern Loft Beds for Your Tiny ApartmentStyle
There's nothing childish about these beds.
Aug 23, 2022
What Exactly is Permanent Press and When to Use ItOrganize & Clean
Plus, other laundry settings you need to know.
Aug 22, 2022
I Finally Have a Name for Those Tiny Red Bugs That Pop Up PeriodicallyHome Projects
You know them by their size (smaller than a pinhead) and their color (bright red). But what exactly are these little guys?
Aug 20, 2022
Silverfish: How To Get Rid of Them and Prevent an InfestationHome Projects
Look familiar? Here's what to do if you spot one.
Aug 14, 2022
Before & After: This Renter-Friendly DIY Added a Personal Touch for Only $43Sponsored
When you’re a renter, it can be challenging to make your home a true expression of yourself. But Cyn Moreno has a knack for adding personality to any home. She created a bright and utterly distinct apartment by focusing on DIYs that add individuality to her Los Angeles rental — without putting her security deposit at risk. And she teaches others how to do the same. “If you’re an apartment dweller, you have so many limitations on what you can do,” Cyn says.
Aug 9, 2022
Our Guide to the Best Bath Towels You Can Buy Right NowLiving
We found the best of every type of bath towel.
Aug 8, 2022
This Artist's Home Features Art, Murals, and a Swimming Pool Patterned Floor
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Sarah Stieber is a painter, tape artist, muralist, and jewelry designer with a recent passion for designing spaces around her art, like the incredibly colorful house she's created with her husband.
Jul 26, 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
Before & After: An Easy, Hand-Painted DIY Made This Outdoor Space Complete — and Ready for SummerSponsored
Three years ago, when Danielle Guerrero and her husband bought their first house — a new construction with basic, builder-grade furnishings — she was a DIY novice. That didn’t last long: Danielle started tackling projects like adding shiplap and installing new flooring, and she hasn’t stopped. Along the way, she amassed a collection of power tools, a lot of know-how, and a community of folks eager to discover their own DIY skills.
Jul 12, 2022
I Put a Ball of Aluminum Foil in My Dishwasher and What Happened Next Was IncredLiving
Look at these before and after pics!
Jun 21, 2022
How a First-Time Dog Owner Made the Pet-Friendliest Home for Her New PupSponsored
For their entire seven years together, Abby and Vic had always wanted a dog. “Most couples dream of having kids, but we dreamt of having a house full of golden retrievers,” she says. It never seemed like the right time to take the plunge. When the couple relocated from California to Dallas, away from family and friends, life suddenly felt a lot quieter. And then they met Ollie.“Ollie was such a quiet and shy puppy. We looked down, and he was staring up at us.
May 24, 2022
We Want to Give Your Favorite Neighborhood Spot a Paint Makeover!Sponsored
We will never not be excited about choosing paint colors. It’s literal magic! Whatever mood you’re looking for — calm, creative, serene, sophisticated — a coat of paint can create it instantly. Paint has the power to transform and transport us to places that inspire us to be our best selves. And we want to give your block a paint makeover.We teamed up with Benjamin Moore to give away paint makeovers to four worthy community spaces in a neighborhood like yours.
May 23, 2022
This 250-Square-Foot NYC Studio Is Exactly What Apartment Therapy Is All AboutTours
Melissa Chang's thoughtful (and smart!) furniture layout, her approach to collecting, and her experiences living even smaller in Tokyo have all contributed to a gorgeous, cozy, functional home, despite being a one-room studio apartment only 250 square feet large.
May 2, 2022
This First-Time Furniture Flipper Had Major Success with an Unexpected ObjectSponsored
Living alone for the first time is a special milestone: an opportunity to find out not just what you like, but also what you can accomplish. For Emily Sanchez, a San Diego business owner and content creator, moving into her first solo home has been a journey of growth and independence. She’s learned a lot about herself — and she’s learned a lot of skills, too.Decorating a small space on a budget means that Emily is constantly using her creativity in new ways.
Apr 25, 2022
Have a Small Bathroom? Here are 60 Genius Ways to Spruce Up Your SpaceStyle
Just because your bathroom is small doesn't mean you need to skimp on style.
Apr 3, 2022
This Self-Taught DIYer’s Advice Will Actually Inspire You to Pick Up a Power ToolSponsored
Most houses don’t start out as your dream home — and we think that’s part of the fun. Take the home that Ashley Quintero and her family recently bought in Fort Worth, Texas: Beautiful but outdated, the 1950s house has a long list of projects to tackle and features to upgrade. Luckily, that’s where Ashley shines.Ashley is a self-taught — and seriously skilled — woodworker and DIY maven.
Mar 29, 2022
A 230-Square-Foot NYC Studio Doesn't Feel Too Small at All
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Thanks to light colors, smart storage ideas, and intentional dividing of "zones," Kristy Marhin has done an amazing job of creating a cozy home in just 230 square feet.
Mar 14, 2022
The Best Color to Paint Your Ceiling, According to a Real Estate Agent Real Estate
Do you have a hard time telling the difference between cloud white and decorator’s white?
Mar 9, 2022
The Best Linen Sheets You Can Buy Right Now Style
They're breathable and seriously good at regulating temperature to keep you warm in the winter and cool in the summer.
Mar 1, 2022
How to Design a Home That Makes Your Friends Say, ‘Wow, That’s So You’Sponsored
One of the best things about moving into your first apartment is having a home that really feels like yours: a well-curated ode to all the style and personality that only you possess. But much like Rome or a fine wheel of Parmesan, your dream home can’t be built in a day. You’ll feel much more at home when you take your time, reflecting on what you want your space to be and then bringing in only the decor that speaks to you.
Feb 28, 2022
A Family of Five's Home Is Minimal, Organized & Full of Smart Small Space Tips
Video House Tour
Misella and Angga run Lumalamp, a handmade origami lampshade business, out of their home, this 700-square-foot apartment they renovated themselves and share with their three young kids.
Feb 15, 2022
The Most Fun Party Games to Play with FriendsLiving
Bring people together, break the ice, or just provide old friends with new tricks.
Feb 8, 2022
The Forecast is Always Cloudy in This 450-Square-Foot NYC StudioTours
Tynan wanted this small studio to feel like a "1950s honeymoon suite, a cocktail lounge, a powder room, the Playboy Mansion, a 1960s TSA terminal, and a little gay space station in the clouds."
Jan 11, 2022
Watch: These ‘Work from Hybrid’ Tools Boost Productivity at Your Home and the OfficeSponsored
Splitting time between your home office and your office office isn’t something everyone succeeds at right away — there is definitely some adjusting to do. Getting into a different headspace (and wardrobe) when you’re seeing co-workers in person is one thing, but making sure you have everything you need to work in both spaces can quickly make hybrid working a burden.
Dec 10, 2021
One Good Thing: Holiday Edition – Part 3Shop
Hey, we’re back with our final episode in which we solve two more people’s gift giving problems. This week Nina stops by looking for a gift for her little nephew and then Brenden stops by looking for a gift for his mother, who is INCREDIBLY HARD to shop for. I think Hands and I nailed both of them and I hope you think so too.
Dec 9, 2021
One Good Thing: Holiday Edition – Part 2Shop
Hey, we’re baaaaaaaaack! This week Hands and I solved more gift giving problems and ALSO had two celebrity sightings as Alvin and Whitney stopped by and sat down at our booth. Alvin was looking for a present for a design loving friend who has a small space, while Whitney wanted a housewarming present for a friend who was just moving into a new apartment this holiday season. WE NAILED IT. After offering two suggestions to each, they walked away happy with some very unique gifts.
Dec 2, 2021
This 350-Square-Foot Brooklyn Studio DIYed on a Budget Feels So Much Bigger Tours
Thanks to collaborating and facetiming with her bestfriend everyday, Christine was able to DIY furniture, create an enviable bed loft/home office setup, give an ugly kitchen a renter-friendly facelift, and create a stunning home that feels much bigger and more expensive than it actually is.
Nov 23, 2021
This Brownstone in NYC's Little Caribbean Neighborhood Has a Dreamy Garden Tours
Shelley V. Worrell is the founder of caribBEING and led the initiative to designate the Little Caribbean neighborhood. She shares this beautiful Brownstone home in Brooklyn with her husband, Janluk Stanislas (a filmmaker and a co-founder of caribBEING).
Nov 16, 2021
A 400-Square-Foot Brooklyn Apartment Balances Style & Function in a Small Space
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The wall-to-wall exposed brick is the star of this small home, and Fredd has filled the rest of the space with books, plants, and music.
Nov 9, 2021
One Good Thing – Out & About: Hand’s Lovely, Compact, IKEA Hanging Dish RackOrganize & Clean
Welcome back to our tour of the city… looking for good ideas that are RIGHT under our noses. This week I got to visit Hands at home. Yes, that’s right, Hands has a lovely small apartment in the West Village where all the magic happens. In this visit Hands shows me great, space saving dish rack that has made her space work so well in the sink department. Originally a great IKEA design, I’ve now been able to find a few spin-off since the Swedish Giant discontinued the design.
Nov 4, 2021
The Best Carry-On Luggage You Can Buy Right NowLiving
We've rounded up our favorites at every price point and for every traveler.
Oct 21, 2021
One Good Thing – Out & About: Cozy Dusting Slippers from Megan? Who Knew?Organize & Clean
Hey Everybody! After being stuck inside my house for the past year and a half Hands and I decided to get out and about – traveling around our city to find good things right under our noses. So many good things that I pick up for my life come from seeing them out in the world – at other folk’s homes, restaurants and hotels – there is really nothing better for good ideas than getting out and about. It’s time to get out and about!
Oct 7, 2021
This Actor's NYC Apartment Is Dripping With Drama, Dark Colors & Other DelightsTours
Actor Charles Busch believes a home is a visual autobiography. And his NYC apartment's style is best summed up as: 19th century Parisian bordello mixed with the Golden Age Hollywood.
Oct 7, 2021
This Victorian House Built in 1894 Is Dark, Gothic, and Gorgeously Glam
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Interior blogger, Instagramer, and owner of this black, gold, and glam UK home, Rachel Edmonds, says life is too short to conform to the norm. "Your home should be a happy place."
Oct 5, 2021
10 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Put in the Laundry MachineOrganize & Clean
Doing the laundry is all about repeating best practices. But sometimes it’s okay to rethink your tried-and-true washing routine.
Sep 20, 2021
This Small/Cool Winning 280-Square-Foot ADU Is Full of Smart Small Space Ideas Tours
Denise Bayron's tiny home is like a secret oasis... a personal paradise that's both a home and a creative workspace.
Sep 14, 2021
45 Ways to Transform Your Space in 30 Minutes or (Much, Much) LessHome Projects
You don't need to set aside a whole month, week, or even day to bring a little transformation to your home — in fact, often you just need 30 minutes.
Sep 7, 2021
Marie Kondo Got a Lesson in Gardening During “Sparking Joy” — Here’s What She LearnedHome Projects
Her new series “Sparking Joy” is all about tidying spaces outside a home — including outdoor gardens.
Sep 1, 2021
A 219-Square-Foot NYC Studio Is Remarkably Functional and CozyTours
Sure, the shower is in the kitchen, but there's also a sink on top of the toilet, a bed loft with walk-in closet below, and plenty of other smart small space ideas to steal from this ultra cozy and comfy tiny studio apartment.
Aug 18, 2021
The First Thing You Should Clean When You’re Cleaning the Living RoomOrganize & Clean
Taking a breath to consider where you'll start cleaning impacts how much time and work you have to put in to get the living room spotless.
Aug 15, 2021