A 500-Square-Foot San Francisco Studio Is Bohemian and Eclectic
Tour this small San Fran studio apartment in a 1906 Edwardian building with ornate molding and gothic door hardware.
Aug 15, 2023
A Mid-Century Ranch Is Filled with Vintage-Inspired Color and Murals
The built-in planter in the entryway was a huge draw for Lauren and Mark, who got a friend to add a vintage mural, too.
Aug 11, 2023
This 350-Square-Foot Chicago Apartment Rents for $960 a Month
It’s small but has a mid-century modern fireplace, hardwood floors, and retro bathroom tiles.
Aug 10, 2023
A London Townhouse Is Like a Cozy Cottage Because of Clever Updates
You can expect a lot of interior inspiration from this clever content creator.
Aug 9, 2023
A Cool Atlanta Condo Retains Original 1950s Charm
This woman-owned Atlanta condo mixes organic modern style with original architectural features like glass doorknobs, an old telephone niche, and more.
Aug 8, 2023
This U.K. Victorian Has Been Transformed into a Dark, Moody, and Dramatic Home
Stuart Eminson; his partner, Steve; and Rollo the dog have only owned this house for 18 months, but they've totally transformed it by drenching rooms with dark and moody paint colors and decorating with vintage finds.
Aug 7, 2023
A Couple Looked to Tim Burton When Designing Their Eclectic Texas Home
“When you walk into historic buildings, they feel like they have a soul, and ultimately, that's what I want for our home,” homeowner Amber Northcutt says.
Aug 4, 2023
B&A: A Cramped White Kitchen Goes Bigger and Bolder for Under $3,200
The after is pure sunshine.
Aug 2, 2023
95 Percent of the Items in This Small Singapore Apartment Are Secondhand
Adriano Tawin and Angelin Chua combine their tastes to bring texture and color to their Singapore apartment.
Aug 2, 2023
B&A: A 1960s Wood-Paneled Bedroom Gets a Fresh Look for $500
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Paint did a lot of heavy lifting here.
Aug 1, 2023
These TikTokers DIY Renovated Their Fixer Upper in Five Months
The couple completely redid the kitchen, combined two of the bedrooms into one, opened up two main doorways, rehabbed floors, updated lighting and shelving, and added fresh paint.
Aug 1, 2023
This Chicago House Built in the 1800s Is Drenched in Modern Color
Color Month House Tour
Courtney and Colin have totally transformed their Chicago home with lots and lots of color.
Jul 31, 2023
This Barcelona Apartment Has the Cutest Vintage Kitchen
House Call
See inside this apartment that had its original features renovated out of it in the '90s, but has been lovingly restored back to its vintage glory.
Jul 31, 2023
B&A: A 1970s “Pea Soup” Bathroom Gets a Serene Redo for Under $1,000
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Before, this DIYer says, using the bathroom was like “peeing in a pea-soup cave.” A quick redo changed that!
Jul 29, 2023
A Textile Designer’s Home Is Full of Graphic Prints and Fun Wallpapers
See inside textile designer Tamasyn Gambell’s colorful U.K. home, full of graphic prints and fun wallpapers.
Jul 28, 2023
A 646-Square-Foot Spanish Home Has a Stunning Roof Terrace
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See inside of this eclectic, rustic, sun-filled apartment in Spain's Andalusia region.
Jul 28, 2023
This Nashville Bungalow Has Its Original Charm, but with Modern Flair
Lynch Orr's rental bungalow has all the charm (and quirks!) of a historic home.
Jul 26, 2023
B&A: A Bare Entryway Is Now Functional, Cozy, and Family-Friendly
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This home blogger has great advice for creating an entryway that works for you.
Jul 21, 2023
B&A: A Gutted Bathroom Gets a Candy-Colored Redo Full of Clever Ideas
Buying secondhand tile for the floor and shower saved a ton of money — it cost just $100 to tile the whole room.
Jul 13, 2023
This Seattle Rental Plays with Pink in Extremely Cute Ways
Arched details and stained glass tulips in the windows allude to the Dutch roots of the architect.
Jul 13, 2023
This London Home Went from Gray and Subdued to Eclectic and Colorful
Homeowner Janine Genower shares her tips on deciding if a paint color is right for your space.
Jul 12, 2023
B&A: A 1940s Bathroom Gets a New Paint Color That Oozes Vintage Charm
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For her bathroom reno, this homeowner wanted materials that would arrive quickly and match the vintage style of her 1940s colonial house.
Jul 10, 2023
B&A: A Small NYC Living Room Redo Makes the Most of a Tiny (70-Inch!) Space
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This living room redo is chock-full of tips for filling up a small space without it feeling overwhelming.
Jul 8, 2023
This Belfast Home Bursts with Bold Patterns and Bright Colors
Julie Jeongeun Choi decorated her 100-year-old Belfast home by researching colorways and adding vibrant furniture.
Jul 6, 2023
This Kitschy 1920s Sears Catalog Bungalow Has TWO Mermaid-Themed Bathrooms
Denise Rodriguez and her husband bought a run-down 1920s Sears Catalog bungalow 22 years ago, slowly turning it into a "year-round vacation destination," complete with lots of colorful, vintage, beachy collections — from bathroom mermaids to candy-colored pottery.
Jul 6, 2023
B&A: A Bold Paint Choice Brings Out the Best in This 1930s Living Room
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This color-loving homeowner knew the neutrals had to go.
Jul 3, 2023
A New York City Apartment Is a Blank Canvas for This "Heirloom Hunter"
Layered wall art and limewash walls make this 700-square-foot rental apartment pop.
Jun 22, 2023
First-Time Homeowners Decorate Their 1910 House with DIYs and IKEA Hacks
Because Lili Pillet and her husband have moved so much, every single piece of furniture in their LA house has to be "affordable, practical, and possibly customizable (so I can change the color or the configuration to meet my needs)."
Jun 21, 2023
A 1920s Portland Rental Bungalow’s Palette Was Inspired by Matisse
Aspiring designer Anna Cirenza’s favorite piece of art in her home is a Matisse Cut-Outs framed print that was the first thing hung upon move in. “It really informed the direction I wanted to go with styling the rest of my living room. I pulled a lot of colors from there and used that inspiration for a lot of my design!”
Jun 19, 2023
B&A: This Dramatic $1,400 Bedroom Redo Proves the Power of Thrifting
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Wait until you see the $141 accent wall.
Jun 17, 2023
A 350-Square-Foot Austin Studio Apartment Is Tiny, but Colorful and Bright
William Swinton-Ginsberg has been renting this studio apartment in Austin's Cherrywood neighborhood for four years, and built the kitchen table, which has a round gap that was designed to wrap around a cement column.
Jun 16, 2023
A Small Atlanta Rental Apartment Has Vintage Coffee-Shop Vibes
Kelsey Smoot is a graduate student, but didn't want this rental apartment to feel "collegiate," so they leaned into pops of color for this apartment in a way that they hadn't previously done in past apartments.
Jun 15, 2023
This House in Australia Has a Gorgeous Emerald Green Library
Paula and her partner, Martin, have created a "vintage-inspired eclectic, somewhat cluttercore" home, including a gorgeous green home library with built-in shelves and a five-meter-wide gallery wall!
Jun 14, 2023
A Lovely 1920s LA Apartment Is the Home of Vintage Experts, Highboy LA
See inside the stunning home of Katie and Cody, the duo behind popular IG account Highboy LA. They share oodles of interior inspiration with their vintage-filled 750-square-foot rental apartment.
Jun 12, 2023
This Stunning Dallas Loft Rents for $1300 a Month
Emmanuel and Katy have rented this loft in a building from the 1920s, and figuring out the layout was the biggest challenge because there are no walls in the main space.
Jun 12, 2023
B&A: A $500 Redo Lets This 1950s Bathroom’s Original Features Shine
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The “after” keeps the pink!
Jun 11, 2023
A 750-Square-Foot $2,900-a-Month Crown Heights Rental Is a Cute Vintage Mix
This is the tenth apartment Kit has lived in, in ten years and with this three-bedroom, two-bathroom rental apartment they share with a dog (and sometimes a roommate) they have put down more permanent roots and really make a space their own.
Jun 7, 2023
This Remodeled 409-Square-Foot Manila Apartment Feels Larger
Kenneth Llave designed this apartment to function beautifully despite the small size, transforming an interior wall into a custom window wall, updating cabinets, and reworking a dark bathroom.
Jun 1, 2023
B&A: $800 DIY Built-ins Give Purpose to This Empty Dining Room Corner
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The cabinets may be new, but they’re designed to fit in with the architectural details of this 1926 home.
May 25, 2023
This Time Capsule House Has a Rotunda Living Room — Peek Inside
It’s a vintage-lover's dream come true.
May 25, 2023
This 450-Square-Foot Kyiv Apartment Is Exceptionally Designed
Tour this exceptionally designed home for humans (and cats!) that's the home of Victoria Karieva, the lead architect and co-founder of Between the Walls. She bought this apartment with her husband, Volodymyr, two years ago.
May 24, 2023
This London Two-Bedroom Victorian Was Renovated on a Budget, Bit by Bit
Nadine Bacchus and partner, Juls, didn’t have a ton of money in the bank after buying this Victorian two-bedroom house, built in 1901. But, they saved money, then “completed a room, lived in chaos, saved a bit more, did another room. It was wild!”
May 19, 2023
This Effortlessly Cool 260-Square-Foot Paris Studio Rents for 900 Euros a Month
Nicolas Lecoeur's rental apartment is a Haussmann-type space with moldings and parquet flooring, located in the historic district of Montmartre.
May 19, 2023
This Architect Made a Small Studio Personal, Despite Not Owning It
While architect Keaton Cizek would love to own and renovate his own home one day when he has the means, as a renter he finds "so much joy in making an apartment feel like an extension of myself as much as I can."
May 15, 2023
My Favorite Vintage Find Was a Total Surprise, and It Only Cost $9
One writer uncovered a hidden piece of art in a vintage frame, and it’s perfect for Mother’s Day.
May 14, 2023
This Singer-Songwriter's Brooklyn Rental Is Bold on a Secondhand Budget
"My personal home style inspiration has a wide range, from traditional maximalist to English cottage home to Scandinavian clean lines to farmhouse to Rajasthani folk with its warm colors and block-prints, even a bit of New York loft-style with art-filled walls and plants," begins singer/songwriter Abhilasha Sinha.
May 12, 2023
A 500-Square-Foot Rental Has the Dreamiest Sofas Found in an Alley
One day Olivia Huffman was driving to work and saw something out of the corner of her eye in an alley: the "dreamiest, curved clamshell sofas" just sitting there, ready for the taking!
May 12, 2023
This 550-Square-Foot Studio Is on the Top Floor of a San Francisco Victorian
The kitchen in Courtney's SF studio apartment is no wider than her arms can spread out, but it is "character rich, with wood shelving painted pale blue."
May 11, 2023
This 320-Square-Foot Bed-Stuy Rental Is Teeny, but Works
Julie Finn has done tons of things to make her small space work, from a hand-me-down daybed to couch transformation, an easy TV-hiding hack, and creating as much smart storage space as possible.
May 10, 2023
5 Tips You Need to Know Now Before Reupholstering Something You Thrifted
According to a pro designer.
May 7, 2023
B&A: A $200 Bathroom Redo Ditches the Dingy but Keeps the Retro ’60s Vibes
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Sometimes all a dated bathroom needs is a new paint color.
May 4, 2023
Dancers Rent This $1700-per-Month Bushwick Railroad Apartment
Film, dance, and theater artist Brighid Greene has lived in this rental apartment in Brooklyn's Bushwick neighborhood for five years, and her partner has rented here since 2012. They pay $1700 per month, and say their landlord has not raised the rent in over a decade.
May 4, 2023
This Dutch Couple Converted an Old Barn into a Pretty Cool Home
Evelyne Klerx and her husband, Matthijs, have converted and renovated this old 969-square-foot barn into a home for themselves, their twin 20-year-old boys, two cats, and two pigs (that live outside in their own barn).
May 3, 2023
B&A: Bold Paint and Vintage Details Revive a Dingy Brown Home Office
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“Simply painting a room a bold color can completely transform it,” the designer says.
Apr 30, 2023
This Art Collector's 800-Square-Foot West Village Rental Maximizes Every Inch
Alex Bass is more than just an art collector, she's the founder of Salon 21, an art advisory and design firm. And the small home she shares with her boyfriend not only shows off her art curating skills, but also plenty of renter-friendly ideas.
Apr 28, 2023
Two Painters Crafted a Creative and Eclectic NYC Rental on a Shoestring Budget
Artist Mauro Baiocco loves a bargain, so most of the furniture in this rental apartment has been found on Craigslist, Facebook Marketplace, or the street.
Apr 26, 2023
A 590-Square-Foot Brooklyn Apartment's Located in an Old Converted Schoolhouse
Bianca Tueretsky wrote a series of YA books called "The Time-Traveling Fashionista" about a girl who travels back in time through an enchanted vintage dress. Her small Prospect Heights apartment reflects her love of books, history, vintage pieces, and travel.
Apr 25, 2023
B&A: A $500 Redo Restores a Blue-Tiled Bathroom to Its 1950s Glory Days
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The “new” blue toilet and sink are must-sees.
Apr 24, 2023
My Desk’s Been in My Family for Four Generations — Shop the Vintage Look
I picked out six functional styles that could pass as one-of-a-kind family heirlooms, starting at $220.
Apr 24, 2023
Before and After: A Tiny Terrace Gets a Luxe DIY Checkerboard Upgrade
Thanks to checkerboard floors and faux plants.
Apr 22, 2023
These Creative Directors Share a Brooklyn Rental with a Gorgeous Green Kitchen
"The space had a modern aesthetic and we used the green kitchen as a jumping-off point for leaning into color and modern details," writes Mark Goldwell, the founding partner and executive creative director of Zero Studios.
Apr 20, 2023
B&A: A 1924 Sears Kit Living Room Gets a Respectful Redo Full of Charm
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This home was part of a Sears catalog kit, and many of its original features can be seen in the living room today.
Apr 18, 2023
This U.K. Home's Living Room Features a Piano, Trees, and Charm
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Elielle describes their home's style as "botanical, airy, eclectic, relaxed, traditional."
Apr 14, 2023
This Small San Francisco Rental Is the Epitome of Vintage Organic Modern
Bronwyn, who rents this 800-square-foot Nob Hill apartment, advises: "Let things evolve slowly. Invest in antiques with soul."
Apr 12, 2023
Before & After: An IKEA Hack Turns a Dated Kitchen into a Stunning Space
This kitchen is seriously unrecognizable but still fits in with the rest of the home.
Apr 8, 2023
Owners Figured Out the Perfect Blend of Fun and Function in This Small Condo
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After Shelby toured this 700-square-foot Chicago condo, she loved it so much she wrote the previous owner a handwritten letter. “I was like, ‘I’m ... begging you to let me live here.’” The letter worked. Now she and Collin reside in their small-but-mighty space, curating a sort of maximalist museum dedicated to the relationships that keep them afloat.
Apr 6, 2023
A "Strawberry Box"-Style Mid-Century House Has the Most Charming Original Detail
Julie and her fiancé fell in love with the original details of this house, like the original hardwood and arched doorways. And when it came to furnishing it, they got thrifty: "Our home is about 80% secondhand and 20% new items."
Mar 30, 2023
This Philadelphia Rental Has One of the Most Charming Bathrooms We've Ever Seen
The colorful, retro tiles in Sidney and Brandon's rental apartment's bathroom were taken from a train station in Philadelphia during the '80s... and the vibrant tiles were even used for the baseboards around the main space, too!
Mar 29, 2023
This Modern Melbourne Home Has the Dreamiest Purple Sofa and Sunken Living Room
Carrissa Leary is the founder of the Instagram-based vintage furniture company, Hendrix and Willow. She shares this large rental house with her two kids, her two dogs, and a ton of stunning vintage furniture and decor pieces.
Mar 28, 2023
This Goodwill Employee’s “Saved by the Bell"-Inspired Condo Is Bold on a Budget
Carolyn's style is inspired by color pop, Memphis design, '80s new wave, "Saved by the Bell," punk rock, and Goodwill thrift finds from the ‘60s to ‘90s.
Mar 27, 2023
The Souvenir I Always Bring Home from a Trip, No Matter Where I Go
It’s worth saving a little space in your luggage.
Mar 22, 2023
Busy Philipps Uses This Vintage Furniture Find in Her Entryway, and It’s So Stylish
Keep an eye out at your local vintage market for one.
Mar 21, 2023