10 Coastal-Decorated Homes That’ll Instantly Transport You to the BeachTours
Physically I’m looking at these incredible homes at my desk, but mentally I’m at the beach.
These 14 Homes Highlight Just How Big 200 Square Feet Can Actually BeTours
Believe it or not, 200 square feet can actually feel quite spacious.
Dec 20, 2023
11 Timeless Bungalow-Style Homes You'll Want to Move to ASAPTours
From Australia, to California, to Chicago — these are some of the most unique bungalow homes around.
Oct 30, 2023
10 Brilliant Apartment Renovation Ideas from Real HomesTours
Explore 10 apartment renovations and rental refreshes with brilliant ideas that will elevate your living space.
Oct 2, 2023
These Dreamy Yards Are Full of Inspiration for Your Own Outdoor OasisTours
If you’re looking for ideas for your own patch of grass, get inspired by the stunning backyards of these real homes.
Sep 25, 2023
11 of the Most Unique, One-of-a-Kind Homes We Saw in 2022Tours
From a renovated school bus house-on-wheels, to a guest house made with straw bales, to a cabin on stilts in South Africa.
Dec 28, 2022
9 Gorgeous, Inspiring House Tours We Couldn't Stop Thinking About This YearTours
From a Cincinnati jewel-box colored home to a super-smart 190-square-foot studio, our editors' favorite homes of 2022 were totally unafraid of color and stuff.
Dec 24, 2022
Just a Peek: House Call RoundupTours
Our reader-submitted House Calls offer just a taste of their homes and style. Though only some go on to become full House Tours, we love these little glimpses into spaces all over the globe.
Oct 12, 2022
You Live Where?: 8 Unlikely Homes from Our House ToursTours
Think you have what it takes to create a comfortable living space in a re-purposed structure? It requires vision for what’s possible, and custom solutions for carving out space. If weird is in the eye of the beholder, these eight tours have us seeing beautiful, interesting homes in strange places. Chris and Kristen live afloat on a boat, and appear to love it. Can you guess what Dan & Sarah’s house used to be? I think you can.
Oct 12, 2022
45 Gorgeous Homes from 45 Countries Around the World
Consider this an opportunity to globetrot virtually. Peek inside homes in countries you've never visited, and get to know some locals — all from your laptop or phone.
Aug 30, 2022
These Were the House Tours That Inspired Apartment Therapy Editors This YearTours
From a tiny plant-filled apartment to a vintage Victorian manse, these homes all stood out to AT staff.
Dec 31, 2021
This Was the Most Popular House Tour of 2021Tours
A funky 1960s-era home was the favorite among Apartment Therapy readers this year.
Dec 29, 2021
7 Pictures from This Year’s House Tours That Apartment Therapy Editors Saved ImmediatelyTours
From a glamorous custom bookcase to a sunset-inspired shower, these pictures stopped AT editors in their tracks.
Nov 24, 2021
This Was the Most Popular Home Tour of 2020Tours
If you love small homes that maximize every square inch and colorful, maximalist spaces that almost seem to vibrate with excitement and energy, you'll love the home tour that was the most viewed by Apartment Therapy readers!
Dec 30, 2020
The Most Popular Apartment Therapy House Tours on Pinterest This YearTours
Pinterest is one of the elements often cited by Apartment Therapy house tour subjects when they're asked about their home's inspiration. This is a countdown of the top five most popular house tours pinned this year!
Dec 24, 2020
75 of the Most Colorful Homes of All TimeTours
We're ending this month on a bang: 75 of the most colorful house tours we've ever published.
Jul 1, 2019
Bold Living Room Decor Ideas That Are Easier to Pull Off Than You RealizeTours
No matter what kind of budget you have, what your DIY skill level is or what kind of architecture you’re working with, a boring, blah living room doesn’t have to be anyone’s fate. These bold living room decor ideas don’t just look great, they’re easier to pull off than you realize… You don’t have to have an expensive art collection to fill a wall with framed art.
Jul 17, 2020
Two’s Company: 20 Shared Kids RoomsTours
Siblings sharing a bedroom is an inevitability in many small homes. If this is your situation and you’re struggling with creating cohesion or fitting everything in one room, we’ve got twenty rooms for you to explore and draw inspiration from – sisters’ rooms, brothers’ rooms and brother-sister rooms. If it worked for Willis and Arnold, Mary and Laura and Becky and Darlene…it can work for your kids.Shared Girls Rooms• Bella (4.5) & Lily (1.
Mar 11, 2020
The Smartest, Most Stylish Studio Apartments of 2019Tours
These 10 small studio apartments are the most stylish we saw this year!
Dec 12, 2019
The World at Home: 31 Real House Tours Around the Globe
The World at Home
Every day for the month of August, we’ll be sharing a house tour from someplace around our globe—mostly new tours we’ve never published before, plus a few past favorites worth revisiting.
Aug 1, 2019
Comedian Nicole Byer’s California Home Is a Marvelous Maximalist MashupTours
Comedian Nicole Byer worked with Caitlin Murray, founder and CEO of Black Lacquer Design, to decorate her maximalist Los Angeles home.
Jul 31, 2019
These Gorgeous Rooms Were The Most Pinned Images on Apartment Therapy This WeekTours
We gathered the most pinned house tour photos of the week to see just what Apartment Therapy readers were most drawn to, design-wise. Are the images below your favorite rooms from this week’s house tours? Let us know in the comments below!The bedroom in Kristin Laing‘s must-see maximalist Austin home features Rebel Walls’ Jungleland vintage wallpaper, West Elm Audrey nightstands, pillowcases and throw from Kip and Co, and lamps from Target.
Jun 8, 2019
Reader’s Bathrooms: Splatgirl’s Blue LagoonTours
(Welcome to Bathroom Month! We’re taking inspiring bathroom submissions from our readers and giving gifts in return. Join us. All info is here.) Welcome to Splatgirl! Hello! I would love to share my bathroom. I designed and DIY’d this room from scratch. It includes a poured concrete Japanese soaking tub, concrete countertops and a 9 1/2 foot tall tile mosaic shower wall.
Jun 4, 2019
Reader Regrets: An IKEA OopsTours
Here at Apartment Therapy we’ve grown accustomed to success stories. Can-do tutorials, beautiful before/afters, and tasteful house tours are what we’re all about! Of course we all know that the business of home improvement is not all peaches and cream.
May 4, 2019
The Most Colorful Apartment in the WorldTours
Name: Salvatore and Amina and Worf and Princess Leia, the couple’s dogs Location: Downtown Los Angeles, California Size: 650 square feet Years lived in: 1.5 years, renting Amina is a firm believer that your home “should be the ultimate happy place.” And the Downtown Los Angeles rental apartment she shares with her husband Salvatore (and pups Worf and Princess Leia) certainly shows that she practices what she preaches.
Apr 30, 2019
A Countdown of the Most Inspiring, Pinned Home Photos of the YearTours
Apartment Therapy house tours are FULL of gorgeous photos…and so is Pinterest, a source of tons of home ideas for millions of people. So, (not surprisingly) many of you enjoy pinning the inspiring photos from our tours to your boards! Curious to know which images were pinned the most this year?
Apr 30, 2019
Pinterest Was Obsessed with These House Tours Last MonthTours
Last month I published a fantastic set of house tours (mostly new, but also some always-great hits). I also shared some tantalizing peeks of homes through house calls, which are submitted by readers like you (and yes, you can submit, too!). I know it’s hard to pick a favorite photo from a recent house tour (they’re all pretty much spectacular), but if you did, I bet it might be one of these 10 stunning shots.
Apr 30, 2019
Why We’re Launching a Series Called ‘The New Homesmiths’Tours
It’s our mission to help people feel their most at home—whatever home might look like. The beating heart of that work is visiting real homes every single day across the country (and the world) for moments of inspiration, teaching, and sometimes just pure awe. Every time I edit or read an Apartment Therapy house tour, I’m amazed by the creativity of our community, and how they manage to transform just about any space into one that feels uniquely home.
Mar 19, 2019
From Meet Cute to Marriage: Falling in Love in the Living RoomTours
Name & Location: Courtney in Midtown — Tulsa, Oklahoma My Favorite Room: Living Room Specs: 180 Square Feet This room is special to my husband and me because it is where we met! Since then, we got married, I moved in and a lot of things changed! Just about every detail of the room has our special touch on it making it a place where we love to spend time. I reupholstered and changed the shape of our couch with a beautiful grey fabric from West Elm to make it a little more modern.
Feb 20, 2019
Real Life Design: Adventurous Yet Affordable Decor ChoicesTours
Even if you don’t have a lot of money in your budget, you can fit a lot of bold into your home. We’ve gathered up examples of real life decor choices from our tours that prove our point; they are are wallet friendly and made a big impact on the space. Mixing patterns can be an affordable way to get really bold in your home. Because different patterns interact with one another dynamically, you can mix high- and low-priced pieces (even all-low pieces) to create a bold composition.
Feb 19, 2019
Daring Grown Up Decorating Lessons to Steal from Kids’ RoomsTours
These kids’ rooms are packed with daring, colorful inspiration that you can use for the rest of your home (whether you live with kids or not!). Full of playful energy, these rooms and their decor styles prove that for big style statements, you don’t always have to take design so seriously. You don’t have to splurge on fancy wallpaper to add energy to a space.
Feb 19, 2019
13 of the Most Vibrant, Colorful Homes of the YearTours
Full of boldly colored walls, fun furniture, and vibrant accessories, these 13 homes are bursting with vivid hues in bold ways. They just might inspire you to do some painting in the new year. This home is practically a playground of color and pattern, spearheaded by a budding interior designer. DIY projects abound in this beautifully modern home, but what caught my eye the most was the inventive use of color.
Dec 30, 2018
The Most Pinned Homes of the YearTours
End-of-year round-up lists are the best if only because they’re an opportunity to see any house tours you may have missed! In 2018, many folks shared their beautiful homes, but somereally resonated with readers, particularly those who find inspiration on Pinterest. The photographs in this post represent the most pinned house tour photos of the year… did any of your favorites make the list?
Dec 27, 2018
A Countdown of the 10 Most Liked Rooms of 2018Tours
Apartment Therapy’s Instagram feed is a scrolling wonderland of stunningly gorgeous interior spaces, due in no small part to the photos from all of our house tours that end up on the feed. Curious about which house tour photos were the most liked on our Instagram this year? See if it was one of your favorites from the countdown below!
Dec 26, 2018
204 of the Most Beautiful & Inspiring Homes in AmericaTours
Check out these house tours of America's beautiful and diverse array of home decor styles and people. A healthy and happy home helps you feel and be the best version of yourself.
Jul 4, 2018
Pinterest Was Obsessed with These House Tours Last MonthTours
Choosing a favorite photo from a recent house tour is basically impossible, but the numbers don't lie...these are the most pinned house tour photos from April.
May 3, 2018
16 of the Warmest, Coziest Cabins and Cottages of All TimeTours
It’s no surprise hashtags and Instagram accounts dedicated to “cabin porn” are so popular; who doesn’t dream of a simple life tucked away in a cozy cabin in the woods? The actual cabin life isn’t available (or practical) for everyone, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get inspiration from those who dig the cabin lifestyle. Below, find an array of woodsy cabins and cute cottages sure to warm you up on even the coldest winter day.
Mar 15, 2018
19 of the Cutest Tiny Homes, RVs, Vans, Airstreams & MoreTours
Mortgages, bills, work stress, soccer games, the nightly news — is it any wonder that many of us feel a deep yearning to get away from it all? To pack just the essentials? To simplify our lives? To have the time — and freedom — to explore the world?
Dec 12, 2017
Old House, New Tricks: See How 3 Gorgeous Old Houses Were Outfitted for a New CenturyTours
Old houses filled with period furniture are lovely, of course, but that doesn’t mean that they all have to be a museum. Homes are allowed to grow and change with their owners and with the times, and sometimes that results in a pastiche of old surroundings and new furnishings that’s even more delightful than the sum of its parts. Check out these three old houses whose owners have embraced modernism, with beautiful and unexpected results.
Sep 22, 2016
8 GIFs That May Convince You to Pick a Colorful CouchTours
Stop buying accent pillows. Buy an accent COUCH.
Jul 29, 2016
Rooms That Get It Right: For Laid-Back, Laissez-Faire Book Lovers OnlyTours
The perfectly-coiffed home library look isn’t for everybody. But capturing that “I just threw this here” look is harder than it seems. So for those of us who prefer our book storage to be a little less librarian and a lot more bohemian, here are seven rooms that get it right. A few piles tucked near the end of a desk, with a disco ball centerpiece to make it look more deliberate. Here, a spine shelf offers the backbone to what looks like just a tall stack of books.
Jul 1, 2016
These GIFs Show How Wallpaper Totally Transforms a RoomTours
Tired of staring at your beige or blank walls? Paint would be an improvement, but wallpaper could be just the thing your room needs to take it to the next level. Still on the fence about wallpaper though? I “erased” the wallpaper from these three rooms so you could see the dramatic difference that happens in a space when you add patterned wallpaper (even on just one accent wall!).
Jun 9, 2016
No Watering Required: Beautiful Bold Leafy Plant PrintsTours
Boisterous plant prints debuted decades ago, but these lively leaves have endured. They’ve become a classic way to add eye-catching glamour. Easier to care for than an actual plant, these bold prints add a vibrant, verdant feel to a space. Check out these eight rooms that got playful with plant prints in their design. (Pictured above:) A kitchen accent wall and ceiling use a palm print wall paper from Carleton Varney in Kristen’s Palm Beach-Inspired Home In Burbank.
May 22, 2016
13 of the Dreamiest Outdoor Spaces for Lazy Weekend AfternoonsTours
A warm-toned rooftop in Mexico City filled with cacti. A tucked away French Quarter courtyard escape. Expansive and cozy alfresco spots bursting with lush plant life. These are 13 of the dreamiest outdoor spaces I’ve seen recently. And if I could, I’d park myself in any one of these locales with a book, a cold drink and the intention of not moving all day. Layers of plants and a view to die for spotted in this Bohemian Hotel in the Heart of Mexico City.
May 21, 2016
Divert a Dining Room Disaster: Mastering the Art of Mismatched ChairsTours
Mismatching in any discipline – from food to fashion – is an art, and not a science. So while I can’t exactly give you a formula for getting a mismatched dining room look right, I can give you nearly 20 different examples and tell you why they work so well. Click through to each tour for more photos of each space. Then from here, all you’ve got to do is get your figurative paint brush and try it out at home. Why it Works: The symmetry and the coordinated palette.
May 10, 2016
Is There Anything I Can Do to Make This Small Room Look or Feel Bigger?Tours
Small rooms can feel stifling. But you don’t have to knock a wall down to make a room feel and look larger than it actually is. There are design choices—both subtle and bold—that can actually make a room feel or look bigger than it is. Today’s Frequently Asked Home question: Is there anything I can do to make this small room look or feel bigger? Pick light wall colors that will expand the space.
Apr 24, 2016
Real Life Design Lessons: Creative Ways to Use LightingTours
Light fixtures are great in the home for illuminating things, of course, but they can also be used successfully to inject drama and boldness in a room, too. Consider these novel ways to use lighting in your home to make a bold design statement. You can use lighting in your home to illuminate areas that you need to see better and to highlight interesting design elements. Nothing quite catches the eye in a space like something that’s lit up.
Apr 7, 2016
Vintage Charm: Tour 10 Beautiful 100-Year-Old HomesTours
There’s a reason that people herald the charm of really old homes. Stepping into one of these homes – built between 1890 and the 1910s – is like stepping back in time. The details, the fixtures and the architecture will transport you to a different place, captivating your attention (and certainly your envy). So hop into the Apartment Therapy House Tour time machine for a tour of some of our favorite turn-of-the-century homes.
Mar 31, 2016
Fresh Ideas for Fixing Funky FeaturesTours
Sometimes there’s just something in your home that you just can’t change, but also can’t stand the sight of. These fresh ideas could help you hide, disguise or beautify an element in your home you wish you couldn’t see. While the long and narrow piece of storage furniture below the window in this small condo might look like a fancy credenza or storage shelf, it actually has two purposes. It’s a custom-made storage piece that also hides an unsightly radiator!
Mar 24, 2016
Beautifully Balanced Design Ideas to Steal from a Couple with Completely Opposite Decor TastesTours
Allen Loeb is a lawyer. Nate Clark is a comedian and actor. And according to the couple (who share a house in West Hollywood) though they don’t bicker about much, they each have entirely different tastes when it comes to designing a home. While some might crumble under the pressure of trying to design with different tastes, these two have created a lovely home together that fits both of their personalities.
Mar 15, 2016
Design Ideas for Doubling Down: Rooms with Two Twin BedsTours
Although it’s not as common as a single bed per room, doing double (when it comes to beds) could be a solution for your guest room, your kid’s room or maybe even your own room. Check out this visual evidence that two beds might be better (or at the very least as stylish) as one. An upstairs guest room gets a Wes Anderson-vibe thanks to a cool color palette and two twin beds. A kid’s room is made sophisticated and stylish with black and white contrast and monograms.
Feb 13, 2016
No Frames Needed: Two Really Simple Ways to Fill an Empty WallTours
Let’s banish bare walls. Because after seeing professional organizer Fay Wolf’s Silver Lake apartment, there’s no excuse for leaving a naked wall anywhere in your space. Instead, fill your big wall up with lots of little pieces that you love. You don’t even need frames, just grab some binder clips and tape and let’s go. The expanse above the sofa is a tough place to fill for a lot of home decorators.
Jan 29, 2016