Tries, Buys, and DIYs: 8 Things Apartment Therapy Editors Are Loving This Week

published Apr 15, 2022
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As a shopping editor, I always have an ear to the ground for the coolest, smartest, most need-to-know our editors’ radars straight to your very own space.

Not sure where to shop, or just need some quick inspo? Start here with a weekly rundown of AT editors’ favorite finds, from things we’ve tested to exciting brand launches to home project Kickstarters. Read on to see what’s got our team buzzing currently.

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"I try to print photos from my IG and camera roll a couple times a year with the Social Print Studio app and this frame from Amazon has been a gorgeous way to display them." —Tara Bellucci, News and Culture Director

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"I recently went to visit my sister and spent the weekend at her new house. I had the best sleep I’ve ever had and it’s all because of the pillows on her guest bed. They were literally so fluffy, cool to the touch, and never went flat. The bed was full sized, but she bought the king size pillows and they were amazing. I already ordered two for myself." —Savannah West, Home Assistant Editor

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"Staff is one of the brands us editors can’t take our eyes off of. They only have a few products in their repertoire but each one is bound to make the less-than-stylish rooms in your home pop with color. So the minute I saw these mitts, I was obsessed — the silicone exterior is heat-resistant for easy maneuvering in and out of the oven, plus they’re machine washable. Treat yourself to a little something that is bound to have you smiling even when you’re just whipping up dinner." —Meredith Schwartz, Kitchn Commerce Intern

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"I feel like I’m late to the game on color-changing lightbulbs, but I finally bought this one on Amazon last week. Now I can make the lighting in my bedroom a soft purple before bedtime. It’s such a nice vibe!" —Maddie Bilis, Deputy Lifestyle Director

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Olive & Linen

"These Turkish towels have a looser weave than most — they're also softer, and more absorbent. To me, they're a wonderful fusion for those who find terry towels (or other plush towels) too heavy, but want to feel a little more substance than a Turkish towel. With a super soft cotton feel, these bath towels are big enough to call bath sheets, in my book. Available in five cute colors, I think these would even be perfect for the beach if you wanted to use them for both. Lightweight and fast-drying, they would also make wonderful towels for traveling (if you're a weirdo like me and bring your own towel everywhere)." —Stella Totino, Apartment Therapy Contributor

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"I looove the sleek, minimalist Open Spaces storage bins and was looking for something similar to tuck some masks and belts away in my closet. I bought these Soft Polyethelene Storage Bins with lids from MUJI. They're a perfect lookalike for less — or perfect for mixing and matching if you already own the former — plus they come in multiple shapes and sizes." —Sarah Everett, Staff Writer

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"The slightest hint of spring weather makes me want to buy more plants, which means I need to have planters to put them in, too. I grabbed this one at my favorite local shop. It can be hard to find pretty planters with both drainage holes and saucers, and this one has both. I like my planters to be relatively neutral colors to help highlight my pretty plants, but I don't want anything boring, either. This one's white glaze with cute brown speckling goes with everything but still has some personality. Right now she's housing my blue star fern — another springtime buy!" —Megan Baker, Home Projects Director

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Albers by Design

"Late husband-and-wife duo Josef and Anni Albers were true pioneers of modern and abstract art. That’s why any time their foundation releases a book, you know it’s going to be coffee table worthy. Timed to the foundation's 50th anniversary and filled with the Albers’ mesmerizing imagery as well as essays from some of today's biggest designers, tastemakers, and curators, “You Can Go Anywhere” is a can’t miss for color lovers and fans of these Bauhaus school legends." —Danielle Blundell, Executive Home Director