Tries, Buys, and DIYs: 6 Things Apartment Therapy Editors Are Loving This Week

published Aug 11, 2023
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sage green, white mantel, fireplace, wood mirror over fireplace, built in bookshelves, grey and white checkered rug, grey and white plaid arm chair, round alternating wood color coffee table, flowers, dark grey couch, antique chandelier, beige lamp shade, standing lamp
Credit: Amber Brown

As a shopping editor, I always have an ear to the ground for the coolest, smartest, most need-to-know home products — it’s kind of my thing. Now, I’m letting you in on the fun, bringing top picks from 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 this week.

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“I am once again lusting after a Baggu product, and this time it is the puffy picnic blanket. It's quilted, so it provides a little padding for cozy park picnics, and it wraps up into a neat bundle with a carrying strap so you can leave it by the door and grab it on your way out — no problem. I adore the strawberry print, but I love this wavy gingham pattern, too.” —Sofia Rivera, Associate Lifestyle Editor

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was $49.99

“I got these ratcheting hand pruners for Christmas a few years ago, and I still love them! The ratcheting function means that it takes less force from your own hand to do the same amount of work — great when you have a big job ahead of you. I love them so much that I've gifted a pair to my dad, too, and he's now a fan!” —Megan Baker Detloff, Home Projects Director

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Urban Outfitters

“There's nothing glamorous about cleaning a toilet, but somehow this acrylic toilet brush from Urban Outfitters seems like it would make the chore feel less, well, like a chore. This colorful take on a standard cleaning tool makes it the bathroom conversation piece you never knew you needed.” —Cullen Ormond, Home Associate Editor

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was $59.00

“After learning how dirty pillowcases can get, especially if you sleep with wet hair (guilty), I knew I was in need of a better product to rest my head against. Enter: this pillowcase set I received from Eucalypso. They are not only silky-soft and made of sustainably sourced materials, but also are hypoallergenic and antibacterial!” —Stephanie Nguyen, Cleaning & Organizing Editor

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was $34.49

“I've hated every salad spinner I've ever owned. They're bulky yet flimsy, only do one thing, and take up a lot of space (at least for someone who doesn't eat all that many salads). But the Dreamfarm Spina is different. It is part salad spinner, part colander, with a handle that tucks inside for easy storage, and actually makes drying your greens fun.” —Tara Bellucci, News and Culture Director

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Build with Ferguson

“Earlier this year I upgraded all the knobs in my kitchen to these brushed brass knobs from Emtek, and I absolutely love them. The brushed finish and muted brass color adds depth and dimension, and really pops against my white and navy blue cabinets, and there’s a certain heft to them that reassures me that they’d hold up to constant daily use.” —Jada Wong, Shopping Director