Thu.Aug 17, 2017

A Long Distance Palm Springs-Inspired Makeover (That *Gasp* Came in Under Budget) — Professional Project

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Project by: Michelle Gage. Location: Jersey City, New Jersey. Michelle's work with her client Natalie was done entirely over the internet, which makes this already impressive project kind of unbelievable. Thanks to Instagram and the One Room Challenge, Michelle and Natalie decided to collaborate on her living room from different cities, bonded together by a love of color, pattern and bold choices.

Recycle-Chic: Make Modern Furniture from Wood Pallets

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Dark times are these. Good design can help, with its emphasis on quality, imagination, and service. The modest and balanced design of the Tull fixture is an example. The aluminum-shaded light comes in some cheery color combos, like turquoise and orange, as well as copper and nickel versions.

Compelling Evidence that Faux Wall Finishes Can Be Cool

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Somewhere along the way, fooling people into thinking you have a brick or stone wall — where a mere plain, plaster wall stands — became a very "uncool" thing to do. I'm here to tell you, however, that it's not always a bad idea. It can look good — and it's easier to pull off than ever before. READ MORE ». Paints & Finishes. Wallpaper & Graphics. Tour Feature

9 Best Doorless Showers Style and Types for Your Bathroom

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Doorless showers become popular among the homeowner due to its style and types which goes well for any bathroom types, it provides your bathroom a clean and modern look. No matter how big or small your bathroom space, the doorless showers will always give the big impact for your bathroom decorating.

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Beach Chic Ideas to Try at Home

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Want to bring the coast right to your home? If so, giving your home beach vibes may be the way to go. Living such a hectic life on a daily basis may not allow you to go on vacation or even visit the beach as often as you would like.

Try Not to Freak Out: What Rent Costs in America's Priciest Zip Codes

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(Image credit: Kirstin Mckee/Stocksy ). If you had to guess where the most expensive neighborhood in the country is, what would you say? READ MORE ». Resources for Renters. Real Estate. Renting

Cleaning Time Capsule: Vintage Ads to Remind Us All What It Was Like Back in the Day

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Many of the cleaning brands we use today have been around for decades—some have even been around since the 1800s—and that means that over the years, they've seen many a marketing campaign.

How To Light Up Boring Lampshades: 15 DIY Ideas

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(Image credit: Helena Nord via Apartment Therapy ). Lampshades are one of those household items that always seem shockingly expensive, and that's just for a plain-but-decent shade! If you want something beautiful and/or unique, prepare to pay a ton—or, better yet, make your own.

The Toiletry Bag that Will Up Your Travel Game Like No Other — Maxwell's Fantastic Find

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A few weeks back, I received an email from Chris Livingston about his Kickstarter campaign for Gravel, a toiletry bag that he and his partner Lance designed. At first glance, it looked like a typical men's Dopp Kit, but I started reading and realized that this is a total game changer when it comes to packing toiletries for travel. While most of us use plastic baggies or throw everything into a catch-all case, Gravel envisioned a better way.

Address Numerology: Unlock Your Home's Hidden Personality

Apartment Therapy

You already know your home has a story. You can literally see it when you strip away 30 years of paint off an old brick wall, like I've been doing this summer. ( Who chose that bright orange that's four layers deep?) But if you ask any numerologist, your home also has an innate personality and character—and that's something a little harder to unlock. READ MORE ». Nesting. Real Estate

My Saddest, Most Embarrassing Examples of Wasting Money — Kitchn

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From Kitchn → My Saddest Wastes of Money in 2017 So Far, Ranked. READ MORE

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You Oughta Know Alanis Morissette's Brentwood House Is For Sale — House of the Day

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You're uninvited to Alanis Morissette's house; the rocker is selling the property in the Brentwood area of Los Angeles that's she's called home since 1996. You oughta know how it looks inside. READ MORE ». Real Estate. Los Angeles

A 200-Square-Foot "Scandi Meets Beach Cottage" Studio — House Tour

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Name: Julie Pointer Adams and her husband Ryan. Location: Santa Barbara, California. Size: 200 square feet. Years Lived In: 1.5 years, renting. Choosing to live in a small home — paring down your belongs and living more minimally — isn't always easy. And sharing a small home can be even harder.

A Dutch Essentialist's Serene Home — House Tour

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Name: Gaby Suhr. Location: Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands. Size: 1,163 square feet. Years lived in: 6 years, owned. Several years ago Gaby spent a couple of months traveling around the world. Living from just a suitcase, she became conscious of just how little one actually needs on a day-to-day basis. Some time later, a friend told Gaby that he felt she had a distinct ability to see the essence of a situation. To focus on the bare necessities.

What Air Vent? Search & Find These Well-Concealed Eyesores

Apartment Therapy

HVAC components, vents, and air returns are necessary evils in the home and it's putting it mildly when I say they aren't attractive. They're often bandaid beige, placed in inconveniently prominent spots, and sometime they're just. While most of us wouldn't trade in our a/c or heat, there's little question that they detract from all the good visual stuff we do have going on. Check out these examples of how to take on these ugly-as-sin features, and win. READ MORE ». Remodeling Ideas.

Everything You Need to Know about Target's New Home Brand, Project 62

Apartment Therapy

Back in July, Target announced that they're introducing a new home line this fall called Project 62. This week, the retailer released the look book for the new brand, and we are seriously swooning over its mid-century vibes. We're giving you a closer look at your new favorite temptation at the bullseye , below. READ MORE ». Shopping Guides.

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Overwhelmed with a Messy Home? Try the Laundry Basket Method

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You know my favorite thing about being a human? Sarcasm alert. It's that thing how when your home is really messy, your brain finds it overwhelming and hard to process and almost paralyzing. So then your body can't muster up the energy or willpower to actually clean it. And so the place just gets more messy and your brain is more overwhelmed and it's harder every day to actually tackle the mess. Yeah, that's super fun, right? READ MORE ». Homekeeping Shortcuts. Cleaning

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This Is the Best Way to Clean Your Kitchen Sink — Kitchn

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From Kitchn → How To Clean Your Kitchen Sink. READ MORE

5 Ways to Decorate Around the TV from Real Homes — Why It Works

Apartment Therapy

Sometimes, you have just a sliver or tiny nook (or a really awkward corner) to slide your television into, but other times, you might be working with a big ol' wall. Sure, you can just put up the TV (whether directly on the wall or on a media console) and be done with it, but if you like your art, and are always looking for more room to get some into your home, around your screen is the perfect place to keep building your collection.

Before & After: Taking a Small Space From Blank Slate to Luxe Suite

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Kevin moved into a smaller apartment in a prime location and found himself facing the blank slate of a unit in a new building. A fan of both small spaces and hotel living, he jumped at the opportunity to transform the apartment into a boutique hotel inspired suite of his own. READ MORE ». Reader Submissions. Before & After

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What To Snag from Zara Home's Huge Summer Sale

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If you're starting to feel that the end of summer is fast approaching, take some solace in the fact that a) it's technically here until the equinox on September 22; and b) end of season sales are starting to pop up. We just spotted this big one from Zara Home, where over 1,000 items are 50 to 60 percent off. Here's what you should snag before it sells out. READ MORE ». Sales & Events. Shopping Guides.

Design Dare: We Challenged Designers to Make These Tricky Decor Items Work

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To someone like me—a person who has an appreciation for design but lacks the vision—the task seemed impossible. We asked three designers to take four items given to them in a "secret basket" that they might never have chosen on their own and turn them into a cohesive design that spoke to their signature style.