Wed.Sep 20, 2017

Forever 21 Is Opening a New Beauty (& Home!) Store

Apartment Therapy

Big news from a mall staple: Forever 21 is is getting a sister store, and it'll be all about beauty, accessories, and yes, home. READ MORE ». Shopping Guides.

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We Asked Real Estate Agents: What Are Buyer’s Biggest Design Turn-Offs?

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Agents get real about about buyers’ biggest turn-offs and what to do about them.

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Here's What's New on Netflix In October

Apartment Therapy

If you need a reason to cozy up for the month of October, Netflix just announced what will be arriving on the streaming service starting next month. Here's what we're excited for: READ MORE ». Books & Media.

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Join Us in Boston!

Tile of Spain USA

Join Poggenpohl and Tile of Spain October 18th in Boston for tapas, networking and a CEU discussion highlighting the latest in ceramic tile technologies. Ceramics For Life: Consumer & Design Trends 2017 will be presented by Ryan Fasan, Tile of Spain Consultant. Wednesday October 18th, 2017.

The Money Pit Home Is for Sale — and It May Be an Actual Money Pit

Apartment Therapy

Before there was Chip and Joanna, there was Tom Hanks and Shelley Long in the classic 1986 film The Money Pit. The duo starred as two yuppies who buy a sprawling estate for just $200,000 in a distress sale.

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New Obsession: The Danish Housewares Brand You've Never Heard Of — Kitchn

Apartment Therapy

From Kitchn → We're Totally Obsessed with This Brand You've Probably Never Heard Of. READ MORE

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Streaming Surprise

KB Culture

From this perspective, the Vita faucet might look more like a drinking fountain, with its upward-facing angle. But the water flows down from a slit on the underside of the sleek fitting's spigot.

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A Cozy English Cottage in Illinois — House Tour

Apartment Therapy

Name: Christine and Gabe Bridger , Emelia and Jenson. Location: Evanston, Illinois. Size: 3,000 square feet. Years lived in: 4 years, owned. During long summer walks, the Bridger family would peer into the windows of this 1920s cottage. When it finally became available, they purchased it without even stepping foot inside. The home was not period correct, nor was the space very functional, so they opened up every wall possible without losing the historic charm.

How to choose the perfect kitchen stool

Kitchen and Residential Design

The kitchen is where the family really resides. It is a place where family members and guests eat, chat and make beautiful memories together. Every other room has a singular purpose, whereas the kitchen welcomes all and serves all!

Last Chance: Everything That's Leaving Netflix in October

Apartment Therapy

October is fast approaching, and that means that we have news on what will be leaving Netflix next month. It's a sad one as we see some major movies and TV exit the streaming service, but just know that new arrivals will be around the corner. Here's what were watching before it's gone: READ MORE ». Books & Media.

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Bathroom Paint Colors That Always Look Fresh and Clean

Trendir Magazine

Painting any area of your home can give you the perfect upgrade in a simple step. It can upgrade even a beige old tiled bathroom. Regardless if you are working with one bathroom or two or even a master bath suite giving it a new paint job could be just what it needs.

Transform Your Living Room: 12 Statement Making Coffee Tables Under $500 — Annual Guide 2017

Apartment Therapy

(Image credit: CB2 ). A coffee table is a pretty important piece in the grand scheme of your living room. It's both utilitarian and a chance to make a style statement. The biggest problem when shopping for a coffee table, though, is that the truly unique ones often cost an arm and a leg.

These Are The Best Kitchen Shelves from IKEA — Kitchn

Apartment Therapy

(Image credit: Janel Laban ). From Kitchn → The Best Kitchen Shelves from IKEA. READ MORE

Be Your Own Designer: 10 Flawless Ways to Lay Out a Living Room

Apartment Therapy

Our living rooms wear a lot of hats: we watch TV, entertain friends, have conversations and spend time reading in them. Sometimes they double as home offices, playrooms for kids or even dining rooms, too. With all these considerations, it can be tricky to decide how best to arrange this area, but thinking about the feeling you'd like the space to convey in combination with how you'll spend time there is a solid way to start.

Keep Your Entryway Clutter-Free With This DIY Acrylic Organizer — Apartment Therapy Tutorials

Apartment Therapy

We all need a little more organization in our lives. One thing I wasn't expecting was how hard it was to find a letter organizer that matched the rest of our decor and could be mounted in the tiny two-foot wall space of our entryway. And when you can't find a solution, you DIY it! This one can be customized with different colored acrylic or painting/staining the wood. READ MORE ». Tutorials. Entryway. Organizing. Small Spaces

A Creative Director's Airy Laid-Back LA Home — House Tour

Apartment Therapy

Name: Steph Rager. Location: Highland Park — Los Angeles, California. Size: 800 square feet. Years lived in: 1 year, renting. On her personal website, A Dapper Line , Steph Rager describes herself as "50 percent muralist, 30 percent illustrator, 15 percent sign artist, and 5 percent champagne drinker." It's hardly a surprise that, like her art, her home is a brilliantly laid-back mix of color and crisp lines.

Sale Alert: Today’s the Day to Upgrade Your Shabby Pillow Situation — Amazon Deal of the Day

Apartment Therapy

When was the last time you bought new pillows (and we're not talking the decorative kind)? If you've been holding off on replacing your worn-out bed pillows that you've had since the Motorola Razr was the hottest tech on the market, today is the day to finally bite the bullet. Not one, not two, but five plush pillows—in a range of materials and fills—are currently on sale at Amazon—all of which are super posh and priced under 30 bucks a pop. Check 'em out! READ MORE ». Sales & Events.

A Very Real Guide to Buying Very Fake Plants

Apartment Therapy

I remember reading a list once about the top 25 cardinal sins of interior design homeowners make, and situated somewhere near the top was fake plants. Fast forward to the present, when designers and influencers seem to be advocating for artificial flora with increasing frequency. Is it true? Have fake plants turned the corner from faux pas to fashionable? READ MORE ». Plants & Flowers. Shopping Guides. Plants & Gardening

It's Instagram Official, The Mindy Project Has Filmed Its Last Episode

Apartment Therapy

Say it ain't so: Fans of The Mindy Project will be sad to know that today is the show's last official day of filming, which we were alerted to by none other than the star herself, Mindy Kaling. READ MORE ». Books & Media. Popular Culture

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Peek Inside Seth Meyers' $4.5 Million West Village Pad

Apartment Therapy

Late Night host and Saturday Night Live (and Weekend Update) alum Seth Meyers is moving on up. He and wife Alexi have listed their two bedroom condo in the West Village for $4.5 million. READ MORE ». Real Estate. New York.

Maximalist Bathrooms That Pack in Tons of Tile & We Love Them For It

Apartment Therapy

If you've read a lot of my posts on Apartment Therapy, you might have noticed that I love tile. I mean, really, really love tile. So of course I'm thrilled by these bathrooms that really embrace tile — not just on one wall, or the floor, but all over. Long live maximalism — and long live tile. READ MORE ». Remodeling Ideas. Tile & Stone. Bathroom Projects

A Boston Home Inspired by Travel and All Things Beautiful — House Tour

Apartment Therapy

Name: Milicent Armstrong , Brian, and Gerry. Location: South End — Boston, Massachusettes. Size: 1,800 square feet. Years lived in: 5 years, owned. Walking into Milicent's South End home is like being invited into a small oasis. Upon entering, guests step into a hallway with soaring ceilings and beautiful wallpaper.

You've Got a Secret Weapon to Help You Spot Fake or Fishy Amazon Reviews

Apartment Therapy

One of the best things about shopping on Amazon is reading the product reviews. Along with offering a broad range of customer feedback, Amazon's reviews are awesome for researching the pros and cons of a particular product before you decide to splurge. READ MORE ». Money

Attack the Source: 10 Simple Ways to Prevent Clutter — September Sweep

Apartment Therapy

It's hump day! In spite of the hum-drum of the mid-week, let's do something a little unexpected and pivot a bit on our usual decluttering. READ MORE ». Organizing. Decluttering

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Clever Collection Ideas to Steal from a Vintage Lover's Home

Apartment Therapy

Ana and German make use of almost every wall, nook, and cranny in their dreamy Buenos Aires country home. In their case, it's almost necessary, as friends constantly bring them flea market finds as gifts, and Ana is always searching high and low for vintage treasures. The couple's home perfectly illustrates that displaying collectibles doesn't mean the space has to appear jumbled or messy; their home is charming and harmonious.

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Amazon Freaked a Whole Bunch of People Out With a Baby Registry Email

Apartment Therapy

Emails from Amazon are usually good things: Your order has shipped, someone sent you a gift card, and the like. Tuesday afternoon, however, one email sent to multiple customers by mistake had people scratching their heads and questioning whether the online retail giant knew something they didn't. READ MORE ».

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