10 Inspiring Tiny Home Interiors We Spotted on Instagram

Once an alternative living solution, tiny homes are now firmly in the mainstream. Their minimalist and functional designs have become inspiration for apartment dwellers and owners of larger homes alike. You know the look—bright white walls, creative storage solutions, multipurpose furniture, and as much natural light as possible. It’s an undeniably effective way to style a small space, but it’s starting to feel a little bit cookie cutter. Our favorite tiny homes break this mold, proving that small spaces shouldn’t be afraid to go big when it comes to style. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

Questions We All Have: Why Are Towels So Expensive?

It doesn’t matter if you’re a maximalist or minimalist, traditional or contemporary: Everyone has a huge stack of bath towels in their home. At Apartment Therapy, we take shopping for towels very seriously. The right one, perfectly plush and absorbent, can transform your bathroom into an at-home spa. And, depending on the color or pattern, add some stylish flair to your space. “People don’t always think of towels as a luxury, but if you’ve ever stepped out of the shower and wrapped yourself in a fluffy, cloud-like, preferably oversized towel or robe, you know the truth,” says Andres Modak, co-founder Read More

8 Stylish Mirrors That Double as Extra Storage

No matter if you have a sprawling Colonial or a 600-square-foot studio apartment, everyone can use a little more storage space. But other than the closets your floor plans has gifted you, it can get a little tricky to find the room to store all of your clutter. That’s when you have to get a little creative with the furniture you buy, and see if you can make one piece do two jobs for you. While it’s common to have beds with roll-out drawers or dining room sideboards that double as cabinets, there are some more innovative furniture solutions you Read More

7 Trends That Will Be Huge in 2019—According to the IKEA Catalog

The 2019 IKEA Catalog is the gift that just keeps on giving. Beyond serving up tons of eye candy, painting ideas, and new collections, the IKEA catalog is a great place to go for a sneak peek at the home trends that will take the decor world by storm in the coming year. Ahead: A look at a few of our favorite home trends we spotted throughout the catalog. Get ready to see these everywhere in 2019. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

5 Woven Baskets That Do Double Duty as Decor and Storage

Woven baskets are a chic, inexpensive way to bring storage and decor into a room, but they also have a tendency to be a little on the basic side. If you’ve grown bored with your stacks of wicker planters and straw storage boxes, breathe new life into them with a few easy DIYs. From cheerful pom poms, to Moroccan inspired tassels, to colorful acrylic patterns, there’s a slew of ways you can style these plain pieces to make them feel more like statement accents. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

What to Buy for Your Home This Summer—According to Your Zodiac Sign

What better way to express your summer style than to look to the stars for a little decorating direction? If you’re in the market for some fun accouterment to liven up your space, let your sign be your guide. Whether you’re a fiery Leo or an Earth-bound Virgo, it’s time to trust the stars (and the internet!) to illuminate that perfect finishing touch! READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

What Should You Do With Your Throw Pillows When You Sleep?

Throw pillows are an easy way to add flair to your bedroom decor, but what exactly are you supposed to do with them when it’s time to go to sleep? We reached out to prop stylist extraordinaire Kaylei McGaw for her advice on how to handle your extra pillows before you hit the hay, and she had lots to share. Read ahead for five ways to style your throw pillows when it’s bedtime (other than tossing them on the floor). READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

The 10 Commandments of Rug Shopping

Rugs—yes, you can live without them, but life would be a lot less cozy, cushiony, and potentially colorful without them. They really pull a room together and can even help dampen sound, which is a godsend for anyone in tight quarters with noisy neighbors. Problem is, they’re one of the hardest home purchases to make because they’re available in so many sizes, styles, and materials. Oh, and did I mention how their care and maintenance runs a spectrum, from hosedown-able to professional hand-shampoo required? Factor an often ambiguously expensive price tag into the equation, and it’s no wonder people put Read More

The 8 Dreamiest Airstreams and Campers on Airbnb

If you weren’t already hip to Airstream rentals, now’s the time to smarten up. Sort of similar to glamping—but indoors—Airstream trailers and campers are essentially mobile mini-homes you can park (and rent) in just about any location (the desert, the beach, and so on). It’s no surprise that Airbnb is brimming with cool Airstream rentals in dreamy destinations all over the globe. To prove our point, we rounded up some of the coolest—and best designed—Airstream and camper rentals on all of Airbnb for your perusal. From a Taylor Swift-approved Airstream in Malibu to a vintage trailer in Taos, here are Read More

How to Choose a Home Scent Based on Your Astrological Sign

I might be a little biased, since one of the first things Aliza Kelly Faragher told me was that my name, which rhymes and has always made me weirdly self-conscious, holds a lot of power in spellwork and spiritual practice. Let’s just say it was a good way to kick off a conversation with Allure magazine’s resident astrologer and the author of the forthcoming book, The Mixology of Astrology: Cosmic Cocktail Recipes for Every Sign (it drops August 7). But real talk: I truly loved chatting with her about how the stars can reveal our tastes and proclivities about, well, Read More