An Artist Created a High-Contrast 450-Square-Foot Phoenix Condo — House Call

Name: Kendra Vicken, my dog, Jane, and my hedgehog, PennyLocation: Phoenix, ArizonaSize: 490 square feetYears lived in: 1.5 years, owned My home is a 490-square-foot condo in downtown Phoenix. It’s my first (and only) purchased home and I love it to pieces. The location is ideal, it holds all the necessities and it feels like an oasis amidst the hustle and bustle. Inside its four walls lives my dog Jane, my hedgehog Penny, and myself! READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

Insecticidal Soap Is Our Favorite Solution to Common Plant Pests

Have you ever peeled back the leaves on a bunch of homegrown kale to discover hundreds of scaly little bugs? Those are aphids and the sight of them will make you throw away your kale and order pizza instead. And anyone who’s had a houseplant infested with spider mites will have been tempted to chuck said plant, pot and all, straight out the window. The damage they cause can eventually kill the plant, and the mites spread quickly. If you have one houseplant that has mites, it’s only a matter of time before all of your plants have mites. But Read More

This 250 Square-Foot Tiny House Is Being Auctioned Off For Charity

If you’ve been waffling on whether to join the tiny house trend, then this might be the push you need. Not only is this cute 250 square-foot living space going to be auctioned off, but the proceeds are going to a good cause. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

7 Celebrities Who've Bought Homes for Dear Old Mom and Dad

While it might be viewed as the ultimate power move, some of Hollywood’s biggest stars think sharing the good life with their parents is the best part of making it big. Here are some of Tinseltown’s biggest names who shelled out serious bucks to give their parents the digs they deserve: READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

This Robotic Table Is Not Just Cool, It Helps People With Disabilities

We still have a long way to go with prioritizing accessibility for people with disabilities. On the bright side, there are extraordinarily inventive minds like industrial designer Nour Malaeb, who is working to amend this widespread issue with projects like Relay, a fully customizable, voice-activated, table-ottoman combo. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

Shop Our Marketplace: Sunny & Ryan's Bed Stuy Townhouse

The homes that everyone loves on Apartment Therapy have style, but are comfortable and approachable – like you want to lay down on the sofa and take a nap – which is exactly what I felt when I saw Sunny and Ryan’s townhouse. Located in Bed Stuy, it mixes mid century with contemporary AND traditional oriental rugs in a fresh, welcoming way. Check out their “wonderful home and magnificent cat” and steal their look right here in our Marketplace. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

Get This Diptyque Candle Set For 25% Off During The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale has officially kicked off, a hallowed time for serious fans of the department store. And, like last year, a deal is back for another brand that has quite the cult following: Diptyque. Until August 8, you can snag a mini set of five of their signature scents for 25 percent off. For a brand that rarely ever goes on sale (and especially rarely on their classic scents) this is a great deal. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

An Austin Vintage Treasure Hunter's Second-Hand Style — House Tour

Name: September ScottLocation: Austin, TexasSize: 740 square feetYears Lived In: 2 years, renting Designer September Scott is all about the hunt—for treasures, one-of-a-kind finds and absolutely any found object she can reinvigorate. “Almost all the pieces in my space are reclaimed from an estate sale, flea market, Goodwill or on the side of the road. My passion is bringing new life into found objects,” she writes. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

5 Couches You Can Get for Under $500 from Wayfair's Black Friday in July Sale

Wayfair’s summer sale launched this weekend, with up to 70 percent off site-wide. There’s a ton you can snag, but if you’re looking for a purchase with a big impact at a big discount, everything from rugs to outdoor furniture is marked down. But if you’re looking for a big-ticket item to snag at a big discount, look no further than these five couches that are on sale for under $500 – and all have an average rating above 5 stars. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

Prince Charles Is Giving You A Peek At His Private Family Photos In a New Exhibit

Prince Charles is putting his private life on display… literally. In a new exhibit in Buckingham Palace’s Ball Supper Room (don’t you have one of those in your house?) the Prince of Wales is showing the world an exhibit titled “Prince and Patron.” It features over 100 items belonging to Charles and the Royal Collection, ranging from photographs and paintings all the way to personal memorabilia and knickknacks, PEOPLE reports. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico