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Sep 18

Organizers to the Stars The Home Edit 'Master the Mess' On Their New TV Show

Here at Apartment Therapy, September is meant for decluttering and getting organized—so what better time to check in with some organization experts? You may already be fans of The Home Edit founders Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin from their excellent Instagram account where they share both professional and personal antics, but they’ve recently taken their gorgeous organizational aesthetic (and their fun friendship) a step further.

The Home Edit has teamed up with Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine to bring you Master the Mess, a 12-part series currently airing on DIRECTV, DIRECT NOW, and U-Verse, that follows Clea and Joanna as they transform rooms for clients and tackle organizational projects big and small.

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28
Sep 18

The Best Mops — The Best List

On the list of most tedious household chores, mopping ranks pretty high. You have to clear the area of any obstacles, sweep beforehand and get a proper amount of water and cleaner ready to roll. It’s a necessary task, and in the grand scheme of things isn’t a big deal, but it’s not the most fun thing to do on a Saturday afternoon. Things have changed in the past few years though—no longer dependent on a bucket and string mop, we have a ton of different mop styles to choose from, each with their own list of pros and cons. To help you make a clean break from your old mop, we rounded up our list of favorites, from the classic spin mop to the newer robot mop.

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27
Sep 18

Busy Philipps' Pantry Transformation Is Majorly Therapeutic

There are few things more inspirational than seeing an impressive before-and-after that takes place in the home. From the smaller spaces like this shoe storage area to the larger projects like this incredible kitchen reno (for under $400!), these jaw-dropping transformations can get you vamped up and ready to organize.

To put it plainly, we just can’t get enough of these refreshes—part of the reason why we’re currently swooning over Busy Philipps’ pantry.

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Sep 18

How To Create a Bedroom Closet Out of Thin Air

Though it would seem like life without a closet in your bedroom is an impossible way to live, it’s more than just possible — it can even look stylish. All these beautiful homes below have something in common: The master bedroom either doesn’t have a built-in closet or doesn’t have nearly sufficient closet space. But, these home dwellers were able to come up with an elegant storage solution anyway. Whether you’re in the same no-closet/not-enough-closet boat as they are — or you’re just looking to add more storage to your home — use these storage solutions as inspiration for your own “closet” project.

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May 18

5 Chores You Should Never Skip (Even If You're Busy)

Pressed for time? Running late? Didn’t finish your Sunday morning “to clean” list but need to head out the door to brunch right now? Whenever you’re pressed for time — or have an extra heavy schedule a certain week — don’t let all your chores and cleaning duties slip into disarray. Keep your house functioning by being choosy with which chores you skip and which ones you tackle.

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27
Mar 18

A Makeup Organizer For The Truly Beauty-Obsessed Is On Sale On Amazon — Amazon Deal of the Day

As reductive as those “there are two kinds of people” memes can be, there is also always one version we secretly believe is actually true. I am, for example, completely convinced there are two kinds o f makeup owners: those who are happy to have a small collection of just the essentials. Then there is the other kind: the person who sees makeup not as a finite list of products but an endless and ever-growing hoard. (As you may have already guessed, I fall in the latter category.)

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Mar 18

3 Amazon Buys Currently On Sale Perfect For Your Spring-Cleaning Arsenal — Amazon Deal of the Day

Although those in the path of the Nor’easter may disagree, spring is officially here. Thankfully, no matter the outside temperature, we can already start observing one of our favorite parts of the season: spring cleaning. The unofficial holiday starts around the time we start thinking about the last time we vacuumed under the bed and runs until we actually vacuum under the bed (as late as mid-June for some of us). But no matter what your personal timeline, we have three on-sale products from Amazon to start getting you inspired for your next deep clean.

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15
Mar 18

These Amazon Deals Are Good For Your Wallet – & The Environment — Amazon Deal of the Day

We are always looking for more eco-friendly ways to shop for our homes. In addition to being better for the environment, it’s also a money-saver. That said, it can often mean spending more money up front for savings down the line, even if it’s small (like our new favorite $6 solution to paper towels). So when we do see deals on green products, we get excited. Ahead, three buys that are better for the environment – and currently better for your wall – on Amazon.

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11
Mar 18

6 Streaming Documentaries Sure to Fuel Your Minimalist Fire

In an increasingly overwhelming world, minimalism is having a moment. It seems very appealing (and doable!) to take control of your life one possession at a time. You can purge what you don’t need, get educated and intentional about what you do need, and forget the rest.

If you constantly feel like you’re too busy, too tired, or too broke, minimalism says that a life with less stuff promises more. More time, more contentment, more money, and perhaps most appealing of all, more happiness. So whether you’ve already Kondo-ed your whole home, are looking for inspiration to do so, or have no idea what I’m talking about, here are 6 documentaries to fuel your minimalist fire this weekend.

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10
Mar 18

3 Amazon Deals That Make Cleaning A Little Less Of A Chore — Amazon Deal of the Day

It might not be quite spring cleaning yet, but March is well underway and winter is on its way out. But even if we aren’t quite ready to do a full-blown deep clean, we’re always looking for small ways to make chores feel a little less, well, like chores. When something’s easier to do, you’re more likely to do it, right? If you’ve been putting off a pile of ironing or sink of dirty dishes, you’re in luck. Today, three Amazon deals are perfect for stepping up your cleaning game.

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