This Cozy Renovated Cabin Will Make You Crave Fall Temps — House Tour

Name: Jenny McClary and Allie LeepsonLocation: Wardsboro, VermontSize: 1,100 square feetYears lived in: 1 year, owned We bought our three-bedroom, Adirondack-style cabin in southern Vermont (smack in between Stratton and Mount Snow). We were impulsive with the buy, but it has turned out so well. The cabin was built in ’82 and sits on about 1.5 acres of land. The interiors are covered in knotty pine and feature unfinished stone flooring in the kitchen, front entryway, around the fireplace, and the sliding door to our wrap-around deck. We did nearly all of the renovations ourselves (painting, changing light fixtures, swapping Read More

An Inherited Childhood Home Gets a Modern Makeover — House Tour

Name: Timothy KolstadLocation: San Jose, CaliforniaSize: 1,888 square feetYears lived in: 27 years (on and off); Owned for 2 years Timothy never expected he’d end up back in San Jose living in his childhood home. He inherited the house two years ago, and since then, he’s worked hard to remodel the space and make it his own, which he says hasn’t been an easy task on a limited budget. “The house has always been full, so to be living here on my own is bizarre,” he says. “Nobody expects to live in the home they grew up in as an Read More

A Modern, Colorful and Clever Seattle Home — House Tour

Name: Evan and Gavin GregoryLocation: Parkwood — Shoreline (Seattle), WashingtonSize: 920 square feetYears lived in: 7.5 years, owned On an unassuming residential street in a suburb just north of Seattle, you’ll find a house down a hill, surrounded by bushes and hidden by a fence. One step into Evan and Gavin’s front yard and it feels as though you’ve been transported to a relaxing sanctuary far from the bustle of the city. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

A Kitschy, Pink-alicious Apartment that Says No! to Minimalism — House Tour

Name: Alex and SeanLocation: Grand Lake — Oakland, CaliforniaSize: 500 square feetYears lived in: 5 years, renting Alex and Sean refuse to leave any walls bare in their Oakland apartment. Though tiny, the couple says there is always room for more kitsch, color, and mid-century treasures. It’s also very likely there is not one white wall in their apartment, either. Both their childhood homes were filled with kitsch, so when they met and realized they shared a love for mid-century furniture, classic TV, and cheesy movies, it was a perfect fit. “It was great to finally find a gay guy Read More

Three Roommates Share a Small Attic Apartment in Oakland — House Tour

Name: Helen, David and Nami (plus their cats Boogie and Sammie)Location: Lower Bottoms — Oakland, CaliforniaSize: ~600 square feetYears lived in: 5 years Helen, David and Nami live in a two-bedroom attic apartment in a historic mansion that was converted to apartments. The space has its perks, such as the walls painted yellow (Helen’s favorite color) and its convenience to downtown Oakland and public transit. But the awkward attic space also has its drawbacks: small windows resulting in low light, weird ceilings angles, and a tiny kitchen. Despite that, the three roommates admit that its awkwardness has made coming up Read More

A Vintage Dealer's Art-Inspired Mid-Mod Long Island Home — House Tour

Name: Kate Pearce, husband, and kids, Eva and Jo Location: Long Island, New YorkSize: 2,300 square feetYears lived in: 10 months, owned Having studied Art History, Kate Pearce spent many years immersed in the art world, interning at places like the Guggenheim, the Whitney Museum, the Smithsonian Museum of American Art, and more. But it wasn’t just art that fascinated her; she also fell in love with antiques. And after ten years of discovering sweet finds at estate sales for herself, she launched Kate Pearce Vintage in 2015. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

Steal These Rental Decorating Hacks From a '70s-Inspired Bachelorette Bungalow in California — House Tour

Name: Kit WarcholLocation: Eagle Rock — Los Angeles, CaliforniaSize: 600 square feetYears lived in: Rent control baby! It’s no surprise Kit Warchol is a writer/Head of Content for the female-focused website Career Contessa. Citing Joan Didion’s Slouching Towards Bethlehem as an inspiring force behind her home’s overall aesthetic, her sophisticated ’70s-style bohemian home is lined with books and peppered with meaningful mementos. Bonus: It’s also full of affordable DIY rental solutions. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

A Cozy Brooklyn Apartment's Full-Blown Renovation — House Tour

Name: Katherine SteinbergLocation: Carroll Gardens — Brooklyn, NY Size: 825 square feet Years lived in: 2 years, owned “Sleep on any major changes before committing,” is Katherine Steinberg’s sage advice. And after taking on a full-blown renovation when she moved into her Brooklyn apartment over two years ago, she’s had a lot of experience with making big updates in her home, everything from moving the location of a staircase to picking out wallpaper. “I have a tendency to make impulse decisions and I get very impatient. Waiting to get wallpaper samples and trying out a few different kinds helped me Read More

A Nature-Loving Artist's 390-Square-Foot Studio Apartment — House Tour

Name: Lisa VaninLocation: Toronto, CanadaSize: 390 square feetYears lived in: 7.5 years, renting A few years ago Apartment Therapy took a tour of illustrator/fine artist Lisa Vanin’s Pint-Size Storybook Nook in Toronto. With the current challenges and sky rocketing rents in the city, rather than move somewhere new when she started to feel restless, Lisa decided to stay put and change the decor to give the space a new and fresh feeling. Check out the updates that she’s made to her “old fashioned” space. — READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

An Effortlessly Elegant Nashville Rental House — House Tour

Name: Jordana and Trent Nicholson Location: Nashville, TenneeseeSize: Roughly 1,200 square feetYears lived in: 1 year, renting Jordana and Trent’s Nashville home is a space of tranquil comfort with an abundance of natural light that they’ve worked to make a personal sanctuary…even if their living situation is only temporary. The couple is currently renting the ’60s style ranch house from friends who are traveling through South America. But though they won’t be in this home forever, they’ve worked with the existing paint and permanent objects in the house to create a space that is well-designed, ultra cozy, and personal. READ Read More