Dating in NYC? We Want to Hear From You! — Apartment Therapy Video

Picture this: You’ve met someone you like and it’s time for the big moment—it’s time to see where they live. But when you get back to their place… it’s not quite what you expected. Whether it was surprising in a bad way (dirty dishes right next to the bed or a filthy bathroom), or in a delightful way (the swankiest pad you’ve ever seen, an impeccably decorated space that could be in a magazine)—if you’ve got an interesting observations about home decor and living through the lens of dating, we want to hear from you. We’re creating a new video Read More

Anthropologie's Fall Home Collection Is Here and It's Gorgeous

“Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall,” at least according to Jordan Baker in “The Great Gatsby.” And while that might be the slightest bit hyperbolic, the changing of the seasons is always a great time for a refresh. Especially when it comes to home decor. Luckily for everyone looking to make a change as the dog days of summer are being overtaken by crisp autumnal weather, Anthropologie just launched their new fall home collection appropriately titled “A Portrait of Home.” This collection is the brand’s biggest to date, with over 2,500 items designed to Read More

Get the Look: Ideal Home's Santa Fe Southwestern Style

In “Ideal Home,” Paul Rudd and Steve Coogan star as Paul and Erasmus, a couple with an extravagant lifestyle who take in Bill, the grandson Erasmus never knew he had. Throughout the movie, we learn an ideal home is not ideal because of the things that fill it, but the people who inhabit it. Obvious? Yes; But when Erasmus is eating Taco Bell in a fur coat telling his grandson this is the happiest he’s ever been, it does feel a bit more nuanced. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

This Hand-Built Tiny Bus Home Is Stunning Inside — House Tour

Name: Michael FuehrerLocation: Originally from New Jersey, but now travel all over North America. I like to tell people I live somewhere between the 101 and Highway 95.Size: 190 square feetYears Lived In: 1 year 4 months, owned I built and designed my own tiny home out of a school bus around a year ago… and I have been living full-time working and traveling in my home all over North America, including Alaska, Western Canada, and 33 states. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

A Sleek L.A. Condo Built with Your Millennial Dreams In Mind

This L.A. apartment is a millennial’s dream come true: It’s perfectly located, doesn’t skimp on the amenities, and provides plenty of room to grow. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

This Furniture Is Meant To Make Hallways More Functional (& Social)

Is there anything more annoying than decorating your home and realizing there are some areas that aren’t functional? Why are hallways and entryways built so small in some apartment and houses? It is like you cannot put any furniture there without it being totally in the way. If you’re trying to use every single square foot of your space, this can be extremely frustrating. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

A Small Phoenix Home Has the Cutest, Sun-Filled Kitchen Corner Art Studio — House Call

Name: LaurieAnne Gonzalez, husband Taylor, and dog HazelLocation: Arcadia Neighborhood — Phoenix, Arizona Size: 952 square feetYears lived in: 4 years, owned My husband and I rented our little 1950s 952-square-foot ranch home for a year before buying and renovating it to become our own. Before we renovated, the house was very dark and closed off with a lot of wasted space. My mom, who has designed renovations for her own personal homes, came up with a plan that made our little house feel much larger than it really was. Working with a local contractor, we opened up walls, we Read More

5 Moving Essentials to Buy at the Dollar Store

Over Fourth of July Weekend, I was running errands with my mom while visiting in suburban Chicago, Illinois. We headed to the Dollar Tree (also known as her and my grandma’s “favorite store”) because she wanted to pick up some plates she had been longing after. Bless my mother for practicing the “only buy if you think about it after you leave the store” trick even at Dollar Tree. Though I was on my way back to New York and thus had no room in my suitcase for any of the alluring products, I still chose to come inside and Read More

This Otherworldly Succulent Is Perfect for Sunny Apartments

Pencil cactus is a plant that adds both architectural interest and soothing greenery to your space. Its pencil-thin stems look like something that would grow on a distant alien planet. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

There’s a Reason You Spend More Than You Mean to At Target

You know that feeling you get when you walk inside of Target? You are just going on a Target run to get toilet paper and milk. Yet, 45 minutes later you’re at the check out with items from the $1 section, a new shower curtain, rug, and a pair of workout pants from Champion. You never mean to spend $300 at Target… it just happens! Well, the feeling you get when you’re shopping there has a name – it is the “Target Effect.” READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico