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Crazy Things You Can Totally Use as Tiles

by Nancy Mitchell from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Jun 28, 2016 01:06 AM
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(Image credit: Frankie Magazine ) What is tile anyway? As it turns out, it doesn't have to be something you buy from the hardware store. With a little ingenuity, pretty much anything that's hard and nonporous and relatively flat (and some things that aren't) can become a tile. Case in point: these five projects that will have you looking at everyday objects with new eyes. READ MORE »

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The Best Ways to Save Your Basil Surplus — The Kitchn

by Apartment Therapy from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Jun 28, 2016 01:06 AM
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(Image credit: Jayme Henderson ) From The Kitchn → The Best Ways to Preserve Basil READ MORE »

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This Floating Home is Totally Off the Grid — Design News

by Tara Bellucci from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Jun 28, 2016 01:06 AM
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(Image credit: via MindBodyGreen) One Canadian couple has spent the last 25 years building their home as a floating sustainable island in British Columbia. See how it's grown and changed over the years. READ MORE »

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Never (Ever!) Say This Word To Guests In Your Home

by Jennifer Hunter from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Jun 28, 2016 01:06 AM
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(Image credit: Kim Lucian ) We all work so hard to make our homes beautiful, relaxing spaces where we can host our friends and family. So what if I told you that by merely uttering one little word, you could derail all the positive, beautiful attributes of your home in the eyes of your guests? Please, lovelies, never say this! READ MORE »

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Here's How IKEA Comes Up With Their Product Names

by AT Video from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Jun 28, 2016 01:06 AM
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When you're in an IKEA store, looking at all the different items, you're probably wondering about their names. Are they even real? If so, what do they mean? The answer is yes, they are real words and they all have an English translation. For example, fjädermoln, which is a cushion at IKEA, translates into cloud. Maxwell Ryan sat down with Mikael Ydholm, the Head of Research for IKEA, to find out where the product names come from. He learned who decides them (the answer may surprise you) and if there is an association between the actual product and their name. READ MORE »

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Dramatic Decor in a Traditional Brooklyn Brownstone — Video House Tour

by Nancy Mitchell from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Jun 28, 2016 01:06 AM
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(Image credit: Nancy Mitchell ) Name: Jae and Devin Location: Bedford-Stuyvesant — Brooklyn, New York Size: 3,900 square feet Years lived in: 2 years Jae and Devin's Brooklyn brownstone is pretty much perfect: tall ceilings, ten-foot doors, all those glorious moldings, and floors to die for. But it wasn't always this way. Working through endless rounds of renovations—and living in the house while they did—was a real labor of love. Open Slideshow READ MORE »

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SPONSORED POST: Your Favorite Colors, Room by Room — Powered By Sherwin-Williams®

by Sponsored Post from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Jun 28, 2016 01:06 AM
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(Image credit: Apartment Therapy ) Back in April, with the launch of Color Search 3.0 , we introduced the new Search by Room tool which lets you pick a palette and specify a room to find color inspiration from our House Tours. After a few months (and thousands of Color Searches) we were curious to boldly go where no Color Searcher has gone before! We dove into all that data to see what the most popular Sherwin-Williams ® Color Searches have been, room by room. READ MORE »

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Before & After: Doing Away With a Dark Nursery

by Nora Taylor from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Jun 28, 2016 01:06 AM
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(Image credit: Sarah of Everyday With Sarah ) By switching up three simple elements in this dark nursery, Sarah completely transformed this space. Nothing new-fangled or extra fancy, just some really smart design choices. READ MORE »

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More is More: How to Display Your Most Treasured Collections

by Katie Holdefehr from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Jun 28, 2016 01:06 AM
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Sara & Jason's Terrific Toy-Tastic Home (Image credit: Sara Harvey ) For those collecting maximalists among us—who can't have just one globe, camera, or milk glass goblet, but seem to amass them by the dozen—here are some creative ways to organize and live with the things you love. All of these ideas keep your most cherished items in sight, incorporating them seamlessly into your decor. This is probably going to become your new favorite spot in your home. READ MORE »

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High/Mid/Low: Best Outdoor Throw Pillows — Annual Guide 2016

by Katie Holdefehr from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Jun 28, 2016 01:06 AM
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(Image credit: Target ) Adding throw pillows to your backyard or patio is a simple way to inject the space with color and pattern. Pillows make an outdoor area feel like a comfortable extension of your home—but without an actual roof overhead, they also need to work a little harder than their indoor counterparts. Thanks to fade-resistant fabrics and fast-drying fillers, the pillows that made our list are the most likely to stay fresh, come rain or shine. READ MORE »

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