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Easy Ways to Hang a Tapestry In 20 Minutes or Less

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Let’s talk tapestries. They’re the perfect solution for that big empty wall, for helping sound proof thin walls, for replacing headboards when headboards aren’t an option, and they’re typically pretty renter-friendly art. Most can be hung with a simple dowel rod and a nail or two. Maybe you just inherited a piece from your grandmother, or stumbled upon a brilliantly patterned textile at the flea market, or maybe you made your own wall hanging. Either way, you’ll probably need to hang it. Here are a few easy ways to get that beautiful masterpiece up on the wall for all the world (or at least your houseguests) to see.

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Posted on Sep 16, 2017

Room Recipe: A Foolproof Way to Make Bold Colors Work — Color Confidence

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Nothing draws the eye quite like color—but when it comes to interiors, it can be a tricky thing to get right, especially when the colorful thing you want to incorporate into your space is incredibly bright or really boldly patterned (or both!).

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Posted on Sep 12, 2017

Dos and Don’ts for Decorating a First Apartment (from Someone Who’s Been There)

By my count, I’m currently on apartment number…you know what, I don’t even want to think about it. But I still remember the exhilarating and intimidating feeling of outfitting the very first apartment that was all mine. I got some things right, and some things not so right, and I learned a lot in the process. Here’s some of my best advice—dos and don’ts for decorating your very first place.

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Posted on Sep 10, 2017

The 8 Tools Every DIYer Should Always Have on Hand

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In college I had a ‘beginner’s toolbox’ with basics like a hammer, level, tape measure, and mini cordless drill. This little baby drill became the bane of my existence. It never held a charge, wasn’t powerful enough for even self-tapping screws, and made the highest pitched whine. As soon as I was able to, I invested in a cordless power drill and learned an important lesson. Get the good stuff.

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Posted on Sep 5, 2017

How To Make Your Home Look 10 Times Better in 10 Minutes Or Less

At Apartment Therapy, we want to show you the way that real people live. So when I show up to shoot a tour, I don’t bring a whole truckload of props with me — usually it’s just me and my camera. Still, over the years I’ve developed a few quick little tricks that I occasionally employ on shoots. They’re all simple things — tiny tweaks to get a home camera-ready — and they’re all things that you can do in ten minutes or less (really!) to make your home perfect for the most important of audiences — you.

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Posted on Sep 4, 2017

From Lost Socks to Dirty Dishwashers: DIY Solutions for Problems​ We’ve All Got

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Raise your hand if you’ve ever had shampoo explode in your luggage. Or if you’ve ever had a really unnecessary spat with your spouse about loading dirty dishes into a clean dishwasher. See? These things are totally universal problems that we all face. And that means, yes, somebody’s already thought of the perfect solution.

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Posted on Sep 3, 2017

7 Things All Impossibly Chic People Have At Home

Some people just exude style and can be counted on to live in well put together and drool-worthy homes. Learn from them, because this ain’t their first rodeo. They’ve cracked the design code and have a lot to teach you about what makes for sophisticated and spectacular spaces. What is their secret? Here are seven common home elements that all chic people share.

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Posted on Sep 3, 2017

One Shelf, 5 Ways: The Endlessly Versatile LACK Wall Shelf Unit

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In the past we’ve sung the praises of a few deceptively simple IKEA designs with a plethora of uses. Today it’s the LACK wall shelf unit’s turn, which is a much more versatile piece than you might think. By twisting and turning and stacking it, you can put this $49 shelf to work in your home in myriad ways.

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Posted on Sep 2, 2017

How to Add Color When You Can’t Paint Your Rental Walls

Color lovers who area also renters (and can’t paint your walls), rejoice! You CAN have a colorful home even if wall paint is against the rules. Interior designer Rachelle Padgett didn’t let the no-wall-color constraints of her small rental apartment get her down. Instead, she got creative. And the tricks she used to add more hues to her home could easily be translated to any home.

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Posted on Aug 31, 2017

5 Tried & True Methods For Removing Rust — Apartment Therapy Tutorials

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When water finds its way to the surface of a metal tool and sits there for days on end, the result is that an oxidation process can take place and leave your tool rusty. But this doesn’t necessarily mean it’s the end of the road for that item; it will take elbow grease, but you’ll be glad to know that pesky rust can be removed from a metal surface.

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Posted on Aug 27, 2017

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