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Talented Makers Share What’s on THEIR Wish List

Last week I asked favorite makers, designers and tastemakers to share their recommendations for splurge-worthy tableware to create the perfect holiday table setting. (And I want each and every item they suggested!) But I also asked them to share some gift-giving recommendations for those interested in giving the gift of handmade and well-made items. Below, some great suggestions to consider this weekend in between the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales frenzy!

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Posted on Nov 23, 2017

The Paint Trick You Didn’t Realize Your Art Needs

While most people feel finished after hanging a piece of art — others go one step farther. And it’s a step that you might want to add to your home if you have art that needs enhancing or enlarging. It involves a little paint and time, but the end result is a one-of-a-kind look that will add a ton of personality to your home!

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Posted on Nov 22, 2017

Classic Kitchen Accessories That Will Look Good in Any Home

Whether your kitchen needs a total remodel or you’re just completely sick of looking at yours, there are five classic details you can add — without breaking the bank or breaking down a wall. These simple elements will elevate the elegance of your kitchen, just in time for all of your holiday hosting gigs (everyone knows that guests tend to congregate around the cooking). But they’ll also up your kitchen’s style and make it feel fresh and more welcoming to you, which may make holiday kitchen duties more enjoyable. And of course, (best of all), these easy-to-find (and easy-to-assimilate) accessories look good year round.

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Posted on Nov 21, 2017

Real People, Real Advice: Hosting Overnight Guests in a Small Home

Last week I asked a number of stylish, smart people who happen to live in teeny tiny homes to share their advice for hosting holiday dinners and gatherings. Their tip and lessons were enormously helpful! In this post, I asked them to tackle the subject of overnight guests — something I struggle to deal with in my small-ish one-bedroom apartment. Many of these folks don’t have any bedrooms, but they’ve shared how they make overnight guests (and themselves) comfortable when they’re sharing their home.

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Posted on Nov 20, 2017

Our Favorite Makers On the Goods They’re Most Excited About This Year

The people whose homes we tour on Apartment Therapy don’t just collect a lot of beautiful things…they are often the makers and designers of beautiful things. As we gear up for the holiday season of memorable meals shared with loved ones, we wanted to check in with some of these creatives and get their recommendations for splurge-worthy tableware items from their own lines that are popular with their customers.

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Posted on Nov 16, 2017

The Modern Holiday Tabletop That Looks Good Any Time of Year — Video from Apartment Therapy

As the holidays quickly approach, getting your dinner table set (and styled) will certainly be on your to-do list. If you’re looking for a fresh twist on a time-old tradition, look no further. Sarah Ashley Schiear, of Salt House, shares her simple tips on decorating your tabletop from fork to plate — and more. And best of all? It’s affordable…sleek…and can be used any time and any season. (So no need to buy all new things you’ll only use once or twice a year).

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Posted on Nov 15, 2017

Before and After: First-time DIYers Rescue a Fishy, Fugly Floral Small Bathroom

“When we first moved in, our bathroom was COVERED in flowers,” reports Kathy Davies, a wedding and portrait photographer. She and her husband, James Binder, bought this 1950s tri-level house in Michigan two years ago and have slowly been remodeling parts of it. She continues describing what an outdated nightmare the small bathroom was when they purchased the house: “The floor, the curtains, the wallpaper… and not a pretty modern type of floral pattern. It was a terrible, yellowish, old-looking floral pattern. It also smelled like fish haha. This was our first major DIY and is now one of my favorite rooms in the house!”

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Posted on Nov 14, 2017

Real People, Real Advice: Hosting Gatherings in a Small Home

For many small space dwellers, the thought of entertaining over the holidays — inviting friends and family into a teeny amount of square feet — is plain daunting. Don’t let the challenge of hosting in a small home get in the way of your dinner party dreams this holiday season, though. Not only is entertaining in a small space possible, it can be downright pleasant! And these real small-space dwellers share their tips, advice, and lessons learned.

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Posted on Nov 13, 2017

How a Chef and Baker Share the World’s Smallest Kitchen

It’s impressive when a couple shares a tiny home together. But even more extraordinary is what Devon Loftus and her chef husband Brian Loftus have managed to pull off in their super small, 320-square-foot tiny house: cook, bake and entertain, despite having a kitchen that’s only 18 square feet! How do they do it? The couple generously shared their small but successful kitchen dwelling secrets.

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Posted on Nov 10, 2017

These Are Some of the Best, Boldest Uses of Black

It’s not hyperbole to say that Julie and Matt’s house in Culver City is a monochrome and minimalist masterpiece. Almost exclusively featuring a black and white color palette (with maybe a few wood tones), it’s a gorgeous example of how to do a lot with a little. It’s also FULL of bold ways to use the color black.

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Posted on Nov 9, 2017

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