Wednesday, August 16, 2017

A Photographer's Bright Home in Michigan — House Tour

Name: Kathy Davies and James Binder
Location: Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Size: 2,000 square feet
Years lived in: 2 years, owned

They say opposites attract, and newlyweds Kathy and her husband James are the perfect example. They each have very different tastes, so when they went looking for a house two years ago, they were pleasantly surprised they agreed on a house so fast. "I love old homes and didn't want anything cookie cutter," Kathy confesses. This 1950s tri-level house in Michigan was a fit for them both.

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from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/house-tour-a-photographers-bright-home-in-michigan-247953

A Peek Inside a Traditional UK Home with a Modern Loft Extension — House Call

Name: Karen, her husband, their son and overweight cat.
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
The basics: 5 years, owned — 90 square meters/ 968 square feet

Karen's home is an excellent example of how bold choices can still make a space feel homey and warm. After overhauling basically every part of the space, it now feels like a curated space the family can grow in together.

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from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/a-dark-and-modern-english-home-with-lovely-loft-extension-that-completely-changed-the-way-we-live-248696

The Catalogs We Actually LOVE to Flip Through

While some decor catalogs might seem like mail clutter, truth be told, many are still a ripe source of inspiration—if you know which ones to look for. Filled with beautifully styled rooms and up-and-coming design trends, these catalogs are actually worth a look, unlike much of what hits our mailboxes.

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from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/the-best-store-catalogs-for-design-inspiration-248798

Ever Wonder Why Today's Kitchens Look the Way They Do? — 100 Years in the Kitchen

The 1900s through the 1920s was a time of tremendous change in the kitchen, but it wasn't until the 1930s that the kitchen began to take on its modern shape. The kitchen configuration that we all know now, has its roots, like a lot of modern design, in the German school known as the Bauhaus.

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from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/brief-history-of-kitchen-design-from-the-1930s-to-1940s-247462

Casper's New Luxury Line Just Might Be the Goldilocks of Mattresses

For all those couples out there (like me and my husband) who've taken to social media to try and figure out the best compromise between soft and firm, and which of the ever-daunting number of bed-in-a-box brands might be the right fit, Casper just unveiled what may be the Goldilocks of mattresses.

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from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/casper-just-unveiled-wave-a-new-luxury-mattress-line-249108

Your Embarrassing Cleaning Questions, Answered

Keeping your home clean can often be more than you bargained for. Sometimes the cat pees on the rug, you find roaches in your kitchen, or your shower falls victim to surprise mold spores. Whether you're dealing with pesky pests or stubborn stains, here's how to solve those common—but kind of gross—cleaning problems, and the answers to household questions you might be too afraid to ask.

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from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/your-embarrassing-cleaning-questions-answered-235091

We Visited the First Homesense Store in the US & We're Taking You On a Tour

If you've been anxiously awaiting the opening of Homesense, the new HomeGoods spinoff, we're right there with you. The first location in Framingham, Massachusetts opens Thursday, but we visited and got a sneak peek inside. We're taking you on a tour below.

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from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/heres-what-the-new-homesense-store-looks-like-inside-249148