Архив автора: Ashley Poskin

Mini Cocktail (or Mocktail!) Kits For Everyone On Your List — Apartment Therapy Tutorials

Mini cocktail kits make perfect gifts because they’re just the right amount of thoughtful, and can be adjusted to fit both the giftee’s tastes and the gifter’s price range. The added genius of this gift is that, the more of them you give, the cheaper they get per unit — if you buy the supplies in bulk. So gift away, and make sure none of your friends (or 30 coworkers) go thirsty this holiday season. (далее…)

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Shave It & Save It: How To Give Your Upholstered Furniture a Second Life — Apartment Therapy Tutorials

Pilling on fabric is no good. It makes clothing and furniture look worn and tired, like it needs to be replaced. I certainly felt that way about this yellow chair before the most epic fabric de-fuzzer showed up on my doorstep. Friends, here me when I say this: This is the most satisfying $12.99 you’ll ever spend on a home-care appliance. (далее…)

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Make It For Less: Anthropologie-Inspired Leather Handle Bowls for the Perfect Hostess Gift — Apartment Therapy Tutorials

There’s a reason so many people love Anthropologie – the store smells amazing, the clothes are to die for, and the home decor is so, so good. Sometimes I find it hard to pull the trigger on a purchase though, because it seems like it would be easy (and much cheaper!) to DIY. So when I came across these woodgrain bread bowls with leather handles, I decided to actually try to make them myself and see if I could save some cash. Spoiler alert: I saved big time! Now I know what my friends are getting this Christmas… (далее…)

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Make This DIY Toilet Spray for the Stinkiest Seat in the House — Apartment Therapy Tutorials

Walking out of a stinky bathroom has got to be on everyone’s top 5 list of cringe-worthy moments. Lighting matches or using spray aerosol are common remedies to mask the smell. Matches are great, but you can’t use them in airplane bathrooms. And aerosol? Don’t get me started – that stuff is poison. A new-ish product growing in popularity (which might seem like an April Fools joke) is Poo-Pouuri Before-You-Go toilet spray. It works wonders, but it’s also kinda pricey. So why not make your own. A few bottles of essential oils, rubbing alcohol, and an empty spray or perfume bottle and you’ve already got everything you need to get started. (далее…)

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Household Tricks: How To Add Moisture to the Air Without a Humidifier

When the air in your home is being heated during the cold winter months, it can get pretty dry and uncomfortable. Humidifiers are great for keeping the air in your home healthy, but there are other things you can do to help add humidity when the air’s drying out your skin, furniture, and woodwork. (далее…)

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We Tried Updating An Old Appliance With Liquid Stainless Steel — Apartment Therapy Test Lab

Can this outdated, off-white relic of a stove be transformed into a sleek stainless steel beauty? When I learned about a product designed to replicate the look of stainless steel appliances, I was itching to see if it worked — it just seemed a little too good to be true. Could this paint make appliances blend in a little bit more, or maybe look a little less decrepit? Less almond at least? (далее…)

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Sweet & Simple: Make This Easy DIY Advent Calendar — Apartment Therapy Tutorials

No matter your decor style for the holiday season, this advent calendar/gift cluster can hang, literally. Glam it up with a disco ball ornament (or five!), add color by wrapping the gifts in the same papers that are under the tree, or go over the top with your greenery by adding bright berries or flowers. Whatever your preference, our tutorial will get you started on counting down the days till Christmas. (далее…)

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The Ultimate Guide to Tiny Gifts: Creative Ways to Fill Up Your Advent Calendar

Advent calendars have morphed into many different things over the years, from wall hangings with 24 tiny cardboard doors that open to reveal a piece of chocolate each day, to daily doses of web design tips, but the message is still the same: the countdown to Christmas is on! So if you’re filling a calendar for your kids and find yourself bored with the basics, we’ve got a slew of options below —and many that aren’t just «stuff.» Check it out – and let us know what you’ll be putting in your advent calendars this year. (далее…)

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How To Clean Your Kitchen Sink & Disposal

You would think your kitchen sink is relatively clean, considering the number of times per day you use it. But simply letting water run down the drain throughout the day just won’t cut it with germs and bacteria—you need to sanitize! Check out our step-by-step process to get your sink and disposal clean and safe, without the use of harmful chemicals or cleaners. (далее…)

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