Архив автора: Vanessa Londono

Splurge, Save, Steal: Must Have Patterns & Prints Under $300 — Apartment Therapy Marketplace

My name is Vanessa and I can’t get enough of prints and patterns. I blame the fact that I’m moving into a new apartment in a few weeks, something about it feels like a clean slate. Instead of packing and downsizing my closet, I’m pouring over the possibilities available on Apartment Therapy Marketplace. I’ve always played it safe with solid colors but now is the time to be bold with bright patterns and eye-catching prints for the walls. Take a look at this week’s haul. (далее…)

Splurge, Save, Steal: Home Decor Inspired by Nature — Apartment Therapy Marketplace

Despite not being an outdoorsy person, I love nature but I love it more indoors. I regularly bring home little bits of the outside. On my desk is a tiny bowl of sea urchin shells I painstakingly brought back from a scuba diving trip. In the living room hangs a sculptural (and broken) tree branch I dragged home from the neighborhood park one day. Inspired by the great wilderness, this week’s roundup features home decor with natural elements—all available for sale on Apartment Therapy Marketplace. (далее…)

Splurge, Save, Steal: Grab a Seat Outdoors in Time for Summer — Apartment Therapy Marketplace

It’s a balmy 80+ degrees out in New York City and I, for one, couldn’t be happier. Sure, summer doesn’t officially start for another month, but everyone knows Memorial Weekend is the real kick-off to the season. If you don’t have plans yet, then get ready to make some that include relaxing outside on these outdoor seating finds from Apartment Therapy’s Marketplace. Whether you can afford to splurge or are looking to save, these listings are worth a look! (далее…)

Monday on Marketplace: Al Fresco Living Options — Apartment Therapy Marketplace

With Easter behind us, I’m counting the days until Memorial weekend. (But really, aren’t we all?) Something about the spring season makes me want to spend as much time outside as possible. If you’ve also got a longing for al fresco living, then check out Apartment Therapy Marketplace for patio furniture you can pick up locally. I’ve rounded up a few tempting finds that will have you basking in the sun. (далее…)

Monday on Marketplace: 5 Deals Under $100 Near You — Apartment Therapy Marketplace

Happy first day of spring! If you’re still digging your way out of the last snowstorm, take a break and hit the Apartment Therapy Marketplace. The newly launched site for shopping home decor is packed with good finds. This week I’ve picked some solid deals available for $100 and under in cities like San Francisco, Chicago and Los Angeles. (далее…)

Splurge, Save, Steal: Spring for Planters — Apartment Therapy Marketplace

Don’t let the April 1st snowstorms threatening part of the Northeast fool you, spring is on way. Although some of us can’t open up the windows and let it in (I’m a little jealous of those of you who can), you can prep for the sunny months ahead. Start shopping for planters now and pick up some tips from the green thumb pros. That way you’ll be ready to maximize the greenery both inside and out of your home. In the meantime I’ll be crowding my windowsills with sprouting seedlings, waiting for the temperatures to climb. (далее…)

On the Hunt for the Weird and Cool? Check out Reuse America Vintage Warehouse — Apartment Therapy Marketplace

Say what you will about odd find for the home but I tend to gravitate to them. In my living room hangs a 5-foot marquee letter Y — an impulse purchase from Marketplace. It comes with a fun story: it was once used in a Korean beer commercial featuring Psy of Gangnam Style-fame. (далее…)

Splurge, Save, Steal: Finds You Never Knew You Needed — Apartment Therapy Marketplace

One of the little joys in life is coming across a really good deal. This week I’m feeling pretty good about these three Apartment Therapy Marketplace listings, each worth every penny of their low price points. If you think you don’t need a Mid-Century wine rack or bohemian style rocking chairs, well think again. You definitely do. Take it from me, these finds are worth more than what they are listed for on the Marketplace. I’ve shared my thoughts where to splurge and which is a steal, but it’s up to you to make these deals yours. (далее…)

Build It on a Budget: Makeshift Guest Room — Apartment Therapy Marketplace

Living in New York City comes with a few concessions. You don’t pick people up at the airport and guest rooms are nonexistent. When real estate is at a premium, very seldom do people have square footage to spare for the occasional visitor. Air mattresses and pullout sofas, as uncomfortable as they are, do offer a tolerable solution. Below are some options that offer your guests a hospitable experience for under $1,150. Some of these items do double duty in your everyday decor, making the purchase a sound investment. (далее…)

Splurge, Save, Steal: Fixer Upper Deals — Apartment Therapy Marketplace

Tis the season for DIY projects! Now that the weather is warming up, it’s time to break out your arsenal of spray paints, sanders and wood glue and get to work. I scoured the Apartment Therapy Marketplace for fixer uppers under $300. These listings require some work but nothing you can’t accomplish over the weekend. Take a look and share your thoughts on what should be done with them. (далее…)

5 Eco-Friendly Ways to Get Your Secondhand Purchases Clean — Apartment Therapy Marketplace

Secondhand goods come with a history and sometimes it’s a dirty one. Before bringing home a vintage chair or dresser from Apartment Therapy Marketplace, take some time to disinfect and deodorize your purchase. These eco-friendly products (some you might already have in your home) are a great way to get your old furniture looking fresh. (далее…)

Splurge, Save, Steal: Chic and Charming Brass Finds — Apartment Therapy Marketplace

Brass accents in home decor is a trend that never ends. I have to wonder if it’s even a trend at all. The metallic element adds a bit of sparkle and history to its surroundings. Whether it’s polished for a high-glam effect or left tarnished for an aged patina, vintage brass is popular on Apartment Therapy Marketplace at all price points. The cute whale brass statue that currently lives on my coffee table is one of my own purchases from the Marketplace. (далее…)

10 Easy Pieces: Velvet Gems

Velvet feels luxurious. The word, much like the upholstery, is sensual and lavish. It’s enough to want to wrap yourself up in swaths of the fabric, yet it doesn’t take much of the plush texture to give a room a sense of opulence. Velvet furniture and home accessories are available at every size, shape and price point, to create a look that works for you. These ten finds from online shops (including Apartment Therapy Marketplace) are just the beginning… (далее…)

Monday on Marketplace: Bright and Bold Finds — Apartment Therapy Marketplace

Like the old saying says, March is showing its lion-like tendencies. On the Apartment Therapy Marketplace, we’re welcoming the ferocious temperament as local sellers everywhere are listing some of their best items for sale. See what brightly-colored finds are new on the market. From setting to rugs to this one-of-a-kind bohemian Indian rocking horse—they are all up for the taking. (далее…)

Come Sit By Me: Benches Available in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles — Apartment Therapy Marketplace

I have yet to meet a room that couldn’t benefit from a bench. From the foyer to the dining table to the end of the bed, a bench offers more than just a seat. Its simple design lends itself to multi-functionalism. It can be a coffee table, a landing spot or a display oppoortunity. (далее…)

Got an Eye for Bohemian Chic? Check Out Good Eye Gallery — Apartment Therapy Marketplace

True to their name, Good Eye Gallery certainly has a discerning taste in vintage. The Los Angeles-based Marketplace seller stocks their corner with a variety of furnishings from a newly listed club chair in a burnt sienna plush mohair fabric to artwork including pop culture-themed silkscreens, Mid-Century lithographs and mix media paintings. (далее…)

Monday on Marketplace: Everything and Anything in a Basket — Apartment Therapy Marketplace

Want a dose of farmhouse chic or bohemian living in your home? It’s as simple as adding a basket. Whether it’s made of rattan, seagrass, fabric or wire, baskets add a bit of history and warmth to a space. I’ve pulled together a small list of favorites but there are plenty more for sale on Apartment Therapy Marketplace. Let me know how you’re using these baskets and more in your decor. (далее…)

10 DIY Hacks to Know When Buying Secondhand Finds — Apartment Therapy Marketplace

It’s not easy nowadays to find vintage goods in great condition and at a bargain price. Dealers and flea market sellers are savvy to the demand for well-made, one-of-a-kind furniture and home goods. But that’s not to say you can’t score a deal on an almost-good castoff and improve upon it with a little elbow grease. So roll up your sleeves and use these tried-and-true hacks to update just about anything you pick up at a secondhand shop or on Apartment Therapy Marketplace. (далее…)

Monday on Marketplace: Loveseat Steals to Swoon Over — Apartment Therapy Marketplace

Picture me as the emoji with heart eyes when it comes to loveseats. I adore the cozy sofa alternative like no other piece of furniture. There are plenty of loveseats on Apartment Therapy Marketplace, in all shapes and styles. I rounded up a few deals that I’m lusting over. There’s even an outdoors option for the sunny months ahead! (далее…)

Splurge, Save, Steal: The Leisurely Way — Apartment Therapy Marketplace

A life of leisure takes work, make no mistake about that. You need to force yourself to slow down, unplug and never utter the words, «I’m too busy.» This week’s picks from Apartment Therapy Marketplace were inspired by personal efforts to make time for what’s important — myself. May these finds push you to not check your social media feeds and relax the weekend away. (далее…)

Splurge, Save, Steal: The Leisurely Way — Apartment Therapy Marketplace

A life of leisure takes work, make no mistake about that. You need to force yourself to slow down, unplug and never utter the words, «I’m too busy.» This week’s picks from Apartment Therapy Marketplace were inspired by personal efforts to make time for what’s important — myself. May these finds push you to not check your social media feeds and relax the weekend away. (далее…)

Monday on Marketplace: Anything-But-Basic Vintage Finds — Apartment Therapy Marketplace

I’m moving this week which has me rethinking all my belongings and decorating choices. Suddenly I can’t stand neutral furniture that feels too safe. I’m gravitating to truly unique finds that pop with color, pattern and texture. I want to surround myself with furnishings that invigorate the mind. This week’s Marketplace roundup is inspired by the items that make you say «Wow!»—these listings come with plenty of flair and fun. (далее…)