Архив автора: Esteban Cortez

How to Make a Bold Bed Statement With Just Fabric

In small studios, it’s common to hide or disguise a bed to save space. Stanley Lewis took another route. Instead of masking it, he opted to make it the centerpiece of his 500-square-foot studio. Rather than tucking it in the corner, he chose to celebrate it and make it the highlight of the room. There’s no expensive custom bed frame or headboard here, though. Most impressively, he did it all with just a mattress, a box spring, and fabric! (далее…)

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Planning a New Kitchen? How to Add Charm & Character to a New Build

When Huberdine and her husband Bertie bought their Dutch home 11 years ago, it had just been built. While it’s lovely to have a brand new home — the downside to new construction is that it doesn’t have years and years of historical character and charm! Always a fan of romantic and rustic design elements, Huberdine immediately started to fill her home with vintage finds and natural elements to offset the home’s modern finishes. Today, their beautiful country-style kitchen perfectly illustrates the effectiveness of decor on a space. Instead of feeling cold and sterile (as many new builds can easily feel), it’s warm, charming, and full of character. And most of these elements can easily be added into your home. (далее…)

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This DIY Headboard Is a ’70s Style, Modern (Affordable) Mashup

Did you catch a peek at Jes and Caleb’s vintage-inspired home that featured this dreamy DIY headboard and wood wall combo in the guest room? The couple says they’ve always been inspired by the ’70s, so they opted for adding wood paneling to create an over-sized headboard. It pays homage to the mid-century decor element, yet looks modern at the same time. (далее…)

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Inspiration File: Rustic Kitchen Islands

There’s a common design misconception that only one decor style can be injected into a room at a time. At Apartment Therapy we’re all about breaking the rules, and these rustic kitchen islands make rule-breaking look so good. These rustic kitchen islands can feel at home in a traditional, country-style space and can just as easily make their way into a sleek kitchen with modern finishes. (далее…)

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The Best Purple Wall Paint Color Comes from a Surprising Source

When John and Melissa bought their Pennsylvania home, they wanted to create a space that would grow and evolve with them and their family. That’s why choosing the right wall paint color was even more crucial: They wanted something bold, timeless, and flexible. In addition, their paint choice had to be versatile enough to accommodate future additions to their home — perhaps a new sofa or different wall art. The winning hue is purple, and the source for this shade is surprising! (далее…)

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Real-life Clothes Storage Solutions When You Share Closet Space

When you live with your partner, sharing a closet is one of those challenges that inevitably presents itself in every home — big or small. These couples below tackled the small closet challenge with functionality and aesthetic in mind, and their ideas are easy (and affordable) enough to try in your own home…whether you rent or own. See if some of their solutions will work for you. (далее…)

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Clever Collection Ideas to Steal from a Vintage Lover’s Home

Ana and German make use of almost every wall, nook, and cranny in their dreamy Buenos Aires country home. In their case, it’s almost necessary, as friends constantly bring them flea market finds as gifts, and Ana is always searching high and low for vintage treasures. The couple’s home perfectly illustrates that displaying collectibles doesn’t mean the space has to appear jumbled or messy; their home is charming and harmonious. Best of all, these beautiful, collected vignette ideas can be implemented into almost any space — big or small. (далее…)

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