Sarah Lyon, Apartment Therapy

Sarah Lyon

Apartment Therapy

Washington, DC, United States

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Recent articles by Sarah:

6 Inspirational Hacks that Make IKEA’s $10 LACK Table Look Like a Million Bucks

IKEA lack tables are amazing for several reasons. First of all, they’re extremely affordable, retailing for just $9.99 each; and second, they’re super versatile. The sleek, simple design means that they can be adapted to suit a bunch of different decor styles, and they’re the perfect size to serve as side table coffee table, TV stand, and more. But the third—and most important—reason why we love… → Read More

20 (Basically) Free Makeovers to Do at Home With Stuff You Already Have

20 free and easy makeovers to do at home using materials you have on hand. → Read More

8 Sources for Affordable Scandi Style Furniture & Decor

We rounded up the best places to find affordable and stylish Scandi-inspired home goods. → Read More

10 Ideas That’ll Inspire You to Decorate Like the Mermaid You Always Knew You Were

Whether you consider yourself a skeptic or ready to jump in, we rounded up a few charming spots that just might inspire you to try a mermaid-themed decor scheme. Read on for the fresh ways you can bring the best of the sea home. → Read More

6 Home Decor Items Designers Always Get from Costco

Designers share their favorite home products from Costco. → Read More

4 Places to Score Vintage Le Creuset Online

Whether you’re a longtime cook or still learning your way around the kitchen, odds are you’re familiar with Le Creuset. The iconic brand has been around for nearly 100 years, and is known for both their superior quality and timeless style. Though most new Le Creuset products are pricey, you can score some vintage pieces for less if you do a little browsing. → Read More

Is Rose Gold Finally Over?

We’re always curious to see which decor trends stand the test of time and which begin to wane a bit after just a few years. And today, we’re here to discuss rose gold. The pink metallic finish came in hot around 2016 and 2017, but as we’ve progressed into 2020, data from Google Trends shows over a 20 percent drop in searches for this finish. → Read More

These 10 Festive Displays Will Make You Want to Decorate for St. Patrick’s Day Right Now

Home decor inspiration and ideas for St. Patrick's Day. → Read More

These 7 Rooms are Leaning into Grandmillennial Style—Here’s How You Can, Too

These decorating tips will help you embracing grandmillennail style and decor. → Read More

6 Items You Should Never Part With, According to Designers

Whether you're moving, remodeling, or downsizing, designers share the list of decorative accents and furniture you should never part with. → Read More

You’ll Never Guess Where We Scored These Stunning, Under $20 Art Prints

We don’t need another reason to share how much we love Amazon Prime, and by now you know that this mega site boasts far more than office supplies, books, and household staples. As if to keep fueling our Prime shopping obsession though, we’ve recently discovered some gorgeous, amazingly affordable art prints that are perfect for any gallery wall. → Read More

This Retro Pattern is Making a Big Comeback—Here’s How to Use it in a More Modern Way

How to make style toile fabric in the 21st century. → Read More

Honey, Please Shrink Me So I Can Live in Every Room of This (Teeny) Tiny House

See the small and stylish rooms designed by Mandi Johnson, who runs @mandimakesminis, an Instagram account devoted to her passion for ultra tiny houses. → Read More

5 Low-Lift Projects That Make Your Home Look Way More Expensive

Easy and affordable DIYs to make your home look way more expensive. → Read More

The First Thing You Should Buy for Your New Home, According to Interior Designers

Moving to a new space isn’t easy, but once things have calmed down a bit, you’ll likely want to spring for some new decor. But where to start? We spoke with five interior designers to gather their opinions on what to buy first when settling into a new space, and here’s what they had to say. → Read More

7 Maximalist DIYs You Can Do with Minimum Effort

A good DIY should be fun to actually do—after all, why go through the process of creating something yourself if it’s just going to be stressful or yawn-inducing? But most of us can’t complete time-intensive projects on a regular basis. With that in mind, we pulled together these seven maximalist DIYs that will add tons of style impact without consuming an entire afternoon. Bring on the glitter… → Read More

8 Places Where You Can Shop the MCM Look for Way Less

The best places to shop the mid-century modern design style on a budget, including Wayfair, Target, Amazon, and more. → Read More

This $70 IKEA Nightstand is What Your Bedroom is Missing

With its leather pull and solid wood construction, IKEA's BJÖRKSNÄS is a super stylish budget nightstand for your bedroom. → Read More

Valentine’s Day is Around the Corner, and These Pink Pieces are Just Lovely

Ming Style Pink Chow Leg Sid Tables/Low Stools – $540 or best offer – Pop of color tables! Ming style with Chow legs these fuchsia tables can be used as side tables, side by side as a coffee table, as an end of the bed bench or for extra seating in any room. Painted Glossy Gypsy Pink by Benjamin Moore. Gordon’s Manufacturers of Fine Furniture Johnson City, Tennessee Dimensions: 20.25ʺW × 14ʺD ×… → Read More

These 19 Home Office Decor Ideas Will Make You Want to Tackle Your To-Do List ASAP

Whether you operate a business from your apartment or just need room to knock out a mile-long to-do list on the weekends, these office decor ideas below will inspire you to design the workspace of your dreams. → Read More