Sarah Lyon, Apartment Therapy

Sarah Lyon

Apartment Therapy

Washington, DC, United States

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This is My Favorite Way to Repurpose Old Living Room Coffee Table Books

When I moved into my first post-grad apartment, I cut out images from a favorite calendar, popped them into gold frames, and hung them above my sofa for easy, affordable wall art. Over the years, I’ve enjoyed doing the same thing with black and white images from coffee table books that I’ve purchased secondhand and were in disrepair, with pages already missing. → Read More

14 DIY Coffee Tables You Can Make, No Matter Your Skill Level

Crucial to any living room? A coffee table where you piece together a puzzle, store your next read, work on your laptop, and eat dinner in front of the TV if need be. And while there are tons of beautiful coffee tables that are ready to buy, this is one project that’s super DIY-able. → Read More

17 Stunning IKEA Hacks that Make the Most of a Plain RAST Dresser

17 unique hacks for the IKEA RAST three-drawer dresser. → Read More

The Best Rattan Wrapped Glassware and How to Style It for Your Summer Table

Early summer is shaping up to be a little bit different this year, and while you might not be entertaining guests, that doesn’t mean you can’t perk up your patio or summer table with some new tableware. Rattan wrapped glasses are trendy and true style chameleons. → Read More

This $18 IKEA Item is My Secret to a More Organized Bathroom

For organizing smaller cosmetics and toiletries in the bathroom and beyond, look no further than this new trio of boxes from IKEA. → Read More

20 Decorating Ideas That’ll Make the Most of Your Mantel Year-Round

Using things like plants, art work, candles, and other accessories, make the most of your mantel with these year-round decorating ideas for the living room and beyond. → Read More

15 Stylish Radiator Cover Ideas to Hide Your Home’s Old, Ugly Radiators

With a little wood and paint, you can cover or disguise unsightly radiators in an apartment or at home. → Read More

9 IKEA Hacks That Transform Plain KALLAX Shelves into Something Special

9 clever and useful IKEA KALLAX hacks and DIY projects for the home. → Read More

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