Arlyn Hernandez, Apartment Therapy

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Recent articles by Arlyn:

This Old School Design Trick Will Make Your Living Room Feel So Much Brighter

Often ornate with carved wooden frames, pier mirrors are typically tall and narrow and meant to be hung on the wall between two windows. Read on to see how you can use this classic design piece to make your space feel lighter and brighter. → Read More

This Designer Trick Will Make Your Window Treatments Look Way More Expensive than They Are

Here’s a designer trick to leveling up basic panels: Pair them with bamboo or other natural fiber shades. The resulting look is layered, warm, and polished. → Read More

Why the Holidays Make My Costco Membership Totally Worth it

There is no other point on the calendar where I'm more grateful for being a card-carrying Costco shopper than the holiday season. → Read More

The Shelf That Took Me 5 Minutes (& No Tools) to Install

We kept hearing about these shelves that practically install themselves, so we put one to the test. → Read More

This is How To Make Your Bed at Home Like a 5-Star Hotel

Hotel bed sleep is the greatest sleep, and it's not just because you can crank the AC without worrying about your electric bill. But what's the secret formula to a 5-star bed? → Read More

The Vacuum That Changed the Way I Feel About Vacuuming

Hi, my name is Arlyn, and I love my vacuum. (And lucky for you, it's 30% off today!) → Read More

The Story of How the 'Museum of Ice Cream' Came to Life

It's like a whimsical playground for adults. → Read More

The One Thing I Always Do When I Move Into a New Rental

It's so simple, it'll make you wonder why you never thought to do it before. → Read More

The Little-Known Secrets Hiding in Costco Price Tags

Here's what you need to know to save money at Costco, as well as other helpful shopping tips. → Read More

How We Made Over a Rental Bedroom With $200

We made over an Apartment Therapy staffer's bedroom using just a $200 budget. Here's how it turned out. → Read More

A Smart & Chic Storage Idea from Glossier's San Fran Pop Up

Why didn't we think of this sooner? → Read More

Why This Genius Comforter Is a Relationship Saver

Why hasn't anyone thought of this sooner? → Read More

20 Ultra-Modern Easter Eggs That Were Made for Pinterest

These are total eye candy. → Read More

Here's How to Expertly Layer a Rug Over Carpet in a Rental

To some, ​area rugs over wall-to-wall carpeting is taboo. To others, it’s a means to an end. If the latter is you, here's how to make it work. → Read More

Easy & Temporary Ways to Dress Up a Rental Like You Own It

Just because you don't own your apartment doesn't mean you can't dress it up. → Read More

6 Real Life Lessons For Coping With a Teeny Apartment

Cup of Jo editor Stella Blackmom gets real about her 175-square-foot Manhattan apartment (and how she makes it feel like a home). → Read More

Are Luxury Shopping Amenities The Answer To Reviving Retail?

Luring shoppers away from their screens with top-notch experiences might just be what saves the brick and mortar. → Read More

The Golden Rule to Follow For Sizing Your Art Just Right

And no, we're not talking about the 57" on center rule either. → Read More

7 Secrets to Steal from a HomeGoods Super Shopper

Think you know everything there is to know about how best to shop HomeGoods? Think again. → Read More

How I Finally Broke my Ziplock Bag Habit

Sorry Costco, but I don't need your Ziplock bags in bulk anymore. → Read More