Arlyn Hernandez, Apartment Therapy

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Past articles by Arlyn:

This Old School Handicraft Is Making a Comeback in Homes—Is Yours Next?

Quilts have gotten a bit of a bad rap from those outside of crafting circles for a long time, but they're back, better than ever, and now being hung on walls like pieces of art. Today's quilts are hand-crafted, modern heirlooms in the making, and these our favorites styles. → Read More

This Is the Unexpected Piece of Furniture Your Home Is Definitely Missing

Old wooden furniture—to know it is to not love it. I’m not talking heirloom spindle chairs or classic farmhouse style tables, but rather those generic wooden pieces that seem a little chunky and clunky, and you can’t quite place stylistically. These pieces can fit into a contemporary setting thoug. → Read More

How to Create a Cheap, Chic Wall-to-Wall DIY Headboard for Your Bedroom

Wall-to-wall headboards are the darling of the DIY bedroom scene and for good reason. This idea can be very budget-friendly, uses pretty standard materials, and completely transforms basic and rental bedrooms. → Read More

The Mirrored Furniture Trend Will Make Your Small Space Instantly Look Bigger

Brace yourself: Mirrored furniture might be back for the living room and beyond… and actually, these pieces could be just what your home needs, especially if you live in a small space. → Read More

This Is the French Mirror Trend You’re About to See Everywhere

Once a hallmark of nobility and wealth, gilded mirrors have since made it mainstream and are as popular as ever. Read on to see our favorite ways these ornate decorative accents have been used within modern, eclectic, and classical spaces. → Read More

12 Completely Un-Cheesy Ways to Create a Romantic Bedroom

Whether you’re looking to spice things up or are in need of a little refresh, take a design cue from our favorite romantic bedrooms where romance takes the lead. → Read More

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

15 of Our Favorite Modern Home Decor Stores (That Aren’t IKEA)

Ready for an IKEA upgrade? Let this list of 10 modern shops be your guide. → 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