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How to Organize Your Bathroom to Work for You
Get rid of the clutter and organize your bathroom space to work for you with this simple How-To from About.

Fresh Ideas for Great Gifts for a New Home
It's a good idea to have a gift in hand when you visit a friend's new home. Find some traditional gifts and new ideas for a housewarming offering. Page 2.

Color Theory - Color Theory and Home Decor
It isn't vital to understand color theory when decorating your home, but a basic understanding of the color wheel can help.

Color Palettes - No Fail Color Palettes
One of the things homeowners and renters struggle with the most when decorating is color – particularly how many colors to use and what colors work together. To try to make it a little easier here are some ways to create some no-fail color palettes guaranteed to work together.

Lighting Do's and Don'ts
It might not always seem like it, but lighting is one of the most important elements of a room – any room. Make sure your room is lit appropriately by following these lighting do's and don'ts.

How to Arrange Furniture in Long Narrow Rooms
Arranging furniture can be tricky enough in an average room but when your room is long and narrow it can be even more difficult. How do you create conversation areas and ease of movement in a room where space is at a premium? Here are a few tips.

Decorating Styles- Decorating Your Home for a Casual Look
Do you long for a room that is homey, warm, comfortable, and inviting? Who doesn't want to be comfortable in their own home? If you want to put together a casual style room, learn the basic elements that combine to create a truly casual room.

Casual Style Decorating
Casual style is comfortable, warm, inviting, and homey. Almost everyone loves it. But exactly what are the elements that create a casual room? Read on. Page 2.

Decorating in the Art Deco Style - Art Deco Style Guide
Art Deco Style is sleek and smooth, simple and elegant at the same time. Read about the elements of Art Deco Style and how to bring the the Art Deco look to your home.

Helpful Hints for Buying Mahogany Furniture
Furniture made of mahogany has a warm, rich look. Read about mahogany furniture and what to look for when shopping.

5 Home Improvements That Help You Sell
Are you selling your home soon? To get the best price, take some time right now to get it ready to sell. These five cosmetic improvements can help polish up your home and set the tone for a quicker sale.

Area Rug - Area Rug Do's and Don'ts
Area rugs are a terrific alternative to wall-to-wall carpet, namely because they're easier to remove and clean. They're also less of a commitment because they're easy to switch if you ever get bored or want to redecorate. But when it comes to using area rugs in your home there are some important rules to remember. Before buying, check out these area rug do's and don't.

Choosing the Right Size Chandelier
Are you ready to buy a new chandelier but not quite sure what size is right? Read these tips on choosing the right size chandelier for your room.

Home Decorating Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
Walk into just about any house that hasn't been professionally decorated and you're bound to see at least one of the following decorating mistakes.

Quick Tips for Cleaning Hardwood Floors
Find simple how-tos about caring for hardwood floors. Learn what supplies to use, how often to clean, and a list of a wood floors' worst enemies. This is an easy how-to with good basic information for every homeowner.

Choosing Patterns - Choosing Patterns That Will Work in Your Home
Choosing patterns for home dcor isn't always easy. There are so many to choose from that the decision can seem overwhelming. Check out these tips for choosing patterns that will work in your home.

More Elements of Contemporary Style Decorating
Decorating in a contemporary style means that the home is up to date, modern, of today, right now. If that sounds like you, then you might like a contemporary style of decorating. Learn some more of the characteristics and elements of a contemporary style of decorating and how you might bring the look into each room of your home. Page 2.

Decorating for a Shabby Chic Look
A comfortable, casual decorating style, identified by Rachel Ashwell, that uses vintage accessories, pastels, and comfortable furniture.

Decorating for a Shabby Chic® Look
If you love to collect old lace tablecloths, enjoy dreamy soft floral fabrics, like light painted furniture furniture, wrought iron curtain rods with filmy sheer curtains, and colorful fresh flowers everywhere, Shabby Chic may be your style. Page 2.

6 Fun Ways to Decorate with Candy Hearts
Surprise your kids, your spouse, your mom, or a girlfriend with one of these easy-to-make projects using the charming Valentine heart candies that are readily available in grocery and discount stores.

How To Polish Silver
If you follow these simple tips on polishing silver, yours will be shiny and beautiful whenever you use it.

Worst Fabrics for Pet Owners
If you allow your pets on the furniture you'll likely want to stay away from these fabrics.

Decorating Small Spaces - Tips for Decorating Small Spaces
Decorating small spaces doesn't mean sacrificing style. All you need to do is plan accordingly and make smart design choices. Here are a few to help you on your way.

How to Design Your Bedroom Like a First-Class Hotel Room
Malinda Zimmerman, Interior Design Director of New Development and Brand Management in North America, Renaissance Hotels, offers tips design for a truly luxurious bedroom.

How To Remove Water Marks on Wood
Follow this simple how-to about cleaning a white water mark on wood furniture. Using a household product you probably have in your refrigerator, you'll be happy with the results. What is it?

Decorating Small Rooms - Tips and Ideas for Decorating Small Rooms
Make the most of your tiny living area with these rules for decorating small rooms.

How to Make a Small Room Look Bigger
There are things you can do to make a small room feel more spacious, less cramped. Read some of the tricks professionals use here.

How to Make a Small Room Look Bigger, Part Two
There are things you can do to make a small room feel more spacious, less cramped. Plain upholstery and reflective surfaces are just two of them. Page 2.

How to Choose the Right Paint Color
Read this article for lots of helpful information for all homeowners and home decorators on how to choose paint color, how to determine how much paint to buy, and other things to consider before buying paint for your project.

Tips on Choosing the Right Paint Color
Choosing paint color can be a challenge. The good news is that there are thousands of choices in paint hues. Here are some great tips to help you choose the right color for your project. Page 2.

More Great Help for Selecting Paint Colors
Not too confident when it comes to selecting paint colors? Find tips on test patches, color contamination, and what to try if you think the color is wrong. Page 3.

Laminate Flooring Pros and Cons
Read the pros and cons of laminate flooring and determine if the styles, colors, and patterns will work for your home.

Top Things to Look for When House Hunting
If you're thinking about buying a new (or old!) home, our list of the

Top Things to Look for When House Hunting
Just thinking about moving your home can be scarry. Actually taking the step to begin looking for a new home may take real courage. If you're planning to move, be sure to use our list of Top Things to Look for When Buying a Home to help you zero in on the perfect home. Page 2.

How High to Hang Art
If you're not sure how high to hang art on your walls, you'll find that these tips offer helpful ideas and designer secrets for getting the best look when hanging artwork.

How High to Hang Art
If you're not sure how high to hang art on your walls, you'll find that these tips offer helpful ideas and designer secrets for getting the best look when hanging artwork. Page 2.

Dining Room Chandelier – How High to Hang a Dining Room Chandelier
Learn the appropriate length for hanging a dining room chandelier over a dining room table.

Drapery Hardware- Dress Up Your Windows With Fashionable Drapery Hardware
Add drama to your window treatments with fresh and fabulous drapery hardware.

Decorative Moulding- Use Decorative Moulding for a Finishing Touch in Your Home
Almost any room in your home, decorated in any style, can benefit and be enhanced by the addition of decorative moulding. Read out tips about choosing and installing decorative moulding. Page 2.

Use Special Details to Make Your Wedding Memorable
If you're planning a wedding, you may feel that you've thought of everything. But by adding simple, special details, the day will flow more smoothly, your guests will feel more welcome and relaxed, and you'll know that you haven't forgotten a thing.

Use Special Details to Make Your Wedding Memorable
If you're planning a wedding, you may feel that you've thought of everything. But by adding simple, special details, the day will flow more smoothly, your guests will feel more welcome and relaxed, and you'll know that you haven't forgotten a thing. Page 2.

Upholstered Headboard- Make It Yourself
Making your own custom designed and fabricated headboard can bring lots of personality to a bedroom. Find out how in this tutorial.

Tips on Making a Fabric Covered Headboard
Get tips on making a fabric covered headboard for your bedroom in any size or shape you desire. Page 2.

Decorating Ideas for Girls Rooms
You'll find wonderful ideas to create a special room for a girl of any age! Use the themes here to decorate a room

More Great Ideas for Girls Rooms
More special room ideas for girls! See creative decorating ideas for girls rooms based on themes she will love. Page 2.

More Decorating Ideas for Girls Rooms
Take a peek at these trendy decorating themes especially for girls. See how butterflies, moonlight, color themes, sunshine, and cats and dogs and transform a boring room into a memorable room. What's your daughter's favorite theme? Take a look! Page 3.

Fun Room Themes for Girls
Create a special room for a girl using Tea Parties and Princess themes. Get some ideas here then let your imagination run. Page 4.

Use Decorative Moulding for a Finishing Touch
Almost any room in your home, decorated in any style, can benefit and be enhanced by the addition of decorative moulding. Read out tips about choosing and installing decorative moulding.

Making a DIY Upholstered Headboard
Print out our project instructions for making your own padded headboard. Page 3.

DIY Upholstered Headboard Tutorial
Learn how to secure your fabric with staples in this tutorial on making your own upholstered headboard. Page 4.

Do It Yourself Padded Headboard Project
Create a custom padded headboard from wood and fabric and find out here how to attach the legs and secure it to the wall. Page 5.

Paris Apartment Style
What is it that makes French decorating style so appealing? Read here to learn the elements of decorating in the Paris Apartment Style and how you can incorporate the elements you love into your own home.

How to Decorate an Open Concept House
Making rooms flow together in a closed concept space can be a challenge, but so can it be in an open-concept house. In an open-concept home it's even more important to make sure that all the elements work together and the space looks cohesive.

Artwork Do's and Don'ts
There's nothing more depressing or empty looking than a blank wall. But before you start buying and hanging art, check out these artwork do's and don'ts.

Put Together a Basic Household Tool Kit
This article will help you get organized for household projects by telling you the basic things you should have in a tool kit.

Basic Household Tool Kit Contents
Get organized for household projects by putting together a basic tool kit. Page 2.

Display Dishes- How to Display Dishes
If you have beautiful tableware, you might want to display dishes on the wall so that you can enjoy them every day. It's a shame to keep them stacked in a cupboard out of sight.

Helpful Hints for Buying Pine Furniture
People have been making furniture out of pine wood for years. Read about pine and get tips on selecting a good piece of pine furniture.

How to Decorate in Bold Retro Style
Do the 60's and 70's just call your name? Feel a connection with avocado green? Then retro-style decorating just might be for you! Here's some tips to help you get the most enjoyment from retro-style decorating.

Bohemian Decorating Tips - Express Your Individuality
Bohemian decorating is for those who want their homes full of life, culture, and interesting items for all the world to see. It flies in the face of modern sensibilities and embraces the carefree, the relaxed and the unusual.

Choosing the Right Interior Paint Finish
If you're wondering which interior paint finish is best for your project, use this brief guide. It describes the characteristics and applications of interior paints.

Additional Tips on Choosing the Right Paint Finish
More tips on paint finishes for kitchens and baths. Also, information about ceiling paints and high gloss paints. Page 2.

Before You Buy Oak Furniture - Interior Decorating
Oak is one of the most popular woods used in furniture making. Read what you need to know before you buy.

How to Set Up a Workable Home Office
Most home offices are no longer relegated to a corner of the basement or inside a small closet. With more and more people working from home, the home office has become an important space in the largest home or the smallest apartment. Get some ideas here on how to organize and set up a home office.

How to Set Up a Workable Home Office
Most home offices are no longer relegated to a corner of the basement or inside a small closet. With more and more people working from home, the home office has become an important space in the largest home or the smallest apartment. Get some ideas here on how to organize and set up a home office. Page 2.

Top Decorating Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
By combining personal taste, unlimited resources, and individual style, you can achieve an interesting look for almost any room. But there are some things you should just never do. Are you guilty?

Top Decorating Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
By combining personal taste, unlimited resources, and individual style, you can achieve an interesting look for almost any room. But there are some things you should just never do. Are you guilty? Page 2.

Choose the Right Size Ceiling Medallion
Installing a ceiling medallion can add personality and distinction to a room. Read our guidelines on how to choose the right size ceiling medallion.

Put Together a Perfect Guest Room
If you're like me, you love to have house guests! I like to help them feel especially welcome by preparing their room to make it comfortable. Check out some of our ideas and use them for your own guest room. Your guests might never want to leave!

Tips for Before You Move Into Your New Home
After your old home is empty and your things are in the moving truck, you should be thinking about things to do before the moving truck arrives at your new home! Read here for our favorite projects to do in an empty house.

Design Geek: Otomi Fabric
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Composition: Anatomy of Anne Maxwell Foster of Tilton Fenwicks Living Room
Anne Maxwell Foster and Suysel dePedro Cunningham of Tilton Fenwick are two of our favorite interior designers. Freshly blending color, pattern and unique

Decorating Rooms So They Work Together
When decorating rooms it's important not to think of them as a single entity. Every room should connect to those around it in some way. If they don't you end up with a very choppy looking and disjointed home. Don't worry though, when decorating rooms it's easy to make them connect and flow together.

What are neutral colors?
What are neutral colors? Find out in this FAQ from About's Interior Decorating site.

Analogous Color Scheme Definition and Examples
What is an analagous color scheme? Find out in this FAQ from About's interior decorating site/

Decorating in the French Country Style
When you think of Provence and the French countryside, you're sure to see lavender fields and bright sunshine. While there are many elements that contribute to the French Country style of decorating, the resulting look is always rustic, old, and welcoming. Learn how to bring the element of French Country style into your home. Page 2.

Choosing the Right Paint Colors for Your Bedroom
When it comes to choosing bedroom paint colors there are a few things you should keep in mind. Most importantly, the bedroom is a place of rest and relaxation so for most people calm and soothing colors are best. That said, the bedroom is also a very personal room, so if wild and crazy colors make you happy and put you at ease, feel free to use them as you see fit.

Tips and Ideas for Living Room Lighting
In a living room it's important to have lighting that not only looks great but also accommodates all of the events that take place there. Check out these tips and ideas for making the most of living room lighting.

Decorate With Flowers
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Color Crush: Radiant Orchid
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What is a secondary color?
Find out from this FAQ from About's Interior Decorating site what colors are considered secondary in color theory.

Practical Ideas for Sunroom Decorating
The point of a sunroom is to make it feel like you're outside while enjoying all the comforts of the indoors. Check out these ideas for sunroom decorating to make the most of this relaxing space.

The IKEA PS 2014 Collection Has Arrived
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A Piece of Furniture to Place in Front of the Sofa
Not every living room or family room sofa has to have a sofa table sitting in front of it. We offer some options to this over-used piece of furniture

Tips and Techniques for a Great Paint Job
A room looks wonderful with a fresh coat of paint. But if you have a

Tips and Techniques for a Great Paint Job
A room looks wonderful with a fresh coat of paint. But if you have a

Tips and Techniques for a Great Paint Job
A room looks wonderful with a fresh coat of paint. But if you have a

What is a monochromatic color scheme?
What is a monochromatic color scheme? Find out in this FAQ from About's Interior Decorating site.

How To Cover a Lamp Shade With Fabric
You can add a custom touch to a lamp shade with fabric that coordinates with your room's decor. Read our

More Pre-Move-In Projects
After your old home is empty and your things are in the moving truck, you should be thinking about things to do before the moving truck arrives at your new home! Read here for our favorite projects to do in an empty house. Page 2.

Guest Rooms- Put Together a Perfect Guest Room
If you're like me, you love to have house guests! I like to help them feel especially welcome by preparing their room to make it comfortable. Check out some of our ideas and use them for your own guest room. Your guests might never want to leave! Page 2.

The Archipelago Collection from Bonnie and Neil
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Design Geek: Thomas Day
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Dining Room Furniture - Sideboards and Buffets
More often than not dining room furniture will consist of a table, chairs, and a buffet or sideboard. Depending on the size of the room there can be more pieces, but very rarely is there less.The purpose of a buffet or sideboard is to provide storage for extra dishes, flatware and linens, and also to serve as a surface area for placing dishes of food and/or decorative accents.

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Decorating Do's and Don'ts
Learn how to avoid common decorating mistakes and make your home look like it was designed by a pro. Check out these decorating do's and don'ts.

A DIY Floral Arrangement for Spring!
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Bed Pillow - Buying a Bed Pillow Guide
Be sure you have a comfortable bed pillow to rest your head on as you hopefully spend about one third of your day and night in bed sleeping.

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Design Geek: Eames Lounge Chair
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Furniture Upholstery – What Does It Cost?
Instead of buying new furniture every time one of your existing pieces looks tired and dated, why not get it reupholstered? If you start off buying quality, well-made pieces with solid structures you can save tons of money over time by reupholstering them when the fabric gets old or dated-looking.

Decorating Styles- Discover Your Decorating Style
You learn so many things through the years in school. But you seldom get education on styles of decorating. This short guide from About will steer you to quizzes and resources to help you determine your specific decorating style.

Interior Angle with Patrick Cline
Interior Angle with Patrick Cline

6 Color Palettes To Bring Home This Spring
At this time of year it's always exciting and refreshing to experience the weather getting warmer! It's also the perfect time of year to switch up your

Everything You Need to Know About Dining Room Tables
The central piece in any dining room is the table. It takes up a prominent space and sets the tone for the entire room. Before you buy think not only about the style and size but also about what kind of mood and environment you want to create. Read on for some valuable information about dining room tables.

Dress Up Your Windows With Drapery Panels
Hanging drapery panels on the sides of a window is both practical and a decorative way to provide privacy. Read a brief tutorial on how to make drapery panels, from our freelance writer, Kera Ritter.

Decorating Solutions- Quick Tips and Easy Decorating Solutions for Home Decor
Not every decorating challenge requires major work and effort. Some of the most difficult problems have a quick and easy solution. We've put together a list of some

Before You Decorate- Ask Yourself Some Questions Before You Decorate
Before you decorate, it's a good idea to ask yourself some questions about the use of the room, your favorite colors and styles, and the light that comes into the room. Read our list of questions you should ask yourself before you decorate any room in your home.

How To Choose Versatile Furnishings for Your Home
It's very practical to select furniture and furnishings that you could use in any room in your home. Read these tips on choosing furniture and accessory pieces that can work well in small or large rooms, offer storage, and can be moved around the house when you need to.

Granite Countertops--Is There a Radon Danger in Granite Countertops?
Granite is the most popular choice of countertop materials for kitchens and bathrooms. But there's a bit of controversy in 2008 about the safety of the material.

Decorate Your Wedding Reception With Beautiful Flowers
Most of your wedding festivities take place at the reception. Create a beautiful setting and a memorable event with beautiful flowers. We offer some ideas on how to make your wedding reception an event to remember!

Painting Furniture – How Much Does it Cost?
Painting furniture is the best way to give an old piece new life. Here's what it costs.

What Should You Put at the End of Your Bed?
If you have a little room at the end of your bed but don't know what to put there, here are some great ideas from About.

How to Care for a Duvet and a Duvet Cover
A bed dressed in a fluffy duvet and silky duvet cover almost guarantees a good night's sleep. Read about how to care for duvets and duvet covers to help them last.

5 Budget-Friendly Tips for Living Room Updates with HGTV Star Tiffany Brooks
HGTV Star Tiffany Brooks Living Room Updates

The Oh Joy! Collection for Target
Joy Cho is the talented force behind the popular lifestyle blogOh Joy! Her blog is a great source of daily inspiration with fun and stylish posts on

Table Skirt- Add Fashion to Your Room
A decorative table skirtcan camouflage any round, square, or oval table base. It can transform ugly to magnificent for dining or decoration.

Skirted Tables- Add a Fashion Skirt to Your Table
A decorative tablecloth to the floor can camouflage any round, square, or oval table. It can transform ugly to magnificent for dining or decoration. Page 2.

How to Stain Furniture - Step-by-Step Guide
If you have some beautiful hand-me-downs or like to pick up pieces at thrift stores and flea markets, learn how to stain furniture to give the pieces a fresh look without ruining the original design. It's an easier job than you might think.

Stain Furniture- How to Stain Furniture
If you have some beautiful hand-me-downs or like to pick up pieces at thrift stores and flea markets, learn how to stain furniture to give the pieces a fresh look without ruining the original design. It's an easier job than you might think. Page 2.

The Best Decorating Websites for Ideas and Inspiration
Check out these decorating websites for great inspiration and decorating ideas.

Everything You Need to Know About Dining Room Chairs
How dining room chairs look and fit in a room is important, but they should also be comfortable. Consider several factors before making your choice.

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Design Geek: Juju Hats
If there's one piece of home decor that's name in recent years has become synonymous with global style, it's the Cameroonian Juju hat. Though its

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Top Picks for Kitchen Countertops
There are lots of options on the market for kitchen countertops. Our list of top picks gives the pros and cons of the top 10 choices so that you can make an educated choice when you remodel your kitchen.

Luxury Bedding Manufacturers
Luxury bed linens are used in the finest hotels worldwide, but are not reserved exclusively for the wealthy. Many manufacturers offer their products on the retail market and have them available for your home. Read here about some of the top manufacturers whose sheets, pillowcases, and duvet covers are considered five-star.

Ways to Cozy Up Your Home for Winter
Even if it is cold outside, your home can have a warm and cozy atmosphere. You don't always have to turn up the heat. Follow some of these tips which offer easy ways to cozy up your home for winter.

Things Not to Do to Decorate Your Home to Sell
It's tempting, when you're thinking of selling your home, to spend money on renovations or fix-ups to really wow potential buyers. But beware! Some major renovations will never pay off. See what they are and don't make these really big mistakes!

How to Choose a Color Scheme
Follow this simple how-to to help you choose a color scheme for your home. Learn to mix colors and fabrics and how to repeat color throughout the room. Read some of the principles of decorating and learn how to use coordinating fabrics and dressmaker details.

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Buy Cabinets- Before You Buy Cabinets
If you are thinking about redecorating or remodeling your kitchen or bath, you might have to buy new cabinets. Before you buy your cabinets, there are a number of things you should do and know. Read here to learn what you should be thinking about before you make this important decision.

Top 10 Ways to Add Color to a Living Room
You dont have to spend a lot of time or money when decorating to see a nice change and pick-up to the look of your living room. Read here for our 10 favorite ways to add color to your living room and liven up the dcor of your home.

Composition: Anatomy of a Room: John Robshaw
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8 Styling Tips for Open Shelving
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Kitchen Decor - A List of Articles About Kitchen Decor
From starting a remodel to quick and easy kitchen updates, there are a lot of things you can do when it comes to kitchen decor. Check out About.com's tips and ideas for decorating and organizing kitchens.

Outdoor Decorating - Outdoor Decorating for Spring
Outdoor decorating is just as important as interior decorating, particularly in the springtime. So to make the most of your time spent outdoors, be sure to make your space the best it can be. After all, the outdoors is a natural extension of the indoors – so don't forget to decorate!

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Style Talk: Tobi Fairley
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Design Geek: Chinoiserie
Chinoiserie is a perfect example of a design style that is truly global. Like every design trend the beginnings of chinoiserie reflect the time, place, and

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Feeling Moody: 4 Shades from Benjamin Moore
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5 Ways To Accent Your Kitchen With Brass Details
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Design Geek: Kuba Cloth
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Springtime Bedding Basics
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Decorating Tips - Interior Decorating Tips
Check out these decorating tips to make your home the best it can be.

Pet Friendly Homes - Tips for Decorating Pet Friendly Homes
For many of us our pets are like members of the family and we'll do whatever it takes to make them feel comfortable and happy. Part of this involves decorating in a way that ensures we have pet friendly homes. Check out our articles for tips and advice for decorating with our furry friends in mind.

Dining Room Decorating - Tips for Dining Room Decorating
From the different styles of dining room tables to how high you should hang your dining room chandelier, we've got the tips and tricks that will make dining room decorating a breeze.

Christmas Decorations - Holiday Decorations - Festive Christmas Decorating
Christmas decorations and holiday dcor are a huge part of the festive season. Walking into a home full of sparkling lights and the scent of pinecones can instantly lift one's mood and fill even the grumpiest among us with holiday cheer. So this year make the most of your home by filling it with fun and festive Christmas decorations and holiday dcor.

Foyer Decorating - Foyer Decorating Ideas
Entryways, or foyers, come in all shapes and sizes and sometimes they can be difficult to decorate. But since the entryway is the first area people visiting your home see, and the first thing you see when you come home, it's important that it be warm, welcoming, and functional.Check out the following articles for tips and suggestions for foyer decorating and learn how to create a warm welcome for you and your guests.

Decorating with Patterns - Tips and Tricks for Decorating with Patterns
Learn the rules for decorating with patterns.

Bedroom Decorating - Bedroom Decorating Ideas
In many ways the bedroom is the most important room in the house. It's where we go to unwind, relax, and spend time with the most important people in our lives. It's the place where we truly get to be ourselves. So it's important that the bedroom not just reflect our personal styles, but be as comfortable and relaxing as possible.

Small Spaces - Decorating Small Spaces
Decorating small spaces certainly poses a few challenges, but with the right design advice you can create a gorgeous environment that feels spacious and beautiful, no matter what the size.

Home Decorating Styles - New Home Decorating Styles
We all know the basic home decorating styles: French Country, Art Deco, Traditional and so on. But rarely do any of us decorate in just one style or another. Styles evolve, blend together, and become reflections of who we are as individuals. We take pieces from many different styles and create our own looks.

House Tours - House Tours from About.com
Check out these house tours form About.com for great inspiration and designer photos.

Top Books About Provence, France
French Country style decorating has it roots in Provence. If you're looking for some great books on Provencal life, decorating, and design, you might like to see our top picks. You'll find links to help you find the least expensive online book sources for these books. Enjoy!

Christmas Book- Christmas Books on Holiday Decorating
Choose a new Christmas book for your library from our top picks list of books on Christmas and Holiday Decorating.

Retro Style- Online Shopping Sources for Retro Style Decor
If you love Retro Style Decor, you'll want to visit these sites that have fun furniture and retro style accessories. Ah, the good old days!

Furnishings for First-Time Buyers
Are you setting up your first home? If you don't know what you'll really need, read our list of Top Picks for first-time furniture buyers.

Contemporary Chairs - 20th Century Contemporary Chairs
20th Century contemporary chairs destined to become classics

Living Room Decorating - Tips and Ideas for Living Room Decorating
From arranging furniture to placing accessories to determining what lights should go where, there are a lot of things to consider when it comes to creating a functional and attractive living room. Check out About.com's tips and ideas for living room decorating.

Decorating with Color - Everything You Want to Know About Decorating with Color
There's no need to be afraid of decorating with color. About.com has plenty of info to help you through the process.

Decorating Books - Decorating Books to Cherish
There are thousands upon thousands of decorating books on the market, and sometimes it can be hard to decide which ones to spend your money on. I tend to pickup decorating books that speak to me on some level. Either through beautiful photographs or the lessons they demonstrate. Here are some of my favorites.

My Favorite Things - A List of My Favorite Things
When it comes to home decor items, these are a few of my favorite things.

Top Ways to Use Expensive Fabric on a Budget
So youve found a fabric you absolutely love but it is just too expensive to use everywhere in your room. What to do? Buy less of it and use every inch wisely. Heres how.

Books by Alexandra Stoddard
Alexandra Stoddard is the author of books on both decorating and lifestyles. Choose from some of our favorite books by Alexandra Stoddard and find sources for discount books online.

Top 10 Decorating Projects for Do-It-Yourselfers
Are you a do-it-yourselfer? Youll love browsing our top projects that nearly anyone can make from painting a room or making a headboard to sewing a tablecloth or putting up molding. Improve your home this weekend by doing it yourself!

Top Books About French Style and Decorating
If you love French style decorating, you'll want to look through our top picks of books about decorating in the French style. Any one of these books would be a great addition to your decorating library. You can link directly to online book sources to do some shopping.

Books on Romantic Decorating
Whether you like formal or casual, country or city chic, there's always room for romantic touches in your home. The books listed here give ideas for bring a romantic look to any home.

Top Places to Use Decorative Molding
Decorative moldings have their roots in ancient architecture. Simple and elaborate moldings are now used to decorate the surface or angle of an interior and add interest to any room in the house. Read here to learn the top places to use decorative moldings to spruce up your home and add real value.

Top Places to Use Decorative Molding
Decorative moldings have their roots in ancient architecture. Simple and elaborate moldings are now used to decorate the surface or angle of an interior and add interest to any room in the house. Read here to learn the top places to use decorative moldings to spruce up your home and add real value.

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Decorating a Foyer – Essential Items to Include When Decorating a Foyer
Whether you've got a giant entryway with plenty of room to spare, or a door that leads directly into a tiny studio apartment there are a few things your front entryway should have. When decorating a foyer remember to include these essential items.

Caring for Silver- How to Care for Silver Flatware and Holloware
If you take good care of your silver flatware and holloware, you'll get years of service and enjoy the beauty of silver every time you use it.

An Upside-Down Christmas Tree
An upside-down Christmas tree is one of the hottest fads of the season. Read about its history and the reasons for its popularity.

Tips for Furnishing a Small Apartment
Whether you are in a temporary space or move from rental to rental, you'll probably want to make your home feel homey and personal. Read how to plan for your needs and create a space that reflects your likes and dislikes.

Learn Basic Home Decorating with Resources on the Internet
Not everyone has the time to go to school to learn the basics of decorating their own home. With these great online sources, anyone can be the basics of decorating principles.

Wall Decor - Dress Up Walls with Easy Wall Decor
11 ways to add wall decor without breaking the bank.

Master Bedroom
An elegant master bedroom by John Stefanon. Page 5.

Eclectic Office Space
An eclectic office space designed by John Stefanon. Page 6.

Hollywood Glamour
Art Deco meets Hollywood Regency in this space. Page 3.

Chic and Understated
A chic and understated room with a unique focal point. Page 4.

Country Cottage Style by Lisa Hogan
A cookie-cutter suburban house gets a country cottage makeover.

Country Comfort
This room dares you not to curl up and relax. Page 2.

Embellish with Accessories
A living room loaded with country accessories. Page 3.

Cottage Style Dining Room
Cottage style dining room. Interior Decorating. Page 4.

Upcycled Treasures
This dining room is filled with upcycled furniture. Page 5.

Dining Room Seating
Dining room seating in a cottage style home. Page 6.

Country Style Bench
Country Style Bench. Interior Decorating. Page 7.

Cottage Dining
Cottage style dining. Interior Decorating. Page 8.

Art-Deco Inspired Room
An art-deco inspired room by designer John Stefanon.

Lounging Area
A large round ottoman is soft and comforting in a relaxed lounging area. Page 2.

Clean House New York - Holiday Tips from Clean House New York
Michael Moeller and Nina Ferrer of Clean House New York offer up some of their favorite holiday tips.

Christmas Tips - Create a Festive Look with These Christmas Tips
Make your home look fun and festive with these Christmas Tips

How to Buy Side Chairs
Side chairs are some of the most versatile and practical pieces of furniture you can ever own. They're easy to move around, they fit in small and awkward places, and they're great as decorative accents. Functional and stylish – what more could you ask for?

Working with Interior Designers
Working with an interior designer can be a great experience. Designers are trained professionals with expertise in color, lighting, furniture placement, floor plans and so much more. They know what works, what doesn't, and they can help you create your dream interior. The question is, should you work with one?

Setting a Budget - Setting a Budget for Your Decorating Project
Decorating can be expensive, especially if you're starting off with an empty room. It's important to set a budget before you start so that you don't get out of control and spend more than you can afford.

Open Shelves - How to Style Open Shelves
Open shelves aren't for everyone. Some people need to hide all their bits and bobs behind closed doors – particularly in the kitchen. But for those of you who want to show off your stuff, open shelves are a great option.

Halloween Decorating Ideas - Cheap Halloween Decorating Ideas
Cheap Halloween decorating ideas.

Martyn Lawrence-Bullard Interview
Big budgets, celebrity clients, world-travel – Martyn Lawrence-Bullard is the quintessential definition of a million-dollar decorator. Between hobnobbing with the glitterati, travelling the world on behalf of his celebrity clients, and turning the world of interior design upside down, Martyn took some time to answer some questions from About.com.

Winter Wonderland - Create a Winter Wonderland this Holiday Season
Create a winter wonderland in your home this holiday season with these decorating tips.

Tips for Mixing His and Hers Styles
Tips for Mixing His and Hers Styles

Decorating with Bright Colors
Here are some ways to incorporate bright colors in a way that will help you cheer up your home and yourself.

Decorating with Neutrals
There are plenty of people out there who think decorating with neutrals is boring, but when done right, neutral rooms can be lively, beautiful and full of life.

Decor Gifts - Decor Gifts for $25 and Under
You don't have to spend a lot to give someone a stylish decor gift. Check out these great home dcor gift ideas for under $25.

Decor Gifts - Decor Gifts for $50 and Under
You don't need to spend a fortune to give someone a great gift. Check out these home decor gift ideas for $50 and under.

Decor Gifts - Decor Gifts for Under $100
Looking for special home dcor gifts between $50 and $100? Look no further. Here are some great ideas for dcor gifts under $100.

Housewarming Gifts
Housewarming Gifts - Easy ideas for what to give and what not to give.

Rebecca Moses - A Life of Style by Rebecca Moses
Fashion, interior decorating, entertaining – they're all closely related, and no one knows this better than designer and style guru, Rebecca Moses. Her new book, A Life of Style, celebrates all three in a charming collection of inspiring quotes, helpful tips and whimsical illustrations.

Found Free and Flea
Tereasa Surratt's Found Free and Flea is a charming book full of useful advice.

Live Love and Decorate Review
In Live, Love & Decorate, celebrity designer Martyn Lawrence-Bullard takes readers on a journey through some of his most beautiful and creative creations to date.

Seven Must Have Accessories for Fall
Here are seven 'must-have' accessories that will help give you home that autumn look.

Decorator Secrets
Check out these tips for giving your home the 'decorator' finish.

Painting Stripes - How to Paint Stripes on a Wall
Painting stripes on a wall is a great way to create a personalized and decorative look. It's not very difficult and can be done in a relatively short amount of time.

Prop Styling for the Home
Make your home look like it was styled by a professional.

"Design Star" Winner Kim Myles Hosts HGTV's "Myles of Style"
Read some quick and easy home decorating tips that Kim Myles, decorator and host of HGTV's show

Countdown to a Perfect Thanksgiving
Whether you’re having guests for a big celebration or spending a quiet time of gratitude with your family, you’ll enjoy Thanksgiving more if you do some preparations ahead of time. Use this weekly countdown to get ready for the holiday.

Countdown to a Perfect Thanksgiving
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Countdown to a Perfect Thanksgiving
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Countdown to a Perfect Thanksgiving
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Countdown to a Perfect Thanksgiving
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Decorating Style - What's Your Decorating Style
The names of interior decorating styles get thrown around a lot. Whether it's French Country, Shabby Chic or Modern Victorian, it seems that style is very important. And it is – to a point.

How to Create a Clean and Classic Home
Clean and classic is a fairly broad term, but what it means is that whether your style is modern, traditional, romantic, or something else altogether, there are certain things you can do to keep it fresh and practical.

Make a Spring Flower Garden Basket
Are you ready for the sight of beautiful spring flowers? Then you'll love making this easy and gorgeous basket of potted flowering plants. See how with our simple instructions and how-to photos.

Buy Bathroom Sink- Before You Buy a Bathroom Sink
If you buy a new bathroom sink, you can do a lot to add pizzazz to a drab bathroom. You’ll be surprised how choices there are! Read here to learn about shapes, materials, and colors available for a new bathroom sink.

Photo Galleries
Get inspired by these photo galleries of gorgeous interiors.

Decorate Kids Rooms- Find Ideas and Inspiration to Decorate Kids Rooms
I love to decorate kids rooms. They're such fun and cheerful. Though it's tempting to think of pale pink for girls and blue for boys, there are other ways to get other ideas and inspiration for decorating kids rooms.

Remodeling the Kitchen: Getting Started
Kitchen remodeling can be a challenging, yet wonderful, experience. It will take longer than almost any other home improvement project, but when you’re finished, it will provide years of pleasure. Read here about the many aspects of kitchen redecorating and remodeling and get ideas and direction for your own project.

Ideas for Decorating- Where to Find Them
It’s time to think about changing the look of your home. Where do you start? Here are some ideas to jump start your home decorating project.

Decorating Makeovers- Decorating Makeover Projects You Can Do in One Day or Less
You don’t have to do a whole decorating makeover to see a change in your home. There are a number of things you can do in an hour or a day that can really make a difference. Page 2.

Add "Wow" to a Boring Room
If your room is boring and blah, add some special touches to make it

Christmas Decorating Ideas – Stick Ornaments
When you're looking for cheap Christmas decorating ideas look no further than your own backyard. Stick ornaments are cheap, easy to make, and look great.

Bathroom Decor- Paint a Bathroom Mural
A mural in a bathroom can be more practical than wallpaper, since it doesn’t peel in a humid environment.

Lauri Ward- Lauri Ward Is Founder of Use What You Have® Decorating
Lauri Ward founded Use What You Have® Inc. in 1981 to provide people, who didn’t think they could afford to hire an interior designer, with fast, simple, affordable decorating makeovers. Read about Lauri Ward in our profile of her and her Use What You Have, Inc. company.

Decorating with Passion
When it comes to interior decorating the worst word you can use is 'boring'. It's a word that can kill a decorator's career. If a room is a reflection of its creator then what does a boring room say about you?

New Vintage - New Vintage Decorating
Floral teacups, chipped furniture, faded fabrics – new vintage (or Granny chic) is one of the most popular looks around.

2012 Spring Decorating Trends
About.com answers the big decorating questions of Spring 2012.

Be Your Own Decorator
A review of Susanna Salk's Be Your Own Decorator - a must read for decorating fans.

Farmhouse Style
Farmhouse decorating is warm, cozy, relaxing, and full of charm and character. It eschews modern sensibilities and goes back to a simpler time. Here are some tips and ideas for decorating in farmhouse style.

Furniture-Buying Costs
It's tough to say exactly what a piece of furniture will cost because there are so many variables. Some of them include quality, whether something is new or vintage, where you live and the types of stores available to you and so on. But with that said there are certain guidelines about what typical pieces of furniture will cost. Here are a few of them.

How to Update a Cottage
Do you have a summer home or cottage? Does it look a little shabby and rundown? If so, you might want to think about making some updates with these cottage decorating ideas.

"Apartment Therapy" by Maxwell Gillingham-Ryan
Author Maxwell Gillingham-Ryan introduces the

"Ten Tips for Small Spaces"
Guest writer, Maxwell Gillingham-Ryan, author of

Lauri Ward's "Downsizing Your Home With Style"
Author and designer Lauri Ward tells readers how to live

Fast Fixes for the Top Kitchen No-Nos
Does your older kitchen have one of these outdated features? Then it’s time to banish the throwbacks from the 1960s, 70s, and 80s! Here are the worst features of outdated kitchens and cost-conscious solutions to get a high-end look on a low-end budget. Page 4.

Kitchen Faucets- Kitchen Faucets 101
In the market for a new kitchen faucet? Your choices for a kitchen faucet are more interesting and varied than ever before. Here are some things you’ll need to know before buying a new faucet for your kitchen.

"Grow the Space You Have" by Barbara K!
Guest author and businesswoman Barbara Kavovit advises women about buying and selling real estate, updating the major elements of their home, and how to do room-by-room renovations.

Get Help from the Pros to Expand Your Space
Guest author and businesswoman Barbara Kavovit advises women about buying and selling real estate, updating the major elements of their home, and how to do room-by-room renovations. Page 2.

Final Steps to Putting the Room Together
Guest author and businesswoman Barbara Kavovit advises women about buying and selling real estate, updating the major elements of their home, and how to do room-by-room renovations. Page 3.

Book on Home Organization- "One Year to an Organized Life" by Regina Leeds
Organization expert Regina Leeds offers step-by-step and day-by-day solutions to getting your whole life organized in one year.

House Gifts- Give House Gifts for a Beautiful Home
Special times of the year and special occasions call for special house gifts with real meaning. If there’s a special day ahead, you might get some ideas for a gift for the home from our list of favorites.

Go Green and Save Some "Green"
It's not hard to help conserve our planet's resources and conserve some financial resources, as well. Read how you can help to save in two ways, all at one time.

Show Your Personality Through Decorating
If you’re not sure where to start decorating your room, look inside you. Think about who you are, what your interests are, and what you love. Before you know it, you’ll know just where to start. . Page 2.

Decorating Books- "Home Therapy" by Lauri Ward is a Decorating Book That Gives You Solutions for Decorating Real Rooms
Interior decorator and expert room rearranger, Lauri Ward, has collected the challenges of 25 clients and presents solutions to their decorating problems in her decorating book,

Super Fast and Easy Ways Decorate a Christmas Wreath
So you�€™ve purchased a plain evergreen wreath �€“ real or faux �€“ but now what? Try one of these super fast and easy decorating ideas to perk up a plain Christmas wreath.

Thanksgiving Pictures - : Share Thanksgiving Pictures and Stories
Thanksgiving Pictures

Thanksgiving Blessings - : Share Thanksgiving Pictures and Stories
Thanksgiving Blessings

Turkey Party! - : Share Thanksgiving Pictures and Stories
A Turkey party full of Thanksgiving peace over Sylvan Lake

End Tables - How to Buy End Tables to Suit Your Room
There was a time when people decorated their homes with matching furniture sets. It made shopping easy, but rooms often ended up looking predictable and uninspired. These days people branch out a lot more and purchase pieces that compliment each other rather than match. And while this is a great way to go, many people are at a loss when it comes to knowing what works with what. This is a common problem when it comes to buying end tables.

Curtains and Drapes – Dining Room Curtains and Drapes
When most of us think of dining rooms we think of tables, buffets, chairs and chandeliers. But something equally as important in the dining room are the curtains and drapes.Amidst all of the hard furniture that tends to fill this room it's wonderful to have some fabric and add a touch of softness. So even if you don't normally include flowing curtains and drapes it's worth considering adding some to the dining room.

Bed Set- Before You Buy a New Bed Set
Most people are urged to spend 1/3 of their life in bed. Doesn't it just make sense that you should know about beds before you make a purchase that will be the place you spend 8 hours a day?

Decorating Small Spaces - Use Large Furniture When Decorating Small Spaces
Rather than trying to cram a lot of tiny pieces, try using large furniture when decorating small spaces.

Upholstered Headboard- How to Make an Upholstered Headboard
Making your own custom upholstered headboard can be a fun and satisfying project and add personality to your bedroom. You'll be surprised how easy it is to do.

Bed Linens- How to Care for Bed Linens
With so many patterns, fibers, and colors of bed linens on the market, it should not be a surprise that these different types require different care. Read about caring for your bed sheets so that they'll give you years of wear.

Home Decorating Ideas - Mixing Modern Items with Antiques
Create balance and proportion in any room with great home decorating ideas about mixing modern items with antiques.

Linen Fabric - Definition of Linen Fabric
Definition of Linen Fabric. Interior Decorating.

Bathroom Paint Colors - Suggestions for Bathroom Paint Colors
Popular bathroom paint colors and combos that will ensure a light, bright space.

How to Repair and Treat Crushed Carpet Fibers
Moving furniture usually leaves crushed areas of carpet. What to do? This is such an easy fix, you won't believe it works! Good for renters and home sellers, or use when you rearrange the furniture.

Paint VOC - Low VOC Paint and No VOC Paint
Learn the differences in paint VOCs

Focal Point- How to Find a Focal Point in a Room
A simple how-to about finding a focal point for a room. What to do if there is no architectural focal point such as a fireplace or a view, and ways to add interest to a room by arranging furniture around the focal point.

How to Frame a Piece of Fabric
How to frame a piece of fabric. Interior Decorating.

Dining Room Details
Dining Room Details. Interior Decorating. Page 7.

Table Setting and Monogrammed Chair
Table Setting and Monogrammed Chair. Page 8.

Relaxed Living from Miss Mustard Seed
Miss Mustard Seed's living room.