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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 you’ve 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. Here’s 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? You’ll 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.

About Interior Decorating by AphroChic Sunday Gazette
AphroChic presents the best features, photos, tips and more from around the blogosphere. It’s a whole week of inspiration!

About Interior Decorating by AphroChic Sunday Gazette
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About Interior Decorating by AphroChic Sunday Gazette
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About Interior Decorating by AphroChic Sunday Gazette
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About Interior Decorating by AphroChic Sunday Gazette
AphroChic presents the best features, photos, tips and more from around the blogosphere. It’s a whole week of inspiration! Page 4.

About Interior Decorating by AphroChic Sunday Gazette
AphroChic presents the best features, photos, tips and more from around the blogosphere. It’s a whole week of inspiration! Page 5.

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 décor 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 décor gifts between $50 and $100? Look no further. Here are some great ideas for décor 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
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. Page 2.

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. Page 3.

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. Page 4.

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. Page 5.

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.

Living Room
Living room details. Interior Decorating. Page 2.

Living Room Vignette
Living Room Vignette. Interior Decorating. Page 3.

Living Room Desk
Living Room Desk. Interior Decorating. Page 4.

Refurbished Chairs
Refurbished Chairs by Miss Mustard Seed. Page 5.

Dining Room
Miss Mustard Seed's Dining Room. Interior Decorating. Page 6.

Say Yes to the Fabric
Say Yes to the Fabric

My Old Chairs Get a New Look
My Old Chairs Get a New Look

Hallway Painting
Hallway Painting

What's Your Favorite Decorating Show?
What's Your Favorite Decorating Show?

What Color is Your Home Office?
What Color is Your Home Office?

Basements Apartments - Gloomy No More!
Basements Apartments - Gloomy No More!

How to Decorate a Basement
How to Decorate a Basement

Interior Decorating Basics - Decorating 101
Learn the basics of home decorating, including where to find ideas, design principles, a glossary of design terms, quick decorating tips, buying guides, decorating styles, and finding online design tools.

Guide to Decorating Kids' Rooms
This page contains links to everything you'd want to know about decorating a child's bedroom -- from theme rooms to fun furniture, faux wall painting to window treatments. Page 3.

Guide to Decorating Kids' Rooms
This page contains links to everything you'd want to know about decorating a child's bedroom -- from theme rooms to fun furniture, faux wall painting to window treatments.

Guide to Decorating Kids' Rooms
This page contains links to everything you'd want to know about decorating a child's bedroom -- from theme rooms to fun furniture, faux wall painting to window treatments. Page 2.

Top Picks for Christmas Tree Stands
What's not to love about Christmas? Except the task of putting your fresh-cut tree into your Christmas tree stand? This is usually an awkward and clumsy job. But we've found some Christmas tree stands that take the frustration out of putting up your tree. Read here for our top choices for Christmas tree stands.

Top 10 Choices for Christmas Trees
Everyone has their favorite type of holiday tree. Yet if you don't know what kind of tree to choose, this page can help. Find a list of our Top 10 favorite Christmas trees.

Christmas Party Decor- How to Plan Your Christmas Party Decor
If you're planning a holiday party, you'll want to make sure that your Christmas party decor adds a festive air to your home.

Reality TV-Home Decor Meets Reality TV
Reality TV for decorating has arrived in your living room. From screams of joy to looks of utter horror, home decorating is the latest big trend in reality TV programming.

Wedding Flowers, Entertaining, Tips, and More
Weddings are a once in a lifetime event for most of us. You'll find some wonderful wedding sources and ideas for rehearsal dinners, flowers, and gift ideas. If a wedding is in your future, don't miss this special page!

Wedding Flowers, Entertaining, Tips, and More
Weddings are a once in a lifetime event for most of us. You'll find some wonderful wedding sources and ideas for rehearsal dinners, flowers, and gift ideas. If a wedding is in your future, don't miss this special page! Page 2.

Patriotic Holiday Decorating Ideas for All-American Homes
Celebrate patriotic holidays like July 4th and Memorial Day in style with these centerpiece ideas, decorating projects, ideas, links, and more!

Summer Decor- Project and Idea Pages for Summer Decor inYour Home
Whether the calendar says it or not, summer is here and it's time to add some summer decor to your home! It's time for some great home improvement projects, decorating info, and tips! See this page of fun summertime home decorating ideas.

Summer Decor- Project and Idea Pages for Summer Decor inYour Home
Whether the calendar says it or not, summer is here and it's time to add some summer decor to your home! It's time for some great home improvement projects, decorating info, and tips! See this page of fun summertime home decorating ideas. Page 2.

Summer Decor- Project and Idea Pages for Summer Decor inYour Home
Whether the calendar says it or not, summer is here and it's time to add some summer decor to your home! It's time for some great home improvement projects, decorating info, and tips! See this page of fun summertime home decorating ideas. Page 3.

Planning Your Kitchen
You'll have lots to think about as you begin planning your new kitchen. Find lots of ideas here. Page 2.

Designer Showhouse Listings -- Southeastern United States
Browse these listings for a decorator showhouse in your area. Most designer showhouses are open in April, May, and June, however a few events are also held in February in Florida or in Summer and Fall in the Northern U.S. states. Page 3.

Designer Showhouse Listings -- Midwestern United States
Browse these listings for a decorator showhouse in your area. Most designer showhouses are open in April, May, and June, however a few events are also held in February in Florida or in Summer and Fall in the Northern U.S. states. Page 4.

Designer Showhouse Listings -- Western U.S. and Canada
Browse these listings for a decorator showhouse in your area. Most designer showhouses are open in April, May, and June, however a few events are also held in February in Florida or in Summer and Fall in the Northern U.S. states. Page 5.

Decorator Showhouses- Fall Design Showhouses and Showcase Houses
It's fall showhouse season! Spring and Fall are the times to plan a visit to a local showhouse to see the very newest styles and colors for decorating. You'll be inspired, get ideas, and have a wonderful day supporting a local charity as well.

Decorator Showhouses- Fall Design Showhouses and Showcase Houses
It's fall showhouse season! Spring and Fall are the times to plan a visit to a local showhouse to see the very newest styles and colors for decorating. You'll be inspired, get ideas, and have a wonderful day supporting a local charity as well. Page 2.

Great Gift Ideas For Dad--From the Heart
Not many dads are eager to receive a tie for Father's Day. Get great ideas here to create a special Father's Day gift for Dad, one that he'll remember because it's straight from the heart.

Father's Day Special -- Fun Ideas Just for Dad's Day!
Find ideas to help celebrate Father's Day with these home improvement, centerpiece, decorating, and gift ideas!

Father's Day Table Decorations
Make Father's Day special with these fun and masculine table decorations you can make yourself.

More Centerpieces for Father's Day
Create a fun and special centerpiece for your Father's Day table this year! Page 2.

Dad's Day Centerpieces
Father's Day is coming up. Here are some creative centerpiece ideas for Dad that you'll have fun making with your kids. Page 3.

Wood Furniture- Things to Know Before You Shop for Wood Furniture
Before you go shopping for wood furniture, there are questions you should answer for yourself. Read here to learn what to look for and things you should know about construction, finish, and quality.

Mothers Day Special - Events, Flowers, Gifts, Teas
Celebrate Mother's Day in style with these entertaining, decorating, and gift ideas!

So You Think You Want to Redecorate!
Whether you've moved into a new home or an old apartment, you'll undoubtedly feel you want to change some things. It may be small changes or major remodeling. You'll find ideas on where to start and what to look for in this article from About's Guide to Interior Decorating.

What Will Have the Greatest Impact?
You may not be able to do a total makeover right away. Try to identify areas that will change the look the most without breaking your budget. Page 2.

Five Ways to Work with a Decorator on a Budget
Can you afford a decorator even if you are on a budget? There are actually many ways to work with a professional. Find five of them here!

Decorator Showhouses- Decorator Showhouse Listings for the U.S.
Browse these listings for information about decorator showhouses in your area. Most sponsors of showhouses hold annual or bi-annual events. You can use the resources to get information about this year's events.

Designer Showhouse Listings for the Northeastern USA
Browse these listings for a decorator showhouse in your area. Most designer showhouses are open in April, May, and June, however a few events are also held in February in Florida or in Summer and Fall in the Northern U.S. states. Page 2.

Bathroom Sink- Choosing a Bathroom Sink
A new bathroom sink can do a lot to freshen up a drab bathroom. With so many choices on the market in such a wide range of prices, the decision could be difficult. Read here about the many choices on the market and discover what will be the right choice for you.

Finding Decorating Ideas
With dozens of decorating reality TV shows on the airwaves you are sure to find one that uses styles and projects that may appeal to you. Get tips on finding decorating ideas and getting inspiration for your own home decorating projects .. Page 2.

Inspiration for Home Decorating
Where do you start a decorating project? When you do see things you like, be bold and ask for sources, recommendations, and advice. Most people are happy to share this information and you will have a place to start for your project. Page 3.

Decorating Ideas and Inspirations at Showhouses
One wonderful way to get decorating ideas is by attending a Designer Showhouse. These annual events are open to the public for several weeks to benefit a local charity, and offer lots of ideas, sources, and inspiration. . Page 4.

Cottage Style- Cottage Style Decorating
Cottage Style decorating has no distinct elements, but rather combines fabrics, colors, furniture styles, and accessories from wherever you can find them. Learn more about this comfortable style that can be used in many different settings.

Remodeling or Decorating the Bathroom
Remodeling or redecorating your bathroom can be a lot of work, but this very private space will be your haven. The information here will help you plan ahead, gather ideas, and be on the road to a wonderful new bathroom.

The Elements of Bath Remodeling
There are many things to think about when decorating or remodeling the bath. Read here to help make your list of things to plan for on this special project. Page 2.

Home Staging - Home Staging Do's and Don'ts
Home staging has become big business in the last few years, but the truth is, if you're selling your home you don't need to have it professionally staged. Home staging is something you can do yourself.

Romantic Decorating - Ideas for Romantic Decorating
Lighting candles and playing soft music aren't the only ways to add romance to a room. If you want to give your room a little romantic flair check out some of these romantic decorating ideas.

Outdoor Furniture - Where to Buy Outdoor Furniture
Outdoor furniture can be purchased at just about any furniture or home décor store. It seems as though more and more people are decorating outdoor rooms and the industry has responded by making outdoor furniture more readily available.

Flooring Ideas - Entryway Flooring Ideas
There are a few things to consider when considering flooring ideas for the entryway. You have to keep in mind that it's the fist glimpse people get of your interior and thus should set the tone for the rest of your home, but also it's a high-traffic area that sees a lot of comings and goings. It needs to be able to stand up to some abuse.

Winter Bed Linens- Keep Warm in Your Bed With Cozy Winter Bed Linens
There's nothing that determines a good night's sleep as much as your personal comfort and in the winter you need special winter bed linens to keep warm. This means a good mattress, safe conditions, and cozy bed linens. When temperatures get cool, you need to spend a bit of time figuring out how to get that perfect balance between warm and cool and heavy and fluffy. Learn all about bedding products available to make your night's sleep a good one, even in the chilliest weather.

Winter Bed Linens- Keep Warm in Your Bed With Cozy Winter Bed Linens
There's nothing that determines a good night's sleep as much as your personal comfort and in the winter you need special winter bed linens to keep warm. This means a good mattress, safe conditions, and cozy bed linens. When temperatures get cool, you need to spend a bit of time figuring out how to get that perfect balance between warm and cool and heavy and fluffy. Learn all about bedding products available to make your night's sleep a good one, even in the chilliest weather. Page 2.

Winter Bed Linens- Keep Warm in Your Bed This Winter With Cozy Winter Bed Linens
There's nothing that determines a good night's sleep as much as your personal comfort and in the winter you need special winter bed linens to keep warm. This means a good mattress, safe conditions, and cozy bed linens. When temperatures get cool, you need to spend a bit of time figuring out how to get that perfect balance between warm and cool and heavy and fluffy. Learn all about bedding products available to make your night's sleep a good one, even in the chilliest weather. Page 3.

Cleaning Supplies - Cleaning Supplies Every Home SHould Have
To keep your home looking its best it's important to clean regularly. Make sure you have these cleaning supplies on hand at all times.

Home Office Supplies - Essential Home Office Supplies
Once you've chosen the style of your home office and picked out all the fabrics and furniture you'll need to add all those little home office supplies that will make your workspace complete.

Entryway Storage - Simple Ideas for Entryway Storage
Even though it's a place in the home that desperately needs it, it seems as though most homes rarely have enough entryway storage. Even those that have coat closets can often still use more. So if your foyer is lacking in storage check out these ideas for creating an efficient and organized entryway.

Decorate a Room Online - All the Info You Need to Decorate a Room Online
There's so much great design advice on the Internet that it's become very easy to decorate a room online. From the best online room planners, to the top decorating websites, to the best stores for shopping online, we've got all the info you need to design and decorate your space without ever leaving the house.

Office Organization - Office Organization and Decorating Tips
When decorating a home office it's really important that it look like part of your home and not an office cubicle. Check out these office organization and decorating tips to keep it all in check.

HGTV's Design Star Reality Show Reaches 2007 Finale on September 16th
HGTV's Design Star television show has pitted designer-wanna-be's against each other, vying for their own TV show. Read about the finale and decide if you want to vote for your favorite.

Wallies® Chalkboards: Chalking It Up to Clever Solutions
Put up a Wallies® chalkboard instantly, almost anywhere you want one. Read about Wallies® newest product for wall decor.

Weddings- Make Your Wedding a Day to Remember
Weddings are

Weddings- Make Your Wedding a Day to Remember
Weddings are

Wedding Reception Decor- Coordinate Your Wedding and Reception Decor
The wedding reception is a wonderful celebration after your marriage ceremony. If you coordinate the wedding decor with the wedding reception decor, the whole day will look beautiful. Make any wedding reception special by decorating with beautiful centerpieces and thoughtful touches.

Wedding Flowers- Beautiful Wedding Flowers
For one of the most memorable events in your life, create elegant looks for flowers and bouquets with help from our article on

Wedding Flowers- Beautiful Wedding Flowers
For one of the most memorable events in your life, create elegant looks for flowers and bouquets with help from our article on

Sources for Wedding Flowers
If you're planning on doing your own flowers for your wedding, you'll need sources for the blooms. Learn where to find the freshest and most beautiful flowers for your bouquets and centerpieces.

Decorating Teen Rooms
Browse Teen Room resources to find interior decorating articles, information, sources, and links. Also get projects, photos, how-tos, and decorating tips.

More About Decorating Teen Rooms
More decorating ideas and sources for decorating teen rooms. Find articles, information, sources, projects, photos, how-tos, and decorating tips. Page 2.

Ideas for Teen Room Decor
Whether pre-teen or ready for dormitory living, teens love decorating. These project ideas and sources include lots of great tips with articles, information, sources, projects, how-tos, and decorating ideas. Page 3.

Thanksgiving Decorating Ideas
You'll want to bookmark this page of Thanksgiving articles, features, projects, and home decorating ideas!

Thanksgiving Decorating Ideas
You'll want to bookmark this page of Thanksgiving articles, features, projects, and home decorating ideas! Page 2.

Candles With Bows for Thanksgiving
Adding colorful bows to your candlesticks make them special for your holiday table.

Thanksgiving Centerpiece- Thanksgiving Centerpiece With Pillar Candles
Using only a few materials, you can make a decorative Thanksgiving centerpiece for your fall holiday table.

Design Centers and Merchandise Markets in the United States
If you're looking for resources for fabrics, furniture, and accessories that are out of the ordinary, you might want to check our list of design centers that are open occasionally to the public.

More Design Centers in the United States
If you're looking for resources for fabrics, furniture, and accessories that are out of the ordinary, you might want to check our list of design centers that are open occasionally to the public. Page 2.

Traditional Decorating Techniques
Combining elements of many decorating styles, Traditional Style decorating is a classic.

Decorating Tips from HGTV's Dream House 2008
The popular HGTV decorating show Dream House offers tips and decorating techniques for the new year and beyond.

Summer Outdoor Decorating- Summer Outdoor Decorating for Summer Outdoor Living
Enjoy summer more with our tips for summer outdoor decorating. Get outside and enjoy the wonderful weather and beauty of nature. Learn lots about making your outdoor living space enjoyable and comfortable in this article from About.

Summer Accessories- Change Your Accessories for a Summer Look
By making simple changes in pictures, candles, curtains and pillows, you can add summer splash to your home.

Summer Color- Freshen Up Your Home With Bright Summer Color
Read about how you can change the look of your home from winter to summer with simple changes of color.

Summer Style- Freshen Up Your Home with Summer Style
If you have a whole weekend or just an hour, you can make some changes to freshen up your home for summer.

The Art of the Table- The Art of the Table by Suzanne von Drachenfels
The Art of the Table is an authoratative book by Suzanne von Drachenfels about dining, the table, entertaining, food service, and tableware. Read our review of her book,

Plan a Tea Party with Beautiful China and Tasty Treats
Use your pretty china to serve tasty treats for a refined afternoon tea. Get ideas for celebrating anything anytime with afternoon tea.

Plan a Tea Party with Beautiful China and Tasty Treats
Use your pretty china to serve tasty treats for a refined afternoon tea. Get ideas for celebrating anything anytime with afternoon tea. Page 2.

Plan a Tea Party with Beautiful China and Tasty Treats
Use your pretty china to serve tasty treats for a refined afternoon tea. Get ideas for celebrating anything anytime with afternoon tea. Page 3.

Plan a Tea Party with Beautiful China and Tasty Treats
Use your pretty china to serve tasty treats for a refined afternoon tea. Get ideas for celebrating anything anytime with afternoon tea. Page 4.

Casey's Room With Lots of Color
Are you a teenager stuck in a room decorated for a ten-year-old? Are you wondering how to update your space without spending a fortune? If so, you'll be interested in this room makeover accomplished by a creative teen who took her room from bland to vivid in just a few weeks.

Casey's Room With Lots of Color
Are you a teenager stuck in a room decorated for a ten-year-old? Are you wondering how to update your space without spending a fortune? If so, you'll be interested in this room makeover accomplished by a creative teen who took her room from bland to vivid in just a few weeks. Page 2.

Table Linens - Table Linens Do's and Don'ts
The table is often the showpiece of parties and family get-togethers, and the starting point of any table setting is the linens. So before you go out and buy a bunch of tablecloths, placemats and napkins check out these table linen do's and don'ts.

Materials List for the Spring Flower Basket Project
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. Page 2.

How to Make this Spring Flower 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 our tips and instructions for an easy spring basket garden of potted flowers you will love! Page 3.

Fresh, Fast, and Easy Spring Centerpieces
Using a classic footed bowl, a few beautiful flowers, pieces of fruit, or decorative pieces, you can create a fresh spring arrangement that looks as lovely on a luncheon table as it will on a coffee table or in an entryway.

Spring Decorating, Projects, and Ideas for All Around the House
Spring is the time for renewals, fresh bright colors, and beautiful flowers. Add to that Spring cleaning and you'll have a home fresh as the new season. Get ideas for Spring projects and decorating here.

More Spring Decorating Ideas
Spring is the time for renewals, fresh bright colors, and beautiful flowers. Add to that Spring cleaning and you'll have a home fresh as the new season. Get ideas for Spring projects and decorating here. Page 2.

Before You Buy Ceramic Flooring Tile
Read about what you need to know to make the right decision when you're ready to purchase floor tile.

Find Storage Space in Your Living Space
If you have more

Find Storage Space in Your Living Space
If you have more furniture and decorations than you have space to put it, you'll find some great storage ideas here. You'll get suggestions for making the most of the space you have and find ways to create storage areas where you might not have thought. Page 2.

Find Storage Space in Your Living Space
If you have more furniture and decorations than you have space to put it, you'll find some great storage ideas here. You'll get good suggestions for making the most of the space you have and find ways to create storage areas where you might not have thought. Page 3.

Decorate for Summer- Bring the Fresh Look of Summer Into Your Home
When the days are long and the air is warm, you want to throw open your windows and enjoy the days of summer. Bring the fresh look of summer into your home with some quick an easy additions (or removals) of color, style, and accessories. Find out how!

Decorating for Spring - Decorating for Spring Will Cure the Winter Blahs
Need to get rid of the winter blahs? Decorating for spring is the way to do it. Check out these ideas for refreshing your home for spring.

Floral Fabrics - Decorating with Floral Fabrics
Decorating with floral fabrics is a great way to add life, color and excitement to a room, and the more you can use the better. But there are a few rules you need to keep in mind.

Decorating Ideas - Quick and Easy Decorating Ideas
Want to make a change but don't have a lot of time or money? These cheap and easy decorating ideas are easy to do and won't break the bank.

Warm Up Your Home with Southwestern-Style Decorating
For a warm, inviting room, you might choose a Southwestern style.

Spring Decorating- Pretty Centerpieces for Spring
If you're intimidated by the thought of making a floral centerpiece, you'll love our ideas. You'll see 8 beautiful Spring centerpieces that use everyday items from a grocery store or market. Without spending a fortune or lots of time, you'll be able to create some fresh centerpieces for your Spring decorating.

Dress Your Table in Fresh Spring Flowers
The special days of Spring are right around the corner. There's no better way to add a festive touch to your table and home than with fresh flowers.

Home Decor Ideas - 15 Easy Home Decor Ideas
If you want to give your home a little boost, you don't have to completely redecorate. Check out these easy home décor ideas anytime you need a quick change.

Simple Decorating Ideas - 15 Simple Decorating Ideas
Want to do something right now but don't want to undertake a huge decorating project? Take a look at these simple decorating ideas that can be applied to almost any room in the house.

More Easy Decorating Ideas
Easy decorating ideas to freshen up your home.

Online Shopping- Online Shopping Sources for Home Decor
Online shopping is popular these days, since you can't expect to find everything you need for your home decor in your local stores. Try these online shopping sources for just the right furniture, accessories, and artwork to finish off your home's decor.

Slipcovers- Use a New Slipcover to Transform and Refresh Your Furniture
Slipcovers for furniture are available in many styles, fabrics, colors, and patterns. Read how you can use slipcovers on your furniture for a fresh look.

Decorate Your Entry or Foyer
If you walk into your home as a guest, you'll see what your guests see. Decorate your entry or foyer to welcome yourself and your guests to your home. We'll give you some great ideas.

Decorating Books- Decorating Books and Book Reviews
Since books are such an important influence in defining personal style and trying out ideas, we've put together lists of some of our favorite decorating books on interior design.

Decorating Ideas- Sources for Decorating Ideas and Inspiration
Have you ever been in the position of knowing that you just have to do something to your living room or bedroom, but don't know where to get the decorating ideas for your job? Our sources of decorating ideas will guide you to inspiration, pictures, and resources for beginning your decorating project.

Where to Find Decorating Inspiration
Inspiration is all around us. Check out some of these ideas on where to find decorating inspiration.

Small Space Solutions - Small Space Solutions for Every Room in the House
Live in a small space? Don't worry. These tips and tricks will help make the most of your adorable abode.

Small Space Tricks - Add Impact with These Small SPace Tricks
When you have a small space it can be difficult to make certain areas to stand out without the room looking too crowded. Here are a few small space tricks that will add impact to certain items and spaces in your small room.

Online Furniture Shopping Do's and Don’ts
Buying furniture online can be a little scary. Not being able to see items before you buy them means you can't be 100% sure of what you're getting. It can also be big and costly hassle to return things. So before you start buying furniture online check out these online furniture shopping do's and don'ts.

Budget Design- Use Paint to Change the Look of a Room
Paint is one of the least expensive materials that you can use to change the look of a room. Read how to use color in your space.

American Tradition® Signature Colors™ from Lowe's
Lowe's Home Improvement Warehouse and The Valspar Corporation offer consumers a new way to personalize their homes with style. The American Tradition® Signature Colors™ Design Centers installed at Lowe's across the country.

American Tradition® Signature Colors™ from Lowe's
Lowe's Home Improvement Warehouse and The Valspar Corporation offer consumers a new way to personalize their homes with style. The American Tradition® Signature Colors™ Design Centers installed at Lowe's across the country. Page 2.

American Tradition® Signature Colors™ from Lowe's
Lowe's Home Improvement Warehouse and The Valspar Corporation offer consumers a new way to personalize their homes with style. The American Tradition® Signature Colors™ Design Centers installed at Lowe's across the country. Page 3.

Top 8 Specialty Paint Lines
When you need that perfect interior paint color, start with some of these specialty paint manufacturers and lines.

Home Office- Designer Claire Kim Gives Advice on Home Office Design
Setting up a home office should be a planned activity, not just something you throw together. Graphic, web, and advertising designer, Claire Kim, offers her tips for a working home office.

Quick Solutions to Decorating Dilemmas
Sometimes you spend more time trying to figure out how to do something than it actually takes to do the project. For some

Area Rugs Transform a Room
Area rugs add color and warmth to any room. Read about how area rugs can be used in every room of the house.

Enliven Your Home Décor with an Exotic Moroccan Carpet
Hand-woven wool rugs from Morocco can give a room a warm, informal atmosphere. Read a few tips to help you choose a Moroccan carpet for your home.

Choose the Perfect Area Rug
An area rug is a wonderful way to add color, comfort, and beauty to a room. Read about different types of area rugs and choose the one that works best for your space.

What Not to Bring for a Housewarming Gift
If a friend has moved into a new home or just invited you to share a family meal, you might need to bring a gift. We have some suggestions of what NOT to bring.

Cloth Napkins- Use Cloth Napkins for Beautiful Napkin Folding and Table Settings
Use cloth napkins to create beautiful napkin folds to set a beautiful table and contribute to saving our natural resources.

Decorating Resolutions for the New Year
The beginning of a new year can get you inspired to make changes or to do things differently. Read our ideas for resolutions to make this New Year a happier, more organized, and more beautiful year for ourselves and our homes.

From Christmas to New Year's Day With Simple Decorating Changes
When Christmas is over, the holidays are anything but! It’s now time to think about how to change your home’s décor to celebrate the arrival of the New Year.

The Versatile Ottoman
If you're looking for a place to rest your feet, extra seating, or an alternative to the traditional coffee table, an ottoman might be just the ticket. Read about ottomans, then see pictures of many different styles of this versatile piece of furniture.

Home Organization, Storage, Moving, and Cleaning Tips
Find out how to get organized with ideas for your closet, garage, and other storage areas. Learn about time and household management, clutter control, and filing. Read tips on moving in or out of your home. Also, find information and tips on cleaning almost every surface in your home.

Moving Checklist - Moving Checklist for Downsizers
Whether you're moving from a large apartment into your first small home, or an empty nester trading in a large family home for a condo, you'll have to say goodbye to some of your stuff. If you're downsizing your home consult this moving checklist and these moving tips as you start to get ready to pack.

Home Lighting- Easy Lighting Projects for Your Home
Fresh home lighting can really transform an interior space. Read about how to update the lighting in your home for a fresh look.

Home Lighting- Easy Lighting Projects for Your Home
Fresh lighting can really transform an interior space. Read about how to update the lighting in your home for a fresh look. Page 2.

Indoor Water Fountains for Home Owners
Water fountains are not just for luxury spas and hotel lobbies any longer. Read about how to add the sensual feature to your home.

Luxury Home Products- Bring Luxury Into Your Life
Most people never achieve a level of wealth that allows them to purchase and live with the finest of luxurious furniture, artwork, or furnishings. Even if these things are out of your range, there are ways to bring the look of some of these wonderful treasures into your home.

Luxury Home Products- Bring Luxury Into Your Life
Most people never achieve a level of wealth that allows them to purchase and live with the finest of luxurious furniture, artwork, or furnishings. Even if these things are out of your range, there are ways to bring some of these wonderful treasures into your home. Page 2.

Luxury Home Products- Bring Luxury Into Your Life
Most people never achieve a level of wealth that allows them to purchase and live with the finest of luxurious furniture, artwork, or furnishings. Even if these things are out of your range, there are ways to bring some of these wonderful treasures into your home. Page 3.

Get Top Price for Your Home By Decorating It to Sell
The process of showing and selling your home can go much more smoothly if you get everything ready. Our ideas will help you get the top price for your home.

Get Top Price for Your Home By Decorating It to Sell
No one likes to have to move everything from one house to another. But the process of showing and selling your home can go much more smoothly if you get everything ready. Our ideas will help you get the top price for your home. Page 2.

Get Top Price for Your Home By Decorating It to Sell
No one likes to have to move everything from one house to another. But the process of showing and selling your home can go much more smoothly if you get everything ready. Our ideas will help you get the top price for your home. Page 3.

Get Top Price for Your Home By Decorating It to Sell
The process of showing and selling your home can go much more smoothly if you get everything ready. Our ideas will help you get the top price for your home. Page 4.

Get Top Price for Your Home By Decorating It to Sell
The process of showing and selling your home can go much more smoothly if you get everything ready. Our ideas will help you get the top price for your home. Page 5.

Kitchen Updates on a Shoestring
You don't have to feel stuck with a drab kitchen that was last decorated in the 70's. No matter what your budget, you can make changes to freshen it up and bring it into the 21st century.

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.

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 2.

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 3.

Spend a Few Thousand Dollars to Transform Your Kitchen
While you can make a lot of changes on a really small budget, with some savings and some personal labor you can transform your dingy, boring kitchen into a real showplace.

Freshen Up Your Kitchen for 500 to 2000 Dollars
If you have between $500 and $2000, you can really add some pizzaz to your boring, outdated kitchen.

Copper for the Kitchen or Bath
For a warm look in your kitchen or bath, you might consider copper for sinks, tubs, or countertops. Read about the characteristics of copper elements in home interiors.

Copper for the Kitchen or Bath
For a warm look in your kitchen or bath, you might consider copper for sinks, tubs, or countertops. Read about the characteristics of copper elements in home interiors and learn how to care for them. Page 2.

Concrete Counters- How to Use Concrete Counters in a Traditional Style Kitchen
Guest writer, Fu-Tung Cheng, gives ideas on how to adapt concrete counters into the traditional home.

Tips for Buying Lighting Online
Should you buy light fixtures locally or online? Here are the options you’ll need to consider before you purchase, as well as tips for buying lighting fixtures online.

Tips for Buying Lighting Online
Should you buy light fixtures locally or online? Here are the options you’ll need to consider before you purchase, as well as tips for buying lighting fixtures online. Page 2.

Tips for Buying Lighting Online
Should you buy light fixtures locally or online? Here are the options you’ll need to consider before you purchase, as well as tips for buying lighting fixtures online. Page 3.

Tips for Buying Lighting Online
Should you buy light fixtures locally or online? Here are the options you’ll need to consider before you purchase, as well as tips for buying lighting fixtures online. Page 4.

Concrete Counters- Why Concrete Counters?
Concrete is an extraordinary material that is practical, expressive, and aesthetic all at once. It's a new and improve alternative for kitchen countertops. Our article from guest writer, Fu-Tung Cheng, tells you why.

Patriotic Decorating- Red, White, and Blue Decor
Red, white, and blue is the color scheme of the day with these home patriotic decorating crafts and ideas that are perfect for July 4th, or just for adding a dash of American spirit any day of the year.

Patriotic Centerpieces- Patriotic Centerpieces in Red, White, and Blue
It's fun to put together patriotic centerpieces with crafts, flowers, and fruits in red, white, and blue. See our ideas for centerpieces for Memorial Day, July 4th, and Labor Day.

Décor 2 Ur Door
Learn how mother, Robin McDonald, uses her talents to bring decor for your child's or teen's room right to your door, ready to enjoy.

Window Treatments- Window Treatments in a Child's Room
Window treatments in a child's room deserve special consideration. Beyond the choices of color, style, and pattern, are the basic safety and function issues.

Kids Rooms- Choose Color for Kids' Rooms
Our photos will show you wonderful ideas on ways of choosing color to brighten up a kids room. Be sure to use a fun theme and bold color. Choose what you like and put together your own kids room.

Fantasy Beds for Kids
With the wonderful fantasy beds available for kids' rooms, you won't have to build a fort out of blankets. Imagination will run wild with the beautiful, fun, colorful, and imaginative beds created just for kids.

Versatile Furniture- Select Versatile Furniture for Pieces That Grow With Your Child
Little ones grow so fast, so it's important to select versatile furniture so that it will grow with your child and last for years? We'll show you some great pieces of versatile.

Kitchen Islands Go Front and Center
Add extra work space and decorative interest by installing an island in your kitchen. It can be as simple as a small table or as elaborate as a custom-build, electrified, plumbed, tiled cooking center. Get lots of ideas for how to add an island to your kitchen and see photos of great islands.

Kitchen Islands Go Front and Center
Add extra work space and decorative interest by installing an island in your kitchen. It can be as simple as a small table or as elaborate as a custom-build, electrified, plumbed, tiled cooking center. Get lots of ideas for how to add an island to your kitchen and see photos of great islands. Page 2.

What to Consider Before a Kitchen Remodel
Remodeling a kitchen is a big undertaking and one that require careful planning. If you’re thinking about redoing your kitchen, these ideas offer some important things to consider before you go ahead with your remodeling plans.

Use What You Have or Add On to Your Kitchen
Remodeling a kitchen is a big undertaking and one that require careful planning. If you’re thinking about redoing your kitchen, these ideas offer some important things to consider before you go ahead with your remodeling plans. Page 2.

Kitchen Appliances and Lighting
Remodeling a kitchen is a big undertaking and one that require careful planning. If you’re thinking about redoing your kitchen, these ideas offer some important things to consider before you go ahead with your remodeling plans. Page 3.

Kitchen Planning and Renovation Guidelines
You need a stove and refrigerator, counters and cabinets. Read about proper placement, spacing, lighting, and ventilation for your kitchen.

Clutter Equals Stress, Plain and Simple
Messy rooms, disorganized closets, and jumbled junk drawers add unneeded hassle to our already hectic days. Guest author and businesswoman Barbara Kavovit offers advise on clearing out the clutter in our homes.

Recruit Your Kids to Help Get Their Rooms Organized
With kids out of school, this could be the perfect time to recruit them to help organize their rooms. If you get them to help plan the job and help with the work, they just might be more interested in keeping their rooms neat.

Recruit Your Kids to Help Get Their Rooms Organized
With kids out of school, this could be the perfect time to recruit them to help organize their rooms. If you get them to help plan the job and help with the work, they just might be more interested in keeping their rooms neat. Page 2.

Organize Your Home With Resources From About.com
Find articles and links to help organize every room in your home.

Streamline Your Closet
Does anyone really like cleaning out a closet? Probably not! Here's a pain-free way to get the closet organized with almost no effort at all.

Garage Organization- Bring Safety and Efficiency with Great Garage Organization
If you're tired of living with a garage that looks like a garbage dump, bring safety and efficiency with great garage organization tips.

Linen Closet- Linen Closet Makeover
If your home is storage challenged, read our great linen closet makeover tips. They really work!

Storage Space for Kids' Stuff
I don't know a single child who doesn't come with lots of baggage. If this little one lives in your house, you'll have to find places to store all these treasures. Read about places and ways to find great storage space for your child's loot.

Storage Space for Kids' Stuff
I don't know a single child who doesn't come with lots of baggage. If this little one lives in your house, you'll have to find places to store all these treasures. Read about places and ways to find great storage space for your child's loot. Page 2.

Storage Space for Kids' Stuff
I don't know a single child who doesn't come with lots of baggage. If this little one lives in your house, you'll have to find places to store all these treasures. Read about places and ways to find great storage space for your child's loot. Page 3.

Halloween Sunflowers in a Black Basket
Sometimes the simplest decorations are the most effective. Using artificial flowers and a black basket, we've created this easy Halloween decoration.

Mini Pumpkin Candleholders
These adorable candleholders are easy to make for any fall occasion using mini pumpkins, small decorations, and seasonal colored candles. Read the simple directions here for a quick addition to your fall table.

Memorable Gifts for Valentine's Day
This is not the occasion for a new drill or lawnmower or a vacuum or toaster! Valentine's Day gifts should be an expression of your love and affection. If you're stumped for ideas for gifts for Valentine's Day, you might get some inspiration here.

Memorable Gifts for Valentine's Day
This is not the occasion for a new drill or lawnmower or a vacuum or toaster! Valentine's Day gifts should be an expression of your love and affection. If you're stumped for ideas for gifts for Valentine's Day, you might get some inspiration here. Page 2.

Celebrate Valentine's Day With These Ideas, Projects, and Inspiration
Use these fun and romantic suggestions to create a special Valentine's Day for you and your sweetheart.

All About Romantic Decorating on the Web
If you're having trouble coming up with ideas for creating a romantic home, get some ideas from the websites here. You'll be inspired and enlightened!

All About Valentine's Day and Romance on the Web
If you're having trouble coming up with exciting ideas for celebrating Valentine's Day with your sweetheart, get some ideas from the websites here. You'll be inspired and enlightened! Page 2.

Valentine's Day- On Valentine's Day Say I Love You All Around the House
Valentine's Day isn't just for lovers. It's a special day of the year to express your love and appreciation to many people in your life. Read our ideas on tiny little ways you can bring the Valentine spirit to your home.

Dr. Amy Wolfson
Brief bio of Dr. Amy Wolfson, author of The Woman's Book of Sleep: AComplete Resource Guide.