Interior Decorating Sitemap - Page 8 2014-04-16

Decorating Photo of the Day - June 25 - Bring Interest to a Ceiling
Bring interest to a ceiling with a faux finish, stencils, or decorative painting. Find a new decorating photo and tip every day of the week!

[R] Decorating TV Programs
Alist of web resources for TV shows on Decorating and Design.

Essentials Topic Listings for Interior Decorating
A list of all of the special essential pages on this interior decorating site. Get standart measurements, tips, and how-tos.

Large Basket Arrangement for Fall
Would you like to make your own fall centerpiece, but don't know where to start? These easy instructions and photos are free online, and will give you the tips and how to you need. It's a simple arrangement that looks terrific and can be made in a variety of sizes.

Finish this Large Basket Centerpiece for Fall
More tips and instructions for this fall centerpiece that uses autumn vegetables.

Flowers and Entertaining Subject Page
Terrific links and information about choosing, arranging, ordering, caring for, and entertaining with flowers. Also, great inspiration on how to use floral accents in decorating. Plus some wonderful photo projects with step-by-step instructions to create your own floral pieces. >

Professional Interior Designers Subject Page
Helpful articles and links to information that will give you the confidence to work with a professional. Learn how decorators work, how they charge, and what they can do for you that you can't do for yourself.

Holiday and Christmas Decorating Subject Page
Holiday Subject Page: all Christmas decorating topics on one page, including articles, links and Net resources. These projects, ideas, links, and tips are fun, inexpensive, and will add a sparkle to your home for the holidays. Take a look at how easy decorating can be!

Fall and Thanksgiving Holiday Decorating Subject Page
Holiday Subject Page: all Fall and Thanksgiving decorating topics on one page, including articles, links and Net resources. There are some great projects here with how-to instructions and photos, for making quick and easy wreaths, centerpieces, and table decorations. Get inspired for fall and decorate your home!

Holiday Subject Page for Spring
Holiday Subject Page: all Valentine and Spring decorating topics on one page, including articles, links and Net resources.

Home Decor - Home Office Subject Page
Subject Page: all Home Office topics on one page, including articles, links, and other helpful resources.

Home Organization Subject Page from Interior Decorating on About
Get organized with these helpful links to some terrific home organization resources, including time managment, clutter control, closet tips, and storage solutions and more. Somem good advice, tips, and ideas to help you get control.

Most Popular Interior Decorating Pages on About.com - Site Map
What are the most popular Decorating pages? See them all here in this handy site map! Find articles and information on interior design, childrens rooms, design basics, holiday decorating, education, Christmas, how-tos, using color, closets, storage, and more!

Articles and Links on Closets and Storage
Subject Page: all Closet and Storage topics on one page, including articles, netlinks, and other resources. Find out how to get more storage space in the space you already have, how to organize a decorating file for your notes and samples,

Decorating Trends and Design News
Read about the latest trends in home design, furniture, and accessories from a variety of media sources. You'll find new info daily about color trends, furnishings, projects, decorating and interior design.

Bookstore for Books on Bathroom Remodeling and Interior Decorating
A list of decorating books about bathroom remodeling. Get lots of helpful information, explanations, instructions, projects, materials, and considerations to assist you in achieving a dream room with as few hassles as possible.

Bookstore for Books by Mary Emmerling
A list of wonderful decorating books by Mary Emmerling. Most of these titles can be purchased directly from online retailers, listed through mySimon.com...

About's Bookstore for Mary Engelbreit books
A list of wonderful decorating books by Mary Engelbreit. Most of these titles can be purchased directly from online retailers, listed through mySimon.com...

Books on French Style
A list of wonderful books on French Style. As much a project book as a decorating book, the author shows Paris apartment makeovers, and offers advice on redoing your own spaces in the French style without breaking the bank.

Bookstore for Kitchen Books in Interior Decorating
A list of wonderful decorating books on kitchen design and remodeling. The road to remodeling can be full of obstacles and wrong turns. Avoid them with these books that can assist you in achieving a dream kitchen with as few hassles as possible.

Bookstore for Books by Chris Casson Madden
A list of wonderful decorating books by Chris Casson Madden.

Bookstore for Interior Decorating
A list of wonderful decorating books to add to your collection. Includes title, author, and a short description of the book. Home and garden, antiques, childrens room decorating, holiday, home improvement, and other topics.

Bookstore for Books about Paints and Finishes
A list of wonderful decorating books about Painting for the home. Everything you need to know about creating paint finishes for your home. Get instructions, tips, color advice, preparation, and more for sponging, aging, ragging, stenciling and more.

Bookstore for Books about Swedish Style
A list of wonderful decorating books about Swedish Style, all available through online book retailers....

Interior Decorating Question on Color Consultations
Some tips on hiring an interior designer for a color consultation in these frequently asked design questions...

Interior Decorating Question Common Decorating Mistakes
A few of the most common decorating mistakes are revealed in these frequently asked design questions...

Interior Decorating Question on Ugly Tile
Ugly ceramic tile can often be decorated around so that it is liveable in the short term. See more in these frequently asked design questions...

Interior Decorating Question on Budget Home Offices
If you have questions about Interior Decorating, or just have an interest in home decor, you'll want to take a look at these frequently asked design questions.

Interior Decorating Question about Dark Walls
Browse our frequently asked design questions. This one concerns using dark walls.

Interior Decorating Question on Paint Color Choices
If you have questions about Interior Decorating, or just have an interest in home decor, you'll want to take a look at these frequently asked design questions.

Interior Decorating Question on Slipcovers
Take a look at slipcover options in these frequently asked design questions...

Educations in Interior Design FAQ
Find out more about the type of training you'll need for a career in interior design and decorating.

Finding an Interior Designer FAQ
Find out more about locating and using a professional interior designer for your project in these decorating FAQs...

Design FAQ regarding Educations in Interior Design
Here are answers to many common Interior Decorating Questions! This week we'll look at the some of the options for design educations.

Training Your Eye for a Career in Interior Design FAQ
Find out what you can do right now to begin training you eye for an education and career in interior design and decorating.

Preparing for a Career in Interior Design FAQ
Learn what you can do to prepare for a career in interior design and decorating.

Interior Decorating Question and Answer
There are lots of things you can do to create a wonderful holiday party atmosphere. Browse these and other frequently asked questions about decorating...

Design FAQ regarding Educations in Interior Design
Here are answers to many common Interior Decorating Questions! This week we'll look at the some of the options for design educations.

The Newest Links on About's Interior Decorating Site
What's new with About's Interior Decorating Site? Take a look at the latest decorating links to be added to About.

Permission for User Submitted Content Form
User Submitted Content Page for the About's Interior Decorating site. Fill out the information you are submitting and send it in via email. This will give About your permission to publish your article, tip, comments, or ideas on the Interior Decorating site.

Interior Decorating Poll on Dorm Room Decor
A fast, fun poll from About! Share your ideal dorm room look!

Design Question regarding educations in interior design
Here are answers to many common Interior Decorating Questions! This week we'll look at the some of the options for design educations.

Interior Decorating Question and Answer
If you have questions about Interior Decorating, or just have an interest in home decor, you'll want to take a look at these frequently asked design questions.

Interior Decorating Question and Answer
If you have questions about Interior Decorating, or just have an interest in home decor, you'll want to take a look at these frequently asked design questions.

Interior Decorating Question and Answer
If you have questions about Interior Decorating, or just have an interest in home decor, you'll want to take a look at these frequently asked design questions.

Interior Decorating FAQ on Paint Quantity
How much paint should you buy for a room? Get the answer to this and other frequently asked questions about decorating...

Frugal Decorating FAQs
If you have questions about Interior Decorating, or just have an interest in home decor, you'll want to take a look at these frequently asked design questions.

Interior Decorating Question about Paint
Where can you stop a paint color when the room changes in an open plan? Browse these decorating FAQs...

Interior Decorating FAQ on Organizing a Decorating File
Get tips on organizing decorating samples, paint chips, and swatches in these frequently asked design questions...

Interior Decorating Question on Versatile Furniture
If you move frequently these frequently asked design questions have links, tips and information....

Glossaries for Interior Decorating
Decorating and design terms and glossaries.: glossaries search box glossary

How-To Topic Listings for Interior Decorating
A list of all of the How-To features on this interior decorating site. See easy tutorials, ideas, and projects to decorate, clean, and organize your home!

Designing with Charlotte Moss: On Careers in Design
Enjoy a fascinating interview with Charlotte Moss, one of the interior designers in Victoria Magazine's new book, Designers in Residence.

More from At Home With Designers: Interview with Lyn Peterson
Enjoy a fascinating interview with Lyn Peterson, one of the interior designers in Victoria Magazine's new book, Designers in Residence. Get Lyn's advice on starting out, spring updates, and seasonal changes...

At Home With Lyn Peterson: Interview with an Interior Designer
Enjoy a fascinating interview with Lyn Peterson, one of the interior designers in Victoria Magazine's new book, Designers in Residence. Lyn's take on trends in kids rooms, bookshelf ideas, and some great color advice..

Centerpiece and Tablesetting Project List
A List of fast and easy Fall Centerpiece and Tablesetting Projects, with photos and how-to instructions to decorate your home for autumn to bring the season inside.

Thanksgiving Menu Preparation Net Links
Thanksgiving Menu Preparation Links: thanksgiving menu menu preparation fall projects j morton wreath

More from At Home With Designers: Interview with Mary Baltz
Enjoy a fascinating interview with Mary Baltz, one of the interior designers in Victoria Magazine's book, Designers in Residence. Read Mary's helpful tips on budget decorating, personal style, and seasonal changes...

Interview with Mary Baltz: At Home With Designers
Enjoy a fascinating interview with Mary Baltz, one of the interior designers in Victoria Magazine's book, Designers in Residence. Read Mary's thoughts on trends, adding color to a white palette, and seasonal looks for white interiors..

More from At Home With Designers: Interview with Tricia Foley
Page 2 of our fascinating interview with Tricia Foley, one of the interior designers in Victoria Magazine's book, Designers in Residence. Get tips on budget decorating, advice on starting out, and seasonal changes...

More from At Home With Designers: Interview with Ann Fox
More of our interview with Ann Fox, one of the interior designers in Victoria Magazine's new book, Designers in Residence. Ann, an interior designer and proprietor of the Dallas furniture and decorating store, Room Service, discusses tips on budget decorating, advice on starting out, and personal style...

Page 3 of our Interview with Ann Fox, Interior Designer
Part 3 of our interview with Ann Fox, one of the interior designers in Victoria Magazine's new book, Designers in Residence. Ann is an interior designer and proprietor of the Dallas furniture and decorating store, Room Service. In this interview she discusses trends (she is anti-trend) and placing color in a room.

Dorm Decor Contest Results
See our Dorm Decor Contest results and read the winning ideas from students!

Listing of Art, Design, and Furniture Exhibits
Listings of museums, exhibits, and other showsc of interest to interior decorators. Get information on museums, antique fairs, crafts, home shows, showhouses, and more.

Copyright and Reprint Information - Interior Decorating on About.com
Copyright and Reprint Information regarding About's Interior Decorating website.

Christmas Decorating Project and Idea Pages
Christmas Project and Idea Pages with photos and how-to instructions

Top Picks for Christmas Tree Watering Systems
More about Christmas tree watering systems, including our top picks...

Christmas Ideas, Tips, and Decorating Inspiration[R]
Join us for some quick Christmas ideas, tips, and decorating inspiration from guest writer JoAnne Lenart-Weary.

Materials for an Evergreen Holiday Centerpiece
Christmas Projects - Holiday Centerpiece: burgundy flowers holiday centerpiece ornaments glass silver ornaments glass ornaments

Who wants to be a... home decorating expert? Do you know a lot about home decor (or just wish you did?) Do you friends ask you for advice? Are you a student or a homeowner with an interest in decorating? Here's a quiz to test your knowledge! Alas, no prizes, but tons of fun!!
Have some fun and test your knowledge of home decor Alas, no prizes, but tons of fun!

Hanging Plates Project Instructions
Want to hang a grouping of plates on the wall? Click for an easy tutorial!

Hanging Plates Project Instructions
Want to hang a grouping of plates on the wall? Click for an easy tutorial!

Take A Decorating Quiz on Window Treatments II


Take A Fast and Fun Decorating Quiz - Window Treatments III


Alphabetical Link Index for About.com's Interior Decorating Site Index - A
Check these alphabetical index pages to find interior decorating articles, information, sources, and links. Also get projects, photos, how-tos, tips, and lots of fun seasonal decorating ideas.

Alphabetical Index of Interior Decorating Articles and Links
Look up any interior decorating topic in these handy pages of home decor articles, information, sources, and links. Also get projects, photos, how-tos, tips, and lots of fun seasonal decorating ideas.

Search About's Interior Decorating Site
Are you looking for information about Interior Decorating? Use this handy search box to find links, articles, and info on home decor, painting, faux techniques, childrens rooms, bedrooms, sewing projects, flowers, slipcovers, buying furniture, flooring, kitchen remodeling, and much more!

Interior Decorating Book of the Week
Here are some wonderful books for yourself or for gifts, on decorating and design. Find out what books are hot, which are traditional favorites, and the titles you need to have in your decorating library.

Home Project Calculators
This is a great resource for all do-it-yourselfers! A list of online Calculators that will give you estimates on materials for your home projects. Includes estimators for paint, wallpaper, wallboard, tile, flooring.

Annual Yearly Calendar
Find days and dates for the current year on this handy calendar!

Choosing Christmas Colors
Want something unique for your holiday decorations? Learn how to create holiday nosegays for a Christmas tree. See how on this page...

More Fall Centerpiece Materials[R]
See some standard fall centerpiece materials that can be combined to make interesting centerpeices for autumn, fall, Halloween, or Thanksgiving.

Christmas Decorating Projects - Holiday Centerpiece[R]
Christmas Projects - Holiday Centerpiece: cedar boughs holiday centerpiece christmas ideas christmas decorating floral foam

Christmas Decorating Projects - More Holiday Placesetting Ideas
Pretty Holiday Placesetting ideas for Christmas. See photos of seasonal colors, dishes, table linens, and centerpieces, that will give you inspiration for a holiday memory at your own table.

Ideas for Christmas Tablesettings
See some photos of holiday tablesettings for Christmas...

More Instructions to Make a Herb Centerpiece for Autumn
This page finishes our Herb Centerpiece Project for fall.

Floating Candles and Flowers Centerpiece Project Instructions[R]
Learn to make this easy floating candles and flowers centerpiece arrangement.

Fall Pears and Oak Leaves Centerpiece Project Instructions[R]
This project uses fall pears and oak leaves to create a gorgeous and easy centerpiece for Thanksgiving entertaining.

Pine Cone and Twigs Centerpiece Project Instructions[R]
Take a walk to collect a few pine cones and fall leaves, and use them to make a fall centerpiece for your table. Here's how.

Limes, Candle, and Roses Centerpiece Project Instructions[R]
Find out how to make an easy centerpiece arrangement using limes, candles, and roses.

Citrus and Sunflowers Centerpiece
Stop in the produce section when you're grocery shopping to pick up a bag of lemons and limes. Then head to the floral section for a bunch of small sunflowers... Learn how to make this quick centerpiece here!

A Guide to serving pieces used in a traditional tea party
See some traditional serving pieces used at tea parties, including a cake plate, tiered cookie plate, crystal, silver, and more. Then go on to see some wonderful tea tablesettings, tea party menus, and more!

Holiday Decorating Ideas - Holiday Placesettings
Don't miss these terrific Holiday Placesetting Ideas, with color photos and lots of creative ideas on festive tablesettings for your family, for parties, and for the holidays. Easy centerpiece ideas too!

Photos of Christmas Centerpiece Materials[R]
Christmas Projects - Holiday Centerpiece: cedar boughs christmas centerpiece taper candles christmas ideas floral foam

Sparkling Holiday Placesetting Photos
Browse our photos of sparkling holiday placesettings for Christmas... free ideas and tips...

Autumn Tablesettings Pictures of a Table Decorated with Red and Blue[R]
See a Thanksgiving table with a blue and white look for autumn in this page of fall tablesettings and decorating ideas for entertaining.

Natural Fall Table Decorations
Set your Thanksgiving table with a blue and white look for autumn....

Fruit and Sunflowers Centerpiece Project Instructions
Here's how to make this easy centerpiece arrangement from limes and sunflowers. See photos and read a simple tutorial.

Garnished Pillar Candle Centerpiece
This minimalist centerpiece can be made in minutes. Stand a large pillar candle in the bowl and surround it with circles of fruit.

Garnished Pillar Candle Centerpiece Project Instructions[R]
Here's how to make an easy centerpiece arrangement using lemons and artichokes for spring, fall, or anytime.

Decorative Balls Centerpiece
Decorative accessory spheres in ceramic, twig, and seeded versions, are very popular today. Find out how to use these pretty items as the basis of a great table arrangement. See photos and tips here.

Lemon Lime Centerpiece
Fresh lemons and limes give this centerpiece a fresh spring look and smell. Get free instructions and photos on this site...

Lemon Lime Centerpiece Project Instructions[R]
Make a pretty centerpiece from lemons and limes. See how, with tops on creating this easy arrangement.

Tangerine Centerpiece Project Instructions[R]
See our photo tutorial and learn to make this easy centerpiece arrangement for a holiday or party table.

Thanksgiving Calendar and Projects
A helpful Thanksgiving planning calendar to get your organized for the big dinner. Includes some easy and quick projects for wreaths and ideas to create beautiful tablesettings and centerpiece.

Thanksgiving Mantle Decor with Heights and Levels
Create a beautiful Thanksgiving mantle with these ideas. First, set some artificial fruit on a variety of lifts and levels using vases, compotes, glasses, or other decorative containers.

Beaded Fruit Thanksgiving Centerpiece[R]
Display beaded fruit for a long lasting elegant centerpiece for fall and Thanksgiving. See photos and get free centerpiece project instructions here.

Spring Placesetting Ideas, Page 2 -- Party Favors[R]
Decorate your Spring tables with beautiful flowers and placesettings. Small egg shaped candies are arranged on Easter grass in a small ramekin, both to add color and as a guest favor.

Spring Placesetting Ideas, Page 3 -- Egg Nests[R]
Decorate your Spring tables with beautiful flowers and placesettings. Nest a few dyed eggs in Easter grass... one at each placesetting could serve as a placecard as well.

Spring Placesetting Ideas, Page 4 -- Blue and Yellow[R]
Decorate your Spring tables with beautiful flowers and placesettings. Blue hydrangia in a vase are used as a simple centerpiece. A few loose petals have been scattered on the mat for interest. Keep china and mats simple so the flowers remain the focal point.

Spring Placesetting Ideas, Page 5 -- Pink Stems[R]
Decorate your Spring tables with beautiful flowers and placesettings. Set one small bloom on a small leaf at each placesetting. Tie with a ribbon or leave unadorned. Or, add a card with the guest's name.

Spring Placesetting Ideas, Page 6 -- Casual Lunch[R]
Decorate your Spring tables with beautiful flowers and placesettings. A simple vase of tulips brings color to this yellow and green arrangement. The apple themed plates are shown off against green mats, and decorated with a real apple at each place.

Spring Placesetting Ideas, Page 7 -- Flower Themes[R]
Decorate your Spring tables with beautiful flowers and placesettings. Flowers are the star attraction on this table which uses all shades of Easter pastels.

Spring Placesetting Ideas, Page 8 -- Bunny Hop[R]
Decorate your Spring tables with beautiful flowers and placesettings. A small ceramic bunny perks up this table.

Spring Placesetting Ideas, Page 9 -- Tulip Mini Vases[R]
Decorate your Spring tables with beautiful flowers and placesettings. One pretty yellow tulip in a mini vase graces each setting... here set off by blue glass plates and white lace napkins...

Spring Placesetting Ideas, Page 10 -- Blue and Green[R]
Decorate your Spring tables with beautiful flowers and placesettings. The theme is blue and green, perfect for Spring. Floral plates and embroidered napkins repeat the colors and add a hint of coral...

Spring Placesetting Ideas, Page 11 -- Bunny Garden[R]
Decorate your Spring tables with beautiful flowers and placesettings. Ceramic bunnies peer out from a garden of Spring flowers...

Spring Placesetting Ideas, Page 12 -- Pink, Blue, Lace[R]
Decorate your Spring tables with beautiful flowers and placesettings. Pink is repeated in china, candles and the small flower on each napkin...

Spring Placesetting Ideas, Page 13 -- Floral Accent[R]
Decorate your Spring tables with beautiful flowers and placesettings. One pretty leaf and flower on each napkin is a simple detail for a Spring table...[R]

[R] Spring Placesetting Ideas, Page 14 -- Flowers and Bunnies[R]
Decorate your Spring tables with beautiful flowers and placesettings. Flowers in a variety pastels are perfect for Spring tables. Add some ceramic bunnies or ducks for Easter.

Spring Placesetting Ideas, Page 15 -- Bunnies and Eggs[R]
Decorate your Spring tables with beautiful flowers and placesettings. Children will love a table that features bunnies and foil covered chocolate eggs!

Citrus Cooler Centerpiece
Citrus fruits make wonderful centerpieces. Choose them in any color and pile them into a pretty bowl. Get full instructions and tips on this page...

Candle with Lemons Centerpiece
This minimalist centerpiece can be made in minutes. Stand a large pillar candle in the bowl and surround it with circles of fruit.... Click here for a photo...

Ceramic Spheres Centerpiece
Decorative accessory spheres in ceramic, twig, and seeded versions, are very popular today. Find out how to use these pretty items as the basis of a great table arrangement. See photos and tips here...

Lemon Lime Medley
Fresh lemons and limes give this centerpiece a true spring look and smell. Get free instructions and photos on this site...

Lemon Daisy Centerpiece
Lemons and daisies and a natural for Spring and Summer. Learn how to use them to create an easy centerpiece for your table...

Roses and Limes Centerpiece
Need some centerpiece help? See these easy projects all made in the same bowl. For this one we've used roses, limes, and leaves... See more here...

Fall Decorating Ideas - Thanksgiving Centerpieces and Tablesettings
Make your own easy Thanksgiving centerpieces and tablesettings with inspiration from these gorgeous holiday photos of tables and placesettings. Find out how a small bag of groceries can help you create a wonderful table decoration in less than 15 minutes! Read on...

Fall Decorating Ideas - Thanksgiving Floral Centerpiece
An easy to make and versatile Fall floral centerpiece to use at Thanksgiving and beyond. See clear how-to photos that include instructions and ideas on personalizing your centerpiece. Plus tips and design techniques. Get creative!

Christmas Decorating Project - Holiday Centerpiece[R]
This is a wonderful Christmas project making a festive holiday floral centerpiece. See photos and get all the instructions. Whether you make it for yourself or for a gift, it's a long lasting arrangement for the holidays.

Christmas Project - Holiday Centerpiece Variations Page 1
See more variations of our evergreen holiday centerpiece, then go to project instructions and tips...

More of our Christmas Project - Holiday Centerpiece Variations Page 2[R]
See more variations of our evergreen holiday centerpiece, then go to project instructions and tips...

Fruit and Flowers Platter Centerpiece[R]
Fill a platter for an impressive table centerpiece. See photos and get free project instructions here.

Designer Tips and Decorating Ideas: Interior Designers discuss personal decorating style
Learn more about decorating and hear more from prominent interior designers on personal decorating styles...

Reader Email Letters to About's Interior Decorating Guidesite
A collection of reader emails sent to About's Interior Decorating Guidesite...

More Placesetting Ideas for Christmas
Get inspired to set a gorgeous Christmas table with these holiday placesetting ideas. Click here for photos...

#1 Scarf Napkin Folding How-Tos
Learn how to do a variety of napkin folds for special entertaining. The first and easiest fold is the Scarf Fold...

#2 Traditional Napkin Folding Tutorial
The next napkin fold is the Traditional Fold. It too is very easy and attractive...

#3 Rolling Napkin Folding Directions
The next napkin fold is the Rolling Fold, a fast and easy fold that is also good on buffet tables...

#4 Goblet Fan Napkin Folding Tutorial[R]
Try this Goblet Fan Fold at your next dinner party. It's an easy fold and looks beautiful.

#5 Knotted Napkin Folding HowTo
Try this knotted napkin fold for an casual table. Begin by laying the napkin flat...

#6 Tailored Napkin Folding Directions
This is a neat fold that is simple to do and looks great on the table...

#7 Pocket Napkin Folding Instructions
A perfect fold for a buffet table. The pocket could also be used to hold a placecard, decoration, or tiny gift...

#8 Stand Up Fan Napkin Folding Tutorial
This is a neat fold that is simple to do. It's often seen in restaurants and will look great on your table too...

#9 Three Point Hat Napkin Folding Tutorial
Here's an easy decorative napkin fold for your holiday table...

#10 Cuffed Roll Napkin Folding Tutorial
This napkin fold is simple and takes up little space on a holiday table...

#12 Cat's Paw Napkin Folding Tutorial
Remember folding these out of paper? Try it with a napkin for something different...

#13 Triangle Pocket Napkin Folding Tutorial
This fold is a little more difficult, but it forms a pocket for a gift, a dinner roll, or a flower...

#11 Tulip Napkin Folding Tutorial
Here's another beautiful napkin fold that is easy and pretty...

What Do You Want To Paint?
What do you want to paint? Browse these links with ideas that use paint for home decorating projects.

What Do You Want To Faux Finish?
What do you want to faux finish? Browse these links with projects and tutorials for faux finishing projects.

Decorating Topic of the Week: FIXING UP
Get ready to fix up your home! These links, articles, and ideas on decorating, home improvement, and painting, will have your house looking polished in a hurry.

Decorating Quiz - Decorative Moldings


Vases on a Tray Centerpiece
Make a special centerpiece for Spring. Whether you entertain on Valentines Day, Mothers Day, Easter, or host a bridal shower or tea party, these easy centerpieces will infuse your gathering with color, fragrance, and style. Learn how here!

Roses and Ceramic Balls Spring Centerpiece Idea
Make a special centerpiece for Spring. Whether you entertain on Valentines Day, Mothers Day, Easter, or host a bridal shower or tea party, these easy centerpieces will infuse your gathering with color, fragrance, and style. Learn how here!

Quick Look: Simple Valance Ideas, Picture #3
A Quick Look at Simple Valance Ideas...A panel of sheer fabric is hung from a top border of plain fabric with tie tabs...

Quick Look: Simple Valance Ideas, Picture #5
A Quick Look at Simple Valance Ideas...A tablecloth is tied to small hooks with raffia ties...

Quick Look: Simple Valance Ideas, Picture #6
A Quick Look at Simple Valance Ideas...Lengths of inexpensive blind are hung from a small board... roll the ends around a dowel and hang from strips of fabric....

Quick Look: Simple Valance Ideas, Picture #7
A Quick Look at Simple Valance Ideas...This treatment uses minimal fabric since it is a plain flat panel...Add interest with a border of patterned fabric, and pull up for use as a valance...

Quick Look: Simple Valance Ideas, Picture #8
A Quick Look at Simple Valance Ideas...Simple drapery panels frame the matchstick valance tied with strips of matching fabric....

Quick Look: Simple Valance Ideas, Picture #9
A Quick Look at Simple Valance Ideas...Plain white is dressed up with a shaped hem and trimmed with a narrow grosgrain ribbon edge...

Photos of the Assistance League of Southern California Design House 2002
View photos from the Los Angeles Design House 2002 at an Italian Renaissance mansion in Hancock Park.

More Photos of the Los Angeles Design House 2002[R]
See pictures from the Assistance League [R]of Southern California Design House 2002 in Los Angeles.

Report from the Design House 2002 in Los Angeles
Take a short virtual tour with photos and interviews from the Assistance League of Southern California Design House 2002.

Photos of the 2002 NSO Decorators' Show House
View photos from the 2002 NSO Decorators' Show House held at the Houghton Mansion in Washington DC.

Additional Pictures from the Fall 2002 NSO Houghton Mansion Showhouse
See pictures taken at the October 2002 National Symphony Orchestras Designer Showhouse in the Houghton Mansion in Washington DC.

More Photos of the 2002 NSO Decorators' Show House
See pictures taken at the October 2002 National Symphony Orchestras Designer Showhouse in the Houghton Mansion in Washington DC.

Report from the 2002 NSO Decorators' Show House
Take a short virtual tour with photos and notes from the 2002 NSO Decorators' Show House in Washington DC.

Report from the 2002 Pasadena House of Design
Browse photos and notes on our vist to the 2002 Pasadena Decorator Showhouse in Southern California.

Photos of the 2003 Lake Forest Showcase House and Gardens
View photos from the 2003 Lake Forest Showcase House and Gardens.

More Photos of the 2003 Lake Forest Showcase House and Gardens[R]
See pictures from the 2003 Lake Forest Showcase House and Gardens.

Additional Pictures from the 2003 Lake Forest Showcase House and Gardens
Designer Jessie Davidson has carved a little slice of heaven in a small dressing area near the Lady's Master Bedroom. See pictures taken in the Lady's Dressing Room at the 2003 Lake Forest Showcase House and Gardens.

Report from the 2003 Lake Forest Showcase House and Gardens
Take a virtual tour with photos and interviews from the 2003 Lake Forest Showcase House and Gardens.

Report from the 2003 Wisconsin Showhouse
Take a virtual tour with photos and interviews from the 2003 Wisconsin Showhouse.

Photos of the 2003 Wisconsin Showhouse
View photos from the Sitting Room in the Master Suite at the 2003 Wisconsin Showhouse.

More Photos of the 2003 Wisconsin Showhouse[R]
See pictures from the Garden Room at the 2003 Wisconsin Showhouse. This room takes its style and tone from a beautiful Brunschwig & Fils fabric, Garden of Loren.

Additional Pictures from the 2003 Wisconsin Showhouse
See pictures taken at the 2003 Wisconsin Showhouse.

Report from the 2003 Orange County Philharmonic House of Design
Take a virtual tour with photos and details from the 2003 Orange County Philharmonic House of Design.

Photos of the Guest Bedroom at the 2003 Orange County Philharmonic House of Design in Southern California
View photos from the 2003 Orange County Philharmonic House of Design.

Additional Pictures from the 2003 Orange County Philharmonic House of Design
See pictures taken at the 2003 Orange County Philharmonic House of Design.

Dining Room Photos from 2003 Philharmonic House of Design in Orange County, California[R]
See pictures from the 2003 Orange County Philharmonic House of Design.

Report from the Pasadena Showcase House of Design 2003
Take a virtual tour with photos and interviews from the Pasadena Showcase House of Design 2003.

Photos of The Salon from the 2003 Pasadena House of Design
The Salon at the 2003 Pasadena Showcase House of Design is a warm sunroom done in warm colors and luxurious furnishings.

The Lady's Office at the Pasadena Showcase House of Design 2003[R]
Longing for a private space of your own? See photos of the Lady's Office from the Pasadena Showcase House of Design 2003.

Pictures from the Debutante's Suite at the Pasadena Showcase 2003
See pictures from the Debutante's Suite at the Pasadena Showcase House of Design 2003.

Spring Placesetting Ideas, Page 1 -- Spring Centerpiece[R]
Decorate your Spring tables with beautiful flowers and placesettings. Ten tulips, iris, and a dozen pink ranuncula are loosely arranged in a low round vase. Pastel candles and foil wrapped candies add a bit of sparkle...

Decorating Terminology Quiz - Design Terms I


Test Your Skills in this Decorating Quiz - Design Terms II


Quick Look: Ottoman Style, Picture #2
A Quick Look at Ottoman Styles... Attractive turned legs and a sturdy square shape perfect for use as a coffee table.

Quick Look: Ottoman Style, Picture #3
A Quick Look at Ottoman Styles... This unique wicker base evokes a casual feel.

Quick Look: Ottoman Style, Picture #5
A Quick Look at Ottoman Styles...Striped fabric is cut so each section is perfectly matched to the striped skirt.

Quick Look: Ottoman Style, Picture #6
A Quick Look at Ottoman Styles... Add a bit of Country French style with a simple rush seat and pillow top tied on with fabric ribbons.

Quick Look: Ottoman Style, Picture #7
A Quick Look at Ottoman Styles...This ottoman features sleek legs and an uncluttered design.

Quick Look: Ottoman Style, Picture #8
A Quick Look at Ottoman Styles... A traditional skirted ottoman adds a touch of the unusual with its unique shape.

Quick Look: Ottoman Style, Picture #9
A Quick Look at Ottoman Styles... This simple tailored flat skirt and a cushion welted once around the middle would fit well with many styles of furniture.

Quick Look: Ottoman Style, Picture #10
A Quick Look at Ottoman Styles... Feminine style with curving sides, blush fabric, and dressmaker details.

Quick Look: Ottoman Style, Picture #11
A Quick Look at Ottoman Styles... A smaller size fits well in front of a matching chair, while button tufting gives enough strength to hold a tray for use as a small table.

Quick Look: Ottoman Style, Picture #12
A Quick Look at Ottoman Styles... A set of corner inverted pleats is a simple style enhancement.

Quick Look: Ottoman Style, Picture #13
A Quick Look at Ottoman Styles... Smaller ottomans can easily be placed under sofa tables. These add a dash of color with plaid fabric and some pretty corner gathering.

Quick Look: Ottoman Style, Picture #14
A Quick Look at Ottoman Styles... Is it art or furniture? Add these whimsical ottomans to a contemporary room.

Quick Look: Ottoman Style, Picture #15
A Quick Look at Ottoman Styles... Match the ottoman design, fabric, and details to a chair for a unified pair.

Quick Look: Ottoman Style, Picture #16
A Quick Look at Ottoman Styles... Simple cushion design gets a punch of interest with nicely turned wood legs in a contrasting color.

Quick Look: Ottoman Style, Picture #17
A Quick Look at Ottoman Styles... Large ottomans placed in front of a sofa can easily be used as either a footrest or a coffee table.

Quick Look: Simple Valance Ideas
A Quick Look at Simple Valance Ideas...One flat panel of fabric in a large pattern... line it shaped to a point and attach a tassel...

Quick Look: Simple Valance Ideas, Picture #2
A Quick Look at Simple Valance Ideas...Lace bordered in a plain fabric to give it weight... then hung from simple white pegs...

At Home with Mary Baltz: Interview with an Interior Designer
Enjoy a fascinating interview with Mary Baltz, one of the interior designers in Victoria Magazine's book, Designers in Residence. Mary has honed her style over the years, adding, editing, and always layering in collections and accessories on top of a neutral canvas of pale white...

At Home With Tricia Foley: Interview with an Interior Designer
Enjoy a fascinating interview with Tricia Foley, one of the interior designers in Victoria Magazine's book, Designers in Residence. Tricia Foley, author, editor, and product designer loves natural colors and vintage linens. She employs a simple decorating style that is both practical and...

Interview with Tricia Foley: At Home With Designers
Enjoy a fascinating interview with Tricia Foley, one of the interior designers in Victoria Magazine's book, Designers in Residence. Get tips on trends, children's rooms, bookshelves, and color...

Interview with Ann Fox: At Home With Designers
Ann Fox, one of the interior designers in Victoria Magazine's new book, Designers in Residence, is an interior designer and proprietor of the Dallas furniture and decorating store, Room Service. In this interview she discusses decorating for children, her personal style, and gives advice on a variety of home decor topics.

Interview with Charlotte Moss:At Home With Designers
It's been years since Charlotte Moss made the leap from the world of Wall Street into the world of design. Find out more about her design ideas in this interview. As one of the interior designers from Victoria Magazine's book, Designers in Residence...

More from At Home With Designers: Interview with Charlotte Moss
Charlotte Moss on budget decorating, advice on starting out, and seasonal changes...... in this interview with some of the interior designers from Victoria Magazine's book, Designers in Residence.

Page 3 of our Interview with Charlotte Moss, Interior Designer
Here is more of what Charlotte Moss had to say about trends, floorcoverings, and personal style... in this interview with some of the interior designers from Victoria Magazine's book, Designers in Residence.

Interview with Lyn Peterson: At Home With Designers
Enjoy a fascinating interview with Lyn Peterson, one of the interior designers in Victoria Magazine's new book, Designers in Residence. Learn about her child-friendly style, tips for new homeowners, childrens room ideas, and lots more.

Beaded Fruit and Cedar Mantle Arrangement
Show off beautiful objects by placing them in the center of your mantle. Here beaded fruits line up as a sparkling focal point. See photo and tips.

Fall Leaf Basket Mantle Decoration
Fall leaves in a twig basket are a natural for a mantle decoration. Use real leaves or the preserved type, adding in a few wheat stalks and berry stems for texture. See more with these photos and ideas for Thanksgiving mantles.

Decor Trivia Question #1 -- Who wants to be a home decorating expert?
Test your decorating trivia knowledge with this fun and informative home decor quiz!

Birdhouse Theme Christmas Trees
See a Birdhouse Theme Christmas tree photos with tips on ornaments and decorations.

Decorating Quiz - Types of Wood


Men's vs. Women's Choices in Interior Decorating
What do men want for their home? What do women want? See this helpful chart of men's vs. women's choices in Interior Decorating and you'll understand why you can't seem to agree on anything related to home decor. Then get some ideas to resolve the conflicts.

Solving Furniture Disagreements in a Marriage
Do you argue with your husband or wife over home decorating decisions? Learn about some ways to solving furniture disagreements and decorate your home so you'll both be happy. Tips on understanding your spouse and compromising.

WalliesÆ Make Home Decor Easy
Decorating is a snap with the new breed of prepasted wallpaper cutouts, borders, and murals. Get some color on boring white walls even if you live in a dorm or apartment, since these cutouts will remove easily when you move out. See some room photos courtesy of WalliesĘ brand, and see how easy room decor can be!

More Art Tips about Colors and Size


Landscape Art - Tips for Hanging Artwork


Hanging Artwork with Horizontal or Vertical Lines


Hanging Artwork in Diagonal Lines


Hanging Art in Symmetrical Arrangements


Limes, Candle, and Roses Centerpiece
Need some centerpiece help? See these easy projects all made in the same bowl. For this one we've used roses, limes, and leaves.

Grape Cluster Mantle Decoration
Need an easy Thanksgiving mantle decoration? See this page with photo and tips... Place one large beaded fruit (elevated in a compote or vase) at the center of the mantle. Then, on either side...

Artificial Leaf Spray Decoration for Fall Mantles
Browse floral supply stores or craft stores for interesting fall leaf sprays. Then simply set a few of them down the length of your mantle. Find full instructions for this easy arrangement here.

Natural Materials for a Fall Mantle
Turn a walk in the woods into a gorgeous mantle or table decoration. Learn how here with this free photo tutorial for Thanksgiving mantle decorations.

Garland and Mini Pumpkin Mantle Arrangement
This Thanksgiving mantle arrangement is fast and easy to make. If you're not fond of orange pumpkins then replace them with white ones. See photos and instructions here.

Pine Cone and Twigs Centerpiece
Natural fall materials can be found on walks or in your backyard. Find out how to use pine cones and twigs to make an autumn centerpiece for a fall dinner or Thanksgiving.

Gift Ideas for Every Occasion
Need a special gift for a holiday or special occasion? Get someinspiration from these gift ideas that range from the simple and classic to the unique and do-it-yourself!

July 4th Red Carnation Centerpiece
Dress up a standard red carnation floral arrangement with a few decorations just for Memorial Day or July Fourth!

The Angel Tree
See a Christmas Angel Tree with photo with ideas on ornaments and decorations.

Creating Holiday Nosegays for Your Tree
Create your own unique and beautiful bunches of holiday nosegays that are perfect for adding a designer touch to a Christmas tree. Find out how here.

Nautical Theme Christmas Trees
See a Nautical Theme Christmas tree photos with tips on ornaments and decorations.

Musical Theme Christmas Trees
See a Musical Theme Christmas tree photos with tips on ornaments and decorations.

Sports Theme Christmas Trees
See a Sports Theme Christmas tree photos with tips on ornaments and decorations.

Thanksgiving Centerpiece Materials List and Photos
Get tips on the materials needed for a fresh floral arrangements. Learn about floral foam, containers, flowers, natural material, and making your centerpiece last longer.

How to Use Oasis Floral Foam for Making Centerpieces
Have you ever wondered how to use the Oasis Floral Foam for your flower arrangements? Here are some quick tips, photos, and how-tos on ways to use it for better floral centerpieces. Fast and easy.

More Centerpiece Materials for Fall Centerpieces
Photos of more basic fall centerpiece materials used to create beautiful centerpieces for autumn, Fall, Halloween, or Thanksgiving. Small pumpkins and gourds, mini-pumpkins, dried corn, leaves, apples, onions, and kale are simply arranged in a basket or on a platter. It couldn't be easier so come see how to do it.

Herb Centerpiece Project for Fall
Want to create a last minute beautiful centerpieces for Fall? Raid your refrigerator, or make a quick trip to the grocery store, then see these techniques to make an easy table arrangement in about 10 minutes or less.

Dried Corn Centerpiece Project for Fall[R]
Here's another centerpiece project for fall. Make it in minutes in any size container, using items you probably already have. Check it out.

Finish this Dried Corn Centerpiece Project
Use these photos and instructions to finish this autumn centerpiece with dried corn, apples, and herbs...

Basket of Dried Corn and Pumpkins
Would you like to make your own fall centerpiece, but don't know where to start? These easy instructions and photos are free online, and will give you the tips and how to you need. It's a simple arrangement that looks terrific and can be made in a variety of sizes.

Tablesettings and Centerpieces for Autumn
Set a beautiful fall table for entertaining or Thanksgiving. See these photos of pretty fall tables to get you inspired and give you some good decorating tips.

More Elegant Tablesettings for Thanksgiving
Entertaining this fall? See autumn centerpiece and tablesetting photos along with tips and ideas to make your table special.

Photos of Pretty Fall Tablesettings for Thanksgiving
Not wild about orange on your Thanksgiving table? See how other color combinations can still give your tablesettings an autumn look.

How to Make a Fall Centerpiece in a Wreath with Photos and Instructions
A fall arrangement for your table that is as easy as 1-2-3! See photos and make something special for your autumn table!

Fruit and Sunflowers Centerpiece
Stop in the produce section when you're grocery shopping to pick up a bag of lemons and limes. Then head to the floral section for a bunch of small sunflowers. Learn how to make a centerpiece with this easy tutorial

Floating Candles and Flowers Centerpiece
With only a few flowers and some floating candles, this centerpiece is simplicity itself. Learn to make it here.

Fall Pears and Oak Leaves
Fall pears make wonderful centerpieces. Choose them in any color and pile them into a pretty bowl. Get full instructions and tips on this page.

Tangerine Centerpiece
Photos and tips on creating a table centerpiece using citrus fruits and a few fresh flowers.

Autumn and Fall Mantle and Fireplace Decorations
Do you have a mantle that needs a little seasonal spark? Try this page of Autumn and Fall Decorating Ideas, with quick tips on fast fall decor. Try some!

Fall Tablesetting Ideas and Photos for Autumn and Thanksgiving
Are you having a special dinner this fall? Or just planning ahead for Thanksgiving? Use these photos and links on Autumn and Fall Decorating to get to tablesettings and centerpiece ideas. Bring fall indoors, and create a table your guests will sigh over.

Indoor Seasonal Decor for Fall[R]
Autumn is my favorite season. I love to bring in pumpkins, leaves, twigs, and berries and arrange them in large and small displays. Here are some of my favorites.

Fall Decorating Projects - Northwoods Mini-Pumpkin
Try this easy and effective Northwoods Mini-Pumpkin project. All instructions and photo samples are included so you can make your own table decorations for a special dinner party or for fall decor around the house.

Fall Decorating Projects - Northwoods Mini-Pumpkin Table Decoration
This easy Northwoods Mini-Pumpkin project is illustrated with photos and a quick tutorial of instructions. Simply take a mini-pumpkin, ribbon, wheat, or other natural materials, and hot glue on. This can be used as a party favor, decoration, or even an individual placecard at each placesetting. Take a look!

Learn to Make It Yourself Project for Floral Bows
Here's a step-by-step illustrated tutorial on making a floral bow. See photos, get instructions and tips, and view the finished project. All you need is some ribbon and a piece of wire!

Floral Bows, page 2 of this Make It Yourself Decorating Project
Learn how to make a floral bow in this make it yourself project. These are simple, and once you master the easy techniques you'll be able to make a beautiful wired bow in no time to decorate gifts, flower arrangements, and holiday decorations.

Fall Decorating - Make Your Own Fall Wreath with Floral Picks
Here's an easy Fall Projects anyone can make in minutes. This Fall Wreath starts with a grapevine wreath form and adds a few simple materials to decorate it for autumn. Choose from a variety of items at a craft store, or add your own natural materials. Photos of each step, with instructions.

Wreath Making Materials for Fall Wreaths
Find photos and descriptions of some of the great fall wreath making materials that can be used to make your own beautiful fall wreath. Then go on to create a wreath for your door! Full instructions and pictures.

Fall Raffia Wreath Project - Photos and Instructions
Here's a pretty Fall Raffia Wreath to make quickly and easily, following these step-by-step instructions with photos. See how to turn a plain grapevine wreath form into something special, using a few simple materials and less than a half hour of your time.

Make a Colorful Fall Wreath for Your Home
Take a peek at these easy instructions to make a Colorful Fall Wreath in less than 15 minutes. See photos and step-by-step tips to get this project completed fast!

How to make a Fall Platter Centerpiece, with Photos and Instructions
This simple centerpiece can be arranged in minutes on a platter or tray, and will last several days. Just prior to your dinner, finish the arrangement by garnishing with kale leaves. It is easy, versatile, and fun! Customize it by using various vegetables and fruits. See photos and tips!

Centerpiece Materials for Fall Decorating Projects[R]
Listed here, with photos, are some basic fall centerpiece materials that can be used to create wonderful table arrangements for autumn, fall, Halloween, or Thanksgiving.

Tablesettings and Centerpieces for Autumn
Easy and fun centerpieces for fall tables... see photos and get free tips.

More Pretty Tablesettings and Centerpieces for Autumn


Fun Fall Tablesettings and Centerpieces


More Fall Tablesettings and Centerpieces
More unique and pretty ideas for Fall tablesettings and table decorations, including placecards, napkin rings, and more. See photos and get tips to create your own gorgeous table decor for Thanksgiving!

More Fall Tablesettings Ideas, Page 2
Need some beautiful tablesetting ideas? See photos here of easy and unique autumn placecards, napkin rings, and more, perfect for Thanksgiving...

Thanksgiving Centerpiece Photo Project - Page 1
Put together this Thanksgiving centerpiece a few days before Thanksgiving. Later, simply remove the fall flowers and add red flowers and holiday decorations for a long-lasting centerpiece. See photos and get the details here!

Thanksgiving Centerpiece Photo Project - Page 2
Begin adding evergreens to this Thanksgiving centerpiece. Find photos, tips, instructions, and ideas here...

Continue Making Your Thanksgiving Centerpiece, Page 3
Free instructions and tips on creating a gorgeous long lasting fall centerpiece. If kept watered it will last up to four weeks. Learn more here...

Adding Fresh Flowers to this Thanksgiving Centerpiece, Page 4
Here's how to insert flowers into our Thanksgiving Centerpiece. First, cut mums apart into single and double flower stems. Use a few longer stems... Click to see complete photos and instructions!

Adding Leaves and Wheat to this Thanksgiving Centerpiece, Page 5
Use wheat and leaves to complete this evergreen Thanksgiving Centerpiece. Click to see complete photos and howtos...

How to Work with Cedar Branches
Here's more on making our Thanksgiving Centerpiece. This page shows how to cut a long branch of cedar into several useable sections. Use these to fill in the top and sides of an evergreen arrangement...

Insider Tips on Making a Lasting Thanksgiving Centerpiece
Use these helpful tips to make your Thanksgiving Centerpiece last longer. See how to water, place, and arrange, in photos that make it easy. Remember that placing your centerpiece on a platter will eliminate most worries of spilling water onto the table. Next...

Snowflake Theme Christmas Trees
See pretty Snowflake Theme Christmas tree photos with tips on ornaments and decorations.

Santa Theme Christmas Trees
See pretty Santa Theme Christmas tree photos with tips on ornaments and decorations.

Sun, Moon, Stars Theme Christmas Trees
See a Sun, Moon, Stars Theme and a gold and silver themedChristmas tree photos with tips on ornaments and decorations.

Western Cabin Theme Christmas Trees
See a Western Cabin Theme Christmas tree photos with tips on ornaments and decorations.

Kitchen Fruit Theme Christmas Trees
See a Kitchen Fruit Theme Christmas tree photos with tips on ornaments and decorations.

Teatime Theme Christmas Trees
See a Teatime Theme Christmas tree photos with tips on ornaments and decorations.

Terms for Interior Decorating Quiz - Design Terms III


Mars and Venus and Choosing Furniture
Mars, Venus, and Choosing Furniture looks at how husbands and wives view the choices of furnishings for their home. He wants comfort and function, she wants it to be pretty and perfect. Is this a recipe for disaster or an opportunity for negotiation?

Books on the Business of Interior Design
Ever wonder how to get started in the Interior Design business? Browse these books for helpful ideas, tips, forms, and sound advice.

More Decorating Quizzes - Window Treatments I


Color Moods Decorating Quiz


Organize Your Dorm Room!
Your new dorm room is one TINY little space. So how are you going to fit in all of your books, linens, luggage, clothes, sound system, computer equipment, and everything else? Get organized, of course!

More Fabric Terms II in a Decorating Quiz


Decorating Quiz - Fabric Terms I


Decorating Quiz - Fabric Terms I


October 2000: Decorating for Fall and Halloween
About's Decorating site is full of information and fun projects for Fall. This page lists everything, with links to get you to ideas, photos, and instructions. Whether you need a costume for the kids, party ideas, or an elegant fall centerpiece, this is the place to start!

More October 2000 Decorating for Autumn, Halloween, and Thanksgiving
More fall links to fun projects and decorating ideas for Autumn, including photos and instructions. Some ideas for fall entertaining, tablesettings, centerpieces, and decor, for fall, Halloween, and Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving Decorating Inspirations
Are you entertaining in November? See our newest seasonal centerpiece arrangements and photos of some beautiful fall tables. Get inspired, get ideas, get it here...

Decorating Ideas for Autumn and Fall, page 1
Autumn and Fall Decorating projects and Fast Fall Decorating ideas. Use these quick tips to decorate in a hurry. This page especially for centerpieces and table decorations, with photos and links.

[R] Creating Holiday Nosegays for Your Tree[R]
Create your own unique and beautiful bunches of holiday nosegays that are perfect for adding a designer touch to a Christmas tree. Find out how here...

[R] Choosing Christmas Color Schemes[R]
Learn more about choosing a color scheme for Christmas decorating along with a list of some great holiday color combinations and tips on using color...

Daily Holiday Tips for December, 2000
Avoid the holiday crowds... use these helpful daily Holiday Tips to help you get organized for a wonderful Christmas!

Part 2 of Christmas Traditions - Ways to Add Meaning and Continuity to the Holidays
Need new holiday traditions? Start your search for the perfect traditions with these pages of holiday ideas. Start making memories this year!

[R] Christmas Tree Skirts -- Tips and Ideas [R]
Christmas tree skirts will hide the tree stand and contribute color and pattern to your holiday decorating. Get some tree skirt tips and ideas here...

Christmas Gifts Onlines Sources
Where to shop online for great Christmas gifts. From the traditional and unusual, to the luxurious and beautiful, these sites will surely have something to fill the bill for everyone on your gift list.

12/99 - ChristmasTips and Ideas - from your About.com Guide to Interior Decorating
Daily Holiday Tips and Ideas for a wonderful Christmas, from your About.com Guide to Interior Decorating

[R] Countdown to Christmas: Decorating Tips, Ideas, and More[R]
Ideas about food, clothing, gift giving, and traditions for your family Christmas.

More Ideas for Holiday Gift Wrapping
More gift wrapping tips and ideas especially for the Christmas holidays...

List of Holiday Gift Wrapping Materials
Putting together a gift wrapping center can save lots of time when wrapping holiday gifts. Here's our list of gift wrapping materials to choose from...

Birthday Theme Christmas Trees
See a Birthday Theme Christmas tree photos with tips on ornaments and decorations.

Index of Features about What Do You Want To Do?
What do you want to do? Browse these pages with lots of helpful links and tips on cleaning, organizing, home decorating, faux finishing, and making things for your home.

Christmas Decorating Projects - Holiday Centerpiece Tips[R]
Christmas Projects - Holiday Centerpiece: holiday centerpiece vase arrangements christmas ideas christmas decorating floral foam

Poinsettia Christmas Centerpieces


Wreath Christmas Centerpieces


Pile of Gifts Centerpieces


Platter of Greenery Christmas Centerpieces


Holiday Gift Wrapping Tips
Browse these gift wrapping ideas especially for the Christmas holidays...

Christmas Trees - How to Fill in Gaps Between Branches
See these Christmas tree photos and how-to instructions with a variety of themes and ideas!

Floating Candles Spring Centerpiece Project
Make a special centerpiece for Spring. Whether you entertain on Valentines Day, Mothers Day, Easter, or host a bridal shower or tea party, these easy centerpieces will infuse your gathering with color, fragrance, and style. Learn how here!

Floating Flowers and Candles Centerpiece
With only a few flowers and some floating candles this centerpiece is simplicity itself. Learn to make it here...

Formal Canopy Bed Hangings
Canopy beds add a touch of romance to a bedroom. Browse these photographs and ideas for pretty canopy beds and find some easy ways to make your own fabric bed hangings.

Formal Canopy Bed Hangings


Crown Canopy Beds
Canopy beds add a touch of romance to a bedroom. Browse these photographs and ideas for pretty canopy beds and find some easy ways to make your own fabric bed hangings.

Crown Canopy Beds


Do It Yourself Ring Canopy


Do It Yourself Ring Canopy


Simple Swagged Canopy


Simple Swagged Canopy


More Bed Canopy Projects
Make your own canopy bed with fabric and a shelf. These photographs and ideas will get your started on making a beautiful bed canopy.

Curtain Rod Canopy Bed


Curtain Rod Canopy Bed


More Fantasy Beds for Kids


Websites Where You Can Find Dorm Decor
These online souces for dorm room decor may be just what you need to find those purple towels, poof chairs, inflatable furniture. Take a look at a textbook case of colorful ideas for bed, bath, desk accessories, storage items, and more.

Photos and Ideas for Indoor Seasonal Decor for Fall[R]
If you love fall you'll love browsing these photos and ideas for bringing fall decor to your home....

List of Fall Wreath Projects on About
A List of fast and easy Fall Wreath Projects, with photos and how-to instructions. Decorate your home for autumn with a beautiful homemade fall wreath!

Comforter Sizes
When purchasing a comforter for your bed, make sure you know not only the

Decorating Photo of the Day - June 30th - Soothing Master Bedroom Scheme[R]
This master bedroom has several great design ideas. The color scheme was kept soothing with green, cream, and brown. Find a new decorating photo and tip every day of the week!

Creamy Silks in a Showhouse Bedroom


Bedroom Inspirations in Living Color
Create a gorgeous master bedroom by injecting it with personal style. See photos of ten lovely bedrooms and get some decorating tips for master bedrooms.

Quick Look: What to Put at the End of a Bed
A Quick Look at What to Put at the End of a Bed -- see how to use the space at the end of your bed for storage, a small desk, seating, and more...

Tea Stained Looks - Vintage Rose from Target and Waverly


Art Tips on Lighting and Art Shelves


Press Media and Interviews - About's Interior Decorating Guidesite
Press, Media, and Interviews by About's Interior Decorating Guidesite

Style Guide to Decorating with Denim Blues
If jeans are your favorite clothes, then denim decorating may be for you! Sink into a soft washed denim sofa, and you'll feel right at home. Find out more here...

Decorative Balls Centerpiece Project Instructions[R]
Use the popular ceramic spheres to make this easy arrangement as a table centerpiece...

Another Quick Look: What to Put at the End of a Bed, Picture #2
A Quick Look at What to Put at the End of a Bed -- see how to use the space at the end of your bed for a comfortable chair and ottoman...

More Quick Look: What to Put at the End of a Bed, Picture #3
A Quick Look at What to Put at the End of a Bed -- see how to use the space at the end of your bed for a small writing desk...

Quick Look: What to Put at the End of a Bed, Picture #4
A Quick Look at What to Put at the End of a Bed -- see how to use the space at the end of your bed for storage, seating, and more...

Quick Look: Ottoman Style
A Quick Look at Ottoman Styles... This graceful large ottoman/bench sits at the end of the bed in lieu of a loveseat or chair.

Quick Look: Ottoman Style, Picture #4
A Quick Look at Ottoman Styles...Tight button tufting and a tailored pleated skirt give this ottoman a Victorian feel.

Archived Interior Decorating Question Library
Have decorating questions?? Get the answers to frequently asked Interior Design Questions, including information and web resources to help you decorate your home like a pro.

Additional Pictures from Los Angeles Design House 2002 at an Italian Renaissance Mansion in Hancock Park
See pictures taken at the Design House 2002 at an Italian Renaissance mansion in Hancock Park.

Quick Decorating Quiz on Color Terminology


Quick Look: Ottoman Style, Picture #18
A Quick Look at Ottoman Styles... A large ottoman with some unusual details makes a bold statement.

Got a Minute - Take A Decorating Quiz of Furniture Terms I


Learn Something New About Decorating - Quiz of Furniture Terms II


Quiz Yourself About Furniture Terms III


Garden Rooms from Target and Waverly - Sweet Violets


Garden Lane for Bed and Bath from Target and Waverly


Decorative Solutions Using Art - page 1 of 2
How to use framed prints and artwork to help solve some common decorating challenges in a home. What is the best way to expand a small room, warm up a cold room, lengthen a room, deal with a low ceiling, bring a large room down to size, and more.

How to Use Artwork to Solve Common Decorating Challenges
Have an unusual room to decorate? Get inspiration from these helpful tips on using framed prints and artwork to solve some of the decorating challenges in a home -- including ways to expand a small room, warm up a stark space, bring a large room down to size, and more.

Art Tips for Frame Shapes and Mat Color


28 Tips for Hanging Art
Get tips on hanging art in this series of photographs illustrating some of the princliples of displaying artwork.

Browse Tips on Hanging Artwork in Your Home


Collect and Hang Themed Art


Hanging Wreaths and Hanging Art Low


Hanging Architectural Elements as Art


Frame Art Alike and Hang a Pair


Fun Art Tips for Something Different on the Wall


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Water Garden Photos from Giverny - home of Claude Monet
See Photos taken in the Water Garden of Monet's Home in Giverny, Page 4

Learn More about Claude Monet in Giverny - Web Links
Web Links on Claude Monet, his gardens, and art -- Page 7

Venetian 3 in 1 Crib in Pewter
Choose a crib style from simple to spectacular, plain to pretty. Then use your imaginatin to plan a little girl's nursery where a lifetime of memories will start. Page 18.