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Make Your Home So Inviting Guests Won't Ever Want To Leave

Iris Ruth Pastor | Posted 09.23.2016 | Fifty
Iris Ruth Pastor

I have stacks and stacks of decorating magazines dating back to the 1970s -- piled on wooden shelves in my garage. Ideas endlessly gleaned from them dance around in my jumbled brain.

10 tips to create a peaceful bedroom

Houzz | Posted 09.12.2016 | HuffPost Home

By Gillian Lazanik, HouzzThere are endless ways to decorate a bedroom, but the room should above all encourage relaxation and sleep. A good night’s ...

How to Live Big in a Dorm Room

Laura McHolm | Posted 09.08.2016 | College
Laura McHolm

Have you heard of the tiny house craze? It is the latest trend, people are living in small spaces, but "living big!" Living big means they are living...

8 Home Decor Tricks to Brighten a Dark Room

Houzz | Posted 08.23.2016 | HuffPost Home

By Yanic Simard, Houzz If you’re looking to brighten up a room that feels more like a cave (or even just a little on the dim side), try this mix of ...

The 8 Most Common Decorating Mistakes

PureWow | Posted 08.09.2016 | HuffPost Home

Hey, we can appreciate all home aesthetics. (Bohemian? Love it! Minimalist? Impressed by it! Rustic farmhouse? Can we move in immediately?) But there ...

8 Ways To Use Color Feng Shui To Enhance Your Home

Trulia | Posted 08.03.2016 | HuffPost Home

Feng shui practitioners believe the ancient Chinese art plays a role in everything we do, from helping us feel balanced and happy in our daily lives to changing how the energy circulates in our homes. But there's more to achieving good feng shui than just furniture placement. Color feng shui, specifically, focuses on how color adds to the practice of feng shui.

12 Ways To Style A Coffee Table

Houzz | Posted 07.25.2016 | HuffPost Home

By Yanic Simard, Houzz Contributor A coffee table is many things: a place to set your drink, a footrest, somewhere to stash the remote and — of cour...

8 Ways To Work With What You Already Have At Home

Houzz | Posted 07.20.2016 | HuffPost Home

Sometimes it can seem as if designers want you to replace everything you have and start fresh with each design season. In reality, a lot of good home basics just need a little building up to go from acceptable to exceptional. Here are some ways to give your rooms an impressive update by working with what you already have.

How To Decorate A Small Bedroom

Houzz | Posted 07.20.2016 | HuffPost Home

By Cheryl Freedman, Houzz Contributor Small bedrooms can be tricky to decorate. They often end up as unloved spaces with little personality because we...

10 Small Indulgences That Make For A Happier Home

Houzz | Posted 07.05.2016 | HuffPost Home

Big-ticket improvements that involve builders and cost lots of money can transform a house, but luckily there are also numerous small and inexpensive ways to give a home a boost.

On Not Sweating the Small Stuff

Crystal Sands | Posted 06.18.2016 | Parents
Crystal Sands

I want my house to be clean and look fairly nice, but I used to feel very differently about the way my house looked. I obsessed about it too much. I w...

7 Cheap Storage Hacks For Your Tiny Closet

Trulia | Posted 06.10.2016 | HuffPost Home

One of the drawbacks to apartment living is those sometimes small -- and in some cases, nonexistent -- closets.

11 Ways To Make Your Living Room The Best Place In The House

Houzz | Posted 05.27.2016 | HuffPost Home

As the place you go to unwind, chat with friends and family, and entertain, the living room has to walk the line between great style and utter comfort -- not always such an easy task. Whether your living room just needs that finishing touch to bring everything together or a bit more help, these decorating ideas can create a space you will be proud to show off and happy to come home to.

How to Declutter Without Going Minimalist

Houzz | Posted 05.16.2016 | HuffPost Home

Many people like the idea of living in a calm and clutter-free home but don't want to go down the all-white, minimalist route. Here are some great storage ideas that will help you stay tidy while retaining those all-important personal touches that make your place feel more like a home and less like a show house.

33 Expensive Services You Should Definitely DIY

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.09.2016 | HuffPost Home

By Andrew Lisa, Contributor From your taxes to your toenails and your radiator to your roasted coffee beans, your life requires upkeep and attentio...

Easy Decorating Tips for Kid's Rooms

Rachel Hollis | Posted 05.02.2016 | Style
Rachel Hollis

Need some tips on decorating your kid's room? Well look no further! I gathered some of my favorite ways to transform a room no matter what your budget...

9 Ways To Add Storage To A Small House

Houzz | Posted 03.26.2016 | HuffPost Home

A small footprint can mean big storage issues. With limited floor space, it pays to look up to your "air space." By thinking vertically, you'll find a...

How To Decorate Your Home Based On Your Personality Type

Apartment Therapy | Posted 02.24.2016 | HuffPost Home
Apartment Therapy

It's not about finding your style -- your personality type has very little effect on whether you prefer organic minimalism or eclectic industrial spaces. Instead, we've tried to identify some small truths about your personality that correlate to things you can do as you decorate or unique ways you can make your home feel like a happy, deeply personal space.

Here's How To Figure Out Your Decorating Style

Houzz | Posted 02.16.2016 | HuffPost Home

Laura Gaskill, Houzz Contributor Knowing what you love (and what you don't) is the first step in creating a home you love spending time in. Instead...

10 Home Design Trends for 2016

Houzz | Posted 02.09.2016 | HuffPost Home

Gillian Lazanik, Houzz Contributor Now that you've gotten your feet completely immersed in 2016 and had time to recuperate from the holidays, you mig...

14 Interior Design Trends To Watch For In 2016

Deborah Stachelski | Posted 01.25.2016 | HuffPost Home
Deborah Stachelski

We talked about what home decor trends we were ready to part with in 2015, so we thought we would chat a little about some trends we predict to be wildly popular in 2016. Here we go!

How to Stick to Your Organization Resolutions

Houzz | Posted 01.15.2016 | HuffPost Home

Jennifer Phelps, Houzz Contributor A new year means a fresh start -- an opportunity to do bigger and better things than we did last year. But sometim...

7 Incredible Uses for Gold Spray Paint

Lorri Dyner | Posted 01.05.2016 | HuffPost Home
Lorri Dyner

In this decorator's opinion, there's nothing like gold spraypaint to take almost anything (Home decor accessories! Picture frames! Furniture!) up a notch.

Simple, Easy Home Styling: No Interior Decorator Needed!

Condiment | Posted 01.05.2016 | Style

It's never been a better (or easier!) time for interior decorating and styling. The influx of online housewares and furniture stores has opened up the...

Design 101: 18 Pieces Of Advice From Top Interior Designers

Deborah Stachelski | Posted 01.04.2016 | HuffPost Home
Deborah Stachelski

It's great to be able to turn to the experts for decorating advice. But at the end of the day, even for them, your design aesthetic is all about you.