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7 Cool Pieces of Furniture You Can Easily Make With Shipping Pallets

Supercompressor | Posted 07.22.2015 | HuffPost Home
Supercompressor

It may be tough to see the value in a junkyard full of old wooden shipping pallets, but it turns out they're basically furniture factories in disguise. Save yourself some money and consider upcycling them by trying out one of these surprisingly simple projects.

How To Correctly Set A Table

Houzz | Posted 07.17.2015 | HuffPost Home
Houzz

If you're anything like us, "set the table" usually means plopping down the mats, napkins, knives and forks so we can chow down. Here are a few easy guidelines, tips and tricks from pros to help home cooks and party planners do it right.

10 DIYs You Need For Your New Apartment

Porch.com | Posted 07.13.2015 | HuffPost Home
Porch.com

Instead of spending your next paycheck on that gorgeous lamp you saw online or splurging on that fun wallpaper, create your own furniture and décor by DIYing these must-haves.

15 Refreshing Ideas for a Bathroom Makeover

Houzz | Posted 06.25.2015 | HuffPost Home
Houzz

From statement mirrors and sculptural tubs to bright hues and indoor-outdoor showers, bathroom design has come a long way from the basic choices of years past.

A Jaw-Dropping Apartment Makeover -- on a Budget!

Decor Aid | Posted 06.23.2015 | HuffPost Home
Decor Aid

The owners of this Turtle Bay co-op had an interior design request that might sound impossible - -- to transform this formerly under-lit, cramped, unusually-shaped Manhattan apartment into a spacious, airy urban retreat -- on a budget, no less!

Home How-to: Style Any Home Item Your Way

Condiment | Posted 06.18.2015 | HuffPost Home
Condiment

So many new stores online and offline are helping to make home decorating and design easier than ever. The influx means you can create a personalized space better than ever before -- your taste, your style, your needs, your way.

7 Easy Wall Hangings That Make A Big Impact

Hometalk | Posted 06.16.2015 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

There are all sorts of ways to fill a blank wall, but if you're looking to make an impact with your decor, go for bold color and varied texture, like these 7 award-worthy wall hangings that you can make in an hour or less!

A Modern "Dream House" In Connecticut

Decor Aid | Posted 06.01.2015 | HuffPost Home
Decor Aid

The dream of escaping the tight confines of Manhattan for the more spacious offerings of nearby Upstate New York and Connecticut is one that has long entranced New Yorkers.

How To Get Started Using Wallpaper

Bonnie McCarthy | Posted 05.29.2015 | HuffPost Home
Bonnie McCarthy

Do repetitive prints of cabbage roses give you chills? Floral striped swags from floor to ceiling make you feel faint? You might be suffering from what interior designer, Annie Elliott diagnoses as a 1980's Waverly wallpaper hangover. The good news? There's a cure.

5 Ways To Transform A Teen Bedroom Without Changing The Furniture

Gretchen Hansen | Posted 05.20.2015 | HuffPost Home
Gretchen Hansen

We don't need to remind you that your kids grow up quickly, and that their personal style evolves just as rapidly. Here's the good news: you don't have to spend a lot of money to update your teen's bedroom.

9 Cheap Ways to Boost Your Home's Appeal

Houzz | Posted 05.19.2015 | HuffPost Home
Houzz

Revamping your home can cost a lot of money, but it doesn't have to. These tips and tricks all fall around the $400 mark, which makes them affordable on even the strictest budgets.

12 Adorable and Inspiring Kids' Rooms

Architectural Digest | Posted 05.13.2015 | HuffPost Home
Architectural Digest

In her Manhattan duplex, designed by David Mann of MR Architecture + Design, magazine editor Darcy Miller Nussbaum created a whimsical mural, at left, for her daughters' playroom.

5 Tips to Avoid Home Design Arguments

Stephanie Snay | Posted 05.07.2015 | HuffPost Home
Stephanie Snay

Whether you've lived together for one year or 20, use this advice from highly rated interior designers to stop the fights that have kept you from painting the walls or tiling the floors.

10 Eco-Friendly Tips and Tricks For Cleaning Your Home

Houzz | Posted 05.01.2015 | HuffPost Home
Houzz

If you're approaching a spring cleaning of your home this year, why not consider these effective all-natural cleaning alternatives?

Sofa Shopping 101

Dale B. Cohen | Posted 06.07.2015 | HuffPost Home
Dale B. Cohen

So often I find that people assume that because you are buying something for your home, you feel that you should be able to choose the right item. In fact, this is rarely the case and when you choose the wrong item, it is a very costly mistake.

Living in a Gorgeous 362-Square-Foot Canal Cottage

Domino | Posted 05.25.2015 | HuffPost Home
Domino

With a few key and to-die-for styling tricks, Whitney Leigh Morris has transformed her tiny (362 square feet, to be exact) canal cottage into a cozy jewel box. Morris captures our hearts with her creative spirit and smart tips for going bold and beautiful.

5 Unexpected Headboards to Kick Your Bedroom Up a Notch

Architectural Digest | Posted 05.30.2015 | HuffPost Home
Architectural Digest

In the master bedroom of architect and designer Dmitry Velikovsky's home in Moscow, the master bedroom is anchored by an ornate piece atop the headboard that was originally the back of a 19th-century Burmese monk's chair.

Welcome Spring With These 10 Colorful Kitchen Accents

Architectural Digest | Posted 05.16.2015 | HuffPost Home
Architectural Digest

Adding a dash of color -- a playful red chair or a joyous yellow accent wall -- can kick up any kitchen. Take a look at these cheerful examples from our archive, sure to get you in the mood for spring.

13 Things Every Stylish Girl Has at Home

Domino | Posted 05.13.2015 | HuffPost Home
Domino

Be daring. A vibrant shade in an unexpected spot brings a space to life.

10 Home Decor Improvements You Can Do in Just One Hour

Hometalk | Posted 05.09.2015 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

Changing the clocks has got us thinking about what a difference one hour makes. We all know we would benefit from an extra hour of sleep, maybe another hour to run errands, or an additional hour in our weekends, but how much of a difference can one hour make in your home?

Designer David Kleinberg Transforms a Ho-Hum Hamptons House Into a Heavenly Retreat

Architectural Digest | Posted 05.10.2015 | HuffPost Home
Architectural Digest

Designers have a knack for spotting potential in spaces the rest of us might well overlook, a talent that is often apparent in their own homes. Take David Kleinberg's weekend residence in East Hampton, New York.

Your March Home Checklist

Houzz | Posted 05.09.2015 | HuffPost Home
Houzz

The time has come in many areas to start shedding winter layers and encourage new growth. Whether the view out your window this month is of a snowy wonderland or something springy and green, these 10 to-dos should help you get in the spring spirit.

Dining Rooms With Statement Chandeliers

Domino | Posted 05.04.2015 | HuffPost Home
Domino

A bold wall color coupled with elegant details, provides the perfect backdrop for a classically-inspired piece. But just how far should it hang from the table? Keep about 33 inches between the tabletop and the bottom of the fixture.

What Does Your Home Say About Your Readiness for Love?

Joshua Smith | Posted 05.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Joshua Smith

Start paying attention to your home giving it the TLC it deserves and you will quickly see order and balance spilling into the rest of your life. With spring approaching, commit to making some changes.

How to Make Your Home More Photogenic

Domino | Posted 05.06.2015 | HuffPost Home
Domino

While maintaining symmetry may seem appealing, forcing order within the decor can result in a soulless space. Decorate with pieces that complement one another for a simply intrinsic ambience.