Nearly two-thirds of boomers plan to stay in their homes after their baby chick flies off to Wilderness University. Whether you're feeling bummed or jumping up for joy, take comfort in knowing that you have an extra room in your home to do WHATEVER YOU WANT!
Last week, my interior decorator fired me. Before I sound too fancy, let me say that our family has lived in the same house for 27 years and we have done no work on it at all except for 12 years ago when I did some painting
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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.