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Why Buying A Fancy Couch Will Never Make You Feel Like An 'Adult'

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 02.24.2017 | HuffPost Home

“You’re such an adult.” That’s the response I’m typically met with when people find out I own my New York City apartment. It’s something I...

A Few Words About Poinsettias

Janet Bertolus | Posted 12.11.2016 | Comedy
Janet Bertolus

I have a very complicated relationship with the holidays and their prerequisite decoration requirements, most particularly, the Poinsettia plant. So...

A Real EE-mergency!

Bil Hitchcock | Posted 10.21.2016 | Comedy
Bil Hitchcock's a hard thing to learn sometimes, but yesterday I heard someone talking about an emergency and my mind drifted back many years to a...

How to Get Started in Home Decor (With Help From the Joshua Steinberg Collective)

Megan Brame-Finkelstein | Posted 08.18.2016 | HuffPost Home
Megan Brame-Finkelstein

I admit, I am totally lost when it comes to home decor. For years, we've lived in apartments where our ability to decorate was limited to strict leases and landlord preferences to no holes in the walls. So now that we're in the process of purchasing our first home, I'm feeling excited and overwhelmed by all the possibilities to turn this house into a home that is completely ours.

What Does My Décor Say About My Personality?

Thomas B. Trafecanty | Posted 07.29.2016 | HuffPost Home
Thomas B. Trafecanty

Take a look at a few décor techniques for homes and offices and discover what they say about you, the decorator.

Food & Wine's Best New Chef Finds a Recipe for Relaxation

Laurel & Wolf | Posted 06.15.2016 | Style
Laurel & Wolf

Just like the Thai cuisine he's famous for, Chef Kris Yenbamroong lacks no flavor. Both of his restaurants are wildly vibrant, his menus are always bold, and he met his now-wife on a night out with friends that ended in a bar fight. Though his dishes stand alone without the help of other ingredients, it's his wife, Sarah St. Lifer who provides him with a sense of balance.  

5 Great Uses for a Decorative Wall Mirror in the Home

Manja Swanson | Posted 06.08.2016 | HuffPost Home
Manja Swanson

With so many different styles and shapes of mirrors you can really have fun incorporating them into your home design.

OMG We're Coming Over: Shameless Maya's Loft Makeover

Mr. Kate | Posted 06.07.2016 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

Welcome to OMG We're Coming Over with my good friend, YouTube star and inspiration extraordinaire, Shameless Maya! With a few years of home renovation...

9 Easy Decorating Tricks Every Expert Swears By

Houzz | Posted 05.23.2016 | HuffPost Home

Every interior designer has go-to tricks. Here are top cheats that many designers use time and again for quick results. These foolproof ideas can solve many of your design dilemmas in an afternoon.

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...

7 Reasons Why Your Home Needs Wine-Colored Accents

Dot & Bo | Posted 04.29.2016 | HuffPost Home
Dot & Bo

Here at Dot & Bo, we love a glass of jammy zinfandel or a bold cabernet. In fact, we're so enthralled with the colors swirling around in our glasses t...

The 24 Best Websites For Discount Furniture And Decor

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 04.19.2016 | HuffPost Home

When decorating a new space, it's important to know which pieces are worth the investment, and which are worth finding for cheap. But let's be honest ...

Stop! Your Home Doesn't Need A Makeover. It Just Needs This.

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 04.14.2016 | HuffPost Home

For many of us, decorating our homes doesn't come naturally. Between the random things we've accumulated and the hand-me-down items, our home decor st...

7 Spring Cleaning Tips Straight From Nate Berkus

Architectural Digest | Posted 04.05.2016 | HuffPost Home
Architectural Digest

When we last caught up with multihyphenate Nate Berkus (that's decorator-product designer-author-producer if you weren't keeping up), he shared his tips for refreshing your home, including how to identify pieces to say good-bye to.

How To Make Your Small Bathroom Feel WAY Bigger

Decor Aid | Posted 11.21.2016 | HuffPost Home
Decor Aid

Real talk: Your bathroom will never truly feel like a spa (unless you have a facialist and masseur on staff, that is). However, it should feel like a ...

7 Solutions To Common Decorating Dilemmas

Houzz | Posted 03.30.2016 | HuffPost Home

Unless you're designing your home from scratch, there are bound to be one or two existing features in a purchased home that you may regard as eyesores.

14 Useful Products Your Apartment Doesn't Have (Yet)

Refinery29 | Posted 03.31.2016 | HuffPost Home

PHOTO COURTESY ERIC TRINE. When it comes to apartment living, New Yorkers inevitably have one thing in common: We all want more space. And, while w...

5 Beautiful Celebrity Closets That Are Downright Inspirational

Architectural Digest | Posted 03.30.2017 | HuffPost Home
Architectural Digest

By ELIZABETH STAMP for Architectural Digest. Photo: Björn Wallander Celebrities from Khloé Kardashian to Elton John are famous for their impeccab...

15 Things In Your Home You Should Trash Instead Of Clean

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 03.28.2016 | HuffPost Home

There comes a time when it makes more sense to simply replace an item in your home than waste valuable energy cleaning it again. We don't apply this t...

It Takes a Leap of Faith to Buy On-line

Alicia Garey | Posted 03.25.2017 | HuffPost Home
Alicia Garey

My first words of advice when considering an online purchase for anything, but especially something large like a chair, or lighting, or any home décor, is to know the return policy. If you prepare yourself for the possibility that the purchase will not work out, you can actually relax a little.

10 Soulful Spaces You'll Want To Copy

Refinery29 | Posted 03.18.2017 | HuffPost Home

Photo via @ChloeFleury. Every inch of illustrator Chloe Fleury's house is splashed with color and pattern. Photo via @KellyWearstler. The plush so...

5 Characteristics Of A Creative Person's Home

Linda Smith | Posted 02.26.2017 | HuffPost Home
Linda Smith

We all know, of course, that creative people tend to be curious, interested in the people around them, and willing to take risks, but what do we know about the homes of creative people?

39 Lazy Girl Hacks You'll Want to Save Forever

Hometalk | Posted 02.21.2017 | HuffPost Home

If you're not a fan of taking the long way around, these easy shortcuts are just what every self-proclaimed lazy girl (or guy) needs to make their home look amazing without too much time or effort. You might want to save these so that you have them handy for the rest of, oh, forever!

10 Ways to Create a Brighter Living Room

Houzz | Posted 01.29.2017 | HuffPost Home

Laura Wheat, Houzz Contributor Most of us have a couple of rooms in our homes that get less light than we'd like. You may find that you gravitate t...

35 Bedroom Ideas That'll Make You Want To Be A Kid Again

Hometalk | Posted 02.04.2017 | HuffPost Home

Remember being a kid and dreaming of adding a slide to your bunk bed or making a princess-worthy canopy? No one can appreciate fun bedroom features like a child, and these ones are some of the best out there.