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Buying the Perfect Sofa: The Struggle Is Real

Homepolish | Posted 09.15.2015 | HuffPost Home

Buying a sofa is a big deal. There are so many factors to consider: size, style, how much room you have, price... And because they're so big and cent...

6 Super-Easy, Super-Cheap Home Improvements

PureWow | Posted 09.09.2015 | HuffPost Home

Fact: We like nice things. Another fact: We like nice things that don't break the bank. And when it comes to home upgrades, there's nothing more appealing than making our abodes a little more luxurious. Even better when that luxury doesn't cost a small fortune.

17 Things You'll Need for the World's Best Staycation

Hometalk | Posted 07.08.2015 | HuffPost Home

Staying put this summer? Even if you're not taking a luxurious cruise, vacationing in Greece, or spending a month at your beach house, you can get the full vaca experience right at home. All you need are a few DIY updates to turn your house into an oasis of relaxation and bliss!

Before And After: Transforming A Heinous '60s Living Room

Julia O'Malley | Posted 06.15.2015 | HuffPost Home
Julia O'Malley

Among the things it was hard to imagine away when we purchased our 1967 "dream house" was the living area. It had 40-year-old sculpted shag carpets and walls covered in mirrored tile. There's something kind of charming about them, but... not really my taste.

9 Home Decor Crafts Using Goodies From the Beach

Hometalk | Posted 06.08.2015 | HuffPost Home

Summer's on its way in, which means hello beach days! While you're lounging in the sun and leaving footprints in the sand, don't forget to collect shells and other beach treasures for some amazing crafts and decorating ideas.

10 Cute and Creative Ways to Keep Your Kids Organized

Hometalk | Posted 06.01.2015 | HuffPost Home

One of the most challenging parts of caring for a child and a home at the same time is finding harmony between the two. You don't want your child to have to walk on eggshells, or your home to be a constant mess, but the two seem pretty exclusive.

10 Inspiring Home-Built Upgrades You Can't Help but Want

Hometalk | Posted 05.12.2015 | HuffPost Home

Whether you're an expert builder or you've never touched a screwdriver in your life, these inspiring home upgrades will have you planning, measuring, cutting and hammering away in no time. Updating your home decor is fun, but it's even more fun when you're saving money.

7 Ingredients For A Well-Styled Kitchen

Domino | Posted 05.12.2015 | HuffPost Home

In our opinion, the best kitchens are those that look like the homeowners actually cook! Whether your kitchen is dated, classic, modern, or trendy, styling adds much-appreciated warmth and personality. Nothing beats having friends and family gather in the kitchen to chat and eat, so make it inviting!

8 Ways to Reuse Old Wood Crates and Pallets | Posted 06.30.2015 | HuffPost Home

By: Mady Dahlstrom, Content Editor for From your backyard to your local home improvement store, wood crates, containers, and pallets can be...

5 Trends to Take Home: Touring the Pasadena Showcase House of Design

Bonnie McCarthy | Posted 06.21.2015 | HuffPost Home
Bonnie McCarthy

Forget the daffodils, Southern Californians know it's spring when the annual Pasadena Designer Showcase House for the Arts (PSHA) opens its decorated doors to the public.

9 Household Items To Start Reusing This Earth Day (And Everyday)

Hometalk | Posted 06.21.2015 | HuffPost Home

What may look like an empty cardboard box or a finished egg carton could actually be a stylish bedside lamp waiting to happen! Instead of tossing out those retired boxes, cans, and bottles, give them a new life, by turning them into useful and beautiful household items.

5 Genius Ways To Secretly Store All Your Stuff

Supercompressor | Posted 06.14.2015 | HuffPost Home

We've rounded up five otherwise normal-looking pieces of furniture sporting secret storage compartments, just in time for all that spring cleaning you're totally going to maybe do just a little of.

6 Reasons to Use Wallpaper in a Small Bathroom

Dering Hall | Posted 06.02.2015 | HuffPost Home
Dering Hall

When design options are limited by tight quarters, minimal furnishings and no windows, wallpaper is the perfect solution to make a statement.

Would You Rather See White and Gold or Black and Blue?

Hometalk | Posted 05.13.2015 | HuffPost Home

When #TheDress took the internet by storm, all anyone wanted to know was, what colors do you see: blue and black or white and gold? Well, now that the phenomenon has been explained and none of our friends are just playing a prank on us, we have a different question for you.

5 Living Rooms That Prove The Power Of Symmetry

Dering Hall | Posted 05.09.2015 | HuffPost Home
Dering Hall

It is this very design principle that defines traditional works of the Classical Period, and it's a technique ensures balance and harmony for a space.

The Decorating 'Rule' Interior Designers Say It's Time To Break

OWN | Posted 02.06.2015 | OWN

From classic color combinations to functional furniture layouts, there are a few select "rules" at the foundation of every well-designed room. Most pr...

Color Spotlight: Eight Ways to Decorate With Green | Posted 01.07.2015 | HuffPost Home

Traditionally speaking, green represents balance and harmony, growth and renewal. Because it's a dominant color found in nature, it's one of the easiest colors for the human eye to look upon and pairs well with nearly every color on the color wheel.

This Season, Say Goodbye to Your Messy Entryway For Good!

Hometalk | Posted 12.23.2014 | HuffPost Home

As the cooler season sweeps through your home, a neat entryway is usually the first room to go. Coats, gloves, scarves, hats - sometimes you're surprised you can make in through the front door with all that cold-weather couture blocking hallway traffic.

4 Homes With Major Storage That Looks Great

Houzz | Posted 10.15.2014 | HuffPost Home

A creative designer can hide storage in plain sight, but a bold interior designer brings it front and center. Many of us put a lot of thought into how we display our collections and organize our countertops, but what about how we store our less decorative items? See four homes that have mastered the art of storage.

10 Ways to Deck Out Your Patio

Houzz | Posted 10.07.2014 | HuffPost Home

Been gazing out at your patio, wishing you could spruce up your hangout space? You don't need to spend a lot to make a big difference in the way your outdoor rooms look and feel.

10 Ideas for Easygoing Summer Parties

Houzz | Posted 09.30.2014 | HuffPost Home

Short on outdoor dining space? Hunt down a few sawhorses and top them with a length of board as big as you want your table to be. You can paint the board, cover it with a cloth or butcher paper, or leave it as is.

16 Ways to Get More from Your Small Backyard

Houzz | Posted 08.27.2014 | HuffPost Home

Big cities have a lot going for them, but spacious backyards aren't one of them. Designers in high-density places like San Francisco and New York have long dealt with getting homeowners the most bang for their buck.

Hottest Design Colors of 2014

GalTime | Posted 04.12.2014 | HuffPost Home

Oranges and yellows are obvious choices for a quick way to brighten up any room. While they are more popular for spring and summer, they can add some sunshine in the colder months, too! Dayton suggests using blood orange.

PHOTOS: You'll Never Guess What Inspired This Home Renovation

Jennifer Duneier | Posted 10.12.2013 | HuffPost Home
Jennifer Duneier

After my close friend (and longtime client; let's call him "Jake") purchased his Upper East Side condo, he asked me to redesign it. Jake told me he wa...

Karl Lagerfeld X Welton London

Emily Elyse Miller | Posted 09.21.2013 | Style
Emily Elyse Miller

This October Karl Lagerfeld will not only invade your closet but also your home. Lagerfeld has recently signed a licensing agreement with Welton London to capture the aroma of one of fashion's most iconic couture houses.