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

Bonnie McCarthy | Posted 04.27.2015 | 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 04.21.2015 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

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 04.17.2015 | HuffPost Home
Supercompressor

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 04.02.2015 | 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 03.13.2015 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

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 03.09.2015 | 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

Porch.com | Posted 01.07.2015 | HuffPost Home
Porch.com

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
Hometalk

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
Houzz

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
Houzz

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
Houzz

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
Houzz

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
GalTime

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.

PHOTOS: 8 Industrial Chic Spaces We'd Love To Copy

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 07.02.2013 | HuffPost Home

We've seen factories and warehouses completely transformed into stunning loft homes. But even if you're space wasn't ever the site for manufacturing, ...

Simple & Inexpensive Tricks to Make Your Home Look Sophisticated

Ada Polla | Posted 07.20.2013 | Style
Ada Polla

This week, I share tips about European decor, featuring the advice of my friend and interior decorator Tom Landry, whose taste is completely in line with mine (he could be an adopted European, even though he is a New Orleanian).

Some Decor Is Better Left Outside Your Home

Tim Clarke | Posted 06.23.2013 | HuffPost Home
Tim Clarke

Traveling the world is great, but bringing your experience into your home may not be.

'Revenge' Has Me Reconsidering My Home's Interior Design

Kimberly Mulligan | Posted 12.01.2012 | HuffPost Home
Kimberly Mulligan

"Revenge" is fun to watch just to admire perfectly decorated dream homes.

Runway to Home Design: Mix Bold Prints in Any Space

Condiment | Posted 10.18.2012 | HuffPost Home
Condiment

Fashion Week has officially kicked off this past week in New York, but while the runway is all about what to wear, it can also be a cool secret source...

They Left Corporate Life To Open Up A Winery

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

After more than 20 years in the software industry, Mark Nelson ventured in a new direction when he set off to open Ovid Winery in Northern-California ...

A 50's Home Gets A Modern Day New Look

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Kelley and Halston Brack knew exactly what they were looking for when they hired Soler Architecture and Jennifer Dyer of Jeneration Interiors to desig...

How A Gallerist Lives With Art

The Huffington Post | Dickson Wong | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

It's only natural for gallerist Francist Mill to incorporate plenty of art in his Berkeley, California home. Upon moving into his 1937 building, Mill ...

How Hotel Rooms Became "Home"

The Huffington Post | Dickson Wong | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Inspiration for our homes can come from all places, and right now our friends over at California Home + Design are looking to some of the Golden State...