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You Are the Expert

Ellie Newman | Posted 12.16.2016 | Women
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I recently saw an article on Houzz, entitled "Should You Make Your Bed? We Talked to the Experts." And, if you have read my blog post "Fact or Fiction...

You Are the Expert

Ellie Newman | Posted 11.07.2016 | Women
Ellie Newman

I recently saw an article on Houzz, entitled "Should You Make Your Bed? We Talked to the Experts." And, if you have read my blog post "Fact or Fiction...

10 tips to create a peaceful bedroom

Houzz | Posted 09.12.2016 | HuffPost Home
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By Gillian Lazanik, HouzzThere are endless ways to decorate a bedroom, but the room should above all encourage relaxation and sleep. A good night’s ...

8 Home Decor Tricks to Brighten a Dark Room

Houzz | Posted 08.23.2016 | HuffPost Home
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By Yanic Simard, Houzz If you’re looking to brighten up a room that feels more like a cave (or even just a little on the dim side), try this mix of ...

12 Ways To Style A Coffee Table

Houzz | Posted 07.25.2016 | HuffPost Home
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By Yanic Simard, Houzz Contributor A coffee table is many things: a place to set your drink, a footrest, somewhere to stash the remote and — of cour...

How To Decorate A Small Bedroom

Houzz | Posted 07.20.2016 | HuffPost Home
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By Cheryl Freedman, Houzz Contributor Small bedrooms can be tricky to decorate. They often end up as unloved spaces with little personality because we...

These Simple Tricks Will Make It WAY Easier To Work From Home

Houzz | Posted 06.27.2016 | HuffPost Home
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By Yanic Simard, Houzz Contributor A great home office balances the rigors of work and the relaxation of life in your most familiar and comfortable...

10 Ways To Transform A Nook

Houzz | Posted 06.21.2016 | HuffPost Home
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By Gillian Lazanik, Houzz Contributor Whether an intentional design element or an awkward corner, the little spaces in your home can become functio...

10 Reasons To Have A Garden, No Matter How Tiny

Houzz | Posted 06.09.2016 | HuffPost Home
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A small garden, on the other hand, can be just as charming and rewarding to spend time in, but with far less effort. If you have a tiny garden to call your own, here are 10 reasons to count your blessings.

11 Ways To Make Your Living Room The Best Place In The House

Houzz | Posted 05.27.2016 | HuffPost Home
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As the place you go to unwind, chat with friends and family, and entertain, the living room has to walk the line between great style and utter comfort -- not always such an easy task. Whether your living room just needs that finishing touch to bring everything together or a bit more help, these decorating ideas can create a space you will be proud to show off and happy to come home to.

9 Easy Decorating Tricks Every Expert Swears By

Houzz | Posted 05.23.2016 | HuffPost Home
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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.

How to Declutter Without Going Minimalist

Houzz | Posted 05.16.2016 | HuffPost Home
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Many people like the idea of living in a calm and clutter-free home but don't want to go down the all-white, minimalist route. Here are some great storage ideas that will help you stay tidy while retaining those all-important personal touches that make your place feel more like a home and less like a show house.

How to Spice Up Your Neutral Kitchen

Houzz | Posted 05.09.2016 | HuffPost Home
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Mitchell Parker, Houzz Editorial Staff Despite the benefits of neutral kitchens, such as enhanced natural light and an emboldened sense of cleanlines...

10 Expert Storage Solutions For The Bathroom

Houzz | Posted 04.29.2016 | HuffPost Home
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Joanna Simmons, Houzz Contributor Adequate storage is crucial to the success of any room, and the bathroom is no exception. In fact, we often overl...

10 Backyards Built for Fun

Houzz | Posted 04.15.2017 | HuffPost Home
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Laura Gaskill, Houzz Contributor Who says your backyard has to be boring? Who says your backyard has to be boring? With creative playhouses, hammocks...

10 Deliciously Cozy Outdoor Spaces

Houzz | Posted 04.07.2017 | HuffPost Home
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During the warmer months, your outdoor rooms can truly be an extension of your living space if you take the time to outfit them with the comforts of the indoors -- think sink-in seats, bar carts and mood lighting. Pull up a chair (or pouf, hammock or daybed) and stay awhile.

10 Ways To Refresh Your Home For Spring

Houzz | Posted 03.17.2017 | HuffPost Home
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Laura Gaskill, Houzz Contributor Short on the time (or motivation) to do a traditional spring cleaning? Try a spring home refresh instead. By focus...

9 Ways To Add Storage To A Small House

Houzz | Posted 03.05.2017 | HuffPost Home
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A small footprint can mean big storage issues. With limited floor space, it pays to look up to your "air space." By thinking vertically, you'll find a...

An Amazing Bathroom Makeover That Only Cost $400

Houzz | Posted 02.26.2017 | HuffPost Home
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Mitchell Parker, Houzz Contributor Living with six kids is kind of like opening your windows during a hurricane. In the blink of an eye, all your stu...

Here's How To Figure Out Your Decorating Style

Houzz | Posted 02.12.2017 | HuffPost Home
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Laura Gaskill, Houzz Contributor Knowing what you love (and what you don't) is the first step in creating a home you love spending time in. Instead...

10 Ways to Create a Brighter Living Room

Houzz | Posted 01.29.2017 | HuffPost Home
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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...

10 Home Design Trends for 2016

Houzz | Posted 01.21.2017 | HuffPost Home
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Gillian Lazanik, Houzz Contributor Now that you've gotten your feet completely immersed in 2016 and had time to recuperate from the holidays, you mig...

10 Must-Haves In A Kid-Friendly Home

Houzz | Posted 01.14.2017 | HuffPost Home
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Gillian Lazanik, Houzz Contributor A child's laughter can permeate a home and warm the coldest of hearts. Kids can also create lots of messes, from...

Easy Ways to Enjoy This Winter

Houzz | Posted 12.23.2016 | Healthy Living
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Stacks of cozy blankets and strands of twinkling lights, apple cake baking in the oven and drinks beside the fire -- wintertime is made for savoring simple pleasures at home. Whether you prefer trays of treats or hot, aromatic baths, celebrating the season is easy with these ideas.

How to Prepare for Hosting Christmas

Houzz | Posted 12.18.2016 | HuffPost Home
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Christmas carries the weight of expectation and pressure, so while it should be a happy time spent with family and friends, it can easily slip into feeling stressful. Which is a shame, because when Christmas goes well, it's a wonderful celebration and a chance to gather with loved ones.