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Decor and Home Style

OMG We Bought A House! Episode 2: Plan and Paint

Mr. Kate | Posted 04.21.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

And now it's time to tackle the first task: paint!

No Chimney? No Santa.

Jed Kolko | Posted 02.16.2014 | HuffPost Home
Jed Kolko

It's time for families to sit together by the fireplace, hang stockings on the mantel, and wait for Santa to come down the chimney on Christmas Eve. (...

It's Autumn and Time to Seasonalize Your Home

Debbie Woodbury | Posted 12.17.2013 | HuffPost Home
Debbie Woodbury

It's finally autumn! Seasonalize is a word you won't find in the dictionary, but decorators use it a lot. It means to bring your indoor environment in synch with the outdoor environment to reflect the season outdoors within your home.

The Fool-Proof Trick To Picking Paint Colors, From Maxwell Ryan (WATCH)

Posted 08.13.2013 | MarloThomas

Sometimes, it's best to take things slow. Maxwell Ryan, founder of Apartment Therapy, told me that he likes to live into a space before making design...

Now Trending: French-Inspired Decor

Manja Swanson | Posted 03.27.2013 | HuffPost Home
Manja Swanson

Subtle, muted cool tones, the charm of carved details, foreign language script on fabrics and the romance of a by-gone era -- all of these details express the charm of French-inspired decor.

The Secret To Living Comfortably In 271 Square Feet

The Huffington Post | Amy Marturana | Posted 12.31.2012 | HuffPost Home

How a product designer magically multiplies its size.

Cheap Tips For Dropping The Drab, From Colin Cowie (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Colin Cowie, event and lifestyle expert, shared some secrets on turning a dreary-looking space into a work of art without spending much money when he ...

10 Things I'd Never Do Again When Renovating

Kimberly Mulligan | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Kimberly Mulligan

In July 2011 my husband and I hired a general contractor and an interior designer to renovate our summer home in East Hampton, New York. Our plan was to get rid of all of our furniture and fixtures and completely redecorate every room from floors to windows to walls. We would also gut the outdated kitchen and bathrooms. After several weeks of discussing our design plans we handed the key to the contractor and left for our home in San Francisco. Nine months, 1000 emails and 50 phone calls later, we came back to our beautiful home which had undergone a major transformation.

Broaden Your Decor Palette With Reclaimed Pallets

Michael Salguero | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Michael Salguero

In the hopes of fostering more awareness and openness to the many varieties of recycled and salvaged resources available for custom furniture, here are a few very beautiful and eco-friendly items made from pallet wood by CustomMade artisans.

That’s A Wrap! 3 DIY Party Decorations Made From Wrapping Paper Scraps

Anna Reilly | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Anna Reilly

Unwrapping a pair of pajamas from Mom, candlesticks from Gram, and a tweed capelet from your bestie has left you swimming in a pool of pretty paper! Rather than tossing it in the trash, set them aside, so you can try these easy and eco-friendly holiday décor DIYs! 



Kelly Wearstler Weighs In On A Hole-y Trend

Kelly Wearstler | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Kelly Wearstler

There is something super stylish and timeless about perforation. Any material can be perforated.