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Mother's Day Brunch or Breakfast in Bed?

Catie Parrish | Posted 04.25.2014 | HuffPost Home
Catie Parrish

If fighting the crowds or making a reservation sounds like too much work, dining at home is the way to go. Whether you go simple or sumptuous, here are ideas for making Mother's Day morning one she'll love.

The One Design Rule Everyone Should Break

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 04.28.2014 | HuffPost Home

Call it what you will -- eclectic, colorful, boho chic -- there's a good chance you've been thinking about mismatched décor all wrong. Where some see...

Decorate With Chi: Feng Shui for Health and a Better Life

Uloop | Posted 06.24.2014 | HuffPost Home
Uloop

This may seem like an extreme, confusing example of the effect decor and home layouts have on our health and energy patterns, but ancient Feng Shui practices suggest it as a simple matter of fact:

Elegant Easter Table Decor

Svitlana Flom | Posted 06.18.2014 | HuffPost Home
Svitlana Flom

This year our Easter table décor was quite a departure from the traditional pastels and trappings -- no basket stuffed with candy and bunny displays. I set the ambiance and décor with jewel-toned color combinations and effortless sophistication.

How To Make Beautiful 'Dyed' Easter Eggs At Home

The Daily Meal | Posted 06.18.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

The answer to gorgeously colored eggs could be right in your refrigerator.

Space Update: Spring Trends, Quick Decor Fixes for Any Style

Condiment | Posted 06.03.2014 | HuffPost Home
Condiment

A fresh update to life is what spring is all about. Flowers and nature newly bloom, everything becomes a little lighter, fresher. It's no surprise tha...

Brooklyn's Wallpaper Boom

Sarah Stodola | Posted 05.11.2014 | HuffPost Home
Sarah Stodola

As a predominant design element, wallpaper is definitively back, but quite literally this isn't your grandmother's decor. Gone are the frilly florals and chintzy damasks.

OMG We Bought a House! Episode 3: Moving Day

Mr. Kate | Posted 05.05.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

When unpacking a house, chances are you're not going to be able to unpack everything in one swoop.

OMG We Bought A House!

Mr. Kate | Posted 03.31.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

My boyfriend (and now legally married boyfriend) Joey and I just bought our first house in the Los Angeles area. I'm very excited to share with you the first episode of OMG We Bought A House! -- a series Joey and I are doing about buying, renovating, moving in and decorating our first home.

The Year's Best Décor Trends

realtor.com | Posted 02.22.2014 | HuffPost Home
realtor.com

We scoured the blogosphere and checked in with Sheila Schmitz, editor at Houzz, a home design and renovation site, to round up the year's interior trends.

10 Creative Gift Wrapping Ideas

Catie Parrish | Posted 02.15.2014 | HuffPost Home
Catie Parrish

This year, set aside the generic holiday wrapping paper, and give your gifts the star treatment with DIY wrapping techniques.

The Sweetest Guy in Beverly Hills

Elsa Giannakoudaki | Posted 12.04.2013 | Food
Elsa Giannakoudaki

Jonathan Grahm will have you remarking, "what a sweet guy," and that's not only because he is at the helms of the historic Compartes Chocolatier, ...

10 Tips for Decorating and Setting Your Thanksgiving Table

Catie Parrish | Posted 01.25.2014 | HuffPost Home
Catie Parrish

Make your meal a memorable--and stylish--one by checking out these clever ideas for how to set your table for Thanksgiving.

LOOK: 4 Ways To Makeover A Room In Under A Day

Posted 11.19.2013 | HuffPost Home

24 may not seem like enough hours in the day, unless you're designer Libby Langdon who's found her sweet spot making over homes in precisely that amou...

LOOK: AphroChic's Top Tips For Choosing Color For Your Home

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 10.31.2013 | HuffPost Home

On the spectrum of culturally-inspired design, you have Afrocentric and you have AphroChic. The former has been largely reduced to a "rigid set of...

How Realistic Are TV Characters' New York Apartments?

PureWow | Posted 12.25.2013 | TV
PureWow

What do Mad Men, Girls and The Mindy Project have in common? Well, aside from taking up two thirds of our DVR, they all feature New York apartments we're seriously coveting.

Praying to the God of Plastic Covers

Mindy Trotta | Posted 12.24.2013 | HuffPost Home
Mindy Trotta

I am embarrassed to admit I was raised by a woman who prayed to the god of plastic covers. My mom fancied, for some reason, believed that unless every cushion didn't crackle and stick to your thighs when you sat on it, it just wasn't luxe.

Dazzle Your Party Guests With This Photo Display

Maureen Anderson | Posted 12.18.2013 | HuffPost Home
Maureen Anderson

I'd arranged them and rearranged them on the floor at home until I liked what I saw. I didn't want all the baby photos in one spot, or too many posed photos in a row. I was going for random -- a fireworks display of fun.

Does Your Home Match Your Life?

Maria Gabriela Brito | Posted 12.07.2013 | HuffPost Home
Maria Gabriela Brito

With the idea of being independent, strong and competitive in a world where external factors seem to always be getting us excited about the next big thing, a lot of accomplished people have forgotten about their homes.

7 Unexpected Ways to Use Pumpkins

Danielle Hark | Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Home
Danielle Hark

Getting creative with pumpkins is both fun and a great way to practice mindfulness... and you just may end up with some unique gifts and seasonal décor that will transform your home into a fall oasis.

How to Host a Quick, Easy (and Cute!) 4th of July Party

Catie Parrish | Posted 08.21.2013 | HuffPost Home
Catie Parrish

Yes, yes, our guests' comfort and happiness are the top priority. But we also want to wow them. We want to create a setting that's clever, pretty, and -- dare I say -- pin-worthy. The good news is there are ways to show your creativity without having to take three days off work.

Decoration Day: Interior Design for Aging in Place (Part 2)

Rachel Adelson | Posted 08.13.2013 | Fifty
Rachel Adelson

Planning earlier allows a person to implement modifications in a more thoughtful and strategic way, which leads to a better redesign with minimal stress and cost.

Your Personal Amazing Living Room Space

Condiment | Posted 06.10.2013 | HuffPost Home
Condiment

There are two ways to approach the living room -- keep it minimal and simple, or amply decorated with furniture pieces, decorative objects, plants, etc.

Summer Style Trend: Embroidery

Condiment | Posted 06.03.2013 | Style
Condiment

Embroidery is said to date back to the fifteenth century, and initially arrived in fashion as a means to repair and reinforce clothing with various stitching, string and yarn. If necessity is truly the mother of all invention, this handicraft is an example.

Using Interior Design To Help Those Aging At Home

Rachel Adelson | Posted 08.01.2013 | Fifty
Rachel Adelson

What do pillows and drapes have in common with grab bars and roll-in showers? In the world of interior design, plenty: They all help make a home more comfortable, even safer. As more people age at home, designers are starting to respond -- and, though they might not see themselves this way, they are becoming important contributors to public health and safety.