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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.

10 Home-Decorating Tricks From Top Stylists

Posted 05.07.2013 | OWN

By Candace Braun Davison Just a few subtle changes can take your home from "eh" to "oh, wow." Keep in touch! Check out HuffPost OWN on Faceb...

5 New Ways To Decorate With Mirrors

Posted 05.02.2013 | HuffPost Home

A well-placed mirror can open up a room, alter a view, or reflect a little personality....

Decorating Tips From Legendary Experts

Posted 04.24.2013 | HuffPost Home

Looking for design inspiration? Consult this advice from legendary decorating experts....

30 Ways To Decorate With Candles

Posted 06.22.2013 | HuffPost Home

Learn how to set the mood by casting the perfect glow....

A Conversation With The Rug Company's Co-founder Suzanne Sharp

Blue Carreon | Posted 06.16.2013 | HuffPost Home
Blue Carreon

Suzanne Sharp, the founder and creative director of The Rug Company recently launched three new geometric rug designs. The rugs are handmade in Nepal using only the finest Tibetan wools.

A Conversation with Interior Designer Alexa Hampton

Blue Carreon | Posted 06.07.2013 | HuffPost Home
Blue Carreon

The interior designer Alexa Hampton takes time off from her busy schedule to talk about design legacies and being mistaken for a Park Avenue Princess when in fact she would rather have the moniker Queen of the Flush Mount attached to her name.

The Best Design Shows Of All Time?

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 04.15.2013 | HuffPost Home

We don't know about you, but we can't get enough of the 'Property Brothers.'

Thank You, Andy Rooney

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 05.04.2013 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

You know how in horror movies, there is that one room that the overnight guest has been warned not to enter and how the guest, sensing that something terrible is beyond that door, is helplessly drawn to opening it anyway?

A Conversation With Designer Alexandra Von Furstenberg

Blue Carreon | Posted 05.04.2013 | HuffPost Home
Blue Carreon

Alexandra Von Furstenberg has made waves in the design scene with her modern take on acrylic home decor and furniture. Her designs, often injected with a sliver of fluorescent color, are a fresh and contemporary take on a material that we've come to associate with the '70s.

Home Decor Therapy

Susan McCorkindale | Posted 04.28.2013 | Women
Susan McCorkindale

"Sounds like a real man cave," he continued, turning to Chris. "All that's missing is a moose head over the fireplace." "It's an elk," I said. "A twelve-point elk," Chris clarified.

7 Ways To Make Your House A Home

OWN | Posted 03.20.2013 | OWN

By Nate Berkus, as told to Joan Podrazik The beloved interior designer shares his home decorating ideas and advice. As a designer, I've had the ...

10 Ways To Get Your Bedroom Ready For Valentine's Day You-Know-What

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 02.05.2013 | HuffPost Home

Plus, the five surefire mood-killers that are probably in your room right now.

What Type of Home Decor Is Right For You?

Condiment | Posted 01.23.2013 | HuffPost Home
Condiment

While most young professionals barely have time to be at home, let alone decorate their space, there is a value to creating a cozy and comfortable casa that is all your own even if you're renting yours.