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9 Ways to Get Cozy Outside This Fall

Houzz | Posted 09.18.2014 | HuffPost Home
Houzz

Crisp mornings, colorful foliage and the urge to squeeze the most out of waning daylight hours add up to a bundle of good reasons to enjoy your outdoor rooms and spaces this fall.

Trend Report: French Décor Gets a Fresh Look for Fall

Manja Swanson | Posted 09.18.2014 | HuffPost Home
Manja Swanson

Richly distressed and patinated finishes lent a rustic flea market look to European-influenced finds. However, this fall, we're seeing a fresh look for French lighting, furniture, and décor, with softer finishes and chalky pastel accents.

5 Ideas for a Great Home Learning Zone

Houzz | Posted 09.04.2014 | HuffPost Home
Houzz

As children head back to school, it's back to reality for parents too. Now is the time to organize our home offices for the homework that's soon to come.

10 Reasons to Love Coral

Houzz | Posted 08.28.2014 | HuffPost Home
Houzz

Bright, cheerful, classic and amazingly versatile, coral has a lot to offer. And because it works well in small doses, it's easy to give your space a boost with this vibrant color. Here are 10 reasons to add coral to your home.

11 Brilliant Wallpaper Transformations

Domino | Posted 08.25.2014 | HuffPost Home
Domino

Think you're ready to make a decorating move that might feel too edgy? Wow with wallpaper. It never disappoints.

4 Homes With Major Storage That Looks Great

Houzz | Posted 08.15.2014 | 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.

8 Unbelievable Living Room Makeovers

Domino | Posted 08.14.2014 | HuffPost Home
Domino

Once considered the formal entertaining zone (also known as: no kids allowed), the living room has emerged as the common area for family and friends to gather. We'd say it's a pretty important place. Make it over with the attention it deserves.

10 Ways to Deck Out Your Patio

Houzz | Posted 08.07.2014 | 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.

Room Makeover: How to Budget for an Interior Decorator

Alessandra Wood | Posted 08.06.2014 | HuffPost Home
Alessandra Wood

Who said that only celebrities can hire an interior decorator? A room makeover is something anyone can benefit from.

10 Ideas for Easygoing Summer Parties

Houzz | Posted 07.31.2014 | 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.

A Spectacular Beach Cottage Makeover You Won't Believe

Domino | Posted 07.30.2014 | Huffpost Code
Domino

With an open mind and (a lot of) white paint, Anna Burke pares down a classic Florida bungalow. photography by BRITTANY AMBRIDGE Last summer, des...

These Home Innovations and Trends Are Amazing Whether You Rent or Own

Condiment | Posted 07.23.2014 | HuffPost Home
Condiment

While hitting stores and shops online or offline can be great for spotting the current trends and innovations in home decorating and design, it's the industry events that give a sneak peek into what's ahead.

7 Decor Decisions That Make Your Home Look Messy

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 07.23.2014 | HuffPost Home

Try as we might, even the tidiest among us have a hard time keeping our homes clean. There is, after all, life and kids and everything in between. But...

8 Stylish Dining Room Decorating Ideas

Domino | Posted 07.22.2014 | HuffPost Home
Domino

Planning a party for 12 or just a dinner for two? Either way, learn how to create a comfortable space that accommodates your personal dining style.

Top 10 Decorating Don'ts

Domino | Posted 07.21.2014 | HuffPost Home
Domino

Because sometimes it's easier to be told what not to do.

11 Surprising Uses for Wallpaper Around The House

Hometalk | Posted 09.14.2014 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

This sure isn't your grandmother's wallpaper! Check out all the creative and unexpected things you can accomplish within the wonderful world of wallpaper! Wallpaper is the budget friendly secret to well designed, trendy home decor!

Is There a 'Footprint-free' Carpet?

Glenn Revere | Posted 09.06.2014 | HuffPost Home
Glenn Revere

What happens when you pay for a horse but get a mule? Or in this case, you thought you bought a "footprint-free" carpet but as soon as it was installed you knew you had been taken?

6 Things All Real Grown-Ups Have In Their Homes

Posted 07.02.2014 | OWN

The right décor can make your whole house seem a little more polished, even if you're working on that whole dusting-regularly thing. By Candace Br...

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.

The Day I Stopped Caring About My House

Janie Porter | Posted 08.26.2014 | Parents
Janie Porter

The house was me. The house showed everyone what a great homemaker I am. What a brilliant designer. What a stylish person. Maybe even someone they'd want to be like.

10 Shocking Bedroom Makeovers

Domino | Posted 08.16.2014 | HuffPost Home
Domino

There's no such thing as a boring bedroom. There are such things as a sleeping space that needs some recharging. From the bland and undecorated to the hideous and overdone rooms, give those tired eyes something happy to wake up to.

4 Clever Tips for Making a Ceiling Seem Higher

Domino | Posted 08.13.2014 | HuffPost Home
Domino

Foolproof tricks that will maximize a small space. 1. Paint the Trim. A 3" band of paint in a contrasting color will delineate the walls from the ceiling. This will make a difference.

Wedding Registry 101 With Miss USA Erin Brady

Svitlana Flom | Posted 08.10.2014 | Weddings
Svitlana Flom

Recently I had an interesting opportunity to work with beautiful Miss USA, Erin Brady, whose reign is coming to an end this summer to design her wedding registry. Erin and her fiancé are getting married this year.

DIY Wall Ideas Using Items Around Your Home

Domino | Posted 07.16.2014 | HuffPost Home
Domino

Banish those bare walls. Go from boring to unbelievable with a few creative tricks.

How To Make A Gorgeous Spring Centerpiece In 2 Minutes

OWN | Posted 04.25.2014 | OWN

Looking for a quick spring refresh to breathe new life into your home decor? Designer Kenneth Wingard of "Home Made Simple" shares his method for crea...