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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 07.16.2014 | 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 07.07.2014 | 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 06.27.2014 | 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 06.27.2014 | 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...

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:

3 Simple Spring Cleaning Solutions to Get Your Home Organized Quickly

Christina-Lauren Pollack | Posted 06.21.2014 | HuffPost Home
Christina-Lauren Pollack

Spring cleaning might be one of those annual home maintenance projects that you are dreading having to do, as it conjures up overwhelming ideas of exhausting hours of labor with minimal results.

Easter Entertaining and Decorating Ideas

Christina-Lauren Pollack | Posted 06.18.2014 | HuffPost Home
Christina-Lauren Pollack

For those of you who enjoy hosting special celebrations at home, this easy-to-follow Easter entertaining guide will give you decorating and entertaining ideas that your guests will surely love.

6 Things People Who Love Their Homes DON'T Do

Posted 04.09.2014 | OWN

You don't need a seven-figure income -- or a fairy godmother with decorating skills to rival Nate Berkus --to turn the place where you live into your ...

5 Spring Home Decor Updates Under $100

Manja Swanson | Posted 05.24.2014 | HuffPost Home
Manja Swanson

A simple change like rearranging your furniture can be as exhilarating as a complete décor update -- without the price tag. Seeing the beautiful things you already own in a new light can make the old feel new again.