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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.

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.

How to Get Organized at Home in 2014

Manja Swanson | Posted 03.23.2014 | HuffPost Home
Manja Swanson

Step 4: Decorate. You've put the effort in and figured out how to get organized -- congratulations! Now reward yourself by creating a gorgeous, clutter-free space that reflects your style.

The Year's Best Décor Trends | Posted 02.22.2014 | HuffPost Home

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.

A Conversation With Architect and Interior Designer, Ashley Hicks

Blue Carreon | Posted 02.16.2014 | HuffPost Home
Blue Carreon

Ashley Hicks takes time off from his packed schedule to talk about ideas and hard work, active instructions in museums, and sometimes being mistaken for a girl.

Sprucing Up Your Home After a Divorce Is Totally Cathartic

Lois Tarter | Posted 12.31.2013 | Divorce
Lois Tarter

Moving on after a divorce could mean that your ex is moving out and you're keeping the marital residence. Now, you have your own space again and the freedom to do whatever you want with it.

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...

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.

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.

Get Your House Sold: Five Star Room-by-Room Staging Tips

Laura McHolm | Posted 11.03.2013 | HuffPost Home
Laura McHolm

Your potential buyer doesn't want to feel or see you in the house. No family pictures, tastes or piles of stuff. A buyer wants to be able to envision living in that house. Think: It's not your house anymore. It's a house that will soon be their house. So get the YOU out of your house.

PHOTOS: What Kate Moss Has In Common With Home Decor

The Huffington Post | Raydene Salinas | Posted 07.24.2013 | HuffPost Home

She may not be a homebody, but her style does translate to interiors.

It's the Small Things

Shana Sigmond | Posted 09.08.2013 | HuffPost Home
Shana Sigmond

beauty, sentiment -- none trumps the act of living. We don't take up residence in museums, and we shouldn't aspire to. Homes are meant to be lived in, and as a result, things sometimes break.

Chic Symbols, Cool Tile, and the Return of WallPaper: 2013 Home Style Trends

Condiment | Posted 07.08.2013 | HuffPost Home

Summer is the time of year for home decorating and design projects. It can mean a full overhaul of a space, remodeling, updating, painting, or just mixing in new pillows and other decor items.

PHOTOS: How Would Solange Decorate Your Home?

The Huffington Post | Raydene Salinas | Posted 07.08.2013 | HuffPost Home

So we can't all be Solange Knowles, but maybe taking inspiration from her style to update in our home might be enough to up our cool factor just a bit...

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...

Marlo Thomas With Maxwell Ryan (WATCH)

Posted 08.13.2013 | MarloThomas

This week, the wonderful Maxwell Ryan, founder of Apartment Therapy, made his second appearance on Mondays With Marlo. He had such wonderful advice f...

10 Quick and Easy Home Décor Ideas to Update Your Space

Manja Swanson | Posted 07.24.2013 | HuffPost Home
Manja Swanson

Summer is just around the corner, and now is the perfect time to update your space for the season! Here are 10 quick and easy home décor updates that will enliven your home for the warm months ahead.

22 Gorgeous Outdoor Decorating Ideas

Real Simple | Posted 07.20.2013 | HuffPost Home

From porches to patios, transform your outdoor space with smart decorating tricks. ...

7 Ways To De-Stress Your Home's Entryway

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.23.2013 | HuffPost Home

We looked to Martha Stewart for advice on organizing this common problem area.

5 Outdoor Living Ideas for Spring and Summer

Manja Swanson | Posted 05.27.2013 | HuffPost Home
Manja Swanson

Forget those inexpensive lawn chairs of the past with scratchy nylon seat cushions -- today's outdoor living is just as comfortable and livable as what's happening indoors.

The Surprising Reason Why Your Front Door Is the Most Important Part of Your Home

Sophie Keller | Posted 05.26.2013 | HuffPost Home
Sophie Keller

When I'm asked to redesign and feng shui someone's home the first thing I do is to look at is where their front door is. Is it facing the street? Is it to the side? Is it 'round the back?

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.

10 Home Essentials Everyone Should Have

Amy Nebens and Jara Negrin | Posted 04.27.2013 | HuffPost Home
Amy Nebens and Jara Negrin

The following list of top ten details to start with can work with any color scheme, mood and budget. They can also be kid-friendly while equally inviting to quality adult time. Browse your favorite stores and some new ones and search online as well.