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Interior Decorating

OMG We Bought A House! Episode 5: Be Our Guest(Room)!

Mr. Kate | Posted 04.08.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

Joey's parents wanted to come visit and see our first house so we had to quickly get the guest room guest-ready! Watch the video above to see the entire transformation including how we spruced up a thrift store dresser in a matter of hours.

9 Staircases Worth Every Step

Dering Hall | Posted 03.31.2014 | HuffPost Home
Dering Hall

These staircases are brought to the forefront, transcending their otherwise purely functional use to become true works of art.

The One Decorating Trick You Need to Know

Alessandra Wood | Posted 03.28.2014 | HuffPost Home
Alessandra Wood

Just because you're shopping on a budget doesn't mean you can't buy better materials. Even if you're shopping at IKEA, choose pieces that are made of solid wood as opposed to particle board (believe it or not, they do exist!).

Three Trends That Will Be Ugly Tomorrow

Alessandra Wood | Posted 03.24.2014 | HuffPost Home
Alessandra Wood

There will always be a place for tasteful taxidermy in a rustic space -- a skull, a pair of antlers -- but ditch decoupage, glitter, or paper mache animal heads. They're fun and trendy now, but when have you ever seen a pink glittered deer in the wild?

OMG We Bought a House! Episode 4: See You At The Altar!

Mr. Kate | Posted 03.18.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

The inset alcove or altar, as we're calling it, is just begging for a whimsical DIY project. The mantle is the first thing you see when you walk in our front door so it's the perfect place to establish the design for the overall house.

How to Buy Vintage Furniture Online

Alessandra Wood | Posted 03.06.2014 | HuffPost Home
Alessandra Wood

I've got a hit list of things to consider and questions to ask before buying vintage furniture online, so you can be sure to rule out a lot of issues before you take the big purchasing plunge.

6 Tips for Bachelor Pad Interior Design

Alessandra Wood | Posted 02.27.2014 | HuffPost Home
Alessandra Wood

A well designed place doesn't mean you have to spend your life savings on interior decor. The three most important things to consider when designing your bachelor pad: organization, modern design trends, and personality.

Moving in Together: How to Combine Design Styles

Alessandra Wood | Posted 04.09.2014 | HuffPost Home
Alessandra Wood

Before you can even think about combining design styles, you've got to first combine the things you own. Whether you are getting a new place or one of you is moving into the other's place, these tips can help.

The Art of the Home Bar

TRNK | Posted 04.06.2014 | HuffPost Home

I know, I know... we all have that insatiably thirsty friend who can ravage a full stock, but that shouldn't keep you from creating a thoughtful display.

From Downton Abbey to Downtown Chic

Alessandra Wood | Posted 04.05.2014 | HuffPost Home
Alessandra Wood

Do you ever dream about what it would be like to live in Downton Abbey? The glamorous, aristocratic lifestyle, the formal and luxurious interior design. I worked with Vi from Tastemaker to create an interior design inspired by Downton Abbey.

Five Ways to Create Good Flow in Your Interior Design

Alessandra Wood | Posted 03.26.2014 | HuffPost Home
Alessandra Wood

You can't always buy new furniture or create an entirely new layout for a room, especially when it's small. However, there are innumerable ways to refresh the feel of a space with a few key adjustments.

Mid-Century Modern Style: Tapered Legs

Alessandra Wood | Posted 03.19.2014 | HuffPost Home
Alessandra Wood

Wondering where this vintage style came from and how it made its way back into modern interiors?

5 Iconic Designs You Need to Know

Alessandra Wood | Posted 03.11.2014 | HuffPost Home
Alessandra Wood

If you love design you're probably familiar with a long list of iconic designs. Here are a few that should be on your radar.

Four Easy Ways to Update Your Living Room for 2014

Alessandra Wood | Posted 03.04.2014 | HuffPost Home
Alessandra Wood

To get a new look, it's not always necessary to complete a total room makeover, or even open a can of paint.

12 Festive and Elegant Dining Rooms

Dering Hall | Posted 02.26.2014 | HuffPost Home
Dering Hall

Siemasko + Verbridge Intarya Magni Home Collection Intarya House Beautiful Elle Decor Designer Visions Suzanne Lovell Brown Davis Ebe...

Pantone Color of the Year -- How to Decorate With Radiant Orchid

Alessandra Wood | Posted 02.18.2014 | HuffPost Home
Alessandra Wood

Treading between pink and purple, the Pantone color elicits strong feelings of both love and hate.

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.

6 Great Interior Design Gifts for Any Style

Alessandra Wood | Posted 02.11.2014 | HuffPost Home
Alessandra Wood

Instead of buying gifts that will be shoved in a closet for the better part of a year, why not buy your friends and family something that will make their home more beautiful and reflect their personal design style? No matter what their style, I've got you covered.

A Simple, But Inspired Design Idea for the Home - Start a Collection

TRNK | Posted 12.29.2013 | HuffPost Home

Whether it be a set of vintage cameras or early 20th century spectacles, building a collection of like objects is an easy way to create a cohesive (but still very interesting) display.

5 Steps to a More Masculine Home

TRNK | Posted 12.16.2013 | HuffPost Home

Adding elements that are a little more weathered and worn naturally make a home feel more inviting. While your grandfather's old cigar chair may be an artifact in its own right, it can make your space feel more like a home, rather than a museum.

A Colorful Living Room Decorating Idea: One Room, Three Ways

Manja Swanson | Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Home
Manja Swanson

Want to change the look of your space on a budget? Here's a simple and colorful living room decorating idea -- keep your essential pieces neutral, and customize your lighting and décor for the seasons.

11 Homes Any Music Lover Would Want

Ryan Nickum | Posted 11.19.2013 | HuffPost Home
Ryan Nickum

Whether music is a hobby or you're house hunting for Dr. Dre, an in-home recording studio is an awesome feature for a home to have We scoured Estately's real estate listings across America to find these homes for sale that come with a recording studio.

11 Signs That You Should Have Been A Designer

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 09.11.2013 | HuffPost Home

A list for anyone who has yelled at the TV while watching "House Hunters."

Bathroom Renovating: Top 5 Tips

Yanic Simard | Posted 08.21.2013 | HuffPost Home
Yanic Simard

If you have a pink tub and gold antique faucets, it just might be time to renovate and invest in something you'll actually enjoy using and admiring.

Your Personal Amazing Living Room Space

Condiment | Posted 06.10.2013 | HuffPost Home

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