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Interior Decorating

The Couches of My Life

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 11.24.2014 | Fifty
Elaine Ambrose

My parents owned one good set of furniture for more than 40 years. I didn't have that same attachment to any sofa, and I've lost count of the good, bad and ugly selections that have entered and departed my living room.

Plaid-itude: Sporting Tartan Never Felt So Good

ZOOM interiors | Posted 11.11.2014 | HuffPost Home
ZOOM interiors

Poor ole' plaid gets a bad wrap, i.e. slutty schoolgirls, your grandmother's ridiculously overdone curtains, and who could forget, the Burberry-wearing prepsters. But, it's making a serious come back -- more urban cool and less Hot Topic-y.

The 9 Absolute Truths Only Home Decorating Addicts Know

Hometalk | Posted 11.11.2014 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

When your guests tell you that your home is beautiful, do you nod appreciatively, even though you're not quite satisfied? Do you find your heart racing every time you pass a West Elm?

DIY Fall Wreaths That Are Way Better Than a Welcome Mat

Real Simple | Posted 10.29.2014 | HuffPost Home
Real Simple

Raid your craft closet and the store for fun, seasonal add-ons that will make your door the envy of the neighborhood. If you can't find every item that this blogger uses in her wreath, customize it based on your taste, and your supplies.

6 Easy Ways to Turn Your Home Into a Cool Weather Retreat

HomeFinder.com | Posted 10.29.2014 | HuffPost Home
HomeFinder.com

A seasonal home makeover doesn't require a total interior overhaul. Just a few decor updates can make a big impact when transitioning your home between seasons.

The One Shade Of Black Paint That Always Looks Good

OWN | Posted 10.24.2014 | OWN

Few color combinations are as modern, elegant and timeless as black-and-white -- when it's done right, that is. A big part of achieving a flawless bla...

Art-imacy: The Art of Dressing Your Walls

ZOOM interiors | Posted 10.23.2014 | HuffPost Home
ZOOM interiors

Your interior environment has a huge impact on your overall well-being, and let's be honest, your sex life. So, don't let that barren décor and those bland walls of yours be the deterrent. Get art, and get laid.

10 Simple Steps To Styling Any Space Your Way

Condiment | Posted 11.24.2014 | HuffPost Home
Condiment

These items aren't typically designed to be toted around a city as you change places, or move. But, you can absolutely make wherever you live, at any stage in life, all your own.

Mister Sister Episode 1: Apartment Tour!

Mr. Kate | Posted 11.19.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

Since this apartment is a rental, our design will be informed by that while also making sure to make it unique to Tess. Stay tuned for future episodes to get tips on how to update and decorate your space!

OMG We Bought a House! Episode 14: Closet Crushers!

Mr. Kate | Posted 11.19.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

In order to maximize the space, we broke into the old phone nook on the other side of the wall which gave us two extra feet. Then, with the combo of shelves, hampers, hooks and rods, our closets are ready to be filled back up again... in a more organized fashion this time.

Heavy Metals: The Hottest Decor Trend of the Season

Redesign Revolution | Posted 11.11.2014 | HuffPost Home
Redesign Revolution

The seasons are changing which means many things on the home front -- from putting away the patio furniture and switching out the clothes in your closets, to preparing yourself for the up and coming holidays. Invest in these pieces and notice the beautiful changes in your home that are sure to "Fall" right in step.

Room Makeover: How to Budget for an Interior Decorator

Alessandra Wood | Posted 10.06.2014 | HuffPost Home
Alessandra Wood

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

13 Design Blogs You Might Have Missed

Stephen Tanenbaum | Posted 09.29.2014 | HuffPost Home
Stephen Tanenbaum

It goes without saying that well-known sites like Apartment Therapy and Houzz are great resources. But there are lots of others out there that can help you cultivate your taste and create polished, authentic interiors.

OMG We Bought A House! Episode 13: Out Of The Closet!

Mr. Kate | Posted 09.20.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

In episode 13 we begin to redo a room that is extremely important: the closet. This is where my shoes and clothes will reside, and I want them to fe...

OMG We Bought A House! Episode 12: Anniversary Al Fresco!

Mr. Kate | Posted 08.30.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

In OMG We Bought A House! Episode 12, we take the decorating outdoors! For mine and Joey's 7th anniversary we decided theres no better place to cel...

OMG We Bought a House! Episode 11: Dinner's on Us!

Mr. Kate | Posted 08.30.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

Our dining room is officially finished, and we could not be more excited to reveal the finished product. From our magical moon-surface-inspired ceiling to our vintage marquee sign, this room has the perfect eclectic and chic vibe that Joey and I adore.

OMG We Bought a House!

Mr. Kate | Posted 09.16.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

Where do you go for gems?! The junkyard of course! We ended up finding some great pieces too: a mirror, two bronze jugs, an old bar marquee that say's "Jo's Place", and a vintage gum ball machine.

OMG We Bought a House! Episode 9: Bottoms Up!

Mr. Kate | Posted 09.15.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

We put up our chandelier, picked out a wallpaper to put up on our ceiling, refinished a built-in cabinet and turned it into our bar, caged a plant, and got a TEMPORARY dining table.

OMG We Bought A House! Episode 8: The Living Room (Part 2)

Mr. Kate | Posted 09.14.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

OMG we FINISHED our living room! In this episode we reveal our chairs after having them reupholstered, fill in our book shelves, and DIY some paper mâchéd animal heads with gold and copper leaf.

OMG We Bought a House! Episode 7: The Living Room (Part 1)

Mr. Kate | Posted 09.13.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

In this episode we look at some swatches, get our furniture moved in, do the simplest OMG DIY yet and start thinking about ideas for part two!

OMG We Bought A House! Episode 6: Kitchen and Kitties!

Mr. Kate | Posted 09.09.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

In Episode 6 we have transformed our plain-jane kitchen into a gem. Our Kitties used to have to poo out in the open, but not anymore. We installed a little cat door into our laundry room door, so that the kitties can now use the bathroom in peace!

6 Tricks for Making a Room Feel Bigger

Domino | Posted 09.09.2014 | HuffPost Home
Domino

Raise the roof. Here's how to fake a higher ceiling.

8 Items the College Kid Never Unpacks

Domino | Posted 09.08.2014 | HuffPost Home
Domino

Some things are better left at home (sorry, Mom).

13 Unexpected Items Every College Kid Needs

Domino | Posted 09.07.2014 | HuffPost Home
Domino

We asked real college kids which items are necessary -- and so often forgotten -- when heading to campus.

Nate Berkus and Team Take on a 5 Bedroom Home

Domino | Posted 09.06.2014 | HuffPost Home
Domino

The team at Nate Berkus Associates turns a Georgian-style home into an up-to-the-moment residence with classic appeal.