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Pantone 2019 Living Coral

2019 Color of the Year: Living Coral

Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2019 is Living Coral, a bold, sassy hue that creates a warm, comforting, and nurturing feeling in the home. With its ebullient…

Backyard makeover

The Year in Review: What We Learned in 2018

Another year, during which we celebrated our third year in the blogosphere, has passed in a blur of activity. We have all kinds of projects and ideas ahead…

Home office with cart

Storage Solutions: A Rolling Office Cart

Portable and adaptable, this simply-designed bar cart is a vital supporting player in a small home office. Thanks to a 21st-century laptop and smartphone (and voice-controlled electronics, if…

Library cart in living room

Simple Storage Solutions: A Rolling Library Cart

Invest in a good-looking rolling library cart and you have a practical piece of furniture that can augment the storage options of your living room—instantly!   A mobile…

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Entertaining Ideas: The Instant Guestroom

Now that air mattresses have had an upgrade, you’re ready for overnight visitors whether you have an extra bedroom or not. The holidays often mean an influx of…

rat skeleton eating a pumpkin next to a skull with a masquerade mask

Our Favorite Halloween Decor Ideas

Halloween is our favorite holiday of the year—all the fun of decorating for Christmas without the (mostly self-imposed) stress of shopping and entertaining. We can get pretty carried…

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Easy Makeovers: An Aqua Color Scheme

Blues cool rooms down instead of heating them up. Promote relaxation and bathe in the luxurious tones of this aqua living room makeover.   A sedate blank slate…

Orange and coral living room

Easy Makeovers: A Coral Color Scheme

Brights light up any space that begins with a tranquil neutral foundation. With accent pieces inspired by an artwork’s vivid splashes of color, this formerly quiet living room…

Yellow living room

Easy Makeovers: A Yellow Color Scheme

Building on a neutral blank slate, the mood of your living room can be changed by adding joyous, sunny yellow and other primary colors.   A neutral base…

Neutral living room

Easy Makeovers: A Neutral Color Scheme

A neutral palette could be bland, but you can change the mood by adding texture, accent hues and pattern to the mix. This living room starts with a…

Sketch book

Home Basics: Top Tools for Your Decorating Tote

Getting ready to redo a room? Keep these simple items on hand in a grab-ad-go tote, whether you’re working on a makeover design or out scouting the shops….

Back to School

Dorm Decor

Now that you have dorm storage nailed down, you’ll want your room to look good, too. The year of excellence can’t really begin without you totally digging your…