Tag: interior design

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….

completed family room makeover

Before & After: A Dynamic Den Do-Over

Updating a dingy den with color, pattern, and collections creates a space where people love to spend time.   Built in 1973 and virtually unchanged since that time,…

Bar Cart Overall

Easy DIY Ideas: IKEA Bar Cart Hack

Get ready to entertain in style with this simple makeover. An easy facelift and some clever accents and you’ve got a drinks station that will grace dining room,…

Tubside bath cabinet

Gracious Hosting: A Holiday-Ready Bathroom

With guests arriving for the holidays, it’s a good idea to kit out your bathroom or guest bath with them in mind. Keep everything tubside within arm’s length…

Bedroom after project

Easy DIY Ideas: A Budget-Friendly Bedroom Makeover

Wake up a boring room with this super simple removable wall treatment made with wallpaper and decorative trim and get a bedroom makeover into the bargain. Deciding what to…

Living room makeover in yellow and blue

DIY Makeovers: A Living Room Update

By asking herself how she really wanted to use her underperforming living room to function, a homeowner creates a multipurpose space that becomes central to the house.  …

Blue bedroom makeover detail

Budget-Friendly Makeovers: A Boho Bedroom

Blue may promote relaxation but it also brings a lively, fresh-faced look to this once bland bedroom. Most of us are guilty of it at some point: We…

How to Choose a Rug

Area rugs can do so much to warm up a room that they’re the ideal way to winterize your home. And as anyone who’s watched The Big Lebowski knows,…