A Porch Makeover in 5 Easy Steps
Beautiful sunsets, soft breezes, greeting the neighbors while you rock in your porch swing…you can enjoy all these pleasures and more from your front porch.
All About the Prairie-style Home
A creation by legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright, this home design is one of the few truly American designs in architecture
Installing a custom ceramic tile backsplash in your kitchen is a wonderful way to add color and character to the room as a whole.
Best New Bedding Ideas
Like housing square footage, beds have upsized from the twin beds of the TV chaste 1950s, to extra deep California Kings, loaded with pillows, throws, and mix and match patterns and colors.
Best Ways to Mix Patterns In Your Décor
There are definitely tricks of the trade that are foolproof in any room, and you can learn them, too.
Budget Mudroom Makeover
Turning Wasted Space into Organized Storage
Buying a Barbeque Grill
If you don’t have a barbeque grill yet, you can definitely join the fun by choosing the right kind of grill for your outdoor space.
Choose Colors for Ambiance
Color personality tests are fun to take. Who doesn’t enjoy being told that they’re true blue or mellow yellow?
Choosing a Quality Carpet
How to choose a quality carpet for your home that will look great and handle the wear and tear
Clothes Closet Economics
Out of room in your clothes closet? We’ll help you decide if you need a closet makeover, or just need to purge.
Color Identity – Red
As the most sensual of the primary colors, red represents the polar ends of emotion – from anger, to joy, to love
Create a Homework Haven for Your Child
Hard work and dedication are keys to success, but so is having the right space to do homework.
Creating a Focal Point
Like a fine painting, every room has a focal point. It’s the element that draws your eye first, and invites you for a closer look.
De-clutter! It Helps Sell Your Home Faster
Less is more when selling your house.
Decorating Advice From First-Time Home Buyers
By combining yard sale finds, family artwork, and a few pieces dragged home from the dump, a young New Hampshire designer creates the perfect newlywed home.
Decorating Ideas with Plates
China or pottery plates are not only fun to collect, they make beautiful displays that give individuality to your home.
Does Your Entrance Say Welcome or Walk Away?
Putting extra effort into your home’s reception area will leave a lasting impression on potential buyers
Don’t Just Walk on Your Floors
Carpet, hardwood, tile or bamboo? What’s the best flooring choice when getting ready to sell your house fast?
Finding the Best Used Furniture
Finding great used furniture takes some digging – yard sales, consignment stores, antique malls, and more.
Transform your garage into a useful work and storage space
Has Your Home Got the Blues?
Break away from the warm tone trends, and try something new
How to Pop Monotone Décor
White on white or neutral on neutral is the usual way to do a monotone décor, but how do you make it memorable?
How-to’s - Art Collecting for the Beginner
Part of what makes a house a home is surrounding yourself and your family with objects you love.
Install a Doggie Door
Once again, you’ve been held up by work. And your dog hasn’t been outside all day. By the time you get home, you and your dog are anxious, quivering wrecks. Is there a better way?
Investing in Fine Rugs
Get advice on investing in custom, contemporary and oriental rugs.
Keeping Kitchen Counters Clutter-free
Show off your white marble countertops, commercial range and custom backsplash
Knock Rust and Dust Off Your Grill Before You Barbeque
How to clean your grill before having your first barbeque of the season
By selecting from a range of neutral shades, you can add sophistication and selling power all at once.
Make Small Living Spaces Inviting
Not every home owner can afford to live large, but with a little creativity you can make a small home more attractive
Making Small Rooms Seem Big
Most of us have small rooms in our homes that we wish were bigger. By following a few simple house-selling tips, however, small rooms can resemble larger spaces.
Minimalist Chic Design for your Home
Less is more when it comes to inviting prospective buyers in for a look
Paint a Mural In Your Child’s Room
In six easy steps, you and your child can transform their room into a delightful storybook world, animal kingdom, or whatever they want.
Paint Your Own Fresco
A fresco is really a mural painting that you put on a wall or ceiling, just like Michelangelo.
Painting for Resale in 2010
Whatever color you choose, think traditional and soothing.
Quick Bathroom Beautification Projects
When you’re trying to sell a home, beautiful bathrooms can go a long way toward winning over buyers.
Redecorate This Home and Sell It
Five redecorating tips that’ll help sell your home in a hurry
Revitalize Your Home Office
In as little as a few hours, your cluttered home office space can become an efficient machine
Save Time Installing Wallpaper
Don’t let the size of a wallpaper job daunt you. Today’s wallpapers are easier to install than ever, especially if you have the right tools and organization.
Sell Your Home With Strategically Placed Artwork
Photography, oils, watercolor, posters: your walls say so much about you–sometimes even too much.
A classic blend of native, Mexican Indian, wild west and pioneer influences
The Big Picture - Creating a Unifying Color Palette
If creating a unifying color palette for the whole house seems like a daunting task, don’t despair- it’s really much easier than you might think, and the following tips and tricks can help lead the way.
The Craftsman Bungalow
Older neighborhoods often feature bungalows – small homes that are full of charm.
The Fairytale Tudor
Finding a way to modernize the fairytale classic tudor.
The Importance of Mood Lighting
Several suggestions to choose lighting that will give you the ambiance you want, no matter what mood you’re in
The Importance of Thread Count in Bed Linens
You can go for a higher thread count, but there is more you need to know about quality sheets
The Low Down on Down Bedding
Is there any other textile for the bed or bath that feels more luxurious than down bedding?
The Power Of Color
Your inspiration is here. Create a winning color palate for your home with advice from the experts in our color makeover video series.
Using Color Theory in Home Décor
Using color theory to develop your interior color scheme
Warm Colors, Cool Colors
Red is hot and blue is cold, right? If your knowledge of colors is limited to the clues provided by the knobs on your bathroom sink, you are not alone.
What's the Magic Color for Selling Your House?
Painting can give almost any home a fresh start. Give your home an explosive transformation simply by picking the right colors.
When Buying A New Bed, Size Matters
If you’ve never bought a bed before or haven’t purchased a new bed in the last 10 years, you’ll have an easier time shopping by remembering one simple thing – size matters
Which Wallpaper to Choose?
Fashions change, and what was old is new again. Wallpaper is back.
Why We Love Ranch-style Homes
A few tidbits you didn't know that will help you appreciate ranch-style homes a lot more.