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Home Decor & Interior Design Articles

Need help figuring out how to renovate a bathroom, or deciding which type of counters you want in your kitchen? Our vast catalogue of articles can help you solve nearly any kind of interior design conundrum. Learn about the different kinds of design styles, or discover how to make the most of a small space. We have everything you need to make your home look its best.

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How to Choose a New Stove or Range How to Choose a New Refrigerator What You Need to Know Before You Buy Kitchen Appliances Warranties and Service Contracts Kitchen Appliances Buying Guide


10 Unlikely Places to Buy Art


Checklist: How to Stock Your Home Bar

Bath Fixtures

How to Choose a Tub for Your Bathroom Bathroom Fittings and Fixtures: A Buying Guide


How to Choose a Bathroom Sink How to Choose Shower Doors How to Plan a DIY Bathroom Renovation How to Choose New Bathroom Light Fixtures How to Plan a Professional Bathroom Renovation The Beauty of Conserving Water Top 5 Bathroom Design Pet Peeves The Well-Designed Bathroom Create Your Own Spa Bathroom


How to Design a Guest Room How to Choose Bedroom Lighting How to Choose a Headboard Questions to Ask Before You Redo a Bedroom How to Choose Bedroom Furniture Organize That Bedroom, Already!

Cabinets & Countertops

How to Choose New Kitchen Counters Kitchen Countertops Buying Guide


How to Choose Ceiling Paint Colors

Closets & Storage

Store More in Your Garage Bathroom Storage Galore 6 (Deceptively Simple) Living Room Storage Ideas Store More in Your Kitchen—Today! Build Your Dream Closet!


How to Choose House Paint Turn Your Paint Chips into Curb Appeal History of Color in Home Exteriors The Power of Paint Color Feng Shui Elements and Color Turn the Color Wheel

Decorating Ideas

Should You Paint or Wallpaper? How to Start a Decorating Project Beadboard: What's It All About? Making the Most of Small Spaces Designers Tell All Featured Designer: Jamie Beckwith

Decorative Accessories

How to Choose and Display Decorative Accessories

Design Styles

Mediterranean Style Defined Colonial Style Defined English Country Style Defined Eclectic Style Defined Victorian Style Defined Queen Anne Style Defined Modern Style Defined Le Corbusier Style Defined Eames Style Defined Asian Style Defined French Country Style Defined Craftsman Style Defined Jonathan Adler Style Defined Hollywood Regency Style Defined Suzanne Kasler Style Defined Midcentury Modern Style Defined Nantucket Style Defined Rustic Style Defined Southwestern Style Defined Steampunk Design Style Defined Tropical Style Defined Tuscan Style Defined Kelly Wearstler Style Defined Art Deco Style Defined Contemporary Style Defined Transitional Style Defined Family-Friendly Style Defined Plantation Style Defined Traditional Style Defined Ralph Lauren Style Defined Shabby Chic Style Defined Country Style Defined Mission Style Defined Coastal Style Defined Cottage Style Defined

Dining Room

5 Considerations Before You Redo Your Dining Room How to Choose Dining Room Furniture How to Choose a Dining Table Storage Is Served! Dining Room Organization Ideas

Fireplaces & Wood Stoves

Hot Topic: How to Choose a Freestanding Fireplace Cozy Up to Eco-Friendly Fireplaces


How to Choose Bathroom Flooring Flooring Material Pros and Cons How to Choose a New Kitchen Floor Carpet Guide


How to Choose Foyer Furniture


How to Choose a Desk

Green Home

Room-by-Room Energy Updates Why Buy Organic Furnishings? A Guide to Choosing Eco-Friendly Wallcoverings How to Find Certified Sustainable Wood Products Green Interior Design

Heating & Cooling

Top Trends in Smart, Connected Homes

Home Office

How to Choose Home Office Furniture How to Design a Home Office

How-To Advice and DIY Projects

How to Choose Kitchen Cabinets How to Prioritize Home Projects How to Stain Wood Furniture How to Strip Painted Furniture 7 Considerations Before You Redo a Sunroom 7 Common Mistakes NOT To Make with Your Interior Designer Choosing a Contractor Top 6 Reasons to Hire a Certified Kitchen Designer Questions to Ask Before You Redo a Bathroom Should You DIY or Hire a Pro? Animal House: Easy Living Ideas for Pet Owners How to Hang and Hide a Flat Screen Planning to Finish Your Basement? What to Consider Planning an Attic Remodel? What to Consider Should You Move or Remodel? Should You Replace or Remodel? How to Declutter ANY Room of Your Home How to Create Your Home Renovation Budget How to Choose Fair Trade Furnishings How to Choose Eco Paint Choosing an Architect Choosing an Interior Designer

Innovation & Technology

We Tried a Home Automation System Make a Home Automation System Part of Your Renovation Home Automation: What's the Hubbub? Take the "Work" Out of Housework

Kid's Room

Nurseries That Nurture: Eco-Friendly Baby Spaces


How to Choose a Stainless Steel Island Questions to Ask Before You Redo the Kitchen How to Choose a Backsplash How to Plan a Walk-In Kitchen Pantry Design Is Your Kitchen Efficient? 10 Secrets of Award-Winning Kitchen Designs How to Plan a DIY Kitchen Remodel Latest Trends in Kitchen Design Creating Your New Kitchen: Getting Started A Lighting Primer Kitchen Cabinets Buying Guide The Latest in Kitchen Flooring The Well-Designed Kitchen Are You Ready for Smart Kitchen Technology?

Laundry Room

How to Choose Laundry Room Furniture


How to Choose Living Room Lighting

Living & Family Room

How to Choose Sunroom Furniture How to Choose Living Room Furniture Questions to Ask Before You Redo the Living Room How to Choose a New Wall Unit

Luxury Appliances

4 Good Reasons to Buy Luxury Appliances

Media Room

8 Considerations Before You Redo a Media Room How to Choose Media Room Furniture

Outdoor Designs

How to Paint Your Front Door How to Choose Outdoor Furniture On the Fence: What to Consider Before Installing Fencing Hot Tub Buying Tips All Decked Out: Pick Your Plank Material Choosing a Landscape Designer Outdoor Furniture Materials: Which Should You Choose? How to Choose Landscape Lighting Lawn & Order: Get Organized Outdoors Tips for Gracious Outdoor Living

Paint & Wallcoverings

Stylish Wall Stenciling: The Basics How to Paint Floors How to Paint Concrete Floors How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets How to Choose a Trim Paint Color How to Decorate with Wallpaper How to Decorate with Chalkboard Paint How to Choose the Perfect Kitchen Paint Color Combinations

Patio & Garden

How to Paint Your Wood Porch

Seasonal & Holiday Decorating

Blanche Garcia's Decorating Tips for Fall


How to Choose a Sofa How to Choose Upholstered Seating

Tile & Stone

Stone or Tile: What to Consider

Whole Houses

Hidden Pitfalls of New-Construction Homes Hidden Pitfalls of Older-Construction Homes

Window Treatments

How to Select Window Treatments

Windows & Doors

How to Choose a Door to Your Deck or Patio How to Choose New Doors for Your Home Should You Add a Skylight? How to Choose New Windows for Your Home

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