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Guest Picks: Flash a Little Neon
Make your rooms come alive with acid-green glassware here, electric pink candles there and decor in a whole host of other hot colors
Guest Picks: Kaleidoscopic Color to Shake Up Your Rooms
Why pick one color when you can have all of them? These high-pigment home decor pieces dazzle with a full spectrum of happy hues
Tin's a Win for Kitchen Backsplashes
Durable tin has come down from the ceiling and out of Victorian times to decorate backsplashes today
Room of the Day: Reaching for the Stars in a Boy’s Nursery
Heavenly decor and snuggle-ready furnishings turn a former home gym into a place for getting starry-eyed with baby
15 Key Pieces for Modern Farmhouse Style
"It's interior decoration folks, not brain surgery. Beauty is in the eye of the... artwork and decor. Personally (and I'm an interior designer) my least favorite "style"... I LOVE interior barn doors The "modern farmhouse" concept is so today! It blends... Grandma decorated it with old and new would be proud of the "new" mix suggested here... where the decorations were burlap and the bouquets were wrapped in burlap. It was a couple..."
17 Ways to Brighten a Holiday Home, Scandinavian Style
No one does inspired natural decorating better than the Scandinavians, and that includes adorning the home for the holidays
"natural decorating better than the Scandinavians, and that includes adorning the home... colors, decorations and presents galore. I adored visits to Grandpa's when I was a... house decorated quite so fully. After all of the mad running around to get the holiday... natural decorating, no one does it better than the cold northern countries of Scandinavia... holiday decorating is making you a bit panicky, try these 17 ideas for decking the..."
The '70s Are Back. Can Ya Dig It?
"to 70's decor, they seem think of low end, mass produced decor of the day and conversely... nice 70's decor. Our house had a hideous green shag carpet, popcorn ceiling (with sparkles)... disposable decor. The only bright spot for me was the emphasis on color. I am gutting... of the decorating from the '70's back, but with a new twist - one would be wallpaper... in home decor and accessories. Great article, very nostalgic for me since I was a..."
The Single Easiest Trick for Serial Redecorators
Take the no-sweat approach to no-commitment decorating with this inexpensive, readily available solution
"no-commitment decorating with this inexpensive, readily available solution... f you decorate your own home, you probably fall into one of two main categories.... flexible decorating without leaving holes in all of my walls? My secret is Velcro mounting... "Budget Decorating". SHE made no mention of Christmas decorating. She presented her... extra decorative items and changing to all white lampshades and lots of crisp, cool..."
14 Ways to Style Your Mantel for Spring and Summer
"breezy decor that's just right for the sunny season... how to decorate the fireplace once warmer weather arrives. Do you play it up with... these interior decorating tips! One artist to consider for a summertime vibe would... .. My decorating style is relaxed coastal but I do change many of my table scapes... 7. Decorate with vintage treasures. Play I Spy at vintage shops and flea markets... house for decorative details that fit this color scheme. Alternatively, pick up a can..."
So Your Style Is: Sci-Fi Past and Future
Are you more likely to search for design ideas at Comic-Con than High Point Market? If so, the future of decorating is yours
"sci-fi decor. It's nice to see it done with more traditional styles and not just kitschy... rooms to decorate with stuff from two thousand years of travel, well one thousand because... as home decor. Even a bike hanging by the door on a bike rack becomes art if presented... Sci-Fi interior design seems good fun. And one design shown here is universally flattering... highly decorated ones above make me claustrophobic. I guess I wouldn't be a good space..."
8 Ways to Express Your Art Nouveau Style
"organic decorating style that's been making waves since the 19th century... architecture, decorative arts and fashion, incorporating sweeping, feminine shapes. The movement... adapted for decorative ironwork and cast metal, where its undulating, asymmetrical and... mainstream interiors during this period. His curving, sinuous designs adorned windows... contemporary interiors. Look for the curving lines of art nouveau and use the stained glass..."
Evoke a Japanese Tearoom's Beauty With a 'Chabana' Flower Arrangement
Set the stage for serenity in any room with floral and decorating ideas borrowed from an ancient Japanese tradition
"floral and decorating ideas borrowed from an ancient Japanese tradition... lovely decorative expression. So pleased to see features like these that bring aspects... though the decor is largely neutral) This is beautiful! A life devoid of things/clutter... Tearoom interiors are typified by a very minimalist design, so intriguing shapes and... with a decorative scroll. The tokonoma is a centuries-old design element, but it’s..."
The Cure for Houzz Envy: Living Room Touches Anyone Can Do
Spiff up your living room with very little effort or expense, using ideas borrowed from covetable ones
"ways to decorate a living room - really, the possibilities are endless! So far I can... house, I decorated the LR more as a show piece and I never went in there. Like you... Good interior For me, the rooms with books are the most comfy. Newer homes seem... often my decorating 'lab'. But, mostly, it is a quiet and orderly space that I appreciate... recently by interior designer Libby Langdon in this month's December issue of House Beautiful..."
Know Your Sofa Options: Arms, Cushions, Backs and Bases
Get your sock arm straight from your track arm — along with everything else — to choose the sofa that’s right for you
"in the interior design profession. I already feel more empowered. thanks. need to... retired interior designer, some of the terminology described above may be regional... of the decoration. So it is not as simple as this article seems to make it. And... a good interior designer can guide you in all of these choices because they have studied... To an interior designer, a couch is not what cezaney is describing. It is a sofa..."
So Your Style Is: Contemporary
What's contemporary style? Strong lines, smooth forms, minimal accessories — with room for rule breaking
"traditional decor. Less is more: smooth profiles instead of ornamentation, solid or subtly... design and decor, open and flowing interiors, and from my experience, less clutter equals... art in decorative frames, family photos, large antique case clock, etc.). I'd love... Since my decorating style (or lack thereof) has been described as "spartan", contemporary... contemporary interiors. In the meantime, check out these links for inspiration: http://www..."