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Cardboard Halloween Costumes, and Other Fun Crafts to Make with Your Kids

Maybe you've started to think about Halloween. Maybe your kids are begging you to make some elaborate costume for them and you can't image how you …

9 Super-Chic, Walk-In Closets

Modern closets with punchy hues, plush seating, and beaded chandeliers.<p>Take a cue from these glamorous, modern closet designs and paint your walls with a punchy hue, add a plush chair, or a hang a beaded chandelier.

Interior Design

Chic Monochromatic DIY Painting With Ombre Style

Ready for an easy DIY project? In fact, this one is so easy, affordable and fun, it’s hardly a “project”. More like an experience! Are you looking to …

7 DIY Bathroom Ideas to Steal from Nautical Design

Think like a mariner and outfit your bath with space-saving storage solutions and accessories designed to keep things shipshape.<p>Above: We’re all …

Before & After: Anna's Blood, Sweat and Tears Craigslist Chair Makeover

I don’t even know how many hours I put into this chair–not to mention the definite blood, sweat, and even a few tears. I purchased the fabric at …

Hex Tree Swing

This probably isn’t the ideal time to introduce you to the Hex Tree Swing, as we’re firmly in the autumnal season, but, hey, why not make the most …

85+ Stunning Designer Dining Rooms

Create the ultimate entertaining space with these gorgeous ideas.<p>We're putting the spotlight on elegant chandeliers, mahogany tables and more. Want extra inspiration for other areas in your home? Our living room and bathroom galleries are full of ideas.

Interior Design

Life Hacks: Take a Nightly Walk

(Image credit: Shutterstock)<p>From time to time I'll read <i>other</i> blogs and recently, an article over at Fast Company caught my eye. It's about how taking …

How To Design A Trendy, Fun Family Room

An important shift in home design trends in the last few years has been the conscious effort to use design as a way to ‘bring the family together’. …

10 Pumpkin DIYs That Use Everyday Items

What Can I Do About this Hideous Fireplace?

<b>Q:</b> Hi, my roommates and I recently moved into classic apartment in Chicago and want to give it a more updated feel. Unfortunately, our living room …

Join Us! The Style Cure Starts TODAY: Refresh a Room for the Holidays

I was thrilled to participate and the encouragement and solidarity really helped me finish! -Taylor de Sa (Fresh Coat of Paint)<p>Feeling a part of a …

A Tidy Kid's Room Goes Fun and Eclectic

Inside the reinvention of one hyper-coordinated space. This article originally appeared on ELLEDECOR.com.<p>The space <b>BEFORE</b> the transformation.<p>The wallpaper in this narrow room is special—a vintage design by Diego Giacometti for Clarence House. With the goal of creating a kid-friendly, creative space …

San Francisco

My 30-Minute, $0 Nate Berkus Living Room Makeover

See how the designer turned one editor's living room into a more beautiful, welcoming space...in half an hour, without bringing in a single new purchase. PLUS: Tips on how you can transform your home similarly.<p>There are some situations in life where the only answer is yes. Alice Waters asks if …

Home Decorating

Create A Round DIY Shelf In A Few Easy Steps

Looking for an easy DIY project that reflects several of today’s top trends? Round shelving is a current hit, along with mixed materials such as wood …

10 Easy Garage Organizing DIY Ideas

Even though it seems we turn to spring clean magazines to help us with our garage chaos, that doesn’t mean it’s not a year-round project. That’s why …

How To Make a Latte at Home Without an Espresso Machine

<b>Make your espresso or strongly brewed coffee:</b> As mentioned in the notes above, any strongly brewed espresso from a home espresso maker or a capsule …

8 Secrets of Personal Organizers

Learn from the pros — their ingenious ideas for ditching clutter will save you time, money, and stress.<p>There's no right way to organize your home. Whatever strategy you choose just has to work with your lifestyle, habits and tastes. But there are a few tried-and-true strategies that can enhance the …

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10 Easy DIY Scarf Projects Anyone Can Make

Layer up my friends. Accessories that you can easily don, then remove, are what get you through the transitional weather this time of year. These ten …