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Save Space in Closets, Hallways, and More

Cluttered entryways, closets, and storage spaces often feel smaller than they really are. These ingenious organizing tricks will help you use even the narrowest of spaces efficiently.<p>Take storage to new levels by adding shelves below a row of jackets.

Salmon Recipes for the King of Fish

With its rich flavor, beautiful red-orange flesh, and high levels of beneficial omega-3 fatty acids, salmon's popularity just keeps on growing. Wild-caught salmon is the best-tasting and most environmentally friendly choice. However, wild salmon is also the most expensive; farmed Atlantic salmon …

Outdoor Party Themes

Feliz cumpleanos is how you say "happy birthday" in Spanish, but you don't have to know the language to understand the appeal of this fiesta, which can be held in your own backyard.

Crystal-Clear Answers to Three Window-Washing Myths

Our interiors expert puts conventional cleaning wisdom to the test.<p>Come spring, I’m obsessed with cleaning -- I want to do it and do it well. Sparkling windows and mirrors are at the top of my list, and I’m always looking for ways to get the job done better and faster.<p>There’s a lot of noise out …

Potato Salad Recipes

Not just picnic fare, potato salad is a goes-with-everything summer side. Pick out a classic recipe or discover a new twist on a favorite.<p>Basic mayonnaise-based potato salad gets a little zing from lemon zest and chives.

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Scrambled-Egg Recipes

The key to fluffy scrambled eggs is to beat the eggs briskly for at least 15 seconds before cooking, incorporating air to produce large, puffy curds. Try it with any of our seven recipes for scrambled eggs, including a dill-feta scramble, southwest scramble, and more.

22 Tried-and-True Tequila Cocktail Recipes

Unlike any martini we've ever had before, this recipe combines tequila with dry vermouth, fresh grapefruit juice, and grapefruit bitters. A silver flake-sugar rim makes a festive final flourish.

30 Patio Ideas to Make Your Backyard Look Incredible

Kick back under the sun with these stylish designer ideas for outdoor spaces.<p>Whether you have a porch, pool, or patio, our guide to creating a luxurious outside area will help you take full advantage of warm weather. Oh, and don't miss our top swimming pool designs and outdoor kitchens!

8 Ways to Decorate with Stripes

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6 Gardening Hacks For Those Missing A Green Thumb

Blooms that don't require water or sunlight.<p>Towering Hollyhock by Livia Cetti. <i>Photography by Addie Juell, courtesy of Abrams</i>.<p>Born without a green thumb? If you're even the slightest bit crafty, you can make paper flowers (the newest gardening phenom!) blossom. Paper florist Livia Cetti, of The …

Top Pin of the Day: A Light-Filled Mudroom

Today's top pin is a mudroom with a skylight. For more inspiring photos and ideas, follow us on Pinterest.<p>In Jeannette Whitson's Nashville house, a skylight gives the mudroom the air of a conservatory. The soapstone sink is used for flower arranging and bathing the family's two King Charles …

Organizing Hacks! 22 New Ways to Store Beauty Products

Even a small amount of makeup can make your bathroom or vanity look messy and cluttered. Here are 22 unconventional ways to organize your beauty products using things you probably already own. Who knew a mini loaf pan could be so useful?<p><b>1. Use a spice rack as a shelf for your perfume bottles.</b><p><b>2.</b> …

7 Unbelievable Furniture Makeovers

Leslie Pritchard, owner of Dallas-based furniture shop Again & Again, revamps some vintage finds.<p>Leslie Pritchard, owner of Dallas-based furniture shop Again & Again, revamps some vintage finds.

Guess the Year: A Bright Screened Porch

It's Throwback Thursday! Which year do you think this photo of a screened porch was featured in House Beautiful? Tell us below in the comments — we'll announce the answer tomorrow!<p><b>Answer: This photo was featured in our May 1963 issue. Stay tuned next week for another Guess the Year!</b><p><i>For images from</i> …

The Newest Garden Trend Has Us Looking Up

Lush vertical gardens captured on Instagram bring gardening to the next level.<p>These aren't your typical gardens. This unique trend combines gardening with architecture to create towers of lush greens. Extending up the sides of buildings, vertical gardens not only bring greenery to urban settings …

70 Living Room Decorating Ideas You'll Want To Steal ASAP

Like a backsplash on a fireplace. So. Cool.<p>You spend a lot of time in your living room, so it not only needs to look great, but it needs to be functional and comfortable. Blending all three things can be tricky, but we've got plenty of ideas to inspire you. Need ideas for other areas too? Our …

50+ Easy-To-Steal Ideas From A Fantastical Show House

Decor details that left a lasting impression.<p>This year, at New York City's 42nd annual Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club Show House, top talents in interior design brought out their bags of tricks to transform a mansion on Madison Avenue. Click through and zoom in on the decor details that left a lasting …

The Add-Everything, Subtract-Nothing Makeover

A transformation that doesn't require parting with your furniture.<p>Designer and home staging expert Cathy Hobbs transformed this bare living room into a warm sophisticated space. The best part? All the original furniture in the room remained.<p>"In an attempt to try to maximize space, the owner of this …

Ask a Designer: What Are Your Best Outdoor Entertaining Tips?

Every week, we're asking designer Scot Meacham Wood, formerly of Ralph Lauren and now owner of his eponymous design firm, a question from our readers. This week's topic is all about outdoor entertaining. Have a decorating dilemma? Comment below and yours might be featured in a future</i> …

20 Impressive Home Office Ideas That Will Increase Your Productivity

These designer spaces are primed for energy and inspiration.<p>You won't mind getting work done in a hideaway like what you see here. Not only are these work-ready spaces aesthetically pleasing, but their unique designs will inspire new ideas and boost your productivity.

5 Sexy Summer Bedroom Designs

12 Colors That Are Modern Now

Not your typical white.<p>It's not the typical white. Modern hues such as bold yellow, brilliant blue, or burnt orange will really energize a room.

5 Unbelievable Kitchen Makeovers

Awful befores; inspiring afters<p>These complete transformations are a reminder that just about anything is possible. Check out how these five blah befores become show-stopping afters. This piece originally appeared on

How to Throw the Ultimate Backyard Party With Things You Already Have

A memorable and beautiful outdoor soiree doesn't require a trip to the can pull off a clever, stylish party with pieces you already have (and a little creativity.)<p>A memorable and beautiful outdoor soiree doesn't require a trip to the can pull off a clever, stylish party with …


The Dessert To Serve At Your Next Dinner Party

Impress your dinner party guests with blueberry-lavender ice cream.<p>Blueberry-lavender ice cream. <i>Getty Images.</i><p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>3 cup(s) heavy cream<br>• 1 cup(s) whole milk<br>• 1 tablespoon(s) dried lavender flowers<br>• 8 large egg yolks<br>• 1/2 cup(s) sugar<br>• 1 1/2 teaspoon(s) vanilla extract<br>• 1 cup(s) blueberries<p><b>Directions:</b><p><b>Make</b> …

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