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12 Hot Red Rooms

The red lipstick of interior design: classic but undeniably sexy.<p>Red is a hue that can evoke a number of emotions: It can be energizing and glossy in a living room, spicy and appetizing in a kitchen, and just sensual enough in a bedroom. However, choosing the right red can be tricky. (Remember when …

Don't Make These Paint Color Mistakes

Case in point: This bedroom makes four of them.<p>If you ever spent more time agonizing over the difference between "Sunshine Yellow" and "Daylight Yellow" than you have with your family in a given week, we feel your pain. Choosing a color isn't a decision to take lightly, as it sets a room's mood and …

The Brighter the Better

Vivid color brings excitement to any room. Check out some of our favorite shades<p><i>From left to right:</i><p>Exuberant Pink by Sherwin-Williams<p>Bicycle Yellow by Ralph Lauren Paint<p>Iroquois by Pratt & Lambert<p>Charlotte's Locks by Farrow & Ball<p>Waterloo by Benjamin Moore<p>See more paint ideas from ELLE DECOR here

Color Code: Purple

These spaces prove everything is better in the happy hue.<p>It wasn't just an 80s trend. Done right, purple can be an distinguishing color in your home.

5 Ways Paint Can Change Your Home

With the primers and paints available now, it's easy to revive your home this spring<p>With the primers and paints available now, it's easy to revive your home for spring. Sarah Cole, the creative director of British paint and wallpaper company Farrow & Ball, shares her top five tips for updating your …

How to Choose Paint Colors

Designer Scot Meacham Wood, formerly of Ralph Lauren and now owner of his eponymous design firm, answers a question from a reader about choosing paint colors and finishes.<p><i>Photo: Thomas Loof, Design: Miles Redd; Courtesy of Scot Meacham Wood (headshot)</i><p><b>Q: What are your best tips and methods for</b> …

Want Dark Walls? Here's How to Make Them Work

Everyone knows that dark and moody doesn't come easy (just think about your last high-drama relationship). But if your heart is set on going dark, we …

Color Obsession of the Week: Berry

A mirror, a colander, a pitcher, and more in Berry.<p><b>This week's finds:</b><p>1. Software Round Brezza Wall Mirror, $200. lampsplus.com.2. Essie Nail Polish in Big Spender, $9. essie.com.3. Basic Elements Pillow in Berry Design by Villa Home, $45. burkedecor.com.4. Benjamin Moore Paint in Pink Corsage. …

Stainless Steel

6 Major Mistakes You Make Ironing

Here's how to not destroy your favorite clothes—or your appliance.<p><b>1. Ironing fabrics that are too dry.</b>Wrinkles are easier to remove from fabrics that are slightly damp. If it's not convenient to iron garments as you take them from the dryer, use the spray feature of your iron to mist and soften …

Cleaning

How To Match A Purple Sofa To Your Living Room Décor

Purple is a majestic color enveloped in mystery and glamor, the type of color you’re reluctant to add to your living room but, once you do, you …

Interior Design

9 Cleaners You Can Make Yourself

The key ingredients you need just might be hiding in your pantry.<p>These mix-it-yourself cleaners use environmentally friendly ingredients — like baking soda and vinegar — and are quite inexpensive. If you've run out of your favorite cleaning solution, don't run to the store; try one of these …

See Inside The Brand New Penthouse Michael Kors Is Reportedly Buying

The prolific designer and "Project Runway" judge is reportedly on track to purchase this gorgeous Manhattan penthouse.<p><i>Getty/Variety</i><p>Fashion designer and "Project Runway" judge Michael Kors and his husband, Lance LaPere, are reportedly in talks to purchase a swanky penthouse in Manhattan's West …

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Remodelista - Sourcebook for the Considered Home

Today's Design Dispatches<p>Material Interiors: A Shoppable Apartment in New York, Design Luminaries Edition<p>by Annie Quigley<p>May 24, 2018<p>Kitchen of the …

Home Improvement

The Top Trends in Party Decorations

When the sun comes out after a long winter cold front, my thoughts turn to the bright days of spring on the horizon. This inevitably puts me in the …

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Anastasia Faiella sent along some photos of a project she worked on this past year. It is the remodel of a 2200 sq ft condo in the Russian Hill Area …

Real Estate - Luxury Homes for Sale

And it's seriously stunning inside!<p>The 14-room gorgeous estate dates back to the 1500’s.<p>Princess Grace of Monaco, Howard Hughes, and Irving Berlin all reportedly stayed at the property.<p>Searching for a vacation home? This is what you need to do...<p>The owners threw a party in this stunning townhouse …