Camille Oku

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Readers' Real Home Makeover Ideas

Reader-tested tips to update a room.<p>We asked you to post ideas for transforming a room on House Beautiful's Facebook page. Here are some favorites.

30 Unique Bathroom Ideas to Steal

Boring isn't in our vocabulary.<p>Functional doesn't <i>have</i> to mean boring. These unusual bathrooms feature creative designs and memorable details. For even more inspiration, check out 100+ genius bathroom ideas.

5 Rooms That Use Just the Right Amount of Leopard

It's okay to get a little wild with your decor.<p><b>1. Matching leopard chairs give a jolt of pattern to an otherwise neutral space.</b> Tour Alex Hitz's Los Angeles house.<p><b>2. You'd think this large animal print rug would steal the spotlight, but placed underneath the dining table it's a subtle surprise.</b> …

Interior Design

Take the tour of this simple, chic Chicago apartment --> http://apttherapy.com/1eaPyPZ I love a home with a romantic backstory. This apartment is the first place Kim and Kyle have lived in together, and they purchased it after having dated only six months! The past several years have seen them evolve their space as well as their relationship, as they have moved from boyfriend and girlfriend to an engaged couple to a married couple, and then beyond to business partners.

Expansive And Glamorous Apartment In A Pre-War Building From New York

Old buildings are not exactly anyone’s first choice when it comes to finding a place to call home. However, they are unique and present a series of …

10 Bold Colored Floors That Wow

Make a statement right under your feet.<p>Chevron, stripes, checkerboard — even painted lily pads — these cool floors make a colorful statement right under your feet.

Interior Design

10 Unique Ways to Decorate with Mirrors

Tips from Kay Douglass, Steven Sclaroff, and more designers.<p>No matter where you put one, mirrors are an easy way to reflect light, make a space look bigger, and open up a room. Here are 10 decorating ideas for using them in your house.

Interior Design

A Bold Makeover for a 19th-Century London Townhouse

The formal space looks years younger.<p>A formal townhouse in London's fashionable South Kensington neighborhood looks years younger, thanks to a bold and colorful design by Rob Southern.

Interior Design

10 Stylish Étagères

Stacks of shelves with personality.<p>These stacks of shelves have lots of personality. And their open sides are perfect for showcasing books, collectibles — or just about anything.

House Beautiful on Twitter: "Glitter, tinsel, and even pin cushions! http://t.co/ASsJQer4Jf http://t.co/cieFRsP4hQ"

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A Rhode Island House with All-American Spirit

An easy mix of patterns and colors.<p>With a blue color scheme uniting each room, designer Tom Scheerer mixed patterns and colors with the greatest of ease in this Watch Hill, Rhode Island.

Interior Design

Unforgettable Holiday Table Settings, Inspiration, Ideas, Photos

Planning your Christmas table design? Isn’t it fun?! Once you’ve decorated your tree and put the finishing touches on your holiday mantel, it’s time …

15 Cozy Fireplaces That Will Keep You Warm All Year Long

It's the heart of a room — and a savior on chilly nights.<p>The hearth is the center of the home. From detailed stonework to stunning marble, these fireplaces will turn any living space — a study, bedroom, you name it — into a relaxing oasis.

Interior Design

10 Designers Share Their Kitchen Style

Decorating tips and essentials from the pros.<p>Designers from the 2013 Kips Bay Showhouse share top kitchen decorating advice, style, and essentials.

Kitchens

House Beautiful on Twitter: "Tartans, tweeds, and moody hues http://t.co/QDxHI3wklj http://t.co/ZKZrqLpayL"

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3 Under $30: Cheap + Chic Bamboo Flatware

Bamboo is a classic design for casual dining. Here, find three timeless options that are a steal.<p>1. Bamboo-handled silverware is not just for the beach house. 20 piece set for $28. jcp.com.<p>2. This China pattern will always feel classic. Pieces start at $9. zarahome.com.<p>3. Present your cheese spread …

Knives

Cecilia Wong's 30-Minute Rose Power Peel Facial Is Worth Giving Up Your Lunch Break

No matter how plush the robes are or how refreshing the cucumber water is, I find it really hard to relax in a spa setting. My need for perfection and efficiency only heightens my anxiety, which is why I've become really good at doing mani-pedis and body scrubs right at home. (Bikini waxing... I'd …