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The 11 Paint Colors That Will Be Hot Next

The most popular paint colors now.<p>We went straight to the source — the paint companies — to find out what's happening now. Find out the popular paint color trends before anyone else does.

Weekend Chores: Flowers & Floors

<b>Dates:</b> Friday, January 3...and the Weekend of January 4 & 5 <b><br>Assignment:</b> Buy Flowers, Vacuum & Mop, Gather Earth Friendly Cleaners<p>It's the first …

5 Easy Living Room Makeover Ideas

Happy New Year, Everyone! Kate here, and you may have noticed that I just can’t stop writing posts about making a fresh start in 2014! Can you tell I …

30 Dreamy Kitchen Paint Colors and Ideas

You know, your walls don't have to be white.<p>Punch up those cabinets with bright blues and reds, or ground a large space with a soothing gray or green. Here, the ultimate kitchen color inspiration is served. (And if you get through all of these ideas and still love those pearly whites? Check out …

8 Ways Designers Use Ikea

From kitchen cabinets to carpeting, even the pros like to integrate Ikea into their room designs.<p><b>1. Ikea's Brimnes bed is tucked away with a creative footboard in a 400-square-foot Brooklyn apartment.</b>Tour the 400-square-foot Brooklyn apartment by Fitzhugh Karol and Lyndsay Caleo of The Brooklyn …

The Biggest Kitchen Design Mistakes

Here's what not to do.<p>These kitchen designers have seen it all, from stainless-steel overload to poor-quality cabinetry. Here they share the dos and don'ts of kitchen design.

Does My House Really Smell Like That? Five Ways to Mask the Must

(Image credit: Stephanie Strickland)<p>If you're like me or the millions of travelers this holiday season, you likely walked into your home after …

Self-awareness

10 Free Apps That Will Change How You Decorate

Plan, measure, & more with your phone.<p>Whether you're planning, measuring, renovating or redecorating, we've rounded up the best, free home makeover tools for your phone.

12 Fresh Ideas for the New Year

Update your house in 2014.<p>New year, new look. Update your house with these unique decorating ideas in 2014.

8 Laundry Room Essentials for the New Year

My own personal New Year’s resolution has to do with laundry: perhaps with these products I can learn to embrace the process rather than avoid …

Your January To-Do List: 5 Ways to Get Organized

It's the New Year, that means it's time to get organized. Start with these 5 things to do at home this month.<p>We know it's the time to take down holiday decorations, but don't let that be the only thing on your "To Do" list this month. January is the perfect time to get your home organized, so …

Good Reasons to Air Dry Laundry in Winter (and 5 Racks You'll Love)

(Image credit: HipVilla)<p>I'm a huge advocate of air-drying most of my clothing and linens on an outdoor line in the summer and on an indoor rack in …

Laundry

Apartment Therapy

Make(over) Your Bed with Sara Ruffin Costello

5 easy updates.<p><i>House Beautiful</i>'s February guest editor Sara Ruffin Costello drops in on five New Orleans friends and shows that sometimes all it takes to liven up a bedroom is a fresh change of bedding. See the easy bedroom makeovers you can recreate at home. <i>Produced by Sara Ruffin Costello and</i> …

Tell Us: How Do You Make Your Home Feel Cozy?

We asked, you answered. Here are ideas of how to make your home feel cozier — straight from House Beautiful's Facebook fans. Share your tip in the comments below!<p>Photo: Victoria Pearson; Design: Dan Marty.<p><b>1. Seasonal Scent</b>"Homemade potpourri simmering on the stove...orange slices, cinnamon sticks, …

The 9 Paint Color Mistakes You Should Never Make

Case in point: This bedroom — it 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 …

Home Decorating

Lighten Up! Serve Main Meals Over Greens

It's that time of year again when the gyms are packed and the local salad place has a line out the door. Looking for a way to lighten up your main …

Cooking

How to Choose the Right Color Palette for your Home

Nothing is as personal as color. Choosing a color palette is both the most important part and yet the most daunting part for many when it comes to …

Recreating Classic Art: Marco Sodano’s Cool Collection Made of LEGO

Recreating classic art and making use of creativity and …well, the popular LEGO bricks unfolds our recent finding. We’ve discovered on design-milk a …

How to Make your Home Look Glamorous

We all take pride in our cribs and aim at a glamorous home look. We want our apartments to look the very best that they can and to best represent us …

Books as Victims of Erosion: Nature Artistically Carved into Encyclopedia Britannica

Inspired by his travels to Ecuador, Peru and Brazil, artist <b>Guy Laramé</b>e sculpted a mountain landscape on 24 printed volumes of the Encyclopedia …

Exquisite US Bayfront Estate Inspiring Positive Holiday Vibes

Check out this exquisite US bayfront estate in Ocean City, Worcester County boasting a charming architecture, seven bedrooms and fascinating harbor …