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Farmhouse Bedroom Decorating Ideas

01 of 50<p>You don’t have to live on a farm to decorate in farmhouse style; you don’t even have to live in a rural area. You just need to embrace the …

28 Ways To Have A Dorm Room The Whole Floor Will Be Jealous Of

AKA easy ways to make required dorm living less of a hellhole.

Bookshelves are back – and so is the #shelfie

<b>It's official, bookshelves are making a comeback. But for the bibliophiles among us, did it ever really go away?</b><p>Insight from Mintel's Books and …

Unexpected Art Displays that Will Make You Rethink Your Own

Does the thought of arranging art make you want to poke your eyeballs out? Or maybe you've already committed to a gallery wall, but something just …

Home Decorating

15 Trends You're About to See Everywhere This Fall

... and five that need to go away, now!<p>Believe it or not, fall is just around the corner, and we're already setting our sights on what home design and hues will be huge. So, we scoured stores and Pinterest and asked industry experts which trends they're loving for next season — and which ones they …

20 Ideas For Making Your Home Look Classy AF For Under $20

Pretty doesn't have to be pricey.

11 Big Mistakes You Make When Painting Your Kitchen Cabinets

Only fools rush into this major DIY undertaking.<p>Painted cabinets are ruling Pinterest these days, since intrepid DIYers love the idea of updating their kitchens with only a few coats of a new color. It seems like a no-brainer project, but this undertaking actually has many potential pitfalls. Avoid …

Look We Love: Plank Ceilings

We may have reached peak shiplap for walls, but there's a new spot where planks feel so much fresher: The ceiling. Though they're often coupled with …

Newport Beach

A Blogger Found a Way to Get the Shiplap Look For a Fraction of the Price

<b>Fixer Upper</b> star Joanna Gaines may have started the shiplap wall craze, but it's design bloggers who are making it affordable, like Jenny of Little Green Notebook. She recently gave her daughter's bathroom a dramatic makeover that will leave any modern-farmhouse-lover swooning. And the best part of …

24 Door Decor Ideas to Rock This Summer

10 Designer-Approved Ways to Decorate on a Budget

"Oh that? Yes, that's definitely a fine antique..."<p>Cutting corners when decorating on a budget can be a tricky affair. You don't want to accidentally skimp in the wrong places—better to spend a little more on a couch that won't fall apart in a year or two, and spring for a wool rug that doesn't …

10 Items Every Home Should Have

You've got the bed, table, and dresser down. What about everything else? Here, the essentials you never knew you needed<p>Here at <i>AD,</i> we like to think beyond the literal meaning of home as shelter. To us, the place where you rest your head and store your belongings is much more than a physical …

These Are the Most Beautiful Shower Doors We've Ever Seen

French doors are making their way to the bathroom.<p>For decades, French doors have been incredibly popular with homeowners and designers alike (just ask Joanna Gaines!). They're functional, elegant-looking and provide plenty of natural light, so it's no wonder they've become a country home staple.<p>But …

27 Things That'll Make Your Dorm Room A Much Better Place

Make the best of that small living space!<p><i>The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.</i>

Jameson: Melissa Michaels on what every home should have

Another design book? That is my usual reaction when I get an advanced copy of a home design book to consider reviewing. Though often beautiful, most …

Home Decorating

13 Things You Haven't Thought to Spray-Paint (But Should)

When you want to change the color of a wooden chair, you automatically reach for a can of spray paint. But when you have some monstera leaves, a …

Cleaning

If Princess Belle Had a Garden, She'd Grow These Rose-Shaped Succulents

If <b>Beauty and the Beast</b> took place in a modern hipster neighborhood, you can bet that the enchanted rose wouldn't be a rose at all — it would be a rose-<i>shaped</i> Greenovia dodrentalis succulent. These gorgeous green plants are perfectly floral in nature but require a heck of a lot less care than their …

See how springtime bunnies are inspiring home decor

Designers are in a hippity hoppity mood and this spring rabbit motifs are popping up on everything from light fixtures and alarm clocks, to desk chairs, door knockers, juice glasses and beyond. In fact, the idea seems to be multiplying like, well, you know …<p>Long a symbol of spring, new life and …

Beautiful Rooms With a Modern Farmhouse Style

(Image credit: Cambria USA)<p>In a survey of over 1,000 Americans, the team at Next Day Blinds found that the #1 home trend of 2017 was "Modern …

Backcountry Hut

Inspired by Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad's credo of providing well-designed products for the masses, the Backcountry Hut is a modular flat-packed …

Everything I learned from a day with Rita Konig, British interior designer

How to create a complete home<p>My first Manhattan apartment was a compact three-bedroom in the East Village that I shared with two of my closest childhood friends. The room I lived in was small: There was no closet, and my sliver of a window wasn’t even wide enough to accommodate the smallest of air …

How a Royal Family’s Calligrapher Does Party Invitations

Calligrapher to royalty and socialites Stephanie Fishwick explains the importance of a one-of-a-kind invite, and explains how to get the look<p>While the holidays are still a couple of months away, calligrapher Stephanie Fishwick’s Charlottesville, Virginia, art studio is already buzzing with plans …

Bedroom ideas: 10 heavenly beds that are on cloud nine

Parents will attest to this: when you get the right amount of sleep you feel invincible, but if you have a restless night or are woken up constantly …

Interior Design

The Stepped Roof / Had Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The project is located in the financial center. The designer intends to create a natural, warm, relaxed …

Architecture

17 Sneaky Ways to Use Adhesive Hooks or Strips

They're great for so much more than hanging your keys by the door.<p>If you're an avid organizer, there's no doubt you know the power of adhesive hooks and strips. But these organizing superstars can also be used for so much more than mounting pictures and hanging keys — read on for some of our …

21 Farmhouse Style Bloggers Who Deserve Their Own HGTV Shows

These farmhouse-loving women are stars just waiting to be born.<p>1 Lauren Shaver of Bless'er House<p>Every time we see a room decorated by South …

Refurbished Apartment Gets Rid Of All Its Doors And Partitions

Every apartment is different and they all share in common very little. They don’t even all have walls or doors that separate the rooms. As odd and …

8 Furniture Arranging Mistakes Sabotaging Your Home

Pick the wrong spots and you won’t be able to move freely through your space. Arranging furniture is about creating a natural flow in your …

Home Decorating

8 porches and patios perfect for YOUR home!

The benefits of direct contact with nature are almost impossible to ignore. The best is if we have some outdoor spaces connected to our home, which …