Marie Chiulli

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Everything You Need To Know Before You Hang A Mirror

The right mirror can make a room brighter, more beautiful, or simply more utilitarian. Either way, it starts with the right installation. Here's how to hang a mirror and get it just right.<p>What piece of furniture or decor can do as much as a mirror? It makes small rooms bigger, dark rooms lighter, …

Home Decorating

How To Create A Gallery Wall In A Corner

No big open wall for a collection of artwork? That awkward corner just might be your savior. Here's how to do it right.<p>No big open wall for a collection of artwork? That awkward corner just might be your savior. Here's how to do it right.

Home Decorating

HOUSE TOUR: Tamara Mellon's Bright And Inviting Hamptons Home

After turning Jimmy Choo into a household name and successfully launching her own fashion label, why would Tamara Mellon hesitate to tackle the design of her own Hamptons home?<p>After turning Jimmy Choo into a household name and successfully launching her own fashion label, why would Tamara Mellon …

Interior Design

Before & After: How to Tackle an Irregularly-Shaped Room

A blank space is transformed into the ultimate multipurpose retreat. This article originally appeared on housebeautiful.com.<p>At the 42nd Annual Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club Decorator Show House, designer Gideon Mendelson created a multipurpose, personal space with today's busy woman in mind. The …

Workstations

The 10 Decorating Mistakes Everybody Makes

...On your way to great style<p><b>1. The Looks-Great, Feels-Uncomfortable Piece Of Furniture</b>The decor world equivalent of the Stiletto heel: Beautiful, but oh-so-impractical. It ultimately taught you that no matter how good-looking something is, if you can't sit/walk/relax on it, it's not for you.<p><b>2. The</b> …

11 Bathroom DIYs That Take One Hour or Less

Have a spare hour and a boring bathroom? These 11 quick DIYs will fill the time—and your space.<p>Want to spruce up your bathroom, but don't have the time for elaborate projects (or budget for the renovation you've always dreamed of?) Don't worry. Tackling a DIY project may seem like a huge endeavor, …

6 Fall Decorating Ideas That Will Make You Stop Missing Summer

Autumn is all about nesting, and designer Emily Henderson is sharing her favorite ways to turn your home into a cozy gathering spot this season with the help of accent pieces from Target's Threshold collection.<p><i>LK Griffin Photography/Courtesy of Target</i><p>1. <b>Metallics:</b> "This is when I start being extra …

Decorations

10 DIY Projects That Are Past Their Prime (And How To Update Them)

DIY? Maybe don't. These 10 trends have overstayed their welcomebut they're ready for an update.<p>DIY? Maybe don't. These 10 trends have overstayed their welcome—but they're ready for an update.

Laundry Rooms

The 11 Home Decor Pieces You Need This Month

The products your home has been missing, straight from the world of design.<p>The products your home has been missing, straight from the world of design.

Bruce Lee

My 30-Minute, $0 Nate Berkus Living Room Makeover

See how the designer turned one editor's living room into a more beautiful, welcoming space...in half an hour, without bringing in a single new purchase. PLUS: Tips on how you can transform your home similarly.<p>There are some situations in life where the only answer is yes. Alice Waters asks if …

Home Decorating

10 Problems Only Renters Understand (Solved!)

Annoyed with your apartment? Don't despair. We've found solutions for these 10 rental headaches.<p>Annoyed with your apartment? Don't despair. We've found solutions for these 10 rental headaches.

Bill Gates

9 Simple Ways to Make Your Home Look Expensive

Spruce up your home decor without draining your wallet<p>New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, shares her best ideas for creating stylish interiors. After years of designing spaces for high-end real estate companies, she's spilling the beans on how you can spruce up your home decor without …

Interior Design

This Spooky-Looking Kentucky Mansion Sold for $1

We have a hunch it's already occupied.<p>'Tis the season for haunted houses, and this one — which recently sold for the whopping sum of $1 — is downright spine-tingling.<p>Known as the Ouerbacker-Clement House, this Romanesque-style mansion was built for a prominent coffee merchant named Samuel …

4 Things To Know Before You Sell Your Haunted House

Looking to sell, but don't want that ghost in the attic knocking down your home's value? Here are four tips from a haunted home real estate expert.<p><i>Patryce Bak / Getty</i><p>Looking to sell your house, but worried you'll have some trouble because it's just a <i>wee bit</i> haunted? Vulture spoke to realtor Cindi …

Real Estate

The Wildest Rooms in Celebrity Homes

These A-list homes have not-so-average amenities.<p>These A-list homes have not-so-average amenities.

Real Estate

25 Mid-Century Modern Living Rooms That Prove The Style Is Timeless

Sleek, simple, and iconic.<p>These 25 mid-century living rooms will take you back in time, and you won't want to come back.

Interior Design

15 Ways To Upgrade Your Kitchen In Less Than An Hour

Want to spruce up your kitchen but don't have much time on your hands? These 15 super-simple DIY projects take less than an hour to complete.<p><b>1. Repaint your mugs</b><p><i>This Heart of Mine</i><p>Are you the unfortunate owner of a set of mugs you just can't fall in love with? Unless they're a priceless family …

Dining Rooms

The 11 Coolest Home Decor Items Available This Month

These new pieces, straight from the world of design, are sure to make your space the coolest in town.<p>These new pieces, straight from the world of design, are sure to make your space the coolest in town.

10 Layered Rooms That Will Make You Want to Go Bold

These rooms prove that when it comes to color, pattern, and texture, there's no need to hold back.<p>These rooms prove that when it comes to color, pattern, and texture, there's no need to hold back.

Interior Design

A Look at Stylish Rooms Decorated by Alessandra Branca

Spaces with beautiful colors and unique details.<p>Spaces with beautiful colors and unique details.

Interior Design

BEFORE & AFTER: A New England Colonial Gets a Warm, Modern Makeover

A '70s-era home undergoes a minimalist transformation without losing its family appeal.<p>A '70s-era home undergoes a minimalist transformation without losing its family appeal.

Interior Design

7 Clever Uses for Dryer Sheets

It's time for these laundry staples to venture outside of the dryer. This article originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com<p>You probably already know that fabric softener sheets work wonders for getting rid of staticky hair, but that's not all they're good for. Here are a few more reasons to add …

Cleaning

11 Clever Uses for Safety Pins

There are lots of reasons to keep a stash of these tiny tools around. This article originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com<p>Sure, safety pins are helpful for fixing a dropped hem or ripped seam in a pinch, but you already knew that. Here are some more ways they can solve problems all over the …

Sewing

16 Bold Dining Rooms That Will Make You Want to Throw a Dinner Party

These stunning dining rooms will provide fearless design inspiration.<p>These stunning dining rooms will provide fearless design inspiration.

Lessons from death and 7 questions to help you find your passion

As humans we are probably the most peculiar species that walked the face of the earth. We are weirdly disassociated with reality and with events that …

The ONLY 3 Principles You'll EVER Need to Live an Amazing Life

<b>In 1942, Ron Plomley invented a radio program where celebrity guests were asked to imagine being stranded on a deserted island.</b> In this imaginary …

How To Stop Negative Thoughts | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Discipline is required in everything we do. Whether it may be our diet, our discipline to stick to a schedule, our discipline to exercise but what I …

The Quality of Life - Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

How important is self improvement to you? If you’re someone who believes a successful life is filled with continuous growth and learning, to you, …

Happiness

Were the ancient Romans more kinky than you?

The new Institute of Sexology in London shows that humans have been fascinated by weird sex for thousands of years<p>Every generation likes to believe they invented sex – partly because it’s horrifying to imagine parents succumbing to physical urges. But a scientific glance at the history of sexology …

Ancient History