Amy Hale

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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.

The 10 Accent Colors that Designers Love to Use Most

Designers divulge their favorites.<p>Ten designers divulge the hues they're partial to — and how they can make the design of a room sing. See their favorite colorful home accessories.

George Orwell’s Letter On Why He Wrote ‘1984’

In 1944, three years before writing and five years before publishing 1984, George Orwell penned a letter detailing the thesis of his great novel. The …

9 Fabulous Bedrooms for Every Style

A space for every style.<p>From modern to traditional, we've got a space for every style. Plus, see more ideas for beautiful bedroom decorating.

10 Ideas for Pendant Lighting Fixtures

In glass, metal, and fabric.<p>In glass, metal, and fabric, get inspiration for lighting your home with these pendant fixture ideas.

5 Sexy Summer Bedroom Designs

See 5 light, airy, and romantic spaces.<p>These bedrooms are all light, airy, and romantic - perfect for warm nights!

5 Famous Movie Kitchens

From Julie and Julia to It's Complicated.<p>From a retro Southern look to classic French style, these five films have cinema style worth stealing.

65 Cozy Designer Family Rooms

Lazy days are welcome here.<p>Prop up your feet — these comfy dens are tailor-made for relaxing. Up your living room's game too with even more designer decorating ideas.

The 35 Best Shades of Gray Paint You'll Ever Use

November Rain is the neutral you've been looking for.<p>There are thousands of grays in the paint store, but some of the nation's top designers narrowed down the options to their absolute favorites. With blue-, green- and taupe-based hues, these pro picks will look good just about everywhere.

5 Most Popular Pins on Pinterest This Week: An Island-Style Dining Room, A Hidden TV, and More

An island dining room, a hidden TV, & more.<p>What's popular on Pinterest right now? This week it's a dining room in the Bahamas, a bookshelf decorating idea, and a hidden TV. For more design inspiration, follow House Beautiful's Pinterest boards.

10 Family-Friendly Decorating Tips You Didn't Know

Kid-proof your home.<p>Just because you have kids doesn't mean you have to give up your design style. We asked top interior designers for ideas on how they create a space that's both sophisticated <i>and</i> sippy-cup friendly.

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10 Surprising Ways to Add Color to Your Home

8 of the Coziest Nooks We've Ever Seen (and How to Recreate Them at Home)

Spaces to be snuggled into.<p>Even in the grandest houses, we're inevitably drawn to the smallest rooms: they're the coziest. In big rooms, guess where we head? To the coziest spots, the nooks and niches that are like rooms within rooms — their own intimate little worlds. Look around: There's bound to …

15 Easy Upgrade Ideas For Your House

Is your house ready for a change? Get inspired with these easy and unique updates you can make to your space.<p>1. Paint a piece of furniture Kool-Aid purple.<p>2. Collect seashells to embellish a fireplace surround.<p>3. Hang a wind chime inside the house where it can catch a breeze.<p>4. Set up an outdoor …

100 Bedroom Designs That Will Inspire You

These cozy escapes will make you want to bliss out on all the bedding.<p>Bedrooms can often be the forgotten room in your home because no one else sees it — but it should be the exact opposite, because it's the one space where you get to <i>recharge</i>. With 100 different designer styles, there's an idea for …

A California House in Soft Shades by Designer Mary McDonald

A neutral setting created by interior designer Mary McDonald.<p>In a Los Angeles house, designer Mary McDonald made a color statement in a more modern way by showcasing a palette of creams and grays, where even the palest color will stand out. Read on for her neutral decor ideas.