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15 French Country Style Rooms That Will Take Your Breath Away

These interiors will forever be warm, rustic, and inviting.<p>If you feel like there's a certain je ne sais quoi about French country decor, allow us to break it down for you. This style is all about natural materials, muted colors, toile fabrics, tapestries, fireplaces, and more — all with a rustic …

Interior Design

The Top 8 Home Design Trends in 2018

Maximalism heads back, florals get bolder, and closets become more Instagram-friendly<p>By Jennifer Tzeses<p>It’s nearly 2018. And, as another year …

Home Decorating

How to Plan Your Next Remodel Like a Pro (Without Going Nuts in the Process)

Anyone who’s ever tried to manage a remodel can tell you that it’s a huge undertaking. Between trying to stay on time, on budget and on top of a …

Home Improvement

How to Convert a Tub to a Shower

Converting your tub to a shower is a practical and stylish upgrade to any bathroom. This conversion will help to make your bathroom look and feel …

Home Improvement

9 of the Most Gorgeous Kitchen Floors in the World

The floor might not be the first thing you think of when planning your new kitchen, but that doesn't mean a floor can't make or break a kitchen. Here …

Kitchens

Decorate Your Home with Pantone's Colour of the Year

Interior designer Lori Steeves shares tips on how to incorporate Ultra Violet into our homes<p>A new year means new home decor trends and Pantone has …

Home Decorating

Home reno makes room at the table, and in the kitchen, for everyone | The Star

With their heads bent, Samuel, 5, and his little sister Sylvia, 3, are absorbed with their paper and crayons at the dining table. Their parents, …

Dining Rooms

10 Clutter-Busting Strategies for the Kids' Room

We all face the same post-holiday predicament. What are we going to do with those heaping piles of new stuff? The answer is in a New Year refresh …

Kids

21 Ideas for Organizing Your Home Office

Convert an awkward little nook into a home office by installing sturdy shelves.<p>You can create a home office with minimal fuss; all you need is enough …

This Builder-Basic Kitchen Got Smart (and Easy) Updates

Here's a thing that's bound to happen when you're house shopping: You see a place where the previous owner has replaced the kitchen (or bathroom), …

Kitchens

Edris House

Settled into a rocky outcropping, the Edris House is a mid-century oasis in the Palm Springs desert. The home was designed by architectural icon E. …

Architecture

10 easy ways to make your home a more positive place using Feng Shui

Flowers, lots of flowers.<p>Let’s face it, the January blues are way too real rn. It’s dark and cold outside, we’re constantly tired, and let’s not even talk about checking our bank accounts before payday.<p>So if there’s anything we could all do with, it’s a bit of positivity. Luckily, Feng Shui expert …

Home Decorating

The White Album: 27 Sleep-Inducing Bedrooms in Shades of Pale

Who doesn’t long for a bedroom that acts like a lullaby? If you’re sleep-challenged—isn’t everyone these days?—consider creating your own cloud …

16 Kitchens ideas you'll want to try in 2018

After a long a day of work or during holidays, instead of eating out, you might want to go home and enjoy a healthier meal on your own or with your …

Kitchens

To-Dos: Your November Home Checklist

With Thanksgiving approaching and the winter holidays just around the corner, there’s a lot to look forward to (and prepare for) at this time of …

Home Improvement

24 stylish garden fences for privacy with a difference

When it comes to different types of fences for your garden, we think we are found the ultimate selection to show you today. The last thing you need …

Landscaping

Neutral Colors

Are you getting ready to redesign a bedroom, or throw some new paint up on your living room walls? You may be wondering what neutral colors are in …

10 Inventive Kitchen Backsplashes

Remodeling your kitchen? Here are 10 ways to treat the kitchen backsplash, from stainless steel and stone to brick and subway tile<p>10 Inventive Kitchen Backsplashes<p>One of the ways to make a big impression in the kitchen is by choosing a creative backsplash.<p>But creativity can mean a variety of …

Kitchens

Here’s what’s attracting Chinese buyers to Canadian real estate despite foreign-buyer taxes

<i>Photo: James Bombales</i>Educational opportunities are driving Chinese homebuyer inquiries for Canadian properties, despite foreign-buyer taxes in two of …

Canadian Real Estate

Everything You Need to Know About Buying the Perfect Rug for Your Home

Shop a similar look: Rug | Throw Pillows | Coffee Table | Throw Blanket<p>The right throw rug can absolutely pull together a room’s design. But limited …

Home Decorating

Here’s How to Pick the Perfect Paint Color Every Time

Let’s face it: Picking the right paint color is important. There’s no denying the shade we pick to adorn the walls is a fundamental part of any …

Interior Design

10 Garage Organization Ideas That'll Give You Your Parking Spot Back

A place for everything and everything in its place.<p>Between the ladders, bikes and golf clubs, there's usually not much room left in the garage for actual cars, but a few smart space tricks can help you regain extra square-footage. Get organized (and find the weed killer when you need it) with these …

30 Things Everyone Should Keep in Their Home

Consider this your ultimate checklist.<p>When you've prepared for the unexpected, you can embrace last-minute guests or accidents without feeling like your life is spiraling out of control. Stock your home with these essentials — covering safety, home care, cooking and entertaining — and you'll be …

Benjamin Moore's 2018 Color of the Year Is Red Hot

And we're in love.<p>Benjamin Moore's 2017 Color of the Year — Shadow — was one of the first color predictions to break away from the neutrals that have ruled for years, and now, the company is back with another shocking hue for its 2018 Color of the Year. Introducing: Caliente AF-290.<p>"Strong, radiant …

Traditional Blue and White Step Out of Their Comfort Zone in West Palm Beach

Antlers and bold prints give this coastal home a breath of fresh air.<p>Jeff Lincoln, a famed designer from New York City, turned the tables on this stunning West Palm Beach home. With a unique take on coastal style, he pushed this traditional blue and white color scheme into unexpected territory.

34 Best Painted Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

Your Halloween arrangement is about to get so much more colorful!<p>Carving isn't the only way to dress up a gourd this October. Mix up your traditional designs with these clever painting ideas.

Halloween Fairy Gardens Will Be All the Rage This Fall

They're already trending on Pinterest!<p>Fairy gardens and mermaid gardens have taken over flower beds and front steps everywhere this past year. Now that Halloween is fast approaching (Target already has its decorations on full display!), everyone's giving their mini displays a festive makeover — and …

Behr's First-Ever Color of the Year Will Help You De-Stress at Home

Relaxation is just one coat of paint away.<p>For the past few years, whites and neutrals have ruled the world of paint color. Behr isn't one to follow the lead, which is why they named In the Moment T18-15 as its first-ever Color of the Year. In it, spruce blue, soft gray and lush green coalesce to …

Home Decorating