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That’s so 2013… Trends it is time to say goodbye to in 2014

Every year we get excited about the new trends that burst on to the scene. However, have you ever stopped to think about styles that could be on …

10 Scandinavian Design Lessons To Help Beat The Winter Blues

January is a time when many of us can feel a bit low, so we decided to cheer you up with some Scandinavian design lessons. The holiday season is …

Can You Guess the Year?A Vintage House Beautiful Photo of a Light and Airy Living Room With a View

It's Throwback Thursday! This week's photo from our archives featured a bright white living room with a view. Which year do you think this vintage photo was featured in House Beautiful? Tell us below in the comments — we'll announce the answer tomorrow!<p><b>Answer: This photo was featured in our</b> …

Living Rooms

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10 Big Solutions for Small Spaces

Designer tricks for tiny rooms.<p>From striped floors in the living room to open shelves in the kitchen, designers share their best tricks for tiny rooms.

Interior Design

22 Easy Decorating Ideas to Make Over a Room in a Day

It's as easy as changing up your coffee table decor.<p>A little wallpaper, paint, or a few colorful accents can make such a big difference in your home. You can tackle each of these ideas in one day, even though the results will look like it took so much longer to pull off.

Interior Design

11 Things Every Kitchen Should Have

Updating your kitchen? We asked designer Mick De Giulio — who designed his first kitchen when he was 19 and has 3,000 projects under his belt — to give us a list of what he thinks are the essentials.<p><b>1. Natural Light</b><p>Look for ways to maximize light, from eliminating cabinets next to windows to using …

Kitchens

How to Style Your Coffee Table Like a Pro

This space isn't just for giant books anymore.<p>These decorating tips — from how to lay out a tray to arranging a personal collection — show you how to get a chic, stylish look for your coffee table.

Home Decorating

8 Decorating Ideas to Steal From Instagram

Design trends on the visual-heavy app.<p>Interior designers, bloggers, and tastemakers have taken to the visual-heavy app to capture life's most captivating moments. Here, we compile some of the most inspiring snapshots by the must-follow crowd.

Home Decorating

Vibrant Blue and Purple Apartment Decor

• 1 |<p>Fresh white was used as the predominant base color to keep the apartment feeling spacious and airy, and the highly reflective floor helps to lift …

Fantasy Beds For Kids: From Race Cars To Pumpkin Carriages!

If I had the option to design my own room while growing up, I would’ve probably centered it around Ariel’s aquatic castle, an underwater theme rich …

5 Up-and-Coming Designers Share Their Top Decorating Tips

House Beautiful's Next Wave designers share some of their best decorating advice.<p><b>1. "Embrace the placeholder. It's better to live with you have until you can find or afford, the thing you really want." —Janie Myers</b><p><b>2. "A lot of designers like to start with the furniture. I usually start with the</b> …

12 Colorful Home Offices

Interior Design

13 Signs You Decorate Like You Live in Beverly Hills

You live like you're somebody (and you are!).<p><b>1. You call your cozy home a bungalow because it instantly implies you're chic.</b> <i><br>Interior Design by Chris Barrett. Photo by Victoria Pearson.</i><p><b>2. Every morning you take your coffee, calls, and morning paper poolside. Faye Dunaway-style.</b> <i>Interior Design by</i> …

Interior Design

72 Kitchens That'll Make You Want To Redo Yours

You've been dreaming of that custom backsplash forever. Now's the time.<p>The kitchen is probably the most used room in your house, so you want it to be a space you enjoy spending time in. From country casual to sleek and modern — and everything in between — we've got all the kitchen inspiration you …

Kitchens

40 Bedroom Colors That Will Make You Wake Up Happier

Because beige is no way to start the day.<p>These take-notice bedroom color ideas are total mood boosters. Once you've gotten all the inspiration you can here, check out our most stylish bedroom ideas.

Interior Design

18 Closet Organization Ideas You'll Want to Steal Immediately

We're all about #6.<p>A tidy, well-kept closet is the best: Not only do mornings run more smoothly, but all of a sudden your outfit options seem limitless. If you want to give your wardrobe the respect it deserves, try some of these ideas to make the most of your space.

Scandinavian-Inspired Apartment Perfect for Starting a Family

Always trying to exceed customer expectations, Gothenburg-based interior design studio Mood House Ltd. works on the projects they accept with passion …

6 Bookshelves You Have To Check-Out

7 Ways to Make Your White Sofa Not Boring

White sofas are a great investment because they can easily be transformed. Here are easy ideas instantly infuse a jolt of personality.<p>1. <b>Punch in interest with pattern</b>. Flip for more or less with dual-sided, print pillows.<p><i>Interior Design by Laura Church Wilmerding</i><p>2. <b>Play-off preexisting elements</b>. …

Interior Design

45 Classic Library Design Ideas

See the most stylish ways to stack treasured reads.<p>Whether your home is traditional, modern or somewhere in between, we've got the ultimate book-curation inspiration.

Interior Design

28 New Decorating Secrets the Pros Swear By

Throw the old rulebook out the window.<p>You know those people who seem to have great taste without even trying? You're about to be one of them. Here, top designers share the best insider tips and tricks in the business.

Interior Design

7 Clever Gadgets That Will Change Your Life

Clever devices to make your life easier.<p>These smart tech devices do things you might never have thought possible — or even imagined — until now.