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5 Essential Tips for Your First Apartment

Designers share their best advice on moving into your first apartment. Tour the ultimate Manhattan apartment for a 20-something.<p><i>Designer Lilly Bunn in the Manhattan living room she designed for a young client.</i><p><b>1. What to Buy</b>"Buy only what you love. The things you yearn for, that were a stretch to …

15 Genius Ways To Use Champagne

Champagne's not just for drinking anymore. This piece originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com.<p>Next time you pop open a bottle of bubbly, don't just grab a couple of flutes and chug it down. There are just too many fabulous things you can do with that champagne! From fantastic cocktails to …

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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.

How To Set Up Your Dream Home Bar With Kelly Wearstler

Kelly Wearstler shares her best tips for setting up a glamorous and fun bar at home<p>Kelly Wearstler shares her best tips for setting up a glamorous and fun bar at home. Then check out the pieces she used to get the look in our behind-the-scenes video

5 Design Pros (and Moms) Share Their Organizing Tips for Every Room

Real-life moms share their tips for every room.<p>An interior design, a blogger, a professional organizer, and more experts — who also happen to be real-life moms — share simple ways to bring order to every room.

How to Make your House a Home Without Spending any Money

It takes but a few simple steps to spruce up and breathe new life into your home. Read on to see how you can add a new flavor to your home without …

Sprucing Up For Fall: 15 Quick and Easy Tips

Fall is right around the corner. It’s almost time for pumpkin flavors and scents. It’s almost time for crisp mornings and chunky sweaters. Before we …

Decorations

24 Stunning Wine Bottle Centerpieces You Never Thought Could Complement A Special Event

Weddings are very special events, in most cases unique for the two most important participants. This puts pressure on you when planning it.Everything …

Wine

How to Identify your Own Decorating Style

Many people struggle with <b>finding their own sense of style within their homes</b>. Whether you’ve just moved into your first house, apartment or you’re …

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 …

Expert Advice: 10 Tips for Displaying Art at Home from a Museum Curator

Janet Bishop is the curator of painting and sculpture at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. (One of her former exhibitions, for example—”The …

IKEA app projects virtual furniture into your living room

For the first time, IKEA now allows you to virtually place furniture in your home via the company's mobile app. The augmented reality feature doesn't work on every item, but for those that have the function enabled, a quick tap on the screen will send that KLAPPSTA armchair into your living room. …

31 Black-And-White Movies Every Twentysomething Needs To See

Life lessons brought to you entirely in black and white.

21 Hotel Balconies Features The Most Amazing Views In The World

For a visitor to a foreign country, the most important things on the list are the views and the landmarks that can be visited. Choosing a hotel is …

No-Fail Tips for Keeping Your Friends Happy While They Help You Move

You may have seen that commercial where the guy is calling all of his friends for help with moving, and they all seem to be conveniently busy or …

Il Buco Alimentari and Vineria in NYC: Kitchen as Still-Life

Restaurateur Donna Lennard opened her downtown NYC spot Il Buco on Bond Street in 1994, and it’s been a mainstay ever since. More recently, she …

Irish Heritage: Inside the Russborough House

Since the mid-18th century, Russborough House has seen gentility and debauchery, neglect and glittering gatherings. Through it all, this grand country estate has stood as a testament to the glories of Ireland<p>Since the mid-18th century, Russborough House has seen gentility and debauchery, neglect …

Dining Rooms

Turning a Once Cookie Cutter House into an Unique Home

Carrie Waller and her husband John have called this home in Lynchburg, Virginia for three years. The couple live on one those blocks with about 40 …

One Design, Two Budgets: Soft Chinoiserie Office

I'm working on my own workspace for this August's Style Cure, so I'm all about desks, task chairs and - of course - decor. Although my style couldn't …

Furniture

10 Ways to Organize Your Home, Just In Time For Back-To-School

Now that the summer is almost over it is time for families to start thinking about back to school ideas for their fall home. While many parents think …

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.

Steal This Look: Cape Cod Artist’s House

In the late 1930s, a group of émigré European modernists–Marcel Breuer, Serge Chermayeff, Walter Gropius, and Eero Saarinen–began to build summer …

101 Headboard Ideas That Will Rock Your Bedroom

101 headboard ideas might sound like a lot but we’ve actually only begun to analyze the options. The headboard is a crucial element in any bedroom. …

Christopher Maya Goes Bold in the House Beautiful Color Issue

The power of color is always well expressed in the annual House Beautiful color issue. And this year is no exception as Christopher Maya makes the …

Interior Design

Picot Residence In New York City Showcases Brilliant Interiors And Beautiful Views

Designed with flair and sophistication by Pepe Calderin Design, the Picot Residence in New York City is a truly gorgeous penthouse apartment. The …

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.