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8 Of The Dirtiest Places In Your Bathroom

Spend extra time cleaning these germy spots.<p><b>1. Toothbrush holder.</b> Deemed the third dirtiest place in your entire home in a study by NSF, your toothbrush holder is filled with germs. Not only do germs from your toothbrush cling to the holder, but also, because it's usually left out on the counter, …

University of Colorado

How To Refresh Your Living Room In 9 Steps

Ever tempted to snoop around your neighbors' house and change a few things up? Well... Dolley Levan Frearson had this rare opportunity when a family on her block called upon her (and her colleagues at Houston-based decor mecca High Fashion Home) to revamp the entry and front living room of their …

Home Decorating

7 Amazing Bathroom Makeovers You Won't Believe

Dramatic before-and-after photos.<p>Before-and-after photos of dramatic transformations. Get inspired for your next renovation project.

Interior Design

145+ Designer Living Room Decorating Ideas

Whether you favor bold and modern or traditional and cozy, these spaces are so pretty it will be hard to pick a favorite.<p>Get inspired with over 145 ways to style the heart of your home. Need ideas for other areas too? Our bedroom and bathroom galleries have so many gorgeous projects to emulate.

Interior Design

The Add-Everything, Subtract-Nothing Makeover

A transformation that doesn't require parting with your furniture.<p>Designer and home staging expert Cathy Hobbs transformed this bare living room into a warm sophisticated space. The best part? All the original furniture in the room remained.<p>"In an attempt to try to maximize space, the owner of this …

Home Decorating

Why You Shouldn't Paint Your Bathroom

We've seen what happens when you go bold in the bathroom. Here, we observe the opposite approach to small space decor: plain white walls.<p>Interior design by Robert Stilin.<p>Interior design by Adam Leskinen.<p>Interior design by Mark D. Sikes and Michael Griffin.<p><i>in the bathroom, are you for all-white</i> …

Interior Design

A Classic White Kitchen in New Jersey

A space with swirling grays and gleaming brass.<p>Designer Caitlin Wilson wanted to clean up and let in more light in this Gibbsboro, New Jersey, kitchen. Swirling grays and gleaming brass warm up the space.

Interior Design

House Beautiful on Twitter: "Wide, horizontal stripes made this 37-square-foot bathroom seem larger"

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

I Heart HGTV Blog

June 30<p>Who doesn't love a party that revolves around melted butter?<p>June 30<p>Mom, can you send us off to camp, please?<p>June 29<p>This is for the …

10 Happy Bedrooms

Interior Design

10 Bold Colored Floors That Wow

Make a statement right under your feet.<p>Chevron, stripes, checkerboard — even painted lily pads — these cool floors make a colorful statement right under your feet.

Interior Design

12 Daring Design Ideas That Deliver a Huge Payoff

Proof that when it comes to decorating, it's all in the details.<p>Proof that when it comes to decorating, it's all in the details.

Interior Design

80 Beautiful Bathroom Designs That Will Inspire Relaxation

Relax and refresh with one of these designer-approved rooms.<p>Whether you're thinking of your powder room, master bath, or ensuite, our favorite designer looks will inspire you to spruce up your space. Don't stop there — take a look at these stunning bedroom and living room designs that are full of …

Interior Design

50+ Impossibly Chic Kitchen Backsplashes

Cooking has never looked so colorful.<p>Whether your dream kitchen is rustic and cozy or modern and sleek, these tile design ideas have you covered.

Interior Design

Readers' Real Home Makeover Ideas

Reader-tested tips to update a room.<p>We asked you to post ideas for transforming a room on House Beautiful's Facebook page. Here are some favorites.

Living Rooms

Double Rast Cabinet Hack

<b>Materials:</b> Ikea Rast drawers<p><b>Description:</b> Screw two Rast chest of drawers together, add some timber or MDF, decorate with molding and give extra legs. …