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Big milestone for Britain's little prince

LONDON (AP) — The palace is releasing special pictures, the Royal Mint is striking a commemorative coin and newspapers are publishing glowing tributes.<p>What's all the fuss about? A little boy who will be king.<p>Prince George turns 1 on Tuesday. While he may be too young to appreciate it, the milestone …

Biz Ladies: Customer Service – Your #1 Marketing Tool

Today’s Biz Ladies post comes from Arianne Foulks, owner of Aeolidia, the friendly design studio that helps your little business become a “big …

24 Super Clever Kitchen Storage Ideas

Make the most of what you've got.<p>If you can't bring yourself to Kondo the kitchen, it's time to trick out the cabinets, drawers and island with a few space-saving ideas. Rethink the little nooks and niches and you'll have counter space for days.

10 Unique Ways to Decorate with Mirrors

Tips from Kay Douglass, Steven Sclaroff, and more designers.<p>No matter where you put one, mirrors are an easy way to reflect light, make a space look bigger, and open up a room. Here are 10 decorating ideas for using them in your house.

IKEA Ideas: 2014 Catalog Event in NYC

Do you know your Boksels from your Bälums? If not, it’s high time to bone up on your Swedish, because IKEA is about to release their 2014 catalog and …


65 Refined Boho Chic Bedroom Designs

Decorating with boho style means finding that perfect blend of colorful, patterned things with an abundance of color.<p>In modern usage, the term …

Fun & Flirty Ways To Utilize Wine Boxes

Wooden wine boxes have a lot more personality and use than just tossing them out into the trash. Instead, use these antique and interesting piece as …

Small Space Decorating Dos and Don'ts

Fix your decorating mistakes.<p>What's the biggest mistake people make with a small space? Six designers share their decorating tips and design ideas.

You Paid WHAT for That? More Stories of Amazing Secondhand Finds

A few years ago, I searched our reader comment threads for tales of remarkable secondhand finds and shared them in a post. It was a fun, inspiring …


A Natural Way to Remove Odors and Humidity

The 1930's apartment I live in could be best described as "drafty", with a noticeable amount of warm and cool air (including the dust it brings in) …


Top 5 Blog Posts of the Week:Fluorescent and Neutral Accents, a Grocery Store Turned Home, and More

From the flourescent and neutral decor accents to a house that used to be a grocery store, here's our weekly roundup of the shelter blogosphere.<p><b>This week's favorite links:</b><p>Chic Accents: Fluorescents Paired With Neutrals. coco+kelley<p>Decorating with a Coral Palette. Centsational Girl<p>Chic Wood Wall …

Charming Oceanfront Decor

Ahhh, the ocean. It’s so impressive and inspiring and soothing, all at once. The colors, the smells, the sounds, the light. I can’t imagine any …

Ladies, Feel inspired with Interior Design!

You don’t need me to tell you about Marilyn Monroe. A successful actress, a sex symbol and a public fascination; the world was and still is in awe of …

Thrift store furniture tips from the pros

Want to decorate on a small budget? Look for thrift store and garage sale treasures. We talked to thrifting mavens to get expert tips and tricks. …

Home Decorating

Out To Sea: 10 Songs for Sailing + Weekly Wrap-Up!

One last nautical thing before we pack up our bags for the weekend— our 10 song picks for getting you in the seafaring mood! This is our playlist, <i>Out</i> …

Clear the Clutter: 12 Things You Probably Own Too Many Of

Don't worry...shoes aren't on the list!<p>Do I really need twenty t-shirts, a dozen towels, three teapots? I need multiples of certain things, yes, but …


Instant Room: 10 Designers Share How to Get Their Look

Top decorators provide inspiration.<p>Top decorators create inspiring rooms, from a dramatic dining room to the ultimate outdoor room fantasy. Use these room sketches for inspiration for your next project.

10 Ways to Make Your Home Happier

Create a cheery, inviting space.<p>From a fresh coat of white paint to choosing comfortable, neutral furniture, decorating experts share their advice on creating a cheery, inviting home.

10 Free Apps That Will Change How You Decorate

Plan, measure, & more with your phone.<p>Whether you're planning, measuring, renovating or redecorating, we've rounded up the best, free home makeover tools for your phone.

10 Smart Kitchen and Bath Updates

10 ideas to make a difference.<p>From storing your pots and pans on a wall to upholstering a bathroom chair with terry cloth, these ideas will really make a difference in your home.

Interior Design

Before & After: A One-Day Living Room Makeover

See the before & after photos.<p>Imagine totally redecorating in a day. We break down how interior designer Peter Dunham, owner of Hollywood at Home, redid a multipurpose living room — in just nine hours.

Good Things for the Kitchen

Self-adhesive felt protectors -- like those used to prevent chair legs from scratching the floor -- have another handy application. Stick them under kitchen appliances, such as the toaster, coffeemaker, and electric can opener, which will then glide across the countertop for easy access.

It's Not Too Late to Join: Sign Up for the Style Cure & Get Started this Weekend

Are you ready for a new, fresh look for fall? Let's do it together! We just got started yesterday and our group is still getting geared up. …


10 Surprising Ways to Add Color to Your Home

100+ Best Room Decorating Ideas - Home Design Pictures

Is dusty rose and charcoal grey not the happiest palette for spring?<p>We're traveling back in time, and our favorite spaces have never looked so good.<p>These designer picks go well beyond white and beige.<p>It's the easiest way to add instant curb appeal.<p>It's the heart of a room — and a savior on chilly …

Good Things for Painting

Banish messy spills and drips when using craft paint. Slide a rubber band over the open can, then gently wipe the bottom of the brush against the band each time you dip. This is perfect for small containers without handles. The brush will be less drippy, and the can's rim will stay clean, making it …

10 Fabulous Outdoor Entertaining Finds Under $5

Dress up your patio party.<p>This inexpensive outdoor decor is just in time for summer! Dress up your patio dinner party with these cheap and chic finds.