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5 Must Do Things in Brussels

How To Find The Best Italian Ice Cream.

5 More Decorating Tips from Up-and-Coming Designers

These House Beautiful Next Wave designers — new talent to keep your eye on — share what they've learned along the way.<p><b>1. "Monograms are timeless—they can be traditional or modern. They make items more personal and meaningful, and are also a great colorful detail." —Courtney Hill Fertitta</b><p><b>2. "Who</b> …

Small Spaces

Chocolate Mousse in Paris

Only in Paris: Le Bristol

10 Easy DIY Photo Frame Designs

Can’t really think of any particular gift for a loved one? How about making something yourself? That’s always a good idea. You could make a photo …

DIY

10 Bold & Inspiring Front Doors

Ever wanted to be able to direct someone to your house by saying something like, “Ours is the one with the pink door”? This just might be your year! …

40 Cool Scandinavian Dining Room Designs

We continue telling you about cool Scandinavian designs, and today we’ll talk about dining rooms or maybe dining zones because not every home has a …

Interior Design

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.

Interior Design

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 …

Panoramic Photography

100+ Best Room Decorating Ideas - Home Design Pictures

Proof the color can be chic, not singing-preschool-dinosaur-ish.<p>You'll obsess over these sunny spaces.<p>Cross over to the dark side.<p>There's more to white kitchens than shabby chic, k?<p>You might not have been <i>planning</i> a reno, but you are now.<p>Your roommates would hate you for your skillz if you weren't …

Design

Our Apartment in Paris

A Neighborhood Croque Madame

Romanian Rustic Meets Nordic Modern

At Lacrimi Si Sfinti, or Tears and Saints, in Bucharest, Romanian wood relics share the dining room with Scandinavian designs (Legos constructions, …

Go Fish: Inventive Lighting from Barcelona

Since I first fell for vintage goods dealer Hitoshi Uchida’s fishing basket lampshade, I’ve been on the hunt for something similar. The other day, …

9 Vegetarian Casseroles Even Meat Eaters Will Love

Take veggies, add cheese and your favorite starch (pasta, polenta, rice), and you're in one-dish dinner heaven.<p>Another Reason to Love the Tiny Little …

Cooking

Martha Beck: 5 Things to Cross Off Your Bucket List Today

They say it's never too late. But of course it is—for all the things that waste your time, drain your energy and make you feel anything less than …

10 Ways Accessories Can Transform a Room

See 10 tricks to finally finish decorating your home.<p>Want to perk up the color palette or personality of your home but don't want to redecorate every room? Here are ideas on how a few little touches can yield big results.

40 Traditional Designer Rooms

Over 40 classic rooms for inspiration.<p>From a formal blue dining room to a dramatic canopy bed, these designer rooms are traditional, but never boring.

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.

41 Fall Decorating Ideas To Help You Live Your Coziest Life

We're falling so hard for these. (See what we did there?)<p>Pile on the plaid, go all out on the throw pillows—and <i>don't</i> forget the firewood. The year's comfiest decor season is here, and we've got inspiration for days. Need some ideas for your backyard? We've got those too!

Would You Rather: Ranunculus or Peonies?

Which floral arrangement would you choose? Tell us in the comments!<p><i>Want to see more? Tour photo A, from a Newport, Rhode Island, summer house and photo</i> <i>B (with cockscomb), from a colorful New York apartment.</i><p>-------------<p><b>Plus:</b><p>A 16th-Century French Countryside Estate >> 10 Pretty, Easy-to-Do Flower …

Rhode Island

101 Decorating Secrets from Top Interior Designers

Experts share their best tips.<p>The experts — Christopher Peacock, Myra Hoefer, Carleton Varney, and 97 other inspiring designers — share words to live and design by. Plus, see 101 easy makeovers from interior designers.

Home Decorating

His Face. Bavaria. – The Everywhereist

Sometimes I will grab my husband, usually by the head, mash up his cheeks in my hands and say,<p>“Your face. Your STUPID face. I LOVE YOUR FACE. I’m … …

How To Hang Pictures In Your Home’s Hallway

A hallway makes for a great place to hang some pictures of friends and family. Hallways, landings and corridors can be featureless rooms sometimes, …

Does Your Home Have Style?

Does your home have style… It’s the million dollar question isn’t it? Every year we hear about different trends and styles that are coming in and out …

20 Charming cottage-style kitchen decors

Since the kitchen nowadays is a social area and it’s even part of the living space sometimes, a cottage-style décor would be a very good choice for …

Tips for Creating a Cohesive Gallery Wall

Gallery walls have become increasingly popular in recent years, and for good reason. They give people a way to display a lot of photos and artwork …

Home Decorating