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Paper-shade pendants provide a pleasant glow and can be hiked higher as the kids grow.

3 Life-Changing Room Makeovers

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Shopping for a floor lamp for your living room or den? Sixty-eight inches is the ideal height: The bulb will be concealed whether you’re seated or standing.

Our 20 Most Popular Decorating Ideas

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Not only does a charming armoire act as a hefty storage cabinet for stashing china, stemware, and silverware, but it also works overtime as a desk.

17 Surprising Home Office Ideas

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4 ideas from the pros for framing a still life photo.

How to Choose the Right Type of Frame-s

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Wallpaper is pricey, and hanging requires skill. Unless you know what you’re doing, it’s best to hire a pro. Here's everything you need to know before you get started.

Wallpaper Tips and Tricks

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Not sure what to do with a corner of your home? Transform it with an indoor garden. (It's easier than you'd think!)

Makeover a Corner of your Room

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This neutral room is an easy canvas for a few pops of color and pattern—an aubergine throw, a zebra pillow, and a metallic side table.

33 Modern Living Room Design Ideas

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  • Kendra Fletcher

    ... or peaceful.

  • Maria Mosby

    Exactly, Kendra

  • Sue SLS

    Actually, you use neutral colors for the basics, then punch it up with color, like the picture over the couch .. maybe add some pillows in the same color. Then, when you get tired of that color you can change to another without have to buy all new furniture. It's perfect!

  • Melody Laudermilk-Stiak

    Yup, much easier and you can keep up with the trends that way too.

  • Gretchen Piofcyk

    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder! :)

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DIYing your own mixed bouquet isn't nearly as difficult as it seems. Follow this guide & chart for help.

Easy Flower Arrangements

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If you're decorating a primarily white-and-black space, bring in an unexpected piece of wood furniture to warm it up and give it personality.

19 Amazing Kitchen Decorating Ideas

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Feng shui tips: If you don't often use your dining room for meals, activate it in another way. Put a plant there so you're forced to come in and water it. Or bring your laptop in and use the space as an office.

What Is Feng Shui?

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The trick to mixing patterns? Pick a color theme and use big swaths of solid color to anchor the space.

33 Modern Living Room Design Ideas

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Edgings or walls made of potted plants visually delineate and define spaces. These plants help separate the lawn from the patio.

Easy Container Gardens

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Gorgeous matte or textured small metallic accessories.

Metallic Home Décor Ideas

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4 ways to frame an art poster.

How to Choose the Right Type of Frame-s

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Play up the polish with striking high-gloss metals. They draw the eye and bounce around light. Gold, silver, copper, and brass blend nicely, as long as the lines of each piece are sleek.

Metallic Home Décor Ideas

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A statement-making accent wall in a sophisticated floral print is just enough to spice up a bedroom. Keep everything else simple so nothing distracts from the power of the print.

30 Modern Bedroom Ideas

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Keep things understated with matte or textured metals. Pieces with a soft finish (brushed, hammered, rippled) are a delicious addition to a rustic room.

Metallic Home Décor Ideas

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Dress up a patio table with a low-fuss grouping of succulents—cacti, jade plants, aloe—like this idea from Sunset.com.

How to Make a Succulent Centerpiece

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f you're not into sharing a desk (who is?), then carve out personal zones by transforming a spare corner. Stick to one finish for the major pieces (desks and chairs) and then let accessories show your decorative spirit.

17 Surprising Home Office Ideas

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A terrace gets a bold pick-me-up from cushions in vibrant colors (tangerine, fuchsia) and modern prints like ikat, stripes, and eye-popping florals.

22 Outdoor Decor Ideas

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Farrow & Ball Drawing Room Blue: In a space with a lofty ceiling, paint it with this rich indigo for a dreamy yet unexpected burst of color against neutral walls.

7 Striking Paint Color Ideas

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Kitchen on one side; office on the other. A simple architectural detail can divide a space without making it feel out of place.

17 Surprising Home Office Ideas

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Make over a porch with a few items (day bed, potted plants, Chinese lanterns) that will make the space comfortable and stylish.

22 Outdoor Decor Ideas

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