Easy Decorating Ideas
Not sure what to do with a corner of your home? Transform it with an indoor garden. (It's easier than you'd think!)
Modern living room | 33 Modern Living Room Design Ideas | Real Simple Touch of Trend Update your living room as you would your wardrobe—with a few new accessories each season. 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. Interior design by Frances Herrera.
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.
DIYing your own mixed bouquet isn't nearly as difficult as it seems. Follow this guide & chart for help.
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.
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.
Geometric patterned living room | 33 Modern Living Room Design Ideas | Real Simple Pattern Play Trellis, ikats, florals—oh my! The trick to mixing patterns is to pick a color theme—here, reds, browns, and blues—and to use big swaths of solid color (the brown sofa, red chairs, and green ottoman) to anchor the space. Interior design by Hillary Thomas Designs.
The trick to mixing patterns? Pick a color theme and use big swaths of solid color to anchor the space.
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.
Dress up a patio table with a low-fuss grouping of succulents—cacti, jade plants, aloe—like this idea from Sunset.com.
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.
If you're searching for a way to keep your work area from cramping your decorating style, focus on blending in.
Floating peonies and gardenias make a pretty centerpiece. Just pour water into a large serving platter, and trim the stems off each flower.