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Easy Decorating Ideas


Easy Decorating Ideas

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Wait until you see what just two minutes can do for this kitchen.

Cultivate a relaxed vibe in your living space with these ideas.

  • natalie barnes
    natalie barnes

    The sofa not centered under the pictures is the very opposite of relaxing for my OCD. Aggghhhhhh.

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    natalie barnes

    The more I look the worse it gets.... The pictures aren't even lined up evenly! I can't bring myself to click through to the link. I just can't. Lol

Wait until you see this fireplace after its makeover.

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    Angela Taylor Steier

    That's not a makeover, it's a new fireplace screen.

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A surprising way to bring a glow to the fireplace—and especially striking against a shiny floor.

Dress Up an Unused Fireplace

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So subtle you might miss it, this sleek trick brings extra light into the room and makes art of a colorful rug.

Dress Up an Unused Fireplace

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Lusciously curvy and reflective, opaque ceramic and glass pick up the colors of the room

Dress Up an Unused Fireplace

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It calls to mind a dense forest, but really the stack is only one layer deep.

Dress Up an Unused Fireplace

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There’s an enchanted quality to this placement of greenery, as if delicate plants are spilling in from the chimney.

Dress Up an Unused Fireplace

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Free standing on a side table or hung on the wall, this orange 5-by-7-inch frame will add a bit of colorful pizzazz without the commitment of a statement wall. This frame is also available in a subtle metallic copper.

Brighten up a room with these gilded frames that are available individually or in a set of four assorted sizes. The linen mattes offer a nice contrast against the gold frames and make them seem less stuffy and more cohesive when used in a set.

6 Unique Photo Displays

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Inject some personality into your space without adding much weight. These glass and iron frames could be used to house vintage photos, dried flowers, or even postcard mementos. Choose from a copper, nickel and antique brass finish and three different sizes.

6 Unique Photo Displays

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This set is a no-brainer when it comes to determining how to display the trio of frames. Already matted to fit traditional picture sizes, the frames can rest atop the included shelf to give your flat wall some three-dimensional flair.

6 Unique Photo Displays

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Secure up to six photos on the hanging hoops to create an eye-catching collection of favorite moments. Then easily refresh the display by swapping in new images, postcards, or even inspirational message cards for ultimate personalization. Put it on your desk at work or on a table in the foyer.

6 Unique Photo Displays

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This set of 10 frames in various sizes makes creating a gallery wall a no-brainer. If you choose to separate the pack instead, consider hanging a trio in the hallway and placing the rest above your desk. Sizes range from 2-by-3-inches to 8-by-10-inches.

6 Unique Photo Displays

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Free your fridge from disorganization—without forgetting everything you need to do.

Make the space more welcoming with these hardware swaps.

Watch this kitchen get a major makeover.

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This dining room is about to get a serious DIY refresh

Radical Reno: How One Couple Transformed a Dark and Dingy House Into Their Light and Airy Dream Home

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Wait until you see this bathroom *after* its makeover!

Radical Reno: How One Couple Transformed a Dark and Dingy House Into Their Light and Airy Dream Home

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Transparent tables, glass-front cabinets, and open shelving give rooms an airy, uncluttered feel, making them PERFECT for tiny living spaces.

The Real Simple Guide to Real Life: 6 Low-Effort, High-Impact Tweaks for Small-Space Living - Freefrom Guides

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Wait until you see this bathroom after its makeover.

Radical Reno: How One Couple Transformed a Dark and Dingy House Into Their Light and Airy Dream Home

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All it takes is a cushy seat and a considered wall display to make a foyer both striking and welcoming. The Gordons created this grid by hanging $25 sketches commissioned from a local artist in identical frames, spaced three inches apart. “Each image depicts something meaningful to us, including our two Labs, Maddie [seen here] and Doc,” says Abby.

Radical Reno: How One Couple Transformed a Dark and Dingy House Into Their Light and Airy Dream Home

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Design choices that are equal parts elegant and durable make for a gleaming space hardy enough for life with a little one. “We chose standard subway tile for the backsplash but had it laid in a herringbone pattern for a ritzier look,” says Abby, an educator for a girls’ athletic-wear brand. Similarly, the countertop, made of quartz, has marble’s glam gloss minus the tricky upkeep. Not only is the house full of wallet-friendly finds—the stools at right are from World Market ($120 each), and the pendants are from Shades of Light ($139 each)—but it’s also packed with secret strengths, like heavy-duty drawers and built-in cabinet dividers.

Radical Reno: How One Couple Transformed a Dark and Dingy House Into Their Light and Airy Dream Home

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Before the reno: Bulky upper cabinets and heavy Roman shades obstructed the natural light, and the covered cabinetry created obstacles for the family. “Abby told me, ‘I want my everyday dishware to be really accessible,’” says designer Karrie Seaton, originally of Beth Haley Design. “I knew that if we swapped in pretty, open shelves, she could keep her essentials out and let more sunlight in.”

Radical Reno: How One Couple Transformed a Dark and Dingy House Into Their Light and Airy Dream Home

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Sometimes simplicity is best. Check out these easy decorating ideas for the best bedroom ever.