Refinished oak floors and new wallpaper in a subtly metallic pattern brighten this 200-year-old dining room.

A vintage sign adds atmosphere to this cottage kitchen.

Nice selection of decorative touches from Joss & Main.

These flea-market find birdhouses echo the rooftops of the oil-painting above.

A This Old House reader, fully committed black tile, managed to pull off a bath which comes off as romantic rather than Gothic thanks to a cast-iron bathtub painted in a cheery red.

Do you have ugly baseboard return air grilles? Here's a simple way to DIY your own more attractive versions.

Base cabinets that don't line up with the uppers are united via a full height decorative quartz splash evocative of a built-in hutch.

Super tips for organizing and outfitting your space for maximum good feels.

A knocker is an opportunity to give your house a little extra personality. So why not go wild? We show you dozens of options.

A dining room hutch, original to the house, gets added personality with unmatched ceramic and glass knobs by Anthropologie.

Purlfrost window frames: Easy way to add interest and a touch of privacy to windows.

Bradley Iron Drapery Hardware available in signature iron finishes.

Loving this colorful stained-glass front door and emerald green crown molding.

Artistic design for a countertop drainage system by The Concrete Whisperer.

Pops of red, including super cool fixtures from Lights Unlimited Inc., add punch to the front porch of this light gray farmhouse.

Tin and rope pendant lights--perfect for a rustic cottage or cabin.

Expensive Mid-Century looks at modest prices.

Turn ordinary doors into works of art with these hand-blown glass doorknobs from Merlin Glass. So pretty.

The yummy colors and finishes of the Coastal Living Magazine cottage-inspired collection by Stanley Furniture.

Colorful agate-style wallpaper inside a cherry-red hutch. Fun!

A sewing machine base topped with a rustic wooden tray serves as a side table in this rustic vignette.

Mirror Dos and Don'ts: Put mirrors on walls perpendicular to windows, not directly across from them. Hanging a mirror directly opposite a window can actually bounce the light right back out the window.

An updated 1950s cabin by designer and homeowner Bobby Houston takes knotty-pine paneling into the 21st century with a whitewash treatment and integrated shelving. Get his secrets here.

It's got the look of weathered wood with hints of soft pale color, but the walls of this rustic haven are actually made of chic peel and stick wallpaper! WallPops NuWallpaper Beachwood Peel And Stick Wallpaperia via Joann Fabric & Craft Stores.

Thanks to a growing array of online services, anyone can have access to an interior designer. Here's the scoop on five stylish options.