Decorating 1885 Stories
Congratulations. You’ve decided to decorate your home. Now what? Whether you’re furnishing your first place or redoing the house you’ve owned for decades, decorating can be a challenging task, filled with costly decisions whose outcomes could haunt you for years. How do you figure out what style is right...
Decorating 101: Do It Yourself or Hire a Pro?
Decorating 101: How Much Is This Going to Cost Me?
Decorating 101: How to Shop for Furniture
Before you hit the stores, learn what furniture to get rid of, what to look for when buying, and how to avoid mistakes
How to Design and Lay Out a Small Living Room
Taste a Rainbow: 11 Top Home Decorating Colors and How to Use Them
Prime yourself for spring painting season with our color-happy guide to working with popular shades around the home
10 Design Strategies for Art Lovers
8 Things Interior Designers Want You to Know
Get the scoop on certifications, project scope, working from afar and more, from 2 Best of Houzz designers
Custom Draperies 101
How to Savor Your Beautifully Imperfect Home
Hardly anyone escapes home design envy. These strategies can help you appreciate your home for all it offers you right now
How to Dress Your Daybed
You can make a daybed more inviting for lounging or napping by layering on pillows, bolsters, a throw and even sheets and blankets
Size Up the Right Area Rug for Your Room
The size of a rug can make an important difference to the feel of a room. Here are some tips to help you make the right choice
Add Gorgeous Sparkle With Rock Quartz Crystal
What’s the Right Way to Hang Roller Shades?
Over or under? It depends on how you want your shades to look, how much light you want to block and other factors
Room of the Day: Something for Everyone in a Seattle Family Room
Family members downsize to a home that will shorten their commutes and give them more time together — much of it spent in this room