You’ve made the decision to take down the bedsheets and actually hang curtains on your windows. Congratulations! But, before you head out to buy them, there are a few important things you need to know. If you don’t measure properly or understand how curtains hang in relation to your window openings, your new curtains may not look much better than the sheets they’re replacing!
Antique skeleton keys are beautiful! Display them in different ways to show them off. I'll tell you where to find them for a good price and how to turn them into make-shift art for any room in your home.
The lovely hues of fall such as gold, red, umber and rust create rich accents for the home. Find out how you can incorporate these warm and wondrous autumnal shades into your rooms.
Mixing and matching vintage-style dishware is a great decorating idea for the shabby-chic look. Mixing and matching tableware can save money too.
Save money with this all natural home fragrance alternative. Fill your home with aromatic home air freshener. All natural alternative to home fragrance sprays.
When you buy a new towel sometimes it keeps shedding little bits of fluff all over the place - on the floor and on you. This article will show you how to stop new towels from moulting.
Working with acrylic water can be frustrating, dealing with bubbles, clarity and setting up tacky are some of the most common problems. We'll show you how the pros do it and it's just a matter of a few trad tricks that make the difference.
Cottage styles are comprised of soft colors, vintage character and an eclectic mix of furnishings. These descriptions and design tips will help you incorporate one of the more popular cottage styles into your home.
Whether you are rearranging furniture, setting up your first apartment or contemplating a complete room redesign, take note of these serious home decorating infractions and their cures!
On this page, you'll find vintage-style decorating ideas for your home, including living room, den, bedroom, kitchen, laundry room, & bathroom. Includes photos, videos, and suggestions for decorating.
Nothing adds character to a home more than the pictures on its walls. Here are a few tips to help you hang your art like an expert.
These rhinestone covered bottles are beautiful and elegant and will add that decorative touch to any room in your home. If you were to go out and buy something similar to these you would have to pay a pretty penny. They were very inexpensive to...
Use these simple tips and ideas to make your small room look and feel larger. Photos and videos included.
In this article you will learn how to decorate a bedroom in a romantic cottage style. Rose trellis, photo collage, antique dresser, fireplace, bedding, and accessory ideas. Includes lots of photos.
These quiet house guests not only help to create a cheerful and relaxing atmosphere within your dorm room, but they can help to clean the air as well. Houseplants make for a perfect companion.
Instead of paying someone to fix the fringe on your everyday rug, do it yourself by using this easy-to-follow tutorial complete with step-by-step photos and instructions.
Instead of shopping for new decor items, take a stroll around your home and find some old favorites you can display. Using things you already have is a frugal and cost-effective way to decorate.
Have you ever wondered about the differences between pillows when shopping for a new one? Find out about feather, latex and polyurethane memory foam pillows.
What are the buyers seeing when they pass over your home? Here are some candid thoughts on the house you are selling.
You've moved into to your new digs and unpacked. Now it's time to hang pictures. Here are some great ideas to simplify the task and make your walls a beautiful reflection of your design personality!
On this page you can learn how to frame and hang a poster yourself, including how to: select a frame, choose a mat, frame, and different ways to hang posters. It includes videos and lots of photos.
Create lighting for nighttime comfort with these walk-through instructions for rewiring a lamp. You will need a screw driver, pliers, maybe a wire clipper, and a good online source for lamp parts.
Window valances can instantly change the look of a room. Use them alone or with coordinating curtains. If you think they all look the same–think again!
The Bauhaus was an avant garde design studio that operated in Germany between 1919 and 1933. Founded by architect Walter Gropius, the school incorporated art, architecture, and in particular, distinctive furniture that would become known as Bauhaus style.
Whether you’re delving into interior color for the first time or need some inspiration for your latest project, find out how to make color work for you and your home.
This DIY project is a fun, easy, beautiful way to organize your earrings on the cheap. Display them like a work of art with a picture frame and some lace.
It’s all in the details when it comes to curtains. One way to spice up your panels is to pull them aside using DIY tiebacks. You don’t have to spend much to create a stylish look for your windows!
Do you know that you can create your own headboard design, something cheap but impressive? Find out 5 ways to make your headboard the focal point of your bedroom without using the conventional type headpost.
It's amazing how a few simple changes can give your home decor a big boost. We're here with inspiration and a short list of ways to cheer up your home on a shoestring budget.
Add a unique look to your home décor by incorporating architectural salvage to your design scheme. Here are some simple projects that you can make yourself by using recycled materials.
It’s ironic that in the 21st century, some of the most popular decorating trends for new homes and remodeling jobs come from the past. This guide will help you discover the old style you want.
My review of Charmed Aroma Candles, the company that includes a ring inside of each candle valued anywhere from $10 - $5000.00. The candle smells great and the ring inside is a shiny surprise.
We could all spend thousands of dollars on products to make our homes smell great, but you can do it without a lot of money in just a few easy steps.
Why are so many people afraid of decorating with the color purple? Here are some simple, practical ways to capture elegance in your home using the color purple.
I love decorating my walls with framed photos, art and various other decor there have been times that I've been guilty of taking what seemed the easiest route by skimping on the right hardware or just making do with what I had on hand, knowing it...
Lime green, apple green, and yellow (vintage) decorating ideas for your home. Plus, how to use colors.
Today, wood grain patterns and designs grace everything from curtains to dog bowls. So, why not bring a touch of the woodlands into your home with one of several faux bois techniques.
Transform wood pallets into simple yet functional storage units for your home. From a headboard with built-in storage to floating shelves for the bathroom, you'll be living clutter free in no time.
You can do more than eat with a dinner plate. You can use dinner plates as home decor. Hang decorative plates on your wall to help create a lovely home interior.
Want a unique kid's room? Try these ideas for wall murals you can paint yourself. Easy, individual and fun.
You weren't made in a factory - why not make your own home decor that is unique as you are? Learn how to use glass bottles, crackle paint and seashells to make your own, DIY inexpensive home decor.
These staircases are original and thought-provoking to say the least! Some solve storage issues and others are, well, off the wall!
Which cut flowers last the longest? The top six most popular fresh cut flowers are gathered and discussed, including tips and tricks to help extend the vase life for each.
Creating functional storage for a small home is simple when you're equipped with the right organizational tools. Pick up purchasing resources, general organization tips, and much more.
An open floor plan gives a home a light and airy feeling. Find out how to overcome the most common design obstacles associated with open floor plans.
Whether you live in a big house or small apartment, you can incorporate cottage style into any room. It's a fresh and easy look that adds warmth and coziness to your home.
We all have those pesky nicknacks just lying around the house or shoved into a junk drawer so why not revamp them and hang them on the wall?
Masculine decorating doesn't need to be overwhelming. Here are expert tips to help you design the perfect home base for the modern man.
Window treatments are expensive, but you can update your curtains or drapes without breaking the bank! Learn how to dress your windows by improving the look of your existing windows and treatments.
Whether you are even aware of it, you’ve probably been influenced by Art Deco, a style that is still popular today and is a great way to add glamor to your home’s interior.
Espresso is a very popular finish that goes with modern and contemporary decor. Many consumers are unclear as to what color espresso really is? I'm going to explain what you can expect with espresso.
A closed off fireplace can be a decorating challenge, but just think of it as a blank canvas. In my home, I had several closed fireplaces to deal with. Here are the creative solutions I came up with.
Quilts add a charm and warmth to any home and can be used in a variety of places, including some unusual ways and combinations to make just the right impact to suit your taste.
If you’ve ever lived near the beach, you know coastal decorating is the epitome of casual living. If you haven’t, then you need to learn a thing or two about this timeless interior style. Coastal decorating can bring the feel of salt air, sand and surf into your home no matter where you live!
The author explains how Cottage Style brings warmth, happiness, and informality into a home. It's fun and light, soft and cozy, eclectic and personal. Most of all, it never takes itself too seriously, letting your personality shine through and making your home a fun place to relax and enjoy.
More of us than ever are dealing with small living spaces. Downsizing requires special design planning and ways to make the most out of the space you have. These fun, creative ideas will help ease the pain of "living small"!
Don't let your budget prevent you from giving your home a few refreshing touches. There are many creative ideas for decorating a room without emptying your wallet. Read here for a few examples...
Even an amateur artist can do a perfect mural with these tips and tricks. Here's how we did cartoon character murals on our baby's nursery walls.
Interior decorating ideas for cheap home decoration. DIY home decoration tips and inspiration for those wanting to create their own unique and comfortable interiors.
They say you never forget an All-White Room... Choosing to do my bedroom like this was brave, but the result was perfect.
A small bedroom doesn't have to be a problem-- with a few tips and techniques you can still create a room that will make you feel like you have a cozy, luxury suite.
This page shows how we decorated a wolf themed bedroom for my granddaughter. It includes lots of our photos, decorating suggestions, DIY ideas, plus how to videos. How we decorated step by step.
When looking all over the internet for ideas to decorate your home you run across many pictures of large homes and they all contain extra large and elegant bathrooms. What about small bathrooms?
Breathe life into an old rocking chair or add comfort and warmth to wooden chairs by making new, stylish seat cushions using these easy step-by-step instructions.
Eclectic style interior design, one that borrows from many styles and incorporates it into one look, has its roots in Victorian Era design.
Many people these days live in apartments. Rentals definitely restrict your design choices. Our imaginative ideas will help turn your ordinary apartment into a beautiful home.
An interior designer must be able to ascertain the quantity of wall-hung pictures required for an interior decoration job, and the choice must be to the satisfaction of the client.
Vintage 1960s Mid Century modern gravel and stone tile mosaic on canvas artwork. Retro drama mask wall art; this is a vintage, circa 1960s-1970s, kitschy Drama Mask gravel/stone/tile wall art panel.
With a little paint and some imagination you can turn your plain old everyday bathroom into your very own "Men's Room".
Introducing rustic elements into your rooms will transform your ho-hum interior into a cozy and romantic mountain hideaway in no time at all!