7 Major Decorating Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Get solutions to the challenges that cause many homeowners to put off interior design projects. A huge reason many people don’t get around to tackling a decorating project is because they’re afraid to make a costly mistake. To give you the confidence to start your own dream design, I’ve put together a list of seven…

How to Clean Your Kitchen Cabinets

Learn the techniques for keeping stained, painted and laminate cabinets in tiptop shape. Different cabinet surfaces require different cleaning techniques. Whether your cabinets are stained, painted or laminate, they all need special attention. Here are a few easy tips and cleaning recipes for keeping them looking their best. How to Clean Stained Wood Cabinets You…

Powder Room Palettes: 10 Silvers That Shine Brightly

See how paint, tile and wallpaper in shades of silver add shimmer to these powder rooms. Silver might signify second place in the Olympics, but when it comes to powder room design, these sterling spaces are worthy of first prize. Check out these 10 powder rooms that feature paint, tile and wallpaper in shades of shiny silver…

10 Statement-Making Vanity Mirrors for Your Bathroom

Consider these mirror styles that can take your bath or powder room from standard to sublime. Many vanity mirrors and medicine cabinets offer a variety of features such as built-in storage, fog resistance and integrated lighting, but if you’re looking for a mirror to make a dramatic statement in your bathroom, come take a look…

10 Ways to Design Your Master Bath for Maximum Storage

Get ideas for building storage into your bathroom with cabinets, shelves, drawers, benches and more. When you’re tackling a bathroom remodel — whether with the help of a bathroom designer, architect or contractor —including ample, efficient storage is an important consideration. Read on for 10 inspiring examples of master bathrooms that get storage right, and see if one (or more) of these ideas…

Will These 9 Paint Colors Take Over Homes in 2020?

Major paint companies choose colors of the year that are fresh, upbeat and mostly on the cool side. Pantone, the color management company, recently announced its pick for 2020 Color of the Year; most of the major paint companies also pick colors they think will dominate homes in the year ahead. As usual the selections are…

Powder Room Palettes: 10 Gorgeous Greens

See how paint, tile and wallpaper in shades of green add verdant energy to these rooms. Whether light and leafy or dark and forest-like, the color green is a great way to add energy and life to a room. Check out the following 10 powder rooms that feature paint, tile and wallpaper in gorgeous shades…

10 Gifts Perfect for the Cozy-Loving People on Your List

Consider these creative ideas for holiday presents to pamper the special people in your life. Whether you’re looking to splurge on a loved one or need a small but thoughtful gift for that cozy-loving friend or co-worker, this guide is a good place to start your search. With 10 crowd-pleasing ideas to choose from, you’ll…

How to Clean Your Range and Oven

Experts serve up advice on caring for these kitchen appliances, which work extra hard during the holidays. The kitchen takes center stage during the holidays, and the stove-top and oven (along with the cook, of course!) are the stars. Here’s how to get them clean and ready for their close-up. Joe Shiraz, co-founder of Maids Around…