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Lighting is essential to incredible home design — try these 4 amazing ideas

Finding the right lighting for your home goes beyond different types of light fixtures. Try these ideas.
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This low-maintenance, attractive ornamental grass adds instant curb appeal

Blue oat grass is the easy, beautiful ornamental grass your landscaping needs.
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Create a cozy midcentury modern living room — our top tips

Make your midcentury modern living room feel cozy and warm with these great ideas.
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4 huge mistakes the experts say you’re making with your gallery wall

Gallery walls are having a moment, but don't make these silly design mistakes.
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The one feature every backyard or balcony should definitely have

If you don't know how to hang a hammock, it's time to learn. It'll totally elevate your outdoor space.
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5 easy ways you can transform a balcony from small to cozy and intimate

We've come up with five cozy small balcony ideas to get your creative juices flowing. They work on balconies of every size, and they won't break the bank.
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Snoring keeping you up? Sleep experts share their go-to products

Sleep experts reveal what they use to get to sleep when there's a snorer in the room.
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10 creative ways to blend your indoor and outdoor home decor for a gorgeous aesthetic

As we spend more time outside, blending indoor and outdoor decor is essential to a cohesive design.
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This expert’s kitchen design ideas are incredible (and don’t require a full remodel)

These are the kitchen design ideas the experts say will wow any guest.
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5 expert tips for decorating a bachelor pad so guests will actually want to stay

These design ideas for bachelor pads will impress everyone, from your parents to potential partners.
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How to choose bedroom wallpaper that looks gorgeous and you won’t ever regret

Wallpaper is trending, but you don't want to be stuck with a bad decision. Here's how to make the perfect choice.
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Try this design upgrade: The top kitchen faucet ideas, according to the experts

Interior designers tell us their favorite kitchen faucet trends of 2022.
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These are the ugly bedroom decor trends interior designers hate

Avoid these ugly bedroom design trends at all costs.
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10 amazing design tips worthy of your striking, bold red bedroom

A red bedroom makes a statement. This is how to decorate one for the perfect sanctuary.
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These are the best flooring options for a waterproof bathroom

Avoid mold issues with these waterproof flooring ideas for your bathroom.
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These are the kitchen trends designers say will elevate your design

Redesigning your kitchen? Consider these trends the experts love.
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Looking for the best affordable mattress? Sleep experts weigh in

What's the best affordable mattress? Sleep experts reveal what to look for.
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How to completely refresh your kitchen (no renovation skills required)

You don't need to undergo a whole remodel to refresh your kitchen. With these no-renovation kitchen tips, you can get a whole new look.
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These are the best outdoor furniture stores for every style and budget

Want to upgrade your outdoor furniture? Check out this list of amazing outdoor furniture stores.
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This one change will transform your bathroom (for the cost of a can of paint)

Bathroom cabinet colors can totally transform your space. This is what you should know.
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Follow these expert tips to add personality to your lifeless bathroom design

Add charm and a personal touch with these fantastic bathroom design ideas.
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Function meets style: 8 phenomenal eat-in kitchen decorating ideas

This is how you should design your eat-in kitchen for functionality and design.
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We’re obsessed with these cool decor ideas for grandmillennial living rooms

We love grandmillennial living room designs because they make the space feel warm and cozy. Here are some of our favorite looks.
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Don’t fall for these trendy spring home design traps

Avoid cliche design. These spring design trends are not the answer.
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4 things real estate experts say you should know about the housing market

We talked to real estate experts about what they're seeing and what they want to see more of in today's market to help buyers and sellers alike.
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Know the pros and cons of these popular kitchen floor options before you commit

What type of kitchen flooring is right for you? We have the answer.
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Extend your midcentury modern aesthetic to your yard with these phenomenal ideas

Midcentury modern backyards should be equally inspiring, and there are plenty of ways to showcase that functionality and simplicity.
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The backyard feature with a ridiculously high ROI you’ll absolutely love

Both your family and potential future homebuyers will adore this backyard feature, as long as you do it right.
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8 simple, creative ways to add curb appeal to a flat-front house

Does your flat-front house feel lifeless and boring? Give the exterior of your home some visual interest with these great ideas.
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These are the gorgeous bathroom tile trends design experts are drooling over

Interior designers are loving these bathroom tile trends.
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The most Instagramworthy minimalist kitchen designs we’ve ever seen

Take inspiration from these minimalist kitchens for your next renovation.
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How to build a wood fence (and save a ton of money in the process)

This is how much a new wood fence will really cost you — and how to get the job done yourself.
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Crown molding can offer huge visual impact to your kitchen cabinets

Adding crown molding to your cabinets can add a sophisticated touch to your kitchen. Follow this handy guide to achieve the look.
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8 ways to get the minimalist bathroom design of your dreams

A minimalist bathroom can create a soothing experience. Try these fantastic design ideas for some elegant simplicity.
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8 incredible, simple ways to decorate your fireplace mantel for spring

Give your living room a spring makeover with some new fireplace mantel decor.
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Spring cleaning hacks: How to organize a room with too much stuff

Overwhelmed by a room with too much stuff? Follow these tips and you'll feel better — and your room will look better — in no time.
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Copper cookware may be Instagram-ready, but is it worth the investment?

Copper cookware looks luxe in a kitchen, but is it right for you? Dive into the pros and cons.
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Get inspired by these truly creative maximalist bedroom decor ideas

Maximalist bedrooms are bold and vibrant. Find inspiration in these cool ideas.
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These are the features homebuyers actually care about

Want to know what homebuyers are really looking for in a house? This is the dream list.
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How to create a bold, energetic home design perfect for an Aries

This is what an Aries home should look like. Try these amazing design tips.
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The mattress buying guide every side sleeper needs to read

The right mattress is crucial for a good night's sleep. Here's how side sleepers can find the right one.
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8 easily fixable ways your bedroom looks totally tacky

These bedroom decor mistakes are making your space look cheap and uninspired.
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5 hidden bathroom safety risks for your aging parents

Don't let your senior parents make these design mistakes with their bathrooms.
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Get a good night’s rest: The 4 best pillows for side sleepers

Sleep easy — these are the best pillows for side sleepers.
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The ultimate guide to decorating your home like a Pisces

If you're a Pisces, this is how you should decorate your home.
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Getting new curtains? The best (affordable) way to refresh your dining room

These dining room curtain ideas will brighten up your space.
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Add function and style: How to decorate an entryway table

This is how to decorate an entryway table for the best first impression.
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9 captivating powder room design ideas that add drama and depth to a small space

Small spaces can pack a huge design punch. Try these amazing half-bathroom decorating ideas.
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These are the best home design trends for an Aquarius

From aquarius bedroom design to kitchens, these are the ways to decorate for your zodiac sign.
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Get a practical (and pretty) space with the right lighting over the kitchen sink

This is what you need to know about the lighting over your kitchen sink.