Interior Decorating

8 Approaches to Decorating a Fireplace Mantel

When unadorned, a fireplace mantel often feels as though it’s crying out for … something. But what? Your mantel can be a beautiful place to show off your style, but if you keep add...

How to Save That Summer Feeling Through Fall

The official end of summer is almost upon us. Even though the rules say we have to put our white jeans away, we can keep the summer vacation feeling around the house all year round...

Expert advice on how to shop for furniture

Once you’ve decided what you want your home to look like, picked your colors, and figured out how much you can afford to spend, it’s time to turn your attention to furniture.

11 Ways to Get Your Home Ready for August

With the transition from summer travels to the beginning of a new school year (and maybe some back-to-work blues), August can feel like a sudden downshift from the fun of vacation....

How to Style a Coffee Table

A coffee table is many things: a place to set your drink, a footrest, somewhere to stash the remote and — of course — a beautiful decorative addition to your living room. Or, at le...

How to choose the perfect paint color

Paint can be the quickest and most cost-effective way to transform a room. But where do you start if you haven’t already picked out a color? We interviewed three interior designers...