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Decorate for Halloween like Matthew Gray Gubler

Decorate for Halloween like Matthew Gray Gubler

Our favorite Halloween decor is still Matthew Gray Gubler’s house from last year. His pumpkin picking skill is a natural talent and something you are born with but that doesn’t mean we can’t learn from his techniques. 5 Ways to Decorate like Matthew Gray Gubler on Halloween 1. Always choose […]

Home Office Design Makeover

Home Office Design Makeover

There’s no reason your home office has to reflect the drudgery of bill paying, document filing, and to-do lists. Like any other room, it presents an opportunity to make a statement. And, if you work from home, your business will benefit from surrounding yourself with sources of inspiration and stimulation. […]

Chalk It To Me

Chalk It To Me

I never really got on the chalkboard craze bandwagon, but ever since Hudson Paint introduced their palette of 20 colors, I think I’m a convert. At $25 a quart, I’m having trouble trying to decide where I want to try out it out. On the inside of my kitchen cabinets […]

DYI – Design Your Interior

DYI – Design Your Interior

We’ve pulled some of our more recent tools to help you DYI – Design Your Interior. No offense but using these tools doesn’t automatically mean you have good taste so if it’s not all coming together for you, consult a pro. + Bring a Touch of Mid-Century Flair to Your […]

Simple Safety Tips for Hanging Christmas Lights

Simple Safety Tips for Hanging Christmas Lights

If you’re decorating for Christmas this weekend we’ve got some simple light hanging tips that are great safety reminders. 1. Use the Proper Lights – If you hang lights outdoors make certain that they are rated for outdoor use. The packaging should clearly mark indoor/outdoor. The lights must be weatherproof […]

How To Hang Photos on Any Wall

How To Hang Photos on Any Wall

One of the easiest and cleanest ways to decorate a room is by hanging photos. Personal photos add warmth and personality to any room but are also perfect in trafficked areas such as hallways and stairwells. But there are things to consider before you take hammer to nail, or you […]

Hang Holiday String Lights sans Headaches

Hang Holiday String Lights sans Headaches

It’s decorating season and it starts for some by putting up amber and orange twinkle lights for Halloween then continues into late December with hanging Christmas lights. Toolmonger shares these holiday light string hooks that are so small and unobtrusive that you can leave them out year round which would […]

Share Your Home with Su Casa

Share Your Home with Su Casa

Do you have great rooms or interiors that you’d love the rest of the world to see? Share your interior design chops with CasaSugar and their Su Casa interiors feature.

Redesigns Matter to ELLEDecor & Metropolitan Home

Redesigns Matter to ELLEDecor & Metropolitan Home

It’s only been 6 months since PointClickHome refreshed/redesigned their website and now they’re at it again. The latest redesign comes on the heels of HOME Magazine folding and with it the legacy of it’s online content. This iteration of PointClickHome singularly focuses on ELLEDecor and Metropolitan Home whose affluent taste […]

Domino Magazine is Done

Domino Magazine is Done

In what has become a monthly announcement, another home magazine has shuttered it’s doors. The three year run of Domino magazine will end with their last issue and they will also shutdown the website. We’ve been pleased to be listed among the “sites we love” section and we suggest checking […]

IKEA Oval Office, Designed by You!

IKEA Oval Office, Designed by You!

Our country begins a new chapter today and a new family will move into the White House. The Bush’s vacated months ago so the Obama’s can start moving ASAP and have already set to design the house to their liking.

How to Decorate a Room Corner

How to Decorate a Room Corner

Corners always seem the most difficult to deal with when decorating a room. They can either become cluttered after thoughts or empty spaces that beg to be used. Casasugar has some tips for using your corner space effectively and we especially like their suggestion of using the corner as a […]

MyDeco Makes a Splash

MyDeco Makes a Splash

As the do-it-yourself design boom has proliferated on TV and in magazines, so have online virtual room planners. We reviewed the top virtual room planners from last year, many of which are very effective in providing you with inspiration for designing your own room. As internet technologies advance so have […]

Crown Molding Made Easy

Crown Molding Made Easy

If you don’t have the time or intention of going through this process there are easier options for installing crown molding such as using Easy Crown Molding. According to their website you just peel and stick.

Silk Flowers You Must Pinch to Believe

Silk Flowers You Must Pinch to Believe

I admit I’ve pinched a few stems in my day. Are they real? Are they fake? And I’ve even had the debate with myself over whether fake flowers are an accepted decorating option. For some, of course, it’s a necessity; for example those of us that have allergies or animals […]

What to Do with the Television?

What to Do with the Television?

Although not quite a DIY project, it’s probably an issue you’ve toggled with in your home: what to do with the television. A necessary evil, over the years TVs have evolved into these extra-large focal points of the living room. You’ve got to have (or at least you want) the […]

Haunted Home Office

Haunted Home Office

We’re fans of the Haunted Mansion ride at Disneyland but this homeowner took it to another level by transforming his home office into the ride itself!

Q&A: Should I Go Yellow?

Q&A: Should I Go Yellow?

Question from a reader: I’m moving into an apartment that receives northwest light and the living room feels dark. I’ve read that painting a room yellow can help brighten it, but I don’t know if the yellow paint will be too much or end up giving the room a weird […]

Find a Spot For a Window Seat

Find a Spot For a Window Seat

Window seats are a great addition to any room that provide not just extra seating, but more storage and decorative space. If a window seat is something you’ve always wanted but never thought you had the room for, don’t give up until you’ve read this article from DoItYourself.com.

Picture-Perfect Ideas

Picture-Perfect Ideas

Sure, hanging a picture seems like the easiest of decorating tasks. But as easy as it seems, people often get the process wrong. Using the incorrect hangers and putting unnecessary holes in the walls are common mistakes. Picture nails and hooks are most commonly used, but if the picture or […]

Fresh Flowers, You Owe it to Yourself!

Fresh Flowers, You Owe it to Yourself!

It’s official. Flowers are good for your health. Even if you’ve always thought so, now you have a study from Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital to back you up! eMaxHealth outlines some of the specifics of the study, but keeping fresh flowers in your kitchen (or anywhere) can definitely […]