The right headboard can set the tone for your entire bedroom: Are you using rich, dark wood to create a romantic retreat? Painted wrought-iron in a casual and comfy room? A rich, patterned fabric that’s all about luxury? If you answered, “None of these,” and are still sleeping with the secondhand headboard your parents gave you when you got your first apartment, then it’s time to give that master suite a makeover. Read on to find out how to use wood stain, paint, fabric, and stencils to put your own style on your room’s most defining piece of furniture.
Decorating requires a steady hand to combine textures, patterns and colors. But imagination goes a long way, too, and few styles rely more on imagination than what we'll call "ethnic-eclectic." How do you combine cultural styles you love?
Kids may not be the neatest creatures, but they need their space to be organized or they get overwhelmed. Find out what you need to know to design a creative and well-designed playroom for your kids by taking our quiz.