Accessories and Decor

Accessories and decor are an important part of any home design, but choosing them can be overwhelming. Get the rundown to help you make the decision.


Why is it that when we set out to update a room sometimes it just doesn't quite hit the mark? Yes, we can be proud of the new window treatments and the couch has some smart new pillows, but it still has a time-worn feel

Our closets are most often overlooked as an area where we can incorporate styling and decor. Check out this post by Doug Wilson to learn about organizing and decorating your closets.

Summer has hit, so let's live it up stylishly in our backyards!

If you know how to preserve your flowers, they can last well into the winter months. Learn about how to preserve flowers in this article.

When you know how to press flowers you can save the beauty of summer in a picture frame. Learn about how to press flowers in this article.

Your boss is coming to dinner next week and you want to impress him with fancy folded table napkins. Here are two ways to fold napkins.

Your child has been busy making ceramic crafts at day camp and now you'd like to teach her how to decorate them. Read here for some ideas about how to decorate ceramics.

Did you ever wonder how to tarnish copper to give a copper urn an antique look? This article shows you how to tarnish copper.

You want to design a mirror, but you're not sure how to do it. Learn about how to design a mirror in this article.

You want to make painted furniture look old, but you're not sure how to do it. Learn about how to make painted furniture look old in this article.

Bring the look of the outdoors into your home by building a deer antler lamp. Learn about how to build deer antler lamps in this article.

You want to give your friend a housewarming gift and thought it would be nice to build a key holder. Learn how to build a key holder in this article.

You want to help your daughter in her new home by making her some pillowcases. Learn here how to make a pillowcase.

The movers have left, and now you have to figure out how to arrange all the furniture. Learn how to arrange furniture from this article.

Living rooms were once used for hosting visitors. But let's get real. Houses now have family rooms, and everyone congregates in the kitchen (much to your dismay). It's time to reclaim that space and cozy it up.

Owning your own home can bring about a sense of freedom you could hardly imagine. But don't let your imagination run wild. Just because it would be cool to have that extended bar in your living room doesn't mean it's a good idea.

Most home gyms are an after-thought -- think a treadmill shoved in the corner or a yoga mat rolled up in the closet. So can your home gym decor help you work out? Find out on here.

Finding it hard to get out of the house to get to the gym? Then bring the gym to your house. If you're not sure where to start, check out our top 10 ways to decorate your home gym.

What is it about red rooms that make us feel like social butterflies -- or blue rooms that mellow us out? Color psychology examines how shades of the spectrum affect our outlook on life. When decorating your home, use the color wheel to bring out your best self! Here's how.

Home tech products use computers to perform a variety of automated tasks that are centered on one goal: to make your life simpler. So let's take a look at 10 high-tech innovations to see how they can make life at home easier and more enjoyable.

Mid-century modern design had its heyday from the mid-1940s until the mid-1960s, when architecture and design were infused with the relaxed yet utilitarian ethos of the era. Read on to find out how to incorporate this style into your home.

Just like fashion design changes with the seasons, new home trends arrive each year. So we've compiled 10 of the latest home design trends to help your home make its own fashion statement.

For someone who loves antiquing, nothing is more satisfying than finding a $2 curio and a priceless piece of furniture in the same place on the same day. Of course, knowing how to ask for what we like -- and paying the price you want to pay -- can make it even better.

Antiques tell us a lot about their time period, culture, and creators. Check out these antique period pieces that span the globe influenced by everyone from kings and commoners alike.

While the origins of the actual "man cave" idea are murky, somewhere along the line someone decided that guys needed a special area to relax, undisturbed. Check out some man cave themes and get cracking.