Decorating Styles and Techniques

Decorating styles and techniques for home design abound, giving you lots of options for your home. Learn how to make the decision that is right for your design and technique preferences.


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Bye Bye Beige! Top 5 Colors to Add to Your Decor

Sure, beige is a lovely color. But to achieve emotion and style through color itself, you typically need go with something a bit more, well, colorful. What are five of the most popular, interesting and of-the-moment colors to introduce in your abode?

How do you create a home office in a small room?

To create a home office in a small room, minimize furniture, maximize wall space, prioritize your hardware, and "build up." Learn how to create a home office in a small room in this article.

How to Design a Sewing Room

Sewing is a hard craft to manage if you're stuck in the corner of a room or can only spread out on the dining room table. If you have your own sewing room, you can put everything in its place and create to your heart's content.

10 High-tech Media Room Ideas

Watching a movie no longer means schlepping to the theater and paying exorbitant amounts for your ticket and tub of popcorn. Now, you can set up your own media room and get the same experience -- with a lot more convenience!

10 Ideas for a Reading and Writing Room

If you work at home, then you probably already know how valuable a dedicated office is. But if you want a room for only reading and writing, then you have to get rid of even more distractions. We'll show you how.

How to Create a Meditation Room

If you have a high-stress job or the pressure of life just seems too much sometimes, a meditation room may be just what you need. But it's pointless if you don't have a room designated to relax.

How to Make Your Own Photography Dark Room

Whether photography is a hobby, a passion, or a career, it's pretty easy to create your own dark room. This advice can have you developing your own memories in no time.

How to Soundproof a Room

Silence is golden! But to your husband watching a movie or your son practicing his drums, the louder the better. To lessen the noise level and finally get some peace, consider soundproofing.

How to Turn a Bedroom Into an Office

Working from home can be an awesome thing with many conveniences. But if you're toddler is constantly barging in or your spouse asks a million questions, then it's time for you to move into your own office -- with your own door.

How to Turn a Bedroom Into an Exercise Room

If you have a spare bedroom that's sitting empty just screaming for a purpose, why not turn it into an exercise room? That way, you get the convenience of a gym without the people to watch you sweat!

How to Turn a Bedroom Into a Craft Room

If your dining room table has been taken over by your crafting and your spare bedroom is collecting dust, then it's time to merge the two for the greater good. Your family (and your crafting) will thank you.

How to Turn a Bedroom Into a Sewing Room

Every sewer knows that space to spread out and work can be invaluable, and your dining room table just isn't cutting it any more. So, where do you go? We bet you've got a rarely-used bedroom just screaming for a sewing set up.

Hotel Time! How to Tell Your Adult Child the Bedroom's Gone

Ahh, the time has finally come. Your children are grown, your house is paid off, and it's time to enjoy your empty nest. Not so fast! Your children are still sleeping in their bedrooms. How do you get them out?

How to Turn a Bedroom Into a Home Theater

Have you always wanted your own home theater but never thought you had the space to set one up? Well, you may have to downsize from your dream screen, but an unused spare bedroom is a great choice for your movie-watching mecca.

5 Ways to Ditch the Bedroom -- but Keep the Bed

Don't let your underused guest room gather dust: Put it to good use! Whether you're a crafter, a reader or a yoga junkie, that space can serve a great purpose for you and your family.

Beyond Trailer Parks: Prefab Homes

Prefab homes have come a long way from rundown trailer parks. What cutting-edge features are making these homes more visually appealing, as well as environmentally friendly?

10 Amazing Game Room Ideas

If you have a space in your home that's used once a year and a family that likes to play and have fun, then a game room is calling your name. These ideas will get you started on the road to family fun.

10 Great Craft Room Ideas

Does your husband have a man cave? Do your children take over the family room? Where do you go to relax and work on your favorite projects? If you don't have a dedicated space, then it's time to create a craft room.

5 Scrapbook Room Ideas

Admit it: Once the dinner is done and the dishes have been put away, you spread out on the dining room table to finally start scrapbooking. Wouldn't it be so much nicer if you had a dedicated space to do it? We can show you how to get it.

How to Build Deer Antler Lamps

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.

How to Build a Key Holder

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.

How to Set a Table Properly

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

How to Arrange Furniture

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.

5 Ways to Cozy up Your Living Room

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.

Fictional Man Caves We Could Live With

If your guy has a man cave, chances are it's got a dedicated space to watch or play sports or video games and another dedicated space to keep the suds on ice. But we bet he wouldn't mind upgrading his cave, say to the Batcave.