Home Decor

For some this is the fun part, for others deciding what color to paint, or where to put the couch is as stressful as going to the dentist. Either way HowStuffWorks has got you covered with tips, tricks and cold compresses.

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5 Decorative Ways to Scent Your Home with Cedar

Create a fresh natural scent – and look – in your home with cedar.

5 Tips for a DIY Home Scent

Add fragrance and ambiance to your home with home scents you can make yourself.

DIY with Your Teen: Bedroom Updates

Make updating your teens bedroom into a team project with these DIY ideas you can do together

Trends in Playroom Decor

The latest (and most fun) looks for your child’s playroom!

How To Summerize Your Home Decor

Get your home summer ready with easy, breezy summer décor updates

Family Gifts Made Easy: Giftgiving ideas

A quick look around the house will offer many items that can be turned into delightful gifts.

DIY Treats: Seasonal Treats With a Personal Touch

Easy and delicious treats using the season's favorite flavors.

New Year, New Memories in the Making: Rework Your Home to Delight Your Family

A few small updates can have a big impact on your home’s appearance.

Found Object Décor: How to Make Seasonal Home Décor Using What's Around Your House

A quick look around the house is likely to turn up many decorating treasures that you might not have expected.

Natural Décor Ideas for Fall

The fall harvest brings a bounty of home décor ideas.

5 Modern Shabby Chic Styles for Your Home

Shabby chic is a design style that celebrates the unique beauty in imperfection. It's about blending a light color palate with distressed surfaces or objects that hint at a more genteel past.

Classic Design: Living Room Décor

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

Classic Design: Closet Case

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.

Classic Design: Summer Décor

July 4th is over and we have celebrated yet another year Independence! We have decorated to the hilt with Red White and Blue so we probably need to change up our summer entertaining decor.

Classic Design: The Great Outdoors

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

Spring Decorating Refresh: Baby's Room

Your baby's nursery may be showing signs of neutral colors and safe decorating choices. As the spring season descends, punch up the décor with some seasonal offerings.

Spring Decorating Refresh: Kids' Rooms

Your child may be outgrowing the nursery feel of his or her bedroom, so while you're thinking of ways to grow it up, consider ways to spring it up, too.

Spring Decorating Refresh: Tweens' Rooms

As you go through your home and replace winter accessories for lighter choices in honor of the coming spring, don't forget your tween's room. It needs some fun, bright changes, too.

5 Frightfully Simple Ways to Halloween-ify Your Entryway

Decorating for Halloween doesn't have to scare much time or money out of you. A few eye-catching pieces around your front door area are all you need to tantalize and terrorize trick-or-treaters.

How to Preserve Flowers

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.

How to Press Flowers

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.

How to Make Potpourri

It's easy to learn how to make potpourri and add fragrance to any room or closet. Learn how to make potpourri in this article.

How to Choose Speakers for a Bedroom

Would you like to know how to choose a new set of speakers for your bedroom? This article will help you learn how to choose speakers for a bedroom.

How to Make a Christmas Cactus Bloom

The Christmas cactus makes a wonderful houseplant for even the least experienced gardener. Learn about how to make a Christmas cactus bloom in this article.

How to Fold Napkins

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.