Our Best Rooms

Browse hundreds of decorating photos and discover fresh ideas for your home. From kitchens to bedrooms, living rooms to bathrooms, you'll find inspiration for every room in your home. Find ideas by style, from traditional to modern, cottage to eclectic.

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Beautiful Backsplashes

In a hardworking kitchen, a backsplash is an ideal opportunity to add a little personality. See how pretty materials and unique installations can bring a fresh face to your kitchen.

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Best Things to Buy at Ikea

Shop our favorite smart and stylish furniture and decor picks from IKEA!

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Must-Know Color Tips

Our designers and editors dish out their tips for decorating with colors including green, red, and more. Get our top paint picks for every color, and then keep clicking for color-by-color decorating tips.

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Top Flea Markets

Put on your walking shoes and stop in at America's premier marketplaces -- you'll find country primitives, midcentury modern furniture, vintage fashions, upcycled treasures, and more. Here are a few insider tips for wending your way through each market.

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Deck Decorating & Styling Tricks

Make your deck as comfortable and stylish as an indoor living room. These tricks show you how.

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Furniture Arranging Made Easy

From Better Homes and Gardens, ideas and improvement projects for your home and garden plus recipes and entertaining ideas.

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Cross-Stitch Calculator

Do you have a hard time determining the finished size of a pattern you want to stitch? Or, do you know the size of the fabric count but need to know the pattern size that will work the best? Then use our Cross-Stitch Calculator to fill in the missing number. Simply enter the two measurements you know and the calculator will do the rest!


Remember, if you are stitching on linen or evenweave fabric and are working over two threads, the number you enter in "Fabric count" should be half of the actual count of the fabric. For example, to determine the finished size of a design stitched over two threads on 28-count linen, enter "14" in the fabric count box.

Design size: inches
Fabric count: holes per inch
Stitch count:

 

 

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