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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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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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

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Color Basics

Gain color confidence with our tips and tricks for choosing colors for your walls, home accents, furniture, and more. Learn about color theory, the color wheel, and more, plus get inspiration for choosing colors for your own rooms. These basics, such as complementary, analogous, and tertiary color schemes are must-knows for decorating with color and make the process of choosing colors for your home so much easier. Plus, read what color experts and interior designers have to say about choosing colors. Browse hundreds of photos of living rooms, bedrooms, kitchens, and bathrooms that all have gorgeous color schemes. Whether you want a classic, chic brown living room, or a bedroom filled with bright colors, or a pretty blue kitchen, you'll find the tips and tricks you need to get your color palette right. If you need a starting point for choosing the colors that are right for you, first take our color personality quiz and get a custom color palette that has tips and tricks for using your ideal color. Or if you want to see what a paint color would look like on your walls before picking up a paintbrush, try My Color Finder.

Livable Color: Choosing Hues You'll Love to Live With

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Get Gray Right

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Our Best Tips for Choosing and Using Color

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Get It Right: Pick Colors That Go Together

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The Color Wheel

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Color and Wood Tone

Follow these guidelines to select the best colors to complement your wood...

Selecting Ceiling Color

Look up and take notice. Your ceiling is in need of some attention.

Questions to Ask Yourself Before Choosing a Paint Color

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How to Pick Interior Color Schemes

Choosing a color combination for your home interior can be a challenge, but...

The Color Wheel

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Color: Where Do You Start?

With plenty of ways to decorate with color, how do you know where to start? BH...

Sneak Peek: Six Blue Paint Colors We're Using in our Innovation Home

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Get the look: Matisse-Inspired Decor & Accessories

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Selecting Trim Color

Choose a color that will set off the walls and make you say "wow."

5 Ways to Connect Rooms with Color

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Color Advice: Q&A

Designers and editors answer commonly asked questions about choosing color for...

Choosing Wall Paint Color

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Color and Interior Brick Tones

Follow these simple tips for including your interior brick in a beautiful colo...

How to use Paint Swatches

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Paint Color Combinations

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5 Ways to Use Color in Small Spaces

Banish blandness with lively color even in the smallest of rooms.

How to Carry Color Throughout Your Home

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Take Color to the Next Level

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Easiest Ways to Add Color to Your Rooms

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