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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Modern style is about more than just neutral color palettes and minimalist decor. Today's contemporary decor seeks a balance between clean lines and cozy accents. And fitting contemporary style into your home's design is easy when you use our helpful tools and inspiring real-life photos. Browse our modern style guide to learn our best tips and tricks for incorporating modern decor that's both easy on the eyes and big on comfort. Take a look at our favorite contemporary kitchen designs to find the materials, amenities, and accessories that can take the cool edge off modern spaces. Check out our favorite real-life homes to see how any architectural style can lend itself to modern decorating. Our best house tours are jam-packed with tips and tricks you can steal to update your own space. We also have the best do-it-yourself projects you can use to create modern style without breaking the bank. Finally, use our Arrange-a-Room tool to find the layout and modern furniture styles that will suit your decorating preferences. Find even more inspiration in our decorating gallery, which is filled with photos of bedrooms, living rooms, kitchens, and more that showcase different ways to achieve a modern look.

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