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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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Personalize a Pillow

Put your personalized stamp on a plain pillow with this easy monogramming technique starring paint.

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Give your home unbeatable character in just one weekend. These home projects offer quick, impactful solutions to fill your indoor and outdoor spaces with style and function. Whether you seek easy landscaping plans, curb appeal projects, or budget decorating ideas, these hand-picked updates are designed to bring out your inner weekend warrior.

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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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DIY Decorating: One Look, Two Rooms

Follow these simple ideas to re-create your living room and bedroom.


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    • Fresh Living Room

      This living room in a pink-and-green color scheme is kept subtle thanks to the monochromatic walls and sparing use of color. To dress up the room, ready-to-assemble cabinets were raised up; custom doors were added and topped with a bridge to make them look like a built-in masterpiece.

    • Almost Custom Bookcase

      Paint the bookcase the same color as the trim to help trick the eye into believing they are built-in units.

    • Door Duty

      To create out-of-sight storage, doors were added to the bottom shelves of the cabinets. Made of medium-density fiberboard (MDF), the doors are installed with concealed hinges.

    • Custom Cabinets

      Punch up open-front bookshelves by lining the back with wallpaper. To avoid permanent application, cut foam-core board to fit the shelf back and apply the paper to that. The shelves keep the board in place.

    • Custom Button Curtains

      Add dressmaker's details such as covered button and ribbon trim to store-bought curtains to give them a custom, pricey look. Don't sew? Attach ribbon using fusible web and an iron.

    • Instant Art

      Frame scrapbooking paper, available in an array of trendy colors and funky patterns, for easy and inexpensive artwork that perfectly suits your room's color scheme.

    • Hidden Storage

      In addition to storage space, the new top shelf and molding provide a recessed spot to hide the curtain rod.

    • Same Look in the Bedroom

      Using elements from the living room, the bedroom has the same fresh color scheme. But to kick it up a notch, a bold pink paint was added below the chair rail along with a heavier dose of colorful accents.

    • Double Life

      The coffee table from the living room becomes an end-of-bed bench topped with chair cushions and storage baskets in the middle.

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      Ribbon Shade

      Using fabric scraps from your room, this shade gets an instant makeover. Here is how to do it:

      1. Lay out your fabrics leaving varying widths.

      2. Hot glue the pieces into place.

      3. Cover the fabric's edges with ribbon.

      4. Finish the shade by gluing a ribbon trim around the top and bottom of the shade.

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      Throw Pillow Transfer

      The throw pillows from the living room work perfectly on the soft green bedding.

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      Family Gallery

      The scrapbook paper art gets a face-lift with family photos glued over the papers.

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      Canopy Cornice

      This cornice was created out of MDF to match the molding and the cabinets in the room.

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